Brunch Menu


Seafood Chowder Voted New England’s Best!
A hearty, rich, creamy soup with lobster, scallops, shrimp, clams, and haddock. A house specialty…and Gluten Free!
8 oz.Cup: 7 13 oz. Bowl: 10                           Quart (served cold to-go) 23

Shrimp Cocktail- GF – Five jumbo gulf shrimp served with cocktail sauce and a lemon.  11

Truffalo Cauliflower- GF- Fried florets of cauliflower tossed in truffle-buffalo sauce and topped with bleu cheese crumbles.  12

Crab Cakes Two cakes prepared with blue crab and pretzel breadcrumbs, served with stone ground mustard remoulade.   16

Warm Lobster Artichoke Dip A casserole of Maine lobster meat, artichoke, asiago, and romano cheese. Serve with “Old Bay” dusted tortilla chips.   15


BLT Chop Salad- GF-  Mixed greens topped with pork belly, avocado, red onions, grape tomatoes, and cucumbers. Served with balsamic vinaigrette .
Appetizer 8   Entrée 12

Quinoa Salad- GF- Mixed greens, cucumbers, red peppers, avocado, pomegranate, and feta cheese. Served with honey vinaigrette.
Appetizer 7.95   Entrée 11.95

Caesar Salad- GF- Chopped Romaine lettuce and croutons tossed lightly with a classic Caesar dressing. Finished with asiago cheese.  

Appetizer 6.95    Entree 10.95

Waldorf Chicken Salad Mixed greens topped with cranberry walnut chicken salad, apples, celery, and craisins. Served with a side of bacon vinaigrette. 15

Live’n Up your Salad with the Following Add-Ons
8 oz. Marinated steak tips 11
Fresh Maine lobster salad 13
Grilled Salmon Filet 10


Served with crisp french fries & pickle chips. Substitute sweet potato fries 2

All sandwiches can be prepared Gluten Free using our gluten free bread for an additional 2

Turkey Panini Turkey, crisp bacon, and cheddar cheese, griddled and served on parmesan-sage bread, with honey mustard. 13

Make it a cup and a half- half panini and cup of award-winning seafood chowder.  15

Bow St Burger 8oz Grilled Angus beef topped with lettuce and tomato on a toasted brioche bun. Choice of pepper jack, cheddar, Swiss, gorgonzola, or American cheese. 13
Add bacon, mushrooms, caramelized onions, or smashed avacado.  2 each

Crab Cake BLT River House crab cake served with crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato, served on a brioche bun with stone ground mustard. 16

Veggie Burger Sweet potato puree, balck beans, carrots, red onions, and garlic. Served on a toasted brioche bun. 13


Our lobster sandwiches are prepared with fresh Maine lobster meat. Your choice of:

Lobster Salad: ME lobster lightly dressed with mayonnaise, celery, salt & pepper, and lemon juice.

Lobster Warmed: ME lobster poached in butter. Add $2 to sandwich price.

Small Ships Plate
Maine lobster served with greenleaf lettuce in a small brioche roll, served with a cup of award winning seafood chowder & hand cut potato chips. 19

The Tall Ships Plate
Maine lobster served with greenleaf lettuce in a brioche roll, served with a cup of award winning seafood chowder & hand cut potato chips. 29

River House Lobster Roll
Maine lobster served with greenleaf lettuce in a grilled six inch brioche roll served with french fries. 24


         Substitute homemade muffin for toast +$2

The Bow St Breakfast- GF – Two eggs prepared to your liking, your choice of sausage links, ham, or bacon, home fries and your choice of toast. 10

Omelet – GF- Build your own: Pick 1 from each category. Served with potatoes and choice of toast.   11
Cheese- cheddar, American, Swiss, or pepperjack

Meat- sausage, bacon, or ham

Veggies:  mushrooms, caramelized onions, pepper, tomatoes, spinach

Additional selections +$2

Waffle- Served traditional with powdered sugar and maple syrup or River House style with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and sprinkles. 10

Biscuits & Gravy – House made cheddar scallion biscuits topped with a creamy sausage gravy, two eggs prepared to your liking. Served with home fries. 13

Steak Tips & Eggs- GF- Two eggs, prepared to your liking served with marinated steak tips, home fries and your choice of toast.  19

Eggs Benedict- GF- Served on an English muffin with poached eggs and hollandaise with a side of home fries.

Lobster- Warm buttered lobster meat   18

Crab Cake- House made cakes   15

The Standard- Canadian Bacon   12

California- Tomato and avocado   12

Breakfast Sandwich – GF- Toasted croissant with two fried eggs, served with choice of bacon, sausage, or ham, and choice of cheddar, Swiss, American, or pepperjack. Served with a side of home fries.   11 

Maine lobster served with greenleaf lettuce in a brioche roll, served with a cup of award winning seafood chowder & hand cut potato chips. 29

Muffin of the day   4
 Egg 2
Toast  3
Fruit   3
Sausage   4
Bacon   4
Home fries   3


Chicken Parmesan- GF- Golden fried chicken topped with marinara and romano cheese served over rigatoni with a side of garlic bread. 15

Miso Glazed Atlantic Salmon Miso glazed grilled salmon, served on top of a crispy rice cake and baby bok choy. 22

Jambalaya Shrimp, Andouille sausage and chicken, blended with long grain rice, onion, tomatoes, garlic, and Creole spices, Finished with chicharron.  17

Fish & Chips- GF- Fresh fried haddock, served with French fries, coleslaw, and tartar sauce. 17


(Children’s menu for kids 12 and under only)

Two eggs, bacon & toast   6
Hot dog with fries   6 
Small lobster roll with fries   10
Grilled cheese with fries  6
Fish and chips   6
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese with fries   6
Muffin & fruit   6


Peanut Butter Pie- Graham cracker crust served drizzled in chocolate with whipped cream

Dessert De Jour- A rotation of seasonal favorite and River house specialities

Creme Brulee- House made vanilla brulee, caramelized and served with whipped cream and berries


Served with Cocoa or Coffee

Nutty Irishman- Baileys, Frangelico, & whipped cream

The Gunner “A Portsmouth Classic”- Jameson, Kahlua, Baileys & whipped cream

Roasty Toasty- Black Velvet Toasted Caramel whiskey & whipped cream

Butterscotch- Butterscotch schnapps, Bailey’s & whipped cream

Salted Karamel- Godiva chocolate, Stoli Karamel, & whipped cream


Add cocktail shrimp +$2.50 each
The 5 Dollar Bloody – House vodka, house bloody mix, & celery

Fancy Schmancy Bloody- Grey Goose, house bloody mix, celery, & dilly bean

The Spicy Maria- Jalapeno infused El Jimador tequila, house bloody mix, & celery


The 5 Dollar Mimosa- House bubbly, & fresh orange juice

Fancy Shmancy Mimosa- Cantine Maschio Prosecco, Cointeau, & fresh orange juice

The Bobmosa “A Portsmouth Classic”- Cantine Maschio Prosecco, Stoli O, fresh orange juice, & Grand Marnier float

Peach Bellini- House bubbly, peach puree, & peach schnapps

Apple Cider Mimosa- House bubbly, apple cider, & cinnamon sugar rim


Ruby Red- Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka, orange liquere & fresh lime

Salted Karamel Apple- Stoli Salted Karamel Vodka, fresh cider & caramel swirl

Espresso- Baileys, Kahlua, Grand Marnier & a shot of espresso

Rosemary Maple Manhattan- Makers Mark, sweet vermouth, bitters & rosemary maple syrup


Coca Cola   3
Diet Coke   3
Sprite   3
Ginger Ale   3
Lemonade   3
Iced Tea   3
Cranberry Juice   4
Apple Juice   4
Orange Juice   4
Milk   3
Poland Spring   3
Eli’s Root Beer   4
Coffee, Decaf, Tea   4
Poland Spring   3


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Consuming raw or under-cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs, or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.