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
Jumbo Chicken Tenderloins Grilled or golden fried with a choice of sauce served on the side or tossed.
BBQ, Honey-garlic, Buffalo or Honey-mustard. 14
Extra sauces 2ea
Chili Lime Shrimp Toastadas Chilled shrimp, black beans, lime juice, and corn pico de gallo, served with chili dusted tortialla chips. 13
Add quacamole 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
RI Style Calamari Fried calamari prepared with rings and tentacles. Tossed with cherry peppers, and served with marinara sauce. 13
Summer Berry Salad Fresh berries with crumbled goat cheese, shreded carrots, and toasted almonds over mixed greens. Served with cranberry vinaigrette.
Appetizer 8 Entrée 12
The River ‘House’ Salad Mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, shredded carrots, red onions, and croutons. Served with balsamic vinaigrette
Appetizer 8 Entrée 12
Chopped Romaine lettuce and croutons tossed lightly with a classic caesar dressing. Finished with asiago cheese. Appetizer 7 Entree 11
Add anchovies 2
Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad Chicken salad dressed with mayo, walnuts, dried cranberries and celery. Served on salad greens; finished with ripe grape tomatoes and carrot shreds. Served with balsamic vinaigrette. 15
Live’n Up your Salad with the Following Add-Ons
8 oz. Marinated steak tips 11
Fresh Maine lobster salad 13
Fresh Maine lobster poached in butter 15
3 Grilled or fried jumbo chicken tenderloins 6
Broiled or fried sea scallops 10
Fried shrimp 9
Grilled or fried jumbo chicken tenderloins 6
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
Fresh Haddock Sandwich Haddock fillet, fried or oven broiled. Served on a toasted brioche bun, and a side of fresh coleslaw, house-made tartar sauce, and lemon. 14
Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad Wrap Chicken salad dressed with mayo, walnuts, cranberries and celery. Rolled with greens in a herb wrap. 13
Turkey Panini Thin sliced turkey, crisp bacon, and cheddar cheese, hot pressed 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
River House Pulled Pork Sandwich Slow braised pulled pork, shredded, and tossed with sweet and zesty BBQ sauce. Topped with fried onion strings and pickles on our toasted brioche bun. 13
Crab Cake BLT River House crab cake served with crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato, served on a brioche bun with stone ground mustard. 16
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
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
Maine lobster prepared with crispy bacon, tomato, and lettuce served on a brioche bun. 25
Stuffed Sole Two filets of local fished sole stuffed with crab meat stuffeing finished with a sherry cream sauce Served with mashed potatoes, and green beans. 22
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 Tacos Fried haddock, shredded cabbage, pineapple mango salsa, and cotija cheese. Served with quinoa and corn salad. 16
River House Steak Tips Grilled house-marinated sirloin tips, topped with caramelized onions. Served with mashed potatoes and green beans. 24
Lobster Mac’N Cheese Pasta shells, white cheddar and fontina, prepared with fresh ME lobster topped with Goldfish crumbles and served with green beans. 24 Without lobster. 16
Served golden fried with French fires, coleslaw, and homemade tartar sauce. Add $2 for sweet potato fries.
Haddock & Shrimp 18
Shrimp & Scallops 22
Scallops & Haddock 22
Whole Belly Clams Market Price
The Kid's Menu
(Children’s menu for kids 12 and under only)
Grilled cheese with fries
Hot dog with fries
Small lobster roll with fries
Fried chicken tenders with fries
Fish and chips
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese with fries
El Jimador Tequila, fresh sour mix, fresh lime, & Patron Cintronage, served with a salt or sugar rim
River House Lemonade
SVEDKA Citron, lemonade, sour mix, a splash of cranberry juice & club soda
River House Red Sangria
Red wine with hints of blueberry, peach, and elderflower
Portsmouth’s favorite rum punch. A blend of tropical fruit juices and white rum. Served with a floater of dark rum.
Adult Iced Coffee
Kahlua, Stoli Vanilla Vodka, Baileys, and iced coffee
New Amsterdam Coconut Vodka infused with fresh pineapples, coconut puree and pineapple juice.
House White, Glen Ellen, California
Rich creamy flavors of pear & butterscotch.
Placido Pinot Grigio, Itlay
Fresh fruity aromas of pear, citrus & grapefruit.
Prophecy Sauvignon Blanc
Aromas of grapefruit and lime zest with flavors of mandarin orange, green apple, followed by delicate notes of mineral and white tea.
Glass 9 Bottle 32
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
Intense tropical fruit & fresh cut grass with flavors of passion fruit, citrus & ripe grapefruit
Glass 13 Bottle 49
Chloe Rose, California
Delicate notes of fresh strawberries, raspberries, and watermelon on the nose and palate.
Glass 9 Bottle 34
Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay, R.R., California
Full bodied wine with tropical fruit flavors, toasted vanilla & a touch of honey.
Glass 13 Bottle 52
Aromas of white peach, honeydew, and grapefruit that lead to a toasted brioche finish
Glass 8 Bottle 28
House Red, Glen Ellen, California
Medium body with juicy flavors of berry & black cherry with soft tannins.
Benziger Pinot Noir, Sonoma, CA
Aromas of raspberries, cedar, leather and exotic spices. Berry and cherry flavors, with soft tannins.
Glass 11 Bottle 44
Meomi Pinot Noir, Sonoma, CA
Medium-bodied with berry notes, spice & nicely balanced tannins.
Glass 14 Bottle 56
Ava Grace Merlot, California
Medium ruby color with gentle tannins and rich flavors of plum and spice.
Glass 9 Bottle 36
Trapiche Malbec, Mendoza
Fruit forward with black cherry & black raspberry, hints of spice & a dry finish.
Glass 9.5 Bottle 38
Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma
Smooth, fresh & juicy with flavors of plum, spice & balanced with hints of oak
Glass 11 Bottle 44
River House Brew, Tuckerman Pale Ale, Conway NH 6.50
Stoneface IPA, Newington, NH 7
Blue Moon Belgium White, Golden, CO 6.50
Ipswich Blueberry Shandy, Everett, MA 6.50
Bud Light, St Louis, MO 4.25
Great Rhythm Tropical Haze, Portsmouth, NH 6.50
Cisco Shark Tracker Light Lager, Portsmouth, NH 6.50
Cans & Bottles
Bud Light, MO ABV 4.2%
Budweiser, MO ABV 5%
Coors Light, CO ABV 4.2%
Miller Lite, WI ABV 4.5%
Michelob Ultra, MO ABV 4.1%
Corona Extra, IL ABV 4.5%
Pabst Blue Ribbon, CA 16OZ ABV 5%
Guinness Irish Stout, IR 16OZ ABV 4.3%
Kona Big Wave, NH 16OZ ABV 4.4%
Sam Adams NEIPA, MA 16OZ ABV 6.8%
Great Rhythm Squeeze IPA, NH 16OZ ABV 5.8%
Blue Moon Light Sky, CO ABV 4%
Lord Hobo Boomsauce, MA 16OZ ABV 5.8%
Bonus Stage, VT ABV 6.7%
Moat Mt Czech Pils, NH ABV 4.9%
Allagash White, ME ABV 5.2%
Night Shift Whirlpool, MA ABV 4.5%
Citizen Unified Cider, VT 16OZ ABV 5.2%
Bud Light Seltzer, MO ABV 5%
Omission Lager, NH ABV 4.6%
O’Doul’s NA, MO
Heinekin 0.0, Holland
Coca Cola 3
Diet Coke 3
Ginger Ale 3
Iced Tea 3
Cranberry Juice 4
Apple Juice 4
Orange Juice 4
Poland Spring 3
Eli’s Root Beer 4
Coffee, Decaf, Tea 4
Poland Spring 3
FLAVORED ICED TEA & LEMONADE
Summer Menu 2020
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Consuming raw or under-cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs, or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.