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Dinner Menu

Soups and Appetizers

Shellfish Bisque $9
Lobster, Shrimp and Crab Meat in a Creamy Bisque with Sherry

Maryland Crab Soup (GF) $8

Eggplant And Pine Nut Fritters $7
With Pomodoro Sauce and Olive Butter

Spicy Shrimp $12 
Lightly Fried, Tossed in a Chili Cream Sauce, Sweet and Spicy Cucumber Salad and Crushed Macadamia Nuts 

Chilled Jumbo Shrimp (GF) $14
With Cocktail Sauce 

Smoked Salmon Garni (GF) $12
Diced Red Onions, Capers, Horseradish Cream Sauce and Toast Points


Crispy Fried Oysters $14
With Two Sauces 

Seared Tuna Sashimi $16
With Crab Meat and Avocado, Pickled Ginger, Seaweed Salad and Wasabi Vinaigrette 


Escargots Bourguignonne (GF) $10


Bread Basket with Butter $6


Caesar Salad (GF) $10
With Croutons and Shaved Parmesan Cheese 


Mesclun Salad (GF) $10 
Mixed Field Greens with Dried Cranberries, Caramelized Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Walnut-Raspberry Vinaigrette

Garden Salad (GF) $10
Mixed Lettuce, Cucumber, Tomatoes, Carrots and Celery Tossed with Ranch Dressing 

Iceberg Lettuce Salad (GF) $10

With Bacon, Tomatoes, Red Onions and Blue Cheese Dressing 

House Made Fresh Mozzarella (GF) $12 
With Tomatoes, Basil Oil and Balsamic Vinegar 

Chesapeake Caesar Salad (GF) $26 
Romaine Lettuce and Tomatoes Tossed with Caesar Dressing and Topped with Shrimp, Scallops, Crab Meat and Old Bay 



Pepita-Crusted Salmon (GF) $30

With Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Spinach and Herb Butter Cream Sauce

Stuffed Shrimp $36
With Jumbo Lump Crab Meat, Lemon Butter, Broccoli and Carrots

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake (Single 8 oz.)  $32

With Sweet Potato Fries, Green Beans and Rémoulade Sauce


Meats and Fowls

Chicken Breast Florentine $23 
Topped with Spinach and Mozzarella Cheese, and Served with Risotto Croquette and Carrots 

Pan-Seared Beef Tips $26 

With Risotto Croquette, Carrots, Green Beans and Green Peppercorn Sauce

Roasted Duck Breast $30

With Orange-Ginger Sauce, Fruit Compote, Brussel Sprouts and Mashed Potatoes 

Veal Scaloppine Française $34

Egg-Dipped with Parmesan Cheese, and Served with Asparagus, Carrots, Risotto Croquette, Lemon Butter and Capers 

Grilled Iberico Pork Chop (12 oz.) (GF) $38
Heritage Breed from Southern Spain. Maple-Pepper Glazed with Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Caramelized Apples and Brussel Sprouts

Grilled New York Strip (12 oz.) $38
With Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Sautéed Onions and Merlot Sauce

Grilled New Zealand Lamb Chops $42

With Mint-Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce, Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Roquefort-Crusted Filet Mignon (8 oz.) $49

With Merlot Sauce, Green Beans, Carrots and Risotto Croquette

Asparagus –​ There will be a $3 surcharge if you choose to substitute your vegetable with​ Asparagus.


Penne Pomodoro $18 
With Eggplant, Tomato Sauce, Basil and Ricotta Cheese 

Linguini Carbonara $20 

Linguini Tossed with Caramelized Onions, Guanciale Bacon, Parmesan Cheese and Egg Yolk

Angel Hair Pasta With Crab and Shrimp $32

Crab Meat and Shrimp Tossed with Tomato Sauce, White Wine, Butter and Herbs

Side Dish

Asparagus $6

Spinach $6

Broccoli $6

Brussel Sprouts $6

Green Beans $6

Carrots $6

Mashed Potatoes $6

Whipped Sweet Potatoes $6

French Fries $6

Sweet Potato Fries $6

(GF) = Gluten Free





Reservation Desk Opens
8 AM Wednesday - Saturday
1:30 PM Sunday

10150 Shaker Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

Our Menu 

Please select from any of our fine dining experiences below:

Dining Hours

Wednesday – Sunday 4 – 8 PM

Carryout Available
Wednesday – Sunday 4 – 8 PM

Not available on holidays.



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