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Custom Menus

These are intended to be representative menus – items are subject to change based on seasonality. For more information and pricing, please see the contact information at right.

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Pillar Point Menu | Pacific Dream Menu | Ocean Sunset Menu | Lobster Roll Luncheon Menu | Beachfront Buffet Menu | Children's Menu


Pillar Point

Starters
Please select ONE for all guests.

CLAM CHOWDER
New England Style Creamy Little Neck Chowder with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Bacon
OR
Manhattan Style Tomato-Based Little Neck Chowder with Potatoes, Vegetables, and Herbs

MIXED FIELD GREENS
Baby Mesclun Greens Tossed with House-Made Ginger Vinaigrette

TRADITIONAL CAESAR SALAD
Fresh Hearts of Romaine topped with Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Toasted Croutons

HOUSE-CURED SALMON
Served with Capers, Fresh Herbs, and Croutons

FRESHLY BAKED BREAD AND SWEET BUTTER


Entrees
Please select up to TWO in addition to the Chef’s vegetarian alternative for guests.
All sides are recommendations and are subject to change based on seasonal availability.

SEASONAL FRESH FISH FILET
Roasted "a la plancha" with Yukon Gold Potato Purée with Roasted Wild Forest Mushrooms

JUMBO LUMP CRABCAKES
Shaved Fennel and Radish Salad, Old Bay French Fries and Spicy Remoulade

SHRIMP SCAMPI AND LINGUINI
White Wine, Garlic, Butter and Fresh Herbs

HERB AND LEMON GRILLED CHICKEN
Crispy Parmigiano Polenta Fries with Local Arugula and Black Mission Fig Jus

GRILLED FILET MIGNON
Yukon Gold Potato Purée, Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Shallot Jus


Dessert
Please select ONE for all guests.

KEY LIME PIE with Toasted Meringue
FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE with Huckleberry Sauce
SEASONAL SORBET


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Pacific Dream

Starters
Please select ONE for all guests.

CLAM CHOWDER
New England Style Creamy Little Neck Chowder with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Bacon
OR
Manhattan Style Tomato-Based Little Neck Chowder with Potatoes, Vegetables, and Herbs

TRADITIONAL CAESAR SALAD WITH GRILLED PRAWNS
Fresh Hearts of Romaine topped with Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Toasted Croutons

CHIOGGIA BEET SALAD
Feta Cheese, Toasted Pistachios, Chicory, Satsuma Mandarins and Citrus Vinaigrette

FRESHLY BAKED BREAD AND SWEET BUTTER


Entrees
Please select up to TWO in addition to the Chef’s vegetarian alternative for guests.
All sides are recommendations and are subject to change based on seasonal availability.

SEASONAL CATCH
Yukon Gold Potato Purée with Roasted Wild Forest Mushrooms

SEAFOOD RISOTTO
Bay Shrimp, Scallops, Mussels, Clams, Octopus, Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs

ROASTED CHICKEN
Crispy Parmigiano Polenta Fries with Local Arugula and Black Mission Fig Jus

GRILLED NEW YORK STEAK
Yukon Gold Potato Purée, Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Shallot Jus

1 1/4 lb. FRESH MAINE LOBSTER OR LOCAL DUNGENESS CRAB (additional charge, ask for market price)
Served with Chef’s Selection of Fresh Seasonal Sides.


Dessert
Please select ONE for all guests.

KEY LIME PIE with Toasted Meringue
FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE with Huckleberry Sauce
WARM SEASONAL FRUIT CRISP
SEASONAL SORBET

 
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Ocean Sunset

First Course
Please select ONE for all guests.

CLAM CHOWDER
New England Style Creamy Little Neck Chowder with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Bacon
OR
Manhattan Style Tomato-Based Little Neck Chowder with Potatoes, Vegetables, and Herbs

FRESHLY BAKED BREAD AND SWEET BUTTER

Second Course
Please select ONE for all guests.

TRADITIONAL CAESAR SALAD WITH GRILLED PRAWNS
Fresh Hearts of Romaine topped with Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Toasted Croutons

LUMP CRAB LOUIS SALAD
Romaine Lettuce, Endive, Egg and Cucumber

HOUSE-CURED SALMON
with Daylight Farms Chioggia Beets, Tender Greens, and Crème Fraiche Dressing


Entrees
Please Sselect up to TWO in addition to the Chef’s vegetarian alternative for guests.
All sides are recommendations and are subject to change based on seasonal availability.

LOCAL PETRALE SOLE STUFFED WITH DUNGENESS CRAB
Yukon Gold Potato Purée with Roasted Wild Forest Mushrooms

SAM’S FAMOUS CIOPPINO
Savory Shellfish Stew with Cracked Dungeness Crab, Prawns, Mussels, and Rock Fish

1 1/4 lb. FRESH MAINE LOBSTER OR LOCAL DUNGENESS CRAB (additional charge, ask for market price)
Choice of Steamed or Grilled, served with Fritto of Giusti Farms Local Artichokes with Lemon Aioli

GRILLED FILET MIGNON
Yukon Gold Potato Puree, Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Shallot Jus

GRILLED FILET MIGNON AND ½ LOBSTER (additional charge, ask for market price)
Yukon Gold Potato Purée, Grilled Asparagus with Lemon and Shallot Jus


Dessert
Please Select ONE for all guests.

KEY LIME PIE with Toasted Meringue
FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE with Huckleberry Sauce
HOUSE MADE SEASONAL CHEESECAKE (minimum order, 12 guests)
TRIO OF BITE SIZE DESSERTS (Key Lime Pie, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Cheesecake)
WARM SEASONAL FRUIT CRISP
SEASONAL SORBET


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Lobster Roll Luncheon

Starters
Please select ONE for all guests.

CLAM CHOWDER
New England Style Creamy Little Neck Chowder with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Bacon
OR

Manhattan Style Tomato-Based Little Neck Chowder with Potatoes, Vegetables, and Herbs

FRESHLY BAKED BREAD AND SWEET BUTTER


Main Course

SAM'S FAMOUS LOBSTER ROLL
Delicious Maine Lobster, Lightly Tossed in Butter and served on a Specially Made Artisan Bun.
Served with Chips and Coleslaw.


Dessert

AUTHENTIC KEY LIME PIE
Made with Fresh Limes, Sweet Creamy Custard, and Rich, Toasted Meringue

(15 person minimum)

 


 

Beachfront Buffet

Please select the following items you would like to have served buffet style.
Portions are based per person.

Soups and Salads
Please select ONE for all guests.

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER
MANHATTAN CLAM CHOWDER
CAESAR SALAD
MIXED GREEN SALAD

Grilled Items
Please select TWO entrée items and two side items – vegetable or starch.

SEASONAL FISH
CHICKEN BREAST
HANGER STEAK
FILLET MIGNON
EGGPLANT
BROCCOLI
ZUCCHINI
ASPARAGUS
CORN ON THE COB
TOMATOES
GREEN BEANS

Additional Side Dishes

ROASTED POTATOES
MASHED POTATOES
BRAISED BEANS

Dessert

Dessert platters available upon request.


Please note that occasionally an item may not be available due to seasonality.

 
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Children's Menu

Starters

FRESH FRUIT CUP

Entrees
Please select ONE for all children.

FISH AND CHIPS
SPAGHETTI with Tomato Sauce or Butter
SAM'S FAVORITE GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH
CHICKEN TENDERS with French Fries or Green Beans
HOMEMADE THREE CHEESE RAVIOLI with Tomato Sauce or Butter
SCHWARZ ALL BEEF HOT DOG with French Fries or Green Beans
GRILLED SALMON with Sweet White Corn, Local Peas and Fingerling Potatoes

Dessert

STRAUSS ORGANIC SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM
Vanilla, Chocolate or Swirl

Beverage

Served with Choice of MILK or SOFT DRINK


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Pillar Point Menu | Pacific Dream Menu | Ocean Sunset Menu | Lobster Roll Luncheon Menu | Beachfront Buffet Menu | Children's Menu

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