Welcome to the Bookstore & Restaurant

Our family owned and operated restaurant has been serving locals and visitors for over 49 years. In our quest for the best tasting seafood, we always buy the freshest seafood from local fisherman. To ensure the greatest flavor, all meals are prepared to order. Please sit back and enjoy the view as we prepare your meal. As always, if you are on a special diet, or have any allergy, please inform your server: we will do our best to accommodate special orders, but please no substitutions.

~ Your hosts, The Parlante Family ~

Raw Bar

Oysters on the Half Shell*Gluten Free 6 for …… $12
12 for …… $23
Littlenecks on the Half Shell*Gluten Free 6 for …… $6
12 for …… $11
Jumbo Shrimp CocktailGluten Free $3, each
Raw Bar Sampler* Two of each oysters, clams and shrimp …… $12
Jumbo: six of each …… $35


Clams Casino
Six littlenecks with a blend of onion, peppers, and garlic, topped with bacon and herb breadcrumbs
Oysters Rockefeller
Five oysters baked with panko crumbs, parmesan cheese and spinach
Steamed in herbs, garlic and white wine butter broth, served with toasted french bread
Belgian Mussels
Steamed in Belgian pale ale with butter, garlic, shallots and herbs, served with seasoned fries and black pepper-truffle aioli
Steamed in tarragon garlic butter wine sauce, served with toasted french bread
Salmon Cakes
Two grilled salmon cakes with lemon-dill aioli
Cajun ShrimpGluten Free
Five shrimp baked in Cajun spiced butter, served with our own honey lime sour cream
Fried Seafood Sampler
Assortment of wholebelly clams, scallops and shrimp
SteamersGluten Free
1 ½ lb. local steamer clams with broth and drawn butter
Fried Calamari
Squid rings and tentacles topped with marinated chili pepper rings with marinara dipping sauce
Artichoke Dip
Artichoke hearts and baby spinach blended with a creamy cheese sauce, baked with breadcrumbs served with grilled pita bread
Chicken Wings
Golden fried plain or Buffalo-style with bleu cheese dressing
Chicken Tenders
Golden fried plain with honey mustard sauce or buffalo-style with bleu cheese dressing
Onion Rings $8


Clam Chowder cup …… $5
bowl …… $6.75
Soup of the Day cup …… $4.40
bowl …… $6.50
Oyster StewGluten Free
With oysters, sautéed shallots, butter and cream sauce
French Onion
Baked with buttery crostini, swiss, and mozzarella cheese


Roasted Beet Salad
Mixed greens, roasted beets, avocado, dried cranberries, roasted pumpkin seed and goat cheese tossed in balsamic vinaigrette
Mayo BeachGluten Free
Mixed greens, tamarind-lime dressing, manchego cheese, sliced granny smith apple, and housemade spiced candied pecans
CapreseGluten Free
Fresh burrata mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, arugula and shredded basil with balsamic vinaigrette, extra virgin olive oil and cracked pepper
Chopped SaladGluten Free
Finely chopped mixed greens and garden vegetables, tossed with our house cranberry vinaigrette, cracked pepper-balsamic dressed fresh mozzarella and ripe strawberries
The “Bookstore Wedge”Gluten Free
Boston Bib Lettuce wedge topped with crumbled great hill blue cheese, ripe tomatoes, bacon, blue cheese dressing and shaved red onion
House SaladGluten Free
Mixed greens with garden vegetables and sundried cranberries and your choice of dressing.
Lobster Salad PlateGluten Free
Lobster salad over greens with hearts of palm, pickled asparagus, cucumbers, tomatoes, and choice of dressing
Classic Caesar
Marinated white anchovies….$2
Additions to any Salad
Grilled or Cajun chickenGluten Free $5
Grilled or Cajun ShrimpGluten Free $3 each
Grilled or Cajun SalmonGluten Free $8
Grilled Bourbon Beef tipsGluten Free $8
DressingsGluten Free
Cranberry vinaigrette, Ranch, Tamarind-Lime, Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette, Italian, and Blue cheese.


Potato Salad $3
Vegetable of the day $4
Coleslaw $2
Basket of fries $5
Basket of Sweet Potato Fries $6

Children’s Menu

8 and under

Fried Fish $9
Chicken Fingers $8
Grilled Cheese $5
Hot Dog $5
(All above with fries or apple sauce)
Pasta $6
Butter, alfredo or marinara sauce


Fish PotGluten Free
Littlenecks, mussels, shrimp, scallops, and cod in buttery herbed wine broth
Fruits of the Sea
Littlenecks, scallops and shrimp served over linguini, sauteéd in tarragon butter garlic white wine sauce
Portuguese Stew
Mussels, scallops, calamari and linguica simmered in a spicy red sauce served over linguini
Shrimp Madagascar
Sauteéd jumbo shrimp in a green peppercorn and vanilla-accented vin blanc served around rice
Baked Cod
Served with vegetables and rice
choice of topping:

  • Herb breadcrumbsGluten Free
  • Cranberry-walnut crustedGluten Free
  • Cornmeal crusted, salsa fresca and avocado lime aioli
Salmon Chequessett
Baked with ripe plum tomatoes, parmesan-romano, apple wood smoked bacon and herb breadcrumbs
ScallopsGluten Free
Scallops baked with butter and herb breadcrumbs, served with vegetable and rice
Baked MedleyGluten Free
Baked cod, scallops and shrimp baked with butter and herb breadcrumbs, served with vegetable and rice
Filet Mignon
Grilled 8 oz. filet mignon topped with bernaise sauce
BBQ Ribs
Baby back ribs slow cooked in island spices and Guinnes stout, char-grilled and finished with our house barbeque sauce, served with potato salad and coleslaw
Bourbon Beef Tips
Char-grilled tender sirloin tips in our house bourbon marinade served around mashed potatoes and vegetable with bourbon-laced red eye gravy
Chicken Parmesan
Hand breaded, fried and baked in marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese over linguini
Veal Parmesan
Hand breaded, fried and baked in marinara sauce and mozzerella cheese over linguini
Vegetarian Ravioli of the day … ask your server


Boiled 1 1/4 lb. lobster
Served with coleslaw and fries
Baked stuffed lobster
with crabmeat stuffing and scallops, served with coleslaw and fries
1 1/4 lb. boiled lobster with steamers and corn on the cob, served with coleslaw and fries

Fried Platters

All of our fried food is lightly batterd and fried in trans-fat free and saturated fat free soybean and sunflower oil. Served with coleslaw and fries

Whole Belly Clams $23
Fish & Chips $19
Scallops $24
Oysters $21
Fisherman’s Platter
Cod, scallops, wholebelly clams and shrimp


all served with fries and pickles

Lobster Roll
Your choice of our chilled lobster salad on butter-grilled roll with greens or served sautéed in butter on grilled roll with greens
Oyster Po’Boy
Fried oysters on grilled French bread with remoulade sauce and fresh greens
Scallop Roll
Fried scallops in a grilled roll
Clam Roll
Fried wholebelly clams in a grilled roll
Fish Sandwich
Fried cod served on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce
Classic Burger
Char-grilled 1/2 lb. Angus burger with served on a brioche bun with tomato and lettuce
Add cheese $1 (American, provolone, cheddar and swiss)
Steak Sandwich
8oz. New York sirloin, charbroiled, served on parmesan French bread with a sde of fries
Served plain, Cajun, or teriyaki glaze

Gluten Free Gluten Free, or can be made Gluten Free

*Before placing your order, please inform your server if you or a person in your party has a food allergy

*Please note consuming raw or undercooked meats or shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

7% MA meals tax added
20% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more
Prices subject to change