Gertrude’s Lunch Specials
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Saint Sangria
Elderflower liqueur, Pinot Noir, sparkling wine & juice chips…11.
Blood Orange Mimosa
Served with an orange sugar rim…8.
Mary a la Russe
Smoked salmon vodka, bloody mary mix, dill pickles & dill salt rim…8.
Blood Orange, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Virgin Mojito or Rosemary-Lemon…3.50
Clayton’s Cambridge Crab Cake
An Eastern Shore family’s recipe with Maryland crabmeat, dry mustard, mayo & Old Bay, pan-fried and served with your choice of sauce and two sides…24. 

Hollywoods (Patuxent River, Southern Maryland)
Chesapeake Golds (Fishing Creek, Maryland)
½ dozen…13. • Dozen…25.
Root Vegetable Bisque
Topped with crystalized ginger, dried cranberries, walnuts & pear coulis…Cup 5.50  •  Bowl 7.50
Fish & Chips
Duckpin pale ale beer-battered cod with house-cut French fries, basil tartar sauce and malt vinegar…19.
Roasted Chicken & Orecchiette Pasta
Tossed with asparagus in white wine-garlic sauce…16.
Maple-Roasted Duck Breast Omelet
With sauteed Honeycrisp apples, Camembert cheese & free-range eggs, offered with our Garden salad…16.
Reuben Sandwich
With corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese & Russian dressing on marble rye bread, offered with sweet potato fries…14.
And save room for a housemade Dessert…
Black Rock Orchard Apple Cobbler
Served warm with vanilla ice cream…8.


  • CBC 25 BookChesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields, the 25th Anniversary edition of John's best-selling cookbook, is available for sale online!
  • Closed Dinner
    Thursday, Oct. 15
    Saturday, Oct. 17

    Gertrude's is open until 2 pm, and then closes to the public to host a private event.

  • Community Night
    Wednesday, October 14

    Gertrude's is donating 33% of Dinner sales to Central Maryland YMCA.

  • Gertrude's for Wedding Celebrations! Ceremonies & receptions, rehearsal dinner, showers and engagement parties. Contact John Gilligan:

  • Community Thursday Nights
    Want to have a night dedicated to supporting your non-profit organization? Email John Gilligan for details.

  • Tuesdays With Gertie
    Celebrate Grandma Gertie with popular dinner entrees for $15, or 3 courses for $30. Menu is here.
    Wine on Wednesdays
    Wednesdays @ 4pm, wine is half price! Bring a friend & enjoy a bottle or glass for 50% off.
  • Live Music 3x a Week!
    Friday Dinner 6:30-8:30 pm: Gary Thomas Jazz Duo
    Saturday Dinner 6-9 pm: Michael Spittel on guitar
    Sunday Brunch 11:30 am-2:30 pm: Dottie Tim Jazz Duo