Gertrude’s Dinner Specials
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Whiskey Flight
Sagamore Spirit Rye, Willett Bourbon, Buffalo Trace Bourbon…13.
Wine Special
“Tanto Monta” Old Vine Temperanillo, 2009 …11.
Blood Orange, Grapefruit-Ginger, Cel-Ray, 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.
Broadwaters (Occohannock Creek, Virginia)
Madhouse (Hooper’s Island, Maryland)
½ dozen…13. • Dozen…25.
Asparagus Soup (Vegan)
With charred leeks & lemon zest, topped with roasted asparagus & lemon-infused olive oil…Cup 5.50  •  Bowl 7.50
Mediterranean Chicken Pasta
Casarecce pasta with artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, sundried tomatoes and spinach tossed in a feta cheese & hummus cream sauce …23.
Wine pairing: Hugo Gruner Veltliner, Austria…8..
Pan-Fried Soft Shell Crab
Topped with sundried tomato pesto-beurre blanc, accompanied by roasted garlic mashed potatoes & sautéed mixed vegetables
One Crab…20. • Two Crabs…30.
Wine pairing: Licia Albarino, Spain…9.
Pan Seared Rainbow Trout
Topped with lump crab butter, served over a couscous salad featuring tomato, cucumbers, mint & feta cheese…24.
Wine pairing: Santa Barbara Chardonnay, California…11

Grilled Flank Steak
Served with roasted jalapeno and bacon mac & cheese, sautéed green beans…23.
Wine pairing: Torres Rioja Crianza, Rioja, Spain…9.
And save room for a housemade Dessert…
Key Lime Pie
Served with toasted coconut & a coconut rocher…9.


  • CBC 25 BookChesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields, the 25th Anniversary edition of John's best-selling cookbook, is available for sale online!
  • Closed for Dinner:
    Sunday, May 29

    However we are open during the daytime, seating until 1:30 pm.

  • Afternoon Tea in June
    Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4

    Afternoon Tea is back! Click here for menu. PHONE reservations are needed!

  • Wedding Celebrations! 
    We host ceremonies & receptions, rehearsal dinner, showers and 
    engagement parties. Contact John Gilligan for info.

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

  • Tuesdays With Gertie
    Our most popular dinner entrees for $15, or 3 courses for $30.
    Wine on Wednesdays
    Wednesdays @ 4pm, wine is half price!
  • Live Music 3x a Week!
    Friday 6:30-8:30pm: Gary Thomas Jazz Duo
    Saturday 6-9pm: Michael Spittel on guitar
    Sunday Brunch 11:30am-2:30pm: Dottie Tim Jazz Duo