Gertrude’s Dinner Specials
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Whiskey Flight
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Sagamore Rye, Oban 14 yr. Scotch…13.
Blonde Ambition
Tequila, mezcal, cayenne-honey liqueur, pear syrup, lemon, a sriracha salt rim and pickled pear…9.
Blood Orange, Grapefruit-Ginger, Mojito or Rosemary-Lemon…3.50
Eastern Shore Crab Cake
With lemon & butter—and not much else! Broiled and served with your choice of sauce and two sides…26.
Madhouse (Hooper’s Island, Maryland)
Skinny Dippers (St. Jerome Creek, Maryland)
½ dozen…15. • Dozen…28.
Butternut Squash & Apple Soup
Topped with arugula salad
…Cup 6.  •  Bowl 8.
Pan-Seared Skate Wing
Topped with fried caper-lump crab beurre blanc, accompanied by potatoes mashed with Flying Plow Farm celeriac, and sauteed parsnips & carrots…26.
Wine pairing: Dom. Touzot Macon-Villages, France…9.
Seafood Pasta
Sauteed mussels, shrimp & crab tossed in tomato-saffron sauce featuring roasted fennel & onions, served over pappardelle pasta, finished with imported Parmesan…28.
Wine pairing: Helfrich Pinot Gris, Alsace, France…10.
Surf & Turf
Two beef medallions (3oz.) topped with red wine demi-glace & crispy fried onions, and two crab-stuffed shrimp topped with imperial sauce, offered with sautéed Calvert’s Gift Farm baby mustard greens and potato gratin featuring Asiago cheese & roasted mushrooms…30.
 And save room for a housemade Dessert…
Sunshine Cake
Almond butter cake served with cranberry-port sorbet…9.


  • Holiday Tea Returns!
    At 2 pm on special Fridays & Saturdays in December
    Phone reservations required! See Special Holiday Tea menu here.
  • Matisse/Diebenkorn @ BMA
    Now - Jan. 29

    This blockbuster show is bringing in the crowds! Make a reservation in advance, and check out our special Lunch Prix Fixe option!
  • Special Hours
    Saturday, Dec. 10: Open at 11:30 am for Brunch 
    Friday, Dec. 16: Closed for Dinner; last seating is at 2 pm.
  • Wedding Celebrations! 
    We host ceremonies & receptions, rehearsal dinners, showers and 
    engagement parties. Contact John Gilligan for info.
  • When you're dining with us, be sure to pick up an autographed copy of the 25th anniversary issue of John Shields Chesapeake Bay Cooking.
  • 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