NC Crab Dip

Made with fresh NC jumbo lump crab’s creamy with a little kick. Served with baked pita points 16.99 

Fried Cheese Balls

Pepper jack cheese cubes, hand breaded and deep fried. Served with Buttermilk Ranch dressing & marinara 12.99

Blackened Shrimp Nachos

Blackened NC Pamlico Sound shrimp piled high on bed of house fried blue and yellow corn tortilla chips topped with mixed cheese, lettuce, jalapeños, fresh Pico de Gallo, banana peppers, avocado, and chipotle ranch 16.99

Beer Can Shrimp

NC PEEL and EAT Shrimp steamed in PBR, tossed in Old Bay, served with butter and cocktail sauce. They are worth the work!  ½ lb 14.99  •  1 lb 22.99 

Sweet Potato Wedges

Basket of fried sweet potato wedges with a lemon thyme honey dip 9.99

Seared Tuna Sashimi*

Fresh local tuna with mango salsa, pickled ginger, wasabi aioli, and soy reduction 16.99

Gaff Taters

There’s nothing more Gaff than bacon, cheddar and ranch on a mountain of diced fried potatoes topped with green onions 12.99 • Add chili 3.99

Onion Ring Basket

Hand battered, fried and served with house made chipotle ranch sauce 10.99

Southwest Egg Rolls

Crispy fried flour tortillas stuffed with an exciting mix of roasted chicken, corn, peppers, black beans, onions, and a blend of cheeses served with chipotle ranch 12.99

Puppy Basket

A baker's dozen deep fried sweet corn hushpuppies with melted butter 6.99


Buttermilk Ranch, Honey Mustard, Blue Cheese, 1000 Island, Balsamic, Caesar, Citrus Vinaigrette, Chipotle Ranch (Extra dressings .50)

Side Salad 4.99 Side Caesar Salad 4.99


Cup 4.99 • Bowl 6.99

Ocracoke Style Clam Chowder

Cup 5.99 • Bowl 7.99

Gaffer’s House

Mixed greens, carrots, red onions, mushrooms, English cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, a blend of shredded jack & cheddar cheese, and house made croutons 9.99  


Crispy chopped romaine, shaved parmesan cheese, creamy Caesar dressing and house made croutons  9.99  

The Wedge

Crispy iceberg lettuce wedge topped with homemade chunky blue cheese dressing, bacon crumbles, cherry tomatoes, scallions and pickled red onion 8.99

Citrus Tuna*

Grilled fresh local tuna, diced mango, avocado, cherry tomatoes, English cucumbers, onions, carrots on a bed of mixed greens served with citrus vinaigrette  21.99 

The Cobb

Chopped mixed greens, grilled chicken, cherry tomatoes, crispy bacon, chopped egg, broccoli, sliced avocado, house made croutons and blue cheese crumbles 16.99 

Add Chicken 4.99 • Salmon 9.99 • Steak* 10.99 • Shrimp 11.99  Tuna * and Mahi 12.99


Jumbo bone in chicken wings or boneless wings fried crisp & tossed with your choice of house made specialty wing sauces. Served with one homemade Ranch or Blue Cheese dressing

Extra dressings .50 Add carrots or celery 1.99

Bone In

6 for 12.99


1 lb 15.99

Sauce Choices

Naked • Jamaican Jerk • Teriyaki

Spicy Sweet Chili • Old Bay

Carolina Reaper • BBQ • Buffalo

Garlic Parmesan • Rusty Blend

Mango Habanero • Smoky Chipotle

* Consumer Advisory: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. Hamburgers, steaks, eggs, and tuna are cooked to order.


Add House or Caesar side salad 4.99 / The Wedge 8.99

Mango Barbeque Chicken and Shrimp

Perfectly marinated and basted chargrilled chicken with NC Pamlico Sound grilled shrimp served over jasmine rice with a seasonal vegetable, drizzled with a sweet and savory homemade barbeque sauce and topped with fresh mango Pico de Gallo 28.99

Honey Bourbon Glazed Salmon

8 oz tender and flaky fresh salmon glazed with a homemade honey bourbon sauce served with sauteed broccoli over jasmine rice 28.99  

Parmesan Encrusted Mahi Mahi

Atlantic mahi seared with a parmesan panko herb crust  topped with fresh tomato bruschetta and served over chef’s risotto with seasonal vegetable 32.99

Gaffer’s Seafood Pasta

NC Shrimp, Wanchese NC Sea Scallops, and Maine lobster claw meat, sauteed squash, zucchini, red peppers, mushrooms, onions, and spinach all cooked in a homemade wine white cream sauce tossed with cavatappi pasta served with a toasted garlic and herb baguette 38.99 

Blackened Local Yellowfin Tuna *

8 ounce blackened local tuna steak served over jasmine rice with a seasonal vegetable and finished with wasabi aioli and a  gluten free soy reduction 29.99 

Steakhouse Ribeye *

12 ounces certified angus beef ribeye, hand cut, cooked on our well seasoned chargrill and served with a baked potato, seasonal vegetable, and finished with our house made compound herb butter 34.99 

Down Sound NC Shrimp & Grits

NC Pamlico Sound Shrimp, smokey kielbasa, garlic, shallots, roasted tomatoes, red peppers,  mushrooms, and onions all cooked in a Cajun cream sauce and served over stone ground grits topped with crispy bacon and green onions 28.99 

*no substitutions or changes please*


Substitute sweet potato wedges or house made onion rings 2.99 • Sub Side Salad 3.99 • Gluten Free bun is available 2.99

Bell Cove Burger *

8 ounce hand-pattied, chargrilled burger topped with thick sliced bacon, white American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion all on a toasted brioche bun served with a dill pickle spear and hand cut fries 14.99

*ask server about our Beyond burger patty*

The Gaff

Atlantic mahi fried or grilled, topped with lettuce and tomato, served on a brioche bun with house made Cajun tartar, and a crunchy dill pickle spear 16.99

Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

 Blackened Atlantic mahi topped with fresh Pico de Gallo and shredded lettuce served with jasmine rice and garnished with Mexican street corn salad 22.99 


All grilled seafood entrees are served with jasmine rice, seasonal vegetable, and hushpuppies topped with homemade hollandaise. All fried seafood entrees are served with a baked potato, coleslaw, and hushpuppies and Cajun tartar or warm cocktail sauce.

Atlantic Mahi

Fried or Grilled 26.99

NC Oysters

Fried only 30.99

Wanchese Sea Scallops

Fried or Grilled 37.99

NC Sound Shrimp

Fried or Grilled 28.99

Grilled Pamlico Platter

Over a full pound of local seafood!! Shrimp, Scallops, Mahi, and Tuna 58.99

Fried Pamlico Platter

Over a full pound of  local seafood!! Shrimp, Oysters, Scallops, and Mahi 48.99

*No Substitutions*

kids menu








All meals include one side, a kids drink and teddy grahams

Sides: fries, applesauce, fruit, carrots, celery, veggie of the day


KIDS FROZEN DRINKS (Ask server about rotating flavors!) 6.50

Bottled Shirley Temple and Root Beer 3.50


Atlantic Beach Pie

A dreamy mash-up between a key lime pie and lemon meringue pie with a sweet and savory saltine crust 7.99

Brioche Bread Pudding

Topped with vanilla bean ice cream and a bourbon caramel sauce 7.99

Gaffers House Creme Brulee

Seasonal vanilla infused custard with caramelized sugar 7.99

Giant cookie sundae

Warm giant cookie topped with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, sprinkles and a cherry 9.99

Funnel cake fries

Just like at the fair but in French fry form. Great for dipping in chocolate syrup and whipped cream!! 8.99


Juice 2.99

Orange, Cranberry, Pineapple, Grapefruit  (no refills)

Milk  2.99 Regular or 3.99 Chocolate (no refills)  

Coffee 2.50 (free refills)

FIJI Bottled Water 2.99

Pellegrino Sparkling Water 3.99

Bottled Shirley Temple or Root beer  3.50

Sweet or Unsweet Tea  2.75

Sodas Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mtn. Dew, Diet Mtn. Dew,  Lemonade, Dr. Pepper, Sierra Mist, Ginger Ale (16 oz -free refills) 2.75


* Consumer Advisory: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. Hamburgers, steaks, eggs, and tuna are cooked to order.