Crab Dip

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

Fried Cheese Balls

Pepper jack cheese cubes, hand breaded and deep fried. Served with Buttermilk Ranch dressing & marinara 10.99

Local 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 14.99

Beer Can Shrimp

NC Shrimp steamed in PBR, tossed in Old Bay, served with butter and cocktail sauce ½ lb 13.99 • 1 lb 19.99 GF

Sweet Potato Wedges

Basket of fried sweet potato wedges with a lemon thyme honey dip 8.99

Seared Tuna Sashimi*

Fresh local tuna with mango salsa, pickled ginger, wasabi aioli, and soy reduction 14.99 GF

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 8.99

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 11.99

Puppy Basket

A 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 3.99 Side Caesar Salad 4.99


Cup 4.99 • Bowl 6.99 GF

Ocracoke Style Clam Chowder

Cup 5.99 • Bowl 7.99 GF

Gaffer’s House

Mixed greens, carrots, red onions, mushrooms, English cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, a blend of shredded jack & cheddar cheese, and house made croutons 8.99 GF


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

The Wedge

Crispy iceberg lettuce wedge topped with homemade chunky blue cheese dressing, bacon crumbles, cherry tomatoes, scallions and pickled red onion 7.99 GF

Citrus Tuna*

Grilled fresh local tuna, diced mango, avocado, cherry tomatoes, English cucumbers, red onions, carrots on a bed of mixed greens served with citrus vinaigrette 18.99 GF

The Cobb

Chopped mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, grilled chicken, crispy bacon, chopped egg, broccoli, sliced avocado, blue cheese crumbles, house made croutons 15.99 GF

Add Chicken 4.99 • Tuna*, Shrimp, Salmon, or Steak 8.99 • Scallops or Mahi 9.99


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 9.99


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 3.99 / The Wedge 6.99

Mango Barbeque Chicken and Shrimp

Perfectly marinated and basted chargrilled chicken with NC Pamlico Sound grilled shrimp served over seasoned wild rice with a seasonal vegetable, drizzled with a sweet and savory homemade barbeque sauce 25.99 GF

Honey Bourbon Glazed Salmon

8 oz tender and flaky salmon glazed with a homemade honey bourbon sauce served over sauteed broccoli and seasoned wild rice 28.99 GF

NC Jumbo Lump Crab Cake

Its all about the crab here! Succulent and flavorful featuring whole pieces of unbroken meat served over creamy mashed potatoes with a seasonal vegetable and topped with roasted red pepper aioli 36.99

Lobster Stuffed Mahi Mahi

Tender local Mahi stuffed with Maine lobster claw meat, served over mashed potatoes with seasonal vegetable and finished with a charred red pepper puree 34.99 GF

Blackened Local Yellowfin Tuna *

8 ounce blackened tuna steak served over seasoned wild rice, with seasonal vegetable finished with wasabi aioli and a soy reduction 28.99 GF

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 GF

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 served over fettuccini pasta with a toasted baguette 36.99

Down Sound Shrimp & Grits

NC Pamlico Sound Shrimp, smokey kielbasa, garlic, shallots,roasted tomatoes, 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 GF

*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 12.99 GF

*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, a crunchy dill pickle spear and hand cut fries 15.99 GF

Fish Tacos

Fried or grilled, topped with shredded red cabbage,home made Pico de Gallo, drizzled with a cilantro cream sauce and served with Mexican corn salad and Spanish rice 18.99 GF


All grilled seafood entrees are served with seasoned wild rice, seasonal vegetable, and hushpuppies. All fried seafood entrees are served with a baked potato, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Add a side house or Caesar salad 3.99 • Add a wedge salad 6.99

Atlantic Mahi

Fried or Grilled 28.99

NC Oysters

Fried only 29.99

Wanchese Sea Scallops

Fried or Grilled 29.99

NC Pamlico Sound Shrimp

Fried or Grilled 28.99

NC Grilled Pamlico Platter

Shrimp, Scallops, Mahi, and Crab Cake 45.99

NC Fried Pamlico Platter

Shrimp, Oysters, Scallops, and Mahi 42.99

*No Substitutions*

kids menu






All meals include one side: Fries, applesauce, fruit, vegetable of the day, or carrots and celery



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

Shirley Temple, Orange Soda, and Root Beer Bottles 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 6.99

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 brownie sundae

Vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, cherries, and sprinkles 8.99

Funnel cake fries

Served with chocolate syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar, and sprinkles 7.99


Juice 2.99

Orange, Cranberry, Pineapple, Grapefruit  (no refills)

Milk 2.99

Regular Milk or Chocolate Milk. (no refills)

Coffee 2.50 (free refills)

Bottled Water 1.99

Bottled Shirley Temple,  Orange Cream Soda  or Root beer 3.50

Sodas or Tea 2.50

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mtn. Dew, Diet Mtn. Dew, Tropicana, Lemonade, Dr. Pepper, Sierra Mist, Cheerwine, or Ginger ale (16 oz -free refills)

* 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.