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Breakfast

Two Egg Breakfast*

Cooked any style, served with stone ground grits or home fries, and choice of thick sliced bacon, country sausage, or Canadian bacon, toast or house made buttermilk biscuit 10.99 GF Sub 6oz NC country ham 3.99

French Toast Plate

Sliced brioche dipped in homemade batter, grilled, and finished with powdered sugar and blueberries, served with choice of thick sliced bacon or local country sausage 10.99

Down Sound Shrimp & Grits

NC Pamlico Sound shrimp, smokey kielbasa, garlic, shallots, roasted tomatoes, mushrooms, and onions all cooked in a Cajun cream sauce, served over stone ground grits, garnished with crispy bacon, and scallions 18.99 (please no substitutions or changes) GF

Biscuits & Gravy

Homemade southern style biscuits smothered with country sausage gravy 8.99 Add two eggs * 1.99

Loaded Home Fries*

Cubed baked potatoes, fried and smothered with grilled onions, mixed cheese, crumbled bacon, scrambled eggs, and country sausage gravy 10.99

Steak and Eggs*

Two 3 oz hand-cut certified angus beef ribeye steaks, two eggs cooked to order, choice of stone ground grits or home fries and biscuit or toast 15.99 GF

Country Fried Steak*

Two 3 oz ribeye steaks, hand breaded and fried, smothered in sausage gravy with two eggs cooked to order, served with stone ground grits or home fries and biscuit or toast 16.99

Corned Beef Hash*

House made corned beef grilled with soft but crispy potatoes, grilled onions topped with two eggs cooked to order and choice of toast or buttermilk biscuit 14.99 GF

Three Pancake Plate

Buttermilk  pancakes served with thick sliced bacon, or local country sausage 10.99

Eggs Benny*

Grilled English muffins, Canadian bacon, sliced tomato, asparagus, poached eggs, hollandaise and paprika served with grits or home fries 15.99 GF (2.99)

OMELETS

Three egg omelets* served with stone ground grits, or home fries and a house made buttermilk biscuit or toast

Southwest -

chorizo, red peppers, onions, mushrooms, black beans, Pico de Gallo, and pepper jack cheese 13.99 GF Add Jalapenos .99 - Add Avocado 1.99

Denver -

diced ham, tomatoes, onions, red peppers, and white American cheese 12.99 GF

Meat Lovers-

bacon, sausage, chorizo, and ham with cheddar cheese 14.99 GF

Seafood -

lobster, shrimp, crab, and gruyere cheese topped with hollandaise and diced tomatoes 18.99 GF

Garden-

mushrooms, onions, red peppers, spinach, diced tomatoes, and mixed cheese blend 10.99 GF Add bacon, ham, chorizo, or sausage 2.99 Add avocado 1.99

HAND HELDS

Breakfast Burrito*

Scrambled eggs, pepper jack cheese, red peppers, mushrooms, onions, black beans, avocado, Pico de Gallo, with choice of bacon, chorizo, or local country sausage. Served with grits or home fries and side of sour cream 12.99 (please no substitutions or changes)

Breakfast Biscuit or Sandwich*

Your choice of white, wheat or rye toast, brioche bun, English muffin, Gluten free bun (2.99) or buttermilk biscuit topped with egg, cheese, choice of Canadian bacon, thick sliced bacon, or local country sausage served with grits or home fries 6.99 GF Sub country ham 1.99

Breakfast BLTE*

Thick sliced bacon, lettuce, tomato, egg, and mayo, served on your choice of bread served with home fries or grits 7.99 GF

Cajun Filet Biscuit*

Spicy fried chicken on huge homemade biscuit with an egg and cheddar cheese served with home fries or grits 7.99

SIDES

Thick Sliced Bacon 3.99 GF

Local Country Sausage 2.99 GF

Canadian Bacon 2.99 GF

Country Ham 4.99 GF

One Egg* 1.99 GF

Grits or Home Fries 2.99 GF

Hash brown Casserole 3.99

Fresh Fruit 3.99 GF

Buttermilk Biscuit 2.99

Single Pancake or French Toast 3.99

White, Wheat, or Rye Toast 1.99

Sausage Gravy 2.99

BEVERAGES

Juices 2.99

Orange, Cranberry,  Pineapple, Grapefruit (no refills)

Milk 2.99

Regular or Chocolate Milk.

Bottled Water 1.99

Coffee 2.50 (free refills)

Bottled Shirley Temple,  Orange Cream Soda  or Root beer 3.50

Sodas or Tea 2.50

Sweet Tea, Unsweet Tea, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Dr. Pepper., Cheerwine, Lemonade,  Mt, Dew, Diet Mt. Dew (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.

LUNCH

STARTERS

Crab Dip

Made with NC jumbo lump crab meat...it’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 12.99

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 15.99

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 16.99 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

Puppy Basket

A dozen deep fried sweet corn hushpuppies with melted butter 6.99

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

SOUPS & SALADS

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

chili

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

Caesar

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

WINGS

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

Boneless

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.

SANDWICHES

Comes with choice of hand cut fries, pasta salad, potato salad or fresh fruit. Served with a dill pickle spear.

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

The Gaff

Fried or grilled fresh, local mahi topped with lettuce and tomato on a brioche bun served with a side of house made Cajun tartar sauce 14.99 GF

Reuben

House made corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, homemade 1000 Island dressing on grilled marble rye 13.99 GF

Country Club

Virginia ham, oven roasted turkey, American cheese, provolone cheese, thick sliced bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on toasted sliced brioche 12.99 GF

O’Cools Steak and Cheese*

Two 3oz ribeye steaks, two slices white American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion , and mayo on a toasted brioche bun 12.99 GF Make it scandalous 1.99

NC Shrimp BLT

Piled high with fried or grilled NC shrimp, thick sliced bacon, lettuce, tomato, and Cajun tartar on toasted sliced brioche 13.99 GF

Malli Melt

Oven roasted turkey breast, thick sliced bacon, caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, avocado, lettuce, tomato, mayo on toasted multigrain bread 12.99 GF

The TreeHugger

Fresh grilled zucchini, squash, onions, red peppers, mushrooms, spinach, and  provolone cheese finished with avocado, romaine lettuce, and roasted red pepper mayo served in a toasted wrap 12.99

The Joint Chicken

Jamaican Jerk grilled chicken, provolone cheese, thick sliced bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, onion, and chipotle mayo on a toasted brioche bun 13.99 GF

HAND PATTIED ½ LB BURGERS

Comes with choice of hand cut fries, pasta salad, potato salad or fresh fruit.

Served on a brioche bun with a dill pickle spear and topped with lettuce, tomato and onion.

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

Cheeseburger in Paradise*

Choice of white American, provolone, Swiss, cheddar, pepper jack 11.99

Beyond Burger

6oz plant based burger that looks and satisfies like beef 13.99 Add cheese .50

The Big C*

Thick sliced bacon, BBQ sauce, onion ring, and cheddar cheese 13.99

Bell Cove Burger*

Crispy bacon and white American cheese 12.99

ENTREES

Fish Tacos

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

Down Sound Shrimp & Grits

NC Pamlico sound shrimp, smokey kielbasa, garlic, shallots, roasted tomatoes, red peppers, onions, and mushrooms all cooked in a Cajun cream sauce, served over stone ground grits and garnished with crispy cherrywood smoked bacon and scallions 18.99 GF

(please no substitutions or changes)

Garden Pasta

Sauteed squash, zucchini, red peppers, mushrooms, onions, and spinach all cooked in a homemade alfredo sauce served over fettuccini pasta with toasted garlic baguette 15.99

Add Chicken 4.99 • Steak or Shrimp 8.99 • Scallops 9.99 •TRY IT BLACKENED .50

SEAFOOD BASKETS

All served with hand cut fries, coleslaw, hushpuppies, Cajun tartar and warm cocktail sauce

Atlantic Mahi Basket

Grilled or fried 16.99

Wanchese NC Scallop Basket

Grilled or fried 18.99

NC Oyster Basket

Fried Only 16.99

NC Pamlico Sound Shrimp

Grilled or fried 18.99

BEVERAGES

Juices 2.99

Orange, Cranberry, Pineapple, Grapefruit  (no refill)

Milk 2.99

Regular Milk or Chocolate Milk. (no refill)

Coffee 2.50 (free refills)

Bottled Water 1.99

Shirley Temple, Orange Cream Soda or Root beer 3.50

Soda 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)

DESSERTS

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

* 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.