109 Front Street     |     Swansboro, NC 28584     |     (910)325-0502

The Boro Dinner Menu

Experience a taste of coastal flavor that transcends mere food at The Boro. We offer a diverse dinner menu, showcasing the finest in seafood, steaks, burgers, and sandwiches. Enjoy delicious coastal-inspired dishes, crafted with expertise and served with a side of charm. Dinner served from 4 p.m. to close daily.


Icehouse-Boro Clam Chowder


Philly-Style Steak Roll

crisp eggroll, steak, pepper, onion, mushroom

Coastal Seafood Cakes

pan-seared, house recipe of herbs, crab, scallops, cod; tartar

Hot Spinach-Artichoke Dip

house chips dip is gf

Flash-Fried Calamari

pineapple, banana pepper, thai chili

Chicken Tenders

southern: honey mustard
buffalo: blue cheese or ranch
honeysesame seed, pickled jalapeno

Flash-Fried Shrimp

southern crisp: cocktail or tartar
bang-bang tossed: ranch
buffalo tossed: blue cheese or ranch

Tuna Tataki

rare-seared, sesame-crusted, wasabi, gf soy

Fried Cheese Ravioli

marinara for dipping

Waterfront Crab Dip

three cheese, house chips dip is gf

Crab Tostada

flash-fried flour wrap, spinach, herbs, three-cheese blend, crab, scallop, cod, ranch or chipotle ranch

Oysters Rockefeller

parmesan, bacon, spinach, butter

The hot spinach-artichoke dip from The Boro

Crisp, Fresh Salads

Classic House

organic spring greens, romaine, tomatoes, garden vegetables
(vegetarian, gluten-free)

Beet Salad

arugula, butternut squash, goat cheese, pistachios, red wine vinegar
(vegetarian, gluten-free)

Traditional Caesar

freshly tossed romaine, shaved parmesan, garlic croutons

Strawberry, Spinach, Arugula

strawberries, craisins, arugula, spinach, toasted almonds, goat cheese, lemon poppy seed vinaigrette

Lady Brassey

organic spring greens, romaine, garden vegetables, pecans, craisins, blue cheese crumbles, raspberry vinaigrette
(vegetarian, gluten-free)

add fried or seared chicken or shrimp; seared tuna, salmon, or sea scallops

blue cheese, thousand island, ranch, italian, balsamic, caesar, oil and vinegar, raspberry vinaigrette, lemon poppy seed vinaigrette

salads are vegetarian, except for caesar


with fries and coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, and onion
substitute sweet potato fries or house salad for fries
substitute gluten-free bun
add something you like from another burger
made with Certified Angus Beef


applewood bacon, american cheese

Black & Blue

cajun spice, blue cheese


guacamole, sautéed onions, mozzarella


grilled mushrooms, grilled onions, swiss cheese


with fries and coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, and onion

Black Bean Burger

mushroom and black bean patty, sautéed mushrooms, onions, and swiss 

Tacos (2)

fish  or  shrimp  or  chicken
flash-fried, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, cheddar jack cheese, side sour cream, tartar or honey mustard
add guacamole by request

Classic Fried or Grilled Chicken BLT

applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato

Icehouse Grandwich

flash-fried crispy oversized fish filet, side tartar

Seafood Entrées

Scallops Risotto

pan-seared scallops, parmesan or blue cheese risotto, pancetta, balsamic onions

Coastal Seafood Cakes Entree

three large seared, chef’s vegetables, basmati wild rice

Shrimp & Grits

blackened grilled shrimp, watermelon salsa, goat cheese, honey, pickled jalapeño, polenta

Tropical Penang Curry Shrimp

caramelized pineapple, mango, carrots, peas, onions, red peppers, thai penang curry with a touch of cilantro and coconut over basmati wild rice

Pesto Pecan Grouper

pan-seared grouper, pecan herb-crusted, basil pesto, parmesan, tomato basil garnish, chef’s vegetables, basmati wild rice

Chef’s Seafood Platter

broiled flounder, shrimp, sea scallops, white wine, butter, lemon, herbs, chef’s vegetables, basmati wild rice

Fried Seafood Platters

with fries and coleslaw

substitute sweet potato fries or house salad

Fish and Chips  |   Fried Shrimp   |   Fried Flounder   |   Shrimp and Flounder Combo  |   Grilled Scallops

tartar, cocktail, malt vinegar


Bourbon Street Pasta

andouille sausage, peppers, onions, penne, cajun cream sauce, with chicken, shrimp, or scallops


parmesan, garlic, white wine, cream sauce
primavera, or with chicken, shrimp, or scallops

Chicken Parmesan

traditionally prepared, parmesan, romano, mozzarella, our slow-cooked marinara, over linguini


spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, linguini, tuscan cream sauce
add chicken, shrimp, or scallops


white wine, garlic, lemon juice, linguini
add chicken, shrimp, or scallops

From the Grill

NY Strip

char-grilled 12-oz, 21-days-aged Certified Angus Beef, house seasoning, garlic butter, chef’s vegetables, potato

Grilled Pork Chop

char-grilled 12-oz double french cut chop, apple glaze, chef’s vegetables, potato

Balsamic Chicken

Statler chicken, mozzarella, basil, balsamic blistered tomatoes, chef’s vegetables, potato


pan-seared, orange-glazed, chef’s vegetables, masmati-wild rice


cast-iron skillet-seared 12-oz, 21-days-aged Certified Angus Beef, house seasoning, garlic butter, chef’s vegetables, potato



Chef’s Vegetables

French Fries


Basmati-Wild Rice

Mashed Potatoes

Baked Potato

Sweet Potato Fries


Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Loaded Baked Potato

Battered Onion Rings


Take home a pint of your favorite craft draft or cocktail from our on-site canning machine

Please advise our staff of food allergies. Nuts and other food allergens are present in our kitchen. While we make every effort to keep these items separate, we cannot guarantee allergen-free dishes.

“Gluten-free” and “Vegetarian” denotations are for dietary preference only. Additional items may be prepared gluten-free for dietary purposes upon request.

Government Required Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, shellfish, seafood, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions or immune disorders.