The Boro LUNCH Menu

Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day except Sunday, when we serve our brunch menu. Or check out our dinner menu here.

SHARED Plates

Honey Chicken

tempura-battered, flash-fried, honey, pickled jalapeños, sesame seed 14

FRIED CHICKEN FINGERS

on the side: buffalo sauce, sweet thai chili, honey mustard 14

ICEHOUSE-BORO CLAM CHOWDER

cup 5     bowl 8

tUNA TATAKI

sesame encrusted, rare seared, wasabi, gf soy, balsamic glaze drizzle 15
(gluten-free)

CALAMARI

lightly breaded, flash-fried pineapple, banana peppers, marinara or sweet thai chili 15 

COASTAL SEAFOOD CAKES

pan-seared crab, scallops, cod, cajun tartar sauce 16 

SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP

served with house chips; dip is gluten-free 12

The Boro's spinach-artichoke dip

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER

bacon, spinach parmesan compound butter 15

FRIED CHEESE RAVIOLI

served with marinara 9
(vegetarian)

WATERFRONT HOT CRAB DIP

served with house chips 16
(gluten-free)

FRIED SHRIMP APPETIZER

three of our most popular proprietary dippers on the side: buffalo sauce, cocktail sauce, blue cheese dressing 14

ICEHOUSE CRAB TOSTADAS

flash-fried flour wrap, crab, spinach, herbed three cheese, ranch, chipotle ranch, or sweet thai chili 14

Crisp fresh salads

dressings are house-made: lemon poppy seed vinaigrette, blue cheese, ranch, raspberry vinaigrette, italian, thousand island, honey mustard, balsamic, oil and vinegar

CLASSIC HOUSE SALAD

organic greens, red onion, heirloom tomato, cucumber, carrot; sm 6   lg 10
(gluten-free, vegetarian)

TRADITIONAL CAESAR

freshly tossed romaine, parmesan, creamy caesar dressing, garlic croutons; sm 6   lg 10

LADY BRASSEY

organic spring greens, romaine, garden vegetables, pecans, sun-dried cranberries, blue cheese crumbles, raspberry vinaigrette; sm 8  lg 12
(gluten-free, vegetarian)

STRAWBERRY, SPINACH, AND ARUGULA SALAD

sun-dried cranberries, toasted almonds
goat cheese, lemon poppy seed vinaigrette 12
(gluten-free, vegetarian)

CLASSIC GREEK SALAD

heirloom tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, kalamata olives, feta cheese, fresh basil, oregano, extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar 12
(gluten-free, vegetarian)

BEET SALAD

beets, butternut squash, green onion, goat cheese, organic spring mix, crushed pistachios, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar 14
(gluten-free, vegetarian)

The Boro's beet salad

fried or grilled chicken or shrimp 8, rare seared sesame seed tuna or blackened mahi 10,
seared salmon 14, seared scallops 16

Burgers And Sandwiches

brioche bun, lettuce, tomato, onions, with coleslaw and french fries;
substitute sweet potato fries or side salad 2; gluten-free bun 2

VEGETARIAN BLACK BEAN BURGER

onion, black beans, roasted red peppers, corn, havarti 12
(vegetarian)

Shrimp Burger

golden flash fried, lettuce, tomato, onion 15

The shrimp burger at The Boro Restaurant & Bar in Swansboro, NC

BLACK & BLUE BURGER

cajun spice, blue cheese 14

GOOD OLD-FASHIONED STEAKBURGER

smoked bacon, american or swiss 14

BORO STEAKBURGER

sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, swiss 13

California Steakburger

sautéed onion, avocado, fontina 15 

Signature Dishes

Boro Shrimp & Grits

blackened grilled shrimp, watermelon salsa, goat cheese, honey, pickled jalapeño, polenta 16

Tropical Thai Curry Shrimp

caramelized pineapple, mango, carrots, peas, onions, and red peppers in a sauté of penang curry with a touch of cilantro and coconut over bismati-wild rice 16

Clams Linguini

local and baby clams in garlic wine butter 16

Lemon Feta Shrimp

roasted asparagus, fresh lemon zest, feta cheese, baby romas, and garlic over penné 16

Tacos

Blackened Mahi (3) OR Fried Chicken (3) OR Fried Shrimp (3)

flour tortilla layered with coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, cheddar-jack cheese, with side of sour cream and guacamole 17 

The Boro's lunch tacos with mahi

*sorry, no modifications on our signature dishes*

Classic Hand-Helds

with french fries

Ham & Cheese

ham, swiss, dijon, and grain mustard aioli on artisan herbed focaccia 14

Pastrami Reuben

all-natural pasatrami, swiss, thousand island, sauerkraut, grilled rye 14

Turkey

turkey, swiss, crispy bacon, slaw, thousand island on artisan herbed focaccia 14

Classic Fried Chicken BLT

all-natural chicken breast, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, honey mustard, on a brioche bun, with coleslaw 15

Ham & Turkey

ham, turkey, crispy bacon, swiss, slaw, thousand island, on artisan herbed focaccia 14

Grilled Chicken

blackened chicken breast, roasted red peppers, havarti, avocado, lettuce, tomato, onion 15

Icehouse Grandwich

flash-fried crispy oversized fish fillet, lettuce, tomato, onion, on a brioche bun, with coleslaw 11

Gourmet Grilled Cheeses and Paninis

sour dough, with french fries

Gourmet Grilled Cheese

havarti, tomato, avocado, bacon 12

Grilled Cheese

american and swiss 10

Vegetarian

roasted zucchini, yellow squash, roasted red peppers, spinach, fresh basil, avocado, havarti 12

Cuban

roasted pork, ham, swiss, dill pickle, red onion, yellow mustard 14

Flatbreads

Buffalo Chicken

flash fried chicken, blue cheese crumbles, scallions, on the side: house buffalo sauce and blue cheese dressing 14

Hawaiian

caramelized pineapple, ham, bacon, havarti, green onion, house bourbon peach bbq 14

Margherita

basil aioli, tomato, mozzarella, basil, balsamic glaze 12

SEAFOOD PLATTERS

with french fries and coleslaw

FRIED SHRIMP

16

FRIED FLOUNDER

15

SEA SCALLOPS

served grilled only 26

FISH & CHIPS

tempura battered-flash fried atlantic cod 18

COMBO

fried shrimp and  flounder 22

Sides

coleslaw

3 (gluten-free, vegetarian)

FRENCH FRIES

4 (gluten-free, vegetarian)

FRESH SAUTÉED VEGETABLES

4 (gluten-free, vegetarian)

SWEET POTATO FRIES

6 (gluten-free, vegetarian)

STRING BEANS

4  (gluten-free, vegetarian)

ASPARAGUS

7 (gluten-free, vegetarian)

SAUTÉED BROCCOLI

4  (gluten-free, vegetarian)

COCKTAILS AND CRAFT BEERS

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.