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

The Boro Lunch Menu

Take a break from the everyday with lunch at The Boro. Our lunch menu includes a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and pastas, in addition to our signature seafood dishes. Lunch served from opening to 4 p.m. 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

A cup of The Boro's clam chowder

Crisp, Fresh Salads

Classic House

organic spring greens, romaine, heirloom 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 or salmon; or seared 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


all with fries and coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, and onion
substitute sweet potato fries or house salad for fries

Black Bean Burger

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

Classic Fried or Grilled Chicken BLT

applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato

Pastrami Reuben

pastrami, sauerkraut, swiss, thousand island

Grilled Flour Wraps

accompanied by small house salad


blackened grilled chicken, romaine, parmesan, croutons, tossed with caesar dressing


hot ham, melted cheddar, pineapple, thai chili

Buffalo Chicken

grilled chicken, buffalo sauce, lettuce, tomato, cheddar, side ranch

The Boro's chicken cordon bleu wrap

Gourmet Grilled Cheeses

accompanied by small house salad


avocado, bacon, tomato, swiss or american, side ranch or chipotle ranch


basil pesto, bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella, side ranch or chipotle ranch


ham and American or swiss cheese, side dijon mustard or honey mustard

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

Boro Signature Dishes

with fries and coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, and onion
substitute sweet potato fries or house salad for fries

Icehouse Grandwich

flash-fried crispy oversized fish filet, side tartar

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

Shrimp Burger

flash-fried, side tartar

Coastal Seafood Cake Burger

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

The grandwich, a Boro signature sandwich

Lunch Sauté

Shrimp & Grits

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

Shrimp Scampi

white wine, garlic, lemon juice, linguini

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

Goat Cheese Lemon Penne

roasted asparagus, baby roma tomatoes, fresh lemon zest, garlic, basil, goat cheese
add shrimp or chicken

Bourbon Street Pasta

andouille sausage, chicken, peppers, onions, penne, cajun cream sauce



Chef’s Vegetables

French Fries


Basmati-Wild Rice

Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Fries


Loaded Mashed Potatoes

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.