Captain Linnell House...where Chef/Owner Bill Conway is the master of ceremonies.
Begin with iced Wellfleet oysters on the half shell, escargot with mushrooms, rich stock and a touch of cream, and bourbon lobster bisque. Follow with entrées including black angus prime rib with au jus, duckling roasted crisp semi-boneless with raspberry, clove, honey demi-glace, and bouillabaisse composed of cod, shrimp, mussels, littlenecks, scallops with tomato, leek and a saffron scented broth.
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 5pm
Captain Linnell House
Wild Mushroom Soup
Tomato Basil Bisque
Chilled or Warmed Apple Cider
Bourbon Lobster Bisque $8
Maine Crab Cake with Lemon - Chive Beurre Blanc $8.50
Iced Wellfleet Oysters $16
Linnell Clam Chowder "The Best" $7.50
Turkey ~ Roasted...with a Savory - Herb Stuffing and Cranberry - Pear Chutney ... $52.00
Corn Cob Ham ~ Baked...with Wild Rice Pancakes and a Pommery Mustard Sauce ... $53.00
Duckling ~ Roasted “Crisp”...Semi Boneless with a Raspberry Honey Glaze ... $55.00
Farfalle ~ Sauteed...Lobster, Shrimp, and Chatham Mussels, Fresh Oregano, Plum Tomatoes, and a Whisper of Cream ... $62.00
Scallops & Shrimp ~ Sauteed...with Tarragon Lobster Sauce ... $57.00
Atlantic Swordish ~ Grilled...over a Sweet Corn-Avocado Relish ... $54.00
Filet Mignon ~ Grilled...with a Zinfandel Peppercorn Sauce ... $59.00
Please note we do not split dinners.
Entrée minimum per person.
Pumpkin Custard Pie
Grammy’s Rice Pudding
Esther’s Chocolate Cake
A La Carte
“The Best” | $10.00
Bourbon Lobster Bisque
Maine Crab Cake
with a lemon chive beurre blanc | $12.00
Grilled, with a sun-dried tomato-basil reduction | $9.00
Iced, with a cocktail or mignonette sauce | $16.00
with mushrooms, rich stock and a touch of cream | $14.00
with linguica and plum tomato in a garlic broth | $14.50
Iced jumbos with cocktail sauce | $15.00
Mixed miniature greens with a champagne Roquefort vinaigrette or our creamy ginger dressing | $9.00
Baby Spinach Salad
Wilted with a bacon vinaigrette and button mushrooms | $12.00
Baby Arugula, apples, sun-dried cranberries, pecans and blue cheese | $13.00
Made with imported Locatelli cheese and parmesan “crisps” | $10.00
Pan Roasted…with beefsteak tomatoes, littleneck clams and linguica | $32.00
Cod, shrimp, mussels, littlenecks, scallops with tomato, leek and a saffron scented broth | $36.00
Grilled...with a cilantro, avocado, corn salsa | $28.00
Pan Seared….with baby spinach and a Pernod Beurre Blanc | $32.00
In Parchment…with Maine crab, shrimp and a lemon-lime vermouth sauce | $28.00
Scallops & Shrimp
Sauteed…with tarragon lobster sauce | $34.00
Roasted … 1/2 semi-boneless with raspberry, clove, honey Demi-Glace | $32.00
Chicken and Lobster
Sauteed…with jasmine rice and a Thai green curry | $32.00
Sauteed…lightly breaded cutlet with capers and rich veal demi-glace | $32.00
Filet Au Poivre
Grilled…Black Angus with a Zinfandel peppercorn sauce | $36.00
Rack of Lamb
Roasted … with herb mustard crust and a Pinot Noir sauce | $38.00
Veal Bolognese with San Marzano tomatoes, fresh basil and a touch of cream | $30.00
Lobster, shrimp & mussels, fresh oregano, plum tomato and a whisper of cream | $36.00
With Soba noodles on baby spinach and a light Ponzu sauce | $27.00
grilled vegetables, a touch of olive oil and Romano cheese witih a pinch of pesto | $29.00
Proudly serving Beanstock coffee roasted locally in Wellfleet, MA | $4.00
(33 0z) | $6.00
Sparkling Mineral Water (33 oz) | $6.00
Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy!
Please note there is an entrée minimum per person.
We do not split entrées.
Special consideration given on entrée prices for children that would like to eat as adults.
Our building is smoke free.
We accept VISA, MasterCard, and American Express.
We do not write individual checks.
Prix Fixe — sample menu
Enjoy Prix Fixe three course dining at the Captain Linnell House and take advantage of menu items specially selected by our Chef. Regardless of whether you choose the Prix Fixe menu or dine a la carte, candlelit dining at The Captain Linnell House makes any day a special occasion.
The sample Prix Fixe menu below suggests the scope of Chef Bill Conway’s culinary artistry, but a visit in person is the only way to really appreciate it! We hope to be able to welcome you soon.
Our Prix Fixe menu is available September 19th
A Night Out
5:00pm to closing
Sample Menu Only. Prix Fixe Menu Changes Daily.
Select one of the below items for your first course.
Tomato Basil Soup
Fresh basil, red and yellow grape tomatoes and fresh pearl mozzarella with white balsamic drizzle and extra virgin olive oil
Port salut and Cocktail Cordoba (olives, onions, peppers)
Baby Tuscan Kale
Fresh strawberries, roasted pine nuts, cucumber and Bill’s apple cider vinigrette | add $5.00
Select one of the below items for your entrée.
Grilled, with sweet corn-avocado relish with Beurre Blanc
Pan seared with micro greens, wasabi vinaigrette and teriyaki glaze
Roasted, half semi-boneless with a raspberry, clove and honey demi-glace
Black Angus Prime Rib
Roasted, garlic and peppercorn crusted, served with a rich veal stock reduction
Choice of Dessert
Dessert options will be announced by your server
All of our savory desserts are created in-house! Some of our favorites are Skaket Mess (Chef Conway’s own recipe of custard with berries), carrot cake and key lime pie. We also offer a wide assortment of after-dinner spirits.
Fresh berries, whipped cream and English custard, drizzled with caramel
Six Layer Carrot Cake
Key Lime Pie
Warm baby cake with mint chip ice cream
Lemon, Rasberry or Mango Sorbet
Hot Fudge Sundae
with coffee ice cream, hot fudge, Kahlua and a brownie
Choice of ice cream – vanilla bean, mint chocolate chip or coffee
Captain Linnell House is well known for our signature cocktails...
A blueberry martini made with fresh blueberries & Grey Goose vodka served with a lemon wedge. | $13.00
Fresh muddled cucumber & lemon mixed with Hendricks gin, cranberry juice & soda water, irreverent & refreshing. A Cape Cod Cranberry Cucumber Cooler, or 5 C’s. | $10.50
Award winning "Best Cocktail on Cape Cod" made with Truro Vineyard's Dry Line Gin, lime juice and a cranberry scrub (a pre-prohibition era style syrup) served up with a sea salt and sugar rim. | $15.00
The classic James Bond martini, made with Beefeater gin, Stolichnaya vodka & a kiss of Lillet Blanc, served with a lemon twist and shaken, not stirred, of course. | $12.00
An extra dirty, extra dry Tanqueray martini served with 3 jumbo olives and a whisper of dry vermouth. | $11.50
A martini in tribute to the ship that still holds the world record set in 1855 by Captain Linnell, from England to China 83 and a half days. Made with Bombay Saphire, finished with Absolut Mandarin and a glancing of vermouth, with a lemon twist. | $13.00
A creamy martini cocktail inspired by all the variations of a White Russian, with white crème de cacao, butterscotch liqueur, vanilla vodka and white crème de menthe; it cools and warms, whatever the season. | $12.00
Named in honor of the Lady of the House, a variation made with fresh muddled strawberries, lemon juice, simple syrup, Cointreau & Ketle One vodka. | $14.00
A delicate blend of Peach vodka, freshly squeezed lemon and organic pomegranate juice served up with a light sugared rim. | $12.00
This Linnell favorite is a blend of Coconut Rum, orange vodka and pineapple juice garnished with an orange twist. | $13.00
Shelly’s Teeny Bellini
Proseco with white Peach de Monin nectar. | $8.50
The classic Cuban cocktail of fresh lime, mint, simple syrup and rum. | $11.50
Wine by the Glass
White Zinfandel, Coastal Ridge (California)
Pinto Grigio, Borgo Boshetto (Italy)
Sauvignon Blanc, Stone Burn (New Zealand)
Riesling, Saint M (Germany)
Chardonnay, Kendall-Jackson "Vintner's Reserve" (California)
Pinot Noir, Franklin Grove (California)
Cotes Du Rhone, Domaine de la Guicharde (France)
Merlot, Shooting Star (California)
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shooting Star (California)
Malbec, Cigar Box (Argentina)
Gran Vin Bordeaux, Château Moulin de la Bridane (Saint Julien)
Bordeaux Superieur, Chateau Croix-Mouton (France)
Sparkling, Chandon (Napa, California)
Prosecco Extra Dry, Bellussi (Italy)