Lunch Menu

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Lunch at Bender’s Tavern is a unique experience—combining the grace of history with the fresh, seasonal, modern cuisine today’s diner’s crave.

We’re proud to serve our complete menu at lunchtime, alongside a daily list of ever-changing daily selections. Check our daily lunch specials to see what’s cooking at Bender’s today.

Lunch portions, salads, sandwiches, soups (including our famous turtle soup!), make lunch at Bender’s Tavern a great place for special occasions, sealing that important business deal, or just enjoying a casual lunch with friends or family.

Weekly Specials

Monday: Seafood Cacciuco

Tuesday: Pecan Chicken Tender Salad

Wednesday: Country Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy

Thursday: Grecian Salad

Friday: Glacier Bay Crab Cake with Creole Aioli

Bender’s Classics

Bender’s Tomatoes

A Bender’s tradition! Sliced tomatoes w/Italian dressing, chopped onions, parsley, basil & dry Roquefort 9.75 (whole) 7.95 (petite)

Steamed Mussels

Plain, ala a Les or garlic and vermouth 10.95

Crabmeat Cocktail

Foley’s fresh crabmeat served with cocktail sauce 14.95

Foley’s Smoked Salmon

Served with a rye roll, cream cheese, onions, capers and a hard boiled egg 11.99

Steamed Little Neck Clams

One-dozen little neck clams served with drawn butter 15.95

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

Fresh jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce 14.50

Soups & Salads

Bender’s Homemade Turtle Soup:  5.95  (cup)  8.50 (bowl)

Soup Du Jour:  3.95 (cup)     5.99 (bowl)

Chef Salad:    7.95 (small)      10.95 (large)


Caesar Salad

Hearts of Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese & our Caesar dressing   7.99 (add 3.25 for chicken, shrimp or smoked salmon)

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Marinated chicken breast, sun-dried tomatoes, red onions, gorgonzola, pine nuts and artichokes over mixed greens with a caper-olive dressing  10.99

Portabella & Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Slices of grilled portabella mushrooms, zucchini and red onions over a bed of mixed greens and topped with fried goat cheese cake & Dijon vinaigrette  11.50

Stuffed Tomato Plate

A vine ripened tomato stuffed with your choice of tuna or chicken salad surrounded with marinated vegetables & crackers  10.50

Jacob Salad

Julienne lettuce, turkey and ham tossed with a special creamy dressing 8.95 (small) 10.95 (large)

Cobb Salad

Rows of diced chicken, tomatoes, avocado, blue cheese, bacon, egg and red onions over shredded lettuce  12.95

*Bender’s Steak & Onion Salad

Char-broiled sirloin steak, mushrooms, Blue cheese, crispy homemade onion rings, and balsamic vinaigrette over a bed of mixed greens  12.95

Add a cup of soup or Bender’s Fresh Cut French Fries for 2.50.

** Turtle Soup is an additional 2.00.



Fried Fresh Boston Haddock

Breaded and deep fried with tartar sauce, coleslaw & Bender fries  11.95

Fresh Boston Scrod

A la Foley or broiled with coleslaw & Bender fries  12.95

Grilled Atlantic Salmon

With maple-balsamic glaze, coleslaw & Bender fries  12.95

Grilled Pork Chop

With apple-raisin chutney & Bender fries  10.50

Bender’s Special Angus Sirloin Steak

6oz. sirloin char-broiled and served with a red wine, mushroom-herb sauce, Bender fries & fresh veggie du jour  12.95

Fettuccini Alfredo

Linguini and creamy Alfredo sauce with veggies or chicken  13.50

Add a luncheon tossed salad to any entree for 2.50.

High Protein Luncheon Plate

Bender’s Special 8oz. Burger or a Grilled Chicken Breast served with cottage cheese or hummus & a 1/2 hard-boiled egg   9.50


Fried Fresh Boston Haddock

Bender’s famous bluefish served on a fresh bakery bun with chips  10.50

Tuna Melt

Homemade tuna salad & American cheese on grilled rye bread with chips 7.95

Classic Egg Sandwich

Fried egg, baked ham and American cheese on an English muffin with a side of Bender fries  7.95

Bender’s 8oz. Angus Burger

“Our burger’s are freshly ground Angus Beef……..taste the difference”

Black Angus burger served with your choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato and onion, served with chips  8.95

Black & Blue Burger

8oz. Black Angus burger with cajun spices & blue cheese, served with chips  8.95

Hall of Fame Burger

8oz. Black Angus burger with grilled onions, mushrooms & provolone cheese, served with chips  8.95

Grilled Vegetable Stack

Zucchini, red onion & portabella mushrooms with arugula, fresh mozzarella & sun-dried tomato-walnut pesto on sourdough served with chips or apple slices  10.95

Turkey Reuben

Turkey, coleslaw, Swiss cheese & Thousand Island dressing on grilled sourdough, served with chips  9.75

Classic Reuben

Corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese & Thousand Island dressing on grilled rye bread, served with chips  9.75

Classic Club

Turkey, ham, peppered bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato & mayonnaise on toasted whole wheat bread, served with chips  10.50

Chicken Caesar Wrap

Sliced chicken breast, crisp Romaine lettuce & homemade Caesar dressing, served with chips  9.50

Chicken Charmoula

Grilled chicken breast, hummus, roasted fennel-cucumber relish & feta on ciabatta bread, served wtih chips  9.75

Add a cup of soup, tossed salad or Bender’s Fresh Cut French fries for 2.50 to any Bender’s Classic items.

**Turtle Soup is an additional 2.00

Try a famous “Jerry’s Mini Sundae” for dessert 3.50

Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.