Blue Mermaid swims across the river. After 23 years of operating the Blue Mermaid in Portsmouth, we are pleased to announce we have made a bitter/sweet decision to move the Blue Mermaid to Kittery. We will continue to do food and beverage off-site catering throughout the summer as well as acquire a food truck to keep Blue Mermaid flavors available to the public.


Cup $6.25, Bowl $8.25 Lobster and Roasted Corn Chowder

Cup $4.25, Bowl $5.75 Sweet Potato Coconut Curry (GF/V)

Cup $4.25, Bowl $5.75 Black Bean Soup

Small Plates

$10.99 Orange Ginger Spring Rolls (V)

Filled with napa cabbage, sprouts, carrots and ginger. Fried and served with an island peanut sauce

$12.99 Lobster Quesadilla

Filled with Maine lobster, roasted corn and fresh basil. Served with fire-roasted salsa and sour cream

$10.99 Crispy Calamari

Served with a tomato, ancho aioli dipping sauce

$12.99 Grilled Scallops on Yucca Chips

Topped with a roasted corn red pepper salsa and an avocado cream

$11.99 Saddle Bags

Crispy wontons filled with chicken, jack cheese, herbs and spices, served with ginger soy dipping sauce

$8.99, Chicken $10.99, Hawiian Pulled Pork $12.99, Chipotle BBQ Pork $11.99 Tortilla Pizza

Smoked tomatoes, spinach, caramelized onions and jack cheese oven baked in layers of flour tortillas (V)

$8.99 Fried Plantains

Served with chipotle honey dipping sauce

$11.99 Red Stripe Steamed PEI Mussels (GF)

Sauteed with roasted corn and tamarind.

$10.99, Tofu option (V) $10.99 Island Lettuce Cups (GF)

Boston bib lettuce leaves served with ginger soy marinated chicken and our mango thai herb salad

$9.99 Wasabi Rangoons (V)

Crispy wontons filled with wasabi cream cheese that packs a punch. Served with ginger soy dipping sauce

$9.99, Tofu option (V) $8.99 Mermaid Seafood Tacos (GF)

Pan seared sesame-encrusted haddock with wasabi cream and mango napa cabbage slaw in a blue corn tortilla cup


Chicken $6, Salmon $8, Shrimp $9, Scallops $10, Steak $8 Add your favorite protein to any salad

$10.99 Arugula Salad (GF/V)

Baby arugula, Gala apple, toasted almonds, blue cheese dressed with a citrus vinaigrette

$10.99 Spinach Salad (GF/V)

Baby spinach, Bermuda onions, dried cranberries and goat cheese dressed with chipotle honey vinaigrette and candied pecans

$8.99 Blue Mermaid Salad (GF/V)

Mixed greens, banana, mango, onions and peppers with lemon pepper vinaigrette

Mermaid Specialties

$16.99, Add Shrimp $20.99, Add Chicken $18.99 Rasta Pasta (V)

Penne pasta sauteed with caramelized onions and fire-roasted tomatoes in a chili pesto cream sauce

$20.99 Pumkin Honey Braised Lamb Shank

melt in your mouth slow roasted braised lamb enticed with a pumpkin honey glaze that will sooth your soul. Served with fried plantains and rice 'n beans

$19.99 Seafood Tagine (GF)

Salmon, cod and mahi-mahi sauteed with curried tomatoes, onions and peppers in a rich coconut fish stew, served with foccacia and a side salad

$19.99, Vegetarian option available $16.99 New World Paella (GF/V)

Chicken, shrimp, mussels and sausage with curried rice

$22.99 Island Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised in a guava-soy reduction, served with garlic green onion mashed potatoes and sauteed green beans

$18.99 Jamaican Jerk Chicken (GF)

Grilled boneless breast of chicken glazed with our hot and sweet jerk seasoning topped with sunsplash salsa, served with whipped sweet potato and chefs vegetable

$18.99 Sesame Fried Tofu (GF/V)

Crispy sesame encrusted tofu over sauteed tomato coconut curry, onions and red and green peppers. Served with rice 'n beans.

$23.99 Santa Fe Spiced Skirt Steak (GF)

Dusted with santa fe spice then grilled. finished with watermelon jicama salsa, sweet potato hash and garlic green beans.

$19.99 Parmesan Panko Fried Chicken

Crispy encrusted boneless breast of chicken topped with an andouille cream sauce, served with sauteed green beans and garlic green onion mashed potatoes

$22.99 Plantain Encrusted Cod (GF)

Fresh cod encrusted in plantains and topped with mango vinaigrette, served with grilled banana and sweet potato hash

$18.99 Polenta Napoleon (GF/V)

Crispy polenta layered with herbed goat cheese, fresh tomato and watercress pesto topped with a zesty marinara. Served with chefs vegetable

Grilled Selections

$21.99 Salmon (GF)

Pairs well with chipotle honey glaze or sunsplash salsa Wines to enjoy are the B & G Vouvray or the Smoking Loon Steelbird Chardonnay

23.99 Shrimp (GF)

Is very tasty with our Grilled Mango Vinaigrette or Sunsplash Salsa We suggest the Dr. L Loosen Bros Reisling or Mohua Sauvignon Blanc

$23.99 Sea Scallops (GF)

Are even better with the Blueberry Bourbon Sauce or the Wasabi Cream Try the Naia Verdejo or Casalini Pinot Grigio to compliment either sauce.

$20.99 Mahi-Mahi (GF)

Gets a pop from our Mango Chutney or the Chipotle Honey Glaze Pairs well with the Apothic White or the Mohua Sauvignon Blanc

$23.99 Santa Fe Spiced Steak (GF)

Dusted with santa fe spice then grilled. Finished with watermelon jicama salsa, sweet potato hash and garlic green beans.

$19.99 Boneless Breast of Chicken (GF)

Is perfect with the Citrus Shoyu or the Chipotle Honey Glaze Try the Apothic White or the Naia Verdejo

Sauce & Salsa Selections

Mango Chutney (GF/V)

Fresh diced mango poached with garlic, red pepper, malt vinegar and simple syrup

Chipotle Honey Glaze (GF/V)

The heat of the chipotle is complimented by the sweetness of the honey

Wasabi Cream (GF/V)

Just the right heat. Japanese horseradish cooled to perfection with fresh cream

Sunsplash Salsa (GF/V)

Bright tropical flavors of papaya, pineapple, Bermuda onion, lime and cilantro

Blueberry Bourbon Vinaigrette (GF/V)

Native Maine Blueberries reduced with oak aged American bourbon

Grilled Mango Vinaigrette (GF/V)

Fresh bright mango flavor with an additional layer of caramelization from the grill

Citrus Shoyu (GF/V)

A reduction of ginger soy orange and lemon


$4.99 Grilled Banana (GF/V)

$3.99 Sauteed Green Beans (GF/V)

$4.99 Mango Napa Cabbage Slaw (GF/V)

$4.99 Sweet Potato Hash (GF/V)

$5.99 Small Green Salad (GF/V)

$4.99 Sweet Corn Fritters With coconut cream sauce (V)

$3.99 Island Rice (GF/V)

$3.99 Whipped Sweet Potatoes (GF/V)

$3.99 Garlic Green Onion Mash Potatoes (V)

$6.99 Sweet Potato Fries With papaya catsup (V)