Boat House

234 John Wise Avenue, Essex, MA (978) 890-5113


Celebrating Mother's Day!

Join us on Mother’s Day at Boat House Grille Essex

Our Chefs have a scrumptious menu in the works with a very special cobbler for dessert! The restaurant will be open EARLY at 11am. Limited advance reservations & walk-ins always welcome. We look forward to seeing you!

watermelon salad

Arugula, Smoked Blue Cheese, Watermelon Honey Whole Grain Mustard Dressing


pan seared scallops 

Avocado Tomato Corn Salsa, Fingerling Potatoes & Broccoli

 lamb lollipops & arugula salad


grilled swordfish

Charred Shishito Butter, Tomato Cucumber Salsa


fresh halibut

Lemon Basil Tomato Vinaigrette Served With Jasmine Rice And Topped With Matchstick Vegetables


Pan-Mass Fundraiser Event - April 23rd

Pan-Mass Challenge Fundraiser

April 23rd @ 6pm

Boat House Grille Essex

Join us for dinner at Boat House Grille Essex and help support riders of the 2019 Pan-Mass Challenge. Donations and 10% of ALL sales collected on this evening in the restaurant and bar will help raise money for cancer research. Fun & fabulous door prizes, 50/50 raffle & awesome silent auction items are all up for grabs!

Everyone is welcome – please bring your family & friends!

Our Bar Manager, Steph Raby, will be riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) and organizing the fundraising evening this year. Last year $4K was raised! If you can’t be here on the day, and want to participate, donations can be made directly to rider: SR0240 on the PMC website:

Questions? Contact Steph at


Salad Toppers

Top off your favorite salad with a piece of our Chef's mouthwatering Salmon! OR try another flavor from our Salad “Add On” menu options made to your order…  House Marinated Steak Tips, Pan Seared Cajun Chicken, Buffalo Fingers, Cocktail Or Buffalo Shrimp, Anchovies, Blackened Or Grilled Swordfish, Salmon & Fresh Lobster in season! 


Valentine's Day

February is about to get a whole lot SWEETER with a bite of this spectacular Chocolate Strawberry Cake … just one of the delicious surprises featured on our Chefs Valentine’s Day Menu! Come join us for a very special meal!

Chocolate Strawberry Cake by Chef Leandro

Chocolate Strawberry Cake by Chef Leandro

Valentine’s Day Specials

salmon rice bowl :: Kimchi Seaweed Salad, Baby Bok Choy, Shitaki Mushroom Brown Rice, Red Dragon Sauce And Scallion Sauce

skirt steak :: Parmesan Risotto & Broccoli Rabe

grilled scallops :: Fingerling Potatoes, Crispy Pork Belly, Bok Choy, Mustard Seed Sauce

 baked stuffed lobster

 chocolate strawberry cake :: Filled With Strawberries And Whipped Cream And Topped With Chocolate Ganache

Boat House Grille Essex    234 John Wise Avenue Essex, MA 01920  I 978-890-5113   © 2018