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Ship Lantern Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad - Coach Farms Cheese
Thinly Sliced Beet, Arugula, and Creamy Goat Cheese Salad.
Bluepoint Oysters on Half Their Shell
Cajun Cocktail Sauce.
Peppercorn Crusted Ahi Tuna Carpaccio
Qüinoa Salad and Pickled Ginger.
Mesclun Salad with Hudson Valley Pears and Maytag Bleu Cheese
Raspberry Vinaigrette.
Market Price
Maryland Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cocktail
Sauce Varies.
Rosemary Crusted Filet of Beef Tenderloin - Kalamata Olive and Mandarin Salsa
Rosemary Crusted Carpaccio of Beef Tenderloin with an Aromatic Salsa.
Grilled Panama Shrimp - Corn, Avocado, and Soy Relish
Grilled Panama Shrimp Served with a Light and Lively Asian Inspired Relish.
Escargot Bourguignonne
A Timeless Classic.
Roasted Garden Vegetable, Wild Mushroom, and Montrachet Cheese Strudel - Chive Infused Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Glaze
A Flavorful Blend of Garden Vegetables, Montrachet Cheese, and Wild Mushroom Duxelle Wrapped in a Puff Pastry.
Baked Clams Ship Lantern Inn
Fresh Minced Clams in a Flavorful Herb Stuffing Baked in the Shell.
Cajun Baked Oysters Bienville with Panama Shrimp
Freshly Shucked Oysters Topped with a Cajun Crème Highlighted with Cayenne, Fine Herbs, and Chopped Panama Shrimp.
Cassoulet with Duck Leg Confit
Duck Leg Confit Slowly Braised with Vidalia Onions, Pancetta, Tuscan Beans, and Andouille Sausage.
Onion Soup Gratinée
Soup du Jour
Priced Accordingly
Pastas May Be Ordered As An Entrée. (Priced Accordingly)
Maryland Crab and Panama Shrimp Risotto - Lobster and Roma Tomato Crème
A Creamy Risotto of Arborio Rice Topped with Sweet Maryland Crabmeat and Panama Shrimp.
Gnocchi Toscana with Butternut Squash and Prosciutto di Parma
Fresh Potato Dumplings Tossed with EVO, Diced Butternut Squash, Sage, and Prosciutto di Parma.
Veal Tortellini with a Brie, Prosciutto, and Walnut Crème
Hand Crafted Tortellini Finished with a Savory Brie, Shallot, and Walnut Crème with Prosciutto di Parma.
Strozzapreti Bolognese with Sweet Sausage
Hand Rolled Pasta Tossed with a Bolognese of Black Angus Beef, Veal, Roasted Pork, and Sweet Italian Sausage.
Oven Roasted Fillet of Wild King Salmon - Soy and Hudson Valley Honey Glaze
A Fresh Fillet of Atlantic Salmon Oven Roasted with an Asian Inspired Soy and Local Honey Glaze.
Select Diver Sea Scallops - Wild Mushroom and Julienne Leek Beurre Blanc
Succulent Day Boat Scallops Pan Seared and Served with a Flavorful Julienne Braised Leek and Wild Mushroom Beurre Blanc.
Cioppino of Imported Lobster Tail, Panama Shrimp, Diver Scallops, and Littleneck Clams
A Variation of this Classic Seafood Stew of Slowly Braised Lobster, Shrimp, Scallops, and Clams.
Fillet of Lemon Sole with Asparagus and Maryland Crabmeat - Roasted Shallot and Citrus Compound Butter
A Choice Fillet of Lemon Sole Topped with Tender Asparagus Spears, Maryland Crabmeat, and drizzled with a Roasted Shallot and Citrus Compound Butter.
Market Price
Broiled Twin Imported Lobster Tails - Drawn Butter
A Pair of Succulent 7 oz. Imported Tails.
Pan Roasted Fazio Farms Chicken - Fig, Dried Cherry, and Blackberry Jus Lie
The Finest Organic Chicken Slowly Pan Roasted.
Nature Veal a la Valdostana
Milk Fed Veal Escalopes Topped with Julienne Parma Ham, Fontina Cheese, and Finished in a Marsala Wine Based Reduction Accented with Mushrooms and Fresh Tomato.
Chefs’ Duck Presentation of the Evening
Our Staff will Gladly Describe the Chefs' Presentation for this Evening.
Certified House Aged New York Cut Black Angus Sirloin
A Choice House Aged 14 oz. Black Angus Sirloin Served with a Maître ?Hôtel Butter.
Veal Osso Buco a la Milanese - Porcini Scented Risotto
Fresh Thick Cut Veal Shanks Slowly Braised in Pinot Noir, Veal Stock, Vidalia Onions, Leeks, Shallots, and Fine Herbs.
Rack of Australian Lamb - Chipotle Plum and Roasted Shallot Sauce
A Choice Herb Dusted Rack of Australian Lamb.
Center Cut Filet Mignon Bordelaise - Mushroom Garni
A Well Trimmed Choice Filet Cooked to Your Specifications.
Asparagus with a Roasted Shallot Hollandaise
Baby Spinach with Virgin Olive Oil and Garlic
Sauce Bearnaise
Dijon and Roquefort Crème
Châteaubriand Garni
Sauce Varies.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
American, International
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

Ship Lantern Inn has been an "institution in our area for at least 3 generations. It has excellent cuisine, superior service and always a pleasant greeting. The atmosphere is delightful and comfortable. Prices are reasonable for the menu.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank McHenry1
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

This place is top notch! Food was amazing, delicious, served hot and plentiful. The service was BEYOND amazing! My drink was never empty, we never had to ask for anything, and the waitstaff was pleasant and accommodating. I had the filet mignon, and my husband...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tiffbooch
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We celebrated New Year’s Eve at the ships lantern and we were not disappointed. The food was delicious, the wait staff friendly and the prices of the meals very reasonable. They have complete meal specials during the week and if you are in the area...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pete0525
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very high-priced. They boast Continental cuisine which I’m not sure is the selling point. The food is very rich, they give you vegetables but a tiny portion, heavy on the meat, heavy on the fat, heavy on the butter and light on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank louisen844
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Salvatore the maitre d’ welcomed us and we immediately felt at home. You can really tell that this restaurant cares so much about its customers...all the staff are extremely attentive and nothing is too much trouble. The food was delicious. The Caesar Salad for two...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Just got back from dinner at the Ship Lantern Inn in Milton, NY. Dinner was great - servers were friendly, polite and helpful; courses were at just the right pacing; and the guitarist-singer was really good and just the right loudness so that we could...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bettine31
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Was there for fundraising event. Passed food was good. Sit down buffet style food was wonderful. Sliced hot meats, lemon chicken, pasta platters, vegetables, etc. Very well prepared and well presented. Great setting and friendly staff. Never been there for dinner but the locals raved...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 23brucet
Reviewed 24 October 2018

First time there. Wonderful food and service. Super knowledgeable staff. The bartender came over to the table to check that the wives were happy with their drinks. My wife said it may have been the best martini she's had. Looking forward to going back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scott I
Reviewed 18 October 2018

My wife, 2 daughters and I celebrated one daughter's 50th birthday here on a Saturday night. I would say that reservations are a must, at least on a weekend. My wife and one daughter chose the Saturday Night prix fixe menu so they started with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Our favorite restaurant. Always come back to celebrate our anniversary. Outstanding menu, superior service and outstanding food. Love the escargot appetizers and Chilean sea bass and liver & Onions. Will always go back and highly recommend to others.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Kathy T
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Response from JAMES L | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe they have an online GC
5 June 2016|
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Response from SlowPoke59 | Reviewed this property |
No, a jacket is not required either. But dress nice and a shirt with a collar will do.
17 January 2016|
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