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Steamed Little Neck Clams
Served in a garlic white wine sauce.
Shrimp Cocktail
Five large shrimp served with homemade cocktail sauce.
Scallops Wrapped In Bacon
Five pan seared scallops wrapped in bacon.
Chicken Wings
Ten wings served hot, medium, mild, BBQ or teriyaki with celery & homemade bleu cheese.
Fried Mozzarella Sticks
Served golden brown with house marinara sauce.
A blend of plum tomato & pesto on garlic bread baked with mozzarella cheese.
Hand Battered Chicken Tenders $8.99
Hand Battered Buffalo Chicken Tenders $9.99
Backwater Nachos
Topped with chicken, cheese, tomatoes, onions, black olives & jalapenos.
Potato Skins
Choice of broccoli and cheese or bacon and cheese served with salsa & sour cream.
Mini Hot Dogs
Served loaded with homemade meat sauce, onions & mustard.
$1.99 ea.
Sweet Potato Fries $5.99
Eggplant Fries $5.99
Beer Battered Onion Rings $5.99

Homemade Soups

Crock of Soup Du Jour $3.99
Crock of New England Clam Chowder $4.99
Crock of French Onion Soup $4.99
House Salad and Soup Du Jour $6.99


Garden Salad                                           small...$3.99          large...$6.99
Fresh greens, tomatoes, onions & cucumber.
Caesar Salad                                           small...$4.99          large...$7.99
Fresh romaine, parmesan cheese, croutons & Caesar dressing.
Additions to any salad:
grilled chicken breast...$4.00          Grilled Salmon...$7.00          Grilled Shrimp...$7.00
Chef Salad $14.99
Ham, turkey, roast beef, American, Swiss cheese and eggs served over fresh salad greens.
Backwater Buffalo Salad $12.99
Buffalo chicken tenders, onions, tomatoes,, crumbled bleu cheese over fresh salad greens.


Grilled Chicken Breast $8.99
Served on a Kaiser roll with lettuce, chips & pickle.
Grilled Cheese & Tomato $7.99
Served with your choice of bread, chips & pickle.
Turkey Rueben $9.99
Pastrami Rueben $9.99
Coleslaw, Swiss cheese, thousand island dressing served on rye with chips & pickle.
Tuna Melt $8.99
White tuna served on choice of bread with melted cheese, chips & pickle.
Backwater Club $9.99
Traditional club layered with bacon, lettuce, tomato, choice of turkey, ham or roast beef served with chips & pickle.
Eggplant Parmesan $9.99
Chicken Parmesan
Served on a Kaiser roll topped with mozzarella cheese, served with chips & pickle.

Backwater Specialties

French Dip $10.99
Roast beef & cheese on a sub roll & oven baked, served with au jus, French fries & pickle.
Hot Pastrami $10.99
Sautéed onions and Swiss cheese served grilled on rye bread with French fries & pickle.
Hand Battered Fresh Haddock $10.99
Served with French fries and cole slaw.
Hand Battered Chicken Tenders $10.99
Served with French fries & cole slaw.
Open Faced Turkey or Roast Beef $10.99
Served with gravy, French fries & pickle.


Angus Burger $8.99
8 oz hand packed angus burger served on a Kaiser roll with chips & pickle.
Veggie Burger $8.99
Served with sautéed onions, mushrooms, lettuce & tomato on a Kaiser roll with chips & pickle.
BBQ Burger $10.99
8 oz hand packed angus burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, BBQ sauce served on a Kaiser with roll with lettuce, tomato, chips & pickle.
Backwater Burger $11.99
8 oz hand packed angus burger with sautéed onions, peppers, mushrooms, bacon, choice of cheese & lettuce served on a Kaiser roll with chips & pickle.
Build A Burger $10.99
8 oz. hand packed angus burger with choice of two toppings served on a Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, chips & pickle.
American, Provolone, Cheddar, Bleu, Swiss cheese, Sautéed onions, Sautéed peppers, Jalapenos, Mushrooms, Ham, Bacon, Teriyaki sauce, Hot wing sauce, BBQ sauce, Cole slaw.


Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap $9.99
Grilled chicken breast, romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese & Caesar dressing with chips & pickle.
Buffalo Chicken Wrap $9.99
Spicy chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, onion & bleu cheese dressing with chips & pickle.
Backwater Wrap $10.99
Grilled chicken breast with sautéed onions, peppers, bacon & cheese with chips & pickle.
Roast Beef Wrap $9.99
House roasted roast beef, cheese, lettuce, tomato & homemade horseradish sauce served with chips & pickle.
Turkey Wrap $9.99
House roasted turkey breast with cheese, lettuce, tomato and cranberry mayonnaise served with chips & pickle.


Three Cheese Quesadillas $7.99
Served with salsa and sour cream...Add chicken...$1.00
Chicken Parmesan Quesadillas $9.99
Chicken breast, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese served with salsa and sour cream.
Backwater Quesadilla $11.99
Chicken breast, cheese, bacon, tomato and onion served with salsa and sour cream.

Our homemade dough is made fresh daily & topped with our homemade marinara sauce with fresh in house shredded mozzarella cheese

Small   $8.99                                Large    $10.99

Add Topping:      Small.....$1.00 each     Large......$1.50 each

Specialty Pizza

Small   $11.99                                 Large    $13.99

Tomato, mushroom, green peppers, garlic, marinara & mozzarella cheese.
California White
Garlic, tomato, caramelized onions & mozzarella cheese.
Hot Chicken Wing
Diced chicken breast, hot wings sauce & mozzarella cheese.
Pepperoni, mushroom, peppers, marinara & mozzarella cheese.
BBQ Chicken
Diced chicken breast, BBQ sauce & mozzarella cheese.
Chicken Bacon Ranch
Diced chicken breast, bacon, ranch dressing & mozzarella cheese.

Calzones & Stromboli's

Calzone $9.99
Ricotta & mozzarella cheese inside with one topping.
Stromboli $9.99
Mozzarella & marinara inside with one topping.
Additional Toppings...$.75
Garlic, Bacon, Peppers, Onions, Mushroom, Tomato, Pepperoni, Sausage, Broccoli, Ham, Jalapenos and Extra cheese.

Childrens Menu

Chicken Fingers $7.99
Served with French fries.
Two Mini Burgers $8.99
Served with French fries.
Grilled Cheese $6.99
On choice of bread served with chips & a pickle.
Penne Pasta with Marinara Sauce $7.99
Two Mini Hot Dogs $4.99
Served with chips & a pickle.

* Please inform your server of any food allergies when placing your order *

*Dinner Entrees Are Available After 4PM

Poultry & Pasta Entrees
Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo $17.99
Grilled chicken breast with broccoli topped with alfredo sauce and served with penne pasta.
Chicken Almondine $18.99
Pan seared chicken breast encrusted with almonds, topped with hollandaise sauce and served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetable.
Chicken Parmesan $18.99
Eggplant Parmesan $16.99
Topped with homemade marinara sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese served with penne pasta.
Chicken Riccardo $18.99
Chicken, broccoli, mushrooms and ham in a garlic cream sauce served over penne pasta.
Pasta Primavera $17.99
Seasonal vegetables sautéed with garlic in a marinara sauce served with penne pasta.
Broccoli Aioli $15.99
Broccoli in an olive oil garlic sauce served over penne pasta.
Seafood Entrees
Broiled Seafood Platter $20.99
Fresh haddock, shrimp, little neck clams and Maryland crab cake sautéed in a lemon white wine sauce served with rice pilaf and fresh vegetables.
Teriyaki Glazed Salmon $20.99
Salmon filet topped with a panko crumb teriyaki topping served with rice pilaf and fresh vegetables.
Baked Stuffed Haddock $18.99
Haddock with crabmeat stuffing topped with hollandaise sauce, served with rice pilaf and fresh vegetables.
Coquille St. Jacque $20.99
Scallops & mushrooms in a white wine cream sauce topped with parmesan cheese & piped potatoes.
Fried Shrimp Platter $18.99
Hand battered fresh shrimp fried golden brown and served with French fries and cole slaw.
Beef & Pork Entrees
Two Hardy Pork Chops $21.99
Hatfield Premium Reserve Pork topped with caramelized onions and mushrooms served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Chicken Fried Pork Tenderloin $21.99
Pork tenderloin breaded and fried topped with onion cream sauce served with garlic mashed potato and fresh vegetables.
Marinated Jack Daniels Steak $23.99
Sirloin steak with a Jack Daniels whiskey glaze served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Quattro Formaggio $24.99
Hand cut sirloin marinated in Italian spices, grilled to perfection topped with four Italian cheeses served with garlic mashed  potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Classic Sirloin Steak $22.99
Hand cut sirloin steak seasoned with our own signature spices and grilled to perfection, served with garlic mashed potatoes.  and fresh vegetables.

* * All dinner entrees served with soup du jour or fresh garden salad * *



White Wines

   Glass  Bottle
Hazlitt Riesling



  Intensely tropical on the nose and palate, this off-dry Riesling shines with notes of juicy melon, papaya and peach 
Brancott Sauvignon Blanc $8.00 $24.00
  Ripe gooseberry flavors on the palate backed by tropical fruit and a hint of grassiness that lingers.    
Kendall Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay $10.00 $28.00
  Tasty tropical flavors of mango, papaya and pineapple with citrus notes that create depth and balance throughout.
  A hint of toasted oak rounds out the finish.
Villa Pozzi Moscato $7.00 $23.00
  Fresh aromas of white and tropical fruits which leave a sweet but never obvious palate.    
Rex Goliath Chardonnay $6.00  
  Tropical fruit, melon and flavors of vanilla with a creamy finish.    
Sutter Home White Zinfandel $6.00  
  Light, refreshing wine flirts with your tongue, as you taste essences of strawberry and melon.
Barone Fini Pinot Grigio $7.00 $23.00
  Bright aromas of peach, cream and apple with a silky, fruity light body and crisp balance.    

Red Wines

   Glass  Bottle
Rex Goliath Cabernet Sauvignon



  Hints of cedar and oak with layers of raspberry, plum, mocha and currant.    
Ruta 22 Malbec $8.00 $24.00
  Plums and raspberries followed with fruit with rounded and firm tannins.    
14 Hands Merlot $7.00 $23.00
  Flavors of plum and spice are complemented by soft polished tannins.    
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon



  Beautiful ruby color, showing a nose of cassis, baking spice, cherry and toasted oak, leading to a bright palate with
  medium body and great acidity.
Simply Naked Pinot Noir


  Intense strawberry jam, pomegranate and bing cherry flavors with a supple yet delicate finish.    

Draft Beers

Browns Brew Brown Ale Druthers Brown Ale  
Bud Light Landshark  
Chatham Brewing Blonde Ale Sam Adams Seasonal  
Chatham Brewing Seasonal Shock Top Belgian White Ale  
Craft Seasonal Stella Artois  
Davidson Brothers IPA Pabst Blue Ribbon  

Bottled Beer

Amstel Light Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA Newcastle Brown Ale  
Blue Moon Genesee Not Your Father's Root Beer  
Budweiser Guinness O'Douls  
Bud Light Heineken Pabst Blue Ribbon  
Bud Light Lime Heineken Light Rolling Rock  
Coors Cutter Lagunita's IPA Sam Adams Lager  
Coors Light Michelob Smuttynose Porter  
Carona Michelob Ultra Twisted Tea  
Carona Light Mike's Hard Lemonade Twisted Tea 1/2 & 1/2  
Doc's Hard Cider Miller Light Yuengling  
Please Note: Prices subject to change without notice.
Backwater Bar & Grille - A Restaurant On Queechy Lake Featuring Lakeside Dining Near The Berkshires
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