What to Eat at Barracuda Tavern, Bringing Deep-Fried Cheesecake to Downtown Crossing

Barracuda Tavern is set to open at 15 Bosworth this weekend, per Thrillist, and we’ve got your first look at the menu. Creative, seafood-focused comfort food is the theme here: think oyster po’boys, bay shrimp-topped potato skins, and shrimp scampi pizza. The restaurant’s deep fryer gets quite a workout, crisping everything from turkey bacon-wrapped scallops to cheesecake. Yes, you read that right. Deep-fried cheesecake.

Shrimp Cocktail- $10
Boiled and chilled shrimp served with cocktail sauce & fresh lemon
Fried Calamari - $9
Deep fried with spicy cherry peppers pan seared in garlic sauce and served with marinara
Mushroom Martini - $7
Assorted mushrooms sautéed in butter and herbs, topped with Boursin cheese
Cheese Plate- $12
Assorted Imported and domestic cheese display served with rustic breads
Fried Fish Tacos - $7
Soft tacos with spicy citrus slaw and deep fried cod, topped with Chipotle aioli
Chicken Wings or Tenders - $8
Plain, buffalo or BBQ served with blue cheese dressing, carrots & celery sticks
Tavern Scallops - $9
Bay scallops wrapped in turkey bacon, deep-fried & served with horseradish mayonnaise
Crab Cakes - $11
Jumbo lump crab cakes pan seared & served with Cajun aioli
Conch Fritters - $8
Key West conch breaded and pan-fried, served with Chipotle aioli
Barracuda Skins - $8
Bay shrimp and melted cheddar, served with sour cream and scallions
Margarita Pizza - $7
Sliced Roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & basil
Shrimp Scampi Pizza - $9
Sautéed bay shrimp, olive oil, white wine, garlic, herbs & Roma tomatoes in light cream sauce
Tavern Nachos - $9
Warm corn tortilla chips topped with buffalo chicken, chopped tomatoes, olives and melted cheddar cheese, served with sour cream and salsa

Soups and Salads
New England Clam Chowder - $5
Seafood Bisque - $5
French Onion Soup - $4
Bocochini Salad - $8
Beefsteak tomatoes with buffalo mozzarella, red onion, kalamata olives, basil, olive oil & balsamic reduction
Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad - $10
Chipotle chicken, chopped tomatoes, onions and olives served over mixed greens in a warm tortilla shell with ranch or Tavern dressing
Traditional Caesar Salad - $6
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed with garlic croutons, parmesan cheese & creamy Caesar dressing
Tavern Salad - $6
Tossed mesclun mix with cherry tomatoes, red onions, radish and cucumbers, served with our house Tavern vinaigrette
Add to above salads:
blackened or grilled chicken $3
blackened or grilled shrimp $4
steak tips* $5
Squid Salad - $11
Boiled until tender and tossed with celery, olives and red onions, served over baby spinach

Sandwiches and Burgers
Oyster Po-Boy Sandwich - $8
Battered & deep fried oysters served on a grilled baguette with tartar sauce, served with French fries & coleslaw
Crabcake Sandwich - $12
Jumbo lump crab cake served on a bulkie roll & topped with lettuce, bacon & Cajun aioli, served with French fries & coleslaw
Sirloin Steak Sandwich* - $11
Thinly sliced marinated sirloin, charred onions, melted Gruyere cheese & horseradish cream, served with French fries & coleslaw

Tavern Burgers - $8
Served with lettuce, tomato, onion, French fries & a pickle
All tavern burgers can be substituted for grilled chicken breast upon request
French Quarter*
Mushroom, bacon & Boursin cheese
Down South*
BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese & caramelized onions
Spicy citrus slaw, cheddar cheese and Cajun aioli
All tavern burgers can be substituted for grilled chicken breast upon request

Seafood Linguine - $16
Bay shrimp, scallops & cod tossed in a white wine sauce with chopped tomatoes & fresh scallions, served over linguine with rustic garlic bread
Grilled Caribbean Chicken - $12
Marinated in Caribbean fruits & seasonings, served with rice & vegetable of the day
Grilled Atlantic Salmon - $14
Marinated in ginger & dill, served with rice & vegetable of the day
Fish & Chips - $12
Fresh cod dipped in Barracuda’s special batter, cooked until golden brown & served with tartar sauce, French fries & Coleslaw
Grilled Tenderloin Medallions* - $13
Beef tenderloins marinated in house porter and herbs, served over mashed potatoes or tavern salad
Fried Clam Dinner - $10
Belly clams, beer battered & deep fried, served with French fries & Coleslaw Atlantic
Atlantic Sea Scallops - $14
Sautéed in garlic & herbs, served with mashed potatoes & vegetable of the day
Captains Feast - $19
Battered & fried shrimp, clam, scallops & cod, served with tartar sauce, French fries & Coleslaw

Deep Fried Cheesecake - $6
Deep fried N.Y. style cheesecake, served with strawberry drizzle
Death by chocolate - $6
Warm chocolate chip cake filled with milk chocolate ganache
Key Lime Pie $6
A Key West favorite served with whipped cream

Barracuda Tavern [Official Site]
Beach Bar Drops Anchor Downtown [Thrillist]

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What to Eat at Barracuda Tavern, Bringing Deep-Fried Cheesecake to Downtown