You know what they say: It’s never too early for oysters. What a relief, then, that everyone’s new favorite oyster bar, Island Creek (located in the former Great Bay space), just started serving Sunday brunch last weekend. Within, highlights from the new menu.
House-Made Baked Beans, Slab Bacon, Fried Farm Eggs: $9
Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs, Chives, Hash Browns, Housemade Wheat Toast: $11
Salt Cod Cakes, Poached Eggs, Spicy Tomato Sauce: $12
Lobster Omelette, Scallion, Pecorino: $15
Cinnamon Bread French Toast, Cranberry Apple Compotes: $11
Mushroom and Cheddar Quiche, Baby Greens: $11
Toasted Ham and American Cheese, Sriracha Fries: $9
Grafton Cheddar Burger, Vermont PT Farm Beef, Caramelized Onion Roll, House-Cured Thick Cut Maple Bacon, Fries: $14
For the Table
No Shell Snug Harbor, PEI Mussels, Salted and Toasted Almond Cream, Basil: $10
Steamed Duxbury Little Necks, Orange, Basil, Garlic, Grilled Sourdough: $10
Crispy IC Oyster Sliders, Brioche Roll, Lime & Chili Aioli: $4 ea.
Oysters Benny, IC Canadian Bacon, Brioche, Spiced Hollandaise: $12
BBQ Glazed Shrimp, Anson Mills Creamy Polenta, Pepper Relish: $11
Baby Iceberg, Great Hill Blue, Bacon, Scallions: $10
Sweet Potato and Shrimp Fritters, Roasred Garlic Aioli: $9
Local Clam Chowder, Hand-Dug Clams, Buttermilk Biscuits, House-Cured Bacon: $10
Fried Clams, Hand-Dug on South Shore, Tartar Sauce, Fries: $15
Pan-Fried Maine Crab Cake, Baby Romaine, Apple, Pickled Ramps, Anchovy Dressing: $10
Ethel’s Lobster Roll, Kettle Chips, Cole Slaw, Rosemary Roll: $19
Fish & Chips, Beer Batter, Gloucester Fish, Malt Vinegar Aioli: $14
Note: There’s also a nice selection of baked goods and, of course, a raw bar.