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Tortuga's Menu

Brunch Menu

Served 10 - 2

Coffee & Cocktails

Classic Pour-Over

  • Hand-selected and fresh-ground beans from our local, artisanal roaster – Bloom City Coffee Co. Please request cream from your server single cup 3 48 oz carafe 12

Cafe Latte

  • Fresh roasted beans from Bloom City paired with steamed milk 5 Caramel Syrup 1 Vanilla Syrup 1 Mocha 1

Island Coffee

  • Locally roasted beans, baileys and texas whiskey on ice with house whip 7

Mimosas

  • Make it traditional with Orange Juice or switch it up and choose Cranberry, Pineapple or Ruby Red Grapefruit. single 4 Carafe 22

Lydia Ann

  • La Marca with a shot of St. Germaine and splash of grapefruit juice 8

Bloody Mary Bar

  • Ask your Server for details!!

Plates

— All of our eggs are from pasture-raised chickens —

Steak & Hash

  • Tenderloin cutlets / sauteed spinach / carmalized onions / potato hash / Jack cheese / topped with two over easy eggs. 19

Biscuits & Gravy

  • Homemade biscuits / house chorizo gravy / scrambled eggs / breakfast potaoes / bacon. 14

MIGAS

  • Eggs / pico de gallo /corn chips / house chorizo / Jack cheese / avacado / served with breakfast potatoes. 14
Shrimp and Grits

  • Jumbo shrimp / moist grit cakes / bacon / corn and poblano pan sauce. 25 Add a fried egg 2.00

Port A Benny’s

  • House biscuit / crab cake / avocado / sliced tomato / over easy eggs / hollandaise / breakfast potatoes. 21

French Toast

– four jumbo pieces –

Tenders and Toast

  • Hand-breaded tenders / candied bacon / powdered sugar / house syrup. 15

Traditional

  • House syrup / powdered sugar / house whip. 10

Berry

  • House berry compote / citrus vanilla anglaise / powdered sugar / house whip 13
Shrimp and Grits

  • Jumbo shrimp / moist grit cakes / bacon / corn and poblano pan sauce. 25 Add a fried egg 2.00

Tuga Style

  • House caramel / spiced mexican chocolate / candied pecans / house whip. 15

Handhelds

– all served with natural cut fries –

Brunch Burger

1/2 lb beef patty / bacon / fried egg / American / mayo / Texas toast. 14

Blackened Grouper BLT 

Blackened Grouper / bacon / lettuce / tomato / mayo / Texas toast. 16

Classic Burger
1/2 lb beef patty / lettuce / tomato / pickles / onions / mustard / mayo / cheddar cheese / Challah bun.  11

Lunch Menu

Served 11-3

Starters

Crab Cake

Lump crab mixed with a perfect
blend of spices. Served with house
remoulade. 12

Poke Nachos

Crispy won ton chips topped with
shredded cabbage, poke-style
sashimi tuna, pineapple-mango
salsa, fresh jalapeno and drizzle of
sriracha aioli. 14

Boudin Balls

Cajun sausage of pork and ricebreaded
and fried crispy. Served
with special house remoulade 9

Oysters

Chargrilled

  • Garlic-butter / Panko / Parmesan / Jack Cheesehalf dozen – 14 dozen – 26

On the half shell

  • Ask your server or check the chalkboard for availability.Market Price

Handhelds

All 1/2 Lb served with fries

Po Boys

  • A toasted hoagie roll stuffed full of fried seafood. Dressed with lettuce, tomato and remoulade. Shrimp 13 Fish 12 Oyster 14 Shrimp/Oyster Combo 15

Fish or Shrimp Tacos

  • Crispy shrimp or fish served on warm tortillas with cabbage, roasted corn, avocado, pico de gallo, cotija cheese and green chile ranch. 14

The Big Cheesy Burger

  • YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE IT!!! Creamy house cheese blend (lots of it), lettuce, tomatoes and fried jalapenos. 14

Candied Bacon Burger

  • The BEST BURGER you’ll ever put in your mouth! House candied bacon, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and mayo. 15

Classic Burger

  • Lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, mustard, mayo and cheddar cheese. 11

SALADS

Blackened Shrimp Salad

  • Butter lettuce, green chile ranch, pico de gallo, bacon, roasted corn, cotija cheese. 15

Grilled Chicken Salad

  • Butter lettuce, red bell pepper, red onion, roma tomato, Parmesan cheese. Choice of dressing. 12
Black N Bleu

  • Beef tenderloin cutlets, butter lettuce, bleu cheese crumbles, tomatoes and red onion — drizzled with house ranch. 17

BOWLS

Poke Tuna Bowl

  • Sashimi tuna, steamed rice, cabbage, pineapple-mango salsa, marinated vegetables, jalapeno, avocado, crispy wonton strips, poke vinaigrette and sriracha aioli. 15
Southwest Bowl

  • Steamed rice, cabbage, green chile ranch, pico de gallo, bacon, rosted corn, cotija cheese and avocado. Chicken 12 Shrimp 14 Beef 17

Entrees

Charbroiled Fish of the Day

  • Broiled fresh gulf fish with compound butter, rice androasted vegetables. 19

Garlic Butter Pasta

  • Garlic butter, parmesan and herbs with bowtie pasta andtoasted french bread. Chicken 11 Shrimp 13

Blackened Fish of the Day

  • Blackened fresh gulf fish with compound butter, rice androasted vegetables. 19

Southern Fried Seafood

  • Lightly breaded, crispy and perfectly seasonedServed with fries and hush puppiesShrimp 20 Fish 17 Oysters 23 All Three 25

Consumption of raw or under cooked meat, poultry, eggs, or seafood may increase the risk of illness.  This facility serves raw oysters. Eating these oysters may cause severe illness and even death, especially in persons with liver disease or other chronic illnesses that weaken the
immune system. If you eat raw oysters and become ill, you should seek immediate medical attention. If you are unsure if you are at risk, you should consult your physician.

Served 11am – 3pm  Please Note that all parties 6 or greater are subject to an automatic 18% gratuity and split plates are subject to a $2 upcharge.

Please be aware that this facility handles products containing allergens–including, but not limited to–wheat/gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and soy. We cannot completely guarantee that any menu item will be completely free of allergens. If you have an allergy, please ask to speak with a manager and we can see what accommodations can be made.

Dinner Menu

Served 3pm - Close

Starters

Crab Imperial

Blue crab in a creamy blend of cheeses. Served
as a hot dip with tortilla chips. Garnished
with tomatoes and green onions. 15

Poke Nachos

Crispy won ton chips topped with
shredded cabbage, poke-style
sashimi tuna, pineapple-mango
salsa, fresh jalapeno and drizzle of
sriracha aioli. 14

Big Bowl of Mussels

1 Lb in a velvety garlic-butter wine sauce.
Served with grilled french bread. 13

Crab Cake

Lump crab mixed with a perfect
blend of spices. Served with house
remoulade. 12

Boudin Balls

Cajun sausage of pork and ricebreaded
and fried crispy. Served
with special house remoulade 9

Port A Cocktail

Our spin on a regional tradition– fresh gulf
shrimp, avocado, roasted corn, pico de gallo
layered with tangy house cocktail sauce.
Served with tortilla chips. 12

Oysters

Chargrilled

  • Garlic-butter / Panko / Parmesan / Jack Cheese half dozen – 14 dozen – 26

On the half shell

  • Ask your server or check the chalkboard for availability. Market Price

Salads

All served on crisp Boston Butter lettuce

 Add chicken: 7
Add Seared Ahi Tuna: 8
Add 5 Jumbo Gulf Shrimp: 10

Southwest

  • Fresh Avocado, pico de gallo, bacon, roasted corn, cotija cheese with a House Green-chile ranch served on the side 11

Islander

  • Spinach, chopped cabbage, mango-pineapple salsa, shredded carrot, red bell pepper, jalapeno, crispy won ton strips and sesame ginger vinaigrette served on the side 11

Wedge

  • Bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, diced tomatoes and red onion with a drizzle of house ranch 7

House

  • Red Bell Pepper, heirloom cherry tomatoes, red onion, fresh-grated parmesan–your choice of dressing Dinner Portion 9  Side Salad 5

Featured Seafood

Seared Scallops

  • Seared jumbo scallops on a bed of seasonal risotto with a carrot-ginger coulis. Served with a warm kale salad. 34

Seafood Acadiana

  • A generous portion of gulf shrimp, gulf fish and scallops in a rich tomato-seafood stock. Served with long grain rice and finished with a house black-garlic vinaigrette. 26

Charbroiled Choice of the Day

  • A simple and delicious classic. Served withlemon butter, seasonal risotto and roastedvegetables. Fish – 31 Shrimp – 26 Combo – 34

Redfish Ponchartrain

  • Blackened redfish topped with a housecrawfish creole sauce, served with a cheddargrit cake & roasted vegetables 27

Thai Shrimp

  • Crispy, pan fried shrimp with a thai-inspiredcoulis. Served with tropical fried rice andmarinated vegetables. 25

Shrimp and Grits

  • A fan favorite. Gulf shrimp sauteed with crispybacon, poblano and sweet corn. Served overcheddar grit cakes, topped with a decadentpan sauce. Garnished with green onion anddiced tomato. 25

Jerk Grilled Shrimp

  • Jumbo gulf shrimp marinated in a house jerkspice and charbroiled, served with tropicalfried rice and marinated vegetables 25

Crab-Crusted Fish of the Day

  • Fresh rotating gulf fish encrusted with lumpblue crab mix topped with a decadent lemonbutter cream sauce. Served with seasonalrisotto and roasted vegetables. Garnishedwith green onion and diced tomato. 36

Steaks

 1855 cattle company upper 2/3 choice to
prime. Served with roasted vegetables and
an Au Gratin potato stack

Filet

  • 6 oz 25  8 oz 32 16-18 oz Ribeye 38

Ribeye and Shrimp

  • 16-18 oz ribeye with 4 Jumbo shrimp 44

Filet Oscar

  • 8 oz filet topped with lump crab and hollaindaise. 38

Black and Bleu

  • Charbroiled with a bleu cheese crust and finished with port wine reduction. 8 oz filet – 35

Southern Fried Seafood

Served with house fries and hush puppies
LIGHTLY BREADED, CRISPY AND
PERFECTLY SEASONED

Shrimp 20         Fish 17            Oysters 23            All Three 25

 

Pasta

Served with Grilled French Bread

Seafood Pasta

  • Gulf shrimp, scallops and mussels in a richbuerre blanc tossed with bowtie pasta,sundried tomatoes and spinach. 23

Milano

  • Caramelized onion bechamel, sundriedtomatoes, fresh garlic and portobello’s overbowtie pasta.Vegetarian 14 Chicken 17 Shrimp 21

 

Basil Pesto

  • Rich basil pesto sauteed with bowtie pasta,garnished with green onion, diced tomato andparmesan.Mushroom 14 Shrimp 21 Chicken 17

 

Consumption of raw or under cooked meat, poultry, eggs, or seafood may increase the risk of illness.  This facility serves raw oysters. Eating these oysters may cause severe illness and even death, especially in persons with liver disease or other chronic illnesses that weaken the immune system. If you eat raw oysters and become ill, you should seek immediate medical attention. If you are unsure if you are at risk, you should consult your physician.

Please Note that all parties 6 or greater are subject to an automatic 18% gratuity and split plates are subject to a $2 upcharge.

Please be aware that this facility handles products containing allergens–including, but not limited to–wheat/gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and soy. We cannot completely guarantee that any menu item will be completely free of allergens. If you have an allergy, please ask to speak with a manager and we can see what accommodations can be made.

Drink Menu

Draft & Bottled Beer

Ask your server about our current beer selections

Island Drinks

Margaritas

  • Frozen or on the rocks. Try a Strawberry or Mango Margarita!

Blue FIN Margarita

  • Our house margarita with Blue Cauracao. Feel the waves!

Corona-Rita or Dos-a-Rita

  • Served in a BIG glass. A 7 oz Corona or Dos XX floats in our House Frozen Margarita

Ultimate Pineapple

  • A Daiquiri or Pina Colada served in a fresh pineapple

Green Iguana

  • Malibu pineapple, Midori, Pineapple Juice & Pina Colada

Fresh Mojito

  • Light rum, fresh mint & lime with a splash of soda. Try a strawberry, mango or grapefruit mojito!

Pirate Punch

  • Malibu pineapple, Malibu coconut, OJ, pineapple juice and grenadine. Jack approved!

Mimosa

  • Champagne & orange juice or pineapple juice

Strawberry Daiquiri or Pina Colada

Wine List

Served by the glass

Black Box

Chardonnay
Pinot grigio
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon

Kendall Jackson

Chardonnay
Cabernet Sauvignon

Sutter Home

White Zinfandel

Santa Margherita

Pinto Grigio