Our Dinner Menu

Chef James Snyder’s Castle Key dinner menu offers fresh local seafood, top quality natural steaks, and international dishes that will catch the imagination of any appetite



Garden Baked Brie       10.
Double crème Danish brie cheese baked with marinara sauce, fresh herbs, shallots, and toasted almonds. Served with croccantini, and warm bread
Mushroom Bruschetta        12.
Wild and cultivated mushrooms sautéed with shallots, garlic, sherry, fresh herbs, demi-glace, and cream, served over grilled sourdough bread
Curry Cream Mussels        12.
Fresh local mussels cooked in a tasty curry cream sauce, with basil, tomatoes, and onions.  Served with warm bread
Steamers         11.
Choice of one pound of Manila clams, local mussels, or a mixture of the two steamed in white wine with garlic, fresh herbs, and butter.  Served with warm bread
Sweet Chili Shrimp         13.
Six marinated shrimp, lightly breaded and deep-fried, coated with a Vietnamese sweet chili sauce and placed on a bed of lettuce
Northwest Crab Cakes         14.
Handmade with crab meat, roasted peppers, green onion, cilantro, and Panko bread crumbs, pan-fried to golden and served with sauce hollandaise, accompanied with Asian slaw
Fried Oysters          11.
Six shucked fresh local oysters Panko breaded and deep-fried, served with cocktail sauce, tartar sauce, and lemon wedges on a bed of Romaine
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell              11.            (seasonally available)
Six fresh shucked oysters served on the half shell on a bed of ice with lemon wedges and house-made cocktail sauce
Garlic and Rosemary Grilled Shrimp           13.
Six marinated jumbo shrimp grilled and served on a bed of Romaine with a wedge of lemon and clarified butter
Calamari Diablo            12.
Lightly dusted calamari rings quick-fried and served with our chili-spiked aioli, accompanied with Asian slaw


Key City Seafood Chowder              6.
Classic northwest creamy chowder of carrot, celery, onion, shrimp meat, bay scallops, clams, and seasonal fish
Spinach Salad            Small   7.                   Full  11.
Baby spinach with fresh strawberries, caramelized pecans, and roasted garlic, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, balsamic, and garlic honey, topped with a lightly breaded and fried goat cheese medallion
Classic Caesar Salad              Small   6.            Full   10.
Romaine hearts, herbed croutons, Parmesan cheese, and anchovies, with classic house-made Caesar dressing
Castle Key House Salad                  Small  5.             Full  9.
Romaine hearts, baby spinach, thin sliced red onion, great northern beans, and marinated cucumbers, with a house-made creamy feta cheese dressing


Grilled Salmon               22.
Honey grilled wild Pacific salmon filet topped with Thai chili cilantro butter and served with sautéed vegetables and jasmine rice
Cioppino             22.
Generous portions of salmon, clams, mussels, shrimp, crab, and calamari in a rich tomato base.
Crab-Stuffed Prawns                26.
Butterflied prawns stuffed with crabmeat, roasted peppers, green onions, cilantro, and Boursin cheese, baked and served with sauce hollandaise, sautéed vegetables, and Jasmine rice
Jambalaya                 18.
Sautéed chicken breast, andouille sausage, shrimp, and rice, tossed in a spicy fire-roasted tomato sauce
Wienerschnitzel                22.
Boneless pork cutlet pounded thin, then Panko breaded and pan-fried, served with lemon herb butter, sautéed vegetables, and a baked potato
Peppercorn Sirloin Steak               26.
Char-grilled sirloin steak grilled to your specifications then topped with a peppercorn demi-glace and served with sautéed vegetables and a baked potato
Ribeye Gorgonzola                  30.
Our Country Natural ribeye steak char-grilled and topped with aged Italian gorgonzola cheese. Served with sautéed vegetables and a baked potato
Country Natural Ribeye                  28.
10oz. cut of top quality natural beef char-grilled to perfection and sauced with a brandy demi-glace. Served with sautéed vegetables and a baked potato
Land and Sea                 34.
The butcher’s favorite cut of beef sirloin grilled to perfection and topped with a brandy demi-glace, accompanied by garlic and rosemary marinated jumbo shrimp. Served with sautéed vegetables and a baked potato
Cheese Tortellini                 18.
Tender cheese filled pasta tossed in a light white wine, garlic cream sauce, and topped with freshly shredded parmesan cheese
Chicken Mushroom Penne                 18.
Portabella, oyster, and crimini mushrooms sautéed with garlic, shallots, and herbs, tossed with penne pasta in a sherry cream sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese and a grilled chicken breast
Clam and Andouille Sausage Linguine                 17.
Fresh Manila clams and spicy Cajun sausage steamed in chicken stock and fire-roasted tomato marinara, tossed with linguine pasta
Bella Portabella                  15.
Seared marinated portabella mushroom placed atop wilted spinach, filled with sautéed vegetables, and drizzled with sun-dried tomato and black pepper dressing


North Pacific Cod Fish and Chips               2   piece  13.                  3 pieces 16.
North Pacific cod filet Panko breaded and deep-fried, served with French fries, house-made tartar sauce, and Asian slaw
Grilled Salmon Sandwich                 15.
A filet of wild Pacific salmon grilled to perfection and served on a soft Sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato, and thin sliced red onion, served with French fries and house-made tartar sauce
Steakhouse Burger             14.
A half-pound of natural ground chuck charbroiled to your taste, topped with melted gorgonzola cheese and peppered bacon, on a soft sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato, and thin sliced red onion. Served with French fries
All American Burger                  12.                 add bacon  14.
A half-pound of natural ground chuck charbroiled to your taste, topped with melted Tillamook cheddar cheese, on a soft sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato, and thin sliced red onion. Served with French fries