Captain's House, Logo
(219) 239-2639


Savory Lunches to Satisfy Your Hunger

Download Our Menu Here

Sailor Small Plates

Chesapeake Crab Cake (2 mini) 9

Lump crab on bed of mixed greens with remoulade sauce and lemon caper dill aioli

Stuffed Portabella 8

Grilled portabella stuffed with sautéed spinach, roasted red pepper, goat cheese, and balsamic glaze

Fried Green Tomato 9

Fried Green Tomatoes, topped with goat cheese, remoulade sauce, and bacon bits

Roasted Garlic, Spinach & Artichoke Dip 10

Parmesan Flatbread & Artisan Crackers

Bruschetta Choose 4 $15 (GF +$2)

  • Lobster
  • Pear & Gorgonzola
  • Sun Dried Tomato Caprese (Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil)
  • Warm Artichoke Spread
  • Brie & Apples with Fig
  • Prosciutto, Figs, Mascarpone
  • Bacon, Arugula, Tomato, Parmesan
  • Roasted Red Pepper, Goat
  • Seasonal *

Artisan Cheese Platter 15 (CHEF SELECTION)

Seafood Bucket Angela McCrovitz Crab

Artisan Sandwiches

(Includes chips, pickle, deli salad AND A cookie)

From the Sea

New England Lobster Roll 14

Sweet, succulent chunks of Maine lobster, tucked into a buttery toasted bun, brushed with clarified butter. Topped with lettuce shreds and heirloom tomato bits. 

Boozy Cod Sandwich 14

Alaskan cod loin, light, flaky, tender, hand dipped in a beer batter, tartar sauce, malt vinegar, lettuce, tomato, and Cajun Remoulade, in a French roll    

Montego Bay Fried Shrimp 15

Crispy fried, seasoned shrimp piled high on French baguette, shredded lettuce, tomato, southern cocktail sauce

Louisiana Po’boy Sandwich 15

Alaskan cod loin, gulf shrimp, light, flaky, tender, hand dipped in a beer batter, tartar sauce, malt vinegar, lettuce, tomato, and Cajun Remoulade, in a French roll    

Melt My Heart Tuna 13

Crusty grilled sourdough bread, house made Albacore tuna salad, melted Swiss, romaine lettuce, and tomato

Chesapeake Crab Cake 14

Perfectly seasoned, fresh, sweet, lump Crab, lightly pan fried on Brioche bun, Swiss, tartar, lettuce, tomato, and Remoulade sauce

The Kingfisher 15

Spinach tortilla wrap with grilled salmon, spinach, cucumber dill sauce, goat cheese, capers, fresh spinach, red onion, and heirloom tomato

Big Hawaiian 15

Deluxe salmon burger, pepper jack cheese, grilled pineapple ring, Hawaiian sauce, sliced ham, and a fried jalapeno slice

Surf N’ Turf 18

Our seasoned prime rib burger, grilled portabella cap, caramelized onions, Swiss, topped with lobster, remoulade, brioche bun

From the Farm (Chicken)

Fried Buffalo Chicken BLT 14

Lightly fried buffalo chicken, Applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, Bleu Cheese, celery bits, Ranch, buffalo sauce drizzle, Pretzel Roll

Marshall Field’s Chicken Salad Sandwich 14

A Chicago classic from State Street. Roasted shredded chicken, celery, green onion, pecans, dried cranberries, grapes on toasted brioche.

From the Garden

Carolina Portabella 13

Sautéed Portabella, spinach, roasted red pepper, tomato, pesto, red onion, goat cheese, Pretzel roll

Chipotle Black Bean Burger 13

Black bean, cilantro, roasted red pepper, feta, lettuce, Chipotle mayo, red onion, tomato, Pretzel roll

Fried Green Tomato Sandwich 13

(Add BACON - $1.00 upcharge)

Farm green tomatoes, goat cheese, mixed greens, remoulade mayo on multi-grain

A Streetcar named Desire Tacos

Served with Rice and Refried Beans (Choice of Cod, Lobster, Shrimp, Salmon) 16

Premium fish, toasted tortillas, topped with lettuce, tomato, onion medley, peppers, black bean, cheddar, sour cream, salsa, lime wedge, cilantro, jalapeno.


From the Garden… Salads

Goat Cheese Fritter Salad 13

Three herbed goat cheese fritters, roasted beets, dried cranberries, mixed greens, walnuts

Salt Water Salad 16

Blackened Salmon over mixed greens, red onion, tomato, cucumber, feta, blueberries, celery

DRESSINGS AVAILABLE – (House: blueberry raspberry pomegranate vinaigrette) (Ranch, Bleu Cheese add .75, Caesar Balsamic, Blood Orange Vinaigrette)

From the Ranch, (Beef, Pork, Turkey)

The Millworker 14

Carved roast beef, Dijon, banana peppers, cheddar, bistro sauce,

Apple Cider Pulled Pork 14

Slow cooked pulled pork, maple BBQ sauce, apple cranberry coleslaw, melted cheddar on a toasted Pretzel roll

Cuban 14

Slow roasted pulled pork, carved ham, melted Swiss, Dijon mustard served on a crispy French roll

The Pirate Club 15

Carved turkey, applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, red onion, choice of cheese, mayo, sourdough


The Main Event

Lobster Pot Pie 21 (served with soup or salad)

Fresh Lobster, asparagus, roasted corn, broccoli, béchamel sauce layered with puff pastry, side of house made apple cranberry sauce

Lobster Artisan Mac & Cheese 16 (served with soup or salad)

Corkscrew pasta, lobster, four cheeses, topped with feta cheese (side of Sourdough toast)

Chicken Pot Pie 14 (served with soup or salad)

All white meat chicken, broccoli, cheddar in filo purse, served with champagne sauce (side of house made apple cranberry sauce)

Seafood Pasta 29 (served with soup or salad)

Pasta served with coastal mussels, lobster tail, gulf shrimp and clams topped in a tomato garlic clam sauce. (Side of parmesan toast)

Salmon Wellington 23 (served with soup or salad)

Wild caught Alaskan salmon, wrapped in puff pastry, mushrooms, spinach, béchamel sauce, served over red quinoa with seasonal vegetables

Signature Captain’s Meatloaf 18 (Served with soup or salad) Entrée or Sandwich

Our juicy meatloaf over fingerling potatoes, lemon pepper green beans, carrot topped with marinara sauce

Soup Du Jour $3 cup / $5 bowl

Lobster Bisque $4 cup / $6 bowl

Chili Bowl $3 cup / $5 bowl  

Upgrade $3 for all the fixings: cornbread, chips, lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream,
guacamole, black beans, salsa, cilantro, shredded cheddar, sliced peppers, jalapeno


All Day Breakfast

Breakfast Appetizers

New Orleans Beignets  7

Cinnamon/Sugar fried beignets topped with powdered sugar
(side of maple syrup)

Mini Lox & Bagel Bites 9

(mini bagel, cream cheese, smoked salmon, diced tomato, red onion, cucumber, caviar, and dill)

Portside Eggs Benedict

Traditional Eggs Benedict  12

Grilled Ham off the bone and poached eggs, smothered in homemade hollandaise sauce atop a toasted English muffin     

Seafood Eggs Benedict  15

Lobster meat with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce, on a toasted English muffin    

Vegetarian Eggs Benedict  13

Portabella mushroom, roasted red pepper, spinach, seasonal vegetables, goat cheese, poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce, on a toasted English muffin     

Country Style Fried Chicken Benedict 14

Buttermilk fried chicken, Applewood bacon, cheddar, sausage gravy, and poached eggs, on a warm Buttermilk biscuit

Salmon Eggs Benedict 16

Grilled Salmon over spinach spread, poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce, on a toasted English muffin

Batter UP!

Fruit Waffle Stack  12

A Belgium Waffle layered with Vanilla Greek Yogurt, Granola, and Seasonal fruit

French Toast Bake 14

French toast bread pudding drizzled with caramel sauce served with side of bacon, sausage, chicken sausage or ham

Harry Potter’s Butterbeer Pancakes 12

Made with a mix of butterscotch, caramel, vanilla and butter to give that rich and delicious butterbeer taste we all know and love! Comes with a shot of non-alcoholic butterbeer ice cream and special wand.  (*PEANUT ALLERGY)

Morning Skillet Over Fingerling potatoes

(tomatoes, peppers, onions)

Captains Skillet 13 (Meat or Vegetarian Option)

Sausage, Chopped Tomato, Diced Onion, Grilled Peppers, Shredded Cheddar, and Scrambled Eggs  

Meat Lover’s Skillets 13

Pork Sausage, Carved Ham, Applewood Bacon, and Scrambled Eggs    

Southern Charm

Shrimp & Grits  14

Grilled Shrimp, Buttery Grits, and Roasted Red Tomato topped with Feta Cheese     

Chicken N’ Waffles  14

Buttermilk Fried Chicken in Between Belgium Waffle with Maple Syrup, Powdered Sugar Drizzle     

Biscuits & Gravy 12 (half order option)

Buttermilk Biscuits smothered in Sausage Gravy

Anchor’s Away Omelet (With/out Croissant)

Crab & Asparagus with Parmesan 14

Smoked Trout &  Salmon & Cream Cheese with Capers, Red Onion and Tomato 13

Build Your Own (Market Price)

Captain’s Blu Plate 8.50

(eggs, potatoes, protein, toast, fruit parfait)

TUCKED AWAY on charming Miller Avenue, The Captain’s House is one of Gary’s newest independent culinary establishments with a fresh approach to seaside cuisine. Our Chef, recognized by Better Homes & Gardens, Charleston Post & Courier, The Times, WSJ, American Way Magazine and Conde Nast Traveler to name a few… this beautifully restored Miller house is the perfect Midwestern spot for breakfast, lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. Since opening, The Captain’s House has been a favorite of well-known celebrities, politicians, tourists and locals alike who rave about this culinary gem. Whether it’s a warm homemade buttermilk biscuit and sausage gravy for brunch, a bowl of lobster bisque soup for lunch or our signature buttermilk fried chicken and waffles for dinner. Your meal at The Captain’s House will be unforgettable! 

Open 7 days a week, The Captain’s House serves a seaside breakfast, lunch and dinner ALL DAY!  Monday (8:00 a.m.- 4 p.m.) TUESDAY CLOSED! Wednesday-Sunday (8:00am – 7pm). A variety of rooms are available for special events throughout the year and may be reserved. (Inquire for more information). Whether is an intimate dinner for two or a luncheon for 20, The Captain’s House looks forward to accommodating your special event, we are a small team with a big idea. We specialize in fresh from scratch cuisine, harvested locally and seasonally when possible. Come by and taste the goodness of The Captain’s House.

Buenos Dias Breakfast

Loaded Breakfast Burrito  13 (vegetarian or sausage)

Eggs scrambled with grape tomatoes, fire roasted onions, bell peppers, black beans, salsa and potatoes (Topped with guacamole, lettuce, tomato, cheese, beans, onions, peppers, cilantro, jalapeno, sour cream) rolled in a spinach tortilla

Breakfast Tacos 12 (seasonal vegetables, pork or chicken sausage)

Scrambled eggs topped with lettuce, tomato, black beans, sour cream, cheddar cheese, salsa, avocado and peppers. Served on flour or corn tortillas 
(Add breakfast potatoes $2.00)

Breakfast served w/ small parfait (includes mixed fruit, yogurt and topped with granola),

Side choice of: Sweet Potato Fries, fingerling skillet potatoes (sautéed with onions, tomatoes, peppers) or Bacon Ranch Baked Grit Casserole

Gluten Free & Vegan *Ask about options


MIMOSA $5.00


WINE $4.50

BEER $3.50


Lavender Kiss: Lavender Lemonade, Vodka, Fresh Strawberry

Naughty Sailor: Pineapple, Rum, OJ

Margaritas: Regular or Mango

Kirk Royale: Splash of blueberry liquor & champagne

Seasonal: DRINKS (ask your server)

Juices $2

Iced coffee, hot cider, or hot chocolate $3

hot tea & coffee $2

sodas $1.50

Pellegrino & fiji water $2.50

Captain’s Kids:

(under 4 - $4) (11 & under - $8)
Served with fruit, seasoned fries, cookie

Mac & Cheese

Chicken Tenders

Mini Burger Sliders

Mickey Mouse Pancake

Fish Sticks

Grilled Cheese

(Kid’s dippin’ sauce: BBQ, Ketchup, Ranch, Honey Mustard)