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Drummer’s Cafe

Drummers Cafe Berlin, MDLocated within the historic Atlantic Hotel is a favorite gathering place affectionately known as Drummer’s Café. Dating back to its origins, The Drummer’s Café has served the Berlin & Delmarva communities for over a hundred years and still remains a favorite for visitors to the Eastern Shore as well as the regional clientele.

Present day Drummer’s Café is as popular as ever with quality guest service and exceptional culinary creations. The Café has retained many of the favorite choices of its consistent followers along with daily ever-changing items offering additional excitement and anticipation to an already great menu.

As featured in "Seafood Lover's Chesapeake Bay" cook book!

As featured in “Seafood Lover’s Chesapeake Bay” cook book!

Lite Fare is served from 11 am to closing. A Fine Dining menu begins at five o’clock with one of the most impressive dinner menus in the area.

Drummer’s attractive and welcoming atmosphere exudes warmth and hospitality. Beautiful jewel hues fuse with the warm glow of the open fireplace. Crystal chandeliers, delicate lace and beautiful fabrics at the windows add elegance to the historic setting.

An enclosed porch makes you a participant in the sidewalk activity of passers-by as you view Berlin’s Historic District of boutique shops, art galleries, and historic buildings. In season, a screened-in porch is the favorite venue at Drummer’s Café. Everyone vies for a table on the porch communing with nature, flowering plants, fresh air and visitors enjoying a day in the Village of Berlin.

The Drummer’s Café Bar is always filled with luncheon and dinner guests, hotel guests and music lovers who come to experience the ambiance of a welcoming atmosphere as well as an occasional evening’s live entertainment which takes place during and after dinner. Fine wines by the glass or bottle, a variety of domestic, imported, selection of craft beers, and top shelf mixed drinks and coffees are always available from opening to closing.

All Day Menu

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    • Appetizers

    • Crab Dip

      14

      Topped with melted cheddar jack and served with crusty bread, avocado chips and house salsa

    • Grandma's Jumbo Garlic Shrimp (4)

      13.75

      Simply presented on toasted sliced French bread

    • Prince Edward Island Mussels

      14

      Pan roasted and simmered with Andouille sausage, tomato, white wine and garlic butter, with crusty bread

    • Island Round Fries or Crispy “Shoestring” French Fries

      6.50
    • Baked Brie and Fruit with Crusty Bread

      13
    • Twin Kabobs of Filet Mignon

      14

      On grilled bread with thin russet fries dusted with steak seasoning, horseradish tiger sauce and house made steak sauce

    • Eggplant Tower

      12.95

      Parmesan breaded & layered with hand pulled mozzarella, set in a pool of pink caper sauce

    • Crispy Calamari

      12.50

      With a trio of sauces: Thai chili, Hawaiian BBQ, and Marinara

    • Ancho Dusted Wings

      10.50

      With chipotle & bleu cheese aïoli, and celery sticks

    • Soup

    • Classic Maryland Crab Soup

      Regular $7.50 / Small $5
    • Chef’s Soup

      Priced Daily
    • Salads

    • Classic Caesar

      10

      Hearts of romaine, homemade croutons, parmesan & creamy roasted garlic dressing

    • Tomato Mozzarella

      10

      Basil oil and balsamic glaze, cracked pepper and sea salt

    • Seasonal Field Greens with Grilled Wild Salmon

      15.95

      Virgin olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette dressing

    • House Garden Salad

      Small 6.50/Big 9

      With a full complement of the freshest vegetables. Add bleu cheese - $1.00

    • Cobb Salad

      13.50

      Greens topped with chopped turkey, bacon, avocado, hard boiled egg, tomato and fresh chives, with raspberry vinaigrette

    • Wedge Salad

      11.95

      Wedge of iceberg topped with blue cheese dressing cherry tomatoes, bacon and blue crumbles

    • Bistro Steak Salad

      15.95

      Grilled and sliced on a cool bed of seasonal field greens with caramelized onions, mushrooms & white balsamic dressing

    • Greek Salad

      12.95

      A renewed presentation of an old favorite including fresh and marinated vegetables, feta, oregano, and red wine vinaigrette

    • Kids Menu

    • For those under 10. All served with Fries (except pastas) and a Beverage

    • Grilled Cheese

      5.95

      3 pieces of bread & 2 layers of American cheese

    • 3 Chicken Tenders

      5.95
    • Lil' Hamburger

      5.95

      with cheese add .75

    • Penne Pasta

      7.95

      with marinara, mac and cheese style or butter

    • Ravioli

      9.95

      with marinara, cheese sauce or butter

    • Sandwiches, et al

    • Fresh Quiche of the Day with Small Salad

      12.50
    • Char - Grilled Burgers

      11.95

      Made with fresh ground Certified Angus Beef® with American, Swiss, cheddar, pepper jack, provolone, or blue cheese, add  .75, With bacon, add  .75

    • Crab Cake Maryland Style

      15.95

      All jumbo backfin lump - served broiled

    • Grilled Salmon BLT

      14.95

      Served with roasted red peppers, apple wood smoked bacon and pesto mayo on Artisan bread

    • The Islander

      12.95

      Shaved turkey breast, deep smoked ham, Swiss cheese, romaine lettuce and Russian dressing on soft marble rye. With bacon, add .75

    • Crabby Chicken Pretzel Club

      13.50

      Grilled chicken on a pretzel roll with crab dip, lettuce, tomato, bacon and melted cheddar

    • Gyro Sandwich

      13.50

      Grilled lamb gyro meat sandwiched between two pitas with cucumber tzatziki, olive salad, salsa, feta and cabbage, with mini Greek salad

    • John's Roast Pork

      14.50

      House-seasoned, roasted. shaved Pork Loin simmered in au jus with Broccoli Rabe on a crispy Italian Roll with melted Swiss Gruyere. Served with a cup of au jus for dipping & smoked Paprika Fingerling Fries

    • Leo’s Shrimp Salad Platter or Sandwich

      13.95

      Accented with mango and the perfect amount of spice

    • Fancy Chicken Salad

      12.95

      Lightly dressed and garnished with dried fruit, pine nuts, capers and chives, served as a sandwich or platter

    • Island Fish Tacos Cuban Style

      (2) 12.95 / (3) No problem

      The freshest fish, grilled and served in a soft tortilla with Havarti cheese, cabbage and fresh cilantro guacamole

    • Smoked Salmon Spread on Bialy

      13.95

      In house prepared hot smoked salmon and cream cheese spread, lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion and capers on a toasted “old school” Bialy, side of Island home fries and fruit

    • Soft Crab Sandwich

      Priced Daily

      On thick white bread, lettuce, tomato and a cup of tartar sauce, cucumber red onion salad, and watermelon pickled ginger salad to accompany

    • The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

      Priced accordingly

      Chef’s Ever-Changing Creation

    • Michelle's Healthy and Wholesome Corner

    • Chickpea Hummus

      9

      garnished with roasted red peppers, pine nuts, x.v.o.o. and cumin spice blend, crudités, pita bread and stoned wheat thins

    • Avocado Vegetable Wrap

      9.95
    • 3*2*1 Ramen Noodle Bowl

      15.95

      3 shrimp, 2 pork dumplings, 1 jumbo chicken wing, julienne cut vegetables and ramen noodles bathed in lemongrass and ginger accented miso broth, cilantro, togarashi spice

    • Al Fresco Salad ~ Blackened Scallops on Organic Field Greens

      Priced Daily

      garnished with roasted beets, hearts of palm, lychee fruit and raspberry vinaigrette

Dinner Menu

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    • Dinner Appetizers

    • Crab Dip

      14

      Topped with melted cheddar jack and served with crusty bread, avocado chips and house salsa

    • Grandma's Jumbo Garlic Shrimp (4)

      13.75

      Simply presented on toasted sliced French bread

    • Prince Edward Island Mussels

      14

      Pan roasted and simmered with Andouille sausage, tomato, white wine and garlic butter, with crusty bread

    • Baked Brie and Fruit with Crusty Bread

      13
    • Twin Kabobs of Filet Mignon

      14

      On grilled bread with thin russet fries dusted with steak seasoning, horseradish tiger sauce and house made steak sauce

    • Eggplant Tower

      12.95

      Parmesan breaded & layered with hand pulled mozzarella, set in a pool of pink caper sauce

    • Crispy Calamari

      12.50

      With a trio of sauces: Thai chili, Hawaiian BBQ, and Marinara

    • Ancho Dusted Wings

      10.50

      With chipotle & bleu cheese aïoli, and celery sticks

    • Smoked Salmon "Sundae"

      12.95

      In house prepared hot smoked salmon and cream cheese spread topped with diced red onion, hard boiled egg, capers, chives and a dollop of horseradish sour cream, grilled bread, stoned wheat thins and lemon. Perfect to share!

    • Soup

    • Classic Maryland Crab Soup

      Regular $7.50 / Small $5
    • Chef’s Soup

      Priced Daily
    • Dinner Salads

    • Classic Caesar

      10

      Hearts of romaine, homemade croutons, parmesan & creamy roasted garlic dressing

    • Tomato Mozzarella

      10

      Basil oil and balsamic glaze, cracked pepper and sea salt

    • Large House Garden Salad

      9

      With a full complement of the freshest vegetables (add bleu cheese $1)

    • Wedge Salad

      11.95

      Wedge of iceberg topped with blue cheese dressing cherry tomatoes, bacon and blue crumbles

    • Al Fresco Salad

      Priced Daily

      Blackened scallops on organic field greens garnished with roasted beets, hearts of palm, lychee fruit and raspberry vinaigrette

    • Greek Salad

      12.95

      A renewed presentation of an old favorite including fresh and marinated vegetables, feta, oregano, and red wine vinaigrette

    • Entrees

    • Salmon

      27.95

      Pan seared, topped with 2 jumbo shrimp & toasted pine nuts, simmered in a Pomegranate Purée & Citrus Beurre Blanc, set on a sautée of sliced fingerling potatoes, roasted beets and broccoli rabe

    • Twin Crab Cakes a la Maryland Style

      33.50

      Island Tartar

    • Twin Soft Shell Crabs

      Priced Daily

      Touched with lemon and chive buerre blanc and accompanied by pickled ginger and watermelon salad, cucumber and red onion salad, and Chef’s choice starch

    • Broiled New England Cod

      27.95

      Horseradish, Dijon and panko crusted, topped with olive tapenade, charred long stem artichoke heart, tomato salsa and grilled lemon

    • Chicken Scaloppini a la Pistachio

      27.95

      Boneless chicken scaloppini sautéed with mushrooms, prosciutto, and pistachio nuts in a Madeira wine demi-glace touched with cream over wild mushroom raviolis

    • 5*3*2 Ramen Noodle Bowl

      22

      5 shrimp, 3 pork dumplings, 2 fried chicken wings, julienne cut vegetables and ramen noodles bathed in lemongrass and ginger accented miso broth, cilantro, togarashi spice

    • Petite Filet Mignon

      32.95

      (8 oz.) demi-glace, hotel butter, and crispy fried onions

      *with a Maryland Crab cake ... add $9

      *with BBQ Shrimp ... add $7

      *with a Soft Crab ... add $9

    • Drummer's Seafood Grand Slam

      32.95

      a Maryland style crab cake, with tartar sauce, BBQ shrimp and scallops, broiled cod touched with beurre blanc

    • Surf & Surf

      Priced Daily

      Crab cake and a soft shell crab with Island tartar and lemon chive buerre blanc

    • Pennette Alle Vongole

      24

      Clams, mini penne pasta, crispy chunks of pancetta, white wine, and Grandma’s tomato marinara highlighted with tender fat strips of clams, garnished with fresh parsley, shaved Parmesan, and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil...crushed red pepper upon request

    • All Served with appropriate accompaniment (Small House Salad $6.50)

Beer, Wine, and Specialty Drinks

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    • Beer List

    • Domestic Beer

      Dogfish Head 60 Minute, Bud, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime, Miller Lite, Fat Tire, MGD 64, Angry ORchard Cider, Yuengling, Coors Light, Natural Light Cans, Michelob Ultra, O'Douls, Beck's N/A

    • Import Beer

      Amstel Light, Bass, Corona, Corona Light, New Castle Brown Ale, Heineken, Sam Adams, Sam Adams Seasonal, Blue Moon, Guinness, Magic Hat #9, Sierra Nevada, Stella, Peroni

    • Wine List

    • Albarino, Badia De San Campio, Terras Gauda, Rias Baixas, 2013 Spain

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 30

      Hints of golden delicious apple and pear. Wine is bright and fresh

    • Beaujolais, Chateau De La Chaize 2011, Brouilly France

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 30

      This medium bodied red wine is filled with bright red fresh fruit flavors

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    • Bordeaux Blanc, Chateau Graville-Lacoste 2013 Graves, France

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Pure and lively, medium bodied and well balanced with clean fresh fruit flavors

    • Bordeaux, Chateau Simard 2004 Saint-Emilion, France

      Glass: 15 Bottle: 57

      Ripe red plum aromas, hints of cedar and raspberry, medium-bodied, delicate and restrained

    • Bordeaux-Claret Fager's Island Larroque, France

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Fresh, bright fruit made from merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc

    • Cabernet Sauvignon, J Lohr Hilltop 2011 Paso Robles, CA

      Glass: 12 Bottle: 46

      Well balanced fruit and oak with a clean lingering finish

    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Liberty School 2012 Paso Robles, CA

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 35

      Bright ruby red color, intense ripe fruit and mellow spices

    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Sequoia Grove 2011 Napa Valley, CA

      Glass: 15 Bottle: 59

      Serious California cabernet. Seamlessly smooth; big fruit & toasty taste

    • Chardonnay Frogs Leap 2013 Napa Valley, California

      Glass: 12 Bottle: 45

      Apple, pear and melon flavors with a soft clean balanced fish

    • Chardonnay, Basignani Winery 2011 Sparks, Maryland

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 29

      Bright, luscious pear flavors coupled with wet pebble cleanliness. Maryland's finest wine + Maryland's finest seafood = a local legend

    • Chardonnay, Domaine Des Herbauges 2013 Loire Valley, France

      Glass: 11 Bottle: 42

      Unoaked, fresh and lively balanced structure with white peach and apple flavors

    • Chardonnay, Fager's Island Macon, France

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Citrus, hints of vanilla, medium bodied, perfect oak influence

    • Chardonnay, Sterling "Vintners" Collection 2013 Central Coast, CA

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 38

      Very smooth with excellent balance of butter and oak

    • Malbec, Luigi Bosca D.O.C. Single Vineyard 2011 Mendoza, Argentina

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 38

      Deep ruby-red colour, with aromas of ripe red fruit, spices, black pepper

    • Merlot, Benziger Family Winery 2012 Sonoma, California

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 35

      Rich and powerful with plum and blueberry flavors and a hint of vanilla spice in the finish

    • Merlot, Fager's Island Bordeaux, France

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Food friendly style, medium bodied, full of cherry and chocolate flavors with a clean finish

    • Mountepulciano De Abruzzo, Cantina Zaccagnini 2011 Abruzzo, Italy

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 31

      Mouth filling fruit, well structured body with a silky finish

    • Pink Moscato, Innocent Bystander 2014 Victoria, Australia

      1/2 Bottle: 15

      Energetic red berry and citrus flavors with a lingering floral finish

    • Pinot Grigio, Pighin 2013 Friuli, Italy

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Pale color with copper reflections. Delicate nose with hints of pear. Harmonious flavors, with good balance and lasting finish

    • Pinot Grigio, Santi "Sortesele" 2013 Delle Venezie, Italy

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 30

      Food friendly style, medium bodied, full of fruit, very fresh & crisp

    • Pinot Noir, Acacia 2013 Carneros, California

      Glass: 12 Bottle: 45

      Full bodied, mouth filling, fresh cherry fruit with a clean silky finish

    • Pinot Noir, Erath 2013 Oregon

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 35

      This wine is deep ruby red, soft and round with a delightful core of cherries and red fruits

    • Pouilly Fume, Domaine Des Berthiers, Dageneau 201 Loire, France

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 39

      Full in style, layering its crisp lemon acidity with ripe pear flavors

    • RED

    • Riesling, Chateau Ste Michelle 2013 Columbia Valley, Washington

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 32

      Fresh citrus aromas with tropical fruit flavors

    • Rioja, Hazana Tradicion 2011 Rioja, Spain

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 29

      Juicy dark fruit flavors, a silky texture finishing with undertones of coffee and spice

    • Rose, Cinsault "Les Jamelles" 2013 Vin De Pays, France

      Glass: 8 Bottle: 29

      Fresh, fruity, crisp and clean from Southern France. Try some Summer fun in the sun today.

    • Sancerre, "Chavignol" Vincent Delaporte 2013 France

      Glass: 11 Bottle: 42

      Black currant and kiwi fragrances. Fresh, delicate, pure, well balanced, and harmonious

    • Sauvignon Blanc, Glazebrook 2014 Marlborough, New Zealand

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Refreshing flavors of passion fruit and pink grapefruit with a long clean finish

    • Shiraz, Angove Family Winemakers 2013 McLaren Vale, S Australia

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 37

      Cherry and chocolate aromas with a touch of spice and oak. Soft and rich in the mouth

    • Sparkling Fager's Island Blanc de Blanc Savoie, France

      Glass: 9 Bottle: 34

      Celebrate with *SPARKLES*! Delicate, tiny bubbles, escaping with each sip at our Island Paradise! It'll put sand in your toes and warm bay breezes at your back

    • Sparkling, Prosecco Di Conegliano Carpne Malvolti

      1/2 bottle: 18

      Brilliant straw yellow with fine beads. Fruit flavors - peach, apple, and pear

    • WHITE

    • Wines by the glass are a six ounce pour

      If the vintage listed is not available, the next best vintage will be presented

      Over 500 additional wines by the bottle on our proprietors list.  Ask your server

    • Zinfandel, Resenblum Cellars 2010 Paso Robles, California

      Glass: 10 Bottle: 35

      Cherry and blackberry fruit along with light spices blended effortlessly in this fine offering

    • Hotel Atlantic Specialty Drinks

    • Frozen Drinks

      * Piña Colada

      * Peach Berry

      * Strawberry Daiquiri

      * Creamsicle

    • Berlin Cosmo

      Sweet Tea Vodka paired with Orange Liqueur.  We add a splash of Lime and Cranberry juice. Served up.

    • Blueberry Lemonade

      Blueberry Vodka refreshingly paired with Lemonade. Also try a pink Lemonade.

    • Grape Martini

      Grape Vodka with White Grape juice and frozen fresh Grapes.

    • Island West Rum Punch

      Dark and Light Rums, with fresh squeezed Orange juice, Pineapple juice, with a splash of sour mix and grenadine. Topped with fresh fruit.

    • Mango Martini

      Frozen Mango Vodka with Mango juice. Served with a Mango garnish.

    • Mojito

      Light Rum, infused with fresh herbal mint, Fresh squeezed Lime. Topped with Club Soda and Served on the rocks.

    • Orange Crush

      Orange Vodka, Orange Liqueur and Sprite with fresh squeezed Orange juice.  ADDITIONAL CRUSHES --- Grapefruit Blueberry Peach

    • Spiked Palmer

      Sweet Tea Vodka paired with refreshing Lemonade. A Summertime Classic, Served on the rocks.

Happy Hour Menu

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    • Drinks

    • Excellent House Wines

      $5/Glass

      Chardonnay, Merlot, Bordeaux, White Zin, Pinot Grigio

    • House Martinis

      5
    • Imports

      3
    • And More...

    • Berlin Fries

      7

      Melted Cheddar jack, bacon, ranch and scallions

    • Edamame

      3

      Dusted with sea salt

    • Gyoza

      3

      Pork filled dumplings drizzled with Hawaiian BBQ

    • Hummus, Pita, and Crudites

      6
    • Nachos

      7

      Guacamole chips, melted cheddar jack, salsa, sour cream, Guacamole, scallions

    • Olive Tapenade

      5

      Grilled bread and stoned wheat thins

    • Wings and Fries

      6

      4 Jumbo Ancho dusted wings, Island fries, Crudites and chipotle aioli

    • Singles...

    • Crab Dip For One

      6

      same dip, half the size

    • Fancy Chicken Salad slider

      6

      with chips and a pickle

    • Fish Taco

      7

      with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole chips

    • Islander Slider

      6

      with chips and a pickle

    • Pork BBQ Slider

      6

      topped with cheddar jack and slaw; kettle chips

    • Shrimp Salad Slider

      7

      with chips and a pickle


Packages & Specials

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Two Night Package

Join us for a relaxing two night package in the historic charm of the Hotel Atlantic.

Two Nights in a Deluxe Period Room in the 1895 Hotel Atlantic, starting at $386 off season and $512 in season.

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