Zuppe e Insalate

  • Bibb Lettuce
    8
    Pears / Radicchio / Pecorino / Candied Walnuts
  • Kale & Romaine Caesar
    10
    White Anchovy / Parmigiana Crisp / Classic Dressing
  • Fennel & Orange
    10
    Baby Arugula / Sicilian Olives / Pistachio / Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Old School Chopped
    12
    “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” / Chianti Vinaigrette

Crudo

  • Tuna Tartar
    12
    Asparagus / Capers / Bottarga / Lemon Oil
  • Oysters
    MP
    Mignonette / Bourbon Cocktail Sauce / Lemon
  • Salmon Tartar
    12
    Wasabi Crema / Crispy Shallots / Bonito Ponzu

Antipasti

  • General Taos Calamari
    14
    Toasted Sesame / Scallion / Calabrian Chili
  • Burrata Mozzarella
    14
    Summer Melon / Prosciutto di Milano / EVOO
  • Beef Carpaccio
    12
    Kohlrabi / Celery Root / Apple / Parmigiana
  • Short Rib Meatballs
    14
    Tomato Sauce / Creamy Polenta / Whipped Ricotta
  • Mediterranean Octopus
    16
    Nduja Potatoes / Pesto Siciliano
  • Shishito Peppers
    12
    Smoked Sea Salt / Sherry Vinegar

Antipasto Misto

Artisanal cured meats and cheeses
Carved on our custom hand slicer
Small (1-2 guests) $20
Big (3-4 guests) $ 30
Please inform your server of any allergies or dietary needs

Primi

  • Mezzi Rigatoni Norma
    18
    Caramelized Eggplant / Tomato / Whipped Ricotta
  • Garganelli
    22
    Classic Ragu Bolognese / Shaved Parmigiana
  • Bis of Pasta
    30
    Select 2 Pastas to be Served for Entire Table Simultaneously

Secondi

  • Pork Chop & Peppers
    26
    Broccoli Rabe / Sweet & Hot Cherry Peppers
  • Organic Salmon
    28
    Fregola Primavera / Cool Lemon Yogurt
  • Sicilian Spiced Tuna
    30
    Eggplant Caponata / Aged Balsamic / Chickpea Puree
  • Branzino Filet
    32
    Braised Tomato / Castelvetrano Olives / Capers
  • Chicken Saltimbocca
    24
    Bloomsdale Spinach / Corona Beans / Marsala Jus
  • Lamb Chops Scottadito
    46
    Black Garlic / Dijon / Chinese Long Beans
  • VITELLO TRE FUNGHI
    30
    Veal Scaloppine / Seasonal Mushrooms / Cognac / Touch of Cream
  • DRY AGED NY STRIP 14oz
    40
    Roasted Cippolini Onion / Green Peppercorn Mustard / Steak Fries
  • SKIRT STEAK TAGLIATA
    28
    Calabrese Potatoes / Salsa Verde
  • FILET MIGNON
    38
    Parmigiana Pudding / Charred Broccolini / Porcini Barolo

Contorni

  • Mushroom & Hot Cherry Peppers
    8
  • Truffle Herb Fries
    8
  • rosemary fingerling potatoe
    6
  • Broccoli Rabe, Roasted Garlic, Pepperoncini
    12

Antipasti

  • Fennel & Orange
    10
    Baby Arugula / Sicilian Olives / Pistachio / Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Bibb Lettuce
    8
    Pears /Radicchio / Pecorino / Candied Walnuts
  • Old School Chopped
    12
    “Everything but the Kitchen Sink”/ Chianti Vinaigrette
  • Burrata Caprese
    12
    Heirloom Tomatoes / Basil / Fresh Mozzarella
  • Fried Calamari
    14
    Hot Cherry Peppers / Marinara
  • Tuna Tartar
    12
    Asparagus / Capers / Bottarga
  • Kale & Romaine Caesar
    10
    White Anchovy / Parmigiana Crisp / Classic Dressing

Secondi

  • Orecchiette Barese
    20
    Italian Sausage/ Broccoli Rabe / White Beans
  • Mezzi Rigatoni Norma
    16
    Caramelized Eggplant / Tomato / Ricotta Salata
  • Garganelli
    19
    Classic Ragu Bolognese / Shaved Parmigiana
  • Penne
    18
    Prosciutto / Peas / Parmigiana Crema
  • Spaghetti Vongole
    22
    Manila Clams / Toasted Garlic / Pepperoncino
  • Organic Salmon
    26
    Bloomsdale Spinach / Sauce Picatta
  • Grotto Burger
    18
    Pat LaFreida Burger / Nueske Bacon Jam / NY State White Cheddar / Hand Cut Fries
  • Chicken Milanese
    20
    Arugula / Grape Tomatoes / Red Onion / Parmigiana
  • NY Strip Steak ($10 Supplement)
    36
    12 oz. / Hand Cut Fries / Mushrooms

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Mon-Tues:
Closed
Wed – Thurs:
Noon – 9 pm
Fri:
Noon – 10 pm
Sat:
5 pm – 10 pm
Sun Brunch:
11 am – 3 pm
Sun Supper:
4 pm – 9 pm

OPEN Christmas Eve 4:00pm – 9:00pm
OPEN New Years Eve 4:00pm – 6:30pm & 7:00pm – 10:00pm

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Closed for the season

BLU GROTTO NJ

200 Port Au Peck Ave
Oceanport, NJ 07757, United States

(732) 571-7900
eventsblugrotto@gmail.com