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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Prefer to make your reservation via phone? Give us a call! You can contact us between 11am and 10pm ever day of the week. Our Phone number is (732) 571-7900

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Restaurant Hours

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

Beer Garden Hours

Closed for the season

Beer Garden will OPEN Sunday May 5th
(and will be open Wednesday through Sunday throughout the season)

BLU GROTTO NJ

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

(732) 571-7900
eventsblugrotto@gmail.com