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
  • Cresti Di Gallo
    18
    Italian Sausage / Escarole / Hot Cherry Peppers

Secondi

  • Faroe Island Salmon
    26
    Fregola Primavera / Cool Lemon Yogurt
  • Grilled Swordfish
    28
    Roasted Sunchokes / Pickled Eggplant / Nduja Butter
  • Branzino Filet
    32
    Swiss Chard / Chickpeas / Castelvetrano Olives / Sicilian Pesto
  • Sole Francaise
    28
    Pickled Grapes / Capers / Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Veal Porterhouse
    38
    Norwich Meadows Baby Carrots / Artichoke Picatta
  • Dry Aged NY Strip 14oz.
    40
    Funghi Misti / Crispy Rosemary Potatoes
  • Sliced Skirt Steak
    28
    Calabrese Potatoes / Salsa Verde
  • Lamb Chops Milanese
    42
    Cauliflower Caponata / Panelli / Wild Arugula / Fennel
  • Amish Brick Chicken
    28
    Escarole / Gigante Beans / Burnt Lemon
  • Pork Chop & Peppers
    30
    Broccoli Rabe / Sweet & Hot Cherry Peppers

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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Restaurant Hours

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

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Beer Garden is OPEN!
(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