Zuppe e Insalate

  • Shaved Brussel Sprouts
    12
    Marcona Almonds, Sun-Dried Cherries, Goat Cheese
  • Kale Caesar
    10
    White Anchovy, Parmigiana Crisp, Classic Dressing
  • Fennel & Orange
    10
    Arugula, Casteltravano Olives, Pistachio,  Ricotta Salata
  • Old School Chopped
    12
    “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” / Chianti Vinaigrette

Crudo

  • Tuna Tartar
    12
    Asparagus,  Capers, Bottarga
  • Oysters
    MP
    Mignonette, Bourbon Cocktail Sauce, Lemon
  • Salmon & Beet Carpaccio
    12
    Winter Citrus, Horseradish
  • Carpaccio Di Manzo
    14
    Organic Mushrooms, Arugula, Parmigiana

Antipasti

  • General Taos Calamari
    14
    Toasted Sesame, Scallion, Calabrian Chili
  • Burrata Mozzarella
    14
    Fig Mostarda,  Speck
  • Panelli Fritti
    12
    Truffled Pecorino, Local Honey
  • Short Rib Meatballs
    14
    Tomato Sauce, Creamy Polenta, Whipped Ricotta
  • Mediterranean Octopus
    16
    Nduja Potatoes, Romesco Pesto
  • Shishito Peppers
    12
    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
  • Fettuccine
    22
    Classic Ragu Bolognese, Shaved Parmigiana

Secondi

  • Organic Salmon
    28
    Glazed Baby Carrots, Sun Chokes, Mustard Crema
  • Crispy Branzino Picatta
    30
    Swiss Chard, Lemon, Sicilian Capers
  • Spice Seared Tuna
    30
    Eggplant Caponata, Black Garlic
  • Cacciatora ala Romana
    26
    Amish Chicken, Porcini Mushrooms, Olives, Tomato
  • Strip Steak Contadina
    38
    Funghi Misti, Hot Cherry Peppers, Fingerling Potatoes
  • 28 Day Dry Aged Ribeye
    48
    Creamed Escarole, Fontina Gratin
  • Pork Chop & Peppers
    28
    Broccoli Rabe, Agro Dolce Peppers, Marsala

Contorni

  • Roasted Heirloom Carrots
    12
    Local Honey, Rosemary
  • Truffle Parmesan Fries
    10
  • Smashed Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes
    8
  • Broccoli Rabe, Sliced Toasted Garlic, Pepperoncini
    12

Pasta & Salad for 4 People for $40

Choose 1 Pasta and 1 salad

  • Old School Chopped
    “Everything but the Kitchen Sink”/ Chianti Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad
    Classic Dressing, Shaved Parmigiana
  • Mezzi Rigatoni
    Mezzi Rigatoni, Short Rib Meatballs, Whipped Ricotta, Tomato Sauce
  • Fettuccine Bolognese
    Traditional Meat Ragu, Shaved Parmigiana
  • Orecchiette With Ragu Sausage
    Sweet & Hot Sausage, Spiced Salsa Rosa
  • Penne Pomodoro
    Tomato Sauce, Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Campanelle Pesto Genovese
    Basil Pesto, Pine Nuts, Parmigiana
  • Spaghetti & Clams
    White or Red Sauce

Ala Carte To Go Menu

  • Old School Chopped Salad
    10
    Everything but the kitchen sink, Chianti Vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad
    10
    Classic Dressing, Shaved Parmigiana
  • Chicken Paillard
    15
    Swiss Chard, Mushrooms, Aged Balsamic
  • Salmon Filet
    20
    Organic Spinach, Sicilian Capers, Sauce Picatta
  • Kid’s Menu
    6
    Choice of:

    Chicken Fingers

    Pasta with Butter & Cheese or Red Sauce

    Hamburger

  • Dessert
    5
    Choice of:

    Warm Chocolate Cake

    Pound Cake

  • Bottle of Wine
    20
    Choice of:

    La Spinosa Chardonnay

    Glazebrook Sauvignon Blanc

    Georg Albrecht Schneider Riesling Spatlese

    Hecht & Bannier Rose

    Santi Pinot Grigio

    Owen Roe Sharecroppers Cabernet Sauvignon

    Owen Roe Sharecroppers Merlot

    Owen Roe Sharecroppers Pinot Noir

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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 – 2 pm
Sun:
4 pm – 9 pm

Beer Garden Hours

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