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Porta

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

SALADS & APPETIZERS‎
10.00
Cavolo Nero
Tuscan kale, shaved sunchoke & watermelon radish, chile-garlic crostini, parmigiano reggiano, lemon-garlic dressing
9.00
Three Trees
Radicchio, Belgian endive & arugula w/ roasted prosciutto, toasted almonds, pear, rosemary-shallot vinaigrette
8.00
Bibb
Hydroponic bibb lettuce, apricot vinaigrette, gorgonzola, roasted walnuts
4.00
Olives
Citrus zest, rosemary, fennel seed
6.00
Focaccia
Garlic, rosemary, sea salt, extra virgin olive oil
12.00
Subterranean
Bufala mozzarella, arugula pesto, roasted beets, walnut oil, grilled bread
12.00
Pan-Roasted Day Boat Octopus
Fingerling potatoes, capers, garlic, fennel, chervil, parsley, lemon, extra virgin olive oil
16.00
Formaggi E Salumi
Selection of Italian cheeses & cured meats
16.00
Just Formaggi
Selection‎ of Italian cheeses
PIZZA‎
8.00
Marinara
San marzano tomatoes, garlic, oregano, extra virgin olive oil
11.00
Mary Maria
Potatoes, rosemary, garlic, olives, caramelized onions, chile flakes, extra virgin olive oil
16.00
Mark & Rita
San marzano tomatoes, vegan mozzarella, vegan parmigiano, garlic, dried oregano, basil, extra virgin olive oil
12.00
Margherita
San marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, parmigiano reggiano, basil, extra virgin olive oil
14.00
Lars & the Real Girl
Fresh mozzarella, taleggio, pecorino romano, oregano, extra virgin olive oil
13.00
Carbonara
Guanciale, parmigiano reggiano, roasted egg, parsley, black pepper, extra virgin olive oil
14.00
Arugula
San marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, garlic, arugula, truffle oil
16.00
Autumn Betty
Wild mushrooms, garlic, goat cheese, truffle pecorino, thyme, walnut oil
16.00
Italian Stallion
San marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, gorgonzola, sweet Italian sausage, long hots
16.00
Dr. Robert
San marzano tomatoes, broccoli rabe, luganega sausage, garlic, mozzarella, chile flakes, extra virgin olive oil
SANDWICHES‎
12.00
Roast Pork
Broccoli rabe, chile, garlic, caciocavallo
10.00
Italian Brisket
Roasted‎ long hots, gorgonzola picante
8.00
Ham Bomb
Prosciutto‎ cotto, robiola, plum lemon mustard
8.00
Tuna
Fennel, radicchio, capers, lemon
8.00
Patriot
Fresh mozzarella, slow roasted tomatoes, basil, extra virgin olive oil
We’ve got these things if you want them. They’ll come out in little ramekins or on small plates.
2.00
Bread w/ Olive Oil
2.00
Calabrian Chiles
2.00
Long Hots
3.00
Ricotta
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great place to go eat chill and hang out even if you go alone you meet call kinds of people

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Luis A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Birthday dinner was perfect. We started with drinks and a lot of appetizers. The octopus was Fantastic and the meatballs and ricotta were also enjoyable. But everyone’s favorite was the Monday night gnocchi with vodka sauce absolutely to die for. The usual pies 14 1/2...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 881damiana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy Porta in Asbury Park. The casual environment is loud, but fun. Best to go slightly off hours in order to avoid large crowds and long waits. Once seated, the food is consistent and tastes great. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Coastal786110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well I've been here several times, nice atmosphere but, if you go there at 10pm there is what I call a kiidie club . I was pat down wife bag was searched like i was a crimal.I'm in my mid 40's . I was searched...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Overatedpizza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Porta both for the good reviews and the history (this was the place where Bruce met Clarence Clemmons, the Big Man). The menu has a variety of pizzas, salads, some pasta dishes. The tables are communal, and it's hard to get away...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank HeidiD451
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting from Delaware and my husband, daughter and I had lunch with my sister and nieces who live in the area. After arriving a staff member, Kevin, asked if we dropped $20 and then found a young girl had lost it. It was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank amrobinson1820
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great informal location with shared tables. Menu a bit limited to pizza, etc Hectic and noisy. Good for big groups.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank KAF58
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was busy last night so there was a wait. We got seats at the bar, ordered some appetizers and had dinner at a picnic table outside. Particularly liked the Looper (cucumber appetizer), the meatballs and Lemon, Garfunkle (linguini with artichokes) and the Marinara pizza....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank AndreaT1764
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

Food was wonderful and the restaurant and bar have a great vibe! We had risotto, crab pasta, and the most delicious meatballs!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank sread2010
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Fun vibes great food and drink. Homade riggota and mozzarella are both amazing. "Porta national park" outside is a cool place outdoors to hang out

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank roccotis
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