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The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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APPETIZERS
A few dishes to get things started...
10.99
Fried Calamari
A generous portion of fresh, tender squid lightly floured then deep fried, served with lemon wedges and homemade marinara sauce
14.99
Coconut Shrimp
4 Jumbo shrimp battered with coconut shavings and fried served with a apricot horseradish dipping sauce
12.99
Fire Cracker Shrimp
10 crispy shrimp tossed in our homemade buffalo sauce served with celery and blue cheese
12.99
Wings
10 lightly breaded and fried golden brown, served with blue cheese & celery: Sauce Choices Buffalo | Honey Sriracha | Spicy BBQ
8.99
Buffalo Style w/ Blue Cheese 10.99
Chicken Tenders
5 lightly breaded and fried golden brown, served with our homemade honey mustard
7.99
Fried Mozzarella
3 Motz wedges fried golden brown and served with our homemade marinara sauce
12.99
Steamed Mussels
A dozen Prince Edward Island Mussels steamed and served in your choice of our homemade marinara sauce, or a garlic white wine sauce (mild or spicy)
9.49
Bruschetta
5 thin crostinis topped with freshly diced ripe Roma tomato, onion, garlic, basil, Pecorino Romano cheese and extra virgin olive oil
9.99
Eggplant Rollatini
Eggplant rolled with mozzarella and ricotta cheese finished marinara sauce and baked with even more mozzarella
6
Soup of the Day
A blend of fresh ingredients prepared daily (some soups may be priced higher, check daily special's for the soups we are offering for the day!)
SIDES
A few side dishes to compliment things...
7.99
Sautéed Vegetables
Your choice sautéed in garlic & oil: Broccoli | Broccoli Rabe | Spinach | Julienned Vegetables
5.49
Add Cheese 1.49
Skinny Fries
Drizzled with balsamic reduction (you can get it on the side if you would like, but why would you want to?)
8.49
Add Ranch 0.99
Bacon & White Cheddar Fries
3
Add Cheese 1.49
Garlic Bread
5
Side of Meatballs
9.99
Side of Risotto
Slowly cooked with Spanish onions
SALADS
Add Chicken +5 | Crab Cake +12 | Shrimp +8 | Ahi Tuna +10, To Any Salad Dressings: Caesar | Honey Lavender | Honey Mustard | Ranch | Blue Cheese | Balsamic | House Red Wine Vinaigrette | Ginger Soy
7.99
House
Baby greens, dried cranberries, sliced almonds, tomatoes, and red onions
8.49
Caesar
Fresh Romaine, topped with pecorino cheese, cherry tomatoes and homemade garlic croutons
14.99
Antipasto
Baby greens topped with fried eggplant, grilled chicken, prosciutto, sharp provolone and buffalo mozzarella
13.99
Santa Fe
Baby greens, grilled chicken, black bean salsa and avocado
14.99
Pear & Walnut
Baby greens, sliced pears, granny smith apples, candied walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, dried cranberries, pancetta and a banana bread crutons
18.49
Baha Ahi
Spinach and arugula mix topped with sesame seed crusted and seared Ahi tuna, pineapple salsa and avocado, ginger soy dressing
WRAPS
All wraps are served with fries & balsamic reduction Substitute Fries for Side Salad + 1.49 | Substitute Fries for Old Bay Fries + .99
11.99
Additional Toppings 0.99
Cheese Steak
Chopped steak or chicken steak with sautéed onions and American cheese
11.49
Chicken Caesar
Romaine, pecorino romano cheese, tomatoes, grilled chicken and homemade caesar dressing
11.49
Buffalo Chicken
Crispy or grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, buffalo sauce and blue cheese
12.99
Black Bean Chicken
Grilled chicken, black bean salsa, cheddar cheese, chipotle mayo, baby greens and mild salsa on a whole wheat wrap
12.99
Eggplant Bruschetta
Fried eggplant, fresh buffalo mozzarella, bruschetta, baby greens, and balsamic vinaigrette
11.99
Grilled Veggie
Grilled zucchini, spinach, red peppers, red onions, white onions, oh my, melted mozzarella cheese with a touch of balsamic vinaigrette
SANDWICHES
Served on Le Bus Ciabatta Bread & Accompanied with a Side of Fries with Balsamic Reduction Substitute Fries for Side Salad + 1.49 | Substitute Fries for Old Bay + .99
13.99
The Sweet Turkey
Oven roasted free-range turkey, mayonnaise, cranberry coulis, aged sharp white cheddar cheese, arugula
12.99
The Two Time
Slow roasted pork cooked in house in au jus on a brioche bun topped melted cheddar cheese, frizzled onions and horseradish cream sauce, so good you'll want it two times (see what we did there?)
12.99
The Italiano
Your choice of grilled chicken or roasted pork with sauteed spinach and roasted red peppers, topped with melted provolone cheese
17.99
Crab Cake
Our homemade crab cake on a brioche bun topped with tomatoes, avocado, crispy bacon, baby greens and our horseradish cream sauce
12.99
The Raging Rooster
Fried chicken cutlet tossed in honey sriracha sauce, topped with spicy pickled cabbage and ranch dressing
PARMS & STEAKS
All subs served on a 9" seedless Italian roll Toppings: FRIED ONIONS | EXTRA CHEESE | GREEN PEPPERS | RED ONIONS | LETTUCE | TOMATO | MUSHROOMS | BACON | ITALIAN LONG HOTS | HOT BANANA PEPPERS
9.99
The Parm
Topped with marinara sauce & provolone cheese. Choice of one: Chicken | Sausage | Eggplant | Meatball
9.49
Additional Toppings 0.99
Cheese Steak
Served with your choice of chicken or steak with melted American cheese
10.49
Buffalo Chicken Cheese Steak
Chicken steak cooked with our homemade Buffalo sauce and blue cheese, topped with melted American cheese
9.99
Pizza Cheese Steak
Steak sandwich topped with provolone cheese and marinara sauce
BURGERS
ALL 8 OZ. ANGUS BEEF BURGERS SERVED ON A BRIOCHE BUN WITH FRIES WITH BALSAMIC REDUCTION Burgers are cooked medium unless otherwise specified. Substitute beef for lamb burger for +1.99
14.99
The Last Lamb
8 oz. lamb burger topped with caramelized onions, fig jam, goat cheese, bacon, and arugula
11.99
The Route 73
Angus beef burger, melted american cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onions
12.99
Bacon Burger
Angus beef burger, melted cheddar cheese, crispy bacon and caramelized onions
8.99
Add Toppings 0.99
Build Your Own
Start out with a plain burger and a bun, add the toppings you want and we will do the rest, its that easy
13.99
Pesto Burger
Angus beef burger, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil pesto and prosciutto
GOURMET PIZZA
Small Pizza - 10" Large Pizza - 16" Substitute Cauliflower Crust on any Small Pizza for +1.99 Toppings: Small +2 | Large +3 ANCHOVIES | ARUGULA | BROCCOLI | BROCCOLI RABE CARAMELIZED ONIONS | EGGPLANT | EXTRA CHEESE | GARLIC | GREEN PEPPERS | HOT PEPPERS | JALAPEÑOS | MUSHROOMS | OLIVES | PEPPERONI | RED ONIONS | RED PEPPERS | SAUSAGE | SPINACH | TOMATOES Premium Toppings: Small +3 | Large +6 CHICKEN | MEATBALLS | BACON | RICOTTA CHEESE BUFFALO MOZZARELLA | PROSCIUTTO | GOAT CHEESE
Small 10.99
Large 21.99
Margherita
Fresh tomato sauce, fresh buffalo mozzarella, topped with basil and extra virgin olive oil
Small Only 12.99
Bruschetta
Crispy thin crust, chopped baby greens, bruschetta, chopped prosciutto, a sprinkle of pecorino and a splash of house vinaigrette
Small 11.49
Large 20.99
Upside Down
Imagine a pizza that is cooked with just mozzarella and ricotta at first, then half way through the cooking process is brought out an united with some pizza sauce, that is this pizza
Small 12.49
Large 21.99
Gourmet White
Garlic, oil, broccoli, spinach, and tomatoes (for the semi health conscious)
Small 14.99
Large 24.99
Honey Sriracha Chicken
Grilled chicken, crispy bacon, jalapenos, mozzarella cheese, baked and then topped with a honey sriracha drizzle and ranch dressing
Small 12.99
Large 23.99
Chicken & Pesto
Grilled chicken, diced tomatoes, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, topped with our homemade pesto sauce
Small Only 14.99
Pear & Prosciutto
Crispy thin crust, fig jam, chopped prosciutto, carmelized pears, goat cheese and a lite amount of mozzarella, drizzled with honey
Small 12.99
Large 22.99
Buffalo Chicken
Crispy or grilled chicken, chopped tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and our homemade buffalo sauce #fire
Small Only 14.99
The Black & Blue
Thin crust pizza topped with arugula, bacon, gorgonzola, mozzarella and blackberry rosemary jam
12.99
16" Large Pizza
Red or White
ENTREES
All entrées are served with garlic bread Pasta Choices: LINGUINI | PENNE | CAPPELLINI | CAVATELLI SUB PASTA FOR BROCCOLI | SPINACH | BROCCOLI RABE | JULIENNED VEGETABLES +4 SUB PASTA FOR RISOTTO +5
34.99
Fat Tomato Crab Cakes
2 homemade crab cakes served over garlic mashed potatoes and sauteed spinach with an orange citrus sauce and spicy cream sauce
29.99
Fruitti Di Mare
Shrimp, calamari, mussels and crabmeat tossed with a spicy homemade tomato sauce over your choice of pasta
21.99
Shrimp Scampi
Sauteed shrimp, cherry tomatoes, baby spinach tossed in a roasted garlic and extra virgin olive oil sauce over your choice of pasta
21.99
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Sauteed shrimp served in our homemade spicy marinara sauce
14.99
Cheese Ravioli
Ricotta stuffed cheese raviolis in our homemade marinara sauce
27.99
Chef's Ravioli
Sauteed shrimp, lump crab meat, baby spinach, and tomatoes tossed in a blush cream sauce
19.99
Chicken Parmigiana
Breaded chicken, topped with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese, served over your choice of pasta
23.99
Chicken Valdostana
Sauteed chicken, prosciutto, and mushrooms, topped with melted provolone cheese and served in a marsala cream sauce over your choice of pasta
20.99
Chicken Marsala
Sauteed chicken, mushrooms, in a marsala wine reduction sauce, served over your choice of pasta
23.99
Summer Risotto
Rich and creamy classic risotto combined with sweet corn, sautéed spinach, topped with grilled shrimp skewers and lemon zest
BEVERAGES
Something to quench the thirst
3
Soda
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Root Beer
3
Home Brewed Iced Tea
3.99
Raspberry Iced Tea
3
Coffee or Tea
6
Pellegrino
3
Lemonade
3
Apple Juice
3.49
Chocolate Milk
3
Arnold Palmer
1/2 iced tea & 1/2 lemonade
3.99
Chai Tea
Hot or Iced
About
A local Italian Bistro that services the West Berlin, NJ area. All scratch cooking and homemade ingredients served fresh from our kitchen to your plate.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Unfortunately the food is either great or terrible. Soups are good but they don't always have the most up to date menu online , which is usually where I order from. The food is also a bit pricey. Not sure if we'll order again.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lanie1975
TFTBISTRO, Owner at The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

I am sorry that you feel this way, we try to have the menu for soups updated daily but you're right sometimes it does not get updated correctly every time and we need to be better at that I agree. As for the food being...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Awesome food and great service it was recommended to us by another friend . It is BYOB. Restuarant is small but cozy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NidhiNaresh123
Reviewed October 10, 2018

My family ordered for the first time from here last Friday. All though the food was good I was kind of disappointed as we received one of their menus in the mail and there was coupons in there. We went to use a coupon for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Derek F
Reviewed August 28, 2018

From gourmet pizzas, to fabulous appetizers, to full dinners, this bistro has a menu that will please anyone looking for a great meal. We started with a stuffed portobello, prosciutto, avocado, and cheeses - a great creation! Then continued with a couple of gourmet thin...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank bcstarz
Eric A, Owner at The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review, we’re so happy you enjoyed your experience dining with us. Look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed June 20, 2018

We've been looking forward to going to this place for some time. We were not disappointed. It's a comparatively small restaurant but it is well appointed. We had plenty of room and were very comfortable.We were greeted as soon as we entered by a very...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MaryLouandJohn
Eric A, Owner at The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind review we are so happy you liked us.

Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

The place has an annoying odor poor service food quality was poor! Prices expensive for quality of food! I hate writing bad reviews but since the restaurant does not mind charging the prices they do I don’t feel too bad writing this review! SorryMore

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank FTD4437
Eric A, Owner at The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

We are sad to hear you didn’t have a good experience at our restaurant. The quality of our food may have been a bit sub par being that our main chef was out this weekend due to him having a baby. As for the odor...More

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Was very basic food with chips out of a lays chip bag. Would never go back. The bathroom stunk horribly!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TiffanyS1145
Eric A, Owner at The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Tiffany your experience sounds terrible but I don’t believe it was at our place, being that we don’t serve chips and our bathroom is cleaned hourly.

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Went for the first time on Friday night, liked it so much went back Saturday! Staff was very friendly and attentive. You might like I did, think this is just another pizzeria, couldn’t be more wrong. It is a casual Italian restaurant with excellent dishes....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jgvette
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I have been going to the Fat Tomato for over 10 years! High quality food, family atmosphere and always great service. The eggplant rollatini is my favorite app. The soups are always great and my son in law loves the Margarita pizza.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Martha C
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We were from out of town and like to find new places to eat. Found this place and were very impressed! Good food good service!

Date of visit: June 2017
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Eric A, Owner at The Fat Tomato Italian Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Thank you for the kind review, we are glad you liked us!

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