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Ventura's Greenhouse Restaurant

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HOT APPETIZERS‎
Lobster Bisque
Heavenly rich & creamy
Old Fashion Baked
Onion Soup
Zuppa Del Giorno
Oysters Florentine
Stuffed w/ fresh spinach, jumbo lump crabmeat, topped w/ cheese sauce
Baked Clams Al Forno
Clams stuffed w/ jumbo lump crabmeat, bacon, peppers, onion & garlic
Homemade Meatballs
Two pan fried meatballs accompanied w/ roasted red & hot peppers, topped w/ marinara, ricotta cheese
Broccoli Rabe & Italian Sausage
Garlic & oil
Mussels
Red or white
Fried Calamari
With spicy peppers & marinara
COLD APPETIZERS‎
Ahi Tuna Sashimi
Peppercorn crusted & pan seared rare, chilled & sliced w/ soy sauce, wasabi & pickled ginger, served w/ asian slaw
Cold Seafood Cocktail Combo
2 shrimp, 2 clams & 2 oysters served w/ cocktail sauce & lemon
Clams on the Half Shell
Served over cracked ice
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cocktail
Oysters on the Half Shell
Served over cracked ice
SALADS‎
Napa Valley Walnut Salad
Dried cranberries, fresh apples, gorgonzola cheese, lnuts, tomatoes concasse’ & mixed field greens tossed w/ prickly pear vinagrette
Antipasto Freddi
Imported di parma prosciutto, aged provolone, imported buffalo mozzarella, red roasted peppers, marinated artichoke & gaetta olives, drizzled w/ virgin olive oil
Mediterranean Salad
Jumbo lump crabmeat, white albacore tuna & jumbo shrimp over hearts of romaine, dressed w/ balsamic vinaigrette
Caesar Classico Nuovo
Hearts of romaine, shaved reggiano, classico dressing (small or large)
Hankin Salad
Diced cucumbers, tomato, onions, sharp provolone, fresh mozzarella & basil drizzled w/ extra virgin olive oil & imported balsamic vinegar
Beet Salad
Arugula, dried figs, goat cheese & pine nuts w/ white balsamic
VEAL & POULTRY‎
Veal Ventura
Sauteed w/ center cut medallions, jumbo shrimp, fresh spinach & capers in a lemon, white wine & butter sauce, accompanied w/ a side of rigatoni marinara
Veal Marsala
Center cut medallions of veal, sauteed w/ marsala wine & mushrooms, served w/ a side of rigatoni
Veal Parmigiana
Center cut medallions of veal breaded & topped w/ cheese & marinara w/ a side of cappellini
Veal Cutlet Alla Milanese
Center cut medallions of veal sauteed in white bread crumbs, topped w/ arugula & tomato concasse, then kissed w/ virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar, garnished w/ roasted red bliss potatoes
Chicken Roberto
Boneless breast of chicken stuffed w/ jumbo lump crabmeat & topped w/ artichokes & red peppers “franchaise style”, served w/ mixed vegetable medley & red bliss potatoes
Chicken Saltimbuca
Chicken layered w/ parma prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese, sage in a demi glace, served w/ a side of pasta pomadoro
MEAT‎
All entrees come w/ house salad
Baby Rack of Lamb
Slow roasted to perfection, served w/ yukon gold mashed potatoes & vegetable medley
Certified Black Angus Filet Mignon
Center cut filet mignon, served w/ red roasted potatoes & vegetable medley
Old Butcher Style New York Strip
“Certified black angus” center cut grilled or pittsburg, served w/ red roasted potatoes & vegetable medley
SEAFOOD‎
Sesame Crusted Salmon
Served‎ on a bed of baby greens w/ a citrus ginger dressing & red bliss potatoes
Asian B.B.Q. Salmon
Grilled zucchini, roasted corn & pepper relish w/ mashed potatoes
Jumbo Lump Crabcakes
Baked jumbo lump crab cakes on a rich lobster sauce w/ roasted red bliss potatoes & vegetable medley
South African Cold Water Lobster Tail
With drawn butter, vegetable medley & roasted potatoes market price
Brady Misto Baked Crab Cake
Surrounded by jumbo panko shrimp, served w/ asian slaw & red bliss potatoes
Ahi Tuna Sashimi
Peppercorn‎ crusted & pan seared rare, chilled & sliced w/ soy sauce, wasabi & pickled ginger, served w/ asian slaw
PASTA‎
Flounder Franchaise E Granchio
Sauteed in egg batter, topped w/ jumbo lump crabmeat & served in white wine lemon sauce w/ same sauce over a side of cappellini pasta
Pappardelle Bolognese
Meat sauce served over pappardelle pasta
Pappardelle Lagastino
Sauteed lobster, shallots, parma prosciutto, sweet peas, cream & reggiano cheese
Linguini & Jumbo Lump Crabmeat
Red or white
Jumbo Shrimp Aurora
Jumbo shrimp sauteed w/ crimini mushroom, sundried tomato, basil & shallots, flamed in vodka, then simmered in marinara & finished w/ a touch of cream, served over penne pasta.
Shrimp Parmigiana
Breaded shrimp topped w/ cheese & marinara, choice of pasta
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION NIGHT‎
Clam Casino (3)
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
BBQ Chicken & Jalapeño Flatbread
Roasted Pepper & Spinach Flatbread
Meatball W/ Hot & Sweet Peppers
Popcorn Shrimp W/ Garlic Butter
Eggplant Rollentini
Fried Clam Strips W/ Tartar Sauce
Soup Du Jour & House Salad
Spring mix tossed w/ balsamic, tomatoes, black olive, & feta cheese
Tilapia Piccatta
Capers & white wine sauce served w/ cappellini & spinach aglio e olio
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed April 2, 2009

love it at ventura's greenhouse! look forward to hanging out there every summer. been going there for a long time. it's fab. specially the food, drinks, atmosphere,deck i love lucy's cafe,the beach, the people, & most of all the fun & sun! & oo did...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2008

This review applies to the upstairs dining room part of the restaurant (it has a casual downstairs bar area and outside deck area too). My family and I are locals who visit this restaurant at least once a week, all year long for the past...More

3  Thank Love2DineOutNJ
Reviewed August 23, 2008

We go here because there are not many places where you can eat outside in town, and there is a nice view of the beach and water while you eat. The problem is that there isn' t really a good menu outside, and the prices...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2008

Upstairs inside is the place. Bartender Marie makes a very nice drink and is pleasant.Christine the hostess is very accomadatintg Lets talk food Mussels red the sauce is like a soup use a spoon plan on dipping the bread in. Veal rollatini (app) great. Meatballs...More

1  Thank Lissee
Reviewed February 2, 2008

I was never a big fan of Venturas - Margate. The basement is stuffy w/ low ceilings. Food is just ok...about a C+. I've never had a bad meal...but I've never had a good one either. The popcorn on the tables was always nice and...More

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