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Ventura's Greenhouse Restaurant


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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
Red or white
Fried Calamari
With spicy peppers & marinara
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood
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

1  Thank user30948098
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

1  Thank jccjosh
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