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Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmine's Pizzeria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

APPETIZERS
7.5
Fried Mozzarella
Golden Fried mozzarella sticks with Carmen's famous marinara sauce. .
3.25
Garlic Bread
3.99
Garlic Bread With Cheese
8.5
Breaded Mushrooms
A heaping portion of breaded mushrooms fried to perfection & served with our zesty horseradish sauce.
8.5
Jalapeño Poppers
Cheese stuffed jalapeños, breaded and deep-fried to a golden brown, served with mild salsa and sour cream.
8.99
Fried Ravioli
Cheese ravioli golden fried and served with marinara.
9.75
Buffalo Wings
Plump chicken wings coated in our spicy buffalo sauce, served with blue cheese and celery sticks. Choose from over 20 different sauces! Buffalo, Cajun, Charlie's Caribbean Jerk, Honey BBQ, Spicy BBQ, Chipotle BBQ, Montreal, Seven Pepper, Pineapple Chipotle BBQ, Old Bay, Buffalo Ranch, Garlic Buffalo Parmesan, Wings of Fire, Teriyaki, Scampi Wasabi, Salt & Pepper, Sweet Chili Sauce, Garlic Parmesan, Buffalo Raspberry, Honey Mustard, B-B-Q Bacon. .
10.25
Mussels Marinara
Steamed mussels on the half shell covered with Carmen's famous marinara sauce.
8.99
Chicken Tenders
Succulent chicken breast strips, breaded and golden fried.
7.99
Zucchini Sticks
A heaping portion of zucchini sticks golden fried & served with our zesty horseradish sauce.
SALADS
Small 8.95
Large 10.75
Chopped Antipasto Add 1
Antipasto
Thin slices of provolone & salami, covered with a heaping portion of iceberg lettuce, topped with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, green & red peppers, red onions and pepperoncini.
3.99
Side Salad
A small bowl of iceberg lettuce, with a light garnish of peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, chick peas and red onions. .
5.95
Fresh Tossed Salad
Same as above but big enough for two.
10.95
Salami & Provolone
Black Olives, red peppers & thick wedges of salami and provolone cheese atop a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce.
7.95
With Grilled Chicken 9.99
With Shrimp 10.99
Caesar Salad
Leafy romaine lettuce tossed with our classic Caesar dressing, homemade croutons & grape tomatoes. .
11.25
Chef Salad
Strips of fresh turkey, ham, Swiss & cheddar cheeses over a bed of iceberg lettuce & mixed greens, topped w/ peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers.
SOUPS
Cup 3.25
Bowl 4.5
Homemade New England Clam Chowder
Cup 3.25
Bowl 4.5
Homemade Manhattan Clam Chowder
Bowl 4.75
Crock of French Onion
SIDE ORDERS
5.95
Peppers & Onions add 0.75
Sausage Platter
Two sausages topped with our famous marinara.
5.95
Peppers & Onions add 0.75
Meatball Platter
Two meatballs topped with our famous marinara.
3.99
French Fries
4.95
Beer Battered Onion Rings
3.5
Anchovies
3.5
Hot Peppers
BURGERS
5.95
With Cheese 6.25
1/4 lb. Burger
Fresh 1/4 lb. beef burger grilled to perfection. .
7.95
With Cheese 8.25
1/2 lb. Burger
Fresh 1/4 lb. beef burger grilled to perfection. .
6.95
1/4 lb. California Burger
Our tasty beef burger topped with lettuce, tomatoes & onions.
10.95
Big Bubba Burger
10 oz. ground beef topped with fried onions, bacon and melted provolone.
6.25
Pizza Burger
1/4 lb. burger topped with our famous marinara and melted cheese.
6.5
Turkey Burger (1/4 lb.)
SANDWICHES
7.95
With Cheese 8.5
Deli Sandwiches
Always Available: Fresh & thinly sliced deli style meats. 8 ounces of your choice of meat: Ham, Turkey, or Roast Beef on your choice of White, Rye, Whole Wheat or Kaiser.
8.5
Chicken Cheese Steak
Shaved chicken breast sautéed with peppers & onions with melted American cheese.
8.5
Cheese Steak
Paper thin slices of beef, sautéed with peppers & onions with melted American cheese.
7.99
Eggplant Parmesan
Golden fried eggplant, served on Italian bread, topped with our famous marinara & melted mozzarella cheese.
8.25
Chicken Parmesan
Golden fried chicken, served on Italian bread, topped with our famous marinara & melted mozzarella cheese.
8.75
Veal Parmesan
Golden fried veal, served on Italian bread, topped with our famous marinara & melted mozzarella cheese.
9.75
Club Sandwiches
Generous portions of deli style meats, crisp iceberg lettuce, sliced tomatoes and strips of bacon, layered on white toast two stories high! Then cut in 4 pieces for easy eating.
8.99
Tuna Club
Same as above, but with our homemade tuna salad.
7.95
With Bacon Add 1
California Chicken
Deep fried chicken breast cutlet piled high with crisp lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and onions.
6.95
Parmesan Style Add 0.5
With Peppers, Onions & Mozzarella Add 1
Sausage Sandwich
Fresh sausage topped with our famous marinara. .
PASTA
12.75
Baked Ziti
The classic blend of ziti noodles, two cheeses & topped with our famous marinara.
13.25
Baked Lasagna
The traditional layering of lasagna noodles, two cheese and Carmen's marinara.
13.95
Manicotti
Overstuffed pasta crepes with a ricotta cheese blend, rolled and baked to perfection and covered with marinara. .
13.95
Stuffed Shells
Jumbo pasta shells filled with a ricotta cheese blend, baked to perfection and covered in Carmen's marinara. .
13.5
Ravioli
Pasta dumplings filled with meat or cheese boiled until tender, then topped with our Carmen's marinara sauce.
15.99
Fettuccini Alfredo
A generous portion of egg fettuccini noodles, generously coated in our chef's classic white sauce of cream, egg, and cheese.
15.25
With Chicken Add 3
With Shrimp Add 4
Penne Ala Vodka
Penne pasta topped with our chef's vodka cream sauce. .
12.95
Eggplant Parmesan Dinner
Fresh breaded eggplant deep-fried until golden brown and topped with mozzarella and Carmen's famous marinara.
10.75
With Red or White Clam Sauce Add 4.75
Pasta Bowl
Your choice of pasta, linguini, spaghetti or angel hair topped with marinara.
STEAKS
12.25
Sliced Sirloin Sandwich
Tasty 10 oz. Sirloin sliced and grilled then drizzled in a French garlic butter.
19.5
NY Strip Steak
14 oz. NY Sirloin grilled to your liking. Blackened .
19.5
Carmen's Style Sirloin
14 oz. NY Sirloin grilled and topped with mozzarella, marinara sauce and roasted peppers.
19.5
Steak Murphy
14 oz. Sirloin grilled and smothered in peppers, onions and potatoes in a spicy red sauce.
VEAL
18.99
Veal Parmesan
Tender milk fed veal topped with mozzarella and our famous marinara.
18.99
Veal Marsala
Tender milk-fed veal sautéed in our old world marsala mushroom sauce .
18.25
Veal Francaise
Tender milk-fed veal sautéed in a lemon wine sauce.
18.99
Veal Piccata
Tender milk-fed veal sautéed in a lemon sauce with capers.
CHICKEN
15.99
Chicken Parmesan
Tender breaded chicken cutlets smothered in mozzarella and marinara.
16.99
Chicken Marsala
Tender chicken breast sautéed in a classic marsala wine sauce with fresh mushrooms.
16.99
Chicken Francaise
Tender chicken breasts sautéed in our chef's old world lemon wine sauce. .
16.99
Chicken Murphy
Tender chicken breasts sautéed with peppers, onions and potatoes in a spicy red sauce.
16.99
Chicken Piccata
Tender chicken breasts sautéed in a lemon sauce with capers.
9.99
Fried Chicken
Deep fried golden chicken served with a side of fries.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thinnest crust pizza anywhere. Surrounded by teenagers trying to earn their T-shirt. It’s a Shore right of passage. Great bar, cold, cold beer. Large menu. Usually a wait. This is the jersey shore at its best. Chaotic, with good pizza.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Das4545
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday night after 7 pm. There was a short 15-20 minute wait, so we had a drink at the bar. There's plenty of indoor foyer seating and some outdoor covered seating to accommodate the waiting crowds. We ordered the broccoli rabe...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an appointment at the Social Security office in Neptune, so I decided to go to here for lunch. It was crowded, so I sat at the bar, which entitled me to order a bar pie (which I had with mushrooms). If you like...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

You better go early if you want to get in during the summer months but if you can't get there early, the wait is well worth it. There is something magical about their sauce which makes the pizza incredible. I have been there lots of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank skeats2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here a lot and the food is always great. This thin crust pizza here is delicious and is one of the best thin crusts. Upstairs is better than downstairs at the restaurant because not only is it less loud, darker and crowded but...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Been going to Pete and Elda's for years when in the area. Consistently excellent quality. You can take family and friends there and not be disappointed. Plan ahead because summer months can be crowded.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank visitor1115
Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Perfection! Best thin crust pizza with quality ingredients! Cheese and sauce on pizza is delicious and you’ll dream about it! It’s that good! Our favorite pizza place! Friendly service and fun vibe at the bar:)! Perfect Friday night spot. Parking lot is packed because they...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sharonsP629EB
Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

Up in the area with brother and sister in law and they introduce this place to me. Seated right away and excellent service. Had Reuben bites, pizza for table. Great Reuben for sure Super thin crust. Chicken Murphy was outstanding. Meatball sub was great with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mikep-Brick
Reviewed June 19, 2019

A group of 6 arrived, no rez, was seated immediately. Jewel was our server...friendly and humorous, big personality. Our order for several pies arrived quickly. Hands down, IMHO, the most delicious pizza I’ve had...never had such a thin crust pie such as the ones we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank emb80406
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Drove by at least 14 pizza joints to go to this one bc of all the positive reviews. Definitely different type of pizza than what you will normally find in this area. Very thin crust. Tasty pizza. Just different. You have to pay separate tabs...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Clint W
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Response from Fettucine | Reviewed this property |
just go there....and wait. Have a drink from the bar while waiting
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