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Stage Left Steak

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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, International
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Tartare (Daily)
19
Crab Cake
Fermented Shallot Aioli
19
BBQ Shrimp
Carrot Ginger Purée
19
Chilled Shrimp
House Cocktail Sauce
16
Iberico Ribs
Thai Style, Curry-Cayenne Peanuts, Pickled Serrano Peppers, Scallions
19
Chilled Seafood Salad
Calamari, Crab, Shrimp, Lobster; Octopus - Garlic, Lemon, Olive Oil
39
Daily Soup
12
Escargot
Bacon & White Wine Sauce, Pickled Ramps, Parmigiano Reggiano, Brioche
17
Scallops
Bone Marrow & Poblano Puree, Duck Confit Bacon, Pineapple, Pickled Onion, Pickled Mustard Seeds
19
Lobster Tempura
Truffle Aioli
26
CHARCUTERIE
Jamón
Ibérico de Bellota JJJJJ
39
Jamon y Salumi
Ibérico de Bellota 'JJJJJ' Wild Boar Salami
35
Cheese
3 Cheeses16
4 Cheeses19
9 Cheeses25
SALADS
Green Salad
Lemon Vinaigrette
12
Carrot Salad
Goat Cheese Vinaigrette, Raisins
12
Spinach Salad
Bacon Vinaigrette, Shallots, Egg
15
Caesar Salad
White Anchovies, Croutons
12
Steak Salad
Flat Iron (4oz), Blue Cheese, Pecans
22
Boston Bibb Salad
Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, Pickled Onions, Roasted Mushrooms
14
THE MEAT OF THE MATTER
Add Surf to Any Turf Lobster Tail - $19
Bone-In Pork Chop
16oz32
Flat Iron
8oz27
Petite Filet Mignon
8oz46
Bone-In Filet Mignon
Prime - 45 Dry-Aged
24oz69
Strip Steak
Prime - 45 Dry-Aged
12oz43
Veal Porterhouse
16oz56
Lamb Chops
Double English-Cut w/ Mint Jelly
59
THE BIG BOYS FOR TWO
Bone-In Strip
Prime - Dry-Aged 45 Days
32oz79
Tomahawk
Prime - Dry-Aged, 45 Days
36-42oz135
Porterhouse
Prime - Dry-Aged, 45 Days
48oz135
A HOT SALT BLOCK
Flat Iron
American Wagyu, Nebraska
8oz49
Wagyu Tasting
Miyazaki Strip, NE Flat Iron & TX Filet
8oz89
Fat Tasting for Salt Brick
Chef's Selection
10
ENTRÉES
Swordfish
Parmigiano-Crusted, Saffron Spaetzle, Olives, Curry Pickles & Yogurt
39
Crab Cake
Fermented Shallot Aioli
34
Salmon
Garlic Potatoes, Black Garlic Mojo, Yucca Chips, Grilled Tomato Salsa, Chili Lime Oil
32
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Poblano & Jalapeno Corn Bread, Broccoli Rabe, Pearl Onions, Piri Piri & Garlic Honey
29
The Stage Left Burger
Aged VT Cheddar & Chipotle Mayo
18
Add Amish Bacon3
Chicken Sandwich
Aged VT Cheddar & Amish Bacon
19
Roasted Duck
Roasted Breast, Confit & Arugula
36
Seared Scallops
Bone Marrow & Poblano Puree, Duck Confit Bacon, Pineapple, Pickled Onion, Pickled Mustard Seeds
35
Winter Vegetable Lasagna
Eggplant Bolognese
27
SAUCES
Aztec
Garlic Butter
House-Made Steak Sauce
Mint Jelly
Fine Herb Butter
Horseradish Butter
Peach Habanero Butter
VEGETABLES
$12
Grilled Asparagus
Roasted Mushrooms
Cauliflower-Creamed Spinach
SIDES
Thick Cut Amish Bacon
12
Steak Fries
w/ Chipotle Mayo
6
Truffle Fries
w/ Parmigiano
8
Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato
8
Parmesan Gratin Potatoes
10
Onion Rings
8
Stuffed Baked Potato
8
Sweet Potato Fries
8
Whipped Potatoes
8
Truffled Fingerling Potatoes
10
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed good food at hefty prices on everything . The service was sub par as I waited for a cocktail , and had to call attention to our needs more than once . We told the staff we had a play to attend in...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank theblockparty
FrancisS1670, Owner at Stage Left Steak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello BlockParty, I responded to your private message. I didn't realize you had posted a public review as well. We're very sorry you had this experience. It's my intention to try to make it right as best I can. We come to work every day...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a nice dinner last night at Stage Left, right before a show at the State Theater. The location is great. The service was impecible. The bread, great. The "Not Your Mom's Grilled Cheese" was extraordinary. The sunchoke soup was good...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank JKWilson195
Reviewed October 1, 2019

The atmosphere, staff and steak were great. The cocktail sauce for the shrimp cocktail left little to the imagination. Guess we are used to having horseradish in our cocktail sauce and this literally tasted like ketchup. The gratin potatoes were so salty and the bottoms...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank redneck02
Reviewed September 11, 2019

The restaurant is close to a hotel we like to stay in when visiting the area. The atmosphere of the restaurant, with both inside and outside dining areas, is quite nice. The service is very good - the staff is attentive and helpful. We split...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank obxmom4ever
FrancisS1670, Owner at Stage Left Steak, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2019

Hello Oxbmom, I have read your review and I'm sorry to say you were right. It seems we got a few strip steaks in that shipment that were not up to our standards. We are used to people in the dining room raving about the...More

Reviewed September 8, 2019

A friend celebrated his 80th birthday there recently. The restaurant area generally is very nice (with outdoor dining available), but anyone who goes should ask to see the wine room, which is amazing--beautiful room with an amazing variety of wines. The steak was one of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank licklider
Reviewed August 21, 2019

The Star Ledger was right when they said this restaurant had the best steak in NJ! Always a pleasure to eat at Stage Left Steak. The staff is very welcoming and I always feel at home from the moment I walk in the door. Wine...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank christineb32611
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Stage Left Steak is a great dining experience. The food, the wine list, the knowledgeable & gracious service and 2 terrific owners in Mark Pascal & Francis Schott. You are always in for an enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank martinsZ1469KF
Reviewed March 5, 2019

recently visited State Left and was pretty impressed with the new menu. The food was unbelievable. For appetizer I had the escargot which was deliciousl The steaks were cooked to perfection. Almost everyone at my table ordered the steaks except for myself I got the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank mariamarciano
FrancisS1670, Owner at Stage Left Steak, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you for your kind review. Even though we are Stage Left Steak, we take as much care in our fish and vegetable (and snail) dishes as we do in our steaks. The Parasol was invented in our sister restaurant, Catherine Lombardi, 15 years ago...More

Reviewed February 16, 2019

Good location, took a while to get seated but staff were good. Went for a Valentine's dinner with my wife. The steaks were very good and they have a good wine, beer and spirits menu.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Richard K
FrancisS1670, Owner at Stage Left Steak, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thanks for your kind review. Sorry we got off to a slow start on Valentine's Day. We'll try to get out of the gate faster next time. Warmly, Francis

Reviewed February 10, 2019

The Stage Left has the makings of a good restaurant...old feel when you walk in, a nice bar and attentive staff. The appetizers were good but the steaks and seafood we ordered way off a quality steakhouse. The filet and strip were both under seasoned....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hudhawks
FrancisS1670, Owner at Stage Left Steak, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Hey I'm sorry you didn't care for our place. Our wine list is from small producers because we think they make much better wine and represent much better value and are much more interesting than big name 'brands.' We've got over 800 wines on our...More

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i haven't done this personally, but i do believe that option is available. They are very accommodating
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