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Rio Grande

Menz Restaurant and Bar



New England Clam Chowder
Freshly made w/ whole milk, hand shucked clams, & fresh vegetables
Our Famous Crab Chowder
Slightly tangy‏ w/ a tomato base, Loaded w/ crab meat & fresh vegetables
Chicken Noodle
Fresh chicken & vegetables in tasty broth
Baked French Onion
Fresh bermuda onion in a delicately seasoned beef broth w/ a toasted garlic butter crouton topped w/ provolone cheese
Aunt Madge’s Fresh Garden Salad
Iceberg & romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes & carrots w/ choice of dressing
Mozzarella Sticks
Served w/ our homemade marinara sauce
Shrimp Cocktail
Clams Casino
Jalapeno Poppers
Clams on the Half Shell
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cocktail
Onion Rings
Wingdings (Chicken Wings)
Shrimp Jammers(5) Stuffed
With cheese & mild jalapenos
Vegetables of the day
Homemade Mashed Potatoes
Baked Potatoes
French Fries
Macaroni & Cheese
Stewed Tomatoes
Pickled Beets
Cottage Cheese
Homemade Cole Slaw
Apple Sauce
Fried items are dipped in fresh egg & whole milk, hand breaded w/ fresh ground bread crumbs, & fried in pure cholesterol free vegetable shortening
Maryland Style Crab Cakes
Made w/ crabmeat in our own special blend of butter, spices, sweet red peppers & onion
Fried Seafood Combo
Filet, scallops, shrimp & maryland style crab cake
Lobster Tails
French fried 3 - 4 oz., top quality, cold water, South American tails
Homemade Deviled Crab Cakes
Mrs. Menz's original recipe of jumbo lump crab meat in a lightly seasoned creamy butter roux
Shrimp (5)
Stuffed Shrimp
100% crab meat stuffing
Clam Strips
Clarified butter is used in all broiled items
Lobster Tails
3-4 oz. top quality, cold water, South American Tails
Seafood Combo
1/4 lb.‏ lobster tail (top quality, cold water, South American Tail) 1/4 lb. scallops, filet of flounder, 2 stuffed shrimp & 2 clam casino.
Shrimp Stuffed w/ Crab Imperial
Flounder Stuffed w/ Crab Imperial
Chicken Cutlet
A 1/2‏ lb. tender chicken breast. Hand breaded in our seasoned fresh bread crumbs.
Fresh Veal Cutlet Parmigiana
Served w/ homemade tomato sauce & provolone cheese. Hand sliced on premisis
Chicken Cutlet Parmigiana
A 1/2 lb. tender boneless breast of chicken, hand breaded in our seasoned fresh bread crumbs, topped w/ homemade marinara sauce & provolone cheese.
Cowboy Ribeye
Montreal style‏ steak is coated w/ a mixture of spices, salt, pepper, & pan-seared.
Pork Chops
Two 8 oz French style center cut pan seared Montreal style
Blackened Chicken
A full 1/2 lb. of whole tender chicken breast, coated w/ our special blend of spices & pan-seared
Fresh Veal Cutlet
Served w/ red or brown gravy
Filet Mignon
9 oz. Choice center cut filet served w/ sauteed mushrooms. We will Butterfly well done orders
Chopped Sirloin
With mushrooms or onions
Surf & Turf
2-4 oz. tails & 1/4 lb. center cut fillet served w/ sauteed mushrooms. Top quality. cold water South American Tails.
Decaf Coffee
Hot Tea
Served in a pot
Ice Tea Fresh Brewed
One refill
Diet Pepsi
Root Beer
Mountain Dew
Sierra Mist (Lemon Lime)
Hawaiian Punch
Sponsored by: Menz Restaurant and Bar

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Most Unique Restauraurant!
1. Most Unique Restauraurant!
"The atmosphere is really neat at this restaurant"
JoAnn C
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2. Summer Sangria
2. Summer Sangria
"(Try the watermelon sangria!, phenomenal)"
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3. Fresh Seafood to Burgers!
3. Fresh Seafood to Burgers!
"Everything in here is homemade and cook fresh daily."
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The seafood we use is the freshest and locally caught. We offer mako, swordfish, flounder and scallops when in season from our local fishermen. We use only jumbo lump crabmeat. Saturday night our prime rib is certified black angus. All soups are made from scratch with fresh vegetables. Thursday through Sunday we have live entertainment at our front porch bar.
$19 - $42
American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT.. Terrific bar and bar staff. FOOD exceptional. Seafood YUMMY. So many things to see at this great place. A must visit while vacationing at the Shore. Make sure to allow extra time due to the large display of oddities...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed October 1, 2019

Menz never disappoints! I live close by so it is definitely one of my top spots. Their sangria is so so good and they have the best stewed tomatoes. I specifically go there in the summer for them with mac and cheese. Yummy combination. I...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Candi913
Reviewed September 27, 2019

Went w/a tour group of 40+ guests; we were seated relatively quickly. Service was adequate but was very disappointed in my eggplant parm entrée; another guest felt the same about their chicken parm--both swimming in what tasted like canned sauce. I'm told the crab cakes...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank deezmayer
Reviewed September 22, 2019

Went for Restaurant Week and were disappointed! First, they didn't have the bottle of wine we wanted ( and no other choice in zinfandel- this happened anther visit, too), Then it took forever to get to the main entree. We had at least a 20...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank valerie r
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Menz restaurant on a busy Saturday night. Megan Menz was our hostess and she seated us as quickly as she could! When we sat down, I ordered a blazing berry sangria which I have to say... it was AMAZING. Ask...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank lulupup
Reviewed September 21, 2019

We have been dining here since 1997. It is usually one of the highlights of our vacation. this time we found the broiled flounder and crab-meat stuffing tasted very strongly of fishy tast. I sent it back. Another dinner was a fried seafood combination and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

Got out of car and couple came out saying, don’t bother, an hour wait, no seating available. We went in, straight to the bar, sat, ordered and had a delicious chicken sandwich that I highly recommend!!! If ya like long hots! Great nite, awesome staff,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Lois H
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Food and drinks were great. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great place to eat!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank T-Town70
Reviewed September 11, 2019

I flew from FL to NJ specifically to have this most unique meal. They had already removed this seasonal delight from the menu but accommodated my wish. It is one of the delicious meals ever! Thank you Menz’s for this great!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Karen_ceai
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been to Menz several times with family (not my choice!). I do not understand the fascination with this place. The food is overpriced and nothing special. The service was spotty at best-as if they did not have sufficient waitstaff. The portions are decent but...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Cathy B
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Michelle K | Property representative |
Yes, they have a full bar.
September 17, 2017|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
sundays in november
July 5, 2017|
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Response from MenzR1 | Property representative |
You can make reservations
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