Restaurant and Wine Bar Menu

Mozzarella Pinwheel

House-made Mozzarella Cheese rolled with Basil, Prosciutto and Roasted Peppers, Sliced and Served over a bed of Mixed Greens, Finished with Kalamata Olives and a Balsamic Syrup…$11

Graham Cracker Calamari

Soaked in Buttermilk, Crusted with Graham Crackers, Lightly Fried,

Tossed with a Hot Cherry and Sweet Roasted Red Pepper Butter…$13

Mussels Blanco

Prince Edward Island Mussels and Littleneck Clams simmered with

Fresh Herbs, Garlic and Shallots in a White Wine Butter Sauce…$12

Tuna Martini

Diced Ahi Tuna mixed with Capers, Shallots, Olive Oil, Chives, and a Horseradish Piquant served in a Martini glass with house-made Wonton crisps…$14

Calamari Fritti

Flour dusted Calamari, Lightly Fried Golden Brown, With Marinara Sauce and Lemon…$11

Julia’s Spring Roll

Rib Eye & Pollo, roasted Corn, Black Beans, Julienne Vegetables and Monterey-Jack Cheddar cheese all rolled up and lightly fried, finished with a Soy-Teriyaki Glaze…$12

Pasta e Fagioli

Garlic, Shallots, oven roasted Plum Tomatoes, Cannelini Beans, and pasta with fresh Herbs finished in a Parmigiano Reggiano broth (Made to order)…$8

Escarole & Bean

Chorizo Sausage, Escarole, Garlic, Shallots, oven roasted Plum Tomatoes and Cannelini Beans with fresh Herbs finished in a Parmigiano Reggiano broth (Made to order)…$8

The Julia’s Caesar

Crisp Whole Hearts of Romaine Lettuce finished with our Caesar dressing,

Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Focaccia Croutons…$11

Complimentary Toppings: Kalamata Olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Anchovies, or Roasted Red Peppers

Pollo & Spinach

Blackened Pollo Medallions and Baby Spinach tossed in a Strawberry Vinaigrette with Hearts of Palm, Roasted Peppers, Bermuda Onions, Walnuts, and Gorgonzola Cheese…$15

The Mixed Green

Tender Field Greens tossed in a Honeyed-Balsamic Dressing, topped with Almonds, Maytag Blue Cheese,  Granny Smith Apples and drizzled with a Balsamic Syrup…$10

Miso-Lime

Tender Field Greens tossed with Our Graham Cracker Crusted Calamari

In our Miso and Lime Vinaigrette with shaved Ricotta-Salata Cheese…$13

Penne a la Vodka

Prosciutto and Green Peas deglazed with Vodka finished in a Plum Tomato sauce…$16

Add Shrimp…$6/Add Chorizo Sausage…$4/Add Pollo…$4

Linguine and Clams

Littleneck Clams sautéed in a Red or White sauce served over Linguini…$19

Frutte di Mare

A blend of Gulf Shrimp, Littleneck Clams, Calamari, and Prince Edward Mussels

In a Spicy Cherry Peppered Plum Tomato sauce over Linguine…$27

Stuffed Rigatoni

Rigatoni stuffed with Imported Italian Cheeses tossed with tender Chicken Breast,

Oven roasted Plum Tomatoes & Artichoke Hearts in a Tomato-Basil Sauce…$19

Julia’s “Angry” Lobster

A 1 ½ lb. Whole Maine Lobster, Wok sautéed with Kentucky Bourbon,

Lemon, Garlic, Shallots, and fresh Herbs,

Served with a Crispy Citrus-Risotto Cake and sautéed Baby Spinach…$38

Crab Cakes

Two “Maryland Style” Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, served over Wild Rice with a chilled roasted Corn Salsa, and dollops of Crème Fraiche and Red Pepper Coulis…$26

Diver Scallops

Extra-large fresh “Day Boat” Diver Scallops, served over a Sweet Pea & Shitake Mushroom Risotto with sautéed Asparagus, Finished with a Lemon-Chive Beurre Blanc…$30

Braised Halibut

Pan seared Wild Alaskan Halibut Filet sautéed with Garlic, Shallots, Escarole, Cannelini Beans, and Plum Tomatoes Lightly Braised with a Fumet Blanc, White Wine, and Butter…$34

Sesame Tuna

Sesame seared Ahi Tuna Steak served with a crispy Citrus-Risotto Cake and sautéed Baby Spinach, Finished with a Soy-Teriyaki Glaze and a Thai Bird Chile Coulis…$32

Stuffed Salmon

Oven roasted Crab and Spinach stuffed Wild Atlantic Salmon Filet served over Wild Rice with Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable, Finished with a Basil-Cream Sauce…$29

Almond Crusted Tilapia

Pan roasted and Served over Wild Rice with Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable,

Finished with a Sambuca Cream Sauce and chilled Crab meat…$22

Pollo Balsamico

Tender Chicken Medallions, Shitake Mushrooms, and Sun-dried Tomato

Sautéed with a Plum Tomato Balsamic Demi-reduction,

With Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Mashed Potato and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable…$24

Pollo con Carciofi

Egg Battered Artichokes and Pollo Medallions

with Prosciutto, Peas, and Shitake Mushrooms in a White Wine Lemon-butter Sauce,  Served with a Sour Cream & Chive Potato Cake and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable…$24

Pollo Napoleon

A Napoleon of Pollo, Roasted Red Pepper, and Mozzarella Cheese,

Finished with a Shitake Mushroom Port Wine Demi-glace, With Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Mashed Potato and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable…$24

Veal Milanese

Veal Scaloppini breaded with Panko, fresh Herbs, and Asiago Cheese,

Lightly Fried, Topped with a Mixed Green Salad, Roasted Red Peppers, and Fresh Mozzarella Cheese in a Honeyed-Balsamic Dressing drizzled with Balsamic Syrup…$29

Veal Saltimbocca

Veal Scaloppini stuffed with Prosciutto, Fontina Cheese, and Fresh Herbs,

Finished with a Shitake Mushroom Port Wine Reduction, With Roasted Garlic & Parmesan Mashed Potato and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable…$27

Pork Tenderloin

A Whole Tenderloin of Pork marinated with Rosemary, Mustard, and Moroccan Spices, Pan Seared and Oven Roasted, Served with a Chorizo & Parmesan Risotto and Asparagus, Finished with an Apple and Port wine Pan Jus…$29

Petite Filet Mignon

8oz Grilled Filet Mignon, Finished with a Port Wine Demi-glace and Lump Crab Meat, Served with a Sour Cream & Chive Potato Cake and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable…$35

The Gorgonzola Rib Eye

14oz Grilled Choice Rib Eye Steak, Topped with Gorgonzola Cheese and fresh Basil, Finished with a Port Wine Demi-glace, Served with a Sour Cream & Chive Potato Cake and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable…$38

A Note from the Chef:

If you have any Special Requests or if you have a Specific Dietary Need

Please do not hesitate to let your Server know.

As long as we have the Ingredients we can prepare your dish to order.

Buon Appetito!

 

There is a $2 Service Charge to have a Salad or Pasta Dish Split,

A $4 Service Charge to split an Entrée

Parties of 6 or more are subject to a

Minimum 18% Service Charge before tax

~ Classic Martinis ~

The Old School

Grey Goose, Christiania or Bombay Sapphire

Dry Vermouth  Served Up with a Twist or Olives …$12

The Vesper Martini

Gordon’s London Dry Gin, Ketel One Vodka,

And Dry Vermouth Served Up with a Twist…$11

The Dirty Martini

Stolichnaya Vodka or Beefeater Gin, Olive Brine

And Dry Vermouth Served Up with Olives…$9

The Gimlet

Three Olives Vodka or Gordon’s Dry Gin

Fresh Lime Juice and Sugar Served Up…$9

The Gibson

Absolute Vodka or Gordon’s Dry Gin

Dry Vermouth and Onions Served Up…$9

The Manhattan

Dry ~ Perfect ~ Sweet

Maker’s Mark Bourbon or Seagram’s VO

Vermouth, Aromatic Bitters and  Lemon Zest

Served Up with a Cherry…$11

The Park Avenue

Bombay Dry Gin, Grand Marnier, Sweet Vermouth

And Pineapple Juice Served Up with a Twist…$11

The French Martini

Ketel One Vodka, Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur

and Pineapple Juice Served Up…$11

The Scarlet O’Hara

Southern Comfort Liqueur

Fresh Lime and Cranberry Juice Served Up…$9

The Cosmopolitan

Three Olives Citrus Vodka, Triple Sec,

Fresh Lime Juice, and a Splash of Cranberry

Served Up with a Twist…$9

The Rob Roy

Dewar’s Scotch Whiskey, Sweet and Dry Vermouths

Aromatic Bitters and Lemon Zest Served Up with a Cherry…$11

The Metropolitan

Stolichnaya Raspberry Vodka, Triple Sec

Fresh Lime Juice and a Splash of Cranberry Juice

Served Up with a Twist…$9

The Chocolate Martini

Ketel One Vodka, White Crème de Cacao Liqueur

And Dry Vermouth Served Up…$9

~ Specialty Martinis ~

The Peach Cosmo

Gordon’s Dry Gin, Peach Schnapps,

Blue Curacao, Fresh Lime and Cranberry Juice Served Up…$11

The Key Lime Pie

Three Olives Vanilla Vodka, Licor 43

Fresh Lime Juice and Cream

Served Up with a Graham Cracker Crust…$11

The Chocolate Raspberry

Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur, Three Olives Vanilla Vodka,

Licor 43, White Crème de Cacao And Cream Served Up…$11

The Espresso Martini

Jose Cuervo Silver Tequila or

Three Olives Triple Shot Espresso Vodka,

With Fresh Espresso, Licor 43 and Cream…$11

The Pomegranate Martini

Three Olives Pomegranate and Citrus Vodkas

Triple Sec, Fresh Lime and Pomegranate Juice

Served Up with a Twist…$9

~ Specialty Cocktails ~

The Pomegranate Margarita

Jose Cuervo Silver Tequila, Cointreau Orange Liqueur,

Fresh Lemon, Lime and Pomegranate

Served Up or On the Rocks with a Sea Salt Rim…$10

The Royal Velvet Margarita

Jose Cuervo Silver Tequila

Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur

Di Saronno Amaretto, Fresh Lemon and Lime

Served Up or On the Rocks with a Sea Salt Rim…$12

The Grand Margarita

Grand Marnier and Your Choice of Top Shelf Tequila

Fresh Lemon & Lime Served Up or On the Rocks

With a Sea Salt Rim…$15

Passion Fruit Caipirinha

Malibu Passion Fruit and Leblon Cachaça

Fresh Lime and Sugar Served On the Rocks

With a Club Soda Float…$10

The Royal Mojito

Bacardi White Rum, Fresh Mint, Lime, and Sugar

Served On the Rocks with a Champagne Float…$11

Julia’s House Cocktail

Gordon’s London Dry Gin or Ketel One Vodka

Triple Sec, Fresh Lime, Strawberry, and Mango

With a Riesling Wine Float…$12

With this Special $26 Three-Course Menu, you are also entitled to “Happy Hour” Priced Glasses of House Wine to accompany your Dinner…We offer Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chianti


Choose your Appetizer…


The Julia’s Caesar
Crisp Whole Hearts of Romaine Lettuce and Focaccia Croutons
Finished with our creamy Caesar dressing and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Complimentary Toppings include:
Kalamata Olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Anchovies, or Roasted Red Peppers

Artichokes Francaise
Egg Battered Artichoke Hearts
Sautéed with fresh Herbs, Lemon, Butter, and White Wine
Served over a bed of Angel Hair pasta

Mussels Blanco
Prince Edward Island Mussels and Littleneck Clams
Simmered with fresh Herbs, Garlic and Shallots, White Wine, and Butter

The Mixed Green
Tender Field Greens, slivered Almonds and crumbled Maytag Blue Cheese
Tossed in our Honeyed-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Served with slices of “Granny Smith” Apple

Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta, Plum Tomatoes, Garlic, Shallots, Cannellini Beans, and fresh Herbs
Finished in a Parmigiano Reggiano broth
(made to order)

Julia’s Spring Roll
Strip Loin,  Tender Pollo, Black Beans, Julienne Vegetables, roasted Corn and Monterey-Jack Cheddar Cheese
All Rolled up, lightly fried Golden Brown
Finished with a Soy-Teriyaki Glaze over Mixed Greens

Escarole & Bean
Chorizo Sausage, Escarole, Garlic, Shallots, Plum Tomato, Cannelini Beans, and fresh Herbs Finished in a Parmigiano Reggiano broth
(made to order)


 Choose your Entrée…
Served with Chef’s Choice of Starch and Vegetable


Penne a la Vodka
Plum Tomato, Garlic, Shallots, Prosciutto, and Green Peas
Deglazed with Vodka Tossed with Penne and Parmigiano Reggiano in a Plum Tomato & Basil Sauce

Linguine and Clams
Littleneck Clams, Garlic, Shallots, Parmigiano Reggiano, fresh Herbs, and chopped Clams Served over a bed of Linguine
~Available in a Red or a White Sauce~

Pollo & Artichoke Francaise
Egg Battered Pollo Medallions & Artichoke Hearts, Garlic, Shallots, and Shitake Mushrooms Sautéed with White Wine, Lemon, Butter, fresh Herbs and Parmigiano Reggiano Served over a bed of Linguine

Stuffed Rigatoni
Tender Pollo, Cheese Stuffed Rigatoni, and Artichoke Hearts
Finished with Parmigiano Reggiano in a  Plum Tomato & Basil Sauce

Almond Crusted Tilapia
Whole Tilapia Filet encrusted with Slivered Almonds and pan roasted
Finished with a Sambuca Cream Sauce

Crab Cake
One “Maryland Style” Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
Served over a bed of Wild Rice with a chilled roasted Corn Salsa
Finished with  dollops of Crème Fraiche and Red Pepper Coulis

Pollo Milanese
Pan fried Pollo Medallions breaded with Panko, Asiago  and fresh Herbs
Topped with a salad of Mixed Greens, Roasted Red Peppers, and Fresh Mozzarella Cheese

Pollo Napoleon
A Napoleon of Pollo, Roasted Red Pepper and Melted Fresh Mozzarella cheese
Topped with a Shitake Mushroom & Port Wine Demi-glace

Pollo Balsamico
Tender Pollo Medallions, Shitake Mushrooms, Plum & Sundried Tomato
Sautéed in a Balsamic Demi-Reduction

Veal Saltimbocca
Veal Scaloppini stuffed with Prosciutto, fresh Herbs, and Fontina
Finished with a Shitake Port Wine Reduction


And finally, choose your Dessert…

All Desserts are House-made and garnished with fresh Berries and Whipped Cream


 A Slice of Lemon-Scented Cheese Cake
A Molten Chocolate Cake a la Mode
Two Scoops of Ice Cream
Or Two Mini Cannoli

Since opening in the Spring of 2005, Julia’s has established itself in the Atlantic Highlands area as the place to go for a warm, inviting, and elegant atmosphere, highlighted by delectable food and attentive service all at a reasonable price.

The Mediterranean inspired menu features many Italian favorites along with

 creative innovations using only the freshest meat, seafood, and local produce.

Julia’s staff works hard to make sure your dining experience exceeds your expectations.

The Asbury Park Press touted Julia’s as “so good it swept us off our feet!”

Owner and former Major League Baseball player,

John Valentin, is a constant presence to assure you are well taken

care of every time you visit.

With a creative cocktail menu, wine list, homemade desserts,

and daily specials, Julia’s is the perfect place for your special occasion or

just an everyday night out on the town!

“If you are looking for great food, a beautiful atmosphere,

and excellent service all at a reasonable price, then Julia’s Restaurant is the place for you.”

“Julia’s in AH: Yes, it was that good!”

~Don Wilno, Asbury Park Press

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