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Tuscan Bistro Bar

1250 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753

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Menu
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All of our pizzas are fired in our brick oven, prepared using imported Italian “OO” flour, San Marzano tomatoes, and fresh hand-pulled mozzarella.
  • Classic Jersey Cheese Pizza$10.99
    Tomato sauce and shredded mozzarella. Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
  • Margherita Pizza$11.99
    Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, pecorino romano, basil, extra virgin olive oil.
  • Scarpariello Chicken Pizza$12.99
    Sliced chicken, mozzarella cheese, cherry peppers and finished with scarpariello sauce.
  • Vegetale Pizza$12.99
    Pesto, artichokes, eggplant, zucchini, peppers, onion and mozzarella cheese.
  • Parma Pizza$12.99
    Prosciutto, arugula, mozzarella cheese topped with a balsamic glaze.
snacks
  • Bone In Crispy Chicken Wings$11.99
  • Boneless Crispy Chicken Wings$11.99
  • Crispy Calamari$12.99
    Marinated in buttermilk, tossed in semolina flour, lightly fried and served with marinara sauce.
  • Scarpariello Calamari$13.99
    Crispy calamari, lightly fried with cherry peppers and tossed in our homemade Scarpariello sauce.
  • Grilled Calamari$14.99
    Calamari tossed with arugula, sundried tomatoes, capers, Kalamata olives, garlic, grape tomatoes and parmesan cheese. Gluten-free.
  • Boom Boom Calamari$14.99
    Crispy calamari tossed in a spicy creamy cajun sauce.
  • Zucchini Fritti$8.99
    Hand battered with Italian breadcrumbs, lightly fried to golden perfection, and served with zesty lemon aioli.
  • Baked Mushroom Poppers$10.99
    Mushroom caps, stuffed with seasoned mozzarella cheese, cream cheese, sweet Italian sausage and served with spicy cream sauce.
  • Nachos Our Way$9.99
    Homemade fresh cut potato chips, smothered with mozzarella cheese and topped with fresh bruschetta. Gluten-free.
  • Traditional Nachos$9.99
    Homemade fresh cut potato chips, smothered with mozzarella cheese and topped with fresh bruschetta. Gluten-free.
  • Rice Balls$10.99
    “Arancini” stuffed with imported Arborio rice, mozzarella cheese, peas, and served with your choice of vodka sauce or fresh marinara.
  • Sweet Chili Salmon Roll$11.99
    Salmon and spinach, lightly fried in a crisp wrapper, served over mixed cabbage and a sweet chili sauce.
  • Rib Rolls$9.99
    Tender baby back shredded pork, cheddar cheese and sautéed onion, lightly fried in a crisp wrapper, served with a hint of BBQ sauce and chipotle mayo.
  • Southwest Rolls$9.99
    Crispy wrappers filled with shredded chicken, corn, beans, red peppers, onion, cheddar and pepper jack cheese.
  • Fried Mozzarella$9.99
    Fresh mozzarella cheese slices, breaded with homemade seasoned bread crumbs, lightly sautéed and served over marinara.
  • Chicken Avocado Tower$12.99
    Grilled chicken, avocado and pico de gallo, served with tri-colored tortilla chips and a lime sour cream sauce. Gluten-free.
  • Tuna Tartar$14.99
    Fresh tuna and cucumber diced and tossed in rice wine vinegar and soy, served with wasabi and Sriracha.
  • Boom Boom Shrimp$14.99
    Crispy shrimp tossed in our creamy cajun sauce.
  • Thai Shrimp$14.99
    Sauteed shrimp tossed in a sweet Thai chili sauce, served with mango salsa. Gluten-free.
  • Mahi Tacos$10.99
    Grilled Mahi, topped with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo and a lime sour cream. Gluten-free.
  • Shredded Pork Mac & Cheese$10.99
    Pulled pork and mac & cheese in a cornbread coating served with BBQ sauce.
kids-menu
Includes scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream.
  • Kid's Build Your Own Pizza$7.00
    With a choice of toppings: cheese, pepperoni, meatball, sausage, green peppers, mushrooms.
  • Kid's Pasta With Marinara$5.00
    Gluten-free.
  • Kid's Pasta wit Vodka Sauce$5.00
    Gluten-free.
  • Kid's Mac & Cheese$5.00
  • Kid's Mac & Cheese Tacos$7.00
  • Kid's Hamburger$5.00
  • Kid's Cheeseburger$5.00
  • Kid's Hot Dog$5.00
  • Kid's Mozzarella Sticks$5.00
    With marinara for dipping.
  • Kid's Chicken Fingers$5.00
    Gluten-free.
bowl-salads
  • Tuscan Bistro Salad$10.99
    Fresh field greens, tomatoes, grated reggiano, red onions, peppers, and fresh mozzarella cheese tossed with our signature house vinaigrette. Gluten-free.
  • Shrimp & Avocado Cobb Salad$14.99
    Arugula, baby greens, avocado, green beans, hardboiled egg, tomatoes, red onion, bacon and croutons with our homemade spicy ranch.
  • Classic Caesar Salad$8.99
    Chopped romaine and parmesan garlic croutons, tossed in a classic Caesar dressing, topped with Reggiano cheese.
  • Pear & Gorgonzola Salad$12.99
    Field greens tossed with fresh pears, gorgonzola cheese, caramelized walnuts, red onion, and house vinaigrette. Gluten-free.
  • Maple Apple Wedge Salad$10.99
    Iceberg wedge, topped with grape tomatoes, apple, walnuts, and bacon, with a sweet balsamic vinaigrette. Gluten-free.
  • Chopped Antipasto Salad$13.99
    Chopped iceberg lettuce tossed with pepperoni, capicola, feta, provolone, tomato, onion, kalamata olives, cucumber, pepperoncini, and our house Italian. Gluten-free.
wrap-salads
Choice of traditional, spinach or sun-dried tomato wrap.
  • Tuscan Bistro Salad Wrap$10.99
    Fresh field greens, tomatoes, grated reggiano, red onions, peppers, and fresh mozzarella cheese tossed with our signature house vinaigrette. Gluten-free.
  • Shrimp & Avocado Cobb Salad Wrap$14.99
    Arugula, baby greens, avocado, green beans, hardboiled egg, tomatoes, red onion, bacon and croutons with our homemade spicy ranch.
  • Classic Caesar Salad Wrap$8.99
    Chopped romaine and parmesan garlic croutons, tossed in a classic Caesar dressing, topped with Reggiano cheese.
  • Pear & Gorgonzola Salad Wrap$12.99
    Field greens tossed with fresh pears, gorgonzola cheese, caramelized walnuts, red onion, and house vinaigrette. Gluten-free.
  • Maple Apple Wedge Salad Wrap$10.99
    Iceberg wedge, topped with grape tomatoes, apple, walnuts, and bacon, with a sweet balsamic vinaigrette. Gluten-free.
  • Chopped Antipasto Salad Wrap$13.99
    Chopped iceberg lettuce tossed with pepperoni, capicola, feta, provolone, tomato, onion, kalamata olives, cucumber, pepperoncini, and our house Italian. Gluten-free.
burgers
  • Naked Burger$10.99
  • Bacon Blue Burger$12.99
    Angus burger topped with Gorgonzola cheese, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and basil mayo and a Brioche roll.
  • Mac Attack Burger$12.99
    Angus burger topped with American cheese, homemade mac & cheese and smoked bacon on a pretzel bun.
  • Tuscan Bistro Signature Burger$12.99
    Angus burger with fresh mozzarella cheese, pancetta bacon and fried onions served on an onion- poppy seed Brioche roll.
  • Dare Burger$17.99
    Are you brave enough to accept the challenge? Tell us how you want it cooked and if you want it spicy or not, the rest is up to the chef.
sandwiches
  • Italian Hot Dog$10.99
    Two Sabrett dogs, fried potatoes, peppers and onions, stuffed in homemade pizza bread.
  • Chicken Downtown Sandwich$12.99
    Breaded chicken cutlets, sauteed spinach, sautéed mushrooms, ricotta cheese, tomato, and provolone cheese, on grilled Panella bread.
  • Steak Sandwich$14.99
    Sliced strip steak, sauteed onions and gouda cheese on grilled semolina bread.
  • Grilled Chicken Panini$10.99
    Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella cheese, field greens, roast red peppers, tomato, and pesto mayo, on rosemary ciabatta bread.
  • Miami Chicken Wrap$10.99
    Breaded chicken cutlet, shredded mozzarella, cheddar cheese, tomato, bacon, and avocado, wrapped in a tortilla.
  • Baja Chicken Sandwich$10.99
    Grilled BBQ chicken, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, bacon, chipotle ranch, on rosemary ciabatta bread.
pastas
  • Rigatoni Vodka$14.99
  • Rigatoni Bolognese$15.99
    Rigatoni slow cooked meat sauce with veal, beef, pork and a dollop of mascarpone cheese.
  • Orecchiette with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe$15.99
    Ear-shaped pasta with sautéed broccoli rabe, and sweet sausage.
  • Italian Mac &Cheese$15.99
    Rigatoni smothered with a blend of melted aged provolone, mozzarella, grated parmesan, and sweet ricotta cheese, sprinkled with bread crumbs and baked in our brick oven.
  • Papalina$15.99
    House-made string pasta, Prosciutto di Parma, cremini mushroom, fresh peas, light cream, and Grana Padana.
  • Pesto Penne Vegetale$15.99
    Penne pasta with peas, onions, carrots, zucchini, arugula and mushrooms tossed in pesto cream sauce.
fish
  • Salmon Genovese$17.99
    Fresh roasted salmon, served with sundried tomatoes and pesto cream sauce served over risotto. Gluten-free.
  • Mahi$19.99
    Fresh Mahi, pan seared in roasted tomato butter broth, served over brown rice and green beans. Gluten-free.
chicken
  • Chicken Madeira$16.99
    Chicken breasts sautéed with mushrooms topped with steamed asparagus, melted mozzarella cheese over homemade mashed potatoes in a Madeira wine sauce. Gluten-free.
  • Chicken Downtown$17.99
    Chicken cutlets lightly fried topped with spinach, mushrooms, ricotta, tomato and provolone baked to perfection. Served over spaghetti marinara.
  • Chicken Lemon Butter$14.99
    Chicken breasts sauteed with fresh lemon, cream, white wine, and capers. Served over penne pasta.
  • Chicken Caprese$16.99
    Grilled chicken topped with fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers, served over spaghetti in garlic and oil, drizzled with balsamic glaze. Glute-free.
  • Stuffed Chicken$16.99
    Chicken stuffed with cheddar cheese and cream cheese wrapped in bacon topped with caramelized apples served over homemade mashed potatoes. Gluten-free.
  • Chicken Parmigiana$15.99
    Parmesan-breaded chicken cutlets, baked with our marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese. Served over spaghetti marinara.
beef-pork
  • Baby Back Ribs$22.99
    Fall off the bone baby back ribs finished with your choice of sauce: classic BBQ sauce or blackberry brandy sauce.
  • NY Strip$24.99
    NY strip served with creamy mashed potatoes and choice of green vegetables. Gluten-free.
  • Pot Roast$14.99
    Pot roast served over creamy mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables and smothered in homemade brown gravy. Gluten-free.
  • Osso Buco$19.99
    Slow braised pork shank served over parmesan polenta with roasted carrots, onions and tomatoes.
  • Boneless Braised Short Ribs$22.99
    Slow braised short ribs in an espresso demi glaze with creamy parmesan polenta and seasonal vegetables.
sides
  • Fresh Seasonal Vegetable$5.99
  • Brussel Sprouts$5.99
  • Garlic Parmesan Tater Tots$4.99
  • Creamed Spinach$5.99
  • Risotto$4.99
  • Baked Sweet Potato$3.99
  • Tuscan Chips$3.99
  • Creamy Mashed Potatoes$3.99
  • Parmesan Polenta$4.99
  • Fried Green Beans$5.99
  • Brown Rice$4.99
  • Warm Pasta Salad$4.99
  • House Salad$2.99
  • Caesar Salad$3.99
  • French Fries$2.99

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