Four Belmar restaurants are taking part in Jersey Shore Restaurant Week, April 16-25, 2021. Held every spring and fall since 2009, Jersey Shore Restaurant Week (JSRW) is a great time to plan a special date or girls night out, or to experience a new restaurant that you've been wanting to try.
Each of the Belmar restaurants below is offering a three-course prix fixe Restaurant Week menu featuring an appetizer, entree, and dessert for $23.21 or $33.21. Some are also offering mix-and-match menus for $28.21. Note that the Restaurant Week menus may not be offered every night, so check availability of the special menu with each restaurant before you make a reservation.
All participating Belmar restaurants are following COVID-19 guidelines to ensure a safe indoor and outdoor dining experience for guests. Restaurants are listed below in alphabetical order.
1. Flames Brazilian Steakhouse
1000 Main Street
Belmar, New Jersey
The dining experience at Flames Brazilian Steakhouse in Belmar is five-star all the way. During Jersey Shore Restaurant Week, Flames is offering its full-service rodizio menu with gourmet salad bar and hot buffet for $33.21, which also includes a selection of their made-from-scratch desserts. RELATED: An All-You-Can-Eat Rodizio Feast At Flames In Belmar
2. La Dolce Vita Italian Restaurant
400 Ocean Avenue
Belmar, New Jersey
The Jersey Shore Restaurant Week menu at La Dolce Vita in Belmar is $33.21 and includes your choice of beet carpaccio salad, calamari steak Milanese, or provolone sausage and escarole for appetizers. Entree options include chicken margherita, pork osso bucco, filet of barramundi sauteed with olives, grape tomatoes and capers in a white-wine garlic sauce, or vegetable tortellacci with porcini mushrooms and cream sauce. For a sweet ending, your meal includes a selection of house desserts of the day.
Please note that on Friday and Saturday nights of Restaurant Week (April 16-17, April 23-24), the special three-course menu is only available until 6:00 p.m.
3. Mr. Shrimp
1600 Highway 71
Mr. Shrimp has one of the most extensive Restaurant Week menus, with a $23.21 menu, a $33.21 menu, and a mix-and-match menu for $28.21.
For the $23.21 menu, appetizer selections include PEI mussels with garlic bread, shrimp cocktail, or eggplant rollatini. Choose from four entrees, including shrimp Parmesan, broiled salmon with sides (add crab stuffing for $5.00), chicken marsala or Francaise, or sauteed shrimp in a spicy red sauce over long-grain rice.
The $33.21 menu at Mr. Shrimp starts with a first course of tuna carpaccio salad, chipotle fried calamari over spring mix, or king crab and lobster risotto. Entrees include your choice of seafood fra diavolo with linguine, shrimp and lump crab over fusilli in a roasted garlic cream sauce, pan-seared grouper stuffed with lump crab, and walnut-crusted halibut with Parmesan risotto and asparagus.
Dessert selections for both menus include carrot cake, rice pudding, or chocolate mousse.
4. Wright Taste
1006 Main Street
Belmar, New Jersey
A recent newcomer to the Belmar dining scene, Wright Taste on Main Street specializes in "food for the soul." The menu is inspired by Caribbean cuisine, with influences of Hispanic and Southern cooking.
During Jersey Shore Restaurant Week in spring 2021, Wright Taste is offering a special two-course lunch menu for $15.21, in addition to a three-course dinner menu for $33.21.
Lunch service includes Caesar salad for the first course, followed by a choice of curry shrimp, jerk chicken, or a grilled balsamic chicken wrap for the main course.
The dinner menu at Wright Taste offers your choice of blackened fish tacos, empanadas, or BBQ wings for appetizers. Entree selections include BBQ or buffalo brisket, jerk or BBQ baby back ribs with collard greens and macaroni and cheese, and turkey chop with rice and green beans. The final course, dessert, tempts your sweet tooth with a selection of carrot cake, cheesecake, or triple chocolate cake.
Reservations are recommended at each of the participating Belmar restaurants during JSRW. See the full list of participating area restaurants and menus on the Jersey Shore Restaurant Week website.
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