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Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmine's Pizzeria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Fried Mozzarella
Golden Fried mozzarella sticks with Carmen's famous marinara sauce. .
Garlic Bread
Garlic Bread With Cheese
Breaded Mushrooms
A heaping portion of breaded mushrooms fried to perfection & served with our zesty horseradish sauce.
Jalapeño Poppers
Cheese stuffed jalapeños, breaded and deep-fried to a golden brown, served with mild salsa and sour cream.
Fried Ravioli
Cheese ravioli golden fried and served with marinara.
Buffalo Wings
Plump chicken wings coated in our spicy buffalo sauce, served with blue cheese and celery sticks. Choose from over 20 different sauces! Buffalo, Cajun, Charlie's Caribbean Jerk, Honey BBQ, Spicy BBQ, Chipotle BBQ, Montreal, Seven Pepper, Pineapple Chipotle BBQ, Old Bay, Buffalo Ranch, Garlic Buffalo Parmesan, Wings of Fire, Teriyaki, Scampi Wasabi, Salt & Pepper, Sweet Chili Sauce, Garlic Parmesan, Buffalo Raspberry, Honey Mustard, B-B-Q Bacon. .
Mussels Marinara
Steamed mussels on the half shell covered with Carmen's famous marinara sauce.
Chicken Tenders
Succulent chicken breast strips, breaded and golden fried.
Zucchini Sticks
A heaping portion of zucchini sticks golden fried & served with our zesty horseradish sauce.
Small $8.95
Large $10.75
Thin slices of provolone & salami, covered with a heaping portion of iceberg lettuce, topped with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, green & red peppers, red onions and pepperoncini.
Side Salad
A small bowl of iceberg lettuce, with a light garnish of peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, chick peas and red onions. .
Fresh Tossed Salad
Same as above but big enough for two.
Salami & Provolone
Black Olives, red peppers & thick wedges of salami and provolone cheese atop a bed of crisp iceberg lettuce.
With Grilled Chicken $9.99
With Shrimp $10.99
Caesar Salad
Leafy romaine lettuce tossed with our classic Caesar dressing, homemade croutons & grape tomatoes. .
Chef Salad
Strips of fresh turkey, ham, Swiss & cheddar cheeses over a bed of iceberg lettuce & mixed greens, topped w/ peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers.
Cup $3.25
Bowl $4.5
Homemade New England Clam Chowder
Cup $3.25
Bowl $4.5
Homemade Manhattan Clam Chowder
Bowl $4.75
Crock of French Onion
Sausage Platter
Two sausages topped with our famous marinara.
Meatball Platter
Two meatballs topped with our famous marinara.
French Fries
Beer Battered Onion Rings
Hot Peppers
With Cheese $6.25
1/4 lb. Burger
Fresh 1/4 lb. beef burger grilled to perfection. .
With Cheese $8.25
1/2 lb. Burger
Fresh 1/4 lb. beef burger grilled to perfection. .
1/4 lb. California Burger
Our tasty beef burger topped with lettuce, tomatoes & onions.
Big Bubba Burger
10 oz. ground beef topped with fried onions, bacon and melted provolone.
Pizza Burger
1/4 lb. burger topped with our famous marinara and melted cheese.
Turkey Burger (1/4 lb.)
With Cheese $8.5
Deli Sandwiches
Always Available: Fresh & thinly sliced deli style meats. 8 ounces of your choice of meat: Ham, Turkey, or Roast Beef on your choice of White, Rye, Whole Wheat or Kaiser.
Chicken Cheese Steak
Shaved chicken breast sautéed with peppers & onions with melted American cheese.
Cheese Steak
Paper thin slices of beef, sautéed with peppers & onions with melted American cheese.
Eggplant Parmesan
Golden fried eggplant, served on Italian bread, topped with our famous marinara & melted mozzarella cheese.
Chicken Parmesan
Golden fried chicken, served on Italian bread, topped with our famous marinara & melted mozzarella cheese.
Veal Parmesan
Golden fried veal, served on Italian bread, topped with our famous marinara & melted mozzarella cheese.
Club Sandwiches
Generous portions of deli style meats, crisp iceberg lettuce, sliced tomatoes and strips of bacon, layered on white toast two stories high! Then cut in 4 pieces for easy eating.
Tuna Club
Same as above, but with our homemade tuna salad.
California Chicken
Deep fried chicken breast cutlet piled high with crisp lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and onions.
Sausage Sandwich
Fresh sausage topped with our famous marinara. .
Baked Ziti
The classic blend of ziti noodles, two cheeses & topped with our famous marinara.
Baked Lasagna
The traditional layering of lasagna noodles, two cheese and Carmen's marinara.
Overstuffed pasta crepes with a ricotta cheese blend, rolled and baked to perfection and covered with marinara. .
Stuffed Shells
Jumbo pasta shells filled with a ricotta cheese blend, baked to perfection and covered in Carmen's marinara. .
Pasta dumplings filled with meat or cheese boiled until tender, then topped with our Carmen's marinara sauce.
Fettuccini Alfredo
A generous portion of egg fettuccini noodles, generously coated in our chef's classic white sauce of cream, egg, and cheese.
Penne Ala Vodka
Penne pasta topped with our chef's vodka cream sauce. .
Eggplant Parmesan Dinner
Fresh breaded eggplant deep-fried until golden brown and topped with mozzarella and Carmen's famous marinara.
Pasta Bowl
Your choice of pasta, linguini, spaghetti or angel hair topped with marinara.
Sliced Sirloin Sandwich
Tasty 10 oz. Sirloin sliced and grilled then drizzled in a French garlic butter.
NY Strip Steak
14 oz. NY Sirloin grilled to your liking. Blackened .
Carmen's Style Sirloin
14 oz. NY Sirloin grilled and topped with mozzarella, marinara sauce and roasted peppers.
Steak Murphy
14 oz. Sirloin grilled and smothered in peppers, onions and potatoes in a spicy red sauce.
Veal Parmesan
Tender milk fed veal topped with mozzarella and our famous marinara.
Veal Marsala
Tender milk-fed veal sautéed in our old world marsala mushroom sauce .
Veal Francaise
Tender milk-fed veal sautéed in a lemon wine sauce.
Veal Piccata
Tender milk-fed veal sautéed in a lemon sauce with capers.
Chicken Parmesan
Tender breaded chicken cutlets smothered in mozzarella and marinara.
Chicken Marsala
Tender chicken breast sautéed in a classic marsala wine sauce with fresh mushrooms.
Chicken Francaise
Tender chicken breasts sautéed in our chef's old world lemon wine sauce. .
Chicken Murphy
Tender chicken breasts sautéed with peppers, onions and potatoes in a spicy red sauce.
Chicken Piccata
Tender chicken breasts sautéed in a lemon sauce with capers.
Fried Chicken
Deep fried golden chicken served with a side of fries.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch on a Friday. It was fairly busy, but we were seated right away. The server was friendly and got our sodas right away. We ordered the bar pie with sausage and were glad we did. It came...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kimbG326DY
Reviewed 4 days ago

The pizza is at its best when it's hot! and it's amazing when it is. Solid beer list but nothing special. Some really good items -French fries side order -Buffalo Calamari -Buffalo chicken pizza -it's not on the menu but its reallllyyyy good. -Garlic Cheese...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lemons5x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, pizza is really really good!! They have the pizza challenge where u finish a whole pie and get a free shirt, it’s a lot although doesn’t seem like it at first, but it’s fun to compete to see who can do it at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lourdes A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived, there was a long line but we found seats at the bar and were pleasantly surprised that the wait time passed quicker than expected. The staff was friendly and efficient. The pizza was excellent; worth the wait. I will definitely come here...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LotusExplorerTravel
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Everything was amazing. Loved the thin crust pizza. Also had a huge salad and amazing mozzarella cheese sticks which were delicious. I’m so full! The service was also great and good ambience. Definitely would return!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank arthursmom11
Reviewed 11 December 2018

My wife and I grew up at the Shore and don't get back often. When we do, there are certain things we always do, and certain foods we have to eat. Pizza is on the top of the list. Love Pete and Elda's!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chip D
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Haven’t been here in15 years. Picked up pizza for my daughters and I. It was awful. The crust was like eating crackers. Ordered half meatball and I not sure what kind of meat they put on it. Was not cooked enough. Will NEVER go back...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mcbbeach
Reviewed 21 November 2018

A group of us went here for dinner and had an awesome meal! We went on a Wednesday night and there was a constant stream of guests! The thin crust pizza was really good, and others had pasta which they said was great! We were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrsgfhjr
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend visited here on a Friday evening, there was no wait. Being summer is over, now is the time to visit. We order garlic bread with cheese which was very good. For 2 people definitely get an extra large pie, being it's...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank doug6458
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

From the minute you walk in you know you are in a local favorite. A cross between a nice sports bar and family Italian restaurant. The catch is that it is not your typical version of New Jersey pizza. The specialty is light thin crust...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 926jeffu
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just go there....and wait. Have a drink from the bar while waiting
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