Joia’s Menu

The dine-in and carry-out menus at all locations are subject to change without notice.

We pride ourselves on offering a Special of the Day based upon the availability of the freshest ingredients for the season.  Please call ahead for a list of the day’s culinary specials.

Entrées can also be modified somewhat based upon dietary restrictions, and/or preferences.

Starters / Stuzzichino

Roasted Garlic Foccaccia — fresh focaccia with garlic and fresh mozzarella baked

Fresca Caprese — fresh mozzarella with tomato, basil and extra virgin olive oil

Hot Carozza — breaded and fried mozzarella served with marinara sauce

Calamari Fritti — lightly fried until golden crisp (dine-in only)

Gamberi — jumbo shrimp and scallops grilled and seasoned with lemon garlic butter on a grilled baguette

Salads / Insalata

Garden State— mixed greens, tomato, Calamata olives, red onion, Italian dressing and parmigiano

Fratelli — rollatini meats over mixed greens, Calamata olives, tomato, and parmigiano Reggiano

Cesare (Caesar Salad) — add grilled chicken or grilled shrimp

Warm Spinach Salad — spinach, prosciutto, portobello and caramelized onion w/ gorgonzola

Calamari Salad — sautéed calamari, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, oregano and herbs over mixed greens

Verdura Salad — sautéed broccoli, artichoke, mushroom, and tomato chunks over chilled greens

Soup Calendar / Zuppe’ homemade soups of the day

Monday — Cream of Tomato Basil

Tuesday — Focaccia Onion

Wednesday — Tortolini in Brodo

Thursday — Pasta Fagioli

Friday — Shrimp Bisque

Saturday— Potato Leek

Desserts

Tiramisu

Almond Amaretto cake

Nutella Chocolate cake

Mini cannoli (two)

Pasta

Rigatoni Vodka — rigatoni pasta in our creamy light pink vodka reduced sauce

Gnocchi Bolognese — homemade potato and ricotta dumplings in our fabulous meat sauce

Cheese Ravioli — ricotta cheese filled ravioli with in our delicious marinara sauce

Penne Puttanesca ‘Spicy’ — tomato sauce, capers, anchovies and Calamata olives

Penne di Sole — gorgonzola cream sauce with grilled chicken and sun-dried tomatoes

Rigatoni Salsiccia — sausage, green peppers and onions in a red sauce finished with white wine

Penne Quattro Formaggi (four cheeses) — fontina, parmigiano, gorgonzola and mozzarella

Spaghetti Frutta di Mare — shrimp, scallops, and calamari in a delicate white wine sauce

Gio Favorites

Zia Maria’s Manicotti — crepe shell pasta stuffed with seasoned ricotta (dad’s sister’s recipe)

Eggplant Parmigiano — breaded eggplant, layered with ricotta and mozzarella with spaghetti

Wild Mushroom Ravioli — portobello cream sauce with caramelized onion

Lasagna Besciamella — wonderful layering of besciamella, Bolognese and mozzarella

Marsala — boneless chicken breast or tender veal, with domestic mushrooms in a delicate Marsala wine sauce served with spaghetti

Picata Limone — pan-seared chicken or veal with capers, mushrooms, lemon and white wine sauce served with spaghetti

Chicken Parmigiano — breaded chicken topped with fresh mozzarella and baked

Lobster Ravioli — five Maine lobster ravioli in a light and creamy pink vodka sauce

Bistecca Vino and Portobello — pan-seared prime filet topped with our Portobello merlot demi-glace sauce (includes fresh vegetables and a cold crisp salad)

Fabulous Pizza / Traditional Pizze

An Italian creation originating in Naples in the early 18th century, pizza made its way to the U.S. with Italian immigrants. Gennero Lombardi opened the first American pizzeria in New York City around the turn of the last century. We bring you our pizza in that original style — hand tossed, thin crust pizza. Our dough is freshly made on premise every day. Simply unmatched.

Cheese — mozzarella and tomato sauce

Margherita — mozzarella, tomato sauce, fresh chopped tomato and basil

Rustica – mozzarella, gorgonzola cheese, ham, thinly sliced red onion and tomato sauce

Bianchi — ricotta cheese, fresh chunks of tomato, fresh garlic, basil and mozzarella ‘no sauce’

Naples Original — fresh mozzarella, crushed plum tomato, extra virgin olive oil, sprinkled with fresh basil

Spinach Ricotta — mozzarella and ricotta with garlic, caramelized onion and parmigiano with fresh spinach cover

Quattro (four cheeses) — fontina, parmigiano Reggiano, ricotta, mozzarella, garlic ‘no sauce’

Primavera — tomato sauce, mozzarella, broccoli, spinach, black olives, eggplant

Prosciutto — tomato sauce, thinly sliced and perfectly placed dry-cured Parma prosciutto

Portobello — tomato sauce, mozzarella with portobello mushroom