CATERING

Besides providing our customers with the highest quality seafood through our fish market, Metropolitan Seafood & Gourmet also takes those very prized ingredients and create a catered affair for your special occasion that creates lifelong memories.

 

Your catered event can be either a convenient pickup party or Metro can provide a full compliment of servers to take care of the entire world-class event. We at Metro Seafood also realize that each party is a unique event and we can customize any party to meet your specific needs for any size event.

The following menu items are just some of the dishes and ideas we have created over our 28 year history. And don't forget we're more than just seafood!

 

Although we make everything here on premises, we do not have the facilities to do any proper dessert baking.  We do however have many talented friends so please call for our full line of dessert options.  Remember its all CUSTOM just for you.

  

Fresh Sushi Platter

 

Let's Talk Shrimp!
Metropolitan Seafood offers only the finest wild hopper pink shrimp that is
prepared to order which means you only get crisp fresh delicious shrimp every time.
We guarantee it! All shrimp platters are made to order and come
with fresh cut lemons and a great cocktail sauce.

 

Fresh shrimp

Medium Shrimp
2lb. Platter approx. 60 pieces
8 to 12 guests
3lb. Platter approx. 90 pieces
12 to 15 guests

Large Shrimp
2lb. Platter approx. 44 pieces
8 to 12 guests
3lb. Platter approx. 66 pieces
12 to 15 guests

Jumbo Shrimp
2lb. Platter approx. 24 pieces
5 to 8 guests
3lb. Platter approx. 36 pieces
12 to 15 guests

The Custom

2lb. Large Shrimp, 1lb Blue Crab Claws,
1lb. House Smoked Tuna all
served with Horseradish Dijon Sauce
and Cocktail Sauce.
Serves 10 to 12 guests

The Gourmand
2lb. Large Shrimp, 2lb. Jonah Crab Claws,
1lb. Smoked Tuna, 1lb. Smoked Trout
all served with Creamy Dill Sauce,
Horseradish Dijon Sauce and Cocktail Sauce.
Serves 12 to 15 guests

More Shrimp Classics!
 

Tequila Shrimp Cocktail
Served on a fresh fried tortilla crisp with tomato avocado salsa
2lb. Platter approx. 44 pc. 8 to 12 guests
3lb. Platter approx. 66 pc. 12to 15 guests

Coconut Shrimp
Served with a tangy marmalade
2lb. Platter approx. 44 pc. 8 to 12 guests
3lb. Platter approx. 66 pc. 12to 15 guests

Buffalo Shrimp
Fresh shrimp prepared buffalo style with a blue cheese dressing
2lb. Platter approx. 44 pc. 8 to 12 guests
3lb. Platter approx. 66 pc. 12to 15 guests

Your Favorite Accompaniments

Special Metro Seasoning

Gourmet Cocktail & Tartar Sauce

Large Variety of Seafood Spices for you to take home with your dinner!

Smoked and Pickled Fish Specialties
All Served with Creamy Dill Sauce and Horseradish Dijon Sauce

 

Smoked Selections
House Smoked Tuna
Smoked Trout
Smoked Whiting
Smoked Peppered Blue
Whole Smoked Whitefish
Smoked Sable market price
Smoked Sturgeon market price
Pickled Herring in Cream
Pickled Herring in Wine Sauce
Matjes Herring
Smoked Whitefish Salad

Smoked Salmon Choices
Nova Scotia - “The Classic” rich with oil and a mild smoked finish
Real Imported Scottish Salmon - A richer smokier taste due to the old scotch barrels used in the smoking process.
Organically Farm Raised King Salmon

Lox and Bagels Platter
Hand-sliced Nova Scotia Lox
Cream Cheese and Butter
Sliced Red Onions, Tomato, and Lettuce
Bagels Provided by Clinton Bagel Company

Small Smoked Fish Platter
1/2 lb. House Smoked Tuna
1/2 lb Smoked Peppered Blue Fish
1/2 lb Smoked Trout
1/2 lb Smoked Whiting
1/4 lb. Nova Smoked Salmon
All Severed with Creamy Dill Sauce and Horseradish Dijon Sauce
Serves 8 to 12 Guests

Large Smoked Fish Platter
_1lb. House Smoked Tuna
_1lb. Smoked Peppered Blue Fish
_1lb. Smoked Trout
_1lb. Smoked Whiting
1/2 lb. Nova Smoked Salmon
Serves 16 to 24 Guests

Mediterranean Smoked Tuna Platter
Our House Smoked Tuna Marinated in Fresh Herbs, Garlic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lemon Juice
Serves 18 to 20 Guests (2 lbs)

Smoked Salmon Platter
Served with all the accoutrements Capers, Chopped Tomatoes, Grated Hard Cooked Eggs and Fine Diced Red Onions
Nova Scotia Salmon - (Traditional) per lb.
Imported Scottish Smoked Salmon - (Not as Salty, Slightly Smokier) 

Crudités Platter
Cauliflower, Broccoli, Sweet Red Bell Pepper, Cucumber, Celery and Carrots
Served with either a Zaatar Yogurt Sauce or a Zesty Cucumber Sauce
Small Serves 8 to 12 guests
Large Serves 12 to 20 guests

Antipasto Platters
A selection of Imported Prosciutto, Cappacollo, Fresh Mozzarella, Imported Provolone, Giardenera, Olives and Fresh Baked Local Italian Bread
Small Serves 8 to 12 Guests
Large Serves 12 to 20 Guests

 

Smoked Salmon Canapés

All Salmon Platters are Fully Garnished with Fresh Cut Vegetables, Creamy Dill, Horseradish Dijon Sauce and your choice of Garlic Scented Croutons, Fresh Made Toast, and Assorted Flat Breads.

 

Oven Seared Herb Crusted Salmon Fillet
Salmon Encrusted with Pepper, Dill, Parsley, and Chives and seared in a hot oven with olive oil.

Wild Salmon 

Organic Farm Raised Salmon
The Platters are Served with Crostini and a varied choice of sauces
*We Can Custom Cut your Fillet to Any Size!

Poached Salmon (Whole or Fillet)
The Secret to our Whole Poached Salmon is that we remove 95% of the bones

Farm Raised Organic Scottish Salmon
 (Whole or Fillet)

Wild Alaskan King Salmon
(Whole or Fillet)
Whole Salmons range from 6 to 15 pounds

 

Filleting King Salmon

The perfect fillet!

 

Middle Eastern Specialties

 

Lebanese Platters
1 lb. Hummus Platter (A fluffy dip of fresh Chick Peas and imported Tahini accented with Lemon and Olive Oil.) With fresh Pita

1 lb. Baba Ghanooj Platter (Smoky Eggplant dip mixed with Garlic, Tahini and Lemon accented with olive oil) With fresh Pita

1 lb. Lebni with Zaatar Platter (Lebni a thick rich yogurt rolled in thyme, marjoram, sumac and sesame seeds garnish with red onions, tomatoes and accented with olives and olive oil. With fresh Pita

Tri Lebanese Platter: 1/2 lb. Hummus, 1/2 lb. Baba Ghanooj, and 1/2 lb. Lebni With Pita and Olives. Serves 12 to 15 Guests

Stuffed Falafel Bites - A Traditional falafel ball stuffed with a diced cucumber salad. Drizzled with Tahini sauce and served with fresh locally baked pita.
All Platters can also include:

Tabbouleh - A salad of Parsley, Mint, Tomato and Onion with Bulgur Wheat.

Stuffed Grape Leaves - Tender Grape Leaves filled with Rice and Herbs, poached in Lemon Juice and Olive Oil.

Yogurt and Cucumber Salad -

Fool Medames - Egyptian Fava Bean Salad with Sumac, Lemon Juice and accented with olives and Olive Oil.

Toasted Pita Chips -

Lebanese Spinach Pies - Pita bread dough filled with sauted spinach,onions,fresh lemon juice and sumac.

Falafal - Crispy bean patties made with fava beans, chick peas, onions, garlic and spices served with tahini sauce

Fattoush - Means “moistened bread" - this salad consists of a chilled mixed salad tossed with small cubes of toasted bread. The texture of the toasted bread adds an unusual quality.

Custom Raw Bar

served in enormous shell (this is something your guests will be talking about on Facebook and Twitter)


Anything goes here! Combine your favorites to create a unique medley of the freshest
seafood anywhere. Oysters, Clams, Shrimp, Crab, Lobster, Caviar and Smoked Fish
are just some of the items that you can have at your next special event.


All of your hand-selected seafood will be served with our special assorted sauces: Cocktail, Horseradish Dijon, Dill and Mignonette Sauce

 

East Coast Oysters
We carry 20 different varieties depending on the time of the year. Some examples are:

Belons - Maine
Large round shell houses East Coast answer to a West Coast oyster

Blue Point - Connecticut side of LI Sound
Produces a fairly briny firm fleshed oyster with a sweet and clean finish

Blue Islands - Atlantic side of LI
Similar in taste, texture and size to the Blue Points, only slightly more salty

Buzzards Bay - Cape Cod, MA
This sweet, crisp and clean oyster should be on every East Coast oyster lover's wish list

Canadian Cove - PEI, Canada
This medium clean, crisp and slightly briny oyster is perfect for you first timers

Cape Ann - Nova Scotia, Canada
Classically salty medium oyster with sweet crisp finish
 
Falmouth - Rhode Island
From the waters off of Providence come these slightly sweet and briny treasures

Malpeque - PEI, Canada
Easiest oysters to eat, light in flavor and texture with a sweet and mild finish
 
Martha Vineyard - Cape Cod, MA
Medium sized sweet, mild and slightly briny with a slightly coppery finish

Narragansettes - Connecticut
Medium oyster with classic East Coast salty finish

Pemaquid - Pemaquid Bay, ME
Firm, sweet and a hint of cucumber at the end

Pickle Point - PEI, Canada
Sweet, salty and crisp another PEI winner

Peconic Bay - Long Island, NY
Small Long Island oyster, sweet, mild and a bit briny

Tatamagouche - Nova Scotia, Canada
This medium sized clean and crisp oyster ends with a lettuce like finish

Wellfleet - Massachusetts
One of America's favorite oysters, sweet, crisp and salty

Taylor Bay Scallops in the Shell - Cape Cod Bay
Light and Sweet a kiss from a mermaid

West Coast Oysters
We carry many different varieties depending on the time of the year.  Some examples are:

Cortez Island - British Columbia
Medium to large Pacific cold-water oyster with creamy metallic finish
  
Denman Island - British Columbia  
Medium sized, slightly musky and creamy with big Pacific briny finish  

Elkhorn - British Columbia  
Medium to large oyster with creamy briny and slightly exotic finish

Fanny Bay - Baynes Sound, B.C.  
These medium sized oysters have a slightly creamy exotic taste

Hama Hama - Hama Hama River, WA
Large creamy crisp texture with a touch of brine 'a favorite at Shaffer City' 
 
Hood Canal - Hood Canal, WA
Large deep cupped oyster with classic West Coast creamy texture and musky finish

Kumomoto - Puget Sound, WA  
Originally found in Japan these deep-cupped small oysters are intensely flavored  

Malaspina - Oregon
Medium sized creamy and succulent, nice change from the strong tastes of Washington  

Quilcene - Washington State  
Medium sized musky and classically creamy, Hama Hama fans will love these babies

Pearl Points - Washington State  
Medium sized slightly metallic oyster with classic creamy texture and slight muskiness

Royal Miyagi - Washington State  
Medium sized oyster with a plump creamy rich briny little fella inside  

Sinku - British Columbia  
This West Coast oyster is slightly metallic and musky in flavor with briny finish

Skookums - Washington State  
West Coast winner, creamy metallic finish with smaller oyster inside

Snowy Creek - Oregon  
Similar to Elkhorn with characteristic Washington State creamy flavor  

Stranger Bay - California  
West Coast medium sized oyster, slightly briny and musky

 

Lobster Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail
Hopper Pink Gulf Shrimp
Approx 22 pc per lb

Alaskan Snow Crab Claws
Approx 12 pc per lb.


Main Jonah Crab Claws
Approx 12 per lb.


Maryland Blue Crab Cocktail Claws
Approx 24 per lb.


Florida Stone Crab Claws
(season Oct. thru May)

Little Neck Clams Cold Water
 per dozen (CT & RI)

Shrimp & Crab Claw Platter

Sushi and Sushi Grade Fish
Although it seems as though sushi restaurants and sushi fish are appearing at the same regularity as pizzerias in the tri-state area, we at Metropolitan Seafood are
in the fish business. Since all of our fish is butchered in house we can select the finest wholefish and cut it to your specific needs. We even carry an array of do-it-yourself sushi items such as bamboo rolling mats, rice vinegar, specialty sushi rice and much more. Please ask us to help with recipes or tips and we would be happy to lend a hand. 

 

Fresh Sushi Platter

Fresh Sushi Bar Catering

Some of our Sushi Selections are:

Hiramasa - Yellow Tail
Ahi - Yellow Fin Tuna or Big Eye Tuna
Wild Alaskan King Salmon
Wild Alaskan Ivory Salmon - Buttery and Mild Flavor
Fluke - a meaty and mild fish
Sea Scallops (no preservatives)
Snapper
Halibut
Uni - Sea Urchin Roe
Unagi - BBQ Eel
Tobiko - Flying Fish Roe

Classic Sushi Rolls
Tuna, Yellowtail, Albacore, Salmon, Smoked Salmon, Monkfish Liver, Eel, Mackerel, Tilapia, Snapper and Fluke are some of the Sushi rolls we can create for you.  And of course we can make California roll with real King Crab meat.

Any roll you choose can be enhanced with flying fish roe for taste and texture or make it a spicy roll. We can customize any sushi to meet your needs.
All sushi rolls and platters are served with wasabi, pickled ginger, soy sauce and chop sticks.

Sashimi Platters

Metroseafood also has in-house specialty sushi rice & rice vinegar

 

Cheese Platters
Please call for our Selection of Locally Produced Cheeses

Bobolink Dairy - Milford New Jersey
Using only Grass Feed, Raw, Cows Milk
These Cheeses are Full Bodied
True Cheese Lovers ONLY!

Valley Shepherd Creamery - Long Valley New Jersey
Grass Fed Sheep's Milk and Age Old Fermenting Processes 
Combine to Make a Truly Artisanal Line of Cheeses
Too Numerous and Varied to Mention the Only Quality
Their Cheeses Share is the Incredible Delicousness

All Cheese Platter served with Crostini, Crackers, and Fresh and Dried Fruits

 

New England Style Clambake
All clambakes can be customized for individual preferences.

Each Guest will enjoy:
1 1/4 lb steamed Maine Lobster
Little Neck Clams
Steamers
Mussels
Shrimp
Corn (in season)
New Potatoes steamed or oven roasted
Bread & Butter
Garden Salad or cole slaw
All condiments along with lobster bibs, lobster crackers and forks

Each guest can substitute a Half Lobster for Grilled Beef Tenderloin for the same price

 

Clam bake with Half Lobster and Grilled Chicken

 

Meats & Poultry

Herb Crusted Certified Black Angus Tenderloin. Served either as a main course or on crostini as an appetizer.
Both are served with two sauces a Cognac Peppercorn sauce and a Horseradish Dijon sauce

Pork Tenderloin
With Honey Mustard Glaze

Half Grilled Chickens
With Yogurt cucumber dressing or Roasted Red Basil Puree

Marinated Chicken Breast
With either a Basil Balsamic Marinade or our Ginger Soy Garlic Marinade

Chicken or Beef Sate
Served with your choice of sauces
Spicy Peanut ,Cognac Peppercorn, Roasted Red Pepper

Marinated Grilled Kebobs
Herb Crusted Beef
Balsamic Marinated Chicken

 

Additional Appetizers

 

Hot Appetizers
Spinach Spanikopita Phyllo Triangles
Stuffed Mushrooms with Lump Crab or Fennel Sausage Stuffing
Marinated Seared Scallops
Scallops & Bacon
Grilled Vegetable Quesadilla
Homemade Mini Crab Cakes
Clams Casino
Clams Metropolitan (a fan favorite)
Oysters Rockefeller
Homemade Mini Potato Pancakes
Baccala Balls with Anchovy Sauce
Fried Calamari with Marinara or Cayenne Mayonnaise
Mussels Marinara
Mussels in Green Sauce
Wild Mushroom Risotto Cakes
Escargot in Mushroom Cap with Garlic Butter
Baked Bulgarian Feta with Fennel and Crushed Garlic

Cold Appetizers
Gazpacho in Cucumber Cups
Lump Crab Salad on Cayenne Toast
Grilled Marinated Eggplant on Crostini

Salads
Lobster

Whitefish

Scungilli

Salmon Salad
Grilled Sword Fish Salad
Calamari Salad
Shrimp Salad
Cole Slaw
Mom’s Potato Salad
Potato & Bean Salad

Tri-color Pasta Salad with Imported Feta and Basil Balsamic Dressing
Mixed Baby Field Green Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Crumbled Gorgonzola

Cheese
Orzo Salad with a Feta and Dill Dijon Dressing


 

Specialty Sandwiches

Assorted Mediterranean Inspired Sandwiches
Eiether on grilled tortilla wraps or fresh Italian bread

Balsamic Grilled Chicken with fresh mozzarella
Oven roasted Vegetables with Gorgonzola cheese
Grilled Tuscan Sworfish  with Roasted Vegetables and Rosemary Aioli on Fresh Baked Crusty Bread
Grilled Tuna with Veggies and Wasabi Sauce
Balsamic Glazed Flank Steak with Lettuce Tomato and Green Peppercorn Aioli


 

Classic Seafood Paella
Mixed seafood, chicken and chorizo in saffron rice

 

 

Side Dishes
Smoked Trout & Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

Oven Roasted New Potatoes
Rice Pilaf
Couscous with Saffron and Peas
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Lentil Salad
Oven Roasted Vegetables
Sour Cream & Fresh Chive Mashed Potatoes
Pasta Primavera
Bow Tie Pasta with Feta Cheese & Cherry Tomatoes
Wild Rice Waldorf Salad
Zaatar Pita Chips
Broccoli Rabe Pizza Rustica

Metropolitan Seafood & Gourmet 2019   Designed and Maintained by Carnegie Agency