Blackthorn New Brunswick / 61 Church Street New Brunswick NJ 08901 / Tel: 732-745-4611

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Looking for a great atmosphere with food to match? We have a little something for every occasion, from pub food to traditional Irish favorites. 

APPETIZERS

IRISH LEANERS
Baked potato shell stuffed with swiss cheese sauce, corned beef, and sauerkraut. Topped with swiss cheese fondue. Served with Thousand Island dressing on the side…9

JUMBO WINGS     Gluten Free food  Upon Request
8 pieces of juicy chicken wings, rubbed with our blend of spices, baked, and fried crispy, tossed in your choice of our homemade Blackthorn wing sauces; mild, smoldering, BBQ, or insane…10

STEAK BITES    Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Pan seared sirloin finished in brown butter, garlic and thyme. Delivered to your table on a sizzling plate…14

CHICKEN QUESADILLA
Chimichurri braised and marinated chicken, cheddar and monterey jack cheese, sautéed onions and peppers, folded into a toasted flour tortilla. Served with pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream…12

COMBO PLATTER
A medley of Blackthorn’s signature superstars; mac and cheese, Irish leaners, blarney rolls and jumbo wings with your choice of sauce…14

MAC & CHEESE
Cavatappi pasta cooked al dente tossed in our signature cheddar cheese sauce…9.50

BLACKTHORN CHILI
Our Executive Chef’s signature chili recipe; ground beef and black beans slow cooked, with a blend of spices and seasoning. Served with tri-color corn tortilla chips…9

IRISH GRAVY & CHIPS
Hand-cut house made fries served with a beef demi-glace and a touch of Irish gravy…6.50

IRISH NACHOS
Our twist on a Mexican-American classic; waffle fries smothered in melted cheddar, and monterey jack cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, and guacamole…10.50

SPINACH DIP
Baby spinach simmered in monterey jack and cream cheese; served with fresh baked flatbread…10.50

BLARNEY ROLLS
Corned beef, cabbage, swiss cheese and potato rolled in wonton skin and fried like an egg roll. Served with spicy mustard…7

BLACKTHORN SLIDERS
Hand crafted fresh ground beef patties, topped with American cheese, served over a bed of shredded lettuce…8

 

ENTREES

SHEPHERD’S PIE
This classic Irish dish is a mixture of lamb, Angus beef, carrots, peas, pearl onions, and brown gravy, topped with mashed potatoes, and baked to perfection…14

CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE     Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Short rib brined in house for 7 days, braised, and hand-cut to order. Served with buttered green cabbage and red bliss potatoes…17

ROASTED ATLANTIC SALMON    Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Our roasted Atlantic salmon is served with crushed red potatoes flavored with horseradish, butter, and olive oil…18

IRISH CHICKEN MURPHY
French cut chicken breast is served with murphy vegetables; peppers, onions, mushrooms, red bliss potatoes, cherry peppers, and bangers, all cooked in balsamic vinegar and Irish brown sauce; served over garlic mashed potatoes…14

FISH ‘N CHIPS
Hand-cut Atlantic cod fried golden brown in beer batter, served with waffle fries and tartar sauce for dipping…15

BELMULLET BANGERS AND MASH
Irish banger sausages with mashed potatoes, buttered cabbage, rashers, and house made Irish gravy…15

ROASTED CHICKEN WITH CHAMP    Gluten Free food  Upon Request
A half chicken roasted and finished with a rosemary and garlic chicken jus, served with mashed potatoes mixed with green onions, and a seasonal melange of vegetables…14

1 POUND NEW YORK STRIP    Gluten Free food  Upon Request
A shallot and thyme marmalade is served over our 1 pound New York strip. Served with roasted new potatoes and a seasonal melange of vegetables…25

KID’S MENU

CHEESEBURGER
Two sliders served with hand-cut Fries…5.99

MAC & CHEESE
Cavatappi pasta served with our signature cheese sauce…5.99

PIZZA
Baked with our San Marzano sauce and topped with mozzarella…5.99

GRILLED CHEESE
Sourdough bread with American cheese…5.99

CHICKEN FINGERS
Three chicken fingers with hand-cut Fries…5.99

PASTA
Cavatappi pasta served with Marinara sauce…5.99

ICE CREAM
Two scoops of house made ice cream topped with whipped cream…2.99

ICE CREAM SUNDAE
Two scoops of house made ice cream topped with whipped cream, chocolate & caramel sauce, and a cherry…4.99

SIDES

$3 – Coleslaw $3 | Bacon $3

$5 – Hand Cut Fries | Cajun Fries | Waffle Fries | Sweet Potato Fries | Mashed Potatoes | Crushed Potatoes | Roasted Potatoes | Vegetable Medley | Blackthorn Salad | Caesar Salad | Mac and Cheese | Bangers | Rashers

HAPPY HOUR

Monday – Friday
4PM – 7PM
25% OFF all drinks and appetizers

 

SOUPS, SALADS & PIZZA

IRISH LEEK AND POTATO SOUP     Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Leeks and potatoes cooked tender and pureed into a silky smooth bowl of seasoned goodness…5

GUINNESS ONION SOUP
Classic onion soup finished with a reduction of Guinness stout and topped with Dubliner Irish Cheddar…7

BLACKTHORN CHICKEN SALAD    Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Pan seared chicken breast served over mesclun greens, grape tomatoes, select cucumbers, red onions, spiced walnuts, and goat cheese. Served with house made balsamic vinaigrette on the side…11

BLACKENED CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD
Pan seared chicken breast seasoned with blackened spices, served over chopped romaine hearts, with Italian croutons, Parmesan cheese, and house made Caesar dressing…11

ROASTED BEET SALAD WITH SHRIMP
Black Tiger shrimp served over arugula with roasted seasonal beets, tomatoes, red onions, and roasted red peppers, with a thyme vinegar and extra virgin olive oil marinade…11

THE THORN PIZZA
House made from start to finish our fresh baked pizza crust is topped with San Marzano sauce and mozzarella cheese…10
Additional toppings available starting at $0.50, choose from: pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms, onions, extra cheese, cherry peppers, and bangers.

BURGERS, WRAPS & SANDWICHES

REPLACE BREAD/BUN/ROLL WITH GLUTEN FREE TORTILLA
HALF POUND HOUSE MADE ANGUS BEEF BURGER OR VEGETARIAN BLACK BEAN PATTY AVAILABLE +1
ALL SERVED WITH HAND-CUT FRIES

BLACKTHORN BURGER     Gluten Free food  Upon Request
House made 8 oz. patty cooked to your preference with lettuce and tomato on a sweet brioche bun…12

TEXAS BURGER
House made 8 oz. patty, glazed with our BBQ sauce and cooked to your preference; topped with caramelized onions, bacon crisps and cheddar cheese…14

SOUTHWEST BURGER
House made 8 oz. patty cooked to your preference and topped with pico de gallo, guacamole, and cheddar and jack cheese…14

CAJUN BURGER
House made 8 oz. patty seasoned with Cajun spices and cooked to your preference; topped with a Louisiana remoulade sauce and creole trinity; bell peppers, onions, and celery…14

PIZZA BURGER
House made 8 oz. patty cooked to your preference and topped with San Marzano pizza sauce, pepperoni, and mozzarella cheese. Served on a pizza crust…14

SHROOMS BURGER
House made 8 oz. patty cooked to your preference, and topped with a butter, button mushrooms, and truffle mushrooms mix…15

BUILD YOUR OWN BURGER
Includes house made 8 oz.patty cooked to your preference, lettuce, tomato, and hand-cut fries…12
Choose your bread: Bun | Roll | Pizza Crust | Gluten Free Tortilla
Choose your cheese: Swiss | American | Cheddar | Irish Cheddar | Monterey Jack and Cheddar Mix | Mozzarella
Choose your toppings: Caramelized Onions | Celery | San Marzano Sauce | Pepperoni | BBQ Sauce | Pico de gallo | Guacamole | Bacon Crisps | Bell Peppers | Onions | Mushroom Butter (+$3) 

SPICY CHICKEN WRAP
Buttermilk fried chicken breast tossed in your choice of wing sauce, with pico de gallo, shredded lettuce, and cheddar-jack cheese, all rolled into a flour tortilla…12

BLACKENED CAESAR WRAP
Blackened chicken breast, chopped romaine hearts, Italian croutons, Parmesan cheese, and house made Caesar dressing all rolled into a flour tortilla…12

IRISH DIP     Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Shaved sirloin on a toasted hoagie, smothered in Dubliner Irish cheese, with an au jus for dipping…13

CORNED BEEF SANDWICH     Gluten Free food  Upon Request
Our fresh made, slow braised corned beef, sliced thin and stacked on pumpernickel marble rye…11.50
Add sauerkraut and Swiss cheese to make it a Reuben or coleslaw and Swiss cheese to make it a Joe +1

ATLANTIC COD SANDWICH
Atlantic cod fried golden brown on a sweet brioche bun, with tartar sauce, arugula, red onion, and tomato. Served with waffle fries…13

DESSERT

CHOCOLATE SHORTBREAD
Fresh baked chocolate shortbread with white chocolate chips. Served with house made whipped cream and fresh seasonal berries…7

CINNAMON TOAST
Caramel ice cream served in a martini glass with two sugared zeppoles, house made whipped cream and topped with caramel sauce and cinnamon powder…7

HOUSE MADE ICE CREAM
Two scoops of ice cream served in a frozen glass, topped with house made whipped cream. Choose from Vanilla, Chocolate or Strawberry ice cream…7
Try the trio for $8.50 OR Make it a sundae for $9.50

IRISH COFFEE…7

Ask about our delicious dessert of the week

NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

$2.50 – Tea | Coffee | Ginger Ale

$3 – Coke | Diet Coke | Club Soda | Sprite | Hi-C Pink Lemonade | Fuze Lemon Tea | Unsweetened Iced Tea

$5 – Red Bull $5 | Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

 

WE DELIVER WITH

LUNCH MENU

10 FOR $10 OR LESS

BLACKENED CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP
Chicken breast coated in our specialty blackened Cajun spice blend pan seared to perfection; with romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, and croutons covered in our house made Caesar dressing, wrapped in a flour tortilla. Served with hand-cut fries…10

SPICY CHICKEN WRAP
Tender buttermilk chicken breast fried to a golden brown perfection, tossed in your choice of wing sauce, served in a flour tortilla with lettuce, pico de gallo and jack or cheddar cheese. Served with hand-cut fries and a side of bleu cheese…10

ROASTED BEET SALAD
Roasted beets and red peppers with tomatoes, red onions and goat cheese in a thyme Vinaigrette over arugula; finished with a balsamic glaze…7

LUNCH CAESAR SALAD TOPPED WITH BLACKENED CHICKEN
Classic Caesar salad with romaine lettuce, tossed in our house made Caesar dressing topped with croutons and a pan seared piece of chicken coated in our Cajun blackened spice mix…10

MAC & CHEESE
Cavatappi pasta smothered in our signature cheese sauce…10

CHICKEN QUESADILLA
Chimichurri braised and marinated chicken, cheddar and monterey jack cheese, sauteed onions and peppers folded into a toasted flour tortilla. Served with pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream…10

LUNCH BLACKTHORN SALAD TOPPED WITH PAN SEARED CHICKEN
Tender field greens with spiced nuts, goat cheese, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, red onions and our house made balsamic vinaigrette topped with a juicy piece of Pan Seared Chicken…10

BLARNEY ROLLS
Potatoes, corned beef, cabbage and Swiss cheese rolled in a wonton skin and fried like an egg roll. Served with spicy mustard…7

IRISH DISCO FRIES
Hand-cut fries topped with Irish cheddar au-gratin and served with Irish gravy for dipping…9

THE THORN PIZZA
Freshly baked with our San Marzano sauce and topped with Mozzarella…10
Additional toppings available starting at $0.50, choose from: pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms, onions, extra cheese, cherry peppers, and bangers.

LUNCH COMBO
One soup and salad OR one soup and half sandwich
SANDWICHES: Ruben | Joe | Irish Dip
SOUPS: Guinness Onion | Potato Leek
SALADS:
Blackthorn | Caesar

BRUNCH MENU

IRISH BREAKFAST
Two eggs any style, bangers, rashers, Irish baked beans, breakfast potatoes and roasted tomato…15

THREE EGGS ANY STYLE
Served with bacon, breakfast potatoes, and toast…12

FRENCH TOAST OR PANCAKES
Served with breakfast potatoes…12

THE BIG IRISH BURGER
Two patties, Thousand Island Dressing, rashers, and a fried egg with Irish cheddar…17

STEAK AND EGGS
10 Oz. New York Strip, two eggs any style and breakfast potatoes…20

CODDLE
Bangers, corned beef, rashers, potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, white wine, and Irish gravy baked in a casserole served with a slice of weck…12

SIDES
$4…Blackthorn Breakfast Potatoes | Baked Beans | Bacon
$5…Bangers | Rashers

PERSONAL PITCHERS
Sangria…15
Manmosa…15
Bloody Mary…20
Mimosa…20

BUILD YOUR OWN BLOODY MARY…20
Pitcher comes with free lemon, lime, celery, seasoned rim, and olives
$1 upgrades
Bacon slice | Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives
$2 upgrades
Slider | Shrimp | Stuffed Cherry Pepper | Insane Wing

SPECIALTY COCKTAIL MENU

THE BLACKTHORN
Tullamore DEW small batch Irish whiskey is the key ingredient in our signature cocktail. Mixed with Plymouth Sloe Gin plucked right from the blackthorn tree, ginger beer, and a fresh squeeze of Lime…12

LUCKY LEBOWSKI
Stoli Vanil, Kahlua, and Heavy Cream are artfully blended and topped with Lucky Charms. The Dude abides…10

NEW BRUNSWICK MARGARITA
Sauza Hornitos Plata Tequila and Grand Marnier are shaken together with fresh lime, fresh orange juice, and Agave Syrup in our twist on this classic cocktail…8

POT O’ GOLD
A magical blend of Jameson Caskmates IPA whiskey, a dash of goldschlager, a squeeze of lemon, honey, and ginger beer. Served with a rainbow candy stirrer…12

THE RU SCREW
Effen Rutgers, am I right?! Effen Blood Orange Vodka is mixed with our fresh orange juice and topped with Campari in this nod to how Rutgers students and alumni really feel…9

CODDLE
Bangers, corned beef, rashers, potatoes, carrots, onions, celery, white wine, and Irish gravy baked in a casserole served with a slice of weck…12

THE OLD BAY HURRICANE
A throwback to Old Bay’s Classic Hurricane that became popular at 61 Church St. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Bacardi Silver, Southern Comfort, fresh orange juice, pineapple juice, Orgeat Syrup, Grenadine, and a float of Meyers Dark Rum takes you away to a night on Bourbon St…13

BASIL EXPIDITION
Basil Hayden’s Bourbon is muddled with brown sugar, fresh basil, and a dash of peychauds bitters for a truly smooth cocktail expedition…13

THE NUTTY IRISHMAN
Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition is shaken vigorously with Bailey’s Irish Cream and Frangelico. Served up in a martini glass laced with chocolate syrup…13

JUICY GOOSEY GARY BUSEY
Grey Goose Vodka and fresh orange juice will have you screaming “Utah! Get me two!”…12

MAPLE BARREL OLD FASHIONED
Jameson Black Barrel, Maple Simple, and a dash of Orange Bitters, garnished with a twist of orange and a cherry…14

MAKER’S MINT JULEP
Makers Mark Bourbon is stirred together with fresh mint, and a mint simple syrup for this racetrack classic…13

Kenilworth, NJ
651 North Michigan Avenue
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
Telephone: 908-687-3311

New Brunswick, NJ
61 Church Street
New Brunswick NJ 08901 
Telephone: 732-745-4611

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