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Restaurant Name: A. P. STUMPS
How Many Hearts?:
Address: 163 West Santa Clara
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone Number: (408) 292-9928
Type of Food: American Chophouse
Hours: Lunch Monday-Friday
Dinner Nightly
Dress: Adult
Price Range: Entrees - wide range
Reservations: Suggested
Description of Restaurant:

Handsome space with food to match, and worth a trip. Very comfortable bar for pre-dinner drinks; extensive wine list.

The Food

Sampling of Dinner Entrees:
Jim's cold smoked salmon with Dave's homemade knish @ $12.00

A.P. Stump's signature beet salad marinated yellow, red, chtogga beets @ $8.50

Buffalo quail, blue cheese and celery salad @ $13.00

Crispy calamari with fried jalapeno coins, red pepper aioli @ $10.00

Jonny cakes and butter poached lobster, American caviar, basil, mascarpone @ $16.00

Dungeness crab cakes, remoulade and slaw @ $12.00

Lemongrass chicken skewers @ $9.00

Foie Gras, toasted brioche, sweet onion marmalade @ $15.00
On the Bone:
Double-Cut Pork Chop, spice rubbed tamarind glaze, potato pinenut, fritters, braised collard greens and lemon date chutney @ $24.00

Cowboy Steak 17 oz. bone-in rib-eye with porcini mushroom powder, red chilis and garlic @ $38.00

Lamb loin chop, marinated with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and rosemary with gorgonzola polenta @ $27.00
Steaks & A.P.'s Chop House Specialties:

Long Island Duck, smoked leg confit, orange jasmine tea infused basmati rice ,watercress and orange segment salad, honey ice wine duck sauce @ $26.00

American Filet Mignon, 8 oz. sautéed spinach, macaroni and cheese with sharp Tillamook cheddar @ $17.00

Bradley Ranch Center-Cut New York Steak, 12 oz. sautéed green beans, macaroni and cheese with sharp Tillamook cheddar @ $33.00

American Filet, 6 oz. with baked lobster tail, sautéed asparagus @ $50.00

Steak Oscar, 6 oz. American petite filet topped with fresh Dungeness crab, steamed asparagus @ $39.00

Flat Iron Steak, Hungarian potatoes, sewed red and yellow peppers, broccolini, red wine sauce @ $24.00

Breast of Chicken, mascarpone enriched orzo pasta with broccoli raab, seasonal mushrooms, tomato concasse @ $18.00


Fiji Tombo Tuna, wood oven roasted, warm potato salad, sautéed green beans, onion soubise, coquillos olive tapenade @ $25.00

Pan seared Scallops, risotto with English peas, carrot ginger emulsion @ $27.00

Pan seared Salmon, crispy rice dumpling, sautéed spinach, Thai curry jungle sauce @ $22.00


Worth the calories!


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