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Pizza

ANTIPASTI

Antipasto Italiano 

Platter of Italian specialties: grilled zucchini, eggplant, mozzarella, prosciutto, green olives, artichoke, parmigiano, served with focaccia.
Wine pairing: Prosecco, Dolci Colline

For 2

 $18.00

For 4

 $30.00

Calamari Fritti 

15.00
Fried calamari seasoned and cooked to perfection served with our fresh marinara sauce on the side.
Wine pairing: Pinot Grigio, Torre di Luna

Crostini di Pollo 

13.00
Toasted slices of house-­‐baked bread topped with chicken, fresh tomato, garlic and melted mozzarella with a dash of pesto sauce.
Wine pairing: Falanghina, Terredora

Gamberoni Siciliana 

17.00
Fresh shrimp prepared in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, capers, and cherry tomatoes finished in cognac cream sauce.
Wine pairing: Negroamaro Rosé, Cantele

INSALATE

Caesar Salad 

15.00
Romaine lettuce & homemade crostini tossed with Caesar dressing and shaved Romano cheese with optional anchovies.
Wine pairing: Maestro, Pecchenino

House Salad 

10.00
Fresh tomato, red onion and kalamata olives on a bed of fresh spring mix tossed with chef’s house dressing.
Wine pairing: Prosecco, Dolci Colline

Insalata Caprese 

12.50
Sliced fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato and basil seasoned roasted red peppers with extra virgin olive oil.
Wine pairing: Falanghina, Terredora

Insalata di Carciofi 

11.00
Grilled artichoke, fresh pear, tomato, onion and parmigiano-reggiano served on a bed of spring mix with chef’s house dressing.
Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc “Vette“ San Leonardo

Prosciutto Mozzarella Salad 

15.00
Castelvetrano olives, prosciutto di parma, tomato, onion and of course, fresh mozzarella served on a bed of spring mix with chef’s house dressing.
Wine pairing: Aglianico, Terredora

Traditional Wedge Salad 

13.00
Iceberg lettuce mixed with green olives, diced fresh tomato, crumbled gorgonzola cheese and bites of prosciutto with chef’s house dressing.
Wine pairing: Rosé, Cantele

CALZONE

Calabria 

15.00
Ham, calabrese, ricotta cheese and mushroom.
Wine pairing: Manero, Fattoria del Cerro

Formaggio 

14.50
Ricotta, mozzarella.
Wine pairing: Primitivo, Cantele

Sicilia 

15.00
Spinach, broccoli and ricotta.
Wine pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Capostrano

PIZZA

Bianca 

18.00
White pizza with ricotta, provolone, mozzarella and romano cheeses with basil and garlic.
Wine pairing: Chianti Colli Senesi, Fattoria del Cerro

Calabrese 

19.00
Pizza sauce, mozzarella and imported spicy salami.
Wine pairing: Sicilia Rosso, Colosi

Campagnola 

20.00
Pizza sauce, grilled zucchini, grilled eggplant, roasted red peppers, spinach and mozzarella.
Wine pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Torre di Luna

Carne Pazza 

19.00
Pizza sauce, pepperoni, sausage mozzarella and ham.
Wine pairing: Poggio alla Guardia, Frassinello

Italiana 

18.00
Our specialty ‐ mozzarella and romano cheeses, plum tomatoes, basil and garlic.
Wine pairing: Dolcetto “ San Luigi” Pecchenino

Margherita 

17.00
Pizza sauce, mozzarella and basil.
Wine pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Tritano

Pizza Bomba 

21.50
A combination of pizza carne pazza and pizza campagnola.
Wine pairing: Pinot Noir, Lechthaler

Quattro Stagioni 

20.00
Four Seasons Pizza - Pizza sauce, ham, mushrooms, roasted red peppers and artichokes.
Wine pairing: Primitivo, Cantele

FLATBREAD

Carne 

16.00
Our freshly-baked flatbread topped with very lean steak, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, mixed greens, mozzarella and pesto sauce.
Wine pairing: Barbera d’Asti, Araldica

Pollo 

15.75
Our freshly-baked flatbread topped with grilled chicken, mixed greens, green peppers, caramelized onions, diced tomato,mozzarella and pesto sauce.
Wine pairing: Ripasso, Acinum

Romana 

18.00
Our freshly-baked flatbread topped with prosciutto, arugula, shaved parmigiano, mozzarella and fresh cherry tomatoes sprinkled with extra virgin olive oil.
Wine pairing: Rosé, Cantele

Toscana 

18.00
Our freshly-baked flat bread topped goat cheese, artichoke heart, roasted red peppers with a creamy pesto.
Wine pairing: Prosecco, Dolci Colline

SECONDI

Melanzane Parmigiana 

19.50
Layers of thinly sliced fresh eggplant, mozzarella and marinara sauce with fresh basil added then baked to perfection
Wine pairing: Aglianico, Terredora

Pollo Cacciatore 

20.00
Fresh chicken breast sautéed with fresh mushrooms, onions, roasted red peppers, green olives and topped with a special pomodoro sauce.
Wine pairing: Vino Nobile, Fattoria del Cerro

Pollo Caprese 

19.00
Fresh grilled chicken brushed with extra virgin olive oil and rosemary, topped with fresh mozzarella and tomatoes in a balsamic reduction, served with fresh vegetable of the day.
Wine pairing : Aglianico, Terredora

Pollo Parmigiana 

19.75
Lightly breaded chicken breast topped with pomodoro sauce and mozzarella served with chef choice of pasta.
Wine pairing: Ripasso, Acinum

Pollo Siciliano 

21.00
Fresh chicken breast sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and wine with capers, artichoke and fresh cherry tomato.
Wine pairing: Chianti "Colli Senesi" Cerro

Ribeye Steak - Gluten Free 

24.00
Fresh Ribeye Steak marinated in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and rosemary grilled and served with fresh arugula salad.
Wine pairing: Poggio alla Guardia, Frassinello

Vitello Parmigiana 

22.00
Fresh veal cutlet lightly breaded topped with fresh marinara sauce and mozzarella served with chef choice of pasta.
Wine pairing: Barbera d'Asti, Araldica

Vitello Siciliano 

24.00
Fresh veal medallion sautéed with capers, artichokes and fresh grape tomatoes in white wine sauce.
Wine pairing: Ripasso, Acinum

PASTA

Bucatini all’Amatriciana 

17.00
With guanciale, scallions in a red tomato sauce.
Wine pairing: Pinot Noir, Lechthaler

Create Your Own 

15.50
Choose your pasta: Spaghetti, Angel Hair, Rigatoni, Fettuccine, Whole Wheat, Gluten Free. Choose your sauce: Marinara with or without Meat Balls, Bolognese, Garlic and Oil, Pesto, Alfredo. Gluten free Meatballs available for an additional cost.

Gnocchi Siciliana 

17.00
Gnocchi in marinara sauce with mozzarella, basil & a touch of cream.
Wine pairing: Aglianico, Terredoro

Lasagna Bolognese 

15.95
Our old-fashioned meat lasagna with layers of Béchamel sauce & traditional Bolognese Sauce baked to perfection.
Wine pairing: Le Sughere, Frassinello

Rigatoni alla Pete Piacenti - Gluten Free 

17.00
In loving memory of our dear friend Peter Piacenti.
Rigatoni tossed with fresh plum tomatoes and pesto sauce.
Wine pairing: Pinot Noir, Lechthaler

Rigatoni Calabrese 

17.00
Rigatoni tossed with roasted peppers & sausage in a red sauce.
Wine pairing : Montepuiciano d'Abruzzo, Tritano

Rigatoni Palermitana 

17.00
Marinara sauce with fresh eggplant, mozzarella, basil, ricotta salata and a touch of cream.
Wine pairing: Sicilia Rosso, Colosi

Rigatoni Puttanesca 

15.00
Rigatoni tossed with marinara sauce combined with anchovies, capers and gaeta olives.
Wine pairing: Barbera d'Asti, Araldica

Spaghetti alla Carbonara 

17.00
Spaghetti with pancetta, scallions, egg and black pepper.
Wine pairing: Maestro, Pecchenino

Whole Wheat Caprese - Gluten Free 

15.00
Garlic oil, fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil.
Wine pairing: Rose, Cantele

PESCE

Grigliata Mista - Gluten Free 

25.00
Grilled shrimp, grilled sea scallops served on a bed of arugula.
Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc “Vette“ San Leonardo

Pesce Fresco del Giorno 

Fresh Fish of the Day.
Wine pairing: Negroamaro Rosé, Cantele.
Market price

Salmone Bruschetta - Gluten Free 

23.50
Fresh salmon grilled to perfection topped with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and red onions and topped with a reduction of balsamic vinegar served with a side of veggies of the day.
Wine pairing: Maestro, Pecchenino

Sauteed Calamari - Gluten Free 

17.00
Fresh calamari sauteed in garlic, extra virgin oil and wine and finished with optional fresh marinara sauce
Wine pairing: Pinot Grigio, Torre di Luna

Spaghetti alle Vongole 

19.00
Spaghetti in an extra virgin oil with little neck clams and fresh cherry tomatoes
Wine pairing:Falanguina, Terredora

GLUTEN FREE

Gelato 

4.50
Ask your server for flavors of the day.
Wine pairing: Moscato d’Asti, Marenco

Grigliata Mista-GF 

25.00
Grilled shrimp, grilled sea scallops served on a bed of arugula.
Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc “ Vette “ San Leonardo

Insalata Caprese-GF 

12.50
Sliced fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato and basil seasoned with extra virgin olive oil.
Wine pairing: Falanghina, Terredora

Ribeye Steak-GF 

24.00
Fresh Ribeye Steak marinated in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and rosemary grilled and served with fresh arugula salad
Wine pairing: Poggio alla Guardia, Frassinello

Rigatoni alla Pete Piacenti-GF 

17.00
* In loving memory of our dear friend Peter Placenti. Rigatoni tossed with fresh plum tomatoes and pesto sauce.
Wine pairing: Pinot Noir, Lechthaler

Salmone Bruschetta-GF 

23.50
Fresh salmon grilled to perfection topped with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and red onions and topped with a reduction of balsamic vinegar served with a side of veggies of the day.
Wine pairing: Maestro, Pecchenino

Sauteed Calamari-GF 

17.00
Fresh calamari sauteed in garlic, extra virgin oil and wine and finished with optional fresh marinara sauce.
Wine pairing: Pinot Grigio, Torre di Luna

Whole Wheat Caprese-GF 

15.00
Garlic oil, fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil
Wine pairing: Rose, Cantele

DOLCE

Cannoli 

8.00
Crisp pastry shell with delicious creamy ricotta/chocolate chip filling.

Cassata al Forno 

8.00
Baked Sicilian cake made with fresh ricotta & chocolate chips.

Dessert Wine 

10.00
Moscato d'Asti, Marenco - Piemonte, Italy

Dessert Wine 

11.00
Vin Santo, FAttoria del Cerro - Toscana, Italy

Gelato 

4.50
Ask your server for flavors of the day.

Italian Wedding Cake 

8.00
Sponge cake with ricotta, chocolate and whipped cream.

Profitterol 

8.00
Italian cream puff with chocolate ganache

Sfogliatelle 

8.00
Traditional neapolitan dessert.

Strawberry Tiramisú 

8.00
Lady fingers dipped in a mixture of Limoncello and strawberry and mascarpone cheese.

Traditional Tiramisú 

8.00
Lady fingers dipped in a mixture of rum and espresso, covered with a dessert cheese & dusted with cocoa.

BEVERAGES

Acqua Panna 

5.50
Mineral water.

American Coffee 

3.25

Cappuccino 

5.25

Double Espresso 

5.25

Espresso 

3.75

Hot Tea 

3.25
Various to choose

San Pellegrino 

5.50
Sparkling water.

Soda 

3.50

DRAFT BEER

Blue Moon 

5.50

Bud Light 

5.50

Peroni 

5.50

Seasonal 

5.50

BOTTLE BEER

Bud Lite 

5.00

Budweiser 

5.00

Corona 

5.00

Heineken 

5.00

Miller Lite 

5.00

Stella 

5.00