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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: Chardonnay, Cantele

For 2

 $16.50

For 4

 $27.50

Calamari Fritti 

13.25
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 

11.00
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 

16.25
Fresh shrimp prepared in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, capers, and cherry tomatoes finished in cognac cream sauce.
Wine pairing: Negroamaro Rosé, Cantele

Sautéed Calamari 

15.25
Fresh calamari sautéed in garlic, extra virgin olive oil and wine and finished with optional fresh marinara sauce.
Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc “Vette“ San Leonardo

INSALATE

Caesar Salad 

9.95
Romaine lettuce & homemade crostini tossed with Caesar dressing and shaved Romano cheese with optional anchovies.
Wine pairing: Gavi “la Meirana“ Broglia

House Salad 

9.25
Fresh tomato, red onion and kalamata olives on a bed of fresh spring mix tossed with chef’s house dressing.
Wine pairing: Prosecco, Acinum

Insalata Caprese 

11.25
Sliced fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato and basil seasoned roasted red peppers with extra virgin olive oil.
Wine pairing: Falanghina, Terredora

Insalata di Carciofi 

12.00
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 

14.00
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 

12.00
Iceberg lettuce mixed with green olives, diced fresh tomato, crumbled gorgonzola cheese and bites of prosciutto with chef’s house dressing.
Wine pairing: Negroamaro Rosé, Cantele

CALZONE

Calabria 

14.85
Ham, calabrese, ricotta cheese and mushroom.
Wine pairing: Borgaio, Castello di Meleto

Formaggio 

14.25
Ricotta, mozzarella.
Wine pairing: Primitivo, Cantele

Sicilia 

14.85
Spinach, broccoli and ricotta.
Wine pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Capostrano

PIZZA

Bianca 

16.45
White pizza with ricotta, provolone, mozzarella and romano cheeses with basil and garlic.
Wine pairing: Chianti Colli Senesi, Fattoria del Cerro

Calabrese 

17.25
Pizza sauce, mozzarella and imported spicy salami.
Wine pairing: Sicilia Rosso, Colosi

Campagnola 

18.25
Pizza sauce, grilled zucchini, grilled eggplant, roasted red peppers, spinach and mozzarella.
Wine pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon, Torre di Luna

Carne Pazza 

17.50
Pizza sauce, pepperoni, sausage mozzarella and ham.
Wine pairing: Non Confunditur, Argiano

Italiana 

16.45
Our specialty ‐ mozzarella and romano cheeses, plum tomatoes, basil and garlic.
Wine pairing: Dolcetto “ San Luigi” Pecchenino

Margherita 

15.95
Pizza sauce, mozzarella and basil.
Wine pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Capostrano

Pizza Bomba 

19.50
A combination of pizza carne pazza and pizza campagnola.
Wine pairing: Pinot Noir, Lechthaler

Quattro Stagioni 

18.25
Four Seasons Pizza - Pizza sauce, ham, mushrooms, roasted red peppers and artichokes.
Wine pairing: Primitivo, Cantele

FLATBREAD

Carne 

15.75
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 

17.50
Our freshly-baked flatbread topped with prosciutto, arugula, shaved parmigiano, mozzarella and fresh cherry tomatoes sprinkled with extra virgin olive oil.
Wine pairing: Negroamaro Rosé, Cantele

Toscana 

17.50
Our freshly-baked flat bread topped goat cheese, artichoke heart, roasted red peppers with a creamy pesto.
Wine pairing: Prosecco, Acinum

SECONDI

Pollo Cacciatore 

18.25
Fresh chicken breast sautéed with fresh mushrooms, onions, roasted red peppers, green olives and topped with a special pomodoro sauce.
Wine pairing: Barbera d’Asti, Araldica

Pollo Caprese 

17.25
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 

17.50
Lightly breaded chicken breast topped with pomodoro sauce and mozzarella served with chef choice of pasta.
Wine pairing: Dolcetto “ San Luigi” Pecchenino

Pollo Siciliano 

19.25
Fresh chicken breast sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and wine with capers, artichoke and fresh cherry tomato.
Wine pairing: Chianti Classico “Rubiolo“ Gagliole

Ribeye Steak 

21.95
Fresh Ribeye Steak marinated in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and rosemary grilled and served with fresh arugula salad.
Wine pairing: Le Sughere, Frassinello

Vitello Parmigiana 

19.95
Fresh veal cutlet lightly breaded topped with fresh marinara sauce and mozzarella served with chef choice of pasta.
Wine pairing: Terre di San leonardo, Gonzaga

Vitello Siciliano 

21.95
Fresh veal medallion sautéed with capers, artichokes and fresh grape tomatoes in white wine sauce.
Wine pairing: Merlot “Valentino” Feudi del Pisciotto

PASTA

Bucatini all’Amatriciana 

15.25
With guanciale, scallions in a red tomato sauce.
Wine pairing: Aglianico, Terredora

Create Your Own 

14.25
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 

15.25
Gnocchi in marinara sauce with mozzarella, basil & a touch of cream.
Wine pairing: Terre di san Leonardo, Gonzaga

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 

15.50
In loving memory of our dear friend Peter Piacenti.
Rigatoni tossed with fresh plum tomatoes and pesto sauce.
Wine pairing: Rosso di Montepuciano, Fattoria del Cerro

Rigatoni Calabrese 

15.50
Rigatoni tossed with roasted peppers & sausage in a red sauce.
Wine pairing : Borgaio, Castello di Meleto

Rigatoni Palermitana 

15.25
Marinara sauce with fresh eggplant, mozzarella, basil, ricotta salata and a touch of cream.
Wine pairing: Sicilia Rosso, Colosi

Rigatoni Puttanesca 

13.50
Rigatoni tossed with marinara sauce combined with anchovies, capers and gaeta olives.
Wine pairing: Primitivo, Cantele

Spaghetti alla Carbonara 

15.50
Spaghetti with pancetta, scallions, egg and black pepper.
Wine pairing: Chardonnay, Vie di Romans

Spaghetti alle Vongole 

17.50
Spaghetti in an extra virgin oil sauce with little neck clams and fresh cherry tomato.
Wine pairing: Falanghina, Terredora

Whole Wheat Pasta 

14.25
With fresh vegetable of the day in a light red sauce.

PESCE

Grigliata Mista 

22.50
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 

21.50
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: Gavi “ la Meirana “ Broglia

GLUTEN FREE

Gelato 

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

Grigliata Mista 

22.50
Grilled shrimp, grilled sea scallops served on a bed of arugula.
Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc “ Vette “ San Leonardo

Insalata Caprese 

11.25
Sliced fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato and basil seasoned with extra virgin olive oil.
Wine pairing: Falanghina, Terredora

Pizza Margherita 

15.75
Pizza sauce, mozzarella and basil.
Wine pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Capostrano

Pollo Arrosto 

16.25
Fresh chicken brushed with extra virgin olive oil grilled and served with fresh vegetable of the day.
Wine pairing: Rosso di Montalcino, Argiano

Rigatoni with Meatballs 

15.75
Homemade meatballs with fresh marinara.
Wine pairing: Nebbiolo, Produttori del Barbaresco

DOLCE

Cannoli 

7.45
Crisp pastry shell with delicious creamy ricotta/chocolate chip filling.

Cassata al Forno 

7.45
Baked Sicilian cake made with fresh ricotta and chocolate chips.

Gelato 

4.50
Ask your server for flavors of the day.

Italian Wedding Cake 

7.45
Sponge cake with ricotta, chocolate and whipped cream.

Profitterol 

7.45
Italian cream puff.

Sfogliatelle 

7.45
Traditional neapolitan dessert.

Strawberry Tiramisú 

7.45
Lady fingers dipped in a mixture of Limoncello and strawberry and mascarpone cheese.

Traditional Tiramisú 

7.45
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

Espresso 

3.75

San Pellegrino 

5.50
Sparkling water.

Soda 

3.50

DRAFT BEER

Blue Moon 

5.00

Bud Light 

4.25

Peroni 

5.25

Seasonal 

5.00

BOTTLE BEER

Bud Lite 

4.25

Budweiser 

4.25

Corona 

5.25

Heineken 

5.25

Miller Lite 

4.25

Stella 

5.25