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APPETIZERS

MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA
Eggplant with tomato sauce, basil & mozzarella
$10.95

TEGAMINO DI COZZE AL PERNOD
Prince Edward mussels sautéed in a Pernod and white sauce, served with garlic bread
$14.95

GRATIN DI OSTRICHE ALLA FIORENTINA
Fresh oysters with spinach in Au-Gratin
$10.95

SOUPS
GAZPACHO
A refreshing, slightly spicy COLD SOUP made with fresh summer vegetables and loads of sweet jumbo crabmeat
$9.50

ZUPPA DI ARAGOSTA
Lobster Bisque
$9.95

PASTA E FAGIOLI
Short pasta & Cannellini Beans
$7.95

MINESTRONE
Mixed Vegetable soup
$7.50

SALADS
INSALATA DI FRUTTI DI MARE
Fresh seafood salad of calamari, shrimp, scallops, mussel, celery, olives, yellow and red peppers served with  spinach and marinated in extra virgin olive oil and lemon dressing
$ 12.95

INSALATA DI POMODORO
Fresh sliced Tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper, in extra virgin olive oil and fresh basil
$8.95

MOZZARELLA DI BURRATA
Fresh creamy buffalo milk mozzarella, served over mixed green, cherry tomatoes; avocado in a olive oil and balsamic reduction
$11.95

INSALATA DI MISTA
Mixed Organic Greens tossed with sliced parmesan cheese, carrots, artichoke and cherry tomatoes and Balsamic Vinegar
$8.50

INSALATA DI CAPRI
Baby arugula, Carrots, fresh fennel, cucumber, tomatoes, avocado, red onion, black olives and feta cheese tossed with fresh lemon and extra virgin olive oil
$9.95

COLD ANTI-PASTO
POLPI ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled Octopus served with mixed green, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes and olive oil and lemon
$14.95

ANTIPASTO MISTO
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, roasted pepper, prosciutto, zucchini, salami and extra virgin olive oil
$ 10.50

 


PASTA 

LINGUINE CON ARAGOSTA
 Flat spaghetti served with half lobster, clams, jumbo shrimps sautéed with Brandy and tomato sauce
$ 26.95 

RAVIOLI DI ARAGOSTA
Ravioli filled with lobster and crab meat, served with jumbo shrimp and saffron sauce
$25.95

LASAGNA BIANCO DI VEGETARIANE
Homemade pasta layer with spinach, zucchini, shitake mushroom, eggplant, parmesan, gorgonzola, ricotta, mascarpone over a tomato sauce
$20.95

AGNOLOTTI
Homemade Agnolotti filled w/fresh spinach, imported ricotta & Parmesan Cheese in a cream sauce
$19.95

LINGUINE SEAFOOD
Flat spaghetti pasta w/shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels & Clams served with a reduction of Fish Fumet in a tomato sauce
$26.95

SPAGHETTI ALLE PRIMAVERA CON CAPESANTE
Spaghetti pasta with mixed vegetable, jumbo scallops, olive oil and garlic
$24.95

RAVIOLI DI VITELLO
Homemade Ravioli filled with veal and mozzarella in aurora sauce
$19.95
 

CAPELLINI BIANCO E VERDE
White & green angel hair pasta, served with crab cake in a lobster sauce
$24.95
  

LINGUINE ALLA VONGOLE
Linguine with Fresh Baby Clams in a tomato sauce
21.95

PENNE CAPRI
Penne pasta with salmon, Portobello, cherry tomatoes, green peas and white wine sauce
$ 22.95

We have Gluten Free Pasta and Whole Wheat

 

SEAFOOD 

1 1/2 L B. WHOLE BRANZINO (MEDITERRANEAN ROCKFISH)
MARINATED IN FRESH HERBS AND OLIVE OIL. DEBONED UPON REQUEST
$33.95

ARAGOSTA RIPIENI DI GRANCHIO

Lobster tail stuffed with crab meat served over spinach
$29.95

SPECIALTY OF THE HOUSE
“ZUPPA DI PESCE”
Mussels, Clams, Calamari, Shrimp, scallops & tilapia Prepared in a reduction of Fish Fumet, white wine, peeled tomato & Saffron sauce served w/garlic bread
$30.95

DOVER AL LIMONE
1 ¼ LBS Whole Dover Sole with caper, cherry tomatoes and lemon butter sauce
$45.95

SCAMPI ALLA ROMEO
Grilled Jumbo shrimps, served with mild fra-diavolo sauce
$24.95

MEAT

*OSOBUCO DI AGNELLO
Lamb shank prepared with shitake mushroom and red wine sauce served over sautéed spinach
$30.95


*COSTATA DI VITELLO
Roasted 14 oz veal strip with three mushroom and Brown sauce
$ 36.95


VITELLO CON MARSALA
Scaloppine of veal with shitake mushrooms in a reduction of Marsala wine sauce
$24.95

VITELLO ALLA MILANESE
Large scaloppini of veal, encrusted in flavored bread crumbs, pan-fried in olive oil served with rucola & cherry tomatoes
$26.95

PICCATA DI VITELLO
Scaloppine of veal sautéed in Lemon & butter sauce
$23.95

POLLO ALLA PARMIGIANA
Chicken breast sautéed with mozzarella and tomato sauce
$22.95

INVOLTINI DI POLLO ALLA VALDOSTANA
Chicken breast, Veal with prosciutto, provolone cheese, asparagus with shallots and port wine sauce
$ 26.95


PETTO DI ANITRA AL LAMPONI
Roasted Duck breast with raspberry and cassis sauce
$ 25.95