Antipasto GranchioHomemade crab cakes with a honey mustard dipping sauce appetizer.
Antipasto Cozze In GuazzettoFried mussels with a spicy tomato dipping sauce appetizer.
Antipasto Polenta E FunghiAppetizer: polenta topped with sautéed porcini mushrooms and crumbled sausage.
Zuppa ZuccaRoasted butternut squash soup.
Zuppa FagiolaCreamy cannellini bean soup.
Zuppa CipollaSweet caramelized onion soup topped with a giant homemade crouton and covered with fontina cheese.
Scotta Dito Con PancettaGrilled lamb chops wrapped in pancetta, pan-seared in garlic infused olive oil and served with grilled asparagus.
Burro E SalviaArtichoke-stuffed ravioli in a butter sage sauce
Bistecca Co L'ossoGrilled bone-in new york strip served with tuscan fries and grilled veggies.
Talapia Alla GenovesLightly breaded tilapia served on a bed of pasta in a garlic pesto sauce.
Parmigiana Di MelanzeVenetian-style eggplant parmigiano.
Osso Buco Alla MilaneseBraised veal shank in a tomato au jus sauce served atop risotto zafferano.
CosticcineBone-in short rib braised in a tomato red wine reduction served on a bed of pasta.
Salmone In SalmoriglioSautéed salmon infused with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, black pepper and fresh parsley served with seasonal veggies.
Rigatoni TrevisoRigatoni with radicchio, pancetta and crumbled sausage drizzled with garlic-infused olive oil.
Cosciotto D'gnello All PiemontesOlive oil braised lamb shank served with linguine.
Gnocchi A Modo MioGnocchi in a leek cream sauce with grilled shrimp.
DolciWe always have a special selection of off-menu desserts as well as our homemade tiramisu and panna cotta.
Pris Fixed Dinner
L’insalata ~ Salad
CesareCrisp romaine, aged parmigiano and homemade croutons tossed in our cesare dressing
MistaMixed baby greens tossed in an aged balsamic vinaigrette
L’antipasto ~ Appetizer
Le Paste and Le Salse ~ Pastas and Sauces
Linguine BologneseLinguine in Authentic Meat Sauce
Penne Salsa RosaPenne in a tomato cream sauce
Il Dolce ~ Dessert
L’insalata ~ Salad
RusticaBaby spinach topped with artichoke hearts, goat cheese and croutons
CapreseFresh mozzarella, tomato slices and fresh basil drizzled with our homemade pesto sauce
L’antipasto ~ Appetizer
Le Paste and le Salse ~ Pastas and Sauces
Linguine Con SalmoneLinguine with salmon and grilled asparagus in a cream sauce
Penne VerdurePenne with grilled seasonal vegetables drizzled with garlic pesto sauce.
Il Dolce ~ Dessert
Beer, Wine, Cocktails
Import, Domestic & Local Craft Beers
4.00Victoria Vienna LagerLight to medium bodied; nose is slightly sweet malt, honey and grain with a hint of hops. Taste is light grain with malty sweetness. A satisfyingly bitter, smooth, crisp finish. Easy drinking, all-around food beer. (We first had this in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, before it came to the U.S. At home, we use it to make our own signature version of a ‘Zihua Michelada’.ABV 4% 12OZ Bottle
4.00Birra Moretti Doppelbock LagerMedium to full bodied; nose is sweet with hints of caramel, honey and earthy hop aromas. Taste is hearty malt - nut and biscuit - plus sweet caramel with enough hop presence for balance. Smooth and silky. Compliments hearty, spicy dishes, seafood, grilled red meats, tomato-based sauces and broths, and light desserts. ABV 7.2% 11.2OZ Bottle
5.00Hofbrau Dunkel Munich Dunkel LagerMedium to full bodied; nose is toasted bready malt, molasses, barley. Taste is roasted malt with caramel and nuts, a hint of toffee, and subtle hops. Mild bitterness with a bit of an herbal finish. Ends dry and bready. Rich and well balanced. Stands up to hearty, spicy dishes, wild game, sausage, roasted and grilled meats. ABV 5.5% 12OZ Bottle
4.50Great Lakes Elliot Ness Amber LagerFull bodied; nose is toffee, earth, malt, and bread aromas with slightly piney hops in the background. Taste is sweet malts, caramel and honey with a nice hop bitterness in the finish. Layered and complex; very drinkable. Can cut some of the heaviness in a dish. Stands up to strong flavors, grilled meats, and hearty breads. ABV 6.2% 12OZ Bottle
5.50Victory Golden Monkey Belgian Triple AleLight bodied; nose is faint herb, fruit and bread, with a hint of caramel emerging as the beer warms. Taste is herbal and doughy with notes of orange, backed by syrupy honey and a touch of spice. A peppery, lingering finish. Smooth and rich with a good strong kick. Even thought it‟s light bodied, the high alcohol content keeps it from being a good delicate-food match. Duck, fig, kiwi, coconut, tomato, and goat cheese are mentioned in pairings. ABV 9.5% 12OZ Bottle
5.00Half Acre Daisy Cutter American Pale AleLight to medium bodied; nose is floral, grassy hops, pine, light citrus, and some bready sweetness. Taste is hugely floral with a bitter-citrusy hop finish. Balances out with a slight, sweet biscuit malt. Finishes with lingering floral, white grapefruit. Big flavors, crisp, very drinkable. Cuts through fatty richness, drawn butter, heavy creams, and enhances spicy dishes. ABV 5.2% 16OZ CAN
4.50Metropolitan Iron Works ALT Altbier / Brown AleLight to medium bodied; complex nose of malts, raisins, cinnamon, and hops with a touch of orange, dark fruit, and roasted aromas. Taste is sweet grain and caramel with a bit of raisin and spice. Balanced with a light bitterness. Smooth, sweet finish. Stands up to hearty dishes like braised beef, wild game and heavy mushroom sauces, sausage, spicy and acidic dishes. ABV 5.8%12OZ Bottle
4.50Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat AleMedium bodied; nose is cloves, coriander, bread, and mild fruit with a hint of lemony hop.Taste is clean malt, doughy biscuit, pear, apple, grapefruit and a hint of honey, with a crisp lemon background. Mild hop bitterness balances it all out. A smooth, light, easy drinking, “gateway craft beer”. Finishes on the dry side. Good thirst quencher. Pairs really well with spicy dishes, salads and simple fish dishes. ABV 4.2% 12OZ Bottle
5.50Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout Russian Imperial StoutFull bodied; nose is molasses, caramel, chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, toffee, vanilla, cream, and slight raisin. Taste is lighter and follows the nose with the addition of dark chocolate and dark fruit. Dry, bittersweet finish with some smoke, char, and toasted pumpernickel. A frothy, creamy brew that‟s much crisper and lighter on the tongue than you‟d expect. Made for chocolate. Try it with chocolate, caramel, fruit desserts or, as a dessert by itself. Stored at 55°. ABV 7%12OZ Bottle
Whites By The Glass & By The Bottle
Nobili Del Borgo Doc Prosecco N.V.Veneto, Italy. Sparkling Light bodied, fizzy, pleasantly delicate, and fresh. Nose is hints of apple and floral notes. Taste follows the nose with a hint of tart lime on the finish. Mouthfeel is gentle, crisp. Pairs with appetizers, fresh cheeses, light seafood, pasta and fish, fruity desserts, apple tarts and sorbets. ABV 11%Options:
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Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio '10Alto Adige, Italy. Medium bodied; nose is pronounced with expressive flowery aromas and spicy notes. Taste follows the nose but is less intense and includes orchard fruits with a slight smokiness at the back. Mouthfeel is smooth and supple. Medium-long, fresh finish. Pairs with fish and meat appetizers, goat cheese, shellfish, white meats, and mushrooms. Cuts through rich cream or cheese sauces nicely.ABV 13%Options:
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Pacific Rim Semi Dry Reisling ’10Columbia Valley, Washington Light to medium bodied; nose is subtly sweet jasmine, pear and apple. Taste is richly fruity - peach, apricot and pear. Mouthfeel is bright and crisp. It‟s natural acidity and subtle sweetness pair with spicy dishes, buttery shellfish and fish, and simply prepared veal dishes. (I wasn’t a Riesling fan until I tried this. This semi-dry version is really delicious and not too sweet. Rated #1 top 100 Best Buy Wines of 2011 by Wine Enthusiast.) –jmr. ABV 11.5%Options:
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Nautilus' Twin Sauvignon Blanc ’10Malborough, New Zealand. Full bodied; nose is fragrant-passion fruit, tart grape and red bell pepper with a hint of grapefruit. Expands with time. Taste is tropical fruit, slight grass, green apple, fresh-cut pear, melon, and pink grapefruit. Mouthfeel is smooth, luscious, and fruity. Finish is fresh and zingy. Pairs with delicately flavored foods, slightly acidic/citrusy flavors, grilled or sautéed crab, scallops, shrimp, chicken, and pork. Cuts through the richness of heavy cream or cheese sauces. ABV 13%Options:
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Whites By The Glass & By The Bottle
Hess Shirtail Creek Vineyard Chardonnay '10Napa Valley California. Full bodied, unoaked; nose is tropical fruit and orange zest. Taste follows adding tangerine and pear. Mouthfeel is well balanced and refreshing. Clean finish. Pairs well with tangy, spicy foods and offsets the richness of creamier dishes. Works with grilled, roasted or sautéed full-flavored dishes, lobster with butter, sea bass, shrimp, white meats with rich sauces, Portobello mushrooms, and creamy pasta dishes. Spinach, squash, butter, basil, cream, garlic, and saffron all work nicely. ABV 13.5%Options:
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Bricco Riella Docg Moscato D’Asti ’10Piemonte, Italy. Semisweet. Light bodied, slightly fizzy; nose is a fragrant bouquet of elegant floral aromas. Taste is sweet peaches and apricots. Mouthfeel is delicate yet intense. Typically a dessert wine that pairs with fresh strawberries, panna cotta and white chocolate mousse. ABV 5.5%Options:
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By The Bottle
21.00Allegrini Soave Doc ’10Veneto, Italy. Light bodied; nose is wild flowers, white peach, lime, and grapefruit. Taste is yellow peach and apricot with cutting acids that help refresh the finish. Mouthfeel is light, simple and fresh but with good intensity. Pairs with lighter sweet and spicy dishes, seafood appetizers, veggie soups, simply prepared grilled seabass or tuna, and light, white meat dishes.ABV 13% Bottle
32.00Mastroberardino Sannio Falanghina Doc ’10Campania, Italy Medium bodied; nose opens to orange blossom and white flowers. Taste is hints of citrus, honeysuckle and toasted almond. Mouthfeel is rich with a delicate acidity and a touch of mineral on the finish. Rich and earthy. Pairs well with oysters, scallops, clams, roasted, lemony seafood and buttery sauces. ABV 12.5% Bottle
22.00La Miranda Di Secastilla Valley ’09Garnacha Blanca, Somontano, SpainFull bodied; nose is highly aromatic: intense fruit, citrus, and spicy nuances of honeysuckle and rosemary. Taste follows adding nectarine and papaya, with a hint of honey. Mouthfeel is rich, smooth, textured. (I call this one, The red wine drinker’s white.) –jmr. Pairs well with aged meats and ripened cheeses, oily fish, buttery seafood, light meats and cured cheeses. ABV 13.5% Bottle
Red's By The Glass
La Ginestra Chianti Classico Docg ’09Tuscany, Italy. Light bodied; nose is light violet, blackberry and mineral aromas. Taste follows the nose. Refined tannins carry the spice and mineral finish. Pairs with antipasto, parmigiano reggiano, simple pasta dishes - especially those with tomato sauce - eggplant parmigiano, ossobucco, grilled and roasted meats, lamb, wild duck, venison, and pizzas with meat. ABV 12.5%Options:
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Deloach Pinot Noir ’09Russian River Valley, California. Medium bodied; nose is ripe red berry and rose petal. Taste is a complex blend of fresh strawberry, shitake mushroom, forest floor, and notes of citrus peel. Mouthfeel is well integrated acidity, supple tannins. Smooth finish. Very food friendly. Pairs with prosciutto, tomato cream and pesto sauces, bisques and curries, sausage, salmon, seafood, game birds, light meat, veal, bacon, truffles, parmigiano, duck, mushrooms, venison, rabbit, pork, lamb, filet mignon, and braised short ribs. ABV 14.5%Options:
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Crios De Susana Balbo Malbec ’09Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina. Medium to full bodied; nose is complex with plum, cherries and toasty/smoky oak. Taste is jammy fruit with spice at the end. The 10% Bonarda varietal in this wine adds a dimension of incense, spice and underbrush, bringing a serious level of complexity to the glass (making this Malbec, in my opinion, a cut above most) –jmr. Mouthfeel is smooth, spicy and lingering. Pairs with grilled meats, grilled tuna, salmon and halibut; tomatobased pasta, seafood dishes, sauces and broths, and spicy dishes. ABV 13.5%Options:
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Candor Lot 2 Merlot, N.V.Paso Robles, California. Medium to full bodied; (I didn’t think I liked Merlot until Candor came along. This may be the best merlot you’ll ever taste!) –jmr. Nose is black plum, smoke and cedar along with some earthiness. Taste is bursting ripe black plum, black cherry and blackberry. Continuing cedar ends with a hint of cocoa and spice. Mouthfeel is seriously lush with nicely integrated tannins and lots of structure. Finish is long and lingering. A very versatile food wine. Pairs with most meats, hearty seafood, mushroom sauces, pasta dishes (both tomato and cream sauces), and pizza. Works well with tart fruits, berries, cherries, and chocolate cake. ABV 14.5%Options:
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Clos La Chance Cabernet Sauvignon ’08San Martin, Northern Central Coast, California. Medium to full bodied; The nose is bright berry fruits, plum and tobacco with a subtle floral note. Taste is dry and smooth with flavors of plums, dried cherries, black currants, anise, and warm spice. French oak aging adds complexity and depth, keeping fruit flavors in check. Mouthfeel is smooth with firm tannins, lingering finish. Pairs with powerful dishes, saltier, fattier meats and richer preparations: beef stews, braised pork belly, lamb shoulder, oxtail, wild game, cheesy polenta, and parmigiano. Works well with rosemary, caramelized onions, rich soups, and dark chocolate.ABV 13.5%Options:
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Shoofly Shiraz ’10Southern Australia, Australia. Full bodied; nose is earthy gravel, spice and dark mulberries. Taste is fruit forward with a slightly sweet jamminess. Dusty black cherry flavors give way to cedar, earth, spice, cigar, and black pepper notes. Mouthfeel is soft and smooth. Overall, a flavorful, easily approachable Shiraz. Pairs well with grilled meats and veggies, wild game, sausage, richly flavored red meats, mushrooms, meat pizzas, hard cheeses, and light to medium spicy dishes. ABV 14.5%Options:
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Cline Ancient Vines Zinfandel ’10Lodi, California. Full bodied; nose is dark berries, coffee and chocolate. Fruit-forward taste follows the nose with the addition of subtle vanilla oak qualities. Mouthfeel is rich and smooth, deeper and more intense than youngvine Zinfandel. Explosive ripe fruit and soft tannins provide a clean, lingering finish. Easy drinking, well balanced. A very versatile, food friendly wine. Pairs nicely with just about everything on the menu and is just as enjoyable on its own. (Someone brought this to a party of mine and it’s been my go-to Zin ever since.) –jmr. ABV 15%Options:
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Red's By The Bottle
20.00Tenuta Sant'Antonio Valpolicella ’09Veneto, Italy. Light to Medium bodied; nose is cherry and red fruit notes, subtle flower and spice. Taste is fruity but balanced; roasted and dusty cherry. Mouthfeel is soft, bright and crisp. Moderate tannins, very easy drinking. Pairs well with bacon and bacon fat, simple pastas and risottos, minestrone, bean and fish soups, salami, tripe, parmesan cheese, white meats, and polenta. ABV 12.5% Bottle
24.00Terra D'Oro Barbera ’08Amador County, California. Medium bodied; (We were hesitant to choose a Barbera from California but once you taste it, you’ll know why we did. It’s wonderful.) –jmr. Nose is blackberry, blueberry and spice aromas. Taste follows the nose with the addition of black cherry. Mouthfeel is luscious and juicy with a long and lingering finish. Pairs with roasted and grilled meats, wild game, braised lamb, pork, veal, ribs, sausage, tomato-based sauces and broths, pesto, lasagna, meat pizzas, tomato-based seafood dishes, sea bass, grilled salmon, and bleu cheese.ABV 14.5% Bottle
30.00Allegrini Palazzo Della Torre IGT ’08Ripasso Valpoliccia or “Baby Amarone” Veneto, Italy. Full bodied; made in the „Ripasso‟ style: 30% of the grapes are dried before fermentation lending depth, concentration and complexity to the wine. Nose is wild berry with dried fruits. Taste follows the nose with the addition of raisins. The mouthfeel is well-structured, textured and smooth, rounding out with an elegant finish. Pairs well with a wide variety of risotti, sausage, mushrooms, grilled meats, and rich buttery seafood. (Needs a little breathing time for flavors to shine. Open for your entree while you enjoy a cocktail, an aperitif or a light-bodied choice with your appetizer.) –jmr. ABV 13.5% Bottle
18.00Maculan Brentino, IGT Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon ’09Veneto, Italy. Full bodied; (For me, this fits the bill as a perfectly wonderful, dry Cab. The merlot simply adds a hint of fruit which rounds it out nicely.) –jmr. Nose is ripe berries, currant and cedar followed by spice. The taste follows the nose. Mouthfeel is soft with well balanced acidity. Pairs with powerful, hearty dishes and richer preparations. Works well with braised, roasted and grilled red meats, hearty seafood dishes, mushroom sauces, bean soups, pasta dishes - both tomato and cream sauces, and pizza. Goes nicely with tart berries and cherries, and chocolate cake. ABV 13.5% Bottle
16.00Stefano Farina Del Santo Primitivo IGT ’08Piemonte, Italy. Full bodied „Super Tuscan‟; nose is intense black cherry, mature plums and red fruits. Taste is concentrated flavors of zesty cherry, clove, wild blackberry, raspberry, and spice with evident alcohol. Mouthfeel is robust and firm. A very versatile, food-friendly wine, Zinfandel and Primitivo grapes are genetically very similar (some say identical). Pairs well with just about everything on the menu; lamb, pork, grilled beef, ribs, roasted red meats, wild game, spicy cheese, and meat pizzas work especially nicely. ABV 13.5% Bottle
23.00Bodegas Juan Gil Monastrell ’09Jumilla, Spain. Full bodied; nose is aromatic and complex: plum, spice and meaty aromas. Taste is notes of black plum, currant, blueberry, coffee, cocoa, underbrush, and fresh earth with a hint of leather on the end. A touch of minerality underneath gives it freshness, complexity, richness, and balance. Mouthfeel is bold and dense with a lingering finish. Pairs well with anything big and hearty: grilled and braised red meats, meat sauces and meat pizzas. Really just about anything except for delicate fish dishes and the like. Works well with rosemary, sage, thyme, and oregano. ABV 15% Bottle
22.00La Miranda Di Secastilla Valley ’09Garnacha Blanca, Somontano, Spain. (Yes, you’re reading that correctly. This is a white wine. I know it’s crazy, but I added it here too because it really drinks more like a red. If for some reason, right now your mood/the occasion/your meal/the alignment of the stars is screaming for white, this would be the white for you. It’s delish.) –jmr. Full bodied; nose is highly aromatic: intense fruit, citrus, and spicy nuances of honeysuckle and rosemary. Taste follows the nose adding nectarine and papaya, with a hint of honey in the finish. Mouthfeel is rich, smooth, textured. Pairs well with aged meats and ripened cheeses, oily fish, buttery seafood, light meats and cured cheeses. ABV 13.5% Bottle
Hand Crafted Specialty Cocktails, Classic Drinks and Martinis
House Cocktails and Martinis
6.00Venetian SpritzAperol, Nobili Del Borgo Prosecco, Splash of Soda. Orange Slice and Green Olive Garnish. Refreshingly bitter - this is the 5pm aperitif cocktail in Venice, Italy.
6.00RossiniInVenice, in the winter, they substitute the Bellini (made with white peach puree) with a Rossini: Nobili Del Borgo Prosecco and Fresh Strawberry Puree.
6.50King's RansomRansom Old Tom Gin, 1/2 Soda, 1/2 Tonic, Dash of Angostura Aromatic Bitters, Rosemary Sprig Garnish. Ransom is an old-world style Gin. It has a subtle maltiness combined with an infusion of botanicals. (The bitters amplify these flavors beautifully.)-jmr
7.00Cucumber LemonHendrick‟s Gin with a Cucumber, Lemon, Simple Syrup Puree and Cucumber Garnish. Hendrick‟s flavors include juniper, coriander and citrus peel plus an infusion of cucumber and rose petals. The puree amplifies the cucumber and adds a yummy, tangy sweetness.
7.00Saint HendrickHendrick‟s Gin, St. Germain and Sprite (Regular or Diet, your call). St. Germain is an elderflower liqueur with hints of citrus and tropical fruit flavors. The Sprite adds a refreshing, zesty lemon-lime zing.Options:
8.00Basil Patron MartiniPatrón Silver Tequila (100% Agave), Fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Fresh Muddled Basil, Salt Rim. An Italian take on a classic.
7.00Spicy Ginger LimeTito‟s Handcrafted Vodka, Fresh Muddled Ginger, Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice, and Pear Juice. Jalapeño slices add a nice little kick.
7.00Grapefruit BasilBelvedere Grapefruit Vodka, Fresh Grapefruit and Simple Syrup Puree, Fresh Basil, Dash of Black Pepper, Lime.
5.50Zihua MicheladaVictoria vienna-style lager over Ice, fresh lime juice, salt rim, chili flakes, and cilantro.
7.00ManhatanMakers mark bourbon, cinzano rosso sweet vermouth, dash of angostura aromatic bitters, maraschino cherry.
Vodka or Gin MartiniLet us know how dry you‟d like it.Options:
Tito‟s Handcrafted Vodka and Cinzano Dry Vermouth., Tanqueray London Dry Gin and Cinzano Dry Vermouth., Make it dirty with Olive Brine and Bleu-Cheese Stuffed Olives (+0.50)
6.50Tom or John CollinsFresh lemon juice, simple Syrup, club soda, orange slice.Options:
Ransom Old Tom Gin (Tom), Maker‟s Mark Bourbon (John)
5.00Rocks or NeatChoose any one of our premium Liquors or Liqueurs.
6.50Your Call HighballChoose any one of our Premium Liquors, up to two mixes and a garnish.