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LUNCH

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zuppe

minestrone

traditional Italian chunky vegetables soup 11

 

pasta e fagioli

classic Italian bean soup 11

 

brodetto di pesce

shrimp, calamari, mussels, clams, salmon, light tomato broth 22

 

SOUP OF THE DAY 11

insalate

mista

lettuce, cherry tomatoes, radish, carrot, sherry vinaigrette 11

 

VERDE

organic greens, radishes, herbs, sherry vinaigrette 11

 

tricolore

endive, arugula, radicchio, pecorino flakes, sherry vinaigrette 12

 

spinaci e caprino

baby spinach, walnuts, goat cheese, balsamic reduction 12

 

cesare

caesar salad  12 with grilled chicken or shrimp  22

pollo e pomodoro

grilled breast of chicken, mozzarella, tomatoes, onion, basil 24

 

tonno

lettuce, cherry tomatoes, capers, tuna, balsamic dressing  19

 

cobb salad

organic greens, grilled chicken, eggs, bacon, blue cheese, tomato, avocado, sherry vinaigrette 22

 

Veggi burger

veggie patty on a toasted bun, fresh lettuce, sliced tomato  fries or salad  18

 

APPETIZERS

antipasto misto all’italiana

selection of Italian cured meats & cheese 20

 

prosciutto di parma con melone

prosciutto & melon 16

 

carpaccio di manzo

raw fillet of beef, arugola, carpaccio sauce, parmigiano flakes 18

 

polpette

meatballs, mashed potatoes 15

 

caprese

fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, pesto 15

calamari fritti

fried calamari, marinara sauce 17

 

salmone marinato

cured salmon, asparagus  16

 

sautéeD di cozze

steamed P. E. I. mussels, garlic bruschetta 19

 

verdure grigliate

grilled seasonal vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, aged balsamic vinegar 16

 

 

 

frittata

frittata del giorno

omelet of the day 18

PANINI

on italian ciabatta served with fries or salad

polpette parmigiana

meatballs, parmesan cheese, marinara sauce 22

 

prosciutto

prosciutto, mozzarella, tomatoes 19

 

parmigiana di pollo

chicken parmigiana sandwich 24

 

hamburger del Violino

Pat la Frieda ground beef, caramelized onion, pesto on a toasted bun 19 with fontina cheese 21

 

paste

all our pastas are daily homemade

spaghetti al pomodoro

fresh tomato sauce 18

 

ravioli alfredo

spinach & ricotta ravioli, cream sauce 23

 

lasagna alla bolognese

bolognese ragu 24

 

bucatini all’amatriciana

cured Italian bacon, onions, tomato sauce 22

 

orecchiette broccoli e salsiccia

broccoli rabe & Italian sausage ragu, garlic & olive oil 23

 

spaghetti con polpettine

meatballs with currants, tomato sauce 26

 

spaghetti bolognese

Bolognese ragu 24

 

linguine con cozze e vongole

manila clams, P. E. I. mussels, cherry tomato 27

 

linguine ai frutti di mare

mixed seafood 29

 

secondi

petto di pollo

breast of chicken, piccata or marsala sauce, mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables   26

 

pollo alla parmigiana

served with pasta of the day  28

 

scaloppine di vitello

veal scaloppini, piccata or marsala sauce, mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables 30

 

Filetto di manzo

grilled filet mignon, Barolo mushrooms sauce, mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables 45

 

brasato di agnello

braised lamb, mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables 29

 

salmone

grilled or poached salmon, Dijon mustard sauce, mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables 29

 

scampi oreganata

shrimp with bread crumb crust, white wine, lemon, garlic, saffron risotto  34

 

capesante

sea scallops, spinach, vegetables julienne, caramelized onions, currants, white truffle olive oil  34

 

Branzino alla griglia

grilled Mediterranean sea bass, seasonal vegetables 30

 

contorni 8

pure di patate - mashed potatoes

cime di rapa - broccoli rabe & crushed peppers

spinaci - spinach, garlic & olive oil

asparagi - grilled asparagus

cavoletti - brussel sprouts, Italian cured bacon

 

 

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LUNCH PRIX FIXE $29

 TUE - FRI 11 am - 3:45 pm

 

INCLUDES A GLASS OF

pinot grigio, montepulciano or rose mezzacorona

APPETIZERS

choose one

 

verde salad

minestrone SOUP

 

ENTREES

choose one

 

ZIO CARLO SALAD (a la carte 18.00)

 

BURGER VEGETALI (a la carte 18.00)

 

spaghetti primavera

mixed vegetables, tomato sauce

 

spaghetti alla carbonara

onion, Italian bacon,  light cream sauce

 

penne alla vodka

light vodka, tomato sauce

 

LINGUINI BOLOGNESE

meat sauce

 

parmigiana di pollo

chicken parmigiana, mozzarella, tomato sauce

 

*pollo MARSALA

breast of chicken, mushrooms, marsala wine

 

*pollo PICCATTA

breast of chicken, lemon, white wine, capers

 

*JOHN DORY PICATTA

filet, white wine, lemon sauce

 

*chicken & fish are served with mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables

 

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DINNER

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zuppe

minestrone

traditional Italian chunky vegetable soup 12

 

PASTA E FAGIOLI

classic Italian bean soup 13

 

 

brodetto di pesce

shrimp, calamari, mussels, clams, salmon

light tomato broth 27

 

SOUP OF THE DAY  12

insalate

mista

lettuce, tomato, radish, carrot, sherry vinaigrette 13

 

tricolore

endive, arugula, radicchio, pecorino cheese flakes, sherry vinagrette 14

 

spinaci e caprino

baby spinach, walnuts, goat cheese, balsamic reduction 14

 

cesare

caesar salad 13 | with chicken or shrimp 27

 

indivia

endive, cherry tomatoes, avocado, parmigiano cheese flakes, lemon dressing  14

 

APPETIZERS

antipasto misto all’italiana

selection of Italian cured meats & cheese 25

 

prosciutto di parma con melone

Italian aged prosciutto & melon 18

 

CARPACCIO DI MANZO

raw fillet of beef, arugula, parmigiano flakes, carpaccio sauce 22

 

polpette

meatballs, mashed potatoes, brown sauce 18

 

calamari fritti

fried calamari, marinara sauce 20

SALMONE MARINATO

cured salmon, asparagus  19

 

sautéeD di cozze

steamed P. E. I. mussels, garlic bruschetta 24

 

caprese

fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, pesto 18

 

verdure grigliate

grilled seasonal vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, aged balsamic vinegar 20

 

RISOTTO

Risotto ai frutti di mare

Arborio rice, mussels, clams, calamari, shrimp  salmon 37

Risotto quatro formaggi

Arborio rice, chef’s mix four chesses 27

Risotto al tartufo nero

Arborio rice, porcini mushrooms, black truffles 34

paste

spaghetti al pomodoro

fresh tomato sauce 23

 

ravioli alfredo

spinach & ricotta ravioli, cream sauce 28

 

penne alla vodka

light vodka, tomato pink sauce 26

 

spaghetti primavera

mixed vegetables, tomato sauce 28

 

gnocchi alla bolognese

bolognese ragu 28

 

BUCCATINI ALL'AMATRICIANA

cured Italian bacon, onions, tomato sauce  28

lasagna alla bolognese

homemade lasagna, bolognese ragu 29

 

orecchiette broccoli e salsiccia

broccoli rabe & Italian sausage ragu, garlic & oil 28

 

spaghetti con polpettine

meatballs with currants, tomato sauce 29

 

linguine con cozze e vongole

manila clams, P. E. I. mussels, white wine or tomato sauce 35

 

Fettuccine CON SCAMPI all’ ARRABIATTA

shrimp, porcini mushroom, crushed red pepper, brown truffle butter sauce  38

 

linguine ai frutti di mare

mixed seafood 37

 

all our pastas are daily homemade gluten free pasta extra $2

secondi

petto di pollo

breast of chicken in a piccata or marsala sauce, season vegetables or mashed potatoes  34

 

alla parmigiana

chicken 36 - eggplant 28 served with pasta

 

scaloppine di vitello MARSALA

veal, mushrooms, marsala wine, season vegetables or mashed potatoes  37

 

Brasato di Agnello

braised lamb, seasonal vegetables or mashed potatoes 35

 

FILETTO DI MANZO

filet mignon, barolo mushroom sauce, season vegetables or mashed potatoes 50

 

salmone

grilled salmon, Dijon mustard sauce, season vegetables or mashed potatoes  37

 

sCAMPI OREGENATA

breaded crumb shrimp, white wine, lemon, garlic, saffron risotto 39

 

CAPESANTE

sea scallops, spinach, julienne vegetables, caramelized onions, currants, white truffle olive oil 39

 

Branzino alla Griglia

grilled Mediterranean sea bass, season vegetables 37

contorni 10

pure di patate - mashed potatoes

asparagi - grilled asparagus

spinaci - spinach with garlic & olive oil

cavoletti - brussel sprouts, Italian cured bacon

cime di rapa - broccoli rabe & crushed peppers

 

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eating raw or undercooked fish, shellfish, eggs or meat increase the risk of foodborne illnesses

INCLUDED A GLASS OF MIMOSA, SPARKLING WINE, PINOT GRIGIO, MONTEPULCIANO, or ROSE'

 

WEEKEND brunch

prix fixe MENU $29.95

Saturday & sunday 11am - 3:45pm

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frittata di spinaci e caprino

open omelet, spinach, caramelized onions, wild mushrooms & goat cheese, salad or home fries (a la carte 21.95)

 

frittata alle erbe

open omelet, arugula, parmigiano reggiano, fresh herbs, salad or home fries (a la carte 21.95)

 

frittata al salmone e mozzarella

house cured salmon & mozzarella open omelet, salad or home fries (a la carte 21.95)

 

eggs benedict

poached eggs, spinach, Canadian bacon & hollandaise sauce, salad or home fries (a la carte 24.95)

 

eggs

two eggs as you like, bacon or sausage, salad and home fries (a la carte 21.95)

 

ZIO CARLO SALAD

romaine lettuce, bacon, blue cheese, boiled eggs, candy walnuts, sherry vinaigrette dressing

 

corned beef hash

poached egg, salad and home fries (a la carte 21.95)

 

French toast

mascarpone, maple syrup & mixed berries (a la carte 21.95)

 

bruschetta con salmone marinato

house cured salmon with capers, mimosa, shallot, & ricotta cheese, toasted bread (a la carte 21.95)

 

burger vegetali

veggie burger, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, on a bun, Fries or salad

 

coffee OR tea

BRUNCH DRINKS

Mimosa 12 | Prosecco 16 | Bloody Mary 14 | Screwdriver 14

 

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DOLCI

 

 

DESSERT

TORTA AL CIOCCOLATO  14

flourless chocolate cake topped with vanilla gelato

 

TIRAMISU  12

espresso soaked lady fingers and mascarpone cheese dusted with cocoa powder

 

CROSTATA DI RICOTTA  10

lemon ricotta cheesecake

 

BISCOTTI  9

chef’s selection traditional Italian cookies

 

PANNA COTTA 10

homemade chilled ‘cooked cream’ thickened with gelatine and molded

 

SORBETTO  10

lemon or mango sorbet

 

GELATO  10

chocolate or vanilla

 

AFFOGATO  9

gelato topped with espresso

 

TARTUFO  14

zabaione cream center, surrounded by chocolate gelato and caramelized hazelnuts, topped with cocoa powder

 

FORMAGGI  20

 cheese selection served with crostini, honey black truffles

dessert wine

 

moscato mionetto

crisp on the palate with delicate fruit flavors reminiscent of peaches and honey. Great with biscotti

glass  16 | Bottle 60

dessert coffees

italian cordials 14

 

coffee or tea 4

 

espresso

single 5 - double 7

 

HOT CHOCOLATE 7


cappuccino 6

 

caffè e latte  7

served regular or decaffeinated, hot or iced

 

caffè d’amore  14

amaretto, whipped cream

 

irish coffee  14

irish whiskey, whipped cream

 

 

amaretto di saronno

 

amaro ramazzotti

 

cynar

 

fernet branca

 

frangelico

 

GRAND MARNIER

 

PORT WINE

 

VIN SANTO

 

grappa

 

limoncello

 

sambuca romana

 

 

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WIne LIST

Sparkling WINE and champagne                 Glass    Bottle

 

PROSECO, VILLA JOLANDA                                      17         65

VENETO | Characteristic, aromatic, rich flowers and fruits scents. Fresh, persistent, fruity taste.

 

VEUVE CLIQUOT,                                                         140

FRANCE | Toffe apple allure on the palate

with chalky coolness & savoury nutty finish.

 

CHANDON, BRUT CLASSIC                                          18         66

CALIFORNIA | Our signature flavor profile of

apple, pear and citrus flavors.

 

MOET & CHANDON, BRUT IMPERIAL                                      120

FRANCE | Medium-bodied & well-rounded with

slightly nutty flavors.

 

MIONETTO, MOSCATO                                                  16        60

VENETO| Crisp on the palate with delicate

fruits flavors reminiscent of peaches and honey.

 

 

ROSE

 

ROSATO,CASTORANI,CADETTO                                 15        52

ABRUZZO | Intense notes of fruits, watermelon,

 pomegranate, exotic fruits and mature almonds.

 

ROSE, CLASSICO, ZENI                                                 16       60

BARDOLINO CHIARETTO | Fruit driven and

 elegant with floral hints pf rose and violet. The

palate is fresh and delicate with energetic fruit-

forward flavors .

 

WHITE WINE

 

PINOT GRIGIO, CANTINA VALLE ISARCO                 14       50

TRENTINO ALTO-ADIGE | Full, elegant and harmonious

body, well-balanced acidity

 

ORVIETO CLASSICO, LA LECCIAIA                            16      60

UMBRIA | Well-balanced, pleasant roundness,

featuring notes of flowers & apples with hints

of almond.

 

RIESLING, CAVIT                                                            14       50

LOMBARDY | Refreshing, lively & well balanced,

with a hint of sweeness. Rich, luscious flavors of

ripe peach, apricot & citrus.

 

CHARDONNAY, ROCCA GIOVANNI                           16        60

PIEMONTE | Ripe, rich aromas of apple pie,

meringue and cream. Full-bodied, with loads of

fruit and dried pineapple and toasty oak flavors.

 

SAUVIGNON, EISACKTALERKELLERI                       16        60

TRENTINO ALTO-ADIGE | Greenish yellow in color

with an intense nose of nettle and back currant.

The palate is dry and rounded with an elegant finish.

 

TORREBRUNA, BVERMENTINO                                  16        60

TOSCANA | Straw yellow with light golden hues.

Complex with floral notes, white flowers, with stone

and Mediterranean spices, sage, rosemary and mint.

Persistent, full and well balanced by the mineral notes

and the right acidity.

 

GAVI DI GAVI, PATRIZI                                                16        60

PIEDMONT | It smells soft and fruity. It tastes dry,

pleasant, and well-balanced.

 

PINOT GRIGIO, SANTA MARGHERITA                                   80

TRENTINO | Fresh, clean fragance that

is followed by a crisp, refreshing flavor with hints

of citrus fruits.

RED WINE                                                                Glass    Bottle

 

MONTEPULCIANO D`ABRUZZO, CASATA            14         50
PARINI.  ABRUZZO | Lush ruby with hints of purple.

Pleased lingering fruit aromas. Dry, well-balanced

and tannic with blackberry flavors.

 

CHIANTI, GABBIANO                                                    14        50

TUSCANY | Gragant aromas of violets &

a fruity bouquet of red fruits.

 

CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ARCAI.                              15         55

FRUILI | Slightly grassy, reminiscent of violets

and wisteria. Full bodied, velvety and evenly balanced.

 

MERLOT, CANTINA GABRIELE.                                  15         55

ITALY | It is a full-bodied wine with fine smooth

tannin and strong cherry aroma with a touch of violet.

 

NERO D`AVOLA, AFFFRESCHI                                   16       60

SICILY | Intense red color with violet reflections.

Flavours of prune, tobacco and vanilla. Dry, full-bodied,

ample, Rich, round, spicy, with aromas of green pepper.

 

ZINGARI, SUPER TUSCAN.                                           17       62

TOSCANA | A blend of 25 % Merlot 25 % Petit Verdot 25 %

Sangiovese and 25 % Syrah. A fresh, vivid red with

cherries, currants, and hints of hazelnut and chocolate.

Medium body. Racy finish.

 

ROMPICOLLO,  TOMMASI.                                            17       62

MAREMMA TOSCANA | A super Tuscan blend of % 60

 Sangiovese and 40 % Cabernet Sauvignon. Blends the

luscious fruit of Sangiovese with leather and espresso

 backbone of Cabernet Sauvignon. A very enjoyable wine.

 

PINOT NERO, MONTE DEGLI ANGELI.                       16       60

PIEDMONT | Black cherry and strawberry

fruit with bright acidity, earthy nuances and lively tannins.

 

ROSSO DI MONTALCINO, LA LECCIAIA.                              65

TUSCANY | Full body, fruity, light tannic, soft.

 

CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, SAN CRISPINO.                    65

TOSCANA | Fine, fragrant, with fruity hints of blackberry

and cherry. Dry, intense and harmonic.

 

VALPOLICELLA, ZENI.                                                              70

VENETO | Fine, fragrant, with fruity hints of

 and cherry. Dry, intense and harmonic.

 

BAROLO,ROCCA GIOVANNI                                                   85

PIEDMONT | Pure cherry flavor is framed by

 mineral and tobacco accents and stern tannins with long finish.

 

BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO, LA LECCIAIA                        85

TUSCANY | Sumptuous, yet well-defined by

 bright acidity and balance. Hints of cherry, spice and tobacco.

 

AMARONE, ANTONIO GAUDIOSO.                                        90

VALPOLICELLA | Lushly flavored, intensely concentrated

and silky-textured. It is deep garnet, velvety-red in color

with aromas of wild-cherry jam, spice and hints of cedar.

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