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Ornella Trattoria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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ANTIPASTI‏
8
asparagi di campo
asparagus sauteed w/ extra virgin olive oil, garlic & pecorino romano cheese
13
duck meatballs
filled w/ cheese in a brandy-orange reduction sauce w/ raisins
10
bruschetta di nduja
toast bread w/ spread spiced sausage
12
fungo alforno
baked portobello mushroom w/ garlic, herbs, w.wine & bread crumb
12
burrata
fresh mozzarella filled w/ creamy ricotta ovearugolla w/ tomato & spiced walnuts
8
broccoli di rabe
sauteed w/ roasted garlic & e.v.o
12
calamari alla griglia
grilled atlantic calamari over field greens & tomato
10
caprese con pepperoni
fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato, roasted pepper & basil
12
carpaccio di manzo
raw beef tenderloin, arugola, hearts of palm, shaved parmesan cheese, truffle oil
12
gamberi & fagioli
broiled shrimp,‏ cannellini beans, garlic, rosemary, tomato & e.v.o
SOUP
ask for the soup DJ
INSALATE‏
9
belvedere
arugola, radicchio,‏ endive, barlett pears, gorgonzola, spiced walnuts
8
cesare
hearts of romain lettuce, classic ceasar dressing
9
bianca
endive-artichokes-heart of palm-white mushrooms-shaved parmesan in champagne vinaigrette
7
verde mista
Mixed greens, tomato, roasted pepper, Italian dressing
9
delizia
field greens-asparagus-beets-goat cheese-tomato-orange-balsamic reduction
PASTA FRESCA
18
pasta di castagna
chestnut flour pasta in a cream & pistachio sauce w/ truffle oil
19
imbustata
baked envelope shaped pasta filled w/ roasted veal-chicken-mushroom-mozzarella-spinach-mascarpone cheese-tomato sauce
18
pizzoccheri
buck wheat pasta w/ cabbage-potatoes-fontina cheese
16
pappardelle alla bolognese
large fettuccine-ground beef/pork-carrots-cilary tomato
16
pasta & latte
pappardelle boiled in milk
18
pasta di ceci
chickpeas flour pasta w/ heart of artichokes, black olives in garlic & e.v.o
18
hemp pasta
hemp floor pasta w/ tomato, arugola & e.v.o
18
fusilli al pistacchio
long pasta w/ pistacchio garlic e.v.o
18
cavatelli alla vodka
small pasta shell in vodka sauce
16
gnocchi al gorgonzola
potatoes ricotta gorgonzola dolce cheese sauce
PASTA & RISOTTI‏
16
orecchiette con rabe
ear shaped pasta w/ broccoli rabe & sundried tomato
16
linguine al pesto
classic w/‏ basil, pignoli, cheese
16
penne integrali
whole wheat pasta w/ tomato, spinach, fresh mozzarella, garlic & e.v.o
17
penne con pollo
chicken, sundried‏ tomatoes, mushrooms, w/ cream
15
penne al pomodoro & basilico
san marzano‏ tomato sauce & basil
17
linguine alle vongole
little heck‏ clams, w.wine, e.v.o, garlic & herbs
16
rigatoni alla matriciana
tomato sauce, guanciale, onions
16
spaghetti com polpette
home style meatballs w/ fresh tomato sauce & basil
16
spaghetti carbonara
pancetta, eggs, pecorino romano cheese, cracked black pepper, parsley
21
linguine al frutti di mare
clams, mussels, calamari, shrimp in tomato reduction sauce
PESCE-FISH
21
gamberi al limone
broiled shrimp lemon olive oil
21
salmone primavera
broiled salmon w/ vegetable oved dijon mustard
22
sapore di mare
medley marinated‏ shrimp calamari clams mussels white fish served over pasta
23
spada alla livornese
swordfish sauteeed w/ olives, capers, onions & tomato sauce
CARNE-MEAT‏
24
short ribs
in madeira wine sauce served w/ gnocchi
23
pork chop milanese
pounded, breaded toped w/ tomato, arugola & fresh mozzarella cheese
22
veal boscaiola
wild mushrooms, red wine & truffle oil
22
veal pantelleria
capers artichokes,‏ w.wine sauce & lemon
22
veal parmigiana
classic veal parmesan w/ pasta
23
stuffed pork chop
with mushrooms, prosciutto fontina cheese mateira wine sauce served w/ pasta
20
pollo scarpariello
meat, roasted sausages, rosemary, pepper vinegar, white wine
22
chicken cordon blue
rolled breast w/ ham,swiss cheese topped w/ cream sauce & mushroom
25
steak pizzaiola
shell steak tomato onions pepper served w/ pasta
25
top sirloin
grilled
DESSERT & COFFEE
8
ny cheesecake
8
tartufo
8
tiramisu
12
sanguinaccio
8
chocolate moose cake
2.50
tea & coffee
3.50
espresso
4.50
double espresso
4.00
cappuccino
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Table Service
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All reviews duck meatballs endive salad delicious italian food hearts of palm small italian restaurant delightful meal portions are large love this place dish cheese
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Should have a reservation during peak times as this is a very small very narrow restaurant. The food and service were very good. We started with Calamari, Burrata and Baked clams all were excellent. I had Chicken Sorrentino other had a variety of fresh Pastas...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank David-Vickie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this little Italian Restaurant in Astoria for it's unique menu options. I have dined here many times and was always satisfied with the great food. Its also a great place for Vegans. I was planning to have dinner with a new co worker...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RADNYC1
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We had a delightful meal Saturday night. Cocktails were ordered Birra Peroni and a Prosecco. We had the burrata salad to start. The cheese was so creamy and delicious paired with the greens was a nice combination. Our meals were the Gnocci. Rich and creamy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MarySmall1
Reviewed September 20, 2018

My wife and I had dinner here with 2 lovely ladies and Jerry and Richard. This restaurant is frequented by Jerry regularly, so we went with his suggestion. This meant my wife and I got to try the "pork chop". If that wasn't clear -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Greg M
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We have been to this restaurant several times. Their Thursday pasta night is wonderful. There is a large selection of pasta dishes for $10.00 and the portions are large and the taste is great. If you like artichokes, endive hearts of palm and mushrooms, the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank _avcapone
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a favorite of my family. Been coming for a few years now and it never disappoints. The chestnut pasta is a favorite among many other dishes. The service is terrific and the owner is a great guy.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Estelle S
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a small Italian restaurant that has excellent food the risotto and the pasta's or a really excellent with delicate flavors I can recommend the mushroom risotto and the pasta with with pork. Service was also top notch

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ManuelP1050
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I rarely feel the need to leave a bad review, but the food was really disappointing. We ordered eggplant parmesan, and the eggplant was extremely soggy (and not breaded and fried) and full of tough inedible peel, and the side of spaghetti and tomato sauce...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank Peter1652
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We have lived in Astoria for 7 years and this is probably our most disappointing dining experience. The service was horrible (asked us to leave even before the restaurant closed and told us that we would be charged more if we stay longer - the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank TheAstorianNYC
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Get the duck meatballs... so good! The chestnut pasta dish I had was phenomenal! The wine pours are heavy and perfect! I was there for my anniversary and it was so great and friendly and the food was so good! I go all the time...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank drewk837
ornellatrattoria, Owner at Ornella Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

Thank you and Happy Anniversary.

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