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ANTIPASTI
Vongole Veraci (Steamed Clams)
Steamed manila clams in a garlic, shallots, & white wine broth
USD 15
Cozze alla Napoletana (Mussels)
Mussels steamed with garlic, white wine, tomato, & red chiles
USD 12
Antipasto Rustico Toscano
Prosciutto di Parma, salami, soprassata, olives, fresh mozzarella, parmigiano, artichoke hearts, peppers
USD 11
Crostini di Salmone
With mascarpone cheese, smoked salmon, red onion, capers and lemon
USD 9
Crostini di Cinghiale
Braised wild boar sugo on baguette toasts
USD 9
Noci e Pancetta Crostini
Crostini with mascarpone cheese, topped with a blend of chopped roasted walnuts & roasted pancetta
USD 7
Carpaccio di Salmone Affumicato
Thinly sliced smoked salmon with capers, red onion, arugula & lemon
USD 13
Carpaccio di Manzo
Thinly sliced tenderloin, shaved parmesan, capers, red onion, olive oil, topped with arugula
USD 12
ZUPPA & INSALATA
Zuppa di Fagioli
A rustic white bean soup with pancetta
USD 4
USD 6
Wedge
Iceberg lettuce dressed in a gorgonzola aioli dressing, red onion, pancetta, tomato, and gorgonzola crumbles
USD 8
Caesar Classica
USD 4
USD 8
Insalata di Pere (Pear) con Gorgonzola
Sliced pear & crumbled gorgonzola cheese over baby greens, tossed with a toasted walnut vinaigrette
USD 4.5
USD 9
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella & sliced tomato, basil, olive oil
USD 7.5
Insalata Vaiano - "Chopped Salad"
Chopped salami & provolone cheese, chopped romaine hearts, black olives and garbanzo beans, tossed in a homemade Italian dressing
USD 5
USD 10
PASTA
Pappardelle al Cinghiale
A wide, flat pasta, with wild boar ragu
USD 15
Tortellini alla Boscaiola
Cheese tortellini in a cream sauce with chopped prosciutto and porcini mushrooms
USD 15.5
Penne all' Arrabbiata
Our homemade tomato sauce with sausage, bell peppers, onions and peperoncino. Spicy!
USD 15.5
Penne Salsiccia e Rucola
Italian sausage and arugula in a light white wine sauce with shallots and garlic
USD 14
Spaghetti Giardino
Zucchini, mushroom, spinach, onion, bell peppers sautéed in garlic sauce
USD 14
Zuppa di Pesce
Our version of "fisherman's stew," thick tomato broth with scallops, shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari, crab, and white fish with a hint of spiciness served with toasted baguette
USD 22
Spaghetti Meatballs
Meatballs in our hearty Bolognese sauce over spaghetti, topped with parmesan cheese
USD 15
Gemelli Matriciana
A twisty pasta in a San Marzano style tomato sauce with shallots, garlic, mushrooms, olives, and pancetta, with a hint of spiciness
USD 15.5
Gnocchi al Pesto Genovese
Potato gnocchi in a creamy pesto sauce, topped with fresh diced tomato
USD 13
Spaghetti Pomodoro e Mozzarella
Spaghetti with a homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil
USD 12
SECONDI
Pollo alla Parmigiana
Chicken breast topped with homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella, baked and sprinkled with parmesan cheese and topped with fresh basil
USD 15
Pollo alla Cacciatore
Tender chicken breast, pan roasted with red bell pepper, onion, garlic, in a spicy white wine - tomato sauce
USD 15
Vitello Marsala
Tender veal scalloppini, pan-seared, and finished in a garlic - mushroom, marsala wine sauce
USD 18
Vitello Piccata
Tender veal scaloppini, pan seared with capers and lemon juice
USD 18
Tagliata
Charbroiled choice ribeye steak, sliced and served over a bed of sautéed spinach
USD 21
PIZZA
Pizza Margherita
Mozzarella, homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce, basil
USD 9
Pizza Vaiano Bianca
Prociutto di Parma, mozzarella, olive oil
USD 10
Pizza con Salsiccia
Mozzarella, homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce, Italian sausage
USD 10
Pizza con Pancetta (Italian Bacon)
Mozzarella, homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce, pancetta, topped with arugula
USD 10
Pizza Quattro Stagioni
Mozzarella, homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce, prosciutto (ham), olives, mushrooms, artichoke hearts
USD 12
Pizza Calabrese
Mozzarella, homemade San Marzano style tomato sauce, salamino piccante (hot salami), bell peppers, onion
USD 12
DOLCI
Cannolo alla Siciliana
Cannoli shell filled with sweet ricotta & crushed chocolate, with ends dipped in chopped pistachio
USD 5
Tiramisu
Mascarpone with espresso-soaked ladyfingers, topped with cocoa powder
USD 6
Lava Cake
Chocolate cake with an eruption of chocolate ganache, served with whipped cream
USD 6
Biscotti Vin Santo
An almond biscotti, served with Vin Santo, an Italian dessert wine
USD 6
Panna Cotta
An Italian custard - seasonal flavors
USD 6
BIRRA
Peroni
Heineken Light
Stella Artois
Blue Moon
Newcastle
Buckler N.A. by Heineken
Killian's Red
SOFT DRINKS
Coke
Diet Coke
Sprite
Lemonade
Iced Tea
Hot Tea
Milk
Pellegrino
Aranciata
Limonata
WINE
Wine
Wine Listed Separately. If you would like to bring in a bottle of your own wine that is not represented on our wine list, you are welcome to do so. Our corkage fee. is $12 per 750 ml
About
Casual country Italian comfort food/great wine list and wonderful wine prices
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Takeout, Parking Available
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

I've been coming to Vaiano's for many years and am always pleased with their offerings. I especially like their veal marsala. Always tender and perfectly cooked. Their pastas and sauces are great too. They are a great addition to the short Granite Bay restaurant collection,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2020

I met a friend for lunch last week and we both enjoyed out meal so much. I had the salad wit pear, mixed greens and gorgonzola cheese. This salad alone was worth the trip. My friend and I shared the Linguini with seafood. The pasta...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with our oldest son and his girlfriend. Salads we're well prepared. My spouse and I had the chopped salad - excellent. I enjoyed the ribeye served over spinach and enjoyed the seasoning very much. Spouse has the gluten free chicken parmesan with penne...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2019

We stopped in at 2:30 for a late lunch (served until 4 PM) and we were so glad we did. Our waitress, Annie, was perfect. She brought out our drinks and also bread with Balsamic and garlic oil on the side. We each had salads...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2019

This little restaurant is a great place for authentic and delicious Italian food when in the Granite Bay area. It's cozy and personable with a good selection of pasta and other delectable dishes. We recently joined friends for dinner here on a Friday night. It...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Walked in at 8:30 pm after Dominick’s said their kitchen was closed. Their homemade bread was delicious. The chicken parmesan was much better than La Pazza in Auburn. Their wine selection was modestly priced and very good. Rosa our waitress was darling and they gave...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

I recommend the pizzas we had the Sausage pizza thin crust and the sea food pasta was not big enough to share so the portions are a single small bowl. The bread is tasty with the oil.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019

Dominick's has nothing to worry about. The only reason we gave it 3 stars is the Pear Salad which was delicious. Other than that OMG bad. We should have turned around when there was no one there Friday at lunch time. Then should have found...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

We had reservations for 6, and were seated promptly. We had attentive, friendly, but not overbearing service. Simple decor, perfect for a small local spot. Everyone enjoyed their meal and most of us had take home boxes. We all had something different and each dish...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

This was a first time to this little eatery in a strip mall by a barber shop. It was worth the ten-mile drive from our Sun City Roseville to this nondescript Italian restaurant. Our birthday group of five was greeted and seated in a cheery...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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