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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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SANDWICHES - LUNCH ONLY
Served with your choice of Pesto Pasta Salad, Tomato and Feta Cheese Pasta Salad, Cheese Tortellini Pasta Salad, Potato Salad or Cabbage Salad with Italian Dressing. All sandwiches include mayonnaise, mustard, lettuce, tomato and onion. Your choice of Ciabatta bread, sliced wheat, sliced white or our house made Focaccia bread; Cheeses $0.50. Fresh House made Mozzarella Cheese $1.25. please ask for the Special Sandwich of the day $11. Substitute a garden salad, garlicky Caesar or cup of soup add $1.50
Smoked or Home Roasted Turkey Breast
USD 10
Boiled Ham
USD 9
Italian Style Roast Beef
USD 9
Mortadella
USD 9
Salame
USD 9
Salame Toscano
USD 10
Coppa (Spicy)
USD 10
Tuna and Egg Salad
USD 10
Italian Style Chicken Salad
USD 10
Leek Frittata
USD 11
SALADS
House Green Garden Salad
with Creamy Italian Dressing
USD 7
Caesar Salad
USD 7.5
Add Smoked Chicken to salads above USD 3
Fresh House Made Mozzarella and Tomato Salad
USD 11.95
Tuna and Egg Salad on a bed of lettuce
with creamy Italian dressing
USD 10.5
DELI SALADS
Pesto Pasta Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4
Pint USD 6.5
Quart USD 10.5
Tomato and Feta Cheese Pasta Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4
Pint USD 6.5
Quart USD 10.5
House Made Potato Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4
Pint USD 6.5
Quart USD 10.3
Cabbage and Carrot Salad
with house dressing
1/2 Pint USD 4
Pint USD 6.5
Quart USD 10.5
Tortellini Pasta Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4
Pint USD 6.5
Quart USD 10.5
Roasted Bell Pepper Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4.5
Pint USD 7.5
Quart USD 12.5
Marinated Calamari Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4.5
Pint USD 7.5
Quart USD 12.5
Blue Lake Green Bean Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4.5
Pint USD 7.5
Quart USD 12.5
Spicy Garbanzo Bean Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4.5
Pint USD 7.5
Quart USD 12.5
Marinated Artichoke Heart Salad
1/2 Pint USD 4.5
Pint USD 7.5
Quart USD 12.5
SOUPS
Tortellini
filled with cheese in chicken broth
Cup USD 4.5
Bowl USD 6.5
Soup of the day
Cup USD 4.5
Bowl USD 6.5
Raviolini in Brodo
Bowl Only
USD 6.95
PIZZA
Not served Friday, Saturday, Sunday for Dinner; Please ask about daily pizza specials
House Made Tuscan Style Pizza
(12") 8 slices USD 16.5
Salame Pizza
Thin sliced salami, light tomato sauce and a blend of chesses
Marghrita Pizza
Basil, a light tomato sauce and a blend of chesses
Clam Pizza
Baby clams, a light tomato sauce and a blend of cheeses
ENTREES
Crispy fried Polenta
with your choice of Meat Sauce, Marinara Sauce or Pesto sauce
USD 10.5
SPECIALTY PASTAS
Ravioli Alla Citti
Luca's house made ravioli filled with pork, swiss chard and fresh herbs, served in a light tomato and basil cream sauce
USD 15.5
Gnocchi
Lucas house made potato dumplings served with your choice of Meat sauce, Marinara sauce or Pesto sauce
USD 14.5
Lasagne
Tuscan style Lasagna layered with Bolognese, béchamel sauce and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
USD 15.5
PASTA DISHES
Choose noodle and sauce from below. (Gluten free pasta available) $13.95, half order $7
NOODLES
Linguini
Flat spaghetti
Fusilli
Corkscrew
Rigatoni
Short thick tube
Penne
Tube shaped pasta cut on an angle
SAUCES
Meat Sauce*
Traditional Bolognese sauce with tomato, beef and Italian sausage
Marinara Sauce*
Tomato and fresh basil with garlic and fresh herbs
White Clam Sauce*
Baby clams sautéed in a light white wine, lemon and garlic cream sauce
Red Clam Sauce
Baby clams simmered with tomatoes and fresh herbs
Pesto Sauce*
Basil and olive oil, pine nut, garlic and parmesan cheese
Arrabbiata Sauce
Tomato, onions and fresh basil
A.O.P.
Olive oil, garlic and pancetta with red pepper flakes
Puttanesca Sauce*
Tomato, basil, capers and calamata olives with garlic and fresh herbs
Citti Sauce*
Tomato, basil and cream
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Reviewed April 14, 2020 via mobile

I almost dont want to write this review out of fear of the place becoming to popular. This is our go to lunch spot when visiting the Kenwood/Glen Allen area. The half size portion is perfect for lunch. I suggest getting the white clam sauce....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed Cafe Citti! We ate the half chicken with pasta and everything was delicious. We had the Marinara sauce and the Pesto. Portions were plenty and because it was so delicious, we had to try the desserts. We tried the Cannoli and my...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

This place was recommended by the woman who did our tasting at Imagery and it was well worth stopping at. It's fairly small and you order at a counter but then they wait on the table after that. The food is freshly made and fantastic!...More

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

A semi hidden gem that you might drive pass without noticing. Words can’t do justice describing the cuisine here. Knowing that they do not accept reservations, we decided to arrive 10 minutes before they opened for dinner and literally watched a small line form on...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

Such a treat. We ate family style and the food was AMAZING!!!! We got the fried polenta with different sauces, all fantastic. The chicken was great. The salad amazing, mozarella great. bread great. I got a turkey sandwich that was fantastic too. the gnochi was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2019 via mobile

We had a great lunch at Cafe Citti. My sister and I opted to split a roast beef sandwich and have a cup of soup. The soup was a light broth with pasta in it. The roast beef sandwich was really great - thinly slice...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2019

Cafe Citti has been a local favorite for Italian food for a generation. Outstanding pasta - the lasagna is our favorite. And they have Pliny the Elder on tap! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation from Ty Caton vineyards. Wonderful quick Italian. Food. Pasta is fresh made. Cesar salad is wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

This Italian eatery is popular with the locals. It provides familiar dishes for both eating inside and takeout. The food is good and the place is very comfortable and relaxed. One orders at a window and food is delivered to you. Nice for a quick...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

Very nice selection of pasta dishes and horderves. Enjoyed the lasagna with meat sauce. Peaceful setting in Kenwood with nice view.

Date of visit: August 2019
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