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Ottavio's Italian Restaurant

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$9 - $23
Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly
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prepared with a plentiful selection of fresh vegetables
Eggplant Parmeasan
fresh crisp lettuce, mortadella, salami, ham and provolone cheese with ottavio's own balsamic vinaigrette dressing
romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, shaved romano cheese and ottavio's own caesar dressing
Chopped Chicken
chopped grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes, red onion, basil, salami, mozzarella cheese, garbanzo beans and black olives mixed with romaine lettuce and served with your choice of dressing
fresh spinach, goat cheese, kalamata olives and pine nuts tossed in a warm pancetta dressing
Il Greco
mixed baby greens in a lemon herb dressing, topped with sweet red bell peppers, kalamata olives, mild goat cheese and sun dried tomatoes
a variety of fresh mixed baby greens with your choice of dressing
Seafood Chowder
ottavio's favorite, served on friday and saturday only
Lasagna Al Forno
layers of tender lasagna noodles baked with seasoned meats and cheeses
Linguine Alle Vongole
linguine pasta served with our fresh red or white clam sauce
Shrimp Angel Hair
large shrimp and fresh mushrooms sauteed in a sundried tomato cream sauce, tossed with thin spaghetti
Shrimp And Crab Cannelloni
pasta sheets rolled and stuffed with a mixture of shrimp and crab, baked with mozzarella cheese in a light cream sauce
Eggplant Parmigiana
fresh eggplant sliced and rolled with ricotta and romano cheese, baked in marinara sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese.served with a side of pasta
Chicken Parmigiana
a fresh chicken breast lightly breaded and baked in our own meat sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese. served with a side of pasta
Veal Parmigiana
tender veal lightly breaded and baked with our own meat sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese. served with a side of pastace
fresh sliced roma tomatoes, basil and garlic with an olive oil base
Quattro Formaggio
a blend of mozzarella, provolone, gorganzola and romano cheese
Roasted Garlic Chicken
fresh roasted garlic, grilled chicken, sweet white onions, chopped parsley and a garlic shallot butter
Shrimp Pesto
shrimp, roma tomatoes, red onions and bell peppers with a pesto sauce
Spicy Chicken
spicy chicken with scallions, cilantro and bell peppers
Thai Chicken
grilled chicken breast marinated in lime and herbs with julianne carrots, chiles, scallions, cilantro and peanuts with a spicy thai sauce
Barbeque Chicken
barbequed chicken, sliced red onion, cilantro and smoked gouda cheese with a barbeque sauce base
Ottavio's Vegetarian
sun dried tomatoes, eggplant, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers and black olives
Santa Fe Chicken
grilled chicken breast marinated in lime and herbs with roasted bell peppers and red onion, topped with salsa and sour cream with a southwestern black bean puree base
Ottavio's Deluxe
pepperoni, sausage, black olives, mushrooms and onions
Meat Combination
canadian bacon and pineapple
Traditional Vegetarian
mushrooms, black olives, bell peppers and onions
Pepperoni & Mushroom
Pepperoni & Sausage
Sausage & Mushroom
Ham & Cheese
Sausage & Mozzarella
Chicken & Eggplant Parmeasan
Meatball & Mozzarella
Chicken Parmeasan
Italian Combo
Lunch Special
any half sandwich above with your choice of a house salad, ceasar salad or cup of minestrone soup
Spaghetti Bolognese
spaghetti with ottavio's own meat sauce
Fettucine Alfredo
fettucine pasta in a rich romano cheese cream sauce. add chicken
Ravioli Bolognese
cheese filled ravioli with ottavio's own meat sauce
Pasta Primavera
seasoned vegetables sauteed in an herb cream sauce and tossed with fettucine pasta
Rigatoni Ottavio's
rigatoni pasta with ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese and romano cheese baked in ottavio's own meat sauce
Spicy Chicken Angel Hair
strips of spicy chicken breast, olive oil, sun dried tomatoes, fresh basil and garlic tossed with angel hair pasta
Pasta Con Pomodoro
fresh roma tomatoes tossed in olive oil with fresh garlic and basil, tossed with your choice of penne or angel hair pasta
Stuffed Shells Florentine
large pasta shells stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach and herbs in your choice of marinara or cream sauce, then topped with mozzarella cheese and baked to perfection
Sausage Calzone
sausage, bell peppers, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese and romano cheese. served with sauce on the side
Spinach Calzone
spinach, mushrooms, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese and romano cheese. served with sauce on the side
Alfredo Sauce
Sausage Links
Grilled Chicken
full breast
Cannoli Homemade
a large cannoli shell filled with sweetened ricotta cheese and chocolate chips topped with chopped walnuts and powdered sugar
an italian ice cream favorite
Tiramisu Homemade In A Glass
a light dessert made of mascarpone cheese served with ladyfinger cookies dipped in espresso and kahlua. sprinkled with ground chocolate
Ice Cream
Mud Pie Homemade
an oreo cookie crust piled high with coffee ice cream and topped with chocolate syrup, whip cream and peanuts
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

This place makes great woodfired pizza and melt in your mouth cheesey garlic bread with sauce. Yum! Yum!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank goldendoodlesexplore
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Three words are the only thing needed......Best Tiramisu Ever!! Went to Ottavio's for anniversary for dessert. Wish I had chosen to have dinner here as well!! The food other diner's were having looked and smelled amazing so I will be going back for dinner soon....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank funfohn138
Reviewed January 25, 2019

It is family operated and the staff is friendly. The food is great. If you go on the weekend try the seafood chowder. I recommend everything...Its our local place to eat.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BrendaM1718
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Always enough food to split a meal. Fast and friendly service. I use to go when they were on Lake Murray Blvd many years back. Cannot go wrong.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Usually get food to go. Many times in Italian restaurants you get home and the food is not as good as eating in. In this case it's just as good at home as it is in the dining room. Especially love the lasagne and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sherrie W
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Military family that lives in Lakeside... can't recommend this place enough! Yes, you can go into town to Little Italy but don't bother with excellent Italian American restaurant down the street. Large portions for reasonable prices. They provide a military discount and often can find...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carissa V
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My favorite Italian restaurant. Great food, large portions, pleasant servers. Always busy. Brunch bar is outstanding with manyt choices.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Ottavios Italian Resturant is a great place to eat. Large portions and wonderful flavors. Nice wine selection also. We haven’t ever ordered anything that wasn’t just wonderful and they will even modify something if you don’t want a certain ingredient. Great service here with friendly...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 345marshaa
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I love Ottavios - everything here is great! Everything from Pizza to Ravioli is delicious but I recommend Calamari, Bruschetta, Spicy Chicken Pasta, Lasagna, ...if it's pizza night the Giannis deluxe is great.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank IBChuck
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This has been my absolute favorite place to eat , as far back as i can remember. So many good memories & experiences. Even before it was "Ottavios", when it was Marios, it had always been an amazing "ma & pop" restaurant. Mario's was there...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jessie L
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Response from Antoinette B | Property representative |
Hi Yes its the same family from El cajon
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No, but they have carryout
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