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Nucci's Italian Cafe

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Atmosphere

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CUISINES
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Menu

VITELLO‏
(Veal)
Includes spaghetti marinara & soup or salad & garlic knots
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Parmigiana
Veal lightly breaded & sauteed. Topped w/ marinara sauce & mozzarella cheese.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Milanese
Veal lightly breaded & sauteed. Topped w/ lemon butter & white wine w/ sauteed mushrooms.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Marsala
Veal sauteed in a mushroom & marsala wine sauce.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Picatta
Veal sauteed in a lemon butter, caper & wine sauce.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Cacciatore
Veal sauteed w/ roasted bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, red wine & fresh tomato sauce.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Pizzaiola
Veal sauteed w/ fresh basil, oregano, tomato sauce, topped w/ fresh mozzarella cheese & baked.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal & Peppers
Sauteed veal, roasted peppers, mushrooms, fresh tomato, garlic, & white wine.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Veal Mare Monte
Sauteed veal, roma tomato, mushrooms, chopped spinach, garlic in cream sauce w/ a side of spaghetti marinara.
GAMBERETTI
(Shrimp)
All shrimp dishes over linguini or capellini pasta w/ soup or salad & garlic knots.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Linguini
Capellini
Scampi Al Limone
sauteed shrimp,‏ mushrooms, lemon, garlic, Italian parsley & white wine.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Linguini
Capellini
Scampi Alla Vongole
Sauteed shrimp & chopped baby clams in a garlic & wine sauce or red sauce.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Linguini
Capellini
Scampi Fra Diavolo
Sauteed shrimp in a spicy tomato sauce w/ a touch of cream.
10.95
Soup
Salad
Linguini
Capellini
Fettuccini Con Scampi
Sauteed shrimp in a fresh cream butter & pecorino romano cheese.
SIDE ORDERS‏
1.75
Garlic Bread
3.50
Cheese Garlic Bread
2.95
Meatballs (2)
1.50
Sausage (1)
3.25
Grilled Chicken
1.50
Shrimp
3.95
Side MB w/ Mozzarella
4.50
Pepperoni & Cheese Garlic Bread w/ Side Marinara
CHILDREN'S
12 & under
3.95
Spaghetti Marinara
3.95
Pasta w/ Butter & Cheese
3.95
Chicken Tenders
4.95
Spaghetti w/ Meatballs
4.95
Lasagna
Includes a scoop of ice cream for dessert
DOLCE‏
(Dessert)
4.50
Cheesecake
3.75
Cannoli
4.50
Tiramisu
4.50
Profiterole
2.75
Spumoni
2.75
Ice Cream
COFFEE DRINKS
3.00
Espresso
3.00
Cappuccino
3.00
Latte
SOFT DRINKS‏
2.25
Coke
2.25
Diet Coke
2.25
Root Beer
2.25
Sprite
2.25
Ice Tea
2.25
Raspberry Ice Tea Bottled Still Water
2.25
Bottled Sparkling Water
2.25
Coffee
2.25
Hot Tea
DRAFT DEER SELECTION
Glass 4.00
Pitcher 13.00
Coors Light
Glass 4.75
Pitcher 16.00
Sierra Nevada Seasonal • Stella Artois • Stone Pale Ale -
BOTTLED BEER SELECTION‏
4.00
Domestic
4.75
Imported
Sales tax will be added to all food & beverage items. There will be a charge for substitutions. Side of vegetables $2.50. Substitutions for cream sauce $2.00. No substitutions on daily specials. Any special request, please ask your server. Catering to all social functions.
ANTIPASTI
(Appetizers)
4.95
Bruschetta Alia Romana
Grilled tuscan bread topped w/ chopped roma tomatoes, garlic, basil, & mozzarella.
5.95
Mozzarella in Corozza
Breaded, fried mozzarella w/ a slice of ham & marinara sauce.
6.25
Carciofi Tostati
Toasted artichoke‏ hearts tossed w/ lemon juice, olive oil, & romano cheese on a bed of greens.
10.95
Calamari Fritti
Tender, deep-fried calamari served w/ marinara sauce.
8.95
Gamberetti Marinati
Marinated grilled shrimp tossed w/ roma tomatoes, basil, garlic, & olive oil on a bed of greens.
12.95
Antipasto Caldo
Hot antipasto‏ for 2, eggplant rollatini, scampi portofino, roasted skinless red peppers w/ mushrooms & bruschetta.
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Reviewed May 31, 2019

It is hard to find a truly Authentic Italian Restaurant. Most have lot's of non Italian dishes and not a lot of taste. One of my tests of a good Italian Restaurant is how well they make Veal Marsala. Most are mediocre but when you...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank Colin A
Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

We have been eating at Nucgis for years and never have had 1 bad experience! They are family owned and operated and are wonderful people! Always helping out in our community and consistently helping various youth groups. The food and service is always outstanding and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cindy H
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Very good. We have been eating there for 20 years.The food is consistently good . Also the service even thou the help has changed over the years.The prices are reasonable .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lynn S
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Nucci’s many times. Service is good, food is good, and price is right. Many times we get to go so we can relax and eat at home. Pizza is awesome!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 219dianneh
Reviewed August 22, 2017

While visiting friends in So Cal, they recommended Nucci's Italian Cafe in Vista. They deserve our thanks because it was very good and the price was right. I had the Penne Amatriciana ($12) and it was delicious! My wife had the eggplant rollatini ($12) and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank l1106410
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Great family Italian restaurant. Perfect blend of casual, attentive (without being suffocating), friendly service. As in the title, great garlic knots....fresh, hot, with garlic and melted sliding off the sides. I had spaghetti carbonara....excellent. my wife had something she was enjoying but the carbonara was...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Chris O
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for years! The manicotti and lasagne are my favorites. If you need a large party there is a separate room. We have been to several sports banquets here over the years, the food and service are always great!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank denisecL7781ZO
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Unlike prior visits with my sister, this one was a bummer. I went on a week night to support a fund raising event. I found out that I needed some slip from the church bulletin that I did not have, so not sure if the...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Paulette P
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Been coming there for years. The lasagne and manicotti are my favorites. The place could definitely use a decor update, but the food and local atmosphere are why you come here.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank denisecL7781ZO
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The Nucci family provides a genuine Italian experience with a very large selection of pastas and entrees! Love the "senior" discount on Wednesdays.

Date of visit: July 2016
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campwillis
March 4, 2017|
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Response from denisecL7781ZO | Reviewed this property |
Seems to me that any parmigiana sauce is tomato based. I think you're out of luck.
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jenniferwh2016
June 30, 2016|
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Response from dml718 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call and ask to speak with the manager.
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