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Montecatini Restaurant

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ANTIPASTI / APPETIZERS
$12.0
Mozzarella, Pomodori & Basilico
Fresh mozzarella cheese, tomato, basil
$14.0
Carpaccio
Thinly sliced premium beef, served with capers, Montecatini's special sauce
$14.0
Escargot
Garlic, Cognac and butter. Please allow ~ 15 min
$14.0
Sliced Tomato with Bay Shrimp
MINESTRE-INSALATE / SOUP-SALADS
$8.0
Minestrone Toscano
Vegetable Minestrone soup
$9.0
Tortellini in Brodo
Chicken broth soup with tortellini pasta
$9.0
Insalata Della Casa
Butter lettuce, Italian peppers, frittata
$10.0
Caesar Salad
$12.0
Hearts of Romaine with Gorgonzola
$12.0
Radicchio and Arugula
Two bitter Italian lettuces, goat cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
$14.0
Insalata di Spinaci
Fresh spinach, wilted by hot sautéed dressing with fresh mushrooms, pancetta, red onion
$14.0
Calamari Vinaigrette
$15.0
Shrimp Vinaigrette
$16.0
Insalata di Pesce
Bay shrimp, calamari, baby clams, butter lettuce
PASTA & ITALIAN SPECIALTIES
$8.0
$15.0
Linguine / Capellini al Pomodoro
$9.0
$17.0
Fettuccine Alfredo
$10.0
$18.0
Linguine al Pesto
$19.0
Fettuccine Primavera
Fresh vegetables, feta cheese, garlic, olive oil
$20.0
Melanzane (Eggplant) Parmigiana
Fresh eggplant, mozzarella & parmesan cheeses, tomato cream sauce
$20.0
Panzotti di Formaggio
Large, house‐made three‐cheese ravioli, fresh tomato sauce
$21.0
Panzotti di Vitello
Large, house‐made veal ravioli, Bolognese sauce
$11.0
$21.0
Tortellini Montecatini
Veal‐filled, w/ prosciutto, peas, light cream sauce
$21.0
Fettuccine alla Carbonara
Pancetta, onion, white wine, cream sauce
$21.0
Lasagne Casalinga
Chef's special recipe. Please allow ~ 25 min
PESCE / SEAFOOD
$24.0
Calamari Saltati
Baby squid sautéed, fresh tomato, capers, garlic
$26.0
Seppia Dore
Calamari steak abalone style, white wine, lemon
$27.0
Gamberi Scampi
Large prawns, white wine, garlic, parsley, lemon
$29.0
Scallops al Limone
Large scallops, lemon, white wine sauce
POLLO / CHICKEN
$24.0
Pollo Rosmarino
Breast of chicken, fresh rosemary and garlic
$25.0
Pollo alla Piccata
Breast of chicken, capers, lemon, white wine. Awarded Best Chicken Piccata 2016 by editors of Diablo Magazine 100 Best Bites of San Francisco East Bay
$26.0
Pollo Scaloppine con Funghi
Breast of chicken, fresh sautéed mushroom, rosemary, brown sauce
$26.0
Pollo alla Parmigiana
Breast of chicken with mozzarella & parmesan cheeses, tomato cream sauce
$26.0
Pollo alla Schiacciata
Brick pressed baked half chicken with fresh rosemary, garlic. Please allow ~ 30 min
CARNE / VEAL - STEAK
$28.0
Vitello Piccata
Veal with capers, lemon, white wine sauce
$28.0
Vitello Carciofi
With artichoke hearts, fresh mushroom, white wine
$29.0
Vitello Scaloppine con Funghi
With fresh mushroom, white wine, rosemary, demi‐glace brown sauce
$29.0
Vitello alla Parmigiana
With mozzarella & parmesan cheeses, tomato cream sauce
$29.0
Vitello Saltimbocca
With prosciutto, mozzarella, sage, demi‐glace brown sauce
$34.0
New York Pepper Steak
Choice New York steak, black peppercorn, demi‐glace brown sauce
CONTORNI / SIDES
$8.0
Fresh Vegetable del Giorno
$7.0
Extra Side Pasta
$8.0
Extra Side Pasta & Vegetables
About
Montecatini's opening day was October 17, 1989, the day of the Loma Prieta earthquake in California. Since then, Montecatini Ristorante has become a place of true Italian dining experience in Walnut Creek, California. All our dishes are meticulously prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients. Our pastas and entrees are served piping hot from our kitchen to your table. Our chef-owner Ermes Paulin has been our executive chef since our restaurant's opening day 26 years ago. A true Italian chef, Ermes was born in Vicenza Italy, and was classically trained in Rome at one of the finest culinary academy hotel in the world at the age of 17. Ermes is the heart and soul of Montecatini. You can
PRICE RANGE
$14 - $28
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
European, Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fettuccine vitello pepper steak tiramisu carpaccio bread cesar salad seafood soup italian food meeting with friends fine restaurant great food and service the wait staff anniversary dinner the real deal nice atmosphere
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Absolutely loved everything about this restaurant. Very cozy seating. Janeen was our server and she was excellent. We started with the caesar salad which was perfect, and then split a couple of the entrees, a ravioli dish and a filet special. Both were awesome. Would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank calbchgrl7
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Small but lovely atmosphere. Service was excellent as was the food. Nice selections on the menu including eggplant parmesan. Beautiful desserts. You would need reservations.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Denise N
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We got a gift certificate to spend at Montecatini and thought we'd give it a try. Here is my review of our experience. When you find street metered parking, you will walk to the front and have the opportunity to see the chef and his...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChristineD4597
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited restaurant after we purchased a Groupon. Not sure the Groupon was that big of a savings but really enjoyed our meal. Arrived early so had a cocktail at the bar, comi was great! Had the calamari vinegret salad very tasty, Cesar salad yummy also....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2Freckles
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We got this on Groupon, since then have visited 5-6x The food is perfect, great pasta dishes, great pepper steak, superb veal marsala. Wine list is nice, good selections. We've not had a bad meal here. The staff and host are gracious and attentive too.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank clayhammer03
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at this Italian restaurant and we loved it. We didn’t make a reservation so we had to wait, but just for a few minutes. The place is beautiful and romantic, with nice lighting that creates a nice atmosphere. My cocktail was delicious...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SaraAntonLargo
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The food was really good the service was pretty disconnected. They were out of a number of dishes the night we were there but what we had was all very good. We will gladly try them again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rlath82
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I agonized over my decision to relegate this fine restaurant in the "overall category" to an "average" rating. But first, let me talk about the positives. I thought the food was outstanding-the fettucini with seafood was maybe the best I have had outside of Italy-the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Richard H
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Montecatini is a delightful restaurant. The menu is extensive with everything that you would expect to find in an Italian restaurant. There is a very large selection of pasta dishes, including fantastic Gnocchi (very highly recommended) with a choice of several sauces. There is also...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank dragonrees
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Everything at this restaurant exceeded my expectations!!! We had a large party and they made room for us! The service was impeccable! And the food!!!! Oh my goodness the food. Everything, everyone at the table was happy with everything. From drinks to appetizers, entrees...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Did believe they do but I would suggest calling them to be sure.
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