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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $29
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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ANTIPASTI
delicious plates to get you started
Eggplant Parmigiana OC
Fresh Mozzarella, Marinara & Parmigiano Cheese
11
Mussels Fra Diavolo
A full pound of local mussels in a spicy red sauce with homemade crostini
11
Calamari & Vegetables
Deep Fry Calamari with Zucchini, Carrots, Hot Spicy Peppers served with Marinara and Tartar Sauce
12
Octopus Salad
Octopus, Olives, Garlic boiled potatoes, Celery, Cherry tomatoes, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, White Balsamic Vinegar
15
Antipasto
Prosciutto di Parma, Soppressata, Mortadella, Capicolla, Burata, served on a baby Arucola Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives with homemade crostini
18
Trio of Cheese
Grana Padano, Brie, fresh blueberry goat cheese served with Pear, Walnuts and Honey
11
House Made Meatballs
Beef and Veal Meatballs braised in their sauce with Ricotta Salada and Arucola
10
Add Housemade Tagliatelle6
INSALATE
fresh and healthy
Caesar Salad
Romaine, Parmigiano Cheese, Croutons & Ceasar Dressing
9
Sportiva
Mixed Greens, Fresh Tomato, Prosciutto Crudo, Taggiasca Olives, Shaved Sharp Provolone & House Balsamic
12
Rughetta Salad
Arugula, crumbled, gorgonzola, walnuts, pear & aged balsamic
12
Caprese Salad
Fresh mozzarella, basil, heirloom tomatoes, sea salt, black pepper, EVOO
10
PASTA
Gluten Free pasta available
Gnocchi alla Norma
House made Ricotta Gnocchi with marinara, Roasted Garlic, fried eggplant, ricotta salata and fresh basil
16
Tagliatelle alla Bolognese
House made pasta Beef and Sausage Sauce
17
Spaghetti alla Carbonara
Pancetta, Peas, Parmigiano Cheese, Egg, Creamy Sauce
17
Pollo Parmigiana Classic
Breaded chicken, mozzarella, marinara sauce served over homemade Tagliatelle
19
House-Made Riccotta & Basil Ravioli
Served with Marinara and Gran Padano
16
Shrimp-Stuffed Ravioli
Served in a Vodka Sauce with fresh Arugula
18
RISOTTI
Seafood Risotto
Calamari, Mussels, Shrimp, Cherry Tomatoes and Peas
18
Mixed Wild Mushrooms
Wild Mushrooms, Shallot, Mountain Butter Parmigiano Reggiano
15
Saffron Risotto Risotto Caprese
Burrata, tomato, parmesan
17
MAIN COURSE
Pollo Parmigiana dell'Officina
Breaded Chicken, Mozzarella, Marinara sauce served over Homemade Tagliatelle (no sides)
19
Pollo alla Giovannina
Chicken thigh stuffed with Green Beans and wrapped in Prosciutto Crudo di Parma served with garlic mashed Potatoes and Spinach
20
Pan Seared Salmon
Fillet of Salmon Herb encrusted with Capers and Lemon Beurre Blanc served with Green Beans and garlic mashed Potatoes
22
Pork Scaloppine
Choose between two preparations, Lemon Butter OR Mushroom Cream Sauce with Roasted Potato and Brussel Sprouts
20
Chef's Pork Stew with Polenta
Pork Stew slow cooked with vegetables served on Polenta
20
SIDES
$4
Spinach
Green Beans
Broccoli
Brussel Sprouts
Oven Potatoes
Potato Wedgies
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
ADD-ONS
Chicken
6
Shrimp 3 pcs.
8
Salmon
9
KIDS MENU
Pasta with Marinara Sauce or Butter and Parmesan Cheese
7
Fried Chicken Cutlet with Potato Wedgies
8
Baby Cheese Pizza
6
BRICK OVEN PIZZA
Available Gluten Free Pizza
Margherita
Mozzarella, Basil, House Red Sauce
12
Vegetarian
Zucchini, Eggplant, Peppers, Mozzarella, Parmigiano Cheese, Red Sauce
13
Pepperoni
Pepperoni, Peppers, Onions, Parmigiano, Mozzarella, Red Sauce
13
Tartufata
Fresh Ricotta, Onion, Mediterranean Olives, Mozzarella, Truffle Oil, Red Sauce
14
Primavera
Zucchini, Peppers, Mushrooms, Olives, Sliced Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese
15
Salsiccia
Italian Sausage, Onion, Taggiasca Olives, Basil, Mozzarella, Red Sauce
15
Pollastro
White pizza with ricotta, pesto sauce, roasted chicken, mozzarella and spinach
16
Carbonara
Pancetta, Onion, Cream, Mozzarella, Egg
16
DOLCE
Tiramisù
6
Cannoli
6
Dessert Sampler
Tiramisu, Chocolate Mousse, 1 Cannoli
11
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in la couple weeks ago with my wife for a quick bite to eat...we loved it! The margherita pizza and pasta bolognese were deliscious. The food is authentic and fresh and the staff are wonderful. Katherine took very good care of us. We will...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FGiordano0211
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I have driven by this place many times, thinking “we should try it sometime.” We finally did, and it turned out to be pretty good! Decent prices, nice menu, and worth going back to.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anthony R
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner. Food is great and prices reasonable. We shated the eggplant parm which i loved. Entrees included gnocci, tagliatelle with bolognase sauce and seafood risotto. All were large portions and yummy. We shared the wonderful tira misu dessert. See photos.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ronpariser
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Some good points-seem friendly & anxious for customers. Food was ok but for the same price I would go to a different place. One small but annoying detail-we ordered chicken parm dinner. Menu said comes with side of vegetables. When we asked the waitress for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karinm64
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Great price, great service. Drinks, appetizers and meal excellent. The atmosphere is very welcoming

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank senofonte68
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Started with delicious bread and tomato topping. Entrees just okay. Excellent service. Will I go back, doubtful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CtUSAMom
Reviewed August 2, 2018

When a friend suggested eating here I wasn’t overly excited. I ate here in the past and did really care for the food. However I decided to give it another try. When I arrived at the restaurant there were two people there not including my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank EmilyP484
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We ordered a bunch of delicious appetizers on a Friday afternoon. There were 7 of us and 2 other people at the bar at 5:00. We were all wondering why it was empty. The Prosecco was only $5 a flute and the apps were so...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank MLEPSU
Reviewed May 22, 2018

A friend and I stopped in for a late lunch. After viewing the menu, we opted for an early dinner. We cannot say enough superlatives about every aspect of our visit to this hidden gem! Greater Hartford....listen up! Mateo, chef/bartender/part owner? could not have been...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank 793sandy
Reviewed April 23, 2018

My mom saw this restaurant featured on Better Connecticut and decided this was where she wanted to go for her birthday. It couldn't have been a better choice. We went at 4 on a Sunday afternoon and were seated immediately on the enclosed heated porch....More

Date of visit: April 2018
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