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Ballo Italian Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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| DINNER | Mon-Thurs 4-10pm ••• Fri 4-11pm {Open til 1am, see Late Night Menu} ••• | LUNCH & DINNER | Sat 12-12am {Open til 2am, see Late Night Menu} ••• Sun 12-10pm
ANTIPASTI {APPETIZERS}‎
15.00
P.E.I. Mussels
Roasted garlic, white wine, tomato
16.00
Heirloom Melon & Prosciutto Di Parma
15.00
Calamari Fritti
Pomodoro, pepperoncino
16.00
Crispy Pork Belly
Honeycrisp apples, radicchio, chili infused honey
11.00
Eggplant Parmigiana
House‎ pomodoro, mozzarella, basil
14.00
Meatballs
Pomodoro,‎ ricotta
11.00
Arancini
Risotto fritter, short rib, gorgonzola dolce
PER LA TAVOLA {FOR THE TABLE}‎
25.00
Prosciutto & Parmigiano
Roasted tomatoes, ricotta stuffed peppers
29.00
Assaggi
Prosciutto, salumi, farmstead cheeses, roasted tomatoes, ricotta stuffed peppers, fig jam
9.00
Bruschetta
Grilled sourdough bread, cherry tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil
INSALATE {SALADS}‎
10.00
Classic Caesar
Croutons, parmigiano
11.00
Arugula
Parmigiano, lemon, pine nuts
15.00
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, basil, balsamico
13.00
Mixed Green Salad
Fresh mozzarella, sweet peppers, vegetables, white balsamic
PIZZA‎
14.00
Margherita
Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil
15.00
Spicy Meatball
.Provolone piccante, pickled chilies
15.00
Prosciutto
Arugula, parmigiano, mozzarella
15.00
Bianca
Bacon, gorgonzola, mushroom
15.00
Classic Meatball
Mozzarella, tomato, oregano
15.00
Artichoke
Broccoli rabe, roasted tomato, smoked mozzarella
22.00
Black Truffle
Ricotta, guanciale, roasted garlic, mushrooms
14.00
Fra Diavolo
Spicy cherry peppers, crushed tomato, roasted garlic, pecorino
15.00
Chicken Sausage
Broccoli rabe, red onion, fresh mozzarella
15.00
A La Vodka
Prosciutto, mozzarella, provolone
PASTA‎
* Pasta is House-Made Daily on Premise
21.00
*Ravioli
Ricotta, mascarpone, house pomodoro
27.00
*Tagliatelle
Shrimp scampi, lemon, roasted garlic
27.00
*Ricotta Gnocchi
Bacon, corn, sugar snap peas
25.00
*Luna
Prosciutto, figs, mascarpone, brown butter, sage
24.00
Linguini
Manila clams, roasted garlic, pancetta, crushed tomato
26.00
Torchio
Braised pork, broccoli rabe, caramelized fennel, roasted garlic
23.00
Spaghetti & Meatballs
House pomodoro, basil
21.00
Rigatoni
Spicy sausage ragu, fonduta
SECONDI {ENTREES}‎
25.00
Chicken Francese
Fingerling potatoes, grilled lemon
Chicken 27.00
Veal 31.00
Eggplant 19.00
Parmigiana
House pomodoro, mozzarella, basil
47.00
Veal Porterhouse
Mushroom, fingerling potatoes, marsala
32.00
* **Swordfish
Charred broccolini, almonds, blood orange vinaigrette
41.00
Day Boat Scallops
Grilled asparagus, fig & goat cheese polenta
30.00
*Organic Scottish Salmon
Fregola, roasted corn, soppressata
40.00
New York Strip
A la pizziola
31.00
Skirt Steak
Asparagus, fregola, caramelized shallots
49.00
Zuppa di Pesce
Poached lobster tail, calamari, shrimp, shellfish
31.00
Hampshire Pork Chop
Cherry‎ peppers, broccoli rabe, fingerling potatoes
CONTORNI {SIDES}‎
8.00
Broccoli Rabe
Lemon, garlic
8.00
Yukon Gold Potatoes
Pecorino, lemon
8.00
Spaghetti
House pomodoro, basil
10.00
Brussel Sprouts
Pancetta & honey
8.00
Sauteed Spinach
8.00
Grilled Asparagus
Pecorino, lemon
DOLCE {DESSERT}‎
8.00
Cannoli
Changes daily
12.00
Chocolate Budino
Baked to order, caramel sea salt gelato
10.00
Zeppoli
Ricotta zeppoli, orange zest, nutella
11.00
Marscapone Tart
Limoncello soaked strawberries, mascarpone, ricotta, toasted almonds
10.00
Tiramisu
8.00
Affogato
Vanilla gelato, illy espresso, sweet vermouth
About
Inspired by San Galgano in the hills of Tuscany, BALLO Italian Restaurant brings to life all the majesty of an Italian cathedral coupled with exceptional service and a fresh, authentic menu of Italian favorites. To start, guests will enjoy an extensive by-the-glass wine list and specialty BALLO cocktails while sitting in a stunning environment replete with arches, stone, sensual accents and multiple private spaces. The food at BALLO adds yet another level of celebration. Owner John Tunney is committed to fresh, locally grown produce and innovative Italian staples you can eat from Noon to Midnight, "I've always loved the idea of a pantry. A place where you are watching the freshest ingredients
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food and service! Highly recommend! The Ragù is good and the doughnuts with chocolate sauce as well!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ProfHoff
G7249IOjasonb, Manager at Ballo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review Charles!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service was great and the ambiance is very sexy We had the caesar salad, the caprese, the clams, the calamari and the house salad...all dishes were delicious!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MrsRI
G7249IOjasonb, General Manager at Ballo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you kindly for the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time there, and again we were not disappointed. I don’t remember what I had the first time, but this last visit I had lobster & shrimp ravioli in a sherry cream sauce & it was amazing. The calamari was also very...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank thrmltl
G7249IOjasonb, General Manager at Ballo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad to hear you joined us for a second time and and had a nice dinner. Looking forward to building a great relationship with you. Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great setting, great service! Friendly & professional, we would definitely return. Only recommendation would be if you are ordering salmon or a fish & like it not overdone, ask for it medium etc like ordering a steak, I did not ask nor did...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 413trishc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely setting and service good Italian food wasn't stellar but was fresh and prepared well. the eggplant parm was a bit heavy

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kkelly921
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent. Carrie was our server. I had the chicken francese. It was the best I ever had. My husband had the chicken parm, which he loved. Would love to return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank plychick
G7249IOjasonb, General Manager at Ballo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank for your review. Carrie & the Ballo team are happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us. Regards,

Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

We LOVE Bally’s!! The staff is always friendly and attentive!! The BEST stuffed pork chops I ever ate!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LisaRoseSic
Reviewed May 29, 2019

Had a nice dinner for my husbands birthday. Food was very good and secret mac and cheese was simple but good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank niklu
G7249IOjasonb, General Manager at Ballo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Hello, Thank you for for joining us to celebrate you husbands birthday dinner. The Ballo team is happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. Regards, Ballo management

Reviewed May 23, 2019

We found the food to be very over priced. It is only average Italian food more commercial type rather than authentic. It is very nice inside and the staff was friendly. I would not go again due to the price and quality of the food.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CTperson
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Let me start by saying we were a larger group of about 20 people in a private area. Prefix menu @$60 pp, drinks separate. Nice room, good atmosphere. I don’t remember the exact menu but you got an app, meal, dessert. I had the meatball...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Plebow14
G7249IOjasonb, Manager at Ballo Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Hello, Thank you for letting us know about your skirt steak, we are truly sorry it was tough and that we did not meet your expectations or ours. Please reach out to us directly (info@balloitlaian.com) if you would like, we certainly would like to hear...More

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Dorothy T
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Tracy D | Reviewed this property |
that would be Tuscany's & that is really good also. tuscany's is set under the waterfall in mohegan suns shopping mall concourse.
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Dorothy T
December 20, 2016|
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Response from G7249IOjasonb | Property representative |
Hello, We do not offer a buffet at Ballo. I believe Tuscany in Mohegan Sun does for lunch only. Thank you
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March 6, 2015|
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