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The Cellar

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Tue, 3/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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carpaccio di manzo
paper-thin sliced beef served raw with arugula, shaved parmigiano, fennel, and balsamic vinaigrette
prosciutto di parma con melone e pere
sliced parma prosciutto served over fresh melon and pear
insalata caprese con carciofi
diced fresh mozzarella, grape tomatoes, basil, and artichoke hearts tossed with balsamic vinaigrette
alici marinati con quattro colore
marinated fresh anchovies with radicchio, hearts of palm, arugula and roasted peppers
salumi assortiti con verdure della casa
Imported capicola, artisan sopressata and dry sausage, olives, house marinated vegetables, grilled eggplant, ricotta salata and reggiano parmigiano cheeses
peperoni imbottiti
home roasted peppers filled with fresh mozzarella cheese and parma prosciutto, then baked with fresh basil
polenta con salsiccia e porcini
soft polenta topped with roasted sausage, porcini mushrooms and demi glace
gamberi al pesto con insalata ceci
shrimp​ sautéed with a basil pesto and served with a chick pea and tomato salad
portobello con gorgonzola
portobello mushroom cap roasted with imported gorgonzola cheese and served with a balsamic glaze and baby greens
avocado con gamberi e granchio
half​ an avocado filled with shrimp and crab meat salads and a citrus-saffron sauce
"all pastas are home made"
half orders available as appetizer
rigatoni con gamberi e asparagi
tube​ pasta sauteed with whole and chopped shrimp, asparagus and pink sauce
rigatoni alla checca
tube pasta with fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, sweet onion and fresh mozzarella
gnocchi alla bolognese
potato dumplings sauteed in the classical sauce of ground veal, pork and beef
perciatelli carbonara
long pasta tossed with salumi, prosciutto, pancetta, onion, and cream then finished with egg and parmigiano
pappardelle con grancio e pesto
wide ribbon pasta with jumbo lump crab and basil pesto cream sauce
pappardelle con salsiccia e spinaci
pappardelle sauteed with sausage, spinach, fresh tomato sauce and drizzled with truffle oil
fettuccine con salmone affumicato
Ribbons tossed with smoked salmon, peas, Italian speck and cream sauce
fettuccine con ragu di coniglio
ribbons tossed with a sauce of roasted rabbit
"served with chef's selection of the day"
plate sharing $+4.00
lombata di vitello al giardino
14 oz. long-rib veal chop pan roasted and served with gorgonzola cream sauce and caramelized shallot
plate sharing $+4.00
filetto al barolo e porcini
8 oz. Filet mignon pan roasted with Italian porcini mushrooms and barolo wine sauce
plate sharing $+4.00
scaloppine alla veneto
scaloppine of veal loin sauteed with artichokes, pine nuts, sun dried tomatoes and white wine
plate sharing $+4.00
scaloppine ai porcini
Scaloppine of veal loin with an Italian porcini mushroom cream sauce
plate sharing $+4.00
carre d'agnelo alla marsala
rack of lamb, roasted and served with an imported marsala wine and demi glace sauce
plate sharing $+4.00
osso buco d'agnelo con risotto alle verdure
"3​ Hour" braised American lamb shank with vegetable risotto
plate sharing $+4.00
fagiano e anatra con mele
pheasant​ and duck breast pan roasted and served over caramelized shallots, apples and cream
plate sharing $+4.00
salmone con funghi marinati e olive secche
wild salmon fillet roasted with house marinated mushrooms, oil cured olives, and a touch of tomato sauce
plate sharing $+4.00
salmone al'finocchio
Wild salmon fillet sauteed with fennel, sweet peppers, caper berries, tomatoes, and Italian speck
"after dinner"
Sauternes, Château Doisy-Vedrines, Bordeaux
Vin Santo, Vigna Del Papa Vin Santo, Felsina
Pinot Noir, Deglace, Adelsheim Pinot Noir, Deglace, Adelsheim
o’mara’s, irish country creamo’mara’s, irish country cream
Ramos Pinto, “Unfiltered”, Douro Ramos Pinto, “Unfiltered”, Douro
Ramos Pinto, Vintage, Douro Ramos Pinto, Vintage, Douro
Churchill’s, Tawny, 10 Yr Gould Churchill, Tawny, 10 Yr.
malbec, malamado, late harvest
Ramos Pinto, “Unfiltered”, Douro Ramos Pinto, Vintage, Douro
Moscatel Emilin, Lustau, Spain Moscatel Emilin, Lustau, Spain
regular $3.00
decaf $3.00
double $5.00
regular or decaf
regular or decaf
columbian coffee
regular or decaf
hot tea selection
tiramisu fiorentino
classically light version of coffee-soaked lady fingers and mascarpone cream
strudel alla "bolzano"
puff​ pastry filled with roasted apples and raisins, served warm with imported hazelnut or vanilla ice cream
torta di cioccolata
“almost flourless”, dense, rich, semisweet chocolate tort served slightly warm with chocolate sauce and crème anglaise
torta di pane
italian bread baked with pure vanilla and chocolate chips, served warm with either imported hazelnut or vanilla ice cream
baby chocolate cake with molten chocolate center, served warm with imported hazelnut or vanilla gelato, chocolate sauce and creme anglaise
your choice of: lemon, or raspberry sorbet, hazelnut gelato, or vanilla ice cream
frutti di bosco
light crust tart filled with pastry cream and topped with assorted wild berries
mousse di cioccolata
White​ and dark chocolate mousse covered in dark chocolate, served with Amarena black cherry sauce
dense almond and amaretto cookies "perfect for dipping"
½ glass (1.5 oz.) serving
apple strudel
adelsheim de glace
frutti di bosco
Doisy- Vedrines, Sauterne
vanilla gelato
lustau pedro ximenez sherry
biscotti / vin santo felsina
prices subject to change
The area’s most acclaimed Fine Dining Classical Italian cuisine with an extensive wine list set in an historic building. CIA Graduate chef and his wife are hosts.
$50 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seafood, European, Italian
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pasta osso bucco hazelnut gelato duck snapper prosciutto bread steak president harding fine dining chef sam historic house winter home special occasion wine list is extensive romantic dinner dining experience
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I emphasize the words Outstanding, Authentic and Italian Dining Experience, because that is what The Cellar is and more. My partner and I were staying in nearby Daytona Beach Shores for a couple nights and were pleasantly delighted to find The Cellar in our online...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Like2cruz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Back to The Cellar as it is our fav. restaurant in Daytona Beach. Husband and wife team run The Cellar and do it very well. She out front an he in the kitchen. The wait staff is exceptionally trained. The restaurant itself is the old...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 363richardi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner, great atmosphere along with top notch service. The dinner was delicious and we tried several dishes amongst the 3 of us. Wine selection great and dessert. The right amount of food. Will definitely go back!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank angelam0rganl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a special place to have a fantastic Italian Dinner in Daytona Beach this is the place. “The Cellar” is an intimate dining experience located in the cellar of a historic house. Personalized service and outstanding food. You will need reservations. The wine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ss461209
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant has a beautiful ambiance and an excellent wine cellar to go along with the wonderful food. It is a bit pricey but well worth the extra cost.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wife and I have been here several times, Cozy and warm dining experience. The food is excellent and the staff is friendly. I would strongly recommend this place for an elevated dining experience

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank cbdjoe
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

From the moment you enter former summer home of president Harding and view upstairs dining room with view to kitchen, until you descend few steps to cellar room you sense a special ambience. Brick walls, lovely stained glass windows and perfect lighting greets you. Lovely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank misscarol
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Historical Daytona Beach dining family owned white glove service! This place has everything! Ambience great food and impeccable service! If you like wine you don’t want to pass this place up! There wine list is a separate extensive book of collectible fine wines! Order by...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank veracka85
Reviewed January 24, 2019

A well deserved reputation for quality and excellence has made the Cellar amust choice for fine dining. suggest you make reservations ahead to ensure seating. Lena continues to find fabulous wines that are often hard to find elsewhere. She has an extensive wine list, but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bill18Durg
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Good service, good food, nice place for a dinner date. wine list is above average. parking is adequate

Date of visit: November 2018
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dressy or casual dress
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You can add tip with your credit card. The tip should be 18-20%
May 27, 2016|
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Response from captainbills | Reviewed this property |
I personally do not wish to return to this over priced restaurant again. The great reviews still puzzle me.
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