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Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Late Night
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DAILY SPECIALS - AUGUST 3, 2020
Changes May Be Made
PESCE OF THE DAY
Black Grouper - Fresh Tomatoes, Garlic, White Wine, Chili Flakes, Broccolini, Little Neck Clams, & Potatoes
USD 36
SPECIAL ONE
Braised Pork Ragu with House Made Pappardelle
USD 28
RAVIOLI OF THE DAY
Three Cheese with Bolognese Sauce
USD 24
SOUP OF THE DAY
Tuscan Bean, Sausage & Spinach
USD 8
ANTIPASTI
"split plate fee $5 /(Includes Double Sides) / Substitute Vegetable or Risotto $3" -*Consumer Alert- "Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodbourne illness.'
*Calamari Fritti
parmesan, baby arugula, kalamata olive vinaigrette diavolo and lemon caper aioli dipping sauces
USD 9.5
Ricotta Gnocchi
light Parmesan Cream, shaved brussel sprouts, Mushrooms, Truffle Essence, Black Pepper
USD 10
*Carpaccio Di Manzo
tenderloin of beef, arugula, shaved grana padano, tuscan olive oil, white truffle essence, lemon fried capers
USD 12
Vongole
local little neck clams, toasted garlic, white wine, fresh herbs
USD 10
Polpette Alla Casalinga
mama's beef, pork & veal meatball, pomodoro sauce, parmesan cheese
per 5 oz. meatball USD 7
Capusante Risotto
lemon basil risotto, spinach, prosciutto and grilled diver scallops
USD 13
Gamberetto
three Jumbo Shrimp, Toasted Crostini, Garlic, White Wine, Lemon Butter
USD 12
Torta Di Granchio
One Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, roasted corn puree, Red Pepper Coulis
USD 16
Polpo Carbonizzato
charred octopus, arugula, shallots, olives, roasted corn, lemon oil
USD 13
Formaggio Di Capra Fritto
Goat Cheese, Panko Breading, Arugula, Fig Preserve
USD 10
INSALATE
Insalata Di Mediteranian
hearts of romaine, olives, red onion, cucumber, roasted pepper, tomato, feta cheese, lemon oil, balsamic vinaigrette
USD 6
USD 8
*Cesare
hearts of romaine, garlic croutons, anchovy, parmesan crisp, shaved grana padano
USD 6
USD 8
Spinaci
baby spinach, gorgonzola cheese, apples, toasted walnuts, bacon, glazed red onions, aged sherry walnut vinaigrette
USD 8
Lattuga Con Formaggio
romaine wedge, red onions, tomato, bacon, gorgonzola dressing
USD 8
Mozzarella Alla Caprese
farm raised tomatoes, house-made mozzarella, tuscan olive oil, balsamic reduction, basil
USD 8
Barbabietola
roasted beets, walnut crusted goat cheese, arugula, smoked bacon vinaigrette, balsamic reduction
USD 8
PASTA
Spaghetti Alla Bolognese
mama's meat ragu, tuscan olive oil, fresh parsley, grana padana
USD 17
Ravioli
mama's house-made ravioli of the day
Market Price
Penne Alla Vodka
fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, parmesan, vodka cream sauce
USD 16
With Chicken USD 22
With Shrimp USD 26
Penne Salsiccia Pollo Aglio E Olio
chicken, Sausage, Canellini Beans, Red Pepper, Onions, Garlic, Imported Olive Oil
USD 22
Lasagna Napoletana
mama's meat ragu, fresh pasta, ricotta, mozzarella, pomodoro sauce
USD 18
Polpette Alla Mama
mama's hand crafted meatballs, pomodoro sauce, spaghetti
USD 16
Alla Parmigiana
pan fried breaded eggplant, chicken or veal, melted mozzarella, pomodora, angel hair pasta
Eggplant USD 16
Chicken USD 20
Veal USD 24
Fettuccini Alfredo
Sweet Peas, Mushrooms, Light Cream, Parmesan
USD 16
With Chicken USD 22
With Shrimp USD 26
CARNE
Alla Milanese
breaded eggplant, chicken or veal, baby arugula, lemon olive oil, balsamic reduction, tomato basil cruda
Eggplant USD 16
Chicken USD 20
Veal USD 24
Alla Marsala
roasted sous vide airline chicken breast or pan seared veal scallopini, sautéed mushrooms, marsala demi, roasted potatoes, broccolini
Chicken USD 23
Veal USD 25
*Cotoletta Di Agnello
New Zealand Lamb Chops, Mint Pesto, Roasted Potatoes, Garlic Spinach
USD 36
Fegato Pancetta Con Cipolle
pan seared calves liver, fried pancetta, sautéed onion, veal demi, mashed potato, broccolini
USD 24
CARBONARA DI VITELLO
Pan Seared Veal Scallopini, Prosciutto, Sweet Pea, Nutmeg Cream, Fettuccini, Broccolini
USD 26
CARNE ALLA GRIGLIA
*Filetto Di Manzo
8 oz. Filet, Port Wine Demi, Gorgonzola Fonduta, Mashed Potato, Garlic Spinach
USD 36
*Bistecca Di Controfilleto
16 Oz. Dry Aged New York Strip Steak, House-Made Steak Sauce, Porcini Risotto, Fried Brussels Sprouts, Smoked Bacon Vinaigrette
USD 42
*Bisteccone Di Vitello
Bone-In 14 oz. Veal Chop, Port Wine Demi, Porcini Risotto, White Truffle Essence, Fried Brussel Sprouts, Smoked Bacon Vinaigrette
USD 38
PESCE
Pesce All' Aqua Pazzo
fresh tomatoes, garlic, white wine, chili flakes, broccolini, little neck clams, potatoes
Market Price
Frutti Di Mare
cold water lobster, shrimp, scallops, clams, calamari, fish, white wine, tomatoes, garlic, fresh herbs, fettuccini
USD 34
Spiedini Di Gamberoni E Capusante
grilled shrimp & scallops, sweet pea, prosciutto risotto, lemon thyme butter, red pepper puree, basil oil, broccolini
USD 34
Parmigiano Merluzzo
parmesan cornflake crusted north atlantic cod, lemon beurre blanc, angel hair pasta, garlic spinach
USD 25
*Salmone Alla Piccata
Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Lemon Caper Butter Sauce, Spinach, Roasted Potatoes, Shaved Fennel
USD 30
DOLCE
*We Proudly Offer The Ice Cream & Sorbet Of Love Boat Homemade Ice Cream
Tiramisu
USD 7
Warm Banana, White Chocolate Blondie
with Caramel swirl ice cream
USD 9
Chocolate Volcano Cake
with vanilla chocolate chip ice cream
USD 9.5
Lemon Sorbet
topped with splash of limoncello
USD 8
Pistachio, Vanilla Chocolate Chip & Caramel Swirl Ice Cream
per scoop USD 4.5
Cannoli
ricotta filling with pistachios
each USD 4
Orange Zest Ricotta Cheesecake
with orange anglais & homemade whipped cream
USD 8.5
Affogato
caramel swirl ice cream drowned in espresso
USD 6.5
CAFFÉ
Espresso
USD 3
Cappuccino
USD 4
Herbal Tea
USD 2
Coffee
USD 2
Caffé Italiano
coffee, sambuca, tia maria, whipped cream
USD 7
Caffé Cibo
Coffee, Amaretto, Brandy, Crème de Cacao, Whipped Cream
USD 7
Irish Coffee
Jameson Irish Whiskey, Creme de Menth, Whipped Cream
USD 7
Espresso Martini
Stoli Vanilla, Kahlua, Espresso
USD 10
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great authentic Italian food in a comfortable atmosphere with great service. Stopped in out of desperation looking for an Italian restaurant. We were not disappointed. The parking is convenient as it is in a strip mall right off of McGregor Blvd. The atmosphere is typical...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 10, 2020 via mobile

We've been here several times over the past several years, but this visit was a disappointment. We both ordered veal dishes. Mine was chewy, and my husband said his was overcooked. I suppose it could've been an overcooked and over breaded cut of veal, but...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020

Penne Salsiccia Pollo Aglio E Olio was delicious and a generous portion. The ravioli of the day was veggies with a rich delicious portabello sauce. We lucked out and James waited on us. A delightful evening!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020

We are frequent visitors and the food is top notch. Tonight we shared gnocchi, scallops and meatball. Always amazing and the long time bar staff is great. Family atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Don't let the strip mall fool you! Once you walk through the doors, the wonderful aromas will entice you! The bread is wonderful but that's just the start. Pastas are homemade and tender. On the night we went, we had a simple ravioli in a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

I'm 100% Italian and for me to go to an Italian restaurant two times during a vacation week is a sure sign of an authentic meal. Started with crusty Italian bread with 3 dippings. Ravioli is made fresh every morning and it reminded me of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

2 couples and we each had something different. I had the sword fish special that was outstanding. Everyone else also loved their dish. The place was packed but the service was excellent. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

There are any number of fine restaurants in Fort Myers, but when the owner greets you at the door, when the person who seats you calls you by name and asks which of two tables you prefer on a busy night, when your waitress is...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

Great for special occasions and out of town guests...but we like to go as much as possible. We have never had a bad experience

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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Excellent Always always consistent taste- service. We are regulars and always bring our guests here.

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