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Riviera Focacceria Italiana

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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FOCACCIA CON FORMAGGIO
A true Ligurian masterpiece! Two thin (ultra thin!) layers of homemade dough filled with weekly air freight imported Italian stracchino cheese. Add gorgonzola cheese $2, extra stracchino cheese $4, add Parmacotto $4, add Parma Prosciutto $5, add Speck $5, add Arugula & Cherry Tomato $4, add sliced Tomatoes $3, add Pesto Sauce $2
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Focaccia con Formaggio
the original
19
Pizzata
topped with homemade tomato sauce & capers
ANTIPASTI
9
Melanzane (Quasi) alla Parmigiana
baked eggplant, Parmigiano cheese, Riviera's tomato sauce
15
Portofino Caprese
imported DOP buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, basil dressing
9
Carciofi Fritti
golden fried artichokes
9
Stracciatella
toasted bread, artisanal stracciatella cheese, thinly sliced Parma prosciutto
16
Carpaccio di Branzino
imported mediterranean branzino, pink peppercorn, lemon, extra virgin olive oil
9
Calamari
flour dusted fried calamari, marinara sauce
9
Carpaccio di Polpo
thinly sliced poached octopus, fennel salad, lemon dressing
17
Tonno Verde
lightly seared chopped tuna, lemon basil dressing, orange & fennel salad
17
Polpo Riviera
poached octopus, celery, Taggiasca olives, cherry tomato, extra virgin olive oil, parsley potato
SOUP
9
Minestrone al Pesto
Classic veggie soup with a touch of pesto ligurian style!
SALADS
add grilled tuna $5, grilled chicken $4, grilled shrimp $6, buffalo mozzarella $6
11
Cinqueterre
chickpeas, cherry tomato, celery, romaine lettuce
16
Condijon (Nicoise Genovese Style)
imported preserved tuna, boiled egg, green beans, boston lettuce, red onion, Taggiasca olives, potatoes, tomato, vinaigrette dressing on the side
11
Savona
quinoa, avocado, cherry tomato, arugula, celery
PASTA
Gluten Free Pasta available* Add $1, please ask your waiter
19
Mandilli al Pesto
house made handkerchief style pasta, Riviera authentic Pesto genovese (local organic basil, pine nuts, Parmigiano and Pecorino cheese extra virgin olive oil, touch of garlic)
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Risotto of the Day
ask your waiter for today's Chef risotto
18
Ravioli Ragu Genovese
house made filled with spinach, beef, Parmigiano cheese and Italian herbs in a 6 hours slow cooked beef, pork, tomatoes and Italian herbs ragout
18
Pansoti al Sugo di Noci
house made traditional Ligurian pasta filled with spinach, ricotta and parmigiano cheese, marjoram and Italian herbs, homemade creamy walnut sauce
16
Orecchiette ai Broccoli
orecchiette pasta with broccoli, crushed red pepper, touch of garlic
19
Fettuccine Gamberi e Zucchine
imported Italian fettuccine, sauteed shrimp, zucchine, crushed red pepper, white wine, touch of garlic sauce
14
Spaghettoni al Pomodoro
house made thick spaghetti, Riviera's house made tomato sauce
18
Gnocchi al Gorgonzola
house made potatoes gnocchi, Gorgonzola, Parmigiano cheese sauce
SECONDI
^Our poultry is all natural hormones & antibiotic free
24
Tonno alla Ligure
seared tuna filet, capers, tomatoes, pine nuts, parsley, Taggiasca olives gremolata, on chickpeas puree
24
Riviera's Snapper
pan seared red snapper filet, lemon, capers, white wine sauce, mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach
29
Branzino alla Griglia
imported Mediterranean grilled branzino, sauteed artichokes
21
Braciola di Maiale**
all natural 12 oz. pork chop, pan seared, roasted veggies
16
Pollo alla Griglia
grilled chicken^ breast, roasted mixed veggies
17
Pollo alla Milanese
breaded and fried chicken^ breast, pesto mashed potatoes
24
Scaloppine di Vitello ai Funghi
pan seared veal scaloppine, mashed potatoes
32
Vitello alla Milanese
bone in veal chop, breaded and fried, arugula & diced tomatoes
35
Tagliata di Manzo
12 oz. grilled NY steak**, arugula, shaved Parmigiano cheese, roasted potatoes
CONTORNI
5
Mashed Potatoes
6
Pesto Mashed Potatoes
7
Sauteed Artichokes
5
Roasted Potatoes
4
Home Fries
6
Grilled Zucchine
5
Mixed Greens & Tomato Salad
6
Roasted Veggies
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey and not very flavorful. No chicken on the menu, and an Italian place that doesn’t serve meatballs? Really? But we didn’t try the fish maybe that was better. Coke by the bottle, not the glass. No alcohol, wine and beer only.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TLM-Jupiter
Reviewed April 25, 2019

We ate at this restaurant in early April and liked it so much that we returned for a second visit. That said, we preferred the two dishes that we ate the first visit. Our favorite dishes were the Mandilli al Pesto (handkerchief style pasta with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

We had a delicious early dinner with friends and kids at this place. Food was very good. My wife just fell in love for the gnocchi.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jt-BR-74
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

I travel a lot for business and leisure so it is difficult for me to get impressed But in this case I have to say that the quality is at the level of the best restaurants of the riviera There is no difference in taste...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 25lucianoc
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

unfortunately we chose a bad place to dine, the attention was very bad for the waitresses, when I asked for bread, they took a long time. The calamaris is a very small and expensive dish for the size. The pasta is fine! but it is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 643maiteg
Reviewed March 23, 2019

We ate there twice within three days and it just got better and better. We had the focaccia bread appetizer, both plain cheese and with pesto. They will do half of the tray with one type and one with the other. The calamari was fantastic....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NewOrleansfirstgal
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

I had heard some good things from friends regarding this restaurant. We had made reservations and the hostess was friendly and attended to us promptly. Our waitress quickly came to us and asked for our drinks orders. I had brought two bottles of wine, there...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nibaldom2015
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is unforgettable. The owner, the waitress, the food and the menu. Paulo(owner) genuine Italian from Liguria, good talk, gentle, friendly and spontaneous. The waitress was very kind and talkative. The food, the beer and the wine were great. Try calamari, spaghetti with shrimp...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank msegreto
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

The food was phenomenal the service was just as exceptional. Our server made her recommendations and I couldn’t have agreed with her more. She paired our meal with a delicious wine. I will definitely be back for more.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carlos o
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I really don’t see the drawl here.. I had gnocchi which had absolutely no flavor to it. Bland and salt less. I so badly wanted a great Italian meal and this was $70.00 wasted.

Date of visit: July 2018
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