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Sam-Bucco Bistro

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Sun, 2/17
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$16 - $28
CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
$9.25
Goat Cheese Crostini
Thin slices of bread, toasted & topped w/ roasted red peppers, braised pears & goat cheese drizzled w/ balsamic reduction.
$11.50
Shrimp Martini
Poached jumbo shrimp, served w/ tangueray gin cocktail sauce.
$8.95
Avocado
Sliced avocado, roasted red pepper & braised Bermuda onion, served w/ a drizzle of roasted tomato basil oil.
$7.50
Bruschetta
Thin slices of bread, toasted & topped w/ diced tomatoes, basil, & extra virgin olive oil.
$9.50
Caprese
Sliced fresh tomato, fresh mozzarella cheese drizzled w/ basil oil.
$12.95
For each additional person $+6.50
Sam-Bucco Antipasto
Assorted cheeses, avocado salad, marinated mushrooms & roasted red pepper.
$10.00
Portobello Ala Lyonnaise
Marinated grilled Portobello topped w/ roasted red pepper, goat cheese & tomato basil oil.
$10.95
Calamari Friti
Fried calamari,‏ served w/ fresh tomato basil sauce.
$10.95
Turkish Grilled Calamari
Served over arugula & endive w/ balsamic vinaigrette.
$11.50
Mussel Niciqiles
Steamed w/ garlic in a pink pesto sauce.
SALAD
$7.00
House Salad
Baby greens, w/ cucumber, fresh tomatoes & marinated mushrooms served w/ house dressing.
$8.50
Coran Salad
Fresh diced tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers, red onions, black olives & fresh herbs, served w/ a zinfandel wine vinaigrette.
$8.50
Roquefort Salad
Baby greens, topped w/ braised pears, Roquefort cheese & pine nuts served w/ red wine lemon vinaigrette.
$7.25
Anchovies $+1.00)
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce w/ croutons & classic Caesar dressing.
$9.00
Capricciosa Salad
Fresh mozzarella,‏ arugula, Belgium endive, red onion & fresh tomatoes, served w/ balsamic vinaigrette.
$8.50
Spinach Salad
Spinach tossed w/ crispy bacon, pine nuts, dried red currant, topped w/ goat cheese in a figs balsamic sauce.
SOUPS & SIDE ORDERS‏
$6.50
Turkish Style Split Pea
Soup of the Day
Priced daily
$6.25
Sauteed Spinach w/ garlic & olive oil
$8.50
Sauteed wild & fresh porcini mushrooms
$4.75
Sauteed broccoli w/ garlic & olive oil
$5.00
Side of bolognese sauce
PASTA
$23.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Homemade Lasagna
Layered w/‏ wild mushroom puree, mozzarella & ricotta cheese, topped w/ beshamel sauce & served over homemade meat sauce.
$23.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Capellini Terre Mare
Imported pasta served w/ sautéed shrimp, wild mushrooms & spinach in a garlic white wine fresh tomato sauce.
$21.75
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Fettuccini Bolognese
Fresh pasta w/ homemade meat sauce.
$17.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Fusilli Quatro-Formagio
Imported pasta w/ peas, oven dried tomatoes, gorgonzola, mozzarella, parmesan & Romano cheese in a pink cream vodka sauce.
$23.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Linguini Portofino
Imported pasta served w/ clams, mussels, baby shrimp & garlic in fresh plum tomato white wine sauce.
$18.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Whole Wheat Penne-Rustiche
Penne tossed w/ spinach, mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, gorgonzola cheese, garlic & olive oil over tomato sauce.
$20.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Linguini Ala Vongole
Linguini tossed w/ clams, garlic, olive oil & white wine, served in a white or red clam sauce.
$22.95
Chicken $+4.50
Shrimp $+7.50
Risotto Porcini
Imported Italian rice w/ fresh porcini mushrooms & parmigiano cheese. please allow 25 minutes to prepare
FISH & SEAFOOD‏
$23.95
Mediterranean Shrimp
Grilled marinated jumbo shrimp in garlic & fresh herbs, served w/ eggplant timbale, roasted tomatoes, scalloped potatoes & drizzled w/ tomato basil oil.
$23.95
Mare e Mounti
Grilled scallops & chicken served w/ Mediterranean salad (diced tomato cucumbers, red peppers, red onions over arugula served w/ a zinfandel wine vinaigrette & basil oil)
$21.95
Tilapia Provencal
Sauteed tilapia w/ fresh tomatoes, capers & basil in a Beurre Blanc sauce, served w/ scalloped potatos & vegetables.
$23.95
Grilled Salmon
Salmon served w/ avocado salad & puree of sun dried tomato Scampi sauce, served w/ scalloped potatoes.
$25.95
Shrimp & Scallops Chorizo
Grilled jumbo scallops & shrimp w/ braised pears, mandarin oranges, asparagus, sweet chorizo sausages & fresh tomato in a touch of pomegranate sauce, served w/ scalloped potatoes abd broccoli.
$24.95
Grouper Dragoncello
Pan sautéed gulf grouper w/ wild mushrooms, oven dried tomatoes, fresh tarragon, garlic, white wine sauce, served w/ scalloped potatoes & vegetables.
POULTRY
$25.50
Duck Grand Marnier
Crispy roasted semi-boneless half duck in an apricot, mandarin orange Grand Marnier sauce, served w/ broccoli & scalloped potatoes.
$20.50
Chicken Marina
Chicken breast topped w/ roasted eggplant & melted fresh mozzarella cheese in a tomato sauce, served w/ broccoli & scalloped potatoes.
$21.50
Grilled Rosemary Chicken
Grilled chicken‏ breast w/ braised red onions, roasted tomatoes, Portobello mushrooms & spinach, topped w/ goat cheese & served w/ scalloped potatoes.
$22.95
Chicken Napoleon
Sautéed chicken w/ porcini mushrooms, baby shrimp & garlic in a creamy demi glaze sauce, served w/ scalloped potatoes & asparagus.
MEAT‏
$24.95
Veal Capricciosa
Breaded & pan-sautéed veal scaloppini topped w/ capricciosa salad.(Fresh mozzarella, arugula, Belgium endive, red onion & fresh tomatoes served w/ balsamic vinaigrette)
$24.95
Veal Champignon
Scaloppini of veal, sautéed w/ fresh porcini & shiitake mushrooms rosemary in a brandy cream demi glaze sauce, served w/ scalloped potatoes & vegetables.
$23.95
Veal Valenciana
Scaloppini of veal w/ capers, grape tomatoes, tarragon lemon zest chardonnay wine, served w/ scalloped potatoes & vegetables.
$22.95
Calves’ Liver al Balsamico
Thinly sliced & grilled, served w/ sautéed onions & Italian bacon, in a balsamic reduction demi glaze sauce, served w/ broccoli & scalloped potatoes.
$27.95
Grilled Steak Chimichuri
Grilled New York strip w/ Portobello mushrooms, braised red onions, spinach, fresh tomatoes, topped w/ pesto & fresh mozzarella cheese. Served w/ scalloped potatoes.
$27.95
Steak Au Poivre
Grilled New York strip w/ green pepper corn, & porcini mushrooms in a brandy cream demi glaze sauce, served w/ scalloped potatoes & vegetables.
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All reviews veal bread caprese salad piccata seafood house salad nightly specials older crowd under new management never disappoints couple weeks saturday evening his customers great evening top shelf the wait staff great italian food
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Reviewed yesterday

Light airy restaurant located in strip center. First time here, but expected a little more. The appetizer Eggplant Rollatini was good, but lacking in proportion. The house cab wine okay, and the Stella beer was good, but a little pricey. The mussel Pesto appetizer lacked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Naplesbeachbum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The chief and I went there last night with another couple and a single friend. We had not been there in a while. The food was ok, but service was not. The single ordered a ravioli special which somehow they forgot to bring, while everyone...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank travelingsteve55
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, and we apologize for the issue with service. We'll admit some mistakes on Valentine's night, and will do our best to continue to improve and minimize these kinds of errors. We hope you'll give us another chance, and we do...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I made our reservation for Valentines dinner on January 8, @ 9:46 AM thru open table. (37 day's prior) After going to website to review menu offerings, I made reservation for 5:30 PM to take advantage of early dinner and happy hour. Upon arrival @...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mark H
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Mark, we are sorry your experience with us did not turn out as you hoped. We advertised our special Valentine's menu for weeks on social media and through our email campaign, and most everyone that joined us that evening loved the selection and quality of...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Last Saturday night we dined at this fabulous restaurant. Since my last visit they have added some really great new menu dishes which I was anxious to try. I was not disappointed. Tom and Adam have made this a super new menu with very exciting...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Marilyn D
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Marilyn, thank you for the excellent review and wonderful compliments! We appreciate your business and can't wait to see you the next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by the hostess who seated us right away. The food was very good. It would be a lot nicer "feel" to the place if they were to put tablecloths on the tables and turn down the lights. The decor was otherwise nice....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sherri L
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sherri, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We just purchased the restaurant in October of last year and are in the process of making some changes to "modernize" it. We would like to target people of all ages. Our chef does...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Menu was ample with select a good selection of entrees and choices. Food is very good. Their fish choices were excellent. Service was good and very friendly. Nice touch how the proprietor “Adam” stops by each table to meet and greet the customers.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jurojin1
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review, and we are so glad you enjoyed your evening. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening. Nice atmosphere, live music was really nice but not too loud. Specials were very good. I want to come back when you can eat outside. It looked really nice on the covered patio. New owner went around to every table to make sure...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ambassador302568
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the excellent review! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you back to Sam Bucco!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average and the atmosphere nice but noisy. The service was terrible. Some meals were very good, but my grilled shrimp meal consisted only of four grilled shrimp and a large mound of spaghetti, that was all for $25.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dickcape
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, and we are sorry you experienced service not up to your expectations. I would welcome you to call me or Adam at the restaurant (239) 592-6050 to discuss your experience.

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try Sam-Bucco since they changed ownership. We were delightfully surprised how good it was! We shared a caprese salad that that was delicious. Then I had a paparadelle pasta with seafood and my husband had the Duck which were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank klingsizen
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thank you for the excellent review. We take great pride in our food and service and are always happy to share reviews like yours with our staff. We look forward to your next visit with friends and family! Happy New Year!

Reviewed December 26, 2018

We had the distinct pleasure to dine at this wonderful restaurant recently. It is under new management, The new owners are making Sam-Bucco a showplace to behold. The food is delicious, the service unbeatable and the atmosphere engaging and beautiful. Everyone should visit Sam-Bucco for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marilyn D
Tom R, Owner at Sam-Bucco Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Marilyn, thank you so much for your kind words. We are doing everything we can to create a great dining experience but I have to give so much credit to our Chef. He does such an amazing job in the kitchen. I can’t tell you...More

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hoochiegoddess
March 15, 2018|
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Response from A8679TPjeffreyc | Reviewed this property |
They make one of the best martinis that I’ve had in a long time. The bar was fully stocked of great hard liquors.
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jobarone
January 19, 2018|
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Response from SherryAnn34110 | Reviewed this property |
They open at 4PM and sometimes have early bird specials. It is less that one mile from my house and I take all visitors there at least one time during their stay.l
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jobarone
January 19, 2018|
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Response from ted61 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open at 4:30 and EB is till 6:00
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