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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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THE PRELUDE‏
Shrimp Cocktail
Ten peeled chilled shrimp served w/ our delicious cocktail sauce
8.99
Mozzarella Marinara
Mozzarella wedges fried to perfection & served w/ a side of our marinara sauce
7.99
Mushrooms Arreganata
We stuff our mushrooms w/ our seasoned breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, virgin olive oil, herbs & seasonings from an old family recipe & then bake them to perfection
6.49
Fried Calamari
Freshly prepared tender calamari lightly breaded & then fried. Served w/ a side of our marinara sauce
7.99
Mini Meatballs
12 of our chef’s mini homemade meatballs are served w/ marinara sauce & a garlic crustini.
6.99
Seafood Crab Cakes
These delicious homemade seafood crab cakes (2) have a perfect blend of scallops, shrimp, haddock & real crabmeat perfectly seasoned to make your mouth water. We top them off w/ our jarlsburg cheese sauce
10.99
Mussels Amafitana
Fresh canadian black mussels sauteed in virgin olive oil w/ fresh garlic marinated tomatoes & fresh basil. Served w/ a garlic crustini
9.50
Shrimp Scampi
12 shrimp sauteed in virgin olive oil, white wine, butter, garlic & fresh lemon juice
11.99
Homemade Bruschette a La Visani
fresh tomatoes marinated w/ fresh garlic & virgin olive oil, roasted red peppers, fresh basil & our special seasonings baked w/ mozzarella on Italian bread
8.49
Crispy Fried Artichoke Hearts
Marinated artichokes dusted w/ our seasoned flour, fried to perfection, served w/ a whole grain-cajun aoli dipping sauce
8.99
SOUP
Soup Du Jour
Our chef’s homemade soup is made from scratch daily. Please ask your server for today’s specialty
5.89
SALADS‏
Antipasta Salad
fresh mozzarella, imported prosciutto, Italian capicola, ham, tomatoes, diced roasted peppers & our delicious balsamic vinaigrette on a bed of fresh mixed greens
13.99
House+2.89
Caesar salad+2.89
Anchovies+1.95
Gorgonzola cheese+1.95
(Please note, this salad does not contain pasta! )
Fresh Mozzarella Salad
fresh sliced mozzarella, sliced roma tomatoes & Italian prosciutto drizzled w/ red wine vinegar & virgin olive oil
8.49
House+2.89
Caesar salad+2.89
Anchovies+1.95
Gorgonzola cheese+1.95
Blackened Grilled Salmon, Shrimp or Chicken Caesar
Our chef’s blacken your choice of salmon, shrimp or chicken to order & serve it on a bed of romaine lettuce w/ their homemade caesar dressing.
Salmon16.49
Shrimp caesar16.49
Chicken caesar14.99
House+2.89
Caesar salad+2.89
Anchovies+1.95
Gorgonzola cheese+1.95
house salad Italiano
Our delicious red balsamic vinaigrette dressing tops fresh tomatoes, banana peppers, pimentos & green olives on a bed of fresh mixed greens
4.89
House+2.89
Caesar salad+2.89
Anchovies+1.95
Gorgonzola cheese+1.95
(Caesar salad is also available - $4.89)
THE MAIN ATTRACTION
Vegan Pasta Primavera
Mushrooms, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, garlic, mixed greens & our vegetable of the day are sauteed in virgin olive oil, & then tossed w/ fettuccini pasta
11.99
Manicotti
Fresh pasta stuffed w/ ricotta, mozzarella & parmesan cheese baked w/ our marinara sauce. Served w/ vegetable du jour
11.85
2 meatballs+3.95
Eggplant Parmegiana
Lightly breaded eggplant topped w/ our marinara sauce & melted mozzarella cheese. Served w/ a side of linguini
11.85
2 meatballs+3.95
Seafood Ravioli
Our chef’s seafood ravioli are made w/ fresh pasta here on premise & are stuffed w/ scallops, shrimp, haddock, real crabmeat, ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese & roasted red pepper. Finished w/ our homemade alfredo sauce. Served w/ vegetable du jour
14.95
Shrimp Fettuccini
12 shrimp sauteed w/ imported fettuccini pasta, fresh cream, parmesan cheese & garlic.
16.49
Shrimp Ala Pappardelle
12 shrimp sauteed w/ garlic, artichoke hearts, black olives, & fresh roma tomatoes served over our egg pappardelle fresh pasta made here on premise & finished w/ fresh basil.
17.95
Shrimp Arreganata
12 shrimp sauteed in virgin olive oil w/ fresh garlic, oregano, fresh basil & diced tomatoes served over linguine pasta. Topped off w/ toasted seasoned breadcrumbs
15.75
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Shrimp, canadian black mussels & calamari are sauteed in virgin olive oil then finished w/ our spicy marinara sauce. Served over a bed of linguini.
17.99
8 little neck clams+4.50
Linguini Visani
Shrimp, canadian black mussels & calamari sauteed in virgin olive oil, then finished w/ our white wine clam sauce. Served over a bed of linguini
17.99
8 little neck clams+4.50
Clams Veneciana
About 20‏ little neck clams (1 pound) in their shells are sauteed in virgin olive oil w/ garlic, basil, parsley & marinated tomatoes. Tossed w/ linguine pasta. A clam lovers delight!
15.99
CHICKEN SPECIALTIES‏
Chicken Florentine
Boneless chicken breast stuffed w/ mozzarella cheese & spinach. Topped off w/ our homemade mushroom marsala sauce. Served w/ vegetable du jour & rice pilaf.
15.49
Chicken Parmegiana
Lightly breaded boneless chicken breast topped w/ our marinara sauce & melted mozzarella cheese. Served w/ a side of linguine
13.99
2 meatballs+3.95
Chicken Marsala
Hand sliced chicken breast sauteed w/ our homemade mushroom marsala wine sauce. Served w/ vegetable du jour & rice pilaf.
13.99
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Boneless chicken breast stuffed w/ ham & swiss cheese. Topped w/ our creamy jarlsburg cheese sauce. Served w/ vegetable du jour & rice pilaf.
15.49
Chicken Ala Vodka
Boneless chicken breast breaded in panko lightly fried then finished w/ a grey goose vodka infused tomato cream sauce. Served over angel hair pasta.
14.99
all of our fresh pasta menu items are made in our kitchen from scratch using fresh eggs, durum flour & Italian pasta making equipment
Fresh Angel Hair Pasta
2.49
Fresh Linguine Pasta
2.49
Fresh Fettuccine Pasta
2.49
Fresh Whole Wheat Linguine Pasta
2.49
THE HEADLINER
Visani proudly cuts their freshly delivered beef & chicken daily.
We Never Use Frozen Steaks or Products That Have Been Injected w/ Chemicals to Enhance Tenderness & Flavor. We Are Proud to Offer the Finest High Choice Black Angus Steaks & Freshest Chicken in Charlotte County.
Grilled Salmon
Fillet of fresh salmon is lightly seasoned then grilled to perfection. Finished w/ our homemade garlic butter sauce. Served w/ rice pilaf & vegetable du jour
16.75
Charbroiled over our wood-burning grill w/ our secret blend of herbs & spices. Served w/ vegetable du jour & choice of rice pilaf, potato wedges or baked potato.
Steak Kabob
8oz portion of black angus steak tips, skewed w/ peppers, onions & mushrooms
16.49
Potato wedges
Baked potato.
(Our quality steaks are market priced)
Top Off Your Steak w/ Gorgonzola Cheese or Marsala Mushroom Sauce
1.75
Make It a Surf & Turf; Add a Seafood Crab Cake or 6 Grilled Shrimp
5.49
Add a Side of Sauteed Onions
1.95
Add a Side of Sauteed Mushrooms
2.50
SIDE SHOW‏
Side of Pasta w/ Marinara Sauce
Choose from linguine, angel hair, fettuccini or penne pasta.
5.50
Side of Pasta Alfredo
Choose from linguine, angel hair, fettuccini or penne pasta
6.50
Side of Pasta Ala Vodka
Choose from linguine, angel hair, fettuccini or penne pasta.
6.50
Side of Vegetable Du Jour, Baked Potato or Rice Pilaf
2.50
THE FINALE’
Mama says “dinner without her homemade dessert is not a meal”
Caramel Flan
Smooth & delicious custard like dessert w/ caramel sauce. A cure for the sweet tooth
4.50
Budino Di Pane
Our homemade bread pudding served w/ creamy caramel sauce! Way too good to share!
5.75
Homemade Cannoli
Choose two of our homemade cannoli. Our flavors change nightly. Please ask your server for tonight’s delicious flavors
6.95
Chocolate Mousse Marnier
Our chocolate mousse is made w/ real whipped cream, dark chocolate & flavored w/ grand marnier. Oooh
4.95
Zeppole
Fresh dough lightly fried, dusted w/ confectioners sugar & served warm. (Or by the bag to take home)
4.75
Blue Bell Ice Cream
Blue bell ice cream is creamy & absolutely delicious! Visani is proud to support blue bell creameries in punta gorda. They make a great product & create jobs in our hometown at the same time! Choice of, vanilla, dutch chocolate, pistachio almond or no sugar added ice cream. (Ask your server for today’s flavor)
4.95
Visani Chocolate Lover's Sundae
Fresh homemade whipped cream & our delicious chocolate ice cream drizzled w/ chocolate syrup & then served in an edible dark chocolate dish
6.50
Vanilla Crème Brulee
Our homemade vanilla crème brulee’ is made from fresh cream & whole eggs. Served w/ a side of our homemade whipped cream
5.50
Italian Cassata Cake
mama’s homemade Italian cassata cake is made w/ amaretto infused ricotta cheese layered w/ orange sponge cake, topped off w/ toasted almonds. server w/ a side of whipped cream then drizzled w/ chocolate syrup
5.95
BEVERAGES‏
(Complimentary coffee, tea & soda refills are only offered w/ dinner prior to
Entertainment.)
Coca Cola Products
2.65
Fresh Brewed Ice Tea
2.65
Hot Coffee or Tea
2.25
Espresso
1.95
Cappuccino
3.75
Cafe Latte
2.95
Bottomless Coca Cola Products or Iced Tea
5.30
And hot coffee4.50
Choose; drink
(For those not eating dinner w/ a show)
About
Dining at Visani is not your typical restaurant experience. Visani believes that dinner is something which should be enjoyed. You now have a choice when planning a special evening out. You can enjoy a great meal and then go home (that’s how it used to be) or you can enjoy a great meal and then follow it with some great entertainment. Visani is proud to offer a daily chef selection menu for your dining pleasure. All of our family recipes are freshly prepared. Start off with our delicious appetizers (The Prelude), then follow it up with a delicious dinner entrée (The Main Attraction)Ask our servers about our in house fresh made from scratch pasta. And most important, don’t forget dessert (The
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best food in the area by far and a comedy show to boot love it here it's are go to for great food.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Gregg W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought the food was a little average for he prices they charged. If you pay a "premium" price, you expect premium food. The service is probably the best I have had around Florida or close to it. The comedy show was just okay that...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 541dennist
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Dinner and comedians. The meal was awesome and the comedian was funny. It was my third time going there and I've never been disappointed. I would highly recommend it.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank dwmurphy5555
Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

Just moved here from New York first time at this venue , the place was beautifully decorated The food from the scratch kitchen was phenomenal , I had homemade pasta with Vodka sauce, my husband had steak mashed potatoes and fresh green beans and carrots...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Dawn65-65
Reviewed September 30, 2019

I moved to PC about 9 months ago and have been looking for some Orlando type of entertainment. I work literally next door to Visani but had never taken the time to stop in. It was EXACTLY what I was looking for. I've since been...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank croberts2009
Reviewed September 16, 2019

We called to make a reservation and asked if it was adult show or family They said family. so we went to the show saturday sept. 14. The warm-up act was very good( and clean). The headliner was very funny except his last 5 minutes...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Bill P
Reviewed September 16, 2019

We are locals and like to try different things. My husband and I went on a Saturday night, sold out event. We ordered Steaks, they were cooked okay. The 2 waitresses we had were good. The place is real dark, kind of dirty. The ladies...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank FloridaWifey
Reviewed August 30, 2019

My husband and I were introduced to Pisani's Restaurant and Theater by the friends we were visiting in Port Charlotte. The dining room and theater are large enough to accommodate a large group of diners, but yet small enough to remain somewhat intimate. Each of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Toni112950
Reviewed August 28, 2019

Fabulous show with Dwight Icenhower as Elvis, fabulous food, fabulous service, a real show stopper performance.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SunnyBaraboo_WI
Reviewed August 4, 2019

This was are second visit to Visanis and they did not disappoint. The scallop appetizer is definite must try. My husbands steak was cooked to perfection. If you’ve never ordered the homemade pasta treat yourself! You’ll be a fan forever. Be sure to ask for...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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