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Alex's Washington Gardens

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SALADS‏
12.00
Garden's Special Salad
Fresh chopped salad with romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomato, scallions, cucumbers, roasted red peppers, hearts of palm, crumbled bleu cheese and our house Italian vinaigrette.
12.00
Roasted Red Beet Salad
Fresh roasted and cubed red beets with fresh crisp pear slices, with a choice of goat or bleu cheese, housemade glazed walnuts, with balsamic vinaigrette served over mixed greens
10.00
Insalata Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato, sliced avocado, and a drizzle of pesto sauce
9.00
Caeser Salad
Fresh cold crisp Romaine lettuce spears with our own family recipe zesty dressing and housemade garlic croutons
5.00
Garden's House Salad
Fresh crisp cold mix of Romaine and Iceberg, garnished with scallion and slices of tomato, cucumber, and hard boiled egg with your choice of Housemade dressings: Italian, Ranch, Bleu Cheese and 1000 Island
8.00
Sliced Tomato and Onion
Layers of red ripe tomato and sweet red onion with Italian Vinaigrette
SEAFOOD
All fish are also available broiled and served with fresh vegetables, or, with our Artichoke sauce.
25.00
Fresh vegetables
Artichoke sauce
Cajun Martini Whitefish
Sauteed in a zesty blend of dry vermouth, shallots, cajun spices and lemon
25.00
Fresh vegetables
Artichoke sauce
Whitefish Florentine
Sauteed with spinach, white wine, fresh tarragon, lemon and a touch of cream
25.00
Fresh vegetables
Artichoke sauce
Seared Blackened Ahi Tuna
Pan seared‏ rare with cajun spices and served with wasabi sesame terriyaki sauce
25.00
Fresh vegetables
Artichoke sauce
Salmon Sea and Garden
Fresh salmon filet baked or broiled and served with braised mixed vegetables, fruit garnish, and the rice of the day.
25.00
Fresh vegetables
Artichoke sauce
Whitefish de Jonghe
A Garden's favorite for over 20 years!.
25.00
Fresh vegetables
Artichoke sauce
Salmon Lorenzana
Fresh filet marinated in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon and teriyaki sauce.
HOUSE SPECIALTIES‏
19.00
Chicken Parmesan
Two fresh boneless Perdue breasts pounded flat, breaded, fried and then baked in a light tomato sauce then topped with mozzarella
19.00
Chicken Marsala
Two fresh‏ bobless Perdue breasts pounded flat then served with mushrooms in our popular marsala wine sauce
19.00
Chicken Limone
Two fresh bonless Perdue breasts pounded flat then sauteed with butter, white wine and fresh lemon juice
20.00
Calamari Arrabiata
Linguini pasta tossed with tender fresh sliced calamari, extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, fresh basil, tomato and red pepper flakes.
29.00
NY Strip Steak
USDA Choice steak with veggies and oven roasted potatoes.
28.00
Lamb Shank Osso Bucco
Braised and then simmered for hours in a Scornavacco family recipe broth
PASTA
Full orders include house salad, half orders on request
12.00
Family recipe meatballs +5.00
Spaghetti, Penne or Angel Hair
Hand cut‏ choice of pasta with marinara, meat or tomato cream sauce, add family recipe meatballs
18.00
Lasagna Bolognese
a Wahsington‏ Gardens Favorite with homemade pasta sheets topped with marinara, meat or tomato cream sauce
18.00
Baked Ravioli
Our spinach and cheese tortellacci baked in tomato cream sauce topped with melted cheddar cheese
About
Made from scratch, family recipe Italian cuisine in Highwood since 1932, and at it's current location since 1982. Serving a selection of Fresh Seafood delivered daily including our very popular Prince Edward Island Steamed Mussels. Also, we offer some of the best thin crisp crust pizza, which was the first pizza served on the North Shore at Scornavacco's since 1944. All the classics are here, homemade pastas, hand carved and pounded out chicken and veal parmigiana, limone, piccata, and of course lasagnas, meatballs, and of course homemade desserts.
PRICE RANGE
$14 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting up north friends brought in pizza and salad and we were pleasantly surprised. The pizza is four stars while the salads we had were very unremarkable and average..... Thin pizza with a slightly sweet sauce was great.... sausage was delicious but could’ve used a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Two of us for dinner. Tonight we selected linguine with clams and veal Marsala. Both were delicious. For dessert we shared a spumoni. Great neighborhood go to place.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Very lovely restaurant. Food is excellent as are the drinks. Service is great. Bar is a fun place to hang out. Recommend the Tortellini & Pizza,

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barb K
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

From the outside this looks like a dive bar. When you get inside it is a small cozy neighborhood Italian restaurant. The food is old world Italian and outstanding. I had the lasagna with meat sauce and a side of Italian sausage. The lasagna was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CubFan1948
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Very good food at an established restaurant. We always like to go to restaurants that have been around for a long time

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mickeygo2016
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Three of us for dinner. Not too hungry, so we tried a sharing experience. Our selections were the special salad, ravioli el forno, and ice cream sundae for dessert. Excellent food and excellent service. Most enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Love every dish and the pizza, too! Friendly service and homey old-fashioned atmosphere. Make a reservation on weekends, they get busy. Also, there is valet parking for a fee or 1-2 block away street parking. A gem.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lori1019
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Have had Pizza from here on several occasions. Pizza is delicious. Only wish they had their own delivery service, as you have to go pick it up when you want carry-out.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank virginiadew
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my chicken dish. It was render and very flavoable with red sauce. Asked for whole wheat pasta and was pleasantly surprised they had it. Ministrone soup was delicious. We will definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ebk31449
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is a neighborhood restaurant. Whether you are a newcomer or an old friend, you will be welcomed with a friendly smile, excellent food, good service "I'll return smile on your face". Pizza is one of the best. Home made pasta, will more than be...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Robert C
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My favorite is the steak el forno and the haystack
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