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La Lanterna

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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
Cup 4.95
Bowl 5.95
Homemade Daily Soups
10.95
Calamari Fritti
Fried calamari served with a mild or spicy marinara sauce
10.95
Clams Posillipo
Little Neck Clams in a light marinara sauce or extra virgin olive oil and garlic sauce
10.95
Clams on a Half Shell
12.95
Clams Casino
12.95
Mussels Provinciale
Sauteed in a white wine lemon garlic sauce or sauteed in a light marinara sauce with wine
12.95
Sauteed Portobello Mushrooms
Portobello mushroom sauteed in garlic, wine, sundried tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil
SALADS
12.95
Grilled Chicken Salad
Marinated grilled‏ chicken breast over assorted greens, vegetables, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette
14.95
Italian Grilled Chicken or Breaded Chicken Salad
Marinated grilled chicken breast with mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, sundried tomatoes, red onions, kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes over mixed greens with balsamic vinaigrette
12.95
Oriental Salad
Marinated grilled‏ chicken breast over romaine lettuce, chow mein noodles and mandarin orange in a ginger dressing
12.95
Grilled chicken breast to this selection +2.00
Mediterranean Salad
Romaine lettuce, feat cheese, kalamata olives, cucumbers, tomato wedges, red onions, bell peppers in a red wine vinaigrette
12.95
Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken or Breaded Chicken and Crusty Croutons
12.95
Fresh Spinach Salad
Baby leaf spinach, sliced mushrooms, bacon, hard boiled egg, crusty croutons, cherry tomatoes and warm or cold bacon dressing
10.95
La Lanterna Salad
Arugula, goat cheese, walnuts, cran raisins and slice apples with a raspberry vinaigrette dressing
SANDWICHES‏
Sandwiches served on a semolina here bread
13.95
Grilled Eggplant
Fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, arugula, pesto and balsamic vinaigrette served with a side salad
13.95
Grilled Chicken Breast or Bread Chicken Breast
Fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, arugula, pesto and balsamic vinaigrette served with a side salad
14.95
Prosciutto
Lean prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, arugula and balsamic vinaigrette with a side salad
TRADITIONAL HERO
All traditional Heros served with a side salad
13.95
Eggplant or Chicken Parmigiana
Lightly breaded, melted mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce
Veal Cutlet Parmigiana
Lightly breaded, melted mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce
TORTILLA WRAPS‏
Served with Soup
Caesar Salad Honey Wheat Wrap
Filled with marinated grilled chicken breast, chilled romaine lettuce and Parmigiana cheese in our Caesar dressing
Spinach Wrap
Filled with grilled portobello mushrooms, roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella cheese, sundried tomatoes, arugula and balsamic vinaigrette
Served with Salad
Mediterranean Spinach Wrap
Filled with arugula, feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, grilled chicken breast, olive oil and vinegar
Original Honey Wheat Wrap
Filled with marinated grilled chicken breast, romaine lettuce, chow mein noodles and mandarin oranges, ginger dressing
PASTA
13.95
A garden salad for +2.00
Linguine Alla Carbonara
Proscuitto, onions,‏ peas and cheese in a cream sauce
13.95
A garden salad for +2.00
Penne Alla Vodka
Pasta sauteed with vodka, proscuitto, cream, capers and fresh tomatoes
13.95
A garden salad for +2.00
Penne Alla Sorrentino
Pasta sauteed in a pink pauce with roasted eggplant, portobello mushrooms, sundried tomatoes and mozzarella cheese
13.95
A garden salad for +2.00
Penne or Capellini Pesto
Pasta sauteed in olive oil, fresh basil, cheese and Pinoli nuts
14.95
A garden salad for +2.00
Linguini
Baby clams sauteed in olive oil and garlic in a light marinara sauce
15.95
A garden salad for +2.00
Homemade Lasagna
Noodles layered with a cheese filling and sweet Italian sausage with melted mozzarella cheese
ENTREES‏
All Entrees served with a side of linguine
19.95
Veal Scallopini All Marsala
Cooked in an aromatic and delectable melange of Marsala wine and portobello mushrooms
19.90
Veal Scallopine All Francaise
Veal sauteed in white wine, butter and lemon sauce
19.95
Saltimbocca Alla Romana
Veal Scallopine topped with proscuitto, portobello mushrooms and mozzarella placed over fresh spinach in a Sherry sauce
19.95
Veal Parmesan
Veal Scallopine topped with mozzarella and our special sauce
POLLO
15.95
Chicken Scarpariello
Sauteed with sweet Italian sausage, onions, bell peppers, portobello mushrooms, lemon and white wine sauce
15.95
Chicken All Francaise
Savory boneless fillets of chicken sauteed in white wine, butter and lemon sauce
15.95
Chicken Alla Marsala
Boneless breast popped with Marsala wine and portobello mushrooms
15.95
Chicken Parmesan
Boneless breast topped with mozzarella cheese and our zesty marinara sauce
15.95
Chicken Cacciatore
Boneless chicken sauteed in white wine, portobello mushrooms, bell peppers, herbs, and marinara sauce
PESCE‏
19.95
Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon and a white wine sauce
19.95
Shrimp Marinara or Fra Diablo
Shrimp freshly sauteed in our delightful marinara sauce, with a hint of red pepper
19.95
Shrimp Parmigiana
Shrimp sauteed in our marinara sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese
19.95
Shrimp All Francaise
Shrimp dipped in our egg batter than sauteed in a light butter white wine and lemon sauce
SIDES
5.95
Penne or Linguine in a Marinara Sauce
6.95
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe or Spinach
4.95
Sweet Italian Sausage
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent location and wonderful indoor and outdoor setting. The place certainly has a vibe to it and it was almost full at 630 on a Friday evening. The owner and waitstaff are very warm and outgoing. It’s a BYOB with plenty of parking in the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank XSki007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for an early dinner because of all the favorable reviews. We were not disappointed. First off, the service is great. From hostess to the waitstaff, great. And it’s byob so that is nice. We brought our own but if you happen...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Coaldawg
Reviewed May 1, 2019

So many high-end eateries show beautiful meal presentations but they are small. La Lanterna not only show beautifully arranged plates but excel with their bountiful portions, great ambiance as well

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank edp2015
Reviewed February 19, 2019

it's a very pretty restaurant and the menu offers a lot. i have been there a couple of times with friends and it's one of ridgewood's nicest.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peggy C
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

La Lanterna Is a high end Italian Restaurant. Conveniently located near the Ridgewood, NJ train station. For my first course, I had the mussels. They were tender and served in a tasty light tomato sauce. For mains, I had the veal chop with mashed cauliflower....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank stanleyb572
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Recently enjoyed a super dinner at La Lanterna. We could not believe this place has been open for 14 years !!! It is tucked away off the beaten path. Definitely worth the trip !!! Family owned and great food. I had ordered a steak, which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pubkahn
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Recently had dinner at La Lanterna and the meal was prepared to perfection. The Cesar salad contained the ideal amount of flavoring a la light dressing, the salad greens were ideally trimmed and crisp, and the parmesan cheese was shaved to perfection. The "Fresh Pesto...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank frankcfg1
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is run by a lovely local couple who has been doing this for years. Our hostess, the owner recommended the John Dory fish which I have never seen on a menu and only heard about when watching Hell’s Kitchen’s Chef Ramsey as he...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Pinevalleyite
Reviewed April 13, 2018

This is a very special restaurant, as the family who own it take great pride in making you know that they aim to please. You are treated as though you are in their home. Every dish is made with love and it is obvious! I...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank phjfromnj
Reviewed March 3, 2018

You will not be disappointed if you are looking for a special meal at a reasonable price and served beautifully. Excellent Italian cuisine with wonderful seafood, meat and pasta specials every evening. I have dined her regularly since they have opened and come here when...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Robert F
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