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ZaZa's Cucina

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Mon, 2/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Soup of the day
Baby greens and grape tomatoes dressed
With balsamic vinaigrette
ZaZa’s Caesar salad
Crisp romaine lettuce with our house made Caesar style dressing, topped with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and homemade garlic croutons
Roasted beet salad
Tender beets dressed in orange-sherry vinaigrette topped with crumbled goat cheese and toasted hazelnuts, served with baby greens and grape tomatoes
Mixed baby greens, candied walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, and tart apples
Dressed with a raspberry-champagne vinaigrette
Marinated artichokes
Fresh mozzarella, toasted walnuts and cherry tomatoes over baby greens
Shaved fennel salad
Over arugula with capers, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil
Prosciutto di Parma
With melon
Semolina crusted fried calamari
Served with a side of house pomodoro sauce
Prince Edward Island mussels
Sautéed in white wine, herbs, and garlic
Meat entrées are served with roasted garlic whipped mashed potatoes and vegetable of the day, except veal paillard.
Eggplant Parmesan
lightly fried layers of eggplant, baked with fresh mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and house made tomato-basil sauce
Chicken Parmesan
chicken breast lightly breaded and fried in olive oil, topped with a house made tomato-basil sauce, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and fresh mozzarella
Grilled Airline chicken breast
Marinated with garlic and balsamic vinegar, served with lemon-herb sauce
Pan seared Jail Island Salmon
With maple-ginger glaze, served with sautéed butternut squash, spinach, and roasted potatoes
Ahi Tuna filet, peppercorn crusted
topped with sundried tomato-olive tapenade, served with roasted potatoes, green beans and tomatoes in a lemon vinaigrette, and pickled red onions. Please note, tuna is seared rare.
Veal paillard lightly breaded and fried in olive oil
served with arugula, tomatoes, balsamic reduction, and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Veal Parmesan
Veal cutlets lightly breaded and fried in olive oil, topped with a house made tomato-basil sauce, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and fresh mozzarella
Veal cutlets and Prosciutto di Parma sautéed with butter, white wine, and fresh sage
Duck breast
Rubbed with‏ rosemary and fennel seeds, pan seared and served with a dried cherry and red wine sauce
served with Puttanesca sauce: plum tomatoes, olives, anchovies, capers and dry chili peppers
Rigatoni Pizzaiolo
With green olives, smoked mozzarella and fresh marjoram in pomodoro sauce
House made potato Gnocchi
With a ripe plum tomato-basil sauce
House made potato Gnocchi
With green olives, smoked mozzarella and fresh marjoram in pomodoro sauce
Smoked mozzarella and asparagus ravioli
with a ripe plum tomato-basil and cream sauce and grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
(Meat sauce made with beef, veal, and pork)
Spaghetti Bolognese
with grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Pappardelle Bolognese
with a dash of cream and grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
ZaZa’s own traditional meatballs and grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
Served over spaghetti
Bologna style Lasagna
With nine layers of homemade pasta, creamy béchamel sauce and house signature meat sauce
In a fresh clams, white wine and garlic sauce
Red seafood spaghetti
Homemade egg spaghetti with prawns, diver scallops, clams, mussels, and calamari in a fresh tomato sauce
White seafood spaghetti
Homemade egg‏ spaghetti with prawns, diver scallops, clams, mussels, and calamari in a white wine, garlic and fresh herb sauce
Porcini and wild mushroom risotto
with grated Parmigiano Reggiano
Lobster and prawns risotto
Creamy arborio rice slowly simmered in lobster stock, lobster meat and prawns
Apple Cranberry and Walnut Cobbler
Fall fruit, healthy walnuts, orange zest and fresh ginger are topped with a cornmeal crust and then baked. Served warm with vanilla gelato
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Culinary nostalgia: pumpkin cheesecake, infused with seasonal spices, baked with a traditional graham cracker crust, served with ginger crème anglaise and caramel sauce.
Flourless Chocolate and Orange Torte
A truffle like torte made with rich dark chocolate and the essence of Sicilian oranges
Rich mascarpone cream between sweet ladyfingers soaked in espresso and Marsala
Mousse au Chocolat
Traditional French style chocolate mousse, prepared with a hint of Kahlua, dark rum and espresso
Crème Brûlée
House crème brulée infused with Tahitian vanilla beans
Affogato al Caffè
Freshly brewed espresso poured over creamy vanilla gelato
Sorbetto or Gelato
Artisanal sorbetto and gelato, created with the finest ingredients, organic nuts and fruits, and milk from Lancaster County Please ask your server about today’s selection
Hospitality; it is what drives us at ZaZa's Cucina. We provide our patrons the complete dining experience by delivering excellent food, attentive service, and fine wine in an elegantly designed space. Chef and Entrepreneur, Curtis Radcliffe, combines his practical knowledge gained through years of experience in the hospitality industry and his training at the Culinary Institute of America to redefine the dining experience at ZaZa's Cucina. Curtis has led several kitchens as Executive Chef in the finger lakes region, including a Fortune 500 company. He brings passion, consistency and experience to the new ZaZa's. Curtis strives to utilize the best local and regional products, along with the finest
$17 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

So excited to have fresh pasta! We’ve passed this restaurant several times but only recently visited. The food was freshly made and delicious. Portions were appropriate per the price. My only complaint was that we didn’t get a chance to ask for more homemade bread!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HuntFoodLove
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Superb homemade pastas, great drinks, attentive but not intrusive wait staff..great deserts, even a band

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nh7842
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We celebrated my birthday here tonight. Loved every minute. Service was professional and attentive. After well-prepared Beefeater martinis, we began by splitting the mussels appetizer -- more than 20 to share in a rich, garlic-infused broth. Then shared a Caesar salad, complete with anchovies. Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hnd1
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Second time here 10/2/2018. For our son’s Birthday dinner. We like the decor, very Italian and stylish but casual atmosphere. Looks and feels like white tablecloth yet you can enjoy in jeans. Started with a downtown mule, a bell tower and Passimento. Then went with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank seanrcole
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The food was great. The atmosphere was fine. Ate dinner at the bar and had a great time. They need more air conditioning. Only reason why I'm not giving them 5 stars.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had a very good dinner with friends. Very nice atmosphere . This restaurant has been around for many years and I can see why. Also great bartender, Jason. My only complaint is the service was very slow. So get an extra drink and enjoy.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Nice atmosphere, great food, very helpful waiters. The appetizers were excellent, burrata nice and fresh, dates with bacon and cheese well done, duck breast moist and crispy and tasty, seafood stew nice and rich. We will be back

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SebastianoeCarla
Reviewed August 2, 2018

The atmosphere was impressive when we walked in but our opinion quickly went downhill. They had only 2 waiters for the entire place and both were overwhelmed. Service was poor, food was mediocre,and way overpriced for what you get. In spite of the good reviews...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JTL07825
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Staff preparing place settings outside while smoking..Shells in lobster rav...Smell of dead or rotting meat outside front doors, can we confused for a dry cleaner... the owner was present when shells we're found and handed to waitress to bring to chef.. they we're confirmed as...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Taz T
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Nice pre-graduation dinner. food is consistent, service is consistent, nothing really out of the ordinary if you are looking for italian food. Most notable for flavor is the focaccia bread, fresh and very moist. Creme brulee for dessert 4.5 out of 5, creamy and nice...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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May 5, 2017|
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Response from Curtis R | Property representative |
We do not have a separate dining room, but we do have a large space that is very customizable. We host rehearsal dinners quite frequently. Please contact us at 607-273-9292 for more information.
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