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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Garlic Bread with Mozzarella
Garlic, butter, mozzarella
USD 4
Fried Fresh Mozzarella
Flash fried fresh mozzarella, marinara sauce
USD 9
Sicilian Rice Balls
Risotto balls, Angus beef, peas, provolone, breaded and fried, tomato sauce
USD 11
Meatballs & Ricotta
3 house Angus meatballs, tomato sauce, ricotta, crostini
USD 12
Fried Calamari
Calamari flash fried, marinara sauce, choose your heat (mild, medium, hot)
USD 13
Antipasto Vivo
Prosciutto di Parma, Capicola, Soppressata, Parmigiano Reggiano, Sharp Provolone, olives, roasted peppers, house bread
USD 17
SOUPS & SALADS
Salad additions: + Chicken $4, + Shrimp $8, + Salmon $9, + Sausage $8
House Salad
Mixed house greens, red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, house balsamic vinaigrette
USD 4
USD 8
Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts, house Caesar, parmesan, crostini
USD 4
USD 8
Caprese Salad
Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, roasted red peppers, EVOO, balsamic reduction
USD 12
"Vivo" Famous Chopped Salad
Chopped mixed greens, cucumber, red onions, tomatoes, pepperoncini, roasted red peppers, house balsamic vinaigrette
USD 11
Salmon Salad
Salmon over mixed greens, olives, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, house balsamic vinaigrette
USD 16
Stracciatella alla Romana Soup
Chicken stock, Pecorino Romano, egg, spinach
USD 7
Pasta Fagioli Soup
Cannellini beans, pancetta (pork), sautéed onions, penne, tomato brodetto, parmesan
USD 7
Toscana Soup
Cannellini beans, pancetta (pork), sautéed onions, chicken stock, marinara sauce, spinach, parmesan
USD 7
PIZZA & ROLLS
NY Style
Italian plum tomato sauce, basil, olive oil, grated cheese, mozzarella
Gluten Free USD 14
Medium USD 11
Large USD 15
Margherita
Thin crust, crushed Italian plum tomato sauce, mozzarella, fresh garlic, oregano, grated cheese
Gluten Free USD 15
Medium USD 13
Large USD 18
Carne
NY style pizza, house meatballs, Italian sausage, pepperoni. (Swap ham for meatballs for the Gluten Free)
Gluten Free USD 17
Medium USD 15
Large USD 21
White
Mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan, fresh garlic
Gluten Free USD 17
Medium USD 15
Large USD 21
Vegetarian
White pizza, crushed Italian tomato sauce, spinach, mushrooms, garlic, onions
Gluten Free USD 16
Medium USD 16
Large USD 21
Eggplant & Ricotta
Mozzarella, ricotta, fried eggplant, crushed Italian tomato sauce, fresh garlic
Medium USD 16
Large USD 21
Cheese Calzone
Ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, wrapped in pizza dough, side of marinara
USD 12
Chicken Roll
Breaded and fried chicken breast, pizza sauce, mozzarella, wrapped in pizza dough, side of marinara
USD 12
Eggplant Roll
Breaded and fried eggplant, pizza sauce, mozzarella, wrapped in pizza dough, side of marinara
USD 12
Stromboli
Pepperoni, house meatballs, sausage, onions, peppers, pizza sauce, mozzarella, wrapped in pizza dough, side of marinara
USD 13
TOPPINGS
Classic
Meatballs, Sausage, Pepperoni, Onions, Ham, Pineapple, Mushrooms, Anchovies, Banana Peppers, Fresh Garlic, Extra Cheese, Jalapenos
USD 1.5
USD 3
Gourmet
Goat Cheese, Gorgonzola Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers, Kalamata Olives, Grilled/Fried Chicken, Fried Eggplant, Fresh Mozzarella, Ricotta, Spinach, Sliced Tomatoes
USD 2.5
USD 5
Premium
Prosciutto di Parma (pork), Italian Pancetta (pork)
USD 4
USD 7
SANDWICHES
Served with side house or caesar salad
Meatball Parm
House Angus meatballs, tomato sauce, mozzarella
USD 13
Eggplant Parm
Fried and breaded eggplant, marinara, mozzarella
USD 13
Sausage & Peppers
Italian sausage, peppers, onions, marinara
USD 13
Chicken Parm
Fried and breaded chicken cutlet, tomato sauce, mozzarella
USD 13
Vegetarian
Sautéed baby spinach, grilled eggplant, roasted red peppers, fresh mozzarella, EVOO, balsamic reduction
USD 14
Chicken Caprese
Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, mixed greens, roasted red peppers, EVOO, balsamic reduction
USD 14
Italian
Soppressata, salami, capicola, provolone, mixed greens, red onions, roasted red peppers, EVOO, balsamic reduction
USD 14
FROM THE OVEN
Ravioli
Ricotta and mozzarella ravioli, marinara sauce, mozzarella
USD 16
Lasagna
Pasta sheets, Angus beef, mozzarella, ricotta cheese, tomato sauce
USD 16
Eggplant Parm
Breaded and fried eggplant, marinara, mozzarella, side of spaghetti
USD 17
Eggplant Rollatini
Ricotta and mozzarella rolled inside breaded and fried eggplant, marinara, mozzarella, side of spaghetti
USD 19
Chicken Parm
Breaded and fried chicken breasts, tomato sauce, mozzarella, side of spaghetti
USD 17
Chicken Cannelloni
Two pasta crepes, grilled chicken, roasted peppers, ricotta, mozzarella, plum tomato cream sauce
USD 18
Veal Parm
Veal scaloppine breaded and fried, tomato sauce, mozzarella, side of spaghetti
USD 23
PASTAS
Add $2 for gluten free pasta / + Chicken $4, + Shrimp $8, + Salmon $9, + Sausage $8
Spaghetti & Meatballs
House Angus meatballs, tomato sauce, parmesan
USD 16
Fettuccine Alfredo
European butter, cream, parmesan cheese
USD 17
Sausage & Peppers
Italian sausage, peppers, onions, marinara or feast style with garlic and oil, spaghetti
USD 17
Rigatoni Vodka
Pancetta (pork), sautéed onion, vodka, cream, Grana Padano
USD 17
Spaghetti Bolognese
Bolognese, cream, and Parmigiano Reggiano
USD 17
Spaghetti Carbonara
Pancetta (pork), caramelized onions, European butter, cream, parmesan
USD 18
Calamari Marinara
Calamari sautéed, garlic and oil, Italian plum tomatoes, spaghetti
USD 19
Linguini Clam Sauce
NC littleneck clams, garlic white wine butter brodetto or marinara brodetto
USD 19
Penne Rustica
Plum tomato sauce, cream, spinach, roasted red peppers, grilled chicken, parmesan
USD 20
Gnocchi Bolognese
Fresh potato pasta, Angus beef meat sauce, cream, parmesan
USD 20
ENTREES
Picatta
Lemon, butter, white wine, capers, house vegetables
Chicken USD 18
Veal USD 23
Marsala
Cremini Mushrooms, demi glaze, house vegetables
Chicken USD 18
Veal USD 23
Francaise
Egg batter, pan fried, lemon butter wine sauce, house vegetables
Chicken USD 18
Veal USD 23
Sorrentino
Grilled eggplant, Prosciutto di Parma, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, sherry sauce, house vegetables
Chicken USD 22
Veal USD 25
Chicken Scarpariello
Chicken, Italian sausage, red baby bliss potatoes, spicy rosemary pepperoncini balsamic sauce, sautéed green beans
USD 20
Salmon Positano
Grilled Atlantic salmon, spinach, shallots, garlic cream sauce, roasted tomatoes
USD 22
Crab Encrusted Salmon
Pan seared Atlantic salmon, jumbo lump crab meat, sherry cream sauce, parmesan, house vegetables
USD 26
SIDES
Spinach
Baby spinach in garlic and oil
USD 7
Potatoes & Vegetables
Red baby bliss potatoes, seasonal vegetables
USD 7
Italian Sausage
Grilled Italian sweet sausage
USD 8
Meatballs
3 handmade Angus meatballs
USD 10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar, Live Music
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Reviewed March 23, 2020

This local restaurant is family-owned and you can feel it when you walk in the door. The smell of olive oil, pasta, fresh basil and pizza greets you at the door. This family knows how to make you feel at home and greets you like...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

Kathryn was great. I had raviolis Mom had spaghetti and tomato sauce. Husband had seafood combo. Generous servings. Great food and service. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

I won't judge the entire restaurant based on this one experience, however, the pizza was super expensive and pretty mediocre to poor. Stay away from the pizza.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2019 via mobile

This is a great Italian spot! We have eaten here 4 times within the last year. That’s saying a lot since we love to explore new restaurants. The restaurant has a “homey” interior. The bar area has been renovated and is now big enough to...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

As a transplant from suburban Philly who grew up in an Italian suburb, I have long given up on finding anything remotely resembling the Italian cuisine I'm accustomed to eating. Sunday gravy isn't a thing here. Humidity works against all things bread. There is water...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Visited family & this restaurant was recommended. Good choice. We had Crab Encrusted Salmon, chicken parmigiana, veal Marsala & 2 different spaghetti dishes. All very good. Worth a try

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

Went with family and it was a really pleasant experience. This is a family owned restaurant and the owner was in evidence throughout the evening. It was obvious that many of the diners were repeat customers. All the meals we had were great, wine was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

I've eaten here a few times, and finally was able to bring my wife and a friend for dinner last week. The food is lovely. I've had the veal parm and the veal saltimbocca. Our friend tried the fettuccine alfredo with chicken, and shared the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

We were there for lunch with friends...loved their background music! Eros Ramazotti! They had a wonderful Pasta Fagioli, and salads were tasty..great ambiance!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

I was in town briefly visiting and we had dinner here. Was very busy but service was prompt. Nice wine list. I had a Cabernet recommended by staff. Varied menu. The gnocchi gorgonzola was amazing. Very enjoyable.

Date of visit: February 2019
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