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Mannino's Italian Bistro

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Wed, 2/20
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ANTIPASTI / APPETIZERS
$17.99
Mannino's Crab-Tini*
Truffled Shrimp and Crab Martini - sautéed jumbo shrimp and lump crab meat, white wine citrus white truffle compound butter
$11.99
Prosciutto & Fresh Mozzarella*
Fresh house made mozzarella, imported prosciutto ham, EVOO and basil
$12.99
Calamari Fritti*
Crispy fried cold water squid tubes with house marinara, parmesan cheese and herbs
$10.99
Fried Mozzarella & Zucchini
Battered in our house Peroni beer batter and served with fresh marinara
$12.99
Fried Local Oysters
Jumbo fried oysters, capers, sundried tomatoes, parmesan cream, and crispy bacon
$12.99
Clams Posillipo*
One dozen Fresh Little neck clams sautéed with garlic, white wine, fresh herbs and crushed red pepper, in ocean clam broth over olive oil roasted bread. Available in red or white broth
$12.99
Fresh Mozzarella Bruschetta
Toasted artisan bread topped with marinated tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, & aged balsamic
$12.99
Bruschetta con Gorgonzola
Toasted artisan bread topped with marinated tomatoes, Gorgonzola cheese, and aged balsamic
Small $12.99
Large $19.99
Roasted Garlic Antipasti Plate*
Warm roasted head of garlic, fresh mozzarella, roasted bell peppers, prosciutto ham, olives, & crusty Italian bread
$9.99
NY City Sidewalk Sausage & Peppers*
Sautéed sweet Italian sausage, bell peppers, and onions, with marinara and fresh mozzarella
ZUPPA / SOUP
Cup $6.99
Bowl $10.99
Mannino's Award Winning Crab Soup
Cup $4.99
Bowl $7.99
Marsala-flamed French Onion Soup
with fresh mozzarella
INSALATE / SALADS
Add Chicken - $4.99, Jumbo Shrimp (3) - $8.99, Fried Oysters - $6.99, Fried Calamari - $6.99
$9.99
Apple & Gorgonzola*
Fresh granny smith apples, baby field greens and candied pecans tossed in apricot vinaigrette and topped with gorgonzola cheese
$9.99
Caprice Salad*
Roma tomatoes, house made fresh mozzarella and mesclun greens tossed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil and aged balsamic
$7.99
Insalate Della Casa*
Mesclun greens, Roma tomatoes, baby spinach, carrots, beets, and garlic croutons with choice of apricot vinaigrette, creamy gorgonzola dressing, house Italian, or oil & balsamic
$8.99
Classic Caesar*
Romaine hearts tossed with Mannino's Caesar dressing, grated pecorino cheese, & garlic croutons
PASTA
Gluten-free pasta is available on Entrées for an additional charge of $2.99
$17.99
Penne Alla Vodka*
Delicate penne pasta tossed with sautéed shallots, Roma tomatoes, and basil in vodka cream sauce
$19.99
Tortellini Rustica*
Sautéed mushrooms, artichokes, and sweet Italian sausage tossed in tomato cream sauce with fresh basil
$15.99
Spaghetti Pomodoro*
Classic spaghetti cooked to order and tossed with our signature tomato sauce and fresh basil
$17.99
Linguine Pesto Genovese*
Fresh house made basil pesto, toasted pine nuts, and pecorino cheese tossed with linguine
$17.99
Four Cheese Ravioli
Four Cheese ravioli tossed with our signature marinara sauce topped with fresh basil (also available spicy)
$19.99
Fettuccine Con Pollo Alfredo*
Sautéed chicken breast, Italian sausage, and sundried tomatoes in rich garlic Alfredo sauce over fettuccine
$15.99
Penne Alla Marinara*
Delicate penne pasta, house marinara, and basil (also available spicy)
$18.99
Gnocchi Margherita*
Moist potato dumplings in plum tomato sauce topped with chunks of fresh mozzarella and fresh basil
$16.99
Penne Arrabbiata*
Penne pasta tossed with sautéed shallots, garlic, herbs, Roma and sundried tomatoes, and crushed red pepper
$19.99
Spaghetti & Meatballs Parmigiana
Spaghetti, Mannino's meatballs, and plum tomato sauce baked together with fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheeses
PESCE / FISH
$22.99
Linguine Con Vongole*
Garlic sautéed fresh little neck clams over linguine in your choice of house white or red clam sauce
$26.99
Scampi Francese*
Jumbo shrimp lightly egg battered and pan sautéed with lemon, white wine, butter, and your choice of mushrooms or baby artichokes served with penne or spaghetti pomodoro or house vegetable
$26.99
Scampi Fra Diavolo*
Jumbo shrimp sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs, and Roma tomatoes tossed with spicy marinara over fettuccine
$32.99
Linguine Frutti Di Mare*
Shrimp, clams, and calamari sautéed with garlic, herbs, and Roma tomatoes in sea clam broth with a hint of marinara, over linguine
AL FORNO
$18.99
Lasagna Bolognese
Fresh pasta layered with house meat sauce, delicate ricotta béchamel, and fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheeses finished with plum tomato sauce
$17.99
Eggplant Parmesan
Parmesan breaded eggplant fried crispy and baked with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese with penne or spaghetti pomodoro or house vegetable
$17.99
Manicotti Formaggio
Fresh pasta stuffed with, ricotta, parmesan, and fresh mozzarella cheeses, baked with chunky tomato sauce
$17.99
Portabella Parmesan
Parmesan breaded portabella mushrooms fried crispy and baked with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese with penne or spaghetti pomodoro or house vegetable
POLLO / CHICKEN
All chicken entrees are served with complimentary choice of spaghetti, penne pomodoro, or house vegetable. Any substitutions are subject to an additional charge. Gluten-free pasta is available on Sides for an additional charge of $1.99
$19.99
Pollo Francese*
Chicken breast lightly egg-battered and pan sautéed with lemon, white wine, butter, and your choice of fresh mushrooms or baby artichokes
$19.99
Pollo Marsala*
Sautéed chicken breast and fresh mushrooms in Marsala wine sauce with fresh herbs
$19.99
Pollo Parmigiana
Parmesan breaded chicken breast fried crispy and baked with tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese
$19.99
Pollo Portofino*
Pan fried chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese, and baby spinach topped with mushrooms Marsala
$19.99
Pollo Picatta*
Sautéed chicken breast and capers in lemon white wine butter sauce
$19.99
Pollo Alla Fresca
Crispy fried chicken breast topped with cool marinated tomatoes and fresh mozzarella over romaine lettuce with balsamic drizzle
VITELLO/VEAL
All veal entrees are served with complimentary choice of spaghetti, penne pomodoro, or house vegetable. Any substitutions are subject to an additional charge. Gluten-free pasta is available on Sides for an additional charge of $1.99
$23.99
Vitello Francese*
Tender veal medallions lightly egg-battered and pan sautéed with lemon, white wine, butter, and your choice of fresh mushrooms or baby artichokes
$23.99
Vitello Marsala*
Pan seared veal medallions and fresh mushrooms in Marsala wine sauce with fresh herbs
$23.99
Vitello Parmigiana
Parmesan breaded veal cutlet fried crispy and baked with plum tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese
$23.99
Vitello Saltimbocca*
Pan seared veal cutlet topped with prosciutto ham, sautéed baby spinach and fresh mozzarella baked in sherry sage wine sauce
$23.99
Vitello Picatta*
Sautéed veal medallions and capers in lemon white wine butter sauce
$24.99
Vitello con Peperoni
Parmesan fried veal, topped with sautéed bell peppers, onions, Italian sausage, and marinara baked with fresh mozzarella
CHEFS SPECIALTIES
$19.99
Tortellini Mannino
Cheese tortellini tossed with caramelized onions, wild mushrooms, English peas, & prosciutto ham in parmesan cream
$24.99
Vitello & Portabella Stack
Parmesan fried veal cutlet, eggplant, and portabella mushroom, layered with prosciutto ham, basil marinara, and fresh melted house made mozzarella, served with complimentary choice of spaghetti, penne pomodoro, or house vegetable
$25.99
Jumbo Shrimp Rosé *
Sautéed jumbo shrimp, mushrooms, prosciutto, caramelized onions, and English peas in a Parmesan rosé cream sauce over fettuccine
$19.99
Pollo con Peperoni
Parmesan fried chicken breast topped with sautéed bell peppers, onions, Italian sausage, and marinara baked with fresh mozzarella; served with complimentary choice of spaghetti, penne pomodoro, or house vegetable
$23.99
Local Fried Oyster Dinner
Jumbo local oysters lightly breaded and fried crispy with John's sweet chili aioli, Carlos's citrus cocktail sauce, Succop's whole grain honey mustard aioli, served with your choice of two: spaghetti, penne pomodoro, or house vegetable
LIGHTER APPETITES
Smaller portions; lighter food - Gluten-free pasta is available on Entrées for an additional charge of $2.99
$16.99
Steve Special*
Sautéed chicken breast, zucchini, and Roma tomatoes, tossed with penne pasta, fresh herbs, and chicken broth
$16.99
Linguine Aglio Olio*
Linguine tossed with garlic, EVOO, fresh parsley, and a hint of red pepper
$16.99
Scampi Della Casa*
Three sautéed jumbo shrimp in white wine garlic basil butter sauce over linguine
$16.99
Penne Semplice*
Sautéed Italian sausage, mushrooms, and zucchini tossed with marinara and penne pasta
About
The experienced Culinary team of Chefs John R. Mannino & John M. Mannino (Father & Son Respectively) have partnered with Sommelier Daris Gavin to open New "Olde World Style" Italian Bistros. The goal was to give patrons Great Italian food at a reasonable price point with wine choices to match. We are sure that the Mannino's Italian Bistro Family will work with great passion & attention to detail to try and ensure that our guest develop a sense of home and comfort while enjoying their dining experience. John R. spent time at many restaurants both locally (Nicholas' at the Omni, La Bella Italia, Cafe Society {Executive Chef}, Bodegas & 456 Fish) and nationally (Lacey's Restaurant/ Manhattan &
PRICE RANGE
$21 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews crab soup tortellini mannino tiramisu veal prosciutto bread pasta dishes kempsville location princess anne wonderful waitress great italian food great dinner hampton roads anniversary dinner recommend this restaurant an appetizer sat at the bar
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best She Crab ever!! Server Diane was friendly and professional. Filet with lobster sauce was divine! All our visits here have been excellent!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Shoencar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has now become our favorite in Virginia Beach. We enjoy the wonderful Italian cuisine and terrific service once a week. The Crab Soup is the best we've ever had and so full of fresh crab meat that we wonder how the price can...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CCSVBVA
Reviewed January 4, 2019

For the past 8 years I have gone to Manninos on New Years Eve,great place to start the new year off. Diane the waitress is a pro and a true asset to the Restaurant. She makes every meal special with her excellent service. By the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Irene F
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Our first trip to Mannino's several years ago didn't impress us and we didn't return for quite awhile. During the last year we have been to Mannino's with friends and business associates. Each visit increased our appraisal of this restaurant. It probably has more to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MaryDen
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

First time at this beachside venue and wasn’t sure what to expect. “INCREDIBLE!” We were taken care of by the bartender Sharon. She made us some first class cocktails and followed up with appetizer and entree recommendations: Oysters Rockefeller, She-crab Soup, and the veal was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

This has become one of our go-to restaurants in Virginia Beach. The food is delicious, the atmosphere cozy and reminiscent of the good Italian restaurants of our youth, and the service exceptional. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 2dogs2014
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I along with her brother and his wife stayed over in Virginia Beach for three nights on our way back to Long Island. It was off season and the weather was horrible, but we did find a great place to eat while...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank L7935GYchrisd
Reviewed October 24, 2018

stopped in after a shopping spree near by for mid-week dinner. sailed in around 6:45 and for a thursday night they were busy, but we managed a nice booth in front section. our only app. was a bowl of crab soup, several months back we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maxtheknife2012
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in per my daughters request for her favorite dishes. Will say, I felt like I was treated like a queen. Travis was great behind the bar and very personable. If I ever come north of home again...I, no WE will be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 955bethannel
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I have visited this Mannino's & the other Mannino's at the beach. Sadly, both restaurants were lacking in quality Italian Food. First, the sauce was not very tasty, secondly, the food was lacking, in seasoning, and portions a Joke!. I attended a group function, at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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wanttogetaway2014
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Response from maxtheknife2012 | Reviewed this property |
i did not notice either, but you can ask John........everything is doable here to make your dining pleasure enjoyable.
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skionVA
February 8, 2017|
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Yes we do have those options and if you speak with your server they can communicate with the chef to help ensure we can try and accommodate your needs.
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Kempsville no Beach yes
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