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Trattoria Dal Santo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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APPETIZERS‎
Fritto di Calamari
Tender calamari, dusted with seasoned flour and flash fried, served with our lemon aioli
8.95
Tre Bruschetti
Grilled country bread finished with a trio of toppings; eggplant caponata, olive tapenade, and a white bean salad
7.95
Toasted Cheese Ravioli
Ricotta, Romano, and parmesan cheese filled pasta pillows lightly coated with bread crumbs and fried, served with marinara
6.95
Pesto Torta
Layers of soft cheeses and our basil pesto, served with lavosh
6.95
Mushroom Fonduta
Mushroom caps stuffed with gorgonzola, goat cheese, and toasted walnuts, served over a parmesan fonduta
7.95
SMALL PLATES‎
Shrimp Spiedini
Skewered shrimp seasoned and grilled, topped with our basil pesto and served with fresh lemon
9.95
Agli e Olio
Our menu name is “Rapido”; the Italians call it agli e olio (garlic and oil). Spaghetti pasta with sautéed garlic, olive oil, parsley, basil and red pepper flake, “spicy”
5.95
Spaghetti Bolognese
Our recipe for the traditional “Ragu Bolognese”, served with spaghetti pasta
6.95
Alfredo
The‎ familiar and very rich sauce Alfredo, served with spaghetti pasta
6.95
Polpetti
Spaghetti pasta served with marinara and a trio of Italian meatballs
6.95
Tuna Carpaccio
“Sushi” grade yellowfin tuna seared on the outside and raw on the inside, sliced thin and seasoned with olive oil and fresh ground pepper, with a balsamic syrup accent
11.95
ENTREES‎
All entrees are offered with a choice of our roasted garlic mashed potatoes, french fries or fresh vegetable, and a choice of a fresh garden greens salad or one of our hand-made soups.Substitute a Caesar salad instead of a fresh garden greens or our hand-made soup
“Chicago” Style Ribeye
A generous bone-in Certified Angus Beef ® ribeye steak, seasoned with a blend of fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, and sage) and toasted black peppercorn, char-broiled and accented with our roasted red bell pepper oil
35.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Sirloin Peperonata
Hand cut USDA PRIME sirloin steak, charbroiled and served with a roasted peperonata.
Large29.95
Small25.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Filet
Hand‎ cut Certified Angus Beef ® tenderloin filet char-broiled and finished with our whiskey glace'
Large Filet33.95
Small Filet29.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Walleye
Wild caught Canadian walleye filet pan fried and garnished with a bacon, mushroom, and scallion confetti
18.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowfin tuna steak dusted with our house seasoning, char-broiled and accented with our chive oil
21.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Norwegian Salmon
Norwegian salmon fillet seasoned with a blend of fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, and sage) and toasted black peppercorn, char-broiled and served with a balsamic syrup accent
19.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Stuffed Grilled Pork Chop
A double thick boneless pork chop stuffed with cornbread, dried cherries, chopped walnuts, and fresh sage, served with sauce bechamela
17.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Iowa Pork Chop
The‎ “Porterhouse” of pork, thick cut, bone-in and char-broiled
17.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Lamb Shank
A hearty New Zealand lamb shank braised with rosemary, garlic, wine and tomatoes
19.95
Roasted garlic mashed potato
French fries
Fresh vegetable
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
ITALIAN FAVORITES‎
All Italian favorites include a choice of a fresh garden greens salad or one of our handmade soups. Substitute a Caesar salad instead of a fresh garden greens or our hand-made soup
Mostaccioli Rapido
Garlic, olive oil, crushed red pepper, parsley, basil, and parmesan cheese, “spicy”
13.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Spaghetti Bolognese
Our‎ recipe for this traditional ragu from Emilia-Romagna, fresh ground beef and pork, onion, garlic, tomato, herbs and spices
16.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Calamari Diavolo
Tender calamari steamed with tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, herbs and spices, with fettuccine pasta, “spicy”
18.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sautéed with mushrooms and scallions, finished with white wine and our scampi butter sauce, served with fettuccine pasta
20.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine pasta with a rich cream sauce, and parmesan cheese, garnished with freshly cracked black pepper
15.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Gnocchi di Patati
Italian potato dumplings oven baked with marinara and melted mozzarella
14.95
With Bolognese and melted mozzarella16.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Chicken and Spinach Ravioli
Tender pasta pillows filled with chicken, spinach, and Italian cheese, finished with a brown butter sage sauce
17.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Lasagna al Forno
A classic Italian-American baked lasagna with layers of pasta, meat sauce, cheese and a rich bechamela
16.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
Chicken Parmesan
Boneless skinless breast of chicken with seasoned bread crumbs, baked and finished with melted mozzarella cheese, served with spaghetti marinara
16.95
Fresh garden salad
Hand-made soup
Full caesar salad+2.95
Small caesar salad+1.95
SALADS‎
Caesar
Our own Caesar dressing tossed with fresh romaine lettuce, garnished with croutons, parmesan cheese and anchovy.
Full size7.95
Smaller size5.75
Grilled chicken+3.95
Pesto shrimp+9.95
Garden Greens
A blend of fresh garden leaves, garnished with vegetables and/or fruit. With a choice of the following dressings:
3.95
SOUPS‎
Beer Cheese
Rich, creamy cheddar cheese soup flavored with bacon, onion and beer.
Cup2.95
Bowl3.95
Chefs Soup Of The Day
Cup2.95
Bowl3.95
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still think this is one of the best restaurants in Sturgeon Bay. Service and price are excellent, our waitress was superb, and the chef was hovering nearby and helped our gluten intolerant daughter with entree selections. Spent some time with her. Then checked back after...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank RobertH551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a reservation for our family to eat here on a Saturday night. The waitstaff was knowledgeable of the menu to help with some dietary needs. They kept our water glasses full and the food was hot, fresh and delicious. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank wistraveler620
Reviewed November 1, 2019

Sturgeon Bay is hardly a viable restaurant destination for us since we live almost 50 miles away. However, every once in a while we will dine at a restaurant there because we have tickets to the theater afterwards. In this case, it was a wonderful...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank zapffe54210
Reviewed October 22, 2019

When we walked by this restaurant, I gushed to my fiancee about how I was hoping we would be able to have dinner there while we were in town. He went ahead and surprised me by making reservations and I am so happy he did....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Maggie H
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

An excellent example of American/Italian food. Calamari was of the highest quality and the Ravioli was superb. Service by John was both professional and informative. Get there early or book in advance.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Wenpom
Reviewed September 13, 2019

We just loved this place. Too many restaurants these days cater to a younger 20 something crowd. This place is not like that. Soft music, candle light, quiet. Very good service and every meal we had was excellent. My wife the salmon and usually she...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank gerald k
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Although I was a little reluctant because we have some very good Italian restaurants in Seattle and I try not to eat Italian when I travel especially to small towns, but dinner was excellent, had fish. Service was friendly.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Erika H
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Still think this is one of the best restaurants in Sturgeon Bay but this night was just off. Sadly, it was my wife’s birthday dinner and maybe we just expected more. Service and price are excellent, our waitress was superb, but the main course for...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank RobertH551
Reviewed August 7, 2019

We really enjoyed the food and the service here. Parking right out front. The menu includes traditional Italian fare (on one side of the menu) and non Italian dishes on the other side, such as seafood, chicken and beef offerings. Great wine list.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank laurieintx
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I cannot make a single positive comment about our dining experience. The poor service required us to make frequent polite requests for water refills. The vegetarian options were limited. The food tasted like it had been microwaved, because it was hot in parts and cold...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Michael1627
September 13, 2017|
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Response from Jim A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't know the answer to your question. You'll have to contact the restaurant directly and ask.
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Response from tdalsanto | Property representative |
Hello, We would be happy to help you. Just give us a call and we will take the info over the phone and mail it out to you. Thank you! Tami Dal Santo
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