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Modesto

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ZUPPETTE
7
Tomato Basil
7
Butternut Squash
9
Morel Crema
INSALATA
12
Wood Fired Romaine
Warm garlic oil, pecorino, lemon preserves, balsamic
11
Caprese
Burrata mozzarella, tomato, balsamic, basil, warm garlic oil
11
Farm Greens
Tomato, beets, goat cheese fritters, vinaigrette
9
Sicilian Caesar*
Currants, pistachios, parmesan, anchovy lemon dressing
ANTIPASTI
14
Wood Fired Octopus
Wood fired vegetables, balsamic
14
WF Oysters
Spinach, tomato, pesto, pecorino
12
Yellowfin Tuna & Shrimp Cakes
Saffron yogurt
12
Halibut Seafood Balls
Pomodora, pecorino
14
PEI Mussels
Spicy pomodora
14
Spicy NC Prawns
Fra diavolo
10
Bruschetta
Artichoke, tomato, pesto, taleggio
9
Calamari Fritti
Greens, spicy tomato
10
Fried Green Tomato
Gorgonzola, salsa verde
LEGNE PIZZA
20
Octopus
Fresh mozzarella, fennel, crushed pepper, sundried tomato
16
Mission Fig
Prosciutto, figs, taleggio, ricotta, pesto
16
Local Apple
Gorgonzola, mozzarella, chicken, sunflower seeds, rosemary
16
Americana
Pepperoni, mortadella, olive, mushroom, mozz, pomodoro
16
Luganega Sausage
Spinach, caramelized onion, peppers, pomodoro, mozzarella
16
La Blanca
Gorgonzola, taleggio, artichoke, garlic, truffle oil
14
Margherita
fresh tomato, basil, mozzarella, asiago, Pomodoro
PRIMI
32
Cioppino
Lobster, mussels, NC Prawns, spicy tomato, vermicelli
26
Puttanesca
Salmon, shrimp, mussels, capers, olives, fettuccini
26
Shrimp & Mussels Scampi
Fresh tomatoes, garlic butter, basil, vermicelli
18
Bolognese
Beef, lamb, pork, greens, rigatoni
19
Pork Ragu
Pumpkin gnocchi, pomodoro, basil, pecorino
26
WF Filet Mignon Speidini
Pumpkin gnocchi, four cheese sauce, pecorino, basil
20
Organic Chicken Carbonara
Pancetta, basil, walnuts, greens, fried egg, fettuccini
19
Organic Chicken Parmesan
Greens, olives, red pepper, fontina, salami, linguini
20
Wild Mushroom
Morel, cremini, truffle oil, greens, pappardelle
18
Eggplant Parmesan
Peppers, spinach, goat cheese, pomodoro, vermicelli
SECONDI
30
Pistachio Halibut
Lemon risotto, sautéed spinach, beet relish
28
Seared Scallops
Beet risotto, asparagus, morel crema
26
Peppercorn Crusted Tuna
Squid ink risotto, WF vegetables, honey gremolata
26
Sunflower Seed Grouper
Squid ink risotto, WF vegetable, orange relish
27
NC Trout Almondine
Potato gratin, WF Vegetables, cucumber relish
26
Atlantic Salmon
Lemon risotto, WF vegetables, yogurt
32
Risotto Milanese
Lobster, octopus, mussels, shrimp, saffron risotto
30
Braised Lamb Shank
Crispy polenta, WF vegetables, salsa verde
30
WF Filet Mignon & Scallops*
Saffron risotto, WF vegetables, truffle corn crema
26
WF Hanger Steak*
Mushroom risotto, asparagus, jalapeno pesto
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking
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Reviewed March 6, 2010

I want to start off and say, I'm not one of those nit picky, pick apart everything type of person. I'm a laid back Midwestern gal and am happy to just be out and about. So, about Modesto. My sister and I were in town...More

Thank cellgirl99
Reviewed August 25, 2009

Maybe it was the fish, maybe the prep, but it was rather plain. No complaints otherwise, but I had no desire to try the place again.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed July 2, 2009

No stars. Went for lunch. Ordered our meals. Waited and waited and waited. No food. We asked the server. She said "a few minutes". We waited and watched other people eat but never got any food. The server could not have cared less and didn't...More

Thank sendjunkhere00
Reviewed July 1, 2009

Took my wife and 2 kids here. Chose it mostly because of the outdoor seating (popular along this strip) and the menu looked something beyond chicken nuggets. They have table right next to the street and while the view was more diverse the occasional car...More

Thank AlbertoFrancisco
Reviewed June 24, 2009

Modesto is one of Hector Diaz's restaurants. He is well-known in Asheville for his innovative and delicious dishes. Modesto is know for fabulous pizzas and Italian food with a Latin flair. It's at the Grove Arcade in the center of Asheville, so there's lots to...More

Thank localfoodluvr
Reviewed May 24, 2009

We tried a Tuscany Pizza ($17). The crust was made with Buckwheat meal and was tasty. I was disappointed but my partner felt that it was satisfactory. Service was slow, but we weren't in a hurry. Our table was outside and that was pleasant.

Thank sirhog
Reviewed May 6, 2009

We ate at this place on our last day of our visit and chose it without knowing its Trip Advisor rating, but glad we did - it was the best food of our stay. The calamari appetizer was to die for: slightly spicy with three...More

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