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Mama Cella's Italian Kitchen

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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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APPETIZERS
Cheese Toast
6 Pieces of garlic bread topped with melted Provolone cheese and served with a side of Ranch and our homemade Marinara sauce*
Mozzarella Sticks
8 Pieces of fried Mozzarella sticks, served with a side of Ranch and our homemade Marinara sauce*
Breaded Mushrooms
Fresh Mushrooms hand breaded, to order, in our homemade Italian breading and served with a side of Ranch and Marinara sauce*
Breaded Zucchini
Fresh Zucchini cut into strips, breaded to order, in our homemade Italian breading and served with a side of Ranch and Marinara sauce*
FRESH SALADS AND SOUP
Caesar (Large or Small)
Romaine lettuce mixed with croutons, caesar dressing and topped with grated cheese. Add Chicken or Shrimp
House (Large or Small)
A mix of Romaine and Iceburg lettuce, topped with purple Cabbage, shredded Carrots, croutons, cucumber and tomato. Served with your choice of dressing: Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Ranch, Blue Cheese, or Thousand Island. Add Chicken or Shrimp
Antipasto (Biggest Seller)
Romaine and Iceburg lettuce mixed with sliced Pepperoni, Salami, Ham, black olives, shredded Mozzarella, Italian dressing, and topped with Pepperoncini
Honey Lime Chicken
(Dressing so good customers want it bottled) A mix of Romaine and Iceburg lettuce topped with shredded Carrots, purple Cabbage, slivered almonds, Mandarin oranges, chilled blackened chicken, and topped with Feta cheese. Served with a side of homemade Honey Lime dressing. Item contains nuts but may be removed upon request
Fragola
Romaine lettuce topped with walnuts, Mandarin oranges, chilled blackened chicken, Blue Cheese Crumbles, and topped with fried pasta strips. Served with our homemade Strawberry Vinaigrette. Item contains nuts but may be removed upon request
Minestrone Soup
Homemade Italian vegetable soup. Offered in a 8 ounce cup or 16 ounce bowl (our Minestrone does contain Meat)
FRESH SUBS
All subs are served with chips and two pepperoncini
COLD SUBS
Ham
Sliced Ham topped with shredded Iceburg lettuce, tomato, Provolone cheese, and our homemade Italian dressing, served on an 8 inch toasted Italian bread
Salami
Sliced Salami topped with shredded Iceburg lettuce, tomato, Provolone cheese, and our homemade Italian dressing, served on an 8 inch toasted Italian bread
Coppacola
Sliced Coppacola topped with shredded Iceburg lettuce, tomato, Provolone cheese, and our homemade Italian dressing, served on an 8 inch toasted Italian bread
Italian Hero
Sliced Ham, Salami, and Coppacola topped with shredded Iceburg lettuce, tomato, Provolone cheese, and our homemade Italian dressing served on an 8 inch toasted Italian bread
HOT SUBS
Italian Sausage
Two Italian sausage links served on toasted 8 inch Italian bread topped with our homemade Meat Sauce, and melted Provolone cheese
Italian Beef
Sliced Roast Beef, sauteed in Au Jus sauce. Topped with melted Provolone cheese and served on an 8 inch toasted Italian bread dipped in Au Jus sauce
Meatball (Grandma's Famous Recipie)
Sliced, made from scratch Meatballs, topped with homemade Meat Sauce and melted Mozzarella cheese, and served on an 8 inch toasted Italian bread
Chicken Parmigiana*
Chicken hand breaded, to order, in our homemade Italian breadcrumbs and topped with our homemade Marinara sauce* and melted Mozzarella cheese
Eggplant Parmigiana*
Sliced Eggplant hand breaded, to order, in our homemade Italian breadcrumbs and topped with our homemade Marinara sauce* and melted Mozzarella cheese
Grilled Chicken
Grilled chicken topped with shredded Iceburg lettuce, tomato, Provolone cheese, and Italian dressing. Served on toasted an 8 inch toasted Italian bread
HOMEMADE PIZZA'S
Choose Thin, "chicago cut" or Hand Tossed Crust. Size - Personal 8" (4 slices), Medium 12" (8 slices) or Large 16" (10 slices)
TOPPING CHOICES
Meat toppings
Italian Sausage (mom's recipe), Pepperoni, Meatball, Canadian Bacon, Ham, Salami, Anchovies
Veggies
Green Pepper, Onions, Mushrooms, Black Olive, Artichoke Hearts, Chopped Tomatoes, SunDried Tomatoes, Jalapeno, Pineapple, Fresh Basil, and Fresh Garlic
SPECIALTY PIZZA'S
No substitutions without additional charge
Antonetti's Special
Sausage, Pepperoni, Meatball, Green Pepper, Onions, Mushrooms, and Black Olive - (Medium or Large)
Margherita
Parmesan crust, Mozzarella, Roma Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, on our Homemade Pizza Sauce - (Personal, Medium, or Large)
Veggie
Green Pepper, Onions, Mushrooms, and Black Olive - (Personal, Medium, or Large)
Italian Classic
Pepperoni, Green Pepper, Onions, Mushrooms, Garlic, Crushed Red Pepper, Fresh Basil, and Chopped Tomatoes - (Medium or Large)
Chicken Alfredo
Garlic Roasted Chicken, Mushrooms, Chopped Tomatoes, on our Homemade Alfredo Sauce base and Mozzarella - (Large Only)
Toscano
Homemade Pesto Sauce base, Blackened Chicken, Mozzarella, Mushrooms, and Chopped Tomatoes - (Large Only)
PASTA SPECIALITIES
All of our Sauces are Homemade - Meat Sauce and Marinara simmer for hours before ready!!! All pasta specialities are served with garlic bread
Pasta
Your choice of Penne or Spaghetti topped with your choice of either Meat Sauce or Marinara*. Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad or ask for your pasta to be a la carte
Pasta with Meatballs or Sausage Links
Your choice of Penne or Spaghetti topped with Meatsauce and your choice of two Meatballs or two Sausage Links (may substitute Meatsauce for Marinara Sauce*) Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad or ask for your pasta to be served a la carte
Ravioli
6 Cheese Ravioli topped with your choice of either Meat Sauce or Marinara*. Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad or ask for your pasta to be served a la carte
Penne Alla Cardinal*
Penne Pasta tossed in a sauce made of Sun-dried Tomatoes, Fresh Garlic, White Wine, and a Tomato Cream Sauce (Add Chicken, Sausage links, or sauteed Shrimp) Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad or ask for your pasta to be served a la carte
Linguine Pesto
Linguine tossed in our Homemade Pesto Sauce, Simmered with Chicken Broth (Add Chicken, Sausage links, or sauteed Shrimp for additional charge) Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad or ask for your pasta to be served a la carte
ANTONETTI'S SPECIALITIES
All of Antonetti's Specialities are served with garlic bread
Lasagna
Your choice of homemade Meat Lasagna topped with our homemade Meat Sauce or Spinach Lasagna topped with our homemade Marinara Sauce* Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad, or ask for your pasta to be served a la carte
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine pasta topped with our homemade Alfredo Sauce (Add Grilled Chicken or Shrimp) Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad, or ask for your pasta to be served a la carte
Eggplant Parmigiana*
Fresh sliced Eggplant, handbreaded in our homemade Italian breading and fried. Topped with homemade Marinara sauce* and melted Mozzarella cheese. Served with a side of Spaghetti Marinara. Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad, or ask for your eggplant to be served a la carte. This is one of our best sellers
Chicken Parmigiana*
Fresh Chicken Breast breaded to order in our homemade Italian breading and fried. Topped with homemade Marinara sauce* and melted Mozzarella cheese. Served with a side of Spaghetti Marinara. Dinner served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad, or ask for your chicken to be served a la carte
Veal Parmigiana*
Veal cutlet breaded to order in our homemade Italian breading and fried. Topped with homemade Marinara sauce* and melted Mozzarella cheese serverd over Spaghetti Marinara. Served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House or Caesar Salad
Shrimp Parmigiana*
6 Shrimp breaded to order in our homemade Italian breadcrumbs, fried and topped with Marinara sauce and melted Mozzarella cheese, served over Spaghetti Marinara. Served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House, or Caesar Salad
Chicken Picatta
Freshly flour-breaded Chicken Breast cooked to perfection in a Wine butter Sauce, with the right amount of Capers and Lemon Juice. The chicken is served on top of two crostini (toasted bread) and Linguine pasta with the White Wine Lemon Butter, Caper Sauce is poured over the chicken and pasta - Served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House or Caesar Salad (You will order this again and again!!!!)
Pollo E Pesce
Penne pasta tossed with diced, Roasted Garlic Chicken, pieces of cut up Shrimp, and Mushrooms tossed in a Spicy White wine Cream Sauce and topped with freshly diced tomato. Served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House or Caesar Salad
Shrimp Fradiavolo*
Shrimp sauteed in a spicy Red Wine, Sauce and poured over Linguine. Served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House or Caesar Salad
Shrimp Scampi
6 Shrimp and sliced onions that have been simmered in Roasted Garlic, Butter, and Wine poured over Linguine pasta and topped with fresh parsley and grated Romano cheese. Served with your choice of Minestrone Soup, House or Caesar Salad
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We were recently out in California for a family funeral. We stopped in here one night on the recommendation of family who lives in Rancho Bernardo. The food was excellent. Couldn’t have asked for a better meal. The service was great. Would highly recommend this...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank powcat
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Wanted to find a great pizza near Rancho Bernardo and found Mama Cella's. The thin crust pizza was very good with a tasty sauce. What we didn't expect was to find a great little Italian Restaurant. The place was packed with an older Italian clientele...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Whether you want pizza, pasta, egg plant parmigiana or chicken parmigiana; you can find it here at Mama Cella's. Large portions...food served quickly and hot...very tasty.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EscoDave
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Both my wife and I took half of our serving and enjoyed a second meal the next day. Looking forward to another visit there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 162daniele
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I feel I'm a bit of an Italian food snob, after living in Italy for 5 years. I was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. It's not a fancy restaurant and looks from the outside like a hole in the wall. It is not. This is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lilbit1023
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

I cannot imagine a better neighborhood cafe! A charming little restaurant that serves great spaghetti & hot buttered bread with a beautiful side salad --close to your home if you live in Rancho Bernardo, California. Free Parking is available. The kitchen is really fast with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank VerandaKitty
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I stopped here in hope that they served good Italian food. I ordered the Chicken fettuccine Alfredo and I was glad, it had a lot of flavor and a abundant amount of grilled chicken. The waiter stated their specialty was the lasagna. A customer sitting...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank H1315
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Great pizza in Rancho Bernardo! It’s heard to find really good pizza in RB. My parents introduced my husband and I to Mama Cellas. We are pizza lovers so we had to try it. We had the vegetarian pizza and a pizza with the works....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank EmilymadridB
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

The only thing that makes their meat lasagne better is their fresh salad and a great glass of Chianti. Mmmmm Service is wonderful

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank M S
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Great staff/Owners, tasty Italian food and Pizza. Love the house salad with blue cheese dressing. Reservations are recommended as it is a very small local restaurant. Even on week nights!

Date of visit: February 2018
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