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IL Melograno

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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STUZZICHINI‏
5.00
Bruschetta
With marinated tomato, fresh basil, olive oil & oregano (4pc)
5.00
Jumbo Olives
From Cerignola Italy, marinated in our lemon-rosemary oil & herbs
5.00
Cecina
Cream of chickpeas w/ basil pesto & sundry tomato served over toasted bread
SALADS
Served w/ our homemade lemon-rosemary
Grilled chicken 5.00
Fresh mozzarella 2.00
Vinaigrette Dressing
7.95
Mediterranean Salad
With fresh celery, chopped tomatoes, shaved carrots, olives & oregano
9.95
Apple salad & Walnuts
With radicchio, goat cheese, fresh tomato, & olives
9.95
Pear Salad
With arrugula,‏ raisins & cherry tomato topped w/ ricotta salata & croutons
9.95
Caesar’s salad
With shaved Parmigiano, Romaine seasoned croutons & our original light dressing
9.95
Caprese:
Fresh mozzarella bocconcini, sliced tomato w/ balsamic reduction & fresh basil sauce
9.95
Baby Spinach And Dry Figs
With sesame seed, toasted almonds & fresh mozzarella in Vidalia dressing
APPETIZERS‏
11.95
Mussels Marinara
Sautéed w/ white wine, marinara sauce & fresh basil, served w/ toasted bread
12.95
Calamari“Fra’Diavolo“
Baby calamari sautéed in lightly spiced marinara sauce w/ toasted bread
12.95
Warm Octopus
Served over‏ Mediterranean salad, potatoes, fresh celery, cherry tomato & olives
12.95
Stuffed Polenta
With melted Gorgonzola cheese & sautéed wild mushrooms
13.95
Angus Beef Carpaccio
Served over arrugula, heart of palm, fresh mushrooms & shaved Parmigiano
13.95
Bresaola
Air-cured beef over green salad, fresh celery, shaved Parmigiano, capers & truffle oil
13.95
Smoked salmon
Over bread crostini, crème cheese & Mediterranean salad
SIDE ORDERS
5.00
Roasted Potatoes
5.00
Sautéed Broccoli
5.50
Sautéed Spinach
5.50
Grilled Vegetables
KIDS MENU‏
6.00
Penne Marinara
6.00
Butter
Olive oil
Penne
7.95
Grilled Chicken
With potatoes
5.00
Vanilla
Chocolate
Gelato
PASTAS
V-Vegetarian
F- Fresh
DRY‏
11.95
Spaghetti
Al pomodoro in homemade San Marzano sauce, fresh basil & melted mozzarella cheese V
12.95
Spaghetti
With P.E.I. mussels in “Fra’ Diavolo” sauce w/ fresh chopped basil & olive oil
12.95
Penne “ Ai 4 Formaggi”
With Gorgonzola cheese, mascarpone, mozzarella & Parmigiano V
13.95
Bucatini alla “ Ciociara”
With sautéed pancetta, onions, sun dried tomatoes & Pecorino Romano
13.95
Rigatoni in White Sausage
With cherry tomato spinach & goat cheese w/ olive oil
14.95
Orecchiette
With sautéed shrimp, homemade basil pesto sauce & fresh chopped tomato
7.95
Take home our homemade Sun dried Tomato spread 8 oz.
FRESH
(With eggs)
12.95
Gnocchi alla Sorrentina
In light marinara sauce, oregano & shaved ricotta salata VF
14.95
Fresh whole-wheat tagliatelle
With asparagus, zucchini, fresh peppers & Pecorino Romano VF
14.95
Fresh Pappardelle
With sweet sausage tomato sauce, peas & truffle oil F
14.95
Fresh Tagliatelle
With marinated shrimp, peas & cherry tomato in white wine & basil sauce F
14.95
Ravioli Ricotta & Spinach in Light Creme
Leeks & walnuts sauce VF
2.00
All pastas
Can be‏ substitute w/ fresh whole-wheat tagliatelle
MAIN COURSE‏
19.95
Chicken Milanese
Breaded &‏ sautéed, served w/ Mediterranean salad & roasted potatoes
20.95
Seared Pork
Tenderloin in green peppercorn sauce over sautéed spinach & potato cake
21.95
Grilled Salmon
In light mustard sauce over Potato cake & broccoli in garlic & oil
23.95
Angus beef “Tagliata”
Marinated & served w/ roasted potatoes, broccoli & shaved Parmigiano
23.95
Seared Ahi Tuna Over Potato Cake
Arrugula, artichokes,‏ sun dried tomato & olives
24.95
Grilled Rack of Lamb
Served over roasted potatoes & sautéed spinach w/ balsamic reduction
Take home our homemade Sun dried Tomato spread 8oz.
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Delivery
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends booked this place for all of us and none of us had been but his barber's recommendation proved very good. We had a very good meal with a bottle of wine at a very fair price. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Had a shrimp asparagus pesto special and a Caesar salad. Absolute perfection, new waiter Caesar attentive and pleasant. Definitely amazing food, cozy corner ambience.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank foothillslarry
Reviewed March 21, 2019

I have ate here a bunch of times and the food is good. Service was good too. I have sat outside and inside. Outside is no longer an option with a homeless man who lives next to the outside seating area. Unfortunately, I cannot eat...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank W7747JDtomm
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Restaurant is small and a little cramped like most NYC restaurants. Service was very attentive. All the food was very well prepared and a good value, again by NYC standards. Had the pappardelle bolognese and chicken milanese as entres. Very fresh and well prepared. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tut1355
Reviewed March 18, 2019

I have to be honest, we were trying to book a restaurant on a Friday night at short notice and didn't want a table too late, hence we finished up booking iL Melograno. We were hoping for a "higher end" restaurant which on visiting, it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Fussey45
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We visited in march, making a reservation for our first night after finding it online and checking some trip advisor reviews. Fantastic restaurant, rustic, cosy, cute and busy! We went on a Monday and it was full. Menu isn't hugely broad but there is a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lj24128
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Had a wonderful meal. Arrived late afternoon after a couple of hours at the Armory art show on the pier, a couple of blocks away. Was seated at corner table in the front window, which was lighter than the tables further back, which we appreciated....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank REMReviews
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Went there from my trip advisor friends. One of the first times I was disappointed off trip advisor recommendation. Very nice looking place tables are literally on top of each other but growing up in NY I am used to that. Drinks were delicious. Apps...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jo M
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Neighborhood gem. Delicious food, hearty servings, friendly & attentive staff. Your water glass is filled before you even know it's running low. The coziness of the place is conducive to befriending your neighbors, if this is something you enjoy. I had a fish special which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank J M
SocialResponse, Customer Service at IL Melograno, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019

Hey! Thank you so much for your kind words. It gives us immense pleasure to see that you were happy with every aspect of your experience. We're glad to know that you want to return to us and we assure you of the same comfort...More

Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Quite surprised by this little restaurant. They produce terrific meals from a small open kitchen...they only have 8 burners. The ricotta raviolis were terrific. The pomodoro sauce excellent. I had grilled branzino and it was cooked perfectly. Best part the prices! They were not what...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DuxTraveler
SocialResponse, Customer Service at IL Melograno, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Hi, Thanks for choosing us for your Sunday dinner and letting us know about your experience. We're enchanted to know that your overall experience at Il Melograno was good. We are glad to learn that you were satisfied with the food you had here. Further,...More

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Response from Susan G | Reviewed this property |
I agree. You should call them to be sure they have food that meets your diet needs.
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