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Fav's Italian Cucina

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Goat Cheese Bruschetta
Fresh goat cheese mixed w/ our homemade red sauce served w/ garlic toast croutons.
Carprese Tower
Fresh mozzarella & vine ripened tomatoes piled high & drizzled w/ pesto, aged balsamic vinegar & olive oil.
Tomato Bruschetta
Fresh tomatoes, basil & sweet red onions marinated w/ aged balsamic vinegar & olive oil.
Sautéed Ravioli
Topped w/ caramelized onions, seasoned & served golden brown.
Our homemade red sauce $+0.50
Garlic Cheese Bread
Our homemade bread topped w/ garlic, butter & mozzarella cheese
Spring Mix Salad
Hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms & gorganzola cheese served on a bed of mixed greens
Chicken Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce, pecorino romano cheese & homemade croutons topped w/ a 6oz grilled chicken breast.
Antipasto Salad
Fresh iceberg & romaine lettuce mixed w/ red cabbage, carrots & topped w/ cucumber, tomato, red onion, ham, salami & provolone cheese & your choice of dressing.
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce, pecorino romano cheese & homemade croutons.
House Salad
Fresh iceberg‏ & romaine lettuce mixed w/ red cabbage, carrots, & topped w/ cucumber, tomato & red onion.
Small Caesar Salad
A smaller version of our caesar.
Dinner Salad
A smaller version of our house salad.
Dressings: Italian, blue cheese, butter mi1k ranch, pepper corn parmesan, caesar, raspberry vinaigrette, sun dried tomato, honey mustard, aged balsamic vinegar & olive oil
Our dough is prepared fresh daily, hand tossed to order & cooked in our brick oven!
Traditional slice $+1.75
White slice $+1.95
Pizza Lunch Special
Two slices of traditional style pizza & a soft drink
Available 11:30 A.M.- 2:30 P.M. only
14" $8.25
16" $10.25
Traditional Pizza
Hand tossed & topped w/ homemade pizza sauce & freshly grated mozzarella cheese.
14" $8.75
16" $10.75
White Pizza
Hand tossed, topped w/ ricotta cheese mixed w/ garlic seasoning & topped w/ mozzarella cheese & fresh tomatoes.
Toppings pepperoni, green peppers, mushrooms, tomato, salami, sausage, onions, black olives, ham, extra cheese, anchovies
Bradenton Deep Dish
For those who like a thicker crust; topped w/ san marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, asiago & romano cheeses. 9" personal size only!
14" $11.50
16" $13.50
Syls's Meatball Pizza
A family meatball recipe on top of our traditional pizza!
14" $11.95
16" $13.95
Pizza Favarita
Our version of pizza margarita; fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, minced garlic, & sweet basil, a sure delight!
14" $11.50
16" $13.50
Pizza Bruno
A hand tossed version of our bradenton deep dish, san marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, asiago & romano cheeses.
Our favorite comes just one way! Sure to be a crowd pleaser!
8" $6.50
I2" $7.95
Homemade Dough Filled w/ Sausage, Ham, Salami, a Blend of Cheeses & Just a Touch of Mustard, Seasoned & Baked to a Delicate Golden Brown. Served w/ Fav's Homemade Chilled Pizza Sauce. So Good We Couldn't Leave Home (Pennsylvania) Without It!
All subs served on our homemade Italian flat bread, baked on site fresh daily!
All cold subs served w/ lettuce, tomato, onion & provolone cheese.
Please specify condiments: mayo, mustard, oil/vinegar
8" $6.50
12" $7.95
Black forest ham, cappicola, prosciutto, salami, & provolone cheese
8" $5.25
12" $7.25
Black Forest Ham
8" $5.25
12" $7.25
Turkey Breast
8" $5.50
12" $7.75
Roast Beef
8" $5.25
12" $7.25
Heat your cold sub $+0.50
Banana peppers $+0.50
Provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, mushrooms, green peppers & black olives
8" $5.25
12" $7.25
Served w/ our homemade red sauce & melted mozzarella cheese.
8" $7.50
12" $9.25
Steak & Cheese
Sautéed onions, white American cheese & choice of green peppers, mushrooms, lettuce & tomatoes.
All of our wraps are served in a garlic herb tortilla w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, provolone cheese & your choice of condiments: mustard, mayo, deli mustard or Italian dressing (please specify). Served w/ a side of chips.
Deli mustard
Italian dressing
Ham, cappicola, prosciutto & salami
Deli mustard
Italian dressing
Black Forest Ham
Deli mustard
Italian dressing
Turkey Breast
Deli mustard
Italian dressing
Roast Beef
Deli mustard
Italian dressing
Provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, mushrooms, green peppers & black olives.
All dinner entrees are served w/ salad & our fresh baked homemade bread.
The following are available after 5:00 P.M. only
Please ask about our nightly dinner specials also available after 5:00 P.M.
Sausage & Peppers
Served w/ red sauce on a bed of our homemade fettuccine & topped w/ ricotta cheese.
Baked Tortellini Rosemarie
Cheese tortellini baked in a tomato cream sauce w/ Italian sausage, mushrooms & topped w/ mozzarella cheese.
Our Homemade Lasagna
Four layers of homemade pasta filled w/ seasoned beef, Italian sausage & ricotta cheese.
Three Cheese Manicotti
Homemade pasta, stuffed w/ ricotta, asiago, romano cheeses, & fresh parsley. Topped w/ our red sauce & mozzarella cheese & baked.
You haven't tasted gnocchi until you've tasted ours! Grandma's secret recipe, potato & romano cheese dumplings hand rolled & cut, topped w/ our red sauce.
Listed below are our dinners served anytime!
Cheese Ravioli
Light egg pasta filled w/ romano & ricotta cheese.
Italian Sausage Link
6Oz Grilled Chicken Breast
Homemade Meatballs
Pasta Salad (Upon Availability)
Basket of Homemade Bread
Homemade Bread & Dipping Oil
Bread Refill
Pastry shell filled w/ sweet in pasada cheese & chocolate chips.
Creamy Italian ice cream, a mixture of pistachio, cherry & chocolate delight.
Soft Drinks
Coke, diet coke, sprite, hi-c pink lemonade, barq's root beer or un-sweetened iced tea.
32Oz to-Go's (No Refills)
Bottled Water
San Pellegrino Mineral Water
San Pellegrino Acqua Panna
5:00 P.M. Until close Monday-Friday & all day Saturday
Imported Beer
Peroni, Moretti,‏ Moretti Larosa, corona
Domestic Beer
Budweiser, bud light, michelob light, miller lite, o'doul's
House Chardonnay & White Zinfandel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent and affordable Italian cuisine. Menu selection was wonderful and the sauce flavors were PERFECT!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LancDynamicDuo
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

We went to try out their pizza. Pizza was average. Good crust, but not enough sauce for my taste. Outside tables were a little cheap with plastic chairs. We were served with paper plates which is fine with me, but if you are going to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vernon L
Reviewed December 23, 2018

High ratings so we decided to try this restaurant but were very unsure when we arrived and realized how small it was and it's location. Menu is a little misleading to asking questions was very important. No substitutions were allowed for the salad with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TimothyL701
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

They have a limited menu but what they serve up is good. Pizza is very good and the few pasta dishes they have are better than average. Nice salads. Inexpensive bottles of wine.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vacationer786444
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Mike & Maria do a fantastic job- been here since 2000, best pizza around!!!! True ny/nj thin crust pizza

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Virginia G
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Arrived on a weeknight with a party of 6 without reservations and were seated immediately, there was only one other couple eating there that night. Service was good, attentive but not in your face. Salads were crisp and fresh, as was the bread. The entrees...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EricA955
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

I stopped in tonight after a long day on the road and asked what specials they had. Fresh made eggplant Parmesan one of my favorites, that’s an easy sell to me. It came with a salad, fresh bread and an awesome oil dipping sauce. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wrx2ndregime
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner....gnocchi. We shared the meal and it was perfectly sized. We each had about a dozen gnocchis. The sauce was delicious and no heartburn later. The salad was very fresh, the tomato beautifully ripened, the house dressing was excellent. And the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hungrygato
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Fav's was a treat after visiting a friend in hospital, they said we could have eaten in hospital canteen but I was already thinking about Italian food. The place is cosy with a good atmosphere I chose spaghetti and meatballs while my husband had lasagne,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lynnylynn47
Reviewed August 31, 2018

It is a small Italian restaurant that is located downtown. It has a small inside area for diners, but they also have a small section on an outdoor patio. The food is always good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brittany T
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Response from WGN5150 | Reviewed this property |
They have a smaller menu than most Italian restaurants - they are the size of a cafe. But don't let that fool you - they have excellent food - and I'm pretty picky! If you're looking for eggplant parm because it's a... More
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