Buon Appetito

Lunch

Pane All Aglio
Home-made bread baked with garlic,olive oil and parmesan cheese
4.95
Bruschetta de Pomodoro
Toasted bread topped with chopped tomatoes,marinated with basil, garlic & extra virgin olive oil
5.95
Torta di Granchio
Crab cakes (2) made with fresh crab meat, chopped bell peppers, red onions, herbs & bread crumbs served over a spring mix salad and tartar sauce.
9.95
Involtini di Melanzane al Forno
Grilled eggplant stuffed with low fat mozzarella cheese & basil, baked & served over tomato sauce.
7.95
Polenta con Funghi
Soft polenta topped with fontina cheese, sauteed mushroom sauce with truffle oil
7.95
Mozzarella alla Caprese
Sliced vine ripened tomatoes topped wi9th fresh mozzarella cheese & basil, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.
7.95
Calamaretti Fritti
Squid lightly floured and deep fried to perfection & served with both marinara & tartar sauce.
9.95
Carpaccio
Beef thinly sliced and served raw, topped with fresh arugula, sliced red onions, capers, grana cheese & truffle oil.
7.95
Antipasto della Casa
Sampling of bruschetta, calamaretti fritti, mozzarella caprese, prosciutto & marinated bell peppers, for 2 or more.
7.50 per person

Carpaccio di Salmone Affumicato
Thinly sliced fresh smoked salmon, topped with fresh arugula, sliced red onions, capers, with mayonnaise, mustard & dill sauce.
9.95

Zuppe e Insalata

(Soup & Salads)
Insalata Buon Appetito
Frisee, arugula, radicchio & fresh pears in champagne vinegar dressing, topped with roasted walnuts & dried ricotta salata cheese.
5.75
Insalata di Cesare
Romaine lettuce in a home-made Caesar dressing, topped with roasted garlic croutons & shaved grana cheese. 
5.50
Minestrone di Verdura
Fresh seasonal vegetable soup made with vegetable stock.
5.50 bowl
3.50 cup
Insalata Mista
Mixed organic greens, carrots, celery, radish & tomatoes in a balsamic vinegar & extra virgin olive oil dressing.
5.50
Insalata Estiva
Poached and marinated red & yellow beets, arugula, red wine vinegar and extra virgin olive oil dressing, topped with feta cheese.
5.75
Insalata di Spinaci
Fresh spinach topped with sliced red onions, mushrooms, crispy Italian bacon & fresh tomatoes in an extra virgin olive oil & red wine vinegar dressing.
5.50
Insalata di Pollo
Romaine lettuce in our home-made Caesar dressing, topped with chicken breast, chopped tomatoes, crispy pancetta & shaved grana cheese. 
9.95

Pasta

(Entrees)
Capellini al Pomodor Naturale
Angel hair with light marinara sauce, fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, garlic & extra virgin olive oil.
11.95 lunch / 13.95 dinner
Spaghetti alla Bolognese
Spaghetti pasta in a ground beef, mushroom & tomatoe sauce with parmesan cheese
12.95 lunch / 14.95 dinner
Spaghetti con Polpette
Spaghetti pasta with meat balls, onions and a creamy marinara sauce.
12.95 lunch / 14.95 dinner
Conchiglie al Pollo
Pasta shells with sliced chicken breast, fresh broccoli, sun dried tomatoes & roasted garlic in a creamy chicken broth sauce.
12.95 lunch / 14.95 dinner
Pennette alla Vodka
Pasta tubes with pancetta, caramelized onions, a touch of vodka, fresh tomato cream sauce.
12.95 lunch / 14.95 dinner
Fettuccine Alfredo
Homemade fettuccine pasta with a creamy alfredo sauce & parmesan cheese.w/Chicken 14.95 w/shrimp 15.95
 
13.95

 
Fettuccine alla Friulana
Homemade fettuccine pasta with Italian sausage, caramelized onions, red wine and fresh tomato sauce, with parmesan cheese.
12.95 lunch  / 14.95 dinner
Fettuccine al Pesto
Homemade fettuccine pasta with marinated shrimp, mushrooms, & garlic in a creamy homemade pesto sauce.
14.95 lunch / 15.95 dinner
Linguine ai Frutti di Mare
Linguine pasta with fresh clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp, calamari & garlic in a lobster tomato sauce.
15.95 lunch / 17.95 dinner
Capellini al Gambere
Angel hair pasta with large prawns, garlic, fresh herbs, roasted bell peppers, capers, spinach, in  a creamy white wine & orange lobster sauce
15.95 lunch / 17.95 dinner
Turtei di Zucca
Homemade ravioli pasta filled with roasted butternut squash & ricotta cheese, topped with sage cream sauce or brown butter sage sauce.
12.95 lunch
14.95 dinner
Ravioli con Pomodoro e Limone
Homemade ravioli pasta filled with spinach, swiss chard, pine nuts & ricotta cheese, topped with tomato & artichoke hearts sauce or lemon cream sauce.
12.95 lunch
14.95 dinner
Ravioli di Funghi
Homemade ravioli pasta filled with mushrooms & ricotta cheese, topped with leeks & creamy balsamic sauce.
12.95 lunch
14.95 dinner
Cannelloni di Pollo
Homemade cannelloni pasta stuffed with roasted chicken & vegetable puree, topped with a bechamel & tomato sauce. 
12.95 lunch
14.95 dinner 
Lasagne Ferrarese
Fresh pasta layered with ground beef, porcini mushrooms, topped with a fresh tomato & bechamel sauce & mozzarella cheese. Baked to perfection.
12.95 lunch
14.95 dinner

PANINI

(Sandwiches)
Panino di Pollo
A sandwich made with our fresh homemade bread, grilled chicken breast, mayonnaise, onions, lettuce, tomatoes & mozzarella cheese, served with small caesar salad.
9.95
Panino con Melanzane
A sandwich made with our fresh homemade bread, grilled eggplant, fresh mozzarella cheese, lettuce & tomato served with small mista salad.
9.95
Panino di Pollo al Balsamico
A sandwich made with our homemade bread, chicken breast sauteed with balsamic sauce & caramelized onions, lettuce, tomatoes, roasted bell peppers & mozzarella cheese, served with a small caesar salad.
9.95
Panino con Salsicce
A sandwich made with our fresh homemade bread, grilled Italian sausage, mayonnaise, onions, lettuce & tomatoes, served with small caesar salad.
9.95
Panino con Bistgechina
A sandwich made with our fresh homemade bread, grilled rib eye steak, mayonnaise, onions, lettuce & tomato, served with mista salad.
9.95

PIZZA

* PIZZA NOT available in Benicia
Pizza Margherita
Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, oregano & fresh basil. 
10.95 lunch / 12.95 dinner
Pizza Buon Appetito
Fresh mozzarella cheese, prosciutto, shaved parmesan, mushrooms & arugula, drizzled with truffle oil.
12.95 lunch / 14.95 dinner
Pizza con Salsicce
Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, mushrooms, roasted bell peppers, oregano & fresh basil.
11.95 lunch / 13.95 dinner
Pizza Vegetariana
Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, red onions, sweet peppers, artichokes, zucchini, olives, goat cheese, oregano & fresh basil.
11.95 lunch / 13.95 dinner
Pizza Verde
Pesto sauce, mozzarella cheese, sauteed spinach, oregano & marinated shrimp.
12.95 lunch / 14.95 dinner
Calzone
Folded pizza filled with mozzarella & ricotta cheese, sausage, pancetta, garlic, peppers, & onions.
12.95 lunch / 13.95 dinner

CARNE

(Meat & Poultry)
Petto di Pollo con funghi e Marsala
Chicken breast sauteed & topped with mixed mushrooms & marsala wine sauce, served with mashed potatoes & vegetables. 
15.95 lunch / 16.95 dinner
Petto di Pollo al Carcioffi
Chicken breast sauteed & topped with artichoke hearts & sun-dried tomatoes in a creamy marsala wine sauce. 
15.95 lunch / 16.95 dinner
Petto di Pollo alla Modonese
Chicken breast stuffed with fontina cheese & sage, wrapped with prosciutto sauteed & topped with a reduced balsamic sauce, served with mashed potatoes & vegetables.
16.95 lunch / 17.95 dinner
Pollo alla Griglia
Half chicken marinated with lemon & herbs grilled, served with mashed potatoes & vegetables, with mustard sauce.
15.95 lunch  / 16.95 dinner
Costolette di Maiale all' Arancia
A large pork chop, marinate, then grilled & topped with an orange & marsala wine sauce, served with mashed potatoes & vegetables.
16.95 lunch / 17.95 dinner
Scottadito di Agnello
Lamb chops, marinated, grilled, & topped with a red wine sauce. Served with roasted potatoes and vegetables.
21.95 lunch / 22.95 dinner
Scaloppine al Carciofi
Veal scaloppine sauteed with artichoke hearts & sun-dried tomatoes in a white wine sauce, served with roasted potatoes & vegetables.
17.95 lunch / 18.95 dinne
Scaloppine alla Piccata
Veal scaloppine sauteed & topped with capers, lemon & white wine butter sauce, served with roasted potatoes & vegetables.
17.95 lunch / 18.95 dinner
Scaloppine alla Romana
Veal scaloppine sauteed & topped with prosciutto, sage, fontina cheese & white wine sauce, served with roasted potatoes & vegetables.
17.95 lunch / 18.95 dinner
Osso Buco di Angnello
Braised lamb shank in a vegetable, red wine, & tomato sauce. Served with soft polenta.
17.95 lunch / 18.95 dinner
Bistecca alla Griglia
Grilled rib eye steak, topped with a sauteed mushroom sauce, served with roasted potatoes & vegetables.
 
17.95 lunch / 18.95 dinner

PESCE

(Seafood)
Salmone alla Griglia
Fresh salmon grilled & topped with lemon & extra virgin olive oil sauce, served with mashed potatoes & vegetables.
18.95 lunch / 19.95 dinner
Traccio di Calamari alla Piccata
Calamari steak, sauteed & topped with capers, lemon & white wine butter sauce, served with mashed potatoes & vegetables.
17.95 lunch / 18.95 dinner
Gambere alla Busara
Large prawns sauteed with paprika, capers, garlic, brandy, marinara sauce & a touch of cream. Served with mashed potatoes & mixed green salad. 
18.95 lunch  / 19.95 dinner

DOLCI

(Dessert)
Tiramisu Originale
Layered lady fingers, rum, zabaglione, mascarpone cheese & espresso, topped with cocoa powder.
7.00
Valentino Vestito di Nuovo
Three layered terrine of Italian white chocolate, swiss milk & Belgian dark chocolates, served with creme anglaise & raspberry sauce. 
7.00
Budino di Pane
Warm bread pudding made with raisins & rum, served with creme anglaise.
7.00
Crema Cotta
Homemade vanilla creme brulee.
7.00
Torta di Mele
Golden apple tart, served with zabaglione & caramello sauce.
7.00
Torta di Ricotta
Ricotta cheese cake served with your choice of chocolate or raspberry sauce.
7.00
Souffle al Cioccolato
Moist chocolate cake with a heart of creamy rich chocolate, served with creme anglaise.
7.00
Cannoli
A chocolate coated pastry shell filled with a mix of ricotta, candied fruit and chocolate, served with raspberry sauce & creme anglaise.
7.00
Zabaglione alla Gritte
Cold zabaglione, with fresh strawberries, orange sherbet, Italian cherries & whipped cream.
7.00
Cappuccino Tartufo
Cappuccino gelato with a heart of espresso, covered with coffee-flavored meringue sprinkles.
7.00
Affogato al Cafe
Vanilla ice cream, espresso, & whipped cream.
6.50
Gelati Misti
Vanilla, strawberry ice cream & orange sherbet.
6.50
Spumoni
Chocolate, pistachio, and cherry ice cream mixed fruits & almonds.
6.50
Biscotti di Prato
Crunch almond cookies served with Vin Santo (sweet wine).
7.50