Mussels and Clams Pernod
Mussels and baby Cockle clams sauteed with garlic and house-made Pernod infused San Marzano tomato sauce with a touch of cream. Served with house-made freselle.
House-made creamy, classic cornmeal dish, over a pool of San Marzano tomato sauce, topped with grated Grana Padano cheese, and drizzled with white truffle oil.
Ricotta d' Natale
Locally produced hand-packed ricotta cheese, lightly toasted shaved almonds and dried cranberries drizzled with our lemon-lavender honey
Escarole and white beans, braised with extra virgin olive oil, house-made vegetable broth, garlic and bread, finished in the wood-burning oven with Grana Padano cheese.
Our house-made crostini, (2) wood-oven toasted with sliced tomato, locally produced Scamorza cheese, topped with baby arugula tossed with extra virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, sea salt and cracked pepper, topped with Grana Padano
Roasted Clams “Zuppa”
Cockle clams, pan-roasted with San Marzano tomatoes, white wine and herb broth. Served with garlic crostini and freselle
Two jumbo shrimp in a rosemary skewer, fire-grilled, served over a house-made crostini and freselli.
12 / 16
Calamari, seasoned flour and cornmeal, fried in canola oil. Served with warm marinara and our lemon aioli. Serves two or four.
A nonna's Meatballs (voted Best in the state, by Connecticut Magazine)
Handmade and tender from Black Angus, with a touch of parmesan cheese, just like A nonna made. Served in our warm San Marzano tomato sauce with caramelized onions and a dollop of locally produced hand-packed ricotta
14 / 18
Our Calamari and hot cherry pepper appetizer, prepared in the style of our beloved Amalfi Coast, dusted in seasoned flour, fried in canola oil, then sauteed with garlic, caper berries and tossed in our San Marzano tomato sauce. Serves two or four.
Salad for One
Mixed greens, red onion, and Roma tomatoes, in our red wine vinaigrette
Add to any dish: Chicken ($10), Jumbo shrimp ($6 each), salmon ($14), or Meatball ($7)
Mixed baby greens, gorgonzola cheese, seasonal fruit, dried cranberries, toasted almonds, limoncello vinaigrette
Baby arugula tossed with Heirloom tomatoes, lemon, extra virgin olive oil finished with shaved Grana Padano cheese
With house made dressing and garlic croutons
The classic salad of Capri. Slices of tomato and locally produced fresh Mozzarella, drizzled with good olive oil, sprinkled with sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Add to any pasta dish: Chicken ($10), Italian pork sausage ($8), Jumbo shrimp ($6 each), Salmon ($14), Meatball ($7).
Penne pasta and San Marzano tomato sauce
Our homemade pappardelle pasta with three jumbo shrimp braised in a light cream and egg sauce with pancetta and peas, and a little parmesan
Penne pasta tossed in our San Marzano tomato sauce and fresh basil with pieces of locally produced fresh mozzarella
Penne alla Vodka
Penne pasta in our basil and vodka-scented San Marzano tomato sauce, with a touch of cream
Linguine Aglio e Olio
Sliced garlic, sauteed in extra virgin olive oil tossed with fresh parsley, a pinch of hot pepper flakes and linguine pasta
Bow tie pasta in a light sauce of button, cremini, portobello and porcini mushrooms, prosciutto, cream and Marsala wine
18 / 22
Melanzane alla Parmigiana
Thin cutlets of eggplant, breaded and pan fried in canola oil, layered with locally produced, hand packed ricotta cheese enveloped in our basil-scented marinara sauce, finished with locally produced melted mozzarella and grated parmesan cheese then roasted in our brick oven. Add a little pasta Marinara on the side.
Italian Sunday Dinner
The traditional Sunday dinner of our past. A nonna's tender meatball, local Italian sausage and eggplant rolatini served in our San Marzano tomato sauce with penne pasta
Linguine pasta tossed with chunks of fish of the day in a light sauce of San Marzano tomatoes, capers, caramelized onions, black olives, white wine and extra virgin olive oil
Gamberi, Scampi Style
Three jumbo shrimp sauteed with garlic, parsley and capers with extra virgin olive oil, white wine, lemon and locally produced butter, tossed with linguine
Farfalle di Stagione con Fagioli
Farfalle pasta tossed with local vegetables of the season, and white beans, with white wine, extra virgin olive oil, and garlic
Linguine Pesto con Gamberi
Linguine noodles, tossed with our basil and garlic pesto, roasted asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, and three jumbo shrimp
Pollo con Funghi
chicken breast, braised in a light marsala wine and cream sauce with a mix of mushrooms
Pollo alla Parmigiana
Butterflied chicken breast, lightly breaded, and sautéed. then topped with our house made, basil-scented marinara, locally produced fresh mozzarella, and Grana Padano cheese, baked in our coal oven
Scaloppine di Pollo
Tender, thin slices of chicken breast, sautéed in extra virgin olive oil and garlic, then pan-braised in a sauce of lemon, white wine, capers, and locally produced butter
Steak char-grilled to your liking, topped with sauteed assorted mushrooms in a light marsala cream sauce finished with white truffle oil 36
Pork Tenderloin Scaloppine
Sauteed tender thin slices of center cut pork loin topped with prosciutto, sage and fresh locally produced mozzarella in an herb infused pan sauce
Bistecca alla Fiorentina
Steak, rubbed with extra virgin olive oil and herbs, char-grilled to your preference
breaded cutlets of Branzino pan-fried in olive oil, served over arugula tossed with olive oil and fresh lemon juice, chopped tomatoes and red onion.
Sicilian Style Branzino
Grilled Branzino filets topped with a sauce of chopped San Marzano tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, onion, garlic, black olives, capers, a little lemon and parsley
Pan seared in a white wine, lemon and butter sauce with capers and artichoke hearts
Pan seared in extra virgin olive oil with lemon and roasted garlic over truffled white beans
Zuppa di Pesce
Jumbo shrimp, mussels, cockle clams a New England diver sea scallop and calamari, served over house-made freselli, garlic crostini or linguine - available in white or red sauce.
Linguine with white clam sauce
Cockle clams in their shells, sautéed with garlic, parsley, and extra virgin olive oil, finished with white wine, and our house seafood stock, with a pinch of crushed red pepper, tossed with linguine
Three New England diver sea scallops, pan seared with lemon and garlic white wine sauce. Finished in our wood burning oven
Pan seared salmon, finished in a basil pesto sauce with a touch of white wine and light cream
Salmon Citrus Caponata
Salmon grilled over coals and topped with our lemon, orange, toasted nuts and raisin caponata, served with vegetables
All desserts are made in-house.
The quintessential chilled custard with a caramelized sugar topping.
A classic, Italian melange of espresso-marsala soaked ladyfingers, dusted with cocoa, then layered with Mascarpone and freshly whipped cream.
Chocolate Coconut Bites
Tender coconut layered in between layers of dark chocolate.
Dessert Wines & Coffee Drinks
Castellare Vin Santo
Sandeman Ruby Port
Sandeman Tawny Port
Coffees & Teas
Sogno di Sorrento Lmoncello
Faretti Biscotti Liqueur
Stock “84” Brandy
Remy Martin VSOP
After Dinner Coffee Drinks and Cocktails
Every cup of coffee is freshly brewed.
Baileyʼs, Kahlua, and Amaretto
Kahlua, Ketel One Vodka, and espresso
Frangelico, Ketel One Vodka, and espresso
Chocolate Mocha Latte
Chocolate Latte with Kahlua
Stoli Vanilla, Frangelico, and coffee
Amaretto, Baileyʼs, Vodka, and Espresso
Gingerbread Irish Coffee
Baileyʼs, coffee, and pumpkin pie spice, topped fresh whipped cream
Baileyʼs, Frangelico, and coffee, topped with fresh whipped cream
Baileyʼs & Irish Whiskey, and coffee, topped with fresh whipped cream
Tequila & Kahlua, and coffee, topped with fresh whipped cream
Rum & Tia Maria or Kahlua, and coffee, topped with fresh whipped cream
All entrees served with two seasonal sides unless stated otherwise. Kindly note that we will be adding an 20% gratuity to parties of 6 or more people. Thoroughly cooking meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs reduces the risk of food born illness.
$10 charge for sharing pasta or entrees
9 glass / 34 bottle
Zenato Pinot Grigio, Veneto
Lemon-green in color, aromas of key limes and white peaches complement undertones of green apples and grains of paradise. On the palate, it is smooth and refreshing with a long pleasant finish.
9 glass / 34 bottle
Tramin Chardonnay, Alto-Adige
Fresh aromas of citrus, melons, and tropical fruits, this Chardonnay is pale lemon in color with lemon-green hues. On the palate, it offers bright, yellow fruit flavors with mineral notes and a refreshing acidity.
12 glass / 45 bottle
Mastroberardino Falanghina, Campania
Pale lemon-green in color, aromas of ripe pineapples and citrus fruits are complement-ed by undertones of white flowers. The palate expresses, zesty acidity and persistent notes of honeysuckle and toasted almond.
8 glass / 34 bottle
Villa Pozzi Moscato, Sicily
Fresh aromas of white and tropical fruits, with a very clean and pleasant finish.
21 for 375ml / 38 for 750ml
Bera Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont
Straw-yellow in color, this wine shows lively aromas of fresh grapes, honey, white flowers and orange blossoms.
8 glass / 30 bottle
Zardetto Prosecco, Veneto
Straw-lemon with a fine perlage, Zardetto Prosecco offers fresh, fragrant aromas of peach, citrus and tropical fruits.
8 glass / 30 bottle
Vitiano Rosato, Lazio
Clean, juicy aromas of strawberries, plums, and cranberries, along with scents of roses and gardenias.
12 glass / 46 bottle
Tramin Pinot Noir, Trentino
Ruby-red in color, this wine offers concentrated aromas of woodland berry fruits.
9 glass / 34 bottle
San Quirico Chianti Colli Senesi, Tuscany (organic)
Dark ruby-red with purple highlights, this Chianti exhibits notes of fresh cherry fruit, tobacco, and vio-lets.
10 glass / 38 bottle
Valle Reale Montepulciano, Abruzzo
Bright ruby-red in color, this youthful red offers explosive aromas of blueberries, cherries, licorice, and sweet spices.
10 glass / 38 bottle
Villa Remotti Barbera d’Asti, Piedmont
Intense aromas of dark berries and plums, the palate is full and harmonious with integrated tannins and a persistent finish.
Tasca d’Almerita Lamuri Nero d’Avola, Sicily
Intense ruby-red in color, Lamuri offers lush aromas of black cherry, black fruits, vanilla, tobacco, and wild herbs. On the palate, velvety tannins and refreshing acidity make for an elegant, expressive, crowd-pleasing wine.
Giuseppi Cortese Langhe Nebbiolo, Piedmont
Perfectly structured with integrated, fine-grained tannins and lively acidity, which along with its rich flavors, evolve into a sumptuously long finish.
Allegrini Palazzo della Torre, Veronese
Deep ruby red in color, this wine is brimming with notes of dark, dried cherries, blackberries, and hints of dates. Allegrini affectionately refers to Palazzo della Torre as its “baby Amarone.”
14 glass / 50 bottle
Poggio al Tesoro Mediterra Super Tuscan, Tuscany
Warm notes of red berries, such as cherries, blackberries, plums, pepper, and a touch of Mediterranean Macchia, the Italian equivalent of “garrigue”.
Castello di Neive Barbaresco, Piedmont
Scent of spices, pepper, black cherries on the nose, powerful, firm, elegant and ethereal on the palate.
Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany
Intense ruby color, assembles a perfect combination of power and elegance. Good structure and full body are accompanied by captivating perfumes of fruits and clean freshness.
Prunotto Barolo, Piedmont
Garnet red in color with ample and complex aromas of violets and berry fruit, full and velvety in flavor and very balanced.
Zenato Amarone, Veneto
Intoxicating aromas of dried black cherry, cassis, truffles, chocolate fudge and tar. Silky, luscious and complex with a lingering finish.
Le Ragose Amarone, Veneto
Deep dark and intense with ripe, raisiny berry fruit and powerful. Complete with a long luscious finish.