Dinner Menu

FRUTTI DI MARE

  • OYSTERS

    MP
    Six Local Oysters Served with Mignonette and Cocktail Sauce
  • SHRIMP COCKTAIL

    15
    Five Jumbo Shrimp Served with Cocktail Sauce
  • TUNA TARTARE

    16
    Avocado, Fennel, Blood Orange and Celery topped with Raw Tuna and Served with Beet Chips
  • CEVICHE

    16
    Chef's Daily Ceviche
  • CRUDO TRIO

    MP
    Shrimp Cocktail, Local Oysters and Ceviche Served with Accompaniments

SPUNTINO

(SNACKS)

  • BURRATA

    15
    Radicchio, Frisse, Spiced Walnuts, Balsamic Reduction
  • POLENTA FRIES

    12
    Served with Truffle Aioli
  • ARANCINI

    14
    Braised Boar, Agro Dolce, Pine Nuts and Succhi
  • MOZZARELLA EN CARROZZA

    12
    Pan Fried Mozzarella, Housemade Bread, Anchovies, Pomodoro Sauce

ANTIPASTI

(APPETIZERS)

  • ANTIPASTO BOARD

    28
    Chefs Mix of Salume, Formaggio and Verdure
  • CALAMARI FRITTI

    15
    Semolina Dusted, Hot Cherry Peppers, Pomodoro
  • LA CUCINA POLPETTE

    14
    Classic Meatball, Pomodoro Sauce and Fior di Latte
  • POLPO con NOCCIOLE

    16
    Charred Octopus, Romesco Fingerling Potatoes
  • VONGOLE con MOSTARDA

    14
    Cape Cod Clams, Fennel, Roasted Garlic, Grain Mustard, Cream Sauce and Crostini

BRUSCHETTA

  • SPICY PEARS, RED ONION, GORGONZOLA

    9
  • OVEN DRIED TOMATO, HONEY RICOTTA

    8
  • PROSCIUTTO, CAPRIATA, BALSAMICO

    9

ZUPPA E INSALATA

(SOUP & SALAD)

  • ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

    8
  • SIMPLE ARUGULA

    14
    Preserved Lemons, Pecorino Romano
  • CLASSIC CAESAR

    12
    Baby Romaine, Classic Dressing, Salted Anchovy and Parmigiano
  • BOSTON SALAD

    15
    Bibb Lettuce, Crisp Pancetta, Gorgonzola, Green Apples, Candied Walnuts, Pickled Red Onion and Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

PASTA E RISOTTO

(PASTA & RICE)

  • AGNOLOTTI di TUBERI

    23
    Root Vegetable, Agnolotti, Brown Butter, Aged Balsamic, Walnuts, Shaved Parmigiano
  • GNOCCHI AL TELEFONO

    26
    Ricotta Gnocchi, Plum Tomato Sauce, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil
  • LINGUINE con VONGOLE

    26
    New England Little Neck Clams, Basil, White Wine Sauce
  • RIGATONI BOLOGNESE

    24
    Classic Four Meat Ragu, Caramelized Onions and Shaved Parmesan
  • SPAGHETTI

    28
    Fresh Grilled Jumbo Shrimp, Rock Shrimp with your choice of sauce
    Fra Diavolo, Spicy Pomodoro, Scampi Style or Garlic with Butter and White Wine
  • RISO NERO con CAPPA SANTE

    30
    Squid Ink Risotto, Seared Scallops, Thyme and Garlic Butter, Parmigiano
  • BUCATINI all’AMATRICIANA

    22
    Pancetta, Pomodoro Sauce, Chilis and Pecorino Cheese
  • TRE FORMAGGI RAVIOLI

    24
    Ricotta, Parmigiano, Taleggio, Housemade Pasta alla Vodka Sauce
  • RISO AL LIMONE e ASPARAGI

    20
    Risotto, Parmigiano, Prosciutto, Lemon and Asparagus

SECONDI

(MAINS)

  • POLLO FRANCESE

    28
    Egg Dipped Chicken Cutlet Served with Asparagus and Polenta in a Lemon Butter Sauce
  • POLLO GRIGLIATO

    26
    Half Roasted Free Range Chicken, Fingerlings, Rabe
  • POLLO PARMIGIANO

    27
    Breaded and Pan Fried Chicken Cutlet topped with Fior di Latte served on Pomodoro Sauce with side of Angel Hair Pasta
  • BRACIOLO di MAIALE ARROSTO

    30
    Roasted Double Cut Pork Chop, Summer Squash and Spicy Mustard Sauce
  • CHARGRILLED COSTOLETTE

    48
    Tomahawk Chop Served with Wild Mushroom Risotto
  • GRILLED SWORDFISH STEAK

    34
    Couscous and Arugula Salad, Marinated Peppers and Olives
  • MERLUZZO LIMONE

    28
    North Atlantic Cod, Sauteed Greens, Crab Risotto Cake in a Lemon Caper Sauce
  • SEAFOOD BRODETTO

    36
    Cod, Swordfish, Clams, Mussels, Calamari, Shrimp Fennel, Crusty Bread with Saffron Aioli
  • COSTELETTE di AGNELLO

    40
    Parmesan and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb Served with Asparagus, Potatoes and Salsa Verde
  • SPICE CRUSTED TUNA

    34
    Sushi Grade Tuna, Snow Peas, Scorched Mushrooms, Parsnip Puree and Aged Balsamic
  • COTOLETTA di VITELLO

    42
    Your choice of Veal Chop served with Parmesan Polenta
    Milanese: Breaded and Fried, Arugula Salad
    Parmigiano: Breaded and Fried, Pomodoro Sauce and Fior di Latte
    Marsala: Grilled Chop, Mushrooms and Marsala Sauce
    Saltimbocca: Veal Pounded Thin, Prosciutto di Parma Fontina Val d’Aosta, Marsala Sauce

CONTORNI

SIDES | $7 each

GRILLED SEASONAL VEGETABLES

SAUTÉED RABE

PARMESAN POLENTA

PARMESAN TRUFFLE FRIES

WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANO

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