Lunch Menu

GLI ANTIPASTI

Appetizers

Carpaccio di Manza Tartufo........$14

Thinly sliced beef tenderloin, baby arugula,

shaved reggiano cheese, truffled extra virgin olive oil.

Cocktail di Gamberi........$12

Boiled Louisiana gulf shrimp served with cocktail remoulade sauce.

Italian Antipasto Mistro.....sm $10/ lg $15

Sampling of assorted marinated fresh vegetables, imported meats & cheeses

Prosciutto di Parma e Melone........ $12

Thinly sliced imported prosciutto and seasonal melon.

Raw Oysters on the Half Shell.......1/2 Doz $7.95/ Doz $14

Gulf oysters and cocktail sauce.

Smoked North Atlantic Salmon.......$14

Served with condiments, grilled bread, capers, onions, & dill sauce.

LA Char Grilled Oysters Tarantino..... 1/2 Doz $9/ Doz $17.50

Gulf oysters grilled over an open flame, topped with butter, herbs, garlic, & parmesan cheese.

Calamari Fritti........$10

Golden fried calamari served with marinara sauce or sauteed with white wine & herbs.

Eggplant Crabcake Andrea........$12

Louisiana crabmeat, eggplant, Italian herbs. Topped with lump crabmeat. Served with lemon butter meuniere sauce.

Scampi alla Caprese........$12

Louisiana gulf shrimp sauteed with white wine, lemon, olive oil & fresh herbs over angel hair pasta.

Vongole in Humido........$12

Steamed littleneck clams, olive oil, garlic, white wine and pepperoncino. Angel hair pasta.

Mussel Marinara........$12

Cape mussels steamed in a white wine- tomato herb broth.

 

LE MINSITRE

Housemade Soups

Zuppa di Tartaruga "Turtle Soup Henry"..... cup $5/ bowl $9

Zuppa di Pesce Creolese "Seafood Gumbo"..... cup $5/ bowl $9

Seafood Gumbo, with Louisiana Gulf shrimp and crabmeat served with rice.

Minestrone Milanese..... cup $5/ bowl $8

Italian vegetable soup. Served with Arborio rice & parmesan cheese

Zuppa di cannellini..... cup $5/ bowl $8

Tuscan white bean soup.

 

INSALATA FRESCA

Side Salads

Insalata Andrea.......$9

Boston bib, romaine, avocado, mushrooms, green onion, atrichoke hearts, parmesan cheese & house dressing.

Caesar Salad........$9

Heart of romaine tossed with homeade dressing. Served with parmesan cheese & fresh croutons.

Pomodoro Mozzarella & Caprese.......$10

Housemade mozzerarella cheese sliced & served with tomato, onion, garlic, olive oil, fresh basil, oregano.

Arugula Reggiano........$11

Baby arugula, olive oil lemon dressing and aged parmesan cheese.

PRIMI PIATTI FREDDI

Large Cold Entree Salad

Insalata Cesare Con Oysters OR Shrimp Griglia........$18.50

Select oysters, fried golden brown, or grilled shrimp. Crisp romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, garlic & croutons.

Frutti di Mare Portofino.......sm $14/ Lg $18.95

Assortment of fresh seafood, lightly poached and marinated served over mixed greens.

Crabmeat and Olive Artichoke Salad..... $18

Fresh mixed greens with diced tomatoes, sliced italian olives, artichoke hearts & fresh Louisiana lump crabmeat. Balsamic vinaigrette

Insalata Livornese......$18

Rottisserie chicken tossed with spring mix, capers, mushrooms, tomatoes, anchovies and garlic over mixed greens.

 

Entrees

Rotisserie Chicken A La Grande......$18

1/2 roasted chicken, roasted garlic & olive oil sauce with angel hair pasta.

Osso Buco Milanese.....$30

Veal shank braised in white wine, with saffron rice or angel hair pasta.

Grilled Berkshire Veal Paillard Fiorentina.......$24

heritage chop paillard, grilled with herb sauce and sauteed spinach.

Veal Scaloppine Piccata OR Marsala......$24

White veal sauteed in olive oil with a white wine lemon butter sauce OR Marsala wine and mushroom sauce.

Veal Scaloppine Romano.......$24

White veal dipped in egg & parmesan cheese, sauteed in olive oil, served with pasta in a light tomato sauce.

Veal Tanet......$22

Thin veal, paneed, breaded, and sliced. Served over hearts of romaine, tomato, and mustard dressing.

Filet of Beef Tenderloin...... 6oz $26/ 9oz $32

with Cognac Peppercorn Sauce

Petto di Pollo Parmiggiana......$19

Baked Chicken breast with eggplant, tomato, & mozzarella, ricotta cheese, tomato basil sauce. With linguine.

Parmigiana di Melanzana Sorrento......$18

Sliced, breaded eggplant, sauteed in olive oil, layered with mozzarella, ricotta cheese, tomato basil sauce. With linguine.

 

PESCE FRESCO

Fresh Fish (Fresh Fish Swim to my door daily)

Speckled Trout Meuniere or Almondine...$25 With Crabmeat $28

Fresh Catch of the Day:........Market Price

(Grilled, poached, broiled, or sauteed).

Louisiana Crabmeat Au Gratin.....$19.95

Scampi Fra Diavolo......$24

Shrimp sauteed in white wine a touch of garlic, Roma tomato and fresh herbs. With linguine.

Cioppino Medittareanea (Bouillabaisse).....$28

Mussels, clams, crabmeat, calamari, fresh fish, cooked in a light tomato broth and fresh herbs. Over linguine.

 

LA PASTE DELLE CASA

Housemade Pasta Entrees

All of our pastas are hand made daily in house.

Polpette Nello "Meatballs Uncle Nello".....$16.50

Beef & veal meatballs, baked in tomato sauce. Served over linguine or angel hair pasta. With parmesan cheese.

Rigatoni Carbonara.....$16.95

Pancetta, rosemary, black pepper, parmesan cheese & cream sauce.

Cannelloni Due Torre......$18

Pasta Sheets stuffed with veal, beef and imported cheeses. Baked & served with a light tomato basil sauce.

Cheese Ravioli Roberto or Bolognese....$17.50

Fresh pasta with herbs and imported cheese with a light tomato basil sauce or meat sauce.

Angel Hair Smoked Salmon Andrea.....$19

Tossed with onion, garlic, smoked salmon, flamed with Vodka & topped with American Sturgeon caviar.

Fettucine Primavera al Pesto......$16

Seasonal vegetable pasta with basil pesto. Add: Shrimp $4 Chicken $6

Andreas Award Winning Crabmeat Ravioli.....$21

House made ravioli stuffed with crabmeat. Tossed with a light crabmeat parmesan cream sauce.

Porcini Ravioli.....$19

Ravioli stuffed with Porcini mushrooms & sun-dried tomatoes in a light mushroom cream.

Lasagna Regina.......$18

Baked lasagna with spinach, imported cheese, ground beef & fresh herbs.

Regina Gnocchi al Pesto or Four Cheese.......$17

Italian mini potato dumplings with basil sauce or four cheese sauce.

 

Any pasta entrees served as a $10 appetizer. We offer Rigatoni, Angel Hair, Whole Wheat, & Gluten Free Pasta made in-house.

**There may be a risk associated with raw shellfish as is the case with other raw protein products. If you suffer from chronic illness of the liver, stomach, blood or have other immune disorders, you should eat these products fully cooked.**

Wood Burning Brick Oven Pizza

Pizza Margherita......$12

Tomato, basil, parmesan and mozzarella.

Pizza Arrabiata......$15

Caramelized onion & crushed red pepper. Italian sausage, tomato, garlic, pecorino cheese.

Pizza Cindy......$18

Gorgonzola, mozzarella and goat cheese. Spinach, avocado, portobello mushrooms, sun-dried tomato, basil, oregano, onions, garlic & extra-virgin olive oil.

Pannini......$12

Made on homeade bread.

Grilled bread, roasted pepper, provolone, prosciutto and basil pesto. Fresh roasted turkey, fontina cheese, arugula, balsamic onion jam. Mortadella, and salami Calabrese.

Italian Sausage.......$12

Italian sausage bell pepper roasted on homeade bread topped with mozzarella.

ASSORTI FORMAGGI ITALIAN & FRUTTA
 

Assorted Italian Cheeses & Fruits.....$14

Bel Paese, Reggiano, Fontina, Gorgonzola, Pecorino & Goat Cheeses served with Fresh Fruit.

PASTICCERIA DELLA CASA

Homemade Sweets

Creme Caramel..........$7.50

Creme Brulee...........$12

Spumoni Ice Cream.......$8

White Chocolate Bread Pudding.......$7

Lemon or Raspberry Sorbet......$7

Tiramisu........$10

Cannoli Siciliana......$8

Cassata.......$8

Traditional Italian Ice Cream & Cake Confection.

Cocnut Cake.......$9

Praline Pecan Cheesecake.......$10