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Appetizers

Bruschetta

$12

Diced tomato, olive oil, garlic and fresh basil on toast

  • Classic

3 Homemade Meatballs

$16

with marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese

  • Special

Homemade Fried Artichoke Hearts

$12

with lemon aioli

*Tenderloin Carpaccio

$18

thin slices of raw beef tenderloin with arugula, shaved Parmesan cheese, extra virgin olive oil

Grilled Sausage and Rapini

$17

Calabrese mild sausage with rapini sautéed in olive oil and garlic

Salads

*Caesar Salad

$14

traditional Caesar salad with homemade dressing and homemade focaccia croutons For 2 is $20.00

Caprese Salad

$16

fresh buffalo mozzarella served with tomatoes, roasted red bell peppers and basil

House Salad

$13

mixed greens with shaved carrots,

Parmesan cheese and balsamic vinaigrette dressing

For 2 is $18.00

Seafood Appetizers

Calamari Fritti – $18

$18

fried calamari and fried zucchini with marinara sauce and lemon wedge

*Scampi Paglia

$18

Shrimp pan sautéed with lemon, white wine, garlic, Italian parsley with shoestring potatoes

*Brodetto

$18

Fresh Black Mussells sautéed with a lightly spiced Marinara sauce with Crostini’s

Soups

Pasta Fagioli

$14

Tuscan bean soup

Desserts

Tiramisu

$12.00

Famous homemade Tiramisu

NY Style Cheesecake

$12.00

Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée

$12.00

with vanilla beans

Tartufo

$10.00

Ball of Ice Cream with a Cherry inside and rolled in chocolate chips, then diced in quarters Chocolate OR Pistachio

Sicilian Style Cannoli

$7.00

Ricotta cheese mixed with candied Orange, Limoncello and finished with toasted Pistachio

Sorbetto

$8.00

Choice of Lemon, Raspberry

Drinks

Negroni

Barrel Aged Negroni

$14

Tanqueray, Campari, Cocchi di Torino Vermouth

Negroni Bianco

$14

Luxardo Bitter Bianco, Italicus,
Tanqueray London Dry Gin

Grand Boulevardier

$26

Campari, Pio Cesare Barolo Chinato,
Wild Turkey 101 Rye

Signature Cocktails

Nick’s Barrel Aged Manhattan

$16

Nick’s love for Rye Whiskey (Wild Turkey 101 Rye),
Sweet Vermouth Maraschino Cherry

Sicilian Old Fashion

$14

Amaro Averna from Sicily, Old Forester,
Cocktail and Sons Spiced Demerara Syrup

Whatsamatta Sour

$14

Two classics, one cocktail….Old Forester,
Lazzaroni Amaretto, homemade sweet and sour

Limoncello Drop

$12

Stoli VanillaVodka, Limoncello,
Vanilla Bean syrup

Espresso Mint Martini

$14

Barrel Aged Lucano Espresso Liqour ,Fernet
Branca Menta, float of Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream

Almafi Margarita

$14

Deleon Blanco, Italicus Rosolio Aperitivo,
fresh lime juice, salted rim

Vespa

$14

Italian twist to a Vesper, Tanqueray 10,
Ketel One, Cocchi Americano

Sicilian Sun

$14

Sicilial Amaro Averna, Amaro Amaro,
H by Hine VSOP Cognac, fresh orange juice

Spritzer Aperitivos

Italian Spritz

$12

Prosecco, Martini Rossi Fiero
splash of soda, orange wedge

Italian Pink Lemonade

$12

Ramazzotti Rosato, Martini Rossi Fiero,
Prosecco, Sweet & Sour

Royal Spritz

$14

An Aperitivo for royalty; H by Hine Cognac, Italicus Rosolio Aperitivo and Prosecco

Rosé Sangria

$12

Rosé , Ketel One Peach and Orange Blossom ,
Cocktail and Son’s Fassionola Strawberry Syrup

Fish

Filet of Sole

$30

pan seared with lemon, white wine, garlic and capers served with seasonal vegetables

*Grilled Scottish Salmon

$34

sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, caper, cream sauce with orzo pasta and diced vegetables

Pasta

Sicilian Eggplant Rollatine

$21

Gaetano’s mother’s Sicilian dish thinly sliced eggplant stuffed with angel hair, garlic, tomato basil, baked with marinara sauce, and cheese

Spaghetti & Meatballs

$26

with three homemade meatballs

Eggplant Parmigiana

$23

served with spaghetti marinara

Penne Arrabiata

$20

marinara sautéed with Calabrese spicy peppers

Penne alla Vodka

$22

vodka, tomato, cream sauce

*Capellini con Scampi

$28

angel hair pasta with 5 shrimp lemon, white wine and garlic sauce

*Linguine Vongole

$28

fresh Manila clams, white wine, garlic, Italian parsley

White OR Red Sauce

Zucchini Noodles

$20 (V)

with marinara sauce

Rigatoni alla Bolognese

$24

with homemade meat sauce

Spaghetti Carbonara

$25

pancetta, egg, onion, parmesan and pecorino romano cheese, black pepper

Penne Pesto

$23

Pistachio Pesto with Cream sauce

Homemade Pasta

Gnocchi

$27 (N)

delicious homemade potato dumpling pillows

Choice of Sauce: FreshTomato Basil OR Gorgonzola Cheese OR Pesto Cream Sauce

Add Bolognese for $6.00

Mezzaluna Ravioli

$26

half moon shaped ravioli

stuffed with veal and porcini mushrooms

peas, prosciutto, and porcini mushroom cream sauce

Ravioli Zucca

$23

butternut squash ravioli with roasted butternut squash, brown butter and sage

Ravioli Ricotta e Spinaci

$23

spinach and ricotta cheese ravioli with a fresh tomato basil sauce

Lasagna Bolognese

$25

Bolognese and béchamel layered lasagna

Fettuccine Alfredo

$25

Alfredo cream sauce and Parmesan cheese

Meat

Chicken

Pollo Piccata

$28

lemon, white wine and capers

served with seasonal vegetables

Pollo Marsala

$28

mushroom marsala wine

served with seasonal vegetables

Pollo Parmigiana

$28

breaded chicken cutlet topped with marinara, Parmesan and mozzarella cheese served with spaghetti marinara

Steak

8oz Flat Iron Steak

$42

grilled and sliced and served with broccoli rabe

Substitute Parmesan Risotto $10

Braised Beef Short Ribs

$40

deboned, braised in root vegetable, port wine

served with pappardelle pasta

Veal

Ossobucco Alla Milanese

$54

braised veal shank

with a root vegetable and red wine demiglace

served with saffron risotto

Veal Parmigiana

$32

veal cutlet lightly breaded and topped with marinara, Parmesan and mozzarella cheese

served with spaghetti marinara

Veal Scallopine

$32

Veal Piccata: lemon, white wine and capers

Veal Marsala: mushroom marsala wine

Veal Milanese: veal cutlet breaded and sautéed served with arugula and tomatoes

Side

Broccoli Rabe

$10

Sautéed Root Vegetables

$10

Grilled Calabrese Sausage

$12

Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon

Mazzei “Philip”

$80

Toscana | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon | black cherry, balsamic herbs, dried flowers, with lightly toasted oak | wonderful with all kinds of red meat, duck, and with strong cheese like gorgonzola

Clos Pegase “Hommage”

$200

Napa Valley | 100% Cabernet
Sauvignon | lightly toasted oak and vanilla with luscious black
cherry, blackberry, and cocoa; soft acidity and bold tannins | pair
with steak, lamb, and braised meats such as osso buco

DAOU

$15, $58 per Bottle

Paso Robles | currant, black cherry, cedar, &
eucalyptus | delicious as a cocktail wine or paired with steak, lamb,
and mushrooms

Frank Family Vineyards

$32, $120 per Bottle

Napa Valley | black cherry, cocoa,
hazelnut, baked plums, and cloves | pairs well with steak, short ribs,
portobello mushrooms, and lamb

  • Nick's Favorites

Tenuta Sette Ponti “Poggio al Lupo”

$110

Toscana | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon |  a fruity, pure expression of the grape with highlights of rosemary and oregano | pair with Bolognese or lasagna

Peju

$95

Rutherford | black cherry, dark fruit, and cocoa powder with notes of anise, clove, and tobacco| wonderful as a cocktail wine or paired with red meat dishes

Shafer “One Point Five”

$55, $215 per Bottle

Cabernet Sauvignon | Stags Leap District, Napa Valley | elegant and silky with lush, vivid, abundant fruit and cashmere-like soft tannins | wonderful as a cocktail wine; or enjoyed with red meat – especially game

California Red Blends

DAOU “Pessimist”

$15, $58 per Bottle

Paso Robles | blue and red fruit, purple
flowers, vanilla, and buttered toast | pairs well with grilled meats
and pasta with red sauce

Ferrari-Carano “Trésor”

$95

Sonoma County | Bordeaux Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc| aromas and flavors of plum, blueberries, cedar, and mocha | enhances roasted lamb and beef dishes, filet mignon, mushrooms, and gorgonzola cheese

Central Italy

Frescobaldi CastelGiocondo

$34, $130 per Bottle

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG |
Toscana | wild cherry, red berries, orange peel, and violet with
fine-grained tannins and bright acidity | a wine built for food; pairs
beautifully with Bolognese sauce, lasagna, and red meats

San Felice “Il Grigio”

$110

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG |
Toscana | sweet violets and spicy tobacco leaf; full-bodied and
round with smooth, ripe tannins harmoniously integrated with
the acidity | perfect with meat dishes, game, red sauces, and cheese

  • Nick's Favorites

San Filippo

$150

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG | Toscana | a
gorgeous, polished wine with a full body and velvety tannins;
cherry, leather, spice, orange peel, and carob aromas | wonderful
with rich meat dishes such as the osso bucco

  • Nick's Favorites

Tenuta di Nozzole

$14, $30 per Half-Bottle, $52 per Bottle

Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG | Toscana |
macerated cherries & fresh fruit with soft tannins| pairs well with
steak, red sauces, olive oil, and beans

Villa Medoro

$11, $42 per Bottle

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC | Abruzzo | Tre
Bicchieri Award Winner| no oak; bright red and black cherry
with smooth tannins, leather, and spice | pair with red sauce,
sausage, and bolognese sauce

  • Nick's Favorites

Il Poggione

$16, $60 per Bottle

Rosso di Montalcino DOC | Sangiovese | Toscana | fruity bouquet with ripe red cherry and sweet spices | food-friendly, pairs well with tomato sauces

Chardonnay

DAOU Reserve

$18, $75 per Bottle

Paso Robles | full-bodied with tropical fruit,
grapefruit, peach, apricot, butter, and vanilla notes | pairs
exceptionally with rich seafood such as scallops and crab; or with buttery
sauces such as scampi and fettuccine alfredo

  • Nick's Favorites

Ferrari-Carano

$14, $52 per Bottle

Sonoma County | citrus, peach, orange blossom,
vanilla, and graham cracker | pairs well with butter and cream
sauces, basil, & nuts

Mayacamas Vineyards

$100

Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley | lime zest, wet
slate, fresh vanilla, and lemon candy | pair this big wine with rich
fish such as salmon, creamy pasta dishes, pork, and white meat

Far Niente

$115

Napa Valley | citrus-honeysuckle perfume with white fig, gardenia, and warm toasted oak | pairs well with white fish in butter sauce, fettuccine alfredo, prosciutto, and olives

Kiona Vineyards

$44 per Bottle

Columbia Valley | green apples, stone fruit, cream, and vanilla, with a nice minerality| pair with seafood, cream sauces, or chicken dishes

Chenin Blanc

Kiona Vineyards

$40

Columbia Valley | slightly off-dry, bright, crisp, and fruit-forward |with immense food-pair-ability, this wine is a definite crowd-pleaser

Italian White Wines

Stemmari Chardonnay

$11, $42 per Bottle

Sicilia | Tart & Fresh | slightly
ripened peach & pear with notes of yellow flowers | enjoy with
antipasti, shellfish, and fried appetizers

  • Nick's Favorites

Venica & Venica “Jesera”

$13, $50 per Bottle

Pinot Grigio DOC Collio | Skin-Contact Wine | brilliant copper color, notes of white flowers,
ginger, pink pepper, pear, and apple | pairs especially well with
charcuterie, grilled fish, and risotto

  • Nick's Favorites

La Mesma Black Label

$65

Cortese | Gavi del Comune di Gavi
DOCG | spring blossom, hay, and white stone fruit | perfect
aperitivo or with seafood, fish, chicken, or vegetables

  • Nick's Favorites

Planeta “Cometa”

$100

Fiano | Sicilia Menfi DOC | an outstanding
wine; full, aromatic, and mineral with notes of chamomile, hay,
ripe apricots, thyme, mango, and pomelo | absolutely excellent with
grilled fish and shrimp

  • Nick's Favorites

Banfi “La Pettegola” Vermentino

$12, $44 per Bottle

Toscana | delightfully fresh with an intense fruit forward bouquet of fruit and spices| lovely as an aperitif; ideal with seafood, salads, and vegetable dishes

La Scolca White Label

$12, $44 per Bottle

Cortese | Gavi dei Gavi DOCG | delicate and acidic; traditional style Gavi| pair with antipasti or fish, white meat, and vegetables

Occhipinti “SP68” Bianco

$105

60% Zibibbo, 40% Albanello |Sicilia | featured on “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy”| Biodynamic| Skin-Contact Wine; fermented with indigenous yeasts | dry; floral and aromatic | excellent with shellfish, delicate pastas, and fish

  • Nick's Favorites

Merlot

Frank Family

$120

Napa Valley | fresh plums, blackberries, pomegranate, coffee, cedar, and baking spices; very elegant and structured with a soft finish| pairs well with most foods; especially red sauces, veal, pork, cheese, and cream

HALL Napa Valley Merlot

$45 per Half-Bottle

California | classic style with brambly red fruits and dusty tannins | pairs well with red meat, especially lamb, and tomato dishes | 375mL

Northeast Italy

Livio Felluga “Vertigo”

$50

delle Venezie IGT | Red Blend of
Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon | ripe cherry, raspberry, blackberry,
apricot, with vanilla and tobacco spice notes | pairs well with pork,
beef, and cheeses

Lombardini “C’era Una Volta” Amabile

$42

Lambrusco Salamino|Emilia-Romagna | intense and pleasant with hints of soft red berries| excellent with first courses and pastas

Kelleri Cantina Andrian Pinot Noir

$65

Alto Adige DOC | aromas of red berries and dried fruit; pure clean Pinot Noir character | this complex, elegant wine pairs well with all types of food 

MASI “Costasera”

$35, $135 per Bottle

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG | Vegan| baked fruit, plums and cherries, with hints of coffee and cocoa | excellent as an after-dinner wine; or to go with red meat, game, or richly flavored dishes; very good with gorgonzola

Northwest Italy

Pio Cesare

$105 per Half-Bottle

Barolo DOCG| A Classic Style Barolo | structured,
harmonious, and elegant with soft tannins and balanced flavors |
ideal with beef carpaccio, mushrooms, duck, veal, and braised beef | 375mL

Fontanafredda “Vigna La Rosa”

$150

Barolo DOCG | Piemonte | roses, violets, tobacco, underbrush, spices, and a slight touch of vanilla; velvety tannins | excellent with flavorful meat dishes

Marchese Incisa “Valmorena”

$50

Barbera d’Asti Superiore | Piemonte | violet, plum, maraschino cherry, date, fig, white pepper, and chocolate | versatile and medium-bodied, goes wonderfully with appetizers, sage & butter sauces, white and red meats, and cheeses

Pio Cesare “Il Bricco”

$225

Barbaresco DOCG| Piemonte | mulberry, black plum, and thyme; rich; medium-full with beautiful tannins; very good acidity; excellent persistence and harmony|pair with red meat dishes, game, or seasonal truffles

Prunotto “Costamiòle”

$100

Barbera d’Asti Superiore Nizza DOCG| Piemonte | plums and cherries with violets, cinnamon, cacao, and leather; supple yet well-structured tannins | enjoy with red meat and game dishes

Pinot Noir

Argyle Reserve

$70

Willamette Valley | raspberry, dark plum, and cardamom with and underlying minerality | a fruit-forward wine that pairs well with fish, chicken, and pasta dishes

Cristom

$80

Willamette Valley | fresh, elegant, and focused with bright red fruit and crunchy acidity| try with salmon, butternut squash, pork, or risotto

Merry Edwards

$28, $100 per Bottle

Sonoma Coast | bing cherry with licorice, forest floor, rose petal, vanilla, and baking spices | enjoy with mushrooms or other vegetarian dishes; delicious with salmon or pork 

  • Nick's Favorites

Rose

DAOU Rosé

$11, $42 per Bottle

Rosé of Grenache| Paso Robles | fresh strawberry,  peach, cherry, hibiscus, and honey| enjoy with salads, salmon or light appetizers

Dogajolo

$48

Rosé of Sangiovese| Toscana | fresh flowers, apple, currants, & sour cherry | pairs well with fresh tomatoes, grilled seafood, poultry, and veal

Southern Italy/ Islands

Gulfi “Nerojbleo”

$50

Nero d’Avola | Sicilia | Organic | fresh
with a fleshy yet silky tannic structure | ripe black fruit,
undergrowth, anise, sandalwood, and licorice | perfectly
compliments mushroom risotto, eggplant dishes, and Italian sausages

Stemmari Nero d’Avola

$11, $40 per Bottle

Sicilia | currant, wild strawberries,
and pomegranate | pairs well with risotto, cheese pastas, eggplant, &
lamb

Stemmari Pinot Noir

$11, $40 per Bottle

Sicilia | blackberries, wild strawberries,
cherries, and spice | pairs well with pasta with meat sauce, red meat,
and cheeses

COS Frappato

$70

Sicilia | Organic | raspberries, orange peel, and spices; fresh and vibrant | excellent summer wine; pairs  well with most dishes but is excellent with pork, white beans, anchovies, salmon, or tuna

Planeta “Etna Rosso”

$90

Nerello Mascalese | Sicilia | vanilla, sour cherry, wild strawberry, clean florals | this indigenous Italian grape variety is very adaptable; goes well with everything from pasta to red meat, and even fish

  • Nick's Favorites

COS “Nero di Lupo”

$70

Nero d’Avola | Sicilia | made in amphorae (large terra cotta pots) | pure expression of Nero d’Avola; round and delicious; with bright red cherry fruit, Mediterranean scrub, orange zest, and sunbaked earth | pairs best with eggplant or rich, “meaty” meats such as steak, meatballs, lasagna, Bolognese, and lamb

Sparkling

Marchesi Incisa “Felice”

$12, $46 per Bottle

Moscato d’Asti DOCG | Piemonte |
elegantly sweet with light effervescence; light and clean finish;
notes of peaches, white flowers, grapefruit, and sage | perfect to
start or end the meal; delicious as an aperitif or with dessert

  • Nick's Favorites

Rosa Regale

$12

Brachetto d’ Acqui | Piemonte | Unique & Festive
| sparkling sweet red wine with strawberry, raspberry, and rose |
delicious aperitif or pairs well with spicy foods, pork, bitter greens,
cheese, desserts, and chocolate | 187mL

Mumm

$16

Sparkling | Brut | Napa Valley | Relaxed & Elegant |
citrus, red apple, stone fruit, & vanilla spice | pairs with crab,
salmon, green salads, chicken, and vegetables | 187mL

Berlucchi ’61 Nature, 2012

$105

Franciacorta DOCG | Lombardia |
Zero-Dosage | 70% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir | bone dry with
ripe yellow fruit and candied citrus that melt into fragrant pan
brioche; richly flavored with a full body and vibrant acidity|
delicious throughout a meal; pairs perfectly with antipasto and main
courses of fish, chicken, and veal

  • Nick's Favorites

Val d’Oca

$11, $40 per Bottle

Prosecco DOC | bright citrus, white stone fruits,
apple, and wild flowers with a soft finish | ideal aperitif; pair with
pasta or fresh seafood

Lombardini “C’era Una Volta” Amabile

$42

Lambrusco Salamino|Emilia-Romagna | intense and pleasant with hints of soft red berries| excellent with first courses and pastas

Moët & Chandon Impérial Reserve Brut

$130

Champagne, France | dried pineapple, biscuit, salted almond, white peach | pair with rich or fried food

Super Tuscans

Antinori “Tignanello”

$250

Toscana| The original Super-Tuscan! |
Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, & Cabernet Franc | ripe red
fruits with fresh blackberry and wild berries; vanilla, dark
chocolate, and light spice | pairs with herbed meats and mushrooms,
and rich tomato-based dishes such as lasagna

  • Nick's Favorites

Carpineta Fontalpino “Do ut des”

$100

Toscana | Sangiovese,
Merlot, & Cabernet Sauvignon | an extremely pretty red with
blackberry, currant and light dark chocolate; medium to full body,
fine tannins and a long and polished finish; fresh and very clean;
a beauty | pair with steak, lamb, bolognese, cheese, or white beans

Mazzei “Philip”

$80

Toscana | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon | black cherry, balsamic herbs, dried flowers, with lightly toasted oak | wonderful with all kinds of red meat, duck, and with strong cheese like gorgonzola

Tenuta Guado al Tasso “Il Bruciato”

$20, $75 per Bottle

Toscana | Merlot,
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, & Petit Verdot |
dark fresh fruit, spices, and tobacco | pairs exceptionally well with
wild boar, short ribs, and other rich braised dishes

  • Nick's Favorites

Tenuta Sette Ponti “Crognolo”

$100

Toscana | Sangiovese & Merlot | ripe cherry and berries well blended with spicy notes| pairs well with braised meats, game, and aged cheeses

Tenuta Sette Ponti “Poggio al Lupo”

$110

Toscana | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon |  a fruity, pure expression of the grape with highlights of rosemary and oregano | pair with Bolognese or lasagna

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