Elisa's Dinner Menu by Award-Winning Chef Paolo Telese

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Antipasti

Antipasti Freddi

Cold Antipasto
Antipasto Misto
Cold Antipasta
18
Tomato Bruschetta
Grilled Italian bread topped with a chopped tomato salad
10
Cocktail di Gamberi
Shrimp cocktail
11
Clams on the half shell
half dozen or dozen raw clams
8 / 13

Arrosticini

Grilled Lamb Skewers
Abruzzi’s Favorite Lamb Skewers (7 Delicious Lamb Skewers)
10

Antipasti Caldo

Hot Antipasti
Funghi Farciti
Mushrooms stuffed with shrimp, seasoned with fresh herbs in a light red sauce
11
Rollatini di Melanzane
Eggplant rolled with spinach and ricotta topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella
7
Crostini Caprino e Pancetta
Carmelized onion, goat cheese, and bacon served over Toasted Crostini Bread
10
Cuori di Carciofi Oreganata
Sautéed artichoke hearts topped with toasted aromatic breadcrumbs
11
Arancini di Riso alla Paolo
Homemade rice balls with mixed vegetable risotto served with both tomato and cream dipping sauces
8
Vongole Oreganate
8 Italian-seasoned, whole baked clams
9
Bianco or Possillipo
Clams or mussels prepared Bianco style (white wine garlic sauce) or Possillipo style (red sauce with garlic and fresh herbs)
Mussels 9 Clams 11
Pizzetta alla Margherita
Tomato sauce, basil, extra virgin olive oil, and mozzarella
10
Zucchini Fritti
Fried zucchini strips served with both tomato and horseradish dipping sauces
9
Stecchini di Mozzarella
Mozzarella sticks and tomato dipping sauce
8

Zuppe

Minestrone
Vegetable soup
6
Pasta in Brodo di Pollo
Chicken noodle soup
6
Tortellini in Brodo
Chicken broth with cheese tortellini
7
Pasta E Fagioli
Traditional Italian soup with fresh pasta and beans
7

Insalate

Cesare
Romaine lettuce and croutons
10
Tricolore
Arugula, endive, and radicchio
10
Del Giardino
Mixed greens
9
Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, tomato, with basil
12
Warm Spinach Salad
Spinach, bacon and mushrooms with warm vinaigrette
12

Elisa's Calamari

Prices represent Appetizer or Entree
Fritti
Elisa’s own crispy calamari, like no other
12 / 17
Oreganate
Sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs, white wine, and topped with aromatic breadcrumbs
13 / 18
Lemon Fra Diavolo
Prepared with Tony T’s Lava Oil, fresh lemon, and marinara sauce
13 / 18
Marinara or Fra Diavlo
Garlic, and fresh basil in a braised plum tomato sauce
13 / 18
Luciano
Sautéed with fresh herbs, onions, and a splash of Chardonnay
13 / 18
Verde
Crispy, then tossed in a fresh avocado sauce with lime and arugula
14 / 19
Al Funghi
Sautéed with wild mushrooms, bacon, cream and white wine
15 / 20

Pasta

Pasta Casareccia (Homemade)

Tortellini Boscaiola
Cheese tortellini with wild mushrooms, and pancetta in a cream sauce
16
Gnocchi (Potato Pasta)
Bolognese or Pesto Marinara
15
Lasagne al Forno
Thinly layered pasta with meat, ricotta cheese filling, in a red sauce
15
Ravioli di Ricotta al Forno
Cheese filled, topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella
11
Monicotti
Ricotta and mozzarella filling in a tomato sauce, topped with melted mozzarella
15
Fettuccine Alfredo
15
with Chicken
16
with Shrimp
17

Pasta

Substitute whole wheat or gluten free pasta in any of our pasta dishes for an additional 2.00
Spaghetti con Polpettine
Mini meatballs with tomato sauce
14
Linguine
White or red clam sauce
15
Linguine Siena
Sautéed olives, semicrudo tomatoes, shrimp, garlic and arugola
17
Penne Villa
Scallops and chopped shrimp in a pink sauce
17
Rigatoni Broccolirabe & Sausage
Sautéed with garlic and oil
17
Pasta
Marinara, Meat, Garlic and Oil, or Vodka Sauce
12
Angel Hair Puttanesca
Capers, olives, garlic and anchovies in a red sauce
15
Penne al Salmone
Sautéed salmon, capers, and onions in a pink wine sauce
17

Risotto

Risotto Al Funghi
Wild mushrooms in a light brown sauce
12
Risotto Al Pescatore
Lobster, shrimp, calamari, mussels, scallops, and clams in a red sauce
28

Carne

Parmigiana, Francese or Marsala
Your choice of Chicken or Veal prepared in any one our favorite traditional Italian styles
Pollo (Chicken)
16
Vitello (Veal)
18
Vitello alla Casanova
Breaded veal cutlet, peas, mushrooms, and prosciutto in a pink sauce topped with melted mozzarella
20
Vitello Saltinbocca
Veal scaloppini and prosciutto over a bed of spinach in a white sauce, finished nicely with melted mozzarella and hard-boiled egg
21
Vitello Sorentino
Veal scaloppini topped with prosciutto, eggplant and mozzarella in a red sauce with white wine
21
Filetto di Manzo Fantasia
Pan seared filet mignon in a brown sauce with mushrooms, topped with mozzarella and onion
35
Costoletta di Vitello Valdostana
A succulent broiled veal chop artfully prepared with prosciutto & mozzarella in a cognac vermouth sauce
36
Costoletta di Maiale San Marzano
Breaded pork chops under a chopped tomato salad
24
Costoletta di Maiale alla Pizzaiola
Braised pork chops in a red sauce with sautéed garlic, a hint of oregano and italian herbs, and slow-roasted peppers
22
Costoletta D’Agnello Oreganate
Pan seared lamb chops topped with garlic and toasted breadcrumbs
36
Trippa Napolitana
An Italian delicacy sautéed with garlic, fresh herbs in a red sauce
17
Pollo Portovino
Chicken breast sautéed with portobello mushrooms, cognac, port wine and a drop of tomato sauce, topped with melted mozzarella
18
Pollo Scarpariello
Chicken on the bone sautéed with sausage, hot cherry peppers, and potatoes, in a garlic and white wine lemon sauce
17
Pollo alla Rollatini
Chicken breast stuffed with spinach, prosciutto, and mozzarella lightly battered in a white wine sauce with mushrooms and onions
18
Pollo alla Sorrentino
Boneless chicken breast topped with prosciutto, eggplant and mozzarella in a red sauce with white wine
18

Dalla Griglia

Costolletta di Vitello
Marinated grilled veal chop
33
Petti di Pollo Paillard
Marinated grilled boneless chicken breasts
16
Pesce Spada
Grilled swordfish
25
Filetto di Manzo
Grilled filet mignon medallions
31
Costoletta di Maiale
Grilled pork chop served with apple sauce
20
Costoletta D’agnello
Grilled lamb chops served with mint jelly
34
Salmone di Laura
Grilled salmon with red onions, capers and fresh herbs, served with a cold lemon vinaigrette
19

Pesce

Chilean Sea Bass Marcello
Pan seared in a zucchini cream sauce with a grilled vegetable chutney
35
Code D’ Aragosta Oreganate
Twin 8oz lobster tails with mussels and clams in a white sauce with garlic and breadcrumbs
40
Salmone Fiorentino
filet over a bed of spinach in a red sauce with a hint of white wine
22
Marinara or Fra Diavolo (spicy)
Plump tomato sauce with fresh herbs and garlic, served mild or spicy
Gamberoni (Shrimp)
19
Calamari
16
Scungilli
20
Gamberoni Parmigiana
Breaded shrimp with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella
19
Sogliola Incrostata con Zucchini
Baked filet of sole surrounded by a generous amount of zucchini, tomatoes, and toasted breadcrumbs
18
Pesce Spada Livornese
Swordfish steak seared with capers, olives, garlic, and fresh herbs in a red sauce
25
Frutti di Mare Fra Diavolo (mild or spicy)
Shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, and scungilli with fresh tomato sauce, garlic and herbs
27

Piatti Vegetariani

Zucchini Casserole
Layered zucchini, cheese, tomato, breadcrumbs, and fresh herbs (baked)
15
Melanzane Parmigiana
Layered eggplant baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella
15

Contorni

Broccolirabe (seasonal)
9
Sautéed Escarole (seasonal)
7
Sautéed with garlic & oil
Broccoli, spinach, or zucchini
6
Sautéed mushrooms
Sautéed in extra virgin olive oil plus seasoning
7
Artichoke Oreganata
9
Potato Croquettes or Rice Balls
5
Sausage or Meatballs in tomato sauce
6