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Soup Lunch Dinner | Catering Menu

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    • Salad | Insalata

      Includes garlic cheese bread Bianco Balsamico, our signature dressing, is house-made and exclusive to Café Roma.  Available for carry out.

    • Caesar

      $9

      Romaine, Romano cheese, classic Caesar dressing & croutons

    • Della Casa Insalata

      $8

      Spring greens & romaine with white balsamic vinaigrette & croutons

    • Caprese

      $10

      Sliced vine ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil leaf, evoo, includes side salad

    • Chopped Veggie

      $9.5

      Chopped grilled portobello mushrooms, zucchini, red & yellow peppers, yellow squash on mixed greens, garbanzo beans, white balsamic vinaigrette

    • Cobb Salad

      $10.5

      Crisp romaine, red balsamic dressing, red onion, hard boiled egg, bacon, avocado, tomato, crumbled blue cheese, croutons

    • Verdura

      $10

      served cold

    • Southwest Salad

      $10

      Crisp romaine, chipotle ranch dressing, corn, tomato, black beans, shredded cheddar, avocado, tortilla strips, lime

    • Side Salad

      $3

      Caesar or della casa

    • Greek Salad

      10.5

      mixed greens, hummus, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red onion, tzatziki sauce, tomato, lemon-oregano vinaigrette, served with grilled pita

    • salad add-ins

    • Fresh Mozzarella

      $3
    • Avocado

      $2.5
    • Grilled Chicken

      $3.5
    • Garbanzo Beans

      $2
    • Grilled Zucchini & Squash

      $3
    • Popcorn Shrimp

      $6
    • Salmon

      $9
    • Shrimp

      $7
    • Goat Cheese

      $3
    • Blue Cheese Crumbles

      $3
    • Feta Cheese

      $3
    • Panini Cold

      Includes choice of: fresh cut fries or side salad

    • Caprese Panini

      $9.5

      Sliced vine ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil leaf, extra virgin olive oil on a warm baguette

    • Chicken Caesar Wrap

      $9.5

      Romaine, Romano cheese, & classic Caesar dressing, croutons in a warm pizza skin

    • Pesto é Pollo Wrap

      $9.5

      Grilled chicken, tomato slices, fresh mozzarella & pesto rolled in a warm pizza skin

    • San Pietro

      $9.5

      Grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, basil leaf, sliced tomato, sun dried tomato spread on a warm baguette

    • Tuna Melt

      10.5

      white albacore tuna salad, lettuce, tomato, red onion, cheddar or swiss, served open-faced

    • Panini Hot

    • Char-Grilled Burger

      $9.5

      1/3 lb char-grilled fresh Black Angus beef burger includes tomato, lettuce, onions

    • Italian Beef Sandwich

      $9.5

      Century old family recipe slow roasted with garlic, beef stock & tomato, sliced thin & piled high, served in au jus, mild or hot giardiniera

      Make it a combo, add sausage link $3

    • Italian Meatball Sandwich

      $9

      House-made beef meatballs simmered in classic tomato meat sauce

    • Pollo Piccante

      $10.5

      Grilled chicken, melted Swiss, pesto, jalapeño bacon, tomato on artisan baguette

    • Pollo Americano

      $10.5

      Grilled chicken, BBQ, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and cheddar on a classic eggwash bun

    • Spicy Italian Sausage Sandwich

      $9

      Char-grilled spicy Italian sausage topped with a saute of tomato, red & yellow peppers, mushrooms & sweet onions
      (10 minutes to cook, grilled to order)

    • Melanzane Parmigiano

      $11

      2 pieces of fresh thick cut hand breaded eggplant Parmesan, melted mozzarella/provolone, signature pomodoro sauce

    • Pollo Parmigiano

      $10

      2 pieces of our hand breaded chicken Parmesan melted mozzarella/provolone, signature pomodoro sauce

    • Sandwich Add-Ins

    • Sandwich Add-Ins

      giardiniera hot or mild .5
      red & yellow bell peppers roasted .75
      applewood bacon 1.25
      jalapeño bacon 1.25
      fresh mozzarella 3
      blue cheese, goat cheese, feta 2
      mozzarella/provolone shredded .75
      cheddar or swiss .75

    • Pastas

    • Chicken Parmigiano

      $12.5

      Chicken Parmesan on spaghetti pomodoro

    • Fettuccine Alfredo

      $10

      European butter, fresh cream, Romano cheese & a hint of garlic on fettuccine pasta

    • Fusilli con Carne

      $11.50

      Classic tomato meat sauce on spiral pasta, house made meatball

    • Melanzane Parmigiano

      $10.5

      Thick-cut hand breaded eggplant Parmesan on spaghetti pomodoro

    • Penne Rustica

      $10

      Light cream sauce, peas & mushrooms on penne pasta

    • Capellini Pomordoro e Basilico

      $9

      Crushed tomato, fresh basil & garlic on angel hair pasta

    • Tortiglione alla Vodka

      $10.5

      Larger tubular pasta, tomato cream sauce, flamed vodka

    • Farfalle Aglio e Olio Verdura

      12.00

      broccoli, onions, red & yellow peppers, olive oil, garlic, crushed red pepper on bowtie pasta

    • Farfalle Alla Pesto

      10.5

      rich & creamy basil pesto sauce on bowtie pasta

    • Farfalle Burro e Formaggio

      8.5

      european butter & imported romano cheese on bowtie pasta

    • Penne Arrabiatta

      9.5

      crushed tomato, fresh basil, with a refreshing spicy finish on penne pasta

    • Linguine Aglio e Olio

      9.00

      extra virgin olive oil, fresh sliced garlic, crushed red pepper on linguine pasta

    • Pasta Add-Ins

    • Chicken

      $3.5

      Grilled Chicken Breast

    • Salmon

      $9

      Grilled salmon skin-on 6oz filllet

    • Sausage

      $2.5

      Crumbled mild Italian sausage

    • Meatball

      $2.25
    • Sausage Link

      $3

      Spicy Italian sausage link

    • Shrimp

      $7

      Butterfield tiger shrimp

    • Veggies

      $3

      Roasted broccoli, red & yellow peppers, onion

    • Gluten Free Pasta

      $2
    • Whole Wheat Pasta

      $2
    • Pizza Topping

    • Pizza Toppings

      Our dough is made fresh daily from imported Italian “00” flour, Italian sea salt, fresh yeast and cooked on our stone deck oven to a light, crisp finish. All pizzas include crushed tomatoes, fresh basil, shredded Provolone & Mozzarella and freshly grated Grana Padano. (gluten free) pizza crust +2

      PIZZA TOPPINGS

      VEGETABLES
      anchovies, artichoke hearts,* fresh basil, black olives, broccoli, garlic slivers, mild or hot giardenara, fresh jalapeño, mushrooms, red & yellow peppers, spinach, sliced tomato, onion: caramelized or raw

      MEAT
      bacon,* jalapeño bacon,* ground beef,* Italian beef,* grilled chicken,* pepperoni, Italian sausage

      OPTIONAL CHEESE
      blue cheese,* goat cheese,* fresh mozzarella,* grana padana, mozzarella/provolone blend

      SAUCES
      crushed tomato (red), alfredo* (white), & pesto* (green)

      *premium pizza topping

 

    • Appetizers

    • Zuppa del Giorno

      $4.5 cup
      $6.5 bowl

      Made in house each day, 2 choices
      Substitue for side salad on any meal- 2

    • Caprese

      $12

      Vine ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil leaves, drizzled olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, sea salt

    • Brusctta

      Garlic rubbed grilled bread, fresh tomato, basil, olive oil, sea salt
      piccolo 4 pcs 6.5
      grande 6 pcs 9

    • Cozze Marinara

      $14

      Tender blue lipped mussels, spicy garlic crushed tomato, toast

    • Calamari Fritti

      $11.5

      Lightly dusted, tender fried calamari, spicy cocktail sauce, lemon

    • Garlic Cheese Bread

      6 pcs $5

      Toasted bread, mozzarella & provolone, garlic butter.

    • Pepite

      $6

      Deep fried pillows of house-made pizza dough, garlic butter, Romano cheese & pomodoro

    • Pizza Padrone 10"

      $13

      Italian sausage, pepperoni, raw red onions, sauteed mushrooms, roasted sweet peppers, crushed red pepper flakes, oregano

    • Insalata

      generous proportions include warm flatbread or garlic cheese bread

    • Della Casa Insalata

      $8.5

      Fresh mesculin blend of lettuce, croutons, house-made white balsamic vinaigrette

    • Classic Caesar

      $9

      Crisp romaine, croutons, Caesar dressing, Romano cheese

    • Side Salad

      $4

      Della Casa or Caesar

    • Southwest Salad

      $12

      Crisp romaine, chipotle ranch dressing, tomato, corn, black beans, shredded cheddar, avocado, tortilla strips, lime wedges

    • insalata add-ins

    • char-grilled chicken

      $4.5
    • four jumbo shrimp

      $6
    • 6oz grilled salmon

      $9
    • Fresh Mozzarella

      $5
    • Sandwiches

      Includes side salad or soup & choice of: garlic mashed potatoes, fresh-cut fries or pasta (add Mozzarella/Provolone 1.5)

    • Italian Beef

      $10

      Century old Serritella family recipe, cooked rare then finished in tomato infused Au Jus
      Choose sweet peppers, hot or mild giardiniera

    • Signature Burger

      $13

      Double 1/3 lb. char-grilled Black Angus beef burger with cheddar, tomato, lettuce, & onion strings

    • Pesto Pollo Wrap

      $12

      Char-grilled, sliced chicken breast, fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil pesto on a pizza skin

    • Meatball

      $11

      Three house made all beef meatballs, smothered in meat sauce on a steak roll

    • Spicy Italian Sausage

      $11

      Served with red & yellow peppers, mushrooms & tomato on a Italian roll

    • Chicken Caesar Wrap

      $12

      Our popular Caesar salad, grilled chicken wrapped in pizza skin

    • Entreés

      Includes side salad or soup and choice of: garlic mashed potatoes , fresh-cut fries or pasta

    • Melanzane Parmigiano

      $15

      Fresh eggplant, thick cut, lightly breaded with Romano panko, topped with tomato, mozzarella & provolone

    • Pollo Limone

      $16

      Seared chicken breast medallions, light lemon cream sauce

    • Pollo Marsala

      $16

      Seared chicken breast medallions, fresh mushrooms, creamy Marsala wine sauce

    • Pollo Parmigiano

      $17

      Chicken breast lightly breaded with Romano panko topped with tomato and mozzarella/provolone

    • Salmon Limone

      $19.5

      8 oz seared Atlantic salmon, skin on with a light lemon cream sauce. Also available grilled.

    • Filet Medallions

      $22

      Twin seared beef tenderloin, garlic mashed potatoes, asparagus, demi glaze.

    • Pan Seared Sole

      $19

      Pan seared sole with lemon, capers, baby spinach, jasmine rice.

    • Pasta

      Includes side salad and garlic cheese bread (can substitute whole wheat or gluten-free pasta 2) Romano cheese garnish on all non-seafood pasta.

    • Linguine & Mussels

      $19

      Blue lip mussels, naturally sweet served in crushed tomato sauce on linguine

    • Penne Rustica

      $15.5

      Light cream sauce with peas, mushrooms, char-grilled chicken

    • Capellini Pomodoro

      $10.5

      Gently crushed tomato, fresh basil on angel hair pasta

    • Fettuccini Alfredo

      $12

      Rich & creamy white sauce
      add char-grilled chicken $14

    • Roasted Vegetables Aglio e Olio

      $14

      garlic, EVOO, roasted broccoli, red & yellow peppers, onion, crushed red pepper, bow-tie pasta
      crumbled Italian sausage $17
      grilled chicken $18.5
      jumbo shrimp $21

    • Shrimp Diavolo

      $19

      Firecracker spicy tomato sauce, jumbo shrimp on linguine

    • Farfalle Creamy Garlic con Pollo

      $15.5

      Creamy roasted garlic sauce, char-grilled chicken on bowtie pasta

    • Spaghetti Arrabiata Salsiccia

      $14.5

      Spicy tomato sauce, crumbled Italian sausage

    • Spaghetti & Meatballs

      $15

      Meat sauce and three all beef meatballs

    • Fusilli Sausage & Meatballs

      $16

      two meatballs, spicy Italian sausage link classic meat sauce, spiral pasta

    • Tortiglione alla Vodka

      12.5

      tomato cream sauce, flamed vodka on large tubular pasta

    • Chicken Parmigiano

      12.5

      chicken parmesan on spaghetti pomodoro

    • Desserts

    • Mini-Cannolis

      $9

      A classic Italian pastry, 6 miniature shells filled with sweetened ricotta cheese

    • Panna Cotta

      $6

      House specialty, light & creamy eggless custard, blueberry and raspberry coulis

    • Lava Cake

      $7

      Chocolate bundt cake filled with melted fudge & topped with Fior di Latte gelato

    • Tiramisu

      $7

      Imported from Italy, two layers of espresso soaked sponge cake with sweet mascarpone cream

    • Pasticcino & Gelato

      $4

      A warm, jumbo gourmet cookie, topped with a scoop of gelato. Choose chocolate chunk, oatmeal raisin or white chocolate macadamia

    • Seasonal Gelato

      $3.5

      One scoop of seasonal gelato

Pizza

Our dough is made fresh daily from imported Italian “00” flour, Italian sea salt, fresh yeast and cooked on our stone deck oven to a light, crisp finish. All pizzas include crushed tomatoes, fresh basil, shredded Provolone & Mozzarella and freshly grated Grana Padano. (gluten free) pizza crust +2

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