Authentic Handcrafted Italian

in the heart of Downtown Saratoga Springs

 

 

In Italian culture, sharing meals is not only a time to break bread, but a time where stories are shared and laughs are had. We prepare dishes with all of the mouthwatering flavors that you expect from an authentic Italian restaurant. The dining room offers a more traditional Italian environment.

 

  • Appetizers

     

    BRUSCHETTA

    Toasted crostini, fresh tomato, garlic, basil, parmigiano, balsamic reduction | 12

    SHRIMP OREGANTA

    Butterfly jumbo black tiger shrimp shell on, stuffed with house-seasoned bread crumbs, finished with EVOO in our wood fired oven | 16

    CLAMS OREGANATA

    Little neck clams on a half shell, stuffed with house-seasoned bread crumbs, finished with EVOO in our wood fired oven | 14

    PEPPER FRIED CALAMARI

    Calamari, peppadews, cherry peppers, banana peppers, sliced lemons, finished with sea salt & fresh squeezed lemon juice | 14

    FRIED MOZZARELLA (V)

    Our handcrafted breaded mozzarella cheese served with marinara sauce | 10

     

    EGGPLANT ROLLATINI (V)

    Thinly sliced eggplant, battered & fried stuffed with ricotta, parmesan, mozzarella, topped with marinara and grated cheese | 14

    ZUPPA DI COZZE

    PEI mussels sautéed with garlic & oil, kalamata olives, touch of spicy marinara, splash of white wine, topped with crostini | 15

    ESCAROLE & BEANS

    Three shrimp wrapped with prosciutto over sautéed escarole & white beans, garlic & oil, fresh herbs, roasted cherry tomatoes, finished with a balsamic glaze | 14

    ASPARAGUS & EGGS

    Roasted asparagus, fontina cheese, over easy eggs, crispy panchetta, truffle oil | 16

     

  • Salads

     

    MISTA

    Mixed greens, romaine, arugula, spinach, pecan, dried cranberries, feta cheese, honey vinaigrette | 13

    ROMANA

    Romaine lettuce, sweet corn, crispy pork belly, cherry tomatoes, roasted shitake mushrooms, goat cheese, citrus dressing | 14

    MOZZARELLA AND TOMATO

    Our handcrafted fresh mozzarella cheese with heirloom tomatoes, fig balsamic glaze, EVOO, basil | 14

    BISTRO

    Organic greens, lemon garlic white balsamic, vinaigrette oven roasted heirloom tomatoes, shaved parmesan | 9

    BEETS AND GOAT

    Organic greens, beets, apple, goat cheese, walnuts, dried cranberry, honey vinaigrette | 13

     

    CAESAR

    Crisp romaine lettuce, house made Caesar dressing, topped with marinated white anchovies and a parmesan crisp, add anchovies +2 | 9

    PANZANELLA

    Baby Arugula, onions, garbanzo beans, homemade croutons, fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, lemon juice & EVOO | 12

    MIELE

    Butter lettuce with slice almonds, dried cranberries, orange segments, fresh apples, honey vinaigrette dressing and caramelized goat cheese crostini | 13

    ANTIPASTO PLATTER (SERVES 4)

    Chefs daily selection of fine cured meats, imported cheeses & daily inspirations | 32

  • "MeetBalls"

    Pick One - 3.50 | Pick Five - 15

     

    TRADITIONAL

    House blend ground beef, tomato sauce

    BUFFALO CHICKEN

    Scallions, coffee and fruitwood smoked gorgonzola, sweet baby ray’s hot sauce

    CHICKEN FRA DIAVOLO

    Ground chicken, spicy italian peppers, in a lightly spiced crushed tomato sauce

     

    CHICKEN MARSALA

    Wild mushroom, thyme, oregano, marsala wine demi

    SAUSAGE & PEPPERS (GF)

    Our handcrafted Sweet Italian sausage, roasted bell peppers, marinara

    SAUSAGE & BROCCOLI DI RABE (GF)

    Our handcrafted Sweet Italian sausage, broccoli di rabe, marinara sauce

  • Pasta

    Chicken +5 | Shrimp +7 | Gluten Free +3

     

    PENNE MARINARA

    Crushed tomatoes, basil, garlic, fresh herb | 13

    PENNE WITH “MEETBALLS"

    Penne pasta with our traditional “Meatballs" tomato sauce, add ricotta +2 | 16

    FRUTTI DI MARE

    Linguine pasta, sautéed littleneck clams, mussels, shrimp and calamari, lightly spicy marinara sauce, extra-virgin olive oil | 27

    PENNE ALLA VODKA

    Crushed tomato, prosciutto di Parma, vodka, pink sauce | 19

    SHRIMP FRA DIAVLO

    Angel hair pasta, jumbo black tiger shrimp sautéed in a lightly spicy crushed tomato sauce | 25

    LINGUINE WITH CLAMS

    Little neck clams, chopped cherry stone clams, garlic, fresh herbs, extra-virgin olive oil | 26

    PENNE ALLA SICILIANA

    Slow roasted eggplant, homemade sausage, rosemary, garlic, pepper flakes, red wine, mozzarella cheese, crushed tomatoes | 19

    THREE VINES RIGATONI

    Mushrooms, peas, artichokes, brandy cream sauce | 18

     

    PENNE ROMANO

    Homemade sausage, onions, romano cheese in a delicate pink sauce | 21

    CARBONARA

    Sautéed pancetta, egg yolk, cream & parmesan over pappardelle | 19

    CAPPELLINI ALLA CHECCA

    Angel hair pasta, fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil | 18

    RIGATONI ALLA BOLOGNESE

    Homemade meat sauce, beef, veal, pork, pomodoro Ragu' fresh mozzarella | 21

    FINOCCHIETTO

    Pappardella pasta, sautéed jumbo shrimp, roasted fennel, cherry tomatoes, spinach, garlic, olive oil | 25

    TORTELLINI ALFREDO

    Prosciutto, pea, cheese tortellini with alfredo sauce, fresh herbs | 20

    PENNE PRIMAVERA

    Sautéed veggies, roasted red peppers, spinach artichokes, cherry tomatoes, extra-virgin olive oil | 18

  • 12" Wood Fired Pizza

    Gluten Free Crust +3

     

    CHEESE

    Red sauce and mozzarella | 14

    MARGHERITA

    Cherry tomatoes, handcrafted mozzarella, basil | 15

    “MEAT” LOVER'S

    Crushed tomato, handcrafted mozzarella, sausage, calabrese, “meetballs”, banana peppers | 17

    SAUSAGE AND MUSHROOM

    Crushed tomato, handcrafted mozzarella, roasted wild mushrooms and sausage | 16

    CALABRESE

    Crushed tomato, handcrafted mozzarella, thinly sliced calabrese | 16

    EGGPLANT

    Crushed tomato, handcrafted mozzarella, thinly sliced fried eggplant, ricotta, parmesan | 17

     

    BIANCA

    White pizza, chicken, fresh herbs, mozzarella cheese, spinach | 17

    BRUSCHETTA

    White pizza, fresh herbs, mozzarella, diced tomatoes, basil, garlic, arugula, finished with shaved grana padano cheese | 16

    RÚSTICO

    Tomatoes sauce, mozzarella , spinach, kalamata olives, mushrooms and roasted garlic | 15

    BUFFALO CHICKEN

    White pizza, mozzarella topped with breaded chicken, finished with our buffalo sauce & blue cheese dressing | 17

    FICHI

    Fig jam, gorgonzola cheese, arugula, prosciutto, balsamic glaze | 17

    SALSICCIA E CIPOLLA

    Sausage, caramelized onions, mozzarella, goat cheese, roasted cherry tomatoes, peppadews | 17

  • Wood Fired Entrees

    All entrees served with vegetable and potato

     

    FISH OF THE DAY

    Ask server | MP

    CHICKEN SORRENTINO

    Pan-seared chicken breast, shallots, garlic, marsala wine, crushed tomatoes, layered between thinly-sliced fried eggplant topped parmesan | 23

    PORK OSSO BUCO

    Braised shank, fresh herbs, wild mushroom tomato, roasted red pepper, ragú served over creamy polenta | 27

    EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA

    Batter fried eggplant with marinara, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese served with penne | 19

    ENCRUSTED CHICKEN

    Pan-seared chicken breast, parmigiana cheese, demi glace, with herb lemon, butter sauce | 22

    VEAL SALTIMBOCCA

    Veal thinly sliced, prosciutto, sage, mozzarella cheese, herbs, white wine, butter sauce | 27

    CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

    Breaded Chicken, with tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmesan cheese, served with penne | 21

    CHICKEN MARSALA

    Pan-seared chicken breast, in a wild mushroom demi glaze | 22

     

    BEEF OF THE DAY

    Ask server | MP

    RISOTTO DI GAMBERI

    Sautéed shrimp, escarole, roasted garlic, grana padano cheese, touch of spice marinara | 28

    RISOTTO DI MANZO

    Filet mignon, shiitake mushroom, grana padano, truffle oil | 26

    VEAL INVOLTINI

    Veal cutlets stuffed with asparagus, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, garlic, white wine | 28

    CHICKEN BRUSCHETTA

    Tender breaded chicken breast, topped with diced tomatoes, basil, garlic, arugula, extra-virgin olive oil, melted mozzarella cheese | 22

    CHICKEN INVOLTINI

    Stuffed chicken breast with sundried tomatoes, pesto, leeks | 23

    BRACIOLE DI MAIALE

    Bone in pork chop, stuffed with caramelized onions, spinach, gorgonzola cheese, garlic, fresh herbs | 25

Sides

VEG OF THE DAY | 6
ROASTED POTATOES | 4
ROAST ASPARAGUS | 8
SAUTÉED SPINACH | 8

Half Order Penne

GARLIC & OIL | 9
TOMATO SAUCE | 9
MARINARA | 9
BUTTER | 6
VODKA SAUCE | 10