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Bar & Grille

Antipasto (Appetizers)

(Meat) Antipasto ...................................................................... SM 5.95

Capicola Salami Ham Pepperoni Fresh Mozzarella..... LG 7.95

Mixed, Greens Onions Tomatoes Black Olives

Mozzarella Caprese ................................................................ 7.95

Fresh Mozzarella, Fresh Tomatoes Mixed Greens &

Basil Sauce Prosciutto Fresh Mozzarella......................... 8.95

Stuffed Mushroom .................................................................. 6.95

Calamari Fritti...........................................................................  7.95

Shrimp Scampi ........................................................................  7.95

Basket French Fries ................................................................ 3.50

Chk Tender basket .................................................................. 5.00

Basket Onion Rings ................................................5.00

Steamed clam (Red or White)................................ 7.95

Garlic Knots (6) ...................................................... 3.95

Wings ............. (10) 9.00 ......... (20) 16.00 ... (50) 38.00

(hot BBQ medium or mild garlic) Parmesan

Mozzarella Sticks ....................................................5.00

Stuffed Jalapenos w/creamy cheese ..................... 6.95

Side Meatballs (2) ...................................................3.00

Side Sausage (2) ......................................................4.00

Insalata (Salads)

* Garden salad.......................................................................... SM 4.50

Mixed greens onions tomatoes ........................................ LG 5.50

Cucumbers, Black olive & Feta cheese

* Martha's Vineyard ............................................................... SM 5.00

A garden salad with pears walnuts topped .................. LG 6.00

with raspberry vinaigrette

* Chefs Salad ........................................................................... SM 6.50

LG 7.50

* Greek Salad............................................................................ SM 4.50

A garden with pepperoncini kalamata, olives.............. LG 6.50

feta cheese

Homemade Italian, Ranch, Blue Cheese, Raspberry

Vinaigrette, Creamy Italian , Honey Mustard, Caesar

* Caesar Salad................................................... SM 4.50

Romaine Lettuce Romano cheese croutons .................LG 5.50

and Caesar dressing

Add grilled chicken ................................................4.00

Add grilled shrimp .................................................5.00

Garlic Bread............................................................ 3.00

Garlic Bread with a cheese /...................................4.00

Bread & Butter..........................................................1.50

* Ham Salami & Provolone ................................................ 5.75

* Ham Capicola and Provolone ......................................... 5.75

* Ham Salami Capicola & Provolone .............................. 6.95

* Prosciutto or fresh mozzarella ............................7.00

* Roast Beef ............................................................7.00

* Turkey .................................................................. 6.95

All subs served with chips Add fries $1.00

Hot Subs

* Meatball Parmesan ............................................................ 6.00

* Chicken Parmesan .............................................................. 7.00

* Sausage Parmesan ............................................................. 6.50

* Veal cutlet parmesan......................................................... 7.50

* Pepper + egg sub ................................................................ 5.00

All hot subs a served with chips Add fry $1.00 onion rings 1.50

* Sausage Peppers & Onion ...................................6.50

* Philly cheese steak ...............................................7.00

* Pizza Sub marinara & Mozz ................................. 5.50

* Fried grouper ........................................................ 7.95

Good Old American Burgers

* Hamburgers .......................................................................... 5.00

* Cheese burger ...................................................................... 6.50

* Bacon cheese burger ......................................................... 7.00

* Mushrooms Swiss burger ................................................. 7.00

All burgers are served with lettuce tomatoes onions & Fries

* Italian cheese burger ...........................................7.00

* Bob Burger grilled onion Pickle Mustard .........4.00

Pasta Dinners

Pasta Marinara ......................................................................... 6.95

Pasta with our signature red (tomatoes sauce)

Spaghetti Meatballs ............................................................... 7.95

Pasta Marinara along w/our (2) meatballs made from scratch

Spaghetti Sausage .................................................................. 8.95

Pasta Marinara along with two hardy pieces of Italian Sausages

Fettuccine Alfredo .................................................................. 8.95

Fettuccine Pasta in a delightful creamy cheese sauce

Spaghetti Bolognese (meat sauce) ................................... 7.95

Pasta with our signature meat sauce

Baked Ziti ................................................................................... 7.95

Ziti pasta baked with ricotta cheese sauce topped with mozzarella

Tortellini Italiana .................................................................... 9.95

Cheese tortellini white cream sauce w/peas mushrooms &

prosciutto

Eggplant Parmesan ................................................................ 7.95

Penne Vodka ............................................................................. 9.95

Prosciutto in a pink cream sauce

Gnocchi Red or White sauce................................................ 9.95

Pasta Olio .................................................................................. 8.95

Fresh olive oil garlic w/hint of anchovies and capers

Eggplant Rollatini ................................................ 9.95

Sausage peppers onions .......................................8.95

Italian sausages w/green peppers onions tossed

w/red sauce on a bed - pasta

Pasta Carbonara ................................................... 9.95

In a cream sauce with bacon prosciutto

Ravioli Alfredo ..................................................... 9.95

In a cream sauce with mushrooms spinach

Stuffed shells ........................................................ 7.95

Large shells stuffed with ricotta cheese and topped with mozzarella

Baked Manicotti ................................................... 7.95

Manicotti filled with ricotta cheese topped with mozzarella then

baked

Baked cannelloni .................................................. 9.95

Pasta Sheets rolled and stuffed with spinach and

veal topped w/mozzarella

Baked lasagna ....................................................... 9.95

Ravioli .................................................................. 7.95

Pillows of pasta filled w/ricotta cheese

Baked Ravioli .......................................................8.95

Pillows up pasta filled w/ricotta cheese topped w/mozzarella

Veal & Chicken Dinners

Veal or Chicken Parmesan ...................................................v 12.95

Breaded and baked with Marinara and topped with Mozzarella.

Served over Pasta ...................................................................c 10.95

Veal or Chicken Marsala .......................................................v 12.95

Tender Chicken or Veal sautéed in a Marsala Wine Sauce.

Served over Pasta ...................................................................c 10.95

Veal or Chicken Piccata ........................................................v 12.95

Veal or Chicken sautéed in a Sherry Wine, Lemon, & Caper Sauce.

Served over Pasta ...................................................................c 10.95

Veal or Chicken Francaise ....................................................v 12.95

Dipped in Flour & Egg, then sautéed in a Sherry Wine & Lemon

Sauce with Pasta .....................................................................c 10.95

Veal Pizzaiola ......................................................12.95

Sautéed w/Green Peppers, Onion, & Mushrooms, in a Red Sauce.

Chicken Cacciatore ............................................. 10.95

Prepared with Green Peppers, Onions, & Mushrooms in a tomato

Sauce

Chicken Scarparelli ............................................ 10.95

Sausage, Potatoes, and Garlic, tossed in a Red Wine, Vinegar, &

Pepperoncini Sauce

Chicken and Broccoli ......................................... 10.95

Sautéed in Garlic and Oil. Served on a bed of Pasta

Chicken Italiana .................................................. 10.95

White Wine, Rosemary, Pimento, & Mushrooms w/ Mozzarella &

Fresh Tomatoes.

Seafood Dinners

Shrimp Scampi ........................................................................ 11.95

Jumbo Shrimp in a garlic, lemon sauce over a bed of linguini

Shrimp Fra Diavolo ............................................................... 11.95

Sautéed Shrimp in a spicy Tomato sauce over linguini

Linguini and clams (Red on white) .................................. 11.95

Grouper Francaise ............................................... 11.95

Egg dipped grouper sautéed in a lemon wine sauce and served

over Pasta

Pizza (12”) (14”)

All dinners are served with bread, House salad 1.50

Cheese ........................................................................................  7.00 8.00

Margherita ................................................................................. 9.00 10.00

Fresh Tomatoes & Basil

Hawaiian .................................................................................... 9.00 10.00

Ham & Pineapple

Hungry Man .............................................................................. 9.00 12.00

Pepperoni, Salami, ham, bacon & Sausages

Viva Italian ................................................................................ 11.00 13.00

Sundried tomatoes, garlic, spinach, ricotta

Veggie .................................................... 11.00 13.00

Onions, broccoli, green peppers, mushrooms & Black olives

Hot Mama ............................................. 11.00 13.00

Hot peppers, capicola, sausage & Capers

Honky Tonk ........................................... 11.00 13.00

Ricotta, Mozzarella, spinach & broccoli

Big Daddy ..............................................14.00 16.00

Pepperoni, Salami, ham, bacon sausage & onions, mushrooms,

black olives, green peppers

Additional Toppings

12 inch $1.00 14 inch $1.50

pepperoni ham sausage Bacon capicola, meatball, ricotta, anchovies, mushrooms, black olives, green peppers,

garlic, hot peppers, fresh tomatoes, broccoli, spinach, capers, roasted peppers, pineapples, sundried tomato.

Calzone ...................................................................................... 7.00

Stuffed w/mozzarella Ricotta

Stromboli Roll ......................................................................... 7.50

Stuffed w/mozzarella, pepperoni, Ham, Green Peppers & Onions

Sausage Roll ......................................................... 7.50

stuffed w/sausage, Green peppers, onions, mozzarella, red sauce

Spinach Roll ......................................................... 7.50

Stuffed mozzarella, spinach & broccoli

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Ron has been in the restaurant bar industry in exciting locations such as New York City, the San Fernando Valley, Maui, and of course, locally here in Bradenton for over 35 years, featuring a fervent passion for  Italian cuisine.

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