Cafe Italiano
R I S T O R A N T E - & - B A R

14 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
(201) 461-5041
Fax: (201) 302-9532


- Lunch Menu -


Hot & Cold Appetizers
Minestre - Soup
Insalata - Salad
Farinacci - Pasta
Light Side
Pollo - Chicken
Vitello - Veal
Carne - Meat
Pesce - Fish
Business Luncheon

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Antipasti Freddi & Caldi – Cold & Hot Appetizers
Your Choice - $7.95
Mozzarella Classica
Homemade mozzarella with tomatoes, roasted peppers and sun-dried tomatoes
Homemade garlic bread topped with freshly chopped tomatoes and red onion, finished with gongonzola cheese
Prosciutto di Parma con Melone
Parma prosciutto with melon
Cozze del Golfo
Mussels prepared in either a white or red sauce
Vongole Ripiene
Baked New England clams with bread crumbs, white wine and fresh herbs
Spiedini alla Genovese
Homemade mozzarella with a sun-dried tomato paste and bread battered, pan-fried and served with anchovy and garlic sauce
Funghi Farciti
Mushroom caps stuffed with seafood
Involtini di Melanzane
Eggplant stuffed with ricotta cheese and topped with mozzarella and marinara sauce
Calamari Fritti
Lightly breaded and fried tender
Minestre – Soup
Your Choice - $4.95
Pasta e Fagioli
Bean and pasta soup
Minestrone del Ortolano
Mixed vegetable soup
Zuppa di Cipolle Gratinata
Onion soup topped with Gruyere and Parmesan cheese
Zuppa del Giorno
Soup of the day
Insalate – Salad
Your Choice - $5.95
Insalata di Spinaci
Spinach, mushroom, bacon and eggs
Insalata Cesare
Romaine lettuce with traditional Caesar dressing (for one)
Insalata Tri-Colore
Arugula, endive and radicchio with lemon mustard vinaigrette
Insalata di Calamari
Tender calamari served with olive oil and lemon
Farinacei – Pasta
Your Choice - $12.95
Penne Toscanella
Penne pasta with garlic, olive oil and a touch of fresh tomato, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes and artichoke
Linguine Vongole
Linguine flavored with fresh clams in your choice of red or white sauce
Gnocchi a Piacere
Homemade light potato dumplings any style
Rigatoni Michelangelo
Rigatoni pasta in olive oil and garlic with mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, marinara sauce, Parmesan cheese and garlic
Farfalle Abruzzese
Bow-tie pasta with fresh salmon, mushrooms and young peas, in a light cream sauce
Ask Your Server About Our Chef's Specialties Of The Day
Light Side
Gamberi alla Tropicale
Charcoal grilled shrimp with fresh fruit
Grigliata di Verdure
An assortment of mixed green vegetables
Petti di Pollo Paillard
Charcoal grilled chicken breast over tri-color salad
Thinly-sliced beef over arugula, capers & Parmesan cheese, served with truffle oil
Gamberi alla Pisana
Grilled shrimp over chilled cannellini beans, diced tomato & Bermuda onions
Capesante alla Louisiana
Cajun sea scallops, served over steamed spinach
Pollo – Chicken
Your Choice - $14.95
Pollo Scarpariello
Chicken on the bone sautéed in garlic with mushrooms, peppers, sausage and wine
Pollo a Piacere
Chicken prepared any style: francese, parmigiana, marsala or sorrentino
Pollo Cafe Italiano
Boneless breast sautéed in a light sauce of mushrooms, artichoke hearts and mascarpone cheese
Vitello – Veal
Your Choice - $15.95
Scaloppine Vesuviana
Veal sautéed with tomatoes and eggplant, topped with mozzarella cheese
Scaloppine Ponte Vecchio
Veal topped with baby asparagus, smoked mozzarella and diced tomatoes
Scaloppine a Piacere
Veal prepared any style – francese, marsala, piccata or parmigiana
Paillard di Vitello or Manzo
Charcoal grilled veal or beef over escarole in garlic and oil
Carne – Meat
Your Choice - $16.95
Manzo alla Robespierre
Open-faced steak sandwich served with lettuce, tomatoes, french fries and onion ring
Pesce – Fish
Your Choice - $16.95
Filetto di Sogliola alla Puglese
Filet of lemon sole with white wine, fish stock, olives, oregano and diced tomato
Salmone alla Ascolana
Salmon sautéed in oil and garlic with leeks and diced tomatoes in a white wine sauce
Dentice a Piacere
Snapper prepared any style: francese, marechiara or tarrantino with fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, white wine, basil and garlic
All entrees served with potato, vegetable & house salad
Assorted Desserts 6.00
Coffee 2.00
Tea 2.500
Espresso 2.50
Cappuccino 3.00
Business Luncheon
Includes your choice of one appetizer:
soup of the day, our fresh tossed salad,
or caprese (fresh mozzarella & tomato)

Choice of Entrée:
Penne alla Vodka
Tossed with peas and mushrooms in a pink sauce
Linguini Fra Diavolo
Calamari & mussels in a spicy marinara
Pappardelle con Ragu DiBosco E Pollo
Wide Egg Pasta with Chicken, Mushrooms and Peas
in a Creamy Sauce
Homemade Ravioli
Cheese ravioli in a delicate Champagne sauce
Spaghetti con Polpette
Spaghetti with Homemade Meatballs in a Marinara Sauce
Pollo Alla Forestiere
Breast of Chicken Sauteed with Fresh Peppers,
Mushrooms and Garlic
Pollo a Piacere
Your choice of Chicken Marsala, Parmagiana or Cacciatore
Vitello Papale
Veal Scaloppine with eggplant & mozzarella
Vitello a Piacere
Your choice of Veal Francese, Parmagiana or Pizzaiola
Sole Francese
Filet of sole, with lemon & white wine sauce
Salmon Blackened
Salmon Cajun style
Salmon Dijonnaise
Salmon in mustard sauce
Also includes: a medley of fresh fruit and coffee or tea
Tax and gratuities not included. This menu is not valid for private parties. No substitutions please.



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