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Basilico
Basilico

Dinner Menu

Antipasti
Crema di Funghi $9.00
Basilico's famous cream of wild mushrooms soup V
Burrata con Condiglione $13.95
Creamy mozzarella cheese with Ligurian tomato salad V, GF
Antipasto Freddo $13.95
Grilled artichokes and eggplant, roasted red peppers, olives, bufalo mozzarella, parmigiano, provolone and Italian cured meats
Carpaccio di Manzo $13.95
Thin slices of raw Kobe beef with arugola and parmigiano, drizzled with apple goat cheese vinaigrette GF
Carciofini alla Piastra $14.95
Grilled imported baby artichokes, garlic, parsley, extra virgin olive oil V
Arancini $12.95
Fried rice balls stuffed with meat sauce, peas, pecorino and caciocavallo cheese served with a tomato basil sauce
Shrimp Scampi $12.95
Shrimp, garlic, parsley, white wine and grilled polenta
Delizie del Mare  
Colossal Crab Meat Cocktail $20.95 GF
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $13.95 GF
Little Neck on Ice 6 pcs $8.95 12 pcs $13.95 GF
Oyster`s on ice...daily selections GF
Tartare di Tonno $13.95
Ahi tuna tartare with cucumber, homemade chips
Vongole al Prezzemolo $11.95
Long Island Little Necks clams sauteed in a garlic , parsley, touch red hot pepper, white wine sauce 9 pcs GF Opt
Zuppa di Cozze con Salsiccia $13.95
Maine mussels in a medium spicy tomato white wine herbs sauce with sausage and grilled bread GF Opt
Calamari e Vegetali Fritti $13.95
A mixture of fried calamari, zucchini and carrots
Polpo alla Griglia $17.95
Tender charred octopus, frisse', almonds, fresh oranges, Parmigiano shavings, lemon extra virgin olive oil GF


Insalate
Barbabietole e Arancie $13.95
Roasted red beets, orange, haricot vert, walnuts and warm goat cheese in a sherry wine vinaigrette V, GF
St. Tropez $13.95
Mesclun salad with Maine crab meat, shrimp, grapefruit, hearts of palm, avocado, tomatoes and a citrus dijon vinaigrette GF
With Colossal Crab Meat $20.95 GF
Antonella $12.95
Warm cranberry goat cheese, almond, dry figs and arugula with a red wine vinaigrette
Insalata della Casa $12.95
arugula with roasted red peppers, black olives, buffalo mozzarella cheese and shavings of Parmigiano
Carciofini $13.95
Grilled baby artichokes with arugula, avocado and parmigiano with lemon and olive oil V, GF
Insalata Mista $9.95
Baby greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, radish, shaved carrots with extra virgin olive oil and red vinegar dressing V, GF
Caesar $10.95
Tender leaves of romaine and croutons classically prepared V
With fresh marinated anchovies $14.95
Giardiniera $12.95
Radicchio, endivia, arugola with artichokes, roasted red peppers, avocado, hearts of palm and tomatoes V, GF


Side Dishes
Polpette $7.95
Classic meatballs
Cavolfiore $7.95
Roasted cauliflower, pinoli and raisins V, GF
Spinaci $7.95
Sauteed spinach V, GF
Cime di Rapa $7.95
Sauteed broccoli rabe V, GF
Gnocchi $8.95
Homemade gnocchi with pesto sauce
Cavoletti $7.95
Sauteed Brussels sprouts V, GF


Pasta

Gluten Free and Whole Wheat Pasta available
*Homemade Pasta*
*Lasagana alla Bolognese* $20.95
Classic spinach lasagna with bolognese sauce
Tagliatelle alla Ligure $20.95
Classic pesto sauce, asparagus, sun dried tomatoes and a touch of cream
V, GF Opt
Rigatoni Cacio e Pepe $19.95
Pecorino cheese, cracked black pepper, olive oil
V, GF Opt
*Ravioli ai Porcini* $23.95
Porcini ravioli in a cream walnut truffle sauce
*Nero di Seppia* $31.95
Black ink tagliarini with jumbo prawn, clams, mussels, sea scallop, jumbo shrimp and calamari in a Brandy tomato sauce with basil and parsley GF Opt
*Casunziei all `Ampezzana* $23.95
Red beets and ricotta cheese ravioli, butter, poppy seeds and Parmigiano cheese sauce V
Penne alla Vodka Piccanti $19.95
Spicy penne with a vodka sauce V, GF Opt
Spaghettini all`Arrabbiata $20.95
Cognac, black olives, capers, anchovies, garlic, hot red pepper, a touch of cream and parmigiano cheese. Spicy!! GF Opt
*Gnocchi Sorrentina* $20.95
Baked gnocchi with red sauce, mozzarella and basil V, GF Opt
Orecchiette con Salsiccia e Cime di Rapa $20.95
Ear -shape pasta, homemade sausage, broccoli rabe, fresh tomato, garlic, olive oil sauce V Opt, GF Opt
Fusilli con Cavolo $20.95
Whole wheat pasta with roasted cauliflower, garlic and bread crumbs with shavings of pecorino cheese V, GF Opt
*Pappardelle Bolognese* $20.95
Wide ribbon pasta with meat sauce GF Opt
Crostacei Fra’ Diavolo con Linguini $30.95
Jumbo shrimp and lobster in a spicy tomato sauce GF Opt


Main
Pollo Biologico Basilico $24.95
Organic chicken breast stuffed with spinach, ricotta and sun dried tomatoes, Marsala wine mushrooms sauce, served with mashed potato and asparagus
GF Opt
La Parmigiana  
Classic parmigiana with homemade fettuccine tomato basil
Chicken $21.95 GF Opt Veal tenderloin $26.95 Gf Opt
Short Ribs $32.95
Red wine braised boneless beef short ribs, served with saffron risotto GF
Ossobuco $39.95
Milk fed braised veal Ossobuco served with homemade fettuccine
Carne della Riviera $30.95
Grilled black Angus skirt steak, asparagus, portobella, red wine, sun dried tomatoes and mashed potatoes GF Opt
Anatra Arrosto $32.95
Slow roasted all natural semi boneless duck, red wine dry figs chutney, Brussels sprouts, corn, string beans, shallots GF
Golfo del Tigullio $30.95
Wild caught shrimp and sea scallops, lemon, garlic and parsley served with farro, zucchini ,sweet peas GF Opt
Salmone alla Griglia $25.95
Grilled filet of salmon with grilled vegetables in a white wine lemon capers sauce GF Opt
Orata alla Mediterranea $28.95
Pan seared filet of mediterranean bass with cherry tomatoes, black olives, potatoes, pine nuts, herbs and parsley sauce. ( Also available grilled whole with herbs and garlic) GF
Branzino alle Erbe $29.95
Grilled filet of sea bass, garlic lemon herbs sauce, sauteed broccoli rabe, roasted potatoes (Also available grilled whole with herbs and garlic) GF

Items and pricing subject to change without notice.