Restaurant Passion



Choice of 3 appetizers
(Served family style)

Tuna Tartare

Salmon and avocado tartare

Beef carpaccio with arugula and parmigiano

Artichoke and crab meat gratin

Fried calamari with vegetables

Grilled Shrimp with Cannelini Beans and Balsamic Vinegar

Mussels in tomato broth

Baked stuffed artichoke

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
(Add $5.00 pp)

Eggplant Rollatini

Meatballs with Polenta

Fiordilatte Mozzarella, Fresh Tomato, and House Roasted Red Peppers

Oven roasted shiitakee mushrooms, barbeque red onions and basil sauce

Affettato Misto: Italian cured meat and cheeses

Mushrooms stuffed with sausage

Tris bruschette
1.) Artichoke puree, tomato, and parmigiano
2.) Shrimp, tomato, basil and lemon
3.) Grilled vegetables and olive puree

Arancini di riso: Italian rice Balls with Peas, pecorino, and meat sauce

Grilled sausage and polenta with a tomato sauce

Calamari Fra' Diavolo

Asparagus gratin with balsamic reduction and pecorino romano

Eggplant parmigiana


Choice of 1 salad

Caesar salad

Mesclun with balsamic vinaigrette

Arugula with shavings of parmigiano

Tricolore with shaved ricotta salata

Farro, peas, arugula, cherry tomatoes, and pecorino


Choice of 1 pasta

Ricotta cheese ravioli in a walnut sauce

Goat cheese and pear ravioli in a brown butter sauce with thyme, and parmigiano

Ricotta ravioli with tomato basil sauce and mozzarella

Risotto with asparagus and porcini mushrooms

Pappardelle with Lamb Bolognese and Pecorino Cheese

Penne in a Vodka Sauce with Peas, and Mushrooms

Rigatoni with Eggplant, Tomato, Basil, and Ricotta Salata

Fettuccine alla bolognese

Spinach lasagna bolognese

Orecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe

Spaghetti Carbonara

Penne Puttanesca

Cavatelli with ricotta and tomato basil sauce

Whole wheat fusilli with roasted cauliflower and pecorino

Spinach lasagna Bolognese

Porcini ravioli in truffle walnut cream sauce
(add $4.00 pp)

Main Courses
Choice of 3 entrees

Fish Choices

Grilled branzino filet with white wine and herbs

Lemon Sole Stuffed with Crab Meat in a Mustard Cognac Sauce

Flounder Francaise

Salmon with grilled vegetables in a Green Herb Sauce

Salmon with artichokes and sun dried tomatoes

Alaskan cod, clams, mussels and shrimp with a tomato herbs sauce

Poultry Choices

Chicken on the bone Cacciatore style

Chicken Francaise, Marsala, Milanese, or Pizzaiola style

Chicken stuffed with spinach, sundried tomato, and ricotta in a marsala wine

Strips of chicken in a garlic sauce with olives and capers

Chicken parmigiana with linguini

Chicken with roasted peppers and artichokes, in an herbs sauce

Meat Choices

Braised boneless short ribs of beef

Beef braciole, braised in tomato sauce, served with polenta

Brasato al Barolo: Braised beef shoulder with risotto primavera

Grilled skirt steak in a green peppercorn sauce

Grilled Rack of Lamb

Veal Scaloppine with Artichokes in a White Wine Lemon Sauce

Veal Scaloppine with Portobella and Sun Dried Tomato in a Red Wine Sauce

Veal Marsala, Francaise, or Piccata

Pork Chop with Peppers, Onions, and Mushrooms with Broccoli Rabe

Pork Chop Breaded and Stuffed with Prosciutto and Fontina


Choice of 1 trio

Warm Chocolate Cake

Fresh Fruit Tart

Vanilla Ice Cream

Warm Strudel


Chocolate Mousse


Cannoli Cake

Zabaglione with Strawberries

Baked Alsaka

Cream Brulee

Chocolate Banana Purse

Coffee or Tea

4 course - App-Salad-Main-Dessert
5 courses - App-Salad-Pasta-Main-Dessert

20% gratuity and 7% NJ sales tax
Soft drinks, mineral water, espresso or cappuccino at additional charge

Items and pricing subject to change without notice.