Hours of Operation

Mon - Thus: 11:30AM - 10 PM

Fri - Sat: 11:30AM - 11 PM

Sunday: 11:30AM - 10 PM

6641 Old Dominion Drive McLean, VA. 22101 (703) 918-0080

Spring/Summer Dinner Menu







Olive Ascolana
Breaded veal stuffed green olives 6


Olive Marinate
House marinated olives with citrus 4


Olive Duo
A combination of Ascolana and Marinate olives 9


Whole wheat bruschetta with burrata and roasted bell pepper 6


Local radish, olive oil & balsamic vinegar, dry ricotta cheese 5


Crispy baby artichokes with mint“romana”6


Fiori di zucca
Crispy local zucchini blossom with garlic & anchovies dipping sauce 6








Zuppa di fave e finocchi
Fava beans & fennel silky soup  8 (dairy free & gluten free)


Polipo grigliato
Grilled octopus, mashed fava beans & tomato stew 14


Crispy calamari, shrimp & anchovies with citrus & calabrian chili sauce 16


Natural grass fed beef carpaccio, tarragon & mustard sauce,spring salad 15






Affettati e Formaggi



Imported Apulian burrata, roasted red beets & arugula salad   15


Local tomato, Buffalo mozzarella,genovese basil  15


Parma prosciutto aged 24 months cantalope melon & Buffalo Mozzarella 16


Assaggi di Mozzarella

Buffalo mozzarella, Apulian Burrata, Sheep milk ricotta, condiments 19


Assaggi di Salumi
Tasting of a variety of cured meats Small 14 – Large 18


Prosciutto di Parma | “La Quercia”Coppa | Salame Barolo | Speck









Arugula, grape tomato, baby artichoke, shaved Parmiggiano & balsamic vinaigrette 13


Asparagus, green pea, baby spinach & fava beans, salad, lemon-herbs dressing 13


Local field greens, tomato, heirloom carrots & radish, red wine vinegar dressing 12


Butter lettuce, roasted red beets, asparagus, goat cheese & lemon dressing 13


Cavolo nero
Tuscan kale, fennel with tonnato sauce & toasted pine nuts  13 



*Add Buffalo mozzarella or Burrata cheese to all salads 5




Primi Piatti



* Ravioli di vitello
Veal stuffed ravioli, veal reduction with asparagus shaved parmiggiano  18


* Gnocchi Sorrentina
Potato dumplings, fresh tomato, buffalo mozzarella & genoa basil  17


Garganelli pasta with a beef, veal & pork “Bolognese” sauce  17


Cavatelli al ragu di vitello
Cavetelli pasta with veal ragu & arugula  18


Orecchiette with Italian sausage, black pepper, fava beans & parmiggiano fonduta  17


* Penne integrali  
Whole wheat penne with asparagus, spring peas, baby spinach & light basil pesto sauce  17


* Taglierini al nero
Squid ink taglierini, fennel fronds, capers & lump crabmeat olive oil and garlic  18


Spaghetti alle vongole
Spaghetti, manila clams, red chili flakes, parsley & white wine sauce  18



* Pasta made fresh daily | Organic whole wheat and gluten free pastas available.





Secondi Piatti



*  Salmone
Alaskan steel head salmon, fava bean purée, fennel, capers lobster sauce 29


*  Spigola
Stripes bass, charred cauliflower, roasted oyster mushrooms & shrimp sauce 29


Ligurian mussels, clams, fish, shrimp & calamari stew, fett’unta  26


*  Anatra
Duck breast, sautéed baby spinach, mushrooms & red vermouth-raspberries sauce 29


*  Pollo
Amish chicken, asparagus & roasted potatoes, lemon thyme sauce 26




Simply Grilled


(Comes with roasted potatoes and your choice of one of the Salse and one of the Contorni)
* Vitello – 16oz Veal chop 39
* Orata – 1-1/4 lb Whole dorade 29
* Paillard – 16oz pounded veal chop 39
* Lupo di mare – 1-1/4lb whole Branzino 29
* Manzo – 14oz New York steak 29
* Ombrina – 1lb Blue spotted sea bream 29


*These items may be cooked to order- Consuming raw or under-cooked meat, poultry, and seafood can increase the risk of food borne illness







(choose one with a Simply Grilled item)


Mushrooms sauce

Salmoriglio sauce

Green peppercorn sauce

Lemon, thyme & white wine sauce

Mustard & shallots sauce

Chunky tomato & lobster sauce







(choose one with a Simply Grilled item)


Purea di fave – fava beans purée  5

Funghi – Sautéed Mushrooms  6

Spinaci – Sautéed spinach  5

Patate arrosto – Rosemary Roasted potato  5

Asparagi – Sautéed asparagus  6

Cavolfiori – Charred cauliflower with thyme  4

Please Contact us directly at 703.918.0080 for reservations

Domenico Cornacchia
Chef / Owner

Daniele Bolognesi
Chef de Cuisine

Selection and prices are subject to change.