Dinner

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 Dinner Menu

 

 

Assaggini

 

Olive Ascolana
Breaded, veal stuffed, crispy green olives 7

 

Olive Marinate
House marinated olives with citrus 4

 

Olive Duo
A combination of Ascolana and Marinate olives 9

 

Peperoni
Slowly cooked Shishito peppers, sea salt 6

 

Carciofini
Crispy baby artichokes with mint“romana”7

 

 

 

 

Piccoli Piatti

 

Polipo
Grilled Mediterranean octopus, green olive pesto, new potatoes 14

 

Fritto Misto
Crispy calamari, prawns, zucchini, Fresno chili tomato dipping sauce 15

 

Polpette
Veal and ricotta cheese meatball “cacio e pepe”, potatoes 13

 

Caprese
Buffalo Mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, basil, celery pesto 15

 

Burrata
Imported Apulian Burrata, eggplant, hazelnut, herb salad, balsamico 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the table

 

Assaggi di Mozzarella
Buffalo mozzarella, Apulian Burrata, Sheep milk ricotta, condiments 21

 

Assaggi di Salumi
Tasting of a variety of cured meats 21

 

Mare Nostrum
Grilled fresh calamari, Mediterranean Octopus and razor clams 22

 

Formaggi e Salumi
Selection of cured meats and imported cheeses 23

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insalate

 

Lattuga
Butter lettuce, green apple, almond salad 13

 

Pomodori
Heirloom tomatoes, arugula and goat cheese 13

 

Mista
Herbs and local field greens with ricotta salata, red wine vinaigrette 12

 

Rape
Roasted beets with spiced carrots, mascarpone and pistachio crema 13

 

Cavolo nero
Tuscan kale, curly endive, croutons, marinated white anchovies 13

 

*Add Buffalo mozzarella or Burrata cheese to all salads 5
 

 

 

 

Primi Piatti

 

* Ravioli di Vitello
Veal stuffed ravioli, English peas, and yellow foot chanterelle mushrooms 19

 

* Gnocchi
Potato and red beet dumplings, Swiss chard, dried ricotta, Saba 19

 

Garganelli
Garganelli pasta with a beef, veal & pork “Bolognese” sauce 19

 

Bucatini
Short bucatini pasta, house made guanciale, tomato, pecorino cheese 18

 

Orecchiette
Orecchiete with mild Italian sausage, broccoli rabe, pecorino cheese 18

 

Maccheroni
Organic Spelt pasta, basil pesto, oven taggiasche olives, pine nuts & parmesan 18

 

* Linguine al nero
Squid ink linguine, razor clams, fresh squid, crab meat, olive oil & garlic 19

 

Spaghetti alle vongole
Spaghetti, manila clams, red chili flakes, parsley & white wine sauce 19

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secondi Piatti

 

■ Merluzzo
Atlantic Sable fish, mashed broccoli rabe, lemon butter, capers 31

 

■ Spigola
Stripes bass, fennel confit with dill, olives 29

 

■ Pescatrice
Mediterranean Monk Fish, mussels sauce, charred spring onions 29

 

Frutti di Mare
with fregola grossa, peperoncini, runner beans 29

 

■ Bistecca
Aged Angus Beef NY steak, Brussel sprouts with pancetta, smoked sea salt 31

 

Vitello
slowly cooked Veal rotolo, lentil puree, sage prosciutto sauce 27

 

■ Pollo
herb lemon marinated Amish chicken, Swiss chard, thyme sauce 26

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whole Fish

 

Orata-Whole dorade 32
Lupo di mare-whole Branzino 32
Dentice – Whole Snapper 32

 

Choose one sauce:
Sicilian capers & wild oregano Lemon,Parsley & EVOO Salsa Verde

 

Choose one side:
Wild rice polenta & pecorino Cauliflower raisins & pine nuts Sautéed forest mushrooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitello

 

■ Lombata di Vitello
16oz Veal chop, potato-pecorino tart, forest mushroom sauce 39

 

■ Vitello Battuto
pounded, grilled, veal Paillard, grilled vegetables, parsley lemon 39

 

■ Vitello Milanese
lightly breaded, arugula salad, baby grape tomatoes, 39

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whole Fish

 

Orata – Whole dorade 32
Lupo di mare – Whole Branzino 32
Dentice – Whole Snapper 32
Served with Sicilian salmoriglio sauce

 

Choose one side:
Swiss chard & pecorino OR Roasted new potatoes OR Pancetta Brussel Sprouts OR Broccoli Rabe

 

 

 

 

 

Vitello

 

■ Lombata di Vitello
16oz Veal chop, potato-pecorino tart, forest mushroom sauce 39

 

■ Vitello Battuto
pounded, grilled, Veal Paillard, tomato arugula salad, lemon 39

 

■ Vitello Milanese
lightly breaded, arugula salad, baby grape tomatoes, 39

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Sides

Roasted new potatoes with rosemary 6
Swiss chard and Pecorino cheese 7
Brussel sprouts with pancetta 7
Sautéed forest mushrooms 6

 

 

Private Rooms available for your special events.

 

 

Menu subject to change

 

 

 

 

 
Please Contact us directly at 703.918.0080 for reservations

Domenico Cornacchia
Chef / Owner

Selection and prices are subject to change.