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 Lunch Menu

“Assaggi” Luncheon Special  (2 courses)  $15


CHOICE OF ONE ENTRÉE with a choice of one of the following:
Small Salad or Soup of the Day, or Dessert of the Day

This icon (•) indicates “Luncheon Special” entrée items






Grilled Mediterranean octopus, green olive pesto, new potatoes 12


Fritto Misto
Crispy calamari, prawns, zucchini, Fresno chili tomato dipping sauce 14


Veal and Ricotta cheese meatball “cacio e pepe”, potatoes 11


Buffalo Mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, basil, celery pesto 13


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







For the Table


Assaggi di Mozzarella
Buffalo mozzarella, Apulian Burrata, Sheep milk ricotta, condiments 19


Mare Nostrum
Grilled calamari, Mediterranean octopus and razor clams 21


Assaggi di Salumi
Tasting of a variety of cured meats – 19


Formaggi e Salumi
selection of cured meats and imported cheeses 19









Butter lettuce, green apple, almond salad 7 / 13


Heirloom tomatoes, arugula and goat cheese 7 / 12


Herbs and local field greens with ricotta salata, red wine vinaigrette 6 / 12


Roasted beets with spiced carrots, mascarpone and pistachio crema 8 / 13


Cavolo nero
Tuscan kale,curly endive,croutons, marinated white anchovies 7 / 13









The panini’s come with your choice of salad or house fries on the plate.


Veal and ricotta cheese meatball, pecorino cheese, tomato arugula 13


Pane e prosciutto
Whole wheat bread, imported prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella & tomato 12


(•) Vegetariano
Ciabatta bread, Burrata, eggplant puree & marinated roasted bell pepper 13


(•) Panino tacchino
Roasted turkey, avocado, bacon & balsamic onion on whole wheat bread 12







Primi Piatti


Ravioli di Vitello
Veal stuffed ravioli, English peas, and yellow foot chanterelle mushrooms 17


(•) Cavatelli
Cavatelli crudaiola, fresh tomato, arugula, Burrata cheese 16


Potato and red beet dumpling, Swiss chard, dried ricotta cheese, Saba 17


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


(•) Bucatini
Short bucatini pasta, house made guanciale, tomato, pecorino cheese 16


(•) Orecchiette
Orecchiette, mild sausage, broccoli rabe, pecorino cheese 17


Organic Spelt pasta, basil pesto, oven taggiasche olives, pine nuts & parmesan 16


(•) Spaghetti alle Vongole
Spaghetti, manila clams, red chili flakes, parsley & white wine sauce 17


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







Secondi Piatti


Frutti di Mare
Fisherman style fish and shell fish stew, tomatoes, chili and bruschetta 17


(•) Branzino
Filet, sautéed spinach, pine nuts, olives, basil 19


Steamed mussels, house tomato sauce, parsley, and fregola pasta 15


(•) Sgombro
Mediterranean Mackerel, mashed broccoli rabe, lemon butter capers 16


Aged Angus Beef NY steak, roasted new potatoes, beef jus mustard 19


(•) Pollo
Amish chicken breast Paillard, arugula tomato salad 16


breaded, lightly pan sautéed Veal Milanese, arugula fennel salad 19


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


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.