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

“Assaggi”Luncheon Special  (2 courses)  $14


CHOICE OF ONE ENTRÉE with a choice of one of the following:

House Salad or Soup of the Day, or Dessert of the Day


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







Zuppa del giorno

Chef’s daily soup 6


Zuppa di castagne

Chestnut soup with Pancetta bits 7


Crema di fegatini

Seared polenta with chicken liver mousse & chantarelle mushrooms sauce 12



Grilled octopus, arugula, fennel, grape tomato salad with lemon dressing 12



Field greens, grape tomato, with balsamic vinaigrette – small 5 large 9



Imported burrata with warm mashed chestnut & crispy prosciutto 14


(•) Capesante

Seared scallops with pumpkin, spelt farrotto & Marsala reduction 14



Air cured beef with arugula, fennel,cherry tomato -& parmiggiano 13



Spelt “Farrotto” with mushrooms & parmiggiano 9


Calamari fritti

Crispy calamari with spicy mostarda-lemon sauce small 8 large 13


(•) Polpette

Turkey & pork meat balls, sautéed spinach & fonduta of fontina small 8 large 14








Sliced to order parma prosciutto aged 24 months & Buffalo Mozzarella 14 small 8


Assaggi di Salumi

Assaggino 8 Small 13 Large 17


Tasting of a variety of cured meats

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






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



(•) Pollo

Grilled chicken breast, fontina cheese & butter lettuce on ciabatta bread 10


(•) Pane e prosciutto

Whole wheat bread, imported prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella & tomato 10


(•) Vegetariano

Ciabatta bread, burrata, roasted bell pepper & arugula 9


(•) Panino tacchino

Roasted turkey, avocado, bacon & balsamic onion on whole wheat bread 10


Panino bistecca

Rib eye steak with mushrooms, mustard & arugula on”filoncino”bread 13


Panino salmon

whole wheat bread, cured salmon, crème cheese, red onion & butter lettuce 10








(•) Lattuga

Butter lettuce, roasted beets, asparagus, dry ricotta cheese & lemon dressing 12



Local field greens, grape tomato, shaved parmiggiano & balsamic vinaigrette 12


(•) Frittata

Mushrooms, asparagus & parmiggiano frittata topped with field green salad 11



Spinach & fennel salad, pumpkin seeds, caprino & lemon dressing 13


(•) Arugula

Baby arugula, grape tomato, shaved”parmiggiano”with balsamic vinaigrette 11


with grilled shrimp 6

with grilled calamari 5

with grilled chicken breast 6

with grilled New York steak 8

with grilled Tuna loin 9





Primi Piatti


* Fagottini al mascarpone

Fagottini filled with mascarpone, in a pumpkin sauce, shaved Brussels sprouts & pancetta bits 17


* Ravioli di vitello

Veal stuffed ravioli, mushrooms-veal sauce & shaved parmiggiano 17


(•) * Gnocchi alla bava

Potato dumplings with fontina cheese & black truffle fonduta 16


(•) Garganelli

Garganelli pasta with a beef, veal and pork “Bolognese” sauce 15


(•) Spaghetti

Spaghetti with manila clams, white wine and fresh chili peppers 16


(•) Orecchiette

Orecchiette, Italian sausage, black pepper, broccoli & pecorino fonduta 17


(•) * Lasagne vegetariane in tegame

Lasagna, chanterelle, pumpkin, spinach, ubriacone cheese sauce baked in cast iron pan 16


* Cavatelli alla puttanesca di tonno

Cavatelli with fresh tomato, garlic, capers, anchovies, black olives & diced fresh tuna 18


* Pici al ragu di vitello

Pici pasta with veal ragu 17



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





Secondi Piatti



Tuna crusted with garlic bread crumbs, fresh tomato, capers, artichokes & olives 17


(•) Sogliola

Local sole, sautéed spinach & pumpkin-shrimp sauce 16


(•) Cioppino

Mussels, clams, shrimp and fish with spicy fresh tomato & fish broth 16


(•) Pollo

Chicken paillard with mushroom sauce, asparagus & roasted potatoes 15



Grilled rib eye steak, arugula & fennel & salad 18


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


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.