Dinner Menu

Luciano'sDinner Menu


SOUP OF THE DAY
Fresh from Chef´s stash.

VEAL MEATBALLS AL FORNO
Arrabiata sauce.

*CARPACCIO
Raw beef tenderloin, parmigiano-reggiano, arugula, crispy capers, truffle oil, garlic aioli.

*CALAMAR FRITTI
HAND-battered and fried with zucchini, aoili, pomodoro sauce.

TUSCAN BURRATA
Roasted garlic, pickled red onion, grilled country bread, salsa verde.

BAKED GOAT CHESSE POMODORO
Baked herbed goat cheese, toasted garlic ciabatta bread.

MUSSELS
Your choice if “BIANCO” white wine sauce, or “ROSSO” tomato garlic broth.

ANTIPASTI BOARD
Chef´s selection of assorted salumi, imported cheeses, marinated olives.

SHRIMP OREGANATA
Baked in a luscious garlic white-wine butter sauce, house-seasoned bread crumbs.


*GORGONZOLA CRUSTED FILET
Grilled Black Angus 8oz. filet, arugula, roasted Yukon gold potatoes

*DELMONICO RIB EYE
Grilled Black Angus 16oz. Served with today’s side.

*PORK CHOP MARSALA
Grilled 14oz Duroc pork chop with broccolini, Yukon gold potato purée.

*LAMB CHOPS “SCOTTADITO”
Grilled lamb chops, ratatouille, grilled peppers, aged balsamic.

CHICKEN / VEAL
PICCATA

Lemon butter, capers, diced tomatoes, fresh parsley over garlic sautéed spinach.

MARSALA

Crimini mushrooms, marsala wine, veal jus over garlic sautéed spinach.

PARMIGIANA

Fresh mozzarella, marinara, fresh basil over capellini pasta.


MARGHERITA
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil.

SALSICCIA
Tomato sauce, caramelized onions, Italian sausage, gorgonzola.

PEPPERONI
Pepperoni, tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, oregano.

FUNGHI
House selection of mushrooms, caramelized onions, fresh mozzarella, truffle oil.

PROSCIUTTO
Thinly hand-sliced San Danielle prosciutto, tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, apple slices, arugula, grape tomatoes

SMOKED CHICKEN
Grape tomatoes, bacon, feta cheese, authentic creamy parmigiano dressing

VEGETARIANA
Fresh mozzarella, spinach, mushrooms, peppers, sundried tomatoes

TUTTO CARNE
Fresh mozzarella, bacon, salami, pepperoni, green olives, spicy San Marzano tomato sauce

TOMATO MOZZARELLA
Authentic parmigiano, fresh basil, sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella


ZUPPA DI MARE
Fresh fish with mussels, clams, calamari, shrimp, scallops, tomato broth, garlic bread.

*SCOTTISH SALMON OREGANATA
Herb crusted, grilled asparagus, Yukon gold potato purée, salmoriglio sauce

PISTACHIO CRUSTED SEA BASS
Pan seared, butternut squash puréem sautéed swiss chard with onions and pancetta, truffle honey.

*JUMBO SCALLOPS
Pan seared over linguine, pancetta, artichokes, lemon butter.

LUCIANO´S SHRIMP SCAMPI
Mushrooms risotto, truffle oil.


CHOPPED
Crisp romaine and iceberg, fresh garbanzo beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta cheese, Italian vinaigrette.

*CAESAR
Hearts of romaine, garlic croutons, authentic parmigiano, classic Caesar dressing.

WEDGE
Fresh iceberg, chopped tomatoes, applewood smoked bacon, parmesan dressing, crumbled gorgonzola cheese.

MISTA
Fresh mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese, diced tomatoes, pine nuts, balsamic vinaigrette.

CAPRESE
Vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, aged balsamic reduction, E.V.O.O.


TOMATO BASIL FETTUCCINE
Blackened chicken tossed with baby spinach, Cognac cream sauce.

TORTELLONI
Filled with spinach, sheep milk, ricotta cheese tossed in brown butter, sage, walnuts.

GNOCCHI
Baked with prosciutto di Parma, bread crumbs, gorgonzola cream sauce.

MUSHROOM RAVIOLI
Tossed in a homemade Alfredo sauce and baked to perfection with fresh herbed bread crumbs.

LASAGNA COCO PAZZO
Fresh cut pappardelle, Italian cheeses topped with our signature bolognese sauce.

RIGATONI SALSICCIA
Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, spicy tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella.

CHICKEN/SHRIMP FRA DIAVOLO
Spaghetti, brandy, marinara, and a touch of cream.

*LINGUINE CARBONARA
With applewood smoked bacon, onion, peas with cream sauce

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS
Handmade braised meatballs, San Marzano tomatoes, onions, garlic, fresh herbs

CAPELLINI BOLOGNESE
Homemade meat sauce, parmigiano-reggiano.

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Luciano’s Ristorante Italiano is a venerable institution that proudly serves family-style creations inspired by the rich traditions of Naples, the regions of Emilia-Romagna and Northern Italy.