HOURS

Monday to Saturday – Open at 11:00 am
Sunday – Open at 10:30 am
We serve Brunch every day

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Please call us during regular business hours to order:
416 466 2931

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576 Danforth Avenue, Toronto,
just West of Pape

CATERING

Please view our catering menu here

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ANTIPASTI

OLIVES
Warm green and black olives with garlic, chillies, bay leaves, lemon 7.95

CALAMARI GRIGLIA ALLA PUTTANESCA
Grilled calamari, tomatoes, black olives, capers, lemon, olive oil 13.95

GARLIC BREAD WITH CHEESE
Toasted herb & garlic buttered bread topped with mozzarella 7.75

BRUSCHETTA POMODORO
Grilled ciabatta topped with olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, basil 9.60

ARANCINI
Arborio rice balls filled with ricotta and spinach, lightly fried then finished with grated pecorino,
served with marinara sauce 12.50

BOCCONCINI FRITTI
Lightly fried baby mozzarella balls with a tomato red pepper jam 10.95

CALAMARI FRITTI
Crispy, fried calamari with marinara sauce & aioli 12.95

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA
Breaded eggplant layered with basil, tomato sauce, fior di latte 13.95

MUSSELS
In a spicy tomato broth 14.85

MEATBALL APPETIZER
Four house-made, wood-oven baked beef & ricotta meatballs, pomodoro sauce,
whipped ricotta, basil oil 14.55


INSALATE

INSALATA ROMA
Mixed greens, chèvre, toasted walnuts, sweety drop peppers, balsamic vinaigrette 9.75 / 14.95

INSALATA DI BARBABIETOLE
Arugula, beets, chèvre, toasted pecans, balsamic vinaigrette 9.75 / 14.95

CAPRESE SALAD
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic drizzle 9.75 / 14.95

INSALATA CESARE
Crispy romaine lettuce, creamy caesar dressing, shaved parmigiano reggiano, croutons 9.75 / 14.95
add 4 oz. chicken breast 6.55 / salmon 10.95 / bacon 2.75 / anchovies 2.30

AVOCADO CASHEW CAESAR WITH PARMESAN
Crispy romaine with an avocado, lemon juice based dressing topped
with our own plant-based parmesan cheese *contains nuts 9.75/14.95

PLANT POWER SALAD
Mixed greens & baby kale in creamy artichoke dressing, quinoa, fingerling potatoes
in vegan pesto*, tofu feta, asparagus, radishes, pickled red onions, 
olives, avocado, jalapeños, pickled turnips & beets 19.50
*pesto contains pumpkin seeds

 

PASTA

PENNE CAPRI
Grilled chicken, wild mushrooms, spinach, tomato, olive oil, garlic, shaved parmigiano reggiano 18.50

PAPPARDELLE SALSICCIA
Crumbled Italian sausage, cherry tomatoes, caramelized onions, olive oil, garlic
finished with pecorino and arugula 18.45

LASAGNA
Layered with bolognese sauce, mozzarella, béchamel, pomodoro sauce 18.45

GNOCCHI ASIAGO
House made gnocchi with asiago cream sauce, spinach, crispy shallots 18.45

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE
With a tomato, beef bolognese sauce 18.45

ORECCHIETTE FUNGHI
With wild mushrooms in a truffle cream sauce 17.95

CANNELLONI FORMAGGIO
Ricotta and spinach filled cannelloni, mushrooms and cream finished with pomodoro sauce,
parmesan, mozzarella 18.45

LINGUINI DI MARE
Shrimp, bay scallops, calamari, mussels in a light olive oil, pomodoro sauce 22.25

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
White wine, cream and butter sauce, parmesan 17.45

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS
House made beef and ricotta meatballs, pomodoro sauce 18.45

PENNE ALLA NORMA
Eggplant, cherry tomatoes, chillies, garlic, red wine, pomodoro sauce, ricotta salata 17.45

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA
Pecorino romano, egg, prosciutto cotto (ham), black pepper 18.25

CASARECCIA PASTA
With asparagus, sweet peas, spinach, broccoli, ricotta, chives, Parmigiano-Reggiano 18.00
*Casareccia is a Sicilian twisted tube-shaped pasta

Add To Any Pasta: crumbled house made sausage 4.15 / chicken 4.15 / shrimp 4.15 / meatballs 6.25
Substitute: gluten-free brown rice pasta 2.25 / spelt rigatoni 2.00 / cream sauce 2.05


MAINS

CHICKEN ASIAGO
Chicken breast stuffed with asiago cheese, spinach and caramelized onions in a
honey mustard cream sauce with mashed potatoes and vegetables 23.95

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA
Breaded chicken scaloppine, tomato sauce, mozzarella & parmesan,
spaghetti pomodoro 22.35

LAMB SHANK
Braised New Zealand lamb shank with pan jus & garlic mash potatoes 24.95

SALMON
Pan seared salmon with sautéed spinach, crispy fingerling potatoes, fish velouté & fine herbs
in a fresh lemon vinaigrette 23.95

STEAK
AAA 10oz New York striplion with mashed potatoes and sautéed mushrooms,
seasonal vegetables 36.00

 

PIZZA

PIZZA PROSCIUTTO
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, prosciutto, olive oil dressed arugula, shaved parmigiana 16.50

PIZZA SALSICCIA ITALIANA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, crumbled spicy Italian sausage, caramelized onions,
roasted red peppers 16.50

PIZZA DIAVOLA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, spicy salami, basil, chillies, black olives 16.50

PIZZA MELANZANE
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, eggplant, olives, tomatoes, shaved parmigiana 15.95

PIZZA MARGHERITA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, basil 14.95
substitute mozzarella di bufala 3.15

PIZZA PEPPERONI
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, cured pepperoni 14.95

PIZZA HAWAIIANO
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, prosciutto cotto (ham), pineapple 14.95

PIZZA TRADIZIONALE
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, bacon, onions, mushrooms 14.95

PIZZA VEGETARIANO
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, green pepper, sun-dried tomatoes 14.95

PIZZA ANCHOVY
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, anchovies, chillies 15.25

VEGAN SAUSAGE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, fennel sausage, roasted red peppers, basil 17.00

PIZZA ZUCCHINI
Grilled zucchini, red peppers, chillies, red onion, mixed herbs, fresh mozzarella, maldon salt 16.95

 

PREMIUM PIZZA

not included in the $12 special

PIZZA GORGONZOLA
Gorgonzola, pears, caramelized onions, walnuts, arugula 16.95

PIZZA SALMONE
Smoked salmon, mozzarella, panna di cucina (mascarpone cream), arugula,
crispy capers, lemon 16.95

PIZZA FUNGHI
Whipped herbed and lemon ricotta, taleggio, fior di latte, mushrooms, spinach, olive oil 16.95

FIG PIZZA
Mascarpone, prosciutto, figs, shaved parmigiana, honey, arugula 16.95

Substitute Crusts: gluten-free crust 3.75 / whole wheat multi-grain crust 2.00

Additional Toppings: prosciutto 3.25 / Italian sausage 3.25 / spicy salami 3.25
chicken 4.25 / bacon 3.25 / Italian ham 3.25 / goat’s cheese 4.25
plant based: vegan sausage (pinto bean based) 4.25 / vegan pepperoni (seitan) 4.25
onions 2.15 / roasted red peppers 2.75 / olives 2.15 / pineapple 2.15 / green peppers 2.15
sun-dried tomatoes 2.75 / mushrooms 2.15
substitute: fior di latte 2.25 / Earth Island Mozzarella (soybean based) 2.00 / cashew truffle cheese 5.00 / cashew cheddar 4.00 / housemade tofu feta 4.00

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APPETIZERS

GREEK SALAD
Mixed greens, plant-based feta, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, red wine vinaigrette 9.75/14.95

AVOCADO CASHEW CAESAR WITH PARMESAN
Crispy romaine with an avocado, cashew, lemon juice based dressing topped with
our own plant-based parmesan cheese 9.75/14.95

ARANCINI
Classic Italian rice balls stuffed with Earth Island mozzarella, peas,
lightly fried & served with marinara sauce (gluten free) 10.00

 

PASTA

Spelt Rigatoni add $2  |  Rice flour fusilli pasta add $2.25

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE
Lentil & mushroom bolognese sauce 19.00

SPAGHETTI
With peas, sautéed spinach, plant-based parmesan in a sweet potato cream sauce 19.00

AGNOLOTTI IN BUTTER SAUCE
Agnolotti filled with our tofu, cashew based ricotta in a vegan butter sauce
with vegetables *contains nuts 19.00

ORECCHIETTE
Cashew truffle cream sauce & sautéed spinach, contains nuts 18.00

PLANT-POWERED CLASSIC LASAGNA
Artisanal creamy cashew almond mozzarella, tofu ricotta &
kale marinara sauce, contains nuts 18.00

SPELT RIGATONI ALLA NORMA
Eggplant, cherry tomatoes, chillies, garlic, red wine, tomato sauce 17.00

 

BURGER

“BEYOND BEEF” VEGETARIAN BURGER *can be vegan
A quarter pound, plant-based patty on a sesame brioche bun with avocado,
lettuce, roasted red pepper aioli & caramelized onions
served with sweet potato fries OR our Avocado Cashew Caesar Salad 15.95
additional toppings: white cheddar OR gorgonzola add
2.00
additional vegan topping: vegan cheddar (nut free) add 2.50

 

PIZZA

Whole Wheat Multi grain crust add $2  |  gluten free crust add $2.00
please see our core menu for additional plant-based toppings

VEGAN SMOKED SALMON PIZZA
Pizza bianco with olive oil, smoked carrot, cashew based cream cheese, capers,
red onions & dill, contains nuts 17.50

VEGAN PESTO PIZZA
Super green pesto, cashew based cheddar cheese, roasted cauliflower,
red onions, baby kale 17.00

PIZZA VEGANO
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, tofu feta, mushrooms,
baby kale, sun-dried tomatoes 17.00

VEGAN GREEK PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, tofu feta, black olives,
spinach, red onions 17.00

VEGAN SAUSAGE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, fennel sausage, roasted
red peppers, basil 17.00

VEGAN PEPPERONI PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, pepperoni, onions, green pepper 17.00

VEGAN PIZZA MELANZANE
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, eggplant, olives, tomatoes 17.00

VEGAN PIZZA MARGHERITA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, fresh basil 17.00

OUR PIZZA DOUGH & TOMATO SAUCE ARE 100% VEGAN

 

 

DESSERT

SORBET
Strawberry 6.50

VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIE WITH COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM
Rich and decadent raw chocolate brownie
topped with coconut whipped cream & berries 7.95

RAW VEGAN, ORGANIC & GLUTEN-FREE TIRAMISU CUP
Almonds, pecans, cashews, coconut cream, dates, coffee,
cocoa powder, coconut oil, vanilla 7.00

ORANGE POLENTA CAKE
Warm orange polenta cake made with almond flour, with coconut whipped cream,
contains nuts, gluten-free 7.95

HAZELNUT GELATO
Made with Italian rice milk, contains nuts 6.50

menu by Margie Cook- plant-based RHN (registered Holistic Nutritionist)
and VLCE (Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator

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Join us on our patio for an afternoon aperitivo and a selection of small plates

 

ANTIPASTI

Salami & olives 7.00

Prosciutto & olives 7.00

Italian cheese & crostini 8.00

Mussels in a spicy tomato broth 8.00

Calamari fritti with marinara sauce 8.00

Caprese salad 7.00

Avocado cashew Caesar salad 7.00

 

PIZZETTES

Margherita 8.00

Smoked salmon, mascarpone & capers 9.00

Italian sausage, mozzarella & roasted red peppers 8.00

gluten free & vegan available 2.00

 

COCKTAILS

8.00 (2oz)

APEROL SPRITZ
Prosecco, Aperol, soda water

AMARETTO SOUR
Amaretto, fresh lime

THE AMERICANO
Campari, sweet vermouth, soda

NEGRONI
Campari, sweet vermouth, gin

MONTENEGRO SPRITZ
Montenegro, Prosecco

ITALIAN BUCK
Campari, Montenegro, ginger beer

 

SPARKLING

VILLA SANDI PROSECCO IL FRESCO DOC
Treviso, Italy 6oz 6.00

 

DRAUGHT BEER

5.00 (13oz)

BEAU’S LUG TREAD / BEAU’S IPA

 

WINE

FANTINI FARNESE MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC
Abruzzo, Italy 6oz 6.00

FANTINI FARNESE PINOT GRIGIO IGP
Abruzzo, Italy 6oz 6.00

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APPETIZER

CAPRESE SALAD
Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic drizzle 14.00

ASPARAGUS FRITTI
Lightly fried panko crusted asparagus with red pepper chilli aioli 10.00

 

MAINS

CASARECCIA PASTA
With asparagus, sweet peas, spinach, broccoli, ricotta, chives,
Parmigiano-Reggiano 18.00
*Casareccia is a Sicilian twisted tube-shaped pasta

ARCTIC CHAR
Pan-seared arctic char, porcini braised lentils, tomatoes, capers, 
black olives, basil 25.00

STEAK AAA
10oz New York striplion with mashed potatoes & sautéed mushrooms 36.00

PIZZA PESTO E BURRATA
Pesto, cherry tomatoes, Ontario Burrata, asparagus, pine nuts, maldon salt 18.00

 

PLANT-BASED PIZZAS

featured in Toronto Life as City’s Best Vegan Pizza

VEGAN SMOKED SALMON PIZZA
Pizza bianco with olive oil, smoked carrot, cashew based cream cheese, 
capers, red onions 17.50 *contains nuts

PIZZA BIANCO E FUNGHI
Pizza Bianco with mushrooms, rosemary, black olives, arugula, pine nuts, 
truffle oil, cashew cheese sauce 16.00 *contains nuts

 

HEALTHY CHOICES
Substitute rice fusilli (gluten free) OR spelt rigatoni (contains gluten) for an additional $2
Enjoy our new whole wheat multi grain pizza dough (dairy free) for an additional $2
See our core menu for a list of non-dairy cheeses

 

DESSERT

ORANGE POLENTA CAKE
Warm orange polenta cake with coconut whipped cream
*contains nuts, gluten-free – made with almond flour 7.95

 

FEATURE WINE

BIANCO MANZONI ’17, Castello di Roncade, Veneto, Italy
Riesling & Pinot Bianco hybrid / light, fresh / pineapple, white flowers, melon
6oz 13.95 / bottle 55.00

 

 

FEATURE COCKTAIL

POMPELMO FRESCO
Gin, Giffards pamplemousse, fresh lime, grapefruit juice, soda, basil 1.5oz 10.50

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JUICE

Fresh orange juice or blood orange juice 6.00

 

COCKTAILS

9.00 (2oz)

BELLINI
Peach nectar, prosecco

MIMOSA
Orange juice, prosecco

FIORI di SAMBUCO
Vodka, pear nectar, fresh lime juice, St-Germain elderflower liqueur

MARTINI CREMISINO
Vodka, Cointreau, blood orange juice 12.00

BLOODY CAESAR 7.00
DOUBLE BLOODY CAESAR 10.00

PLANT BASED BLOODY CAESAR 9.00
Vodka, V8 Cocktail juice, olive juice, Worcestershire, tabasco, olives, celery heart

VIRGIN 4.00

 

 

EGGS

Until 2:30 pm / Served with fingerling potatoes or Insalata Mista
Substitute gluten-free bread add 2.00 (soy & rice flour, contains dairy)

OMELETTE
Two organic eggs with mushrooms & fontina 13.00

EGGS SALMONE
Two poached organic eggs with hollandaise & smoked salmon on
grilled sourdough bread 16.00

EGGS BENEDICT
Two poached organic eggs with hollandaise & peameal bacon on
grilled sourdough bread 15.00

EGGS AVOCADO
Two poached organic​ ​eggs with hollandaise & ​avocado on
grilled sourdough bread 15.00

 

PLANT BASED “EGGS”

EGGS VENNY
English muffin, tofu, pinto bean breakfast sausage, baby spinach, 
smoked paprika black salt, finished with Mornay sauce 16.00\

TOFU SCRAMBLE
With sausage, avocado & toast 15.00

 

SIDES

buttered multigrain toast 2.00 / mista salad 3.00 / avocado 2.50
peameal bacon 3.00 / bacon 3.00

 

LUNCH ADDITIONS

 

APPETIZER

ASPARAGUS FRITTI
Lightly fried panko crusted asparagus with red pepper chilli aioli 10.00

 

MAINS

SOUP OF THE DAY & SALAD
Soup served with bread & insalata mista 12.00

LUNCH PASTA
Please ask your server 12.00

PLANT POWER SALAD *vegan
Mixed greens & baby kale in creamy artichoke dressing, quinoa,
fingerling potatoes in vegan pesto*, tofu feta, asparagus, radishes,
pickled red onions, olives, avocado, jalapeños, pickled turnips & beets 19.50
*pesto contains pumpkin seeds

“BEYOND BEEF” VEGETARIAN BURGER
A quarter pound, plant-based patty on a sesame Brioche bun with avocado,
lettuce, roasted red pepper aioli & caramelized onions served with
sweet potato fries or our Avocado Cashew Caesar Salad 15.95
additional toppings: white cheddar OR gorgonzola add 2.00

PLANT-POWERED CLASSIC LASAGNA
Artisanal creamy cashew almond mozzarella, tofu ricotta & kale marinara sauce,
served with our Avocado Cashew Caesar Salad 15.00

 

MINI PIZZAS

Served with insalata mista / substitute avocado cashew caesar add 2.00

MINI PIZZA DIAVOLA
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, spicy salami, basil, black olives 14.00

MINI ASPARAGUS PIZZA *contains nuts
Pesto, fresh mozzarella, grilled asparagus, cherry tomatoes, maldon salt 15.00

MINI MARGHERITA PIZZA
The classic pizza from Naples with tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella & basil 13.00

MINI VEGAN SAUSAGE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, sausage, grilled fennel, chillies 16.00

MINI PIZZA BIANCO E FUNGHI *contains nuts
Pizza Bianco with mushrooms, rosemary, black olives, arugula, pine nuts, 
truffle oil, cashew cheese sauce 16.00

*substitute non dairy cheese add 2.00

Eggs Benedict, Omelettes, Waffles, Yoghurt and More! Start your Weekend off right with our Brunch Menu.

 

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BEVERAGES

FRESH ORANGE JUICE
From Chasers 6.00

FRESH BLOOD ORANGE JUICE
From Chasers 6.00

 

COCKTAILS

9.00 (2oz)

BELLINI
Peach nectar, prosecco

MIMOSA
Orange juice, prosecco

FIORI di SAMBUCO
Vodka, pear nectar, fresh lime juice, St-Germain elderflower liqueur

BLOODY CAESAR 7.00

DOUBLE BLOODY CAESAR 10.00

VEGAN BLOODY CAESAR 9.00

MARTINI CREMISINO 12.00 (2oz)
Vodka, Cointreau, blood orange juice

 

BRUNCH

We use certified organic eggs / Substitute gluten-free bread $2

EGGS BENEDICT
Two poached eggs, peameal bacon, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 15.00

EGGS AVOCADO
Two poached eggs, avocado, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 15.00

EGGS SALMONE
Two poached eggs, smoked salmon, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 16.00

EGGS PROSCIUTTO
Two poached eggs, prosciutto, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 14.00

OMELETTE OF THE DAY
Served with fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 13.00

STEAK SANDWICH
With cheddar & caramelized onions served with a horseradish aioli &
crispy fingerling potatoes 15.00

BREAKFAST PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mushrooms, two eggs, mozzarella, red pepper, bacon 15.00

BELGIAN WAFFLE
Blueberry compote, whipped cream 11.00

YOGHURT & GRANOLA
House made granola served with honey, yoghurt & fresh berries 8.00

SIDES
buttered multigrain toast $2 / mista salad $3 / peameal bacon $3
crispy fingerling potatoes $3 / fresh fruit $4 / bacon $3 / gluten free toast $2

 

PLANT-BASED MENU ITEMS

EGGS VENNY
English muffin, tofu pinto bean breakfast sausage, baby spinach,
smoked paprika black salt, finished with Mornay Sauce 16.00

VEGAN BREAKFAST PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes,
spinach, sautéed mushrooms, vegan mornay sauce, polenta herbed sausage 15.00

TOFU SCRAMBLE
With vegan sausage, avocado & toast 15.00

MEDITERRANEAN BREAKFAST SKILLET
Sweet potato, kale, red peppers, mushrooms, black olives & tofu feta.
Finished with fresh tomatoes, avocado & drizzled parsley 16.00

We offer a $32 per person and a $39 per person Set Menu for groups. Please see the menus below and click here to reserve.

We can custom design a plant-based prix fixe menu for your group.

 

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$32 MENU ITALIANO RUSTICO

 

FIRST COURSE

choice of

BEET SALAD
Baby arugula, roasted beets and goat’s cheese in our house-made balsamic vinaigrette

CAESAR SALAD
Crispy romaine and crunchy croutons tossed in our creamy house-made caesar dressing
with parmesan cheese

AVOCADO CAESAR WITH PARMESAN
Crispy romaine with an avocado, lemon juice based dressing topped with
our own plant-based parmesan cheese
contains nuts

BOCCONCINI FRITTI
Baby mozzarella balls coated in bread crumbs, lightly fried and served with our delicious
house-made tomato red pepper jam

ARANCINI
Classic Italian rice balls stuffed with Earth Island mozzarella, peas,
lightly fried & served with marinara sauce (gluten free)

 

SECOND COURSE

choice of

PIZZA TRADIZIONALE
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella cheese, bacon, onions and mushrooms

PIZZA MARGHERITA
The classic pizza from Naples with pomodoro sauce, fresh fior di latte and basil
*vegan version available

CANNELLONI FORMAGGIO
Ricotta and spinach filled cannelloni baked in our pomodoro sauce with cream,
mushrooms and parmesan and mozzarella cheese

PENNE CAPRI
Grilled chicken, mushrooms, spinach and cherry tomatoes cooked in white wine and garlic
and garnished with shavings of grana padano cheese

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA
A staple in Roman trattorias, spaghetti with pecorino romano cheese, fresh eggs,
prosciutto cotto (ham) and black pepper

AGNOLOTTI IN BUTTER SAUCE
Agnolotti filled with our tofu, cashew based ricotta in a vegan butter sauce
with sautéed mushrooms *contains nuts

SPAGHETTI
With peas, sautéed spinach, plant-based parmesan in a sweet potato cream sauce

 

DESSERT

choice of

ZEPPOLE
Mini Italian doughnuts dusted with cinnamon and sugar and served
with a dollop of fresh whipped cream

TIRAMISU
Layers of espresso and liqueur soaked lady fingers and creamy mascarpone cheese,
dusted with cocoa powder

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ CAKE
We make this deliciosly chocolate, warm soufflé cake in-house

VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIE WITH COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM
Rich and decadent raw chocolate brownie
topped with coconut whipped cream & berries

 

$39 MENU ITALIANO TRADIZIONALE

vegan options available

 

ANTIPASTO

BRUSCHETTA
Calabrese bread toasted and topped with olive oil, garlic, tomatoes and basil

 

FIRST COURSE

choice of

PROSCIUTTO E ASIAGO
Prosciutto, asiago, marinated green and black olives, crostini

CAESAR SALAD
Crispy romaine, creamy caesar dressing, parmesan, croutons

BOCCONCINI FRITTI
Lightly fried baby mozzarella balls with a delicious house-made tomato red pepper jam

 

SECOND COURSE

choice of

GNOCCHI ASIAGO
House made gnocchi with asiago cream sauce, spinach and crispy shallots

PAPPARDELLE SALSICCIA
Crumbled house made Italian sausage, cherry tomatoes, caramelized onions,
olive oil garlic sauce finished with grana padano & arugula

LAMB SHANK
Braised New Zealand lamb shank with pan jus and garlic mashed potatoes

SALMON
Grilled Atlantic salmon, fingerling potatoes, seasonal vegetables and lemon caper aioli

CHICKEN ASIAGO
Chicken breast stuffed with asiago cheese, spinach and caramelized onions served with
garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a honey mustard cream sauce

NEW YORK STRIPLOIN
(additional $6)
10 oz New York striploin served with garlic mashed potatoes and a mushroom demi glace

 

DESSERT

choice of

ZEPPOLE
Mini Italian doughnuts dusted with cinnamon and sugar and served with
a dollop of fresh whipped cream

TIRAMISU
Layers of espresso and liqueur soaked lady Fingers and creamy mascarpone cheese,
dusted with cocoa powder

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ CAKE
We make this deliciously chocolate, warm soufflé cake in-house

Indulge yourself in one our delectable desserts.

 

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DESSERT TASTER
Enjoy three of our delectable desserts 19.00

CHEESE PLATE
Two Italian cheeses with wildflower honey & crackers 12.00

TIRAMISÙ
House-made with layers of coffee & liqueur soaked biscuits & mascarpone cheese 7.95

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ CAKE
House made warm chocolate soufflé cake 7.95
add vanilla or chocolate ice cream 2.00

TARTUFO
Chocolate Raspberry Tartufo 7.00

CRÈME BRÛLÉE
The traditional creamy egg custard, crunchy caramel glaze 7.95

ZEPPOLE
Mini Italian doughnuts dusted in cinnamon & sugar 7.95

CARROT CAKE
Carrot cake with pineapple, coconut, walnuts, cashews & almonds
layered & iced with cream cheese & honey icing (may contain peanuts) 7.95

AFFOGATO
Hazelnut gelato, espresso, crumbled hazelnut, lady finger 7.00

 

PLANT BASED DESSERTS

HAZELNUT GELATO
Rice milk base* with 100% pure hazelnut paste 6.50
add espresso to make an affogato 1.00
*Cane sugar, Dextrose from grape, Rice powder, Vegetable fibre, Glucose,
Coconut oil, Cocoa butter, Stabilizers (guar gum and carrageenan gum powder)

VEGAN CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
Candied orange peel *gluten-free 7.95

LEMON CAKE
Limoncello glaze, wild blueberry sauce 7.95

COCONUT PANNA COTTA
Ontario strawberries *gluten-free 7.95

RASPBERRY SORBET
Raspberries & mint *gluten-free 6.50

 

SPECIALTY COFFEES

10.00

SPANISH / Brandy, Kahlúa, coffee, whipped cream

B-52 / Grand Marnier, Kahlúa, Bailey’s, coffee, whipped cream

MONTE CRISTO / Grand Marnier, Kahlúa, brandy, coffee, whipped cream

IRISH / Jameson Irish Whiskey, coffee, whipped cream

BLUEBERRY TEA / Grand Marnier, Amaretto, tea

 

DESSERT WINE

LATE HARVEST VIDAL
Vineland Estates, Niagara
Luscious tropical fruit aromas and flavours, perfect with fruit based desserts
2 oz 12.00

MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG
Dogliotti 1870, Piedmont, Italy
Artisanal Moscato with light frizzante bubbles with aromas of
Orange blossoms and flavors of juicy pear, apple & apricot
3 oz 12.00

 

LIQUEURS, DIGESTIVES

Sambuca / B&B / Drambuie / Amaretto / Frangelico / Limoncello 7.00

Grand Marnier 9.00

Grappa (ask your server) 8.00

 

AMARO

1 oz

NONINO QUINTESSENTIA, Friuli 9.00 / Less sweet & bitter aged 5 years in oak barrels

LUCANO, Umbria 7.00 / Herbal aromas, caramel notes, fruit & herbs on the finish

MONTENEGRO, Emilia Romagna 7.00 / 200 year old recipe, blend of over 40 herbs

AVERNA AMARO, Sicily 7.00 / Flavours of herbs, spices, citrus, gently bitter edge

 

PORT & COGNAC

PORT
2 oz
Taylor Fladgate L.B.V 8.00 / Taylor Fladgate 10 year 10.00

COGNAC
1 oz
Courvoisier V.S. 10.00 / Remy Martin V.S.O.P. 14.00 / Remy Martin X.O. 25.00

 

COFFEE, TEA & MILK

Coffee 2.60 / Espresso 2.40 / Double Espresso 2.95
Cappuccino 3.55 / Caffè Latte 3.55 / Milk 2.55
*almond and soy milk add 0.5

TEA 2.60
Orange Pekoe / Earl Grey / Chamomile / Mint / Green Tea

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PIZZA 

Hand Crafted, Wood-Oven Baked

CHEESE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mozzarella 8.75

PEPPERONI PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni 8.75

MARGHERITA PIZZA
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil 8.75

HAWAIIAN PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, pineapple, ham 8.75

VEGAN PEPPERONI PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, vegan pepperoni 8.75

 

PASTA

PASTA POMODORO
Penne with tomato sauce 8.75

PASTA BURRO
Penne with butter sauce 8.75

PASTA BOLOGNESE
Penne with meat sauce 8.75

PASTA ALFREDO
Penne with cream sauce 8.75

 

ADD ONS

Chicken 2.00
Meatball 2.00
Gluten free noodle 1.00
Gluten free vegan crust 2.00
Non dairy cheese 1.00

We offer a wide selection of international wines as well as bottled and draught beers, cocktails and spirits.

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aperitivi

(2 oz.) 8.00

CAMPARI / Classic red Italian aperitif from Milan, on the rocks or with soda

APEROL / Classic orange Italian aperitif from Padua, on the rocks or with soda

 

martinis

13.00
(3 oz.) with Luksusowa Vodka
Grey Goose add 3.00 / Belvedere add 3.00 / Hendrick’s Gin add 3.00

CLASSIC / Gin or vodka, Vermouth with olives or a lemon twist

FRENCH / Vodka, Chambord, pineapple juice, fresh lime juice

IL FORNELLO / Vodka, Limoncello, Campari, lime juice

POMTINI / Vodka, Pomegranate juice, lime juice, red passionfruit liqueur

 

cocktails

10.50
(1.25 oz.) with Luksusowa Vodka
Grey Goose add 3 / Belvedere add 3

NEGRONI / Campari, gin, sweet vermouth

SICILIANO / Sparkling blood orange juice, vodka, Triple Sec

VENETIAN SUNSET / Prosecco, orange juice, Aperol

LIMONCINO / Vodka, Limoncello, O.J., soda, cranberry juice

BELLINI COCKTAIL / Sparkling wine, peach nectar

POMPELMO FIZZ / Aperol, gin, sparkling grapefruit juice

FIORI di SAMBUCO / Vodka, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, pear nectar, fresh lime juice

MONTENEGRO SPRITZ / Montenegro, Prosecco

AMARETTO SOUR / Amaretto Disaronno, fresh lime juice

ITALIAN BUCK / Campari, Montenegro, ginger beer

PAPER PLANE / Bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino Quintessentia, fresh lemon juice 12.00

 

SANGRIA

8 oz. glass 9.00 / litre pitcher 40.00

RED SANGRIA / Red wine, orange juice, peach schnapps, raspberry Sourpuss

WHITE SANGRIA / White wine, fresh lemonade, peach schnapps

 

champagne/sparkling

VILLA SANDI PROSECCO IL FRESCO DOCTreviso, Italy 40 / 5 oz 9

CREMANT D’ALSACE BRUT RESERVE / Pierre Sparr, France 59

MOET ET CHANDONChampagne, France 140

sparkling red

BOLLINO ROSSO LAMBRUSCO
Emilia-Romagna, Italy 375ml 31.00

I QUERCIOLI SECCO REGGIANO LAMBRUSCO DOC (SPARKLING RED)
Emilia-Romagna, Italy 5oz 9.00 / 750ml 40.00

 

WHITE WINE – GLASS

SOAVE ’17 Folonari, Veneto, Italia
Pale straw colour / light citrus aromas / citrus and almond flavours / crisp, dry finish
6oz 8.69 / 9oz 12.69 / ½ litre 25.29 / litre 44.19

FANTINI FARNESE ’17 PINOT GRIGIO IGP, Abruzzo, Italy
Pale straw colour / floral, green apple aromas / dry & light Crisp, citrus finish
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

ADOBE RESERVA SAUVIGNON BLANC ’17, Vinedos Emiliana, Casablanca, Chile
(organic)
Pale yellow / grapefruit & berry aromas / green apple on the palateClean finish
6oz 10.79 / 9oz 15.79 / ½ litre 30.49 / 750ml 39.89

CHARDONNAY “VINTER’S COLLECTION” ’17, Sterling, Central Coast California
Deep yellow / apple and oaky vanilla aromas and flavours / dry and well balanced
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

WHITE WINE – BOTTLE

RIESLING VQA ’16 (OFF-DRY), Cave Spring, Niagara, Ontario 37
Medium-bodied / flower & grapefruit aromas / plum & apple flavours

SAUVIGNON BLANC ’18, Las Mulas, Chile 40
Pale yellow / ripe tropical fruit aromas / silky palate with good acidity / long finish

ANSELMI SAN VINCENZO ’17, Robert Anselmi, Veneto, Italy (Soave) 45
Garganega-Chardonnay-Trebbiano blend / rich & fruity / medium bodied

SAUVIGNON BLANC ’17, Kim Crawford, Marlborough, New Zealand 50
Mid-weight / fresh & juicy / clean, dry finish / D. Lawrason score 90

FALANGHINA SANNIO ’17, Feudi di San Gregorio, Campania, Italy 55
Jasmine, apricot aromas / bright, savory palate / tangy acidity / mineral notes

BIANCO MANZONI ’17, Castello di Roncade, Veneto, Italy 55
Riesling & Pinot Bianco hybrid / light, fresh / pineapple, white flowers, melon

SOAVE CLASSICO ’17, Inama, Veneto, Italy 60
Smooth / field flower aromas / minerals & almond on the palate

PIETRE AL VENTO CHARDONNAY ’17, Terre di Bruca, Sicily, Italy 65
Bright / unoaked / exotic pineapple, juicy peaches & golden apple

BIANCO DELL ARNASA ’17, Castello di Roncade, Veneto, Italy 65
Deep yellow in colour / oaky & buttery / white peaches & apricot

CHARDONNAY ’16, Sonoma-Cutrer, Russian River Ranches, California 70
Exquisite cool-climate Chardonnay / tropical fruit, citrus, butter

PEARL MORISSETTE CUVÉE METIS CHARDONNAY VQA ’16, Niagara 70
Orchard fruit, blossoms / gliding, creamy mouthfeel / bright, yet deep

SANCERRE (SAUVIGNON BLANC) ’16, Jean-Max Roger Cuvée Marnes et Caillottes Sancerre, Loire, France 85
Fine ripe wine / Steely character from the stony soil / green herb flavours

 

Rosé wine

WHITE ZINFANDEL ’17 Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Sonoma, California
Bright fruit flavours of fresh summer berries / soft, off-dry finish
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

ROSÉ DEL GIORNO
Please ask your server for today’s selection
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

RED WINE – GLASS

MONTEPULCIANO ’16, Farnese, Farneto Valley, Italia
Well balanced / intense red fruit and prune aromas / hint of vanilla
6oz 8.69 / 9oz 12.69 / ½ litre 25.29 / litre 44.19

MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC ORGANIC ’17, Era Marche, Italy
Medium-bodied / berry fruit, light cedar, savoury herb flavours
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

CABERNET SAUVIGNON ’17, Beringer, California Collection, Napa, California
Medium-bodied / plum and blackberry aromas / dark fruit, soft vanilla palate
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

CHIANTI ’16, Querceto, Toscano, Italia
Ruby colour / spicy aromas / cherry, raspberry palate / medium-bodied
6oz 10.79 / 9oz 15.79 / ½ litre 30.49 / 750ml 39.89

MALBEC ’16, Argento, Mendoza, Argentina
Raspberry & plum aromas / black fruit flavours / medium-bodied / balanced acidity
6oz 10.79 / 9oz 15.79 / ½ litre 30.49 / 750ml 39.89

VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO D.O.C. ’16, Zardini, Veneto, Italia
Full bodied / plum, spice & earthy aromas / ripe cherry flavour / soft tannins
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

RED WINE – BOTTLE

CIU CIU BACCHUS ROSSO PICENO MARCHE (ORGANIC) ’17, Italy 46
Sangiovese, Montepulciano grapes / brilliant red color / fruity aroma

CHIANTI CLASSICO ’16, Rocca delle Macie, Toscano, Italy 55
Ruby red / grilled herbs aroma / cherry notes / pairs well with pizza

DELIBORI VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO ’16, Veneto, Italy 55
Dry, crisp, firm, full bodied / notes of cherry, blackberry, plums

VIOLAE MONFERRATO ROSSO ’17, Monferrato, Italy 60
Barbera & Syrah / intense red colour / notes of red fruits & nutmeg

VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE (RIPASSA) ’15, Veneto, Italy 65
Deep ruby red / intense, fine aromas / full-bodied / velvety on the palate

GRANDE RÉSERVE PINOT NOIR ’17, Haut Blanville, Languedoc-Roussillon 65
Bright green fruit / tart cherry, honeysuckle dried apricot as it develops

SYRAH, ‘SYRANO’ ’16, Terre di Bruca, Sicilia IGT 65
Full bodied / purple flowers / blackberry / blueberry / peppers / spices

QUARANTA NERO D’AVOLA ’15, Terre di Bruca, Sicily, Italy 65
Dark & juicy red in colour / cherries, black pepper

ATKINS FARM SHIRAZ ’17, McLaren Vale, Australia 66
Mulberry, mocha aromas / smoked bacon, earthy characters / soft tannins

DOLCETTO D’ALBA ’16, Dogliotti 1870, Piemonte, Italy 70
Dry, fresh / notes of red berries, smooth & bright / easy drinking

LOS OSOS MERLOT ’16, J. Lohr, California 75
Rich & pleasing / smoky dark fruit / velvety tannins

BARBARESCO “VALLEGRANDE” ’15, Ca Del Baio, Piemonte, Italy 80
Floral, black licorice aromas / dark fruit flavours / well rounded finish

AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA ’15, Tedeschi, Veneto, Italy 80
Chocolate, plum aromas / cherry, floral flavours / Robert Parker 90 pts

THE RULE CAB ’15, BNA, Napa, California 80
Black cherry, oak aromas / silky mouth feel / long finish / mild tannins

PEARL MORISSETTE CUVÉE METIS CABERNET FRANC VQA ’16, Niagara 80
Ripe cherry, spicy floral aromas / smooth, vibrant mouthfeel / very long finish

BAROLO ’14, Dogliotti 1870, Piemonte, Italy 140
Dry / notes of roses, cherries, cranberries / earthy & complex

 

DRAUGHT BEER

BEAU’S LAGERED ALE ORGANIC BEER 8.25
Ottawa, 5% alcohol 18oz

BEAU’S I.P.A. ORGANIC BEER 8.25
Ottawa, 6.7% alcohol 18oz

KROMBACHER PILS
(4.8%) 14 oz. 7.25
Organic full bodied beer with refined bitter taste. A genuine premium Pilsner
brewed with 100% barley malt and no added artificial ingredients.

 

BOTTLED BEER

BIRRA DALLA TOSCANA Birra Lilith 750ml 5.5% 24.00
Fine amber beer from Bruton Brewery. Inspired by English bitter,
brewed with a strong American cascade hop.

ACE HILL PILSNER 4.9% 473ml can 8.00
A crisp European-style Pilsner

DOMESTIC 5.50
Molson Canadian / Budweiser / Coors Light

PREMIUM 6.25
Alexander Keith’s / Steam Whistle Pilsner / Muskoka Craft Lager
Muskoka Cream Ale / Muskoka Detour (IPA)
Sam Roberts Band Ale 473ml can 8.50

IMPORTED 6.75
Heineken / Corona / Leffe Blonde / Leffe Brune / Stella Artois / Peroni

COOLERS 7.00
Smirnoff Ice

CIDERS 8.95
Somersby Apple Cider 500ml (sweet and fruity)
Brickworks Ciderhouse 473ml (dry and aromatic)

 

HARD

BAR SHOTS 1oz 7.25
Luksusowa Vodka (gluten-free) / Bacardi White Rum / Canadian Club Rye

PREMIUM BAR SHOTS 1oz 10.00
Tanqueray / Bombay / Beefeater / Hendrick’s Gin / Belvedere
Grey Goose / Chopin / Tito’s Handmade Vodka / Cazadores Blanco Tequila
Dillon’s Gin / Ungava Gin / Tequila Tromba Blanco
Lot no. 40 Single Copper Pot Still Canadian Whiskey / Buffalo Trace
Los Arango Reposado Tequila 12.75

 

BEVERAGES

COFFEE & MILK
Coffee 2.60 / Espresso 2.40 / Double Espresso 2.95 / Cappuccino 3.55
Caffè Latte 3.55 / Milk 2.55
*almond and soy milk add .50

TEA
Orange Pekoe / Earl Grey / Chamomile / Mint / Green Tea 2.60

SOFT DRINKS
Coke / Diet Coke / Sprite / Gingerale / Iced Tea 2.15
San Pellegrino Aranciata 2.80 / San Pellegrino Limonata 2.80
San Pellegrino Aranciata Rossa 2.80 / Brio 2.80

JUICES
Cranberry / Apple / Pineapple / Grapefruit / Tomato / Clamato 2.60

BOTTLED WATER
Acqua Panna Still 500ml 3.50 / 1 litre 6.00
Sparkling San Pellegrino 250ml 2.75 / 750ml 6.00