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    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Italian
  • 234 W 56th St, New York NY10019 40.765528 -73.98265
  • (Btwn Broadway & 8th Ave)
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  • (212) 265-2610
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Antipasti

Tortino Di Melanzane Alla Parmigiana baked eggplant alla parmigiana with tomato sauce, parmesan cheese fresh mint and basil    14.50
Fritto Misto Di Carciofi E Zucchine crispy fried artichokes and zucchini drizzled with taleggio cheese fondue    14.50
Capesante Ai Funghi Misti pan seared sea scallops with sauteed wild mushrooms and aromatic orange oil    16.50
Calamari Alla Griglia marinated grilled fresh calamari over roasted eggplant puree and baby arugula salad    14.50
Calamari Dorati golden fried calamari served with lightly spiced tomato sauce    14.50
Caprese Di Bufala E Peperoni Arrostiti imported fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese, sliced tomatoes, fresh basil and roasted red peppers    15.50
Gamberi E Cannellini grilled shrimp and white tuscan beans, fresh rosemary and extra virgin olive oil    14.50
Guazzetto Di Cozze sauteed mussels in a light tomato broth served with toasted bread    14.50
Carpaccio Di Manzo thinly sliced raw filet mignon with arugula salad and parmesan shavings drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and lemon    15.50

Insalate

Mista Della Casa radicchio, endive, baby arugula and tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar    11.50
Rughetta E Pere Al Caprino baby arugula, dijon pear, fennel and goat cheese in a champagne vinaigrette    12.50
Bietole E Spinaci sliced red beets, vidalia onions, spinach leaves and dry aged ricotta cheese    12.50
Carciofi E Parmigiano baby artichokes and parmesan shavings with lemon and truffle oil    13.50
Mesculina E Noci mixed field greens, gorgonzola cheese, roasted walnuts and dried cranberries    12.50

Farinacei

Charge For Every Split Pasta $2. Gluten-Free And Whole Wheat Pasta Available.

Spaghetti Frutti Di Mare E Rucola spaghetti pasta with mussels, calamari, shrimp and julienne of baby arugula in a light spicy tomato sauce    23.50
Bucatini All'amatriciana bucatini pasta with italian bacon, onions and tomato sauce topped with pecorino cheese    21.50
Fettuccine Con Funghi, Piselli E Panna homemade fettuccine with mixed mushrooms and green peas in a light cream sauce    21.50
Gnocchi Di Patate Al Pomodoro homemade potato dumplings with fresh tomato, garlic and basil sauce    18.50
Papardelle Con Gamberi E Punte Di Asparagi homemade papardelle pasta with chopped shrimp and sauteed asparagus tips in a garlic and extra virgin olive oil    23.50
Fagottino Alla Polpa Di Aragosta homemade crepes filled with a confit of fresh lobster, oven baked and served with a tomato and chive velute sauce    26.50
Ravioli Del Giorno homemade ravioli of the day  
Risotto Del Giorno risotto of the day, chef 's creation  
Maccheroni Alla Chitarra Con Ragu' Di Agnello homemade spaghetti with lamb ragu' sauce topped with pecorino romano cheese    22.50
Orecchiette Con Cime Di Rapa E Salsiccia orecchiette pasta with sweet italian sausage and broccoli rabe in a garlic and olive oil sauce    21.50
Papardelle All'abruzzese Con Ragu Di Cinghiale homemade papardelle pasta with wild boar ragu' sauce, abruzzese style    23.50
Rigatoni Alla Bolognese rigatoni pasta with traditional beef bolognese sauce    18.50
Paccheri Con Melanzane E Ricotta Salata traditional napolitan pasta with eggplant and fresh tomato sauce topped with dry aged ricotta cheese    22.50
Fettuccine Con Funghi Porcini E Spinaci homemade fettuccine pasta with fresh porcini mushrooms and spinach leaves in a garlic and extra virgin olive oil sauce    22.50

Pesce

Served With Potatoes And Vegetable Of The Day.

Baccala' In Crosta Di Patate pan roasted filet of codfish in a thin sliced potato crust, served with a pure of roasted fennel    24.50
Salmone Alla Griglia grilled salmon filet served with roasted red pepper puree sauce    24.50
Filetto Di Dentice In Brodetto pan seared filet of wild striped bass in a white wine and lemon broth with cherry tomatoes, fresh fennel and sweet manila clams    26.50
Branzino Alla Griglia grilled whole branzino marinated with extra virgin olive oil, lemon and oregano    28.50

Carne

Served With Potatoes And Vegetable Of The Day.

Petto D'anatra In Crescione pan roasted breast of duck with an aged balsamic vinegar reduction served with sauteed watercress and dried figs    26.50
Agnello Scottadito Alla Romana grilled lamb chops marinated with fresh mint and extra virgin olive oil served with sauteed baby artichokes    32.50
Pollo Alla Valdostana pan roasted chicken breast topped with speck and fontina cheese in a light brown herb sauce    24.50
Scaloppine Di Vitello Ai Funghi E Marsala pan seared veal scaloppine topped with sauteed shitake mushrooms and marsala wine sauce    28.50
Filetto Di Manzo Al Tartufo pan roasted filet mignon with a creamy white truffle sauce and caramelized onions topped with shaved parmesan    34.50

Dolci

Tirami Su' ladyfingers dipped in espresso coffee and mascarpone cheese    10.50
Crespelle Al Cioccolato Fuso thin crepes filled with warm chocolate sauce    9.50
Crespelle Al Cioccolato Fuso add scoop of gelato    3.00
Torta Di Ricotta ricotta cheesecake, mango and raspberry sauce    9.00
Panna Cotta traditional italian "cooked cream"    8.50
Sorbetto italian sorbet    9.00
Gelato italian ice cream    9.00
Creme Brulee traditional creme brulee    9.50
Dolce Speciale daily special dessert    11.50
Frutta seasonal fresh fruit plate    14.50
Biscotti assorted italian cookies   lg 8.50 sm 6.50

Prix Fixe Lunch

Monday-Friday: 12pm-2:45pm. Including Soda, Cup Of Hot Tea Or Hot Coffee.

Two Course Meal appetizer/entrée    18.95
Three Course Meal appetizer/entrée/dessert    22.95

Appetizer

Tagliata Di Portobello sliced grilled portobello mushroom served with mixed field greens  
Calamari Marinati Alla Griglia grilled calamari marinated in extra virgin olive oil, lemon & oregano served over arugula  
Crocchetta Di Formaggio Di Capra goat cheese croquet with roasted eggplant puree over mixed field greens  
Tegamino Di Scamorza Di Bufala baked smoked buffalo scamorza cheese topped with sliced speck and black truffle oil  
Guazzeto Di Cozze sauteed mussels in a light tomato broth served with toasted bread  
Zuppa Del Giorno homemade soup of the day  
Insalata Di Mesculina E Noci mixed field greens, roasted walnuts and dried cranberries  
Insalata Di Bietole E Spinaci sliced red beets, vidalia onions, spinach leaves and dry aged ricotta cheese  
Mista Della Casa radicchio, endive, baby arugula and tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar  

Entrée

Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina homemade potato dumplings with fresh tomato and basil sauce, topped with smoked buffalo mozzarella cheese  
Maccheroni Alla Chitarra Con Ragu' Di Agnello homemade spaghetti chitarra with lamb ragout sauce topped with pecorino romano cheese  
Fettuccine Con Funghi, Piselli E Panna homemade fettuccine with mixed mushrooms and green peas in a light cream sauce  
Rigatoni Alla Bolognese rigatoni pasta with traditional beef bolognese sauce  
Ravioli Del Giorno homemade ravioli of the day  
Pollo Alla Milanese pan seared breaded breast of chicken served with arugula and tomato salad  
Pesce Del Giorno daily fish special  
Paccheri Con Melanzane E Ricotta Salata paccheri pasta with eggplant and fresh tomato sauce topped with dry aged ricotta cheese  
Fettuccine Con Funghi E Spinaci homemade fettuccine with wild mushrooms and spinach leaves in a garlic and olive oil sauce  
Insalata Di Lattuga Con Gamberi O Pollo traditional caesar salad with a choice of grilled shrimp or grilled breast of chicken  
Tagliata Di Manzo Alla Griglia marinated grilled skirt steak served with crispy fries  

Dessert

Chocolate Cake   
Gelato   
Sorbetto   
Panna Cotta   

Prosecco

Prosecco casalini, veneto    11.00
Brachetto D'Acqui ca' bianca, piemonte    12.00

Bianchi

Trebbiano D'Abruzzo dama, marramiero, 2013, abruzzo    11.00
Falanghina tenuta ponte, 2013, campania    11.00
Chardonnay tormaresca, 2013, puglia    12.00
Pinot Grigio mauro maschio, 2013, veneto    12.00
Kerner castelfeder, 2013, alto adige    13.00

Rosato

Rose' Cerasuolo dama, marramiero, 2013, abruzzo    11.00

Rossi

Primitivo "Kalema" tenuta fabiana, 2011, puglia    11.00
Nero D'Avola spadafora, 2012, sicilia    11.00
Cabernet-Sangiovese poggio d'elsa, bruni, 2013, toscana    12.00
Montepulciano D'Abruzzo dama, marramiero, 2012, abruzzo    12.00
Chianti Classico quercialta, 2010, toscana    12.00
Barolo filari nobili, 2010, piemonte    16.00

 

Basso56
234 W 56th St
Btwn Broadway & 8th Ave
(212) 265-2610
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