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Cavatappo Grill

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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Italian, American (New)
  • 1712 1st Ave, New York NY10128 40.7787035 -73.9480233
  • (At 89th St)
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  • (212) 987-9260
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Cheese Plates

One $9 / Three $16 / Five $18. Served With Apricot Preserve & Walnut-Raisin Bread

Gorgonzola Dolce, Italy cow, ripe & full   
Grana Padano, Italy cow, nutty & mild   
Taleggio, Italy cow, soft & creamy   
Italico, USA cow, soft & creamy   
Brillat Savarin, France cow, fresh & tangy   
Irish Cheddar, Ireland cow, nutty & sharp   
Caciotta Crotonese, Italy cow, rich & nutty   
Scamorza Affumicata, Italy cow, soft & smoky   
Brie, USA cow, soft & creamy   
Blue D’ambert, France cow, rich & sharp   
Ricotta Salata, Italy sheep, smoky & dry   
Pecorino Toscano, Italy sheep, aromatic & spicy   
Manchego, Spain sheep, mild & buttery   
Humbolt Fog, USA goat, fresh & creamy   


Assorted Cold Cuts Plate prosciutto, mortadella, spicy capocollo, bresaola, & salami   12.00
Fried Calamari Basket w/ lemon slices & homemade marinara sauce   14.00
Cheese Fondue creamy italico cheese, drizzled w/ white truffle oil, served w/ crostinis   12.00
Chicken Livers in a balsamic glaze, w/ casereccio bread & mesclun greens   9.00
Puff Pastry Tart puff pastry filled w/ cooked pears & gorgonzola   9.00
Baked Mussels prince edward island mussels in the half shell w/ parsley & garlic pesto   12.00
Assorted Grilled Vegetables squash, zucchini, radicchio, eggplant, endive, portobello mushroom, red peppers, asparagus, & green onions w/ olive oil   11.00
Portobello Aioli grilled portobello mushrooms w/ olive oil & toasted garlic   10.00
Sea Scallops Over Lentils grilled scallops on a bed of lentils, carrots, & potatoes, w/ mesclun greens   15.00
Cannellini Beans & Shrimp sauteed shrimp with tender cannellini beans & fresh tarragon   12.50

Pasta Dishes

Available In Appetizer Or Entree Portion

Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli butter & sage sauce  12.00 18.00
Penne tomato sauce, mozzarella & fresh basil  11.00 17.00
Veal Ravioli in a prosciutto cream sauce  12.00 16.00
Gnocchi ground veal, sage & carrot ragu`  12.00 18.00
Spinach Pappardelle roasted duck & porcini mushrooms in a light cream sauce  12.00 18.00
Spinach Angel Hair W/ Shrimp shrimp, radicchio, & fresh tomatoes in a light tomato sauce  12.00 18.00
Spaghetti W/ Baby Clams baby clams in a white wine & garlic sauce  12.00 18.00
Rigatoni W/ Eggplant eggplant, tomato sauce, & ricotta salata cheese  11.00 17.00
Tagliatelle Bolognese ground beef, vegetables & tomato sauce  12.00 18.00
Linguine Amaticana bacon, onions & tomato sauce  10.00 16.00
Bigoli W/ Lamb Ragu homemade spaghetti w/ diced lamb, herbs, vegetables & tomato sauce  12.00 18.00


Mesclun Mix Salad mesclun greens & grape tomatoes w/ balsamic vinaigrette   9.00
Blue Cheese Salad mesclun greens, apples, walnuts, grape tomatoes, & blue cheese, w/ balsamic vinaigrette   10.00
Portobello & Arugula arugula, grilled portobello mushrooms, toasted pine nuts, & shredded baked ricotta w/ balsamic vinaigrette   10.00
Classic Caesar Salad romaine lettuce, croutons, & parmesan cheese w/ caesar dressing   10.00
Arugula & Goat Cheese Salad arugula, goat cheese, & grape tomatoes w/ balsamic vinaigrette   10.00
Caprese Salad fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, & garlic roasted red peppers w/ fresh basil & olive oil   12.00
Beet Salad shaved beets, goat cheese, & fresh basil w/ red wine vinaigrette   10.00
Shrimp Avocado Salad mesclun greens, grilled shrimp, avocado, corn & grapefruit wedges w/ mustard vinaigrette   13.00
Mushroom Salad mesclun greens, cremini mushrooms, pears, walnuts, & fontina cheese w/ red wine vinegar & white truffle oil   12.00
Tomato & Cucumber Salad tomatoes, cucumbers, capers, olives, green onions, & fresh basil w/ olive oil & red wine vinegar   10.00
Beef Carpaccio thin slices of beef, arugula & parmesan flakes lemon & olive oil dressing   12.00

Main Dishes

Veal Scaloppini in a lemon caper sauce, served with mashed potato   23.00
Braised Lamb Shank w/ winter spices, vegetables, & red wine, served w/ israeli cous cous   22.00
Sweet Italian Sausages served w/ broccoli & roasted potatoes   19.00
Beef Burger served w/ lettuce, tomato, and french fries   11.00
add blue, fontina or cheddar cheese   .75
Chicken Paillarde grilled chicken breast w/ roasted potatoes & mixed greens   19.00
Breaded Chicken Breast breaded chicken breast w/ arugula salad & roasted potatoes   19.00
Roasted Cornish Hen in a caper & lemon sauce, served w/ mashed potato & spinach   21.00
Grilled Salmon Steak served w/ sautéed spinach   21.00
Grilled Striped Bass Fillet served w/ sautéed spinach   22.00
Baked Striped Bass Fillet served w/ artichokes & potatoes   23.00
Grilled Shrimp served w/ moroccan cous cous   21.00
Calamari Over Greens w/ fresh tomatoes & green onions   23.00
Mussels prince edward island mussels sautéed w/ garlic, capers & white wine sauce   12.00

Sandwiches $12.50

Choice Of Focaccia, Baguette, Or Cassereccio Bread

Tomato Mozzarella Sandwich tomato, mozzarella & fresh basil   
Prosciutto Sandwich prosciutto, arugula, tomatoes, & mozzarella   
Vegetables Hummus Sandwich grilled eggplant, squash, zucchini, mushrooms, onions, peppers, & hummus   


Available On Weekends: 11:30am-4:00pm

Poached Eggs two poached eggs on a toasted english muffin   9.50
Eggs Benedict two poached eggs on an english muffin w/ canadian bacon, topped w/ hollandaise sauce   10.50
Mushroom Omelet two egg omelet w/ sautéed cremini mushrooms   9.50
Ham & Cheese Omelet two egg omelet w/ ham and mozzarella cheese   9.50
Vegetable Omelet two egg omelet w/ eggplant, mushrooms, peppers, squash, zucchini, & onions   9.50
French Toast two slices topped w/ strawberries & powdered sugar, served w/ a side fruit salad   9.50
Pancakes two buttermilk pancakes topped w/ strawberries & powdered sugar   9.50
Pancakes W/ Berries two blueberry pancakes topped w/ strawberries & powdered sugar   9.50


Tiramisu ladyfingers soaked in espresso w/ mascarpone & chocolate shavings, topped w/ cocoa powder   8.00
Panna Cotta a traditional italian desert made with cream & vanilla flavored gelatin, topped w/ sugared strawberries & blueberries   8.00
Chocolate Cake chocolate sponge cake w/ chocolate cream filling   9.00
Limoncello Ice Cream Flute lemon-flavored liqueur reduced & swirled in vanilla ice cream, served in a champagne flute   9.00
Blueberry Pie blueberry pie w/ vanilla ice cream   9.00
Crème Caramel rich custard dessert w/ a layer of soft caramel on top   8.00
Crème Brûlée smooth custard cream w/ a crispy, caramelized top   9.00
Chocolate Fondue melted semi-sweet dark chocolate w/ sliced pineapples, strawberries, & biscotti   10.00
Pear & Almond Tart homemade tart filled w/ pears & sweetened almonds, served in a raspberry sauce & topped w/ vanilla ice cream   9.00
Chocolate Mousse light whipped chocolate mousse served in a champagne flute, served w/ whipped cream and strawberries   8.00
Ricotta Cheese Cake warm italian-style cheesecake made w/ ricotta cheese, drizzled w/ caramel sauce   9.00
Fresh Fruit Cup diced seasonal fruit   8.00


Steamed Vegetables    9.00
Sauteed Spinach    9.00
Sauteed Broccoli    9.00
Mashed Potatoes    9.00
French Fries    9.00
Roasted Potatoes    9.00
Soft Polenta    9.00
Fresh Baked Focaccia    4.00

Lunch & Brunch


12pm-4pm. Eat In Only. Choice Of

Half A Sandwich paired with soup of the day & side mesclun salad   12.00

Saturday & Sunday

11:30am-4pm. Choice Of

Salad, Eggs & More Item, Sandwich, Starter Or Pasta Appetizer and a beverage mimosa, bloody mary, sangria, juice, coffee, or tea   13.00



Heineken, Netherlands drinkable & refreshing lager   6.00
Amsteal Light, Netherlands drinkable & refreshing lager with less guilt involved   6.00
Becks (Non Alcoholic), Germany refreshing without alcohol for those times when you re off the sauce   6.00
Anchor Steam, USA light & refreshing amber ale with a clean, dry finish & a bit of a bite   7.00
Brooklyn Lager, USA apple, pear, & oranges notes with a brisk hoppy finish   6.00
Chimay Blue Label, Belgium smooth pale ale with a rich maltiness & spicy warmth   14.00
Peroni, Italy italian premium lager with a crisp & refreshing character   6.00
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA well-balanced & powerful with lots of citrusy hops   7.00

Sparkling Wines By The Glass $11

Prosecco, Tuleta, Veneto, Italy bubby, excellent for a celebration   
2011 Lettere, Paolo Palumbo, Napoli, Italy off-dry with complex berry flavors, light & delicate, try with penne pomodoro   
2011 Lombrusco Rosato, Lini, Emilia Romagna tart & thirst-quenching with light tannin, pair with chicken, tuna, prosciutto & mozz   

Whites Wines By The Glass


2010 Pinot Grigio, Torre Tarza, Veneto, Italy aromas of crisp fruitiness & toasted almonds, pair with shrimp or veal   9.00
2011 Rose, La Courtade, Cotes De Provence, FR what a rose should be, citrusy, delicate & yummy, pair with fish   12.00
2011 Riesling, Clean Slate, Mosel, Germany good acidity, sweet finish, enjoyable with salads, tomatoes, sharp cheese   9.00
2011 Gruner Veltliner, Loimer, Osterreich, Austria refreshing with green apple & lime zest, pair with grilled shrimp and enjoy with lunch or dinner   10.00


2011 Albarino, Karina Victoria, Rias Biaxis, Spain tangerine & peach flavors with a crispy acidity, pair with calamari   12.00
2009 Chardonnay, Cabert, Friuli, Italy fresh and crisp with aromas of yellow flowers & jasmine & slight acidity balanced by a creamy finish, pair with spinach ravioli   9.00
2010 Tocai, Ronco Delle Betulle, Friuli, Italy light & creamy with flavors of peach nectar, honey, & white flowers, pair with any seafood   12.00
2009 Sauv. Blanc, Cats Phee, East Coast, N. Zeal flavors of green apple, pink grapefruit, & herbs, pair with sea bass   10.00
2011 Trebiano (Organic), Gagio, Tuscany, Italy soft aromas of orange blossom & citrus, try with salad or light pasta   9.00


2010 Gavi, Mainin, Piedmont Italy fresh, floral, engaging, perfect for nibbling   12.00
2010 Chardonnay, Jardin, Stellenbosch, S.A oaky, buttery & concentrated, you could dare to pair with red meats   12.00
2010 Chardonnay Blend, Clic, Friuli, Italy smooth & silky with hints of pear & a light minerality, good with salmon   9.00
2009 Gewurztraminer, Maso Poli, Trentino Italy aromatic with stone-fruit flavors & a creamy finish, try with truffle oil   11.00


Reds Wines By The Glass


2010 Schiava, Castel Sallegg, Alto Adige, Italy fresh, lively, hints of strawberry, try with tomato-based sauces   11.00
2011 Pinot Noir, Cabert, Venezie, Italy soft, smoked cherry wood flavors, try with lamb shank, mild cheeses   10.00
2010 Merlot. Clic, Friuli, Italy soft, round & fruity, great with soft cheeses, olives   10.00


2010 Super Tuscan, Brancatelli, Tuscany, Italy smooth, elegant structure with a long finish of spicy red fruit, good with lamb, duck or bolognese   10.00
2006 Rosso Superiore, Colli Amerini, Umbria, Italy earthy & expressive with notes of red cherries & tobacco, great with chicken   9.00
2010 Chianti Rufina, Travignoli, Tuscany, Italy spices & red berries, clean finish, try with meat sauteed pastas or roasts   10.00
2009 Valpolicella Rip, Secondo Marco, Veneto, Italy flavors of cherries, cedar & cinnamon, pair with grilled sausages   12.00
2010 Nero D' Avola, Antichi Vinai, Sicily, Italy soft and fruity with toasted almonds & vanilla notes, pair with mushrooms   9.00
2009 Barbera D' Asti, La Garibaldina, Piedmont, Italy appealing notes of leather, vanilla & rhubarb, pair with veal or duck   12.00


2008 Primitivo, Vigne Vecchie, Apulia, Italy well-structured with concentrated blackberry & jammy fruit flavors great with roasted meat or aged cheese   12.00
2009 Carignano, Sardus Pater, Sardegna, Italy rich notes of black fruit, pepper, & licorice, try with grilled sausage   12.00
2010 Shiraz, 2up, Mclaren Vale, Australia hearty & spicy from "the land down under" great with duck or lamb   9.00
2009 Cabernet, Betulle, Friuli, Italy red berries & spices with elegant, structured finish, good with beef or lamb   12.00
2010 Cabernet Franc, Villa & Brunesca, Veneto, Italy warm & tannic with ripe fruit & grassy aromas try with salami or veal   10.00


Cavatappo Grill
1712 1st Ave
At 89th St
(212) 987-9260
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