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(716) 858-3118

166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Monday-Thursday 11am-10pmFriday 11am-11pmSaturday 5pm-11pmclosed Sundays

Lunch

Please notify us of any allergies. Now offering gluten-free pizza crust, pasta, cheese ravioli and sandwich rolls with a modest upcharge.


Appetizers

BURATTA CAPRESE | 15

Fresh Mozzarella stuffed with cream and ricotta with ripe tomato, fresh basil, Balsamic Vinegar reduction, charred bread, salt and pepper.

ARTICHOKE HEARTS FRANCESE | 14

Roman artichoke hearts, marinated and battered in egg and Pecorino-Romano with Lemon-Caper Aiolli.

POLLO FRITTO | 11

Crispy, fried boneless chicken thighs with Agrodolce sauce and Italian pickled vegetables.

STUFFED PEPPER RISOTTO STICKS | 12

Crispy, lightly breaded risotto sticks with herbs, banana pepper, Italian sausage and Pecorino-Romano with spicy cream sauce.

BUFFALO CALAMARI | 14

Breaded calamari, sautéed sweet and hot peppers and hot sauce over dressed greens with crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.

“The Carl” | 13

Our house-made Italian sausage topped with our giant meatball, sautéed banana peppers, onions and melted Mozzarella.


Soup & Salad

(side/entrée)

Zuppa di Giorno | 4/6

Chef’s daily seasonal creation.

Auntie Kim’s pasta fagiole | 4/6

Auntie Kim’s specialty. Rich, tomato-cheese broth, escarole, and canellini beans.

Osteria House Salad | 7/13

Field greens, artichoke relish, marinated olives and tomatoes with a lemon vinaigrette.

QUINOA, BERRY and KALE SALAD | 8/12

Red quinoa, strawberry, blueberry, toasted sliced almonds, feta and Concord Grape vinaigrette.

Roasted Beet and mozzarella Curd Salad | 8/12

Roasted golden and red beets, roasted garlic and carrot, wild greens, lemon vinaigrette and crumbled mozzarella curd with tarragon.

Grilled Romaine “Caesar” | 15

Crisp Romaine hearts quickly char-grilled, drizzled with our house-made Caesar dressing, chopped tomato, toasted focaccia crouton and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese with lemon and anchovy.

ANTIPASTO CHOPPED SALAD | 14

Chopped tomato, cucumber, soppressata, artichoke, Romaine, olives, fresh Mozzarella cheese, red wine vinaigrette with crispy pancetta and crostini.

Add Grilled Shrimp, Chicken
or Porchetta to any salad |  6

A petite filet mignon or Salmon |  9


Flat Iron Pizza

workingman’s dead pizza | 17

Wild mushrooms, crunchy hemp seeds, chicken sausage, roasted peppers, spinach, smoked Mozzarella, roasted garlic and olive oil.

ARTICHOKE and ARUGULA | 16

Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan crèma, with a fresh arugula salad, tomato and lemon vinaigrette.

carnivore Pizza |  16

Select, house-cured Soppressata, Prosciutto, house sausage and bacon with Sunday sauce, mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

Stuffed pepper | 15

Sliced banana pepper, basil, garlic, Ricotta, Mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce.

Osteria Pepperoni | 13

Our Parmagiano-Reggiano cream, pepperoni and Mozzarella cheese.

Margherita | 13

EVOO, basil pesto, plum tomato confit, fresh mozzarella cheese, sea salt.

Carlito Pizza | 14

Crushed meatball, house-made Italian sausage, banana peppers, onions, Mozzarella and Sunday Sauce.


Sandwiches

Served with freshly made kettle chips. (french fries or side salad $2)

Italian pulled pork sandwich | 12

Slow-roasted Porchetta with house rub, fennel, garlic, Pecorino-Romano cheese and arugula salad on a rosemary focaccia roll.

EGGPLANT SANDWICH  | 10

Crispy, breaded eggplant with garlic aioli, fresh tomatoes and greens with pesto and goat cheese.

OSTERIA ROYAL SANDWICH   | 14

Our house-recipe Italian sausage, capicolla, Provolone, roasted peppers and onion with lettuce, tomato and garlic aioli on a focaccia roll.

“KOBE” BURGER | 15

Half-pound of American Wagyu beef grilled over olive wood embers, topped with fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted red onion, lettuce and tomato bruschetta.

CHICKEN FLORENTINE PANINI | 13

Sautéed spinach, roasted chicken, tomato bruschetta and Provolone cheese on fresh-baked bread and pressed.

Chicken Parmesan Sandwich | 12

Breaded chicken pan fried, topped with Marinara, Mozzarella, Parmesan on garlic bread.

Filet Mignon and Stuffed Pepper Sandwich | 19

Half-pound filet mignon topped with a roasted stuffed banana pepper on a fresh, garlic bread roll.

VEAL MARSALA SANDWICH | 17

Crispy, breaded veal stacked with Marsala wine-roasted mushrooms, shallots and roasted garlic, demi glaze and Cacciocavalli cheese on a garlic bread roll (Alla Rossi… served sans bread.)


Family Favorites

Chicken Lasagna | 14

Fresh pasta layered with breaded chicken, tomatoes, breaded eggplant and baked with Caciocavallo cheese in Alfredo sauce.

The Family’s Spaghetti and Meatballs | 13

Freshly made spaghetti in Nani’s famous Sunday Sauce and meatballs.

Bucatini Carbonara | 15

Our house-made pancetta in Parmesan cream, with ground black pepper, garlic and bucatini pasta topped with fresh egg yolk and Pecorino-Romano cheese.

Chicken Sausage and Campanelle | 15

Our house-made herb and chicken sausage, broccolini, garlic, tomato and cream sauce tossed with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese tossed with campanelle pasta.


Specialties

Porchetta e Gnocchi | 14

Italian pulled pork, ricotta dumplings, crispy pancetta, escarole, caramelized onion and pork jus.

HEMP SEED CRUSTED SALMON | 17

Pan-roasted over Italian kale, quinoa and grape tomato “Caesar” salad with charred bread, lemon and Parmigiana-Reggiano cheese.

RAVIOLI and SPRING VEGETABLES | 15

House-made cheese and herb ravioli with asparagus tips, spinach, “roasted garlic, grape tomatoes, E.V.O.O. and marinara sauce.

AMERICAN-STYLE “KOBE” BEEF RAVIOLI | 17

Wagyu beef, black truffle, Mozzarella cheese, tomato confit and tomato demi glaze.

SMOKED DUCK and ANGEL HAIR | 15

With crispy, house-made, Duck breast “bacon”, Italian kale, sun dried tomato, toasted pine nut, roasted garlic and caramelized onion.

SHRIMP RISOTTO ALL‘ARRABBIATA  | 16

Shrimp sautéed with garlic and spicy tomato sauce over roasted red pepper and Parmigiana-Reggiano risotto.


THE ITALIAN “DOZEN” – 11 of nani’s MEATBALLS FOR ONLY $50.


sides

Meatball | 6

Italian Sausage | 6

TRUFFLE-PARMESAN FRIES | 6

Risotto of the day | 8

eggplant parmesan | 8

Market Vegetable | 6

Stuffed banana Pepper | 5

Fresh Kettle Chips | 4

side of pasta | 7

Choose from any of our pasta with choice of Marinara sauce, Sunday sauce, Alfredo sauce, Aglio e Olio or Basil Pesto Parmesan.

side of sunday sauce | 4

The Pitillo Family recipe is traditionally prepared on Sundays. slow-cooked pork, beef and the finest tomatoes are simmered all day.

A place where all are welcome to break bread with friends and leave as family.