make a reservation
 

(716) 858-3118

166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Dine-In Hours

Friday 12pm to 11pm 

Saturday 5pm to 11pm

Call for catering any day of the week

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day


February 14, 2020

All Day

Osteria 166

Call to reserve a table. Exclusive private dining available, call for details.

Valentine’s Day Menu

Appetizers

FRIED BRUSSELS SPROUTS | 16

Crispy Pancetta, roasted fennel, blistered tomato, arugula, lemon, Gorgonzola and fennel pollen.

STUFFED PEPPER RISOTTO STICKS | 16

Our signature appetizer. Crispy, lightly-breaded risotto sticks with herbs, banana pepper, Italian sausage and Pecorino Romano, with pepperoncini-infused rosé sauce.

“THE CARL” | 16

House-made Italian sausage, topped with our giant meatball, sautéed banana peppers, onions, Sunday Sauce, and melted Mozzarella.

JUMBO SHRIMP SKEWERS | 16

Mint and almond pesto, rocket and radicchio salad.

LOW-COUNTRY CRABCAKE | 23

Lima bean and artichoke relish, crab butter and flying fish roe.

Soup and Salad

(side/entrée)

AUNTIE KIM’S PASTA FAGIOLI | 6/8

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

BUFFALO CLAM CHOWDER | 7/11

Spanish onion, celery, carrots, potatoes and baby clams, with cream and Frank’s red hot.

OSTERIA HOUSE SALAD | 9/15

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

OSTERIA’S CAESAR SALAD | 11/16

Crisp Romaine hearts, caesar dressing, anchovy, toasted focaccia croutons, and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

GRILLED PEAR AND BURRATA SALAD | 17

Baby arugula, Prosciutto, Gorgonzola and balsamic vinaigrette.

ADD GRILLED CHICKEN OR PORCHETTA | 8

ADD GRILLED SHRIMP | 9

ADD PETITE FILET MIGNON OR SALMON | 11

ADD THREE SCALLOPS | 18

Family Favorites

THE FAMILY’S SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS | 20

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

BUCATINI CARBONARA | 27

Our take on an old favorite. Our house-made rendered Pancetta in a light Parmesan cream, with fresh cracked black pepper, garlic, and bucatini pasta, topped with fresh egg yolk, and Pecorino-Romano.

SAUSAGE AND CAMPANELLE | 25

Your choice of our house-made herb and chicken sausage, or Italian sausage, with broccolini, garlic and rosé sauce, tossed with campanelle pasta.

EGGPLANT PARMESAN DINNER | 23

Served with Marinara sauce and spaghetti.

VEAL PARMESAN | 27

Lightly-breaded veal baked with Sunday sauce, Mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano over spaghetti.

CHICKEN PARMESAN | 23

Lightly-breaded chicken baked with Marinara sauce, Mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano, over spaghetti.

VEAL OR CHICKEN MILANESE | 25/21

Your choice of lightly-breaded chicken or veal, with arugula salad, Romano, pickled onions, fresh herbs, capers, and spaghetti Aglio e Olio with a lemon-butter sauce.

Specialties

HANDMADE LOBSTER RAVIOLI’S | 32

With tarragon and Romano cream sauce.

PAN SEARED DIVER SEA SCALLOPS | 36

Silky cauliflower puree’, bacon lardons and tomato salsa.

FORMAGGI RAVIOLI | 23

House made herb and cheese, topped with a warm vegetable stew.

PAN SEARED SEA BASS | 38

Parmesan risotto with charred scallions, and a blistered tomato sauce.

FILETTO | 36

Whipped potato with sautéed wild mushrooms and Brussels sprout leaves, with a peppercorn demi-glace.

PORCHETTA E GNOCCHI | 25

Gnocchi, Italian pulled pork, rendered Pancetta, swiss chard, caramelized onion, and clarified pork jus.

FAROE ISLAND SALMON | 29

Puttanesca sauce, spaghetti, fresh herbs and EVOO.

FENNEL AND ROSEMARY RUBBED SKIRT STEAK | 29

Olive oil smashed fingerlings, creamed spinach, crispy fried onions, radicchio and herb salad.

Sides

MEATBALL* | 8

RISOTTO OF THE DAY | 10

MARKET VEGETABLE | 8

STUFFED BANANA PEPPER | 10

Please notify us of any allergies. Now offering gluten-free Pizza Crust, Pasta, Cheese ravioli and Sandwich rolls with a modest upcharge.

*Vegetarian meatballs are available at the same price.

*Gluten-free meatballs are available with a modest upcharge.

** Beyond Meat® burgers and ground sausage are available with a modest upcharge.

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