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166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

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