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(716) 858-3118

166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Monday 5pm to 9pm (bar opens at 4pm) | Thursday 5pm to 9pm | Friday 12pm to 11pm | Saturday 5pm to 11pm
Call for catering any day of the week

Menu

Gluten-free pizza-crust, meatballs, and pasta available at modest up-charge. Vegetarian meatballs are available. | Ask about Beyond Meat® products.


Antipasti

Fried Cauliflower | 12

sesame vinaigrette, parsley, Marcona almonds

Risotto Bites | 12

Italian sausage, banana peppers, Romano, spicy crema

Nani’s Meatball | 8

Sunday sauce, ricotta, parsley

The Carl | 15

house sausage, Nani’s meatball, Sunday sauce, cherry peppers, caramelized onions, mozzarella

Crispy Pork Belly | 14

watermelon, feta, mint, saba, Maldon salt

Stuffed Banana Pepper | 8

ricotta, mozzarella, peperoncino, marinara, parsley

Focaccia Al Forno | 5

house bread, garlic-herb butter, mozzarella, marinara

House Bread and Spreads | 11

crusty bread, seasonal toppings


Insalati

Osteria Salad | 7

mixed greens, marinated olives, grape tomatoes, Pecorino Romano, artichoke relish, lemon-oregano vinaigrette

Caesar | 9

romaine, house dressing, white anchovy, croutons, Romano

Arugula Caprese Salad | 14

arugula, basil, oven-dried grape tomatoes, pickled red onions, creamy burrata dressing


Pizza

Margherita | 14

house tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil, Romano cheese, extra virgin olive oil

Pepperoni | 15

house tomato sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella, basil, Romano

Crushed Meatball | 16

Nani’s meatball, ricotta, mozzarella, parsley, Pecorino

Osteria Pepperoni | 16

Alfredo sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella


Primi

Cavatelli Scuie Scuie | 22

fresh tomatoes, shallots, peperoncino, basil, Ricotta Salata, extra virgin olive oil

Parsnip and Mascarpone Agnolotti | 22

pancetta, shallots, brown butter, thyme, crispy bread crumbs

Spaghetti Meatball | 19

freshly made spaghetti, Sunday sauce, ricotta, meatballs

Bucatini Alla Carbonara | 20

pancetta, black pepper crema, egg yolk, Pecorino Romano

Rigatoni Bolognese | 23

pork and beef ragu, thyme, parsley, Parmigiano


Secondi

Chicken or Eggplant Alla Parmigiana | 23/21

breaded cutlets, marinara, mozzarella, Romano, spaghetti

Chicken or Eggplant Milanese | 23/21

pan-fried cutlet, arugula salad, lemon-caper sauce, spaghetti

Filet and Stuffed Pepper Sandwich | 21

rustic roll, house chips

Lamb Ribs Alla Siciliana | 26

fregola, tomato, cucumber salad, mint-yogurt sauce

Doppio Filetto | 32

twin 4 oz. filet mignon, parsnip-potato mash, broccolini, charred scallion sugo

Porcini Dusted Salmon | 36

beet and goat cheese risotto, thyme, saba

14 oz. Pork Rib Chop | 39

sage and black pepper brine, whipped sweet potatoes, spinach, maple-brown butter vinaigrette

Short Ribs Alla Braciole | 39

polenta, hard-cooked egg, Parmigiano, breadcrumbs, parsley, braising sugo


Contorni

Italian Sausage | 8

TruffleParmesan Fries | 6

Risotto of the Day | 8

Eggplant Parmesan | 8

Market Vegetable | 8

Fresh Kettle Chips | 4

Side of Sunday Sauce | 4

Pitillo Family recipe, 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.