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(716) 858-3118

166 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

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


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 available with a modest upcharge.

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


Fried Brussels Sprouts | 14

Crispy pancetta, roasted fennel, blistered tomato, arugula, lemon, Gorgonzola, fennel pollen.

Parmigiana Rivisitata | 14

Breaded eggplant, yellow tomato sauce, smoked Mozzarella.

Stuffed Pepper Risotto Sticks | 14

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

Jewels of Spring Burrata | 18

Hand-made Burrata, shaved garden radish, spring pea pesto, shaved asparagus, Prosciutto, served with warm olive bread.

“The Carl” | 14

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

Grilled Calamari | 16

Arugula, parsley sauce, potatoes, whipped garlic, Calabrian marinated grilled calamari, charred lemon.

Soup & Salad


Auntie Kim’s Pasta Fagioli | 4/6

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

Osteria House Salad | 7/13

Field greens, artichoke relish, marinated olives, tomatoes, Grana Padano, lemon mint vinaigrette.

Beet Salad | 8/14

Roasted beets, citrus, blackberry, fresh Ricotta, hazelnuts, fennel frond, orange-hazelnut vinaigrette.

Ancient Grain Salad | 9/15

Barley, black quinoa, farro, fresh fennel, arugula, preserved tomato, dehydrated chickpeas, tomato vinaigrette.

Spring Has Sprung | 9/15

Shaved asparagus, fava beans, spring peas, cucumber, shallot, Grana Padano, spinach, toasted walnut vinaigrette.

Antipasto Wedge | 14

Heart of Romaine, chopped tomato, cucumber, soppressata, artichoke, olives, fresh Mozzarella, pickled onion, anchovies, crispy pancetta, crostini, red wine vinaigrette.

Osteria’s Caesar Salad | 9/15

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

Add Grilled Chicken or Porchetta | 6

Grilled Shrimp | 7

Petite Filet Mignon or Salmon | 9

Scallops | 12

Flat Iron Pizza

Workingman’s Dead | 16

Wild boomers, toasted hemp seeds, chicken sausage, roasted peppers, spinach, smoked Mozzarella, roasted garlic.

Osteria Pepperoni | 15

Parmagiano-Reggiano cream sauce, pepperoni, Mozzarella.

Stuffed Pepper | 16

Stuffed banana peppers, sliced cherry peppers, Mozzarella, Marinara.

Margherita | 16

Basil pesto, tomato confit, fresh Mozzarella di Bufala.


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

Italian Pulled Pork Sliders (3) | 12

Slow-roasted Porchetta with house rub, fennel, garlic, lemon-dressed arugula, Pecorino-Romano, pickled onions.

Pitillo Bomb | 14

Giant Nani meatball with Ricotta, smashed between a bianco roll.

Wagyu Burger | 15

A half-pound of American Wagyu beef topped with sliced Roma tomatoes and field greens on a toasted bianco roll.

Chicken Florentine Panini | 13

Spinach, grilled chicken, marinated Roma tomatoes, red pepper aioli and Mozzarella, pressed on fresh daily baked bread.

Chicken Parmesan Sandwich | 12

Breaded chicken topped with Marinara, Mozzarella and Parmesan on a rustic garlic roll.

Filet Mignon and Stuffed Pepper Sandwich | 20

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

Family Favorites

The Family’s Spaghetti and Meatballs | 13

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

Bucatini Carbonara | 15

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

Sausage and Campanelle | 15

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


Formaggi Ravioli | 13

Vignarola and Grana Padano.

Porchetta e Gnudi | 14

Chestnut flour Gnudi, Italian pulled pork, rendered pancetta, swiss chard, caramelized onion and clarified pork jus.

Bucatini Alla Matriciana | 13

Guanciale, tomato confit, white wine, Pecorino.

Cacio e Pepe | 11

Pappardelle, cracked black pepper, Pecorino.

THE ITALIAN “DOZEN” – 11 of Nani’s Meatballs For Only $50.

Marinara Sauce – Jar of our Family sauce | 6


Meatball* | 6

Italian Sausage | 6

Truffle-Parmesan Fries | 6

Risotto of the Day | 8

Eggplant Parmesan | 8

Market Vegetable | 6

Stuffed Banana Pepper | 8

Fresh Kettle Chips | 4

Side of Pasta | 7

Choose any pasta with choice of Marinara sauce, Sunday Sauce, Alfredo sauce, Cacio e Pepe, 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.

Lunch Special:

Large House or Caesar Salad and One Pizza| 20

$10 Prix Fixe:

Pick 1:

House Salad
Caesar Salad
Brussels Sprouts
Risotto of Day

Pick 1:

Half Chicken Florentine
2 Meatball Sliders
2 Porchetta Sliders
Side of Pasta
Half Sausage & Camp

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