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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.


fried brusselS sprouts | 14

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

roasted sweet potato | 9

Slow roasted sweet potato, calabrian spiced honey drizzle.

Octopus Polpette | 15

Parsley Aioli.

Mozzarella Braciole | 17

House made Mozzarella rolled with Prosciutto, hard boiled egg, Ricotta, topped with pistachio and served with garlic croutons and crispy kale.

Mozzarella Stuffed Artichoke | 14

Panko-breaded artichoke hearts stuffed with fresh Mozzarella, finished with a balsamic glaze and served with Marinara and roasted squash and apple bruschetta.


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

“The Carl” | 14

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

Soup & Salad


Auntie Kim’s pasta faGioli | 4/6

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

Osteria House Salad | 7/13

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

fig salad | 9/14

Dried figs, shaved fennel, crispy Prosciutto, Williams pear, sunflower seeds, Gorgonzola, swiss chard and arugula with a spiced apple cider vinaigrette.

endive salad | 9/14

Roasted sweet & Yukon potatoes, roasted beets, toasted hazelnuts, golden raisins, northern beans, Ricotta salata with a sherry vinaigrette.


Chopped tomato, cucumber, Soppressata, artichoke,Romaine, olives, fresh Mozzarella, crispy Pancetta, bruschetta and crostini with a red wine vinaigrette.

Osteria’s Caesar salad | 9/15

Crisp Romaine hearts, caesar dressing, heirloom cherry tomato halves, anchovy, toasted focaccia croutons and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Add Grilled Chicken or Porchetta | 6

Grilled SHRIMP | 7

petite filet miGnon or SALMON | 9


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

WaGyu BurGer | 15

A half-pound of American Wagyu beef topped with roma tomato slices and field greens on a toasted bianco roll.

Filet MiGnon and Stuffed Pepper Sandwich | 19

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

Veal Sandwich | 17

Breaded veal cutlet pan-fried and topped with roasted mushrooms, arugula and pickled onion with garlic aioli.


Salmone Alla Fiorentina | 28

Tomato confit, roasted leeks, garlic, rosemary butter and farro risotto.

Hunter-Style Lamb Shank | 29

Garlic, rosemary, gremolata, roasted carrot, red wine with rosemary mashed potatoes.

Carne A RaGu | 27

Red wine braised oxtail, Prosciutto, Pancetta, tomato, and tagliatelle pasta.

Chicken Cacciatore Osso Bucco | 23

Rosemary risotto and pickled onions.

FormaGGi Ravioli | 21

House made herb & cheese ravioli tossed in Marinara.

Roasted Duck Breast | 34

Figs, almond sauce, Goat cheese polenta, fried brussels and fennel with mint.

Pan Seared Seabass | 36

Parmesan pea risotto and today’s sauce proposal.


Twin 4 oz filet mignon with Cacio e Pepe risotto, roasted caulini and roasted beetroot demi.

Porchetta e Gnudi | 23

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

Family Favorites

The Family’s SpaGhetti and Meatballs | 18

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

Bucatini Carbonara | 25

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 | 23

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

veal or chicken Milanese | 25/21

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

veal Parmesan | 25

Your choice of lightly-breaded veal baked with Sunday sauce, Mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano over spaghetti.

chicken Parmesan | 21

Your choice of lightly-breaded chicken baked with Marinara sauce, Mozzarella and Parmigiano-Reggiano over spaghetti.

Flat Iron Pizza

endive | 16

Tomato confit, braised endive, garlic, Prosciutto, Goat cheese and pine nuts.

workinGman’s dead | 16

Garlic oil base, wild mushrooms, toasted hemp seeds, chicken sausage, roasted peppers, spinach, smoked Mozzarella and roasted garlic.

Osteria Pepperoni | 14

Parmagiano-Reggiano cream sauce, pepperoni and Mozzarella.

Stuffed pepper | 15

Stuffed banana peppers, basil, garlic, Ricotta, Mozzarella and Marinara.

MarGherita | 14

Basil pesto, tomato confit and fresh Mozzarella di Bufala.

Mortadella & Sausage | 17

Olive oil, Italian sausage, Mortadella, Mozzarella and pistachios.


Marinara Sauce – Jar of our Family Sauce | 6


Meatball* | 6

Italian SausaGe | 6


Risotto of the day | 8

Market VeGetable | 6

eGGplant parmesan | 8

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.

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