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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.


Fried Brussels Sprouts | 14

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

Oysters In Snow | 17

Crab & cheese stuffed great white oysters, rosemary and aromatic salt.

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.

Stuffed Pepper Risotto Sticks | 14

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

Winter Burrata | 16

Warm baked Burrata, toasted olive bread, coriander & honey spiced blood orange gastrique and dates

“The Carl” | 14

House-made Italian sausage topped with our giant meatball, sautéed banana peppers, onions 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 shaved Parmesan-Reggiano with a lemon vinaigrette.

Winter Salad | 9/15

Field greens, Granny Smith apples, dried cherries, cashews, pickled red onion, goat cheese, roasted sweet potato, and maple vinaigrette.

Spinach Salad | 9/15

Roasted brussel sprouts, pomegranate seeds, roasted beets, toasted almonds, shaved Parmesan, and lemon poppy seed vinaigrette.

Antipasto Salad | 14

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

Osteria’s Caesar salad | 9/15

Crisp Romaine, 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.


Salmon | 28

Cauliflower & chestnut purees, artichoke croquette, charred broccolini, browned rosemary butter.

Hunter-Style Lamb Shank | 29

Garlic, roasted carrot, red wine and tomato with rosemary mashed potatoes.

Wild Boar in Dolce E Forte | 27

Braised boar in “sweet-and-strong” sauce, served with house-made Tagliatelle pasta.

Pizzoccheri | 27

Charred cabbage, house-made Nduja, roasted squash, served with buckwheat fettuccini.

Formaggi Ravioli | 22

House-made herb & cheese ravioli with a warm vegetable stew of mushrooms, chestnuts, squash, and rosemary.

Pan Seared Seabass | 36

Parmesan pea risotto and tonight’s sauce proposal.

Porchetta E Gnudi | 24

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

Filetto | 34

Twin 4oz filet mignon with roasted potato and cipollini onion hash, cauliflower puree, caulini.

Eric Kloss’s Confit Chicken Cassoulet | 27

Chicken drum & thigh, Porchetta, Pancetta, Italian sausage, Dorati, fennel and white beans.

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 Guanciale 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

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

Chicken Parmesan | 21

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

Flat Iron Pizza

Speziato | 16

Hot cherry peppers, house-made nduja, marinara, wild mushrooms, mozzarella.

Workingman’s Dead | 16

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

Osteria Pepperoni | 15

Parmagiano-Reggiano cream sauce, pepperoni and Mozzarella.

Stuffed Pepper | 16

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

Margherita | 15

Basil pesto, tomato confit and fresh Mozzarella di Bufala.

Squash & Gorg | 15

Roasted squash, Gorgonzola, brussel sprout leaves, raisins, sunflower seeds and Marinara.

THE ITALIAN “DOZEN” 11 of Nani’s Meatballs | 50

Marinara Sauce – Jar of our Family Sauce | 6


Meatball* | 6

Italian Sausage | 6

Truffle-Parmesan Fries | 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.