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Ristorante La Perla

2600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037

Hours of Service:

Monday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Tuesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Wednesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Friday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm

(Hours of Service May Vary)
Mozzarella Caprese

Fresh mozzarella with tomatoes, basil & olive oil.

$9.50
Antipasto Freddo

Prosciutto, mortadella, salami, provolone, artichokes, roasted peppers & olives.

$15.00
Vongole

Fresh top neck clams on the half shell served with lemon & cocktail sauce.

$10.00
Salmone Norvegese

Carpaccio style combination of smoked norwegian salMon. It comes with arugula tossed in lemon & olive oil.

$18.00
Cocktail Di Gamberi

Shrimp cocktail

$13.00
Calamari Marinara

Calamari sautéed in oil, garlic & marinara sauce. (Mild or hot)

$13.00
Calamari Fritti

Fried squid served with fresh lemon & marinara sauce.

$11.00
Calamari All' Insalata

Calamari seasoned with garlic, lemon, parsley, & olive oil over a bed of lettuce.

$13.00
Scungilli All' Insalata O Alla Marinara

Conch salad seasoned with garlic, lemon, olive oil & parsley or with marinara sauce.

$13.00
Diamanti Di Granchio Della Costa Amalfitana

Appetizer of select jumbo lump crabmeat served with avocado, hearts of palm & served with a delicate mirtillo sauce.

$27.00
Pasta E Fagioli

Famous bean & mixed pasta soup made the same old-fashioned way for generations.

$3.00
Minestrone

Meatball minestrone soup. The traditional italian vegetable soup made fresh daily with a selection of garden vegetables & a little surprise... Tiny meatballs.

$3.00
Crema Regina Del Mare

Lobster & shrimp crème soup served with angel hair pasta.

$3.00
Zuppa Di Vongole

Manhattan style clam chowder cooked with special herbs, & vegetables.

$3.00
Zuppa Tutta Di Lenticchie

This is a roman empire traditional italian soup that is lentil based & gives the consumer good luck.

$3.00
Insalata Di Giulio Cesare

Caesar salad.

$9.00
Insalata Dell' Orto

An extravaganza of garden salads that includes: arugula, romaine, radicchio, endives, tomatoes & green olives (sweet onions upon request). Served with house dressing.

$9.00
Rughetta E Parmigiano

Arugula with lemon, olive oil & shaved parmigiano cheese.

$10.00
Insalata Di Gamberi

Shrimps diced with celery, lemon, & mayonnaise. Served with caesar salad.

$15.00
Insalata Di Pollo

Marinated breast of chicken, broiled & prepared into a salad with mayonnaise, squeeze of lemon & diced celery served with caesar or house salad.

$15.00
Insalata Di Pesci Alla Grigla

Fresh sizzling filet of tuna or salmon delicately grilled with rosemary, lime juice & balsamic vinaigrette then served on a bed of tender baby arugula, radicchio, sliced onion, sun dried tomatoes & white cannellini beans.

$23.00
Napoli Espresso

Grilled breast of chicken with mozzarella cheese, zucchini & eggplant.

$15.00
Panino Vegetale

Sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese & grilled vegetables (peppers, eggplant, zucchini) with limoncina dressing.

$15.00
Panino Caprese

On a toasted roll, imported prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, lettuce, tomato, basil, balsamic vinegar & olive oil.

$15.00
Panino Philadelphia

Sliced sirloin steak sautéed with onion, peppers, mushrooms & mozzarella into our fresh baked & toasted roll.

$15.00
Insalata Di Tonno

Tuna prepared with green onions, lemon juice, basil, celery & mayonnaise & served with house salad.

$15.00
Pollo Alla Parmigiana

Breaded breast of chicken with marinara sauce & mozzarella served into a toasted roll.

$15.00
Vittello Alla Parmigiana

Breaded veal cutlet with marinara sauce & mozzarella served into a toasted roll.

$15.00
Melanzane Alla Parmigiana

Eggplant sliced & dipped in egg batter then fried. Topped with tomato sauce, parmesan & mozzarella cheese. Served on a toasted roll.

$15.00
Panino Con Polpette O Salsiccia Alla Parmigiana

On a toasted roll, meatballs or sausage in marinara sauce topped with parmesan & melted mozzarella cheese.

$15.00
Ravioli Di Casa

Ravioli made from durum semolina four. A wonderful delicate stuffing of cheese is served with a light champagne sauce & a touch of plum tomato basil.

$17.00
Pasta Primavera

Florets of tender fresh garden vegetables sautéed in a light cream sauce with fresh imported parmigiana cheese.

$18.00
Fettuccine Alfredo

Egg fettuccine sautéed with butter, cream, egg yolks, & parmesan cheese.

$17.00
Spaghetti Con Vongole

An ancient recipe from the colorful seaports of southern italy. Spaghetti or linguine with fresh baby clams in a red or white sauce.

$19.00
Penne Arrabiate

Penne prepared with olive oil, garlic, hot peperoncino, tomato & basil (marinated in pure olive oil). All with a loving touch of parmigiano cheese.

$13.00
Penne Con Vodka

Short pierced pasta in a zesty rosé-colored sauce laced with vodka & red peppers simmered with fresh onions, ham, chunks of tomato, peppercorns & fresh imported parmigiano cheese.

$19.00
Lasagna Partenopea

Fresh seafood lasagna stuffed with crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp & prepared with a champagne sauce.

$23.00
Tortellini Alla Panna

Pillows of pasta stuffed with cheese & meat then sautéed with mascarpone cheese, cream, egg yolks, & parmigiano reggiano cheese.

$19.00
Lasagna Imbottita

La perla's creamy & different presentation of this famous pasta dish prepared & served in its own casserole dish. Layers of pasta, seasoned with bolognese sauce, ricotta, parmesan & mozzarella.

$23.00
Gnocchi Alla Napoletana

Our homemade potato dumplings with marinara sautéed with parmesan & shredded mozzarella cheese.

$19.00
Spaghetti Aglio Olio E Peperoncino

Olive oil, garlic, hot peperoncino & parsley.

$15.00
Spaghetti Marinara Con Polpette O La Nostra Salsiccia

Spaghetti with marinara sauce. Your choice: either with two meatballs or one sausage link.

$19.00
Gamberi Alla Parmigiana

Shrimp baked with mozzarella cheese & a fresh tomato sauce & served with a side order of spaghetti.

$20.00
Pesce Del Giorno

Our fresh selections change daily. Please see your server. Selections can include: rock fish, grouper, salmon, swordfish, tuna, & filet of sole. (Grilled, broiled or pizzaiola)

$24.00
Branzino Del Golfo a Forno Con Salsa Ascapece

Baby sea bass, whole or filleted. Served with a side of arugula.

$26.00
Gamberi Scampi

Shrimp sautéed in butter & garlic, white wine & parsley. Served with a side of spaghetti aglio olio.

$26.00
Gamberi E Capesante

Shrimp & scallops broiled. Served with a side of house salad.

$25.00
Vitello Alla Parmigiana

Breaded veal cutlet baked with mozzarella cheese & tomato sauce. Served with spaghetti marinara.

$18.00
Fegato Venezia

Tender white natural veal medallions sautéed with lemon butter, & white wine. Served with spaghetti marinara or vegetable.

$23.00
Vitello Piccante

Tender white natural veal medallions sautéed with lemon butter, & white wine. Served with spaghetti marinara or vegetable.

$20.00
Vitello Marsala Con Funghi

Tender veal medallions sautéed with mushrooms & marsala wine. Served with spaghetti marinara or vegetable.

$20.00
Carrello Di Cinghiale Fornaretto

Wild & tender farm-raised boar grilled with aromatic spices & herbs or sautéed with sage, rosemary & a light touch of marsala wine then served with side of mixed vegetables or side of pasta.

$17.00
Salsiccia Epomeo

Homemade italian sausage, sautéed with green peppers, mushrooms, onions, & fresh tomato sauce. Served on a bed of spaghetti.

$16.00
Bistecca Di Manzo

Mini steak of prime beef broiled to your liking served with fries or house salad.

$23.00
Costolette Di Agnello Arrosto

Tender spring baby lamb ribs seasoned with fresh spring herbs. Served with house salad.

$30.00
Rollatino Da Pollo Sinatra

Breast of fresh chicken stuffed with sopressata & pecorino cheeses then sautéed in a light spicy mustard sauce with madeira wine & mushrooms. Served with a side of penne con vodka.

$20.00
Pollo Parmigiana

Breast of chicken baked with tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese. Served with spaghetti marinara.

$19.00
Scaloppina Di Pollo Con Marsala E Funghi

Tender chicken medallions & mushrooms sautéed in marsala wine. Served with a side of pasta or vegetables.

$19.00
Petto Di Pollo Milanese

Breast of chicken breaded & fried. Served with lemon & house salad.

$19.00
Scaloppina Di Pollo Al Limone

Tender chicken medallions sautéed with butter, lemon, & wine. Served with side of spaghetti.

$19.00
Melenzane Parmigiana

Fresh eggplant, parmigiana style.

$10.00
Assortimento Misto Di Vegetali

Assorted fresh vegetables; eggplant, zucchini, peppers, carrots, mushrooms & onions sautéed with pine nuts & raisins.

$6.00
Broccoli Di Rape' Aglio E Olio

Broccoli rape' sautéed in garlic & olive oil.

$9.00
Piccola Insalata Mista (Small Salad)

Lettuce, arugula & tomato with house dressing.

$5.00
Patate Fritte (French Fries)

$3.00
Pane All' Aglio

$5.00
Side of Spaghetti Marinara

$5.00
Bacio Di Napoli / Kiss of Naples

A chocolate cup filled with vanilla ice cream, zabaglione sauce then topped with chocolate sauce.

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Ice Cream, Gelatos, Sorbet, Spumoni & Profiteroles

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Fresh Pastries & Cakes

Our homemade pastries, cakes & frozen desserts change daily.

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Cappuccino Espresso

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Sodas

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San Pellegrino Water

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Acqua Panna

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Coffee

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Tea

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Antipasto Del Presidente

prosciutto, salami, mortadella, sopressata, provolone, olives, roasted peppers & artichokes.

$23.00
Prosciutto E Melone

imported prosciutto with melon.

$20.00
Vongole Fresche

clams on the half shell.

$13.00
Ostriche Fresche

fresh oysters as you desire! rockefeller style or raw.

$20.00
Salmone Novegese

carpaccio style smoked norwegian salmon. comes with arugula tossed with lemon & olive oil.

$20.00
Diamanti Di Granchio

appetizer of select jumbo lump crabmeat served with avocado, hearts of palm & served with a delicate mirtillo sauce.

$26.00
Mozzarella Di Bufala Caprese

fresh imported buffalo mozzarella layered with sliced tomato, fresh basil & virgin olive oil.

$18.00
Cocktail Di Gamberoni

shrimp cocktail with cocktail sauce.

$22.00
Carpaccio Di Carne

prime sirloin aged sixty days, sliced paper thin & served with a carpaccio sauce. completed with olio santo (first drop of the olive oil pressing).

$23.00
Calamari All' Insalata

calamari seasoned with garlic, lemon, parsley, & olive oil over a bed of lettuce.

$15.00
Scungilli All' Insalata

conch salad seasoned with garlic, lemon, olive oil & parsley. served over a bed of lettuce.

$17.00
Gamberoni Al Cocco

jumbo shrimp battered & rolled in shredded coconut & topped with an unforgettable orange sauce. maestro testa's personal recipe.

$23.00
Vongole Cassino

Clams Casino

$16.00
Calamari Fritti

fried squid served with a choice of fresh marinara or tartar sauce.

$15.00
Calamari Marinara

squid sautéed in garlic, oil & marinara sauce. (mild or hot)

$15.00
Cozze Alla Marinara

mussel's sautéed in the shell with marinara sauce. (mild or hot)

$16.00
Lumache Smarrite

Jumbo snails baked in individual pastry puffs with scallions, shallots, and Pernod. (Also available without pastry.)

$21.00
Scungilli Alla Marinara

conch sautéed with garlic, oil, & marinara sauce. (mild or hot)

$17.00
Antipasto La Perla

fried calamari, scallops & shrimp sautéed in a white sauce with clams casino & mussels marinara.

$32.00
Pasta E Fagioli

famous bean & mixed pasta soup made the same old-fashioned way for generations.

$5.00
Minestrone

meatball minestrone soup. the traditional italian vegetable soup made fresh daily with a selection of garden vegetables & a little surprise... tiny meatballs.

$4.50
Crema Regina Del Mare

lobster & shrimp crème soup served with angel hair pasta.

$5.00
Zuppa Di Vongole

manhattan style clam chowder cooked with special herbs, vegetables.

$5.00
Zuppa Di Lenticchie

this is a roman empire traditional italian soup that is lentil based & gives the consumer good luck.

$5.00
Zuppa Di Cipolla Alla Romana

Sweet Vidalia onions sautéed in light, sweet olive oil, white wine from Mt. Vesuvious, and prepared with fresh spring water.

$5.00
Insalata Di Giulio Cesare

caesar salad.

$9.00
Rugola E Indivia Belga

arugula and belgian endive.

$14.00
Insalata Dell' Orto

an extravaganza of garden salads. arugula, romaine, radicchio, endives, tomatoes & green olives (sweet onions upon request). served with house dressing.

$14.00
Insalata Borgata

our popular " vegetable bouquet " with several fresh garden vegetables, crumbled pecorino cheese, & our very special house dressing.

$16.00
Rughetta E Parmigiano

arugula with lemon, olive oil & shaved parmigiano cheese.

$14.00
Linguine Vittorio

medallions of lobsters sizzling in garlic, brandy, dry vermouth, shallots, & a touch of assorted herbs & spices, & sun-dried tomatoes.

$32.00
Spaghetti Malafemmena

chef testa's original creation. crab meat, fresh clams, capers & black olives sautéed in a spicy marinara sauce.

$29.00
Spaghetti Aglio Olio E Peperoncino

olive oil, garlic, hot pepperoncino & parsley.

$15.00
Penne Con Vodka

penne swirled in a sauce of cream, prosciutto, roasted red peppers, plum tomatoes, basil, onions, parmigiano cheese & finished w/ a splash of vodka.

$21.00
Penne Arrabbiate

penne prepared with olive oil, garlic, hot pepperoncino, tomato & basil.

$15.00
Fettuccine Alfredo

egg fettuccine sautéed with butter, cream, egg yolks, & parmesan cheese.

$21.00
Ravioli Lussuriosi

homemade ravioli filled with sautéed selected lobster meat in lobster mousse & champagne cream sauce with a touch of port wine.

$25.00
Ravioli Della Madre

homemade ravioli stuffed w/ prime beef, veal & four specially selected cheeses with a "renaissance sauce" (cream & a touch of tomato sauce).

$24.00
Tortellini Alla Panna

pillows of pasta stuffed with cheese & meats then sautéed with mascarpone cheese, cream, egg yolks & parmigiano cheese.

$24.00
Lasagna Della La Perla

la perla's creamy & different presentation of this famous/traditional pasta dish. each serving is prepared & served in its own casserole dish.

$25.00
Lasagna Partenopea

fresh seafood lasagna stuffed with crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp & prepared with a champagne sauce.

$29.00
Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

pasta sautéed with butter, bacon, cream, egg yolks & parmigiano cheese.

$24.00
Spaghetti Alle Vongole

spaghetti or linguine with fresh baby clams served with red or white sauce.

$27.00
Pasta Al Pesto

pasta with our fresh homemade pesto sauce made from olive oil, garlic, pinoli nuts, parmigiano cheese & fresh basil.

$23.00
Pappardelle Del Presidente

chef testa's special creation. large fresh fettuccine, sautéed lobster meat, shrimp, jumbo lump crabmeat, saffron, mascarpone cheese & a champagne cream sauce.

$37.00
Gnocchi Alla Napoletana

our gnocchi, homemade with potatoes, eggs, flour, parmigiano cheese, pecorino cheese & fresh basil. served with your choice of tomato sauce or bolognese sauce.

$21.00
Rigatoni Alla Imperiale

rigatoni pasta tirati (sautéed) with fresh homemade sausages, shrimp, scallops, mushrooms & mascarpone cheese. battuto of basil & finished in a port wine cream sauce.

$33.00
Risotto Alla Pescatore

arborio rice prepared with shrimp, scallops, calamari, clams & mussels.

$37.00
Risotto Alla Milanese

arborio rice prepared with saffron & parmigiano cheese.

$23.00
Risotto Hai Funghi Porcini

arborio rice prepared with porcini mushrooms & parmigiano cheese.

$32.00
Pesce Del Giorno

fish, fresh daily. grouper, salmon, tuna, filet of sole & branzino, prepared as you wish! baked, grilled, broiled or pizzaiola.

$29.00
Zuppa Di Pesce

fish soup prepared with shrimp, conch, calamari, scallops, mussels & clams. sautéed with oil & garlic, a touch of white wine, marinara sauce & served over a bed of linguine.

$39.00
Gamberi Alla Parmigiana

jumbo shrimp baked with mozzarella cheese & tomato sauce. served with a side of spaghetti marinara or mixed vegetables.

$31.00
Gamberi Alla Francese

shrimp dipped in egg batter then sautéed in a lemony sauce. served with a side of mixed vegetables or house salad.

$31.00
Gamberi Del Pescatore

shrimp sautéed in oil & garlic, a splash of white wine & marinara sauce. served over a bed of spaghetti. (mild of hot)

$31.00
Grigliata Di Pesce

mixed broiled seafood platter of lobster, shrimp, & scallops. served with a side of linguini aglio olio.

$38.00
Trota Alla Fiorentina

fresh rainbow trout stuffed with spinach & jumbo crabmeat. served with a side of spaghetti marinara or mixed vegetables. a dish to remember.

$31.00
Filetto Di Sogliola Alla Francese

filet of sole dipped in an egg batter, sautéed with a light lemon-butter sauce. served with a side of house salad.

$31.00
Filetto Di Bue Alla Da Vinci

prime aged filet mignon. served with asparagus, mushrooms & roasted potatoes.

$55.00
Bistecca Di Primo Taglio

top prime select sirloin served with mushrooms & asparagus.

$55.00
Bistecca Di Manzo Alla Fiorentina

special double prime cut of t-bone steak rubbed in a mixture of fresh herbs & spices. basted & grilled with a special florentine sauce & served with a vegetable bouquet.

$59.00
Bocconcino Di Vitello Ala Romana

veal prepared with prosciutto, sage & marsala wine. served with a side of spaghetti marinara or mixed vegetables.

$29.00
Vitello Marsala

tender veal medallions sautéed in marsala wine. served with a side of pasta or vegetables.

$30.00
Vitello Piccante

tender white natural veal medallions sautéed with butter, lemon, & wine. served with a side of spaghetti marinara or mixed vegetables.

$30.00
Vitello Alla Zingara

Veal sautéed with sweet onions, mushrooms, white wine and sweet and hot cherry peppers. Finished with fresh herbs and dry vermouth.

$30.00
Vitello Borgo Mio

Medallions of veal and eggplant dipped in a light egg batter, then sautéed in butter and wine.

$30.00
Vitello Marianna Scalfaro (First Lady of Italy)

the chef's original creation. tender veal with jumbo crabmeat, asparagus, & mozzarella cheese. sautéed in an exquisite lemon, butter & white wine sauce.

$37.00
Vitello Parmigiana

veal cutlet baked with mozzarella cheese & tomato sauce. served with a side of spaghetti marinara or mixed vegetables.

$29.00
Salsiccia Epomeo

Homemade Italian sausage, sautéed with green peppers, mushrooms, onions, and fresh tomato sauce.

$27.00
Salsiccia E Broccoli Di Rape

succulent homemade sausage & broccoli rape' sautéed in white wine.

$20.00
Cuore Di Filetto Alla Donizetti

select prime beef filet seasoned w/ chef testa's special love spice. stuffed w/ sage, prosciutto, then sautéed in a barolo-champagne & herbal cream sauce, topped with a select, aged italian cheese. served with a side of penne con vodka.

$42.00
Osso Buco Milanese

jumbo tender veal shank cooked with fresh select carrots, celery, bay leaves, basil, old-fashioned spices & a special dry wine from mount vesuvio. served with risotto milanese.

$47.00
Costolette Di Agnello Alla Griglia

tender spring baby lamb chops spiced with herbs then broiled. served with "carrots alla orange" & a side of house salad.

$35.00
Scallopina Filetto Di Cinghiale Alla Viennese

highly recommended by chef testa. select-prime tender medallions of wild boar sautéed w/ sage. rosemary, capers, dry vermouth & lemon juice. served with house salad or mixed vegetable.

$35.00
Spezzatino Di Pollo Marechiaro

Sautéed breast of chicken, sweet roasted peppers, and mushrooms, white wine, rosemary, garlic and a touch of balsamic vinegar.

$31.00
Anitra Ai Frutti

tender roasted long island duckling served & glazed with a delicate orange blossom fruit sauce.

$31.00
Rollatino Sinatra

breast of chicken stuffed with prosciutto & pecorino cheeses then sautéed in a light spicy mustard sauce with madeira wine & mushrooms. served with a side of penne con vodka.

$25.00
Pollo Alla Parmigiana

breast of chicken baked with tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese. served with side of spaghetti.

$22.00
Scaloppina Di Pollo Al Marsala

tender chicken medallions sautéed in marsala wine. served with a side of pasta or vegetables.

$22.00
Scaloppina Di Pollo Al Limone

tender chicken medallions sautéed with butter, lemon, & wine. served with side of spaghetti.

$22.00
Scaloppina Di Pollo Alla Francese

medallions of chicken dipped in a light egg batter then sautéed in butter & wine. served with a side of spaghetti marinara or mixed vegetables.

$22.00
Parmigiana Di Melanzane (Main Course Portion)

sliced eggplant layered with marinara sauce, mozzarella & parmigiano cheese. served with a side of spaghetti marinara.

$20.00
Assortimento Misto Di Vegetali

assorted fresh vegetables: eggplant, zucchini, sweet red & green peppers, mushrooms, onions, sautéed with pine nuts & raisins.

$10.00
Broccoli Di Rape Aglio E Olio

broccoli rape' sautéed in garlic & olive oil.

$9.00
Piccola Insalata Mista (Small Salad)

small salad served with house dressing

$5.00
Patate Fritte (French Fries)

$5.00
Pane All' Aglio

our homemade bread buttered with a touch of garlic & oregano.

$5.00
Side of Spaghetti Marinara

$7.50
Bacio Di Napoli / Kiss of Naples

a chocolate cup filled with vanilla ice cream, zabaglione sauce then topped with chocolate sauce.

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Ice Cream, Gelatos, Sorbet, Spumoni & Profiteroles

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Fresh Pastries & Cakes

our homemade pastries, cakes & frozen desserts change daily.

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Cappuccino Espresso

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Sodas

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San Pellegrino Water

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Acqua Panna

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Coffee

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Tea

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Bacio Di Napoli / Kiss of Naples

a chocolate cup filled with vanilla ice cream, zabaglione sauce then topped with chocolate sauce.

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Ice Cream, Gelatos, Sorbet, Spumoni & Profiteroles

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Fresh Pastries & Cakes

our homemade pastries, cakes and frozen desserts change daily. please see your server or choose from our fine display. we appreciate your patience. every dish is made fresh "at the moment".

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