Ristorante Villa Portofino - Catalina Island
Antipasti Freddi ~ Cold Appetizers

Bruschetta con Pomodoro $7.95
Grilled bread topped with ripe roma tomatoes, garlic, basil, extra virgin olive oil and finished with asiago and reggiano cheese.
Cocktail di Gamberi  $11.95
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail served with lemon and cocktail sauce..
Insalata Caprese $12.95
Fresh Buffalo mozzarella cheese, heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil, drizzled with aged balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
Carpaccio di Tonno  $12.95
Sliced raw tuna served with lemon and extra virgin olive oil, arugula and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Carpaccio di Manzo  $13.95
Sliced raw beef served with cracked black pepper, lemon, extra virgin olive oil, arugula and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Ostriche  $14.95
1/2 dozen oysters on the half shell served with lemon and cocktail sauce.
Antipasto all' Italiano (serves two)  $15.95
Chef's choice of meats, cheese, vegetables, kalamata olives and artichoke hearts.
Antipasti Caldi ~ Hot Appetizers

Mozzarella Fritta alla Marinara  $8.95
Lightly breaded and fried mozzarella cheese served with fresh herbs in a marinara sauce.
Lumache con Burro, Aglio e Porto  $10.95
Escargot sautéed in garlic butter and port wine, served under a light puff pastry.
Calamari Fritti  $10.95
Calamari lightly breaded, fried and served with a spicy marinara sauce.
Carciofi Ripieni  $11.95
Steamed artichoke served with seasoned bread crumbs and Parmesan butter.
Cozze in Padella all' Aglio  $13.95
Black mussels sautéed in white wine and garlic butter.
Torta di Granchio  $13.95
Crab cakes served with a concasse of tomato and tomato curry vinaigrette, garnished with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Scampi al Vino Bianco  $14.95
Jumbo Shrimp sautéed in garlic butter, fresh herbs and white wine.