Lunch Menu - Italian Cuisine

Mountain View, CA Italian Cuisine | Bar Lounge | Outdoor Dining | Private Dining

We serve local and organic mixed greens along with daily fresh seafood”

Served from 10:30am - 4:00pm

APPETIZERS

Grilled Octopus Traditional Grilled Octopus with lemon, Oregon, and olive oil. 18.75
Beef Carpaccio Rosemary oil, asparagus, shaved parmesan cheese and crostini. 17.75
Assorted Melon with Prosciutto Fresh Mozzarella, Mint, Blackberry honey and olive oil. 17.50
Calamari Fried calamari served with lemon wedges, cocktail sauce and a creamy Serrano aioli. 18.75
Bruschetta Toasted slices of bread topped with Roma tomato cubes marinated with olive oil, garlic and basil. 9.75
Burrata Cheese Served with arugula and toasted garlic ciabatta bread. 16.75
Cheese Platter Brie cheese, smoked gouda, Marcona almonds, crostini’s, and fresh fruits. 14.75
Sizzling Prawns Shrimp sautéed in Garlic, Olive Oil and chili flake. 16.75
Crispy Zucchini Cakes Served with marinated cucumber & mint yogurt. 11.75
Bocce Balls Italian meatballs, topped with cheese and marinara, in a light dough crust, baked in oven. 14.75

 

SIDE DISHES

Grilled Asparagus 8.75
Mashed Potatoes 6.75
Garlic Bread 6.75
Italian Meatballs (4) 9.75
Sautéed Spinach 7.75
Grilled Vegetables 7.75

Salads

Add Chicken Breast - $6.75 Prawns - 7.75-Salmon - $9.75 / Soup of the Day- $8.75

Venti Garden Organic greens, fennel, onion, cherry tomatoes, and croutons with champagne vinaigrette dressing. 13.75
Octopus Salad Grilled octopus, frisee, roasted red peppers, Kalamata olives, lemon vinaigrette. 18.75
Mediterranean Sea Bass Salad (Corvina) Pan seared, farro, spinach, arugula, pesto, pine nuts, roasted peppers, dry black olives, lemon vinaigrette, and cherry tomatoes, garnished with sweet potato shavings. 29.75
Greens & Apples Garden lettuce, gorgonzola, walnuts, cranberries, and apples served with Vidalia dressing. 14.75
Classic Caesar Crisp romaine lettuce, parmesan and toasted croutons tossed with Caesar dressing. 13.75
Spinach Baby spinach leaves topped with gorgonzola cheese, fresh marinated pears, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, cranberries and red onion served with raspberry vinaigrette. 15.75
Mango Arugula topped with fresh diced mango, dried cranberries, cherry tomatoes, and crumbled gorgonzola cheese, red onions, walnuts and honey mustard dressing. 14.75
Prawn Salad Organic spring mix greens, artichoke hearts, onion, feta cheese and cherry tomatoes topped with grilled prawns and a savory cilantro dressing. 21.75
Ahi Tuna Salad Mixed greens, seared Ahi Tuna, avocado, pickled ginger, toasted sesame seeds. 21.75
Beets Salad Served with arugula, toasted pecans, shaved parmesan, and champagne vinaigrette dressing. 14.75
Heirloom Tomatoes & Burrata Cheese Drizzled with aged balsamic, olive oil and sea salt. 14.75
Watermelon Salad Feta cheese squares, arugula, figs, and Sicilian olives, Vidalia onion dressing. 14.75
Greek Salad Cucumbers, tomatoes, Kalamata olives, red onions, peppers, feta cheese, lemon vinaigrette. 13.75

Entrees

Whole Branzino Grilled Branzino with lemon, oregano vinaigrette, braised greens. 32.75
Saffron Sea Bass (Corvina) Pan seared, saffron risotto, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, tomato oil, balsamic vinegar. 35.00
Filet Mignon Red wine reduction, broccolini, blue cheese risotto cake. 42.00
Grilled Lamb Chops  Served with Swiss chard, roasted potatoes, lemon vinaigrette.   31.75
Grilled Salmon Served with sautéed spinach, wild rice mixed with vegetables. 28.75
Chicken Skewers  Served with wild rice and mixed vegetables.  19.75 
Lamb Skewers  Ground lamb skewers with a side of Greek salad.  20.75 
Braised Short Rib  Served with polenta, in a light wine sauce.  28.75 
Chicken Marsala Chicken breast sautéed in Marsala wine over mashed potatoes with Brussel sprouts and baby carrots. 24.75
Seared Scallops Grilled asparagus and roasted potatoes, corn, mushrooms, basil, bacon, spinach. 26.75
Seafood Paella Arborio with Saffron, Prawns, Clams, Sausage, Scallion and parsley. 24.75
Chicken and Sausage Paella Arborio with saffron, chicken, sausage, bell peppers and cilantro. 21.75

Pasta

There are over 200 different pasta shapes in Italy with three times as many recipes to go with them… We think it’s time to try them all!

 

Kale Ravioli Ravioli filled with seasoned ricotta, sautéed Lacinato kale, wilted grape tomatoes, garlic, white wine, toasted pine nuts, kale pesto, and a touch a butter. 21.75
Fettuccini with Duck Confit Fettuccini, Duck confit, truffle Cipollini cream sauce, English peas, shitake mushrooms, raisins, parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts and duck cracklings. 24.75
Pappardelle Bolognese Pappardelle pasta in our traditional meat sauce, topped with micro-basil. 18.95
Pesto Tortellini Sun dried tomatoes, pesto, spinach, topped with smoked Gouda cheese, baked in oven. 19.75
Angel Hair Pasta Tossed with Roma tomato, fresh basil and garlic.  17.75 (Add Prawns 23.75 Salmon 27.75)

 

Lasagna Meat sauce, mozzarella and provolone cheese, baked and topped with fresh basil. 18.95
Spaghetti & Meatballs In Venti marinara sauce. 19.75
Porcini Mushroom Ravioli Porcini’s, roasted cherry tomatoes, spinach, in a light Marsala cream sauce. 21.75
Spaghetti alle vongole Clams tossed with olive oil, garlic, chopped parsley, white wine, and lemon juice. 21.75
Penne Pasta Grilled Chicken breast, onions, tomatoes, Chipollini cream sauce. 18.75 (substitute Prawns 23.75)
Linguine Pescatore Fresh salmon, snapper, clams, and prawns in a spicy tomato sauce. 27.75
Penne Francesca Prawns, asparagus, mushrooms, garlic lemon butter sauce over a bed of penne pasta. 23.75
Linguine Leonardo Grilled chicken breast, spinach in a luscious caper sauce. 21.75

Sandwiches

Caprese Mozzarella, tomatoes, olives, basil, pesto aioli, on toasted ciabatta served with Side Salad. 14.95
Grilled Ribeye Steak Provolone cheese, onions, lettuce, tomato, pesto aioli, on toasted ciabatta with a side of French fries. 21.75
Salmon Spinach and red onions, caper aioli, on toasted ciabatta served with Side Salad.  22.75
California Fresh Roasted turkey breast, provolone cheese, avocado, onion, lettuce, tomato, pesto aioli on toasted ciabatta served with Side Salad. 14.95
Chicken and Prosciutto Fresh mozzarella, pesto aioli on toasted ciabatta served with Side Salad. 15.75
Italian Salami and Black Forest Ham Provolone, baby greens, tomato, red onion, pesto aioli, drizzled with vinaigrette on toasted ciabatta served with Side Salad. 15.75
Vegetarian Avocado, cucumber, provolone cheese, red onion, lettuce, tomato, pesto aioli, on toasted ciabatta served with Side Salad.

14.75

 

Flatbreads

* Add or subtract any toppings for no additional charge. Excludes seafood.

Goat Cheese & Beet Roasted Beets, arugula, basil citrus dressing. 17.75
Duck Confit Flatbread Goat cheese, sweet corn, fresh thyme, blackberry honey. 19.75
Sautéed Kale Flatbread Ricotta cheese, broccolini, cherry tomatoes, arugula pesto. 17.75
Sausage and Honey Flatbread Tomato sauce, Italian sausage, serrano peppers, mascarpone cheese, basil. 17.75
Mushroom Flatbread Sautéed assorted wild mushrooms, fresh thyme, goat cheese, truffle oil. 17.75
Siciliano Mozzarella, provolone, Italian sausage, broccolini, topped with roasted garlic. 17.25
Arugula and Prosciutto Red onion, parmigiana-reggiano, mozzarella cheese, olive oil. 17.75
Margherita Fresh Mozzarella, Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, pecorino Romano, drizzle of olive oil. 17.50

 *Cucina Venti serves local and organic ingredients, and our passion for excellence is displayed in every aspect of our menu*


Italian Cuisine in Mountain View, California

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