Chef Giovanni’s Italian Meal Special
Are you adventurous? Do you love good Italian food?
Allow our chef to custom-select and prepare a scrumptious, varied meal for your party. All courses prepared by our chef for these Specials are created fresh for your party and may not be part of our a la carte offering.
Your server will be pleased to answer any questions you may have regarding these specials. Our chef will accommodate special dietary restrictions and allergies where possible, however, this means the entire table’s meals may be adjusted. “Taste Preferences” cannot be accommodated.
This course special is only available to the entire table.
Above description of courses are typical examples of what may be served as part of your meal.
Antipasti / Appetizers
Giovanni’s scrumptious tomato, garlic and basil recipe atop lightly toasted Italian bread
Formaggio al Forno (Baked Cheese)
Breaded mozzarella cheese bricks baked until golden and topped with a tasty mild tomato sauce
Calamari Fritti (Deep-fried Squid)
Tender squid, lightly floured and deep-fried, served with house-made Tsatsiki sauce
Carpaccio al Parmigiano
Thin slices of fresh Filet Mignon, served with Arugula and a house horseradish mayo topped with shaved parmesan
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a decadent sauce of white wine, butter, garlic, and lemon served with arugula greens.
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a zingy sauce of white wine, capers, garlic, basil and tomato sauce served with arugula greens.
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a sweet Sambuca liqueur served with arugula greens.
Scampi al Burro
Scampi in garlic butter served on a bed of risotto.
Insalate e Zuppe / Salads & Soups6.95 9.95
Insalate dell’Erba (Herb)
Fresh mixed greens with herbs served with a balsamic & olive oil dressing
Insalata di Césare (Caesar)
Classic Caesar salad with fresh house dressing, croutons, and freshly-grated parmesan10.95
Insalate di Caprese
Sliced Bocconcini cheese served with tomato slices and olives, served with a fresh herb dressing8.95 11.95
Insalate di Spinaci (Spinach)
Fresh baby spinach greens served with crumbled Feta cheese, dried cranberries, and almond slices, served with a balsamic & olive oil dressing8.95 11.95
Insalate di noce e gorgonzola
Fresh mixed greens served with walnuts and gorgonzola cheese served with a red wine vinegar dressing6.95
Stracciatella alla Romana
Traditional egg-drop soup – An Italian favorite!6.95
Zuppa di Giornio (Soup of the Day)
The chef's fresh soup creation made in-house from fresh ingredients.
Risotto al funghi (Wild Mushroom Risotto)
Arborio rice with wild porcini and mixed mushrooms with a white wine sauce.
Risotto al Frutti di Mare (Seafood Risotto)
Arborio rice with clams, prawns and mussels with a white wine sauce.
Paste / Pasta
Spaghetti in a traditional tomato & meat sauce, topped with freshly grated parmesan16.95
Penne pasta served in an extra spicy hot tomato sauce, topped with parmesan17.95
Spaghetti with pancetta ham, white onion, in a white wine and spicy tomato sauce.17.95
Spaghetti with olives, capers and oyster mushrooms in a fresh tomato sauce.17.95
Fettuccine con Pesto
Fettuccine tossed in a creamy pine nut & basil pesto sauce, topped with parmesan17.95
Potato and pasta gnocchi in a traditional tomato and basil sauce.17.95
Gnocchi alla Babba
Potato & pasta gnocchi in cream, cheese, white wine, pancetta bacon and green onions18.95
Linguini pasta prepared in a tantalizing, creamy white wine, pancetta (Italian cured bacon) and onion sauce, topped with freshly grated parmesan18.95
Linguini con Vongole
Linguini pasta with baby clams in your choice of "Bianco" (white wine & garlic sauce) or "Rosso" (white wine and tomato sauce), topped with freshly grated parmesan19.95
Fettuccine con Salmone Affumicato
Fettuccine with smoked salmon tossed in a white wine, capers and green onion cream sauce.20.95
Linguini pasta with seafood (mussels, clams, prawns and squid) in your choice of "Bianco" (white wine and garlic sauce) or "Rosso" (white wine and tomato sauce).24.95
Lobster Ravioli con Gamberi
Lobster-stuffed ravioli in a green onion, garlic, cognac cream sauce served with two prawns.16.95
Oven-baked layers of fresh pasta, zesty tomato & meat sauce, a blend of cheeses, topped with mozzarella cheese, served Italian-style with a béchamel sauce16.95
Cannelloni pasta tubes stuffed with veal and baked in a tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese5.95
Add Chicken Breast, Prawns or Sausage
Add any one of chicken breast, 3 jumbo prawns, or grilled Italian sausage to your pastaAs above
All of the above pasta dishes can be ordered with gluten-free Rice Fettuccine or Corn Penne for the same price as the applicable dish. *Except for Ravioli, Lasagna and Cannelloni. Substituting on Pasta of the Day with entrees is subject to additional charge.
Entrées / Main Courses
Vitello / Veal22.95
Tender white veal sauteed with Oyster & Portobello Mushrooms in white wine22.95
Tender white veal perfectly prepared and served in a white wine & lemon sauce22.95
Tender white veal sautéed with Oyster Mushrooms in Marsala wine22.95
Tender white veal with Portobello & Oyster mushrooms, in a mouth-watering tomato and white wine sauce with a hint of cream24.95
Tender white veal breaded and topped with parmesan and mozzarella cheeses, baked in tomato sauce
Manzo / Beef22.95
Bistecca di Manzo (Beef Steak)
8 oz. grilled New York strip steak, seasoned and cooked to your liking26.95
Bistecca alla Pepe (Pepper Steak)
8 oz. grilled New York strip steak, prepared in a black pepper, cream & brandy sauce28.95
Filetto di Manzo (6 oz. Filet Mignon)
6 oz. grilled AAA beef tenderloin, seasoned and cooked to your liking (choose plain, Montinara sauce, or Gorgonzola cream reduction)32.95
Filetto di Manzo (8 oz. Filet Mignon)
8 oz. grilled AAA beef tenderloin, seasoned and cooked to your liking (choose plain, Montinara sauce, or Gorgonzola cream reduction)market
Bistecca e Aragosta (Steak & Lobster)
6 oz. grilled AAA beef tenderloin, seasoned and cooked to your liking, accompanied by a 5 oz. lobster tail with garlic and butter sauce for dipping
Agnello / Lamb29.95
½ Rack of Lamb in rosemary, extra virgin olive oil, and cracked pepper31.95
½ Rack of Lamb in a delectable gorgonzola cheese, cream and brandy sauce
Pollo / Chicken19.95
Pollo La Grilla
Grilled chicken breast seasoned to perfection21.95
Chicken breast sautéed with Oyster Mushrooms in Marsala wine22.95
Breaded chicken breast topped with parmesan and mozzarella cheeses, baked in a tomato sauce22.95
Chicken breast served with Portobello & Oyster mushrooms, in a mouth-watering tomato, white wine and cream sauce24.95
Pollo Portofino (Chicken Portofino)
Chicken breast stuffed with shrimp & Asiago cheese in Vodka, mustard, and cream sauce
Pesce / Seafood22.95
Gamberi Provinciale (Shrimp Provincial)
Eight Jumbo Prawns sautéed in a decadent sauce of white wine, butter, garlic, and lemon26.95
Halibut Infornato (Baked Halibut)
Halibut filet lightly floured & seasoned, sautéed and then baked in a dill and caper cream sauce with a splash of white wine26.95
Halibut filet lightly floured & seasoned, sautéed and then baked in a white wine, fresh green herbs, cream and lemon sauce22.95
Salmone Cetriolato (Salmon with Cucumber)
Succulent tender salmon filet baked and served with a creamy cucumber and dill sauce.22.95
Salmone Salsa di Prugna (Salmon with Plum Chutney)
Salmon filet baked and served with a sweet plum chutney.Market
Aragosta e Gamberi (Lobster Tail & Shrimp)
A 5 oz. lobster tail with three grilled jumbo prawns with a garlic and butter sauce for dipping
Melenzane Parmigiana (Eggplant Parmesan)
Sliced eggplant/aubergine topped with parmesan and mozzarella cheese, baked and topped with tasty tomato sauce
All above entrées are served with Giovanni’s daily selection of vegetables and your choice of either rosemary-roasted potatoes or pasta of the day. *Pasta of the day may not always be vegetarian. Substitutions on Pasta of the day are subject to additional charge.
Red Rose Tea3.25
Organic Herbal Silk Bag TeaSingle 2.50 Double 2.80
EspressoSingle 3.50 Double 3.80
CappuccinoSingle 2.50 Double 2.80
Pop - Pepsi Products1.75
Iced Tea250ml 2.50 500ml 3.95 1L 6.95
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water
Indicates “Senior Saver Special” – available in a Senior (or Kids) portion size at 15% discounted price.
HST will be added to prices.
Availability and prices of offerings are subject to change without notice.
Changes to menu items may result in additional charges. Ask your server.
Giovanni’s Ristorante uses only trans-fat free oil for all fried menu items.