Mama Catena Ristorante - Celebratring Life, Food, Family & Friends
dinner menu...
i primi...
antipasto ~ a platter of imported aged italian cheeses, meats and olives served with hot italian bread and olive oil $10
pane pepperoni (pepperoni bread) ~ layers upon layers of pepperoni and mozzarella rolled inside our home made dough then baked in our brick oven served with our famous marinara sauce $8
pane brushetta (brushetta bread) ~ a great marriage of italian plum tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, a balsamic reduction, sprinkled with aged pecorino romano served on top of oven toasted italian bread $8.5
una baschetta fritta (combination platter) ~ mushrooms, cauliflower, cheese ravioli, mozzarella strips, melenzane sticks, chicken tenders fried till crispy and golden
your choice of one $6                            any combination of three $8.5
pizza brushetta ~ italian plum tomatoes, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, shredded pecorino romano and fresh basil $ 10
calamari ~ crispy flash-fried, served with lemon slices and marinara sauce $10
polenta fritta ~ crispy, fried strips of home made polenta served with marinara sauce $10
vaccarelli ~ escargot sauteed in a delicate  garlic, lemon, butter sauce  $12
inzalata...
caprese ~ italian plum tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh mozzarella, kalamata olives
lightly drizzled with a balsamic reduction  $10
bistecca ~ a wedge of lettuce drizzled with crumbled blue cheese, crispy pancetta and tomatoes $9
giardinera (antipasto salad) ~ hearts of romaine, crispy greens, pickled vegetables, pepperoni salami, provolone $8.5
chef ~ hearts of romaine, crisp greens. ham, turkey, egg, tomato, mozzarella $8.5
pollo arrosto (grilled chicken) ~ romaine, grilled chicken, tomato, mozzarella $8.5
inzalata di casa (house salad) ~ $3.5
dressing selections: italian, creamy italian, ranch, french, honey mustard
oil and vinegar
contorni
meatballs (3)                           $2.5                           italian sausage         $2.5    
garlic bread with cheese   $2.5                            garlic bread               $2    
bread sticks                            $7                               patati fritti                $4.5        
onion rings                             $3.5                            fries                              $2.5
pepperoni bread                 $8                               bbq wings                   $8
 
a 20% gratuity will automatically be added to parties of 10 or more
  
panini imbottiti (italian sandwich)
panino ~ mortadella, salami, prosciutto, soprezzata, provolone with lettuce & tomatoes $7
veal or chicken or eggplant parmiggiana ~ your choice of veal, chicken or eggplant, smothered with sauce, melted mozzarella $7
sausage ~ sausage, roasted green peppers and onions, sauce, melted mozzarella $6.5
polpetti (meatball) ~ our meatballs, marinara sauce, melted mozzarella $6.5
u sanguiccio ~ create your own sandwich with your choice of either turkey, roast beef, ham, salami, grilled chicken, soprezzata, mortadella and provolone or mozzarella, or any combination, served with lettuce & tomatoes  
choice of any two meats  & cheese $6   any combination of three meats & cheese $7
focaccia ~ oven baked focaccia bread, creamy pesto ad oglio, stuffed with your choice of:
traditional italian lettuce & tomatoes $10   or 
grilled chicken, cheese, lettuce & tomatoes $11
 
all of our panini's are served hot from the oven and include lettuce and tomatoes
Pizza & Calzone your way...
pizza ~ small (9 inch) $6   medium (12 inch) $7.5   large (16 inch) $  $9.5   
calzone ~ small $7.5   large $9.5
dough selections ~ thin, regular, wheat
 
sauce selections
small $1  medium $ 1.5  
large $2
marinara (included)
salsa pomodoro
siciliana
alfredo
putanesca
rosella
pesto
 
toppings 1
small $1  medium $1.5   large $2 
pepperoni
italian sausage
mushroom
green pepper
onion
ham
ground beef
garlic
black olives
green olives
hot pepper rings
peperoncini
pineapple
fresh basil (seasonal)
 
toppings II
small $2 medium $ 2.5  large $3
double cheese
fresh mozzarella
anchioves
artichoke hearts
bacon
eggplant
grilled chicken
mortadella
pancetta
prosciutto
sun-dried tomato
fresh spinach
broccoli
plumb tomato
roasted peppers & onions
kalamata olives
 
specialty pizza (pizza di casa)
margarita ~ italian plumb tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, drizzled with virgin olive oil  
small $11     medium $15    large $18   
 
fuazza ~ anchovies, kalamata olives, pecorino romano, garlic  
small $10    medium $13      large $16
 
5 formaggi (five cheese) ~  ricotta, fresh and aged mozzarella, pecorino romano, provolone
small $11    medium $15     large $18
 
focaccia ~ oven baked focaccia bread, creamy pesto ad oglio, stuffed with your choice of:
traditional Italian with lettuce & tomatoes $10 or
grilled chicken, cheese, lettuce & tomatoes $12
 
zuppa del giorno?  (soup of the day?) $4
Pasta your way...
pasta selections $10
spaghettini
capellini 
penne
rigatoni
 
homemade pasta selections $11
fettuccini
gnocchi
linguini
parpadelli
whole wheat pasta
cavatelli
 
stuffed pasta selections $12
lobster ravioli
cheese ravioli
meat ravioli
spinach ravioli
stuffed shells
cannelloni florentine
sauce selections
marinara (included)
 
specialty sauces $2
aglio e oglio
meat sauce
lemon butter
brown butter
 
specialty sauce di casa $3
pesto
carbonara
putanesca
pomodoro
alfredo
rosella 
salsa a vongoli
 
additions $2.5
meatballs
italian sausage
 
additions $3.5
grilled chicken
pancetta
prosciutto
shrimp
anchovies
clams
 
additions $3
arichokes
broccoli
kalamata olives
eggplant
green olives 
mushrooms
roasted garlic 
roasted green peppers
spinach
about our sauces….
marinara ~ papa’s famous sauce made with his own recipe created in our kitchen in Ramacca. this smooth and velvety sauce is sure to please every palate
aglio e oglio ~ virgin olive oil with real garlic
pesto ~ this sauce is made by grinding fresh basil, garlic, virgin olive oil in a mortar
carbonara ~ a combination of white wine, butter, pancetta, garlic
putanesca ~is a zesty, spicy, hot version of papa’s famous  marinara sauce with an added touch of roasted garlic, black and crushed red pepper and kalamata olives
meatsauce ~ hearty, rich meat sauce slow cooked to perfection
pomodoro ~ this very simple and yet flavorful sauce is made with tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil
alfredo ~ a delicate, rich, smooth white sauce made with roasted garlic,  butter, cream and pecorino romano
rosella ~ a great marriage of our rich and smooth marinara and luscious and creamy alfredo sauces
salsa a vongoli ~ baby clams slow cooked in our famous sauce. Comes in either creamy alfredo or marinara or oil and garlic
lemon butter ~ a light, tangy butter sauce with freshly squeezed lemons
i  secondi
bistecca pizzaiola ~ strip steak seared to perfection, topped with roasted tomatoes and onions, sprinkled with shavings of pecorino romano $19
salsiccia arrostita ~ roasted italian sausage, green peppers and onions served with patati fritti (fried potatoes) $17 
saltimbocca a la cesca ~ a rich bake consisting of layers of hand pounded veal or chicken, zesty soprezzata, marinara and aged fontinella, served on a nest of parpadelle in luscious rosella sauce $20
pancetta wrapped gamberi ~ shrimp wrapped with pancetta, sauteed in a delicate pepper, lemon sauce served with capellini ad aglio e oglio $19
polpettini ~ seasoned lean ground beef stuffed with cheese, onions and a special blend of spices, served with pasta $17
melenzani rollettini ~ eggplant slices filled with light creamy ricotta cheese rolled then smothered with marinara sauce topped with melted mozzarella served with spaghettini $16
zucchini soppresa ~ strips of zucchini and squash cut into long strips sauteed with onions and plumb tomatoes  $16
veal or eggplant or chicken parmiggiana ~ breaded then smothered with papa’s homemade marinara sauce topped with melted mozzarella served with spaghettini $16.5
involtini ~ a flavorful combination of creamy, italian cheeses spread on a delicate sheet of pasta, rolled into a log, cut into pinwheels and served on a bed of marinara sauce covered with melted mozzarella $17
gnocchi ramacchesi ~ gnocchi tossed in a savory sauce carefully prepared with fresh garlic, anchovies and kalamata olives and olive oil $16.5
pasta al fresco ~ a light flavorful sauce made up of tomatoes, mushrooms and grilled chicken served over capellini $16.5
pasta primavera ~ garden fresh broccoli, artichoke hearts, plumb tomatoes, onions and kalamata olives sautéed and tossed in a bed of pasta $16
pasta ca muddica ~ pasta tossed in a traditional simple marinara sauce sautéed in garlic, kalamata olives, olive oil, then sprinkled with pecorino romano and roasted panko bread crumbs $16
entrees include fresh, crisp garden salad and oven toasted Italian bread 
  
per i bambini (children's menu)
spaghetti with one meatball $6
rigatoni with one meatball $6
one slice of pizza with beverage $4.5
cheese sticks with fries $5
chicken tenders with fries $5.5 
two meatballs with fries $4
 
bevandi (beverages)
coke, diet coke, sprite, pink lemonade, fruit punch
stewarts root beer, fresh brewed iced tea, milk , coffee
 hot chocolate, hot tea $2.50          san pellegrino bottled water (750ml) $5
 
wine and beer also available see our wine menu
 i dolci (desserts)
assorted desserts especially prepared daily.. ask your server
i pranzi ( lunch menu)......
pasta selections $6
spaghettini
capellini
penne
rigatoni
 
homemade pasta selections $7
fettuccini
gnocchi
linguini
parpadelli
whole wheat pasta
cavatelli
 
stuffed pasta $8
lobster ravioli
cheese ravioli
meat ravioli
spinach ravioli
stuffed shells
cannelloni florentine
 sauce selections
marinara (included)
 
specialty sauces $1.5
aglio e oglio
meat sauce
lemon butter
brown butter
 
specialty sauce di casa $2
pesto
carbonara
putanesca
pomodoro
alfredo
rosella
salsa a vongoli
 
topping selections $1
meatballs
italian sausage 
 
additions $2.5
grilled chicken
pancetta
prosciutto
shrimp
anchovies
clams
 
additions $2
artichokes
broccoli
kalamata olives
eggplant
green olives 
mushrooms
roasted garlic 
roasted green peppers
spinach
i pranzi preparati (lunch specials)
zuppa del giorno ~ a hearty bowl of our homemade soup of the day served with our fresh house salad $6.5
 un pezzo di pizza ~ a slice of cheese pizza with your choice of house salad or cup of soup $6.5
 zuppa ~ a bowl of soup of the day served with oven baked italian bread $6
mezzo panino imbottito ~ half of our famous traditional Italian panino with your choice of house salad or cup of soup $6.5
focaccia ~ half of  fran’s famous focaccia served with your choice of house salad or cup of soup of the day $10
 frittata ~ choose three of your favorite vegetable or meats and one cheese $10
 
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