Il Poeta

Ristorante Italiano

Menu


Main Menu

We use only organic tomatoes for our sauces.

~ Gli Antipasti ~

(Appetizers)

Soup of the Day ~ $9.00

Fegatini di Pollo ~ $12.00

Chicken liver sauteed with endive, radicchio, balsamic dressing served with soft polenta.

Croquette di Melanzane ~ $13.00

Eggplant and ricotta croquette served with light tomato sauce and sauteed spinach.

Grigliata di Verdure ~ $16.00

Mixed grilled vegetables served with crumbled goat cheese and truffle oil.

Burrata a Modo Nostro ~ $17.00

Vine tomato and fresh buffalo burrata with white truffle and baby arugula.~with Prosciutto Crudo di Parma add $6.00~

Zuppetta Piccante di Molluschi ~ $17.50

Sauteed mussels and clams in a light spicy organic tomato sauce and crostini.

Calamari Dorati ~ $17.50

Fried calamari served with light spicy tomato sauce and tartar sauce.~with shrimp add $6.00~

Polenta con Taleggio ~ $18.00

Fresh polenta baked with Taleggio cheese.~with speck (smoked prosciutto) add $6.00~

Carciofi Saltati con Scampi, Pistacchio e Parmigiano Reggiano ~ $19.00

Sauteed artichokes with shrimp, pistachio and Parmigiano cheese.


~ Le Insalate ~

(Salads)with shrimp add $6, chicken add $5 , split dishes add $2

Insalata Della Casa ~ $10.00

Mesclun salad, carrots, tomatoes, radicchio in a red vinaigrette dressing.

Insalata Cesare ~ $12.00

Traditional Caesar salad.

Insalata Tricolore con Formaggio di Capra ~ $13.00

Baby arugula, endive and radicchio served with crumbled goat cheese with extra virgin olive oil and lemon dressing.

Insalata Mele e Parmigiano ~ $14.00

Sliced apples, Parmigiano cheese, walnuts, baby spinach and crispy bacon in balsamic dressing.

Insalata di Rape Rosse e Asparagi ~ $15.50

Red beets, asparagus, cherry tomato, capers, Gorgonzola cheese salad in balsamic dressing.


~ Insalatone ~

(Large Salads)

Del Poeta ~ $18.00

Lettuce, tomatoes, tuna, olives, onion, fresh mozzarella, boiled eggs and prosciutto di Parma with Italian dressing.

Di Pollo ~ $18.00

Mesclun salad, chicken breast, tomatoes, olives, asparagus, sliced imported parmigiano cheese with balsamic dressing.


~ Primi Piatti ~

(First Courses)

~ Le Paste ~

(Pastas)Whole wheat pasta add $2

Spaghetti alla Sebastiano ~ $17.00

Pasta with fresh tomato, touch of organic tomato sauce and fresh basil.

Tagliatelle alla Bolognese ~ $19.00

Homemade pasta with beef ragout and organic tomato sauce.

Gnocchi di Patate e Spinaci con Salsa al Pomodoro e Stracciatella ~ $21.50

Homemade potato and spinach gnocchi with organic tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella.

Cavatelli con Radicchio e Salsiccia con Salsa al Pomodoro ~ $22.50

Homemade rolled pasta with sausages and radicchio in organic tomato sauce.

Ravioli di Ricotta con Burro e Salvia e Carpaccio di Tartufo Nero ~ $23.00

Homemade ricotta cheese ravioli with butter and organic sage sauce and black truffle carpaccio.

Linguine con Scampi, Zucchine, Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino ~ $22.00

Linguine pasta with shrimp, zucchini in garlic, oil and spicy red pepper.

Cannelloni di Vitello Gratinati al Profumo di Tartufo ~ $23.00

Homemade manicotti pasta, filled with veal, vegetables and cheese, baked with bechamel sauce with a hint of truffle cream.

Penne con Salmone e Asparagi con Salsa di Vodka ~ $23.00

Penne pasta with salmon and asparagus with vodka sauce.

Tagliolini del Poeta ~ $25.50

Homemade pasta in porcini mushroom sauce, wrapped with imported speck and truffle cream.

Spaghetti Chitarra dell Adriatico ~ $28.00

Homemade pasta with seafood in light spicy organic tomato sauce.

Pasta del Giorno

Chef Mario's daily special pasta. Price can change, please ask the server.

Risotto Special

Chef Mario's special Risotto (it takes 20 minutes to prepare). Price can change, please ask the server.


~ I Secondi Piatti ~

(Main Courses)

~ I Pesci ~

(Fish)

Filetto di Salmone al Forno in Crosta di Senape e Pistacchio ~ $27.00

Baked Atlantic fillet of salmon in mustard and pistachio crusted served with sauteed spinach.

Guazzetto di Pesce con Crostini all' Aglio ~ $31.00

Seafood and fish stew in a light spicy tomato sauce with crostini.

Pesce del Mediterraneo alla Griglia con Vegetali ~ $30.00

Grilled Mediterranean fish served with mixed grilled vegetables.

Pesci del Giorno

Chef Mario's daily special fish. Price can change, please ask the server.

~ Le Carni ~

(Meats)

Petto di Pollo in Crosta di Parmigiano con Pure di Patate ~ $24.00

Chicken breast in Parmesan crust white wine and lemon sauce served with mashed potato.

Pollo Spezzatino con Carciofi, Salsiccia e Peperoni Arrosto al Vino Bianco ~ $25.50

Boneless diced chicken with sausage, artichokes and toasted peppers in white wine sauce.

Pollo Ruspante Arrosto con Patate al Forno ~ $25.50

Roasted 1/2 free range chicken served with roasted potatoes.

Filetto di Maiale con Funghi Selvatici in Salsa al Vino Bianco e Rosmarino ~ $26.50

Pork tenderloin with mixed wild mushrooms, bacon, white wine and rosemary sauce.

Fegato di Vitello alla Veneziana ~ $26.50

Calves liver Venetian style sauteed with onions served with fresh polenta.

Scaloppine di Vitello Boscaiola ~ $31.00

Veal scaloppine with mushroom bacon and pearl onion in white wine sauce served with sauteed spinach.

Costata di Maiale alla Milanese con Insalata di Pomodori e Rucola o Patatine Fritte ~ $29.00

French-cut pork chop, pounded and prepared Milanese style, served with tomato and arugula salad or french fries.

Tagliata di Manzo all'Olio Aromatico con Patate Arroste ~ $38.00

Sliced ribeye steak in aromatic extra virgin olive oil, served with roasted potato.

~ I Contorni ~

(Side Dishes)

Pure di Patate ~ $8.00

Mashed Potato

Spinaci Saltati ~ $8.00

Sauteed spinach

Vegetali del Giorno ~ $8.00

Vegetable of the Day

Patate Arrostite ~ $8.00

Roasted potato

Polenta ~ $8.00


~ Menu per Bambini ~

(Kids Menu)

Kids Patatine Fritte ~ $7.00

French Fries

Kids Calamari Dorati ~ $8.50

Fried calamari served with tomato sauce.

Kids Penne al Burro ~ $8.50

Penne pasta with butter.

Kids Penne al Pomodoro ~ $8.50

Penne pasta with tomato sauce.

Kids Penne con Salsa Alfredo ~ $9.00

Penne pasta with alfredo sauce.

Kids Petto di Pollo Impanato ~ $10.00

Chicken fingers served with french fries.

Kids Petto di Pollo Milanese ~ $10.00

Chicken breast cutlet served with french fries.

mangia, bevi, e sii felice

Il Poeta

Ristorante Italiano

98-04 Metropolitan AveForest Hills, NY 11375 (718) 544-4223
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