Volterra Lunch

Weekday Lunch is served 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

(Last updated February 17, 2016)

Appetizers

“Oil” Soup

(Zuppa all’ Olio della Villa Otium)
Cannellini bean soup with croutons and a generous drizzling of extra virgin olive oil (non-vegetarian) $8

Polenta and Wild Mushrooms

(Polenta con Funghi)
Fontina filled polenta custard with a truffle scented wild mushroom ragu $12

Lamb Meatballs

(Polpettine D’Angello con Zucca)
Anderson Valley lamb meatballs with roasted spaghetti squash, goat cheese cream and topped with Calabrian chilies and Castelvetrano olive relish $14

Roasted Cauliflower

(Cavolfiore Arrosto)
Cauliflower florets baked in a fontina cream sauce and topped with crispy pancetta and scallions $12

Cured Meats with Arugula and Parmesan

(Afetatto Misto)
Assorted local and imported cured meats served with baby arugula, parmigiano reggiano and croccantini $13

Caprese

(Insalata Caprese)
Vine ripened tomato slices with fresh mozzarella, basil leaves and extra virgin olive oil and croccantini $12

Salads

Add Grilled Chicken $3/$6 • Grilled Jumbo Prawns $8

House Salad

Baby arugula, shaved fennel and Parmigiano Reggiano tossed in Chianti vinaigrette and sprinkled with fresh chives  Half $8 / Full $11

*Caesar Salad

(Insalatina della Casa)
Crisp Romaine hearts tossed in traditional Caesar dressing; topped with croutons and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano  Half $9 / Full $14

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

(Insalata di Bietole)
Roasted organic beets, baby arugula, and toasted walnuts tossed in balsamic vinaigrette and topped with aged Asiago cheese
 Half $9 / Full $14

Lentil Salad

(Insalata di Lenticchie)
Green lentils tossed with pork jowl lardons in mustard vinaigrette, served on balsamic braised red cabbage and topped with soft goat cheese  Half $9 / Full $14

Dessert

Lemon Mascarpone Custard

Lemon and mascarpone custard with fresh berries and strawberry sauce $9

Tiramisu

Layers of Espresso dipped ladyfingers and marsala flavored mascarpone custard topped with chocolate shavings and chocolate sauce $9

Warm Chocolate Cake

Warm liquid center chocolate cake with vanilla gelato and chocolate sauce $9
 
 

Noodles

Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce

(Tagliatelle al Ragu)
House made organic egg noodles tossed with the classic ragu made with aromatic vegetable, Berkshire pork, grass fed beef, plum tomatoes and a touch of cream topped with grana padano $18

Farfalle with Grilled Chicken and Pesto

(Farfalle al Pesto con Pollo)
Bowtie pasta tossed in a basil pesto cream sauce with grilled chicken, sun dried tomatoes and toasted pine nuts; topped with crumbled goat cheese $16

Dungeness Crab Ravioli

(Ravioli coi Granchi)
House made organic egg pasta filled with Dungeness crab, chives and Mascarpone tossed in a light tomato cream $19

Pork Jowls with Wild Mushrooms and Truffle Butter

(Tagliolini con Guanciale e Funghi Selvatici)
House made organic egg pasta tossed with smoked pork jowls, locally harvested wild mushrooms, truffle butter and grated Grana Padano $17

Roasted Eggplant Pouches

(Agnolotti di Melanzane Arrosto)
House made organic egg pasta filled with roasted eggplant, Ricotta Salata, roasted garlic and fresh basil, tossed in a spicy tomato ragu and topped with Sicilian Pecorino Pepato $17

Thin Spaghetti with Prawns

(Spaghettini coi Gamberi)
Barilla pasta tossed with jumbo wild gulf prawns, garlic, capers, Kalamata olives, fresh basil, red chili flakes and plum tomato sauce $18

Sandwiches and Eggs

All sandwiches and eggs served with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes or Bean Salad

Vine Ripened Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella

(Pomodori Freschi, Basilico e Mozzarella)
Vine ripened tomatoes, basil leaves, fresh mozzarella, pesto aioli, olive tapenade $14

*Gorgonzola Burger

(Hamburger al Gorgonzola)
8 oz. Sea Breeeze Farm beef patty with balsamic roasted red onions, Gorgonzola cheese, arugula, and sliced tomatoes $15 Add Bacon $3 (15 minute cook time)

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

(Pollo alla Griglia)
Grilled lemon and basil marinated chicken breast with bacon, tomato, baby spinach, and stone ground mustard aioli $14 Add Smoked Gouda Cheese $3

Bacon and Provolone Scramble

(Uova Strapazzate con Bacon)
Organic eggs scrambled with bacon, imported provolone, and arugula $15

Wild Mushroom Scramble

(Uova Strapazzate coi Funghi)
Organic eggs scrambled with wild mushrooms, fontina and baby spinach; drizzled with white truffle oil $15

Two-Course Lunch Special $18

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Appetizer, Half Salad or Dessert
Choose one:
Pasta or Sandwich