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GOLETA

Goleta Dinner

Catering to residents of Goleta and Isla Vista,

Ca'Dario's Cucina Italiana offers a menu of inspired favorites from our other restaurants with a unique flair. With a spacious outdoor dining area and an extensive list of fine wines, we are a local favorite for authentic, gourmet Italian food.

DINNER MENU

Antipasti — Appetizers

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

Fresh daily homemade soup. M.P.

 

LATTUGHINE DI CAMPO

Farm's lettuces with tomatoes, mustard vinaigrette dressing, and Parmigiano cheese. 13

 

INSALATA ROMANA

Romaine hearts, garlic croutons, Parmigiano, Caesar dressing.  14

(add white anchovies or regular 3)

 

INSALATA CA’DARIO

Salad of radicchio, arugula, shaved Parmigiano, and balsamic dressing. 15

 

BRUSCHETTA AL POMODORO

Toasted rustic bread with fresh chopped tomatoes, garlic, basil, marinated artichokes, evoo. 16

CARCIOFO AL FORNO

Roasted whole artichoke with chopped tomatoes, garlic basil, aioli. 20

PARMIGIANA

Roasted eggplant with savory tomato sauce, mozzarella, Parmigiano, and basil. 19

 

FRITTURA MISTA

Flash fried calamari, shrimp, scallops, lemon, tartar sauce. 22

MOZZARELLA CAPRESE

Bufala mozzarella, sliced organic tomatoes, oregano, basil. 18

BURRATA

Creamy Burrata cheese, ask for today's selection. M.P.

 

GRIGLIATA D’ASPARAGI

Grilled white asparagus wrapped with pancetta, shaved parmigiano, balsamic. 17

 

CARPACCIO ALLA GIUDECCA

Thinly sliced raw beef topped with mustard and spicy horseradish sauce. 19

 

BRESAOLA E RUGHETTA

Air-dried, cured beef with arugula, red onions, and shaved Parmigiano cheese. 20

 

SALMONE MARINATO

Thinly sliced home-cured smoked salmon, topped with capers and red onions. 22

 

CIOTOLA DI MARE

Fresh clams, mussels, and shrimp in a creamy tomato saffron sauce. 24

Pizze — Pizzas


Organic gluten-free dough, add 6

MARGHERITA

Tomato, mozzarella, basil. 18

 

CALABRESE

Pepperoni salami, tomato, mozzarella, red onions. 19

 

ALFREDO

Mozzarella, caramelized onions, roasted garlic, panna. 18

 

PROSCIUTTO COTTO

Ham, tomato, mozzarella, assorted mushrooms, truffle oil. 22

 

SOTTOCENERE

Wild mushrooms, mozzarella, panna, truffle oil. 19

 

PARMA E RUGHETTA

Parma prosciutto, chopped fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula, Parmesan. 24

QUATTRO STAGIONI

Artichoke hearts, black olives, ham, mushrooms, tomato sauce, mozzarella. 22

 

MAIALINA

Tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham, Italian sausage, pepperoni salami. 24

 

POLLO BBQ

Roasted chicken, barbeque sauce, Fresno chiles, mozzarella. 22

 

CARBONARA

Mozzarella, smoked bacon, panna, farm egg. 18

 

VEGETARIANA

Roasted eggplant, yellow squash, zucchini, mozzarella, goat cheese, pesto sauce. 20

 

SALSICCIA PICCANTE

Crumbled Italian sausage, serrano chiles, red onions, tomato sauce, mozzarella. 23

Primi — First Course


Organic gluten-free pasta, add 5.

Any sauce from our menu.

FUSILLI TARTUFATI

Corkscrew pasta with leeks, artichokes, shiitake mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, shaved ricotta, and truffle oil. 26

 

PENNETTE AL SALMONE E PANNA

Quill-shaped pasta with smoked salmon, dill, light sour cream sauce, and dry vermouth. 27

 

ZITI ALLA PUTTANESCA

Short tube pasta with ragout of olives, capers, chili flakes, tomato sauce, and pecorino cheese. 25

 

LINGUINETTE ALLE VONGOLE

Thin flat pasta with fresh clams, shaved garlic, chili flakes, parsley, white wine sauce. 28

 

SPAGHETTI CON POLPETTE  DELLA NONNA

Thin spaghetti with grandma’s meatballs and marinara sauce. 25

PAPPARDELLE ALLA BOSCAIOLA

Flat ribbon pasta with porcini mushrooms, bacon, light tomato cream sauce. 27

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO

Egg noodles with creamy Parmesan sauce. 24

(Add chicken 5)

 

RAVIOLI AL BURRO E SALVIA

Pasta pillows filled with spinach and ricotta with brown butter and sage sauce and dash of tomato sauce. 24

 

TORTELLACCI ALLA PANNA

Spinach pasta filled with cheese, ham, and creamy Parmesan sauce. 26

 

TAGLIATELLE ALLA BOLOGNESE

Spinach tagliatelle noodles with traditional meat ragout sauce. 28

 

RISOTTO DEL GIORNO

Daily arborio rice. Please see specials for today’s selection. M.P.

PASTA DEL GIORNO

Daily pasta. Please see specials for today’s selection. M.P.

Secondi — Second Course

POLLO NEL COCCIO

Terra-cotta-baked chicken with porcini mushrooms, vegetable sauce, grilled polenta. 40

 

LOMBATA DI VITELLO

20 oz grilled grass-fed veal short loin with rosemary and sage butter. Served with roasted potatoes, roasted beets, and sautéed spinach, no substitutions. 49

 

COSTATA ALLA FIORENTINA

20 oz grilled bone-in rib-eye steak served with stewed cannellini beans and sage. 52

QUAGLIE ARROSTO

Roasted quails with porcini mushroom sauce, grilled polenta, spinach and Parmigiana. 38

SELLA D’AGNELLO

Grilled rack of lamb with roasted shaved garlic, olive oil, rosemary, and sage. Served with roasted potatoes, roasted beets, and sautéed spinach, no substitutions. 49

POLLO "YOUR WAY"

Your choice of chicken Parmigiana, Piccata, Marsala or Milanese Style, served with roasted potatoes, roasted beets, and sautéed spinach, no substitutions. 39

 

SPECIALITÀ DAL ROSTICCERIA

Daily special from our rotisserie. Served with roasted potatoes, roasted beets, and sautéed spinach, no substitutions. M.P.

 

PESCE FRESCO DEL GIORNO

Fresh fish of the day. See specials for selections. Served with roasted potatoes, roasted beets, and sautéed spinach, no substitutions. M.P.

Contorni — Sides

BROCCOLINI CALABRESI

Wild broccolini sautéed with garlic, chili flakes, anchovies, olive oil. 9.5

 

CAVOLFIORI GRATINATI

Cauliflowers gratin with shallots, bread crumbs, cream, Parmigiano. 9.5

ASPARAGI GRIGLIATI

Grilled fresh green asparagus, garlic, olive oil. 9.5

 

PATATE FRITTE

Homemade French fries. 8.5 

Add truffle oil and Parmesan add 3.

Dolci — Desserts

TIRAMISU AL CAFFE

Sponge cake with espresso and mascarpone cheese. 13

 

MOUSSE AL CIOCCOLATO

Chocolate mousse with wild berries sauce. 14

 

AFFOGATO AL CAFFE

Vanilla ice cream, wafer cookie, drowned with a shot of espresso, topped with whipped cream. 10

 

PANNA COTTA

Eggless custard with Amarena cherries. 10

COPPA DI GELATO

Assorted Italian gelato, wafer cookie, topped with whipped cream. 11

 

CANNOLI

Crispy pastry horns filled with sweet ricotta, pistachio, and dusted with powdered sugar. 10

VINSANTO CON BISCOTTI

Aged sweet Trebbiano wine with almond biscotti. 18

 

TORTINO

Molten chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream, wild berry sauce. 14

BAULETTO ALL FRUTTA

Puff pastry with wild berries and sabayon sauce. 14

SORBETTO

Ask your server for current flavors. 9

 

TORTA DI PERE

Homemade pear tart, almond marzipan, with caramel sauce. 14

PIATTO DI FORMAGGIO

Assorted artisanal cheese with nuts and candied fruit mustard compote. 19

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