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SANTA BARBARA

A Santa Barbara favorite for twenty years,

Ca'Dario's Ristorante serves authentic, gourmet Italian cuisine alongside an extensive wine list, all in a cozy, convivial atmosphere.

LUNCH MENU

Antipasti — Appetizers

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

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LATTUGHINE DI CAMPO

Farm lettuces and tomatoes with balsamic dressing and parmigiano cheese. 9

INSALATA ROMANA

Romaine hearts, garlic croutons, parmigiano, Caesar dressing.  10

RUGHETTA CON PARMIGIANO

Arugula, tomatoes, red onions, shaved parmigiano, mustard vinaigrette. 12

BRUSCHETTA AL POMODORO

Toasted rustic bread with fresh chopped tomatoes, garlic, basil, evoo. 13

CA’DARIO “CHOPPED SALAD”

Crispy romaine, turkey, mozzarella, ham, bacon, eggs, tomatoes, and blue cheese. 15

INSALATA DI POLLO ARROSTO

Baby lettuces, roasted chicken, garlic croutons, grated parmigiano. 16

SPINACI CON PANCETTA E UOVA

Spinach salad tossed with boiled egg, crispy bacon, parmigiano, balsamic dressing. 14

CARCIOFO RIPIENO

Cold steamed artichoke, stuffed with bread, artichoke hearts, fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil. 16

MOZZARELLA CAPRESE

Buffalo mozzarella, sliced organic tomatoes, oregano, basil, evoo. 15

CARPACCIO

Thinly sliced raw beef topped with capers, shaved parmigiano, lemon juice, evoo. 15

ANTIPASTO DELLA CASA

Assortment of homemade marinated vegetables and cold cuts. 18

Eggs

UOVA IN CAMICIA

Poached eggs over toasted bread with grilled asparagus and hollandaise sauce. 14

OMELETTE BIANCA

Egg white omelette with mushrooms, spinach, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella. 14

FRITTATA ALLE QUATTRO STAGIONI

Egg frittata with ham, mushrooms, roasted peppers, asparagus. 15

Panini — Sandwiches

TOAST ITALIANO

Grilled baguette with ham and cheese. 14

CROSTONE VEGETARIANO

Rustic bread with eggplant, peppers, goat cheese, olive pâté. 14

FILONCINO CON POLLO

Grilled baguette with chicken, artichoke pâté, fontina cheese.  15

PAGNOTTA CON TONNO E CARCIOFI

Rustic bread with tuna, artichoke, olive tapenade, red onions.  15

EL GRINGO

Turkey breast, chipotle mayo, mozzarella, sliced jalapeño peppers. 16

Primi — First Course


Organic gluten-free pasta, add 3

With any sauce from our menu

RIGATONI AL POMODORO

Short tube pasta with savory tomato sauce and basil. 17

CAPELLINI ORGANICI

Angel hair with organic tomatoes, roasted garlic, and basil. 18

PENNETTE ALL’ARRABBIATA

Quill-shaped pasta with shaved garlic, parsley, chili flakes, tomato sauce. 18

FUSILLI ALL’AMATRICIANA

Curly pasta with bacon, caramelized onions, spicy tomato sauce, pecorino cheese. 19

FARFALLE AL SALMONE E PISELLI

Bow-tie pasta, smoked salmon, peas, light tomato cream sauce. 20

PENNE ALLA BOSCAIOLA

Quill-shaped pasta with porcini mushrooms, bacon, and light tomato cream sauce. 20

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO

Egg noodles with creamy Parmesan sauce. 18

(Add chicken 5)

RAVIOLI AL BURRO E SALVIA

Pasta pillows filled with spinach and ricotta, brown butter, and sage sauce. 18

TORTELLACCI ALLA PANNA

Spinach pasta filled with cheese, ham, and creamy Parmesan sauce. 20

PAPPARDELLE ALLA BOLOGNESE

Flat egg noodles with traditional meat ragout sauce. 22

RISOTTO DEL GIORNO

Daily arborio rice. Please see specials for today’s selection. 25

Secondi — Second Course

POLLO ALLA MILANESE

Breaded chicken breast topped with arugula, chopped tomatoes, and shaved parmigiano. 30

 

BISTECCA CON FUNGHI PORCINI

Sliced flat iron steak with porcini mushroom sauce. 32

SPECIALITÀ DALLA ROSTICCERIA

Daily special from our rotisserie. Please see specials. MP

 

PESCE DEL GIORNO

Fresh fish of the day. Please see specials for selections and prices. MP