Lunch Menu

All Entrees include your choice of Soup or Salad

 

Antipasti(Appetizers)

 

Mozzarella Fritta

Lightly breaded Mozzarella served with Marinara sauce

$8

 

Bruschetta

Toasted Italian Bread topped with fresh Tomatoes, Olive Oil, Garlic and Basil

$7

 

Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

Jumbo Scallops wrapped in Bacon and broiled to perfection

$13

 

Mussels or Clams

Your choice, served in a red or white wine sauce

$11 ~ add Pasta and soup or salad ~ $14

 

Antipasto Rustico

Imported Prosciutto, Sopressata,Provolone, fresh Mozzarella, Olives and Bruschetta

$14

 

 

Garlic Bread

$6

 

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Soup

 

House-made Soup of the Day

Cup $4.00

 

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Salads

 

House Salad

Mixed Greens and Croutons tossed with Carmela's housemade vinaigrette

$4

Carpaccio

Thinly sliced Filet Mignon, served with Capers, shaved Parmigana and Mesclun Greens with house Vinaigrette dressing

$15

 

Caesar Salad

Romaine Lettuce served with house-made Caesar dressing and Croutons

$9

 

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken served over Romaine Lettuce with house-made Caesar dressing and Croutons

$15

 

Insalata Capricciosa

Marinated grilled Chicken breast served with gourmet Greens and house-made dressing

$15

 

Tuna Salad Platter

Fresh Tuna Salad served over a bed of Lettuce with Tomatoes and Cheese

$14

 

Insalata Caprese

Roma Tomatoes, fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

$9

 

Crab Cake Salad

Two Crab Cakes served on a bed of Mesclun Greens

$15

 

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Focaccias

 

Served on house-made Focaccia bread with your choice of Soup or Salad

 

 

Focaccia Pollo

Marinated grilled Chicken breast served with Lettuce, Tomato and Onion

$14

 

Focaccia Contadina

Imported Prosciutto, red roasted Peppers, fresh Mozzarella and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

$14

 

Focaccia Adriatica

Sauteed baby Rock Shrimp, Spinach, Garlic and Olive oil topped with Fontina Cheese

$14

 

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Pasta

 

Served with your choice of Soup or Salad

 

Capellini Primavera Garlic

Fresh Vegetables sauteed in imported Olive oil and Garlic

$13 ~ (add Chicken - $3/ add Shrimp $4)

 

Baked Ziti Alforno

Baked Ziti with fresh hot Ricotta and Mozzarella Cheeses served with our Special sauce, baked to perfection

$13

 

Gnocchi di Carmela

Carmela's house-made Gnocchi with Alfredo or Tomato Sauce

$14

 

Chicken A Modo Nostro

Penne pasta, sauteed Chicken, Asparagus and Sundried Tomato in a Light Rose Sauce

$14

 

Meat Tortellini or Cheese Ravioli

Tomato or Alfredo Sauce

$14

 

Create your own Lunch ~ Your Choice of:

Spaghetti - Ziti - Linguine - Fettucine - Capellini

With any of the following sauces

 

Alfredo

$13

 

Marinara sauce

$11

 

Arrabiata

Spicy hot Tomato sauce

$13

 

Bolognese

Authentic Meat sauce

$14

 

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Entrees

 

Served with your choice of Soup or Salad and Spaghetti

 

Veal Parmigiana

Breaded Veal cooked to a golden brown, topped with melted Mozzarella Cheese and Red sauce

$15

 

Chicken Sorrento

Breast of Chicken sauteed with Mushrooms and chopped Tomato in a Sherry Wine sauce topped with Mozzarella cheese

$14

 

Chicken Parmigiana

Breaded breast of Chicken cooked to a golden brown and topped with Provolone cheese

$14

 

Chicken Alfredo

Breast of Chicken slices in our housemade Alfredo sauce served over fettuccine

$14

 

Chicken Marsala

Breast of Chicken sauteed in sweet Marsala Wine with fresh Mushrooms

$14

 

Sausage or Chicken Cacciatore

Sausage or Chicken pan sauteed with bell pepper, garlic, mushrooms and onions in a marinara sauce over Penne pasta

$14

 

Chicken & Shrimp Parmigiana

Breaded breast of Chicken and Shrimp cooked to a golden brown, topped with Mozzarella cheese and a Red sauce

$15

 

Shrimp Parmigiana

Jumbo Shrimp cooked to a golden brown, topped with Mozzarella cheese and a Red sauce

$15

 

Zupette

Shrimp, Clams, Mussels and Calamari in a Red Sherry Wine Marinara sauce, or a Garlic White Wine Scampi sauce served over Linguine pasta

$16

 

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Beverages

 

Coffee - Cappuccino - Espresso - Tea - Soft Drinks    Full Liquor Bar

 

Carmela Cucina Italiana      823 Grand Avenue      San Marcos      California      92069     760-471-2131