black olives, green peppers, onion, mushrooms, spinach, zucchini, sun-dried tomato, fresh tomato.
bacon, chicken, sausage, seasoned tofu.
made with 3 eggs & real cheddar sauce.
all salads are made exclusively with romaine lettuce and served with torpedo bread and butter. all our dressings are homemade. add or top with your favorite protein: one tiny filet mignon $4.99, baked romano chicken $2.99, broiled scallops $4.99, seasoned grilled shrimp $44.99, buffalo chicken $2.99, fried calamari $2.99, half avocado $1.29, fried mozzarella thick $1.49. dressings: lena's house italian, sumptuous caesar, buttermilk peppercorn ranch, venetian vinaigrette, serious bleu cheese, creamy garlic parmesan, honey french.
Leona’s Chopped Salad
romaine, tomatoes, egg, onion, fresh mozzarella, bacon, carrots, corn, black olives, ditalini pasta, romano chicken, bleu cheese crumbles, and italian dressing.
Chopped Vegetarian Feast
roasted tofu, artichoke hearts, fresh tomato, onion, zucchini, red pepper, black olives, corn, ditalini pasta, carrots, fresh mozzarella with romaine lettuce. shaken with lena's house dressing. share it?
Chopped Chicken Cobb
roasted chicken, romaine lettuce, smoked bacon, ditalini pasta, avocado, sliced egg, red onions, fresh tomatoes and bleu cheese. shaken with peppercorn ranch dressing.
romaine lettuce, broccoli, fresh mushrooms, celery sticks, carrots, cucumber, red pepper, sliced egg and fresh tomatoes with choice of dressing.
romaine lettuce with a taste of fresh mozzarella, sun-dried tomato and parmesan cheese, garlic bread croutons and our homemade caesar dressing.
1/2 pound burgers made from 100% ground steak served with lettuce and tomato on a baked-by-us pretzel bun, a side dish and our homemade lenacake.
Bacon Cheddar Burger
thick hickory smoked bacon, cheddar cheese and spicy 1000 island dressing.
sliced avocado, roasted onions, cheddar cheese and chipotle sauce.
3 Cheese Burger
topped with melted, pepperjack, cheddar and american, boom boom sauce.
Hickory Bbq Burger
hickory smoked bacon, roasted onions, pepperjack cheese and bbq sauce.
sauteed mushrooms, roasted onion and bleu cheese dressing.
Mushroom Swiss Burger
sauteed mushrooms, swiss cheese and garlic parmesan dressing.
choose a cheese, topping and a sauce $9.95, simply broiled with one sauce $8.99
homemade tomato sauce, roasted chicken, red peppers, roasted garlic, black olives, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, romano and aged mozzarella.
12” (serves 2)$16.95
14” (serves 2-3)$19.95
16” (serves 3-4)$24.95
all pasta dinners are served with soup or salad, baked-by-us bread and butter.
if you've ever prepared lasagna you can appreciate the love and work! we run out every night you've been warned! add to your lasagna: a big homemade meatball $2.59, slow cooked italian pot roast $3.99.
Five Cheese Lasagna
ricotta, romano, provolone, mozzarella and asiago cheeses served with marinara or meat sauce.
served after 5 p.m.
Backed Mac & Cheese
four cheeses and sharp cheddar sauce with cholula.
Mac & Smoked Bacon
backed mac & cheese topped with smoked bacon.
mac & cheese topped with our tomato meat sauce.
a half order of our lasagna and a half order of baked mac & cheese.
Braised Beef & Penne
italian pot roast over penne & homemade tomato meat sauce.
Our Pasta Bowls
Olio, Penne, Italian Sausage & Broccoli
Tomato Cream, Penne & Portabella
Pesto, Penne, Bacon & Romano Chicken
Shrimp & Scallops Over Spaghettini Olio
of course you can have one or the other!
Braised Beef& Penne
with meat sauce.
Your Pasta Bowl
Your Pasta Bowl
choose a pasta: spaghettini or rigatoni, choose a sauce: marinara, tomato cream or tomato meat. meaty options: homemade meat ball $2.59, braised italian pot roast $3.99.
Our Original Alfredo
With Romano Chicken$14.99
With Portabella Mushroom$13.99
With Roasted Shrimp, Scallops & Tomatoes$16.99
baked with provolone, and served on penne with marinara.
Romano Chicken Parmigiana
Garlic Chicken Parmigiana
these feasts include 2 side dishes and a sweet lenacake. served with made-by-us bread and butter. enjoy!
Lena's Romano Crusted Chicken
baked chicken breast with seasoned romano bread crumbs.
Additional Chicken Breast$2.59
Baked Garlic Chicken, Seriously!
seasoned bread crumbs and baked with roasted garlic.
The Fish Fry
buttermilk battered fish fry. try it with a side of mac & cheese.
blackened with cajun spices and served with homemade tartar sauce.
Fish & Shrimp Basket
fried fish filets and tiger shrimp served with 2 homemade sauces.
Fried Cajun Shrimp
served with traditional and spicy homemade sauces.
three petite filet mignon medallions cooked medium and topped three ways. one: bacon & bleu cheese, one: cheddar & spicy 1000, one: roasted mushroom, pepperjack & chipotle.
Charred Bbq Baby Back Ribs
Half Slab And Buffalo Chicken Wings$19.99
15 Oz. Angus Beef Chopped Steak
broiled with mushrooms and / or onions. giardiniera side.
Lasagna & Italian Pot Roast
this specialty is served with choice of soup or salad only.
Shrimp & Scallop Scampi
of course you can have just one or the other!.
Stuffed Portabella & Italian Sausage
roasted with provolone & tomato bruschetta. served with a dollop of meat sauce and a side of giardiniera.
Jumbo Tenders A La Adult
juicy, sesame fried chicken or baked romano chicken.
great cakes made-by-us from scratch!
Chocolate Walnut Brownie 'n Cake
made-by-us chocolate walnut brownie cake with vanilla ice cream.
A never trendy, almost sexy, vegetarian friendly, carnivorous compatible, hearty american, festive italian, tourist tolerant, family owned, neighborhood restaurant with nocturnal kitchens and divine delivered dining that’s been nourishing chicagoland with good food and real hospitality since 1950. Whew !