Prepared with chicken livers, pork tenderloin, basil and, Mediterranean spices. Suggested pairing: Masciarelli Trebbiano d' Abruzzo
Pate Delle Due Siciliy
Classic Monzu style mushroom pate containing Pantelleria capers, olives and dry Marsala. Suggested pairing: La Caplana Barbera d' Asti
Bruschetta Con Caponata
Eggplant and Mediterranean vegetable medley, prepared in the traditional agrodolce style of Sicily w/ salted caper, celery, & olive, Served w/ Italian pesto crisp. Suggested pairing: Masciarelli Montepulciano d' Abruzzo
Appetizers And Bites - Hot
Fresh fennel roasted in a chardonnay cream with black olives and pancetta. Finished with a pecorino bread crumb crust. Suggested pairing: Macon Village "Loumont" Chardonnay
Portabello mushroom stuffed with sweet italian sausage, gorgonzola cheese, fresh spinach and a splash of imported dry Marsala. Suggested pairing: Il Conte Rosso Piceno, Le Marche
Sweet red bell pepper filled with a mixture of aged provolone cheese, Golden raisins, fresh tomatoes, pine nuts and black currants. Suggested pairing: LaCaplana Barbera d' Asti
Grilled Harissa Lamb
Lamb loin chop grilled w/ house made mild Tunisian harissa. Served w/ a side of our eggplant caponata and Black Beluga lentil salad. Suggested pairing: Gini, Chianti Riserva "Il Novecento"
Torta Di Carciofi
Freshly made tart filled with artichokes and caramelized onion baked in a hand roll crust with a hint of sweetness. Suggested pairing: Vina Quintay, Clava Sauvignon Blanc
A timeless Sicilian classic prepared our way. A ricotta filled tart with provolone & Parmigiano cheeses, with organic baby spinach on a layer of prosciutto in our classic hand rolled crust. Suggested pairing: Monmousseau Vouvray
A slice each of both our pates for you to enjoy!
Peperone Ripieno, Portabello Ripieno and your choice of Torta Rustica or Torta di Carciofi
Unsurpassed offer for the taste of sicily. One of each pf our pate, one of each torte, peperone ripieno, portobello ripieno, and bruschetta con caponata
Roasted Garlic Bisque
topped with roasted almonds
Zuppa Del Giorno
soup of the day
Insalata Della Casa
Our house salad is an organic spring mix combined with red onions, piccante gorgonzola cheese and pine nuts in a pomegranate vinaigrette
Insalata Di Lenticchie Siciliane
Organic Montana Black Beluga lentils tossed with fresh fennel, red onions, black olives and fresh Costa Rican mint from our garden
Timballo Di Penne
A wedge of our pasta dome comprised of meatballs, eggs, mozzarella, provolone, roasted peppers in between layers of pasta. Bathed in balsamela & Parmigiano cheese. Served in a wedge with our house made, slow cooked tomato sauce. Suggested pairing: Feotto dello Jata Nero d'Avole Rosso or Gini, Chiauti Riserva "Il Novecento"
Penne pasta tossed in imported san marzano tomatoes with garlic, basil, grilled eggplant, and Ricotta Salata cheese. Suggested pairing: "Baqueano" Malbec or Gini, Chiauti Riserva "Il Novecento"
Pollo Con Carciofi
Boneless chicken breast sauteed in white vermouth and lemon, with artichokes, black olives, spinach and pecorino cheese. Suggested pairing: Masciarelli Trebbiano d'Abruzzo
Sirloin stuffed with a menagerie of ingredients including provolone, prosciutto, Italian sweet sausage, hard cooked eggs, asparagus and pancetta. Slowly braised in red wine and tomato reduction. Suggested pairing: Feotto Dello Jata Nero d'Avole Rosso or Luigi Scarani Pinot Nero Riserva
Cotoletta Di Pollo
Sicilian comfort food at its finest! Boneless skinless chicken breast dusted in homemade breadcrumbs, sesame seeds and Parmigiano, sauteed until golden brown. Suggested pairing: Vin Quintay Clava Sauvignon Blanc or Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Pesce/frutti Di Mare (fish/seafood)
Ask our wait staff for today's available seafood and/or fish. All fish and seafood chosen on daily basis
Unsweetened Fresh Ice Tea
Coffee / Tea
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water and Panna still water
Magic Hat Ipa, U.s.a.
Il Castello Lager, Italy
Estrella Damm Daura, Spain
Summer Menu Specials
June 3rd thru August 15th. Enjoy a Summer Love Affair as Your Taste Buds Roam Through the Regions of Italy!
Taste the Flavors of
Artwalk June 5th
Performing Live! DJ!
Art Walk Specials
Organic Roasted Red Beets with imported French cranberry goat cheese
Free range chicken breast stuffed
with provolone, hand roasted red peppers, spinach and prosciutto prepared Milanese style
25% off cash & carry bottles of wine
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
Nestled on a quiet street in the Village of the Arts district of Bradenton, Florida, you will find Ortygia Restaurant. This romantic hideaway offers the perfect atmosphere for a special occasion date night or a much needed evening out with friends.