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Gambardella's Ristorante Italiano - CLOSED


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US$ 20 - US$ 35

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Gamberoni Testerossa
jumbo prawns sauteed in a spicy pepper cream
Funghi Miste Con Aglio E Olio
mixed wild mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, garlic, white truffle oil
Mozzarella Fritta Pomodoro
lightly battered fresh mozzarella sauteed with garlic and tomato
Melanzane Ripieno
slices of eggplant stuffed with fontina cheese, sauteed in garlic sauce
Calamari Fritti
fried tender calamari served with a sweet pepper dipping sauce
Calamari Al Positano
calamari sauteed with hot chili peppers, white wine, and garlic sauce
Polenta Fritta Con Porcinie Pepperoni
crispy polenta, porcini mushrooms, roasted peppers, cream sauce
Mozzarella Fresca Di Bufala Alla Griglia
bufala mozzarella and prosciutto wrapped in fresh romaine and grilled with balsamic vinegar and olive oil
Insalata Della Casa
mixed greens, toasted croutons, and balsamic vinaigrette
Insalata Di Siciliana
sicilian green salad, sliced oranges, apples and raspberry vinaigrette
Insalata Di Spinaci Con Mele Fritta
fresh spinach, gorgonzola, bacon, fried apples, spiced walnuts citrus vinaigrette
Shitake Arrosta E Ricotta Salata
roasted shitake mushrooms, aged ricotta cheese, baby greens, lemon, and walnut oil
Insalata Di Caesar
romaine hearts and herbed croutons with house caesar dressing
Pasta Di Fagioli
classic white beans and pasta in a tomato garlic broth
Fusilli Amalfi
fusilli pasta, sun dried tomatoes, shitake mushrooms, roasted pine nuts, and fresh tomatoes
Fettuccini Testarossa
sliced chicken breast and fettuccini in a spicy cream sauce
Fettuccine Vegetali
house made fettuccine, artichoke hearts, spinach, sweet roasted peppers, and light tomato sauce
Penne Con Melanzane Arrosto
penne pasta and roasted eggplant in a spicy tomato sauce with aged ricotta cheese
Fusilli Capricciosi
fusilli pasta, sliced chicken breast, baby spinach, sun dried tomatoes, olives, garlic, and virgin olive oil
Gnocchi Al Pomodoro E Gorgonzola
potato dumplings with a creamy gorgonzola and tomato sauce
Linguine Ravello
fresh linguine, prawns, smoked pancetta, cannellini beans, sage, garlic and olive oil
Penne Con Salsicia E Pepperoni
quill shaped pasta, house made fennel sausage, sweet peppers, and cream sauce
Spaghettini Al Pomodoro
thin spaghetti pasta, fresh crushed tomato, basil, olive oil, and garlic
Linguine Alla Torinese
fresh linguine, virgin olive oil, parsley, garlic, gorgonzola cheese, cream, and roasted pine nuts
San Marzano
san marzano tomatoes, oregano, olive oil, pecorino romano cheese
Pizza Gamberi
prawns, guanciale, garlic, olive oil, oregano, and mozzarella
Salsiccia Al Funghi
tomato sauce, house made fennel sausage, mushrooms, and mozzarella
Pizza Bianca
roasted mushrooms, garlic, mozzarella, and truffle oil
Pomodoro Fresco
sliced tomatoes, basil, olive oil, and mozzarella
san marzano tomatoes, olive oil, basil and mozzarella
Pollo Calabrese E Polenta
boneless chicken breast, sun dried tomatoes, porcini mushrooms, olives, and polenta
Petto Di Pollo Alla Fiorentina
chicken breast sauteed with egg and spinach in a light lemon and herb sauce
Gamberoni Con Prosciutto E Carciofi
large prawns, artichoke hearts, prosciutto, and marsala cream sauce
Gamberoni Fra Diavola
large prawns, fresh tomato, garlic, hot calabrian peppers, and herbs
Vitello Scallopine Al Limone
sliced veal, shitake mushrooms, capers, and lemon
Vitello Con Funghi Misti E Olio Tartufi
tender veal slices, mixed wild mushrooms, sage leaves, and white truffle oil
Vitello Con Pepperoni E Polenta
sauteed veal and peppers with marsala cream sauce served with polenta
Melanzane Al Forno
sliced eggplant, fontina cheese, mozzarella cheese, and fresh tomato sauce
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

Great food, great atmospher, great waiters. What more can I say, Oh yes, Great drinks and . Woodfired oven for fantastic pizza. Everything about this place allows you to have a peacefully delicious dinner alone or with friends. Because you can sit and talk (and...More

Date of visit: May 2012
Thank lindaMenloPark
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Had lunch there today with a friend. Superb friendly service, good prices, and excellent food. Started with home-made crusty bread and foccacio with a tomato/garlic/nutty spread. We ordered the gorgonzola gnocchi and the penne with melanzanne (eggplant). Had their scrumptious chocolate pudding cake for dessert....More

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank RCLNonnie
Reviewed 31 January 2012

We love Italian food, and this suits the bill. The food is good, the ambiance is very nice, and the service is great

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 3 October 2011

My husband and I have been dining at Gambardella's for many years. It is our "go to" nice Italian restaurant. It is warm and inviting, with the wood-fire oven visible behind the bar. They have delicious pizzas in addition to the classic Italian fare. Since...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank plaidbeagle
Reviewed 10 June 2011

Alway spoilt for choice between pasta and the specials. Don't miss the shitake mushroom salad and the chocolate fandango. Wonderful warm service. A special restaurant

Thank Ukrugbyfan
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