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Cranelli's Italian Restaurant

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Tue, 22/01
20:00
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Menu

APPETIZERS
$4.0
Garlic Knots
Served with marinara
$9.0
Antipasto
genoa salami, deli-cut pepperoni, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, asparagus, artichokes, kalamata olives, & peperoncino's served with two crostinis
$8.0
Italian Poppers
poblano peppers stuffed with a four cheese medley & sausage topped with bread crumbs
$10.0
Sausage & Peppers
sweet italian sausage, mixed peppers, & red onions sautéed in a marinara sauce served with two crostinis
$8.0
Arancinis*
flash fried risotto balls filled with cheese & ever-changing ingredients (ask your server about the featured risotto ball)
$8.0
Caprese
fresh basil leaves, roma tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella & red onions drizzled with a balsamic glaze & served with two crostinis
SALADS
House Made Dressings: ranch - blue cheese - italian - caesar - oil & balsamic vinegar. Add blue cheese Crumbles or Anchovies $0.75 (Gluten-free)
Side $4.0
Entrée $6.0
House
lettuce mix with tomatoes, red onions, croûtons, & a sprinkle of parmesan cheese served with your choice of dressing
Side $6.0
Entrée $8.0
Caesar
romaine lettuce & croûtons tossed in our caesar & a sprinkle of parmesan cheese
Entrée $11.0
Strawberry Pecan*
spinach, romaine, cherry tomatoes, red onions, gorgonzola cheese & candied pecans with a balsamic glaze
SIDES
$3.0
Meatballs
$3.0
Sausage
$3.0
Chicken
$3.0
Shrimp
$3.0
Pesto
$3.0
Bolognese
$3.0
Béchemel
PASTA DISHES
Pastas topped with fresh parsley & romano cheese. Substitute sautéed spinach for any pasta $2; Split plate charge $3
Half $10.0
Full $16.0
Lasagna
fresh sheet pasta layered with ricotta cheese & our beef & pork mixture topped with béchamel sauce & baked to perfection
Half $8.0
Full $14.0
Gluten Free Full $18.0
Marinara
our rustic house-made marinara sauce with italian spices served over spaghetti (try it with meatballs or sausage)
Half $9.0
Full $15.0
Bolognese
traditional meat sauce with italian spices mixed with our creamy béchamel served over spaghetti
Half $9.0
Full $15.0
Gluten Free Full $19.0
Baked Ziti
italian sausage with ricotta & mozzarella cheese & a touch of our bolognese sauce served over ziti
Half $8.0
Full $14.0
Gluten Free Full $18.0
Tomato Basil
fresh roma & cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, & basil with a white wine sauce served over fettuccine (try it with chicken, shrimp, or sausage)
Full $16.0
Gluten Free Full $20.0
Linguine and Clams
house made spicy clam sauce with your choice of aglio, red or creamy white sauce
Half $9.0
Full $15.0
Gluten Free Full $19.0
Chicken Piccata
mushrooms, grilled asparagus, and capers in a lemon butter sauce topped with grilled chicken served over fettuccine
Half $9.0
Full $15.0
Gluten Free Full $19.0
Chicken Marsala
prosciutto, mushrooms, grilled asparagus, and cherry tomatoes in our rustic house-made marsala sauce topped with grilled chicken served over fettuccine noodles
Half $8.0
Full $14.0
Gluten Free Full $18.0
Aglio E Olio
white wine, garlic, olive oil, crushed red peppers, fresh parsley, & romano cheese served over spaghetti (try it with cherry tomatoes, chicken, shrimp, or sausage)
Half $9.0
Full $15.0
Gluten Free Full $19.0
Chicken Genovese
our house-made pesto with sun-dried tomatoes tossed with our creamy béchamel topped with grilled chicken served over spaghetti
SANDWICHES
$10.0
Sausage
sausage, grilled peppers, onions, mozzarella cheese served with a side of marinara
$10.0
Meatball
our delicious house-made meatballs topped with mozzarella cheese served with a side of marinara
$10.0
Salami
salami, sweet ham, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, spinach, mozzarella cheese, & spicy aioli, served with extra spicy aioli on the side
$10.0
Eggplant
lightly (panko) breaded & fried eggplant, spinach, roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, mozzarella cheese, balsamic dressing, & spicy aioli
$10.0
Chicken Parmigiana
lightly (panko) breaded & fried chicken topped with mozzarella cheese & baked to perfection served with a side of marinara
STROMBOLI'S
$10.0
Pepperoni, Salami, & Provolone Cheese
$10.0
Ham, American & Provolone Cheese
$10.0
Build your Own
Choice of two ingredients
CALZONES
$9.0
Cheese
$10.0
Sausage
$12.0
Veggie
spinach, onions, black olives, mixed peppers, & mushrooms
$10.0
Build Your Own
choice of two ingredients
TRADITIONAL THIN CRUST PIES
Small 10" $14.0
Large 14" $16.0
Sausage & Onion
Small 10" $14.0
Large 14" $16.0
Margherita
try it with a side of pesto!
Small 10" $12.0
Large 14" $14.0
Build Your Own
JUST FOR KIDS
Includes a drink & a scoop of ice cream
$6.0
Macaroni & Creamy Cheese
$6.0
Thin Crust Mini Pie
Choice of 2 toppings
$6.0
Pasta
Choice of butter, alfredo, or marinara
DESSERTS
$8.0
Tiramisu
$7.0
Cannoli
Chocolate chip, almond or plain
$10.0
Italian Cookies*
4 assorted
$7.0
Panna Cotta*
Ask your server about feature flavor
$8.0
Affogato*
two scoops ice cream, chocolate drizzle, hazelnuts and shot of espresso in a martini glass
$12.0
Affogato Dirty*
with Frangelico
$4.0
Vanilla Ice Cream
with choice of Caramel or Chocolate sauce
$6.0
Spumoni*
chocolate, cherry and pistachio gelato with Pistachio pieces mixed in
$10.0
Tartufo Bomba*
Ball of Love
About
We are located in the newly purchased Waterford (previously IMT) apartment complex. We have two specified parking in front of the door, any other spot that just states "retail parking" - besides Blue Mist and Trubucha - are fine to park at as well. If you park in the other two mentioned (even when closed) unfortunately they will tow you. Call for reservations!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Cannot day enough great things about this gem. Garlic knots - delicious, chicken Marsala over spinach - amazing, Stromboli dough - tasty, meatball sub- yummy, patio - comfy, our waiter Chad - spectacular. As mentioned we waited a little for our food but well worth...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ltoomey2
Cranellis, Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you ever so kindly for taking time out of your day to write such a fantastic and overwhelmingly kind review!! We appreciate you so much; I shared your compliments with Chad and we look forward to your next visit - soon we...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Some of the best service I have ever had! Our waiter (Chad) constantly refilled beverages, was enthusiastic, and was very helpful with the food ordering, all the other staff were also pleasant. The food is REALLY good and filling and has fair prices! Would recommend...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jacob T
Cranellis, Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Jacob, Thank you so much for your fantastic review!!! I passed along your compliments to Chad - thank you for that as well! We wish you lived here too! Until next time, Brittany

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Just like Sunday Dinner in Howard Beach, Queens! Great Italian Food in an intimate settings. The resturat is small but LARGE in flavor and service. My wife and I discovered the resturant on a weekday and had a great lunch of flavorfull Garlic Knots, Bologense...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Ghostrainchaser
Cranellis, General Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Dear Guest, What a compliment!!! You literally quoted our "house rules" sign with your small but LARGE!! We can NOT wait for your return, thank you for all your kindness! Brittany and the Cranelli's Crew

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I met up with a work colleague here for lunch on a recent business trip, and was so impressed!! Service was fantastic, staff were friendly and efficient! Food was amazing!! We were offered the garlic knots on the house, and I seriously could have eaten...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Ashley E
Cranellis, Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much Ashley for your fantastic review! We appreciate your kindness and look forward to your return soon! Brittany and the Cranelli's Crew

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Fabulous Italian dishes and great service! They often have wonderful specials too! The place is small, so make a reservation!!!! It'll be worth it though, even if you have to wait a few minutes. Come hungry!! Try the garlic knots...amazing!

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank 72GG_travels
Cranellis, Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Friend, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review! Your compliments and kindness go a long way and we sincerely appreciate you! We look forward to your many visits! Brittany and the Cranelli's Family

Reviewed 16 May 2018

My first visit here was so much fun, and I left so stuffed. While waiting, I tried two of their red wines, and the Malbec was my favorite, so I got a Malbec Sangria, which was so good! We started with some of their garlic...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jen G
Cranellis, General Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Jen, Thank you so much for the gracious review!!! You two were so much fun! I can't wait to have you back soon! Brittany Your Wine Tasting Buddy :)

Reviewed 15 May 2018

We had a reservation, we were seated immediately. After we received our drinks it took about 2 hours for 1/2 our party to be served, we watched people around us who were seated later served in about an hour or so. When we got our...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jesse W
Cranellis, Owner at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

UPDATE: The owner did contact me and did apologize and does seem to care to straighten things out. I appreciate it. The owners daughter is horrible at PR, she left a rambling message basically having a conversation with herself starting out as a sorry and...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Tucked away gem in Lone tree! Service was superb! Family owned and operated! Super busy , reservations recommended! Parking is very tight. Very different approach to Italian, but very good! Chicken Marsala was delish! I did not care for their Tiramisu. This was not traditional...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank BrandyS612
Cranellis, General Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Dear Brandy, Thank you for your gracious compliments! For those also reading, parking is tough however; other options include parking at the University of Phoenix or the Rocky Mtn. Law Enforcement bank and walking on over. :) The Tiramisu is unlike the traditional lady finger...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Looking for a place after a full day of Bible instruction. A little obscure to find. Parking not to convenient. Had a reservation and when we entered the restaurant the hostess was a little surly. The place was quite small and the table seemed tight...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank bigshark1207
Cranellis, General Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Big Shark, First of all, thank you for taking time out of your day to write a review! We appreciate your kindness and look forward to your return! Second, we spoke to the hostess and she apologies for the misunderstanding, she is a very...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Our first visit for lunch. Very very friendly place with a welcoming atmosphere. Our waiter forgot our garlic knots, but that’s ok because our meals were excellent and filling. The “but” is because parking is terrible. Also, the restaurant is very small. We will return...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank JohnH908
Cranellis, Manager at Cranelli's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

You made me nervous with the but... I am glad to hear you had a great time and the only issue is parking and our space. We do love our space, we understand it may seem small but we were shooting for the quaint and...More

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