LUNCH MENU

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Romeo Cucina offers a variety of menu options for different times of the day and different occassions. We do our best to keep the menus updated seasonally. For seasonal or Happy Hour Promotions please verify by calling in that we are still offering items of interest.

ANTIPASTI

Bruschetta

Romeo grilled bread topped with tomato & basil and balsamic reduction ($8.50)

Pepata di Cozze

Steamed Mussels in a mild traditional Italian tomato Broth ($13.95)

Scottata di Tonno

Lightly Seared sesame crusted ahi tuna with, cucumber, avocado and balsamic ($14.95)

Caprese

Buffalo mozzarella tomato & basil, with prosciutto. ($12.50)

Calamari 

Deep fried calamari with a side of spicy red Romeo sauce ($14.95)

Carpaccio di Manzo

Thin sliced raw-beef fillet, artichoke hearts, arugola, capers and parmigiano. ($12.95)

Il Tagliere

A variety of Italian cheeses, Ricotta, parmigiano, Caciotta pepper cheese, Salame Calbrese, Cerignola olives, berries and crostini 15.95

INSALATE (Salads)

Insalata Della Casa,

romaine, tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, Kalamata olives, Feta Cheese and mint, house dressing ($8.25)

Amante di Cesare

romaine, spinach, garlic croutons, our Caesar dressing ($9.50)

Romeo

romaine, radicchio, endive and arugola, Topped with fresh grilled Shrimp in balsamic vinaigrette ($14)

Mediterranea

Tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives, onion, oregano, Feta cheese, Kalamata olive, garlic and extra virgin olive oil ($8.50)

Insalata con Pollo

radicchio, spinach, grilled chicken breast, pine nuts, mozzarella and sesame vinaigrette ($13.95)

Panini (Sandwiches)

Served on our fresh baked focaccia bread and House Salad

Panino Polpette

Homemade meat balls, onions, garlic, mozzarella in a lightly spiced tomato sauce ($14.95)

Panino Caprese

Buffalo mozzarella, basil, prosciutto, tomatoes and basil ($14.95)

Panino Vegetariano

Grilled eggplant, roasted peppers, sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella and avocado ($14.95)

Panino Ruspante

Grilled chicken breast with garlic with sautéed mushrooms, sweet onions, melted mozzarella ($14.95)

Panino Casareccio

Grilled Italian sausage with roasted peppers, sautéed spinach, onion and garlic. ($14.95)

Panino Taormina

Seared Ahi Tuna, avocado and spinach topped with vinaigrette ($14.95)

Zuppe (Soups)

Minestrone

assorted fresh spring vegetable soup, in a delightful broth ($8.50)

Zuppa di Pesce

clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari, and herbs All in a zesty fresh broth ($13)

PASTA

(GLUTEN FREE PASTA AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST)

Gnocchi al Pesto

homemade potato pillows, in a fresh pesto sauce ($13.50) ( Choice of fresh tomato sauce)

Lasagnette Graziella

Homemade in a classic Bolognese ground beef ragout, with fresh tomato sauce, mozzarella, earthy vegetables & herbs ($13.95)

Ravioli Ostello

Homemade Ravioli, filled with caponata of zucchini, eggplant, celery, onions, pine nuts in a fresh tomato sauce & basil. ($14.00)

Short Rib Tortelloni,

Tortelloni stuffed with braised beef Short rib in a pesto Sauce, topped with arugola and shaved Parmigiano ($14.00)

Capelli d Angelo

Angel hair, diced tomatoes, garlic, arugola, basil and olive oil. ($11.50)

Romagnole alla Vodka

Penne pasta in a creamy vodka sauce with peas, prosciutto di Parma, onion and garlic ($15.00)

Rigatoni Giulietta

short tube pasta, in a unique romantic blend Of very finely chopped Mushrooms, Spinach, pine – nuts and onions, With fresh tomato & mascarpone sauce ($14.50)

Spaghetti Puttanesca

Fresh tomato sauce, kalamata olives, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, Onions, garlic, capers ($14.50)

Tagliatelle Rustiche

flat noodles in a ragout of fresh tomato sauce, Ground fillet, earthy herbs & vegetables and small Country style meat balls ($15.95)

Pennette Ruspanti

Small penne, grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes, Pine nuts, mushrooms, shallots, basil, garlic & olive oil ($15.50)

Spaghetti Pennello

sautéed with fresh shrimp, scallops, asparagus, bell peppers, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. ($16.95)

Linguine Costa Verde

sautéed with fresh clams, mussels, garlic, White wine And olive oil ($17.95)

I SECONDI (ENTREES)

Parmigianella

 Golden light crisp eggplant topped with Fresh grated Parmigiano, mozzarella in a fresh tomato sauce, served with Linguine with diced tomatoes, garlic and evoo. (15.00)

Pollo Grigliato

Grilled chicken breast with your choice of Picata or Marsala SAUCE, served with angel hair pasta. ($18.50)

Pollo Italiano

Breaded chicken breast, topped with marinated Tomatoes, garlic, arugola, mozzarella, served with fresh vegetables ($18.50)

Tagliata di Manzo

Grilled sirloin steak served with cherry tomatoes, caramelized onions, arugula, parmigiano and topped with a shallots sage butter ($25)

Salmone al Limoncello

Grilled Salmon Filet topped with a Limoncello sauce Served with fresh steamed asparagus & GRILLED tomatoes ($26)

Scampi 

Sautéed prawns with lemon, white wine and diced tomatoes, tossed with Linguine pasta ($24.00)

Cioppino

with fresh clams, mussels, shrimp, tuna, swordfish, calamari, scallops in a delightful broth with vegetables and herbs (26.95)

PIZZA (wood-fired oven, thin crust!)

Pizza Margherita

mozzarella, fresh tomato sauce, oregano, basil, ($12.50)

Pizza Calabrese

Spicy Italian salami, onions, fresh tomato sauce and mozzarella ($13.95)

Ai Formaggi

mozzarella, gorgonzola, goat cheese & Parmigiano and fresh tomato sauce ($13.95)

Al gusto Forte

pepperoni, salami, sausage, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, black olives, oregano, fresh tomato sauce & mozzarella ($13.95)

Pizza Fratelli

artichoke hearts, mushrooms, olives, small Romeo’s meatballs, Tomato sauce, mozzarella ($13.95)

Ai Funghi Selvaggi

Sautéed wild mushrooms, oregano fresh tomato sauce, mozzarella ($13.95)

Vegetariana Completa,

Broccoli, mushrooms, zucchini, yellow squash onions, fresh tomatoes and tomato sauce (Mozzarella upon request only) ($13.95)

MENU DEL BAMBINO (KIDS MENU)

PASTA ANY SHAPE

Tomato & Basil sauce / Meat sauce or Butter & Parmigiano ($7.50)

POLLO MAMMA ROMEO

golden chicken tenders, side choice of Italian fries or vegetables ($8.50)

PIZZA FANTASIA DI GREGORY

Tomato & Mozzarella or any topping ($8.50)