Trattoria San Nicola

Italian

About Trattoria San Nicola

Trattoria San Nicola is much more than your typical Italian restaurant. It is truly an experience where authentic Italian cuisine meets the arts. The restaurant blends traditional Italian flavors and spices to create an atmosphere filled with fragrant aromas and delectable dishes in a quaint setting straight out of an Italian landscape.

From the moment you walk through the doors, you will be transformed from the Main Line to the mainland of Bari, Italy, just off the coast of the Adriatic Sea, the hometown of Chef Vito Giannandrea. Feast your eyes on our unique Italian artwork while you savor a delectable meal and a bottle of fine wine. Hold lively conversation with friends and family amid the delicate hum of Opera and traditional Italian music. Enjoy the ultimate culinary experience time and time again in an atmosphere that is sure to stir the senses.

Stuzzichini (Starters)

Roasted Peppers - $4.75


Bruschetta al Pomodoro e Mozzarella - $4.00


Garlic Bread - $3.00


Cheese and Peppers Plate - (Per person) $4.00

Served family style

Escarole - $3.50

Escarole sautéed with olive oil, garlic, crushed red pepper


Zuppe (Soups)

Zuppa di Pasta e Fagioli - $6.00

Cannellini beans, diced potatoes and pasta simmered with chicken broth

Passato di Pomodoro con Carne di Granchio - $6.75

Cream of tomato soup flavored with crab meat


Piatti Leggeri (Light Fare)

Insalata di Cesare con Pollo alla Griglia - $11.25

Grilled sliced chicken breast over romaine lettuce in Caesar dressing

Insalata Mista con Salmone alla Griglia - $12.50

Thinly sliced grilled salmon over a mixed green salad in a balsamic vinaigrette

Insalata con Mozzarella - $9.25

Romaine lettuce, mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, black olives, and sun dried tomatoes, in a balsamic vinaigrette


Antipasti Caldi (Hot Appetizers)

Involtini di Melanzane - $6.75

Lightly batter dipped eggplant slices rolled around provolone cheese, asparagus, basil and capers in a garlic tomato sauce

Salsiccia e Polenta - $6.75

Sliced Italian sausage braised with garlic, bell pepper and tomato sauce served over grilled polenta

Insalata di Mare Calda - $7.50

Steamed clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari and sea scallops seasoned with olive oil and lemon juice

Calamari Saltati Al Pomodoro - $6.75

Calamari, (tubes and tentacles), sautéed with garlic, white wine and a mildly spiced tomoto sauce


Antipasti Freddi (Cold Appetizers)

Prosciutto con Rucola - $6.75

Thinly sliced imported prosciutto served with arugula in a balsamic vinaigrette and sharp provolone cheese

Insalata di Ricotta - $6.75

Arugula salad tossed with honey grapefruit vinaigrette, sliced pears, salted ricotta cheese, pine nuts and raisins

Insalata di Rucola e Gorgonzola - $6.75

Arugula tossed in raspberry vinaigrette with croutons, walnuts and gorgonzola cheese

Insalata San Nicola - $8.00

Grilled sea scallops, shrimp and toasted almonds tossed with romaine lettuce and Caesar dressing

Insalata di Granchio - $7.25

Arugula salad tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing, diced tomatoes, topped with crabmeat and julienned sun dried tomatoes

Insalata della Casa (house salad) - $6.00


Caesar Salad - $6.00



Pasta

Linguine con Cima di Rapa - $12.50

Linguini sautéed with olive oil, garlic, crushed red pepper, broccoli rabe, mushrooms, and diced tomatoes

Spaghetti con Gamberetti - $13.25

Angel hair pasta sautéed with shrimp and a brandy flavored cream sauce

Penne Gorgonzola - $12.75

Penne pasta sautéed with a cream - tomato sauce, gorgonzola cheese, smoked salmon and capers

Ravioli alla Panna - $12.75

Spinach and ricotta stuffed ravioli served in a cream sauce, garnished with basil and diced tomatoes

Linguine Veneziane - $13.25

Black ink linguini sautéed in a sauce of caramelized onions, olive oil, white wine, and crab meat,

Tortellini alla Bolognese - $13.00

Veal stuffed tortellini served in a tomato meat sauce and melted mozzarella cheese

Lasagna di Crespelle alla Bolognese - $13.50

Crepes layered with a tomato meat sauce, béchamel and grated pecorino romano cheese

Spaghettini alle Vongole Olio Aglio Peperoncino - $13.25

Angel hair pasta with olive oil, garlic, crushed red peppers and garnished with fresh clams

Linguine con Crostacei al Pomodoro - $14.25

Linguini with baby shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels and clams in a mildly spicy tomato sauce

Spaghetti Di Farina Integrale Con Polpette - $13.50

Whole wheat spaghetti pasta served with meatballs braised in tomato sauce

Cannelloni di Vitello e Pollo - $13.25

Veal, chicken and spinach stuffed pasta baked in an aurora sauce


Pesci (Fish Specialties)

The following specialties are served with a side of mixed vegetables.

Trancia di Salmone alla Griglia - $19.50

Grilled salmon filet served with salmoriglio sauce

Filetti di Sogliola Dorati - $19.00

Lightly batter dipped flounder filet sautéed with a white wine lemon sauce and capers (contains shellfish)

Filetto di Triglia con Salsa di Crema - $19.50

Grilled red snapper filet served with a white wine lobster base cream sauce, roasted peppers and toasted almonds

Gamberoni e Cappe Sante Grigliati - $21.75

Grilled Jumbo shrimp and sea scallops brushed with chopped garlic, herbs and fresh lemon juice

Coda di Rospo alla Livornese - $19.75

Red snapper filet, clams, mussels, scallops and herbs, braised in a white wine, garlic and tomato sauce

Branzino Al Forno (upon availability) - $21.25

Branzino filets baked in a casserole dish with olive oil, white wine and lemon juice

Grilled Branzino - $19.50

Grilled and topped with crab meat and a lobster cream sauce with sundried tomatoes


Carne (Meat Specialties)

The following specialties are served with a side of mixed vegetables

Filetto Di Manzo - $22.00

9-10 oz. beef filet (random cut) grilled and served with a Barolo wine demiglace and garnished with whole roasted garlic cloves and fresh rosemary

Involtini di Vitello - $19.25

Veal medallions rolled with prosciutto, provolone cheese, and served in a demiglace and mushroom sauce

Costolette di Agnello - $20.25

Rack of lamb grilled and served in a red wine flavored demiglace and fresh mint

Scaloppine di Vitello Siciliana - $19.25

Veal medallions with sliced eggplant, melted provolone cheese and served in a garlic, white wine tomato sauce

Petto di Pollo Saltimbocca - $18.00

Boneless chicken breast sautéed in a white wine demiglace, layered with thinly sliced prosciutto, fresh sage and melted provolone cheese

Cotoletta di Vitello Parmigiana - $19.00

Breaded veal cutlet served with garlic tomato sauce, topped with melted provolone cheese

Scaloppine Di Vitello al Limone - $19.50

(Piccata) Veal medallions sauteed with lemon, white wine and capers

Braciola alla Barese - $19.75

Veal involtini stuffed with parmesan chunks, garlic and parsley. Served with penne in a tomato sauce.


Dolci (Desserts)

Torta al Cioccolato - $5.25

A Nocello flavored sponge cake layered with bittersweet chocolate (served in a Nocello cream sauce)

Cannoli con Ricotta - $5.25

A puff pastry shell stuffed with ricotta cheese and chocolate chips (served with chocolate sauce)

Macedonia con Gelato al Liquore di Pesco - $5.00

Strawberries with ice cream and peach liqueur

Cassata - $5.50

Traditional Sicilian semifreddo: zabione and chocolate gelato, a heart of semifreddo and candied fruit (served with strawberry sauce)

Doppia Mousse di Cioccolato - $5.50

Layers of white and dark chocolate mousse and candied cherries on a base of sponge cake (served with a Nocello sauce)

Tirami-su al Caffe - $5.00

Kahlua soaked lady fingers topped with mascarpone mousse and sprinkled with cocoa powder (this recipe includes raw eggs)

Tartufo al Cappuccino - $4.75

Cappuccino flavored ice cream covered with a hard chocolate shell (served with chocolate sauce)

Affogato con Liquore di Cioccolato - $5.50

Vanilla ice cream with Godiva Chocolate Liqueur and whipped cream

Coppa Spagnola - $5.75

Vanilla and amarena cherry gelato swirled together topped with real amarena cherries

Crema Caramellata - $4.75

Italian style custard served with caramel sauce and whipped cream

Limoncello - $5.00

Fresh lemon gelato, with a limoncello (lemon liqueur) cream center, covered with lemon meringue sprinkles (served with a Nocello cream sauce)

Cheesecake - $4.75

An ultrarich, smooth and creamy gourmet cheesecake baked atop a freshly ground graham cracker crust (served with a strawberry puree sauce)

Gelati e Sorbetti - $5.25

An assortment of gelato and sorbet flavors


After Dinner Drinks

San Nicola Rootbeer Float - $7.50

San Nicola's "grown up" twist on your childhood favorite

Il Bacio - $6.50

San Nicola's own specialty coffee drink made with a blend of liqueurs and served with a Bacio chocolate

Prete Sbronzo - $6.50

A blend of chocolate liqueurs, Frangelico, and fresh coffee

Ports:

Osborne Late Bottle Vintage Port - $6.50
Tawny - $6.50
Vintage - $11.00

Cognac:

Hennessy vsop - $8.00
Remy Martin vsop - $8.50
Martell vsop - $8.50
Courvoisier vs - $8.50

Digestivi:

Grappa - $8.00
Limoncello $6.75

Espresso - $2.00


Cappuccino - $2.25


Coffee/Tea - $1.75

Pasta

Ravioli alla Panna - $11.50

Spinach and ricotta stuffed ravioli served in a cream sauce, garnished with basil and diced tomatoes

Linguine con Cima di Rapa - $11.50

Linguini sautéed with olive oil, garlic, crushed red pepper, broccoli rabe, mushrooms, and diced tomatoes

Spaghettini con Gamberetti - $12.00

Angel hair pasta sautéed with shrimp and brandy flavored aurora sauce

Lasagna di Crespelle alla Bolognese - $12.50

Crepes layered with tomato meat sauce, béchamel and grated pecorino Romano cheese

Linguine con Crostacei al Pomodoro - $12.75

Linguini with baby shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels and clams in a mildly spicy tomato sauce

Cannelloni di Vitello e Pollo - $13.25

Veal, chicken and spinach stuffed pasta baked in an aurora sauce


Pesci e Carni (Fish and Meat Specialties)

The following are served with a side of mixed vegetables

Trancia di Salmone alla Griglia - $14.00

Grilled salmon filet served with salmoriglio sauce

Gamberi e Cappe Sante Grigliati - $14.50

Grilled medium shrimip and sea scallops brushed with chopped garlic and herbs

Involtini di Vitello - $13.50

Veal medallions rolled with prosciutto and provolone cheese, served in a demiglace with diced Cremini mushrooms

Scaloppine di Vitello Siciliana - $13.50

Veal medallions topped with sliced eggplant, melted provolone cheese served in a garlic, white wine tomato sauce

Cotoletta di Vitello Parmigiana - $13.75

Breaded veal cutlet served with garlic tomato sauce, topped with melted provolone cheese

Petto di Pollo alla Parmigiana - $12.50

Breaded boneless chicken breast served in a tomato sauce, topped with melted provolone cheese

Petto di Pollo Saltimbocca - $12.75

Boneless chicken breast sautéed in a white wine demiglace sauce, layered with fresh sage, thinly sliced prosciutto and melted provolone cheese

Filetto di Triglia con Salsa di Aurora - $14.50

Grilled snapper filet, served with a white wine lobster based aurora sauce and basil


Zuppe (Soups)

Zuppa di Pasta e Fagioli - $5.75

Cannellini beans, diced potatoes and pasta simmered with chicken broth

Passato di Pomodoro con Carne di Granchio - $6.50

Cream of tomato soup flavored with crab meat


Antipasti e Insalate (Appetizers and Salads)

Involtini di Melazane - sm $6.75 / lg $8.75

Lightly batter dipped eggplant slices rolled around provolone cheese, asparagus, basil and capers in a garlic tomato sauce

Prosciutto con Rucola - sm $6.25 / lg $8.25

Thinly sliced imported prosciutto served with arugula in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing and topped with provolone cheese

Insalata San Nicola - sm $8.00 / lg $11.50

Grilled sea scallops, shrimp and toasted almonds tossed with a romaine lettuce and Caesar dressing

Insalata di Granchio - sm $7.00 / lg $8.75

Arugula salad tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing, diced tomatoes, topped with crabmeat and julienned sun dried tomatoes


Piatti Leggeri & Panini
(Light Fare and Sandwiches)

Insalata di Cesare con Pollo alla Griglia - $11.25

Sliced grilled chicken breast served over romaine lettuce in a Ceasar dressing

Insalata Mista con Salmone alla Griglia - $12.00

Thinly sliced grilled salmon served over a mixed green salad in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Insalata di Bistecca - $11.50

Thinly sliced beef tenderloin, gorgonzola cheese served over a mixed green salad in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Panino con Salsiccia - $9.25

Two rolls stuffed with mild Italian sausage and roasted peppers braised in a garlic tomato sauce, served on a bed of Caesar salad

Frittata - $9.50

Open faced vegetable omelet (broccoli, mushrooms, diced tomatoes and asparagus) served with a small mixed greens salad in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Trattoria San Nicola

4 Manor Road
Paoli, PA 19301
(610) 695-8990
http://www.sannicola.net/

Hours of Operation

Dinner:
Monday to Thursday
5:30PM - 9:00PM

Friday and Saturday
5:30PM - 9:30PM

Sunday
5:00PM - 8:00PM

Lunch:
Monday to Friday
11:30AM - 2:00PM

Neighborhood

Paoli / Main Line

Parking

Restaurant parking lot

Payment Methods

Visa, MC, Amex

BYOB

No



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