Prima Menu

Prima Menu

 

Our menu, under the direction of Executive Chef/Owner Peter Chastain is driven by the market. Our ingredients are the very best available and are handled with the respect they deserve. Our preparations reflect

the simplicity and elegance we find while traveling throughout Italy, but we never forget our California roots either. Let us cook for you!


Everything is made on the premises under the direction of Executive Chef/Owner Peter Chastain.

Allow us to craft a special Italian dining experience for you and ask about our Chef’s Table.

 

Lunch

Lunch

Our menu is seasonal, and subject to market availability.

    • Antipasti e Insalate

    • Polenta ai Gamberi con Funghi

      $18

      Polenta Topped with Marinated Shrimp and Cremini Mushrooms

    • Burrata con Zucca

      $18

      Roasted Butternut Squash and Whole Cream Mozzarella, Walnuts Lamb’s Lettuce, Aged Tradizionale Balsamico     

    • Warm Olives

      $9

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Insalata

      $11

      Red and Green Baby Oak Leaf Lettuces, Red Wine Shallot Vinaigrette

    • Pizzetta

      $23

      Grilled Zucchini, Pinenuts, Tomato Passato, Ricotta, Pecorino Sardo

    • Tonno Conservato

      $16

      Tuna ‘Conserve’ with Cannellini Beans, Red Onion, Mint and Hot Pepper  

    • Rucola e Barbabietole

      $15

      Wild Arugula and Beet Salad, Goat Cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $17/34

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella and Parmigiano

    • Caesar Salad

      $13
    • Insalata di Arancia

      $14

      Cara Cara, Navel and Blood Orange Salad, Anchovy, Castelvetrano Olives, Extra Virgin Olive Oil  

    • Primi Piatti

    • Gnocchi

      $20

      Chicken and Artichoke Ragu with Pecorino Sardo

    • Agnolotti

      $24

      Housemade Pasta Filled with Butternut Squash, Brown Butter, Sage, Parmigiano

    • Risotto

      $28

      Carnaroli Rice Braised with Hedgehog Mushrooms and Parmigiano

    • Cannelloni

      $23

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Capellini

      $28

      Thin Housemade Pasta with Fresh Calamari, Garlic, Capers and Tomato Passato

    • Tagliatelle

      $20

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Piatti Del Giorno

    • Pollo Arrosto

      $28

      Mary’s Chicken Roasted with Grapes in the Wood Oven, Spinach, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Black Truffle, Fresh Thyme

    • Grilled Ahi Salad

      $30

      Marinated Vegetables, Egg, Anchovies, Lemon, Capers and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    • Insalata di Mare

      $28

      Grilled Prawn and Calamari Salad with Lemon and Tarragon
      Farro, Fennel, Carrots, Radishes and Small Lettuces

    • Stracotto di Manzo

      $28

      Slow Simmered Tuscan Style Pot Roast, Red Wine, Soffritto, Braised Chard

    • Tagliata di Manzo

      $36

      Sliced Piemontese Rib Eye Steak “Tartufato”, Truffled Potato Galette, Wild Arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano   

 

Dinner

Dinner

Our menu is seasonal, and subject to market availability.
    • Antipasti

    • Bresaola

      $17

      Air Dried Beef with Truffle Oil, Arugula, Lemon and Parmigiano

    • Polenta ai Gamberi con Funghi

      $18

      Polenta Topped with Marinated Shrimp and Cremini Mushrooms

    • Warm Olives

      $9

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Calamari Ripeni

      $17

      Fresh Monterey Calamari Stuffed with Sausage and Soffritto, Braised with Tomato Passato, Garlic, Herbs and White

    • Insalata di Arancia

      $16

      Cara Cara, Navel and Blood Orange Salad, Anchovy, Castelvetrano Olives, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    • Grilled Romaine Hearts

      $13

      Shaved Pecorino, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Lemon

    • Pizzetta Capricciosa

      $24

      Ham, Mushrooms, Mozzarella and Artichokes  

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $17/34

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella and Parmigiano

    • Insalate

    • Rucola e Barbabietole

      $15

      Wild Arugula and Beet Salad, Goat Cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette

    • Insalata

      $11

      Red and Green Baby Oak Leaf Lettuces, Red Wine Shallot Vinaigrette

    • Indivia con Pere

      $16

      Endive and Pear Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts, Champagne Vinaigrette

    • Caesar Salad

      $13
    • Primi

    • Risotto

      $32

      Carnaroli Rice Braised with Gulf Prawns, Zucchini and Saffron

    • Tagliolini al Granchio

      $34

      Thin Pasta with Crab Meat, Lemon and Black Truffle  

    • Casoncelli

      $25

      Housemade Pasta Filled with Porcini and Ricotta, Guanciale Croccante

    • Cannelloni

      $23

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Tagliatelle

      $20

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Secondi

    • Pollo Arrosto

      $28

      Mary’s Chicken Roasted with Grapes in the Wood Oven, Spinach, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Black Truffle, Fresh Thyme

    • Pesce

      $AQ

      Chef’s Daily Selection 

    • Vegetariano

      $25

      Fennel, Potato and Artichoke Timballo with Farro, Leeks and Soffritto

    • Costata di Maiale

      $38

      Grilled Pork Rib Chop with Citrus Agrodolce, Lacinato Kale Braised with Guanciale, Roasted Nantes Carrots 

    • Stracotto

      $38

      Tuscan Style Pot Roast Long Simmered with Tomato, Soffritto and Red Wine

    • Bistecca

      $48

      Grilled Piemontese Beef Rib Eye Steak ‘Tartufato’ with Cremini Mushrooms, Truffled Potato Galette, Wild Arugula and Parmigiano Reggiano 

Dessert

Dessert

    • Dolci

    • Terrina di Cioccolato - $12

      Flourless Chocolate – Hazelnut Terrine, Crème Inglese   12

      2015 Chapoutier Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel France    13

    • Formaggi - $18

      Pecorino Tartufato – Sheep’s Milk – Toscana, Italy

      Moliterno San Carlone Blue with Coffee in Rind - Cow’s Milk - Piemonte, Italy

      La Tur – Mixed Milk – Langhe, Piemonte, Italy

    • Tiramisu - $10

      Prima's Trifle of Lady fingers, Mascarpone, Espresso, Rum and Cocoa        

      2015 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes de Venise France   9

    • Crostata di Mele - $12

      Warm Appla Tartlet with Gelato

      2005 Chateau Castelnau Suduiraut Sauternes France  10

    • Torta all’Olio e Arancia - $12

      Pumpkin Cheesecake, Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds, Spiced Cream

      2016 Maculan “Dindarello” Moscato Passito Veneto   12

    • Biscotti Assortiti - $8

      A Plate of Assorted House made Cookies

      2008 Castello Uzzano Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Toscana   12

    • Gelati - $8

      Two Scoops: Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee Dutch Almond, Sicilian Pistachio, Salted Caramel

    • Sorbetti - $8

      Two Scoops: Mango, Lemon or Strawberry

Bar

Bar

    • Menu al Bar

    • Warm Olives

      $9

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Tagliatelle

      $20

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $17/34

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella and Parmigiano

    • Caesar Salad

      $13