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

    • Antipasti e Insalate

    • Zucca   

      $14

      Roasted Butternut Squash Chick Pea Salad  with  Pearl Onions, Lemon, Hot Pepper and Mint

    • Warm Olives

      $7

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Insalata Mista

      $9

      Mista Small Lettuces Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aceto Vivo and Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano

    • Pizzetta Bianco

      $18

      Potatoes, Speck and Raschera Cheese

    • Indivia

      $15

      Endive, Grape and Apple Salad Truffled Pecorino and Citrus

    • Tonno Conservato

      $12

      Tuna ‘Conserve’ with Cannellini Beans, Celery, Tuscan Vinegar and Mint

    • Barbabietole

      $12

      Beets Marinated with Black Truffle, Crumbled French Goat Cheese, Spring Lettuces 

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16

      Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella, Salame and Parmigiano

    • Caesar Salad

      $11
    • Primi Piatti

    • Orechiette

      $20

      Little Ears” Pasta, Brussel Sprouts, Garlic, Pancetta and Pecorino

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Ravioli

      $24

      Filled with Braised Short Ribs, Brown Butter, Sage and Sugo 

    • Risotto

      $28

      Day Boat Scallops, Castleventrano Olives and Tomato

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Piatti Del Giorno

    • Pollo al Rosmarino

      $28

      Boneless Mary’s Chicken from the Wood Oven with Butternut Squash, Chanterelle Mushrooms and Cipolline Onions

    • Misto di Mare

      $30

      Grilled Monterey Calamari, Florida Hopper Prawns, Wild ArugulaRoasted Peppers, Castelvetrano Olives and Fregola   

    • Grilled Ahi Salad

      $32

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

    • Bistecca alla Sorentino

      $28

      Beef Paillards Baked with Lemon, Oregano and Mozzarella in Tomato Sauce

    • Stracotto

      $34

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

Dinner

Dinner

    • Salumi

    • Mortadella

      $6

      From Bologna, Studded with Pistachio

    • Toscano

      $7

      Crafted in Tuscan Style Fra Mani

    • Finnocchionna

      $8

      Pork Salame with Fennel and Cracked Black Pepper

    • Speck

      $12

      Smoked Prosciutto from Alto Adige

    • Prosciutto di San Daniele

      $15

      18-Month Black Label

    • Assorted Chef's Selection of Salumi

      $16/32
    • Antipasti

    • Warm Olives

      $7

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Tonno Crudo

      $18

      Ahi Tuna with Lime, Hot Pepper, Mint, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    • Romano

      $16

      Roman Style Baby Artichokes, Stuffed Mushrooms and Winter Chicory with Garlic Anchovy

    • Grilled Romaine Hearts

      $10

      Shaved Pecorino, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Lemon

    • Pizzetta

      $18

      Pears, Tallegio and San Danielle Prosciutto

    • Insalate

    • Insalata Mista

      $9

      Mista Small Lettuces Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aceto Vivo and Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano

    • Crescione

      $14

      Watercress, Pear and Almond, Sherry Vinaigrette, Quince Condimento, Shaved Pecorino

    • Rossa

      $15

      Treviso, Beets, Orange Sections, Castelvetrano Olives, Anchovy and Red Wine Vinaigrette

    • Caesar Salad

      $12
    • Primi

    • Linguini alle Vongole   

      $26

      Manila Clams, Toasted Garlic, Herbed Bread Crumbs and Lemon

    • Risotto Tartufato

      $28

      Carnaroli Rice, Braised Chicken, Black Truffle and Parmigiano

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Ravioli

      $24

      Filled with Braised Short Ribs, Brown Butter, Sage and Sugo 

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Secondi

    • Pesce

      $AQ

      Chef’s Daily Selection 

    • Vegetariano

      $24

      Lentils, Cicerchie, Cannellini and Barlotti, Baked Butternut Squash and Chard

    • Pollo al Rosmarino

      $28

      Boneless Mary’s Chicken From the Wood Oven with Butternut Squash, Chanterelle Mushrooms and Cipolline Onions

    • Costata di Maiale

      $38

      Grilled Niman Ranch Pork Rib Chop, 15 year old Traditional Balsamico,  Brussel Sprouts ‘Strascinati’ with Hazelnuts and Lemon

    • Stracotto

      $34

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

    • Bistecca

      $45

      Grilled New York Steak, Sugo al Sangiovese, Broccoli Rabe, Porcini-Potato Gratin

Dessert

Dessert

    • Dolci

    • Formaggi

      $18

      Oriol De Montbru – Buffalo Milk, Catalunya, Spain
      Fior D’Arancio – Cow’s Milk, Veneto, Italy
      La Tur –Mixed Milk – Langhe, Piemonte, Italy

       

    • Tiramisu

      $9

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

    • Crostata di Mele   

      $9

      Warm Apple Tart Served with Vanilla Gelato and Brandied Caramel

       

    • Cioccolato e Castagne

      $10

      Sea Salted Chocolate Rum Chestnut Cake, Orange Scented Crema

    • Torta di Formaggio alla Zucca

      $9

      Spiced Sugar Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Whipped Cream, Honey Pumpkin Seeds  

    • Pistachio Panna Cotta

      $10

      Pistachio Panna Cotta

    • Biscotti Assortiti

      $8

      A Plate of Assorted House made Cookies                                                                                                                     

    • 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

      $7

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16

      Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella, Salame and Parmigiano

    • Caesar Salad

      $11