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

    • 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

      Cauliflower, Green Olives, Truffle Oil, Gruyere   

    • Zucca con Cecci

      $15

      Roasted Butternut Squash Salad, Chickpeas, Pickled Onion, Lemon and Mint   

    • Tonno Conservato

      $14

      Tuna ‘Conserve’ with Cannellini Beans, Celery, Tuscan Vinegar, Hot Pepper  

    • Rucola

      $14

      Arugula, Pear and Walnut Salad, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon, Parmigiano

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Mortadella and Prosciutto 

    • Insalata

      10

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

    • Caesar Salad

      $11
    • Primi Piatti

    • Linguine alle Vongole

      $26

      Manila Clams, Herbs, Garlic White Wine   

    • Risotto

      $30

      Carnoroli Rice with Braised Caggiano Lamb Sausages, Broccoli Rabe, Pecorino and Mint

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Ravioli

      $25

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

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Piatti Del Giorno

    • Pollo ai Carciofini

      $28

      Boneless Mary’s Chicken Roasted in the Wood Oven, Baby Artichokes, Black Olives, Marjoram, Cipollini Onions, Yukon Gold Potatoes

    • Zuppa di Calamari

      $26

      Joel’s Spicy Tomato and Calamari Soup with Fennel, Faro and Hot Chile

    • Grilled Ahi Salad

      $32

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

    • Misto di Mare

      $30

      Grilled Calamari, Florida Hopper Prawns, Wild Arugula Roasted Peppers, Castelvetrano Olives and Fregola   

    • Scallopini di Vitello

      $34

      Veal Sauteed with Mushrooms and Black Truffle, Roasted Potatoes, Greens

    • Agnello Arrosto

      $36

      Lamb Rib Chops from the Wood Oven Barlotti  Beans Braised with Peperonata and Frisée    

 

Dinner

Dinner

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

    • Warm Olives

      $7

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Calamari alla Griglia

      $16

      Grilled Monterey Calamari, Cannellini Beans, Shaved Fennel,

      Celery, Red Onion, Mint, Lemon  

    • Tonno Conservato

      $14

      Tuna Conserve, Cannellini Beans, Avocado, Cibatta Toasts, Hot Pepper and Vinegar 

    • Grilled Romaine Hearts

      $10

      Shaved Pecorino, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Lemon

    • Pizzetta

      $23  

      Caggiano Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, Tomato Passato, Pecorino  

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Mortadella and Prosciutto 

    • Insalate

    • Insalata Mista

      $9

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

    • Rucola

      $14

      Wild Arugula, Pear Walnut Salad, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon, Parmigiano Reggiano   

    • Insalata Rossa

      $16

      Treviso, Beets, Oranges, Olives and Anchovies, Aceto Vivo

    • Caesar Salad

      $12
    • Primi

    • Risotto

      $32

      Carnaroli Rice with Barbera, Leeks, Caramelized Pears, Taleggio

    • Agnolotti

      $24

      Housemade Pasta Stuffed with Porcini and Fresh Ricotta-Tomato, Porcini Ristretto

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Spaghetti alle Cape Sante

      $36

      Scallops, Walnuts, Blood Orange, Shallots, White Wine and Tarragon   

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Secondi

    • Pollo ai Carciofini

      $28

      Boneless Mary’s Chicken Roasted in the Wood Oven, Baby Artichokes, Black Olives, Marjoram, Cipollini Onions, Yukon Gold Potatoes

    • Pesce

      $AQ

      Chef’s Daily Selection 

    • Vegetariano

      $24

      Butternut Squash ‘Sformato’ with Lentils, Cannellini and Barlotti Beans, Herbed Soffritto

    • Costata di Maiale

      $38

      Grilled Niman Ranch Pork Rib Chop ‘al Balsamico’, Braised Rapini, Nantes Carrots with Fennel Seed and Golden Raisins,
      12 Year Old Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena 

    • Stracotto

      $34

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

    • Bistecca

      $42

      Grilled Piemontese Rib Eye with Salsa Verde, Romano Beans, Grilled Onion, Wild Arugula and Shaved Parmigiano  

Dessert

Dessert

    • Dolci

    • Pina Colada nel Piatto- $10

      Roasted Pineapple, Rum Syrup, Coconut Gelato   

      2016 Elio Perrone Moscato d’Asti Piemonte  $9

    • Formaggi-$18

      Pecorino Tartufato – Sheep’s Milk – Toscana, Italy
      Gorgonzola Dolce – Cow’s Milk, Lombardia, Italy
      La Tur – Mixed Milk – Langhe, Piemonte, Italy

    • Tiramisu-$10

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

      Café Corretto-  $9

    • Torta di Ricotta con Mirtili-$10

      Bellwether Farms Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Cheese Cake
      Pasta Frolla, Blueberry Compote     

      2016 Maculan “Dindarello” Moscato Passito Veneto   $13

    • Semifreddo alle Mandorle-$10

      “Slightly Frozen” Almond Parfait with Fresh Peaches
      2015 Tintero Moscato d’Asti ‘Sori Gramella’ Piemonte-  $9

    • Torta di Cioccolato e Lamponi -$12

      Chocolate-Raspberry Truffle Cake  

      2015 Chapoutier Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel France  $13

    • Budino di Caramello e Amaretti-$10

      Caramel Stove Top Pudding, Crumbled Amaretti Cookies  

      2015 Donnafugata ‘Ben Rye’ Passito di Pantelleria Sicilia  $20

    • 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

      $7

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16

      Chef's Selection of Salumi, Mortadella and Prosciutto 

    • Caesar Salad

      $11