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

    • Zuppa di Calamari

      $18

      Braised Monterey Squid, Tomato, White Wine, Herbs, Potatoes, Fregola   

    • Cavoletti di Bruxelles

      $10

      Wood Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Toasted Hazelnuts, Lemon, Guanciale  

    • Insalata di Granchio

      18

      Crab and Baby Artichoke Salad, Black Truffle, Lemon

    • Warm Olives

      $9

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Insalata Mista

      $11

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

    • Pizzetta

      $23

      Chanterelle Mushrooms, Caramelized Onion, Mozzarella

    • Tonno Conservato

      $16

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

    • Insalata di Rucola

      $16

      Wild Arugula Salad, Pears, Pomegranate, Walnuts, Balsamic Vinaigrette   

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $17/34

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

    • Romana

      $13

      Little Gem Lettuces, Anchovy, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Parmigiano Reggiano

    • Primi Piatti

    • Gnocchi alla Ragu di Cinghiale

      $28

      House Made Potato Dumplings, Wild Boar Ragu  

    • Spaghetti al Tutto Mare

      $32

      Clams, Mussels, Prawns and Calamari  

    • Agnolotti di Zucca

      $24

      Butternut Squash Filled Raviolis

      Brown Butter, Sage, Crumbled Amaretti

    • Risotto

      $28

      Braised Carnaroli Rice, Green Apple, Chicken, Gorgonzola  

    • Cannelloni

      $23

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Tagliatelle

      $23

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Piatti Del Giorno

    • Pollo Arrosto

      $28

      Wood Oven Roasted Lemon Oregano Boneless Mary’s Chicken, Fennel, Artichokes, Potatoes  

    • 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, Truffled Sugo, Broccoletti, Potato Chanterelle Mushroom Galette

 

Dinner

Dinner

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

    • Bresaola

      $17

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

    • Gamberi al Forno

      $18

      Prawns Roasted in the Wood Oven, Spiced Soffritto, Upland Cress  

    • Warm Olives

      $9

      Garlic and Rosemary

    • Calamari alla Griglia

      $17

      Grilled Fresh Monterey Calamari, Fennel, Celery, Radishes, Cannellini, Beans and Lemon  

    • Pizzetta

      $23

      Caggiano Sausage, Broccoletti, Tomato, Mozzarella

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $17/34

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

    • Insalate

    • Insalata di Rucola

      $16

      Wild Arugula Salad, Persimmons, Pomegranate, Walnuts, Balsamic Vinaigrette   

    • Insalata Mista

      $11

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

    • Burrata

      $17

      Whole Cream Mozzarella with Roasted Butternut Squash

      Chickpeas, Pickled Onion, Lemon, Mint

    • Caesar Salad

      $13
    • Primi

    • Risotto di Mare

      $32

      Carnaroli Rice Braised with Clams, Mussels, Prawns and Calamari

    • Ravioli

      $26

      Filled with Braised Short Ribs and Parmigiano, Brown Butter and

    • Cannelloni

      $23

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Gnocchi alla Ragu di Cinghiale

      $28

      House Made Potato Dumplings, Wild Boar Ragu

    • Tagliatelle

      $23

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Secondi

    • Pollo Arrosto

      $28

      Wood Oven Roasted Lemon Oregano Boneless Mary’s Chicken

         Fennel, Artichokes, Potatoes   

    • Pesce

      $AQ

      Chef’s Daily Selection 

    • Vegetariano

      $23

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

    • Costata di Maiale

      $38

      Grilled Pork Rib Chop with Apple Rosemary Agro-Dolce

      Brussels Sprouts, Apple, Cipolline Onion Sautée

    • Stracotto

      $36

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

    • Bistecca

      $48

      Grilled Piemontese Beef Rib Eye Steak

      Truffled Sugo, Broccoletti, Potato Chanterelle Mushroom Galette   

Dessert

Dessert

    • Dolci

    • Torta di Cioccolato

      $12

      Chocolate Almond Guava Layer Cake with Guava Crema and Vanilla Tuille

      2016 Chapoutier Banyuls Vin Doux Naturel France    13

    • Formaggi

      $24

      Pecorino Tartufato “Moliterno” - Sheep’s Milk - Sardegna, Italy   8

      La Tur - Mixed Milk – Langhe, Piemonte, Italy   8

      Gorgonzola Dolce - Cow’s Milk - Piemonte, Italy   8

      All 3 Selections   $24

    • Tiramisu

      $10

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

      Alvear Solera 1927 Pedro Ximenez Montilla-Moriles Spain   $14

    • Panna Cotta al Pistacchio

      $12

      Panna Cotta al Pistacchio  

      Pistachio Cooked Cream” with Chocolate Sauce   

      2017 Donnafugata Ben Rye Moscato Passito di Pantelleria Italy   20

    • Cannoli

      $6

      Filled with Sweetened Ricotta, Chocolate, Orange and Pistaccio   $6 each

      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

      $23

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $17/34

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

    • Romana

      $13

      Little Gem Lettuces, Anchovy, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Parmigiano Reggiano