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

      $18

      Caggiano Sausage, Broccoli Rabe and Fresh Mozzarella 

    • Arancia Siciliana

      $13

      Orange and Fennel Salad with Olives and Anchovies   

    • Tonno Conservato

      $14

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

    • Rucola

      $12

      Wild Arugula and White Mushroom Salad with Lemon, Shaved Pecorino

    • Affetatti Assortiti

      $16

      Prosciutto, Speck, Mortadella, Salame and Parmigiano

    • Caesar Salad

      $11
    • Primi Piatti

    • Risotto

      $28

      Carnaroli Rice with Chicken, Green Apples and Gorgonzola   

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Tagliolini Neri

      $25

      Squid Ink Pasta with Florida Hopper Prawns, Zucchini and Saffron   

    • Ravioli

      $24

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

    • Tagliatelle

      $19

      Classic Emilian Meat Sauce

    • Piatti Del Giorno

    • Pollo al Forno

      $28

      Pan Crisped Boneless Mary’s Chicken from the Wood Oven, Roasted Cauliflower Roasted Onion-Currant Vinaigrette

    • 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

    • Cotaletta di Maiale

      $28

      Pan Fried Niman Ranch Pork Cutlet, Warm Potato Salad with Mustard Spicy Vegetable Salad    

    • Agnello Arrosto

      $36

      Lamb Rib Chops from the Wood Oven Corona Beans Braised with Peperonata and Curly Endive   

 

Dinner

Dinner

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

    • Soglie in Saor

      $17

      Venetian Style Petrale Sole, Marinated with Onions, Vinegar and Raisins

    • Cape Sante

      $15

      Wood Oven Roasted Day Boat Scallop, Fresh English Peas and Black Truffle

    • Grilled Romaine Hearts

      $10

      Shaved Pecorino, Toasted Pine Nuts, and Lemon

    • Pizzetta

      $18

      Caggiano Sausage, Broccoli Rabe and Fresh Mozzarella   

    • 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

    • Rici e Bici

      $26

      Carnaroli Rice Braised with Peas, Pancetta, Celery and Parmigiano

    • Agnolotti

      $24

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

    • Cannelloni

      $22

      Filled with Ricotta and Spinach in Pommarola

    • Tagliolini Neri

      $25

      Squid Ink Pasta with Florida Hopper Prawns, Zucchini and Saffron   

    • 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 Forno

      $28

      Pan Crisped Boneless Mary’s Chicken from the Wood Oven Roasted Cauliflower, Roasted Onion-Currant Vinaigrette

    • Costata di Maiale

      $38

      Grilled Niman Ranch Pork Rib Chop Fennel Braised with Mustard and Amaretti, Nantes Carrots   

    • Stracotto

      $34

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

    • Tagliata di Manzo

      $42

      Grilled and Sliced Piemontese Beef, Red Wine Sugo, Green Chard-Potato Sformato

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        

      Café Corretto              9

                                                               

    • Semifreddo Alle Mandorle

      $10

      Frozen Parfait with Almonds, Crema Inglese and Chocolate 10
      2014 Maculan “Dindarello” Moscato Passito Veneto 13

    • Millefoglie Alle Fragole

      $9

      Puff Pastry Layered with Lavender Cream and Fresh Strawberries  9

      2015 Tintero Moscato d’Asti ‘Sori Gramella’ Piemonte   9

    • Passion Fruit Brulee

      $10

      Passion Fruit Custard with Burnt Sugar 10

      2009 Royal Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonos Hungary 16

       

    • 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