La Pastaria

La Pastaria Menu 2009-2010


A colorful palette of imported fresh ingredients displaying

Chef Philip’s creative works of art.

Originale / Margherita 11.00

Tomato sauce, parmigiana and mozzarella cheese

Giovanni’s Verdi 11.00

Arugula, raddichio, endive, tomatoes and gorganzola

with house dressing

Angelica 9.95

Chicken, sun-dried tomatoes & spinach topped with

mozzarella cheese

Filipo 12.50

Broccoli rabe, sausage, parmigiana and mozzarella cheese

Primavera 12.50

Grilled vegetables, gorgonzola and mozzarella cheeses

Arturo 11.00

Imported plum tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and parmigiana cheese

Putanesca 11.00

Tomatoto sauce, capers, black olives, parmigiana and

mozzarella cheese

Natalia 12.00

Slices of fresh tomatoes, ricotta, fontina and mozzarella

Gemelli 12.95

Shrimp, sundried tomatoes, basil, tomato sauce and

mozzarella cheese

Enrico 12.50

Tomato sauce, hot cherry peppers, shitaki mushrooms and

mozzarella cheese

Ondrea 12.50

Tomato sauce, sausage, calamita olives and mozzarella cheese

Emanuella 12.50

Fresh tomato, olive oil, shitaki, portabella and

regular mushrooms, mozzarella cheese and basil

Erica 12.50

Broccoli, pine nuts, sundried tomatoes, fontina

and parmigiana cheese

Napolitano 12.50

Quattro Formaggio- ricotta, fontina, mozzarella and

parmigiana cheeses topped with fresh basil



Melanzano Di Forno 6.95

Short Stack of breaded eggplant, ricotta and asiago cheese in a marinara sauce

Fritti Boccacinni 6.95

Breaded dumplings of wet mozzarella, lightly topped with a

marinara sauce garnished with basil

Zuppa Di Mussels- Oreginato/ Bianco- 9.50 or Clams 12.95

Piles of plump mussels/ clams sauteed in a light tomato, basil, olive oil and garlic

Spiedini ala Pastaria 7.95

Oven roasted tuscan toast, fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil,

mild anchovy sauce, extra virgin olive oil

Griglia Vegetale Primavera 7.95

assorted grilled vegetables, extra virgin olive oil,

roasted garlic and balsamic vinegar

Mozzarella con Roasted Peppers, Sundried Tomatoes 7.95

Homemade mozzarella layered between freshly roasted peppers

and sundried tomatoes, drizzeled with extra virgin olive oil

Polenta con Funghi 7.95

Grilled polenta topped with sauteed wild mushrooms,

extra virgin olive oil, garlic and basil

Grilled Portabella Mushroom 7.50

Marinated portabella grilled, extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic and basil

Fagioli Vinaigrette 8.95

Cannellini beans, celery, garlic, onion, extra virgin olive oil and

gorgonzola over brushetta toast with grilled shrimp

Pasta Fagioli Soup 5.25

Cannellini beans, olive oil, fresh tomato and garlic

Hotsi Totsi Gamberetto 9.95

Fried Shrimp lightly breaded and sauteed in a spicy red sauce on grilled foccacia

Cold Antipasto 12.95

Romaine lettuce, assorted cured meats, roasted peppers, olives,

artichokes and sundried tomatoes

Fritti Calamari 12.95

Floured calamari fried to a nice golden brown in a hot or sweet marinara sauce

Stuffed Escarole 9.95

Polenta Parmagiana 8.95

Grilled and topped with sausage, mozzarella and fresh tomato sauce

Broccoli Rabe 7.95

Spinach/Escarole- Sauteed in garlic and oil 5.95


A flavorful mixture of assorted colorful garden vegetables,

in our lightly delicate seasonings.

Bambino Regola

Fire Cracker Salad 12.95

Calamari & shrimp tossed in a spicy asian dressing

La Pastaria 7.50 8.50

Plenty of fresh romaine lettuce, gorganzola cheese,

calamita olives, tomatoes and belgian endive, tossed with olive oil

Caesar Salad 7.75  8.50

Romaine lettuce, La Pastaria’s own caesar dressing,

shaved asiago cheese and homemade croutons

Arugula Salad 7.50  8.75

Tender leaves of arugula, slices of red onion, tomatoes,

olive oil and balsamic vinegar

Tri Color Salad 8.50  9.50

Raddichio, arugula and endive tossed in a lemon vinaigrette

Sun Dried Cranberry Salad 7.50  8.75

Mesclun greens, sun dried cranberries, walnuts and

goat cheese drizzled with a raspberry vinaigrette

Angelica Salad 7.50  8.75

Strawberries, pineapples & blueberries in season with

strawberry balsamic dressing

Pear Salad 8.95

Mesclun greens, pears, walnuts and gorgonzola cheese

drizzled with a balsamic vinaigrette

Giovanni’s Verdi 10.50

Arugula, raddichio, endive, tomatoes and gorganzola with

house dressing on flat bread

Add Grilled Chicken ($4.00) or Shrimp ($6.00) to any salad



Pollo Valdastano 16.95

Boneless chicken stuffed with mozzarella, proscuitto and

vinegar peppers topped with mushrooms in a marsala sauce

Pollo Pillard 16.50

Thinly pounded chicken breast grilled and topped with

sauteed shitake mushrooms

Pollo Parmagiana 15.95

Breaded chicken cutlets topped with marinara sauce and

melted mozzarella on a bed of penne

Pollo Milanese 15.95

Breaded chicken cutlets topped with arugala,

fresh tomato salad with onions, garlic, basil and olive oil

Pollo Savoy 15.95

chicken on the bone sauteed with garlic, oil, vinegar and

italian spices

Pollo Scarpiello 15.95

Chicken on the bone sauteed with garlic, oil, lemon,

white wine and mushrooms

Pollo Murphy 16.95

chicken on the bone sauteed with garlic, oil, hot peppers,

onions, mushrooms and potatoes

Salsiccia Alla Giambotta 15.95

sausage with sauteed mushrooms, onions,

peppers and potatoes

Salsiccia Alla Broccoli Rabe 16.95

Grilled sausage with sauteed broccoli rabe in garlic and oil

Double Cut Pork Chop Giambotta 16.95

Grilled pork chop with sauteed mushrooms, onions,

peppers and potatoes

Bistecca Alla Griglia 21.95

NY strip steak giambotta

Bistecca Insalata 16.50

Grilled steak sliced on top of large amounts of romaine

lettuce, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, diced mozzarella,

tomatoes, olives, onions and pepperoni with balsamic dressing

Vino Di Gamberi 18.95

Battered golden brown shrimp sauteed in garlic, olive oil

and white wine

Gamberi Di Arrabiatta 19.95

Shrimp sauteed in butter, white wine, shallots and a dash of

vinegar topped with seasoned breadcrumbs and spices over penne

Gamberi Di Oregenata 19.95

Shrimp baked in garlic, olive oil and butter topped with

seasoned breadcrumbs

Gamberi Di Fra Di Avlo 19.95

Shrimp sauteed with garlic and oil in a spicy marinara

sauce over penne

Gamberi Di Parmagiana 19.95

Battered shrimp with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella

over penne

Pesce Del Giorno Market Price NA

This is our “fish of the day”. It can be preparded

any style such as broiled, oreganata, livornese, marechaire, or grilled.



Our pasta sauces come from inherited family recipies and basic techniques

of experienced generations past.

Bambino Regola

Lasagna 11.00  14.95

Stuffed with ricotta and mozzarella

Penne Bolognesa 10.50  14.25

This bolognese favorite is a blend of ground meats

cooked in a red sauce

Penne Putanesca 10.50  13.50

Imported plum tomatoes sauteed with capers and black olives

Penne Rabe Di Salsiccia 11.95  15.95

Broccoli rabe and sausage sauteed in olive oil,

garlic and white wine

Rigatoni Lingara 10.50  14.25

Hot cherry peppers, calamita olives, onions, mushrooms,

capers and prosciutto in red sauce

Rigatoni Con Vodka 11.50  13.99

Pink cream sauce with a hint of vodka and a little spice

Cavattelli Con Ricotta 10.50  13.50

Marinara sauce, ricotta and parmigiana cheese

Cavattelli Con Broccoli 10.50  13.50

Broccoli, olive oil, garlic and prosciutto with a dash of tomato

Linguine Con Calamari 11.95  16.95

Tender rings of calamari sauteed in red sauce, hot or sweet

Farfella Di Pollo 11.95  13.99

Bits of chicken with peas, shitaki mushrooms in a brown sauce

Linguine Aglio Olio 10.00  12.99

Imported extra virgin olive oil and garlic, hot cherry

peppers and anchovies

Linguine Marinara 10.50  13.99

Imported plum tomatoes scorched in extra virgin

olive oil and garlic

Spaghetti Con Vongole 12.95  16.99

Little clams sauteed with garlic and olive oil in

red or white sauce

Spaghetti Carbonara 11.50  14.99

Rich cream with bacon, onion and parmigiana cheese

Fettuccini Alfredo 11.50  14.50

Rich cream sauce with parmigiana cheese

Fettuccini Di Pomodoro 11.50  13.50

Sauteed prosciutto and onion with imported

italian plum tomatoes

Cappellini Broccoli Rabe Di Gamberetto 12.95  16.99

Broccoli rabe and shrimp sauteed in olive oil, garlic,

butter and white wine

Cappellini Angelo 11.95  15.99

Pink cream sauce with peas, sausage, shitaki mushrooms

and parmigiana cheese

Ravioli Con Tomato & Basil 10.50  13.99

Hand made ravioli, old world style

Gemelli Pesto 11.00  14.99

Fresh basil, pine nuts, garlic and extra virgin olive oil

Black Squid Ink Linguini 12.95  16.95

Calamari sauteed in olive oil, garlic, peas and dried hot peppers

Sunday Gravy (Available Sundays Only) 16.95

served with meatball and sausage over rigatoni,

penne, cavatelli or choice


$2.00 Plate charge on sharing single entrees / 2 Hour seating on tables of 6 or more.



Ask about our daily homemade desserts!

Homemade Cheese Cake 4.95

Tartufo 5.50

Cannolli 5.50

Sorbet 5.50

Tira Mi Su 5.50



Espresso 2.50

Cappuccino 3.25

American Coffee (first cup) 1.50

Tea 1.50

Soda 1.75

Mineral Water (liter) 4.95

Mineral Water (8oz) 1.50


30 Linden Place, Red bank, New Jersey 07701 • 732.224.8699

327 Springfield Avenue, Summit, New Jersey 07901 • 908.522.9088