North Shore Magazine’s 2011 Best Italian Restaurant
Chianti Dinner Menu
Il Carpaccio 10
Thinly sliced tenderlion of beef, served raw with arugola, crostini, parmagiano, capers and lemon
Cozze alla Livornese 13
Steamed P.E.I mussels with white wine, plum tomato, calamata olives, and capers.
Perre & Prosciutto 8
Bosc pears wrapped in Prosciutto di Parma, served on a bed of gorgonzola cream, topped with peppery arugula and a grissino breadstick.
Butterflied calamari rolled in asiago cheese, pan-fried, and served in a white wine cream sauce with capers.
Crespelle Di Mare 11
Delicate egg crepes filled with shrimp,scallops, & lobster, served in a lobster cream sauce.
Grilled scallops wrapped in zucchini, and drizzled with a honey balsamic vinegar sauce with pancetta.
Cream filled mozzarella served on a local hothouse tomato, warm artichoke vinaigrette with toasted garlic, basil, and cask aged vinegar from Modena.
Mixed greens and hearts of romaine served with an orange vinaigrette dressing.
Il Portabella 9 / 15 entree
Grilled portabella mushroom fillets over baby spinach with roasted red peppers, & Parmagiano Reggiano cheese.
Antipasto Toscano 12
Country olives, sun-dried tomatoes, marinated mushrooms, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers & prosciutto.
Pasta & Risotto
Long thin pasta served in a plum tomato sauce with fresh basil and crumbled goat cheese.
Ravioli ai Funghi 15
Porcini and shitake mushroom ravioli, served in a sauce of oil, garlic, parmagiano cheese and rosemary.
Gnocchi del Casentino 13
Potato dumplings, made with wild greens, parmigiano, and ricotta cheese, served in a pesto sauce and topped with sun-dried tomatoes.
Tortelloni di Zucca 16
Homemade pumpkin tortelloni served in a gorgonzola cream sauce with diced pear and caramelized walnuts.
Frutti di Mare 22
Medley of lobster, shrimp, & scallops served over lemon pepper linguini, in a cognac tarragon sauce.
Penne Bolognese 17
Short Italian pasta served in a sauce of ground veal, pork, plum tomato, and a touch of cream.
Using special cutters, our chefs transform whole zucchini into the perfect replacement for traditional pasta. This zucchini-based linguini is remarkably flavorful and at the same time contains no refined carbs or sugars, no flour, wheat, or dairy products. Served in a plum tomato sauce with fresh basil. Available with any of Chianti’s pasta sauces.
Tomato & Arugula Risotto 16
Imported Arborio rice tossed with chunky local vine-ripened tomatoes, creamy fontina cheese, and baby arugula.
*Half portions of pasta are available as a first course
Melanzane alla Grillia 17
Thick cut eggplant ‘chop’, marinated with lemon & rosemary, grilled in a cast iron pan, and served with roasted red peppers and wild mushrooms.
Pollo di Chianti 18
Chicken breast topped with prosciutto, roasted peppers, and fontina cheese, served in a roasted garlic, rosemary, Chianti wine sauce.
Lamb Shank 25
Chianti style braised veal shank, in a sauce of red wine, tomato, carrot, & rosemary, served over white beans.
Filet of salmone sautéed in white wine with scallops and mussels, and served in a basil cognac sauce.
Rib Eye 29
Grilled grass-fed Rib Eye steak, served with salsa verde, grilled red onions, and zucchini fries.
Vitello al Forno 24
Medallions of veal, lightly egged and battered, layered with imported prosciutto, mozzarella, and served in a tomato cream sauce.
All entrees are accompanied by roasted rosemary potatoes,
and a medley of fresh steamed seasonal vegetables, unless otherwise noted.
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy.