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The Original Nicolino's Italian Restaurant

35325 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234

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Menu
pizza
  • Hand Tossed Cheese Pizza$13.00 +
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
  • Gluten Free Cheese Pizza$15.00
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
specialty-pizza
  • Nicky Pizza$16.00 +
    Salami, Canadian bacon, sausage, olives, mushrooms, and pepperoni.
  • Lotsa Meatsa Pizza$16.00 +
    Pepperoni, sausage, Canadian bacon, and salami.
  • Hawaiian Pizza$16.00 +
    Canadian bacon and pineapple.
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza$16.00 +
    A blend of BBQ and pizza sauce, with chicken breast.
  • Margarita Pizza$16.00 +
    Basil, olive, oil, tomato, and mozzarella cheese.
  • White Knight Pizza$16.00 +
    Alfredo sauce, garlic & herbs, and mozzarella cheese.
appetizers
  • Nonnie's Garlic Bread$4.00
    Garlic butter and herbs on a toasted fresh baked roll.
  • Bruschetta$6.00
    Tomatoes, herbs, fresh basil, capers, and feta cheese.
  • Basket of Fries$4.00 +
  • Basket of Garlic Fries$6.00
    Fresh garlic, parmesan cheese, flash fried.
  • Fried Mozzarella$7.00
    Lightly breaded, flash fried and served with marinara.
flatbread
  • Flatbread #1$11.00
    Mozzarella cheese, spinach, kalamata olives, red onions, and feta.
  • Flatbread #2$11.00
    Marinara, pineapple, prosciutto, and olives.
  • Flatbread #3$11.00
    Pesto, mozzarella cheese, artichoke, and sun dried tomatoes.
soups
  • Minestrone Soup$4.00 +
    Fresh and Fabulous.
  • Soup Of The Day$4.00 +
    Please call the restaurant for today selection.
salads
  • House Salad$6.00
    Lettuce, olives, onions, salami, mozzarella cheese, pepperoncini, and tomatoes.
  • Caesar Salad$6.00 +
    Romaine lettuce, fresh parmesan, and seasoned croutons. Served with house-made dressing.
  • BBQ Chicken Salad$12.00
    Romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, corn, beans, tomatoes, and corn strips. Served with BBQ ranch dressing.
  • Johnny Salad$12.00
    Romaine and iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, blue cheese, onions, and bacon bits tossed with ranch dressing.
  • Sophie Salad$12.00
    Chicken breast, feta cheese, almond silvers, olives, onions, crispy noodles tossed with ranch and italian dressing.
  • Wedge Salad$9.00
    Iceberg lettuce, blue cheese, tomatoes and bacon bits served with blue cheese dressing.
  • Antipasto Salad$12.00
    Salami, mortadella, onions, peppers, olives, mushrooms, pepperoncini served on a bed of lettuce
sliders
  • Ground Beef$9.00
    Sauteed onions with American cheese.
calzones-strombolis
  • #1 Calzone$14.00
    Ricotta & mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, meatballs, fresh mushrooms & marinara sauce.
  • #2 Calzone$14.00
    Pepperoni. Italian sausage, bell peppers, olives, onions, ricotta & mozzarella cheese with marinara sauce.
  • #3 Calzone$14.00
    Ricotta and mozzarella, spinach, mushrooms, olive oil, garlic, and marinara sauce.
  • Stromboli Italiano$14.00
    Mortadella, salami, roast beef, mozzarella, provolone, mayo & mustard.
  • Stromboli$14.00
    Pastrami, onion, mozzarella, mustard, and pickle.
nicolinos-sandwiches
All sandwiches served with your choice of fries, slaw or pasta salad.
  • Chicken Philly Sandwich$10.00
    Thinly sliced chicken, sauteed mushrooms & onions.
  • Philly Steak Sandwich$10.00
    Steak, provolone cheese, onions, peppers, and mayo.
  • The Deal You Can't Refuse Sandwich$9.00
    Mortadella, salami, capicola, provolone cheese, roast beef, Swiss, lettuce, tomatoes and Italian dressing. Toasted.
  • Tuna Melt Sandwich$9.00
    Albacore tuna served on an Italian roll.
  • Tuna Sub$9.00
    Albacore tuna served on a Italian roll.
  • Godmother Sandwich$9.00
    Italian Sub. Mortadella, capicola, provolone cheese, and salami with lettuce and tomatoes.
  • Meatball Sub$9.00
    Karrie Lynn.House-made meatballs, green peppers with marinara sauce.
  • Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwich$9.00
    Served with marinara sauce and sweet green peppers.
  • Contractor Sandwich$9.00
    Italian sausage, meatballs, roast beef, and provolone cheese with lettuce & tomatoes.
  • Pastrami Italiano Sandwich$9.00
    Kruse pastrami, provolone cheese, and mustard.
  • Roast Beef Sandwich$10.00
hamburgers
All burgers served with your choice of fries, slaw or pasta salad.
  • Classic Burger$9.00
    100% Ground-beef, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and thousand island dressing on a brioche bun.
  • Italian Burger$9.00
    100% ground beef peppers with onions and provolone cheese with marinara sauce.
  • Bacon & Blue Cheese Burger$10.00
    100% Ground beef, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions with melted blue cheese and bacon.
wraps
All wraps served with your choice of fries, slaw or pasta salad.
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap$8.00
    Breast of chicken, romaine lettuce, onion tomato and Caesar dressing.
  • Turkey Club Wrap$8.00
    Turkey breast, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes.
  • Grilled Veggie Wrap$8.00
    Sauteed onions, green and red bell pepper, mushrooms Swiss and provolone cheese.
pasta-dishes
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs$12.00
    Nicolinos marinara sauce.
  • Spaghetti & Italian Sausage$12.00
    Nicolinos marinara sauce.
  • Pasta with Meat Sauce$12.00
  • Pasta with Alfredo Sauce$12.00
  • Pasta with Pesto Sauce$12.00
  • Pasta with Garlic & Oil$12.00
  • Pasta with Vodka Pink Sauce$12.00
  • Pasta with Fra Diablo Sauce$12.00
    Hot.
  • Pasta with Butter$12.00
  • Pasta with Cheese$12.00
  • Pasta Calabrese$12.00
    Sauteed Italian sausage, with garlic, tomatoes, spinach and ricotta cheese.
  • Pasta with Bolognese Sauce$12.00
    Italian ham, mushrooms, onions, sauteed in our meat sauce.
  • Pasta Florentine$12.00
    Fresh spinach, and mushrooms in a light cream sauce.
  • Pasta Checca$12.00
    Fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, and olive oil tossed with your favorite pasta.
  • Pasta Caprese$12.00
    Penne pasta with Roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, in a light tomato sauce
  • Cheese Ravioli$12.00
    Pasta pockets filled with ricotta cheese & herbs.
  • Italian Sausage & Pepper Pasta$12.00
    Fresh bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions in a sweet marinara sauce.
  • Meat Lasagna$12.00
    Layered noodles with marinara, ricotta, parmesan and mozzarella cheese with 100% ground beef.
  • Cheese Lasagna$12.00
    Layered noodles with marinara, ricotta, parmesan, and mozzarella cheese.
  • Eggplant Parmigiana$12.00
    Breaded eggplant baked with mozzarella cheese and ricotta cheese in a marinara sauce.
  • Baked Penne$12.00
    Baked pasta with mozzarella and ricotta cheese.
chicken-dishes
  • Chicken Piccata$17.00
    Tender breast of chicken, sauteed in, butter, lemons, garlic, white wine. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Parmesan$17.00
    Breast of chicken baked with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Marsala$17.00
    Sauteed with fresh mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken A la Checca$17.00
    Sauteed fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic over a grilled chicken breast. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Reggiano Alfredo$17.00
    Chicken breast lightly breaded & topped with Alfredo sauce & melted cheese. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Saltimbocca$17.00
    Chicken breast sauteed with prosciutto, ham, artichokes, in a vodka sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Diablo$17.00
    Tender breast of chicken, in Nicolini’s spicy marinara sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken & Italian Sausage$17.00
    Sauteed chicken & Italian sausage with a marsala wine sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
baked-dishes
  • Homemade Cheese Lasagna$14.00
    Layers of fresh pasta topped with mozzarella, ricotta, and romano cheese and Nicolini’s marinara sauce, then baked to perfection.
  • Baked Penne$14.00
    Penne pasta combined with ricotta, romano & mozzarella cheese.
  • Meat Lasagna$15.00
    3 cheese lasagna with 100% seasoned ground beef generously throughout layers of pasta.
  • Eggplant Parmesan$14.00
    Baked and breaded eggplant in marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese, served with pasta.
  • Canneloni$14.00
    Cannelloni ground beef & herbs.
veal-dishes
  • Veal Parmigiana$19.00
    Lightly breaded veal covered with marinara sauce & melted mozzarella cheese and pasta.
  • Veal Piccata$19.00
    Veal, sauteed in butter, lemons, garlic, white wine. Served with pasta.
  • Veal Marsala$19.00
    Veal sauteed in marsala wine & mushrooms.
seafood-dinners
  • Baked Salmon$17.00
    Served with pasta & veggie.
  • Fillet of Sole$16.00 +
    Lightly grilled tender and flavorful served with pasta & veggies. Your choice of panko crusted, grilled or piccata.
  • Clams with Linguine$17.00 +
    Served with tomato red or white wine broth sauce.
  • Mussels Marinara$17.00
    New Zealand mussels served on a bed of pasta. In a light tomato sauce. Joe Aliberti's favorite.
  • Shrimp Scampi$18.00 +
    Sauteed shrimp, in olive oil, garlic & herbs. Served with pasta. Make it fra diablo if you wish.
  • Shrimp Classico$18.00
    Sauteed shrimp tossed with herbs, mushrooms, and scallions over linguine in a garlic, lemon & white wine sauce
  • Seafood Cappellini$20.00 +
    Mussels, clams & shrimp sauteed with your choice of sauce. Light tomatoes, fra diablo or Alfreado sauce.
  • Calamari Steak$18.00
    Served with pasta & veggie.
  • Cioppino$24.00
    Mussels, shrimp, clams, scallops, white fish in a delicious tomato sauce over pasta.
kids-menu
  • Kid's Mini Pizza$6.00
desserts
  • Spumoni$5.50
  • Tiramisu$6.50
  • Cappuccino Ice Cream$6.00
  • Vanilla Ice Cream$5.50
  • Brownie & Ice Cream$5.50
  • Cheese Cake$6.00
  • Carrot Cake$6.50
beverages
  • Soda$3.00
lunch-menu-1100am-400pm
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs Lunch$11.00
    Nicolinos marinara sauce & homemade meatballs.
  • Pesto Pasta Lunch$10.00
  • Capellini Florentine Lunch$11.00
    Fresh spinach, mushrooms, pine nuts with light cream sauce.
  • Fettuccine Ala Nicolino Lunch$11.00
    Fresh cream sauce with pecorino & parmesan cheese
  • Olio Pasta Lunch$10.00
  • Garlic Butter & Herbs Pasta Lunch$10.00
  • Pasta Meat Sauce Lunch$11.00
    100% ground beef, italian seasonings, in a delicious tomato sauce.
  • Pasta Fra Diablo Lunch$10.00
    Spicy marinara. Make it as hot as you want.
  • Pasta Calabrese Lunch$11.00
    Sauteed Italian sausage, with garlic, tomatoes, spinach and ricotta cheese.
  • Pasta Ala Checca Lunch$11.00
    Fresh Roma tomatoes, sauteed in olive oil, garlic and basil tossed with your favorite pasta.
  • Pasta Bolognese Lunch$11.00
    Meat sauce blended with mushrooms, onions, garlic pancetta & onions.
  • Pasta Caprese Lunch$11.00
    We Suggest penne pasta, cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil in a light tomato sauce.
  • Nico’s Spicy Pasta Lunch$11.00
    Saute tomatoes, garlic, herbs, tossed with feta cheese in a chile white wine sauce.
  • Italian Sausage & Pepper Pasta Lunch$11.00
    House favorite! Italian sausage, with fresh bell peppers, onions & mushrooms sauteed over pasta.
  • Chicken Piccata Lunch$14.00
    Tender breast of chicken, sauteed in, butter, lemons, garlic, white wine. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Parmesan Lunch$14.00
    Breast of chicken baked with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Marsala Lunch$12.00
    Sauteed with fresh mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken A la Checca Lunch$14.00
    Sauteed fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic over a grilled chicken breast. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Alfredo Lunch$14.00
    Chicken breast lightly breaded & topped with Alreado sauce & melted cheese. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Saltimbocca Lunch$12.00
    Chicken breast sauteed with prosciutto, ham, artichokes, in a vodka sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken Diablo Lunch$14.00
    Tender breast of chicken, in Nicolini's spicy marinara sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Chicken & Italian Sausage Lunch$12.00
    Sauteed chicken & Italian sausage with a marsala wine sauce. Served with pasta and veggie.
  • Fillet of Sole Lunch$13.00
    Lightly grilled tender and flavorful served with pasta & veggies. Your choice of panko crusted, grilled or piccata.
  • Baked Salmon Lunch$13.00
    Served with pasta & veggie.
  • Clams with Linguine Lunch$13.00
    Served with tomato red or white wine broth sauce.
  • Mussels Marinara Lunch$13.00
    New Zealand mussels served on a bed of pasta. In a light tomato sauce. Joe Aliberti's favorite.
  • Shrimp Scampi Lunch$13.00
    Sauteed shrimp, in olive oil, garlic & herbs. Served with pasta. Make it fra diablo if you wish.
  • Shrimp Classico Lunch$13.00
    Sauteed shrimp tossed with herbs, mushrooms and scallions over linguine in a garlic, lemon & white wine sauce

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