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The Original Nicolino's Italian Restaurant

The Original Nicolino's Italian Restaurant

35325 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-324-0411

Closed until 11:00 AM

Full Hours
  • 10% off online orders

Opening at 11:00 AM

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Hand Tossed Pizza
No substitutions on house special pizzas please.

Create Your Own Personal Pizza

Start with mozzarella cheese & sauce.

$16.00


Nicky Special Pizza

Mozzarella, salami, Canadian bacon, pepperoni, olives, mushrooms, Italian sausage.

$25.00


White Knight Pizza

Pizza, creamy alfredo pizza sauce with fresh garlic.

$19.00


Greek Pizza

Pizza, creamy alfredo pizza sauce with fresh garlic.

$25.00


Four Cheese Pizza

Mozzarella, ricotta, provolone & parmesan, oregano & basil.

$19.00


Veggie Pizza

Bell pepper, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes & olives.

$25.00


Pastrami Pizza

Mozzarella, pastrami, pickles & deli mustard.

$19.00


Lots'a Meatsa Pizza

Salami, Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, ground beef.

$25.00


BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ & pizza sauce. Mozzarella cheese and fresh chicken breast.

$25.00


Margherita Pizza

Fresh tomatoes, olive oil, mozzarella, fresh basil.

$23.75


Hawaiian Pizza

Canadian bacon and pineapple tidbits.

$25.00

soups
Soups

Minestrone Soup

All fresh ingredients.

$7.00

small-plates
Small Plates

Crab Cakes

Combination of snow crab, minced bell pepper, herbs lightly crusted.

$12.00


Sauteed Artichokes

Delicious marinated artichoke hearts in a light pink sauce. Ask for diablo.

$12.00


Brussels Sprouts

Fresh brussels sprouts, honey, sriracha sauce, blue cheese

$12.00


Calamari Fritta

Calamari rings, lightly breaded.

$12.00


Wings

Spicy wings with celery & ranch dressing.

$12.00


Sauteed Mushrooms

Fresh mushrooms combined with herbs and wine.

$10.00


Chicken Tenders

Tender chicken flash-fried.

$10.00


Bruschetta

Fresh tomatoes, basil, capers, feta, olive oil, garlic served on garlic toast

$11.00


Breaded Mozzarella

Rolled mozzarella breaded & served with marinara sauce

$9.00


Stuffed Potato

Baked potato filled with cheddar, bacon, sour cream & chives.

$9.00


Cheese Garlic Bread

$8.00


Garlic Bread

Bread, topped with garlic, herb seasoning, baked to perfection.

$7.00

salads
Salads

Salmon Spinach Salad

Bed of spinach, tomatoes, hard boiled egg, onions, raspberry dressing.

$18.00


Chopped Johnny Salad

Greens, tomato, olive, mushrooms, blue cheese & onions tossed with ranch & bacon.

$15.00


Sophie Salad

Mixed greens, chicken breast, feta, almond slivers, olives, onions, crispy noodles, tossed in a ranch & Italian dressing.

$15.00


Chopped Antipasto Salad

Mixed greens, salami, mortadella, mozzarella, peppers, mushrooms, onions, olives, tomatoes and pepperoncini. Your choice of dressing.

$15.00


Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan cheese and our own dressing.

$6.95


Chopped Wedge Salad

Iceberg lettuce, blue cheese dressing, bacon and tomatoes.

$10.00


Caprese Salad

Tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil, kalamata olives, balsamic dressing.

$10.00


House Salad

Mixed greens, tomato, olives, croutons.

$7.00

sides
Sides

Grilled Chicken

$6.00


French Fries

Our delicious French fries are deep-fried 'till golden brown, with a crunchy exterior and a light fluffy interior. Seasoned to perfection!

$6.00


Housemade Meatball

$3.00


Italian Sausage

$3.00


Pasta Salad

$5.00


Pepperoncini

$1.00


Anchovies

$2.00

calzones
Calzones

Create Your Own Calzone

Nicolinos provides ricotta & mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce, then you choose any three ingredients from our pizza selection.

$17.00

sandwiches
Sandwiches
All can be made into a wrap or sandwich bowl. Fries or pasta salad for an additional charge.

Nicolino's Sliders

100% ground beef, caramelized onions, American cheese.

$14.00


Philly Steak Sandwich

Beef, sautéed peppers, onions, provolone.

$14.00


Meatball Supreme Sandwich

Green peppers, onions, marinara sauce.

$14.00


Italian Sausage Sandwich

Green peppers, onions, marinara sauce.

$14.00


Pastrami Italiano Sandwich

Kruse pastrami, melted mozzarella cheese.

$14.00


Italian Cold Cut Godmother Sandwich

Mortadella, pepperoni salami, provolone, lettuce, tomato, oil & vinegar.

$12.95


Dizzy Rizzy

Chicken breast, Italian sausage, mozzarella, bellpepper, marinara sauce then toasted.

$16.00

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Nicolino's Pasta

Spaghetti & Meatballs

With 2 meatballs.

$16.95


Spaghetti & Italian Sausage

$16.95


Spaghetti & Meat Sauce

$16.95


Penne Bolognese

Meat sauce with mushrooms, onions, garlic and Italian sausage.

$16.95


Capellini Ala Checca

Roma tomatoes sautéed in garlic, olive oil, and basil.

$16.95


Cheese Ravioli

Pockets of pasta filled with cheese.

$16.95


Penne Sausage & Peppers

House favorite, Italian sausage, with fresh bell peppers, onions, & mushrooms. Served over pasta.

$16.95


Fettuccine Alfredo

Cream sauce with butter, parmesan and Romano cheese.

$16.95


Spaghetti Marinara

Important spaghetti pasta served with nicolinos marinara sauce.

$15.95


Pasta with Meat Sauce

$16.95

oven-baked-dishes
Oven Baked Dishes

Eggplant Parmigiana

Layered eggplant with marinara sauce and cheese.

$17.50


Cannelloni

Ground pork, veal and ricotta filled pasta with marinara and melted mozzarella cheese

$17.50


Baked Penne

Penne pasta baked with marinara sauce and ricotta, mozzarella & romano.

$17.50


Meat Lasagna

Traditional style with layers of pasta, ground beef, sauce and cheese.

$17.50


Penne Pasta Alfredo with Broccoli

It's Italian mac & cheese. Pasta alfredo baked with ricotta, Parmesan & mozzarella, topped with fresh broccoli.

$17.50

chicken
Chicken
Served with spaghetti marinara.

Chicken Piccata

Chicken sautéed in butter, capers, lemon, garlic & white wine.

$18.95


Chicken A La Checca

Chicken sautéed in butter, capers, lemon, garlic & white wine.

$18.95


Chicken Parmesan

Chicken breast baked with marinara sauce & mozzarella cheese.

$18.95


Chicken Marsala

Chicken breast sautéed in fresh mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce.

$18.95


Chicken Reggiano

Breaded chicken breast baked with alfredo sauce & melted mozzarella cheese.

$18.50


Chicken & Italian Sausage

Sautéed chicken with Italian sausage & mushrooms in a light marsala sauce.

$18.50


Chicken Alfredo

Chopped chicken breast smothered in our delicious Alfredo cream sauce.

$18.50

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From the Sea
Served with a fresh baked garlic roll.

Seafood Capellini

Mussels, clams & shrimp sautéed in Alfredo sauce.

$28.95


Salmon

Grilled and then served with pasta and veggies & raspberry vinaigrette.

$21.00


Shrimp Classico

Sautéed shrimp tossed with herbs, mushrooms, scallion over linguine in a garlic lemon & white wine sauce.

$19.95


Scampi

Sautéed shrimp in olive oil, garlic & Italian herbs. Served with pasta on the side. Red sauce or diablo on request.

$19.95


Clams with Linguini

Fresh clams, in a delicious white sauce.

$19.95


Shrimp Fra Diablo

$19.95


Fillet of Sole

Tender white fish grilled, lightly floured with egg wash, with lemon & butter. Or have it picatta style, delicious.

$18.95


Steamers

One pound of clams in a garlic butter sauce. Served with bread for dipping.

$17.00


Fish & Chips

Three pieces of battered white fish, served with French fries & coleslaw.

$17.95

desserts
Desserts

Housemade Brownie & Vanilla Ice Cream

$9.00


Cannoli

An Italian traditional dessert, sweet ricotta cheese in a pastry shell.

$8.00


Spumoni

Pistachio nut flavor with strawberry and lemon mouse.

$8.00


Tiramisu

Layers of sponge cake, chocolate mascarpone cheese and topped with coco sprinkles.

$9.00


Vanilla Ice Cream

We've got chocolate syrup if you want.

$8.00

soft-drinks
Soft Drinks

Soda

$4.50


Iced Tea

$3.95


Arnold Palmer

$3.95

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Hand Tossed Pizza Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
No substitutions on house special pizza please.

Lots'a Meatsa Pizza Lunch

Salami, italian sausage, pepperoni, canadian bacon, ground beef.

$25.00


Very Vegetarian Pizza Lunch

Onion, tomato, bell pepper, mushrooms, olives.

$25.00


CC. Mex Pizza Lunch

Salsa & pizza sauce, seasoned ground chuck, olives, onions, tomatoes, cilantro & black beans

$25.00


Buffalo Chicken Pizza Lunch

Mozzarella cheese and fresh chicken breast.

$25.00

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Nicolino's Lunch Specials
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pasta & Sauce Lunch

Your choice from nicolinos pasta from dinner menu.

$10.95


Mini Pizza with Two Toppings Lunch

Your choice of house salad, caesar or soup.

$10.95


Half Meatball Sandwich Lunch

You choose two toppings, your choice of house salad, caesar or soup.

$14.00


Half Godmother Sandwich Lunch

You choose two toppings, your choice of house salad, Caesar or soup.

$14.00


Sauteed Burger

Wagyu beef, provolone, sautéed mushrooms & onions, marinara sauce. Brioche bun.

$14.00


Italian Burger Lunch

Open face, Wagyu beef, bell pepper, onions, provolone, marinara sauce. Brioche bun.

$14.00


Eggplant Burger Lunch

Grilled eggplant, marinara sauce, provolone, on a brioche bun.

$10.95


Salads Lunch

Antipasto, johnny, Caesar, Sophie, BBQ chicken salad served with garlic bread.

$9.95


Dominic Anthony Lunch

Turkey breast, lettuce, tomato, mayo, mustard.

$14.00

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Starters Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wings Lunch

Spicy wings with celery & ranch dressing.

$9.00


Basket of Fries Lunch

$6.00


Mozzarella Sticks Lunch

Deep fried cheese sticks. Crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside. Virtually guaranteed to be a table favorite! Served with a side of marinara sauce.

$8.00


Chicken Tenders Lunch

Delicious chicken tenders.

$9.00


Zucchini Sticks Lunch

$8.00


Calamari Lunch

$9.00


Sauteed Artichokes Lunch

$9.00


Sauteed Mushrooms Lunch

$9.00


French Fries Lunch

Our delicious French fries are deep-fried 'till golden brown, with a crunchy exterior and a light fluffy interior. Seasoned to perfection!

$7.00


Garlic Bread Lunch

Bread, topped with garlic, herb seasoning, baked to perfection.

$5.00

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Soups Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Delicious Minestrone Soup Lunch

$8.00

salads-lunch
Salads Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

House Salad Lunch

Mixed greens, tomato, onion, salami, olives.

$6.00


Antipasto Salad Lunch

Mixed greens, salami, mortadella, mozzarella, peppers, mushrooms, onions, olives, tomatoes and pepperoncini. Your choice of dressing.

$14.00


Chopped Johnny Salad Lunch

Greens, tomato, olive, mushrooms, blue cheese, & onions tossed with ranch & bacon.

$14.00


Caesar Salad Lunch

Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese and our own dressing.

$6.00


Wedge Salad Lunch

Ice-burg lettuce, blue cheese dressing, bacon and tomatoes.

$9.00


Caprese Salad Lunch

Tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil, kalamata olives, balsamic dressing.

$9.00


Salmon Spinach Salad Lunch

Bed of spinach, tomatoes, hard boiled egg, onions, raspberry dressing.

$16.50

sandwiches-lunch
Sandwiches Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Served on a fresh-baked roll. Served with pasta salad.

Godmother Sandwich Lunch

Mortadella, capicola, salami, provolone, lettuce, tomato, oil and vinegar.

$14.00


Nicolino's Sliders Lunch

100% ground beef, caramelize onions, American cheese.

$14.00


Philly Steak Sandwich Lunch

Beef, sauteed peppers, onions, provolone.

$14.00


Classic Burger Lunch

100% ground beef, lettuce, tomato, onions, 1000 island.

$14.00


Chicken Sandwich Lunch

Lightly breaded chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, with Mike's spicy honey on sour dough.

$14.00


Meatball Supreme Sandwich Lunch

Green peppers, onions, marinara sauce.

$14.00


Italian Sausage Sandwich Lunch

Green peppers, onions, marinara sauce, fries or pasta salad.

$14.00


Pastrami Italiano Sandwich Lunch

Kruse pastrami, melted mozzarella cheese, fries, slaw or pasta salad.

$14.00


Contractor Sandwich Lunch

Meatball, Italian sausage, roasted, provolone, toasted then lettuce & tomatoes, oil & vinegar.

$14.00


Sorry Charlie Sandwich Lunch

Albacore tuna.

$14.00

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Keto Korner Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Keto Pizza Casserole Bake Lunch

Broccoli, Italian sausage, bell pepper, pepperoni, mushroom sautéed then baked with marinara & mozzarella cheese

$15.00


Low Carb Skillet Lunch

Your choice of Philly steak or chicken sautéed with mushrooms, bell pepper, olives & onions with melted mozzarella.

$13.00

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Nicolino's Pasta Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pasta & Sauce Lunch

Your choice of pasta: spaghetti, capellini, linguine, penne. Your choice of sauce: marinara, pesto, olio & garlic, garlic butter, vodka, fra diablo.

$12.50


Pasta with Meatballs Lunch

2 meatballs.

$15.00


Pasta with Italian Sausage Lunch

$13.50


Pasta with Meat Sauce Lunch

$13.50


Bolognese Pasta Lunch

Meat sauce with mushrooms, onions, garlic and Italian sausage.

$13.50


Ala Checca Lunch

Roma tomatoes, sautéed in garlic, olive oil, and basil.

$13.50


Ala Checca with Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Lunch

Roma tomatoes, sautéed in garlic, olive oil, and basil.

$15.50


Cheese Ravioli Lunch

Pockets of pasta filled with cheese

$13.50


Meat Ravioli Lunch

Pockets of pasta filled with meat.

$13.50


Sausage & Peppers Lunch

House favorite, Italian sausage, with fresh bell-peppers, onions, & mushrooms. Served over pasta.

$13.50


Alfredo Pasta Lunch

Cream sauce with butter, Parmesan and Romano cheese.

$13.50

oven-baked-dishes-lunch
Oven Baked Dishes Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Meat Lasagna Lunch

Traditional style with layers of pasta, ground beef, sauce and cheese.

$16.50


Eggplant Parmigiana Lunch

Layered eggplant with marinara sauce and cheese.

$16.50


Manicotti Lunch

Ricotta filled pasta with marinara and cheese.

$14.50


Cannelloni Lunch

Ground pork, veal and ricotta filled in pasta with marinara and melted mozzarella cheese.

$14.50


Baked Penne Lunch

Penne pasta baked with marinara sauce and ricotta, mozzarella & Romano.

$14.50


Penne Pasta Alfredo with Broccoli Lunch

It's Italian mac & cheese. Pasta alfredo baked with ricotta, parmesan & mozzarella, topped with fresh broccoli.

$15.50

chicken-pasta-bowl-garlic-bread-lunch
Chicken, Pasta Bowl & Garlic Bread Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Chicken Piccata Lunch

Chopped chicken sautéed in butter, capers, lemon, garlic & white wine

$14.95


Chicken Marsala Lunch

Chopped chicken breast sautéed in fresh mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce. Served over spaghetti.

$14.95


A La Checca Lunch

Chopped chicken breast sautéed with fresh tomatoes, basil garlic, butter in a white wine sauce. Served over spaghetti.

$14.95


Chicken with Italian Sausage Lunch

Chopped sautéed chicken with Italian sausage & mushrooms in a light marsala sauce. Served with spaghetti.

$14.95

from-the-sea-lunch
From the Sea Lunch
Only available 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Shrimp Classico Lunch

Sautéed shrimp tossed with herbs, mushrooms, scallion over linguine in a garlic lemon & white wine sauce.

$18.95


Shrimp Alfredo Lunch

$18.95


Clams with Linguini Lunch

Fresh clams, in a delicious white or red sauce.

$18.95


Salmon Lunch

Grilled and then served with pasta & veggies.

$18.95


Shrimp Fra Diablo Lunch

$18.95

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