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Testo Pepesto Italian Restaurant

Testo Pepesto Italian Restaurant

221 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020
616-404-3366

Open until 8:30 PM

Full Hours
    featured-items
    Featured Items

    Garlic Cheese Bread

    Testo specialty. House made bread, butter, garlic, romano cheese, parsley and mozzarella cheese.

    $8.75

    Garlic Cheese Bread

    Cannoli

    Delicious tube of fried dough, filled with a sweet, creamy ricotta filling. Our specialty.

    $6.50


    Garden Salad

    Chilled romaine lettuce, sliced tomatoes, shredded red cabbage and carrots, pepperoni, provolone cheese, and pepperoncini.

    $6.75

    Garden Salad

    Chicken Parmigiana

    Chicken breast dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lightly fried, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to a golden brown. Served with spaghetti.

    $17.50

    Chicken Parmigiana

    Garlic Bread

    House made bread, butter, garlic and Romano cheese.

    $6.00


    Tiramisu

    A delicious coffee-flavored Italian dessert. Ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar & mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa.

    $7.00


    Caesar Salad

    Chilled romaine lettuce, house made croutons, shaved Romano cheese.

    $9.25

    Caesar Salad

    Fried Calamari

    Lightly breaded, tossed with romano cheese & garlic.

    $10.50


    Eggplant Parmigiana

    Tender slices of fresh eggplant dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lightly fried, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to a golden brown. Served with spaghetti.

    $17.50


    Buffalo Wings

    Lightly breaded with a special BBQ sauce.

    $9.00


    Manicotti

    Pasta tubes filled with our special mix of ricotta and romano cheeses, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to perfection, served with spaghetti.

    $18.25


    Fettuccine Alfredo

    Rich creme sauce. Our special blend of cheeses, garlic, and creme.

    $16.25


    Cheese Ravioli

    Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our sweet ricotta romano cheese blend.

    $16.00

    pizza
    Pizza
    Medium size serves 3 people, large size serves 4 people.

    Create Your Own Pizza

    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.

    $15.00

    Create Your Own Pizza

    Gluten Free Cheese Pizza

    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.

    $12.75

    specialty-pizza
    Specialty Pizza
    Medium size serves 3 people, large size serves 4 people.

    Margherita Pizza

    Marinara sauce, sliced tomatoes, chopped garlic, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil.

    $19.00


    Meat Lover's Pizza

    All meat. Pepperoni, sausage, salami, ham, Canadian bacon, meatballs and applewood smoked bacon topped with mozzarella cheese.

    $22.00


    Hawaiian Pizza

    Canadian bacon, pineapple and mozzarella cheese.

    $19.00


    Goat Cheese & Shrimp Pesto Pizza

    Goat cheese, mozzarella cheese, sauteed shrimp, zucchini, fresh garlic and basil in light pesto sauce.

    $20.50


    Six Cheese Pizza

    Provolone cheese, mozzarella cheese, bel paese, asiago, romano and parmesan cheeses with garlic olive oil sauce & basil.

    $18.00


    Barb's Special Pizza

    Thin crust, olive oil, garlic, sliced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil and gorgonzola cheese.

    $19.00


    Barb's Special Pizza with Grilled Chicken

    Thin crust, olive oil, garlic, sliced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil and gorgonzola cheese.

    $21.50


    BBQ Chicken Pizza

    BBQ sauce, smoked gouda, mozzarella cheese, red onions, chicken, cilantro.

    $19.00


    Pagni Thin Crust Special Pizza

    Pepperoni, sweet Italian sausage, sliced black olives on a thin crust.

    $20.00


    Double Deluxe Pizza

    Pepperoni, salami, sausage, mushrooms, onions, black olives, bell peppers. Anchovies on request.

    $21.50

    Double Deluxe Pizza

    Sicilian Pepperoni Pizza

    Pepperoni on top, fresh basil, light fresh mozzarella cheese.

    $20.00

    classic-combo-pizza
    Classic Combo Pizza
    Medium size serves 3 people, large size serves 4 people.

    Vegetarian Pizza

    All with garden fresh local grown vegetables over a fresh garlic butter sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese.

    $20.00


    Buffalo Chicken Pizza

    Our very own Buffalo sauce, grilled chicken, red onions and blue cheese with light mozzarella cheese.

    $20.00


    Chicken Pesto Pizza

    Pesto sauce, grilled chicken breast, pine nuts, and tomatoes.

    $20.00

    appetizers
    Appetizers

    Garlic Cheese Bread

    Testo specialty. House made bread, butter, garlic, romano cheese, parsley and mozzarella cheese.

    $8.75


    Garlic Bread

    House made bread, butter, garlic and Romano cheese.

    $6.00


    Fried Calamari

    Lightly breaded, tossed with romano cheese & garlic.

    $10.50


    Buffalo Wings

    Lightly breaded with a special BBQ sauce.

    $9.00


    Mozzarella Cheesesticks

    Italian seasoned & breaded

    $10.25


    Bruschetta

    Our house made bread, diced tomatoes, garlic, onions, basil, romano cheese & olive oil.

    $8.75


    Sample Platter of Starters

    Select any three.

    $16.00


    Teriyaki Wings

    Lightly breaded with a special teriyaki sauce.

    $9.00


    BBQ Wings

    Lightly breaded with a special BBQ sauce.

    $9.00


    Caprice

    Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil with olive oil.

    $10.25


    Sicilian Starter

    Provolone cheese, pepperoni, and pepperoncini.

    $6.50

    homemade-soups
    Homemade Soups

    Minestrone Soup

    Italian vegetable soup made with tomato broth and pasta.

    $6.50


    New England Clam Chowder Soup

    $6.50

    salads
    Salads

    Garden Salad

    Chilled romaine lettuce, sliced tomatoes, shredded red cabbage and carrots, pepperoni, provolone cheese, and pepperoncini.

    $6.75


    Antipasto Salad

    Assorted fine Italian meats, provolone cheese, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, pepperoncini, olives, and optional anchovies.

    $12.95

    Antipasto Salad

    Chef's Salad

    Chilled shredded lettuce, ham, cotto salami, provolone cheese, onions, tomatoes, and pepperoncini.

    $10.25


    Caesar Salad

    Chilled romaine lettuce, house made croutons, shaved Romano cheese.

    $9.25


    Char Broiled Chicken Salad

    Romaine lettuce, gorgonzola cheese, walnuts, marinated grilled chicken breast, basil with house made a balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

    $12.50


    Caesar Salad with Chicken

    Chilled romaine lettuce, house made croutons, shaved Romano cheese.

    $12.50

    side-orders
    Side Orders

    Side of Meatballs

    $3.50


    Side of Sausage

    $4.00


    Steamed Vegetables

    $6.50


    Side of Sauteed Shrimp

    $7.50


    Side of Charbroiled Chicken Breast

    $6.50

    cold-sandwiches
    Cold Sandwiches
    Panino. Torpedo sandwiches. Our bread is made from scratch & baked in our ovens daily. All sandwiches have provolone cheese, shredded lettuce, onions & diced tomatoes with our original Italian dressing.

    Sicilian Sandwich

    Capicolla, pepperoni, cotto salami, provolone cheese, diced pepperoncini.

    $9.75


    Turkey Breast Sandwich

    $9.75


    Black Forest Ham Sandwich

    $9.75


    Cotto Salami Sandwich

    $9.75


    Genoa Imported Salami Sandwich

    $9.75


    Special Sandwich

    Black forest ham and cotto salami.

    $9.75

    Special Sandwich
    hot-sandwiches
    Hot Sandwiches
    Panino. Torpedo sandwiches. Our bread is made from scratch & baked in our ovens daily.

    Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich

    Chicken breast lightly breaded in our very own breadcrumbs then sauteed in olive oil and topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to perfection.

    $10.50


    Marie's Favorite Sandwich

    Black forest ham, provolone cheese and cotto salami with mustard. Everything heated (lettuce, onions, tomatoes and Italian dressing).

    $10.25


    Italian Sausage & Marinara Sandwich

    $10.25


    Housemade Meatballs & Marinara Sandwich

    $10.25


    Grilled Steak & Bell Peppers Sandwich

    $10.25


    Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich

    Fresh eggplant slices lightly breaded in our very own breadcrumbs then sauteed in olive oil and topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to perfection.

    $10.50

    imported-pasta-dishes
    Imported Pasta Dishes
    With your choice of pasta.

    Pasta with Meat Sauce

    Our sweet marinara sauce with our house made meatball mixed and sauteed.

    $12.50


    Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

    Our very own blend of romano and parmesan cheeses.

    $13.95


    Pasta with Butter & Garlic Sauce

    $10.50


    Pasta with Neapolitan Sauce

    Tomato sauce with basil, olive oil, and roasted garlic.

    $10.50


    Pasta with Pink Sauce

    Blend of our house made Marinara Sauce with a cream and spices.

    $13.95


    Pasta with House Made Marinara Sauce

    Our original sweet sauce, blended tomatoes with Sicilian spices and herbs plus roasted garlic and olive oil.

    $10.50


    Pasta with Pesto Sauce

    Our unique blend of pesto and cream.

    $13.95


    Pasta with Fresh Mushroom Sauce

    Our sweet marinara sauce sauteed with garden fresh mushrooms.

    $12.50

    testo-specialties
    Testo Specialties

    Fettuccine Alfredo with Grilled Breast of Chicken

    Rich creme sauce. Our special blend of cheeses, garlic, and creme.

    $19.25


    Rigatoni Fra Diavolo

    Rigatoni pasta tossed with sausage, black olives, and white onions in a spicy, creamy garlic basil marinara sauce.

    $16.95


    Gnocchi Parmesan

    Sauteed in our garlic butter reduction then topped with ricotta, romano and light mozzarella cheese then baked.

    $18.75


    Fettuccine Alfredo

    Rich creme sauce. Our special blend of cheeses, garlic, and creme.

    $16.25


    Penne Pesto Chicken

    Chicken breast tossed in fresh pesto sauce with pine nuts.

    $17.00


    Fettuccine Alfredo with Shrimp

    Rich creme sauce. Our special blend of cheeses, garlic, and creme.

    $21.75


    Chicken Piccata

    Breaded chicken breast sauteed in lemon, white wine, mushrooms, capers, and garlic served with broccoli and spaghetti.

    $17.75


    Cioppino

    The combination of mussels, clams, lobster, and shrimp. Sauteed in a lightly spiced marinara or wine sauce.

    $23.50


    Cheese Ravioli

    Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our sweet ricotta romano cheese blend.

    $16.00


    Chicken Marsala

    Our select chicken breast sauteed in a marsala wine reduction with mushrooms, Italian red potatoes, and spaghetti.

    $17.75


    Meat Ravioli

    Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our house made meatballs.

    $16.00


    Gnocchi Tuscan

    Sauteed in a pink sauce with fresh garlic, fresh basil, and chopped tomatoes.

    $18.75


    Linguine with White Clam Sauce

    Our house made garlic butter and wine clam sauce with whole baby clams.

    $16.50


    Combo Ravioli

    Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our house made meatball & our sweet ricotta romano cheese blend.

    $16.00


    Cappellini Al Pomodoro Fresco

    Angel hair pasta tossed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, basil, and tomatoes.

    $16.25


    Cappellini Al Pomodoro Fresco with Shrimp

    Angel hair pasta tossed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, basil, and tomatoes.

    $21.75


    Linguine with Red Clam Sauce

    Our house made garlic butter and wine clam sauce with whole baby clams.

    $16.50


    Cappellini Al Pomodoro Fresco with Chicken

    Angel hair pasta tossed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, basil, and tomatoes.

    $19.25

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    Oven Baked Entrees

    Sicilian Macaroni & Cheese

    Our unique blend of multiple kinds of cheese, alfredo sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese then baked to a golden brown.

    $16.95


    Our Specialty Lasagna

    Layers of our house made meatballs and sausage, ricotta, romano and mozzarella cheeses in between noodles and baked to perfection.

    $15.95

    Our Specialty Lasagna

    Chicken Parmigiana

    Chicken breast dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lightly fried, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to a golden brown. Served with spaghetti.

    $17.50


    Sicilian Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

    Our special blend of cheeses and Alfredo sauce with tender chunks of lobster in a lemon butter reduction.

    $18.25


    Eggplant Parmigiana

    Tender slices of fresh eggplant dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lightly fried, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to a golden brown. Served with spaghetti.

    $17.50


    Baked Spaghetti

    Our blend of ricotta and romano cheeses with our marinara sauce topped with mozzarella cheese then baked to perfection.

    $14.50


    Manicotti

    Pasta tubes filled with our special mix of ricotta and romano cheeses, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to perfection, served with spaghetti.

    $18.25


    Baked Combo Ravioli

    Cheese & meat. Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our special blend of meat & our sweet ricotta and romano cheese blend covered with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

    $16.95


    Veal Parmigiana

    Chicken breast dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lightly fried, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese then baked to a golden brown. Served with spaghetti.

    $20.50


    Baked Meat Ravioli

    Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our special blend of meat covered with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

    $16.95


    Baked Cheese Ravioli

    Our sweet ricotta and romano cheese blend covered with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.

    $16.95

    specialty-combination
    Specialty Combination

    Trio

    Try all three: lasagna, spaghetti & ravioli.

    $21.00


    Lasagna & Ravioli

    $18.00


    Custom Combo 2 Entrees

    $17.75


    Custom Combo 3 Entrees

    $21.00


    Spaghetti & Ravioli

    $17.75

    kids-menu
    Kid's Menu
    12 years & under. Soda included.

    Kid's Pepperoni Pizza

    $11.00


    Kid's Spaghetti

    $6.75


    Kid's Baked Mac & Cheese

    $9.00

    Kid's Baked Mac & Cheese

    Kid's Cheese Pizza

    $9.50


    Kid's Boiled Ravioli

    $9.00

    desserts
    Desserts

    Cannoli

    Delicious tube of fried dough, filled with a sweet, creamy ricotta filling. Our specialty.

    $6.50


    Tiramisu

    A delicious coffee-flavored Italian dessert. Ladyfingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar & mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa.

    $7.00


    Trio Cannoli

    $6.00


    Frittole

    Our original, fried house made pizza dough dusted with sugar. Served with chocolate syrup, berry sauce or maple syrup.

    $6.00


    Lava Cake

    $7.50


    Cheesecake

    Classic cheesecake with a rich, dense, smooth, and creamy consistency.

    $7.00


    Spumoni Ice Cream

    $6.00

    beverages
    Beverages

    Soft Drink

    $2.00


    Raspberry Iced Tea

    $3.50


    Coke

    $6.00


    Sparkling Pellegrino Water

    $3.75

    catering
    Catering

    Baked Lasagna Catering

    Layered noodles with Ricotta, Romano and mozzarella cheeses and two different meats.

    $65.00


    Baked Penne Catering

    Layered Penne pasta with Ricotta cheese and Italian sausage.

    $65.50

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