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Pesto's Italian Restaurant

Pesto's Italian Restaurant

3879 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA 90505
424-488-7313

Open until 9:00 PM

Full Hours
    pizza
    Pizza
    Our dough is homemade! Gluten free pizza available only on medium for an additional cost. Vegan cheese available only on medium for an additional cost.

    Arrugula Prosciutto Pizza

    Prosciutto, mozzarella, arugula, capers, reduced balsamic, and fresh parmesan on top.

    $15.00


    Artichokes Gorgonzola Pizza

    Fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, and gorgonzola cheese.

    $16.00


    Margherita Pizza

    Marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato, and basil.

    $13.00


    Pepperoni Pizza

    Classic cheese and pepperoni.

    $14.00


    Sausage Pizza

    Topped with classic cheese and sausage.

    $14.00


    Meat Lovers Pizza

    Pepperoni, ham, sausage, and meatballs.

    $16.00


    Hawaiian Pizza

    Tomato sauce, cheese, pineapple, and bacon.

    $15.00


    BBQ Chicken Pizza

    Barbecue sauce, mozzarella, and chicken.

    $15.00


    Pizza Primavera

    Zucchini, broccoli, carrots, black olives, mushrooms, marinara and mozzarella cheese.

    $15.00

    Pizza Primavera

    Chicken Pesto Pizza

    Pesto sauce, mozzarella & chicken.

    $15.00


    Shrimp Alfredo Pizza

    Alfredo sauce, mozzarella, red peppers, and shrimp.

    $17.99


    Florentine Pizza

    Marinara sauce, mozzarella, spinach, mushrooms and feta cheese.

    $15.00


    White Pizza

    Ricotta, mozzarella, bacon, spinach, oregano, and chili flakes.

    $15.00

    White Pizza

    Spicy Pizza

    Marinara sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, onion, sausage, meatball, jalapenos and chili flakes.

    $16.00

    appetizers
    Appetizers

    Chicken Empanada

    Fried puff pastry dough filled with ground chicken & potatoes.

    $3.99


    Beef Empanada

    $3.99


    Spicy Beef Empanada

    $3.99


    Spinach Empanada

    $3.99


    Italian Sausage Empanada

    $3.99


    Fried Calamari

    Calamari lightly breaded & fried, served with marinara sauce.

    $13.99


    Fried Zucchini

    Zucchini sticks dipped in an egg mixture with bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, baking powder, & salt, fried until golden brown.

    $9.99


    Fried Mozzarella Sticks

    $9.99


    Mozzarella Caprese

    Fresh buffalo mozzarella and sliced Roma tomatoes, garnished with basil, arugula and our balsamic reduction.

    $10.99


    Bruschetta Pomodoro

    Freshly diced tomatoes marinated with garlic and balsamic on the top toasted crostini with basil and parsley.

    $9.99


    Garlic Bread

    Our homemade bread toasted with garlic, oil, parmesan and parsley.

    $5.99

    Garlic Bread

    Antipasto Plate

    Pepperoni, salami, prosciutto, Roma tomato, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese.

    $11.99

    soups
    Soups

    Meatballs Soup

    $10.99


    Shrimp Soup

    $12.99


    Minestrone Soup

    Hearty vegetable soup.

    $6.99


    Ortolana Soup

    Vegetable soup pureed with a splash of cream.

    $7.99

    salads
    Salads

    Beet Salad

    Red beets, arugula, tomatoes, avocado, gorgonzola cheese, olive oil, and red vinegar.

    $8.99


    Green Salad

    Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, finely shaved cabbage, garbanzo beans, and our house dressing.

    $7.99


    Caesar Salad

    Romaine lettuce tossed with our homemade Caesar dressing and topped with fresh parmesan and croutons.

    $7.99


    Chopped Italian Salad

    Romaine and iceberg lettuce chopped with salami, mozzarella cheese, garbanzo beans, and tomatoes tossed with house dressing.

    $8.99


    Chopped Pesto Salad

    The Italian salad topped with chopped chicken, shaved cabbage and bacon, served with house dressing.

    $12.99


    Spinach Salad

    Fresh spinach, diced Roma tomatoes, and feta cheese tossed with balsamic dressing.

    $7.99


    Povery Salad

    Arugula, tomatoes, mushrooms, zucchini, and feta cheese topped with grilled chicken and sauteed shrimp in white wine garlic sauce with house dressing.

    $13.99


    Arugula Salad

    Fresh Roma tomatoes, fresh parmesan cheese and feta cheese with house dressing.

    $7.99


    Bruschetta Salad

    Fresh Roma tomatoes and arugula with burrata cheese, basil, garlic, and our balsamic dressing.

    $8.99

    side-orders
    Side Orders

    Roasted Potatoes

    $6.00


    Spinach

    Sauteed or steamed.

    $6.00


    Mixed Veggies

    Sauteed or steamed.

    $6.00


    Broccoli

    Sauteed or steamed.

    $6.00


    Mushrooms

    Sauteed.

    $6.00


    Homemade Meatballs

    With marinara sauce.

    $8.99


    Italian Sausage

    With marinara sauce.

    $8.99


    Meat Sauce

    $8.99


    Homemade Meatballs with Baked Mozzarella Cheese

    $9.99


    Shrimp

    With your choice of sauce.

    $10.99


    Clams

    With your choice of sauce.

    $9.99


    Mussels

    With your choice of sauce.

    $9.99

    calzones
    Calzones

    Make Your Own Calzone

    With one choice of vegetables or meat (chicken, ham, pepperoni, sausage, meatball, or ground beef) with mozzarella and ricotta cheese.

    $15.00

    fresh-homemade-pastas
    Fresh Homemade Pastas
    Served with a choice of sauce: marinara, alfredo, checca, pink, or both cream & marinara.

    Cheese Ravioli

    Ravioli stuffed with classic cheese.

    $17.99

    Cheese Ravioli

    Beef Ravioli

    $17.99


    Spinach Ravioli

    $17.99


    Squash Ravioli

    With light cream and white wine sauce.

    $17.99


    Lobster Ravioli

    With pink sauce.

    $17.99


    Gnocchi Potato Dumplings

    $17.99


    Gnocchi Gorgonzola

    With cream sauce and baked mozzarella cheese.

    $17.99


    Beef Lasagna

    Layers of pasta with fresh ground beef, ricotta, parmesan & mozzarella cheeses in our own tomato sauce.

    $17.99

    pastas
    Pastas
    We also offer gluten free & whole wheat pasta for an additional cost..

    Spaghetti Pomodoro

    Garlic, fresh basil over spaghetti in our marinara sauce.

    $14.99


    Spaghetti with Meatballs

    Homemade meatballs served over spaghetti in our tomato sauce.

    $17.99


    Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

    Ground beef served over spaghetti in our marinara sauce.

    $17.99


    Spaghetti with Sausage

    Italian sausage, sauteed onions, and green peppers served over spaghetti in our marinara sauce.

    $17.99


    Linguini al Pesto

    Homemade basil pesto sauce served over linguini topped with roasted pine nuts.

    $14.99

    Linguini al Pesto

    Linguini al Pesto with Shrimp

    Homemade basil pesto sauce served over linguini topped with roasted pine nuts.

    $19.99


    Linguini al Pesto with Chicken

    Homemade basil pesto sauce served over linguini topped with roasted pine nuts.

    $17.99


    Spaghetti Carbonara

    Mushrooms and bacon tossed with spaghetti and a creamy pink sauce.

    $17.99

    Spaghetti Carbonara

    Capellini Primavera

    Broccoli, carrots, mushrooms, and zucchini tossed with angel hair and served in our marinara sauce.

    $17.99


    Fettuccine Alfredo

    Homemade cream sauce served over fettuccine.

    $14.99

    Fettuccine Alfredo

    Fettuccine Alfredo with Shrimp

    Homemade cream sauce served over fettuccine.

    $19.99


    Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken

    Homemade cream sauce served over fettuccine.

    $17.99


    Rigatoni Sausage

    Basil, garlic, mushrooms, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes with olive oil.

    $17.99


    Baked Rigatoni

    Mozzarella cheese, ground beef, served over rigatoni in our marinara sauce.

    $17.99


    Pasta al Funhgi

    Sauteed mushrooms, basil, garlic, served over spaghetti with our marinara sauce.

    $17.99

    seafood-pasta
    Seafood Pasta

    Linguini Pescatore

    Clams, mussels, shrimp, calamari, and garlic served over linguini in a wine tomato sauce.

    $24.99


    Capellini Pipone

    Chicken, shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, and onions tossed with capellini in a spicy wine marinara arrabiata spicy sauce.

    $19.99


    Linguini & Clams

    Clams and garlic served over linguini in your choice of a garlic white wine or wine tomato sauce.

    $19.99

    Linguini & Clams

    Shrimp Diablo

    Shrimp served over linguini in a spicy wine tomato sauce.

    $19.99

    Shrimp Diablo

    Fettuccine a la Mare

    Chicken, shrimp, calamari, onions, garlic and red peppers in a wine tomato sauce.

    $19.99


    Capellini Special

    Chicken, shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, and onions over capellini in a creamy white wine sauce.

    $19.99

    Capellini Special

    Calamari Marinara

    Sauteed calamari, garlic and basil tossed with linguini in a wine tomato sauce and light chili flakes.

    $19.99


    Seafood Chioppino

    Clams, mussels, shrimp and calamari topped with a cioppino sauce and served with linguini al olio.

    $24.99


    Shrimp Scampi

    Sauteed shrimp and linguini pasta tossed with lemon, caper, parsley, oregano chili flakes and garlic wine sauce.

    $19.99

    Shrimp Scampi

    Penne Vodka with Shrimp

    With mushrooms, light onions and a creamy pink sauce.

    $19.99


    Tomato Basil Cream Pasta

    Shrimp, Roma tomatoes and fresh basil with penne pasta creamy.

    $19.99

    plates
    Plates
    All dishes are served with marinara pasta, roasted potatoes or vegetables. Additional fee for other sauces.

    Grilled Salmon

    Choice of sauce: pesto, checca, or piccata.

    $20.99


    Chicken Picatta

    Chicken breast medallions with lemon, caper, parsley, and garlic wine sauce.

    $19.99

    Chicken Picatta

    Veal Piccata

    Veal medallions with lemon, caper, parsley, and garlic wine sauce.

    $21.99


    Chicken Parmigiana

    Breaded chicken with melted mozzarella and marinara sauce.

    $19.99

    Chicken Parmigiana

    Veal Parmigiana

    Breaded veal with melted mozzarella and marinara sauce.

    $21.99

    Veal Parmigiana

    Eggplant Parmigiana

    Eggplant lightly breaded and topped with melted mozzarella and marinara sauce.

    $17.99


    Eggplant Mama Mia

    Eggplant parmigiana with grilled chicken and fresh mozzarella cheese layered between marinara sauce.

    $19.99

    Eggplant Mama Mia

    Chicken Melanzana

    Eggplant topped with chicken breast, prosciutto, melted mozzarella cheese, garlic and marsala wine.

    $19.99


    Veal Marsala

    Veal medallions with garlic, parsley, and mushrooms in marsala wine sauce.

    $21.99


    Chicken Marsala

    Chicken breast medallions with garlic, parsley, and mushrooms in marsala wine sauce.

    $19.99

    Chicken Marsala

    Chicken Cacciatore

    Baked chicken breast, onions, mushrooms, red peppers in white wine pomodoro sauce.

    $19.99


    Chicken Florentino

    Grilled chicken breast, marinara sauce, spinach, baked mozzarella cheese and diced tomatoes on top.

    $19.99

    desserts
    Desserts

    Cannoli

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

    $6.99


    Tiramisu

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

    $6.99


    Cheesecake

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

    $6.99

    hot-beverages
    Hot Beverages

    Coffee

    $2.99


    Hot Tea

    $2.99


    Espresso

    $2.99


    Cappuccino

    $3.99


    Coffee Latte

    $3.99


    Hot Chocolate

    $2.99

    cold-beverages
    Cold Beverages

    Soda

    Nothing like a cold soda to go with your pizza

    $2.99


    Lemonade

    $2.99


    Orange Juice

    $2.99


    Iced Tea

    So refreshing.

    $2.99


    Milk

    $2.99


    Chocolate Milk

    $2.99


    San Pellegrino Sparkling Water

    $3.99

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