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Francesca's Vicinato

12960 South La Grange Road, Palos Park, IL 60464

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Menu
pizza
  • Pizza della Foresta$13.25
    Oven baked pizza with wild mushrooms, plum tomatoes and fontina cheese..
  • Create Your Own Pizza$13.75
    Sausage, olives, mushrooms, artichokes, spinach, onion, broccoli, anchovy, eggplant.
  • Quattro Formaggi$13.75
    Mozzarella, mascarpone, blue and Swiss.
  • Napoletana$12.75
    Arugula, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, provolone and shaved parmesan.
  • Quattro stagioni$13.75
    Prosciutto, artichoke, mushroom, olive, egg.
gluten-free-pizza
  • Pizza Margharita$13.25
    With roasted plum tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella.
antipasti
  • Antipasti Misti$20.95
    Assorted Italian meats and cheeses with warm olives, roasted peppers, fig conserve, artichokes, walnuts, and grilled bread (serves 3-4).
  • Risotto della Fattoria$12.75
    Italian rice with broccoli florets, baby kale, pickled rainbow carrots, pea tendrils, and shaved grana padano.
  • Bruschette di Tonno$10.25
    Garlic toast with sliced ahi tuna, avocado, arugula, roasted red pepper aioli, and microgreens.
  • Carpaccio Tre-colore$13.75
    Thinly sliced raw sirloin with capers, tomatoes, mushrooms, basil, olive oil and parmigiano with radicchio, endive and arugula.
  • Cozze alla Marinara$13.75
    Prince Edward Island mussels in spicy tomato sauce.
  • Calamari fritti$14.75
    Crispy fried calamari served with lemon and marinara.
  • Bruschette alla Romana$8.75
    Garlic toast with tomato, basil & fresh mozzarella.
insalate
  • Caulilini all’Agrodolce$8.95
    Roasted cauliflower florets with sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, fresh herbs, and toasted breadcrumbs.
  • Burrata con Pomodorini$12.75
    Burrata,heirloom tomatoes, basil and aged balsamic.
  • Insalata di Rucola$7.25
    Arugula, tomatoes, lemon, olive oil, and parmesan.
  • Italian Wedge Salad$9.75
    Romaine wedge, tomatoes & crispy pancetta with gorgonzola dressing.
  • Caesar Salad$7.75
    Classic Caesar with roasted peppers, garlic croutons, and shaved parmesan.
  • Insalata di Asparagi$9.25
    Asparagus, tomato, lemon, olive oil & blue cheese.
  • Insalata alla Francesca$8.75
    Romaine, endive, and radicchio with blue cheese, fresh vegetables, lemon, and balsamic.
pasta-dishes
  • Linguine alla Caruso$24.95
    Sautéed with jumbo shrimp, garlic, and olive oil in a tomato and basil-pine nut pesto sauce.
  • Gnocchi alla Valdostana$18.95
    Gnocchi filled with fontina cheese, sautéed with roasted peppers, baby spinach, and garlic in a tomato cream sauce, with a truffle oil drizzle.
  • Cappellacci con Asparagi$18.95
    Asparagus filled pasta with basil cream sauce, fresh tomatoes, and parmigiano.
  • Rigatoni alla Vesuviana$16.95
    Sautéed with crispy eggplant, cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil, topped with shaved ricotta salata.
  • Linguine Primavera$16.95
    Sautéed with zucchini, yellow squash, red and yellow peppers, sweet peas, asparagus, and onions in a light tomato-basil sauce.
  • Fettuccine alla Carbonara$15.95
    Fresh fettuccine pasta sautéed with pancetta, black pepper, parmesan cream sauce, and egg yolk.
secondi
  • Branzino con Vongole$27.95
    Sautéed Mediterranean sea bass with manila clams, red and yellow peppers, escarole, garlic, capers, and white wine.
  • Merluzzo alla Pagliacci$24.95
    Pan-roasted Icelandic cod with broccoli, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini, garlic, and white wine.
  • Pollo Ricore$19.95
    Sautéed chicken breast with a spicy tomato sauce, prosciutto di Parma, and linguine aglio e olio.
  • Salmone con Lenticchie$26.95
    Pan-Roasted salmon with braised lentils, spinach, fresh tomatoes, lemon and olive oil.
  • Bistecca al Barolo e Patate$33.95
    Prime New York strip steak with roasted parmesan potatoes and a shallot-barolo reduction, served with shaved radishes, baby heirloom tomatoes, and pea shoots.
  • Pollo Arrosto alla Romana$33.95
    Roasted half chicken with garlic, shallots, rosemary, lemon and olive oil, served with roasted potatoes.
contorini
  • Sauteed Spinach$4.75
    Sauteed baby spinach with garlic, lemon and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Sauteed Mixed Vegetables$4.25
    Sauteed mushrooms, zucchini, broccoli and cherry tomatoes with garlic and white wine.
  • Roasted Potatoes$3.75
    Oven roasted potatoes with garlic, shallots, rosemary and olive oil.
  • Sauteed Shrimp$6.25
    Sauteed jumbo shrimp with chopped tomatoes, garlic and lemon white wine sauce.
  • Sausage and Peppers$4.75
    Italian sausage with roasted peppers, onions & garlic.
  • Pasta Aglio e Olio$3.75
    Linguine sauteed with spinach, chopped tomato, garlic and extra virgin olive oil.
gluten-free-antipasti
  • Cozze alla Marinara$13.75
    Prince Edward Island mussels in spicy tomato sauce.
  • Calamari in Padella$14.75
    Sautéed calamari with capers, fresh tomatoes, spinach, chili flakes, garlic, lemon and olive oil.
  • Mussels Pomodoro$15.00
    Mussels sauteed in a spicy tomato sauce.
  • Spinach Aglio e Oilo$6.00
    Sauteed spinach with garlic and olive oil.
gluten-free-pasta
  • Pasta del Pastore$16.95
    Sauteed with Italian sausage, garlic, white wine, and sun dried tomatoes in a cherry tomato sauce with goat cheese.
  • Pasta alle Verdure$15.95
    Sauteed with wild mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, broccoli, escarole, garlic, olive oil in an herb broth.
  • Pasta Aglio e Olio$12.95
    Sauteed with olive oil, fresh garlic, diced tomatoes, and fresh spinach.
  • Penne con Asparagi$16.95
    Sauteed with a parmesan cream sauce, fresh asparagus, and pine nuts.
  • Pasta alla Pomodoro$13.95
    Sauteed in a cherry tomato sauce with garlic and fresh herbs.
gluten-free-insalate
  • Burrata con Pomodorini$12.75
    Burrata, heirloom tomatoes, basil and aged balsamic.
  • Italian Wedge Salad$9.75
    Romaine wedge, tomatoes & crispy pancetta with gorgonzola dressing.
  • Caesar Salad$7.75
    Classic Caesar with roasted peppers, garlic croutons, and shaved parmesan.
  • Insalata di Asparagi$9.25
    Asparagus, tomato, lemon, olive oil & blue cheese.
  • Insalata alla Francesca$8.75
    Romaine, endive, and radicchio with blue cheese, fresh vegetables, lemon, and balsamic.
gluten-free-desserts
  • Torta Lava$7.75
    Flourless chocolate cake with a molten chocolate center served warm with mint chocolate gelato and fresh mixed berries.
  • Gelati e Sorbetti$5.95
    Ask for today's selection.
  • Crema alla Vaniglia$8.00
    Vanilla creme brulee with fresh berries.
  • Frutta di Sottobosco$7.95
    Assorted mixed berries topped with fresh whipped cream.
kids-menu
  • Kids Spaghetti with Meatball$7.00
    With tomato sauce.
  • Kids Cheese Pizza$7.00
  • Kids Sausage Pizza$7.00
  • Kids Grilled Cheese Sandwich$7.00
    With mozzarella & provolone.
  • Kids Crispy Chicken Tenders$7.00
  • Kids Grilled Chicken Breast$7.00
  • Kids Roasted Salmon$7.00
    With lemon mayo.
desserts
  • Crostata di Mele$7.75
    Warm Granny Smith apple tart served with cinnamon gelato and salted caramel sauce.
  • Crema alla vaniglia$7.75
    Vanilla bean crème brûlée with sugar crust and served with a homemade berry macaron.
  • Zabaglione$7.75
    Marsala sabayon with fresh mixed berries, vanilla cream, and a gluten-free cookie.
  • Profiteroles al Pistacchio$7.75
    Delicate cream puffs served warm with pistachio gelato and chocolate sauce.
  • Torta Lava$7.75
    Flourless chocolate cake with a molten chocolate center served warm with mint chocolate gelato and fresh mixed berries.
  • Tiramisu$7.75
    ladyfingers soaked in espresso and rum with mascarpone cheese, cocoa, and chocolate sauce.
beverages
  • Coffee$2.50
  • Hot Tea$2.50
  • Caffe Latte$3.50
  • Espresso$3.00
  • Cappuccino$3.50

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