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Pesto's Italian Restaurant & Catering

3123 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383

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Menu
the-perfect-pizza
  • Hand Tossed Pizza $11.00 +
  • Deep Dish Pizza $14.00 +
signature-pizza
  • Pesto’s Choice Pizza $18.00
    Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions, and green peppers.
  • Five Cheese Pizza $15.00
    A delicious blend of mozzarella, cheddar, provolone, Romano, and Parmesan cheeses.
  • Spinach Pizza $17.00
    Fresh leaf spinach tossed with our special blend of herbs and garlic then topped with mozzarella and Romano cheeses.
  • Pesto’s Classico Pizza $20.00
    Pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon, mushrooms, green peppers, onions and whole black olives.
  • Meat Feast Pizza $18.00
    Pepperoni, sausage, ground beef, bacon and ham.
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza $18.00
    Grilled chicken breast layered with onions, bacon and mozzarella cheese over our tangy BBQ sauce.
  • Seafood Pizza $20.00
    Shrimp, crab, bay scallops, and mushrooms with our alfredo sauce.
  • Chicken Bruschetta Pizza $18.00
    Chicken, fresh tomatoes, basil, Romano cheese, and mozzarella cheese.
appetizers
  • Our Famous Breadsticks $4.00
  • Shrimp Cocktail $9.00
    Served with cocktail sauce.
  • Toasted Ravioli $6.00
    Raviolis filled with spicy cheese and lightly fried. Served with our marinara sauce.
  • Fried Mozzarella $6.00
    Breaded mozzarella fried and served with our marinara sauce.
  • Garlic Bread $5.00
    Made with our own Italian bread.
  • Pesto Tomato Bread $8.00
    Our Italian bread topped with pesto sauce, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
  • Calamari $9.00
    Our famous hand-breaded calamari delicately fried.
  • Bruschetta $7.00
    Toasted garlic bread served with our signature blend of tomatoes, basil, garlic, and sprinkled with pecorino-Romano cheese.
  • Shrimp de Jonghe $9.00
    Five tender jumbo shrimp broiled in fresh garlic and butter and topped with seasoned bread crumb.
  • Portabella de Jonghe $8.00
    A hearty portabella mushroom broiled in fresh garlic and butter and topped with seasoned bread crumbs.
  • Pesto’s Platter $12.00
    A combination of our calamari, fried mozzarella, toasted raviolis, and shrimp de jonghe. Served with marinara sauce.
  • Salsa Cruda Bread $8.00
    Italian bread topped with a combination of our signature blend of tomatoes, basil and garlic. Topped with melted provolone cheese.
  • Sauteed Italian Sausage $9.00
    Our Italian sausage sautéed with red and green bell peppers, red onions and marinara sauce.
soups
  • Minestrone Soup $3.00 +
    A hearty Italian soup with vegetables and pasta in a zesty tomato broth.
  • Loaded Potato Soup $14.00
salads
  • Cajun Tuna Salad $10.00
    Tuna grilled with Cajun seasoning tops this bed of mixed greens, roma tomatoes, red bell peppers and green onions.
  • Chicken Caesar Salad $10.00
    Traditional caesar with grilled chicken marinated artichoke hearts, roma tomatoes and whole black olives tops a bed of crisp romaine lettuce.
  • Grilled Chicken Salad $10.00
    A grilled chicken breast tops this bed of romaine lettuce, roma tomatoes, cheddar cheese, hardboiled egg and bacon.
  • Spinach Salad $9.00
    Fresh leaf spinach, bacon, mushrooms, pine nuts, egg and tomatoes. Served with warm bacon dressing on the side.
  • Grilled Shrimp Salad $11.00
    Mixed greens with fresh mushrooms, tomatoes, green peppers, and mozzarella cheese topped with five flavorful grilled shrimp.
calzones
  • Spinach Calzone $11.00
    Spinach, sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, pizza sauce and a blend of cheeses.
  • Cheese Calzone $10.00
    A delicious blend of cheeses and pizza sauce baked in a folded pizza crust.
  • Seafood Calzone $13.00
    Shrimp, crab, bay scallops, mushrooms, melted mozzarella cheese and alfredo sauce.
  • Chicken Calzone $11.00
    Grilled chicken breast, green pepper, onions, marinara sauce, and a blend of cheeses.
sandwiches
  • Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich $9.00
    Grilled breast of chicken with crumbled goat cheese, pesto aioli and caramelized onions on a pretzel roll.
  • Grilled Portabella Sandwich $9.00
    Grilled portabella mushroom cap with provolone cheese, sautéed peppers and sautéed onions on a focaccia roll. Served with a roasted red pepper aioli.
  • Tuscan Chicken Sandwich $9.00
    Breaded chicken breast topped with fresh tomatoes, basil and melted provolone cheese. Served on a focaccia roll.
  • Turkey Wrap $9.00
    Smoked turkey breast, cheddar cheese, romaine leaf, cruda and finished with roasted red pepper aioli on a roasted garlic herb wrap.
  • Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich $9.00
    Breaded chicken breast, marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese on a focaccia rol.
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich $9.00
    Italian sausage, green peppers and marinara sauce on a French bun with melted provolone cheese.
  • Meatball Sandwich $9.00
    Homemade meatballs with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese on a French bun.
  • Stromboli Sandwich $9.00
    Pizza sausage with onions, green peppers, marinara sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese.
  • Italian Beef Sandwich $9.00
    Italian beef on a French bun with melted provolone cheese. Served with pepperoncini peppers and au jus.
pasta-dishes
  • Chicken Alfredo $13.00
    Fettuccine pasta tossed with tender slices of grilled chicken, capers and alfredo sauce.
  • Sicilian Sampler $16.00
    Meat lasagna and either chicken, veal or eggplant Parmigiana accompanied with fettuccine alfredo.
  • Tortellini Caprese $13.00
    Cheese filled tortellini tossed with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, mushrooms, and baby spinach. Served in light herb oi.
  • Pesto Tortellini with Sun-Dried Tomatoes $13.00
    Cheese filled tortellini served and sun-dried tomatoes tossed with our basil and Romano pesto sauce.
  • Tortellini $12.00
    Cheese filled tortellini topped with basilico (tomato Parmesan), marinara or alfredo sauce.
  • Chicken Tomato Basil $14.00
    Fettuccine pasta tossed with slices of grilled chicken, fresh tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, and Romano cheese.
  • Penne Alla Vodka $12.00
    Penne pasta tossed with imported capicola ham in our own vodka cream sauce.
  • Spaghetti $9.00
    Capellini pasta covered with our fresh authentic marinara sauce.
  • Six Cheese Ravioli $11.00
    Ravioli filled with a blend of six cheeses and topped with Basilico (tomato Parmesan), marinara or alfredo sauce.
  • Fettuccine Alfredo $10.00
    Fettuccine pasta gently tossed with a rich and creamy Parmesan cheese sauce.
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  • Meat Lasagna $14.00
    A rather large portion of lasagna noodles layered with our own blend of six cheeses and seasoned ground beef and topped with our homemade marinara sauce.
  • Eggplant Parmigiana $13.00
    Breaded eggplant lightly fried, dressed with marinara sauce and baked mozzarella cheese.
  • Baked Ziti $12.00
    Ziti pasta covered with marinara sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese and baked.
chicken-dishes
  • Chicken Toscana $18.00
    Tender pieces of chicken lightly breaded with seasoned bread crumbs, sautéed and smothered with roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and baked with provolone cheese. Served over cappellini.
  • Pesto Chicken $17.00
    Tender chicken breasts sautéed in our creamy pesto sauce with red bell peppers and broccoli. Served over farfalle pasta.
  • Chicken Marsala $17.00
    Chicken breasts sautéed with fresh mushrooms, green onions, capellini pasta, and our marsala wine sauce.
  • Pepper Crusted Chicken $17.00
    Tender breasts of chicken pan-seared in fresh-cracked peppercorns, portabella mushrooms and bell peppers in an herbed brandy-cream sauce. Served over capellini.
  • Chicken Parmigiana $16.00
    Tender breaded chicken breasts covered with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese and baked to a golden perfection. Served over capellini.
  • Cajun Grilled Chicken $14.00
    Gluten-free. Two chicken breasts grilled with Cajun herbs and served over Cajun rice mixed with freshly sautéed vegetables.
seafood-pasta
All entrees include your choice of soup or tossed salad and freshly baked bread.
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Skewers $19.00
    Marinated jumbo shrimp wrapped in prosciutto and grilled. Served over sautéed asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes and sacchettini pasta that is stuffed with cheese. Finished with a light lemon sauce.
  • Lobster Ravioli $16.00
    Saffron infused egg pasta stuffed with lobster meat and cheese and served in a lemon dill cream sauce.
  • Seafood Alfredo $13.00
    An appealing assortment of sautéed jumbo shrimp, crab meat, bay scallops, and fresh sliced mushrooms tossed with alfredo sauce and fettuccine pasta.
  • Blackened Tuna & Red Peppers $19.00
    Delicious sashimi grade yellow tuna steak blackened and grilled with fresh red bell peppers and broccoli then mixed with fettuccine.
veal-dishes
  • Veal Piccata $19.00
    Veal cutlets sautéed in white wine, fresh lemon juice and capers. Served over capellini.
  • Veal Toscana $19.00
    Tender pieces of veal cutlets lightly breaded with seasoned bread crumbs, sautéed and smothered with roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and baked with provolone cheese. Served over capellini.
  • Veal Marsala $19.00
    Veal cutlets sautéed with fresh mushrooms, green onions, capellini pasta, and our marsala wine sauce.
  • Veal Parmigiana $14.00
    Two pieces of veal breaded then covered with marinara sauce and baked mozzarella cheese. Served over capellini.
pestos-signature-selections
  • Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken $18.00
    Two marinated chicken breasts crusted with macadamia nuts. Served over capellini pasta and finished with a roasted red pepper cream sauce.
  • Roasted Garlic Chicken $17.00
    A delicious and robust oven-roasted garlic cream sauce accompanies chicken breasts, broccoli and farfalle pasta.
  • Pesto Crusted Salmon $19.00
    Pesto crusted salmon filet served with seasonal vegetables. Gluten-free also available simply grilled.
  • Crab Crusted Seabass $21.00
    Delicious chilean seabass crusted with crab meat and finished with a lemon dill cream sauce. Served with sautéed asparagus and wild rice.
  • Vodka Chicken $17.00
    Chicken breasts sautéed and served in our very own vodka-cream sauce. Served over capellini.
  • Seafood Alla Vodka $25.00
    Lobster tail meat, jumbo shrimp and jumbo scallops sautéed in our famous vodka sauce and served over herbed pappardelle pasta and asparagus.
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Skewers $19.00
    Marinated jumbo shrimp wrapped in prosciutto and grilled. Served over sautéed asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes and sacchettini pasta that is stuffed with cheese. Finished with a light lemon sauce.

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