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Cesco Osteria

Cesco Osteria

7401 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

Closed until Mon at 12:00 PM

Full Hours

Opens Mon at 12:00 PM

Thin crust.

#31 Margherita Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella and basil.


#32 Pepperoni Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella, pepperoni.


#33 Capricciosa Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella, mushroom and sausage.


#34 Contadina Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella, grilled vegetables and goat cheese.


#36 Meat Lovers Pizza

Tomato, mozzarella, ham, peppers, sausage and bacon.



#4 Pastry

Portobello mushroom, goat cheese and caramelized onions.


#5 Fried Calamari

Tomato aioli sauce.


#5 Fried Calamari

#6 Arancini

Rice balls with vegetables and fontina cheese.


#10 Prosciutto di Parma

With tangy stracchino cheese and sweet cantaloupe.


#13 Pancetta

Wrapped sautéed scallops over spinach, goat cheese and caramelized onion.



#7 Ribollita Soup

Tuscan soup with vegetables and bread.


#8 Soup Of The Day



#1 Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

With balsamic dressing.


#2 Panzanella Salad

With cucumbers, tomatoes and red onions.


#3 Organic Mixed Greens Salad

With light balsamic dressing.


#9 Fresh Arugula & Grilled Radicchio Salad

With shaved pecorino cheese.


#11 Fresh Red Beets Salad

With goat cheese, arugula with balsamic vinaigrette.


#12 Tower of Fresh Jumbo Lump Crab Meat Salad

With avocado, tomato and fresh basil.


#14 Fresh Shaved Fennel Salad

With arugula and orange slices.



#35 Calzone

Ham, mozzarella, ricotta and tomato.



#21 Homemade Fettucine

With tuscan wild boar sauce.


#22 Rigatone

With bolognese sauce.


#23 Linguine

With Cesco's famous lemon sauce.


#24 Risotto Of The Day


#25 Butternut Squash Raviolone

In a mascarpone cheese sauce.


#26 Penne Arrabiata

With spicy tomato sauce and dried ricotta.


#27 Angel Hair

With fresh tomato and basil.


#28 Squid Ink Tagliolini

With shrimp, calamari, asparagus and spicy tomato.


#29 Seafood Linguine

With shrimp, mussels, scallops, clams, and squid in a tomato sauce.


Main Course

#41 Grilled Chicken Paillard

With grilled mediterranean veggies.


#42 Sautéed Fresh Codfish Puttanesca

In a tomato, black olives, capers and anchovies sauce served with capellini pasta.


#43 Sautéed Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

With potato puree and mixed vegetables.


#44 Sautéed Fresh Atlantic Salmon

With braised spinach, goat cheese and caramelized onions.


#45 Caciucco

Traditional Tuscan mixed fish stew in a light tomato broth.


#46 Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs

With potato puree and mixed vegetables.


#47 Sliced Spicy Grilled Top Loin Steak

With arugula and roasted potatoes.


#48 Braised Veal Osso Buco

With gremolata sauce and parmesan risotto.


#49 Sautéed Veal Scallopine

Over mashed potatoes and black truffle sauce.


#50 Grilled Fillet Mignon Tower

With grilled tomato and eggplants with rosemary potatoes.


#51 Grilled Marinated Rack of Lamb

Served with peas and mashed potatoes.


#52 Grilled Whole Deboned Mediterranean Sea Bass

Served with baby sweet peas and thyme.


#53 Grilled Skewers of Prawns

Scallops, sweet onion and red peppers.



#61 Bongo Bongo

Profiteroles filled with cream and dipped in melted chocolate.


#62 Torta Della Nonna

Custard filling in a baked shortbread crust with pine nuts.


#63 Chocolate Meringue Tarte

Semi freddo of chocolate meringue and chocolate mouse served with raspberry coulis.


#64 Strawberry Flower

Sliced strawberries blossoming on a sweet pear purée.


Lunch Pizza alla Fiorentina

Focaccia Pizza Lunch

Oven baked crispy pizza dough topped with prosciutto, arugula, and Parmigiano slices.


Lunch Appetizers

Prosciutto & Melone Lunch

Ripe sweet cantaloupe and prosciutto di Parma.


Insalata Caprese Lunch

Served with Italian Buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomato and basil.


Fresh Red Beets, Goat Cheese, Arugula & Black Olive Salad Lunch

Drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. Vegetarian.


Crispy Calamari Lunch

Served with tomato-aioli sauce.


Mushroom Pastry Pocket Lunch

Portobello mushroom, goat cheese and caramelized onion in a flaky pastry pocket served with sweet balsamic reduction. Vegetarian.


Sauteed Maine Mussels Lunch

In white wine, tomato, garlic and herb broth.


Salad of Baby Octopus, Calamari & Shrimp Lunch

Served with black olives, carrots and celery.


Lightly Seasoned Tower of Lump Crabmeat Lunch

Served with avocado, tomato and basil.


Antipasto Della Casa Lunch

Served with prosciutto, salame, olives, fire-roasted peppers, pecorino and fava bean crostini.


Lunch Soups

Ribollita Soup Lunch

Served with classic Tuscan vegetable, tomato and bread porridge. Vegetarian.


Lunch Designer Salads

Create Your Own Salad Lunch



Lunch Cesco's Salads

Uffizi Salad Lunch

Arugula salad, cucumber, red onion, red grapes, avocado, dry ricotta, hard-boiled eggs, crispy chickpeas, croutons and lemon mosto dressing.


Duomo Salad Lunch

Served with spinach, red beets, cherry tomatoes, apples slices, broccoli, red onion, moroccan dry olives, sunflower seeds and condimento balsamico. Vegetarian.


Arno Salad Lunch

Herb-crusted chicken paillard, romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, pear slices, dried cranberries, walnuts, blue cheese crumbles and honey mustard vinaigrette.


Arno Salad Lunch
Lunch Panini
Served with your choice of salad, French fries or fruit.

Dante Panini Lunch

Hot Italian crusty sandwich. Cheese focaccia bread stuffed with grilled herbed chicken breast, braised sweet onions and roasted eggplant drizzled with a light barbecue sauce and oven toasted.


Michelangelo Panini Lunch

Hot Italian crusty sandwich. Cheese focaccia bread stuffed with grilled vegetables, goat cheese and pesto sauce. Vegetarian.


Galileo Panini Lunch

Hot Italian crusty sandwich. Warm ciabatta bread stuffed with grilled Italian sausage, sauteed green peppers, onions and tomato sauce.


Hamburger Cesco Lunch

Angus beef, grilled portobello mushroom, bacon and choice of cheese.


Fish Burger Lunch

Fresh salmon, rockfish and tuna patty with tomato slices, frisee and tartar sauce.


Lunch Pasta Dishes

Tortelli Lunch

Homemade pasta pocket stuffed with ricotta and Swiss chard in a butter sage sauce. Vegetarian.


Vegetarian Lasagna Lunch

Served with grilled eggplant, mozzarella and tomato.


Penne Lunch

Served with eggplant, tomato and ricotta. Durum wheat pasta from Italy. Vegetarian.


Penne Lunch

Angel Hair Lunch

Served with fresh tomato and basil. Durum wheat pasta from Italy. Vegetarian.


Linguine Lunch

Served with broccoli rabe, tomato and fresh mozzarella. Durum wheat pasta from Italy. Vegetarian.


Stuffed Ravioloni Lunch

Served with butternut squash and ricotta in a mascarpone cheese sauce. Vegetarian.


Veal Ravioli Lunch

Served with bolognese sauce.


Seafood Linguine Lunch

Served with shrimp, squid, scallop, clams and mussels and vodka. Durum wheat pasta from Italy.


Potato Gnocchi Lunch

Served with spring vegetables, tomato and ricotta. Vegetarian.


Rigatoni Lunch

Served with porcini mushrooms in a pistachio and shallot pesto. Durum wheat pasta from Italy. Vegetarian


Lunch Main Entrees

Sauteed Wild Alaskan Salmon Lunch

Served on a bed of spinach, goat cheese and sweet onion.


Sauteed Wild Alaskan Salmon Lunch

Classic Tuscan Fish Stew Lunch

In a light tomato broth with shrimp, calamari, mussels, clams, scallops and fresh fish served with a large grilled crouton.


Tempura Battered Tilapia Fillet Lunch

Served with a tomato, onion, avocado salad and homemade tartar sauce.


Veal Piccata Lunch

Sauteed in a light Mediterranean caper, lemon and white wine sauce.


Herb-Crusted Chicken Paillard Lunch

Served with grilled Mediterranean vegetables drizzled with mosto olive oil.


Grilled Prawns and Scallops Lunch

Topped with oven-roasted tomato sauce and crispy bacon served with lemon linguine pasta.


Original Chicken Parmesan Lunch

Baked with mozzarella and tomato reduction.


Lunch Dolci

Sweet Calzone Lunch

Stuffed with sweet Nutella and mascarpone.


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