Cafe Rustica

Cafe Rustica

3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
908-647-4240

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Menu
pizza
Pizza

Cheese Pizza

Classic cheese or create your own pizza.

$11.75

specialty-pizza
Specialty Pizza

Bianca Pizza

With sliced tomatoes.

$15.99


#1 Prosciutto, Arugula, Mushroom, Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella Pizza

$15.99


#2 Margherita Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Plum Tomato Sauce, Basil Pizza

$13.99


#3 Grilled Pizza

Grilled chicken, pesto, bruschetta tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula, parmigiano reggiano.

$23.99


#4 Crumbled Spicy Sausage, Caramelized Onions, Goat Cheese, Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella Pizza

$23.99


#5 Grilled Pizza: Grilled Eggplant, Roasted Tomatoes, Pesto, Ricotta, Mozzarella Pizza

$15.99

appetizers
Appetizers

Bruschetta

Toasted Italian bread with tomatoes & herb infused olive oil.

$7.99


Fried Bocconcini

Fried fresh mozzarella served with marinara sauce.

$10.99


Antipasto Cafe Rustica

Assorted Italian cold cuts & imported cheeses.

$12.99


Fried Calamari

With marinara sauce.

$12.99


Sizzling Shrimp Scampi

Served in an oil and garlic white wine sauce in a hot skillet with homemade garlic toast.

$13.99


Imported Bufala Mozzarella Napoleone

Layered with grilled eggplant, fresh tomato & roasted peppers.

$12.99


Eggplant Rollantini Alla Rustica

Stuffed with crumbled sausage, broccoli rabe, ricotta & mozzarella cheese.

$9.99


Mussels Marinara

$12.99


Filet Mignon Carpaccio

Thinly sliced raw filet mignon topped with fresh shavings of ricotta salata & a mustard aioli sauce.

$13.99


Grilled Eggplant Antipasto

Served with gaeta olives, roasted peppers and fresh mozzarella.

$11.99

soups
Soups

Pasta Fagioli Soup

$5.50

salads
Salads

Portobello Mushroom Salad

Grilled marinated portobello mushroom caps with roasted peppers, mozzarella & mesclun greens.

$10.99


Cafe Rustica’s Chef Salad

Ham, turkey, Swiss, tomato & hard boiled egg.

$13.99


Arugula Salad

With red onions, lemons & tomatoes in a balsamic vinaigrette.

$9.99


Caesar Salad

$8.99


Cajun Chicken Breast Salad

Tossed with fresh mushrooms, tomatoes, cranberries, mandarin oranges & sliced almonds, with our homemade delicate mandarin orange vinaigrette.

$14.99


Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken

Mushrooms, tomatoes, red onions, crumbled bacon & goat cheese with homemade honey mustard dressing.

$14.99


Grilled Steak Salad

Mixed baby greens, red onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, peppadew peppers, walnuts, cranberries & crumbled blue cheese, with our homemade port wine dressing.

$17.99


The Cafe Salad

Arugula, red onions, seasonal fruit, sliced almonds, & Gorgonzola cheese tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette.

$13.99

cold-sandwiches
Cold Sandwiches
Served with mesclun salad & tortilla chips.

Grilled Chicken BLT Club

Triple layer BLT sandwich on white bread with mayo.

$9.99


Ham Turkey Wrap

Ham, turkey & Swiss cheese with a honey mustard sauce on a whole wheat wrap.

$9.99


Fresh Mozzarella Sandwich

Fresh mozzarella, baby arugula, roasted peppers & pesto served on a semolina roll.

$9.99

hot-sandwiches
Hot Sandwiches
Served with mesclun salad & tortilla chips.

Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich

On an Italian sub roll.

$9.99


Chicken Eggplant Sandwich

Grilled chicken breast, grilled eggplant, mozzarella, sliced tomatoes & pesto on grilled focaccia bread.

$9.99


Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast Sandwich

With wild mushrooms, roasted peppers & smoked mozzarella on toasted focaccia bread.

$9.99


Chicken Prosciutto Sandwich

With fresh mozzarella & bruschetta tomatoes on an Italian sub roll.

$9.99


Grilled Chicken Ham Wrap

Sliced tomatoes, fresh spinach & Swiss cheese with honey mustard dressing on a wrap.

$9.99


Veal Parmigiana Sandwich

On an Italian sub roll.

$9.99


Grilled Spicy Sausage Sandwich

With broccoli rabe, roasted peppers & fresh mozzarella cheese served on an Italian sub roll.

$9.99


Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Grilled eggplant, zucchini, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto & melted mozzarella on grilled ciabatta bread.

$9.99


Grilled Chicken Pesto Wrap

With tomato & fresh mozzarella on a wrap. .

$9.99


Chicken Chipotle Sandwich

Grilled chicken breast topped with sauteed artichokes, spinach &, caramelized onions, with melted mozzarella & chipotle mayo on grilled ciabatta bread.

$9.99

pasta-dishes
Pasta Dishes
Served with mesclun salad.

Penne Vodka

Delicate tomato basil vodka cream sauce with peas.

$12.99


Linguine Alla Vongole

Red or white clam sauce.

$14.99


Rigatoni Forestiere

Sausage, mushrooms & roasted peppers sautéed in a light plum tomato sauce tossed with rigatoni pasta.

$14.99


Linguine Giulio

Spicy sausage, roasted peppers & broccoli rabe in an oil & garlic white wine sauce.

$14.99


Capellini Napoletani

Baby clams, shrimp, calamari & mushrooms sautéed in a light marinara sauce tossed with angel hair pasta & peas.

$14.99


Rigatoni Paesano

Diced chicken breast, prosciutto, onions, peas & fresh mozzarella sautéed in a light marinara sauce tossed with rigatoni pasta.

$14.99


Farfalle Theresa

Shrimp, grilled Italian vegetables, roasted peppers, and fresh mozzarella sautéed in a light white wine sauce tossed with bowtie pasta.

$14.99

lunch-entrees
Lunch Entrees
Served with mesclun salad.

Eggplant Rollantini Alla Rustica Lunch

Stuffed with crumbled sausage, broccoli rabe, ricotta & mozzarella.

$13.99


Chicken Parmigiana Lunch

Served with a side of linguine.

$14.99


Pollo Fumoso Lunch

Chicken breast sautéed in a sun-dried tomato & mushroom marsala demiglaze sauce topped with eggplant and smoked mozzarella cheese.

$14.99


Pollo Amalfi Lunch

Chicken breast topped with prosciutto & melted fresh mozzarella in a gaeta olive, artichoke & fresh tomato white wine demiglaze.

$14.99


Tender BBQ Baby Back Ribs Lunch

Served with French fries.

$14.99


Veal Cutlet Milanese Lunch

Veal scallopine breaded & pan fried, topped with bruschetta tomatoes and fresh mozzarella over a bed of baby arugula.

$16.99


Veal Saltimbocca Alla Romana Lunch

Prosciutto, mozzarella & spinach in a sage demiglaze.

$16.99


Veal Fantasia Lunch

Veal scallopine sautéed with sliced tomatoes & capers topped with melted mozzarella in a lemon butter white wine sauce served over fresh spinach.

$16.99


Francese Trio Lunch

Veal scallopine, chicken & jumbo shrimp in a light lemon butter white wine sauce.

$16.99


Tilapia Lunch

Sautéed in a cognac sauce with artichokes & roasted peppers over rice pilaf.

$16.99


Shrimp, Broccoli & Sundried Tomatoes Lunch

Sautéed in an oil & garlic white wine sauce with capellini pasta.

$16.99


Shrimp & Scallops Malafemina Lunch

Jumbo shrimp & scallops sautéed in a white wine tomato basil cream sauce served over basil fettuccine.

$16.99


Grilled Salmon Lunch

Over an arugula, fresh tomato salad & red onions.

$16.99

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