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Cafe Rustica

3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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Menu
pizza
  • Cheese Pizza $11.75 +
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
specialty-pizza
  • Bianca Pizza $15.99
    With sliced tomatoes.
  • #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 $23.99
    Grilled chicken, pesto, bruschetta tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula, parmigiano reggiano.
  • #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
  • Bruschetta $7.99
    Toasted Italian bread with tomatoes & herb infused olive oil.
  • Fried Bocconcini $10.99
    Fried fresh mozzarella served with marinara sauce.
  • Antipasto Cafe Rustica $12.99
    Assorted Italian cold cuts & imported cheeses.
  • Fried Calamari $12.99
    With marinara sauce.
  • Sizzling Shrimp Scampi $13.99
    Served in an oil and garlic white wine sauce in a hot skillet with homemade garlic toast.
  • Imported Bufala Mozzarella Napoleone $12.99
    Layered with grilled eggplant, fresh tomato & roasted peppers.
  • Eggplant Rollantini Alla Rustica $9.99
    Stuffed with crumbled sausage, broccoli rabe, ricotta & mozzarella cheese.
  • Mussels Marinara $12.99
  • Filet Mignon Carpaccio $13.99
    Thinly sliced raw filet mignon topped with fresh shavings of ricotta salata & a mustard aioli sauce.
  • Grilled Eggplant Antipasto $11.99
    Served with gaeta olives, roasted peppers and fresh mozzarella.
soups
  • Pasta Fagioli Soup $5.50
salads
  • Portobello Mushroom Salad $10.99
    Grilled marinated portobello mushroom caps with roasted peppers, mozzarella & mesclun greens.
  • Cafe Rustica’s Chef Salad $13.99
    Ham, turkey, Swiss, tomato & hard boiled egg.
  • Arugula Salad $9.99
    With red onions, lemons & tomatoes in a balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Caesar Salad $8.99
  • Cajun Chicken Breast Salad $14.99
    Tossed with fresh mushrooms, tomatoes, cranberries, mandarin oranges & sliced almonds, with our homemade delicate mandarin orange vinaigrette.
  • Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken $14.99
    Mushrooms, tomatoes, red onions, crumbled bacon & goat cheese with homemade honey mustard dressing.
  • Grilled Steak Salad $17.99
    Mixed baby greens, red onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, peppadew peppers, walnuts, cranberries & crumbled blue cheese, with our homemade port wine dressing.
  • The Cafe Salad $13.99
    Arugula, red onions, seasonal fruit, sliced almonds, & Gorgonzola cheese tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
cold-sandwiches
Served with mesclun salad & tortilla chips.
  • Grilled Chicken BLT Club $9.99
    Triple layer BLT sandwich on white bread with mayo.
  • Ham Turkey Wrap $9.99
    Ham, turkey & Swiss cheese with a honey mustard sauce on a whole wheat wrap.
  • Fresh Mozzarella Sandwich $9.99
    Fresh mozzarella, baby arugula, roasted peppers & pesto served on a semolina roll.
hot-sandwiches
Served with mesclun salad & tortilla chips.
  • Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich $9.99
    On an Italian sub roll.
  • Chicken Eggplant Sandwich $9.99
    Grilled chicken breast, grilled eggplant, mozzarella, sliced tomatoes & pesto on grilled focaccia bread.
  • Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast Sandwich $9.99
    With wild mushrooms, roasted peppers & smoked mozzarella on toasted focaccia bread.
  • Chicken Prosciutto Sandwich $9.99
    With fresh mozzarella & bruschetta tomatoes on an Italian sub roll.
  • Grilled Chicken Ham Wrap $9.99
    Sliced tomatoes, fresh spinach & Swiss cheese with honey mustard dressing on a wrap.
  • Veal Parmigiana Sandwich $9.99
    On an Italian sub roll.
  • Grilled Spicy Sausage Sandwich $9.99
    With broccoli rabe, roasted peppers & fresh mozzarella cheese served on an Italian sub roll.
  • Grilled Vegetable Sandwich $9.99
    Grilled eggplant, zucchini, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto & melted mozzarella on grilled ciabatta bread.
  • Grilled Chicken Pesto Wrap $9.99
    With tomato & fresh mozzarella on a wrap. .
  • Chicken Chipotle Sandwich $9.99
    Grilled chicken breast topped with sauteed artichokes, spinach &, caramelized onions, with melted mozzarella & chipotle mayo on grilled ciabatta bread.
pasta-dishes
Served with mesclun salad.
  • Penne Vodka $12.99
    Delicate tomato basil vodka cream sauce with peas.
  • Linguine Alla Vongole $14.99
    Red or white clam sauce.
  • Rigatoni Forestiere $14.99
    Sausage, mushrooms & roasted peppers sautéed in a light plum tomato sauce tossed with rigatoni pasta.
  • Linguine Giulio $14.99
    Spicy sausage, roasted peppers & broccoli rabe in an oil & garlic white wine sauce.
  • Capellini Napoletani $14.99
    Baby clams, shrimp, calamari & mushrooms sautéed in a light marinara sauce tossed with angel hair pasta & peas.
  • Rigatoni Paesano $14.99
    Diced chicken breast, prosciutto, onions, peas & fresh mozzarella sautéed in a light marinara sauce tossed with rigatoni pasta.
  • Farfalle Theresa $14.99
    Shrimp, grilled Italian vegetables, roasted peppers, and fresh mozzarella sautéed in a light white wine sauce tossed with bowtie pasta.
lunch-entrees
Served with mesclun salad.
  • Eggplant Rollantini Alla Rustica Lunch $13.99
    Stuffed with crumbled sausage, broccoli rabe, ricotta & mozzarella.
  • Chicken Parmigiana Lunch $14.99
    Served with a side of linguine.
  • Pollo Fumoso Lunch $14.99
    Chicken breast sautéed in a sun-dried tomato & mushroom marsala demiglaze sauce topped with eggplant and smoked mozzarella cheese.
  • Pollo Amalfi Lunch $14.99
    Chicken breast topped with prosciutto & melted fresh mozzarella in a gaeta olive, artichoke & fresh tomato white wine demiglaze.
  • Tender BBQ Baby Back Ribs Lunch $14.99
    Served with French fries.
  • Veal Cutlet Milanese Lunch $16.99
    Veal scallopine breaded & pan fried, topped with bruschetta tomatoes and fresh mozzarella over a bed of baby arugula.
  • Veal Saltimbocca Alla Romana Lunch $16.99
    Prosciutto, mozzarella & spinach in a sage demiglaze.
  • Veal Fantasia Lunch $16.99
    Veal scallopine sautéed with sliced tomatoes & capers topped with melted mozzarella in a lemon butter white wine sauce served over fresh spinach.
  • Francese Trio Lunch $16.99
    Veal scallopine, chicken & jumbo shrimp in a light lemon butter white wine sauce.
  • Tilapia Lunch $16.99
    Sautéed in a cognac sauce with artichokes & roasted peppers over rice pilaf.
  • Shrimp, Broccoli & Sundried Tomatoes Lunch $16.99
    Sautéed in an oil & garlic white wine sauce with capellini pasta.
  • Shrimp & Scallops Malafemina Lunch $16.99
    Jumbo shrimp & scallops sautéed in a white wine tomato basil cream sauce served over basil fettuccine.
  • Grilled Salmon Lunch $16.99
    Over an arugula, fresh tomato salad & red onions.

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