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IL Cantone Cafe

763 Hempstead Turnpike A, Franklin Square, NY 11010

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Menu
brick-oven-pizza
  • Neapolitan Pizza$16.55
  • Sicilian Pizza$18.85
  • Marinara Pizza$18.00
  • Neapolitan Special Pizza$23.00
  • Sicilian Special Pizza$26.00
  • Grandma Pizza$19.75
  • White Pizza$21.00
  • Margherita Pizza$23.75
  • Grandma Arrabiata$27.00
    Broccoli rabe, cherry peppers, marinara sauce.
  • Chicken Parmigiana Pizza$26.00
  • Buffalo Chicken Pizza$26.00
  • Alla Vodka Pizza$24.00
  • Crostino Pizza$28.50
    Fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, basil, oregano and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Grilled Caesar Pizza$35.00
    Grilled or fried chicken
brick-over-personals
  • Neapolitan Pizza$9.00
  • Four Corner Sicilian$11.00
  • Buffalo Chicken Pizza$13.00
  • White Pizza$11.50
  • Four Corner Grandma Pizza$11.00
  • Four Corner Grandma Arabbiata Pizza$15.50
  • Margherita Pizza$15.00
  • Quatro Stragioni$14.00
    artichoke hearts, prosciutto, mushrooms & black olives.
  • Il Cantone Pizza$15.00
    asparagus, shallots, sundried tomatoes, artichoke hearts & portobello mushrooms.
  • Gluten Free Neapolitan$12.00
  • Gluten Free White$14.50
  • Primavera Pizza$15.00
  • Alla Vodka Pizza$13.50
  • Chicken Alla Vodka Parmagiana$16.50
pizza-by-the-slice
  • Regular Slice$3.00
  • Sicilian Slice$3.00
  • Grandma Slice$3.00
  • Specialty Slice$4.50
appetizers
  • Mini Pops$2.50
    Chicken parm, buffalo chicken, bbq chicken, pepperoni and spinach.
  • Rice Balls with Meat$3.00
    With meat and peas or just cheese.
  • Rice Balls with Cheese$2.50
    With meat and peas or just cheese.
  • Garlic Knots$3.00
  • Fried Cappelini$3.00
  • Risotto Ball$2.75
  • Baked Clams$7.75 +
  • Mussels$14.00
    Your choice of marinara, fra diavolo, buffalo or Luciano .
  • Shrimp Cocktail$12.00
    Served with cocktail sauce on the side.
  • Fried Calamari Arrabiata$11.00 +
    Fried calamari sauteed in our delicious marinara sauce with cherry peppers.
  • Fried Calamari$9.00 +
  • Zucchini Sticks$10.00
  • Mozzarella Stikcs$7.50
  • Fresh Mozzarella Tomato & Roasted Peppers$10.00
  • Eggplant Rollatini$9.00
  • Hot Wings$7.00
  • Artichoke Hearts Francese$9.00
  • Fried Artichoke Hearts$10.00
    Over a bed of baby spinach topped with a lemon garlic olive oil dressing.
  • Hot Antipasto$19.00
    stuffed mushrooms, eggplant rollatini, baked clams & shrimp oreganata.
  • Cold Antipasto$12.00 +
    Fresh sliced salami, soppressata, ham, prosciutto, provolone, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fired roasted red peppers and gardiniera vegetables.
  • Garlic Bread$4.00
  • Garlic Bread with Cheese$5.50
soups
  • Pasta Fagioli$6.50 +
  • Chicken Noodle Soup$6.50 +
  • Escarole & Beans Soup$6.50 +
  • Wedding Soup$6.50 +
  • Tortollini in Brodo$6.50 +
  • Lentil Soup$6.50 +
  • Minestrone Soup$6.50 +
  • Stracciatella Romano$6.50 +
    Spinach and egg.
salads
  • Raspberry Mesculine Salad$9.75 +
    Fresh masculine, beets, red onions, glazed walnuts, tomatoes, & gorgonzola cheese with our homemade raspberry dressing.
  • Spinach Cranberry Salad$9.75 +
    Fresh baby spinach, dried cranberries, red onions, black olives, glazed walnuts, tomatoes & feta cheese with our raspberry dressing.
  • Insalata Ortolano$9.75 +
    mesculine, red onions, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fire roasted red peppers, black olives & chick peas.
  • Greek Salad$7.50 +
    tossed salad with red onions, feta cheese and pepperoncini peppers.
  • Caesar Salad$7.50 +
  • Arugula Salad$8.75 +
    fresh baby arugula, shaved parmesan & tomato.
  • Tossed Salad$6.00 +
    Iceberg lettuce, romaine, red cabbage and carrots with tomatoes, cucumbers, green & black olives.
  • Il Cantone Salad$11.50 +
    grilled portobello mushrooms, grilled eggplant, grilled zucchini, fresh mozzarella, & fire roasted peppers on a bed of fresh baby arugula.
  • Buffalo Salad$10.50 +
    Tossed salad topped with buffalo style chicken.
side-orders
  • Sauteed Broccoli$7.50
  • Sauteed Spinach$7.50
  • Sauteed Broccoli Rabe$10.00
  • Sauteed Escarole$8.00
  • Side Meatballs$7.00
  • Side Sausage$7.00
  • French Fries$3.50
  • French Risotto$4.50
  • Fried Chicken$3.75
  • Side Sauce$0.75
calzones
  • Regular Calzone$7.00
rolls
  • Buffalo Chicken Roll$6.50
  • Chicken Roll$6.50
  • Sausage & Pepper Roll$6.50
  • Spinach Roll$6.50
  • Meat Lovers Roll$6.50
    Meatball, sausage, pepperoni and mozzarella.
  • Eggplant Roll$6.50
    Meatball, sausage, pepperoni and mozzarella.
wraps
  • Grilled Chicken Wrap$8.50
    With lettuce and tomates.
  • Fried Chicken Wrap$8.50
    With lettuce and tomates.
  • Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap$9.25
  • Fried Chicken Caesar Wrap$9.25
  • Grilled Vegetable Wrap$9.50
    grilled eggplant, grilled zucchini, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, red onions, roasted red peppers and chopped mesculine with balsamic dressing.
  • Balsamic Grilled Chicken Wrap$9.75
    Grilled chicken with a balsamic glaze, lettuce, tomato and fresh mozzarella with balsamic dressing.
  • Flat Bread Palliard$10.00
    broccoli rabe, fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers on a whole grain flat bread.
  • Flat Bread Balsamico$10.00
    grilled chicken in a balsamic glaze, fresh mozzarella, tomato and baby arugula on a whole grain flat bread with balsamic dressing.
paninis
  • Caprese Panini$9.00
    fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fire roasted red peppers, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic dressing.
  • Diprama Panini$9.75
    imported diparma prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, and fire roasted red peppers.
  • Balsamico Panini$9.75
    grilled chicken in a balsamic glaze, fresh mozzarella, tomato and baby arugula with balsamic dressing.
  • Vegetable Panini$9.00
    grilled eggplant, grilled zucchini, fire roasted red peppers, and fresh mozzarella with balsamic dressing.
  • Bisteca Panini$11.00
    grilled marinated skirt steak with sauteed peppers and onions.
  • Fritto Panini$10.00
    fried chicken cutlet, fresh mozzarella and fire roasted red peppers with balsamic dressing.
  • Paillard Panini$11.00
    Grilled or Fried chicken with sauteed broccoli rabe.
  • Tonno Panini$9.50
    Imported italian tuna fish in extra virgin olive oil, baby arugula and tomato with red vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Portobello Panini$9.50
    Portobello mushrooms sauteed wth shallots and topped with melted provolone.
heroes
  • Shrimp Hero$10.75
  • Meatball Hero$8.25
  • Sausage & Pepper Hero$9.00
  • Pepper & Egg Hero$8.75
  • Potato & Egg Hero$8.75
  • Chicken Cutlet Hero$8.75
  • Veal Cutlet Hero$10.50
  • Eggplant Hero$8.75
  • Grilled Chicken Palliard Hero$11.50
    grilled chicken & sauteed broccoli rabe.
  • Grilled Chicken Hero$9.75
    with lettuce, tomato and your choice of dressing, mayo, etc.
  • Fried Chicken Hero$9.75
    with lettuce, tomato and your choice of dressing, mayo, etc.
  • Italian Sub$9.50
    ham, salami, provolone, lettuce, tomatoes and red onions with red vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Parmigiana Hero$11.00
pasta-dishes
  • Pasta with Tomato Sauce$10.50
  • Pasta with Marinara Sauce$13.50
  • Pasta with Meat Sauce$13.50
  • Pasta with Pink Sauce$13.00
  • Pasta with Meatballs$13.50
  • Pasta with Sausage$13.50
  • Pasta with Garlic and Oil$11.50
  • Pasta with Clams$15.50
    Marinara sauce or garlic and oil.
  • Cappelini Cardinale$17.00
    Shrimp, onions, pimentos and peas in our delicious pink sauce.
  • Pasta Primavera$15.00
    Mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, broccoli and onions sauteed in your choice of Garlic & Oil, Marinara or Pink sauce.
  • Pasta alla Vodka$15.50
    sauteed onions and prosciutto in a pink sauce.
  • Pasta Piemontese$17.50
    broccoli rabe, sausage, and sundried tomatoes sauteed in garlic & oil.
  • Pasta Alla Anna$16.00
    grilled chicken, broccoli, & sundried tomatoes sauteed with garlic and oil.
  • Pappardelle Al Ragu$18.25
    homemade meatsauce with a touch of cream over pappardelle pasta.
  • Pasta Siciliana$15.50
    fried diced eggplant in our delicious marinara sauce, topped with a scoop of ricotta.
  • Pasta with Sauteed Broccoli$13.50
  • Pasta with Sauteed Spinach$13.50
  • Pasta with Sauteed Broccoli Rabe$15.50
baked-dishes
  • Cheese Ravioli$11.00
    Baked or not baked.
  • Stuffed Shells$11.00
  • Manicotti$11.00
  • Baked Ziti$11.50
  • Baked Ziti Siciliana$14.50
    with diced fried eggplant mixed inside.
  • Lasagna with Meat$14.00
chicken-dishes
  • Chicken Parmigiana$19.00
    Fried chicken cutlets topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.
  • Chicken Francese$19.00
    Pan-seared chicken in a white wine lemon butter sauce.
  • Chicken Picatta$19.00
    Pan-seared chicken in a white wine lemon butter sauce with capers and onions.
  • Chicken Milanese Alla Arugula$20.50
    Grilled or Fried chicken cutlet topped with baby arugula, diced tomatoes and diced red onions in our homemade italian vinagrette dressing.
  • Chicken Marsala$19.50
    Pan-seared chicken sauteed with mushrooms & onions in a marsala sauce.
  • Chicken Sorrentino$21.00
    pan seared chicken topped with eggplant, prosciutto and melted mozzarella in a sherry wine brown sauce.
  • Chicken Bruschetta$19.50
    Your choice of Grilled or Fried chicken topped with diced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and red onions in our homemade italian vinagrette
  • Chicken Verde$19.00
    Pan seared chicken topped with broccoli, prosciutto & melted mozzarella in a sherry wine brown sauce.
  • Chicken Milano$19.50
    Fried chicken cutlets topped with melted mozzarella in a francese sauce.
  • Chicken Napolitano$21.50
    Fried chicken cutlets topped with our homemade marinara sauce and melted fresh mozzarella.
  • Chicken Argo e Dolce$21.50
    Pan-seared chicken sauteed with potatoes, shallots and cherry peppers in a white wine garlic and oil.
  • Chicken Scarpariello$21.00
    pan seared chicken with mushrooms, vinegar peppers, potatoes & sausage sauteed with garlic and oil in a light brown sauce with a touch of vinegar.
  • Grilled Chicken Paillard$21.00
    Grilled chicken served with a sauteed vegetable of your choice or french fries.
  • Grilled Balsamic Chicken Paillard$21.00
    Grilled chicken with a balsamic glaze, served with a sauteed vegetable of your choice or french fries.
veal-dishes
  • Veal Milanese Alla Arugula$23.00
    Grilled or fried baby veal scallopini topped with baby arugula, diced tomatoes & red onions in our delicious homemade italian vinagrette.
  • Veal Cutlet Parmigiana$21.50
    veal cutlets topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.
  • Veal Piccata$21.50
    pan-seared baby veal scallopini in a lemon white wine butter sauce with capers and onions.
  • Veal Francese$21.50
    in a white wine lemon butter sauce.
  • Veal Marsala$22.50
    pan-seared baby veal scallopini sauteed mushrooms & onions in a marsala sauce.
  • Veal Napolitano$23.50
    topped with homemade marinara sauce and melted fresh mozzarella.
  • Grilled Veal Paillard$22.50
    Grilled baby veal scallopini served with a side of a sauteed vegetable of your choice or french fries
  • Grilled Bruschetta$22.00
    grilled or fried baby veal scallopini topped with diced tomatoes, red onions and diced fresh mozzarella in our homemade italian dressing.
seafood-dishes
  • Shrimp Parmigiana$21.50
    Fried jumbo shrimp topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.
  • Shrimp Francese$21.50
    pan-seared jumbo shrimp in a white wine lemon butter sauce.
  • Shrimp Fra Diavolo$21.50
    Jumbo shrimp in our delicious homemade spicy marinara sauce. (specify mild or hot)
  • Shrimp Scampi$21.50
    Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a lemon butter garlic sauce.
  • Shrimp Napolitano$23.50
    Fried jumbo shrimp in our homemade marinara sauce topped with melted fresh mozzarella.
  • Shrimp Monachina$22.00
    pan-seared jumbo shrimp in a mushroom marsala sauce topped with melted mozzarella.
  • Shrimp Oreganato$21.50
    Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a lemon butter garlic sauce topped with seasoned breadcrumbs.
  • Calamari Fra Diavolo$20.00
    fresh calamari in our delicious homemade spicy marinara sauce. (specify mild or hot)
  • Fried Calamari Arrabiata$20.50
    Fried calamari sauteed in our homemade marinara sauce with cherry peppers.
  • Scungili Marinara$24.00
    fresh scungilli sauteed in our homemade marinara sauce.
  • Mussels Marinara$17.00
    Fresh mussels sauteed in our homemade marinara sauce.
  • Frutta di Mare$28.50
    shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari & scungili sauteed our homemade marinara sauce.
  • Salmon Piccata$21.00
    Pan-seared salmon sauteed with onions, capers, and diced tomatoes in a white wine lemon butter sauce. Served with a side of sauteed broccoli.
  • Grilled Salmon Dijon$21.50
    Grilled salmon topped with a touch of honey dijon mustard. Served with a sauteed vegetable of your choice on the side.
  • Tilapia Francese$21.00
    Pan-seared tilapia in a white wine lemon butter sauce, served over a bed of sauteed spinach.
  • Tilapia Oreganata$21.00
    Pan-seared tilapia in our delicious scampi sauce baked with seasoned breadcrumbs, served over a bed of sauteed spinach.
steaks
  • Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak$23.00
    grilled to your liking, served with a side of sauteed vegetable of your choice or french fries.
  • Skirt Steak Pizzaiola$23.00
    Marinated skirt steak sauteed with mushrooms, shallots and peppers in our homemade marinara sauce.
  • Tripe Napolitano$16.50
    in a marinara sauce with potatoes and peas.
eggplant
  • Eggplant Parmigiana$16.50
  • Eggplant Rollatini$17.50
    stuffed with ricotta & mozzarella topped with tomato sauce & melted mozzarella.
desserts
  • Fried Oreos$6.00 +
  • Fried Oreos Sensation$7.50
    fried oreos topped with vanilla gelato, whipped cream, powdered sugar & chocolate fudge.
  • Cannoli$4.50
  • Italian Cheesecake$6.50
  • American Cheesecake$5.50
  • Tiramisu$5.50
  • Tartuffo$7.50
    vanilla & chocolate ice cream with a chocolate shell, topped with whipped cream, powdered sugar & chocolate fudge.
  • Chocolately Saucy Cake$7.50
    hot fudge brownie topped with vanilla gelato, whipped cream, powdered sugar & chocolate fudge.
  • Truffle$6.50
    pistacchio or chocolate chip mint topped with whipped cream and chocolate fudge.
  • Lemongello Marsapone$5.50
  • Gelato$5.50 +
  • Tortoni$3.50
  • Oreo Mouse Cake$5.50
beverages
  • Hot Tea$2.00
  • Coffee$2.00
  • Espresso$2.75
  • Cappuccion$4.50

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