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Prima Pasta & Cafe

161-50 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414

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Menu
brick-oven-pizza
  • Regular Pizza $7.00 +
  • Fresh Mozzarella Pizza $8.00 +
  • Grandma Pizza $16.00
  • Sicilian Pizza $15.00
antipasti
  • Mozzarella Sticks $7.95
  • BBQ Wings $8.95
    Hot chicken wings tossed with BBQ sauce.
  • Potato Croquettes $5.95
  • Stuffed Mushroom $8.95
  • Rice Balls $7.95
  • Eggplant Rollatini $9.95
    Lightly breaded eggplant stuffed with 4 cheeses, mushroom, and spinach baked with marinara and cheese.
  • Baked Clams $8.95
    Stewed beans in sauce.
  • Crab Cakes $8.95
  • Zuppa di Mussels $10.95
  • Fried Calamari $12.95
  • Hot Antipasto $14.95
  • Mimma's Mozzarella & Carozza $10.95
soups
  • Pasta e Fagioli Soup $5.95
  • Tortellini in Brodo Soup $5.95
  • Lentil Soup $5.95
    Thick soup made of stock and lentils with onions carrots and celery.
  • Minestrone Soup $5.95
    Hearty vegetable soup.
  • Stracciatella Romana Soup $5.95
    Spinach and egg drop in light chicken broth.
  • Escarole Soup $5.95
    Served with beans.
  • Chicken Soup $5.95
    Chicken and noodles in a hearty broth.
salads
  • House Salad $8.95
    Fresh greens and garden vegetables served with choice of dressing.
  • Caesar Salad $7.95
    Romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese and croutons.
  • Antipasto del Giardino $9.95
    Romaine lettuce, roma tomatoes, red onions, mushrooms, black olives, pepperoncini, mozzarella cheese and ham.
  • Mozzarella & Tomatoes Salad $7.95
  • Mozzarella & Red Pepper Salad $7.95
  • Tricolor Salad $11.95
    Topped with fresh mozzarella and chopped tomatoes.
  • Chicken Caesar Salad $12.95
    Romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese and croutons with chicken.
  • Chicken House Salad $12.95
    Fresh greens and garden vegetables served with chicken.
calzones-rolls
  • Calzone $6.95
  • Sausage & Pepper Roll $6.95
  • Chicken Roll $7.95
pasta
  • Filetto di Pomodoro Pasta $9.95
    Fresh tomatoes, onions and basil flavored with prosciutto.
  • Marinara Sauce Pasta $9.95
    Fresh tomatoes sauteed with fresh olive oil garlic and basil.
  • Garlic & Oil Pasta $9.95
    Fresh garlic sauteed in virgin olive oil.
  • Primavera Pasta $9.95
    Assorted fresh vegetables sauteed in garlic and oil.
  • Puttanesca Pasta $9.95
    Fresh marinara sauce with black and green olives and capers.
  • Vodka Sauce Pasta $10.95
    Fresh tomatoes,prosciutto a touch of cream and vodka.
  • Ricotta & Piselli $10.95
    Fresh homemade ricotta cheese with green peas.
  • Bolognese Pasta $10.95
    Meat sauce.
  • Boscayola Pasta $10.95
    Mushrooms, sweet peas, chop meat, tomatoes and a touch of cream.
  • Pesto Sauce Pasta $10.95
    Garlic, fresh basil and Parmesan (in season).
  • Alfredo Sauce Pasta $10.95
    Heavy cream and Parmesan cheese.
  • Carbonara Pasta $10.95
    Bacon, Parmesan cheese and heavy cream.
  • Clam Sauce Pasta $14.95
  • Fresh Pasta $13.95
    Gnocchi, lasagna, stuffed shells, cheese tortellini cavatelli, manicotti, cheese ravioli, baked ziti. No 1/2 orders of pasta.
prima-pasta-paninis
  • Panini alla Prima $8.95
    Eggplant, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil.
  • Panini del Giardino $8.95
    Salami, ham, provolone and fresh tomatoes.
  • Panini di Casa Nostra $9.95
    Chicken Siciliano with fresh tomatoes.
  • Panini del Mare $10.95
    Shrimp parmigiana.
  • Panini Campagnola $8.95
    Sauteed with broccoli rabe and sausage.
  • Panini alla Grilla $8.95
    Chicken with lettuce and fresh tomatoes.
  • Panini Verdure $8.95
    Eggplant mushrooms, peppers and provolone.
prima-pasta-chefs-specials
  • Chicken Carmelina $19.95
    Stuffed with ham, mozzarella and breaded, served with creamy spinach and roasted potatoes.
  • Eggplant Parmesan $13.95
    Over spaghetti of choice or vegetables and potatoes.
  • Mussels Fra Diavolo $13.95
    Over pasta of your choice.
  • Chicken Veneziana $18.95
    2 pieces of breast breaded and grilled topped with mozzarella and spinach served with vegetables and roasted potato.
  • Linguini Adriano $17.95
    Sausage chopped meat and shrimp in a creamy tomato sauce.
  • Veal Rossobello $21.95
    Sauteed with red wine, parsley, and rose mary topped with mushrooms. Served with broccoli rabe and roasted potatoes.
  • Mamma's Combo $19.95
    1 jumbo bragiola meatball and sausage in a fresh ragu sauce over pasta of choice.
  • Rissoto Di Mare $21.95
    Comes with clams, mussels, calamari, and shrimp in a marechiara sauce.
  • Rissoto Scampi $19.95
    In white wine, butter, and garlic with sun dried tomatoes, shrimp, asparagus, and mushrooms.
  • Stuffed Cheese Rigatoni $17.95
    Sauteed with artichoke and sun dried tomato in a creamy pink sauce.
  • Ravioli Lobster $18.95
    Sauteed with sun dried tomatoes and asparagus in a creamy pink sauce.
  • Penne Pianissimo $17.95
    Sauteed with shrimp and spinach in a creamy pink sauce.
  • Pasta Pescatore $18.95
    Calamari, clams, and mussels sauteed in marinara sauce over the pasta of your choice.
  • Cavetelli Alla Campagnooa $17.95
    Sauteed with broccoli rub and sausage in olive and garlic.
  • Mixto Fritto $19.95
    With fried calamari, crab cakes, fried shrimp, fish cake, and fried potatoes.
  • Chicken Montecarlo $18.95
    2 pieces of chicken breast breaded and grilled topped with roasted peppers and mozzarella. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
from-our-grill
  • Chicken Siciliano $14.50
    Breaded and grilled, served with lettuce and tomato.
  • Grilled Pinwheel Sausage $16.95
    Cheese, parsley, sausage over broccoli rabe. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Shell Steak $18.95
    Served with vegetables and potatoes.
chicken-platter
  • Chicken Parmigiana $14.50
    Chicken cutlet breaded and sauteed in tomato sauce with mozzarella cheese. Served over penne or spaghetti same sauce as dish. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Milanese $14.50
    Chicken cutlet breaded and fried. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Primavera $14.50
    Chicken cutlet breaded. Served with chopped fresh salad on top. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Sorrentino $14.50
    Chicken scalopine, sliced eggplant prosciutto and mozzarella with a touch of tomato. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Marsala $14.50
    Chicken scalopini, sauteed in Marsala wine and fresh mushrooms. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Francese $14.50
    Chicken scallopini dipped in egg and sauteed in a lemon and butter sauce. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Paillard $14.50
    Breast of chicken grilled. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Chicken Scarpariello $14.50
    Pieces of chicken, sauteed in white wine, parsley. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
veal-platters
  • Veal Parmigiana $16.50
    Veal cutlet breaded and sauteed in tomato sauce with mozzarella cheese, served over spaghetti or ziti same sauce. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Veal Milanese $16.50
    Veal cutlet breaded and fried. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Veal Primavera $16.50
    Veal cutlet breaded, served with chopped fresh salad on top. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Veal Sorrentino $16.50
    Veal cutlet, sliced eggplant, prosciutto and mozzarella with a touch of tomato. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Veal Marsala $16.50
    Veal cutlet sauteed in Marsala wine and fresh mushrooms. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Veal Francese $16.50
    Veal scallopini dipped in egg and sauteed in a lemon and butter sauce. Served with vegetables and potatoes.
from-the-sea-platter
  • Filet of Sole $17.95
    Served with vegetables and potatoes.
  • Shrimp $16.95
    Served with vegetables and potatoes.
beverages
  • Mineral Water $4.00 +
  • Coffee $2.00
  • Cappuccino $3.95
  • Espresso $3.00
  • Tea $2.50
    Choice of natural herbs boiled in hot water.
  • Soda $3.00

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