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Prima Pasta & Cafe

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

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Menu
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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.
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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.
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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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