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Lombardino's Restaurant

Lombardino's Restaurant

2500 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705

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Brick Oven Pizza

Pizza Lombardino

Prosciutto di parma ham, roasted garlic, olive oil, mozzarella cheese & fresh arugula.


The Fraboni Pizza

Fraboni’s hot italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, spicy giardiniera & provolone.


Pizza Margherita

San Marzano tomato sauce, bufala mozzarella & fresh basil.


Pizza Carbonara

With nueske’s applewood smoked bacon, yuppie hill egg, crème fraîche, black pepper & fontina cheese.


Mushroom, Sausage & Fontina Pizza

Local mushrooms, fraboni’s sausage, roasted garlic, fontina fontal & black truffle sauce.


Wood Grilled Aspargus & Mushroom Pizza

With cacio di roma cheese, calabrese chili sauce, asparagus & roasted local mushrooms.


Antipasti & Insalate

Olives al Forno

Roasted olives with garlic, citrus zest & fresh thyme, served warm from the brick oven.


Aspargus alla Milanese

Sautéed local asparagus topped with an olive oil-fried local egg, garnished with house-infused lemon oil, garden to be pea shoots & Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.


Ricotta & Roasted Pepper Bruschetta

Wood-grilled sourdough bread with whipped grande ricotta, piquillo pepperonata, marinated white anchovies & fresh mint.


Spring Green Salad

Watercress, fresh pea shoots, peas & escarole with toasted almonds & goat cheese, dressed with sweet wine vinegar & lemon-infused olive oil.


Calamari Fritti

Madison’s Favorite! Delicately fried squid served with marinara sauce, horseradish & lemon


Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates

Set on finocchiona salami with local pea shoots, toasted pistachios & a drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar.


Insalata Lombardino

Mixed greens with slivered red onion, shaved fennel & Italian parsley, dressed with fennel seed vinaigrette.


Signature Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce tossed with croutons, Parmigiano-Reggiano & lemon-anchovy dressing, garnished with an anchovy, olive tapenade & hard-cooked egg.


Cream of Aspargus Soup

Garnished with stracciatella cheese & Ligurian oil.



Grilled Broccolini

With stracciatella cheese & calabrese vinaigrette.


Beans & Greens

Stewed white beans, chickpeas, guanciale & seared escarole.


Anson Mills Polenta

Topped with MontAmore cheese & snipped chive.



Spaghetti alla Bolognese

Slow-simmered meat sauce of locally raised stoneface pastures pork, knoches beef, pancetta, tomatoes & white wine, topped with parmigiano-reggiano.


Orecchiette with Fraboni's Sausage & Rapini

Little ears of pasta with Fraboni’s hot Italian sausage, rapini, roasted garlic cream & a splash of brandy.


Eggplant Napoletana

Crisp rounds of eggplant stacked with caramelized onions, basil & mozzarella, set on spaghetti with roasted eggplant, golden raisins & San Marzano tomato sauce.


House Made Goat Cheese Ravioli

With Spring Lambu Ragu.Pinn Oak Ridge Farm lamb with herbes de Provence, red chili, white wine & San Marzano tomatoes, garnished with snipped chive.


Housemade Ricotta Gnocchi

Ricotta gnocchi tossed in lemon cream with asparagus, peas, spinach, mint & calabrese chili, garnished with pecorino.


Tagliatelle with Littleneck Clams

Fresh littleneck clams, tomato sauce passata, clam broth, garlic, oregano & a hint of chili.


From the Wood-Burning Grill

Juniper Brined Niman Ranch Pork Chop

Served with roasted fingerling potatoes, seared escarole, grilled lemon & Tuscan olive oil.


Filet of Beef Tenderloin

Served with roasted fingerling potatoes, seared escarole, grilled lemon & Tuscan olive oil.


Bone in Ribeye

Served with roasted fingerling potatoes, seared escarole, grilled lemon & Tuscan olive oil.


Chicken Diavola

Served with roasted fingerling potatoes, seared escarole, grilled lemon & Tuscan olive oil.



Chicken al Mattone

Chicken under a brick” served on Anson Mills creamy polenta with rosemary-chicken reduction sauce.


Wood Grilled Ribeye alla Diavola

With a warm salad of grilled brocolini, pickled red onion & frisee, garnished with creamy gorgonzola sauce.


Wild Alaskan Halibut

Pan-seared halibut with roasted cherry tomatoes, brown butter, capers, sea asparagus, wilted spinach & brioche crouton.


Housemade Stoneface Pastures Pork Meatballs

In a stew of cannelini beans, roasted cherry tomato, chickpeas, wilted escarole,chili & fresh rosemary, garnished with Sartori MontAmore cheese.



Black Rum Budino

Butterscotch custard topped with salted caramel & whipped cream.


Rustic Brick Oven Baked Cheesecake

With fresh raspberries marinated in orange blossom honey & sea salt.


Bocca Nera

Garnished with whipped cream & an amaretti cookie.



Kahlua, coffee & amaretto soaked lady fingers layered with mascarpone mousse & shaved milk chocolate.


Dessert Sampler

Bocca nera, black rum budino & tiramisu.


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