Italian Bistro

Italian Bistro

8211 Market St. • (910) 686-7774

The Italian Bistro is a family owned, full service Italian restaurant & pizzeria located in the Porters Neck area. We offer a wide variety of N.Y. style thin crust pizza and homemade Italian dishes seven days a week!

At the Italian Bistro we strive to bring our customers a variety of homemade items that are made with the freshest, local ingredients.  Every pizza and entrée is made to order and is served with a smile from our amazing staff. 

Our warm, inviting, atmosphere is perfect for ‘date night’ or ‘family night’.  So please come join us for restaurant week and let us show you why Fresh, Homemade & Local is part of everything we do. Open Sunday – Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Sunday Brunch 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

4-COURSE DINNER for TWO $60.00

Includes a bottle of wine (red or white)


Clams Casino – Pepper, bacon, shallot oreganata style with crème fraische and lemon

Bruschetta – Diced roma tomato, basil and onion over toasted garlic italian bread with melted homemade fresh mozzarella

Calamari – Flash fried calamari served with spicy or mild marinara

Prosciutto Wrapped Burrata – Homemade fresh mozzarella with a creamy center wrapped in prosciutto di parma


Mixed Greens Salad – Fresh greens, cherry tomato, cucumber, red onion, carrot, black olives with choice of dressing

Caesar Salad – Romaine hearts, homemade croutons, shredded parmesan & homemade Casesar dressing

Rustic Salad – Mixed greens, candied pecans, anjous pears & blue cheese crumbles tossed in a roasted shallot vinaigrette


Lasagna Napolitana – Layered pasta with seasoned ground beef baked with homemade marinara and blended Italian cheeses

Chick Parmigiana – Parmesan and bread crumb encrusted chicken breast doused with homemade marinara and mozzarella cheese finished with parmesan

Putannesca – Onions, olives, capers, cherry tomato, peas, mushrooms, tomato & white wine broth, garlic, fresh basil with choice of pasta

Bolognese – Burgundy wine seared beef with carrot and onion brunoise finished with marinara

Chianti Cozze – Whole clams, shrimp, prosciutto, cherry tomato, onion, green bell peppers, basil, garlic, Chianti butter broth over fettuccine


Flourless Chocolate Torte – Vanilla crème anglaise and fresh berry

Tiramisu – Lady fingers dipped in espresso with a mascarpone cheese and flavored with cocoa, topped with powdered sugar and drizzled with chocolate syrup

Zeppole – Deep fried dough balls with powdered sugar and chocolate syrup

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