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 Sun. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Sun. brunch 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
3-Course Dinner: $50 Per Couple
4-Course Dinner: $60 Per Couple
Comes with a bottle of red or white wine
COURSE ONE – CHOOSE ONE:
Calamari – Flash fried and served with spicy or mild marinara
Homemade Burrata – Di parma prosciutto wrapped Burrata with a balsamic glaze and extra-virgin olive oil.
Tuscan Style Garlic Sticks – Pesto pomodoro dipping sauce
COURSE TWO – CHOOSE TWO:
Mixed Greens Salad – Fresh greens, cherry tomato, cucumber, red onion, carrot, black olives
Rustic Salad – Mixed greens, candied pecans, an jour pears and Bleu cheese crumbles tossed in a roasted shallot vinaigrette
Caesar – Fresh Romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing and finished with shredded Parmesan and homemade croutons
Caprese – Homemade fresh mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil and olive oil finished with a balsamic glaze and fresh cracked pepper
COURSE THREE – CHOOSE TWO:
Lasagna Napolitana – Layered pasta with seasoned ground beef baked with homemade marinara and blended Italian cheeses
Eggplant Milanese – Pan-seared Parmesan and breaded eggplant medallions, spinach, roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions, and roasted red pepper coulis
Spaghetti and Meatballs – Homemade all beef Parmesan bound meatballs and marinara
Chicken Rollatini – Pepperoni and parmesan wrapped chicken rollatini stuffed with roasted red peppers, prosciutto, ricotta and mozzarella over parmesan risotto and spinach finished with a Bleu cheese butter
COURSE FOUR – CHOOSE ONE:
Tiramisu – Ladyfingers 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 Budino features Italian-style bread pudding with fresh fruit