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C'era Una Volta

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PREZZO FISSO
Fixed Price 3 Course Dinner Available Daily Until 6:30 pm
$30.0
Prezzo Fisso
Choice of Salad; Tagliolini alla Senese or Rostinciana di Maiale or Filetto di Salmone, and Choice of Dessert
ZUPPA & INSALATE ORGANICHE
$6.0
Zuppa del Giorno
Soup of the Day
$9.0
Insalata Barbabietole
Roasted Red & Golden Beets | Mixed Greens | Pistacchi | Balsamic Vinaigrette
$9.0
Ave Cesare
Romaine Lettuce | Anchovies | Parmigiano | Croutons
$9.0
Insalata di Spinaci
Ricotta Salata (sheep) | Caramelized Red Onions | Walnuts | Balsamic Vinaigrette
$11.0
Insalata C'Era Una Volta
Romaine Lettuce & Mixed Greens | Fennel | Mozzarella | Pistacchi | Orange | Balsamic Reduction
ANTIPASTI
$16.0
Piatto Freddo Misto
Prosciutto | Coppa | Salame | Olives | Cheese | Cured Vegetables
$16.0
Piatto di Formaggi
3 Cheeses | Walnuts | Fruit | Crostini
$14.0
Salmon Carpaccio
Smoked Salmon | Lemon | Capers
$13.0
Burrata
Mozzarella Cheese | Mixed Greens | Tomatoes | Basil | Balsamic Reduction
$13.0
Polenta Piemontese
Roasted Polenta with Roasted Vegetables | Carrots | Bell Pepper | Zucchini | Onions | Garlic
GOURMET PIZZA ROMANA
A crust not too thin, not too thick. Standard = Tomato Sauce & Mozzarella
TRADITIONAL
$17.0
Salsicce
Sausage | Mushrooms
$15.0
Acciughe
Anchovies | Capers
$18.0
Bianca
Mascarpone | Arugula | Prosciutto | Parmigiano | Truffle Oil (no tomato sauce/mozz.)
VEGETARIAN
$14.0
Margherita
Topped with fresh Basil
$17.0
Gorgonzola
Gorgonzola | Caramelized Onion
$16.0
Vegan
Tofu & Herbs | Mushrooms (tomato sauce but NO mozz.)
PRIMI PIATTI
$16.5
Spaghetti dell'orto
Zucchini | Onion | EVOO | Garlic | Black Pepper. Option: Rigatoni
$16.5
Ravioli Spinaci con Pesto
Spinach & Ricotta | Ravioli Basil | Garlic | Walnuts | Parmigiano
$16.0
Gnocchi Gorgonzola
Gorgonzola | Cream | Parmigiano
$16.0
Rigatoni Sugo Rustico
Tomatoes | Basil | Garlic | Walnuts | Parmigiano
$23.5
Ravioli Cacciuccati
Lobster Ravioli | Lightly spicy tomato sauce | Seafood
$16.5
Lasagne alla Senese
Homemade Pasta | Chianti Meat Sauce | Bechamel (all beef)
$16.5
Tagliolini alla Senese
Homemade Ribbon Pasta | Chianti Meat Sauce (all beef)
$18.5
Risotto Funghi Porcini
Carnaroli Rice | Herbed Mushrooms | Porcini Mushrooms | Butter | Parmigiano (vegan option without dairy)
SECONDI PIATTI
Split Plate for Any Entrèe: $5
$18.5
Melanzane alla Parmigiana
Roasted Eggplant | Tomato Sauce | Walnuts | Basil | Garlic | Mozzarella | Parmigiano. Sides - Sautéed Spinach & Vegetable Medley
$19.5
Rostinciana di Maiale
Pork Ribs | Tuscan Herbs | Garlic | Wine & Broth Reduction. Sides - Rosemary Roasted Potatoes & Vegetable Medley
$28.5
Filetto al Pepe Verde
Filet Mignon | Gorgonzola Cream Sauce | Green Peppercorns. Side - Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Vegetable Medley
$23.5
Filetto di Salmone
Salmon Filet. Sides - Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Vegetable Medley
BISTECCA ALLA FIORENTINA
Choice of Salad Included / Additional person – plus $10
For Two $80.0
Bistecca alla Fiorentina
32 oz. Thick Cut Rib Eye | Mushroom Medley with Herbs | Truffle Oil. Sides - Rosemary Roasted Potatoes & Vegetable Medley
CHILDREN'S MENU
$7.0
Pasta al Burro (Butter & Cheese)
$7.0
Pasta alla Marinara
$9.0
Pasta alla Senese (Meat Sauce)
$9.0
Chicken Tenders & Potatoes
$7.0
Cheese Pizza
$9.0
Sausage Pizza
PRICE RANGE
USD 20 - USD 40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

We booked the balcony area for a private party of 16 people. Cheryl, Gabriele and the staff at C'era una volta took great care of us. We were not wanting for anything. Prior to our event we chose the menu and it was all very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank volturnus
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Used to live in Alameda and loved coming here for special occasions—never disappointed. It’s been 12 years since our last visit, and it hasn’t missed a beat. From the authentic Caesar to perfect risotto, we loved it. The gluten free bow tie pasta was so...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pquigs
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A bit difficult to find a parking space. The service was ok, but not great. The food was good, but not great. Rather medium to small portions. Cosy place!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jan_Robert_P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

this lovely restaurant accommodated 15 of us (two adjoining tables) and provided a feast for an arranged tab of $50 per person, which covered two apps, salad, entrees,and a cake cutting fee. Buratta was fresh and tasty, and the second app was a hearty serving...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 1SFOSO
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I was born and raised in Italy and the food here is just as good as over there....highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Stefano D
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had a late dinner here the other night. The patio looks lovely but it was a crisp evening so we ate indoors. Only a few tables were occupied. The decor is pleasant with excellent paintings of the Tuscany hills. Our waiter was friendly and...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank booptraveler
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A piece of paradise run by people of great kindness . The enchanting decor transports you in time. Tank's

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank debdereb
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Authentic, Italian food in a comfortable setting. If you like steak, the Bistecca Fiorentina for two was delicious. It is a 32 oz. Thick Cut Rib Eye with Mushrooms, with Rosemary Roasted Potatoes & Vegetable Medley.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank HowardF119
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Authentic, delicious Italian food served in very pleasant surroundings with professional yet friendly staff. Our party of 6 (with 2 young children) were made extremely welcome and all of us thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank SophieABB
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The menu is great; the service is great; the tables and ambiance is good; the wine is excellent; the food presentation is excellent but my filet called "Filetto al Pepe Verde" was average. It was accompanied with "Gorgonzola Cream Sauce, Green Peppercorns, Mashed Potatoes". The...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Peter G
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