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Risotto

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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STARTERS / SALADS‏
$12.00
A larger portion of one item $+6.00
Taste of the Mediterranean
Hummus, tzatziki, babaganough, tahini, grape leaves, falafel & kalamata olives.
$10.00
Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo chilled shrimp w/ a spicy fresh horseradish cocktail sauce.
$10.00
Crab Cakes
Pan-seared lump crab cakes served w/ a spicy sriracha & caper remoulade.
$7.00
Greens & Beans
Sauteed escarole,‏ white beans & garlic in a savory broth w/ parmesan cheese.
$7.00
Primo Risotto
Beef tenderloin, caramelized onions, peppers, & provolone stuffed in a fried risotto shell. Served w/ a black garlic cream sauce.
Soup of the Day
Details presented by server.
All appetizers served w/ warm herbed pita
$9.00
Grilled chicken $+4.00
Greek
Artichoke hearts, tomatoes, cucumbers, grape leaves & kalamata olives over a bed of mesclun greens. Finished w/ feta cheese & served w/ our house balsamic vinaigrette.
$14.00
Tuscan
Grilled chicken & shrimp w/ roasted red peppers, artichokes, fresh mozzarella & chickpeas tossed w/ fresh spinach. Finished w/ parmesan cheese & a red wine vinaigrette.
$14.00
Scallop
Seared sea scallops over mesclun greens tossed w/ golden raisins, blood orange segments & cherry tomatoes. Finished w/ cilantro lime vinaigrette & sliced almonds.
SANDWICHES / PITAS
All pitas & sandwiches served w/ choice of French fries or daily salad
$8.00
American Classic
Flame broiled hamburger w/ American cheese & topped w/ lettuce, tomato & red onion.
Burger of the Day
Ask server for details.
$9.00
Lamb Burger
Ground Mediterranean spiced lamb flame broiled & topped w/ feta slice onion, tomato, & tzatziki.
$8.00
Portabella
Balsamic marinated portabella mushrooms grilled & topped w/ caramelized onions, grilled yellow squash, roasted red peppers & parmesan.
$10.00
Crab Cake Sandwich
Pan seared crab cake topped w/ a spicy Sriracha & caper remoulade w/ lettuce, tomato & red onion on a toasted bun.
$8.00
Chicken
Grilled chicken, tzatziki, lettuce, tomato & cucumbers on a warm pita bread.
$8.00
Falafel
Falafel, hummus, lettuce, tomatoes & cucumbers on a warm pita bread.
$8.00
Greek
Kalamata olives, hummus, grape leaves, feta cheese lettuce, tomato & cucumbers on a warm pita bread.
$8.00
Gyro
Beef gyro meat, tzatziki, lettuce, tomato & cucumbers on a warm pita bread.
RISOTTO / KEBOBS‏
$9.00
Bacon Cheeseburger
Hamburger, American cheese & bacon tossed in a creamy risotto. Finished w/ drizzle of ketchup & mustard. Served w/ a side of diced pickle.
$9.00
Buffalo Chicken
Grilled chicken & gorgonzola cheese tossed in a franks red hot risotto & topped w/ shaved carrot & celery.
$9.00
Chicken Philly
Onions, peppers & provolone cheese tossed in a creamy risotto & topped w/ grilled chicken.
$9.00
Meatball
Homemade meatballs tossed w/ fresh mozzarella in a tomato risotto. Served w/ garlic crostini.
$9.00
Vegetable
Artichokes, roasted red peppers, cherry tomatoes, sugar snap peas, & spinach in a creamy thyme risotto.
Your choice of one of three proteins topped w/ sauteed onions & peppers & accompanied by jasmine rice & grilled asparagus.
$11.00
Chicken
$13.00
Lamb
$13.00
Shrimp
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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All reviews brunch chicken francaise unlimited mimosas salad chicken and waffles stuffed mushrooms seafood cheeseburger memorial hospital tapas menu strip mall grape leaves service was a little slow with some friends the wait staff poinsettias entrees
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Risotto was packed and loud. Food and service was very good. Things quieted down after a few large tables left. Prices are very reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank abarasol
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We actually had a company holiday party here and the food was excellent. Although we've done lunch and dinner several times, this was our first large party and they handled it very well. Although disappointed the seafood risotto plate is gone, the thai scallops risotto...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank UpstateNY71
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Crisp outside, friendly inside The Mediterranean is so present here Grape leaves like Greece perfectly served The risotto was wonderfully fine The ice cream balls were .... there was None left!!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Sunday August 5th. There was myself , husband and adult son. Upon checking in with our 11am reservation the hostess rudely asked if would be done by 12:30. We were so taken back we did say yes. At about 11:45 she had the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hmt01
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I came here for their bottomless Mojito on a weekend morning. They have excellent brunch selection. Tried their egg Benedict or omelette selection, you won't regret. The restaurant is clean and neat, ambiance is just right for brunch-ers. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank chwang3
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Risotto Restaurant located across from Memorial Hospital is one of my favorite places to eat. The restaurant is not large, but does have a pleasant bar and seating area. The menu has a Mediterranean flair. Entrees are reasonably priced. I love their chicken francais with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank frisk455
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Although a somewhat limited menu for my taste, the staff was very accommodating to special requests. The prices were reasonable for the entrees and a diner salad was included

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jdooley51
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We had a medical appointment across the street at the hospital On the way to hospital, we noticed the Risotto sign. Everyone knows how hard it is to serve risotto properly, especially anyone that watches Top Chef. More great chefs have probably been voted out...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Convenient location to catch up with some friends for dinner. Kabobs were pretty good. Burgers gooked as ordered. Server fair.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank abarasol
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Recently went Risotto for their Sunday Brunch. Drawn in by the advertised bottomless mimosas and delicious menus online we were excited to give them a try. We were not disappointed! This is a fantastic not to be missed restaurant! The mimosas and poinsettias ( with...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Dekmah
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