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Sam & Gabe's Italian Bistro - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


Dinner, After-hours

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Antipasto Platter
Serves‎ 2-4 an assortment of imported Italian meats and cheeses, with olives, marinated red peppers, grape tomatoes, and artichoke hearts.
Topped with tomatoes, pesto, and provolone cheese.
Toasted Ravioli
Filled with homemade Italian sausage and Italian cheeses.
Toasted Provolone Wedges
Served with marinara sauce.
Fresh Salmon Cakes
Topped with roasted red pepper sauce and lemon dill aioli.
Italian Nachos
Italian sausage, banana peppers, asiago cheese, white sauce on toasted flour tortilla chips.
Pate Forestiere
Homemade pate of pork, chicken, veal, mushrooms, spices served with ground mustard, relish and toast points.
Pancetta-Wrapped Jumbo Gulf Shrimp
Grilled‎ with savory tomato glaze.
Grilled Portobello Mushroom
Served with grilled caponata relish.
Homemade Italian Sausage-Stuffed Peppers
Homemade Italian sausage served on our sauteed Italian greens and topped with red sauce and asiago cheese.
Beef Tenderloin De Burgo
8 oz. USDA choice, dredged in our blend of seasonings and sauteed to order. Also available with shrimp.
Beef Tenderloin Medallions Gorgonzola
Two 4oz USDA choice beef tenderloin medallions served on carmelized red onions, topped with gorgonzola cheese.
Prime Rib of Beef
Served Fridays and Saturdays. USDA certified prime angus beef in 12 and 16 oz.
Veal Piccata
Three sauteed scaloppine of veal finished with white wine and lemon-caper butter sauce.
Veal Saltimbocca
Three sauteed scaloppine of veal with prosciutto and provolone cheese and deglazed with Madeira wine, and finished with our homemade veal demi-glaze.
Veal Marsala
Three sauteed scaloppine of veal sauteed with mushrooms, deglazed with marsala wine, and finished with our homemade veal demi-glaze.
Chicken Asiago
Two 4-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts lightly dredged in seasoned flour, sauteed to golden brown, topped with melted Asiago cheese. Choice of red sauce, white sauce, or both.
Italian Grilled Chicken
Two‎ 4-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts marinated in olive oil, vinegar and herbs, grilled and served with fresh grilled asparagus.
Five-Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast
One-half chicken breast stuffed with mozzarella, ricotta, asiago, parmesan and provolone cheeses, grilled and then baked. Choice of red sauce, white sauce, or both.
Chicken Romano
Two 4-0z. boneless, skinless chicken breasts sauteed in a Romano cheese batter until golden brown, topped with a white wine sauce and served with our wild rice pilaf.
Baby Back Ribs
Served with our homemade BBQ sauce.
Pork Tenderloin Medallions
Two center-cut pork tenderloin medallions grilled with a pork demi-glaze and served with mashed potatoes.
Classic style thin crust pizza with a traditional red sauce topped off with a blend of mozzarella, provolone, asiago, parmesan and romano cheese.
Classic style thin crust pizza with a traditional red sauce, sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, red onion, red and green peppers topped off with provolone and mozzarella.
Tuscan Pollo
Classic style thin crust pizza with a parmesan ranch sauce, diced chicken, bacon, tomato and red onions topped off with provolone and mozzarella.
Sophie's Choice
Classic style thin crust pizza with a traditional alfredo sauce, mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes and fresh basil topped off with provolone and mozzarella.
Sam's Pie
Classic style thin crust pizza basted with olive oil, loaded with marinated peppers and pepperoni topped off with provolone and mozzarella.
Classic style thin crust pizza basted with olive oil, loaded with fresh tomatoes, basil, and garlic topped off with provolone and mozzarella.
Penne Alla Sophia
Prepared with garlic, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh basil, finished in a light cream sauce. Also available with Grilled Chicken
Linguini and Italian Sausage
Our homemade Italian sausage sauteed with linguini. Choice of red, white or both sauces. Also add sauteed mushrooms, onions and roasted peppers.
Tortelloni Modenese
Homemade cheese and spinach-filled tortelloni, tossed with peas, prosciutto and mushrooms, finished with a light marsala wine cream sauce.
Cannelloni al Forno
Tubular pasta filled with veal, chicken, pork and spinach. Choice of red, white or both sauces.
Manicotti al Forno
Tubular pasta filled with ricotta, mozzarella, provolone and asiago cheeses, garlic and parsley. Choice of red or white sauce, or both.
Lasagne al Forno
Homemade pasta sheets, layered with ricotta, our Italian sausage, and Italian cheeses.
Fresh Salmon
Fresh grilled salmon filet served with a sour cream caper sauce.
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp
Choice of char-grilled or scampi style, served on linguini or rice.
Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini
Topped with Italian greens, pine nuts, asiago cheese and red sauce.
Fresh Fish of the Day
Baked Potato
Mashed Potatoes
Herbed Risotto
Steak Fries
Choice of red or white sauce
Italian Greens
Escarole and endive blanched, sauteed in garlic and olive oil
Meatballs (8)
Creme Brulee
French Coconut Tart
Lemon Mousse Cheesecake
White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Espresso Chocolate Silk Torte
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Have been going to Sam and Gabe's periodically over many years. Over that time, I'm afraid it has gone from five stars to four stars and now down to three stars. Hosts were friendly enough and server was competent, but not a warm friendly "glad...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Beautiful, quaint atmosphere, excellent food and service! If you love Italian food, don't miss it! Eggplant parmesan was my favorite, have also been there for a rehearsal dinner, where a larger menu of items was served. Nothing disappointed!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Libby H
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We went here to meet distant family for the first time. Service was good and unobtrusive; we stayed past closing and they never even bothered to tell us! Food was excellent, if pricey. Calamari was done to perfection, and the signature dish, Steak de Burgo,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank actranslation
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Been one of our favorites for years. Groupons are common. When we showed up was told the new owners and groupons were not honored but they would just give us 25% off. That was nice of them. I had prime rib 16 oz. If a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tominiowa
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Saw great reviews so was excited to try - We walked in and had a reservation seated right away- reservation was for 6:45 pm on a Friday music was very loud so asked to be seated in back - they did accommodate us- It took...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner it was a little expensive, but very good! We had a great waitress! We made reservations and when we got to the restaurant we didn’t have to wait. It was a Friday night and they were very busy.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 85triciar
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

My local leaders suggested we take his team here for dinner and drinks and what a good decision. I had the homemade ravioli and it was excellent. Portions were big and prices were a bit on the high side for Italian food but was worth...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank johnwL9319GY
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent beef tenderloin. They say the have a 75 year old secret recipe well I want it!!! It was better than any prime rib I have ever had.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ZeekIndianapolis
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This has been a favorite of ours for many years. New ownership has changed the interior, most notably by removing the double row of booths in the center in favor of tables. This means that there is a great deal more noise and a conversation...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Been a few time - always very good meals, very good service, usually a 10 minute wait and pretty busy... no complaints...

Date of visit: May 2017
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