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Cafe Italia

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USD 12 - USD 20
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Italian
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Dinner
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APPETIZERS‎‎
$9.95
Spinach & Artichoke Flatbread
House alfredo sauce w/ quartered artichoke hearts & chopped spinach topped w/ shredded mozzarella cheese.
$10.95
Crab Cakes
Crispy deep fried crab cakes w/ mixed greens tossed in a lemon poppy seed dressing & a dollop of roasted garlic aioli.
$9.95
Bruschetta
Tomato, basil, & garlic salsa served on a baguette w/ a balsamic glaze drizzle, topped w/ parmesan.
$8.95
Bag of Calamari
Fresh calamari dusted in semolina flour, sliced button mushrooms, & cheddar cheese served w/ lime aioli.
$6.95
Mozzarella Sticks
6‎‎ fried mozzarella sticks served w/ marinara sauce.
PIZZA‎‎
$12.95
Sausage, Pesto, & Blue Cheese
Italian sausage, blue cheese, shredded mozzarella cheese, & caramelized onion on top of pesto coated pizza crust.
$11.95
Margherita
An‎ old favorite. Garlic oil sauce, sliced tomatoes, chopped basil, topped w/ mozzarella.
$13.95
Hell's Kitchen
Siracha alfredo sauce, chicken strips, red onion, topped w/ mozzarella cheese. Garnished w/ pepperoncini's. Choice of chicken or steak.
$11.95
Very Veggie
Marinara base, spinach, julienned bell peppers, red onion, mushroom, broccoli, topped w/ mozzarella & feta.
$9.95
Gluten free $+2
Make Your Own Pizza or Flatbread
Stone fired thin crust or flatbread includes sauce, cheese & one topping.
SALADS AND SOUPS‎‎
$4.95
House Salad
Butter lettuce blend w/ cucumber, shaved mix cheese blend, tomato, & crouton. Served w/ your choice of dressing.
$10.95
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Romaine‎ tossed w/ grilled chicken, diced tomatoes, shredded parmesan, crouton, & our house Caesar dressing.
$11.95
Italian Chef Salad
Chopped romaine & butter lettuce mix, red bell pepper, shredded cheddar cheese, Turkey breast, pepperoni, mushrooms, sliced egg, & pesto ranch dressing,
$5.95
Caprese Salad
Fresh sliced mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, w/ fresh basil & balsamic reduction.
$5.95
House Caesar Salad
Romaine tossed in shredded parmesan, crouton, & our house Caesar dressing.
$10.95
Spinach & Apple
Fresh spinach, crisp granny smith apples, feta cheese, candied walnuts, all dressed in sweet paprika dressing,
$4.95
Tomato Basil Soup
Ripe tomatoes stewed in heavy cream w/ fresh chopped basil all blended smoothly.
$4.95
Soup of the Day
Salad Dressing Choices Lemon basil vinaigrettes (house) , blue cheese, ranch, lemon poppy seed, sweet paprika, & pesto ranch.
HOT SANDWICH‎‎
$10.95
Shrimp Poboy
Sauteed shrimp tossed in a spicy citrus coleslaw, in a toasted filone hoagie. Served w/ Parm fries.
$9.95
Chicken Parm Sandwich
Breaded chicken, marinara & mozzarella, on a toasted filone hoagie. Served w/ Parm fries.
$7.95
Meatball Sub
3 meatballs, marinara & mozzarella in a toasted filone hoagie. Served w/ Parm fried.
CAFE ITALIA KIDS‎‎
$4.95
Macaroni & Cheese, Marinara, or Cheese Pizza
PASTA‎
$12.95
Gluten free $+2
Prosciutto Mac & Cheese
Penne baked in a gouda cheese sauce w/ prosciutto topped w/ bread crumbs.
$13.95
Gluten free $+2
Sausage Ragout
Hot & mild sausage w/ a mix of peppers & chopped onion & a blend of savory herbs tossed in penne.
$13.95
Gluten free $+2
Spaghetti & Meatballs
House meatballs, in a hearty marinara sauce tossed in spaghetti. Garnished w/ parmesan & basil.
$16.95
Gluten free $+2
Chicken Bruschetta
Breaded chicken breast served w/ a tomato, basil, & garlic salsa tossed on a bed of spaghetti & marinara, topped w/ a balsamic glaze drizzle.
$13.95
shrimp $+2
Gluten free $+2
Chicken Alfredo
Cheesy alfredo sauce, grilled chicken, broccoli, tossed in fettuccini noodles.
$14.95
Gluten free $+2
Santa Fe Chicken Pasta
Sauteed red & green peppers, red onion, & grilled chicken tossed in chipotle alfredo sauce over penne noodles w/ fried tortilla crisps.
ENTREES‎‎
Chicken $17.95
Veal $19.95
Vinnie's Chicken or Veal Piccata
Pan seared chicken breast topped w/ prosciutto ham & artichoke hearts in a lemon caper butter sauce over pappardelle pasta.
$17.95
Butternut Tiger Striped Ravioli
Butternut squash stuffed ravioli w/ sage blue cheese sauce topped w/ candied walnuts.
Chicken $16.95
Veal $19.95
Chicken or Veal Parmesan
Parmesan breaded chicken or tender veal-pan fried & served over marinara w/ spaghetti.
$17.95
Fish Special
Fresh fish of the day.
$16.95
Tuscan Ravioli
Tuscan primavera ravioli in a creamy sauce, garnished w/ parmesan & basil.
$14.95
Sausage Lasagna
Marinara,‎ creamy ricotta filling, mild sausage, alfredo, shredded mozzarella, spinach, & sheets of wavy pasta.
$17.95
Mixed Grill
Cod,‎‎ fried calamari, & shrimp in hoisin sauce over fettuccini, served w/ spinach
$17.95
Cioppino
Classic‎ Italian fish stew, served w/ basil, tomatoes, garlic, & white wine & red sause.
$15.95
Carbonara
Grilled chicken w/ a medley of mushrooms, zucchini, bacon, garlic, & a white wine & egg cream sauce.
$16.95
Beef Braised Ravioli
Served in a mushroom & green onion demi glaze.
DESSERT‎‎
$6.95
Tiramisu
Creamy‎ marsala mascarpone, crisp lady finger cookies, espresso whipped cream, drizzled w/ callebaut chocolate & reduced coffee syrup.
$6.95
Salted Caramel Cream Puff w/ Peanuts
$6.95
Blackberry Cabernet Cheesecake
$4.95
House Made Gelato
A delicious gelato made right here in the italia kitchen. Ask your server for the flavor of the day.
$4.95
Gelato De Italia
A delicious Gelato made right here in the Italia kitchen. Ask your server for the flavor of the day.
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This was once one of the best restaurants in town; today, it's good, with personality. Still not special. I was excited to return four years ago after a remodel and new chef. I haven't been back--until now. The menu has expanded and there are some...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We went here on a slow Friday evening. We had two waitresses (3 if you count the child following the woman around who gave us plates) one of which I'm presuming was the owner. Family atmospheres are great; but this was more of an upscale...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Snowchick701
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment! First time we've tried this place and it will be the last time, as well. Service was ridiculously slow. Both servers were running around like they were overwhelmed. It wasn't even busy. Took 20 minutes until our server took our drink order...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We called for reservations but they were closed Weds so left a message and got a call back Thurs and decided to give it a try we arrived the place was empty noticed they had a full bar so thought we would start with some...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank SunsetGrillPanglao
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A quiet and cozy place. We found the service and food to be very good. The bread was freshly made and melted in your mouth. Yum! I enjoyed the lasagna & soup while others had chicken & veal dishes with salads. The Cafe offered a...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Gregg Lea R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyed a delicious Chicken Parmesan, mixed green salad, and homemade vanilla gelato with raspberry sauce. Service was prompt and personable. I'll be going again.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Will never go back. Terrible service! Was overcharged and treated terribly when I went back. I was treated terribly when I went back.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Cafe Italia opened several years back with such promise! The menu was daring and unconventional: new takes on old Italian standards! The place was often busy and it was well situated on the newly trendy Montana Avenue, right in the heart of old Downtown Billings....More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Wulfhere
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Love this restaurant! Never seen it crowded. Very friendly knowledgable service, and terrific food. The Calamari is some of the best I've ever had. It is topped with a sprinkle of melted cheeses and thin slices of mushrooms , and served in a brown paper...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Jstrong1008
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Wow, this food was unique and delicious! Unsure why it was empty when we were there; but we enjoyed the food! Ambiance is beautiful and bathroom was super clean.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Snowchick701
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