Dinner Menu

Essential Olivea


Grilled squid with spicy red sauce and aioli $12

Fritti misti di mare - fried shellfish with lemon and capers $16

Panelle (Sicilian chickpea fritters) $8

Truffled frites with parmesan and saffron aioli $8

Arancine al telefono with fontina and mushrooms $12

Beef Carpaccio with shaved parmigiano reggiano, arugula and truffle aioli $12

Antipasti boards: meat/ cheese / mezzo e mezzo $14

Meatballs al forno with tomato sauce, grilled eggplant and pecorino cheese $12


Verde $8 / Caesar $9  / Arugula $9

Caprese Salad - local beefsteak tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala & arugula $16

Pear and Gorgonzola salad with maple roasted walnuts $15

Roast chicken, fig and hazelnut salad with pecorino cheese $16 


Tagliatelle Bolognese $19

Penne alla Carbonara $18

Gnocchi with pesto $18

Penne Arrabbiata $17 ...with sausage or chicken breast $23

Tagliatelle with cherry tomatoes, bocconcini and basil $18

Orecchiette with house made sausage and rapini $19

Potato gnocchi with beef cheek rag├╣ $20

Garganelli with crispy chicken and roasted garlic cream sauce $21

Spaghetti aglio olio with arugula and parmesan $17 ...with grilled shrimp $24

Seafood Linguine with tomato, olives, chilies, capers $26

Daily pasta and/or risotto features p/a


Chicken al Mattone with salmoriglio, potato gnocchi and seasonal vegetables $26

Steak Tagliata with roasted potatoes, arugula and aioli $27

Italian sausage with grilled vegetables and Tuscan potatoes $25

Ligurian seafood stew with tomato, fennel and white wine, grilled sourdough and aioli $28


rapini with garlic and chilies $7

Italian grilled vegetables $8

frites with saffron aioli $7

Feature dinner items change daily. 

Buon Apetito!