Authentic Italian cuisine in Philadelphia PA

Dinner Menu

 

DINNER MEnu

Some of the most inspired and acclaimed Italian food in the country is served at Bellini Restaurant in the heart of the Center City Philadelphia. Our Menu have come to expect innovative flavors and artful presentation that make the most of seasonal, local, and artisanal ingredients all with a sensibility that is distinctly Italian.


 

Insalate (Salads)


 
Insalata Bellini ...8.00 -
Baby frisee greens, roasted golden beets, gorgonzola and shaved almonds in a honey, red wine and herbs vinaigrette
Insalata di Cesare ...8.00 - Crispy romaine lettuce with a homemade creamy Caesar dressing, croutons and shaved parmigiano. Add white or black  anchovies 2.50
Insalata di Rucola con Noci Arrostiti ...8.00 - Baby arugula, toasted candied walnuts and goat cheese in pomegranate vinaigrette dressing. 
Mozzarella alla Caprese e Pepperoni  ...8.00 - Buffalo mozzarella heirloom tomatoes over marinated sun dried peppers   in a basil Tuscan E.V.O
 
Antipasti
(Appetizers)
 
Antipasto Italiano ...S 12.00/ L 18 -
Italian cured meats and cheese selections with grilled marinated vegetables and olives.
  Timballo di Ricotta ...10.00 - Sheep's milk ricotta with lemon zest and E.V.O.O servet with eggplant fondue and breadsticks(served cold).
Capesante in Padella…16.00 - Pan seared jumbo sea scallops topped with toasted pistachios over a fresh fennel and celery salad dressed with a ginger, lemon, and soy sauce vinaigrette
Escargots ...12.00 - Wild Burgundy snails, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes in a basil garlic compound butter.
Calamari Freschi ...15.00 - Fresh grilled squid over mixed greens, capers and black olives, finished with a lime vinaigrette--or fried to perfection
Bruschetta Siciliana...$.00 - Heirloom chopped tomatoes, basil, red onions, extra virgin olive oil and dry ricotta cheese. (4 pieces of grilled focaccia).

 

Primi Piatti

Fresh home-made regular, whole-wheat and gluten-free pasta, prepared daily
 
Pasta all Norma (Vegetarian)...16.00 -
Penne pasta tossed with plum tomato-basil confit with eggplant topped with dried ricotta
Gnocchi di Spinaci ...16.00 - Served in a gorgonzola sauce or San Marzano fondue with diced fresh mozzarella and basil.
Casarecci con Crema di Limone e Gamberetti…21.00 - Freeform pasta tossed with baby shrimp, lemon, yogurt, Parmigiano, and fresh herbs.
Fettuccine al Ragu di Anatra…22.00 - Slow cooked duck ragu reduced with red wine, tomato fondue and thyme.
Fusilli Mare e Monti ...24.00 - Spiral pasta with Maryland jumbo lump crab meat, julienne zucchini sundried tomatoes, and wild arugula pesto sauce.
Penne con Carciofi Tonno  ...18.00 - Tossed with marinated tuna, onion, asparagus, artichokes, cherry tomato, and fresh herbs
Melanzane alla Parmigiana ...19.00 - Lightly battered Italian eggplant, tomato fondue, fresh basil, and fresh mozzarella
Ravioli di Ricotta Fresca ...16.00 - Raviolis stuffed with fresh ricotta cheese served in San Marzano fondue with a scoop of pasteurized creamy ricotta on top.
Tortelloni ...20.00 - Applewood smoked chicken and goat cheese stuffed, sauteed with sundried tomatoes, plum tomatoes, roasted garlic, and fresh basil.
Ravioli di Granchio ...20.00 - Four 2-oz half-moon shaped ravioli stuffed with Maryland jumbo lump crab meat in brandy, lemon zest, cherry tomatoes and spring peas.
Lasagna di Carne...19.00 - Bolognese ragu and besciamella sauce
 
 

SECONDI PIATTI

Pesce (Fish)
 
Zuppa con Pesce Del Giorno ...24.00 -
Fresh assortment of seafood, sauteed, and served over a bed of linguine or risotto in a garlic white wine or light tomato sauce
Gamberoni alla Griglia ...24.00 - Grilled fresh jumbo shrimp over a bed of sauteed spinach and finished with fresh squeezed lemon and E.V.O.O.
Salmone alla Griglia ...24.00 - Grilled Norwegian salmon served with a triple citrus glaze over haricot vert.
Branzino alla Griglia...26.00 - Mediterranean sea bass (whole fish table side filet) grilled to perfection with a side of lemon, E.V.O.O., fresh herbs, and garlic sauce.
 
Risotto
(Arborio Rice)
 
Risotto Venere ...25.00 -
Organic black rice, spinach and crusted jumbo sea scallops finished with a touch of creamy gorgonzola.
Risotto ai Porcini Freschi  ...20.00 - Porcini mushroom and Parmigiano cheese finished with a white wine truffle pate.
Risotto con Gamberoni alla Milanese ...25.00 - Jumbo & rock  shrimp with a light saffron sauce and julienne asparagus.
    
Pollo e Carne

(Free-Range grass-fed, U.S.D.A approved meat selection and poultry)
 
Petto di Pollo Ripieno ai Funghi Porcini ...23.00 - 
Chicken breast stuffed with porcini mushrooms, wrapped in pancetta, and baked to perfection finished with aged Balsamic
Maialino All Albicocca...23.00 - Pork tenderloin medallions marinated in apricot jam, cumin, garlic, and touch of chili pepper with roasted fingerling potatoes
Delmonico ...29.00 - 12 oz ribeye grilled to perfection with brandy peppercorn sauce on the side.
Pollo Bellini ...22.00 - Fresh jumbo chicken tenders sauteed and topped with domestic jumbo lump crab meat and capers in a light lemon Chardonnay sauce
Anatra al Forno ...25.00 - Slow roasted half duck, partially deboned, finished with cabernet reduction, orange zest and fresh herbs.
Cotoletta di Pollo o Vitello alla Parmigiana...20.00/22.00. - Chicken or veal, pan fried, Parma style over a bed of linguine.
Vitello alla Saltimbocca ...22.00 - Sauteed veal medallions, spinach, prosciutto and fontina in a grass-fed veal stock with a touch of Chianti Classico and fresh sage.
Pollo san-Marco …21.00 - Fresh jumbo chicken tenders sauteed and topped with asparagus and smoked mozzarella in a garlic, mushroom, and sun dried tomato sherry wine sauce.
Vitello alla Livornese …24.00 - Sauteed veal medallions with butter, shitake mushrooms, scallions, Marsala wine, and fresh herbs
Vitello Agrodolce ...22.00 Sauteed veal medallions with fresh tomato, roasted pine nuts, and golden raisins in a parmigiana sweet and sour sauce.
 

Sides

Verdure Miste…6 - Sauteed mixed vegetables.
Asparagi Saltati…6 - Sauteed asparagus.
Spinaci Saltati…6  - Sauteed spinach with garlic olive oil
Rapini Saltati…6 Sauteed broccoli rabe with garlic olive oil.
Patate Arrosto…6 - Roasted fingerling potatoes with fresh rosemary.
Green Bean Almandine…6 - Sauteed green beans with a touch of butter and toasted almonds.
Choice of Pasta…7 - Garlic olive oil or San Marzano fondue

Children's menu available upon request!

20% gratuity will be added to parties of 5 or more.
[Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.]


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