2728 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016


Restaurant & Catering of Distinction


A Warm Welcome!

You are our honored guest. Your dining pleasure and friendship are treasured by us. Our award-winning chef takes great pride in presenting his creations to you.

Be happy and enjoy! Thank you.

~ Angelo

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Served Monday - Friday

Favorites from our Lunch Menu:

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Served Nightly

Favorites from our Dinner Menu:

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2728 E. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602.956.0900
Lunch Hours
Mon 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tues 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wed 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thurs 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fri 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat Closed for Lunch
Sun Closed for Lunch
Happy Hour
Mon 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Tues 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wed 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Thurs 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Dinner Hours
Mon 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tues 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wed 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thurs 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fri 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sat 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sun 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Lunch & Dinner Menus

  • Lunch Menu

    Serving Lunch Monday thru Friday, 11:00am - 2:00pm

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    Mozzarella Caprese

    fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil & balsamic

    Eggplant Rollatini

    filled w/mozzarella, basil & parmigiano

    Crab “Luigi”

    avocado filled with curry seasoned crab salad

    Calamari Fritti

    fried squid with fresh pepper-tomato sauce

    Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

    Escargots De Bourgogne

    garlic butter, wine & brandy


    Soup of the Day

    Pasta e Fagioli


    Grilled Breast of Chicken Sandwich

    on an Italian baguette with avocado, roasted red peppers & thinly sliced red onion with a side of mixed fries

    Beef Tenderloin Sandwich

    on an Italian baguette topped with roasted red peppers, onion &amp sliced avocado with a side of mixed fries


    Avanti Caesar Salad

    with your choice of grilled chicken, grilled salmon or fried calamari

    Avanti Salad

    bibb lettuce, artichoke, avocado & asparagus, with house vinaigrette

    Benito Salad

    mixed baby greens, shrimp, artichokes, avocado & tomato, vinaigrette

    Brioni Salad

    scallops, shrimp, calamari, mussels, olives & chopped celery tossed in a tangy lemon, olive oil dressing on a bed of mesclun salad

    Italian Cobb Salad

    chopped lettuce with slices of ham, chicken, salami, mozzarella cheese & egg with vinaigrette or blue cheese dressing

    Fresh Spinach Salad

    with smoked pancetta, pine nuts, boiled eggs, mustard dressing


    Angel Hair Pasta

    with shrimp & fresh tomato sauce

    Rigatoni Siciliana

    with eggplant, ricotta & tomato sauce

    Linguine with Clam Sauce

    white or Red

    Bowties with Broccoli

    farfalle pasta with roasted garlic & broccoli topped with feta cheese

    Spaghetti with Meatballs & Sausage

    a classic marinara sauce with meatballs & sausages

    Penne al Forno

    baked pasta with fresh tomato, mozzarella and ricotta cheese

    Baked Lasagna

    vegetarian eggplant or Bolognese meat sauce

    Tortellini Portofino

    in a light cream sauce, w/walnuts & mushrooms



    an assortment of fresh seafood with tomatoes, served on a bed of pasta

    Parmesan encrusted Salmon Piccata

    Chicken Breast Angelo

    marinated in garlic, rosemary & olive oil and grilled, served on a bed of seasonal greens

    Chicken & Sausage Scarpariello

    sautéed in white wine, garlic & herbs

    Chicken Milanese

    thinly pounded chicken breast, breaded & sauteed with fresh greens in a Parmesan cheese basket

    Chef’s Mixed Grill Special

    a trio of shrimp, chicken and filet of beef served with mixed salad or seasonal vegetables

    Veal Piccata

    lemon, white wine, butter/caper sauce

    Veal Marsala

    Veal Parmigiana

    lightly breaded & sauteed


    Homemade Tiramisu

    Crème Brulee with berries



    Chocolate Mousse Cake


    dark or white

    Amaretto Cheesecake

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  • Dinner Menu

    Served Nightly, 5:00pm - 10:30pm

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    The Beginning: Antipasti

    Bruschetta Toscana

    Smoked Salmon

    Beef Carpaccio

    Escargots De Bourgogne

    garlic butter, wine & brandy

    Calamari Fritti

    fried or Florentine

    Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

    Osetra Caviar 30g

    Oysters on the Half Shell or Rockefeller

    Crab Cake & Shrimp Combo Involtini of Eggplant

    filled with mozzarella & fontina, tomato/basil sauce

    Stuffed Shrimp

    with crabmeat scallops, spinach & mozzarella,brandy sauce

    Italian Antipasto

    And Next: Zuppe

    Soup of the Day

    Pasta e Fagioli

    The Greens: Insalate

    Mozzarella Caprese

    Benito Salad

    mixed lettuce, tomatoes, shrimp, avocado with a garlic basil dressing

    Lettuce Wedge

    with bacon, tomatoes & choice of gorgonzola or vinaigrette

    Insalata Capricciosa

    baby greens, roasted garlic, balsamic vinegar topped with gorgonzola cheese

    Caesar Salad for One

    Pasta as we like it in Italy!

    Orecchiette wtih Rapini & Sausage

    ear shaped pasta with sausage, rapini, olive oil & garlic


    meatballs, sausage & marinara

    Linguine with Clam Sauce

    red or white

    Linguine Carbonara

    pancetta egg yolk, onions & peas

    Fettuccine Alfredo

    with sliced grilled chicken breast

    Penne Al Forno

    meatballs & Fontina

    Tortellini Portofino

    Alfredo sauce

    Cannelloni Fiorentina

    pasta crepe filled with chicken, veal, spinach & topped with béchamel sauce

    Homemade Lasagna

    meat or vegetarian

    Tortellini Pappardelle

    with braised beef shank ragu

    Risotto of the Day

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    Fresh Fish of the day

    Chef’s selection


    encrusted with herbed Parmesan

    Dover Sole Mariniere

    Scampi and Scallops

    Fradiavolo or creamy garlic sauce, on pasta

    Cioppino Mediterraneo

    an assortment of fresh seafood with tomatoes on pasta

    Chicken Breast Francese

    lemon sauce with capers and artichoke hearts

    Chicken Parmigiana

    served with spaghetti marinara

    Ossobuco Milanese

    on risotto

    Veal Chop Milanese

    topped with tomatoes, onion, basil, arugula & extra virgin olive oil

    Veal Specialty

    piccata, marsala or parmigiana

    Grilled Lamb Chops

    garlic & herbs

    Filet alla Benito

    mushroom and wine sauce

    Double Pork Chop

    caramelized onions with balsamic, portobello sauce


    Homemade Tiramisu

    Crème Brulee with berries



    Chocolate Mousse Cake


    dark or white

    Amaretto Cheesecake

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