CAFE LA SCALA
BURLINGAME, CALIFORNIA

Extra Fine Italian Dining On The San Francisco Peninsula

1219 Burlingame Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010

Telephone 650 347-3035
Fax 650 347-7672


We Are Open:
Mondays - Thursdays, 11 AM - 10 PM
Fridays - Saturdays, 11 AM - 11PM
Sundays, 1 PM - 10 PM

Our Luncheon Menu Ends At 4 PM
Our Dinner Menu Begins At 4 PM

Ask About Our Catering Capabilities!

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LUNCHEON MENU

SPECIALITA' PRANZO
LUNCHEON SPECIALS

(Dinner Menu Items Are Available During Luncheon Hours As Well)

(During Luncheon Hours Only, All Entree Items Are Served With Soup Or Salad

INSALATA AL POLLO ............... 6.95
Mixed greens topped with chicken and balsamic vinaigrette dressing

INSALATA DI CESARE CON POLLO ............... 7.95
Romaine topped with chicken and Caesar dressing

INSALATA SPINACA ............... 6.95
Spinach with goat cheese, avocado, tomatoes, house dressing

INSALATA DI GAMBERI ............... 8.95
Mixed greens with marinated bell pepper, topped with prawns

CARCIOFI (Fresh Artichoke) ............... 6.95
Stuffed with bread crumbs, radicchio, garlic, extra virgin olive oil

LINGUINE CON CALAMARI ............... 8.95
Linguine with squid in a white wine sauce

PENNE AMATRICIANA ............... 8.95
Penne pasta, pancetta, tomato sauce

CALAMARI PESCATORE ............... 8.95
Sauteed squid in light tomato sauce

PENNE SMOKED SALMONE ............... 9.95
With garlic, basil, white wine, mushrooms

TORTELLINI CON CARNE ............... 9.95
With garlic, basil, white wine, mushrooms

LASAGNE DELA CASA ............... 11.95
Layers of fresh spinach pasta, veal, chicken, Parmesan & creamy tomato sauce

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PANINI DI CASA

PANINO DI POLLO ............... 6.95
Grilled chicken sandwich

PANINO DI VEGETALI ............... 5.95
Vegetable sandwich

PANINO CON SALSICCIE ............... 5.95
Grilled sausage sandwich

PANINO AI GAMBERI ............... 7.95
Grilled prawns sandwich

PANINI CON SALMONE ............... 7.95
Smoked salmon sandwich with tomato, lettuce, onion & mustard

PANINO CON PROSCIUTTO ............... 6.95
Prosciutto sandwich with mozzarella cheese, tomato & lettuce

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DINNER MENU
(Available During Luncheon Hours As Well)

ANTIPASTI E INSALATA
Appetizers And Salads

INSALATA ALLA RUCOLETTA ............... 5.95
Arugula with tomatoes and walnut dressing

PEPERONATA ALLA SCALA ............... 5.25
Marinated bell peppers with endive roasted garlic, extra virgin olive oil

COZZE VONGOLE IN BIANCO
Steamed fresh mussels or clams in white wine, garlic
Mussels ............... 6.50
Clams ............... 7.50

MOZZARELLA LA SCALA ............... 6.95
Mozzarella cheese, sliced tomatoes, bell peppers, extra virgin olive oil

CARPACCIO ............... 6.25
Thinly sliced cured beef, aged parmesan, capers, extra virgin olive oil

BRUSCHETTA ............... 4.25
Toasted bread topped with fresh tomatoes, garlic and basil

CALAMARETTI MARINATI ............... 5.50
Mixed greens, topped with marinated squid

INSALATA DI CESARE ............... 5.25
Romaine, Caesar dressing, garlic, croutons, aged Parmesan

INSALATA AL FORMAGGIO DI CAPRA ............... 7.25
Mixed greens,topped with goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette

INSALATA DELA CASA ............... 3.95
Mixed greens, House Dressing

PANINO CON MELANZANE PEPERONATA ............... 4.95
Toasted bread topped with marinated eggplant, bell peppers, Parmesan cheese

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PASTA E MINESTRE
Pastas And Soups

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO Soup Of The Day ............... 3.95

GNOCCHI CON BASILICO ............... 9.25
Potato dumpling with light tomato sauce and basil

PENNE FIORENTINA ............... 8.50
Penne pasta with bell peppers, spinach, olive oil and roasted garlic

FETTUCCINE CON MELANZANE ............... 9.25
Fettuccine, eggplant, spinach, mushrooms, marinara sauce

FETTUCCINE ALLA SCALA ............... 9.50
Fettuccine, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, cream sauce

FETTUCCINE AI CARCIOFI ............... 9.25
Fettuccine, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, mushrooms, basil, olive oil, garlic

FETTUCCINE CON SALSICCIE ............... 9.50
Flat noodles, sausage, marinara sauce

LINGUINE CON LE COZZE ............... 9.75
Linguine with fresh mussels, spicy marinara sauce

LINGUINE CON GAMBERETTI ............... 13.50
Linguine, marinated prawns, garlic, extra virgin olive oil

LINGUINE CON LE VONGOLE ............... 11.75
Linguine with fresh clams, in light tomato sauce and garlic

CAPELLINI AL POMODORO NATURALE ............... 8.50
Angel hair pasta, chopped fresh tomatoes, roasted garlic, basil

RAVIOLI DI MILANO ............... 10.95
Pasta filled with veal, sage, chicken in a sausage sauce

PANCHETELLE ............... 11.95
Fresh pasta rolled with seafood, tomato slice, garlic sauce

RISOTTO AI FUNGHI ............... 10.95
Italian arborio rice with mushrooms, chicken stock, touch of cream

LINGUINE ALLE ERBE ............... 8.50
Linguine with vegetables, roasted garlic, extra virgin olive oil

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SPECIALITA'E SECONDI PIATTI
Specialties And Entrees

POLLO AL LEMONE A POMODORO
Breast of chicken with lemon, chopped tomatoes ............... 9.50

PETTO DI POLLO
Breast of chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, spring onions, artichoke with wine sauce ............... 10.75

POLLO AL MARSALA
Breast of chicken sauteed with marsala wine, mushrooms ............... 11.25

POLLO ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled whole game hen with fresh rosemary ............... 11.50

MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA
Classic dish of eggplant with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese ............... 9.25

MELANZANE ROLLANTINE
Eggplant rolled with roasted bell peppers, goat cheese, basil, tomato ............... 11.95

SOGLIOLA ALLA FIORENTINA
Petrale sole on bed of spinach ............... 11.50

CALAMARI STEAK
Sauteed with white wine, lemon and butter sauce ............... 11.95

SALSICCIE ALLA PEPERONATA
Italian sausage, bell peppers, marinara sauce ............... 9.50

GAMBERI ALLA BORDOLESE
Prawns sauteed with white wine, garlic, fresh tomatoes ............... l5.50

SCALOPPINE LA SCALA
Veal scaloppine with eggplant, tomatoes, mozzarella ............... 13.50

SCALOPPINE AI CARCIOFI
Veal sauteed with artichokes, mushrooms, bell peppers ............... 13.50

BISTECCA
Marinated and grilled rib eye steak with peppercorn sauce ............... l5.50

COSTOLETTA DI AGNELLO
Lamb chop with fresh rosemary ............... 17.50

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DOLCI & GELATI
(Desserts)

TORTA DI GELATO LA SCALA ............... 5.25
Homemade layered strawberry and chocolate ice cream torte

MOCHA ALMOND Almond flavored gelato slice ............... 4.75

GIANDUIA Piemonte hazelnut gelato slice ............... 4.75

SPUMONE LA SCALA ............... 4.75

CH CH CHOCOLATE Gelato slice ............... 4.75

GELATO Italian ice cream ............... 3.95

CIOCCOLATO ALLE MANDORLA Chocolate almond tarte ............... 4.95

TORTA DI PERE Delicious mascarpone and pear cake ............... 5.25

BUDINO ALLA SCALA Custard, homemade specialty ............... 3.95

TIRAMISU Lady Fingers, mascarpone cheese, rum, esp. cocoa ............... 4.95

PERE Pear poached in port wine, served with chocolate sauce ............... 4.50

BISCOTTI Tuscan specialty, excellent with vin santo ............... 3.95

FRUTTA FRESCA Fresh fruit of the season ............... A.Q.

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BEVANDE

Espresso ............... 1.75Caffe Freddo ............... 1.50
Doppio Espresso ............... 2.50Caffe Americano ............... 1.50
Cappuccino ............... 2.50Te Freddo ............... 1.50
Caffe Latte ............... 2.50Italian Soda ............... 2.50
Caffe Mocha ............... 2.75Cremosa (Torani syrup, soda & cream) ............... 2.50
Cioccolate ............... 2.75Santa Lucia Acqua minerale, 1/2 liter ............... 2.75
Macchiato ............... 2.00Santa Lucia Acqua minerale, 1 liter ............... 4.50

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OUR CAFE LA SCALA WINE LIST

SPARKLING WINES & WHITE WINES

Glass Bottle

1 SPARKLING WINE, Tanglewood Brut, California ............... 5.00 18.00
2 PROSECCO, Friulvini, Pordenone, Italy ............... 20.00
3 ASTI SPUMANTE, Martini & Rossi, Piemonte ............... 30.00
4 CHARDONNAY, House Selection ............... 4.75 18.00
5 CHARDONNAY, Oak Falls, California ............... 21.00
6 CHARDONNAY, Vichon, Coastal Selection ............... 22.00
7 CHARDONNAY, Lolonis, Mendocino ............... 24.00
8 CHARDONNAY, Rutherford Hills, Napa ............... 26.00
9 CHARDONNAY, Raymond Reserve, Napa ............... 30.00
10 CHARDONNAY, Cuvaison, Napa ............... 39.00
11 SAUVIGNON BLANC, Fallen Leaf, Sonoma ............... 4.75 18.00
12 FUME' BLANC, Lolonis, Mendocino ............... 24.00
13 WHITE ZINFANDEL, House Selection ............... 4.50 16.00
14 SOAVE, Folonari, Italia ............... 15.00
15 ORVIETO CLASSICO, Melini, Umbria ............... 18.00
16 GAVI, Stefano Farina, Piemonte ............... 25.00
17 LACRYMA CHRISTI, Mastrobernardino, Campania ............... 32.00
18 PINOT GRIGIO, House Selection ............... 4.75 18.00
19 PINOT GRIGIO, La Vigna, Friuli ............... 19.00
20 PINOT GRIGIO, Conte d'Attims-Maniago, Friuli ............... 24.00
21 PINOT GRIGIO, Santa Margherita, AltoAdige ............... 34.00
22 NON-ALCOHOLIC WINE, St. Regis, California ............... 4.50 16.00

RED WINES

23 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, DeLoach, California (1/2 btl) ............... 18.00
24 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, House Selection ............... 4.75 18.00
25 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Vichon, Coastal Selection ............... 23.00
26 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Husch ............... 30.00
27 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Thomas Fogerty ............... 42.00
28 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Estancia, Alexander Valley ............... 26.00
29 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Frog's Leap, Napa ............... 40.00
30 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Clos du Bois, Sonoma ............... 29.00
31 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Sterling, Napa ............... 36.00
32 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Lolonis, Private Reserve, Mendocino ............... 38.00
33 MERLOT, House Selection ............... 4.75 19.00
34 MERLOT, Plozner, Friuli ............... 22.00
35 MERLOT, Montelvini, Veneto ............... 21.00
36 MERLOT, Conte d'Attims-Maniago, Collio ............... 29.00
37 MERLOT, Franciscan, Napa ............... 34.00
38 MERLOT, Lolonis, Private Reserve, Mendocino ............... 36.00
39 PINOT NOIR, Los Encantos, Edna Valley ............... 28.00
40 PINOTNOIR, Buelher, California ............... 19.00
41 MONTEPULCIANOD'ABRUZZO, Bosco Nestore, Abruzzo ............... 15.00
42 SANGIOVESE DI ROMAGNA, Romandiola, Emilia-Romagna ............... 18.00
43 BARBERA D'ASTI, Cascina Castlet, Piemonte ............... 28.00
44 NDOLCETTO D'ALBA, Stefano Farina, Piemonte ............... 26.00
45 AMARONE, CaDoro, Veneto ............... 30.00
46 AMARONE RECIOTO DELLA VALPOLICELLA, Cesari, Veneto ............... 35.00
47 BARBARESCO, Giribaldi, Piemonte ............... 34.00
48 BAROLO, Stefano Farina, Piemonte ............... 38.00
49 BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO, Montalcino, Tuscany ............... 52.00
50 CHIANTI RUFINA RISERVA, Il Lasto (1/2 btl) ............... 18.00
51 CHIANTI, House Selection, Tuscany ............... 4.75 18.00
52 CHIANTI, Gabbiano, Tuscany ............... 23.00
53 CHIANTI, CLASSICO, Giunti Riserva, Tuscany ............... 22.00
54 CHIANTI, CLASSICORISERVA, Machiavelli,Tuscany ............... 32.00
55 CHIANTI, Frescobaldi "Remole", Tuscany ............... 20.00
56 CHIANTI, CLASSICO, Contessa di Radda, Tuscany ............... 26.00
57 CHIANTI, CLASSICO RISERVA, Le Bocce, Tuscany ............... 30.00
58 CHIANTI, CLASSICO RISERVA, Melini "La Selvanella", Tuscany ............... 36.00
59 CHIANTI. CLASSICO RISERVA, Ruffino, Tuscany ............... 39.00

House Wine From Italy:

BIANCO: Trebbiano d'Abruzzo
ROSSO: Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Glass $4.00 * Half Carafe $9.00 * Carafe $18.00

Corkage:
$10.00

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