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$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare for Lunch or Dinner
Ripe with grilled sandwiches, salads, and pasta plates, the lunch menu blossoms with a items such as the caprese panini with prosciutto and basil ($8.50) and a three-cheese mini calzone ($8.50+). The dinner menu expands the pasta selection with the calamari, shrimp, and mussel-filled frutti de mare over linguini ($18.99), and brings in entrees of prosciutto-wrapped Black Angus filet mignon in a red-wine reduction ($22.99), Available at lunch and dinner, the made-from-scratch, brick-oven-fired pizzas include the classic basil and mozzarella margherita ($13.99).
The warmth of a loving family permeates the atmosphere of Cove Trattoria, as parents Vinny and Barbara Monica sustain their celebrated eatery with the help of their children, Heather and Daryl. The kitchen's brick ovens exude a similar warmth as they heat homemade dough into signature 13-inch pizzas topped with blends of shrimp and tomato vodka cream sauce or sweet italian sausage matched with caramelized onions. Lunch visitors dig into easily shared salads featuring grilled salmon or calamari or fill up on warmly pressed panini and hearty sandwiches built with traditional Italian deli meats and fluffy focaccia bread using the blueprints for Marco Polo's sturdiest ship. Dainty bites of seafood antipasti tickle the tongues of evening diners before they curl forks around the cavatelli, linguine, and ricotta-filled shells that populate pasta selections. As entrees of slow-cooked halibut, filet mignon, and pork chops please palates and massage uvulas, glasses of red and white wine rinse mouths for more bites and bubbling postdinner conversation.