$20 for $45 of Italian Fare and Wine at Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood

Encinitas

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In a Nutshell

  • Published chef
  • Italian classics
  • Vegetarian options
  • Extensive wine list

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 7, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. Must purchase 1 food item. Dine-in only. Not valid for Wednesday and Thursday specials, holiday specials, restaurant week menu, or bar area during live entertainment. Tax and gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The spaghetti-western film genre is noted for its good use of extreme close-ups, its bad use of tomato sauce during gunfights, and its ugly use of Clint Eastwood’s puppetry skills. Get a fistful of western-less spaghetti with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $45 worth of Italian fare and wine at Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood. Chef Gaetano Cicciotti uses a collection of his own original recipes to craft each Italian classic on this cozy eatery's menu. Let taste buds referee a saucy battle pitting salmon, white sea bass, and crab against savage tiger shrimp with the lasagna di mare ($20). Meanwhile, hungry herbivores can nosh on gnocchi al gorgonzola—potato dumplings served in a walnuty sea of gorgonzola cheese sauce ($13.50). Prosciutto, sage, and mozzarella complement the veal scaloppini ($20), and Cicciotti's also serves pizza, chicken, fish, and plenty of vegetarian selections. An extensive wine list of expertly aged grape guts can be ordered by the glass ($6–$12.95) or bottle, or, if you're feeling bold, the fire hose.

Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood

At Cicciotti’s Trattoria Italiana & Seafood, chef and author Gaetano Cicciotti and his staff of kitchen craftsmen wood-fire pizza crusts and sauté fresh seafood using original recipes. Like Pac-Man’s Italian relatives, diners chomp their way through morsels of tender pasta mixed with mouthwatering ingredients such as creamy tiger shrimp, homemade meatballs, sun-dried tomatoes, and a creamy gorgonzola pesto sauce. Noodle-free fare includes chicken, veal, and seafood, which arrives shrouded in white-wine sauce or cloaked in mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce. In addition, an extensive wine list helps patrons match their meal with a vintage vino for a duo of flavors that’s more dynamic than a Bruce Willis and Mr. Peanut buddy-cop flick.

Customer Reviews

Great little place with wonderful food and an amazing view.
Alicia M. · a day ago
Fresh and delicious Italian menu
Donna B. · 2 days ago
Food was good, server was friendly. Nice place.
Brian M. · 2 days ago
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    Encinitas

    1933 San Elijo Ave.

    Cardiff By The Sea, California 92007

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