Italian cuisine was born when, after building the city of Rome, Romulus and Remus discovered Greece didn't deliver to their new address. Taste the origins of an empire with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of pizza and Italian fare at Saporito Pizzeria and Restaurant in Wantagh.
Saporito Pizzeria and Restaurant’s chefs spin out a menu of traditional Italian favorites and creative pizza pies. Diners can start Old World feasts with appetizers such as a pair of eggplant rollatini ($8.95). Forty-one pasta dishes symbolize each of Mozart’s symphonies, making mouth overtures with penne paesana, a mix of sautéed chicken, potatoes, and zucchini tumbled in brown or red marsala wine sauce ($12.95), and skirt-steak vesuvio—fresh skirt steak in balsamic vinegar and covered with sautéed spinach, broccoli, and mushrooms ($15.25). Panini and wrap options sandwich Italian flavors in freshly baked bread or a tortilla’s tender embrace, and specialty pies include a philly cheesesteak pizza topped with thinly sliced steak, onions, and american cheese ($22.50). A gluten-free menu brims with dozens of options from every menu section, including gluten-free 10-inch pizzettes ($9.95), and pasta dishes can be dressed up with low-carb and multigrain options.