Pasta became a staple of Italian food after Roman Emperor Caligula famously appointed a plate of lasagna to the Senate. Elect to eat decadently with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for $30 worth of Italian cuisine and drinks for two or more
- $30 for $70 worth of Italian cuisine and drinks for four or more
Appetizers such as tartine di pesce seafood cakes in house-made rémoulade ($11.95) precede entrees of penne all' arrabbiata in spicy San Marzano plum-tomato sauce ($16.95) and oven-roasted pork tenderloin marinated in honey-dijon, served with prosciutto-wrapped asparagus and Italian-style mashed potatoes ($21.95). See the full menu.
A favorite celebrity haunt stationed on Federal Hill, Mediterraneo pairs its menu of contemporary Italian cuisine with a list of more than 150 Californian and Italian wines. Like a sea captain's wistful stare across the waves, the bill of cuisine reflects a deep, abiding love for the ocean, decorating plates with shrimp sautéed in garlic, roasted filets of scrod, and littleneck-clam frutti di mare. Diners capture noodles into swirling vortexes of tomato-basil-plum sauce atop their forks, and steak lovers tuck into tender morsels of filet mignon brushed with olive oil and sided with wild mushroom and a port demi-glace.