The best way to capture a wild, rampaging meal is to hook it with a gigantic pasta lasso. Test your throwin' arm with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $35 worth of fine Italian cuisine and drinks at Ricc's North End Trattoria in Bristol.
The menu offers seafood, veal, pasta, and chicken prepared from time-tested family recipes. Rev an appetite engine with coconut shrimp ($11) or homemade fennel-sausage antipasti ($9) and a glass of wine, such as Beringer Pinot Grigio ($6.50) or Trivento Pinot Noir ($7). Traditional Italian entrees include lobster, shrimp, and scallop cannelloni gratineé ($16); chicken campagnolo (egg-battered medallions with prosciutto, mozzarella, sherry, and mushroom demi-glace, $19); and veal bella Napoli (sautéed veal, shrimp, asparagus, portobello, tomatoes, and buffalo mozzarella, $23). Point Judith clams with shrimp and your choice of white, red, or fiery fra diavolo sauce over linguine ($22) and shrimp and scallop della casa ($22) will make any fisherman fondly remember his finest seafood- or mermaid-catching sprees. The trattoria experience would be incomplete without dessert, so sweeten endings with crème-brûlée cheesecake, tiramisu, or spumoni (all desserts are $7).
Ricc's North End Trattoria takes its inspiration from Casablanca, offering a quiet, elegant atmosphere for romantic or family dining. Dinner at Ricc's is a deliciously timeless way to celebrate a birthday or an anniversary such as your wedding day, your date's wedding day, or the day your neighbor became a hero by giving the mayor's pet iguana mouth-to-mouth.
Three Yelpers give Ricc's North End Trattoria four stars:
200 Gooding Ave.
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809Get Directions