Without pasta, meatballs would be lonely and angels would be bald. Appreciate pasta’s presence with today’s Groupon to The Continental Fitchburg. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $30 worth of Italian fare for dinner.
- For $7, you get $15 worth of Italian fare for lunch.<p>
Dishes made using fresh ingredients grown on site reign supreme on The Continental Fitchburg’s lunch and dinner menus. In ravioli della nonna, four cheeses strap themselves in a ravioli shell before zipping through the wild rapids of traditional Sicilian-style tomato sauce and fresh basil ($8 for lunch, $11 for dinner). Grilled rare and slipped between pieces of italian bread, ahi tuna puts on a tuscan dry-rub coat and a top hat of wasabi mayonnaise to create the ahi-tuna sandwich ($12). Breadcrumbs, tomato sauce, romano cheese, and herbs coexist inside tender rolls of sirloin to make a peaceful spiedini dish ($14 for lunch, $22 for dinner) that won’t erupt into conflicts over who controls the tongue’s “sweet” territory.
On the outdoor patio, guests can lounge on couches while resting their gazes on and fireproof watches in the flames of the fire pit. Inside, patrons can pull up a tall wooden chair to the full bar, which is decorated in warm tones and accented by a black ceiling and hollowed-out arches for storing wine bottles.
The Continental Fitchburg
A zinc-topped bar snakes along one side of The Continental Fitchburg's dining room, its shimmering metallic surface cool to the touch. Imported from Germany in pieces and retro-fitted by a local metal fabricator, the bar is reminiscent of the traditional zinc bars of the early-20th-century European cafés and bistros that The Continental strives to emulate. Drawing on family recipes, the chefs prepare each dish with fresh and local ingredients, many of which are grown in their onsite garden. Soft lights dangle from the ceiling of the Wi-Fi-saturated dining room, illuminating martini and cocktail glasses alongside plates of upscale Italian fare. A private party room and large outdoor patio host groups of up to 125 people, roughly the same amount that attended the first Tupperware party thrown by Gertrude Stein.
2784 S Fish Hatchery Rd.
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711