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Dinner Menu

ANTIPASTI

Roasted Red Beets / arugula / vermont goat cheese / spiced pecans / rosemary crisp / lemon vinaigrette…10

Yellow Watermelon Salad / san daniele prosciutto / grape seed vinaigrette / feta…10

Caesar Salad / lemon / parmesan / focaccia croutons…9

Local Baby Tomatoes / fresh mozzarella / basil / oak aged balsamic / tuscan olive oil…10

Yellowfin Tuna Tartare / soy ginger reduction / sesame / wasabi aioli / potato chips…12

Fried Eggplant / whipped goat cheese / san marzano tomato / basil…9

Maine Mussels / leeks / smoked bacon / roasted garlic thyme butter / grilled focaccia…10

Lobster Risotto Cakes / corn / basil / roasted tomato aioli…11

Orta Arancini / fresh mozzarella / spicy tomato sauce / parsley…9

Beef Carpaccio / capers / lemon aioli / parmigiano reggiano / petit croutons / baby greens…10

Lobster Bisque / fresh scituate lobster / garlic crostini / tuscan olive oil…12

BRICK OVEN PIZZA

Drunken Mushroom / shittake / crimini / oyster / madeira / arugula / truffle essence…15

Margherita / san marzano tomato / fresh mozzarella / basil…15

Braised Short Rib / fig preserves / gorgonzola / aged balsamic vinegar / mache…15

Sausage / banana peppers / grilled onions / fresh mozzarella…15

Black Olive / roasted red pepper / ricotta / basil / tomato…15

Pepperoni / san marzano tomato / parmesan / oregano…15

PASTA

Fresh Ziti / grilled chicken / broccoli / parmesan cream / cherry tomato…20

Rigatoni / aromatic bolognese / parmigiano reggiano / rosemary…19

Fresh Linguine / georgia shrimp / gremolata butter / cherry tomato confit…24

Fresh Spaghetti / baby meatballs / sage / san marzano tomato sauce…20

House Asparagus Ravioli / seared local scallops / goat cheese / lemon butter sauce…28

SECONDI

Braised Beef Short Rib / potato gnocchi / parmesan cream / aromatic red wine sauce…24

Prime Grass Fed Filet Mignon / gorgonzola chive potato cake / summer mushrooms / chianti reduction…34

Pan Seared Local Sole / potato leek ragout / sweet corn sformato / crispy potato strings…27

Pan Seared All Natural ‘Gianonne’ Chicken / wild mushroom risotto / madeira sugo…27

Seared Machias Maine Salmon / citrus spaghetti squash / fried sweet potato / caper remoulade…27

Seared Yellowfin Tuna / black rice / spicy mango mojo / pickled cucumber salad…30

Grilled Berkshire Pork Tenderloin / whipped potato / fried zucchini / milanese sauce…28

Panko Crusted Chicken Braciole / prosciutto provolone stuffing / parmesan risotto / dijon cream…24

CONTORNI

Wild Mushroom Risotto / Whipped Potatoes /Black Rice / Spaghetti Squash / Sauteed Mushrooms / Potato Leek Ragout / Grilled Asparagus…6

Gluten Free Menu

ANTIPASTI

Roasted Red Beets / Arugala / vermont goat cheese / spiced pecans / lemon vinaigrette…10

Yellow Watermelon Salad / san daniele prosciutto / grape seed vinaigrette / feta…10

Local Baby Tomatoes / fresh mozzarella / basil / oak aged balsamic / tuscan olive oil…10

Maine Mussels / leeks / smoked bacon / roasted garlic thyme butter…10

Beef Carpaccio / capers / lemon aioli / parmigiano reggiano / potato crisps / baby greens…10

PASTA

Gnocchi / aromatic bolognese / parmigiano reggiano / rosemary…19

Angel Hair / georgia shrimp / gremolata butter / cherry tomato confit…24

Angel Hair / black truffle cream / roasted wild mushrooms / chives…20

Gnocchi / grilled chicken / broccoli / parmesan cream / cherry tomato…20

Gnocchi / roasted tomato sauce / fresh mozzarella / basil…18

SECONDI

Braised Beef Short Rib / whipped potato / parmesan cream / aromatic red wine sauce…24

Prime Grass Fed Filet Mignon / whipped potato / summer mushrooms / chianti reduction…34

Pan Seared Local Sole / potato leek ragout / sweet corn sformato / crispy potato strings…27

Pan Seared All Natural ‘Gianonne’ Chicken / wild mushroom risotto / madeira sugo…27

Seared Machias Maine Salmon / citrus spaghetti squash / fried sweet potato / caper remoulade…27

Seared Yellowfin Tuna / black rice / spicy mango mojo / pickled cucumber salad…30

Grilled Berkshire Pork Tenderloin / whipped potato / Grilled Asparagus / milanese sauce…28

CONTORNI

Wild Mushroom Risotto / Whipped Potatoes / Black Rice / Spaghetti Squash / Sauteed Mushrooms / Potato Leek Ragout / Grilled Asparagus…6

Catering Menu

Hors D’oeurves

Priced per 12 people

Antipasto Platter with assorted cheeses and meats, grilled vegetables, marinated olives, focaccia crisps,  and assorted crackers…$50

Mini Arancini with deep fried Arborio rice, lemon zest, and parmesan over a spicy tomato sauce…$36

Sicilian Spiced Chicken Skewers with a lime mayo…$36

Lime-Ginger All Natural Grass Fed Sirloin Steak Skewers with a soy sesame glaze…$48

Mini Crab Cakes with lemon aioli and fresh chives…$48

Mini Lobster Risotto Cakes with risotto, fresh local lobster meat, fresh corn and basil over a roasted tomato aioli…$48

Stuffed Mushrooms with panko bread crumbs, provolone, and Madeira…$36

Poached Jumbo Shrimp with cocktail sauce…$60

Salads

Half Tray (feeds 8):  $40

Full Tray (feeds 16):  $70

Roasted Rainbow Beet Salad with baby arugala, diced red and yellow beets, crumbled Vermont goat cheese, spiced pecans and a lemon vinaigrette

Caesar Salad with chopped romaine hearts, grated parmesan cheese, foccacia croutons, and caesar dressing with hints of lemon

Spring Greens with toasted walnuts,  dried bing cherries and an apple vinaigrette

Shaved Iceberg with red onions,  black olives, cherry tomatoes and gorgonzola piccante

Sandwiches/Calzones

Priced per 12 people.  All sandwiches served on finger sandwich rolls and contain mayonnaise.

Chicken Salad:  Pulled roasted chicken with fresh lemon, celery and thyme…$40

Tuna Salad:  Classic New England style tuna salad with celery and red onion…$40

Lobster Salad:  Poached fresh Scituate lobster with fresh lemon, celery and fennel…$55

Calzones:  Italian cold cuts, fresh mozzarella, San Marzano tomato…$35

Pasta

Half Tray (feeds 8 ):  $50

Full Tray (feeds 16):  $90

Fresh ziti with grilled chicken, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, parmesan cream sauce

Orecchiette with a sausage tomato Ragu and fresh parsley

Rigatoni with an aromatic bolognese sauce with beef, pork and veal

Spaghetti with meatballs in a San Marzano tomato sauce

Fettuccine Primavera with seasonal vegetables

Entrees

Half Tray (feeds 8 )

Full Tray (feeds 16)

Eggplant lasagna layered with panko breaded eggplant, fresh mozzarella and San Marzano tomato sauce… $40/$70

Chicken parmesan:  Panko breaded chicken breasts with a San Marzano tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella… $50/$90

Chicken Marsala:  sautéed chicken breast served with a marsala wine sauce with mushrooms…$50/$90

Chicken Picatta:  sautéed chicken breast served with a white wine and caper sauce with fresh lemon and butter…$50/$90

Braised Beef shorts ribs in an aromatic red wine sauce…$65/$110

Pan Seared Machias Maine Salmon…$85/$150

Baked stuffed local cod with Ritz cracker breading, fresh lemon and butter…$70/$130

Side Dishes

Served in half trays for 8 to 10 people

Mashed Potatoes  $25

Gorgonzola Mashed Potatoes  $25

Mushroom Risotto  $25

Parmesan Risotto  $25

Grilled Asparagus  $35

Sautéed Broccoli  $25

Desserts

Price per 12 people:  $50

Classic Cannoli

Traditional Tiramisu with dark cocoa and Frangelico

Mini Black Bottom Cheesecakes with fresh berries and a chocolate drizzle

Preliminary orders should be made at least one week in advance.  However, we will try to accommodate any last minute needs.  Delivery and service are available.  All appropriate menu items come with complete reheating instructions.  All prices subject to state and local taxes.  Please call Nichole at 781.826.8883 or email nichole@ortarestaurant.com.

Desserts Menu

Tiramisu / dark cocoa / frangelico

Mini Black Bottom Cheesecakes / assorted berries / chocolate drizzle

Chilled Blueberry Pie / shortbread crust / creme anglaise / mandarin sorbet

White and Dark Chocolate Mousse / native strawberries / tuile cookie

Warm Georgia Peach Crostata / vanilla gelato / caramel

Mini Cannoli / sweet ricotta / chocolate drizzle

Selection of Gelato or Sorbet

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