"Vincenzo's affectionately know as Vinnie's"

Vincenzo's Ristorante & Bistro Menu

Vincenzo's prides itself on providing a genuine

northern Italian dining experience. Our menu

celebrates the depth and breath of the cuisines

of Veneto (Venice), Lombardy (Milan),

Tuscany (Florence) and the Piedmont (Turin).

We have chosen to honor the time-tested recipes

of one of the great culinary regions of the world.

Whether you enjoy simple grilled fish

or a rich ossobuco the glory of Italian

cooking show through.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANTIPASTI (appetizers)

CALDI (hot)

CALAMARI FRITTI………………………….…..…..................……
Squid breaded & fried to a golden brown & tossed with roasted red peppers, scallions, garlic, & lemon-pepper. Served with our homemade Pomodoro sauce.
10.50
COZZE LUCIANO………………………….....……..…................….…
Prince Edward Island & black mussels sautéed in garlic, lemon white wine, finished with cream.
12.95
FORMAGGI AL FORNO……….......................…….…....…....……..
Fresh Provolone, Parmesan & Romano cheese baked in puff pastry accompanied with a zesty Pomodoro sauce. (Please allow fifteen minutes preparation time.)
9.95
FRITELLA DI GRANCHIO.………………………...…......……....…
Eggplant & sweet crabmeat melded with Italian herbs & finished with a bazil Aoili.
13.95
OSTRICHE FLORINTINE……………………..…....……..................
Rockefeller style oysters on the half shell with sautéed spinach, bacon & Lacatelli béchamel. (A Florentine tradition)
13.95
PEPERONI RIPIENI CON SALSICCIA..............................................
Banana peppers filled with sweet Parma sausage, herbs, Italian cheeses & completed with our own Pomodoro sauce.
9.95
RISSOTO ARANCINI….…………………………………..…...........
Sundried tomato risotto balls stuffed with Provolone, flash fried with basil aioli.
8.95

 

COZZE LUCIANO

FREDDI (cold)

ANTIPASTI…………......…………………………………………….....
Please Ask Your Server
 9.50
CARPACCIO…...…………………………………………...………....... Extremely rare tenderloin topped with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, capers, scallions, olive oil & our blend of spices. 12.95
BRUSCHETTA CAPRESE……………...........………............................
Char grilled Italian bread topped with a tomato, basil relish with whole milk Mozzarella.
8.95
MOZZARELLA CAPRESE ………………………….....................……
A Classic combination of fresh mozzarella, sun ripened beefsteak tomatoes, fresh Basil and balsamic reduction.
11.95

ZUPPA

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO…………………………….…………………….
Our Chef’s Soup Prepared Daily
6.95

INSALATE

VINCENZO’S HOUSE SALAD……………………........................…
Seasonal greens with julienne bell peppers, red onion, roma tomatoes & carrots, all topped with a balsamic vinaigrette & Gorgonzola cheese.
piccolo 3.95 full   7.50
INSALATA DI CESARE  (Caesar Salad)…………........................…
Traditional Caesar salad with fresh croutons & Parmesan cheese.

piccolo 4.50
full
8.95

OLIVE e FOMAGGI……………………..…….........................…..…
Black & green olive salad with pepperochini, & garlic, served with crostini & locally produced cheese & House made bread.
12.95

PRIMI (pastas)

RAVIOLI de FRANCESCA……………………..............................….
Cheese ravioli with pecans & mushrooms and a sherry cream sauce.
piccolo 11.95
full 18.95
CAPELLI D’ANGELO…………………...............................…………
Angel hair pasta tossed with sautéed onions, roma tomatoes, olive oil, garlic & fresh basil.
piccolo 9.95
full 14.95
LINGUINI AGLIO OLIO PEPPERONCINO…...........................…...
Linguini with a spicy combination of olive oil, garlic, scallions, red pepper flakes & fresh parsley.
piccolo 8.75
full 11.95
RISOTTO CON FUNGHI……………………...........................……...
Arborio rice, red onion, mushrooms, garlic & roasted peppers, finished with Parmesan cheese.
piccolo 9.95
full 15.95
RISOTTO AROGUSTA AL ASPARIAGI……...........................…….
Arborio rice combined with lobster, asparagus, bell pepper medley & Italian cheeses
piccolo 13.75
full 19.95
PAPPARDELLE CON ANATRA………..…............................…..…..
Tender pappadelle pasta ribbons melded with a rich duck ragout.
piccolo 13.50
full 18.95
TAGLIATELLE ALFREDO……………….............................……….
Tagliatelle tossed with a creamy garlic & Parmesan cheese sauce.
piccolo 9.95
full 15.95
RIGATONCINI ALLA BOLOGNESE CON PANNA…....................
A traditional savory meat sauce with cream, tossed with rigatoncini pasta.
piccolo 8.95
full 14.95
PENNE QUILLS ALLA BOSCAIOLA……..............................……...
Penne tossed with Proscuitto ham, peas, roasted peppers and mushrooms in a sun dried tomato cream sauce.
piccolo 10.95
full 17.95
CANNELLONI DI VINCENZO AL FORNO…...............................…
Traditional cannelloni stuffed with veal, pork & spinach & finished with a Pomodoro sauce, topped with Provolone & baked.
piccolo 12.95
full 17.95
LASAGNE DUCHY AL FERRAR………................................………
A classic recipe using chicken ragu, béchamel, pancetta, pine nuts & white grapes. Like Nothing You’ve Ever Had!
piccolo 12.95
full
18.95
GNOCCHI AL EMELIA-ROMAGNA……...............................……..
Classic potato dumplings tossed with proscuitto ham & scallions in a Gorgonzola cream sauce.
piccolo 12.95
full
18.95
GNOCCHI E PANCHETTA CON AMORETTI…..............................
Classic potato dumplings tossed with sweet potatoes, almonds & pancetta finished with amoretti brown butter.
piccolo 10.95
full
16.95
POLLO-ARABBIATA………………….…..............................…...….
Chicken breasts sautéed with roasted red peppers, scallions & proscuitto ham completed with a spicy marinara sauce on penne quills.
piccolo 13.95
full
18.95
LINGUINI ALLA PUTTANESCA …....….................................…….
Linguini tossed with Kalamata olives, capers, mushrooms & basil finished with our own Pomodoro sauce
piccolo 12.50
full
18.50
LINGUINI CON VONGOLE, E BIANCO...…................................…
Linguini pasta topped with clams, white wine, scallions, red pepper flakes, fennel & garlic.
piccolo 13.95
full
19.50

SECONDI (main courses)

Where appropriate secondi are accompanied with farnachi dello chef & contorni di giorno.

CARNE (meat)

FILETTO GORGONZOLA

FILETTO AL MARSALA CON FUNGHI………................................
Seared filet medallions finished with a classic mushroom, Marsala Sauce.
piccolo 18.95
full 
27.95
*FILETTO GORGONZOLA  (2000)…..…………...............................
Seared filet medallions accompanied by a Gorgonzola cream sauce, pine nuts & caramelized shallots.
piccolo 19.95
full
28.95
BISTECCA ALLA PIZZIAOLA ……….......................................…….
    A pan seared 12 oz. New York Strip finished with a light, white wine Pomodoro sauce accented with garlic, basil & oregano
29.95

 

POLLO (chicken)

POLLO SALTIMBOCCA

POLLO PICCATA ALLA VENEZI..…….......................................…..
Sautéed chicken breast, finished with a lemon-caper butter sauce.
piccolo 13.95
full
18.95
*POLLO SALTIMBOCCA (2001)…...………..................................…
Chicken sautéed with Proscuitto ham, spinach, mushrooms & scallions in a sage, sherry cream sauce with tagliatelle.

piccolo 14.50
full 19.95

POLLO MARSALA……………………………....................................
Sautéed chicken with wild mushrooms, Marsala & cream.
piccolo 13.95
full
18.95
POLLO PARMIGIANA………………….................................…...….
Breaded breast of chicken finished with Pomodoro sauce & Provolone accompanied with angel hair Alfredo.
piccolo 13.95
full
19.50
POLLO CACCIATORI………………….…....................................…
A rich chicken stew with Italian seasoning & vegetables.
piccolo 12.95
full
16.95
POLLO FRANCAISE……………..…….................................….……
Egg washed chicken breast delicately sautéed & finished with lemon white wine butter sauce.
piccolo  12.95
full 
17.95

 

VITELLO (veal)

VITELLO VINCENZO…………..…....………….…….........…...
Sautéed veal scaloppini, with roma tomatoes, basil & smoked Gouda cheese & Marsala demi-glace.
18.95
VITELLO FRANCAISE…………………………..................…..…
Egg washed veal delicately sautéed & finished with lemon white wine butter sauce.
18.95
SCALLOPPINI PARMIGIANA……………..............................…
Veal scaloppini, topped with a hearty blend of Italian cheeses, along with our own traditional Pomodoro sauce.
piccolo
12.95
full

18.50
COTOLETTA ALLA VALDOSTA ……………………..…..…...
Veal chop coated with breadcrumbs topped with Proscuitto ham & Fontina cheese, finished with a Rosemary
   Demi-glace.
37.95
 COTOLETTA DI VITELLO ALLA MILANESE………....……
Veal chop coated with a breadcrumb, cheese blend, sautéed & finished with a lemon, white wine butter.
35.50
NODINI AI FERRI…………………………….….………….….
Veal chop, char grilled, topped with herbed cabernet butter.
32.95
*OSSOBUCO MILANESE (1999)………………..……….….….
Braised veal shank & vegetables served on classic saffron risotto.
34.95

 

PESCE (fish)

PESCE DEL GIORNO

PESCE DI GIORNO…………………..….........…………....……....
The Chef’s choice of fresh fish or seafood.
MARKET PRICE
ZUPPA FRUTTA DEL MARE.………………........................…….
A rich seafood stew featuring jumbo shrimp, calamari, scallops, clams & mussels in a light tomato broth with crostini
piccolo 18.95
full

26.95
CIOPPINO..………..…………..…………….......................………. Sautéed white fish, scallops, mussels, clams, calamari, & shrimp in a spicy red sauce with crostini. piccolo 18.95
full

26.95
PESCE NAPOLI.…………..……………........................…..……... Sautéed white fish & shrimp tossed with artichoke hearts, capers, calamata olives, roma tomatoes in a lemon, white      wine, garlic sauce on angel hair. piccolo 17.95 
full

23.95
GAMBERI E CAPPESANTE CON PANNA E PESTO................. Shrimp & scallops finished with a champaign cream & basil pesto on pappardelle. piccolo 16.95
full

23.50
SALMONE CON CAPONATO..….…..................……..…..……...
Wild North Atlantic salmon grilled and finished a Sicilian eggplant salad & Balsamic reduction with grilled asparagus.
18.95

CONTORNI (vegetarian)

SPINACI’ CON FUNGI………………………..................………... Spinach & mushrooms sautéed with garlic, onion & cream tossed with penne pasta. piccolo
8.95
full
13.95
MELANZANI ALLA PARMIGIANA..…………….....…....……...
Sliced breaded eggplant, sautéed & topped with Parmesan cheese, Provolone & Pomodoro sauce. Served with pesto & angel hair pasta.
14.95
CAVATELLI  PICCANTI ALLE FAGOLI…...................…………
Cavatelli with sautéed spinach & fresh Roma tomatoes completed with a rich, spicy white bean puree. (We cannot accept substitutions on this dish.)
piccolo
8.95
full
13.95

CONTINENTAL SELECTIONS

ENTREES

STEAK DIANE.…………...…………….…...........................……...
Sautéed filet medallions in a brandied mushroom, scallions & Dijon demi glace.
piccolo 19.95 
full
28.95
FILET AUX POIVRE.…………..……......................…........………
Cracked black pepper seared filet medallions, finished in a brandied demi-glace & cream sauce.
piccolo 19.95
full
28.95
NEW YORK STRIP………...……….......….……................………
A 10 oz New York strip steak lightly seasoned with roasted garlic, salt & pepper,  then grilled to perfection.
25.95

 

Dolce (Deserts)

Ask your Server about our carefully crafted desserts & our magnificent selection of after dinner drinks.

Vincenzo’s does not automatically add a service charge to parties of any size.

Split Plates are available for a $6 additional charge.

The consumption of raw or undercooked seafood, poultry or meat can be dangerous and potentially cause serious health problems. Vincenzo’s knows you to assume responsibility for doing so.

One of our customers gracefully described our restaurant as “elegant, comfortable & better than wonderful.”  Our goal at Vincenzo’s is to always provide you with that type of experience.  Your comments & suggestions are always helpful & appreciated as we endeavor to reach & maintain that goal.  We invite you to speak with the management & staff at anytime with concerns or compliments & we hope you build a wonderful memory with us tonight.

Dwight & Candy Butner, Proprietors  Nicholas Randle Chef   Michael Mouser Sous Chef

Join us downstairs in the Bistro to enjoy a Live, Local Musician.

*Winner of Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce “Culinary Showcase” award for Best Entrée!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

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10 N. Market St., Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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