- Italian Restaurant - 

The Original ! 

Dinner - from 5.00 to 9.30                                                        ph. (941) 244 2033


Caprese  -   fresh mozzarella , tomato and fresh basil

Antipasto Italiano (Min. order for 2) -  assortment of cured meats , cheeses and olives

Prosciutto and Mozzarella  -  prochiutto di Parma  and fresh mozzarella

Vitello Tonnato -  veal sliced very thin served with typical  tuna sauce and capers

Speck e Gorgonzola - Smocked prosciutto from north Italy  and Gorgonzola cheese

Antipasto Bologna - Mortadella from Bologna, Salami  and Burrata cheese

Carpaccio di Bresaola - cured  Beef served with arugula and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Bresaola and Burrata - cured  Beef served with  mix green and  Burrata cheese

Porchetta e Carciofi   - imported Roasted Pork  served with Artichoke Romana Style 

Melanzane del Tirolo  -  breaded eggplant served warm  with fontina cheese and Speck  

Tomino Speck  - cheese from Piedmont wrapped with smocked prosciutto and arugula

Tomino Pancetta - cheese from Piedmont wrapped with Italian Bacon  and mix green

Tomino Funghi - cheese from Piedmont served with Mushrooms 

...or, Your Choice from the Deli Case         

Pasta  all Homemade


Lasagna Bolognese 

- Original Lasagna from Bologna



casket of prosciutto di Parma filled of spinach pasta Asiago cheese and Mushrooms


                                               Pasta stuffed with Ricotta, Parmigiano Reggiano and Spinach, 

                                                                                         Served with :    

Burro e Salvia            Butter and Sage - 

Bolognese         Bolognese Meat sauce - 

Gorgonzola     Gorgonzola cheese sauce.- 

Pomodoro e Basilico    Tomato sauce and fresh Basil.- 

Fagottini al Tartufo -

 Little purses  stuffed with soft cheese and White Truffle, in white sauce


Ravioli ai Funghi 

                              stuffed with Porcini mushrooms and cheese ,served with Bolognese sauce 

Tortellini alla Panna -

                                typical  from Bologna  stuffed with meats and served with white cream 


Parmigiana di Melanzane - 

                                         Baked eggplant  with tomato , mozzarella and Parmigian Regg. 


Gramigna con Salsiccia - 

                                       short  pasta served with Homemade Sausage and Mushrooms  

Fusilli al Brandy ( Cork Screw) - 

                                                            pancetta ,safron and french Brendy

Fusilli di Montagna -  

                                                         Taleggio cheese , mushrooms and Speck

Maccheroni alla Vodka - 

                                                       pancetta ,Tomato , Parmigiano R. and Vodka

Maccheroni Verdi  "alla Bettola"

                           spinach pasta with Prosciutto di Parma , fresh peas in pink sace


Ruvide  -  

                                   Exclusive Rough pasta with Gorgonzola cheese , Speck and Pears


Served with:

Gorgonzola e Noci          Gorgonzola cheese and Walnuts.- 

Taleggio e Speck  Taleggio            Cheese and Smoked Prosciutto.- 

Bolognese                             Bolognese Meat sauce- $ 22

Pomodoro e Basilico                  Tomato sauce and fresh Basil.- 

Tagliolini al Salmone - Long and tiny flat pasta served with Scottish Salmon and Caviar   

Bucatini all'Amatriciana - pancetta ,fresh  tomato and shallot  , Chilli



Served with:

 Bolognese       - Bolognese Meat sauce - 

 al Prosciutto     -  Prosciutto di Parma sauce (Typical from Bologna) - 

 alla Lumiera      - Prosciutto di Parma,Thyme and Lemon rind -  

Spaghetti alla Chitarra

Served with:

 Bolognese      -         Bolognese Meat sauce.- 

alla Carbonara    -   Eggs, Pork Cheek , Parmigiano, Black pepper - 

al Tonno          -          Tuna, Anchovies, Capers and Tomato sauce- 

Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino        -                      Garlic, Olive Oil and Chilli....-

Pomodoro e Basilico         -             Tomato sauce and fresh Basil.- 

Capelli d'Angelo - Angel Hair -  

                                                       Fresh Cherries Tomato sauce and fresh Basil-



     Veal Scaloppine:

al Limone  - Lemon sauce -                                     Served with mix green 


al Pinot Grigio - white wine sauce  -                        Served with mix green


al Balsamico -  Balsamic Vinegar from Modena -  Served with mix green


al Gorgonzola - Gorgonzola cheese sauce -       Served with fresh Arugula


ai Funghi - Mix of Porcini Mushrooms -                   Served with mix green


ai Carciofi-  Artichokes Imported from Rome -      Served with mix green


Arancio e Cipolla- Orange and Onion sauce -    Served with fresh Arugula



Vitello Maranello


Top Round Veal with Mustard sauce & Balsamic Vinegar from Modena ,  

        Served with mix Vegetables 

     Cotoletta Petroniana

Breaded Top Round Veal with Parmigiano and topped with  

         Fontina cheese and Prosciutto di Parma  Served with fresh Arugula

     Arrosto di Maiale

 Roasted Pork Shoulder on Chef's Recipe 

         Served with Roasted potatoes  



Mixed greens, Cucumber, Belpeppers  . 


 Cherry Mozzarella, fresh Tomato and Mix green

      Bella Donna 

   Arugula, Pears, Walnuts and Parmigiano R.


 Arugula, Cherry Tomato and Parmigiano R. 

      Peperoni  Arrostiti 

 Roasted Peppers and Olives 

 ~~ Full Bar Available ~~ 

Thank You for choosing us  

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I loved Bologna cafe i felt like i was in Italy for an hour an a half.. the service was amazing and the food mmmmmmm that is all i have to say! It was an awesome experince for me and my family and i would recomend this restaurant to everyone young, family oriented, and of course a little over.



Congratulations! Bologna Cafe is the most authentic Italian place in Sarasota. Dining there feels like a short vacation in Italy. The Owners Claudio and Barbara do their best to make your dinner or lunch a family experience. Not only you'll get real Italian, self made food. You can also shop at their deli-counter and take these pleasurable food home. Thank you guys for such an award winning restaurant. See you soon again. Hue and Elli :-)


A piece of Italy in Sarasota


The best, ! I'm Italian, and in this restaurant I;m feel in Italy, in a good restaurant in Italy! Thanks for all this. Nino