Tuscan Blu

Authentic Italian in Downtown Raleigh

$10 L U N C H M E N U

HOUSE SALAD, ENTRÉE

~ HOUSE SALAD~

Organic baby lettuce mix with cherry tomatoes, E.V.O.O and vinegar

V for vegetarian

~ ENTRÉE’S~

TURKEY or BEEF BURGER*

On a toasted Ciabatta roll with caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato & mayo

~PANINI’S~

PANINO DI SALMONE*

On a Ciabatta roll with fresh Atlantic salmon, lettuce, tomato, tzatziki sauce and served with broccolini

PANINO DI SALSICCIA E PEPERONI

Spicy Sausage and sautéed peppers on a Ciabatta roll

PANINO ALLA BISTECCA (STEAK SANDWICH)*

Tender Black Angus, lettuce, tomatoes & mayo on Ciabatta roll

CHICKEN PARMIGINA*

Breast of chicken, breaded, pan fried with tomatoes and mozzarella served with pasta

~SALAD’S~

INSALATA DI POLLO O SALMONE*

Mix green salad with cherry tomatoes, grilled chicken or salmon, with house dressing

INSALATA TOSCANA

Romaine Lettuce, Calamata Olives, Cherry Tomatoes, Artichokes, Goat Cheese, Red Onions, and Prosciutto di Parma


LUNCH 

~PASTA~

LASAGNA DELLA NONNA

Old styled homemade Italian lasagna, layers of pasta, Bolognese and béchamel sauce

RIGATONI SAUSAGE SPINACH

Rigatoni, sausage and spinach in garlic and olive oil sauce

LINGUINE PUTTANESCA

Capers, onion, calamata, tomatoes sauce

PENNE CONTADINA

Penne with Tuscan farmer’s style sausage with broccolini in a tomato sauce

LINGUINE POLPETTE

Linguini with Turkey meat balls in tomato sauce

PENNE ALLA BUTTERA

Penne with chicken & spinach in a pink sauce

LINGUINE FRA DIAVOLO

Sautéed shrimps in a spicy tomato sauce over linguine

PASTA AL FORNO V

Baked pasta with mozzarella in a tomato sauce

RIGATONI ALLA NORMA V

Japanese eggplant sautéed in fresh tomato sauce topped with goat cheese

PORTOBELLO RAVIOLI V

Fresh ravioli stuffed with Portobello mushrooms in an Alfredo sauce

RAVIOLI TOSCANI V GF

Gluten free Ravioli, stuffed with spinach and ricotta in a tomato sauce

PRIMAVERA V

Angel hair pasta with sautéed vegetables and a touch of tomato sauce

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA V

Japanese styled homemade eggplant, béchamel sauce top with parmesan and tomato sauce

FETTUCCINE CINQUE TERRE

Fettuccine with shrimps, cut basil sauce and garnished with cherry tomato’s

BOWTIE ALLA BARESE 
Saute’ Sausage, Broccolini, cerry tomatoes, G.O 
RIGATONI alla BOLOGNESE 
Rigatoni with meat sauce 


DINNER

~ANTIPASTI & SOUP~


LA BURRATA $7.95

Fresh mozzarella stuffed with soft cheese

CROSTINI DI BUFALA MOZZARELLA $7.95

Perfectly portioned toasted bruschetta pieces with mozzarella and roasted red peppers

STUFFED PORTOBELLO $7.95

A hearty Portobello stuffed with gorgonzola cheese in a rich tomato sauce

GRILLED JUMBO SHRIMP $8.95

Seven marinated shrimp in our chef’s homemade sauce

CALAMARI FRITTI $7.95

A classic Italian dish of lightly battered & golden fried calamari

ANTIPASTO TOSCANO $7.95

Thinly sliced prosciutto paired with pecorino cheese from Tuscany

PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA E MELONE $7.95

Classic cured Prosciutto di Parma and sliced cantaloupe

CAPRESE $7.95

Tomato slices with fresh bufala mozzarella and basil

LOBSTER BISQUE

A creamy lobster soup $7.95



~SALADS~

HOUSE SALAD $4.95

Organic mixed greens with cherry tomatoes and E.V.O.O vinegar

GORGONZOLA SALAD $5.95

Gorgonzola cheese with organic mixed greens, cherry tomatoes and E.V.O.O, vinegar

TUSCAN SALAD $7.95

Romaine lettuce, olives, cherry tomatoes, artichokes, goat cheese and red onions

CLASSIC CAESAR SALAD $5.95

Add shrimps(6pc)*, salmon* or chicken* to any salad for $6.95



PRIMI PIATTI

~LE PASTA~

WE HAVE GLUTEN FREE PASTA & RAVIOLI, PLEASE INQUIRE

LASAGNA DELLA NONNA $13.95

Old style homemade lasagna, layers of pasta, Bolognese sauce and béchamel

RAVIOLI TOSCANI (GLUTEN FREE upon request. +$3) $13.95

Stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese in a fresh tomato sauce

RAVIOLI PORTOBELLO ALFREDO SAUCE $14.95

Stuffed with Portobello mushrooms

FIOCCHI $18.95

Fresh pasta purses stuffed with cheese and pear in a pink sauce

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO CON POLLO $15.95

Alfredo sauce with chicken

PUTTANESCA $13.95

Linguine with sautéed onion, capers, black olives, tomato sauce

PENNE ALLA VODKA ( gluten free upon request +3 dollars ) $16.95

Sautéed shallots, salmon, flambé with Smirnoff vodka in a pink sauce

ANGEL HAIR PRIMAVERA $13.95

Angel hair pasta with vegetable medley sauté and a touch of tomato sauce

PENNE ALLA BUTTERA $15.95

Penne with white chicken and spinach leaves in a creamy pink sauce

FETTUCCINE CINQUE TERRE $15.95

Shrimp in a cut basil sauce, garnished with cherry tomatoes

SPAGHETTINI DIAVOLO $14.95

Sautéed shrimp in a spicy tomato sauce

LINGUINE ALLO SCOGLIO $18.95

Shrimp, calamari, scallops, and clams in an E.V.O.O and tomato sauce

RIGATONI ALLA BOLOGNESE $13.95

Meat sauce with sautéed beef, pork & veal finished with a tomato sauce

GNOCCHI PESTO CON POLLO $15.95

Potato dumpling in a basil cream sauce with chicken


SECONDI PIATTI

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA $10.95

Japanese eggplant, béchamel sauce, parmesan cheese in a tomato sauce

PAILLARD DI POLLO $13.95

Marinated and grilled chicken breast, served with potatoes and spinach

POLLO PARMIGIANA $14.95

Chicken breast, breaded, pan fried, tomato sauce and mozzarella served with pasta

VEAL MARSALA $18.95

Sautéed veal cutlet served in a marsala wine sauce over pasta

VEAL PARMIGIANA $18.95

Thin slice ( 8oz ) of veal cutlet, breaded, deep fried and served with pasta

*BISTECCA ALLA FIORENTINA $39.95

24OZ Porterhouse steak, served Florentine style (black angus)

*FRESH GRILLED SALMON $18.95

Fresh salmon served with sautéed spinach

*TONNO (TUNA) ALL’ ISOLANA $18.95

Served with sautéed broccolini in a lemon butter caper sauce


~CHILDREN’S MENU~

For children under 8

Pasta with butter or tomato sauce $5.95

Meatballs in tomato sauce (5PC) $5.95

Pasta with meatballs in a tomato sauce $7.95

Italian sausage with pasta in a tomato sauce $7.95

Grilled chicken served with pasta (8OZ) $7.95

Chicken Parmigiana served with pasta (8OZ) $7.95

Ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach in a tomato sauce $8.95

Lasagna della Nonna $8.95



Homemade “grandma’s lasagna” layers of pasta, Bolognese and béchamel sauce

*CONSUMING RAW OR UNDERCOOKING MEATS, PULTRY, SEAFOOD, SHELLFISH OR EGGS MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS, MAY BE COOK TO ORDER.




This menu as of Sept 10 2017