Al Forno Caffe

4.5 out of 5 stars
  •    Italian
  • Dinner Menu
     
  • Lunch Special
     
  • Lunch Menu
     
  • Drinks Menu
     

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Meat & Cheese Board

Served with olives, fig hazelnut spread and crostini
Meat & Cheese Board (Select 3)
Served with olives, fig hazelnut spread and crostini
$10.00
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Meat & Cheese Board (Select 5)
Served with olives, fig hazelnut spread and crostini
$15.00
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Soup & Salad

Soup of the Day
$5.00
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Mixed Greens
Mixed greens, lemon vinaigrette
$5.00
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Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan, Caesar dressing
$7.00
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Caprese
Mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, balsamic reduction
$7.00
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Poached Pear Salad
Arugula, gorgonzola dolce, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, honey vinaigrette
$8.00
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Beet Salad
Arugula, goat cheese, honey glazed walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.00
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Kale Salad with Fried Egg
Baby kale, parmesan, pancetta, pine nuts, lemon vinaigrette
$10.00
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Appetizers

Bruschetta
Includes 3 types: tomatoes, basil and garlic; pesto, roasted red peppers and fresh mozzarella; Gor...
$7.00
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Marinated Olives
Cerignola, royal atlas, gaeta, klamata, alphonso, and sevillano
$5.00
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Asparagi Genovese
asparagus, Fresh mozzarella, parmesan, walnut pesto
$7.00
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Brussel Sprouts
balsamic glaze, parmesan, basil
$8.00
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Polpette Pomodoro
Lamb meat balls, pomodoro sauce, basil
$9.00
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Fried Artichoke Hearts
lemon aioli, parmesan
$9.00
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Mushrooms on Creamy Polenta
roasted mushrooms, goat cheese, black truffle pate
$11.00
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Steamed Claims
Clams, white wine, garlic, parsley, Calabrian chili
$12.00
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Shrimp Scampi
White wine, garlic, parsley
$12.00
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Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
roasted red pepper aioli
$12.00
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Pizza

Margherita Pizza
Fresh mozzarella, basil, homeade tomato sauce
$12.00
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Funghi Pizza
Roasted seasonal mushrooms, fontina, parmesan, fresh thyme, black truffle pate
$13.00
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Pesto Pizza
Sun-dried tomatoes, pancetta, goat cheese, walnut pesto
$13.00
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Soppressata Pizza
Soppressata, fresh mozzarella, fontina, roasted red peppers, tomato sauce
$13.00
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Prosciutto Pizza
Prosciutto, goat cheese, herb garlic olive oil, arugula, roasted tomatoes
$14.00
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Pasta

Fettuccine Florentine
fettuccine, roasted mushrooms, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, marsala wine, cream
$14.00
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Pasta Al Forno
Rigatoni, bolognese sauce, pulled pork and melted parmesan cheese
$16.00
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Spaghetti Pomodoro
Spaghetti, pomodoro sauce
$12.00
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Farfalle Pesto
Farfalle, Walnut pesto, cream, pine nuts
$14.00
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Pizzichi Di Farro Primavera
farro pizzichi, artichoke hearts, asparagus, roasted mushrooms, sun-drid tomatoes
$15.00
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Pappardelle Funghi
Pappardelle, roasted mushrooms, cream, black truffle pate
$16.00
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Penne All Amatriciana
Pancetta, rosemary, oregano, pomodoro sauce, pecorino
$15.00
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Rigatoni Bolognese
Rigatoni, bolognese sauce
$15.00
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Orecchiette Baresi
orechiette, pork sausage, wilted spinach, garlic
$15.00
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Rigatoni Buttera
Rigatoni, pork sausage, sweet peas, pomodoro sauce, cream
$16.00
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Spaghetti Polpette
Spaghetti pomodoro served with lamb meat balls
$16.00
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Linguini Vongole
Clams, white wine, garlic, parsley, Calabrian chili
$17.00
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Linguini Pescatore
Shrimp, bay scallops, clams, white wine, garlic, parsley, Calabrian chili
$19.00
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Kids Pasta
Rigatoni, fettuccine, or spaghetti served with pomodoro, Bolognese, or pesto sauce
$8.00
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Entrees

Mahi Mahi Livornese
Grilled mahi mahi, Livernese sauce, roasted potatoes
$19.00
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Salmone Al Forno
Oven roasted salmon, leeks, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts
$20.00
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Eggplant Parmesan
breaded eggplant, spaghetti, pomodoro sauce
$15.00
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Chicken Cacciatore
grilled chicken, cacciatore sauce, creamy polenta
$15.00
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Veal Milanese
Breaded veal loin, arugula, tomatoes
$21.00
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Tagliata Di Manzo
Grilled Rib eye, salsa verde, roasted potatoes, arugula
$21.00
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Sides

Roasted Potatoes
$4.00
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Creamy Polenta
$5.00
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Sauteed Spinach
$5.00
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Grilled Asparagus
$5.00
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Pomodoro Sauce
$2.00
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Pesto Sauce
$2.00
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Bolognese Sauce
$5.00
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Calabrian Chili
$1.00
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Crostini
$1.00
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$10 Lunch Special

Monday-Friday from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm First Course: soup of the day or mixed green salad Main Course: spaghetti pomodoro, fettuccine florentine, or rigatoni buttera Beverage Options: all sodas, lemonade, iced tea, or coffee
Lunch Special
First Course: soup of the day or mixed green salad Main Course: spaghetti pomodoro, fettuccine flo...
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Soup & Salad

Poached Pear Salad
Arugula, gorgonzola dolce, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, honey vinaigrette
$8.00
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Kale Salad with Fried Egg
Baby kale, parmesan, pancetta, pine nuts, lemon vinaigrette
$10.00
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Mixed Greens
Mixed greens, lemon vinaigrette
$5.00
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Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, croutons, parmesan, Caesar dressing
$7.00
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Caprese
Fresh Mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, balsamic reduction
$7.00
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Beet Salad
Arugula, caprino, honey glazed walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.00
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Panini

Served with mixed greens.
Caprese Panini
Mozzarella, walnut pesto, roasted tomatoes
$8.00
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Chicken Panini
Grilled chicken breast, roasted red peppers, provolone, Dijon mustard
$8.00
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Mortadella Panini
Mortadella, roasted tomatoes, provolone, herbed olive oil
$8.00
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Salami Panini
Salami, mozzarella, roasted red peppers, herbed olive oil
$9.00
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Cuban Panini
Pulled pork, rosemary ham, provolone, bread & butter pickles, lemon aioli
$9.00
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Panini Di Carne
Mortadella, soppressata, salami, rosemary ham, capicola and provolone
$9.00
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Pizza

Prosciutto Pizza
Prosciutto, goat cheese, herb garlic olive oil, arugula, roasted tomatoes
$14.00
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Margherita Pizza
Fresh mozzarella, basil, homeade tomato sauce
$12.00
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Funghi Pizza
Roasted mushrooms, fontina cheese, parmesan, fresh thyme, black truffle pate
$13.00
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Pesto Pizza
Sun-dried tomatoes, pancetta,goat cheese, walnut pesto
$13.00
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Soppressata Pizza
Soppressata, fresh mozzarella, fontina cheese, roasted red peppers, tomato sauce
$13.00
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Pasta

Spaghetti Pomodoro
Spaghetti, pomodoro sauce
$12.00
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Farfalle Pesto
Farfalle, walnut pesto, cream, pine nuts
$14.00
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Fettuccine Florentine
fettuccine, roasted mushrooms, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, marsala wine, cream
$14.00
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Pizzichi Di Farro Primavera
farro pizzich, artichoke hears, asparagus, roasted mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes
$15.00
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Pappardelle Funghi
Pappardelle, roasted mushrooms, cream, black truffle pate
$16.00
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Penne All Amatriciana
Pancetta, rosemary, oregano, pomodoro sauce, pecorino
$15.00
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Rigatoni Bolognese
Rigatoni, bolognese sauce
$15.00
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Orecchiette Baresi
orechiette, pork sausage, wilted spinach, garlic
$15.00
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Rigatoni Buttera
Rigatoni, pork sausage, sweet peas, pomodoro sauce, cream
$16.00
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Linguini Vongole
Clams, white wine, garlic, parsley, Calabrian chili
$17.00
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Linguini Pescatore
Shrimp, bay scallops, clams, white wine, garlic, parsley, Calabrian chili
$19.00
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Coffee

Brewed coffee
$2.00
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Espresso
$2.00
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Americano
$2.00
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Cappuccino
$3.50
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Latte
$3.50
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Café Mocha
$3.75
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Caramel Latte
$3.75
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Hot Chocolate
$3.00
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Tea

Art of Tea Loose Leaf Teas
$3.25
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Chai Latte
$3.50
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White Coconut Latte
$3.50
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Moroccan Mint Latte
$3.75
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Iced Coffee Drinks

Iced Coffee
$2.00
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Iced Cappuccino
$4.00
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Iced Latte
$4.00
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Iced Mocha
$4.25
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Iced Caramel Latte
$4.25
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Iced Tea Drinks

Iced Tea
$2.50
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Chai Latte
$4.00
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Moroccan Mint Latte
$4.25
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Bottled Drinks

Pellegrino
$2.50
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Panna
$2.50
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Pellegrino Aranciata
$3.00
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Pellegrino Pompelmo
$3.00
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Pellegrino Limonata
$3.00
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Soda

Soda
$2.50
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About Al Forno Caffe

(657) 232-0100 • 1525 Mesa Verde E, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Al Forno Caffe is homey, unpretentious, and honest. This is also reflected in their cuisine: robust food served without frills or fuss.