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OLIVETO CAFE AND RESTAURANT

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Oliveto - The Restaurant - Sample Dinner Menu


Smaller items, soup, salads . . .

COLD:

Antipasti misti: bresaola, Toscano, spicy soppressata, soppressata , and 18-month prosciutto 18.

Crudo of local king salmon with basil, watercress, preserved Meyer lemon, and green garlic aïoli 12.

Salad of avocado and frisée with Navel orange, pine nuts, and bittersweet Riesling vinaigrette 12.

Salad of potato and artichoke with arugula and basil pesto 12.

Little Gem lettuces with French Breakfast radishes, breadcrumbs, and creamed bagna cauda 11.

Oliveto wedge salad: young Iceberg lettuce, crisp pancetta , walnuts, and Castelmagno crema 12.

Garden lettuces vinaigrette 9.

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WARM:

Contorno of first-of-the-season Golden Romano beans with hot pepper, garlic, and breadcrumbs 8

Duck egg in carozza with new Bintje potatoes, pancetta, ramps, and sherry vinaigrette 12

Pan-fried sand dabs with shrimp mousseline and puttanesca 13

Fritto misto of sea scallops, white shrimp, and rock cod with asparagus and Meyer lemon aïoli 13

Crostino of fresh marinated anchovies, Cannellini bean purée, arugula, and chili oil 11

Soup: chilled vellutata of asparagus and English peas with pink peppercorn crema 9

Pastas

Red Winter wheat penne alla bolognese 16

Strozzapreti with garlic-pork sausage, artichoke, and almond-mint pesto 17

Agnolotti dal plin 18

Corzetti alla noci 17

Tajarin with hen ragù 17

Chestnut tagliatelle with poultry giblet ragù and Pecorino cheese 16

Bucatini with duck egg carbonara 17

Spaghetti with tomato, hot pepper, fresh anchovies, and oregano 17

Rosemary pappardelle with ragù of rabbit, basil, and Fava beans 17.

Grills, sautés, and rotisserie

Involtino of Swiss chard with farro, saffron, and asparagus; roast spring onions and Pecorino cheese fonduta 26

Roast hen rolata with long-cooked red onions, Tokyo turnips, and hen sugo 26

Charcoal-grilled Piedmontese ribeye with potato gratinata , creamed stinging nettles, and beef sugo 36

Spit-roasted pancetta-wrapped rabbit with Fava beans, asparagus, and roast garlic sugo 26

Pan-roasted local king salmon with artichoke purée, caramelized fennel, broccoli di ciccio, and Gaeta olive salsa 30

Charcoal-grilled pigeon with carrot purée, farro, radicchio, and Brooks cherry sugo 31

Charcoal-grilled pork porterhouse with Floriani Red Flint corn polenta, rapini-stuffed artichoke, and salmoriglio 30

Burrida of rock cod, Manila clams, new Yellow Finn potatoes, and local mussels (while available) 25

***All the menus at Oliveto change to some degree every day. Our dinner and dessert menus are subject to the most change, as we order every day from our farmers according to what is at its peak

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Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant
5655 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
510-547-5356

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Website

http://oliveto.com

Neighborhood

Rockridge

Cross Street

Corner of College and Shafter

Cuisine

Italian

Serving

Dinner
Lunch

Take Out

No

Catering

No

Online Ordering

No

Ambience

Casual Elegant

Dress

Casual Dress

Reservations

Recommended

Parking

Lot Near-by
Street (Metered)

Payment Methods

Most Major Credit Cards
Visa

Features

Banquet / Private Rooms
Full Bar
Non-Smoking
Organic
Private Parties
Romantic
Wheel Chair Access

Hours


Lunch
Monday - Friday
11:30am - 2pm

Dinner
Monday - Thursday
5:30pm - 9pm
Friday
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday
5:30pm - 10pm
Sunday
5pm - 9pm

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