BALISTRERI’S BLUEMOUND INN DINNER MENU

Served daily at 4:00 p.m. until 10:00p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday

(Click here to download printable menu, with prices.)

Antipasti – Appetizers

Fettunto con Caponata – Garlic Toast Caponato
Grilled garlic toast topped with sweet and sour eggplant, tomato, olive, caper and pine nuts relish.

Carpaccio Di Salume Melone – Melon Carpaccio
Thin slices of prosciutto, hot soppressata, Tuscan salami and melon with olives and shaved parmesan reggiano.

Bruschetta
Balistreri’s garlic bread topped with tomato, onion, garlic, fresh basil and parmesan cheese.

Cozze In Umido – Braised Mussels (Choose 1 of 3 styles)
• Cozze Bianchi- white wine and garlic butter.
• Cozze Palermitana- tomato and saffron.
• Cozze Al’ Trieste- parmesan cream, tomato concasse, and feta.

Pomodoro e Carciofi Gratinati – Tomato Artichoke Gratinee
Artichokes in a tomato garlic cream sauce topped with a blend of five cheeses and baked to golden brown.

Fegatini In Padella – Sautéed Chicken Livers
Fresh chicken livers sautéed with onions and mushrooms, herbs and garlic in a white wine sauce with crostini.

Brushetta Arrosto Di Tartufo – Roasted Wild Mushroom Bruschetta Bread
Roasted wild mushrooms atop toasted flatbread with a honey balsamic glaze.

Cocktail di Gamberi – Shrimp Cocktail
Tender shrimp served with cocktail sauce and lemon.

Mozzarella Al’ Forno – Baked Mozzarella
Medallions of fresh Mozzarella cheese breaded and pan fried then baked in our marinara sauce.

Escargot (Choose 1 of 2 Styles)
• Escargot Classico- garlic butter, white wine, and shallot.
• Escargot Della Nesca- garlic butter, sun dried tomato, caper, anchovy paste, and olive.

Bue In Padella Ai Gorgonzola – Bleu Beef
Seared tenderloin tips topped with gorgonzola cheese and served with crostini.

Cipolle Fritti – Onion Rings Not available on Friday
Buttermilk coated haystack onion rings.

Melanzane Fritti – Fried Eggplant Strips Not available on Friday
Served with spaghetti sauce and lemons.

Pane Accuighe – Anchovy Bread (5 slices)
Our garlic bread topped with anchovy fillets baked to golden.

Pane Pizza – Balistreri’s Pizza Bread (5 slices)
Our bread topped with Balistreri’s pizza sauce and mozzarella cheese and baked.

Pane al Formaggio – Cheese Bread (5 slices)
Our garlic bread topped with mozzarella and parmensan cheese baked to perfection.

Pane Aglio – Garlic Bread (5 slices)
Our bread topped with garlic butter and parmensan cheese baked golden brown.

Calamari Fritti – Fried Calamari
Served with marinara sauce and lemons.

Mozzarella Marinara
Six of our breaded mozzarella cheese sticks served with our marinara sauce.

Insalate – Salads

Insalata Caprese – Caprese Salad
Freshly sliced vine ripened tomatoes layered with fresh mozzarella cheese and drizzled with basil olive oil and a balsamic vinegar reduction topped with fresh basil leaves.

Insalata Di Tonno E Ceci – Italian Tuna and Chickpea Salad
Imported Italian tuna atop of romaine lettuce with garbanzo beans, tomatoes, olives, artichokes, red onion, cucumber and hard boiled egg dressed with garlic oil, lemon, and herbs.

Acero e Insalata Di Mele – Maple and Apple Salad
Baby spinach tossed with bacon, red onions, goat cheese, grilled apples, and maple vinaigrette and topped with candied walnuts

Insalata Di Tuscano – Tuscan Bread Salad
Romaine lettuce, cucumbers, onions, green olives, smoked salmon and shaved parmesan tossed with cubed garlic bread and limoncello vinaigrette presented with grape tomatoes, pepperoncinis, and sliced eggs.

Insalata Di Casa – Tossed Salad
Mesclun, grape tomatoes, and radish sprouts, drizzled with balsamic herb vinaigrette.

Insalata Balistreri’s – Balistreri’s Salad (entrée salad includes garlic bread)
A mixture of romaine and green leaf lettuce tossed with creamy mustard vinaigrette and topped with shaved red onions, crispy prosciutto, and a touch of blue cheese.

Insalata Caesar‡ – Caesar Salad (entrée salad includes garlic bread)
Romaine lettuce tossed with our own croutons and Caesar dressing.

Salad Extras

Porcini or Portabella Mushroom • Chicken Breast • Grilled Shrimp

Zuppa Del Giorno – Soup of the Day

Soup of the Day
Tomato Bisque
Baked Tomato Bisque
Topped with croutons and Italian cheeses and baked to perfection.

Risotto Del Giorno

Chef’s risotto special is prepared daily please ask your server for details.

Pastas

All pasta entrées are served with fresh Italian bread and a choice of soup or salad.

Gluten Free Pasta may be subsituted in pasta entrees.

Linguine Pomodoro Ai Pollo – Pasta Pomodoro with Chicken
Diced chicken breast sautéed in olive oil with garlic, basil, tomato, and white wine finished with fresh mozzarella.

Penne Arrabbiata – Angry Pasta
Penne pasta sautéed with garlic, olives, onions, and hot giardiniera in a fresh tomato sauce.
Add grilled chicken or bay shrimp

Linguine Carbonara – Pasta Carbonara
Crispy pancetta, shallots, garlic, white wine cream sauce finished with egg yolk and parmesan reggiano.

Bucatini Bolognese
Pasta tossed with mushroom, Italian sausage, meat sauce, cream and four cheese blend.

Pasta Balistreri
Italian sausage, roasted garlic, red and yellow peppers, shallots, basil chiffonade, caramelized fennel, fresh mozzarella, and mushrooms, tossed in a zesty marinara sauce with rigatoni pasta.

Tortellacci cu Salsicce Alla Chittara – Italian Sausage Pasta
Sausage tortellacci in Sherry wine cream sauce with sage, onion, porcini, and portabella, topped with aged provolone.

Fettuccini Alfredo
Wide flat pasta tossed in Alfredo cream sauce with a hint of white wine, garlic, nutmeg and white pepper.
Porcini or Portabella Mushroom • Chicken Breast • Sautéed Shrimp

Lasagna
Layers of lasagna pasta, three kinds of Italian cheese, seasoned beef, mushrooms, and our own special sauce.

Lasagne Verdure – Vegetable Lasagna
Grilled eggplant, grilled bell peppers, spinach, layered with ricotta and mozzarella cheese with lasagne pasta and baked in our signature sauce.

Ravioli

All ravioli may be prepared with a choice of spaghetti or marinara sauce add meatballs or meat sauce.

Ravioli Di Bue Al Toscano – Tuscan Beef Ravioli
Pillows of pasta filled with braised beef and root vegetables sautéed in virgin olive oil with garlic, spinach, tomato concasse and artichokes topped with a blend of four Italian cheeses.

Girasole D’Isola Di Capri – Buffalo Cheese Ravioli
Sunflower shaped pasta filled with fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese and sautéed in garlic and herb in fresh tomato sauce.

Cappelacci Di Tartufo cu Triffalate – Mushroom Ravioli
Porcini and truffle filled pasta topped with a triffalate of wild mushroom, Italian sausage, cream, sherry wine, and sage

NO Gluten Free Pasta available on these entrées.

Carne – Meat

All steak entrées are prepared to your liking and served with fresh Italian bread, a choice of soup or salad, Chef’s vegetable and a choice of risotto del giorno, mashed potatoes, fries, baked potato, or capellini pasta with garlic butter.
Steaks are topped with a choice of compound butters: Port wine Duxelle, Sicilian Spiced, or Garlic and Truffle.

Traditional Filet (8 ounces U.S.D.A. Choice)

New York Strip (16 ounces U.S.D.A. Choice)

Steak Temperature Cooking Chart
RARE: Red & Cool • MEDIUM RARE: Red & Warm • MEDIUM: Pink & Hot • MEDIUM WELL: Thoroughly Cooked

Steak Extras
au Poivre • Blackened • Bacon Wrapped • Bleu Cheese • Sautéed Button Mushrooms

House Specialties

Trinciaccietti (2 – 5 ounce U.S.D.A. Choice Skirt Steaks)
Skirt steaks breaded and pan fried Sicilian style and served with angel hair pasta and garlic butter.

Bistecca alla Siciliano – Steak Sicilian Style
Your choice of a house-cut Filet mignon or New York Strip butterflied lighty breaded and pan fried with onions, sweet peppers, and mushrooms served with a side of lemons and red sauce.

Bistecca alla Del Monico – Steak Del Monico Style (14 ounce U.S.D.A. Choice)
House-cut Rib Eye marinated in the classic New York recipe and grilled, topped with stout battered onion rings and served with sautéed mushrooms and home-made potato chips.

Prime Rib
Served Friday, Saturday, and Sunday dinner King (16 ounces) Queen (12 ounces) Slow roasted prime rib of beef Au Jus with mushrooms.

Veal Scallopini • Chicken Breast • Pork Cutlet

Alla Parmesan – Parmesan Style
Sautéed Sicilian breaded with spaghetti sauce and mozzarella served with capellini pasta with garlic butter.

Alla Balistreri – Balistreri Style
Parmesan style plus prosciutto, eggplant, and spinach, served with capellini pasta with garlic butter.

Alla Picatta – Picatta Style
Lightly floured and sautéed with shallots, garlic, herbs, and capers finished in lemon, butter, white wine sauce.

Alla Marsala – Marsala Style
Lightly floured and sautéed with shallots, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, wild mushrooms, Marsala wine, and demi glace.

Alla Calabrese – Calabrese Style
Sautéed with onions, sweet peppers and hot giardiniera presented with roasted potatoes and lemons.

Alla Siciliano – Sicilian Style
Lightly breaded and pan fried with onions, sweet peppers, and mushrooms served with a side lemons and red sauce.

Pollo alla Cacciatore – Chicken Hunter Style
Half bone in chicken in a rich red sauce with green peppers, caramelized onions, olives, and capers.

Brocciuloni
Beef Filets pounded and stuffed with salami, Italian sausage, peas, eggs, provolone and asiago braised in tomato sauce.

Spiedini
Beef medallions filled with Italian cheeses and tomato stuffing, breaded, skewered, and grilled with onion and bay leaf.

Lamb buco Alla Dario Zulliani
One pound lamb shank braised with white wine, garlic, rosemary in a mushroom tomato cream sauce served with Chef’s vegetables and mashed potatoes.

Coniglio Al Cacciatore – Rabbit Hunter Style
Local farm raised rabbit braised in red wine, marinara, onions, peppers, mushrooms, and olives served with penne.

Melanzane Parmesan – Eggplant Parmesan
Sliced eggplant with parmesan cheese and red sauce served over angel hair pasta in garlic butter.

Costoletta Di Maiale Al Siciliano – Pork Chop Sicilian
Pan fried ten ounce pork chop breaded Sicilian style topped with sautéed onion, garlic, bell peppers, and mushrooms served with a choice of starch, side of spaghetti sauce, and lemons.

Maiale Alla Calabrese – Pork Calabrese Style
Pork loin medallions sautéed with onions, peppers, and hot giardiniera presented with roasted potatoes and lemons.

Frutti di Mare – Seafood
All seafood entrées are served with fresh Italian bread and a choice of soup or salad.

Aragosta – Lobster 14 ounce South African Tail
“Considered the World’s Best Lobster!” Served with Chef’s vegetable and drawn butter with a choice of potato.

Frutti di Mare – Fruit of the Sea‡
Bay scallops, shrimp, lump crab meat, and linguini pasta tossed with tomato concasse and lemon.

Cioppino alla San Francisco – San Francisco Style Fish Stew
Mussels, prawns, sea scallops, clams, and cod stewed in a marinara with fennel and aromatic vegetables. Presented with a side of penne pasta.

Fettucine Al Trieste
Bay scallops and shrimps sautéed with tomato concasse, garlic, and oregano in a feta cheese Alfredo sauce.

Salmone Grigliati Al Vesuvio‡ – Grilled Salmon Vesuvio Style
Char grilled salmon fillet finished with lemon, capers, oregano and garlic, served with Chef’s risotto.

Capesante In Padella Sautéed Scallops
Pan seared scallops on a ragu of spinach, red onion, and white bean, dressed with salsa verde and crispy prosciutto.

Seafood Sauté
Gulf shrimp and scallops sautéed in garlic butter with white wine, herbs, and tomato pesto tossed with linguine pasta.

Linguini con Vongole Linguine and Clams
Served with your choice of a lemon garlic white wine sauce or zesty marinara sauce.

Frutti di Mare Fra Diavalo – Fruit of Sea Spicy Style
Shrimp and mussels cooked in a spicy marinara sauce and tossed with linguine pasta.

Branzino Al Toscano – Sea Bass Tuscan Style
Sea bass steak dredged in olive oil and seasoned bread crumbs baked and served on penne with sautéed vegetables.

Pesci Di Venerdì – Friday Fish

All fish entrées are served with fresh Italian bread. Served on Friday only!

Sautéed Walleye
Served with Chef’s vegetable and your choice of potato or pasta.

Breaded Walleye Fry
Breaded walleye, served with Cole slaw, French fries, tartar sauce, and lemons.

Breaded Perch Fry
Breaded perch, served with Cole slaw, French fries, tartar sauce, and lemons.

Baked Italian Cod
Cod dredged in olive oil and bread crumbs baked, topped with onion tomato relish atop capellini pasta with garlic butter.

Cod Fish Fry (Voted one of Milwaukee’s top 5)
Served with Cole slaw, French fries, tartar sauce, and lemons.

Fish ‘n Chips
English style battered cod served with chips, malt vinegar, Cole slaw, tartar sauce, and lemons.

Panini Ultimo – Gourmet Sandwiches

All sandwiches served with a choice of potato chips, cottage cheese, French fries, or fresh fruit.

Grilled Tenderloin (6 ounce)
Tenderloin filet gilled to your liking and served with truffle mayonnaise, sweet onions, marinated portabella mushroom cap, and Arugula on garlic bread.

Grilled Rib Eye
Grilled prime rib served open faced on toasted white bread and with a side of au jus.

Grilled Chicken Breast
Chicken breast grilled and served with fresh mozzarella, roma tomatoes, and basil oil on ciabatta bread.

Charbroiled Burger (8 ounce)‡
A Black Angus hamburger charbroiled to your liking and served with prosciutto, portabella mushroom, and provolone cheese or Nueske’s bacon and cheddar cheese on a Kaiser roll.

Pork Calabrese
Grilled boneless chop topped with sautéed peppers and onions topped with provolone and spicy aioli on garlic bread.

Balistreri’s Pizza At Its Very Best

Round 12″ • Medium 11″ X 13″ • Large 14″ X 16″

Cheese Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s thin crust pizza with our own special mozzarella cheese and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

“The Special” Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s thin crust pizza with our own special mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, mushrooms, olives, onions, and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

“The Pepperoni Special” Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s thin crust pizza with our own mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, olives, onions, and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

“The Works” Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s thin crust pizza with our own mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, olives, onions, green peppers and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

“The Veggie” Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s thin crust pizza with our own mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, olives, onions, green peppers, tomato, and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

“Everything but the Kitchen Sink” Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s pizza thin crust pizza with our own mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, olives, onions, green peppers, anchovies, and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

“The Anchovy Heaven” Balistreri’s Pizza
Prepared on Balistreri’s pizza thin crust pizza with our own mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, mushrooms, olives, onions, anchovies, and Balistreri’s pizza sauce.

Extras on Balistreri’s Pizza

Our own Mozzarella Cheese, Italian Sausage, Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Black Olives, Green Peppers, Onions, or Garlic

Additional Ingredients Available For Balistreri’s Pizzas
Tomatoes, Anchovies, Pineapple, Pepperoncinis, Green Olives, Fresh Red Peppers, Artichoke Hearts, Fresh Mushrooms, Ground Beef, Canadian Bacon, Bacon, Chicken, or Fresh Spinach

Extra Balistreri’s Pizza Sauce and/or Thick Crust Available AT NO CHARGE • Round 12″ Gluten Free Pizza Crust add $1

Above orders can be had in various combinations. Balistreri’s pizzas are priced per ingredient – any fraction of ingredient will be charged as one ingredient. We will be happy to prepare a partially baked (“half baked”) Balistreri’s pizza for you to take home for your freezer.

Gourmet Balistreri’s Pizza

Round 12″ • Medium 11″ X 13″ • Large 14″ X 16″

Balistreri’s Pizza Margherita
Extra virgin olive oil, fresh mozzarella, and vine ripened roma tomatoes, seasoned to perfection and served on a gourmet thick crust.

Pesto Shrimp Pizza
Basil pesto, rock shrimp, our own mozzarella cheese, shaved red onion, and diced tomato served on a gourmet thick crust.

White Pizza
Garlic butter, white button mushrooms, mozzarella, parmesan, Romano, and goat cheese topped with white truffle oil served on our gourmet thick crust.

Chicken San Remo Pizza
Roasted red peppers, portabella mushrooms, spinach, and goat cheese on our gourmet thick crust.

Mediterranean Pizza
Virgin olive oil, garlic, artichokes, sun dried tomato, red onions, kalamata olives, our own mozzarella cheese, feta and fresh basil served on our gourmet thick crust.

Balistreri’s Pizza Arrabbiata
Spicy sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, Italian sausages, garlic, and hot giardiniera served on our gourmet thick crust.

The Milwaukee Pizza
Aged white cheddar cheese, charbroiled bratwurst, Polish sausage, red onions, and caramelized sauerkraut on our gourmet thick crust.

Chicken Alfredo Pizza
Topped with creamy ricotta cheese, garlic, parmesan cheese, grilled chicken with a hint of nutmeg on our gourmet thick crust.

Sfinciuni Balistreri
Extra thick Balistreri’s pizza crust with anchovies, Romano cheese, green olives, ragu of tomato and onion, grated parmesan cheese, and virgin olive oil.

 

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

BALISTRERI’SBLUEMOUND INN • (414) 258-9881 • www.balistreris.com

‡ Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

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