Dinner Menu

appetizers / small plates

arancini (risotto balls)  9
homemade, panko crispy crusted with melty monterey jack cheese inside, spicy tomato oil

fried buffala mozzarella  8
homemade, panko crispy crusted melty mozzarella, spicy hot tomato oil

shrimp cocktail  9.5
beautiful shrimp, horseradish cocktail sauce, oyster crackers, lemon

bang bang shrimp lettuce wrap  11.5
12 creamy spicy shrimp served on romaine leaves, pick em up wrapped in the romaine and munch like a sandwich, or eat em with a fork! either way, very good!

signature calamari  11.5
(hot pepper sauce, add $3) ask us to toss it in the sauce...better!

nestico's northwest of utica greens  9.5
sautéed with cherry peppers, olive oil, bacon, grated cheese, bread crumbs

entrée salads

big house or caesar  7.5

nestico's caprese  7.5 / 11
tomato, fresh buffalo mozz, basil

house antipasto  7.5 / 11

cobb salad  9
turkey breast, avocado, bacon, cooked egg, asparagus, radish, black olive, yellow pepper, tomato, over greens...ask us to toss it with the dressing....better!

nestico's signature spinach  7.5 / 11
spinach, butternut squash, toasted walnuts, dried cranberries, goat cheese. drizzled with olive oil

flatbread pizza / bistro / sandwich

white pizza  8
garlic & mozzarella

traditional pizza  10.5
1. lotsa pepperoni, or 2. sausage, pepper and onion

northwest of utica pizza  11
our hugely popular utica greens with sausage

five points nashville pizza  12
vodka sauce, fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, mushroom, basil, red onion

a great burger  8.99
hand pattied, 7 oz. grilled and juicy, cheese or not

caprese paninni  8.99
steak or chicken with melty mozzarella and basil

chicken "grinder" pannini  8.99
grilled chicken breast, utica greens, provolone & a little balsamic glaze

classic french dip sandwich  8.99
on baguette with swiss cheese, served with au jus for dipping

toasted filet mignon baguette  11.99
gorgonzola, roasted red peppers, olive oil

kentucky hot brown sandwich  8.99
open faced sliced turkey topped with bacon and a slice of tomato & cheesey mornay sauce, parmesan, parsley, baked in the oven.

nestico's real margherita pizza  11
buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil

new pastas & italian

sicilian grilled chicken  14
topped with balsamic marinade over utica greens

fusilli pasta carbonara  15
peas, mushrooms, bacon, cream, egg all tossed with the pasta

chicken pappardelle  16
wide ribbon noodles, chicken, spinach, broccoli, mushrooms in garlic butter sauce

lobster / shrimp mac & cheese  18
fusilli pasta, four cheeses, lobster, shrimp, ritz cracker crumb topped and baked bubbly

brown butter spaghetti  14
with butternut squash & spinach, topped with parmesan/romano cheese

seafood pasta rosa  16
scallops & shrimp simmered, tossed with penne in alfredo/tomato oil

penne pasta a la vodka  16
our sauce is made with vodka, red sauce, a little cream

traditional pastas & italian

just pasta and our homemade red sauce  9
add meatballs or sausage for $4

fettuccini alfredo   12
our sauce is made to order

baked sausage & mushroom casserole  14
with fusilli pasta, baked bubbly/cheesey with mozzarella

chicken "riggies"  15
mildly spicy with red and green peppers

pasta primavera  14
yellow squash, zucchini, red & yellow peppers, all roasted and tossed with penne pasta, cherry tomato, and parmesan cheese

pasta pie  14

homemade eggplant parmesan  15
side of pasta (ask for marinara to make it totally vegetarian)

traditional baked lasagna  15
beef, pork, sausage, ricotta, secret seasoning, topped with our red sauce. stolen from / credit to the trivet house, liverpool ny. (twas a great place!)

chicken or veal parmesan  15
side of rigatoni pasta

american entrées

chicken and biscuits 14
with house made mashed potatoes or rice pilaf, vegetable

grilled pork chops  16
with green garlic salsa verde, mashed potatoes or rice pilaf

mediterranean baked haddock  16
the haddock is topped with a tapenade of tomato, kalamata olive, diced and tossed with oil & garlic. served on a bed of spinach...fresh, clean, delicious

ginger glazed wild salmon  18
grilled salmon topped mandarin orange, sweet ginger glaze. rice pilaf lemon

steak and tail  29
sirloin steak plus 5 oz. lobster tail, rice or mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, lemon

sliced sirloin with gorgonzola cream 19

sea scallops & asparagus  22
top of the line dry packed scallops wine/ lemon/ butter sauce, angel hair pasta

lobster tail dinner  28
2 beautiful 5 oz. cold water tails served with melted butter, grilled asparagus, lemon

maitre d' steak  18
half pound close trimmed sirloin topped with maitre' d butter, skinny fries

grilled filet mignon  25
half pound, cut in house, topped with sautéed mushrooms, side of asparagus

rack of lamb chops   17 / 30
half or full, asparagus béarnaise, mint jelly

our tuscan roasted chicken  15
sautéed greens and white bean/sun-dried tomato ragout


sweet potato fries 3

2 big homemade meatballs  5

fresh vegetable  4
grilled asparagus, sautéed fresh spinach, steamed broccoli/lemon, butternut squash

top anything   6
with grilled steak or salmon

skinny krispy french fries  2

2 gianelli sausages  5

side fettuccine alfredo  6

side dish our utica greens  6

top anything   5
with grilled chicken or shrimp

prices subject to change