Dinner Menu

appetizers / small plates

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

melty mozzarella triangles 9
homemade, panko crispy crusted melty mozzarella, spicy hot tomato oil

shrimp cocktail (big! 5 of em) 11
beautiful shrimp, horseradish cocktail sauce, oyster crackers, lemon

cease & desist shrimp  12
we changed the name as the old one is trademarked...and they shot me down!...creamy spicy shrimp served on romaine leaves

signature calamari  12
(hot pepper sauce, add $3) ask us to toss it in the sauce...better!

nestico's northwest of utica greens  9.80
sautéed with cherry peppers, olive oil, bacon, grated cheese, bread crumbs

entrée salads

big house or caesar  7.95

nestico's caprese  7.95 / 11
tomato, fresh buffalo mozz, basil

house antipasto  7.95 / 11

nestico's signature spinach  7.95 / 11
spinach, butternut squash, toasted walnuts, dried cranberries, goat cheese. drizzled with olive oil

flatbread pizza / bistro / sandwich

white pizza  9
garlic & mozzarella

traditional pizza  11
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  9
hand pattied, 7 oz. grilled and juicy, cheese or not

caprese paninni  9
steak or chicken with melty mozzarella and basil

chicken "grinder" pannini  9
grilled chicken breast, utica greens, provolone & a little balsamic glaze

toasted filet mignon baguette  12
gorgonzola, roasted red peppers, olive oil

nestico's real margherita pizza  12
buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil

new pastas & italian

sicilian grilled chicken  15
topped with balsamic marinade over utica greens

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

lobster / shrimp mac & cheese  19
fusilli pasta, four cheeses, lobster, shrimp, ritz cracker crumb topped and baked bubbly

seafood pasta rosa  17
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

fettucini in lobster & mushroom cream sauce  19

traditional pastas & italian

just pasta and our homemade red sauce  12
add meatballs or sausage for $4

fettuccini alfredo   15
our sauce is made to order

baked sausage & mushroom casserole  15
with fusilli pasta, baked bubbly/cheesy with mozzarella

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

classic shrimp scampi  17
tossed with spaghetti pasta

low country pasta  17
sausage, chicken, spinach, sundried tomato all tossed with wide noodle pappardelle

eggplant rollatini   15
ricotta cheese & spinach stuffed

pasta pie  14

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

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

steak and tail  32
sirloin steak plus one lobster tail, rice or mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, lemon

sliced sirloin with gorgonzola cream 21

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

maitre d' steak  19
half pound close trimmed sirloin topped with maitre' d butter, skinny fries

nestico's filet mignon  26
8 oz topped with wild mushrooms & red peppers in a balsamic reduction sauce, rice or mashed potatoes, 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  6

fresh vegetable  5
grilled asparagus, sautéed fresh spinach, steamed broccoli/lemon, butternut squash

top anything   6
with grilled steak or salmon

skinny krispy french fries  3

2 gianelli sausages  6

side fettuccine alfredo  6.5

side dish our utica greens  7

top anything   5
with grilled chicken or shrimp

prices subject to change