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Basil Leaf Cafe

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    RatingAvg. Dinner Entrée
    $$$$$Greater than $25
    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • American (New), Eclectic & International, Vegetarian-Friendly, Wine Bar
  • 2465 N Clark St, Chicago IL60614 41.9272285 -87.641333
  • (At W Arlington Pl)
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  • (773) 756-1384
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Lunch

11am-3:30pm Only

Salads

Half Order / Full Order

House Salad spring mix with mushrooms, walnuts & gorgonzola (balsamic vinaigrette)  3.95 7.50
Caesar Salad caesar salad with garlic croutons (homemade caesar dressing)  3.95 7.50
Greek Salad greek salad with feta cheese & kalamata olives (lemon vinaigrette)  3.95 7.50
Spinach & Apple Salad autumn baby spinach with apples, raisins & walnuts (honey balsamic)  4.25 7.95
Cranberry Goat Cheese Salad spring mix with dried cranberries, almonds & goat cheese (balsamic vinaigrette)  4.75 8.95
Romaine Avocado Salad romaine hearts with avocado, onions, tomatoes, carrots & honey sunflower seeds (lemon vinaigrette)  4.75 8.95
Poached Pears Salad baby spinach with poached pears, gorgonzola & roasted honey sunflower seeds (honey balsamic)  4.75 8.95
Spring Mix With Field Berries spring mix with field berries, gorgonzola & almonds (honey vinaigrette)  5.25 9.95
Fried Brie & Cherries spring mix with dried cherries, fried brie & almonds (balsamic glaze)  5.25 9.95

Soups

Cup $3.95 / Bowl $5.25

Tomato Basil Soup creamy tomato basil soup   
Minestrone (V) with vegetables and beans   
Butternut Squash Soup (V) creamy butternut squash with cinnamon and ginger   
Manhattan Clam Chowder manhattan clam chowder with potatoes, chopped clams and vegetables.   

Sandwiches

1/2 House Salad Or Cup Of Soup With Sandwich Only choice of one with sandwich only! soup option at checkout.   2.50
Fresh Mozzarella Sandwich fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and basil pesto   7.95
Chicken Feta Sandwich grilled chicken with feta cheese, tomatoes, basil pesto, mixed greens, olive oil and balsamic vinegar   7.95
Turkey Cheddar Sandwich oven roasted turkey breast with cheddar cheese, tomatoes, basil pesto and mixed greens   7.95
Roast Beef Sandwich peppered roast beef with swiss cheese, dijon mustard, tomatoes and mixed greens   7.95
Chicken Avocado Sandwich grilled chicken with avocado, sprouts, bacon, swiss cheese and tomatoes   8.95
Prosciutto Mozzarella Sandwich prosciutto di parma with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar   8.95
Chicken Salad Sandwich chicken salad with diced apples, raisins, pine nuts, tomatoes and mozzarella   8.95
Ham & Brie Sandwich black forest ham with brie cheese, tomatoes and mixed greens   8.95
Turkey Mozzarella Sandwich turkey breast with fresh mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes, mixed greens and balsamic vinegar   8.95
Portobello Sandwich grilled portobello, with goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, mixed greens and mayonnaise   8.95
Smoked Salmon Sandwich smoked salmon club with bacon, red onions, swiss cheese, avocado, sprouts and tomatoes   9.95
Grilled Salmon Sandwich grilled salmon with fresh dill, tomatoes, avocado, bacon, mixed greens and mayonnaise   9.95
Skirt Steak Sandwich grilled skirt steak with onions, mushrooms and tomatoes   9.95

Entrees

Linguine Marinara linguine with homemade marinara sauce   10.95
Linguine Garlic & Mushrooms linguine with roasted garlic & mushrooms in a basil oil   10.95
Penne Broccoli penne broccoli with roasted garlic & walnuts in a basil oil   10.95
Rigatoni Sausage rigatoni with italian sausage, bell peppers & onions in a light tomato sauce   11.95
Linguine Carbonara linguine carbonara with prosciutto, bacon & scallions in a cream sauce   11.95
Penne Eggplant penne with eggplant & marinara sauce topped with mozzarella cheese   12.95
Cheese Ravioli cheese ravioli with marinara sauce   12.95
Linguine Meatballs linguine with meatballs in a marinara sauce   13.95
Fettuccine Alfredo fettuccine alfredo with grilled chicken & broccoli   13.95
Angel Hair Vegetables angel hair with fresh garden vegetables in a fresh basil oil   14.95
Tortellini Prosciutto cheese tortellini with prosciutto, peas & mushrooms in an alfredo sauce   14.95
Gnocchi Pesto gnocchi served with sun-dried tomatoes & pine nuts in a basil pesto sauce   14.95
Angel Hair Chicken angel hair with grilled chicken & fresh tomatoes in a basil oil   14.95
Rigatoni Chicken rigatoni with chicken & fresh spinach in a tomato alfredo   14.95
Linguine Chicken & Spinach linguine with grilled chicken & fresh spinach in a lemon chardonnay sauce   14.95
Fettuccine Pesto fettuccine with grilled chicken & sun-dried tomatoes in a creamy pesto sauce   14.95
Mushroom Chicken Risotto mushroom risotto with grilled chicken & sun-dried tomatoes   15.95
Gorgonzola Gnocchi gorgonzola filled gnocchi with fresh spinach & chopped tomatoes in a cream sauce   15.95
Penne Ala Vodka penne ala vodka with poached salmon, pencil asparagus & peapods   15.95
Fettuccine Crab Meat fettuccine with wild caught blue crab meat & sweet peas in a creamy dill sauce   15.95
Lobster Ravioli lobster ravioli with fresh asparagus & peapods in a creamy tomato sauce   17.95
Fettuccine Smoked Salmon fettuccine with smoked salmon & fresh spinach in a creamy gorgonzola sauce   17.95
Linguine Seafood linguine with fresh mix of shrimp, clams, scallops, salmon and mussels in a spicy marinara sauce   19.95

 

Dinner

Appetizers

Caprese fresh mozzarella caprese with tomatoes,onions and fresh basil   8.95
Grilled Portobello grilled portobello mushroom with a warm rosemary balsamic vinaigrette   8.95
Meatball Sliders meatball sliders   9.95
Fried Crostini Ravioli fried crostini ravioli filled with spinach & artichoke served with marinara sauce   9.95
String Beans & Shrimp fresh string beans with shrimp, tomatoes & bacon in a balsamic vinaigrette   9.95
Sautéed Mussels & Calamari sautéed mussels & calamari with herbed marinara sauce   10.95
Fried Calamari fried calamari served with spicy marinara sauce   10.95
Sautéed Cajun Style Calamari sautéed cajun style calamari with a lemon butter sauce over mixed lettuce   10.95
Shrimp Cocktail   (5 jumbo) 10.95
Skirt Steak Polenta* polenta topped with grilled skirt steak, gorgonzola, tomatoes & onions   11.95
Assorted Cheese And Fruit Platter  sm 10.95lg 16.95

Salads

Half Order / Full Order

House Salad spring mix with mushrooms, walnuts & gorgonzola (balsamic vinaigrette)  3.95 7.50
Caesar Salad caesar salad with garlic croutons (homemade caesar dressing)  3.95 7.50
Greek Salad greek salad with feta cheese & kalamata olives (lemon vinaigrette)  3.95 7.50
Spinach & Apples Salad autumn baby spinach with apples, raisins & walnuts (honey balsamic)  4.25 7.95
Cranberry Goat Cheese Salad spring mix with dried cranberries, almonds & goat cheese (balsamic vinaigrette)  4.75 8.95
Romaine Avocado Salad romaine hearts with avocado, onions, tomatoes, carrots & honey sunflower seeds (lemon vinaigrette)  4.75 8.95
Poached Pear Salad baby spinach with poached pears, gorgonzola & roasted honey sunflower seeds (honey balsamic)  4.75 8.95
Spring Mix With Field Berries spring mix with field berries, gorgonzola & almonds (honey vinaigrette)  5.25 9.95
Fried Brie Salad spring mix with dried cherries, fried brie & almonds (balsamic glaze)  5.25 9.95

Soups

Cup $3.95 / Bowl $5.25

Minestrone (V) with vegetables and beans   
Tomato Basil Soup (V) rich and creamy tomato basil soup   
Butternut Squash Soup (V) creamy butternut squash with cinnamon and ginger   
Manhattan Clam Chowder manhattan clam chowder with potatoes, chopped clams and vegetables.   

Vegetarian

Linguine Marinara linguine with homemade marinara sauce   10.95
Linguine Garlic & Mushrooms linguine with roasted garlic & mushrooms in a basil oil   10.95
Penne Broccoli penne broccoli with roasted garlic & walnuts in a basil oil   10.95
Penne Eggplant penne with eggplant & marinara sauce topped with mozzarella cheese   12.95
Cheese Ravioli cheese ravioli with marinara sauce   12.95
Vegetable Risotto fresh vegetable risotto with baby spinach & parmesan cheese   13.95
Angel Hair Vegetables angel hair with fresh garden vegetables in a fresh basil oil   13.95
Gnocchi Pesto gnocchi served with sun-dried tomatoes & pine nuts in a basil pesto sauce   14.95
Gorgonzola Gnocchi gorgonzola filled gnocchi with fresh spinach & chopped tomatoes in a cream sauce   14.95
Eggplant Parmigiana eggplant parmigiana with fresh tomatoes & mozzarella (angel hair)   15.95
Butternut Squash Ravioli butternut squash ravioli with fresh spinach & roasted garlic in a basil oil   15.95

Beef & Pork

Rigatoni Sausage rigatoni with italian sausage, bell peppers & onions in a light tomato sauce   11.95
Linguine Carbonara linguine carbonara with prosciutto, bacon & scallions in a cream sauce   11.95
Linguine Meatballs linguine with meatballs in a marinara sauce   12.95
Rigatoni Bolognese rigatoni bolognese with ground beef, mushrooms & sun-dried tomatoes in a pink sauce   13.95
Tortellini Prosciutto cheese tortellini with prosciutto, peas & mushrooms in an alfredo sauce   14.95
Veal Piccata veal piccata with capers, mushrooms & chopped tomatoes (linguine)   18.95
Veal Marsala veal marsala with mushrooms, artichoke hearts & cherry tomatoes (linguine)   18.95
Veal Parmigiana veal parmigiana with eggplant, fresh tomatoes & mozzarella (rigatoni)   18.95
Pork garlic crusted pork chops served with fresh garden vegetables & new roasted potatoes   19.95
New York Strip with new roasted potatoes & broccoli  (10oz) 23.95

Poultry

Fettuccine Alfredo fettuccine alfredo with grilled chicken & broccoli   13.95
Angel Hair Chicken angel hair with grilled chicken & fresh tomatoes in a basil oil   14.95
Rigatoni Chicken rigatoni with chicken & spinach in a tomato alfredo sauce   14.95
Linguine Chicken & Spinach linguine with grilled chicken & fresh spinach in a lemon chardonnay sauce   14.95
Fettuccine Pesto fettuccine with grilled chicken & sun-dried tomatoes in a creamy pesto sauce   14.95
Chicken Risotto wild mushroom risotto with grilled chicken & sun-dried tomatoes   15.95
Chicken Sicilian chicken sicilian with italian sausage, mushrooms, bell peppers & onions (linguine)   16.95
Chicken Marsala chicken marsala with mushrooms, artichoke hearts & cherry tomatoes (linguine)   16.95
Chicken Rustica chicken rustica with fresh tomatoes, asparagus & mozzarella cheese (rigatoni)   16.95
Chicken Parmigiana chicken parmigiana with eggplant and fresh tomatoes topped with mozzarella (rigatoni)   16.95
Chicken Piccata chicken piccata with capers, mushrooms & tomatoes in a lemon white wine sauce (linguine)   16.95
Chicken Milano chicken milano with artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes & asparagus (linguine)   16.95

Seafood

Linguine Vongole linguine vongole with baby clams in a white or red clam sauce   15.95
Penne Ala Vodka penne ala vodka with poached salmon, pencil asparagus & peapods   15.95
Linguine With Shrimps & Scallops with shrimps & scallops in our homemade marinara sauce   15.95
Fettuccine Crab Meat fettuccine with wild caught blue crab meat & sweet peas in a creamy dill sauce   15.95
Angel Hair With Shrimp & Calamari with shrimp & calamari in a spicy marinara sauce   16.95
Jambalaya fettuccine jambalaya with shrimp, chicken, mushrooms, artichokes & cajun spices   16.95
Lobster Ravioli lobster ravioli with fresh asparagus & peapods in a creamy tomato sauce   17.95
Fettuccine With Smoked Salmon with smoked salmon & fresh spinach in a creamy gorgonzola sauce   17.95
Fresh Rainbow Trout fresh rainbow trout with baby spinach, wild mushrooms & new roasted potatoes   17.95
Smoked Trout smoked trout with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms & roasted garlic (angel hair)   18.95
Linguine Seafood linguine with fresh mix of shrimp, clams, scallops, salmon and mussels in a spicy marinara sauce   19.95
Grilled Salmon grilled salmon with asparagus & peapods in a creamy dill sauce (angel hair)   19.95

Specials

Sample Menu

Asparagus Salad spring mix with chopped tomatoes, asparagus, gorgonzola cheese and toasted almonds with olive oil and lemon juice. (1/2 order) 6.95(full order) 9.95
Fresh Whitefish lake superior whitefish slightly seasoned and pan sauteed served with oven roasted potatoes and broccoli   21.95
Lamb Shank braised lamb shank with green beans and wild mushroom risotto   24.95
Sesame Crusted Tuna pan seared sesame crusted tuna with asparagus salad & toasted almonds   24.95
Amish Chicken oven roasted 1/2 of amish chicken served with roasted potatoes and brussel sprouts   18.00
Escolar pan seared escolar with wasabi mashed potatoes, green beans and toasted almonds   24.95

 

Sides - Vegetables & Meat

Grilled Asparagus seasoned with lemon pepper and olive oil   5.95
Sauteed Garlic Spinach fresh baby spinach sauteed with garlic in olive oil   5.95
Steamed Broccoli    5.95
Oven Roasted Potatoes fresh chunks of potatoes lightly seasoned and roasted to perfection!   4.95
Meatballs 4 meatballs served with marinara sauce   7.95
Grilled Chicken Breast grilled boneless chicken breast ala carte!   6.95
Sausage & Peppers sauteed mild italian sausage with bell peppers & onions.   7.95

Beverages

Standing Rock energy drink   3.00
Coke   (8oz gl mini btl) 2.00
Diet Coke   (8oz gl mini btl) 2.00
Sprite   (8oz gl mini btl) 2.00
Club Soda   (8oz gl btl) 2.00
Tonic   (10oz gl btl) 2.00
Ginger Ale   (10oz gl btl) 2.00
San Pellegrino   (500 ml gl btl) 4.00

Wines By The Glass

White Wines - Sparkling Or Champagne

Foss Marai prosecco brut 175ml   10.00

White Wines - Chardonnay

Toad Hollow, Unoaked Chardonnay, Mendocino, CA    7.50
Chateau St. Michelle, Indian Wells, Columbia Valley, Washington    9.00

White Wines - Pinot Grigio

Oggi, Italy    7.00
Terlato, Russian River, CA    9.00

White Wines - Sauvignon Blanc

Pomelo, Lake County, CA    7.00
Momo, Marlborough, New Zealand    7.50

White Wines - Other Whites

Hirschbach & Sohne, Riesling Kabinett, Germany    7.00
Franco Fiorina, Gavi, Italy    7.50
Yllum, Torrontes, Mendoza, Argentina    7.00
Chateau La Freynelle, Bordeaux, France    8.00

Red Wines - Cabernet Sauvignon $7.50

Three Familias Winery, Mendocino, CA    
Raymond, "Sommelier Select", CA    

Red Wines - Merlot

Santa Helena, Central Valley, Chile    7.00

Red Wines - Pinot Noir $8

Steelhead, Sonoma County, CA    
Rare Bird, France    

Red Wines - Zinfandel

Four Vines, Old Vines, CA    7.00

Red Wines - Syrah, Shiraz & Grenache

Rosenblum Syrah, Vintner’s Cuvee, CA    7.00
Klinker Brick Syrah, Farrah Syrah, Lodi, CA    8.00

Red Wines - Other Reds

Alberti 154 Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina    7.00
Miguel Torres, Santa Digna, Rose, Chile    7.00
Stefano Farina, Barbera D’ Alba, Italy    7.00
Louis Latour, Beaujolais-Villages Chameroy, Beaujolais, France    7.50

 

Basil Leaf Cafe
2465 N Clark St
At W Arlington Pl
(773) 348-7243
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