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La Bocca della Verita' (CLOSED)

Authentic Italian Food
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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Italian
  • 4618 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL60625 41.965404 -87.6864408
  • (Btwn W Eastwood & W Wilson Ave)
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  • (773) 784-6222
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Antipasti & Appetizers

1. Calamari Affogati sautéed in marinara sauce, white wine, garlic & parsley.   8.50
2. Calamari Fritto lightly floured then deep-fried in evoo. served with marinara sauce.   8.50
3. Gamberi E Carciofi shrimps, artichoke hearts, white wine, lemon, portobello mushroom & evoo.   8.50
4. Capesante ''Lido'' sea scallops, lightly grilled, then sautéed in fresh tomato and oregano. served with belgian endive.   8.50
6. Carpaccio sliced raw beef fillet, parmigiano, mustrooms, capers, & evoo.   9.50
7. Mozzarella Di Bufala fresh imported bufala mozzarella cheese, arugula salad, & granny smith apple slices.   11.95
9. Bruschetta three slices of toasted bread, garlic, tomato, & evoo.   4.25
10. Bruschetta ''La Bocca'' three slices of toasted bread with garlic, tomato, black olive cream, protobello mushroom & evoo.   5.25
11. Insalata Di Finocchio fennel salad (anise), black cured olives, evoo & lemon.   5.50
12. Sedano & Mela celery salad with granny celery salad with granny smith apple slices, shaved parmigiano cheese, evoo & lemon.   6.50
13. Insalata Della Casa romaine lettuce, tomato, radishes, cucumber, carrot, evoo & red wine vinegar.   5.00
14. Insalata Mista spring mix of baby lettuce, radicchio, arugula, spinach, red chard, mizuna, cherry tomatoes, evoo & balsamic vinegar.   6.00
15. Arugula & Alici arugula, evoo, chopped anchovies, garlic & vinegar.   6.75
16. Insalata Di Pera spring mix, bosc pears, walnuts, mascarpone & gorgonzola, balsamic vinegar & evoo.   7.50
17. Caprese sliced tomato, fresh imported bufala mozzarella, basil & evoo.   8.00
18. Pomodoro Cipolla E Gorgonzola sliced tomato, red onion, blue cheese, evoo & parsley.   6.50
20. Spinaci Al Burro fresh spinach, sautéed in whipped butter & parmigiano.   5.50

Pizze

(11") Thin Crust.

42. Quattro Stagioni Pizze tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, prosciutto de parma, artichokes, black olives, mushrooms & egg.   14.75
43. Margherita Pizze tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, dry mozzarella & fresh basil.   12.50
44. Sal ''Ceccia'' Pizze tomato sauce, homemade sausage & grande mozzarella.   13.00
45. Napoletana Pizze tomato sauce, grande mozzarell, capers & anchovies.   13.00
46. Amatriciana Pizze tomato sauce, guanciale, red onion & grande mozzarella.   13.50
47. Patate E Rosmarino Pizze grande mozzarella, potatoes & fresh rosemary.   12.50
48. Vegetariana Pizze tomato sauce, artichokes, roasted peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, seasonal vegetables & grande mozzarella.   13.00
49. Quattro Formaggi Pizze tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, parmigiano reggiano, gorgonzola & provolone.   14.50
50. Funghi Pizze tomato sauce, chanterelle & portobella mushrooms.   13.00
51. Arugula E Tartufo Pizze grande mozzarella, fresh arugula & white truffle oil.   15.50
52. Valentina Pizze spring mix, bosc pears, walnuts, mascarpone, gorgonzola & grande mozzarella.   16.50
Pizze Extras: Tomatoes, Peppers, Zucchine, Arugula, Mushrooms $2, Eggplant $2.25, Shrimp, Grande Mozzarella ,Dry Mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, Gorgonzola Cheese, Provolone Cheese $3, Anchovies, Sausage, Prosciutto, Guanciale $3.25.

Pasta

22. Spaghetti Alla Carbonara guanciale (homemade smoked italian bacon), onion, egg-yolk, evoo, parmigiano & pecorino cheese.   14.50
23. Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca cherry tomato sauce, cured black olives, capers, garlic, evoo & parsley.   13.50
24. Rigatoni Alla Siciliana tomato sauce, baked eggplant, garlic, evoo, red pepper flakes, pecorino cheese, dried ricotta cheese & parsley.   13.50
25. Rigatoni Collina cream sauce, portobello slices, garlic, sun-dried tomato, evoo & parmigiano.   13.50
26. Tagliatelle Al Bolognese organic tagliatelle, with traditional meat sauce & parmigiano.   14.00
27. Gnocchi Al Pomodoro homemade potato dumplings, tomato sauce, fresh basil & parmigiano.   14.50
28. Gnocchetti Al Fomaggi homemade spinach potato dumplings, sautéed in cream sauce, blue cheese, mascarpone, & parigiano.   15.00
29. Ravioli Anatra homemade ravioli, duck breast, sage, & shallot filling, cream sauce, touch of tomato, & parmigiano.   16.50
30. Lasagne Classica homemade with fresh tomato meat sauce, béchamel, fresh mozzarella & parmigiano.   16.50
31. Tortellini Pasticciati fresh tortellini filled with veal, sautéed in cream tomato meat sauce, with parmigiano.   14.50
32. Tagliatelle Con I Carciofi organic tagliatelle pasta, fresh baby artichokes, evoo, garlic, a touch of butter & parmigiano.   14.00

Main Course - Pollo $14.50

Free Range Chicken, Served With Roasted Potatoes.

38. Campagnola chicken breast, cured black olives, fresh thyme, garlic, basil, cherry tomato & onion.   
39. Alla Romana half chicken, roasted with garlic, fresh rosemary & white wine.   
40. Al Limone chicken breast in lemon sauce, capers, extra virgin olive oil & white wine.   
41. Al Marsala chicken breast in marsala wine sauce, mushrooms & green onion.   

Main Course - Vitella

Grass Fed Veal, Served With Roasted Potatoes.

34. Saltimbocca All Romana scaloppine with prosciutto, fresh sage & white wine.   22.00
35. Al Marsala veal in marsala wine sauce, mushrooms & green onions.   19.00

Main Course - Pesce

Fish Served With Assorted Greens Or Potatoes.

36. Salmone Al Vino Bianco salmon fillet, grilled or baked, with white wine & capers.   17.50
salmon option: grilled salmon , baked salmon   
pesce side option: assorted greens, potatoes   

Dine In

Main Courses

Pollo Al Marsala chicken breast in marsala wine sauce, mushrooms, green onion, served with roasted potatoes.   15.50
Pollo Campagnola chicken breast, cured black olives, fresh thyme, garlic, basil, cherry tomatoes, onion, and roasted potatoes.   15.50
Pollo Alla Romana half free-range chicken, roasted with garlic, fresh rosemary, white wine, and potatoes.   15.50
Saltimbocca Alla Romana veal scaloppine topped with proscuitto, fresh sage & white wine, served with roasted potatoes.   22.00
Vitella Al Marsala veal scaloppine in marsala wine sauce, with mushrooms and green onions, with roasted potatoes.   19.00
Branzino Al Sale mediterranean whole silver bass (lupe di mere) baked covered with salt (old roman recipe) served with roasted potatoes & sauteed greens.   29.00
Salmone Al Vino Bianco salmon fillet, white wine, capers, served with roasted potatoes & fresh greens.   17.50
Polpi Alla Griglia baby mediterranean octopus, grilled on charcoal extra virgin olive oil, served with radicchio.   17.00

Pastas

Spaghetti Putanesca cherry tomato sauce, cured black olives, capers, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, parsley.   14.50
Spaghetti Alla Carbonara red onion, guanciale (smoked italian bacon) egg-yolk, extra virgin olive oil, parmigiano, pecorino cheese.   15.50
Rigatoni Alla Siciliana fresh tomato sauce, baked eggplant, extra virgin olive oil, red pepper flakes, pecorino cheese, dried ricotta cheese, garlic, parsley.   13.50
Rigatoni Collina cream sauce, portobello mushroom, garlic, sun dried tomato, extra virgin olive oil, parmigiano cheese.   14.50
Tagliatelle Con Carcofi tagliatelle sauteed with extra virgin olive oil, baby artochoke hearts, white wine, parsley, garlic, parmigiano.   14.00
Tagliatelle Bolognese tagliatelle served with traditional, bolognese meat sauce and parmigiano cheese.   15.50
Linguine Con Le Vongole fresh manila clams, sauteed with garlic, fresh plum tomatoes, white wine, parsley.   16.50
Gnocchi Al Pomodoro homemade potato dumplings, tomato sauce, fresh basil, and parmigiano cheese.   15.50
Gnocchetti Ai Formaggi homemade spinach-potato dumplings, sauteed in cream sauce, blue cheese, mascarpone, parmigiano cheese.   15.50
Ravioli Anatra homemade ravioli, duck breast-sage-shallot filling, cream sauce, touch of tomato, and parmigiano cheese.   16.50
Risotto Of The Day superfino carnaroli rice prepared daily with a variety of fresh sea food, vegetables, and other ingredients.   
Lasagne Ala Donatella home made pasta with fresh tomato meat sauce, bechamel, fresh mozzarella & parmigiano   16.00
Tortellini Pasticciati fresh tortellini filled with veal, sauteed in cream tomato meat sauce, with parmigiano.   14.50

Appetizers And Salads

Calamari Affogati squid sauteed in marinara sauce, white wine, garlic, parsley.   10.50
Calamari Fritti lightly floured then deep fried in olive oil, served with marinara sauce.   10.50
Gamberi E Carciofi shrimp, fresh baby artichokes, white wine, lemon, portobello mushroom, extra virgin olive oil.   9.50
Carpaccio please ask for today's selection.   9.50
Pomodoro, Cipolla E Gorgonzola sliced tomato, red onion, blue cheese, extra virgin olive oil, parsley.   7.00
Insalata Della Casa romaine hearts, tomato, radishes, cucumber, baby carrot, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar.   6.50
Caprese sliced tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil.   8.50
Bruschetta sliced toasted bread, garlic, tomato, extra virgin olive oil.  (3 slices) 6.00
Bruschetta "La Bocca" toasted bread, garlic, tomato, black olive cream, portobello mushroom, extra virgin olive oil.  (3 slices) 7.00
Spinaci Al Burro fresh spinach, sauteed in whipped butter, parmigiano cheese.   6.50
Sedano E Mela diced celery with thinly sliced granny smith apples, shaved parmigiano cheese, extra virgin olive oil, lemon.   7.25
Vongole Al Vino Bianco fresh manila clams, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, white wine, parsley.   10.50
Insalata Di Finocchio fresh fennel salad (anise), black cured olives, extra virgin olive oil, lemon.   6.50
Mozzarella Di Bufala fresh, imported bufala mozzarella cheese, arrugula salad, & granny smith apple slices.   13.25
Capesante "Lido" sea scallops lightly grilled, then sauteed with fresh tomato, oregano, and served over a bed of belgian endive.   9.50
Insalata Mista spring mix of baby lettuce, radicchio, arugula, spinach, read chard, mizuna, cherry tomatoes extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar   7.00
Arugula E Alici arugula, extra virgin olive oil, chopped anchovies. garlic & vinegar.   7.75
Insalata Di Pera spring mix, bosc pears, walnuts, marscarpone & gorgonzola, balsamic vinegar & extra virgin olive oil.   7.50

Pizza

Quattro Stagioni tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, proscuitto de parma, artichokes hearts, black olives, mushrooms and egg.   15.50
Margherita tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, dry mozzarella, and fresh basil.   13.00
Sal "Ceccia" tomato sauce, home made italian sausage, grande mozzarella.   13.50
Napolentana tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, capers, and anchovy filets.   13.00
Amatriciana tomato sauce, guiancale, red onions, grande mozzarella.   13.50
Patate E Rosamarino grande mozzarella, roasted potatoes with garlic, and fresh rosemary.   13.00
Vegetariana tomato sauce, seasonal fresh vegetables, artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes and grande mozzarella.   13.00
Quattro Formaggi tomato sauce, provalone, parmigiano reggiano, gorganzola and grande mozzarella.   14.50
Funghi tomato sauce, grande mozzarella, chanterelle and portabello mushrooms.   13.00
Arrugula E Tartufo Bianco grande mozzarella, fresh arrugula and savini white truffle oil.   16.50
Valentina gorganzola, fresh pear slices, chopped walnuts, and fresh mozzarella.   16.50

Desserts $7

Kiku chantilly cream & cinnamon sauteed apples, topped with sliced almonds and fresh berries, served warm.   
Covilio house made espresso gelato, amaretto cookie soaked in strega liquer and topped with fresh whipped cream and amarena cherries.   
Chocolate Truffle Mousse chocolate sponge base topped with a rich chocolate mousse, dusted with cocoa powder and fresh whipped cream.   
Chocolate Mousse Cake house made mousse, with chocolate, egg yolks, heavy whipping cream and amaretto, layered between sponge cake with chocolate shavings.   
Croccantino semifreddo layers of cream nestled between layers of home made walnut brittle.   
Tiramisu zabaione cream served over sponge cake soaked in espresso coffee, dusted with cocoa powder.   
Panna Cotta (weekends). eggless vanilla cream with caramel topping.   

Sorbetti

Raspberry    
Coconut    
Mango    

Gelati

Chocolate    
Vanilla    
Coffee    
Pistachio    

 

La Bocca della Verita'
4618 N Lincoln Ave
Btwn W Eastwood & W Wilson Ave
(773) 784-6222
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