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  • Italian
  • 3435 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC20008 38.93476 -77.05777
  • (Btwn Ordway & Macomb St NW)
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  • (202) 686-2966
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Dinner

Order A Starter And A Main And Your Dessert Is Half Off. With Your Dessert, Enjoy A Complementary House Made Cello. Or Order Any Of Our Great Collection Of After Drinks (Italian Amari, Malt Scotch, Small Batch Bourbons, Or Dessert Wines Etc For Half Off!)

Antipasti

Starters

Lentiche E Cotechino lentils, pork sausage, cabbage, tomato   8.00
Insalata Inverno (GF) local winter greens & italian chicories, coddled egg sherry & anchovy vinagrette   9.00
Insalata Forte (GF) (VG) (VGN) locally grown spicy greens, garlicky balsamico dressing   9.00
Sunchokes (GF) (VGN) aka jerusalem artichoke, spiced walnut, lemon, sage, hawaiian red salt   8.00
Chard Terrine (VG) chard, italian ricotta di bufala, egg & breadcrumb, old balsamico & local tomato essence   8.00
Beets (GF) (VG) roasted beet, lemon spiced fennel, radish & cuke, smoked paprika, old sherry vinegar & yogurt   11.00
Roasted, Grilled & Marinated Local Veggies (GF) (VGN) individually marinated: brussels sprout, parsnip, red shallots, kohlrabi, carrot, fennel w/olive oil   12.00
Burrata (GF) (VG) air shipped pugliese bufala cheese, kalamata & red pepper purees, oven roasted tomato   12.00
Deep Fried Santa Monica Farmers' Market Baby Artichokes roman jewish style, dino's silk road spice rub, lemon, hawaiian black salt   12.00
Baci (GF) "italian kisses" pancetta wrapped duck liver, dates, sea scallops w/spice glaze   9.00
Border Springs' Lamb Sweetbreads, Leek "piccata" spice coated, baby leek, lemon, caper & butter "piccata" sauce   10.00
Stuffed Dr Joe's Duck Neck {Aka Tuscan "Scrapple"} (GF) duck "parts" forcemeat stuffed, slow cooked & crisped, spice glaze & ginger mostarda   9.00
Duck Leg Confit & Puntarelle Salad crispy house confit dr joe's pekin duck, traditional roman chicory w/anchovy lemon dressing   10.00
Trotter Tots - Fried Pork & Potato Croquettes truck patch pork hock, grana & smoked mozz, herbs, dino's spice road spice rub, panko, egg, spicy gravy   8.00
Meatballs truck patch local pork, rose veal & lioni fresh ricotta, oregano & tomato sauce   8.00
Spice Crusted Calamari slivered green onion, spicy red pepper & tomato sauce   11.00
Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Crispy Pork Belly (GF) braised then griddled truck patch belly & local sprouts, caramelized onion, saba   10.00
Crudo (GF) nantucket bay scallop & local rockfish ceviche, lime, red onion, celery, caper, really good olio, radicchio cup   11.00

Primi

House Made Pasta, Risotto & Polenta. We Replace Pasta W/Risotto Or Polenta. Our Polenta Contains Blue Cheese, Which Some Gluten Free Organizations Don't Recommend

Polenta W/Sage & Garlic 'Shrooms (GF)(VG) mixed exotic mushrooms, four cheese polenta half 10.00whole 16.00
Polenta W/Truck Patch Pork Sausage (GF) four cheese polenta w/house truck patch pork sausage half 12.00whole 18.00
Risotto, Nero Di Seppia (GF) cuttle fish ink, squid, tomato sauce, parsley half 14.00whole 20.00
Canestri - Kabocha & Lentils (GF) (VG) lentil & roasted kabocha squash, roasted garlic, pecorino cheese, shell shaped pasta half 12.00whole 18.00
Linguine, Clams & Mussels (GF) clams & cape cod mussels, garlic, herbs, white wine, butter & olive oil half 12.00whole 18.00
Fusilli, Shrimp & Last Of Season Broccoli All'''Apicius (GF) head on carolina shrimp, pungent garlic, anchovy, caper, lemon, rosemary, white wine ondimento half 14.00whole 20.00
Pappardelle - Cinghiale Bianco (GF) ground wild boar, onion, wine, rosemary & cocoa, pecorino half 14.00whole 20.00
Fetticine, Tuscan Ragu (GF) roseda beef, carrots, celery, red onion, pecorino toscano half 12.00whole 18.00
Duck Cannelloni house pasta sheets stuffed w/red wine braised duck leg, fonduta & grana glaze, duck jus   20.00
Free Form Lasagnette not your nonna's lasagna, pork & veal ragu, fonduta, bacon & grana cheese   20.00

Secondi

Mains

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie (GF) rainbow chard, lentils, sage & garlic roasted 'shrooms, mashed celeraic & potatoes, abundant cheeses, farro "risotto" w/ summer tomato essence   21.00
Braciole roseda beef stuffed w/pecorino & grana cheese, parsley, bread crumb, simmered in house summer tomato essence, 4 cheese polenta   21.00
Tuscan Jewish Fried Chicken amish chicken pan fired in olive oil, spiced flour & egg, roasted root veggies   21.00
Truck Patch Pork Chop (GF) spiced leek, shallot & onion rpok reduction, local broccoli gratinee   21.00
Red Wine Simmered Roseda Farms Brisket (GF) roasted 'shrooms, mashed celeriac & potato w/green onion   22.00
Grilled Roseda Farms Sirloin Steak (GF) grilled, anchovy salsa verde, pressed potato w/ local geen onion   22.00
Local Flounder (GF) winter slaw: fennel, cukes, hakurei turnips, watermelon radish, red onion, cara cara orange, young ginger & lime butter   23.00
Pan Seared Dr Joe's Pekin Duck Breast (GF) leek & black cardamom duck reduction, tat soi   24.00
Cioppino (GF) thick, rich, tempranillo wine, onion & tomato stew w/calamari, mussel, local blue catfish, bay & sea scallop, rock & carolina head on shrimp   24.00
Pan Seared Scallop (GF) maine scallop, aperol orange butter, sauteed pea shoot   27.00
1 Kilo {36oz} Roseda Farms Bistecca Fiorentina (GF) grilled, tuscan roasted potato & sauteed local kale "il bistecca come com'era, bistecca comes as it comes: rare to medium, rare!"   

Dino's Hamburger

Roseda Farms Beef. No Hormones, Growth Stimulants Or Sub, Theraputic Antibiotics!, MD/DE/VA/PA Grown, Carefully Controlled Genetics & Whole Veggie & Grass Diet Based Diet Make For Tasty Beef

Dino's Hamburger (GF) local roseda farms burger on grilled ciabatta w/baby greens, prairie breeze cheddar & anchovy, sriracha aioli, house pickle relish  (10oz) 12.00
best w/bacon   2.00
roasted mushrooms   4.00
gorgonzola dolce   2.00
caramelized onion   1.00

House Charcuterie & Artisan Salumi

Served With House Pickle

Lingua (GF) border spring's lamb tongue w/salsa verde   4.00
Testa (GF) truck patch pork terrine w/ginger mostarda   4.00
Duck Fegatini (GF) tuscan style dr joe's pekin duck liver spread w/crostini   4.00
Pate Di Cinghiale (GF) wild boar pate w/grainy dijon mustard   4.00
Salumeria Biellese Finocchiona (GF) tuscan fennel salame   4.00
Salumeria Biellese Sopressa (GF) veneto red wine, garlic & pepper   6.00
Salumeria Biellese Salumi Di Cinghiale (GF) wild boar salame   6.00
D'Artagnan Prosciutto Di Cinghiale (GF) wild boar prosciutto   6.00
Pio Tosini Prosciutto Di Parma (GF) setting the world of prosciutto back 100 years   12.00

Cicchetti $4 Each

Small Snacks

Uova Alla Diavola vaudovin spiced devilled eggs, tuscan pesto & anchovy sriracha aioli   
Crostini Dino ortiz anchovy in oil w/gorgonzola, alici marinated white anchovy} on red pepper puree   
Sott'Olio dean's house pickle   
Olive imported olives & lupini   
The Food We Eat Should Be Raised & Produced By Small Farms & Artisans Following Sustainable Practices. Our Fish Are Sustainable, Our Meats Raised Free From Subtheraputic Antibiotics, Hormones & Growth Stimulants. We Support A Network Of Responsible, Small, Local Family Farms & Serve Produce When In Season & Full Of Flavor. We Do Not Believe In Better Living Thru Gmos & Intensive Factory Farming. Animals Taste Best When Treated Humanely & Fed Real Food. We Hope You Appreciate Our Passion & Commitment!

 

Brunch

Bottomless Bloody Mary & Mimosas Are $8

Antipasti

Starters

Ribollita (VGN) tuscan bread soup w/savoy cabbage, kales, potato, cannellini bean   8.00
Insalata Forte (GF) (VG) (VGN) local spicy greens, garlicky balsamico dressing, pecorino toscano   9.00
Chard Terrine chard, italian ricotta di bufala, old balsamico, local tomato & herb sauce   8.00
Meatballs truck patch local pork, rose veal & lioni fresh ricotta, oregano & tomato sauce   8.00
Baci (GF) "italian kisses" pancetta wrapped duck liver, dates, sea scallops w/spice glaze   9.00
Spice Crusted Calamari slivered local onion, spicy red pepper & tomato sauce   11.00
Beets (GF) (VG) roasted beet, lemon spiced fennel, radish & cuke, smoked paprika, old sherry vinegar & yogurt   11.00
Roasted, Grilled & Marinated Local Veggies (GF) (VGN) individually marinated: brussels sprout, parsnip, red onion, kohlrabi, carrot, fennel w/olive oil   12.00
Burrata pugliese bufala cheese air shipped 2x/week, kalamata & red pepper purees, oven roasted tomato   12.00
Deep Fried Santa Monica Farmers' Market Baby Artichokes roman jewish style, dino's silk road spice rub, lemon, hawaiian black salt   12.00
Trotter Tots: Fried Pork & Potato Croquettes truck patch pork hock, grana & smoked mozz, herbs, dino's spice road spice rub, panko, egg, gravy   8.00
Pio Tosini Prosciutto made the old fashioned way, setting the world of prosciutto back 100 years, house pickle   12.00
House Charcuterie (GF) border springs lamb tongue w/salsa verde, truck patch pork testa w/ginger mostarda, dr joe' pekin duck fegatini: tuscan duck liver spread, wild boar pate w/ mustard  ea 4.00

Piatti Americani

Brunch Plates

Nutella Stuffed French Toast W/Olive Oil Roasted Fruit (VG) whipped trickling springs butter w/local maple syrup, tuscan jewish spices & red salt. italian nutella & mascarpone, olive oil roasted fall pear, asian pear & apple, choice of side   12.00
Grilled Roseda "Breakfast" 4 Oz Sirloin & Eggs (GF) no growth hormones or sub theraputic antibiotics ever! dry aged 3 hares valley eggs any style, grilled, anchovy salsa verde, breakfast potato. make it an  12.00(8oz) 16.00
San Benedetto (GF) eggs benedict dino style, poached eggs, orange & rosemary scented butter, pio tosini prosciutto, grilled ciabatta, breakfast potato   14.00
Cioppino (GF) thick red wine & onion stew, mussels, head, on shrimp, calamari, bay & sea scallops   12.00
Braciole W/Baked Eggs 2 eggs baked {your choice: runny to soft set} in house summer tomato essence w/beef braciole, 4 cheese polenta   12.00
Duck Leg Confit & Puntarelle Salad (GF) crispy house confit dr joe's pekin duck, traditional roman chicory w/anchovy lemon dressing   10.00
Torte Di Patate duck fat fried potato pancakes w/crispy leek & capers, house local winesap apple sauce & spiced mascarpone, golden whitefsih caviar   10.00
Three Eggs (GF) hare's valley farms eggs any style, breakfast potato & choice of side   10.00

Panini

Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese prairie breeze, trickling springs farmer's cheese & grana, pane di casa, pickled onion, house ginger mostarda, mayo, mustard, roasted tomato pesto, green salad   8.00
add best w/bacon   2.00
Dino's Hamburger local roseda farms beef burger, no hormones or antibiotics ever! grass based & grain finished md, grilled ciabatta, house relish, anchovy & sriracha aioli, prairie breeze american cheddar cheese, green salad  (10oz) 12.00
add best w/bacon   2.00
add assorted exotic mushrooms   4.00
add gorgonzola dolce   2.00
add caramelized onions   1.00

Pasta Made In House $12

Fettucine, Smoked Salmon decadently rich leek, cream & butter sauce   
Linguine, Clams & Mussels (GF) florida pasta neck clams & cape cod mussels, garlic, herbs, white wine, butter & olive oil   
Pappardelle - Cinghiale Bianco ground wild boar, onion, wine, rosemary & cocoa, pecorino   
Canestri - Kabocha & Lentil (VG) (GF) lentil & roasted kabocha squash, roasted garlic, pecorino cheese, shell shaped pasta   

Brunch Cocktails

Bottomless Bloody Or Mimosa    8.00
Mimosa house squeezed oj, bella costa prosecco di treviso   6.00
Bloody Mary house bloody mix italian tomatoes, fresh veggies, garlic, ginger, horseradish, 21 spices   6.00
Local White Peach Or Blackberry Bellini house local essence, bella costa prosecco di treviso   6.00
Aperol Spritz the venetian aperitif! aperol, white wine & soda   6.00

 

Cheese & Dessert

Dolci

Roasted Fall Fruit (GF) (VGN) local pear, asian pear, apple, grapefruit campari sorbetto, cumin spiced walnuts & mint   8.00
Saffron Panna Cotta (GF) uncle matt's organic citrus, crema inglese   8.00
Nutella Bread Pudding (VG) real italian nutella, pane di casa, trickling springs cream, hare's valley egg   8.00
Apple "Pancake" (VG) rustic local apple torta, spiced tuscan batter, house vanilla bean gelato   7.00
Chocolate Torta (GF) (VG) agostoni italian chocolate cream, buttery spiced walnut crumble crust, vanilla whipped cream   8.00
Tiramisu (VG) "pick, me, up," frangelico, carolans irish & drumgray scotch cream liqueurs, chocolate sauce   7.00
Carandini Balsamico Con Gelato (GF) (VG) rich & naturally thick, aged carandini balsamico atop house vanilla bean gelato   8.00
Gianduia "Nico" (GF) (VG) inspired by gelateria nico in venezia, bittersweet chocolate gelato w/chopped chocolate, hazelnut gelato w/toasted hazelnuts, chocolate sauce, amaretto whipped cream   7.00
Boozy Sorbetti Fatti In Casa (GF) (VGN) we make the fruit base for our spirited, adults, only sorbetti from local and/or organic stuff! concord grape & gin, cara cara orange, gin & campari, white peach & bourbon sorbetto   7.00
Gelati Fatti In Casa (GF) (VG) house made w/trickling springs milk & hares valley egg, agostoni chocolate, real pistachio, real cinnamon   7.00
Gelato Affogato (GF) (VG) house vanilla bean gelato drowned in espresso   7.00

Formaggi Di Dino

Served With House Mostarda, House Spiced Almonds & Bread

Alta Langhe "Brunet" (goat, lightly aged) cuneo: rich, gamy with a touch of funk as it ages   4.00
Alta Langhe La Tur (cow, sheep, goat) cuneo: buttery, toasty, very creamy & decadent   4.00
Pinzani Tartufato (sheep, raw) siena: a small basket style cheese with real black truffle, tender texture   5.00
Crucolo (cow, raw, tender) trentino: very traditional asiago recipe made in the foothills to the alps: tender & zingy   4.00
Casa Madaio Sboronzo (bufala, firm, aged in aglianico grape pressings) campagna: buttery, creamy, winey   5.00
Guffanti Ragusano (cow, raw, aged) sicilia: spectacular, made using mozzarella technique & long aging   5.00
Guffanti Erobrinato Pecorino Blu (sheep, cow, raw) piemonte: toma style, allowed to blue naturally: tangy, a bit strong & pungent   5.00

 

Kids

Kids Up To 11 Pay Their Age For 3 Courses One Dish For $6 / Two For $12 / Three Courses For $16.

Antipasti

Prosciutto & Mozzarella    
Prosciutto    
Calamari Fritti with tomato sauce   
Meatballs with tomato sauce   
Veggies with tomato sauce & cheese   

Pasta & Secondi

Pasta & Meatball Or Wild Boar Sauce    
Pasta Or 3 Cheese Polenta your choice of butter, tomato sauce, grated cheese or white cheese   
Kid's Burger (plain, cheese, ketchup, mustard, relish) on ciabatta or challah slider roll   
Hot Dog on ciabatta or challah slider roll   
Grilled Cheese Sandwich on pane della casa   
Grilled Shrimp w/ citrus glaze   
Fried Fish & Roasted Potatoes w/ mild house tartar   

Dolci

Chocolate Sundae vanilla or chocolate gelato   
Scoop Of Gelato chocolate, vanilla or pistacchio   
Cheese select a cheese from our cheese list.   

To Drink

Trickling Springs Creamery Milk & Chocolate Milk    2.00
Juice grape (box), apple (box), orange, or cranberry   2.00
Our Amazing House Infused Coolers blackberry limeade, hibiscus lemonade, spicy! ginger, grapefruit   3.00

 

Tasting Dinner

Family's Wines. $125 Per Person. MacArthur's Presents A Tasting Dinner With Canalicchio Di Sopra At Dino. Francesco Pacenti Grandson Of Winery Founder Primo Pacenti Will Be Here To Present Wines For A Five Course Meal Featuring An Amazing Range Of His Call Ahead As Seating Is Limited! For Reservations Call Dino And Have Your Credit Card Handy To Guarantee Your Reservation.

Patate & Potato Gratin potatoes with sbronzo & ragusano cheeses, wild mushrooms, cream   
2010 rosso di montalcino   
2009 rosso di montalcino   
Carne Cruda piemontese steak tartare: chopped roseda farms beef w/anchovy, lemon juice & )olive oil   
2006 brunello di montalcino   
Pappardelle & Cinghiale Bianco ground wild boar, onion, wine, rosemary & cocoa, pecorino   
2007 brunello di montalcino   
1995 brunello di montalcino   
Sctoglia & Charcoal Maker's Stew roseda farm's brisket, dr joe's duck leg & truck patch pork in a rich red wine sauce, 4 cheese polenta   
2000 brunello di montalcino riserva   
2004 brunello di montalcino riserva   
Pecorino Toscani truffled & aged tuscan pecorino's, white truffle scented honey   
2001 brunello di montalcino riserva   
Complementary House Infused Grappa

Wines By The Glass

Whites

(3oz / 8oz). Lighter To Richer:

Traditions terrae palmae (vermentino) di sardegna '10  4.00 9.00
monte tondo (garganiga) soave '10  5.00 14.00
Bracing fabbrini (verdicchio) marche '11  4.00 10.00
Lush mormoraia (vernaccia) di san gimignano '11  5.00 12.00

Red

(3oz / 8oz). Smoother To Bolder:

Delightful mormoraia (sangiovese plus) chianti senesi '10  5.00 12.00
Soft Tannin cecilia "rosso" (sangiovese, syrah) elba '11  5.00 14.00
Traditional begali "ripasso" (corvina et al) valpolicella '10  5.00 12.00
Spicy poggio anima "belial" (sangiovese) montecucco '10  5.00 13.00
Huge per linda (montepulciano) d'abruzzo  4.00 10.00
Delightful colsanto "rosso" (sangiovese, sagrantino) montefalco '09  4.00 11.00
Explosive corte alle flora "giugiolo" (prugnolo) montepulciano '10  4.00 10.00
Delightful per alessandra (barbera) d'alba '09  5.00 13.00

 

Sharable Menu $99

(For 2). For Those Diners Who Wish To Avoid The Crush Of Valentine's Day Itself, We Are Offering A Civilized Four Course (Plus Treats) Menu Friday February 15 Thru Sunday February 17. Each Of You Picks An Eminently Sharable Selection For Each Course, Served In Two Portions On One Plate; Making This The Perfect Idea For Friends, Lovers, Potential Lovers (Or Even Ex's & Folk You Don't Like Much Any More But Who Share Your Taste For Good Food!) Choose Different Dishes And The Two Of You Can Make Your Own Tasting Menu. Of Course, Our Regular Menu Will Be Available As Well.

Antipasti

Potato With Mushrooms decadently rich layer of sbronzo, ragusano & black truffled cheese, local potatoes   
Charcuterie Plate house terrines with accompaniments   
Duck Duck duck neck stuffed with house pate, pancetta wrapped duck liver & scallop   
Crudo Di Mare selection of fish & shellfish marinated in lime, caper, red onion & celery   

Primi

Cannelloni Verde greens, ricotta di bufala, tomato tinged fonduta   
Seafood Risotto clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp   
Fettucini W/Smoked Salmon decadently rich cream & butter sauce with leeks   
Polenta & Meatballs 4 cheese polenta & our famed meatballs   

Secondi

Short Rib on mashed potatoes & celeriac   
Seafood Spiedini rosemary skewers with scallop & shrimp   
Mushrooms "Dynamite" assorted shrooms roasted w/herbs in a foil pouch, farro risotto   

Dolci

Your Choice Of

Saffron Panna Cotta vanilla cream   
Torta Di Cioccolato spiced walnut crust with a dense, rich chocolate filling   
Tiramisu lady fingers soaked in espresso, kahlua & drumgay liqueurs, mascarpone, cocoa   
Gianduia Nico layered house made gelato: chocolate with chocolate chunks & hazelnut with crushed hazelnuts, whipped cream   

Per Gli Amanti

Tartufi boozy house chocolate truffles with aleppo   

 

(GF) Gluten Free, (VG) Vegetarian, (VGN) Vegan.
Dino
3435 Connecticut Ave NW
Btwn Ordway & Macomb St NW
(202) 686-2966
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