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Dinner Menu - Topeka

Antipasti


Calamari Fritta   $9.29
Tender squid lightly breaded and fried. Served with pesto aioli. 

Toasted Ravioli   $6.99
A St. Louis Original. Breaded beef filled pasta pillows lightly fried. 

Eggplant Fritta
Eggplant Fritta   $6.99
Eggplant wedges topped with a spinach and Italian cheese blend lightly breaded and fried. Served with a side of marinara sauce. 

Mushrooms Italiano   $8.29
Mushroom caps stuffed with Italian sausage and baked in a white wine cream sauce. Served with toast points. 

Garlic Cheese Bread   $4.99
Italian bread with garlic butter, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses and served with marinara sauce. 

Bruschetta
Bruschetta   $6.99
Seasoned toast points with roasted garlic and parsley cream cheese. Topped with pomodori salsa. 

Fried Zucchini Spears   $5.99
Fresh zucchini spears hand breaded and fried golden brown and served with marinara sauce.

Gusto Paisano   $10.99
A combination of Toasted Ravioli, Bruschetta and Mushroom Italiano that you can share with friends!

Zuppa & Insalata

Served with Lotsa Bread!!!
Minestrone Soup   $5.99
Minestrone is Italian for “big soup” made with beans, onions, celery, carrots, stock, tomatoes, and pasta shells in a thick soup. Hearty and delicious!! 

Zuppa di Casa   $5.99
Chef ’s choice, seasonal. Complimentary refills.

House Salad   $5.99
Fresh from the vegetable stand tossed with Paisano’s homemade dressing. 

Paisano’s Caesar Salad   $5.99
Romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing and garlic croutons. 
• Add grilled chicken  $7.99
• Add grilled salmon  $9.99

Neopolitan Pizza

Thin crust brushed with garlic & Butter, topped with Parmesan & Mozzarella.
Served with Lotsa Salad, Lotsa Bread!!!
Margherita   $10.99
The classic Italian pizza made with roma tomatoes, mozzarella, fresh basil, and parmesan. 

Rustica   $11.99
Made with parmesan, mozzarella, pepperoni, spicy Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, and mushrooms. 

Pizza Americana Supreme   12.99
Pepperoni, Italian sausage, green pepper, red onions, mushrooms, and black olives

Florentine Pizza
Florentine   $11.49
Mozzarella cheese with fresh chopped mushrooms, spinach, roasted red peppers, parmesan, and broccoli. 

Roasted Garlic Chicken   $12.99
Roasted chicken in garlic cream sauce and topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.

Italian Sausage   $12.99
A combination of sweet Italian sausage and grilled spicy Italian sausage with our tomato sauce, roasted red peppers, mild onions, and mozzarella cheese.

Italian Pasta Specials

Served with Lotsa Salad, Lotsa Bread!!!
Marco Polo   $16.99
Grilled chicken breast with sautéed broccoli, carrots and zucchini. Tossed with fettuccine and garlic in an almond cream sauce. 
Sub portabello mushroom  $16.99

Roman Twins   $13.99
A combination of sausage cannelloni and cheese manicotti with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Baked with tomato alfredo sauce. 

Fettuccine Carbonara   $15.99
A quick-cooked mixture of bacon, ham, romano cheese, cream, and black pepper. 

Ravioli del Mar   $15.99
Shrimp, scallop and lobster stuffed pasta pillow in a creamy tomato basil sauce. 

Taste of Italy
Taste of Italy   $16.99
Chicken parmigiana, homemade lasagna fantastico and creamy Fettuccine Alfredo 
Sub Veal Parmigiana  $17.99

Primavera   $14.99
Penne pasta with julienne vegetables tossed in an olive oil garlic sauce. Topped with crumbled gorgonzola cheese.

Portobello Merlot Lasagna   $14.99
Layers of portobello mushrooms and white onion cooked in Merlot wine with marinara, fresh spinach, ricotta cheese, and melted mozzarella cheese.

Sausage and Tortellini   $14.99
Tri-color tortellini tossed with a spicy diavolo cream sauce. Topped with sausage.

Baked Pollo Florentine   $16.99
Penne pasta tossed with a creamy spinach artichoke sauce. Topped with mozzarella and grilled chicken then baked.

Artichoke & Spinach Ravioli   $12.99
Artichoke hearts combined with spinach, parmesan and ricotta cheese in pasta pillows. Served with a creamy spinach alfredo sauce. 

Asiago & Garlic Ravioli    $12.99
Italian asiago cheese paired with the bold taste of garlic, Italian spices, rich parmesan, mozzarella, and ricotta cheese. Served with creamy pesto.

Lasagna
15 Layer Lasagna   $14.99
Pasta noodles layered with a blend of four cheeses, beef, Italian sausage, and rich tomato sauce. Baked under a thick layer of mozzarella cheese.

Penne Abruzzi    $14.99
Pasta tubes covered with sliced homemade meatballs and meat sauce. Smothered with mozzarella cheese alforno style.

Picatta
Chicken or veal sauteed with capers and mushrooms in a lemon and white wine garlic butter sauce. Served with a side of Fettuccine Alfredo.
Chicken   $16.99
Veal   $17.99

Seafood

Served with Lotsa Salad, Lotsa Bread!!!
Pesce Vino Bianco   $17.99
Shrimp, langostinos and scallops sautéed in a rich parmesan cream sauce. Flavored with white wine and herbs. Tossed with linguine. 

Tortellini & Salmon   $17.99
These tri-colored cheese tortellinis are tossed with baked salmon flakes, broccoli florets, and smothered in cream sauce. Topped with tomatoes and parmesan cheese.

Pesce Seafood Florentine   $17.99
Shrimp, langostinos and scallops sautéed with broccoli, mushrooms and red peppers. Served in a spinach cream sauce over a bed of linguine. 

Shrimp Scampi   $17.99
Shrimp, red peppers, green peppers, red onions, and mushrooms in a cajun garlic butter sauce. Tossed with linguine and topped with diced tomatoes.

Italian Favorites

Served with Lotsa Salad, Lotsa Bread!!!
Spiedini & Salmon   $17.99
Take our famous chicken spiedini and add a perfectly grilled 4oz. salmon filet. Served with a side of Fettuccine Alfredo - Squisito!

Salmon Filet   $16.99
Grilled salmon with a tangy lemon caper sauce. Choice of pasta and sauce or mixed vegetables.

Mediterranean Seafood Pasta   $17.99
Shrimp, scallops and langostinos sauteed with zucchini, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, red onions, and black olives. Served in our aglio e olio sauce with whole wheat penne and gorgonzola cheese.

Sausage & Peppers   $12.99
Sweet and spicy Italian sausage in tomato sauce with loads of red and green peppers. 

Sicilian Spaghetti   $14.99
Sliced Italian sausage with peppers and onions tossed with bolognese sauce and spaghetti. Ttopped with one of our meatballs for the perfect finish.

Pollo

Served with Lotsa Salad, Lotsa Bread!!!
Parmaigiana
Made from bread crumbs, parmesan riggiano cheese and spices, fried and smothered in tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. Served over a huge platter of spaghetti marinara.
Chicken  $16.99
Veal  $17.99
Eggplant  $14.99


Chicken Marsala   $16.29
Chicken breasts with our famous mushroom marsala wine sauce. Served with Fettuccine Alfredo.

Paisano's Chicken   $16.79
Chicken breasts sauteed with mushrooms, white wine, lemon, and garlic. Smothered in parmesan cream sauce and served with pasta alfredo.

Chicken Cacciatore   $16.29
Chicken breasts sauteed with peppers, mushrooms and crushed tomatoes in a spicy white wine marinara sauce. Served over a bed of spaghetti.

Tuscan Grille

Served with Lotsa Salad, Lotsa Bread!!!
Filet Portobello   $21.99
Grilled to order 8oz. filet. Served over a grilled portobello mushroom cap with caramelized onions and red wine reduction.

Filet Marsala   $21.99
8oz. hand-cut beef tenderloin filet topped with our famous mushroom marsala wine sauce. Served with your choice of pasta and sauce or red skin garlic mashed potatoes. 

Chicken Spiedini Diavolo   $16.99
Chicken breasts marinated, skewered and char-broiled. Served with spicy diavolo sauce and spaghetti marinara or red skin garlic mashed potatoes.

Filet Pepper Gorgonzola   $21.99
8oz hand-cut beef tenderloin filet topped with a gorgonzola cream sauce and fresh cracked peppercorns. Served with your choice of pasta and sauce or red skin garlic mashed potatoes.

Chicken Spiedini   $16.99
Chicken breasts marinated, skewered and charbroiled. Served with amogio sauce and Fettuccine Alfredo or red skin garlic mashed potatoes. 

Carcciofi Spiedini   $16.99
Chicken breasts marinated, skewered and charbroiled. Tossed in a spinach artichoke garlic of pasta and sauce or red skin garlic mashed potatoes.

Pasta Around Italy

Create Your Own Pasta!!!
Choose your favorite pasta and sauce and we'll serve it with unlimited refills of breadsticks and house salad. Don't forget the Pasta Toppers!!!

Choice of Angel Hair, Linguine, Fettuccine, Penne or Spaghetti
add $1.00 for Whole Wheat Penne
add $3.00 for Gluten Free Penne
Vodka Tomato Cream   $11.49
A nice change from your typical tomato sauce. If you’re worried about the alcohol, don’t be! It cooks off and cannot be tasted. It simply enhances the flavors. 

Aglio e Olio   $10.49
Literally, a garlic and olive oil sauce, red pepper flakes, parsley. and balsamic vinegar. 

Fettucini Alfredo
Alfredo   $11.49
The first name of the Roman restaurateur who created this rich blend of heavy cream, butter, parmesan, and black pepper in the 1920’s. 

Salsa Fresca (fresh sauce)   $10.49
Made to order sauce of crushed tomatoes, grated parmesan, garlic, olive oil, fresh basil, and oregano. 

Spaghetti Marinara
Marinara   $10.49
Traditional tomato sauce ~ The name translates to “sailor style.” 

Pesto   $11.29
A blend of fresh basil leaves, olive oil, garlic, ground pine nuts, and aged parmesan cheese. 

Bolognese  $11.29
A combination of ground beef and Italian sausage in a tomato basil marinara sauce.

Pasta Toppers

Choose from our wide array of offerings!!!
Sicilian Meatballs   $3.99
Italian Sausage   $3.99
10 Garlic Shrimp   $4.99
Garlic Rosemary Chicken   $3.99
Grilled Salmon   $6.99
Portobello Mushrooms   $3.99
Steamed Vegetables   $2.99
Sautéed Mushrooms   $2.99
Any Two Toppers   $8.99
Any Three Toppers   $10.99