Cafe Verona Menu Independence, Missouri

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View our menus. Drawing inspiration from culinary tradition, Café Verona offers a
dining experience that will stimulate the senses and satisfy appetites. We look forward to serving you!

MAIN MENU

Antipasta

GARLIC & CHEESE FLATBREAD
flatbread dipped in garlic butter, topped with melted Parmesan, mozzarella, and provolone, served with a side marinara 8.5

SICILIAN ARTICHOKE DIP
creamy dip with melted cheeses, local Italian sausage, spinach, artichokes, and garlic served with warm pita bread 10.5

VERONA’S HUMMUS
served with warm pita bread 8

CALAMARI FRITTI
breaded calamari, peperoncini, grated pecorino romano, and served with garlic aioli and marinara sauce 15

ROASTED TOMATO BRUSCHETTA
slow-roasted tomatoes on crostinis topped with gorgonzola cheese, balsamic reduction, and fresh basil 8

EGGPLANT PARMASAN POPPERS
breaded in Parmesan and Italian breadcrumbs, fried golden and served with marinara 7.5

 

Zuppa/Insalata

ZUPPA
minestrone 6
soup of the day | market price

VERONA’S HOUSE SALAD
spring mix, roasted tomatoes, olives, red onions, Parmesan, and croutons with Italian vinaigrette 5.5

CAESAR
crisp romaine, tomatoes, shaved Parmesan, croutons and Parmesan chips with Caesar dressing 6

CHICKEN CAESAR
crisp romaine, tomatoes, grilled chicken, shaved Parmesan, croutons, and Parmesan chips with Caesar dressing 6
entree 13.5 | add anchovies +3

ITALIAN CHOPPED
spring mix, salami, pepperoni, peppered bacon, mozzarella, artichokes, roasted tomatoes, olive medley, and gardiniera with an Italian vinaigrette 13

MEDITERRANEAN
spring mix, tomatoes, goat cheese, artichokes, diced red onions, and olives with a lemon basil dressing 11
add grilled salmon +6

SPINACH
spinach, candied pecans, strawberries, grilled chicken, goat cheese, balsamic vinegar reduction with a lemon basil dressing 14

WEDGE
romaine wedges, gorgonzola crumbles, peppered bacon bits, red onions, roasted tomatoes, and croutons 10
add KC strip steak +9

 

Flatbreads

CAPRESE
fresh mozzarella, Parmesan, tomato bruschetta, olive oil, basil, and a house balsamic reduction 11

ITALIAN COMBO
local Italian sausage, pepperoni, salami, peperoncini, mozzarella, and fresh basil on a red sauce base 11.5

CHICKEN PESTO
chicken, pesto base, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, balsamic pickled onions, and grated Parmesan 15

CHICKEN ALFREDO
creamy Parmesan sauce, chicken, crispy peppered bacon bits, mozzarella, and topped with baby spinach 13.5

VEGGIE
marinara base, zucchini noodles, goat cheese, roasted tomatoes, red peppers, onions, garlic, Parmesan, spinach, and a drizzle of balsamic reduction 10
add chicken 4 | salmon 7

 

Panini (Lunch Only)

PARMIGIANO
Parmesan, crispy chicken, marinara, and fresh mozzarella on rosemary focaccia bread 14

SALMON PANINO
salmon, creamy dill dressing, capers, goat cheese, peppered bacon bits, tomatoes, and baby spinach on rosemary focaccia bread 16

ITALIAN GRILLED CHEESE
grilled chicken, tomatoes, pesto, and a blend of Italian cheeses on rosemary focaccia bread 15

GRILLED SAUSAGE
locally made Italian sausage, peppers, onions, and mozzarella with marinara sauce on an Italian roll 13

 

Pasta

sub pasta with zucchini noodles +2

CHICKEN ORECCHIETTE
orecchiette, chicken, red pepper flakes in a creamy vodka rosa sauce 17

RIGATONI SAUSAGE ROSA
local Italian sausage, mushrooms, and peas cooked in a peppered vodka rosa sauce 17

FETTUCCINE CARBONARA
fettuccine, crispy pancetta, and sweet peas tossed in a rich, creamy egg yolk and cheese sauce 16
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
fettuccine, creamy garlic Parmesan sauce, and pecorino romano 16
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5 | shrimp 6 | steak 8

VERONA GNOCCHI
housemade potato gnocchi served in a creamy cacio e pepe butter sauce 16
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5 | shrimp 6 | steak 8

SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE
spaghetti in house-made Italian meat sauce
1/2 order 12 | entree 18

BAKED MAC N CHEESE
orecchiette pasta in a blend of melted Italian cheeses, topped with melted mozzarella and Italian breadcrumbs 16
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5

MUSHROOMS LOVERS MARSALA PASTA
fettuccine with a house blend of mushrooms in olive oil and Parmesan garlic broth 16

LASAGNA
pasta layered with local Italian sausage, ground beef, ricotta, marinara sauce, melted mozzarella, and Parmesan 18

PESTO PRIMAVERA PASTA
penne pasta, seasonal vegetables, roasted tomatoes, garlic in a pesto sauce 16
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5

PASTA DI MARE
spaghetti, mussels, shrimp and scallops in a spicy arrabbiata sauce topped with fresh parsley 22

LEMON BASIL SHRIMP
cappellini pasta tossed with shrimp and spinach in a preserved lemon cream sauce and fresh basil 19

Secondo

PESTO STRIP
10 oz KC strip, drizzled in pesto sauce and served with rosemary potatoes and Brussels sprouts 38

BEEF SHORT RIBS
boneless angus beef short ribs in a red wine gravy, served over creamy Parmesan polenta cakes and jumbo asparagus 34
1/2 order 20

SAUSAGE SKILLET
Italian sausage, savory potatoes, red peppers, onions, and garlic butter with melted mozzarella served in a hot skillet 14.5

PESTO SALMON
grilled salmon topped with tomato basil and citrus salsa, served with pesto risotto and jumbo asparagus 25

CHICKEN MARSALA
pan seared chicken on a bed of fettuccine and smothered in a mushroom marsala sauce 21

CHICKEN PARMESAN
pan fried marinated chicken in Italian breadcrumbs, topped with marinara and melted mozzarella, served with spaghetti 18
sub fettuccine alfredo pasta +2

CHICKEN PESTO
pan seared marinated chicken with roasted tomatoes, served on a bed of pesto Parmesan risotto 20

CHICKEN CARCIOFI
two pan fried chicken breasts, artichoke hearts, olives, capers, roasted tomatoes, olive oil, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes, served with a side of spaghetti in rosa sauce
half order 17 | full 28

 

Sides

GARLIC PARMESAN FRIES 5.5

GRILLED POLENTA CAKE 5

ZUCCHINI E OLIO 6

CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUTS 7

GRILLED JUMBO ASPARAGUS 6

MARSALA RISOTTO 7

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO 9

SPAGHETTI WITH RED SAUCE 8

 

Keto Corner

zoodles (zucchini noodles) instead of noodles!

CARCIOFI
grilled chicken breast in garlic olive oil, roasted tomatoes, capers, Kalamata olives, and artichoke, with lemon juice and red pepper flakes 15
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5 | shrimp 6 | steak 8

PESTO
house made pesto, roasted tomatoes, and pine nuts 15
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5 | shrimp 6 | steak 8

ZUCCHINI FRA DIAVOLO
shrimp, olive oil, garlic white wine, spicy fra diavolo sauce, and fresh parsley 19

BRUNCH ON SATURDAY

10:30am – 2pm

BACON & CHEESE FRITTATA
peppered bacon bits, roasted tomatoes, crispy baked potato bits, Parmesan and mozzarella, topped with fresh baby spinach and marinara 14

SALMON & HERBS ENGLISH MUFFINS
salmon, roasted tomatoes, basil, olive oil, pancetta, and two over easy eggs on a crispy English muffin, and served with garlic Parmesan fries 17

ITALIAN CROQUE MONSIEUR
Italian ham, cheesy bechamel, over easy egg, on sourdough bread topped with fresh mozzarella and provolone, served with a side of garlic Parmesan fries 16

Desserts

TIRAMISU
ladyfingers soaked in espresso liqueur, with a sweet whipped mascarpone filling, topped with fresh cocoa 9

CANNOLI TRIO
three house-made classic cannolis 8

GELATO
choice of 2 scoops of spumoni, vanilla, or limone with whipped cream and fresh berries 10

CITRUS & OLIVE OIL SHORT CAKE
short cake served with a wild berry and basil sauce, scoop of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, and fresh berries 8

AFFOGATO
perfectly poured cup of espresso over a scoop of vanilla gelato and white chocolate chips 7

APERITIVO

ABOUT THE DRINK

Bar and Patio only

Sangria 6

House Wine 6

Domestic Beers 4

TAPAS

Sicilian Dip with Pita Chips 5

Olive Tapenade
Made with garlic, fresh herbs and anchovy paste 6

Hummus with Pita Chips 5

Olive Mix
Giardiniera and imported olives 6

Garlic & Mozzarella Cheese Flatbread
served with marinara 6

Garlic Parmesan Fries 5

Brussels Sprouts
Fried and tossed in lemon basil dressing 5

Bruschetta Tomatoes 4

Pepperoni Flatbread 7

Spicy Arrabbiata Pepperoni Flatbread 8

CATERING

SHAREABLES

priced per person

SICILIAN DIP
Local Italian sausage, Italian cheese blend, roasted tomatoes spinach, artichokes, and garlic served with pita chips 7.00

GARLIC BREAD WITH CHEESE
Flatbread dipped in garlic butter, topped with melted mozzarella, provolone and Parmesan 6.00

BREAD BASKET
Italian baguette, Lavash Cracker, Sweet rolls.
Family (4-6) 8.00
Half Pan (8-10) 16.00
Full Pan (18-20) 32.00

SALADS

VERONA’S SALAD
crisp Romaine and spring mix with our slow roasted tomatoes, Parmesan, olives, onions, and croutons with Italian dressing
Family (4-6) 24.00
Half Pan (8-10) 44.00
Full Pan (18-20) 80.00

CAESAR
Crisp romaine, shaved parmesan, roasted tomatoes, croutons Parmesan crips and house made caesar dressing
Family (4-6) 24.00
Half Pan (8-10) 44.00
Full Pan (18-20) 80.00

FLATBREADS

priced per person

CAPRESE
Fresh mozzarella, Parmesan, tomato bruschetta, olive oil, basil and a house balsamic reduction drizzle 8.00 ITALIAN COMBO Salami, Italian sausage, pepperoni, peperoncini, mozzarella, fresh basil, on red sauce base 9.00

CHICKEN PESTO
Chicken, pesto base, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, balsamic pickled onions, and grated Parmesan 12.00

ALFREDO
Creamy Parmesan, chicken, crispy peppered bacon bits, mozzarella, topped with baby spinach 11.50

VEGGIE
Marinara, zucchini noodles, goat cheese, roasted tomatoes, red peppers, sweet yellow onions, garlic, Parmesan seasoning, baby spinach drizzled with balsamic reduction 9.00

SALMON & CAPRI
Extra virgin olive oil base, thyme , goat cheese, roasted tomatoes, red onions, grilled salmon, baby spinach, house made balsamic reduction drizzle 14.00

PASTAS

Substitute any pasta or meat on any a dish for an additional charge depending on market prices

LASAGNA
Meat sauce made with local Italian sausage and ground beef, layered with pasta, ricotta cheese, and topped with melted mozzarella
Family (4-6) 55.00
Half Pan (8-10) 90.00
Full Pan (18-20) 180.00

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
Fettuccine pasta with our classic garlic cheese and cream sauce
Family (4-6) 45.00
Half Pan (8-10) 68.00
Full Pan (18-20) 135.00

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO WITH CHICKEN
Fettuccine with garlic cheese, cream sauce and grilled chicken breasts
Family (4-6) 45.00
Half Pan (8-10) 68.00
Full Pan (18-20) 135.00

ORECCHIETTE ROSA
Pasta in creamy vodka rosa sauce
Family (4-6) 40.00
Half Pan (8-10) 65.00
Full Pan (18-20) 125.00

ORECCHIETTE ROSA WITH CHICKEN
Pasta in creamy vodka rosa sauce
Family (4-6)  55.00
Half Pan (8-10) 65.00
Full Pan (18-20) 125.00

SPAGHETTI MARINARA
Spaghetti in our signature marinara sauce
Family (4-6) 40.00
Half Pan (8-10) 60.00
Full Pan (18-20) 120.00

SPAGHETTI MARINARA WITH ITALIAN SAUSAGE
Spaghetti in our signature marinara sauce and ground sausage
Family (4-6) 60.00
Half Pan (8-10) 85.00
Full Pan (18-20) 170.00

PESTO PASTA WITH SHRIMP OR CHICKEN
Penne pasta in house made pesto served with garlic butter shrimp or grilled chicken breast
Family (4-6) shrimp 70.00 | chicken 60.00
Half Pan (8-10) shrimp 140.00 | chicken 120.00
Full Pan (18-20) shrimp 260.00 | chicken 220.00

MUSHROOM MARSALA PASTA
Fettuccine with sauteed mushroom and creamy marsala sauce
Family (4-6) 55.00
Half Pan (8-10) 75.00
Full Pan (18-20) 145.00

MUSHROOM MARSALA PASTA WITH CHICKEN
Fettuccine with sauteed mushroom and creamy marsala sauce with grilled chicken
Family (4-6) 45.00
Half Pan (8-10) 65.00
Full Pan (18-20) 130.00

BUTTER NOODLES
Fettuccine pasta with butter and Parmesan
Family (4-6) 20.00
Half Pan (8-10) 30.00
Full Pan (18-20) 60.00

BAKED TORTELLINI
Four cheese tortellini baked in rosa sauce topped with melted mozzarella
Family (4-6) 55.00
Half Pan (8-10) 85.00
Full Pan (18-20) 170.00

BAKED TORTELLINI WITH ITALIAN SAUSAGE
Four cheese tortellini baked in rosa sauce topped with melted mozzarella
Family (4-6) 70.00
Half Pan (8-10) 105.00
Full Pan (18-20) 200.00

ASPARAGUS
Grilled with garlic Parmesan seasoning and olive oil
Family (4-6) 25.00
Half Pan (8-10) 48.00
Full Pan (18-20) 92.00

PARMESAN RISOTTO
Deliciously creamy risotto
Family (4-6) 23.00
Half Pan (8-10) 45.00
Full Pan (18-20) 90.00

CHEESY POLENTA CAKES
5.00 each

ZUCCHINI
Grilled with garlic Parmesan seasoning and olive oil
Family (4-6) 25.00
Half Pan (8-10)  48.00
Full Pan (18-20) 92.00

SIDES

GARLIC PARMESAN FRIES
Extra crispy, tossed in our signature seasoning
Family (4-6) 18.00
Half Pan (8-10) 36.00
Full Pan (18-20) 70.00

DESSERT

priced per person

TIRAMISU
Lady finger soaked in coffee liqueur layered with a sweet and light mascarpone cream 7.00

CITRUS & OLIVE OIL SHORTCAKE.
Zesty sweet and light shortcake served with wild berry sauce and strawberries 8.00

CHEESECAKE
ask for our different cheesecake option 8.00

TRADITIONAL CANNOLI
Sweet ricotta filling with orange zest with chocolate chips and pistachio 4.00

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