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
creamy cannellini beans, fresh garlic, tahini, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, served with warm pita bread 8

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

ROASTED TOMATO BRUSCHETTA
slow-roasted tomatoes on crostinis topped with gorgonzola cheese, balsamic reduction and fresh basil 8
sub goat cheese +1

EGGPLANT PARMASEAN 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
add anchovies +3

ITALIAN CHOPPED
salami, pepperoni, peppered bacon bits, mozzarella, artichokes, roasted tomatoes, olive medley and gardiniera served on a bed of spring mix with an Italian vinaigrette

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

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

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

Flatbreads

All flatbreads are served with a complementary side salad or a side of fries upgrade to a Verona or caesar salad +2

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

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

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

ALFREDO
creamy parmesan base, chicken, crispy peppered bacon bits, melted mozzarella topped with baby spinach 13.5

VEGGIE
marinara base, zucchini string, goat cheese, roasted tomatoes, red peppers, sweet yellow onions, garlic, parmesan seasoning, topped with baby spinach and a drizzle of balsamic reduction 10
add chicken 4 | salmon 7

SALMON & CAPRI
extra virgin olive oil base, thyme, goat cheese, roasted tomatoes, red onions, grilled salmon, baby spinach, house-made balsamic reduction drizzle 16

Panini

served with fries or a side salad
*upgrade to a house or caesar salad +2

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, a blend of Italian cheeses on rosemary focaccia bread 15

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

HOT BEEF
tender short ribs in gravy, melted provolone, creamy horseradish sauce, pickled giardiniera and baby spinach on an Italian roll 17.5

Pasta

pastas served with a complementary side salad
upgrade to a Verona or caesar salad +2
sub pasta with zucchini noodles +2

CHICKEN ORECCHIETTE
orecchiette, chicken, red pepper flakes in a creamy vodka rosa sauce 16

FETTUCCINE CARBONARA
fettuccine and crispy pancetta tossed in a rich, creamy egg yolk and cheese sauce 15
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
fettuccine and peppered bacon bits tossed in a rich, creamy egg yolk sauce with parmesan and pecorino romano 16
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

VERONA GNOCCHI
housemade potato gnocchi served in a creamy cacio e pepe butter sauce 14.5
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

RAGU BOLOGNESE
spaghetti in house made red win marinara sauce with peppered bacon bits, Italian sausage and tender short ribs
1/2 order 14.5 | entree 20

BAKED MAC N CHEESE
orecchiette pasta in a blend of melted Italian cheeses topped with melted mozzarella and Italian breadcrumbs 15
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

MUSHROOMS LOVERS MARSALA PASTA
fettuccine with a house blend of mushrooms in a parmesan garlic cream sauce 15
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

LASAGNA
pasta layered with marinara sauce, local Italian sausage, ground beed, ricotta, melted mozzarella and parmesan 17.5

Seconds

entrees served with a complementary side salad

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

PESTO STRIP
10 oz KC strip, drizzled in pesto sauce and served with rosemary potatoes and crispy, lemon basil brussels sprouts 36

BEEF SHORT RIBS
boneless angus beef short ribs in a red wine gravy served over creamy parmesan polenta cakes and jumbo asparagus 32
1/2 order 20

STRIP BOSCAIOLA
10 oz KC strip with sauteed mushrooms in a gravy with melted provolone and mozzarella and served with a side of fries 36

PESTO SALMON
grilled salmon topped with tomato basil and citrus salsa, served with pesto risotto and jumbo asparagus 23

CHICKEN MARSALA
pan seared chicken on a bed of fettuccine and smothered in a mushroom marsala sauce 18

CHICKEN PARMESAN
pan fried marinated chicken in Italian breadcrumbs topped with marinara and melted mozzarella, served on a bed of spaghetti with red sauce 18
sub fettuccine alfredo pasta +1

CHICKEN PESTO
pan seared marinated chicken with roasted tomatoes, served on a bed of pesto parmesan risotto 18.5

CHICKEN CARCIOFI
pan fried chicken in an Italian marinade, artichoke hearts, olives, capers, roasted tomatoes, lemon juice and red

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

Any “zoodles” dish comes with a complimentary side salad
upgrade to a Verona salad or Caesar +2

CARCIOFI
zucchini noodles, cooked in garlic olive oil with roasted tomatoes, capers, kalamata olive, artichoke, with a touch of lemon juice and red pepper flakes 13.5
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

PESTO
zucchini noodles, cooked n garlic and olive oil finished with house made pesto, roasted tomatoes and pine nuts 14
add chicken 5 | Italian sausage 5.5 | shrimp 6 | steak 14

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

BRUNCH

Brunch on Saturday, served until 2pm

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

PANE FRATTAU
egg poaches in our traditional pomodoro sauce, crispy pancetta and grated pecorinio on a house made flatbread 15.5

SALMON & HERBS ENGLISH MUFFINS
salmon, roasted tomatoes, basil, olive oil and peppered pancetta, two over easy eggs, on a cripsy english muffin 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, and topped with fresh cocoa 9

CANNOLI EGG ROLLS
a twist on a Sicilian classic. sweet ricotta filling, with vanilla, orange zest and mini chocolate chips, served warm in an egg roll shell, topped with chocolate syrup, powdered sugar and chopped pistachios 8

GELATO
choice of 2 scoops of spumoni, vanilla, limone or dark chocolate served with whipped cream and fresh berries 8

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 chops 7
add a splash of limoncello +3
*available in decaf

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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