Nonno's Ristorante Italiano      
            704 S. Whitney Way, Madison, WI 53711           
Tel: (608) 661-9254   Fax: (608)661-9257

Large Parties welcome






PIADINA DI POMODORO - Crispy flat bread, basil pesto, fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, kalamata olives, Feta cheese & extra virgin olive oil. 9

CALAMARI FRITTI - Deep fried calamari, served with spicy marinara sauce on the side. 11

CAPRESE CLASSICA - Sliced Italian imported mozzarella buffalo & vine ripened tomatoes, fresh basil & drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. 10

VEGAN CARPACCIO - Thin seasoned grilled zucchini carpaccio topped with arugula, red onions, capers & artichoke hearts, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and lemon wedges. 8

OSTRICHE FRESCHE - 6 Fresh raw oysters presented with a spicy cocktail sauce and lemon wedges. (Not available to take out) 12

CALAMARI LUCIANA - Fresh calamari sauteed in a light spicy tomato broth. 11

ITALIANO - Sliced salami, mortadella, prosciutto, Burrata, green & kalamata olives, drizzled with extra virgin olives oil and bread sticks. 11

GUAZETTO DI COZZE - Sauteed black mussels with olive oil, garlic and white wine in a spicy tomato broth. 11


(Add chicken 3, shrimp 4 or grilled salmon 5)

INSALATA DELLA CASA - Mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes & carrots in an Italian vinaigrette. 4

INSALATA INNAMORATE - Baby mixed greens tossed in balsamic dressing, topped with feta cheese, shaved fennel, strawberries & toasted almonds 9

INSALATA DI PERE - Organic mixed greens tossed in a raspberry vinaigrette with caramelized walnuts, sliced pear and gorgonzola cheese on top.  9

INSALATA MEDITERRANEA - Romaine hearts, black kalamata olives, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, feta cheese and creamy Italian dressing. 9

INSALATA DI RUCOLA - Arugula, sweet corn, tomatoes, roasted bell peppers & pecorino Romano, tossed with balsamic vinegar, herbs & olive oil.  Topped with grilled tender steak and goat cheese. 11

CAESAR SALAD - Romaine hearts, croutons, parmigiano Reggiano, & Caesar dressing. 9


 INSALATA DI MARE  - Shaved romaine hearts, calamari, jumbo shrimp, octopus, orange slices, grilled zucchini pappardelle, red onions & tomatoes, tossed with citrus olive oil dressing. 12

INSALATA PANZANELLA -  Romaine hearts tossed with red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, croutons and eggplant in a balsamic vinaigrette & creamy burrata cheese on top. 10

NONNO'S SALAD - Mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, black tiger shrimp or grilled salmon & Italian dressing. 11

PIZZA(Thin crust pizza using homemade dough)

MARGHERITA - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese & basil. 10  Add pepperoni or sausage for 2 more.

PIZZA ALLA RUCOLA E PROSCIUTTO - Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, Parma prosciutto, arugula, pecorino Romano & extra virgin olive oil. 14

PIZZA CAPRICCIOSA - Tomato sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, black kalamata olive, artichoke hearts, prosciutto cotto, anchovie fillets and oregano. 13

PIZZA VEGETARIANA - Tomato sauce, mozzarella, grilled zucchini, vine ripen tomatoes, red onions, grilled eggplant, mushrooms and Romano cheese.  11

PIZZA ALLA SICILIANA- Tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, grilled eggplant, capers, black kalamata olives and pecorino cheese. 12


RISOTTO MARE E TERRA - Italian Arborio with onions, wild mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, scallops & large shrimp in a creamy vodka tomato sauce. 18

GNOCCHI ALLA CREMA DI SALVIA -  Potato dumplings with sage and cream cheese sauce. 14

CANNELLONI AI FORMAGGI - Homemade pasta rolled with four cheeses, baked in a tomato basil sauce & mozzarella cheese. 14

LASAGNE AL FORNO - Pasta sheets layered with beef ragu, mozzarella, ricotta and Parmigiano cheese, baked in a garlic tomato basil sauce. 15

RAVIOLI DI FORMAGGIO - Homemade cheese ravioli in a vodka tomato cream sauce & pecorino cheese. 14

TAGLIATELLE POLLO E FUNGHI - Homemade spinach pasta sauteed with garlic, onions, wild mushrooms & chicken breast in a white wine cream sauce. Tossed with pecorino Romano cheese. 16

RISI E BISI -  Arborio rice with onions, prosciutto cotto (Italian ham), peas, parmesan cheese & a touch of Alfredo cream sauce. 15

RISOTTO PESCATORE - Italian arborio rice cooked with olive oil, garlic, onions, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, black mussels, baby scallops, shrimp and calamari in a cognac saffron cream sauce. 19

PAPPARDELLE CON VERDURE - Egg pasta with mushrooms, peas, tomatoes, zucchini, bell peppers & white wine in a saffron cream sauce. 15

PAGLIA E FIENO ALLA TOSCANA - Egg and spinach fettuccine, with onions, diced pancetta, imported prosciutto, wild mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes & pecorino Romano cheese in a dry white wine cream sauce. 16


CAPELLINI ALLA CHECCA - Angel hair pasta with garlic, olive oil, Roma tomatoes & basil. 13

FARFALLE ALLA NORMA - Bow-tie pasta, baked eggplant, fresh buffalo mozzarella & pecorino Romano cheese in a tomato basil sauce. 14

FARFALLE RUSTICO  - Bow-tie pasta with olive oil, garlic, grilled chicken, mushrooms, peas, onions, bell peppers, parmesan cheese and white wine. 15

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO -  Fettuccine pasta with olive oil, parmesan cheese, black pepper and heavy cream. 14

PENNE RICOTTA E POMODORO - Penne pasta sauteed with olive oil, garlic, ricotta cheese, spinach and parmesan cheese in a tomato basil sauce. 15

FARFALE DEL GIORDINO CON POLLO - Bow-tie pasta sauteed with olive oil, chicken breast, garlic, mushrooms, green peas, diced tomatoes & broccoli in a white wine sauce.  16

PASTA INTEGRALE - Whole wheat pasta with spinach, cherry tomatoes, wild mushrooms & red wine tomato sauce. 14

SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA - Spaghetti sauteed with olive oil, garlic pancetta, & black pepper, in a white wine cream sauce.  Tossed with egg yolk and parmesan cheese. 16 

PENNE AL QUATTRO FORMAGGI - Penne pasta sauteed with olive oil, garlic, parmesan, provolone, mozzarella, gorgonzola cheese and grilled chicken breast in a white Alfredo sauce. 16

FARFALLE ALLA PIEMONTESE - Farfalle sauteed with garlic, homemade mild sausage, sun-dried tomatoes & broccoli with white wine & parmesan cheese. 15

PENNE ALL' ARRABBIATA -  Penne rigate in a spicy tomato basil sauce & pecorino Romano cheese. 13 add Pancetta fof 4 more

PENNE ALLA PUTTANESCA - Penne pasta cooked with olive oil, garlic, capers, black olives, anchovy fillets & parsley in a spicy white wine tomato sauce. 15

PENNE E POLLO ALLA GENOVESE - Penne with grilled chicken breast, basil pesto cream sauce, parmesan cheese & a touch of fresh tomato checca sauce on top. 16

RIGATONI SALSICCIA - Tube shaped pasta with homemade Italian sausage, broccoli, porcini mushrooms & sun-dried tomatoes in a tomato cream sauce. 16

SPAGHETTI ALLE POLPETTE - Spaghetti with marinara sauce, homemade meatballs & Pecorino Romano cheese. 14

SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE - Spaghetti with meat sauce and pecorino cheese. 14

DAL MAR(Seafood)


Livornese style fishermanstew made with shrimp, octopus, swordfish,

manila clams, black mussels, scallops, lobstertail, & assorted veggies in a spicy saffron

tomato broth. 25

 PENNE AL SALMONE - Penne pasta with smoked salmon(lox), fresh salmon & onions in a tomato vodka cream sauce. 17

PAPPARDELLE CON GAMBERI - Egg pasta cooked with shallots, large prawns, scallops & cherry tomatoes, finished in a basil pesto and tomato sauce. 18

FETTUCCINI AI NERO DI SEPPIA - Homemade ink squid fettuccini cooked with olive oil, cherry tomatoes, shrimp, small scallops and calamari squid in a white wine chunky tomato sauce. 19

SALMONE AL PESTO - Grilled salmon fillet topped with pesto sauce and fresh tomato checca sauce, presented over roasted potatoes & grilled veggies. 20 

SPAGHETTI ALLE VONGOLE - Spaghetti sauteed with olive oil, garlic, manila clams, baby clams & parsley in a dry white wine butter sauce. 17

PAGLIA E FIENO ALLA CREMA DI SCAMPI - Homemade Paglia e Fieno pasta sauteed with olive oil, garlic and black tiger shrimp in a Pinot Grigio parsley cream sauce.  16

SPAGHETTI ALLO SCOGLIO - Spaghetti sauteed with olive oil, garlic, octopus, manila clams, mussels, scallops, shrimp & swordfish in a white wine tomato basil sauce. 18

PESCE SPADA ALLA LIVORNESE - Grilled swordfish topped with garlic, oregano, black and green olives, capers, leeks and cherrry tomatoes in a lemon butter white wine sauce.  Served over aglio e olio fettuccini & mushrooms.  20


POLLO AL MARSALA - Chicken breast with Marsala wine, raisins & mushrooms, served with roasted red potatoes and grilled vegetables. 16 substitute veal for 4 more

SALTIMBOCCA -   Veal scaloppine, Parma prosciutto, sage, mozzarella, red wine & a touch of cream, served with grilled polenta and veggies. 20

BISTECCA A PIACERE -  Grilled rib-eye steak with (pepper corn red wine reduction) or ( porcini mushroom sauce).  Served with grilled polenta, asparagus & aromatic herbs. 20

POLLO CANNARELLA - Chicken Piccata with black & green olives in a lemon 18 caper sauce and wite wine.  Served with aglio e olio fettuccine & mushrooms.  16 Substitute weal scaloppine 4 more.

POLLO ALLA PARMIGIANA - Breaded chicken breast, tomato sauce, parmigiano Reggiano, mozzarella & basil.  Served with aglio e olio fettuccine and mushrooms.  16  Substitute breaded veal 4 extra

ARROSTO DI MAIALE - Slow roasted pork with wild mushrooms, pepper corn & Marsala  sauce. Served with roasted potatoes, grilled vegetableas and aromatic herbs. 17