Hours: 

Monday thru Thursday 9 am to 8 pm

Friday and Saturday 9 am to 9 pm

Closed Sundays

29941 Aventura Suite I

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

949.546.0284

Lunch & Dinner Menu

Lunch served from 11 am closing daily (Mon-Sat)

Dinner served from 5 pm to 8 pm (Mon thru Thur);

5 pm to 9 pm (Fri and Sat.)

Salads

Caprese Salad

-cherry tomatoes with mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper

Side: 3.95   Lunch: 5.95  Dinner:  7.95

Beet and Apple Salad

-golden and red beets with granny smith apples, goat cheese and dressed in apple cider vinaigrette

Side: 5.95  Lunch :  8.95  Dinner:  10.95

Tuscan Tuna Salad

-fresh wild albacore tuna, cannellini beans, celery, red onion and a lemon vinaigrette

Side: 6.95  Lunch:  9.95  Dinner:  16.95

Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

-Italian farro with zucchini, squash, carrots and a balsamic vinaigrette

Side:  4.95  Lunch:  6.95  Dinner:  9.95

Kale Salad

-cranberries, cannellini beans, gorgonzola and dressed with a balsamic vinaigrette

Side:  4.95  Lunch:  6.95  Dinner:  9.95

 

Panini

*all sandwiches are served on Italian bread (baked in house; daily) and with a pepperoncini

Caprese on Ciabatta  $7.95

-heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, pesto with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper

Grilled Veggie on Focaccia  -  $8.95

-eggplant, zucchini, squash, roasted red pepper with goat cheese

Turkey on Sliced Italian Bread  -  $9.95

-oven roasted whole turkey breast with fontina cheese, roasted red peppers and pesto dressing

Mortadella on Ciabatta  -  $9.95

-Italian style bologna with pistachio, grilled zucchini, and balsamic vinaigrette

Salame on Sliced Italian Bread  -  $9.95

-mild Italian salame with provolone cheese, tomato and a red wine vinaigrette

Prosciutto on Ciabatta  -  $10.95

-imported prosciutto di parma, fresh mozzarella, arugula and a balsamic vinaigrette

Pork Loin on Ciabatta  -  $9.95

-house roasted pork loin with green apples, pickled onions and fig sauce

Build Your Own Panini  -   starting at $7.95

-choose meat, cheese or extras

Focaccia

Herbed ricotta cheese with sliced squash, cherry tomatoes and parsley

$13.95

Caramelized onion, goat cheese, balsamic drizzle and fresh oregano

$12.95

Stracchino Cheese, arugula and prosciutto di Parma

$14.95

Alla Margherita, traditional tomato puree, with fresh mozzarella and basil

$12.95

Antipasti

Bruschetta  -  $5.95

-homemade bread with diced tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and basil

Eggplant Caponata  -  $8.95

-served on crostini

Antipasto Tray  -   $13.95/person

-cured meats, assorted cheese, olives and fruit

Grilled Veggies  -   $10.95

-assorted grilled vegetables with burrata cheese

Pastas and Risotto

*lunch is served a la carte, dinner is served with side salad and bread basket

Homemade Gnocchi and tomato sauce  -  lunch: $12.95 / dinner: $14.95

Pasta Carbonara   -     lunch: $13.95 / dinner: $15.95

made with butter and egg sauce, parmigiano, pancetta and black pepper

Fettuccine with Shrimp  -  lunch: $16.95 / dinner: $18.95

sautéed wild Mexican shrimp, garlic, parsley, white wine and lemon juice

Homemade Pappardelle and Bolognese  -   lunch: $14.95 / dinner: $16.95

ragu made with grass fed Niman Ranch ground beef and organic ground pork

Penne alla Puttanesca  -  lunch: $13.95 / dinner: $15.95

Spicy Tomato sauce flavored with anchovies, capers, black olives and red pepper flakes

Organic Turkey Lasagne  -   lunch: $15.95 / dinner: $17.95

House made lasagne noodles layered with orangic ground turkey, parmigiano reggiano cheese and mozzarella cheese 

Seasonal Risotto  -   lunch: $14.95 / dinner: $16.95

Chef Gisella uses the freshest 'in season' ingredients for Cibo Italiano's signature seasonally inspired risotto

Eggplant Parmigiano  -   lunch: $11.95 / dinner: $13.95

Eggplant sliced thin and breaded with our own seasoned breadcrumbs, made the old fashion way.

Chicken, Pork, Beef and Fish

*served with side salad, seasonal vegetables and rosemary potatoes    *served after 5pm

Mary's Free Range 1/2 Rosemary Chicken  -   $16.95

Seared Pork loin with Fig Sauce  -   $15.95

Braciole  -   $18.95

braised Niman Ranch grass fed flank steak

Chicken Marsala  -  $14.95

Thin chicken  breast cutlets with Chef Gisella's own Marsala Sauce filled with cremini mushrooms.  

Meatball Dinner

3 house made meatballs (made with grass fed beef, orangic ground pork and turkey)

Enjoy meatballs the way true Italians do!

Wild Catch of the Day  -   market value

Kids Meals

*kids under 12 can enjoy any entrée or pasta at half off regular price

Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce  -   $5.95

Spaghetti with Butter and Cheese  -   $4.95

Grilled Chicken Tenders  -   $5.95

Meatballs (2)  -   $6.95

Grilled Cheese  -   $3.95

Desserts

Tiramisu  -   $5.95

Cannoli (2)  -   $5.95

Chocolate  Cappuccino Cheesecake - $6.95

pure chocolate decadence 

Torta Caprese  -   $5.95

flourless chocolate cake

 Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake  -   $4.95

served with raspberry sauce

 

Gelato

Variety of flavors

Single scoop:  $3.50     Double scoop:  $6.00   1/2 pint:   $6.95   Pint:  $10.50

Caffe`

Espresso (single shot)  -   $2.50

Espresso (double shot)  -   $4.25

Cappuccino  -   $4.95

Macchiato  -   $3.75

Nutellina  -   $5.50

cappuccino cup coated in Nutella, espresso, warm milk, whipped cream, dusted with cocoa powder

Italian Beer and Wine

Beer  -   $6.00

Peroni, Birra Moretti, Karl Strauss bottle/can

Wine  -   glass/bottle

House Red (Casali)  -   $8.00/$24.00

House White (Casali)  -   $7.00/$21.00

Ressia Favorita (White)  -   $13.00/$38.00

Crociani Chianti (Red)  -   $12.00/$36.00

Le Fornacelle Rosso (Red)  -   $14.00/$42.00

Azienda Alagna Di Marcella Giuliani  -   $11.00/$33.00

Prosecco Casalini Trevisio  -   $12.00/$36.00

MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE