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Gavino’s Pizzeria Appetizers Shrimp Cocktail From “The Shrimp Dock”, chilled with Ernesto’s borrowed secret cocktail sauce. Don’t tell my brother I did, he will think he’s a better cook and we all know who the best is. Just ask me! 10.95 Scotty’s Mussels Scotty Red, “my other brother” loves these recipes. He swears by them, so let me know what you think! Marinara, white wine sauce or creamy basil. Hot, Medium or Mild. 10.95 Fried Calamari Golden fried calamari served with fra diavolo sauce. 9.95 Eggplant Rollatina (1) Fresh eggplants rolled and stuffed with ricotta, romano, mozzarella, prosciutto topped with sliced provolone in fresh mushroom sauce. 9.95 Billy’s Beach Cafe Wings For over 30 years, I have been going to Beach Café for wings. I begged Billy for the recipe, so I promised to put them on my menu. Hot, Med or Mild. 10.95 Mozzarella Sticks 7.95 Jones Beach Frys Growing up on Long Island our family would go to Jones Beach on the weekends. You walk by the concession stand and all you would smell is the shoe string frys. They were crispy, thin and salty served in the red check paper food tray, Yummy! 3.95 “Famous” Garlic Rolls Available in a six or twelve roll serving. 3.95 / 6.95 Pizza Neapolitan (Regular Pie, Round Crust) Mozzarella cheese and Italian tomatoes.   18” (8 slices) or by the slice. 15.95 / 2.75 Sicilian (Rectangular Pan, Thick Crust) Mozzarella cheese and Italian tomatoes.  12”X18” (9 slices) or by the slice. 16.95 / 2.75   Specialty Pizza “Grandma’s Pizza” (9 slices) Grandma’s own special recipe, rectangle crust pan pizza, mozzarella cheese and a flavorful garlic herbed sauce made with Italian tomatoes (A Thinner Crust).  Whole or served by the slice. 16.95 / 2.75 “Grandpa’s” Pizza (9 slices) “Same recipe” as Grandma’s but on the Sicilian crust (The thick crust) 16.95 Margherita Pizza (8 slices) “Made here” fresh mozzarella, Italian tomato and fresh basil. 17.95 White Pizza (8 slices) Available whole or by the slice. 17.95 / 3.15 The Original Special (8 slices) Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, peppers and onion.  Available whole or by the slice. 22.95 / 3.95 Buffalo Chicken Pizza (8 slices) Available whole or by the slice. 22.95 / 3.95 Stuffed Meat Pie Classic Italian sausage, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese and ham between two layers of Gavino’s fresh pizza dough with no sauce.  Available whole or by the slice. 31.95 / 4.95 Toppings on Pizza ½ Topping….2.00,  One Whole Topping….3.50,  Two Toppings….6.00 Add Grilled Chicken plus 1.00 extra Pepperoni Sausage Meatball Bacon Fresh Mushroom Onions Fresh Peppers Garlic Black Olives Broccoli Anchovies Spinach Extra Cheese Ham Eggplant Fresh Tomato Fresh Basil Banana Peppers   Your Own Special Make your own special pizza.  Choose 3 to 5 toppings. Neapolitan 22.95 Sicilian 23.95 Grandma 23.95 Grandpa 23.95   Extra Toppings on Slices Add Grilled Chicken….plus .50 1 Topping 0.75 2 Toppings 1.50 3 Toppings Max 2.00 Seafood Served with pasta and garlic parmesan sticks.  All fresh seafood supplied from “The Shrimp Dock.” Clam Sauce (red or white) Fresh clam’s sautéed in garlic and oil. “By far my favorite”  Add shrimp $1 a piece. 14.95 Shrimp Momma Mia Sautéed shrimp with garlic spinach, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes with basil butter marinara. 16.95 Scallops and Shrimp Sea scallops and shrimp sautéed in a special brandy cream sauce. 16.95 Fresh Fish (served after 4pm) MKT Sides Garlic Bread Add mozzarella $1.00. 3.95 Sauteed Broccoli 4.95 Homemade Meatballs 4.95 Sliced Sausage 4.95 Extra sides Tomato, marinara, grated cheese and hot peppers. 0.75 Desserts Cannoli Ricotta cheese, convection sugar, vanilla and other things.  “Creamy filling made fresh”. 3.95 Tennessee Cheesecake “Made here fresh” cream cheese kind! 5.95 Tiramisu…………5.95 “Made here fresh” mascarpone custard and coffee soaked ladyfingers. 5.95 Ice Cream Vanilla or chocolate or strawberry. 3.95   Salads You would love Gavino’s grande salad topped with Grilled Rosemary Chicken… 1.95 or our Garlic Shrimp…1.00 a piece. Fresh Tossed Salad Served with our house balsamic vinaigrette dressing. 7.95 Caesar Salad 7.95 Special Salad Tossed salad with fresh mushrooms and broccoli with mozzarella cheese. 8.95 Greek Salad Everything in a Greek salad and crispy lettuce with wedding dressing. 8.95 Cold Antipasta Salad Genoa salami, ham and provolone rolled with our creamy basil dressing and bacon tossed together lightly in a tossed salad. 8.95 Insalata Crostini Thick wedges of ripe tomatoes, “made here” fresh mozzarella, roasted pepper and slices of red onion are layered with olive oil and vinegar and sprinkled with fresh basil. 10.95   Entrees Dinners served with pasta and garlic parmesan sticks. Chicken Cutlet Parmigiana Lightly breaded cutlet topped with mozzarella then baked in tomato sauce. 14.95 Gavino’s Chicken Rollatino  Rolled chicken breast stuffed with ricotta, mozzarella and prosciutto topped with provolone, in a fresh mushroom pink sauce. 16.95 Eggplant Parmigiana (vegetarian) Lightly battered eggplant topped with mozzarella and marinara sauce. 14.95 Sausage & Peppers Italian sausage simmered with peppers, onions and fresh mushrooms tossed with imported tomatoes and your choice of pasta. 14.95 Rosemary N.Y. Strip19.95 The rosemary marinate makes this special tasty and tender NY Strip that you will not  find anywhere but gavino’s Comes with Jones Beach frys and sauté onion. 19.95 Calzones Calzone Ricotta, mozzarella and romano cheeses.  Choose or small or huge version.  Each additional topping to the small is $1 and each additional topping to the huge is $3.00. 5.95 / 14.95 Baked Pasta Served with garlic parmesan sticks.  *All are stuffed and baked fresh to order. Manicotti Crepes “made fresh here” rolled with cheese and baked with more cheese. 10.95 Stuffed Shells 10.95 Bake Ziti 10.95 Homemade Lasagna Growing up in Long Island in the 70’s my mother made lasagna and all my friends would flock to my house…Thanks Mom!!!  Add meatballs or sausage for $2.95. 11.95 Pasta Served with garlic parmesan sticks. Pasta with Tomato Sauce Traditional Italian tomato sauce. 8.95 Spaghetti Served with meatballs or sausage.  Ahh! The love of “Sophie’s meatballs” early 60’s. The smell the house had can’t be described. Most of them never made the table. 10.95 Garlic & Olive Oil Spaghetti served the classic way. 8.95 Meat Sauce (red) or Bolognese (creamy) Spaghetti served with our marinara or red creamy sauce. 10.95 Alla Vodka Spaghetti served with prosciutto, sautéed red onion in a creamy pink sauce. 12.95 Guytano Chicken Mushroom, spinach, sun dried tomato and grilled chicken in a light garlic cream. 14.95 Alfredo Real classic creamy Alfredo cheese sauce.  Add mushrooms $1.00. 12.95 Gavino’s Marinara (Vegetarian) Chunky imported tomato simmered with garlic and fresh basil. 9.95 Primavera (Vegetarian) Broccoli, fresh mushroom, carrots, peppers and red onion in a light cream sauce. 12.95 Heros Meatball Parmigiana 8.50 Sausage Parmigiana 8.50 Sausage & Peppers 8.50 Eggplant Parmigiana 8.95 Chicken Cutlet Parmigiana 8.95 Grilled Chicken With roasted peppers and “made here” fresh mozzarella with vinaigrette dressing. 8.95 Italian Hero Salami, prosciutto and provolone with lettuce, tomato, red onion, oregano, olive oil and vinegar. 8.95 Ham and Provolone Melt Hot oven Italian bread crisped with lettuce, tomato and mayo. 8.95 Kids Meal (12 an under only, let them choose one)  Spaghetti and Meatballs 7.95 Mozzarella Sticks Served with fries. 7.95 Chicken Fingers Served with fries and an Ice Pop!!! 7.95  ________________________________________     COKE SOFT DRINKS, COFFEE and TEA (sweet or not) 2.25 Tap and bottle beer and wine/cocktails MKT Gavino’s Bearden has a new Italian Restaurant that has set up shop in the former location of Eva’s to go.  Gavin J. Loyer has brought his family recipes and Italian specialties to the Bearden area -to stay.  Serving up individual slices of pizza for the lunch crowd or whole pizzas for those interested, everything is house-made and served up fresh.  Although billed as a pizzeria a full menu of Italian dishes and Hero sandwiches are offered.  Gavino’s just like all Italian businesses stresses togetherness and family bonding.  The restaurant is very much about that family bonding with great Italian pizza and entrees.