(organic local produce sourced mainly from BD’s Earth-Trine farm John Fonteyn’s Rio Gozo Farm & local farmers market)

locally inspired salads

Insalata Ojai, our local organic lettuce mix tossed in house made vinaigrette, topped with pumpkin seeds, avocado...13.50  (vegan)

Insalata Dorata, butter lettuce tossed in our in vinaigrette with fresh local organic tomatoes, torpedo onions & capers...14.50  (vegan)

Insalata Zarina, romaine lettuce tossed in our house made tahini dressing topped with apples, crumbled walnuts & toasted pumpkin seeds...14.50   (vegan)

 Insalata Granata, gem lettuce in our house made vinaigrette topped with pomegranite, avocado, mint & pistacchio...14.50   (vegan)

Insalata Cioxota, arugula, radicchio & beets in vinaigrette topped with sheeps milk feta cheese & drizzled with our balsamic reduction…14

Insalata del Greco, our local lettuce mix in house made vinaigrette topped with fresh tomatoes, torpedo onion, cucumbers, basil, mediterranean olives & sheeps milk feta cheese...14.50   

Insalata della Vallortola, romaine lettuce in vinaigrette, radishes, fennel, carrots & pumpkin seeds, drizzled with fresh local seasonal organic herb pesto & sheeps milk feta cheese.…14.50

Insalata Orto-vegan, romaine lettuce in our house made tahini dressing with radishes, fennel, carrots & toasted pumpkin seeds, drizzled with fresh local seasonal herb pesto.…14   (vegan)

Insalata Sagittaria, black kale in our vinaigrette topped with roasted butternut squash, finished with sheep’s milk feta cheese & toasted pumkin seeds...13.50

Caprese OMG, slices of fresh mozzarella, local organic tomatoes & basil, lightly seasoned with sea salt, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & garnished with mediterranean olives…14

California Caprese, slices of fresh local organic tomatoes, avocado & basil, lightly seasoned with sea salt, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & garnished with mediterranean olives…14  (vegan)

Insalata Pra’, our local lettuce mix in vinaigrette, topped with shredded pecorino cheese…11.50

Insalata Fontese, arugula in our house vinaigrette topped with italian parmesan cheese.…12.50

Insalata Amica, our local lettuce mix in vinaigrette with local organic oranges, tangerines, fennel, avocado, mediterranean olives & italian parmesan cheese.…13.50

Insalata La Rocca, kale & radicchio in our vinaigrette topped with warm sauteed california shitake mushrooms, finished with shredded pecorino cheese...15

(add warm shredded chicken breast for salad +6.75)     

  (add chilled shredded chicken breast for salad +4)

house made soups

Minestra dell’Archeson, roasted butternut squash, letils, garlic, onion, carrots, celery, zucchini & greens topped with italian pecorino cheese…..10.75

Zuppa di Pollo e Verdure, roasted chicken, local organic vegetables & greens in our house made chicken broth…..12.50 

Cioppino del Pescatore, fresh local catch, scallops, shrimp & fresh clams, splashed w/lighly spiced tomato sauce & fresh organic local herbs, simmered in our house made seafood broth….24.50

artisanal bread

Pane, Olio e Balsamico, artisanal local bread, served with italian extra virgin olive oil & our balsamic reduction sauce….5.50

Bruschetta al Pomodoro Fresco, toasted artisanal bread topped with fresh local organic tomatoes,  tossed in olive oil & roasted garlic with ojai organic basil….14.50

Crostini di Campo Croce, toasted artisanal bread topped with sauteed fresh california shitake mushrooms & italian parmesan cheese….16.50

hand shaped pizza
10’ flatbread made from scratch in house & topped with our favorite ingredients, finished in our wood burning oven

Pizza Regina Margherita: our tomato sauce & fresh mozzarella, fresh local organic basil...15.50

Pizza Boscaiola, our tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella & sauteed fresh shitake mushrooms...17  

Pizza al Salamino: our tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese & pepperoni (salamino)...15.50

Pizza Crespanese: our tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, house made pork sausage & local fresh organic oregano...17.75

Pizza al Portego: our tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella & parma prosciutto, finished with fresh ojai organic arugula….17.75

Pizza del Bob: our tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, house made pork sausage, italian prosciutto & pepperoni(salamino)….18.75

Cheese Pizza: topped with our house made tomato sauce & shredded mozzarella cheese...14

fresh house made ravioli
topped with browned butter, crispy local sage, italian parmesan cheese & a splash of tomato sauce
Agnolotti: white ravioli filled with house braised beef, italian prosciutto & cheese (7pc)...24.50

Baschetti: buckwheat ravioli filled with fresh seasonal mushrooms & italian cheese (7pc)….23.50

Cuscinetti:green local herb ravioli filled with roasted squash & italian cheese (7pc)...22.50

fresh house made pappardelle

Maltagliate all’Asolana: hand-cut wide white pasta ribbons in tomato sauce with house braised beef tenderloin & fresh local organic broccoli, topped with shredded pecorino cheese...26

Nastri Verdi alla Marittima: hand-cut wide green pasta ribbons in brandy-tomato-cream sauce, with fresh local catch, clams, scallops & shrimp, with fresh local organic arugula...28

italian pasta by DE CECCO

 choice of Spaghetti or Penne or  Fusilli tossed in our house made sauces
(sub fresh pappardelle + $ 5, sub spaghetti squash + $ 4) 

Sugo di Pomodoro: our house made tomato sauce...14.50    (vegan)

Checca:  fresh local organic tomatoes, basil & roasted garlic...16.50    (vegan)

Valverde: local herb pesto, seasonal local vegetables, greens & walnuts...18.50    (vegan)

Rosa’:our house made tomato & cream sauce ( pink sauce ).....16.50

Putanesca: our spicy tomato sauce with light anchiovie, greek olives & capers ...18.50

Trevisana: olive oil, roasted garlic, local organic radicchio, mushrooms & prosciutto...19.50

Padernota: tomato/cream sauce with roasted chicken breast & shitake mushrooms...19.50

Maserese: our tomato sauce, house made pork sausage, spring onion & pecorino cheese...19.50

Carbonara: fresh local organic egg, cream, prosciutto di parma & parmesan cheese...19.50    

Ezzelina: our own bolognese style recipe, house made, slow braised, ground beef ragout...19.50

Vongole:, fresh clams, roasted garlic, oil, white wine, lemon, red pepper, italian parsley...19.50

Cape Sangiacomo: our brandy-tomato-cream sauce, scallops & fresh local organic basil...22.50

Gamberini, tomato sauce, shrimp, local organic oregano, red pepper flakes, greek olives...21

roasted spaghetti squash
tossed like pasta

Zucca Adriatica:lightly spiced tomato sauce with mediterranean olives & capers....21  (vegan)

main course specialties
served with sautéed locally grown organic greens & vegetables with roasted gold potatoes

Scorfano al Miel e Mandarin:fresh local wild caught rock cod filet with local wild flower honey  fresh local citrus & turmeric butter….32

Halibut alla Dragoncella:fresh local wild caught halibut filet sauteed in white wine, fresh local organic tarragon, lemon & pistachio….39

Petto di Pollo alla Zia Maria: breaded boneless chicken breast, sautéed with butter & sage...28

Lombata di Maiale al Rosmarino: bone-in pork chop roasted with local rosemary, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….28

Bistecca di Fileto di Manzo: beef tenderloin steak, roasted with local organic sage, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….40

polenta specials

Bacala’ Fresco della Casa, fresh wild local cod, simmered in olive oil, cream, milk, onions, garlic & capers, served over creamy soft polenta….17.50

Polenta e Gamberi all'Estiva, our italian summer version of shrimp & grits, shrimp sauteed in white wine & lemon with tomato, roasted garlic & basil, served on creamy soft polenta….21

Spessatin de Fileto: our house braised beef tenderloin, served over creamy soft polenta, topped with parmesan cheese….21

add a side of sautéed local organic greens & vegetables + $ 5

italian carnaroli rice with

Risotto Ortolano: fresh seasonal vegetables/greens, with sheep milk feta cheese.... 24

Risotto ai Funghi Stagionali: fresh seasonal mushrooms & parmesan cheese.... 26

Rixotto del Doxe: wild scallops, saffron & local organic arugula...29


house-made tiramisu’….9

italian raspberry cheese cake….9

italian wild berry tart….8.50 

italian chocolate cake….9

italian gelato (1 scoop….4) , (2 scoops….8)