(organic produce sourced directly from Earth-Trine, Steel Acres & Rio Gozo Farms, as well as our local farmers market)

Verdoni Vallesi: toasted bread topped fresh local organic power greens sautéed with local organic onion & a splash of our tomato sauce, topped with fresh burrata cheese….12

Crostini del Campo, toasted bread topped with sautéed fresh californian grown shitake mushrooms, finished with shaved grana padano cheese....14

Spessatin al Filet de Bo: red wine braised beef tenderloin, served over creamy soft polenta, topped with crumbled parmigiano reggiano cheese….16.50

Arana e Poenta al Boscaiol: braised & shredded free range duck with shitake mushrooms sauteed in tomato sauce, served over creamy soft polenta, topped with shredded pecorino cheese….14.75

Bacala’, fresh wild local cod, simmered in olive oil, cream, milk, onions, garlic & capers, served over creamy soft polenta….15

Sei Ostriche Gratinate all’Osteria, six fresh baja california oysters baked with local organic fennel & parmigiano reggiano cheese, drizzled with our fresh local green herb pesto….17.75

cool starters

Bruschetta al Pomodoro Fresco, cool fresh local organic tomato, garlic & basil over warm toasted
 bread drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….12    (vegan)

Capri-Calivegana, slices of fresh local organic tomato, topped with avocado & basil, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….12    (vegan)

Caprese Classica, slices of fresh local organic tomato, topped with burrata cheese & basil, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….12 

Sevice all’Italica, fresh wild local catch of the day, marinated ceviche style in fresh squeezed local lemon with garlic, tomatoes, torpedo onion, oregano, basil, mediterranean olives, capers & red pepper flakes, over local organic arugula...13.50 

Ostriche Crude, half dozen fresh baja california oysters served raw on the half shell….17.50


 Estate: Zuppetta fredda, (ask about today’s chilled vegetarian soup special)…..9

Zuppa di Pollo e Verdure, roasted mary’s free range chicken & organic vegetable…..9.50 

Brodettino di Mare, fresh local catch, baja clams in lightly spiced tomato/lemon broth....17

made with local organic produce from earthtrine, steel acres & rio gozo farms, tossed in house made dressing
Insalata alla Fontese, arugula in vinaigrette, topped with shaved grana padano cheese.…10

Insalata del Prato, lettuce mix in vinaigrette, topped w/crumbled parmigiano reggiano cheese…10

Insalata Ru’, radicchio & arugula in vinaigrette with walnuts & balsamic reduction…11  (vegan)

Insalata Sofi, butter leaf lettuce in vinaigrette with toasted seeds, sprouts & avocado...11.50  (vegan)

Insalata dell’Orto, lettuce mix in vinaigrette with carrots, radishes, seeds & walnuts…12   (vegan)

Insalata Balkana, arugula in vinaigrette, with cucumber, tomatoes, torpedo onion, mediterranean olives & sheeps milk feta cheese ...12

Insalata Sasso, romaine lettuce in vinaigrette, stone fruit, burrata cheese, balsamic reduction..12

Insalata Maser, sierra lettuce in vinaigrette, topped with fresh burrata cheese, sprouts, toasted seeds & walnuts, drizzled with our green herb pesto…12

Insalata all’Amicizia, lettuce mix in vinaigrette with local citrus, fennel, avocado & mediterranean olives, topped with shaved grana padano cheese.…13

Insalata Rocca radicchio & beets, in vinaigrette with burrata cheese, walnuts & balsamic…13 

Insalata Fietta, romaine lettuce in vinaigrette with shredded mary’s free range chicken, avocado, sheep’s milk feta cheese, sprouts & toasted seeds....14

fresh house made ravioli
topped with browned butter, crispy sage, crumbled parmigiano reggiano cheese & a splash of tomato sauce

Agnolotti: ravioli filled with local free range beef, fine italian prosciutto & cheese...21

Cappuccetti Verdi: green ravioli filled with local organic greens & fine italian cheese ….21

fresh house made pasta
tossed in our house made sauces   

Trenette alla Valverde: green pasta ribbons tossed in green herb pesto with fresh local organic vegetables, radicchio & arugula, topped with sheep’s milk feta cheese....21

Maltagliate di Campagna: hand-cut wide pasta ribbons in tomato sauce with house made local pork sausage, local organic greens & torpedo onion, topped with shredded pecorino cheese....22

Nastri Verdi alla Boscata: hand-cut wide green pasta ribbons tossed in our tomato sauce with cured pancetta & shitake mushrooms, topped with fresh burrata cheese....22

Tagliatelle alla Ezzelina: pasta ribbons tossed in ground local pasture raised beef ragout, topped with shaved grana padano cheese...22  

Fettucine di Limone alla Marittima: lemon/herb pasta ribbons in brandy-tomato-cream sauce with fresh wild local catch, baja california clams & local organic arugula...25

imported italian pasta
premium-organic pasta tossed in our house made sauces
Pasta al Sugo di Pomodoro: choice of imported organic pasta tossed in our tomato sauce...13 (vegan)

Gemellini alla Checca: short twin spiral pasta tossed with fresh local organic tomato, roasted garlic & fresh local organic basil...15.50    (vegan)

Penne al Pesto-Vegano con Verdure: short tube pasta tossed in local green herb pesto, with fresh locally grown organic vegetables & crumbled walnuts....17.50    (vegan)

Casareccie alla Matta: rustic style short curly pasta tossed in spicy tomato sauce with prosciutto di parma & local organic onion, topped with shedded pecorino cheese….18.50

Fusillini Tricolori alla Monfumese: colorful corkscrew pasta tossed in tomato sauce with smoked mozzarella, free range chicken & local organic eggplant, topped with local organic basil...19

Spaghetti alla Carbon-anatra: long string pasta tossed with fresh local organic monarch farm duck egg, shredded free range duck, cream, parmesan, cracked black pepper & local organic onion...19

Vermicelli con Vongole: long string pasta tossed with fresh baja clams in olive oil, garlic, italian parsley & red pepper flakes...19

spaghetti squash
roasted then tossed like pasta,
Zucca all’Adriatica: lightly spiced tomato sauce with mediterranean olives & capers....19  (vegan)

main course (fresh catch of the day, poultry & meat)
served with sautéed locally grown organic vegetables & roasted gold potatoes
Merluso Nero al Miel e Mandarin: fresh wild central coast black cod filet in ojai wildflower honey, tangerine & turmeric butter….30

Dentice del Pacifico al Pistachio: fresh wild south coast rockfish filet in fresh local organic herb & pistachio pesto, topped with sprouts & seeds….28

Halibut al Mar Rosso: fresh wild local central coast halibut filet in lightly spiced lemon/tomato
 broth with mediterranean olives, local organic basil, garlic & torpedo onion….34

Pollo alla Parmigiana: boneless, skinless mary’s free range chicken breast, breaded & sautéed, topped with our tomato sauce & melted burrata cheese, finished with fresh local organic basil & crumbled parmigiano reggiano cheese….24

Gamba e Coscia D’Anatra: leg & thigh of mary’s free range california duck, braised with local wildflower honey, orange, fennel & balsamic reduction….21

Lombata di Maiale al Rosmarino: fresh bone-in californian thick cut pork chop roasted with local organic rosemary, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….24

Bistecca di Filetto di Bue alla Salvia: fresh tenderloin steak, 100% pasture raised beef, roasted with local organic sage, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil….39
summer specialties
(offered during the long/hot ojai summer)
Speciatita’ di Melanzane alle Mure, fresh local organic eggplant baked w/tomato sauce & smoked mozzarella cheese, served with fresh local arugula salad …19.50 

Speciatita’ del Pescatore, filet of fresh wild local catch of the day sauteed in white wine & lemon, served with fresh local lettuce mix salad     (black cod…22,  rockfish…20,  halibut…26  )

Specialita’ della Zia Maria al Pollo: boneless, skinless mary’s free range chicken breast, breaded
 & sautéed with sage & butter, served with fresh local organic tomato, onion & basil salad….21

Specialita’ Estiva alla Tagliata di Manzo: sliced free range beef tenderloin steak served with local organic arugula salad, topped with shaved grana Padano cheese….36
(premium italian carnaroli rice with our fresh local produce & herbs)
Riso alla Ojaina: seasonal vegetables, lemon, capers & dill....21  (vegan)

Risotto alla Gardese: roast duck, power greens, torpedo onion & parmigiano reggiano....22

Risotin al Lungomar: a mix of our fresh wild local catch, clams, fresh tomatoes, garlic & basil....24
duck egg frittata’s
(made with fresh local organic monarch farm duck eggs & local organic produce)
Frittata Ortolana: burrata cheese, vegetables & greens, topped w/avocado & green herb pesto...14

Frittata del Corte: pancetta, chicken, burrata & smoked mozzarella cheese, arugula & olive oil...14