THE LOCALE Have you ever traveled through Italy, wandered off the beaten tourist path, and found the one restaurant the locals keep secret for themselves? That’s the feeling you get when you step into Cafe Piazza Dolce, which in Italian means “sweet place to be.”
Kathy Shiels Tully , Boston GLobe 2015
Cafe Piazza Dolce opened in May 2005 and is located beside Bellino Park in Winchester, Ma. Since then, Suffolk grad and local Chef Alessandra Siniscalco has been serving both quality interpretations of classic Neapolitan dishes and daring new ventures into the uncharted territories of food.
Cafe Piazza Dolce's interior reflects the hip sensibilities of the surrounding area while also paying tribute to the old country. The multi-level restaurant offers the choice to observe passers-by in the canvas encased Gazebo dining room, the street level Bar on the Main floor as you peek at the art of cooking as it occurs in the open-kitchen, and the lower level cozy and quiant private dining room.
831 Main Street
Winchester, Ma 01890
Tuesday - Thursday: 11a–10p Friday & Satursday: 11a–11p
*Kitchen tends to close 20-30 minutes before closing hours.
Sunday*Group Dinners, Private Dinners, Special Occasions, Family Dinner Events * To book your special occasion with us please email www.cafepiazzadolce.com for more information. Call or email for availability.
All Gluten Free Menu Items are subject to availability**
**Café Piazza Dolce is a made to order kitchen, please allow ample time for you gluten free order to prevent from any cross contamination-Cheers!
Gluten Free Antipasto Misto 18 Prosciutto, sopresatta, mortadella, and Tomato Salad topped with provolone, fresh mozzarella and a medley of grilled vegetables
Gluten Free Eggplant Enzo 13 Grilled eggplant stuffed with prosciutto, spinach, and melted cheese
Gluten Free Salad Misto 14 Three in one salad: Tomato Salad, Caprese, and House Green
Gluten Free Sicilian Calamari 11 Stewed with capers and peppers in a rich red sauce served with grilled bread for dipping
Gluten Free House Green Salad 8 Our traditional house green salad with red wine vinaigrette
Gluten Free Spinaci Salad 9 Baby spinach leaves with Gorgonzola, walnuts, and dried cranberries
Gluten Free Tomato Salad 9 Diced tomato salad with fresh mozzarella and fresh sliced basil
Gluten Free Caprese Salad 9 Sliced tomato and sliced fresh mozzarella layered with basil and extra virgin olive oil
Gluten Free Dolce Caesar Salad 11 House style Caesar salad with fresh chopped romaine lettuce, hand shredded Parmesan, Gluten Free Croutons and our very own house Caesar dressing.
Gluten Free Bruschetta Salad 15 Dolce style bruschetta with our grilled gluten free sea salt and olive oil bread with tomato salad, onion and Modena vinegar, layered with fresh mozzarella and topped with prosciutto and truffle balsamic reduction.
Gluten Free Grilled Chicken Salad 10 Our traditional house green salad with red wine vinaigrette dressing topped with warm juicy grilled chicken
Gluten Free Grilled Shrimp Salad 13 Our traditional house green salad with red wine vinaigrette dressing topped with grilled jumbo (2) shrimp or baby shrimp (5).
Gluten Free Grilled Lamb Salad 16 Our traditional house green salad with red wine vinaigrette dressing topped with grilled lamb (4 oz)
Gluten Free Gnocchi Pomodoro Al Salsicce 18 ƒ Add Grilled Sausages $4.00 Baked with Fresh mozzarella $2.75 From scratch, home made meat sauce tossed with Gluten Free Gnocci, snipped basil and Pecorino Romano cheese.
Gluten Free Penne Bella Shoe 15 Add Grilled Sausages $4.00 Baked with Fresh mozzarella $2.75 With shrimp $5.00 With Chicken $3.50 With Sausage $4.00 A very old family recipe of stewed vine ripe tomato, white wine, fresh snipped basil, tossed with gluten free penne and parmesan cheese.
Gluten Free Ricotta Ravioli alla Shoe' 16 ƒ With shrimp $5.00 With Chicken $3.50 With Sausage $4.00 Ricotta and parmesan stuffed gluten free pasta in a vine ripe tomato sauce tossed with fresh basil and sprinkled with parmesan and romano.
Gluten Free Penne Chicken Picatta 24Tender Chicken seared with tapioca flour, white wine, gluten free and free range chicken stock, capers, Mushrooms, artichoke and sauteed in a lemony caper sauce.
Gluten Free Parmeggianna Al Forno 21 * Gluten Sensative * Baked in wood fired oven. Grilled Chicken or Grilled eggplant over gluten Free Penne in our delicious meat sauce, smothered with shaved pecorino and mozzarella then baked in our wood fired oven for a crunchy smokey finish.
Gluten Free Clam Shrimp and Lobster Habanero 28Gluten Free Linguini, Habanero peppers, Littlenecks, Lobster, and Shrimp in a very light vine ripe tomato, chardonnay and basil broth. Add seared scallop $5.00
Gluten Free Clam Linguini 20 Gluten Free Linguini, Garlic, Olive Oil, White Wine, and fresh live little neck clams over linguini pasta.
Grill Entree's are all served with your choice of two sides from the Contorni section, and garlic, sea salt grilled gluten free bread.
Gluten Free Grilled Lamb Dinner 22Half a pound of lightly seasoned, fire grilled select top round lamb tips served with cherry peppers and a rosemary skewer.
Gluten Free Chicken Serafina Dinner 18Grilled and sautéed with Lemon, Rosemary, and Garlic.
Gluten Free Grilled Shrimp Dinner 22 Half a pound (8 ounces or 4 pieces) of grilled colossal shrimp tossed lightly in lemon and garlic butter served with lemon and thyme.
Gluten Free Salmon Dinner 23 8 ounces of wild salmon filet's brushed lightly with lemon and garlic butter, grilled to your liking or oven roasted with a sprig of thyme and fresh lemon.
Gluten Free Grilled Bone Out Ribeye 25Choose your preparation: Lightly salt and peppered with a side of lemon, Garlic butter topping, Montreal Spice, or Gorgonzola smothered.
Gluten Free Scallop Dinner 24 Your choice of a grilled or pan seared Sea Scallops, half pound (8 oz) lightly brushed with lemon and a garlic butter blend served with lemon wedges.
*Choose two sides to accompany your Grilled Dish. Extra sides will be priced accordingly.
Gluten Free Plain Polenta 4
Gluten Free Creamy Truffle Parmesan Polenta
Gluten Free Side Broccoli Rabe
Gluten Free Side Green Salad
Gluten Free Side Caprese
Gluten Free Side Tomato Salad
Gluten Free Side Grilled Zucchini
Gluten Free Side Grilled Eggplant
Gluten Free Side Grilled Asparagus
Gluten Free Side PenneButter
When owner and Chef Alessandra Siniscalco Troisi opened Café Piazza Dolce in 2005 at the age of 18, becoming the chef of a celebrated Italian trattoria was the last thing on her mind. While the restaurant originally sold only espresso, gelato, and fresh baked goods like lobstertails and sfogliatella, Café Piazza Dolce's popularity soon transformed into a cozy eatery serving authentic Italian fare such as pastas, pizzas, and grilled dishes. The menu, comprised of daily lunch specials, and the Chefs evening dinner creations, brings together entrees from every region of Italy. Eggplant Campagnola and signature Bruschetta salads topped with fresh mozzarella and prosciutto often start dinners, followed by house-made pastas, mile high seafood entrees or perfectly grilled meats for main courses. Hand-tossed pizzas rise in wood-fired ovens, topping with ingredients such as egg, prosciutto, or bacon pesto, and the kitchen's grill chars a wide range of proteins from steak to salmon. On the weekends, the chefs have a great time preparing signature breakfast panini with 4 fried eggs and layers and layers of salumi. Now a full restaurant seating 60 and three quaint dining rooms to experience including an enchanting four season gazebo, Cafe Piazza Dolce will surely be a memorable dining experience.