Appetizers

Mario's Family Italian Restaurant Pittsburgh

MARIO’S BUON APPETITO!

~ Appetizers & Side Dishes ~
Zucchini Mario’s Original
Paper thin strips in a light batter garnished with a splash of tangy lemon juice dusted with parmigiana cheese
5.95

Mario’s Famous Hot Stuffed Peppers

Spicy banana peppers stuffed with veal & sausage to create a robust appetizer for the adventurous

5.95

Mario’s Grandpap

Large shrimp, scallops, & banana peppers stuffed with veal & sausage served in Mario’s Grandpap sauce

8.95

Mushrooms Stuffed with Crab Meat

Three large mushrooms stuffed with jumbo lump crab meat broiled in Mario’s special sauce

8.95

Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms sautéed in Mario’s Chianti sauce

6.95

Crab Cakes

Jumbo lump crab meat with a unique blending of flavors & spices to create a truly exciting appetizer

8.95

Garlic Shrimp

Jumbo shrimp sauteed with garlic, olive oil, & white wine sauce

8.95

Fried Calamari

Lightly breaded calamari fried & served with Mario’s tomato basil sauce

6.95

Roasted Red Peppers in Garlic & Olive Oil

Sweet red bell peppers roasted with garlic, capers & extra virgin olive oil

5.95

Eggplant Parmigiana

Layers of thinly sliced breaded eggplant served with imported cheeses & a rich marinara sauce

6.95

Fried Provolone Cheese Wheel

A wheel of aged provolone cheese lightly breaded & fried topped with a robust tomato sauce

4.95

Fried Mushrooms

4.95

Bruschetta

Italian toast topped with a marinade of chopped tomatoes, fresh basil, red onions, parsley and extra virgin olive oil

4.95

Bravo Mario

An assortment of imported Italian meats, cheeses, & juicy olives straight from the old country

8.95

Greens & Beans

Sautéed with fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil with a light tomato sauce

5.95

Shrimp Cocktail

8.95

Marinated Mushrooms

4.95

Mario’s Combination Platter

Zucchini, Fried Provolone, Mushrooms, & Hot Banana Peppers Stuffed with Veal & Sausage
Regular for two 10.95
Each additional person 5.95