BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (distribution date) – Angelina’s Ristorante will celebrate Mother’s Day with an all-inclusive buffet brunch Sunday, May 12 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with an unlimited Bloody Mary and mimosa bar for $65 per person or buffet only (no alcohol) for $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity). The restaurant will remain open on Mother’s Day from 3 to 9 p.m. featuring their renowned classic Italian menu.
The brunch menu will include carved leg of lamb with herbed pan gravy; carved rosemary ham with mustard-cherry aioli; poached eggs with lemon-tomato hollandaise, crispy pancetta and paprika potatoes; frittata with bacon, spinach and gorgonzola; bananas foster French toast with sweet mascarpone cheese; butternut squash ravioli with sundried tomato butter sauce; beef cacciatore with herbed gnocchi; chicken scaloppini with rosemary potatoes and arrabbiata sauce; zuppa di mare; sauté of vegetables; salad, smoked salmon, fruit and antipasti displays;plus mini desserts and pastries.
Winner of the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence for 2012 (the only restaurant in Lee County), the extensive list includes popular, affordable (53 percent are less than $100), sought-after vintages and exclusive labels such as Antinori Tignanello, Bastianich Vespa and Masciarelli Montepulciano.
Serving classic Italian cuisine, Angelina’s Ristorante features a 30-foot wine tower with more than 4,000 bottles of domestic and international wine. Committed to excellence, the 210-seat restaurant is ideal for a romantic meal or a private party for 50. Private meeting rooms are equipped to handle audiovisual presentations with state-of-the-art technology and customized menus with the help of a courteous and professional staff.
Angelina’s Ristorante is open Monday through Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Live piano music is performed in the lounge Wednesday through Saturday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Locally owned and operated, Angelina’s Ristorante is located at 24041 South Tamiami Trail, one mile south of Coconut Point in Bonita Springs. For more information or to make a reservation, call 239-390-3187 or visit www.angelinasofbonitasprings.com.
Appetizers in the Lounge
Spinaci eCarciofi- spinach and marinated artichokes folded into a creamy fonduta baked golden brown served with herbed flatbread
Polpetta - Nonna’s home-made “meatball” of ground beef, veal, and pork, fresh herbs, and marinara- topped with ricotta cheese
Arinchini al limone - Crispy fritter of risotto with lemon, herbs, and cheese
Calamari - fried calamari with a chili-lemon aioli and marinara
Cozze alla Puttanesca - plump Maine mussels simmered in a light and spicy tomato and green olive brodo
Carpaccio di Manzo - beef tenderloin, arugula, lemon confit, Romano cheese and a lemon aioli
Bravi Costola “bucce di patate” - short rib “potato skins” with pancetta, caramelized balsamic onions, tomatoes and crema
Pizzetta di Mare - calamari, shrimp, and cotechino sausage atop a parmesan fonduta finished with mushroom and sweet pepper-onion agrodolce
Pizzetta di Margherita - romatomatoes, Búffalo mozzarella, & basil
Pizzetta di Manzo - medium rare beef tenderloin, with Gorgonzola Dolce, roasted tomato, fontina and classic pepperonata
Pizzetta Aglio e Formagio - house roasted garlic, fresh thyme, shaved lemon, fontina cheese and extra virgin oil
Pizzetta Anatra in Aceto Balsamico - Slow roasted pulled duck with balsamic infused onions, maple pepper bacon, fonduta, roasted egg, finished with arugula
Salumi (cured meats) 13.5
Verdure (grilled vegetables) 9.5