it’s love at first sight at bar italia

Serving homemade sauces and the freshest pastas in the heart of Lakewood & Beachwood, Ohio. Old favorites and new flavors await your next visit. We look forward to sharing our love of Italian food!

free delivery!

Lakewood Delivery Area – West Park, Lakewood, Rocky River, Bay Village.

Bar Italia delivers daily from 4-9pm. Need it earlier? Let us know in advance – we can accommodate. $35.00 minimum required for free delivery.

AVAILABLE SOON IN BEACHWOOD!

01. primi

to share

GRILLED COUNTRY BREAD 4
featuring fresh On The Rise (best bakery in town) bread with great extra virgin olive oil, reggiano, cracked pepper

 

NO ORDINARY CAESAR SALAD 8.5
romaine, radicchio, parmesan crisp, brioche croutons, house-made caesar

 

ARUGULA & SHAVED FENNEL SALAD 9
gorgonzola, pistachios, pears, lemon vinaigrette

 

HEIRLOOM TOMATO MOZZARELLA SALAD 12
local heirloom tomatoes, arugula, basil, fresh mozzarella,
extra virgin olive oil

 

BAR ITALIA CHOPPED SALAD 10
chopped greens, salami, tomato, onion, cucumber, garbanzo beans, feta, croutons, red wine vinaigrette

 

SHRIMP “AQUA PAZZA” SCAMPI 12
charred tomato in a spicy “crazy water” reggiano, calabrian peppers, grilled country bread

 

FRITO MISTO 14
calamari, shrimp, lemon, confetti peppers, marinara

HOUSE-MADE “ITALIA” WEDDING SOUP 9.5
“a meal in and of itself” – house-made meatballs, broth, leafy greens, toast points

 

ZUCCHINI FRITTI 9
fried zucchini straws, lemon aioli, marinara, enough for the table

 

HOUSE-MADE MEATBALLS (3)  13
served over marscapone-polenta with tomato-marsala sauce

 

BEEF CARPACCIO 15
thinly sliced sirloin beef, lemon aioli, capers, arugula, crostinis

 

NANI’S SLICED SAUSAGE BREAD 13.5
Limited availability – fennel sausage, baked mozzarella, sesame seeds, pomodoro dipping sauce – “when we’re out, we’re out!”

 

CHEF ROB’S STUFFED PEPPERS 12.5
house-made fennel sausage, spicy marinara sauce

02. FRESH HOUSE PASTAS

fresh made, in-house

CHEF ANDY’S BUCATINI BOLOGNESE 15

classic fresh bucatini with our house-made special meat sauce

 

GARGANELLI DIAVOLO WITH SHRIMP 17

garganelli pasta, shrimp, our classic diavolo sauce

 

FRUTTI DI MARE 22

shrimp, calamari, red clam sauce, bucatini noodles

 

FOUR CHEESE & MEAT LASAGNA 17

 

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS 16
whipped ricotta cheese

 

PESTO BUCATINI WITH CHICKEN 16
parsley, pine nuts, tomatoes, parmesan cheese, basil, mozzarella

 

ORECCHIETTE WITH SAUSAGE & BROCCOLI RABE 16

light pasta sauce, sausage, broccoli rabe, orecchiette

 

CAMPANELLE LEMON PRIMAVERA 15
lemon parmesan cream, broccoli rabe, carrots, zucchini, tomato

03. BUILD YOUR OWN

fresh pasta

RIGATONI 11 (VG)
semolina, sea salt, olive oil

 

SPAGHETTI 12 (VG)
all-purpose flour, durum flour

 

BUCATINI 13 (VG)
all-purpose flour, durum flour

 

GARGANELLI 12 (VG)
all-purpose flour, durum

 

ORECCHIETTE 13 (VG)
ear shaped pasta

 

ZUCCHINI NOODLES 13 VG, GF)
spiralized zucchini

 

ADD TO ANY PASTA

meatball 3, grilled chicken 5, shrimp 6

 

GF (Gluten Free), V (Vegetarian), VG (Vegan), CV (Can Be Made Vegan) 

house-made sauces

CHEF ROB’S MARINARA (VG) +1
san marzano tomatoes, garlic, white wine, basil

 

BROKEN MEATBALLS +3
marinara and broken meatballs

 

ORIGINAL BRIO’S DIAVOLO (CV)  +2
our marinara sauce with chili pepper, roasted garlic, cream

 

SUNDAY SAUCE (GF)  +4
our marinara sauce, short rib, veal

 

PESTO SAUCE (GF)  +3
pine nuts, olive oil, basil

 

VODKA MASCARPONE SAUCE (GF)  +2
marinara, parmesan cream, mascarpone butter, vodka

 

LEMON PARMESAN CREAM  +3
light parmesan cream sauce (alfredo style)

04. secondi

CRISPY CHICKEN LIMONE 17.5
parmesan crusted chicken, lemon butter sauce, arugula

 

BAR ITALIA BURGER* 16
burrata cheese, onion straws, lettuce, tomato, basil aioli, with
rosemary parmesan fries

 

60 SOUTH SALMON* 23
pan seared with cipollini onions, fennel, broccoli rabe,
lemon butter

 

SNAPPER PICATTA 28
lemon, capers, beurre blanc, with arugula salad

GRILLED BRANZINO 22
with cipollini onions, fennel, broccoli rabe, lemon butter

 

CHICKEN MARSALA 18
sautéed chicken, dry marsala, mushrooms, broccili rabe, creamy polenta

 

CLASSIC CHICKEN PARMESAN  18
classic chicken parmesan, romano and parmesan crusted chicken, spaghetti pomodoro

 

STRIP STEAK TOSCANO 32
cast iron 14oz creekstone farm strip steak, broccoli rabe, creamy polenta

RESERVATIONS

Join us for lunch, dinner or brunch. Make a reservation to ensure your seating is available. Please note that all health protocols and regulations are strictly followed for the safety of our guests.

BAR ITALIA