Gelso & Grand Italian Food Menu

For the table

  • Crispy Octopus 24

    peppadew peppers, potato, celery, kalamata olive aioli

  • Meatballs 15

    3 veal-beef-pork meatballs, bread crumbs, parmigiano

  • Burrata Salad 18

    Roasted beets, pomegranate, white balsamic, blood orange

  • Brussels Sprouts 13

    local honey, Thai chili, ricotta salata

  • Crispy Calamari 21

    haricot vert, artichoke, lemon, harissa aioli, marinara

  • Marinated Olives 10

    preserved lemon, rosemary, oregano

  • Truffle Arancini 13

    porcini-oyster-maitakemushrooms, risotto, truffle ceam

  • Tuscan Kale Soup 13

    bacon, sausage, crouton, potatoes

  • Spicy Kale Caesar 18

    pickled red onion, serrano, fresh mint, parmigiano

  • Grilled Trevisano Salad 16

    pear, honey pecans, arugula, goat cheese

Artisanal Cheese 22

Gorgonzola Dolce, IT
Taleggio, IT
SarVecchio, WI, US

Charcuterie 26

Pistachio Mortadella
Sopperssata
Prosciutto di San Daniele

  • Cheese & Charcuterie Board 18

PIZZA

  • Quattro Formaggio 23

    whipped ricotta, blue cheese, mozzarella, parmigiano, mission fig, Aleppo pepper, honey

  • Prosciutto 26

    fresh mozzarella, sun dried tomato, garlic, arugula

  • Truffle Mushroom 25

    truffled creme fraiche, roasted mushrooms, banana peppers, fresh mozzarella

  • Margherita 18

    fresh mozzarella & basil, San Marzano tomato

  • Inferno 25

    spicy capicola, mozzarella, chill flake, chili oll, parmigiano

  • Crispy Pepperoni 22

    fresh mozzarella, San Marzano tomato all pizzas made in a wood-fired brick oven “gbiten free crust avaiable upon request”

GRILL

sandwiches served until 5,00pm daily
  • Ribeye 49

    l4oz 28 day dry-aged, gremolata, charred lemon

  • Grilled Bluefin Tuna 31

    roasted Sicilian cherry tomato medley, olives, capers

  • Chicken Parm 25

    classic parm served with a house salad

  • Chicken Fra Diavalo Sandwich 18

    mozzarella, fra diavalo sauce. basil, ciabatta

BRUSCHETTA

  • Eggplant Caponata 12

    balsamic, roasted garlic

  • Bone Marrow 16

    gremolata, pickled red onion

  • Mortadella 10

    ricotta, balsamic. taralli

  • Truffled Honey 13

    goat cheese, sea salt, hazelnuts

HOUSEMADE PASTA

  • Fettuccine Bolognese 25

    veal-beef-sausage bolognese blend, parmigiano

  • Pistachio Pesto 24

    toasted pistachio, fresh basil, parmigiano

  • Vongole 28

    bucatini, Manila clams, Fresno chili, garlic

  • Braised Lamb Campanelle 26

    hazelnut, ricotta, piave cheese

  • Spaghetti Pomodoro 19

    San Marzano tomato, fresh basil, parmigiano add meatballs +7

  • Truffle Pacchieri 28

    Sausage, burrata, truffle cream, parmesan

  • Cacio e Pepe 20

    crushed black pepper, grana padano, pecorino

  • Campanelle alla Vodka 24

    basil, parmesan, chili flakes

* select pastas can be made gluten-free *

LA CAPIZZA

a pizza-calzone hybrid
  • Margherita 19

    fresh mozzarella & basil, San Marzano tomato

  • Inferno 25

    spicy capicola, mozzarella, chili flake, chili oll, parmigiano

  • Crispy Pepperoni 24

    fresh mozzarella, San Marzano tomato, fresh basil

  • Roasted Mushroom 26

    truffles, banana peppers, mozzarella, creme fraiche

Sides

Grilled Florentino 10

garlic, breadcrumbs,
chili theads

Marinated Peppers 10

sweet and spicy pickled
Italian peppers

Crispy Potatoes

salsa verde, lemon

20% service charge will be added to all parties of 5 or more
spicy vegelarian vegan variation avaiable

BRUNCH

Available Saturday & Sunday 11:00AM - 4:00PM

DESSERT

  • CLASSIC TIRAMISU 10

    Espresso-dipped ladyfingers, lightly sweetened mascarpone cream

  • PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE 11

    cranberry compote, salted pumpkin seeds spiced whipped cream

  • DATE BANANA BUDINO 14

    Balsamic roasted figs, butterscotch sauce, hazelnut praline crunch, Bailey's gelato

  • COCONUT PANNA COTTA 12

    Spiced guava sauce, coconut crumble, pineapple

GELATO / SORBET

Dark chocolate toasted coconut vanilla 9

Passion fruit black grape 9

ESPRESSO BEVERAGES

CAPPUCCINO | LATTE ESPRESSO | AMERICANO CORTADO | MACCHIATO

RESERVE WINES

American Red

  • II Red Blend, Alpha Omega Winery, Napa, CA, 2018 78
  • Pinot Noir, Van Duzer, Willamette OR, 2020 84
  • Zinfandel, Four Vines “The Biker”, Paso Robles, CA, 2017 54
  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Buena Vista, Napa, CA 2019 92

American White

  • Dry Riesling, Anthony Road Wine Company, Finger Lakes, NY 2018 65
  • Chardonnay, Merryvale, Napa, CA 2018 72

Italian Red

  • Chianti Classico, Marco Gavio, Castellina, IT, 2016 60
  • Brunello Di Montalcino, Poggio Alto, Tuscany, IT, 2016 89
  • Super Tuscan, Val di Toro, Tuscany, IT, 2015 90
  • Etna Rosso, Sentieri Sicilliani, 56
  • Barbera d’Asti, Michele Chiarlo, Piedmont, IT, 2019 68
  • Barolo, Olivero Mario, Roddi, IT, 2017 78
  • Papale Primitivo di Manduria, Varvaglione, Puglia, IT, 2017 66

Italian White

  • Pinot Grigio, Ronco Severo, Friuli, IT, 2018 62
  • Moscato D’Asti, Piedmont, IT, 2018 48
  • Gavi, Terre Del Barolo, IT, 2021 52

Spanish Red

  • Tempranillo, Rosario Vera, Rioja, ESP, 2019 55
  • Tempranillo, El Coto “Coro De Imaz” Reserva, Rioja, ESP, 2016 69

Sparkling

  • Champagne, Dom Perignon, Champagne, FR, 2012 225
  • Champagne, Veuve Clicquot, Champagne, FR 225

DRAFT BEER

  • Peroni, IT 8
  • Two Hearted IPA, MI 8
  • Brooklyn Lager, NY 8

BOTTLED BEER

  • Miller Highlife 7
  • Bell’s Oberon 7
  • Radeberger Pilsner 7
  • Founders All Day IPA 7

BOURBON / RYE

  • Buffalo Trace
  • Angels Envy
  • Elijah Craig Rye
  • Michter’s
  • High West Double Rye
  • Templeton Rye
  • Whistle Pig Rye
  • Maker’s Mark

COCKTAILS

  • SWEET & SPICY 15

    gin, lemon, serrano, peach, grapefruit bitters

  • BLACKTEA-QUILA 15

    black tea infused tequila, lime, cinnamon, grapefruit

  • DATE NIGHT 15

    spiced rum, date syrup, lime, grapefruit bitters

  • VELVET SPICE 15

    mezcal, velvet falernum, lime, all spice, egg whites

  • ITALIAN MANHATTAN 15

    rye whiskey, Amaro Nonino, black walnut bitters

  • MULBERRY SPRITZ 15

    Martini & Rossi Fiero, prosecco, club soda

  • SPICED CIDER (hot) 15

    rye, cinnamon, apple cider

  • MULLED WINE (hot) 15

    orange, cinnamon, clove, star anise, nutmeg

  • PEACHY FROSE 14
  • FORBIDDEN FRUIT SANGRIA 14/42

RED WINE

  • Sangiovese, Val di Toro, IT 14/52
  • Etna Rosso, Tornatore, IT 15/55
  • Cabernet Sauv, City Winery, NY 13/50
  • Barbera, Principino, IT 14/52
  • Pinot Noir, Monte Degli Angeli, IT 14/52
  • Super Tuscan, Keith Haring, IT 16/60

WHITE WINE

  • Rose, Alfa Tauri, IT 13/50
  • Grillo, Donna Fugata, IT 14/52
  • Sauv Blanc, City Winery, NY 13/50
  • Chardonnay,J Vineyards, CA 15/55
  • Sancerre, Fouassier, FR 15/55
  • Pinot Grigio, Bevi, IT 13/50

Sparkling

  • Prosecco, Trevisana, IT 12/48