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Lunch

Antipasti

Insalata

Bruschetta 8

Marinated, tomatoes, basil, garlic, served over
crostini with fresh cheese and balsamic reduction

Italian Stuffed Mushrooms 12

A butter roasted mushroom cap filled with a blend of Italian cheeses, sausage, and herbs. Served with Dijon-parmesan dipping sauce, black pepper.

Chandler’s Calamari 13

Generous portion of crispy fried squid, caper, tomato, peppers, Kalamata olives feta. Tossed in a lemon butter sauce.

Caprese Pomodoro 10

House mozzarella, fresh basil, sliced tomatoes. Served simply with seasoning, extra virgin olive oil, and balsamic.

Arancini 10

Fried risotto balls filled with sausage, cheeses and herbs. Served with parmesan, parsely, rosa sauce.

 
 

Chicago Street Food

“Our family started “Johnnies” on the north side of Chicago in 1952. We are carrying on that tradition with our authentic Chicago street food menu.”

All sandwiches are served with choice of French fries or pasta salad.

Italian Beef 11

Slow roasted beef sliced thin, crispy French bread, bell pepper, spicy giardiniera peppers, au jus.

Italian Sausage 11

Italian sausage, crispy French bread, sweet bell pepper, house giardiniera peppers, au jus.

Johnnies Italian Combo 13

Italian sausage and slow roasted beef sliced thin,
Crispy French bread, sweet bell peppers, spicy giardiniera peppers, au jus.

Meatball Parmesan 11

House made meatballs, melted mozzarella
Marinara on baguette.

Italian Panini 11

Volpi salami, prosciutto, hot capicola, onion,
Tomato, roasted red pepper, mozzarella, tomato on ciabatta.

Gyros Platter Greek salad 13

Traditional Gyros meat, pita tomato, red onion,
Dolmas, kalamata, olives, T zatziki sauce
 
 

Pizza

Personal Pizza & House Insalata 15

Choice of pepperoni, sausage, or vegetarian pizza with soup or house insalata.

Calzone 15

Choice of pepperoni, sausage, or vegetarian calzone. Served with marinara and soup or house insalata.

 
 

Zuppa

Zuppa Del Giorno 5

Papa Mike’s Pasta Fagiole 5

Pancetta cannelloni bean, lima bean, shaved parmesan, herbs, and pasta in chicken broth.

Joe’s Insalata di Caesare 7

Fresh romaine, shaved parmesan, house
Ceasar dressing, crostini.

House Salad 6

Baby greens, cucumber, tomato, beets, onion,
Italian vinaigrette.

Aragula Salad 12

Organic arugula, shaved parmesan, pine nut,
Grilled pear. Crispy leek straws,
Lemon-garlic vinaigrette.

Mediteranean Salad 13

Fresh mixed greens, dolmas tomatoes,
Cucumbers, kalamata olives, red onion, feta cheese, Pepperonici, house vinaignette.

Salmon Salad 16

Grilled salmon filet,, mixed greens, toasted almond
Roasted garlic dressing ang balsamic reduction.

Steak Gorgonzola 16

Flame grilled ribeye steak, creamy gorgonzola
Dressing, caramelized onion, grilled tomato, baby greens.

Seared Tuna 15

Ahi tuna steak seared rare and sliced thin.
Served with mixed greens, cucumber, scallion.
Add chicken 6-Salmon 7-Shrimp 7

 
 

Primi

Salsiccia E Polpetta Spaghetti 10

Spaghetti with homemade meatball or Italian sausage link, Marinara, shaved parmesan

Nonna’s sausage Lasagna Bolognese 16

House sausage, Bolognese, béchamel, ricotta, herbs, mozzarella, and marinara

Penne Caprese 12

Sauteed Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella, Garlic white wine over Penne pasta, Finished with EVOO

Arrabiata 16

House sausage, peppers, mushroom, spinach, onion on spicy rosa sauce. Penne pasta.

Chicken Piccata 17

Lightly floured chicken breast sautéed in lemon-butter caper sauce, tomato, artichoke heart. Linguine pasta

Linguine Vongole 18

Shell-on fresh clams, crispy pancetta, tomato shallot, served in sauce of white wine, lemon, garlic, fresh parsley.

Cheese Ravioli 12

Ricotta stuffed raviolis, served in herbed brown butter with fresh parmesan.

Papardelle Bolognese 16

Rich three-meat bolgnese sauce of veal, pork and Colorado ground chuck, tossed with pappardelle pasta, shaved parmesan, Italian parsley and fresh lemon zest.

Eggplant Parmesan 14

Crispy breaded eggplant topped with house marinara and fresh mozzarella served with linguini pasta.

 

Wine List

Whites

La Marca Prosecco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 / 40
White Flowers- Stone Fruits- Almonds (IT)

Villa Jolanda Moscato & Peach . . . . . . 10 / 40
Spritzy-Peaches-Honeyed (IT)

Pieropan Soave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 / 40
Staw Yellow-Marzipan-Almond Blossoms (IT)

Au Contraire Chardonnay . . . . . . . . . . .12 / 48
Citrus and tree fruits complimented by hint of brioche

Hunky Dory Sauvignon Blanc . . . . . . . . .10 / 40
Crisp-Bright-Melo and Peach- Silky Finish (Marlborough, NZ)

Strozzi Vernaccia di San Gimignano . . .13 / 49
Lively-Zingy Lemon-Peach (Tuscany, IT)

Coppola Diamond Chardonnay . . . . . .12 / 48
Green Apply- Cantaloupe-Caramel (CA)

Fritz Chardonnay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . … 13 / 52
Bright , clean, lemon and lime play off almond and crisp (Russian River)

Anthilie Donnafugato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 / 48
Fresh, fruity- notes of peach and dedlar (Sicily0 Nonna’s Heritage)

Pacific Rim Reisling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 / 40
Round & fruity- Mandarin Orange- Apricot (WA)

Sangria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 / 40
Fruit Juices blended with Premium wine

Cline Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 / 40
Pleasant fruit aromas lead to intense flavours of plum and pomegranate (CA)

Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio . . . . . . . . 14 / 56
Classic, golden, apples, bones dry (Valdadige)

Reds

Andriano Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Bing Cherry- Balance- Bright and Fresh (Alto Adige, IT) 90 pts. WS

Little Black Dress Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . .10 / 40
Pomegranate- Clove- Strawberry Jam (CA)

Erath Pinot Noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 / 48
Baked Cherry Cobbler- Supple- Structured (OR)

Tenute Piccini, Tascano Poggio Alto . .12 / 48
Bold and structured (Tuscany)

Banfi Chianti Classico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 / 48
Cherry- Plums- Leather (Tuscany, IT)

Santa Margherita Chianti Classico. . . .14 / 56
Complex range of cherries, plums and gladiolus flowers

Leaping Horse Cabernet Sauvignon . .10 / 40
Approachable- Cherry and Currant- Coffee (CA)

Muriel Crianza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 / 48
Vivid- Red Cherry – Vanilla and Coconut – Elegant (Rioja, SP)

Truffle Hunter Barbera D’Asti . . . . . . . . 12 / 48
Hearty- Structured- Sweet Plums- Spice (Piedmont, IT)

Tolaini “Al Passo” Red Blend . . . . . . . . . . . .60
Spicy- Mature- Smoky- Dark Cherry (Tuscany, IT) 91 pts. WS 85% Sangioves 15% Merlot

Michele Satta Bolgheri Rosso . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Harmonious- Ripe Fruit- Leather and smoke (Super Tuscan) 91 pts. WA 30% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Merlot 10% Syrah 10% Teroldego

Ironstone Cabernet Sauvignon . . . . . . 12 / 48
Black Currant- Raspberry – Rich and Lush (Paso Robles, CA)

Bodegas Salentein Malbec. . . . . . . . . . . . . .12/48
Black Berries with silky tannins (Mendoza, AR) 40% Carignane 40% Syrah 20% Grenache

Ironstone Merlot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 / 48
Masculine- Dark stone fruits- Peppery- Fulfilling (Monterey, CA)

Hess Treo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 / 56
Ripe dark fruit- Easy tannins- Flavorful (CA)

Ironstone Cabernet – Franc . . . . . . . . . . 55
Dark Fruit- Warm spice- Sturdy Structure (Paso Robles, CA)

Vina Magna Tempranillo . . . . . . . . . . .12 / 48
Elegant combination of Oak, spice and fruit (Castilla y Leon, Spain)

L’Ecole No. 41 Frenchtown Red Blend . . . .60
Wild Berry- Baking Spice- Well integrated (Columbia Valley, WA) 30% Merlot 24% Syrah 22% Cabernet Sauvignon 8% Malbec and assorted other varietals

Pascual Toso Malbec . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 / 48
Caramel- Blackberries and Cocoa- Tobacco (Mendoza, AR)

Silver Oak 2013 Alexander Valley Cabernet 125
Garnet in color, alluring nose of blackberry
bramble and baking spices (CA)

Col d’ Orcia Brunello di Montalcino . . . . .90
Mulberry – Cedar – Oregano & Thyme
(Patdthaway, Australia) 91 pts. WE

Mike & Molly Zinfandel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Rich and Balance- Pomegranate and Caramel- Spicy (Napa, CA) 91 pts. WE

Jack Red Reserve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Black cherry, plum, blackberry
(WallaWalla)