Cafe Z
Owner, Patricia Inghilleri (Mangan)
Chef - Jeison Arias

Where Friends become Family and Family become Friends.
2333 Morris Avenue Ideal Professional Building Union, NJ 07083   908 686-4321
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Dinner Menu

APPETIZERS

"Z" CALAMARI
calamari rings sauteed with
olive oil, garlic, sherry wine, touch of basil and marinara sauce..$9.95

FRIED CALAMARI
Fresh, tender calamari rings lighlty battered and fried ...$8.95

ZUPPA DI CLAMS
little neck clams with olive oil, garlic, herbs and fresh tomato...$8.95

SPICY MUSSELS
New Zealand mussels sauteed with a spicy marinara with a splash of wine...7.95

MOZZARELLA & ROASTED PEPPERS
fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers, sauteed with olive oil and garlic over romaine...$6.95

CLAMS OREGANATA
(advance notice required)
little neck clams topped with itallian bread crumbs in a lemon butter sauce...$6.50

CARPACCIO
thinly sliced filet mignon over greens with parmesan shavings in a dijonaise cream sauce and capers...$9.95

FRITTA
Seasoned ricotta cheese & mascarpone, rolled, breaded and fried topped with mozzarella & spicy marinara..$6.25

GRILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM
Imported portobello marinated and grilled served over field greens ..$5.95

STUFFED MUSHROOMS
(advance notice required)
Mushroom caps filled with sausage, bread & mushrooms in a demiglace...$5.95

HOT Z SHRIMP
Three jumbo shrimp in panko breading topped with spicy marinara...$7.95

SPEIDINO ALLA ROMANO
White american bread stacked with prosciutto, mozzarella and topped with an anchovy demiglace with kalamata olives and capers...$6.95

COLD ANTIPASTO - For Two
fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, roasted peppers, provolone, soppresatta, kalamata olives, marinated mushrooms & artichoke hearts...$12.95

HOT ANTIPASTO - For Two
"Z" Shrimp, speidino, Fried Calamari, eggplant rolletine, Fritta and Mussels...$16.95

STUFFED MEATBALL
Homemade Jumbo meatball stuffed with ricotta cheese and topped with spicy marinara...$6.95

HOMEMADE SOUPS
Cup: $3.95 Bowl: $4.95

Pasta Fagiole
red & white beans with ditallini and a tomato base

Cappellini, Spinach & Chicken

Tortelllini En Brodo

Escarole & Beans

Broccoli Rabe & Beans

S A L A D S

Mista Salad
tossed greens, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, olives, red onion...$4.00

Mesclun Campagna
mixed greens, red onion, fresh diced tomato, marinated mushrooms, artichoke hearts, olives and balsamic vinaigrette topped with shredded provolone cheese...$5.95

Caesar Salad
homemade caesar dressing with anchovy, asiago, romano & parmesan cheese, eggs and olive oil with homemade croutons...$4.50

Cafe Z Salad
romaine lettuce with balsamic vinaigrette, diced sundried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and fresh mozzarella...$5.25

Broccoli Rabe Salad
blanched and chilled broccoli rabe tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, diced fresh tomatoes, roasted peppers, kalamata olives, onion, artichoke hearts and fresh mozzarella...$7.50

S I D E S
Sauteed Escarole or Spinach ... $4.95
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe ...$6.95
Garlic Bread...$2.75 with Cheese .... $3.75
Bruschetta...$3.75
Chicken Wings ...$6.95
Garlic, Hot, Medium or Mild


DINNER ENTREES

Chicken Giambotte
boneless chicken breast sauteed with italian sausage, hot or sweet peppers, onions, mushrooms and fried potato slices...$14.95

Ribeye Giambotte
sauteed with hot or sweet peppers, onion, mushrooms and fried potato slices...$17.95

Aged Ribeye Steak
grilled and topped with herb infused mushrooms and garlic served with potato and vegetables...$17.95

Chicken Rapa
Boneless chicken breast topped with sauteed broccoli rabe, sundried tomatoes, fresh diced toatmoes in a white wine, olive oil and garlic sauce over cappellini...$15.95

Chicken Brianna
boneless chicken breast topped with grilled portobello mushroom, grilled eggplant, fresh mozzarella and baked with a lemon, butter thyme sauce served with potato and vegetables...$15.95

Veal Marguerita
scallopine veal topped with seasoned ricotta, eggplant, fresh tomato and mozzarella served with cappellini marinara...$17.95

Veal Casa
Scallopine veal topped with sauteed portobello mushrooms, sundried tomatoes & fresh diced tomatoes in a sherry demiglace served with potato and vegetables...$18.95

Veal Gorgonzola
scallopine veal layered with gorgonzola cheese, spinach, roasted peppers and topped with a port wine demiglace served with potato and vegetables...$18.95


Shrimp VIP
Jumbo shrimp, shitake mushrooms, diced tomatoes, sauteed escarole in a white wine, olive oil and garlic served over cappellini...$17.95

Shrimp Domenico
Jumbo shrimp topped with portobello mushrooms, sundried tomatoes & fresh tomato in a light demiglace served over a bed of cappellini...$17.95

Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo shrimp sauteed in a lemon, butter and garlic sauce served over homemade linguini...$16.95

Salmon Florentine
grilled salmon over sauteed spinach with olive oil and garlic served with potato and vegetables...$16.95

Salmon Del Monio
Salmon filet broiled and topped with a cognac, dijon mustard sauce with a touch of cream and capers served with potato and vegetables...$16.95

Tilapia Bosciole
St. Peter's Fish filet sauteed and topped with shitake mushrooms, rosemary, white wine, olive oil, garlic and served with potato and vegetables....$16.95

Tilapia Francaise
St. Peter's Fish filet lightly egg-battered and sauteed topped with a lemon, butter sauce with diced tomatoes and served with potato and vegetables...$16.95


HOMEMADE PASTA
we also offer certain types of whole wheat pasta

Linguini Aglio'Olio

Homemade linguini, extra virgin olive oil, seasonings and plenty of garlic...$9.95
With Italian Sausage...$11.95

Cappellini Marinara
angel hair pasta with our homemade tomato, basil marinara sauce...$8.95
Add homemade meatballs or sausage...$11.95

Rigatoni Zingaro
homemade rigatoni with fresh diced tomatoes, capers, kalamata olives, mushrooms, hot cherry peppers, anchioves and a touch of marinara sauce...$12.95

Fettuccini Alfredo
Homemade flat egg-noodles in a creamy traditional alfredo sauce...$12.95
with chicken...$13.95

Rigatoni Quattro Formaggio
rigatoni pasta with blended fontina, mozzarella, mascarpone and pecorino romano topped wtih a dash of marinara...$13.95

Rigatoni Con Vodka
rigatoni with peas and prosciutto in our homemade classis vodka sauce with fresh diced tomatoes...$12.95

Tortellini Da Vinci
cheese filled stuffed pasta rings tossed with chicken tenders, mushrooms, peas, marinara sauce, fresh garlic and a touch of cream...$13.95

Cappellini Arugula Del Gamberoni
angel hair pasta with shrimp, arugula, diced tomatoes, garlic, marinara sauce and a touch of cream...$14.95

Linguini Vongole
Homemade linguini, little neck clams olive oil, garlic and a red or white sauce...$14.95

Shells & Shrimp
sea-shell shaped pasta & jumbo shrimp in a mild or spicy marinara ...$15.95

Linguini Pescatore
Jumbo shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari with olive oil, garlic and a touch of marinara over linguini...$18.95