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Marco Marco Italian Restaurant
Warrington Road
Little Leigh

Northwich
Cheshire

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Marco Marco Italian Restaurant is a fine Italian dining experience in the heart of the Cheshire Countryside a stones throw away from the River. We pride ourselves on exquisite food, Fine Wines, Beers and attentive service.
Marco Marco, our little corner of Italy, the restaurant blends an inviting atmosphere with delicious authentic cuisine achieved by using only the finest and freshest ingredients.
Relax in our beautiful dining rooms complemented by real open fires, quirky old contemporary décor and soft lighting, to create a cosy and comfortable ambiance
Offering à la carte, pizzeria, deli or take away menu options, Marco Marco is a Cheshire dining experience not to be missed
Marco Marco Italian Restaurant sources all of our ingredients from local Cheshire farmers and authentic Italian suppliers. We use only the very best meats , poultry and fish that are delivered fresh and never frozen. We pride ourselves on our home made pasta, bread, desserts and ice cream. You will not find better Italian cuisine in Cheshire! even in Italy. Our Chefs are all seasoned professional Italian Chefs including our Napolitan Pizza Chef.

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Sample Menu:

APERITIVI

CHAMPAGNE BY THE GLASS (£7.25)
OUR QUALITY HOUSE CHAMPAGNE.

CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL (£7.95)
BROWN SUGAR, BRANDY, ANGOSTURA BITTERS, CHAMPAGNE

KIR ROYALE (£7.50)
CHAMPAGNE, CRÈME DE CASSIS

BELLINI (£7.50)
FRESHLY BLENDED PEACHES WITH CHAMPAGNE

ROSSINI (£7.50)
FRESHLY BLENDED STRAWBERRIES WITH CHAMPAGNE

DRY MARTINI (£5.95)
DRY VERMOUTH, GIN, TWIST OF LEMON

NEGRONI (£7.95)
GIN, BITTER CAMPARI, MARTINI ROSSO

BITTER CAMPARI (£4.75)
BITTER CAMPARI, SHAKEN OR ON THE ROCKS

BLOODY MARY (£6.75)
VODKA, TOMATO JUICE, WORCESTER SAUCE,
TABASCO SAUCE, SALT, PEPPER, LEMON JUICE

OLIVES (£3.60)
BOWL OF OUR FINE MIXED OLIVES

ANTIPASTI
(Starters)

‘V’ DENOTES SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS
SOME OF OUR DISHES MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF NUTS

FUNGHI RIPIENI (£5.95) (V)
Stuffed mushrooms with garlic, bread crumbs, gorgonzola cheese and brandy

PROSCIUTTO DEL GONDOLIERE (£6.95)
The finest Parma ham served with seasonal chilled melon

II PATE DI FEGATINI CON PISTACCHIO (£5.25)
Rough home made chicken liver pate with pine nuts and brandy served with croutons

GAMBERETTI AURORA (£6.75)
Hot prawns in garlic, tomato, white wine and cream

CALAMARI FRITTI (£7.25)
Fresh Squid lightly floured and shallow fried

ROLLATA DI SALMONE SCOZZESE (£7.50)
Rolled smoke salmon with prawns and Marie Rose sauce

MOZZARELLA TRICOLORE (£5.95)(V)
Slices of mozzarella cheese, tomato, olive oil, lemon, fresh basil and dressings

CARPACCIO ALLA PARMIGIANA (£7.75)
Slices of raw fillet with flakes of parmesan cheese, olive oil and lemon juice,

LA VITA BELLA SPECIALITY - AFFETTATO ALL'ITALIANA (£8.50)
A typical mixed hors d'oeuvre with pancetta, mortadella, Parmaham coppa, salsiccia, salami, olives, anchovies and chilled melon

TONNO E FAGIOLI (£6.25)
Tuna and borlotti beans with onions, crispy salad and Italian dressing

FEGATINI DI POLLO (£6.85)
Light sautéed chicken liver with white grapes, Marsala wine and pine nuts served on a bed of croutons.

INSALATA DI MARE (£7.50)
Seafood salad with prawns, squid, mussels, scallops, cray fish and clams

Bruschetta Classica (£5.25)
Home made toasted bread served with fresh chopped tomato, red onion, garlic, basil, shaved parmesan cheese garnished with rocket salad.

ZUPPE
(Soup)

MINESTRONE DELLA NONNA (£4.25) (V)
Traditional Italian farmhouse soup with fresh garden vegetables and home made bread

ZUPPA DI FAGIOLI E BASILICO (£4.50) (V)
Fresh garden bean soup served with fresh basil and home made bread.


PASTA

QUADRONI DELLA MAMMA (£9.50) (V)
Home made large square Ravioli filled with ricotta cheese, parsley, tomato and spinach, topped with creamy white wine sauce

PAPPARDELLE LA VITA BELLA (£10.75)
Home made large pasta with pieces of sirloin, tomato sauce and basil

LASAGNE AL FORNO ALLA MARIA (£8.95)
Layers of home made flat pasta with mortadella ham, minced meat, topped with béchamel sauce

LASAGNE AL FORNO VEGETARIANA (£8.50) (V)
Layers of home made flat pasta mixed vegetables, topped with béchamel sauce

CANNELLONI GRATINATI (£8.95) (V)
Large tubes of home made pasta filled with very finely minced spinach ricotta, cheese, tomato and béchamel sauce

FARFALLE-AL SALMONE E ZUCCINI (£10.25)
Butterfly pasta with salmon, courgette, onions, cherry tomato’s, touch of cream, white wine and brandy.

FARFALLE –ALLA CONTADINA (£9.45) (V)
Butterfly pasta with mixed vegetables, garlic and touch of tomato

LINGUINE AL PESTO (£8.95) (V)
Linguine Green beans, olive oil, garlic, pine nuts, fresh basil and pecorino cheese

LINGUINE AL SALMONE (£10.25)
Linguine Strips of smoked salmon, cream and vodka

LINGUINE AL CARTOCCIO (£13.95)
Mussels, squid, scallops, clams and prawns, sautéed with garlic, tomato, parsley and a white wine sauce cooked in cartoccio paper bag in the oven.

PASTA (Continued)

PENNETTE PICCANTI (£8.55) (V)
Penne with Tomato, basil and chilli

PENNE AL PROSCUITTO (£9.50)
Penne with ham and cream

PENNE ROMEO (£9.95)
Penne with sausage, chilli, tomato, onions, garlic and fresh basil

PENNE PRIMAVERA (£8.95) (V)
Penne with Asparagus, leek, artichoke, mushrooms, maize, peppers and tomato

SPAGHETTI CON POLPETTE (£10.25)
Cooked with home made succulent meatballs and rich tomato and parsley sauce

SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA (£9.25)
Smoked bacon, egg yolk, cream and black pepper

SPAGHETTI ALLE VONGOLE (£11.50)
Baby clams, tomato, white wine and garlic

SPAGHETTI ALLA NAPOLETANA (£8.25) (V)
Tomato sauce and basil

LA VITA BELLA SPECIALITY - TRIS DI PASTA (min for two people) (£23.95)
A great way to sample the best of La Vita Bella and ideal for sharing. Three different pastas and sauces – Linguine Al Pesto, Quadroni Ravioli and Farfalle al Salmone with zucchine

RISOTTI
(Rice Dishes)

RISOTTO PESCATORE (£11.50)
Fresh seafood with prawns, squid, mussels, clams, tomato, garlic and parsley

RISOTTO FUNGHI (£9.25) (V)
Fresh champione Mushrooms with a delicate cream sauce.

POLLI
(Chicken Dishes)

FILETTI DI POLLO TRICOLORE (£15.95)
Tender chicken breast pieces, with onions and peppers marinated in a delicious sauce

SUPREMA DI POLLO PRINCIPESSA (£15.95)
Breast of chicken with white wine, mushrooms and cream, topped with asparagus tips

POLLO VALDOSTANA (£15.95)
Breast of chicken coated in breadcrumbs, lightly fried in butter and topped with ham, mozzarella cheese and tomato

SCALOPPE DI POLLO ALL'ARANCIO (£15.50)
Scallops of chicken with lemon juice, brown sugar, white wine and vinegar sauce, garnished with oranges and pears


BISTECCHE
(Sirloin Steak Dishes)

BISTECCA ALLA GRIGLIA (£17.95)
Sirloin steak exceptionally tender, grilled to your liking, served with tomato and mushrooms

FILETTI DI MANZO DELLA REGINA (£17.95)
Strips of beef with red and green peppers, paprika, cream, white wine and brandy

BISTECCA ALLA STILTON (£17.95)
Sirloin steak, grilled to your liking, topped with stilton cheese

FILETTI
(Fillet Steak Dishes)

FILETTO ALLA GRIGLIA (£19.95)
Fillet steak, grilled to your liking, with half a tomato and mushrooms

MEDAGLIONI AL PEPE VERDE (£22.95)
Medallions of fillet steak with cream, green peppercorns and cognac

TOURNEDOS CATERINA LA GRANDE ROSSINI(£23.95)
The finest and most delicious Italian fillet steak cooked in Madeira wine on a crouton, topped with pate and brandy sauce

CARNE SPECIALE
( Steak Special Dish)

GRILIATA MISTA LA VITA BELLA (£20.95)
Mixed grill with tender sausage, lamb cutlet, rib eye steak, chicken, and sirloin steak cooked to perfection.. Garnished with grilled mushroom and rosemary.

TAGLIATA DI MANZO (Minimum for 2 people) (£38.95)
The finest 20 oz cut of delicious sirloin presented and sliced at your table garnished with rocket salad and mushrooms

PESCE
(Fish Dishes)

SOGLIOLOA ALL'ITALIANA (£15.95)
Lemon sole with cream, white wine, asparagus tips and mushrooms

SEABASS ALLA GRIGLIA (£17.75)
Fillet of Sea Bass cooked with aromatic herbs and white wine

PESCE SPADA ALLA SICILIANA (£16.50)
Steak sword fish with garlic, capers, tomato, black olives and parsley

GAMBERONI COSTA AZURRA (£17.50)
King prawns in garlic butter, tomato, cream and brandy

CODA DI ROSPO PIZZIAOLA (£18.95)
Monk fish sauté with garlic, tomato, capers and white wine

SALMON LA VITA BELLA (£17.95)
Fresh Salmon fillet with Prawns, cherry tomatoes and a touch of cream

LA VITA BELLE SPECIALITY –GRIGLIATA DI PESCE COSTA SMERALDA (£19.95)
A great way to sample the best of La Vita Bella and ideal for sharing. With grilled, mixed fish, squid, prawns, sea bass, salmon, scallops and lemon sole

All our main Meat and Fish courses are served with vegetables of the day and potatoes


CONTORNI
(Side Orders)

Garlic Bread al’ Aglio (£3.95) (V)
Oven baked Flat bread with garlic

Garlic Bread al Pomodoro e chilli (£4.75) (V)
Oven baked Flat bread with tomato, garlic & chilli

Garlic Bread al fORmaggio (£4.95) (V)
Oven baked Flat bread rubbed with garlic & cheese

Focaccia con rosemary e cipolLi (£4.75) (V)
Oven baked Flat bread with rosemary and onions

SPINACI (£3.50)
Spinach sautéed in garlic, chilli, lemon juice and olive oil

PATATE AL FORNO (£3.50)
Farm grown organic baked potatoes fresh from the oven

PATATINE (FRIES) (£2.95)
Hand cut chunky chips

VEGETABLES OF THE SEASON (£3.25)
Various crunchy farm fresh vegetables of the week

RUCOLA E PARMIGGIANO (£3.95)
Rocket salad with Parmesan cheese

ZUCCHINE FRITTE (£3.25)
Fine chopped courgettes lightly fried

INSALATE
(Salads)
INSALATA MISTA (£3.95)
Seasonal mixed leaves

INSALATA CESARE (£4.75)
Caesar salad with anchovies, croutons and parmesan cheese

INSALATA VERDE (£2.95)
Seasonal green leaves

INSALATA CAPRICCIOSA (£4.50)
Mixed salad with tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions served with home made Italian dressing.


PIZZA

MARGHERITA (£7.75) (V)
Tomato and mozzarella

BIANCA (£8.95) (V)
Mozzarella, mushrooms and chillies

VITA BELLA (£9.50)
Tomato mozzarella Smoked salmon, cream, Pernod,

CALZONE (£9.75)
Tomato, mozzarella artichokes, salsiccia, ham, mushrooms, folded sandwich pizza.

MARINARA (£10.50)
Tomato, mozzarella mussels, tuna, prawns, clams, garlic,

VENEZIANA (£9.50)
Tomato, mozzarella ham, mushrooms, onions,

NAPOLETANA (£9.50)
Tomato, mozzarella mushrooms, onions, capers, ham,

MARE E TERRA (£10.95)
Tomato, mozzarella fabulous combination pizza with one half calzone-style (folded pizza) and full of seafood, and the other half with salami, chillies, olives, mushrooms

CAPRICCIOSA (£10.25)
Tomato and mozzarella Ham, salsiccia, Westell sausage, artichokes

PIZZA CON PATATTINE (£8.95)
Tomato, mozzarella and chips

ANANAS (£9.50)
Tomato and mozzarella with ham and pineapple.

VEGETARIANA (£9.50) (V)
Green and red peppers, leeks, sweetcorn, artichokes, pineapple, tomato and mozzarella

CHILDREN’S FAVOURITES

NUMERO UNO PIZZA (£4.95)
Hot dog sausage, sweetcorn, tomato, mozzarella

NUMERO DUE PIZZA (£4.95)
Ham, pineapple, sweetcorn, tomato and mozzarella

HOME MADE BURGER (£5.95)
Served with French fries

POLLO FRITTO (£5.95)
Strips of chicken and bread crumbs delicately fried served with French fries

Alternatively, we offer smaller versions of all dishes from the main menu at half price for children (under 12s).

SPECIAL NOTES
Parties of 15 or more need to pre-order and pay a 10% deposit.
Parties of 10 or more will be subject to a compulsory 10% service charge.

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