It's Not the Size of the Meatball

~ It's What You Do with It that Counts! ~

Whether you are looking for a romantic night out, or a fun night on the town, Pazzaluna offers the best dinner in St. Paul. Our authentic Italian restaurant is sure to provide an unforgettable experience with a lively atmosphere and diverse Italian food menu.

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Dinner Menu

Appetizers 

Spiced Olives  Olive Speziate Italiane

Fresh olives tossed in Italian spices  6

Zucchini Fries  Patatine Zucchine

Lightly fried with sottaceti aïoli  6

Classic Meatballs  Polpette Classiche

Two beef meatballs with sugo pomodoro & four cheese sauce  8

Giant Stuffed Meatball  Gigante Farcito Polpetta

A giant herb cheese stuffed meatball with sugo pomodoro  10

Spinach & Artichoke Fonduta  Fonduta di Spinaci e Carciofi

Spinach, artichokes & four cheese sauce with grilled crostini  12

Mussels  Cozze

Prince Edward Island mussels sautéed in white wine, cream, fresh thyme & lemon juice, with grilled crostini  14

Beef Carpaccio  Carpaccio di Manzo

Shaved parmesan & arugula 14

Crab Cake  Tortino al Granchio

Housemade crab cake served with shaved fennel & orange salad with Old Bay aïoli  16

Fritto Misto  Fritto Misto

Lightly fried calamari, fried vegetable strips, pepperoncini peppers, sweet borettane onions & a drizzle of roasted garlic aïoli & lemon  16

Bruschetta

Tomato Basil  10  With Burrata  16

Fava Bean & Ricotta Salata 10

Roasted Garlic & Gorgonzola  12

Shrimp Scampi & Tarragon Butter  14

Salami & Bacon  14

Antipasti Case

Visit the antipasti case or ask your server to make your selections
Two for 8 | Three for 10 | Four for 12 | Five for 14 | Six for 16

Salads  Insalata

Roast Brussels Sprouts with Portabella & Calabrian Chilie or Grape Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Vegetables  Le Verdure

Cherry Peppers, Cipollini Onions, Castelvetrano Olives or Mascarpone Stuffed Peppadew Peppers

Cheese  Formaggi

Parmesan, Marinated Mozzarella, Fontel, Provolone, Asiago or Black Pepper Truffle Goat Cheese

Meat & Seafood  Carne e Pesce

Prosciutto di Parma, Salami Toscana or Smoked Salmon

Soups

Scallop & Cucumber  Zuppa di Capesante

Tender scallops poached in white wine & clam juice with cucumber  9

Salads

Mixed Greens  Insalata della Nonna

Mixed greens tossed with balsamico & extra virgin olive oil, finished with shaved parmesan  7

Caesar  Insalata Caesar

Romaine leaves with caesar dressing, finished with shaved parmesan & housemade croutons  8

Arugula  Insalata Arugula

Arugula, apples, pears, toasted almonds, gorgonzola & honey-apple cider vinaigrette  9

Caprese Insalata

Caprese Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & basil with extra virgin olive oil & aged balsamico 12

Octopus Insalata di Polpo

Octopus, potatoes & Kalamata olives with lemon vinaigrette 12

Pizza

Our traditional Italian, 12" thin crust hearth baked in our wood-burning oven

Four Cheese  Quattro Formaggi

Mozzarella, goat, fontina & gorgonzola cheeses with arugula  14

Margherita  Margherita Classica 

Inspired by the Brandi Pizzeria in Naples ~ tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil & extra virgin olive oil  15

Chicken & Grilled Asparagus  Pollo con Asparagi

Chicken, asparagus, roasted garlic cream & red onion  16

Rustica  Pizza Rustica

Spicy sausage, pepperoni, crimini mushrooms, garlic, tomato sauce & fresh mozzarella  16

Prosciutto & Arugula 

Prosciutto e Rucola Prosciutto, San Marzano tomato sauce, arugula & parmesan cheese 18

Gnocchi

Handmade Gnocchi  Gnocchi Fatti a Mano

Our handmade potato dumplings 20

Served with the preparation of your choice:

Pomodoro & Basilico  Tomato & basil

Quattro Formaggi  Four cheeses

Bolognese  Classic braised meat sauce of Bologna

Pasta

Penne Arrabbiata  Penne all'Arrabbiata

Penne pasta with fiery tomato sauce & garlic  14

With Fennel Sausage 16   Chicken  18   Shrimp  22

Spaghetti  Spaghetti

A classic - spaghetti with sugo pomodoro

With Classic Meatballs  16    Giant Stuffed Meatball  18

Fettuccine Alfredo  Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccini with cream & parmesan  16

With Fennel Sausage  18    Chicken  20    Shrimp  24

Spaghetti Carbonara  Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti with speck & peas, finished with cream & egg  18

Pappardelle Bolognese  Pappardelle alla Bolognese

Pappardelle tossed with a classic braised meat sauce of Bologna  20

Rigatoni with Chicken Rigatoni con Pollo

Rigatoni with chicken, smoked tomatoes, spinach & our housemade four cheese sauce  22

Angel Hair in the Style of Capri  Capellini all Caprese

Angel hair, ripe tomatoes, garlic, sautéed shrimp, basil & fresh mozzarella  26   Without Shrimp 18

Linguine & Clam  Linguine e Vongole

Button clams, garlic, olive oil, white wine, butter & lemon, tossed in linguine & fresh parsley  28

Linguine & Seafood  Linguine alla Pescatora

Shrimp, clams, mussels, scallops & calamari in white wine & tomato broth over herb & butter tossed linguine  34

Stuffed Pasta

Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli  Ravioli di Magro

Housemade spinach & ricotta ravioli baked with sugo pomodoro, sage & mozzarella  20

Wild Mushroom & Taleggio Ravioli  Ravioli con Fungi e Taleggio

Wild mushroom & taleggio ravioli with sherry enoki mushroom sauce, topped with shaved parmesan cheese  24

Three Meat Cannelloni  Cannelloni al Gratin

Cannelloni filled with beef, pork, sausage, spinach, tomatoes, mozzarella & ricotta with red & white sauces  26

Short Rib Lasagna  Lasagne di Manzo Costola Breve

Four layer lasagna with braised beef short rib, ground veal, pork & ricotta finished with mozzarella and baked in our wood burning oven  28

Risotto

Saffron Risotto with Chicken  Risotto alla Milanese

Saffron risotto tossed with seared chicken & asparagus  24

Scallop & Pea Risotto  Risotto di Capesante e Pisello

Pea risotto with chopped scallops, finished with butter & parmesan 26

Bell Pepper Risotto with Beef Brisket  Risotto di Pepperoni con Petto di Manzo

Braised beef brisket on smoked bell pepper risotto  28

Truffle Risotto & Branzino  Risotto al Tartufo con Branzino

Salt crusted branzino served table side over truffle risotto with fresh herbs, lemon & extra virgin olive oil  38

Fish & Seafood

Salmon  Salmone

Grilled Scottish salmon with roasted Brussels sprouts & parsnips finished with Calabrian chile glaze 30

Walleye  Walleye

Almond crusted walleye with creamy spinach, fried fingerling crisps & grilled lemon  34

Branzino  Risotto al Tartufo con Branzino

Branzino over truffle risotto with fresh herbs, lemon & extra virgin olive oil  38

Halibut  Halibut

Pan Roasted with fresh tomato, caper, garlic & olive oil  42

Arctic Char  Salmerino Alpino

Seared Arctic char over butternut squash orzo & aged balsamico  36

Scallops  Capesante

Seared scallops over risotto with speck & peas finished with lemon, herbs & parmesan  38

Meat

Chicken Piccata  Piccata di Pollo

Sautéed chicken breast with lemon butter sauce, capers & creamy parmesan risotto  26

Chicken Parmesan  Parmigiana di Pollo

Parmesan chicken topped with mozzarella on spaghetti with sugo pomodoro  28

Roast Duck  Anatra Arrosto

Roasted duck with sweet potato hash, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, duck confit & lemon lingonberry sauce  32

Pork Shank Ossobuco  Ossobuco di Stinco di Maiale

 Braised pork shank on creamy polenta with fontina & marsala mushroom demi-glace 32

Beef Short Rib  Costolette di Manzo

Braised boneless short rib on creamy potatoes, mushrooms & onions finished with braising jus 36

Veal Medallions  Medaglioni di Vitello

Porcini mushroom-crusted veal medallions on linguine with garlic butter, sautéed mushrooms & spinach with roasted tomato butter sauce  38

Grilled Lamb Chops  Costine d'Agnello alla Griglia

Grilled lamb chops with grilled zucchini, finished with mint & aged balsamico  42

Filet Mignon  Filetto di Manzo

Grilled filet of beef on creamy herb risotto with mushroom butter & red wine demi glace  44

Ribeye  Bistecca

Grilled ribeye finished with peppered shiitake mushrooms, brandy peppercorn cream & herb roasted potatoes  46

Sides

Creamy Potatoes  Patate Cremose

Yukon gold potatoes simmered in four cheese sauce & finished with parmesan & fresh herbs 6

Vegetable Primavera  Primavera di Verdure

Tossed with fresh herbs  6

Sautéed Mushrooms  Funghi Saltati

Sautéed with olive oil & garlic  10

Sautéed Asparagus  Saltati Asparagi

Sautéed with pecorino cheese  12

Spaghetti  Spaghetti  

Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic & parmesan  6

Herb Risotto  Risotto alle Erbe

Creamy with herbs  6

Meatballs  Polpette

Your choice of:

classic meatballs with sugo pomodoro & four cheese sauce  8
or a giant herb cheese stuffed meatball with sugo pomodoro  10

 



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Celiac Friendly Dinner Menu

Appetizers 

Spiced Olives  Olive Speziate Italiane

Fresh olives tossed in Italian spices  6

Mussels  Cozze

Prince Edward Island mussels in white wine, cream, fresh thyme & lemon juice  14

Beef Carpaccio Carpaccio di Manzo

Shaved parmesan & arugula  14

Antipasti Case  Antipasti

Visit the antipasti case or ask your server to make your selections
Two for 8 | Three for 10 | Four for 12 | Five for 14 | Six for 16

Salads  Insalata

Roast Brussels Sprouts with Portabella & Calabrian Chili or Grape Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Vegetables  Le Verdure

Cherry Peppers, Cipollini Onions, Castelvetrano Olives or Mascarpone Stuffed Peppadew Peppers

Cheese  Formaggi

Parmesan, Marinated Mozzarella, Fontel, Provolone, Asiago or Black Pepper Truffle Goat Cheese

Meat & Seafood  Carne e Pesce

Prosciutto di Parma, Salami Toscana or Smoked Salmon

Soup

Scallop & Cucumber  Zuppa di Capesante

Seared scallops in white wine, clam juice & dill broth  9

Salads

Mixed Greens  Insalata della Nonna

Mixed greens tossed with balsamico & extra virgin olive oil, finished with shaved parmesan  8

Caesar  Insalata Caesar

Romaine leaves with caesar dressing, finished with shaved parmesan & housemade croutons  8

Arugula  Insalata Arugula

Arugula, apples, pears, toasted almonds, gorgonzola & honey-apple cider vinaigrette  10

Caprese  Insalata Caprese

Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & basil with extra virgin olive oil & aged balsamico  12

Risotto

Saffron Risotto with Chicken  Risotto alla Milanese

Saffron risotto tossed with seared chicken & asparagus  24

Scallop & Pea Risotto  Risotto di Capesante e Pisello

Pea risotto with chopped scallops, finished with butter & parmesan  26

Pasta

All pastas will be made with gluten free pasta.

Penne Arrabbiata  Penne all'Arrabbiata

Penne with fiery tomato sauce & garlic  14

With Fennel Sausage 16   Chicken  18   Shrimp  22

Fettuccine Alfredo  Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccini with cream & parmesan  16

With Fennel Sausage  18    Chicken  20    Shrimp  24

Spaghetti Carbonara  Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti with speck & peas, finished with cream & egg  18

Angel Hair in the Style of Capri  Capellini alla Caprese

Angel hair, ripe tomatoes, garlic, sautéed shrimp, basil & fresh mozzarella  26   Without Shrimp 18

Linguine & Clam  Linguine e Vongole

Button clams, garlic, olive oil, white wine, butter & lemon, tossed in linguine & fresh parsley  28

Linguine & Seafood  Linguine alla Pescatora

Shrimp, clams, mussels, scallops & calamari in white wine & tomato broth over herb & butter tossed linguine  34

Fish & Seafood  

Salmon  Salmone

Grilled Scottish salmon with roasted Brussels sprouts & parsnips finished with Calabrian chili glaze 30

Branzino  Risotto al Tartufo con Branzino

Branzino over truffle risotto with fresh herbs, lemon & extra virgin olive oil 38

Halibut  Halibut

Pan Roasted with fresh tomato, caper, garlic & olive oil  42

Meat

Chicken Piccata  Piccata di Pollo

Sautéed chicken breast with lemon butter sauce, capers & creamy parmesan risotto  26

Roast Duck  Anatra Arrosto

Roasted duck with sweet potato hash, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, duck confit & lemon lingonberry sauce 32

Veal Medallions  Medaglioni di Vitello

Porcini mushroom-crusted veal medallions on penne with garlic butter, sautéed mushrooms & spinach with roasted tomato butter sauce  38

Grilled Lamb Chops  Costine d'Agnello alla Griglia

Grilled lamb chops with grilled zucchini, finished with mint & aged balsamico  42

Sides

Vegetable Primavera  Primavera di Verdure

Tossed with fresh herbs  6

Sweet Potato Hash  Patate Dolce

Sweet potato hash with brussels sprouts & cauliflower 8

Sautéed Mushrooms  Funghi Saltati

Sautéed with olive oil & garlic  10

Sautéed Asparagus  Saltati Asparagi

Sautéed with pecorino cheese  12

Penne  Penne

Penne with olive oil, garlic & parmesan  6

Herb Risotto  Risotto alle Erbe

Creamy with herbs  6