$$$$ The Grotto Italian restaurant offers Italian-American cuisine with flair. Family owned and operated, the restaurant, located in the heart of North Syracuse, hosts a kitchen staffed with decades of culinary experience. Patrons dine in a warm, cozy, and familiar dining room to enjoy fresh made to order entrees, prepared in traditional, seasonal, and creative ways. Enjoy the establishment’s unparalleled service with a huge group in their private room capable of holding parties up to forty. Every Thursday night from six to nine enjoy the sounds of the past with the live music of “Pinky” playing the bar – performing a great mix of oldies, blues, jazz, and classic Motown. The Grotto – providing a great experience in the type of comfortable atmosphere one might find at a neighborhood trattoria in New York City.
Pappadelle Bolognese (lunch)
Braised pork, veal, and beef tossed with tomato ragu.
Grilled chicken, smoked sausage, mushrooms, roasted reds, and spinach served in a sherry crème sauce.
Pan Roasted Duck Breast
Premium duck breast pan roasted with duck leg ragu over gnocchi.
Pan roasted Salmon with tri-colored fingerling potatoes and green beans, topped with thyme beurre blanc.
Chicken and Shrimp Francaise
Tender chicken and shrimp in lemon butter wine sauce with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables.