Bernini's Bistro

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Available at 11:00 AM
  • Brunch Menu
  • Lunch Menu
    11:00am to 4:00pm
  • Dinner Menu
    4:00pm to 9:29pm

House Specialties

Eggs Diavola
Grilled polenta rounds (homemade corncakes), poached eggs, pasilla tomato sauce, cheddar cheese
$13.90
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Berninis Benedict
Our version; poached eggs, English muffins, crumbled bacon, tomato, avocado hollandaise
$13.90
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Eggs Benedict
Two poached eggs, Canadian bacon, English muffins, hollandaise sauce
$13.90
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Crabcake Benedict
Crispy crab cakes, 2 poached eggs, pesto hollandaise
$14.90
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Lox
Cream cheese, tomatoes, Spanish onions, capers, bagel
$13.90
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Breakfast Burrito
Scrambled eggs, hash browns, green onions, guacamole, bacon and cheddar cheese all wrapped in a la...
$12.90
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Chicken Chilaquiles
Grilled chicken, chilaquiles, two eggs, guacamole, cheddar
$13.90
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Beef Short Rib Hash
Onions, corn, peas, green onions topped with 2 over easy eggs
$13.90
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Oatmeal
Brown sugar, caramelized walnuts, bananas
$10.00
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Batters

Been To Heaven and Back Waffle
Kiwis, bananas, strawberries, Nutella, whipped cream, chopped walnuts
$13.50
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Plain Belgian Waffle
Plain, dusted with powdered sugar
$10.90
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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Served with butter and syrup
$12.90
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Buttermilk Pancakes
Served with butter and syrup
$11.90
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Stuffed French Toast
French toast stuffed with fresh strawberries, mascarpone cheese, whip, vanilla sauce
$13.90
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French Toast
Served with whipped cream
$11.90
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Eggs, Omelets and Skillets

Served with your choice of hash browns, rosemary potatoes, fresh fruit or green salad and homemade cheese scone (grain toast available upon request). The skillets are baked in cash iron skillets.
Traditional Breakfast
Two eggs any style
$11.90
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Grilled Veggie Omelet
Asparagus, broccoli, eggplant, onion, tomato, Swiss
$12.90
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Artichoke Omelet
Spinach, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, goat cheese
$12.90
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Mediterranean Omelet
Tomatoes, Kalamata olives, fresh dill, feta
$12.90
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Meat Lovers Omelet
Canadian bacon, sausage, green onions, mozzarella
$13.90
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Filet Mignon Skillet
Shredded filet mignon, bell peppers, onions, cheddar
$14.90
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Crab Skillet
Avocado, roasted bell pepper, shallots, garlic, mozzarella
$14.90
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Southwest Omelet
Avocado, pasilla chiles, mozzarella, applewood bacon
$13.90
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Turkish Sausage Sucuk
3 eggs sunny side up with all beef sausage
$13.90
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Sides

Hash Browns
$4.50
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Rosemary Potatoes
$4.50
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Bacon
$4.00
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Sausage
$4.00
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Fruit
$7.00
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Fries
$5.00
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1 Pancake
$4.50
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One Egg
$2.00
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Two Eggs
$4.00
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Egg Whites
$4.50
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All Beef Burger Patty
$7.50
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Drinks

Fresh Squeezed Juice
Freshly squeezed orange or grapefruit
$3.00
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Berninis Organic Lemonade
With added hints of strawberry, mango, mint and lemon
$5.00
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Organic Lemonade
$4.00
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Clean Paradiso
Pomegranate, lime, ginger beer, pineapple, sparkling water
$4.50
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Starters

Brussels Sprouts
Duck bacon, garlic aioli, balsamic reduction
$12.90
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Calamari Fritti
Served with 3 shrimp, house cocktail sauce
$15.00
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Crab Cakes
On a bed of mixed greens, lemon pesto aioli
$14.90
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Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo black tiger shrimp, cucumber, house cocktail sauce
$13.90
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Mozzarella Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, Kalamata olives, Roma tomatoes, basil, avocado
$13.00
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Seared Ahi Tataki
Ahi, sesame seed, chive, cilantro, maldon, Napa cabbage, radish, pickled red onion, sesame vinaigr...
$15.90
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Mussels
White wine sauce, tomatoes, garlic, shallots, french fries, lemon pesto aioli
$14.90
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From the Garden

Sweet Walnut Salad
Field greens, cranberries, apples, caramelized walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.00
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Kale Caesar
Hearts of romaine, kale, shaved Parmesan (without croutons)
$8.00
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Beet Salad
Field greens, tomatoes, shredded carrots, red onions, red and gold beets, walnuts, feta cheese, ap...
$10.00
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Albacore Confit Salad
Romaine, mixed greens, arugula, green olive, shaved red onion, fennel, crispy capers, potato, smas...
$16.90
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Shrimp Louie Salad
Romaine, field greens, egg, tomato, carrot, cucumber, avocado, bay shrimp, shaved shallot, radish...
$16.00
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Farmers Vegetable Salad
Arugula, green beans, carrots, roasted peppers, roasted garlic, egg pickled in beet juice, avocado...
$14.90
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Grilled Shrimp Salad
Field greens, romaine, tomatoes, feta, green onions, bell peppers, roasted almonds, basil vinaigre...
$16.90
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Cobb Salad
Flamebroiled chicken breast, bacon, avocado, tomato, romaine, field greens, Gorgonzola, hard boile...
$15.90
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Burgers, Sandwiches & Flatbreads

All sandwiches served with a choice of french fries, or baby greens.
Buffalo Burger
Buffalo meat, pepper jack cheese, crispy onions, pesto aioli
$15.90
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Berninis Signature Burger
Cheddar cheese, grilled onions, bacon, fresh tomatoes, lettuce, mayo, brioche bun
$14.90
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Greek Chicken Wrap
Hummus, kale, avocado, roasted red pepper, green onion, pesto aioli
$14.00
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Prime Rib French Dip
Thinly sliced fresh prime rib, ciabatta, au jus, creamed horseradish
$15.90
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Salmon Sandwich
Grilled salmon with roasted red pepper, arugula, dill and lemon pesto aoili on focaccia
$15.50
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Chicken Salad Sandwich
Chicken, celery, cranberries, pecans, mayo, malted brown bread
$14.00
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Half Sandwich & Soup
1/2 chicken salad sandwich with a bowl of soup
$14.50
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Prosciutto Flatbread
Mozzarella, tomatoes, prosciutto, arugula, garlic oil, balsamic glaze
$14.00
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Pepperoni Flatbread
Mozzarella, pepperoni, tomato sauce
$13.00
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Entrees

Pistachio Crusted Salmon
French lentils, spinach, citrus beurre blanc
$18.00
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Fettucini Nero
Home made organic fettuccine, leeks, shallots, garlic, shrimp, local wild scallops, leek cream sauce
$19.90
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Cheese Ravioli
Butternut squash, peas, sage, Parmesan cream sauce
$16.90
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Spaghetti Bolognese
Signature home made Bolognese sauce
$14.90
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Chicken Parmigiana
Spaghetti marinara
$17.90
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Starters

Brussels Sprouts
Duck bacon, garlic aioli, balsamic reduction
$12.90
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Calamari Fritti
Served with 3 shrimp, lemon pesto aioli, cocktail sauce
$15.00
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Crab Cakes
On a bed of mixed greens, lemon pesto aioli
$14.90
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Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo black tiger shrimp, cucumber, house cocktail sauce
$13.90
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Mozzarella Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, Kalamata olives, Roma tomatoes, basil, avocado
$13.00
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Seared Ahi Tataki
Ahi, sesame seed, chive, cilantro, maldon, Napa cabbage, radish, pickled red onion, sesame vinaigr...
$15.90
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Mussels
White wine sauce, tomatoes, garlic, shallots, french fries, lemon pesto aioli
$14.90
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From the Garden

Sweet Walnut Salad
Field greens, cranberries, apples, caramelized walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.00
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Kale Caesar
Hearts of romaine, kale, shaved Parmesan (without croutons)
$8.00
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Grilled Shrimp Salad
Field greens, romaine, cherry tomatoes, feta, green onions, bell peppers, roasted almonds, basil v...
$16.90
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Cobb Salad
Flame broiled chicken breast, bacon, avocado, cherry tomato, romaine, field greens, gorgonzola, ha...
$15.90
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Beet Salad
Field greens, tomatoes, shredded carrots, red onions, beets, feta cheese, apple pecan vinaigrette
$10.00
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Albacore Confit Salad
Romaine, mixed greens, arugula, green olive, shaved red onion, fennel, crispy capers, potato, smas...
$16.90
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Shrimp Louie Salad
Romaine, field greens, egg, tomato, carrot, cucumber, avocado, bay shrimp, shaved shallot, radish...
$16.00
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Farmers Vegetable Salad
Arugula, green beans, carrots, roasted peppers, roasted garlic, egg pickled in beet juice, avocado...
$14.90
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Burgers, Sandwiches & Flatbreads

All sandwiches served with a choice of french fries, or baby greens.
Buffalo Burger
Buffalo meat, pepper jack cheese, crispy onions, pesto aioli
$15.90
Unavailable
Berninis Signature Burger
Cheddar cheese, grilled onions, bacon, fresh tomatoes, lettuce, mayo, brioche bun
$14.90
Unavailable
Greek Chicken Wrap
Hummus, kale, avocado, roasted red pepper, green onion, pesto aioli
$14.00
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Prime Rib French Dip
Thinly sliced fresh prime rib, ciabatta, au jus, creamed horseradish
$15.90
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Salmon Sandwich
Grilled salmon with roasted red pepper, arugula, dill and lemon pesto aioli on focaccia
$15.50
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Chicken Salad Sandwich
Chicken, celery, cranberries, pecans, mayo, malted brown bread
$14.00
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Half Sandwich & Soup
1/2 chicken salad sandwich with a bowl of soup
$14.50
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Prosciutto Flatbread
Mozzarella, tomatoes, prosciutto, arugula, garlic oil, balsamic glaze
$14.00
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Pesto Flatbread
Mozzarella, pepperoni, tomato sauce
$13.00
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Entrees

Pistachio Crusted Salmon
French lentils, spinach, citrus beurre blanc
$18.00
Unavailable
Fettuccini Nero
Home made organic fettuccini, leeks, shallots, garlic, shrimp, local wild scallops, leek cream sauce
$19.90
Unavailable
Cheese Ravioli
Butternut squash, peas, sage, Parmesan cream sauce
$16.90
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Spaghetti Bolognese
Signature home made Bolognese sauce
$14.90
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Chicken Parmigiana
Spaghetti marinara
$17.90
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Late Riser

Eggs Diavola
Grilled polenta rounds (homemade corncakes), poached eggs, pasilla tomato sauce, cheddar cheese
$13.90
Unavailable
Breakfast Burrito
Scrambled eggs, hash browns, green onions, guacamole, bacon and cheddar cheese all wrapped in a la...
$12.90
Unavailable
Chicken Chilaquiles
Grilled chicken, chilaquiles, two eggs, guacamole, cheddar
$13.90
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French Toast
Served with whipped cream
$12.90
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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Served with butter and syrup
$12.90
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Traditional Breakfast
Two eggs (scrambled, over easy, sunny side-up or poached) toast and 1 side (without toast)
$11.90
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Southwest Skillet
Avocado, pasilla chiles, mozzarella, bacon, toast and 1 side (without toast)
$13.90
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Mediterranean Omelet
Tomatoes, Kalamata olives, fresh dill, feta, toast and 1 side (without toast)
$12.90
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The End

Tiramisu
Best in La Jolla!
$9.00
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Creme Brulee
Made from scratch
$9.00
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Budino
Dark chocolate ganache, vanilla sauce, whipped cream, strawberries
$9.00
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Drinks

Fresh Squeezed Juice
Freshly squeezed orange or grapefruit
$3.00
Unavailable
Berninis Organic Lemonade
With added hints of strawberry, mango, mint and lemon
$5.00
Unavailable
Organic Lemonade
$4.00
Unavailable
Clean Paradiso - non-alcoholic
Pomegranate, lime, ginger beer, pineapple, sparkling water
$4.50
Unavailable

Starters

Brussels Sprouts
Duck bacon, garlic aioli, balsamic reduction
$12.90
Unavailable
Calamari Fritti
Served with 3 shrimp, lemon pesto aioli, cocktail sauce
$15.00
Unavailable
Crab Cakes
On a bed of mixed greens, lemon pesto aioli
$14.90
Unavailable
Mozzarella Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, Kalamata olives, Roma tomatoes, basil, avocado
$13.00
Unavailable
Seared Ahi Tataki
Ahi, sesame seed, chive, cilantro, maldon, Napa cabbage, radish, pickled red onion, sesame vinaigr...
$15.90
Unavailable
Mussels
White wine sauce, tomatoes, garlic, shallots, french fries, lemon pesto aioli
$14.90
Unavailable
Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo black tiger shrimp, cucumber, house cocktail sauce
$13.90
Unavailable

From the Garden

Sweet Walnut Salad
Field greens, cranberries, apples, caramelized walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette
$8.00
Unavailable
Albacore Confit Salad
Romaine, mixed greens, arugula, green olive, shaved red onion, fennel, crispy capers, potato, smas...
$16.90
Unavailable
Shrimp Louie Salad
Romaine, field greens, egg, tomato, carrot, cucumber, avocado, bay shrimp, shaved shallot, radish...
$16.00
Unavailable
Grilled Shrimp Salad
Field greens, romaine, cherry tomatoes, feta, green onions, bell peppers, roasted almonds, basil v...
$16.90
Unavailable
Kale Caesar
Hearts of romaine, kale, shaved Parmesan (without croutons)
$8.00
Unavailable
Beet Salad
Field greens, tomatoes, shredded carrots, red onions, beets, feta cheese, apple pecan vinaigrette
$10.00
Unavailable
Farmers Vegetable Salad
Arugula, green beans, carrots, roasted peppers, roasted garlic, egg pickled in beet juice, avocado...
$14.90
Unavailable
Cobb Salad
Flame broiled chicken breast, bacon, avocado, cherry tomato, romaine, field greens, gorgonzola, ha...
$15.90
Unavailable

Farm & Sea

Salmon Alla Griglia
Grilled salmon, honey Dijon glaze, butternut squash risotto
$19.90
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Pistachio Crusted Salmon
French lentils, spinach, citrus beurre blanc
$23.00
Unavailable
Seafood Cioppino
Salmon, shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari, tomato herb broth, crostini
$23.90
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24 Hour Braised Beef Short Ribs
Mashed potatoes, assorted vegetables
$24.00
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Chicken Parmigiana
Spaghetti marinara
$17.90
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Pollo Picatta
Chicken breast, garlic, lemon, capers, parsley, white wine, butternut squash, assorted vegetables
$17.90
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Filet Medallion
Sauteed filets of beef with shallots, tomatoes, mushrooms, fresh tarragon, and white wine demi gla...
$28.90
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Trout Almondine
Encrusted in almonds and sauteed in veloute sauce, rice pilaf, assorted vegetables
$18.90
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Ribeye Steak
14oz ribeye steak, demi-glace, mashed potatoes, assorted vegetables
$32.00
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Buffalo Burger
Buffalo meat, pepper jack cheese, crispy onions, pesto aioli
$16.90
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Berninis Signature Burger
Cheddar cheese, grilled onions, bacon, fresh tomatoes, lettuce, mayo
$15.90
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Woodfired Pizza

Traditional Cheese
Mozzarella, tomato sauce
$12.00
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Pepperoni
Pepperoni, mozzarella, tomato sauce
$12.00
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4 Mushroom
Button, enoki, brown and white shimeji mushrooms, garlic mushroom olive oil, rosemary, maldon
$15.00
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Spinach & Ricotta
Spinach, ricotta cheese, garlic, mozarella
$14.90
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Turkish Affair
All beef sausage, green peppers, Spanish onions, mozzarella, tomato sauce
$16.00
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Margherita
Mozzarella, fresh roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, fresh mozzarella, tomato sauce
$14.90
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Peach & Prosciutto
Peach, prosciutto, wild arugula, mozzarella, garlic oil sauce
$17.00
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Meat Lovers
Pepperoni, beef short ribs, ham, bacon, mozzarella, tomato sauce
$17.00
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Roasted Artichoke Hearts
Artichoke hearts, sauteed spinach, roasted garlic, mozarella, Parmesan
$15.00
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BBQ Chicken
Mozzarella, red onion, cilantro
$15.90
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Pasta

Gnocchi Caprese
Potato pillows, marinara, basil, Parmesan cheese, fresh mozzarella
$16.90
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Pappardelle Shrimp Diavola
Ribbon pasta, garlic prawns, chiles, fresh tomatoes, lobster broth, cream, sherry
$19.90
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Spaghetti Bolognese
Signature home made Bolognese sauce
$15.90
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Spaghetti & Meatballs
Homemade all beef meatballs
$16.90
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Fettuccini Nero
Leeks, shallots, garlic, shrimp, local wild scallops, leek cream sauce
$19.90
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Farfalle Gorgonzola
Bowtie pasta, chicken, sundried tomatoes, peas, creamy Gorgonzola sauce
$17.90
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Signature Lasagna
Lean ground beef, bechamel sauce
$17.90
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Cheese Ravioli
Butternut squash, peas, sage, Parmesan cream sauce
$16.90
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The End

Tiramasu
Best in La Jolla!
$9.00
Unavailable
Creme Brulee
Made from scratch
$9.00
Unavailable
Budino
Dark chocolate ganache, vanilla sauce, whipped cream, strawberries
$9.00
Unavailable

About Bernini's Bistro

(858) 454-5013 • 7550 Fay Ave, San Diego, CA 92037

For 17 years Bernini’s Bistro has been a place where locals find a hearty breakfast, a fast fresh lunch or an exquisite dinner.