Nicolosi's Italian Restaurant - El Cajon
- Popular Dishes
- Antipasto (Starters)
- IL Primo (Appetizers)
- Panino (Torpedo Sandwiches) - Cold
- Panino (Torpedo Sandwiches) - Hot
- Bevanda (Beverage)
- Dolce (Desserts)
- Kids Menu
- Nicolosi’s Specialties
- Oven Baked Entrees
- Imported Pastas
- Specialty Combinations
- Side Orders
- Specialty Pizzas
- Classic Pizza Combos
- Craft Your Own Pizzas
Assorted fine Italian meats, provolone cheese, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, pepperoncini, olives, and...
Char Broiled Chicken Salad
Romaine lettuce, Gorgonzola cheese, walnuts, marinated grilled chicken breast, basil with house ma...
Chilled romaine, house made croutons, shaved Romano cheese
Chilled shredded lettuce, ham, cotto salami, provolone cheese, onions, tomatoes and pepperoncinis
Chilled romaine, sliced tomatoes, shredded red cabbage and carrots, pepperoni, provolone cheese an...
IL Primo (Appetizers)
Lightly breaded with a special buffalo sauce
House made bread, butter, garlic and Romano cheese
Garlic Cheese Bread
Nicolosi’s specialty. House made bread, butter, garlic, Romano, parsley and mozzarella
Our house made bread, diced tomatoes, garlic, onion, basil, Romano & olive oil
Provolone, pepperoni and pepperoncini
House Made Soups
Minestrone, New England clam chowder and Italian wedding soup
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Italian seasoned and breaded
Lightly breaded, tossed with Romano & garlic
Sliced tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil with olive oil
Lightly bread with a special teriyaki sauce
Lightly bread with a special barbecue sauce
Sample Platter of Starters
Select any three starters
Panino (Torpedo Sandwiches) - Cold
Our bread is made from scratch and baked in our ovens daily. All sandwiches have provolone cheese, shredded lettuce, onion and diced tomatoes with our original Italian dressing.
Black forest ham and cotto salami
Cotto Salami Torpedo
Black Forest Ham Torpedo
Genoa Imported Salami Torpedo
Turkey Breast Torpedo
Capicolla, Peppperoni, Cotto Salami, Provolone diced pepperoncinis
Capicolla Italian Ham Torpedo
Panino (Torpedo Sandwiches) - Hot
Our bread is made from scratch and baked in our ovens daily.
House Made Meat Balls and Marinara Torpedo
Marie’s Favorite Torpedo
Black Forest ham, provolone cheese and Cotto salami-with mustard– everything heated (Lettuce, onio...
Chicken or Eggplant Parmigiana Torpedo
Fresh eggplant slices or chicken breast lightly breaded in our very own breadcrumbs then sautéed i...
Grilled Steak and Bell Peppers Torpedo
Italian Sausage and Marinara Torpedo
Iced Green Tea
Raspberry Iced Tea Coffee
Sparkling Water - Pellegrino
A Nicolosi’s original, fried house made pizza dough dusted with sugar– served with chocolate syrup...
Cannoli (Our Specialty)
Mini Trio Cannoli
12 y/o and under - soda included.
Spaghetti (1/4 Order)
Baked Mac & Cheese
Cheese Pizza (8”)
Pepperoni Pizza (8")
Rich crème sauce our special blend of cheeses, garlic and crème
Penne Pesto Chicken
Chicken breast tossed in fresh pesto sauce with pine nuts
Our select chicken breast sautéed in a Marsala wine reduction with mushrooms, Italian red potatoes...
Cappellini Al Pomodoro Fresco
Angel hair tossed in xo virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, basil, and tomatoes
Linguini with Red or White Clam Sauce
Our house made garlic butter and wine clam sauce with chopped and whole baby clams
Breaded chicken breast sautéed in lemon, white wine, mushrooms, capers and garlic, served with bro...
Ravioli - Meat or Cheese or Combo
Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our house made meatball or our sweet ricotta Romano cheese blend
Sautéed in a pink sauce with fresh garlic, fresh basil and chopped tomatoes
Sautéed in our garlic butter reduction then topped with ricotta, Romano and light mozzarella then...
Combination of mussels, clams, lobster and shrimp sautéed in a lightly spiced marinara/wine
Oven Baked Entrees
Our Specialty Lasagna
Layers of our house made meatballs and sausage, ricotta, Romano and mozzarella cheese in between n...
Parmigiana Chicken or Eggplant
Tender slices of fresh eggplant or chicken breast dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lig...
Sicilian Macaroni and Cheese
Our unique blend of multiple cheeses, Alfredo sauce and topped with mozzarella then baked to a gol...
Pasta tubes filled with our special mix of ricotta and Romano cheeses, topped with marinara and mo...
Sicilian Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Our special blend of cheeses and Alfredo with tender chunks of lobster in a lemon butter reduction
Baked Ravioli - Meat or Cheese or Combo
Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our special blend of meat or our sweet ricotta and Romano chees...
Our blend of ricotta and Romano cheeses with our marinara topped with mozzarella then baked to per...
Angel hair, linguine, penne, rigatoni or spaghetti.
House Made Marinara
Our original sweet sauce, blended tomatoes with Sicilian spices and herbs plus roasted garlic and...
Tomato sauce with basil, olive oil and roasted garlic
Our sweet marinara sauce with our house made meatball mixed and sautéed
Butter and Garlic Sauce
Our very own blend of Romano and Parmesan cheeses
Fresh Mushroom Sauce
Our sweet marinara sauce sautéed with garden fresh mushrooms
Our unique blend of pesto and cream
Lasagna and Ravioli
Spaghetti and Ravioli
Try all three (1/2 portion of each)
Add Charbroiled Chicken Breast
Add Sautéed Shrimp (5)
Nicolosi’s Sicilian Pepperoni Pizza
Pepperoni on top, fresh basil light fresh mozzarella
Marinara sauce, sliced tomatoes, chopped garlic, fresh mozzarella and basil
Canadian bacon, pineapple and mozzarella
Goat Cheese and Shrimp Pesto
Goat cheese, mozzarella, sautéed shrimp, zucchini, fresh garlic and basil in light pesto sauce
BBQ Chicken Pizza
BBQ sauce, smoked Gouda, mozzarella, red onion, chicken, cilantro
Thin crust, olive oil, garlic, sliced tomatoes, red onion, fresh basil and Gorgonzola cheese
Provolone, mozzarella, Bel Paese, Asiago, Romano and Parmesan with garlic olive oil sauce
Nicolosi’s Double Deluxe Pizza
Pepperoni, salami, sausage, mushroom, onion, black olives, bell pepper (anchovies on request)
Meat Lovers Pizza
All meat - pepperoni, sausage, salami, ham, Canadian bacon, prosciutto and apple wood smoked back...
Pagni Thin Crust Special
Pepperoni, sweet Italian sausage, sliced black olives on a thin crust
Classic Pizza Combos
Our very own buffalo sauce, grilled chicken, red onion and blue cheese with light mozzarella
All with garden fresh local grown vegetables over a fresh garlic butter sauce and topped with mozz...
Pesto sauce, grilled chicken breast, pine nuts and tomatoes
Craft Your Own Pizzas
Craft Your Own Pizzas
100% whole milk mozzarella cheese