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Testo Pepesto Italian Restaurant

Antipasto (Starters)

Antipasto Salad
Assorted fine Italian meats, provolone cheese, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, pepperoncini, olives, and...
$12.50
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Char Broiled Chicken Salad
Romaine lettuce, Gorgonzola cheese, walnuts, marinated grilled chicken breast, basil with house ma...
$11.00
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Caesar Salad
Chilled romaine, house made croutons, shaved Romano cheese
$7.25
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Chef Salad
Chilled shredded lettuce, ham, cotto salami, provolone cheese, onions, tomatoes and pepperoncinis
$7.25
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Garden Salad
Chilled romaine, sliced tomatoes, shredded red cabbage and carrots, pepperoni, provolone cheese an...
$5.25
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IL Primo (Appetizers)

Buffalo Wings
Lightly breaded with a special buffalo sauce
$6.50
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Garlic Bread
House made bread, butter, garlic and Romano cheese
$4.25
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Garlic Cheese Bread
Nicolosi’s specialty. House made bread, butter, garlic, Romano, parsley and mozzarella
$6.00
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Bruschetta
Our house made bread, diced tomatoes, garlic, onion, basil, Romano & olive oil
$6.00
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Sicilian Starter
Provolone, pepperoni and pepperoncini
$5.00
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House Made Soups
Minestrone, New England clam chowder and Italian wedding soup
$5.00
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Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Italian seasoned and breaded
$8.00
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Fried Calamari
Lightly breaded, tossed with Romano & garlic
$8.00
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Caprice
Sliced tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil with olive oil
$8.00
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Teriyaki Wings
Lightly bread with a special teriyaki sauce
$6.50
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Barbeque Wings
Lightly bread with a special barbecue sauce
$6.50
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Sample Platter of Starters
Select any three starters
$12.00
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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.
Special Torpedo
Black forest ham and cotto salami
$7.50
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Cotto Salami Torpedo
$7.50
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Black Forest Ham Torpedo
$7.50
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Genoa Imported Salami Torpedo
$7.50
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Turkey Breast Torpedo
$7.50
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Sicilian Torpedo
Capicolla, Peppperoni, Cotto Salami, Provolone diced pepperoncinis
$7.50
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Capicolla Italian Ham Torpedo
$7.50
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Panino (Torpedo Sandwiches) - Hot

Our bread is made from scratch and baked in our ovens daily.
House Made Meat Balls and Marinara Torpedo
$8.50
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Marie’s Favorite Torpedo
Black Forest ham, provolone cheese and Cotto salami-with mustard– everything heated (Lettuce, onio...
$8.00
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Chicken or Eggplant Parmigiana Torpedo
Fresh eggplant slices or chicken breast lightly breaded in our very own breadcrumbs then sautéed i...
$8.25
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Grilled Steak and Bell Peppers Torpedo
$8.50
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Italian Sausage and Marinara Torpedo
$8.50
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Bevanda (Beverage)

Soft Drinks
$3.00
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Ice Tea
$3.00
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Iced Green Tea
$3.00
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Raspberry Iced Tea Coffee
$3.00
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Hot Tea
$3.00
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Sparkling Water - Pellegrino
$3.00
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Dolce (Desserts)

Frittole
A Nicolosi’s original, fried house made pizza dough dusted with sugar– served with chocolate syrup...
$5.50
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Tiramisu
$6.00
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Cannoli (Our Specialty)
$7.00
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Mini Trio Cannoli
$5.00
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Lava Cake
$7.00
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Cheesecake
$7.50
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Kids Menu

12 y/o and under - soda included.
Spaghetti (1/4 Order)
$5.00
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Baked Mac & Cheese
$6.00
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Boiled Ravioli
$7.00
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Cheese Pizza (8”)
$8.00
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Pepperoni Pizza (8")
$9.00
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Nicolosi’s Specialties

Fettuccini Alfredo
Rich crème sauce our special blend of cheeses, garlic and crème
$17.00
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Penne Pesto Chicken
Chicken breast tossed in fresh pesto sauce with pine nuts
$19.50
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Chicken Marsala
Our select chicken breast sautéed in a Marsala wine reduction with mushrooms, Italian red potatoes...
$19.25
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Cappellini Al Pomodoro Fresco
Angel hair tossed in xo virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, basil, and tomatoes
$18.50
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Linguini with Red or White Clam Sauce
Our house made garlic butter and wine clam sauce with chopped and whole baby clams
$17.50
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Chicken Picatta
Breaded chicken breast sautéed in lemon, white wine, mushrooms, capers and garlic, served with bro...
$18.00
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Ravioli - Meat or Cheese or Combo
Our hand made ravioli stuffed with our house made meatball or our sweet ricotta Romano cheese blend
$17.00
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Gnocchi Tuscan
Sautéed in a pink sauce with fresh garlic, fresh basil and chopped tomatoes
$17.00
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Gnocchi Parmesan
Sautéed in our garlic butter reduction then topped with ricotta, Romano and light mozzarella then...
$17.00
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Cioppino
Combination of mussels, clams, lobster and shrimp sautéed in a lightly spiced marinara/wine
$18.00
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Oven Baked Entrees

Our Specialty Lasagna
Layers of our house made meatballs and sausage, ricotta, Romano and mozzarella cheese in between n...
$18.75
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Parmigiana Chicken or Eggplant
Tender slices of fresh eggplant or chicken breast dipped in our house blend of breadcrumbs and lig...
$18.00
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Sicilian Macaroni and Cheese
Our unique blend of multiple cheeses, Alfredo sauce and topped with mozzarella then baked to a gol...
$17.00
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Manicotti
Pasta tubes filled with our special mix of ricotta and Romano cheeses, topped with marinara and mo...
$17.00
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Sicilian Lobster Macaroni and Cheese
Our special blend of cheeses and Alfredo with tender chunks of lobster in a lemon butter reduction
$20.00
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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...
$18.50
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Baked Spaghetti
Our blend of ricotta and Romano cheeses with our marinara topped with mozzarella then baked to per...
$16.00
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Imported Pastas

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...
$9.50
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Neapolitan Sauce
Tomato sauce with basil, olive oil and roasted garlic
$9.50
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Meat Sauce
Our sweet marinara sauce with our house made meatball mixed and sautéed
$12.50
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Butter and Garlic Sauce
$9.50
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Alfredo Sauce
Our very own blend of Romano and Parmesan cheeses
$12.50
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Fresh Mushroom Sauce
Our sweet marinara sauce sautéed with garden fresh mushrooms
$12.50
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Pesto Sauce
Our unique blend of pesto and cream
$13.50
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Specialty Combinations

Lasagna and Ravioli
$18.00
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Spaghetti and Ravioli
$16.00
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Trio
Try all three (1/2 portion of each)
$19.50
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Side Orders

Meatballs
$3.00
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Sausage
$3.00
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Add Charbroiled Chicken Breast
$6.00
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Add Sautéed Shrimp (5)
$7.00
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Steamed Vegetables
$5.00
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Specialty Pizzas

Nicolosi’s Sicilian Pepperoni Pizza
Pepperoni on top, fresh basil light fresh mozzarella
$18.00
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Margherita
Marinara sauce, sliced tomatoes, chopped garlic, fresh mozzarella and basil
$17.00
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Hawaiian
Canadian bacon, pineapple and mozzarella
$17.00
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Goat Cheese and Shrimp Pesto
Goat cheese, mozzarella, sautéed shrimp, zucchini, fresh garlic and basil in light pesto sauce
$18.00
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BBQ Chicken Pizza
BBQ sauce, smoked Gouda, mozzarella, red onion, chicken, cilantro
$17.00
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Barb’s Special
Thin crust, olive oil, garlic, sliced tomatoes, red onion, fresh basil and Gorgonzola cheese
$17.00
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Six Cheese
Provolone, mozzarella, Bel Paese, Asiago, Romano and Parmesan with garlic olive oil sauce
$16.00
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Nicolosi’s Double Deluxe Pizza
Pepperoni, salami, sausage, mushroom, onion, black olives, bell pepper (anchovies on request)
$19.50
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Meat Lovers Pizza
All meat - pepperoni, sausage, salami, ham, Canadian bacon, prosciutto and apple wood smoked back...
$19.00
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Pagni Thin Crust Special
Pepperoni, sweet Italian sausage, sliced black olives on a thin crust
$18.00
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Classic Pizza Combos

Buffalo Chicken
Our very own buffalo sauce, grilled chicken, red onion and blue cheese with light mozzarella
$18.00
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Vegetarian Pizza
All with garden fresh local grown vegetables over a fresh garlic butter sauce and topped with mozz...
$18.00
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Chicken Pesto
Pesto sauce, grilled chicken breast, pine nuts and tomatoes
$18.00
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Craft Your Own Pizzas

Craft Your Own Pizzas
100% whole milk mozzarella cheese
$13.00
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About Testo Pepesto Italian Restaurant

(619) 444-0303 • 221 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020

We specialize in traditional family style Italian food and pizza. Our recipes have been handed down from generation to generation. We purchase only local grown fresh.