Johnny Carino’s Authentic Italian Restaurant Menu

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Signature Italian Drinks

Ask about our drink specials Sunday - Thursday!


Peach Bellini

Slushy peach nectar, white wine, rum, and champagne are swirled with our sangria for this mini italian vacation.

14oz Pilsner 7.99 / 60oz Pitcher 19.99

Margarita Italiano

Gold tequila, amaretto, and tart citrus make this frozen treat a favorite!

14oz Pilsner 7.99 / 60oz Pitcher 19.99

Pomegranate Granita

We blend cointreau, rum, and pomegranate syrup with ice for this refreshing cocktail.

7.99

Italian Sangria

Our unique sangria combines red wine and brandy with berry syrup and fresh fruit. We serve it over ice to perfectly quench your thirst.

Glass 6.99 / Carafe 18.99

Amalfi Strawberry Lemonade

Lemonade, strawberries, and captain morgan's spiced rum combine with freshly squeezed lemons to cool you off.

14oz Pilsner 7.49

Tuscan Spritzer

This refreshing spritzer brings riesling, tuaca, pineapple juice, and sprite together over ice.

14oz Pilsner 7.99

Italian Sodas

Alcohol free, sweetened seltzer water with your choice of fruit syrup. We'll even add cream for an authentic italian delight if you request. With one free refill.

2.59

Specials


Wednesdays & Sundays

Join us for 1/2 price bottles of wine on Wednesdays & Sundays. Wind down every Wednesday and Sunday with half-price bottles of wine. Choose any bottle of wine from our menu list, and it's half off with your meal. Saluté!

All Day, Every Day

Home of the $6 cocktail.

Cocktails


Old Fashioned with Buffalo Trace

Classic bourbon cocktail with buffalo trace bourbon, bitters, simple syrup and orange zest.

6.0

Manhattan

Bourbon, sweet vermouth, and bitters.

6.0

Sour

Your choice of a bourbon sour, dark rum sour, or amaretto sour.

6.0

Mint Julep

Classic kentucky cocktail with muddled mint, simple syrup, and bourbon.

6.0

Greyhound

Vodka and grapefruit juice.

6.0

Carino's Cosmo

Johnny tested and approved. Vodka, triple sec, and cranberry juice with a lemon twist.

6.0

Pixi Stix Martini

Candy for grown-ups. Vodka, island blue pucker, grape pucker, sour mix, and a splash of sprite.

6.0

Chocolate Martini

For the chocolate lover in you. Vodka, dark crème de cacoa, baileys and a swirl of chocolate syrup. Rimmed with bailey's and crumbled graham cracker.

6.0

Tiratini

Vodka, light cream de cacao, coffee liqueur, a splash of cream and chocolate swirl. Rimmed with baileys and crumbled graham cracker.

6.0

Martini

The original - shaken or stirred. Gin or vodka with dry vermouth and a green olive or lemon twist.

6.0

Dirty Martini

Gin or vodka with dry vermouth, a generous serving of olive juice, and garnished with a green olive.

6.0

Handcrafted Cocktails


Signature Old Fashioned

Woodford reserve bourbon, angostura bitters, simple syrup, fresh orange and amarena cherry.

8.0

Woodford Reserve Manhattan

Woodford reserve bourbon, premium sweet vermouth, amaro liqueur, fonseca port and a splash of angostura bitters.

9.0

Angel's Sour

Angel's envy bourbon, house-made sour mix on the rocks with a fonseca port float.

9.0

Paper Plane

Old forester bourbon, amaro liqueur, gancia aperitivo, fresh lemon juice and angostura bitters, served with a twist.

8.0

Buffalo Trace Mint Julep

Buffalo trace bourbon, simple syrup and fresh mint, served over crushed ice.

8.0

Kentucky Greyhound

Jefferson reserve bourbon, grapefruit juice, a splash of simple syrup, and a fresh basil leaf.

9.0

Appetizers


Zucchini Fritto marker

Zucchini, lightly breaded and fried. Served with spicy marinara.

Regular 7.49 / Small Plate 4.99 / Family Size 12.99

Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach, parmesan, red onions, garlic, lemon basil cream sauce, roma tomatoes and basil.

Regular 7.99

Mozzarella with Marinara marker

Breaded and served with spicy marinara sauce.

Regular 7.99 / Small Plate 4.99 / Family Size 13.99

Hand-Breaded Calamari marker

Lightly fried. Served with spicy marinara sauce.

Regular 9.29 / Small Plate 4.99 / Family Size 16.99

Bruschetta marker

Grilled garlic bread, roma tomatoes, seasoned olive oil and basil.

Regular 6.99 / Small Plate 4.99

Pepperoni Bread

Pepperoni, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses folded, baked and melted in a pizza shell. Served with tomato sauce.

Regular 7.99

Italian Nachos

Crispy pasta chips, black olives, pepperoncinis, roma tomatoes, jalapeños, alfredo, mozzarella and parmesan. Choose from chicken, sausage or combo.

Regular 9.29 / Small Plate 4.99 / Family Size 14.99

Salads

Dressing choices: creamy gorgonzola, ranch, roasted garlic ranch, spicy ranch, honey mustard, signature caesar, sun-dried tomato balsamic vinaigrette, house chianti vinaigrette^


Classic Chicken Caesar**

Grilled chicken, romaine, roma tomatoes, black olives, red onions, parmesan cheese and garlic croutons tossed in a caesar dressing.

9.99

Shrimp and Artichokes Caesar**

Grilled shrimp, artichokes, fresh romaine, roma tomatoes, black olives, red onions, parmesan cheese and garlic croutons in a caesar dressing.

10.99

Pecan-Crusted Chicken

Fresh spinach, gorgonzola, roma tomatoes, applewood smoked bacon, red onions and crispy onion straws. Served with warm bacon vinaigrette.

Small 7.99 / Regular 10.99

Honey Pecan-Crusted Salmon**

Romaine, sun-dried tomatoes, red onions, roma tomatoes with a tangy lemon caper vinaigrette.

13.99

Italian Wedge**

Iceberg wedge, applewood smoked bacon, candied pecans, gorgonzola, roma tomatoes and apple slices. Served with roasted garlic ranch.

à La Carte 7.29 / With Entrée 4.99

Chopped Club**

Fresh greens tossed with our gorgonzola vinaigrette and topped with sliced grilled chicken, pepperoncinis, applewood smoked bacon, spicy pepperoni, gorgonzola cheese, asiago cheese, roma tomatoes and basil with garlic toast.

Small 7.99 / Regular 10.99

Pizzas


Wood-Fired

For gluten free dough add $1.29


Create Your Own Pizza

Choose up to five toppings below: extra mozzarella, red onions, ham, pepperoni, mushrooms, bacon, roasted red peppers, black olives, roma tomatoes, italian sausage, chicken, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, parmesan, provolone, spinach.

10.99

Traditional Margherita Pizza

Our homemade tomato sauce, roma tomatoes, mozzarella, parmesan and basil.

10.49

Grilled Chicken and Pesto Pizza

Pesto, chicken, fresh basil, tomatoes and asiago cheese.

10.99

Chicken Alfredo

Alfredo sauce, chicken, applewood smoked bacon, mushrooms, parmesan and asiago cheeses.

10.99

Bbq Chicken

Sweet barbecue sauce, chicken, pepperoncinis, red onions, mozzarella and parmesan.

10.99

Flatbread


Pan-Seared Vegetable Asiago Flatbread marker

Pan-seared spinach, garlic, jalapeños, mushrooms, onions, green peppers and eggplant topped with asiago cheese.

7.99

Bacon and Tomato Alfredo Flatbread

Tuscan flatbread topped with creamy alfredo sauce, crisp bacon, freshly diced tomatoes, and asiago cheese.

7.99

Spicy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes Flatbread

Spicy romano cream sauce, chicken, sun dried tomatoes, scallions, and asiago cheese.

7.99

Pepperoni & Mozzarella Flatbread

Pepperoni, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese with our homemade tomato sauce.

7.99

Five Cheese Flatbread

Mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan, gorgonzola, and asiago cheeses with spicy marinara sauce.

7.99

Paninis & Burgers

All paninis served with parmesan shoestring fries or pasta salad.


Chicken Parmesan Panini

Breaded chicken, mozzarella and tomato sauce.

7.99

Smoked Turkey and Bacon Panini

Smoked turkey, applewood smoked bacon, gorgonzola cheese, mozzarella and roma tomatoes.

7.99

Italian Meatball Panini

Hand-rolled meatballs with herbs, topped with tomato sauce and provolone cheese.

7.99

Crispy Pepperoni Burger

Half-pound, hand formed patty on a toasted bun, mozzarella, parmesan, our homemade tomato sauce and fried pepperoni. Served with a side of garlic parmesan fries.

10.29

Entrées

Add an unlimited house salad, caesar salad or soup to any entrée for only $2.19.


Only at Carino's

Sauces are made fresh, right here, every day.


Grilled Chicken Bowtie Festival

Farfalle pasta, sliced grilled chicken, bacon, fresh garlic, red onions, roma tomatoes and asiago cream sauce.

11.99

Skilletini marker

Sizzling skillet with spaghetti, spicy marinara sauce, parmesan, marinated and roasted onions and green bell peppers.

Chicken, Sausage or Combo 11.99 / Shrimp or Shrimp Combo 12.99

Timballo

Hot skillet filled with spaghetti, fresh onions, peppers, mushrooms, black olives and pepperoni, baked with mozzarella and parmesan.

Chicken, Sausage or Combo 12.99

Spicy Shrimp and Chicken marker

Penne pasta, cayenne pepper romano cream sauce, freshly sautéed mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and green onions.

12.99

Chicken Penne Gorgonzola

Penne pasta, gorgonzola cream sauce, freshly sautéed mushrooms, garlic and roma tomatoes.

11.99

Spicy Romano Chicken marker

Farfalle pasta, cayenne pepper romano cream sauce, sautéed mushrooms, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and green onions.

11.99

Five Meat Tuscan Pasta marker

Farfalle pasta, meat sauce, italian sausage, bacon, ham, pepperoni, freshly sautéed onions and green bell peppers.

10.99

Angel Hair with Artichokes^

Capellini pasta with freshly sautéed roma tomatoes, garlic, capers, basil, black olives and parmesan with an olive oil glaze.

9.99 / Chicken 11.99 / Shrimp 12.99

Chicken Primavera^ marker

Sliced grilled chicken over capellini pasta, freshly sautéed vegetables, garlic, red pepper and parmesan cheese.

Chicken 10.99 / Shrimp 11.49

Classic Italian

Everything is made to order so you can customize your entrée to make it exactly what you want!


Spaghetti and Handmade Meatballs

Handcrafted meatballs with freshly ground beef and sausage, garlic and our italian bread crumbs. Paired with our fresh tomato sauce.

10.99

Chicken Fettuccine

Fettuccine pasta with sliced grilled chicken and creamy alfredo.

12.99

Carino's Favorites Combo

Lasagna, chicken parmigiana and spaghetti with marinara sauce.

14.99

Baked Cheese Tortelloni

Cheese filled tortelloni with meat sauce, alfredo and ricotta. Topped and baked with mozzarella and parmesan.

11.99

Homemade 16 Layer Lasagna

Made fresh every day. Layers of pasta, italian sausage, beef, meat sauce, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan.

11.99

Homemade Parmigiana

Our signature recipe, breaded daily and topped with fresh handmade tomato sauce, parmesan and mozzarella. Served with spaghetti.

Chicken 13.99 / Eggplant (Spicy) 10.99 / Veal 15.49

Create Your Own Pasta

Spaghetti, capellini, penne, fettuccine or farfalle pasta. Served with choice of creamy alfredo, handmade spicy romano cream sauce (spicy), spicy marinara (spicy), fresh tomato sauce (low fat item), or meat sauce.

9.99 / Add Meatballs or Italian Sausage 10.99

Beef and Chicken


Chicken Balsamico

Balsamic glazed grilled chicken breast, capellini pasta with freshly sautéed spinach, roma tomatoes and topped with parmesan.

10.99

Lemon Rosemary Chicken**^

Grilled chicken breast with a lemon rosemary glaze and capellini pasta, freshly sautéed spinach, roma tomatoes and parmesan cheese. Served with roasted red pepper green beans.

12.99

Italian Marinated Sirloin Steak*

Grilled 8 oz. Sirloin steak topped with your choice of a handcrafted mushroom gorgonzola cream sauce or a sweet marsala mushroom sauce. Served with red pepper green beans and roasted potatoes.

14.99

Chicken Scaloppini**

Sautéed chicken breast and spaghetti in a lemon butter cream sauce with mushrooms, roma tomatoes, and bacon.

12.49

Italian Pot Roast**

Slow simmered roast beef sautéed in a red wine marinara sauce with carrots, marinated onions, green bell peppers, and parmesan. With your choice of spaghetti or roasted potatoes.

14.49

Grilled Chicken Diavolo^ marker

Grilled seasoned chicken breast, spaghetti and fresh handmade spicy marinara sauce. Served with red pepper green beans.

10.99

Chicken Milano

Sautéed chicken breast with mushrooms, creamy alfredo, and fettuccine layered with ham, fresh basil and provolone.

12.99

Chicken Marsala**

Sautéed chicken breast with mushrooms and a sweet marsala wine sauce. Served with fettuccine or freshly sautéed spinach.

13.99

Seafood


Jalapeño Garlic Tilapia** marker

Sauteed tilapia, garlic, jalapeños, spinach and roma tomatoes in a lemon butter cream sauce with capellini.

13.99

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp sautéed with mushrooms, garlic, roma tomatoes, basil, parmesan and a white wine lemon butter sauce with capellini.

14.99

Grilled Citrus Balsamic Salmon

Fire-grilled salmon in a sweet citrus balsamic glaze, with freshly sautéed spinach and roma tomatoes with capellini pasta.

15.99

Lobster Ravioli

Maine lobster filled ravioli. Served with fresh spinach, roma tomatoes, asiago and a handcrafted lemon basil cream sauce.

15.49

Family Mondays

Every Monday you can choose from any of your favorite family platters, feed 2-3 people for the price of a single portion dinner! Add your choice of unlimited house salad, caesar salad or soup for only $2.19 Per person.


Family Platters


Grilled Chicken Bowtie Festival

Farfalle pasta, bacon, fresh garlic, red onions, roma tomatoes and asiago cream sauce.

23.99

Chicken Parmigiana

Our signature recipe, breaded daily and topped with fresh handmade tomato sauce, parmesan and mozzarella. Served with spaghetti.

25.99

Lemon Rosemary Chicken**^

Grilled chicken breast with a lemon rosemary glaze and angel hair pasta, freshly sautéed spinach, roma tomatoes and parmesan cheese. Served with roasted red pepper green beans.

24.99

Chicken Fettuccine

Fettuccine with sliced grilled chicken and a creamy alfredo sauce.

24.99

Spicy Romano Chicken marker

Farfalle pasta, cayenne pepper romano cream sauce, sautéed mushrooms, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and green onions.

23.99

Homemade 16 Layer Lasagna

Made fresh daily. Layers of pasta, italian sausage, beef, meat sauce, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan.

23.99

Pasta with Meatballs or Sausage

Handmade meatballs or sausage and tomato sauce.

21.99

Skilletini marker

Choose from chicken, sausage or combo sizzling skillet with spaghetti, spicy marinara sauce, parmesan, marinated and roasted onions and green bell peppers.

23.99

Chicken Penne Gorgonzola

Penne pasta, gorgonzola cream sauce, freshly sautéed mushrooms, garlic and roma tomatoes.

23.99

Spicy Shrimp and Chicken marker

Penne pasta, cayenne pepper romano cream sauce, freshly sautéed mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and green onions.

25.99

Beverages


Italian Sodas

Our original alcohol-free recipe served with or without cream. Raspberry, blackberry, lemon, orange, cherry, vanilla (one refill).

2.59

Sodas

Coke, diet coke, coke zero, sprite, minute maid lemonade, barq's root beer, dr pepper, raspberry tea, still or sparkling mineral water.

2.49

Coffees

Served fresh and hot, each cup individually crafted to your taste. Refill any coffee drink "to-go" for only $1.50. Add kahlúa to any coffee for only $2 more.


Espresso

Dark, strong italian coffee made with a finely ground italian roast, specially blended just for espresso.

2.99

Americano

Long, full-flavored black coffee with crema, in the european tradition.

2.99

Cappuccino

Espresso coffee shot served with steamed milk and foam. Topped with a sprinkle of cinnaMon.

2.99

Latte

Similar to cappuccino except served with double the amount of milk. Topped with a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

2.99

Mocha

Shot of espresso, layers of frothed milk, finished with rich chocolate.

2.99

Rich, Full-Bodied Coffee

Regular or decaf. Unlimited refills.

2.99

Mini Desserts

The best things come in small packages! Enjoy a petite portion of your favorite desserts. Choose from:


Chocolate Cake

2.59

Turtle Cheesecake

2.59

New York Cheesecake

2.59

Homemade Tiramisu

2.59

Classic Desserts


Tiramisu

Our homemade specialty - ladyfinger cookies soaked in espresso and layered between a sweet italian custard blended with rum and coffee liqueur.

Regular 6.49 / Mini 2.59

Italian Chocolate Cake

Rich, warm chocolate cake topped with sweet chocolate icing, toffee and almonds. Served with vanilla ice cream.

Regular 6.49 / Mini 2.59

Lemon Cream Cake

Two layers of lemon soaked cream cake filled with a lemon mascarpone mousse and finished with powdered sugar.

6.49

Turtle Cheesecake

Creamy cheesecake layered on fudge and a graham cracker crust, topped with caramel, pecans, and chocolate chips.

Regular 6.49 / Mini 2.59

Chocolate Cannoli

The classic italian dessert - two large, crisp pastry shells hand-dipped in chocolate and stuffed with sweetened ricotta and chocolate chunk cream.

Regular 6.49 / Single Cannoli 3.49

Mini New York Cheesecake

It's smooth and creamy with a buttery graham cracker crust and topped with sweet amarena cherries.

2.59

Mini Trio

Pick any three mini combinations - tiramisu, italian chocolate cake, new york cheesecake, turtle cheesecake.

7.29

Small Plate Lunch

Home of the $7.99 Small plate lunch over 25 choices. Johnny carino's unlimited soup, salad and fresh-baked bread for dine-in only at participating locations for a limited time. Available everyday from 11am to 4pm. Not valid with any other offer. Choose any combination of unlimited soup & salad with fresh baked bread for only $7.99.


Soups Served Daily

With fresh-baked bread.


Minestrone

The italian classic featuring an abundance of vegetables and tender pasta shells in a rich tomato broth seasoned with italian herbs, garlic and parmesan cheese.

Soup of the Day

Ask your server about today's signature soup.

Fresh Hand-Tossed Salads


Caesar Salad

Fresh romaine tossed with our signature caesar dressing, parmesan cheese and garlic toasted croutons.

House Salad

Fresh greens, roma tomatoes, red onions, parmesan cheese, carrots and garlic toasted croutons topped with our house vinaigrette.

Entrées Italiano

Add unlimited soup or salad for $1.


Grilled Chicken Bowtie Festival

Farfalle pasta, chicken, bacon, fresh garlic, red onions, roma tomatoes and asiago cream sauce.

Small Plate 7.99

Spicy Romano Chicken marker

Farfalle pasta, cayenne pepper romano cream sauce, sautéed mushrooms, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and green onions.

Small Plate 7.99

Create Your Own Pasta

Spaghetti, angel hair, penne, fettuccine or bowtie with choice of alfredo, spicy romano cream sauce (spicy), spicy marinara (spicy) (low fat item), tomato sauce (low fat item), meat sauce or italian sausage.

Small Plate 7.99

Timballo

Chicken, sausage or combo. Hot skillet filled with spaghetti, fresh onions, peppers, mushrooms, black olives and pepperoni, baked with mozzarella and parmesan.

Small Plate 7.99

Five Meat Tuscan Pasta marker

Farfalle pasta, meat sauce, italian sausage, bacon, ham, pepperoni, freshly sautéed onions and green bell peppers.

Small Plate 7.99

Angel Hair with Artichokes^

Capellini pasta with freshly sautéed roma tomatoes, garlic, capers, basil, black olives and parmesan with an olive oil glaze.

Small Plate 7.99

Chicken Fettuccine

Pasta with sliced grilled chicken in an alfredo cream sauce.

Small Plate 7.99

Jalapeño Garlic Tilapia** marker

Sauteed tilapia, garlic, jalapeños, spinach and roma tomatoes in a lemon butter cream sauce with angel hair.

Small Plate 7.99

Chicken Scaloppini**

Sautéed chicken breast and spaghetti in a lemon butter cream sauce with mushrooms, roma tomatoes, and bacon.

Small Plate 7.99

Lemon Rosemary Chicken**^

Chicken breast with red pepper green beans and angel hair with spinach and roma tomatoes.

Small Plate 7.99

Chicken Milano

Sautéed chicken breast with mushrooms and alfredo layered with ham, basil and provolone with fettuccine.

Small Plate 7.99

Skilletini marker

Sizzling skillet with spaghetti, spicy marinara, marinated onions and green bell peppers. Chicken, sausage, shrimp or combo.

Small Plate 7.99

Homemade Lasagna

Made fresh every day. Layers of pasta, italian sausage, beef, meat sauce, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan.

Small Plate 7.99

Spicy Shrimp and Chicken marker

Penne pasta, cayenne pepper romano cream sauce, freshly sautéed mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and green onions.

Small Plate 7.99

Chicken Penne Gorgonzola

Pasta, gorgonzola cream sauce, mushrooms, garlic and roma tomatoes.

Small Plate 7.99

Chicken Primavera^ marker

Sliced grilled chicken over angel hair pasta, fresh vegetables, mushrooms, garlic, red pepper and parmesan cheese.

Small Plate 7.99

Baked Cheese Tortelloni

Cheese filled tortelloni with meat sauce and ricotta. Topped and baked with mozzarella and parmesan.

Small Plate 7.99

Homemade Parmigiana

Chicken or eggplant hand-breaded with special seasonings, tomato sauce, parmesan, mozzarella and served with spaghetti.

Small Plate 7.99

Spaghetti and Handmade Meatballs^

Hand-rolled meatballs and tomato sauce.

Small Plate 7.99

Flatbread Pizzas

Add unlimited soup or salad for $1.


Pan-Seared Vegetable Asiago

Pan-seared spinach, garlic, jalapeños, mushrooms, onions, peppers, and eggplant topped with asiago cheese and lightly browned.

7.99

Bacon and Tomato Alfredo

Tuscan flatbread topped with creamy alfredo sauce, crisp bacon, freshly diced tomatoes, and asiago cheese.

7.99

Spicy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Crisp flatbread topped with spicy romano cream sauce, sliced grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, scallions, and asiago cheese.

7.99

Pepperoni & Mozzarella

Pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce on a flatbread.

7.99

Five Cheese

Mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan, gorgonzola, and asiago cheeses with spicy marinara sauce.

7.99

Paninis

All paninis served with parmesan shoestring fries or pasta salad. Add unlimited soup or salad for $1.


Smoked Turkey and Bacon Panini

Smoked turkey, applewood smoked bacon, gorgonzola cheese, mozzarella cheese and fresh roma tomatoes.

7.99

Chicken Parmesan Panini

Italian breaded chicken breast topped with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce.

7.99

Italian Meatball Panini

Hand-rolled meatballs with herbs, topped with tomato sauce and provolone cheese.

7.99
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