Dinner Menu

Carl Anthony's a Top rated restaurant.

If you're looking for a great dinner in Monroe, close to Trumbull, come enjoy some awesome food. Try our Balsamic Calamari!

Plenty of gluten free menu items available.


Olives and Lupini

5.50 GF

Stuffed Cherry Peppers

prosciutto & provolone - 6.50 GF

Thick Cut Bacon

buratta, tomato, balsamic, chipotle - 8.50 GF


potatoes, gigante beans, salsa verde, salami & apple vinaigrette - 9.50 GF

Roasted Golden Beets

goat cheese, pistachio pesto, local honey - 6.5 GF

Porchetta Tacos

napa cabbage, calabrese chillies, avocado - 8.50 GF

Crispy Brussel Sprouts

bacon, balsamic, honey, spiced marcona almonds -8.50 GF

Heirloom Tomato Salad

bruchetta - 8.50 GF

Clams Casino

bacon, casino butter, breadcrumbs - 9.50

Brick Oven Wings

garlic parm, citrus - 8.50 GF



crab, tzatziki, citrus- 13

3-Cheese Tasting 

(1) Hand made Buratta – pickled green tomato, roasted peppers, (2) Baked Bel paese- fig jam, spicy sunflower seeds, (3) Crispy Robiola- strawberry balsamic jam, hazelnuts - 13

Kobe Meatballs    

tomato sauce - garlic bread - 10      

“Rockefeller” on the Riviera               

blue point oysters baked with pancetta, arugula, sambuca & breadcrumbs – roasted garlic aioli –tobiko - 13

Chef Sam’s Salumi Plate

a tasting of Sam’s favorite house-cured meats – cheeses – pickled vegetables & artisan olive oils - 14  GF


chipolte  aioli & aged balsamic - 13

The “Original Balsamic” Calamari

sweet and spicy - 14

Crispy Calamari

tomato sauce - 12



All Salads


Add to any salad Grilled Chicken…. 3, Shrimp or Steak…6  Salmon … 7

Strawberry Avocado GF

Kale, Napa cabbage, radish, red onion, hazel nuts, buratta, white balsamic vinaigrette 

Harvest GF

arugula - green apple - grapes - gorgonzola -dried cranberries - walnuts & Carl Anthony’s Italian Vinaigrette

Fig & Beet GF

baby greens –goat cheese ricotta – bermuda onion – wildflower honey toasted oats – marcona almonds-  balsamic vinaigrette

“Chopped” GF

green leaf lettuce – fresh mozzarella – grape tomato- roasted peppers- spicy pepperoncino  cucumber & charred sweet corn – Carl Anthony’s House vinaigrette


romaine - tomato - olives - hard boiled egg - foccacia croutons- parmigiano- Caesar dressing


Gluten free available


hand made curly macaroni with shrimp, asparagus, peas, zucchini, blistered local hierloom & pesto - 21

“Loaded Baked Potato” Gnocchi

Hand-made potato pasta pillows baked with smoked bacon - broccoli - Italian & chedder cheese sauce topped with sour cream and chives - 20

Penne alle Vodka

with carmelized onions and pancetta- tomato-vodka cream sauce - 18


wide ribbon pasta, broccoli, oil & garlic, cauliflower crema, buratta  - 19  Add Chicken +3

Sunday Gravy

handmade spaghetti tossed in  slow simmered san marzano tomato sauce with kobe meatballs, short rib and sweet sausage - 23

Cappelini Casino

angel hair pasta tossed with sweet clams – Italian bacon – roasted pepper garlic herb butter baked with foccacia bread crumbs - 21

Lobster Ravioli

tomato cognac cream sauce, topped with fresh lobster - 24

Rigatoni Melanzane

roasted eggplant- fresh mozzarella - san marzano tomato & basil - 19


Roasted Chicken Caciatore

½ All natural 'Free Bird Farm' slow roasted with peppers, onions & san marzano tomato, cremini mushrooms, broccoli rabe, potato  - 20

Pig Roast       

slow roasted suckling pig- charred corn polenta- broccolini- garlic crema- heirloom tomatoes - 26

Chicken Portobello 

sauteed chicken breast, baby portobello, sun-dried tomato, wild mushroom ravioli, sherry wine- 21

Chicken Parmigiana  

breaded chicken breast baked with marinara & mozzarella -spaghetti marinara - 21

Grilled Salmon 

zucchini & lobster crespelle, asparagus, golden beets, crispy artichoke, cauliflower crema, lemon jam* 25  GF

Sesame Tuna 

seared tuna - ginger risotto- seaweed salad- soy balsamic vinaigrette- wasabi aioli * 26

Sole Florentine 

egg-battered sole on a bed of spinach, with lemon white-wine - 22


char grilled filet mignon, short rib, sausage & meatball skewer, served with local farmstand veggies, crispy parmigiana polenta fries, sweet & spicy cherry perpper steak sauce* 28  GF

Veal Saltimboca

veal scaloppini - prosciutto- fontina- spinach- roasted garlic mashed potato & sage demi-glace - 26

N.Y. Strip - Prime

roasted garlic mashed potato –  3 dipping sauces  - 29 GF
gorgonzola crust +2


Crispy spinach

Broccoli Rabe


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Pan Roasted Yukon Potato


Parmigiana Polenta Fries


Roasted Cauliflower





Gluten free crust available

Pizza Alle Vodka

vodka sauce, crispy chicken, mozzarella - 14

Pizza Insalata 

grilled pizza crust – topped with salad of  arugula, fresh mozzarella ,plum tomato, onion - 14


fresh mozzarella - basil - tomato sauce - 13

Steak and Potato 

grilled N.Y strip - mozzarella - caramelized onions - mashed potatoes - 16

Italian Fisherman 

shrimp - calamari - clams - mozzarella - cherry peppers - garlic and olive oil - 18

Clam Pie 

fresh clams - garlic – mozzarella — olive oil & garlic - 15

Buffalo Chicken 

spicy chicken- secret sauce-mozzarella  - 14

Fig & Prosciutto 

fig jam- parma prosciutto- gorgonzola - 14


Served with onion rings

Saltimboca Burger    

Chef Sam's signature blend of certified angus beef – char grilled & topped with fontina- sauteed spinach- crispy prosciutto- roasted garlic aioli on brioche bun- sage demi-glace dipping sauce - 14
Make it a Classic Burger with American cheese,  lettuce & tomato


Grilled Chicken – fresh mozzarella- roasted peppers- farm stand tomato- red onion-basil aioli  on a toasted ciabatta roll - 13

Bistecca Wrap  

grilled NY strip- fontina- beefsteak tomato- red onion- roasted peppers – arugula- cherry pepper steak sauce  on a house baked  focaccia wrap - 14

Grinders -13

on houose baked sub roll with tomat sauce & mozzarella

Choice: Chicken, Eggplant, Meatball