Lena’s Italian Kitchen at 551 2nd Ave New York, NY 10016

Phone: (646) 846-5362

Address: 551 2nd Ave New York, NY 10016

Pick-A-Pair Lunch Special

Pick-A-Pair Soup & Salad
$12.75

Pick-A-Pair Salad & Half-A-Hero
$12.75

Pick-A-Pair Soup & Half-A-Hero
$12.75

Appy Hour

1/2 Price Apps 4:00-6:00 Mon.-Fri.

Appetizers

Great to share!

Calamari Fritti
$15.75

Served with marinara sauce. Serves 2.

Mozzarella di Casa
$15.25

Fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, roasted peppers and basil, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic glaze. Serves 2.

Lena's Homemade Meatballs
$10.5

Right outta the sauce, topped with fresh ricotta.

Fried Mozzarella
$10.5

Homemade pan-fried fresh mozzarella wedges, served with marinara sauce.

Garlic Bread
$6.75

Topped with melted mozzarella.

Calamari Arrabbiata
$16

Tossed with roasted peppers in spicy plum tomato sauce. Serves 2.

Side Soups

Side Pasta e Fagioli
$5.25

Ditalini pasta and cannellini beans served in crushed plum tomato and roasted garlic broth.

Side Stracciatella
$5.25

Traditional Italian egg drop soup with spinach.

Side Tortellini Brodo
$5

Cheese tortellini pasta served in chicken broth

Full Soups

Pasta e Fagioli
$8

Ditalini pasta & cannellini beans served in crushed plum tomato & roasted garlic broth

Stracciatella Soup
$8

Traditional Italian egg drop soup with spinach.

Tortellini Brodo
$7.75

Cheese tortellini pasta served in chicken broth

Lunch Salads

Lunch Garden Salad
$9

Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, onions, red peppers, olives, cucumbers, mozzarella and Italian dressing.

Lunch Caesar Salad
$9

Romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, Parmesan shavings and Dijon Caesar dressing.

Lunch Pecan Salad
$10

Mixed greens, honey roasted pecans, Gorgonzola crumbles and balsamic vinaigrette.

Lunch Mediterranean Salad
$10

Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncini, Kalamata olives, chickpeas, onions, feta cheese and red wine vinaigrette.

Lunch Market Salad
$10

Mixed greens, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, onions, goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette.

Antipasto Salad
$9

Broccoli, salami, pepperoni, ham and provolone over our garden salad.

Dinner Salads

Garden Salad
$12.25

Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, onions, red peppers, olives, cucumbers, mozzarella and Italian dressing.

Caesar Salad
$12.25

Romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, parmesan shavings and Dijon Caesar dressing.

Pecan Salad
$13.25

Mixed greens, honey roasted pecans, gorgonzola crumbles and balsamic vinaigrette.

Mediterranean Salad
$13.25

Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncini, Kalamata olives, chickpeas, onions, feta cheese and red wine vinaigrette.

Market Salad
$13.25

Mixed greens, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, onions, goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette.

Side Salads

Side Garden Salad
$6.5

Iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, onions, red peppers, olives, cucumbers, mozzarella and Italian dressing.

Side Caesar Salad
$6.5

Romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, parmesan shavings and Dijon Caesar dressing.

Side Pecan Salad
$7.5

Mixed greens, honey roasted pecans, gorgonzola crumbles and balsamic vinaigrette.

Side Mediterranean Salad
$7.5

Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncini, Kalamata olives, chickpeas, onions, feta cheese and red wine vinaigrette.

Side Market Salad
$7.5

Mixed greens, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, onions, goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette.

Heros

Meatball Parm Hero
$11

Eggplant Parm Hero
$11

Chicken Parm Hero
$12

Grilled Chicken Club Hero
$11.5

With lettuce, tomatoes and Italian dressing.

Grilled Chicken Club Platter
$14.5

With lettuce, tomatoes & Italian dressing

Fried Chicken Club Hero
$11.5

With lettuce, tomatoes & Italian dressing

Fried Chicken Club Platter
$14.5

With lettuce, tomatoes & Italian dressing

Pastas

Pasta Shrimp Oreganate
$22.25

Shrimp and spinach sautéed in garlic and white wine scampi sauce, topped with toasted breadcrumbs.

Pasta Fiorentina
$21.5

Baked chicken, spinach and mozzarella sauteed in creamy pink sauce.

Pasta Primavera
$19.5

Assorted vegetables sauteed in garlic and oil.

Pasta al Forno
$15.75

Our version of the classic baked ziti.

Pasta Alla Vodka
$19.25

Imported prosciutto sauteed in creamy vodka sauce

Pasta Shrimp Marinara
$22.25

Shrimp sauteed in garlic and herb plum tomato sauce.

Pasta Napolitano
$21

Crumbled sausage, broccoli rabe and sun-dried tomatoes sauteed in garlic and oil.

Pasta Alfredo
$17

Classic creamy Parmesan cheese sauce.

Pasta Broccoli
$18.5

Fresh broccoli florets sauteed in garlic and oil.

Pasta and Meatballs
$18.25

Meatballs and traditional Italian tomato sauce.

Pasta Bolognese
$19.5

Southern Italian ground veal meat sauce, topped with fresh ricotta.

Pasta Caprese
$18.5

Plum tomato and basil sauce topped with fresh mozzarella.

Pasta Garlic & Oil
$14.5

Sauteed garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

Pasta Marinara
$14.5

Garlic and herb plum tomato sauce.

Pasta Casalinga
$21.5

Grilled chicken & broccoli rabe sauteed in garlic & oil

Pasta Pollo Rosso
$19.25

Grilled chicken sauteed in a garlic & herb plum tomato sauce

Side Pastas

Classic Side Pasta
$6

Penne or spaghetti with your choice of Marinara, Pomodoro or Garlic and Oil.

Premium Side Pasta
$7

Penne or spaghetti with your choice of Alfredo, Vodka, or Bolognese.

Side Pasta Bolognese
$8.25

Southern Italian ground veal meat sauce.

Side Pasta Garlic & Oil
$7.25

Sauteed garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

Side Pasta Marinara
$7.25

Garlic and herb plum tomato sauce.

Side Pasta Alfredo
$8.25

Classic creamy parmesan cheese sauce.

Side Pasta Pomodoro
$7.25

Traditional Italian tomato sauce.

Side Pasta Vodka
$8.25

Imported prosciutto sauteed in a creamy vodka sauce.

Entrees

Chicken Marsala
$19.75

Chicken scallopine simmered in mushroom and Marsala wine brown sauce.

Chicken Francese
$19.75

Egg battered chicken scallopine sauteed in white wine, lemon and butter sauce.

Chicken Paillard
$19.75

Grilled chicken topped with your choice of sauteed spinach, broccoli or broccoli rabe

Chicken Parm Platter
$16.25

Fried chicken cutlets, topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.

Chicken Semi-Freddo
$19.75

Fried chicken cutlets topped with arugula, red onion, shaved parmesan and cherry tomato salad.

Eggplant Parm Platter
$15.25

Egg battered eggplant, topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.

Grilled Salmon
$22.75

Grilled Norwegian salmon served over sauteed broccoli rabe and tuscan white beans.

Meatball Parm Platter
$15.25

Homemade meatballs, topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.

Grilled Chicken Semi Freddo
$18.25

Grilled chicken cutlets topped with arugula, red onion, shaved Parmesan and cherry tomato salad.

Veal Francese
$22

Egg battered veal scallopine sauteed in white wine, lemon and butter sauce. Served with your choice of soup, garden salad or pasta pomodoro.

Vegetables

Side of Spinach
$7.5

Side of Broccoli
$7.75

Side of Broccoli Rabe (Seasonal)
$8

Beverages

Coke
$2

Diet Coke
$2

Sprite
$2

Snapple
$2

San Pelligrino
$2.5

Poland Spring
$1.5

Desserts

Tiramisu
$5.5

Sponge cake soaked in espresso, topped with mascarpone and coffee creams, dusted with cocoa powder.