Ristorante Il Melograno at 501 W 51st St New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 757-9290

Address: 501 W 51st St New York, NY 10019

Appetizers

Bruschetta Tradizionale (4 pieces)
$8

Toasted bread, fresh tomato, basil, garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

Olive di Cerignola
$7

House-marinated imported jumbo olives, herbs, and extra virgin olive oil.

Polpo alla Griglia
$17

Grilled Portuguese octopus, fresh orange segments, greens, and salmoriglio dressing.

Burrata
$15

Cream-filled fresh mozzarella, seasoned cherry tomatoes, arugula, oregano, and extra virgin olive oil. Vegetarian.

Tortino di Carciofi
$15

Artichoke cake with raisins and almonds, served with saffron aioli sauce. Vegetarian.

Carpaccio di Manzo
$15

Angus beef carpaccio with arugula, asparagus and shaved Parmigiano cheese

Tonno Scottato al Sesamo
$16

Pan seared sushi grade tuna coated in black and white sesame seeds.

Parmigiana di melanzane
$17

Traditional Sicilian Eggplant Parmigiana with tomato, basil, Parmigiano and mozzarella cheese, served with homemade toasted bread.

Tartare di Tonno
$17

Sushi Grade Tuna Tartar with Capers, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Orange, Cucumber, Arugula and Fresh Herbs Sauce

Insalate

Mediterranean Salad
$9

Mesclun greens with carrots, celery and mozzarella. Vegetarian.

Insalata Tiepida di Barbabietole
$11

Oven roasted beets, endive salad, goat cheese and white balsamic dressing. Vegetarian.

Rucola e Mango
$12

Arugula, hearts of palm, mango and cottage cheese. Vegetarian.

Baby Spinach Salad
$11

Baby spinach, sliced almonds, avocado, dry cranberry, grape tomato and lemon dressing. Vegetarian.

Insalata di Cesare
$11

Classic Caesar: romaine hearts, seasoned croutons, shaved parmigiano and homemade Caesar dressing.

Insalata Mediterranea
$9

Organic mix greens with carrots, celery, tomatoes, and olives. Vegetarian.

RUCOLA e GRANA PADANO
$11

Fresh arugula, tomatoes, shaved Grana padano, and balsamic vinaigrette. Vegetarian.

Insalata di Cesare
$12

Romaine hearts, croutons, shaved Parmigiano, and house-made Caesar dressing.

Insalata di Barbabietole
$12

Oven-roasted red beets, arugula, goat cheese, white balsamic dressing, and fresh mint. Vegetarian.

Insalata Siciliana
$13

Fennel and Orange salad with arugula, olives, oregano and red pepper flakes

Paste

Spaghetti al Pomodoro
$14

Organic spaghetti, Italian hill grape tomatoes, and fresh basil. Vegetarian.

Tagliolini al Nero con Vongole
$16

Homemade squid ink tagliolini, fresh clams and dill.

Pappardelle al Ragu di Salsiccia
$16

Homemade pappardelle with sweet and hot sausage ragout.

Ravioli di Ricotta al Burro e Salvia
$16

Homemade cow milk ricotta ravioli in butter and sage. Vegetarian.

Ravioli di Vitello Funghi e Rosmarino
$16

Homemade veal ravioli with mushrooms and rosemary sauce.

Sedanini con Purea di Melanzane
$16

Homemade sedanini, roasted eggplant puree and shaved salted ricotta. Vegetarian.

Trofie al Pesto Genovese e Gamberi
$16

Homemade trofie in basil pesto with shrimp, haricots verts and potatoes.

Pappardelle alla Salsiccia
$17

Fresh pappardelle with sweet and hot sausage ragout and fennel seeds.

Ravioli di Ricotta con Filetti di Pomodoro fresco, Basilico e Carciofi Fritti
$16

Fresh homemade ricotta ravioli with fresh tomato filets, basil, shallots, and fried artichokes. Vegetarian.

Ravioli di Vitello al Burro, Salvia e Parmigiano
$17

Fresh homemade veal ravioli in butter, fresh sage, and Parmigiano.

Orecchiette Pugliesi alle Cozze, Pomodorini e Rucola
$18

Apulian specialty pasta with fresh mussels, Italian Hill grape tomatoes sauce and fresh arugula.

Trenette al Pesto Genovese
$16

Genovese traditional Trenette pasta, in-house made basil pesto with extra virgin olive oil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmigiano. Vegetarian.

Paccheri al Bronzo
$16

Italian Penne al bronzo with extra virgin olive oil, shallots, fresh tomatoes, and asparagus topped with shaved ricotta cheese. Vegetarian.

Lenguinni
$19

With clams, cherry tomatoes, and paisley white wine sauce

Lasagna
$17

Traditional homemade lasagna with beef ragout, basil, besciamella, mozzarella and parmigiano.

Secondi Piatti

Filetto di Salmone al Burro e Limone
$26

Crispy skin salmon filet with butter-lemon sauce, served with cauliflower puree and sautéed asparagus.

Filetto di Pollo alla Milanese
$23

Breaded chicken breast, served with arugula salad and cherry tomatoes.

Angus Rib-Eye al Rosmarino
$23

Grilled Angus rib-eye with aromatic butter. Served with roasted potatoes and pearl onions.

Battuta di Pollo
$21

Grilled pounded chicken breast with seasoned sauteed vegetables and salmoriglio dressing.

Gamberi al Pepe Verde
$23

Pan seared shrimps with green pepper corn and cognac reduction sauce. Served with potato cake.

Controfiletto di Angus alla Griglia
$29

12 oz. grilled Angus rib-eye with aromatic butter, and grilled Portobello mushroom, served with baby roasted potatoes.

Braciola di Maiale alle Albicocche
$27

Pan-seared pork chop with apricot preserves, roasted shallots, and mashed potatoes.

Battuta di Pollo
$21

Grilled pounded chicken breast with salmoriglio dressing, served with sautéed broccoli and carrots.

Pan Seared Beal Chop
$26

With marsala and mushroom sauce, served with sauteed vegetables

Pan Seared Sword Fish
$25

Served sauteed spinach and roasted potatoes, in a caper lemon sauce

Pesce Spada in Umido
$29

Pan Seared Sworfish in tomato sauce with basil, capers, olives, shallots, served with roasted potatoes

Contorni

Mix Green Salad
$6

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
$6

with garlic and fresh rosemary

Sautéed Broccoli
$8

with garlic, scallion and fresh thyme

Seasonal Steamed Vegetables
$6

Penne Marinara Side
$8

Mashed Potatoes
$8

Bambini

Kids Penne with Butter
$8

Kids Penne with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
$8

Kids Penne with Marinara
$8

Kids Grilled Chicken and Potatoes
$10

Desserts

Cestino con Frutti di stagione
$10

Homemade cookie shell filled with vanilla gelato and mix fresh fruit and berries.

Chocolate Souffle
$9

Double chocolate tortino filled with Nutella heart, with vanilla gelato.

Cannoli Siciliani
$9

Cow milk ricotta and chocolate chips cannoli (3 pieces) with candied orange

Italian Tiramisu
$9

Dark espresso soaked lady fingers with mascarpone cheese and cocoa powder.

Vaniglia Panna Cotta
$8

Vanilla sent Italian custard with red wine reduction.

Ricotta Cheesecake
$8

Cow milk ricotta cheese cake with raspberry sauce.

Caffetteria

Americano Coffee
$2.5

Espresso
$2.5

Cappuccino
$4

Hot Tea
$3

Iced Tea
$4

Iced Coffee
$4

Beverages

Soda
$2.5

COKE, DIET, SPRITE OR GINGER ALE

San Pellegrino Soda
$3

ARANCIATA, LIMONATA, BLOOD ORANGE, GRAPEFRUIT

Pomegranate Juice
$3

San Pellegrino
$3

Sparkling Water

Acqua Panna (Still water)
$3

Wine and Beer (Must be 21 to Purchase)

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Peroni - Italian Beer
$5

Bottle 11.2 FL Oz. Must be 21 to Purchase.

Moretti - Italian Beer
$5

Bottle 11.2 FL oz. Must be 21 to Purchase.

Moretti Rossa Double Malt - Italian Beer
$6

Bottle 11.2 FL Oz. Must be 21 to Purchase.

Brooklyn Lager
$6

Bottle 11.2 FL oz. Must be 21 to Purchase.

Chardonnay 'Sant'Anna' - Veneto It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Pinot Grigio 'Tenuta Sant'Anna' - Veneto It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Grillo 'Feudo Maccari' - Sicily It
$39

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Vermentino 'Cantina Mesa' - Sardegna It
$39

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Gavi 'Bricco Dei Guazzi' - Piemonte It
$32

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Merlot Terre Siciliane I.G.T. 'Cusumano' - Sicily It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Montepulciano D'Abruzzo D.O.C. 'Riparosso' - Abruzzo It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Super Tuscan I.G.T. 'IL Morino' Vignamaggio - Tuscany It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Chianti Rufina 'Fattoria Di Grignano' - Tuscany It
$30

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Rosso Di Montalcino 'Ricci' - Tuscany It
$34

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Nero D'Avola 'Ceuso' - Sicily It
$32

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Negramaro 'Terragnolo' Apollonio - Salento It
$33

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Pinot Nero Poggiobello D.O.C. - Friuli It
$33

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Valpolicella Ripasso D.O.C. 'Costa Arente' - Veneto It
$36

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Nebbiolo D'Alba D.O.C. 'Poderi Colla' - Piemonte It
$34

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Barbaresco D.O.C. 'La Fenice' Cavallero - Piemonte It
$56

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Barolo Bussia D.O.C.G. 'La Fenice' - Piemonte It
$64

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Brunello DI Montalcino D.O.C.G. 2011 'Moz Art' - Tuscany It
$76

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Amarone 'Villa Girardi' 2009 - Veneto It
$80

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Brunello DI Montalcino Riserva 2006 'Ricci' - Tuscany It
$99

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Rose 'Mea Rosa' Lunae 100% Vermentino - Liguria It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Rose Rivera 'Pungirosa' 100% Bombino Nero - Puglia It
$32

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Prosecco 'Tenuta Sant'Anna' - Veneto It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.

Moscato D'Asti 'IL Falchetto' - Piemonte It
$29

Must be 21 to Purchase.