brunch

saturdays & sundays 10am - 3pm

brunch specialties | salads | panini | house made pasta | wood-fired pizza | BEVERAGES  

BRUNCH SPECIALTIES

EGGS & BACON* 12

two eggs any style, bacon, breakfast potatoes, grilled focaccia

 

HOUSE MADE DONUTS 8 V

½ dozen cinnamon sugar dusted apple-ricotta donuts, crème anglaise

 

ITALIAN EGGS BENEDICT* 16

two poached eggs, prosciutto di parma, arugula, hollandaise; choice of breakfast potatoes or green salad

 

STEAK & EGGS* 18

5 oz. hanger steak, two farm fresh eggs* any style, spicy marinara, onions, roasted pepper, basil, ciabatta

 

CAPRESE OMELET 12 V

oven dried tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil; choice of breakfast potatoes or green salad

ITALIAN SAUSAGE & EGG PANINI 12

spicy italian sausage patty, fried eggs, provolone, caramelized onions, garlic aioli, ciabatta bread

 

BISCUIT & GRAVY 12

buttermilk biscuit, sweet italian sausage-rosemary gravy, poached eggs*

 

GARDEN FRITTATA 13 GF

all the vegetables we can think of, fresh herbs, romano cheese custard; choice of breakfast potatoes or green salad

 

BREAKFAST PIZZA 16/20

white sauce, scrambled egg, fresh mozzarella, crispy bacon

 

LENA’S SUNDAY GRAVY* 25

lena’s 24-hour slow simmered tomato gravy, meatballs, beef braciola, parmesan, sweet italian sausage, house made spaghetti, sunny side up egg*

Starters

LENA’S GIANT MEATBALL 13.5

10 oz. house-made all beef meatball, fresh mozzarella stuffed, marinara sauce

GARLIC BREAD 7

focaccia, pepperoni sauce

 

SPINACH-ARTICHOKE DIP 10 V

creamy spinach-artichoke dip, crostini

 

GARLIC-PARMESAN WINGS 12

calabrese-ranch dip

 

CALAMARI 13

sautéed, grilled or flash fried with cherry peppers; spicy marinara

FIVE CHEESE RAVIOLI 15

ricotta cheese, parmesan, mascarpone, fontina, fresh mozzarella, tomato-cream pink sauce

ARANCINI 9 V

flash fried risotto balls, house-made fresh mozzarella, marinara sauce

 

LENA’S ANTIPASTO PLATTER 18

prosciutto di parma, sopressata, marinated olives, marcona almonds, house-made giardinera, stuffed sweet peppadew, fresh mozzarella, parmesan, dried figs (serves minimum of two)


PANINI

Choice of mixed green salad, caesar salad, garlic-parmesan fries or house-made chips

LENA’S BURGER* 16

smoked provolone, crispy pancetta, caramelized onions, roasted garlicsun dried tomato aioli, semolina bun

MEATBALL 15

lena’s giant meatball, marinara, smoked provolone, hoagie roll

GRILLED CHICKEN 14

fresh mozzarella, vine ripe tomatoes, calabrese aioli, basil, roasted red peppers, ciabatta

 

CAPRESE 12 V

basil pesto, house made fresh mozzarella, plum tomatoes, fresh basil, toasted ciabatta (can be served hot or cold)

 

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA 14

crispy chicken breast, marinara, fresh mozzarella, ciabatta

LENA'S ITALIAN HOAGIE 16

mortadella, prosciutto, sopressata, salami, sun dried tomatoes, iceberg, red onions, hot peppers, mozzarella, parmesan, basil, hoagie roll

SOUPS

ITALIAN SAUSAGE SOUP 8

cannellini beans, spinach, Italian mild sausage, parmesan breadcrumbs 

CHEF'S SEASONAL SOUP 8

SALADS

Add: grilled salmon*+8, chicken +6, shrimp +7, or steak*+11

LENA’S HANGER STEAK SALAD* 16 GF

hanger steak, iceberg lettuce, shaved radish, sun dried tomato, pickled peppers, house-made gorgonzola dressing

INSALATA CON POLLO 14

fried chicken, baby arugula, gorgonzola cheese, bartlett pears, toasted pecans, sweetie drop peppers, sweet mustard dressing

MIXED GREENS 7 V GF

cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, shaved red onions, radishes, red wine-garlic vinaigrette 

CAESAR* 10

hearts of romaine, roasted garlic focaccia croutons, shaved parmesan, creamy garlic dressing

FALL SALAD 11 V GF

baby spinach, roasted butternut squash, roasted pecans, goat cheese, golden raisins, honey-lemon vinaigrette

OVEN ROASTED BEET SALAD 12 V GF

baby spinach, red & golden beets, pickled red onions, feta cheese, sherry vinaigrette

TOMATO & MOZZARELLA SALAD 12 V GF

house-made fresh mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil, basil, baby heirloom tomatoes, balsamic glaze

PROSCIUTTO & ARUGULA SALAD 11

baby arugula, prosciutto di parma, pears, sliced red onions, shaved parmesan, focaccia croutons, balsamic vinaigrette

 

HOUSE-MADE PASTA

BUTTERNUT SQUASH-RICOTTA GNOCCHI 15 V

wild mushroom red wine ragu, parmesan, brown butter sage cream sauce

 

MEATBALL & SPAGHETTI 17

lena’s giant meatball, marinara, parmesan, extra long hand cut spaghetti 

 

LASAGNA 16

bolognese, béchamel, fresh mozzarella

 

SEAFOOD ARRABBIATA 20

jumbo shrimp, point judith calamari, basil, spicy red clam sauce, house-made linguine

 

PENNE ALLA VODKA 16

grilled chicken breast, roasted red peppers, parmesan, sun dried tomatoes, vodka tomato sauce, house-made penne

 

GRILLED CHICKEN ALFREDO 17

creamy alfredo sauce, parmesan, house-made linguine

 

SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE 17

zesty meat sauce, house-made spaghetti, parmesan, basil

CASARECCE VEGETABLE PASTA 16 V

seasonal farmers market vegetables, house-made casarecce pasta, white wine, creamy basil pesto (add chicken +6, shrimp +7, salmon* +8 or steak* +11)

900° Wood-fired pizza

10” round/14” round

The extreme heat of the oven may cause some blistering or charring of the crust - it’s authentically delicious. GF option available, 10” only; +2.

MARGHERITA 15/19 V

fresh mozzarella, crushed san marzano tomatoes, plum tomatoes, olive oil, basil

 

PROSCIUTTO & ARUGULA 16/20

prosciutto di parma, arugula, fresh mozzarella, parmesan

 

DI CARNE 17/23

sweet italian sausage, prosciutto, pepperoni, fresh mozzarella

 

SEASONAL ROASTED VEGETABLES 14/18 V

balsamic reduction, herbs, tomato sauce

 

PEPPERONI 16/20

tomato sauce, mozzarella, hand cut pepperoni

 

SAUSAGE & PEPPERS 17/21

mild italian sausage, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, smoked provolone

 

CHICKEN-CALABRESE RANCH PIZZA 18/21

fresh mozzarella, grilled chicken, pepperoni, roasted peppers, calabrese ranch

 

MEATBALL 17/21

house-made all beef meatball slices, roasted garlic oil, ricotta, basil, mozzarella

 

DIAVOLA 15/19

spicy sopressata salami, mozzarella, fried kale, calabrese pepper hot honey

 

MUSHROOM 13/17 V NTS

béchamel, wood roasted wild mushrooms, mozzarella, truffle oil

* Served raw or undercooked or may be ordered undercooked. The Virginia Department of Health warns you that raw or undercooked meat, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness

bEVERAGES

BLOODY MARY

$10 for the first one; $5 each one thereafter *Excludes the Italian Sparkler

BELLINIS

$8 for the first one; $4 each one thereafter

CLASSIC ITALIAN BELLINI
peach purée, prosecco


CLASSIC MIMOSA
orange juice, champagne


FLORAL FIZZ
elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, champagne


VENUS DE MILO
campari, white peach, prosecco, grenadine


THE POPE’S MIMOSA
cointreau, champagne, orange juice, lemon juice


MELOGRANO
pomegranate, amaretto, champagne


ITALIAN SPARKLER*
champagne, seasonal sorbet flavors 

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