Massimo Restaurant Menus

Dinner, wine, cocktails, lunch and dessert

A seasonal Italian menu inspired by the regional cuisines of Italy. Signature dishes include Spaghettoni alla Carbonara with guanciale and a farm-fresh egg, the Point Judith Calamari en Padella, and the Pesce al Guazzetto with fresh local fish and littleneck clams.

We are honored to be selected as Prosciutto Di Parma Specialists.

Menu

antipasto

Pasta Fagioli | 11
Neapolitan Stew of Cannellini Beans, Tomatoes, Prosciutto, Parmigiano, Ditalini Pasta

Calamari Fritti | 16
Point Judith Calamari, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Pepper Rings, Arugula, Spicy Lemon Aioli

Polpo alla Griglia | 16
Charred Octopus, Gigante Beans, Tomato, Chorizo Mostarda

Cozze all’ Arrabbiata | 16
Farm Raised P.E.I. Mussels, Tomato Sea Broth, Spicy Calabrian Chillies, Garlic, Grilled Rustic Bread

Polpette | 14
House-Made Veal, Beef & Pork Meatballs, San Marzano Marinara, Narragansett Creamery Ricotta

Melanzane alla Parmigiana | 15
Layered Eggplant, Fresh Mozzarella, San Marzano Marinara

Burrata  | 19
Narragansett Creamery Mozzarella with a Creamy Curd Center, Prosciutto di Parma, Semi-Dried Peppers

Carpaccio* di Manzo | 16
Thinly Sliced Raw Beef Tenderloin, Capers, Arugula, Parmigiano, Horseradish Aioli

Pizzetta Fico & Gorgonzola | 18
Black Mission Figs, Gorgonzola, Prosciutto di Parma, Caramelized Onions, Balsamic, Arugula

Pizzetta Margherita | 18
Crushed Piennolo Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil

Antipasto Rustico | 28
Chef’s Selection of Meats + Cheeses, Marinated Vegetables, Assorted Nuts

INSALATA

Insalata Mista | 12
Farm Salad of Mixed Greens, Garden Vegetables, Shaved Grana Padano, White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rucola| 14
Wild Baby Arugula, Prosciutto di Parma, Pickled Red Onions, Shaved Grana Padano, Lemon Vinaigrette

Insalata di Cesare | 13
Classic Caesar, Shaved Grana Padano, Focaccia Crisp, Anchovy

Insalata di Spinaci | 13
Baby Spinach, Caramelized Onion, Gorgonzola, Candied Walnuts, Pancetta, Balsamic Vinaigrette

CONTORNI

Cavolfiore | 10
Roasted Cauliflower, Golden Raisins, Pine Nuts, Caramelized Onion, Bread Crumbs

Broccoli Rabe | 10
Roasted Garlic, EVOO

Scarola | 9
Braised Escarole, Itrani Olives, Garlic, EVOO

Spinaci | 9
Sauteed Spinach, Garlic, Pancetta, EVOO, Pecorino Cheese

Whipped Potates | 9
Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Carciofi | 9
Baby Artichokes, Crushed Pistachio, Golden Raisins, Calabrian Chili Aioli

Torta di Patate | 9
Stuffed with Fontina Cheese

pasta

Ricotta Ravioli| 22
San Marzano Marinara, Piennolo Grape Tomatoes from Mount Vesuvius, Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Torn Basil

Spaghettoni alla Carbonara* | 23
Guanciale, Raw Farm Eggs, Pecorino Romano, Crushed Black Pepper

Gnocchi al Forno | 24
House-Made Potato Dumplings, Four Cheeses, San Marzano Tomato Pink Sauce, Baked in Clay Add Chicken 3 || Sausage 3

Short Rib Gnocchi | 25
House-Made Potato Dumplings, Slow Braised Pulled Short Rib Ragu, Parmigiano Reggiano, Gremolata

Rigatoni del Cardinale | 24
San Marzano Tomato Pink Sauce, Pecorino Romano    Add Chicken 3 || Sausage 3

Spaghettoni alle Vongole |25
Littleneck Clams, Garlic, EVOO, Parsley

Fusilli con Polpette e Burrata |25
House-made Meatballs, Narragansett Creamery Burrata, San Marzano Marinara

Fettuccine alla Bolognese | 25
Slow Braised Veal, Beef and Pork Ragu, Pecorino Romano

Lasagna |25
Layered with Bolognese, Mozzarella, Narragansett Creamery Ricotta, Fontina, Pecorino, Grana Padano

Spaghetti al Nero con Aragosta* | 36
Black Squid Ink Spaghetti, R.I. Lobster, English Peas, Seasonal Mushrooms, Lobster Cream, Toasted Bread Crumbs

Spaghettoni ai Frutti di Mare* | 35
Gulf Shrimp, Sea Scallops, P.E.I. Mussels, Littleneck Clams, Mediterranian Octopus, Point Judith Calamari, Piennolo Grape Tomatoes, Tomato Sea Broth

 pesce

Risotto ai Gamberi* | 28
Gulf Shrimp, Mascarpone Risotto, House Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, English Peas

Branzino* | 38
Mediteranean Seabass, Fresh Lemon, Capers, Fresh Oregano, Sauteed Spinach, Calabrian Chili with Garlic and EVOO

Salmone* | 29
Faroe Islands Salmon, Black Risotto, Baby Carrots, Roasted Pepper Aioli

Capesante* | 32
Sea Scallops, Saffron Risotto, Roasted Zucchini, Crispy Pancetta

 carne 

Pollo al Limone | 26
Statler Chicken Breast, Baby Artichokes, Escarole, Cherry Tomatoes, Fontina Potato Cake, Lemon & White Wine

Anatra | 34
Cured Duck Confit, Fig, Walnut & Marscapone Ravioli, Truffle Honey

Braciola di Maiale* | 32
Grilled Pork Chop, Spicy Caramelized Figs, House-made Gnocchi tossed with Brown Butter and Roasted Cauliflower

Parmigiano: Chicken | 26 || Veal Chop | 34
Breaded and Pan-Fried, Mozzarella, San Marzano Tomato Sauce, Rigatoni

Vitello alla Griglia* | 34
Wrapped with Prosciutto di Parma and Sage, Cipollini Onion Demi Glace, Charred Scallions, Whipped Potatoes

Filetto di Manzo*| 44
8oz Filet Mignon, Demi Glaze, Whipped Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe, Crispy Shallots

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Brunch

BREAKFAST

Bomboloni | 8
Italian Hole-less Potato Doughnut Filled with Nutella and Vanilla Cream

Pancakes | 14
Whipped Ricotta, Fresh Berries, Orange Zest, Organic Vermont Maple Syrup

Brioche French Toast | 13
Strawberries, Maple Mascarpone, Organic Vermont Maple Syrup

Massimo Breakfast | 15
2 Poached Eggs, Thick-Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, Spicy Andouille Sausage, Black Beans

Lobster Crepes | 21
Lobster, Mushrooms, Marscarpone , Sherry Shallot Cream, Creme Fraiche

Vegetable Frittata | 16
Asparagus, Mushrooms, Fontina, Arugula, Fingerling Potatoes, Rustic Bread

Crab Cake Eggs Benedict | 18
House-Made Crab Cake, Poached Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Panini

Porchetta Panini | 16
Horseradish and Mustard Aioli, Pickled Onions, Arugula, Fontina Cheese

Meatball Sub | 16
Homemade Meatballs, San Marzano Sauce, Fontina Cheese, Pecorino Romano

Chicken Parmigiano Sub| 16
Breaded and Pan Fried Chicken Breast, Mozzarella, San Marzano Tomato Sauce

Eggplant Parmigiano Sub| 16
Thinly Layered Eggplant Parmigiano, Marinara Sauce, Fresh Mozzarella, Pecorino Romano

brunch cocktails

Massimo Mimosa | 7
Fresh Orange Juice, Triple Sec, Prosecco

Strawberry Mimosa | 7
House-made Strawberry Liqueur, Fresh Strawberry, Prosecco

Italian Iced Coffee | 9
Fresh Brewed Coffee, Nocello Walnut Liqueur, A Touch of Cream

Espresso Martini | 10
Stoli Vanil, Baileys, Kahlua, Frangelico, Espresso

Aperol Spritz| 9
Aperol Topped off with Prosecco

The Fusion | 9
Pineapple Infused Clementine Vodka, Served Straight Up or on the Rocks

Sgroppino alla Pera | 10
Grey Goose Pear, St. George’s Spiced Pear Liqueur, Lemon Sorbet, Prosecco

Shakerato | 9
Frangelico Liqueur, Espresso, Milk, Simple Syrup

Gluten Free

ANTIPASTO

Pasta Fagioli | 11
Neapolitan Stew of Slow Cooked Cannelini Beans, Prosciutto, Tomatoes, Parmigiano, Ziti Rigati

Polpo alla Griglia | 16
Charred Octopus, Gigante Beans, Tomato, Chorizo Mostarda

Calamari Fritti | 16
Point Judith Calamari, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Garlic, Pepper Rings, Arugula Spicy Lemon Aioli

Cozze all’ Arrabbiata | 16
Farm raised P.E.I. Mussels, Tomato Sea Broth, Garlic, Spicy Calabrian Chillies, GF Grilled Rustic Bread

Burrata con Prosciutto | 18
Mozzarella with a Creamy Curd Center, Prosciutto di Parma, Semi-Dried Peppers

Antipasto Rustico | 28
Chef’s Selection of Meats + Cheeses, Marinated Vegetables, Assorted Nuts

INSALATA

Insalata Mista | 12
Farm Salad of Mixed Greens, Garden Vegetables, Grana Padano, White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rucola | 14
Wild Baby Arugula, Prosciutto di Parma, Pickled Red Onions, Shaved Grana Padano, Lemon Vinaigrette

Insalata di Cesare | 13
Classic Cesare, Grana Padano, Gluten Free Croutons, Anchovy

Insalata di Spinaci | 13
Baby Spinach, Caramelized Onion, Gorgonzola, Candied Walnuts, Pancetta, Balsamic Vinaigrette

CONTORNI

Broccoli Rabe | 10
Roasted Garlic, EVOO

Escarole | 9
Itrani Olives, Garlic, EVOO

Cavolfiori | 10
Roasted Cauliflower, Golden Raisins, Pine Nuts, Caramelized Onion

Spinaci | 9
Sauteed Spinach, Garlic, EVOO, Crispy Pancetta, Pecorini Romano

Baby Artichokes | 9
Crushed Pistachios, Golden Raisins, Calabrian Chili Aioli

Whipped Potatoes | 9
Buttery Mashed Potatoes

PASTA

Carbonara* | 23
Guanciale, Raw Farm Eggs, Pecorino Romano, Black Pepper, Ziti Rigati

Bolognese | 25
Slow Braised Veal, Beef and Pork Ragu, Pecorino Romano, Ziti Rigati

Cardinale | 24
San Marzano Tomato Pink Sauce, Pecorino Romano, Ziti Rigati         Add Chicken 3 || Sausage 3

Short Rib Gnocchi | 25
Slow Braised Pulled Short Rib Ragu Tossed with Potato Dumplings, Parmigiano Reggiano

Gnocchi al Forno| 24
Potato Dumplings, Four Cheeses, San Marzano Pink Sauce, Baked in Clay         Add Chicken 3 || Sausage 3

Vongole | 25
Little Neck Clams, Garlic, EVOO, Parsley, Ziti Rigati

Aragosta | 36
R.I. Lobster, English Peas, Seasonal Mushrooms, Lobster Cream, Ziti Rigati

Frutti di Mare* | 35
Gulf Shrimp, Sea Scallops, P.E.I. Mussels, Littleneck Clams, Mediterranean Octopus, Point Judith Calamari, Piennolo Grape Tomatoes, Tomato Sea Broth, Ziti Rigati

PESCE

Risotto ai Gamberi* | 28
Gulf Shrimp, Mascarpone Risotto, House Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, English Peas

Branzino* | 38
Mediteranean Seabass, Fresh Lemon, Capers, Fresh Oregano, Sauteed Spinach with Garlic and EVOO

Salmon* | 29
Faroe Islands Salmon, Black Risotto, Baby Carrots, Roasted Pepper Aioli

Capesante* | 32
Sea Scallops, Saffron Risotto, Roasted Zucchini, Crispy Pancetta

CARNE

Pollo al Limone | 26
Statler Chicken Breast, Baby Artichokes, Escarole, Cherry Tomatoes, Roasted Fingerling Potaotes, Lemon & White Wine

Anatra | 34
House Cured Duck Confit, GF Gnocchi, Sage Cream, Truffle Honey

Parmigiano: Chicken | 26 || Veal Chop | 34
GF Breaded and Pan-Fried, Mozzarella, San Marzano Tomato Sauce, GF Penne

Braciola di Maiale* | 32
Grilled Pork Chop, Spicy Caramelized Figs, GF Gnocchi tossed with Brown Butter and Roasted Cauliflower

Vitello alla Griglia* | 34
Wrapped with Prosciutto di Parma and Sage,
Cipollini Onion Demi, Charred Scallions, Whipped Potatoes

Filet Mignon* | 44
8oz Filet Mignon, Demi Glaze, Whipped Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe

Dolci

Cannoli Trio  8
Sweet Ricotta Cream with Chocolate Chips,  Crushed Pistachio and Candied Orange

Cannolo 8
Traditional Cannolo, Housemade Cream, Chocolate, Crushed Pistachio, Candied Orange
*Gluten Free

Tiramisu 9
Espresso Soaked Ladyfingers & Mascarpone

Budino di Pane  10
Housemade Golden Raisin Bread Pudding, Vanilla Gelato

Torta di Formaggio  8  
New York Style Cheesecake with Amarena Wild Cherries
*Gluten Free

Torta al Cioccolato  10  
Warm Molten Chocolate Cake, Vanilla Gelato
*Gluten Free

Affogato 8
Caramel Gelato Drowned in Espresso, Crushed Almond Cookie

Gelato  9
Vanilla, Chocolate (Dairy Free!) , Pistachio, Caramel, Lemon Sorbetto

Lush Chocolate Martini  12
Dorda Chocolate Liqueur, Butterscotch, Baileys

Cappuccino Martini 12
Stoli Vanilla, Frangelico, Baileys, Kahula, Espresso

wine list

Vino

Sparkling

Moscato, Astoria  |  10

Fresh fruit flavors of peach, melon, and pear balanced with gentle notes of white petals.  The finish is balanced and well rounded.

Prosecco, Dal Bello .200ml  |  10
Floral aromas, herb-and almond-scented with a forest-floor undercurrent.

Prosecco, Dal Bello  .750ml  |  38

Champagne, Veuve Clicquot Brut…France  |  110
Complex aromas of ripe apple and light cream.

Sparkling Rose

Rosa della Regina Dal Bello…Veneto  |  10/38
A pleasing fruity bouquet with hints of strawberry and raspberry.

Champagne Rose Moet & Chandon  |  135
Aromas dominated by the scent of wild strawberries. With fruity hints of orange and pomegranate.

Rose

Stella Rosato, II Palazzo…Italy  |  8/30
Hints of strawberry, raspberry and cherry that follow through the palate.

Whispering Angel Rose, Caves D’Esclans…France  |  12/44
Crisp vibrant with citrus acidity, hints of raspberry.

Cloud Chaser Rose, Mont D’Azur…France  |  15/57
Dry and refreshing with coral notes.

Bianco Italy

Vino di Casa  |  7/30 caraf

Pinot Grigio Dal Bello  |  9/34
Intense fruity aroma, Reminiscent of straw and toasted almonds.

Pinot Grigio Bortoluzzi…Friulli  |  12/42
Intense and persistent, notes of fresh fruit and spring flowers.

Pinot Grigio Livio Felluga…Friulli  |  65
Elegant hints of dry apricot, pear, and raspberry.

Orvieto, La Pazzaglia…Lazio  |  8/30
Intense aromas of Mediterranean flowers, citrus fruits, and fresh green apples.

Vernaccia di San Gimignano…La Lastra  |  38
Dry crisp with a floral bouquet.

Arneis, Rocco Vergini, Teo Costa…Piemonte  |  10/38
Floral Intense scents of wildflowers with a herbaceous after taste.

Soave, Pieropan…Veneto  |  12/45
Delicate bouquet of vine blossoms, cherry blossoms, and elderberry.

Muller Thurgau, Pacher Hof…Alto Adige  |  58
Vibrant and aromatic with dominant flavors of peach and lemon.

Falanghina La Badessa…Campania  |  9/34
Light to medium-bodied. Aromatic, delicate, dry. Tropical fruit and citrus notes.

Grechetto, La Pazzaglia…Lazio  |  11/42
Intense aromas of broom flowers, apricots, peach, and almonds.

Chardonnay, Dal Bello…Veneto  |  9/34
Flavors of apple, banana, pineapple, and honey. A full and rich flavor. No oak.

Bianco USA

Fume Blanc, Ferrari Carano…Sonoma County  |  10/38
Acidic fresh crisp, notes of mango lemon and pear.

Chardonnay, Hess…Monterey  |  9/34
Un-oaked, crisp lemon and lime notes with a hint of apple.

Chardonnay, Overlook, Landmark Vineyards…Sonoma County  |  13/60
Complex aromas of lemongrass freshly peeled grapefruits and honeydew melons.

Chardonnay (unfiltered), Newton…Napa Valley  |  18/70
Hints of honeysuckle, tropical fruit, and marmalade.

Rest of the world

Vinho Verde, Aveleda Alvarinho…Portugal  |  9/34
Fresh notes of orange peel and grapefruit.

Albarino, Pazo Torrado…Spain  |  9/34
Fresh acidity with hints of lime, green apple, and citrus fruits.

Riesling, Cave de Turkheim…Alsace, France  |  41
Elegant fruit with earth and mineral aromas.

Sancerre, Pascal Jolivet…France  |  60
Elegant and powerful with lemon and pepper notes.

Sauvignon Blanc, Infamous Goose…New Zealand  |  10/38
Vibrant aromas of gooseberry and green tea.

Sauvignon Blanc, Dog Point…New Zealand  |  50
Aromas of melon and lemongrass with underlying and minerality.

Assyrtiko, Domaine Sigalas…Santorini, Greece  |  54
Aromatic with citrus and flower blossom.

Pouilly-Fuisse, Louis Latour…France  |  62
Notes of white flowers with hints of butter and minerals.

Riesling, Shine….Germany | 8/38
Slightly sweet, with bright, crisp flavors of green apple, pear and peach.