Antica Osteria

Classic Italian

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Overview

Located in an old house in the West U area, Antica Osteria is a quaint neighborhood Italian destination that exudes traditional Italian charm. Wooded decor, warm surrounds, and candle light make for a wonderfully romantic ambiance full of old-world rustic appeal. Standout dishes include ravioli al sugo de porcini, spaghetti alla puttanesca, and veal picata, while a predominantly Italian wine list will satisfy any oenophile's palate.

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Accolades

  • 50 Best Restaurants 2015 - Zagat
  • Zagat rating of 25 out of 30

Menu for Antica Osteria

Dinner Menu

Antipasti - Beginnigs

  • Antipasto Rustico prosciutto, salami, cheese & olives
    $10.00
  • Bresaola Valtellina thin slices of air-cured beef filet, field greens & truffle oil
    $11.00
  • Pepperoni Alla Brace grilled peppers, anchovies & capers
    $8.00
  • Carpaccio thin slices of beef filet with parmesan, arugola, olive oil & lemon juice
    $11.00
  • Melanzane Alla Sarda marinated eggplant with sun-dried tomatoes & feta cheese
    $8.00
  • Capesante All'antica prosciutto wrapped sea scallops pan sautéed
    $14.00
  • Asparagi Al Formaggio steamed & baked asparagus with smoked provolone cheese
    $10.00
  • Speck air cured smoked ham from alto adige
    $11.00

Zuppe - Soup

  • Minestrone Di Verdura daily made vegetable soup
    $6.00
  • Pasta Fagioli hearty bean & pasta soup
    $6.00

Insalate - Salads

  • Insalata Della Casa house salad with parmesan dressing
    $6.00
  • Caesar Salad house recipe
    $7.00
  • Insalata Campagnola mixed green salad with buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, peppers & olives
    $8.00
  • Insalata Arugola baby arugula with tomatoes, olive oil & balsamic vinegar
    $8.00
  • Insalata Ala Osteria radiccio, arugola & gorgonzola cheese
    $8.00
  • Pomodori E Mozzarella fresh slices of roma tomatoes with fresh mozzarella & pesto
    $9.00

Primi - Pasta

  • Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca olives, anchovies, capers & onions with fresh tomatoes
    $15.00
  • Spaghetti Alla Bolognese spaghetti with meat sauce
    $15.00
  • Spaghetti Alla Chitarra olives, diced tomatoes & garlic fresh basil
    $14.00
  • Spaghetti Alla Carbonara cream, eggs & pancetta tossed with spaghetti
    $15.00
  • Spaghetti Auglio Olio spaghetti with fresh garlic, parsley, extra virgin olive oil
    $13.00
  • Gnocchi Di Patate homemade potato dumplings, choice of pesto or pomodori or gorgonzola cream sauce
    $15.00
  • Penne Three P's penne with prosciutto, peas and a light cream sauce
    $15.00
  • Penne Alla Fornaia baked penne with pomodori sauce & mozzarella
    $14.00
  • Ravioli Al Sugo Di Porcini cheese ravioli sautéed with crimini and porcini mushrooms, tomatoes & basil
    $16.00
  • Ravioli Burro Salvia cheese ravioli sautéed butter and sage
    $16.00
  • Melanzane Alla Parmigiana breaded eggplant, topped with marinara baked with parmigiana and mozzarella cheese
    $14.00
  • Fettucine Alla Crema home made fettuccini in a creamy parmigiana sauce
    $14.00

Secondi - Main Course

  • Veal Picata tender thinly sliced veal in lemon wine sauce & capers
    $21.00
  • Scaloppini Parmigiana breaded veal, topped with marinara baked with parmigiana and mozzarella cheese
    $21.00
  • Scaloppine Ai Funghi tender veal sautéed with porcini mushrooms, tomatoes & fresh basil
    $21.00
  • Vitello Alla Romana veal sautéed with prosciutto, sage & a light wine sauce
    $21.00
  • Veal Milanese breaded veal cutlets pan-fried in olive oil
    $21.00
  • Petti Di Pollo Al Formaggio chicken breast stuffed with fontina cheese served with a light wine sauce
    $16.00
  • Pollo Alla Parmigiana tender breast topped with marinara baked with parmigiana and mozzarella cheese
    $16.00
  • Pollo All Prosciutto chicken breast topped with prosciutto in a wine sauce & sage
    $16.00
  • Petto D'anatra Al Pepe Nero lean duck breast pan-sautéed with crushed black pepper & fresh herbs
    $24.00
  • Trota in Padella pan sauté rainbow trout with capers & fresh herbs
    $22.00
  • Gamberoni Alla Russo lightly floured jumbo shrimp pan-fried with a light wine sauce
    $21.00

Special Off the Menu

  • Black Angus Filet
    $34.00
  • Grilled Veal Chops
    $35.00
  • Gulf Snapper
    $28.00
  • Red Fish
    $27.00
  • Atlantic Salmon
    $26.00
  • Chilean Sea Bass
  • Ravioli Lobster
    $24.00

Wine List

White Wines

  • Masi Pinot Grigio
    $38.00
  • Santa margarita Grigio
    $40.00
  • Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blan, Australia
    $43.00
  • La Cala Vermentino
    $35.00
  • Villa Antinori
    $38.00
  • Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
    $36.00
  • La Crema Chardonnay
    $41.00
  • Acacia Chardonnay (Sonoma)
    $51.00
  • Sonom-Cutrer Russian river Chardonnay
    $45.00
  • Jordan Chardonnay
    $64.00
  • Cakebread Chardonnay
    $70.00
  • Far Niente Chardonnay
    $105.00

Champagne & Sparkling Wine

  • Tattinger
    $78.00
  • Moet & Chandon White Star
    $70.00
  • Veuve Cliiquot
    $85.00
  • Domain Chandon .375
    $24.00
  • Moet & Chandon Imperial .375
    $35.00
  • Perrier Jouet
    $210.00
  • Dom 270
  • Crystal 375

Chianti

  • Banfi Chianti, 2010
    $38.00
  • Firenze Chianti DOCG, 2008
    $39.00
  • Ruffino Tan, 2010
    $45.00
  • Banfi Chianti Riserva, 2008
    $45.00
  • Biagio Banfi Chianti Riserva, 2008
    $47.00
  • Marchesi Antinori Riserva, 2009
    $68.00
  • Rufino Ducale Chianti Classico Res. (gold), 2007
    $80.00
  • Altamura Sangiovese, 2009
    $95.00

Montepulciano

  • Talamonti, 2012
    $38.00

Super Tuscans

  • Vitiano, 2010
    $43.00
  • Il Bruciato, 2011
    $69.00
  • Antinori Le Serre Nuove Ornellaia, 2010
    $110.00
  • Tignanello, 2010
    $145.00
  • Antinori Guado Al Tasso, 2009
    $165.00
  • Sassicaia, 2010
    $310.00
  • Ornellaia, 2010
    $295.00
  • Solaia, 2006
    $395.00

Brunello Di Montalchino

  • Greppone Mazzi Brunello, 2006
    $95.00
  • Albadia Brunelo di Montilcino, 2007
    $95.00
  • Martina Brunello Di Montalcino, 2006
    $125.00
  • Santonino Brunello Di Montalcino, 2003
    $155.00
  • Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino, 2006
    $135.00
  • Col D'Orcia Brunello Di Montalcino, 1997
    $255.00

Barolo, Barbaresco & Dolcetto

  • Fontana fredda Barlo, 2008
    $85.00
  • Franco Serra Barolo, 2009
    $85.00
  • Batasiolo Barolo Single vinyard, 2009
    $120.00
  • Stefano Farina Barbaresco, 2009
    $79.00
  • Moccagatta Barbaresco, 2002
    $158.00
  • Pelissero Barbaresco_VANOTU, 2000
    $195.00

Amarone & Valpolicella

  • Bolla Valpolicella Ripasso, 2009
    $44.00
  • Tommasi Amarone, 2009
    $145.00
  • Bertani Amarone, 2004
    $185.00
  • Bertani Amarone, 1973
    $525.00

Other Regions

  • Rosso Azzurro (sicily), 2010
    $55.00
  • Lapostolle Cabernet (chile), 2011
    $38.00
  • Berengario (veneto), 1998
    $68.00
  • Chateau Segonzac, 2009
    $45.00

Gaja wines

  • Gaja Sito Moresco, 2010
    $97.00
  • Gaja Promis, 2010
    $73.00
  • Gaja Magari, 2011
    $135.00
  • Gaja Ca' Marcanda, 2008
    $230.00
  • Rennina Brunello, 2007
    $270.00
  • Gaja DAGromis Barolo, 2007
    $175.00
  • Gaja Sperss, 2005
    $420.00
  • Gaja Conteisa, 2001
    $315.00
  • Gaja Conteisa, 2004
    $385.00
  • Gaja Costa Russi, 1999
    $585.00

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Castle rock Cabernet, 2010
    $37.00
  • Casa Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011
    $38.00
  • Villa MT Eden Cabernet (napa)
    $43.00
  • Prelius Cabernet (Italy), 2011
    $45.00
  • Dreaming Tree Cabernet, 2011
    $48.00
  • St Supery Cabernet, 2010
    $55.00
  • BV Beaurouge blend, 2009
    $59.00
  • Provenance Napa valley Blend 2011
    $65.00
  • Altamura Cabernet, 2010
    $137.00
  • Duckhorn Cabernet, 2009
    $120.00
  • Cakebread Cabernet, 2010
    $155.00
  • Farniente Cabernet, 2011
    $240.00
  • Silver Oak Cabernet Alexander Valley, 2008
    $140.00
  • Silver Oak Cabernet Napa Valley, 2008
    $210.00
  • Nichel & Nichel Cabernet, 2009
    $155.00
  • Rockaway Single vineyard, 2009
    $135.00
  • Jordan Cabernet, 2009
    $120.00
  • Opus One, 2009
    $295.00

Merlot

  • Columbia Crest Merlot, 2007
    $36.00
  • Sterling Merlot Napa, 2010
    $39.00
  • Lapostole Merlot, Chile, 2011
    $38.00
  • Stag's Leap wine cellars Merlot, 2010
    $85.00

Pinot Noir

  • Chalone Pinot Noir, 2011
    $38.00
  • Castle Rock Pinot Noir, 2010
    $38.00
  • Sterling Pinot Noir, 2011
    $42.00
  • Ponzi Pinot Noir, 2011
    $51.00
  • King Estate Pinot Noir, 2011
    $65.00
  • Patz & Hall Sonoma coast Pinot noir 2012
    $75.00

1/2 Bottles 375ml. white

  • Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio
    $26.00
  • Cake Bread Chardonnay
    $47.00

1/2 Bottles 375ml Red

  • St Supery Cabernet, 2007
    $30.00
  • J.Lohr, 2011
    $21.00
  • King estate Pinot noir, 2011
    $35.00
  • Etude Napa pinot noir, 2011
    $28.00
  • Alexander vally Merlot, 2011
    $18.00
  • Sterling Merlot, 2008
    $23.00
  • Michele Chiorlo Barlo, 2007
    $39.00
  • Tommasi Amarone, 2009
    $70.00
  • Col, D'Orcia Brunello Di Montalcino 2008
    $65.00
  • Ornellaia, 2009
    $165.00

2311 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Classic/Old School, Intimate, Romantic
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (713) 521-1155
  • Private Dining Room: Yes