La Norma – Italian Restaurant

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Opening Hour 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM, every day on week.

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  • PHONE. +1 (941) 383-6262
  • 5370 GULF OF MEXICO DRIVE - 104 FL 34228 LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
A thin shell of mozzarella hiding a creamy heart, our lavish burrata from Puglia is served with fresh ripe grape tomatoes, artichokes in extra virgin olive oil, a hint of garlic and fresh basil leaves
Three of our signature Sicilian meatballs prepared according to Grandma’s secret recipe, topped with our marinara sauce made with San Marzano plum tomatoes and shavings of Italian imported parmesan cheese, served with bread
Four slices of lightly toasted bread on which the Chef has unleashed his creativity with seasonal ingredients meeting the regional Italian tradition
A colorful selection of traditional Italian appetizers, imported cheese and a careful selection of the best Italian cured meat, served with bread
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Fragrant calamari rings sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, white wine, fresh onions and mixed black olives from the southern Italian regions, cooked with our marinara sauce made with San Marzano plum tomatoes and flakes of red hot chili pepper from Calabria, served with bread
Please ask your waiter for the soup of the day
Veal cutlets delicately sautéed in a reduction of white wine, butter, fresh lemon slices, Sicilian capers and parsley, served with sautéed vegetables
Fresh salmon fillets gently cooked in a reduction of white wine, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, fresh lemon juice and Sicilian capers, served with pasta
Tender breaded chicken breast topped with our marinara sauce made with San Marzano plum tomatoes and melted Italian DOP mozzarella cheese, served with pasta
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Lightly floured veal cutlets sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, sweet Marsala wine from Sicily, a fragrant mix of porcini and wild mushrooms and cream, served with pasta
Farm fresh mixed greens, tomatoes, black olives from the southern Italian regions and red onions, seasoned with our special Italian vinaigrette dressing
Farm fresh romaine lettuce and crunchy bites of toasted bread tossed in “Caesar” dressing and topped with a generous shaving of parmesan cheese
Sicily in a plate: pasta “al dente” in our marinara sauce made with San Marzano plum tomatoes, tossed with deep fried eggplant and topped with fresh basil leaves – try it with shavings of pecorino romano cheese or mature salty ricotta cheese from our hometown Catania
Italian culinary history at its best: slow cooked for about six hours, our recipe is enriched with Grandma’s secret touch and served with our signature meatballs
Need no presentation: the authentic Italian lasagne with bolognese sauce, a rich white béchamel cream and a melted topping of Italian DOP mozzarella and Italian imported parmesan cheese
Fresh ravioli with a heart of spinach and cheese in a rich Vodka sauce
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Traditional fresh gnocchi with a creamy heart of asiago cheese and Italian DOP mozzarella cheese in the authentic basil pesto sauce from Genova
A glorious combination of the best shrimps, calamari, clams and mussels cooked in a reduction of white wine, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and a touch of our marinara sauce made with San Marzano plum tomatoes
The way pizza was conceived: fresh Italian mozzarella cheese and a fragrant marinara sauce with fresh basil leaves and a generous drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
“Snow White”: a triumph of different varieties of Italian cheese (gorgonzola, mozzarella, asiago, shavings of parmesan) topped with imported porcini and wild mushrooms
Hot, spicy and full of flavor: our marinara sauce spiced up with red hot chili pepper from Calabria, red onions, garlic and topped with spicy “soppressata” salame from Calabria and shavings of pecorino Romano cheese
Norma $15
Just like our signature pasta: mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce, deep fried eggplant and fresh basil leaves – try it with shavings of pecorino Romano cheese or mature salty ricotta cheese from our hometown Catania
Healthy yet tasty: mozzarella cheese and a selection of the best seasonal vegetables
The “calzone”: a closed pizza filled with our fragrant marinara sauce, our signature meatballs, mozzarella cheese and Italian imported parmesan cheese