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Black Mussels

Fresh in the shell, marinara or Diavolo (spicy tomato sauce) 11

Fried Calamari

Served with house cocktail sauce & lemon wedges 12

Grilled Calamari 

Chef Andy’s Favorite! Large tubes served with olive oil, fresh garlic, artichokes, spices & roasted red peppers 12

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms (2)

With fresh sautéed spinach, roasted red peppers with garlic & oil in lemon sauce 8

Deep Fried Ravioli

Large homemade meat or cheese ravioli breaded & fried, served with homemade marinara or
meat sauce 7

Buffalo Chicken Wings (8)

La Gondola style! Mild, hot or inferno with a side of ranch 8

Mozzarella Sticks

Homemade & served with
marinara 7

Pizza Bread

Full loaf with pizza sauce & Romano cheese on garlic bread 3.5 Baked with real mozzarella 4.5


Old world bread rubbed with garlic & topped with fresh chopped tomatoes, olive oil, spices & basil Reg (4) 6 Lg (8) 10

Breaded Mushrooms

Made to order, served with marinara 6

Breaded Chicken Strips

Made to order, fresh, served with ranch or BBQ sauce 7

Coated French Fries

Seasoned or garlic Lg 3

Sausage & Peppers

In tomato sauce or garlic oil 8

Italian Sausage Links or Homemade
Meatballs (2)

With meat sauce or tomato sauce 6


Side Dishes

Sautéed Spinach, fresh garlic & olive oil

Full 7 Half 4

Sautéed Broccoli, fresh garlic & olive oil

Full 7 Half 4

Vesuvio Potatoes

Please allow 25-30 minutes cooking time. Potato wedges baked with fresh garlic, fresh rosemary & olive oil 5

Spaghetti, Linguini or Mostaccioli

Marinara or meat sauce 5

Stuffed Gnocchi

Pesto, meat sauce or marinara 7


Homemade with pesto, meat sauce or marinara 5

Meatballs or Sausage (2)

With meat sauce or marinara 6

Homemade Marinara

Sm 4 Quart 8

Homemade Meat Sauce

Sm 5 Quart 9

Homemade Soup

Made daily, served with Old World Italian Bread




Stracciatella (Spinach) A secret recipe our chef brought all the way from Rome




Antipasto Salad “A Work of Art”

Combination of genoa salami, imported mortadella, provolone, fresh cut vegetables & kalamata olives on a bed of spring mix served with house vinaigrette Reg 7 Lg 12

Mozzarella Caprese

Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil & kalamata olives over chopped romaine 7

Tomato & Onion Salad

House vinaigrette & kalamata olives over romaine Lg 6

Caesar Salad

Crisp romaine, fresh tomatoes, Parmesan, homemade herbed croutons & Caesar dressing Lg 8.5

Grilled or Crispy Chicken

Caesar Salad 11

Dinner Salad

Spring mix, fresh tomatoes & choice of dressing Sm 3.5 Lg 8

La Gondola Salad

Crisp romaine, gorgonzola, Belgian endive, fresh tomatoes & kalamata olives tossed in olive oil with balsamic on the side. Fabulous! Sm 7 Lg 12

Dressing Choices: House Vinaigrette, Creamy Garlic, Caesar, Ranch or Roquefort (fresh blue cheese) Add 1

Pasta Dinners

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

Rigatoni Boscaiola

Signature dish! Cream tomato sauce, fresh mushrooms, sautéed Italian sausage & fresh sage 16

Rigatoni Gondola

Sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms in a light cream sauce 16

Rigatoni Puttanesca

Fresh tomatoes, artichokes, capers, olives, fresh basil 14

Rigatoni Vodka

Tomato cream sauce, vodka, peas, Pecorino Romano & fresh basil 16

Rigatoni 4 Formaggi

Mozzarella, provolone, Parmesan, Pecorino Romano 14

Rigatoni Porcini

Imported porcini mushrooms in our tomato cream sauce 16

Rotini Primavera

Fresh sautéed zucchini, broccoli, peas, carrots & mushrooms served with your choice of sauce (garlic & oil, creamy tomato or marinara) 15

Linguini with Calamari

Signature marinara or arrabiata (spicy) 17

Linguini with Clams

Served with red or white wine clam sauce 17

Linguini with Fresh Black Mussels

In the shell, served with marinara or arrabiata (spicy) 17

Linguini with Fresh Chopped Seasoned Tomatoes 14

Linguini Al Tonno

Imported Genova tuna & marinara 16

Spaghetti or Capellini “Angel Hair”

With homemade meat sauce or marinara 11

Baked Spaghetti

Perfect hangover dish!  Real mozzarella & homemade meat sauce or marinara 14

Spaghetti Aglio Olio

Fresh garlic, olive oil, white wine & fresh chopped parsley 14

Spaghetti Carbonara

American bacon in a light cream sauce 17

Whole Wheat Linguini

Garlic & oil, meat sauce or marinara 14


Grandma’s secret recipe crepes! Filled with fresh ricotta & Pecorino Romano & baked with mozzarella & marinara 14


Homemade with ricotta, served with meat sauce or marinara 14

Gnocchi Al Pesto

Made with fresh ricotta, homemade pesto sauce 15

Stuffed Gnocchi

Stuffed with fresh ricotta, served marinara, meat sauce or arrabiatta (spicy red sauce) 15

Gnocchi Piemontese

Mushrooms, fresh basil, parsley, Romano in tomato cream sauce 15

Stuffed Gnocchi al Pesto

Baby gnocchi pillows stuffed with fresh ricotta served with our creamed pesto & Romano cheese 17


With homemade meat sauce or marinara 11

Mostaccioli Salmonate

Smoked salmon & fresh sliced mushrooms in a tomato & cream sauce served over a generous portion of mostaccioli 16

Baked Mostaccioli

Real mozzarella & homemade meat sauce or marinara 14

Mostaccioli Arrabiata

Spicy marinara sauce 14

Cavatelli or Gnocchi Caprese

Fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes & Pecorino Romano 16


It’s addictive! Homemade with meat sauce or marinara, baked with mozzarella 15

Lobster Ravioli

Homemade lobster ravioli in a light cream sauce with mascarpone 20

Meat Ravioli

Beef & Romano, homemade with meat sauce or marinara 14

Cheese Ravioli

Fresh ricotta & Romano 14

Ravioli 50/50

Homemade with meat & cheese ravioli, meat sauce or marinara 15

Fettuccine Alfredo

Made to order 14

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

With fresh grilled chicken breast 17

Agnelotti Mezzaluna

Half moon shaped pasta stuffed with fresh spinach, ricotta & Pecorino Romano with marinara, topped with fresh basil & sweet butter 15

Meat Tortellini

Choice of meat sauce, marinara or pesto 14

Tortellini Panna

Imported prosciutto, mushrooms, Pecorino Romano in a light cream sauce 16

Agnelotti Mezzaluna

Half moon shaped pasta stuffed with fresh spinach, ricotta & Pecorino Romano with marinara, topped with fresh basil & sweet butter 15

From the Broiler

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

Steak alla Gondola

Filet mignon, mushrooms, artichokes, prosciutto, white wine sauce, served with sautéed broccoli 22

Filet Mignon (12 oz.)

Beef tenderloin medallions with sauteed mushrooms, roasted potatoes & broccoli (grilled to order) 25


Italian Dinner Specials

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

Eggplant Parmigiana

Piled high & made to order, 3 layers of fresh eggplant, Pecorino Romano & mozzarella, served with Mostaccioli with marinara 17

Eggplant Monte Carlo

(same as above, no marinara) Mushrooms & artichokes in a white wine sauce, served with sautéed broccoli 17

Pepper Steak Dinner

Filet slices sautéed in wine sauce with fresh mushrooms, onions, sweet green peppers with sautéed broccoli 20

Steak Pizzaiola

Filet slices with La Gondola’s special sauce, served with sautéed broccoli 20

Tripe Florentine

With fresh garlic, spices & onions with marinara 15

Risotti Dishes

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

(Imported rice) made to order, please allow 35 minutes for cooking

Primavera 16

With grilled chicken 18


Imported porcini mushrooms 18


Fresh chopped mushrooms & smoked salmon 18


Calamari, fresh black mussels, clams & jumbo shrimp 21


Veal Dinners

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

Veal Parmigiana

Fresh veal medallions, breaded & baked with mozzarella & marinara, served with side of penne with marinara 22

Veal Limone

Fresh veal medallions in our own lemon/wine sauce with fresh sliced mushrooms & sautéed broccoli 22

Veal Piccante

Onions, roasted red peppers, capers & pepperoncini’s in white wine sauce with sautéed broccoli 22

Veal Marsala

Fresh veal with fresh sliced mushrooms & broccoli sautéed in our own Marsala wine sauce 22

Veal Saltimbocca

Whole mushrooms, imported prosciutto, spices, fresh sage in white wine sauce with sautéed broccoli 22

Veal Monte Carlo

Sautéed fresh veal medallions, mushrooms, artichokes & eggplant in white wine sauce, served with sautéed broccoli 22

Veal Milanese

Breaded veal, pan fried with roasted potatoes & sautéed broccoli 22

Chicken Specialties

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

Chicken on the bone, please allow 45 minutes minimum All white meat Add 4

Chicken alla Gondola

Half chicken browned & baked with fresh Italian sausage link, vesuvio potatoes, sautéed mushrooms & sweet green peppers in a wine sauce 18

Cacciatore (on or off the bone)

Mushrooms, olives & Italian spices in a marinara, served with a side of pasta 18

Chicken Vesuvio

Half large chicken baked with olive oil, fresh garlic, spices & rosemary, served with vesuvio potatoes 18

Broiled Chicken (half large chicken)

Served with roasted potatoes & sautéed broccoli 18

Chicken Parmigiana

Boneless chicken filets in our own breading, baked with mozzarella & tomato sauce, served with side of penne with marinara 16

Chicken Monte Carlo

Sautéed chicken breasts, mushrooms, artichokes, eggplant in white wine sauce, served with sautéed broccoli 17

Chicken Marsala

Chicken breasts with fresh sliced mushrooms & broccoli sautéed in our own Marsala wine sauce 16

Chicken Saltimbocca (boneless)

Whole mushrooms, imported prosciutto, spices, fresh sage in a white wine sauce with sautéed broccoli 17

Chicken Lemone

Chicken filets in our own lemone sauce & mushrooms with sautéed broccoli 16

Chicken Portobello

Boneless chicken breasts sautéed in Marsala-cream sauce with fresh sliced portobello mushrooms & roasted red peppers over fettuccine 18

Seafood Dinners

Served with homemade soup or fresh salad & Old World Italian bread

Jumbo Shrimp Parmigiana

Jumbo shrimp baked with marinara, mozzarella & Romano cheese on a generous portion of penne 18

Shrimp Francese

Jumbo shrimp, dipped in egg batter with white wine lemon sauce, served with sautéed broccoli 18

Shrimp Diavolo Linguini

Jumbo shrimp in a spicy tomato sauce served with a generous portion of linguini 18

Deep Fried Shrimp

Jumbo shrimp in our own breading, sautéed broccoli & roasted potatoes 18

Linguini Aglio Olio Con Gamberi

Jumbo shrimp sautéed in olive oil & fresh chopped garlic & a generous portion of linguini 18

Zuppa di Pesce

Fresh black mussels, jumbo shrimp, calamari & clams served over linguini with marinara or arrabiata (spicy) 22

Salmon Vesuvio

Salmon filet baked with fresh rosemary, garlic, olive oil & white wine, served with vesuvio potatoes & broccoli 20

Grilled Salmon

Salmon filet in our olive oil & lemon sauce served with roasted potatoes & broccoli 20

Tilapia Puttanesca

2 six ounce fresh tilapia filets with fresh tomatoes, artichokes, capers, black olives & fresh basil over fettuccine 20

Tilapia Lemone

Filets sautéed in our own lemon sauce with capers & roasted red peppers, served with sautéed broccoli 19

Tilapia Livornese

Filets with capers, olives, onions & fresh garlic with marinara,

served with pasta 1

Grigliata di Pesce

Baby octopus, calamari, shrimp & tilapia in a butter-lemon sauce served with broccoli 22



Made to order on fresh Italian loaf

Italian Beef

Piled high with au jus or marinara served with extra sauce on the side 8

Italian Sausage

Char grilled with au jus or marinara 7


Beef/sausage 10

Meatball Sub

Marinara or meat sauce 8

Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

Filets fried in our own Italian breading, baked with mozzarella, Pecorino Romano & marinara on Italian loaf 10

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Made to order with three layers of fresh eggplant, marinara, Pecorino Romano & mozzarella baked & served on Italian loaf 10
With hot giardiniera, sautéed sweet greenpeppers, onions or mozzarella  Add 1


La Gondola’s award-winning pizzas are handmade to order using the freshest ingredients available
All pizzas have a tomato & cheese base

Thin or Extra
Thin Pizza

Med 12″

Lrg 14″

X-Lrg 16″

Party 18″

Serves 2-3

Serves 3-4

Serves 4-5

Serves 5-6

Serves 7-9




Each extra ingredient





Stuffed or Pan Pizza

Small 10″

Medium 12″

Large 14″

(Allow 40 mins. cooking time)

Serves 2-3

Serves 3-4

Serves 4-5





Each extra ingredient




Any four ingredients




Ingredients:    Sausage, Ground Beef, Shrimp, Pepperoni, Green Peppers, Jalapeños, Mushrooms, Onions, Green or Black Olives, Bacon, Fresh Garlic, Fresh Broccoli, Spinach, Fresh Tomatoes, Artichokes, Anchovies, Ricotta, Fresh Basil, Canadian Bacon, Hot Giardiniera, Pineapple, Roasted Red Peppers, Banana Peppers, Fresh Zucchini, Eggplant, Pesto Sauce, Grilled Chicken

Specialty Pizza

La Gondola’s award-winning pizzas are handmade to order using the freshest ingredients available

Medium 12″ 18 • Large 14″ 22 • X-Large 16″ 24 • Party 18″
• JUMBO 24″ 41

La Gondola Special

Sausage, onions, green peppers & mushrooms

La Gondola Vegetable Special

Fresh spinach, broccoli, tomatoes & artichokes

Grilled Chicken Alfredo

Fresh grilled chicken & our own Alfredo sauce

BBQ Chicken

Fresh grilled chicken & our own BBQ sauce


Sausage, bacon, ground beef & pepperoni



Smoked Canadian bacon & pineapple chunks


Fresh tomatoes, basil, olive oil, plum tomato sauce & Pecorino Romano

White Pizza

Fresh ricotta, mozzarella & olive oil

Quattro Formaggi

4 cheeses, fresh bleu cheese crumbles, mozzarella, provolone & Pecorino Romano


Sliced jalapeños, Cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper & granulated garlic

Pizza Puttanesca

Fresh tomatoes, capers, artichokes, black olives with fresh basil


Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer

12 oz Can 1.25
6 pack 12 oz Cans 7

San Pellegrino Sparking H2O

750ml 5

San Pellegrino Limonata   (Sparkling H2O)

12 oz Can 2  Two for 3

San Pellegrino Limonata   (Sparkling H2O)

16 oz bottle 3 Two for 5

* DELIVERY only 2.95  ( $15 order min)
12 pm – 10 pm Mon Fri 4 pm – 11 pm • Sat 12 pm – 11 pm

La Gondola Italian Restaurant 2914 N. Ashland Ave. • Chicago, IL 60657 • 773-248-4433


Large Cannoli

Homemade filling with chocolate chips & pistachio nuts 5

Four Baby Cannoli  6

Homemade Tiramisu

 Made with disaronno amaretto 6

Homemade Tiramisu for “two”  8

Italian Ice

Lemon, available all year 5


Pistachio 6


La Gondola has been serving up heaping portions of pasta, pizza and other authentic Italian cuisine using secret recipes since 1984. Fresh family-style Italian, just like grandma used to make. That’s what you can expect from La Gondola Italian Restaurant. We specialize in pizza and pasta using the freshest ingredients available. Our pizzas are hand-tossed and made to order with a secret sauce and premium cheeses that keeps the critics raving. La Gondola’s award-winning sauce is made from scratch, seven days a week using the same recipe passed on from generation to generation. Our vegetables and Italian sausage are also cut and made fresh seven days a week. Our dishes are made to order, so please allow time for us to make it just right. We promise, it will be worth the wait!


If you have at particular food allergy please let us know when ordering.  Consuming raw or undercooked foods may increase your risk of food borne illness.  Prices & menu items subject to change without notice. Tax not included. © Grande Cheese Company 09/14 All Rights Reserved.