The Kitchen

78 W. Union Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
626.796.9803
www.thekitchenitalian.com

Hours of Operation: Sunday - Thursday: 11 am - 9 pm / Friday & Saturday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm



The Kitchen
    

Come to The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria for New York, Sicilian or Chicago style deep-dish pizza. We also offer authentic entrées, pastas, salads, calzones and sandwiches. We have full catering for all occasions from 5 to 500 guests. Gift certificates are available. We are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Whether you're in the mood to dine in, order for take out, or need us for catering, we can take care of you.

Call for reservations or just come in! An 18% gratuity will be added to parties of six or more. We are unable to offer separate checks. A 10% delivery charge will be added to delivery orders of $100 or more.


Menu

   

Appetizers

  • Garlic Bread: $3.25
  • Cheese Garlic Bread: $3.95
  • Bruschetta: $7.95 
  • Fried Mozzarella: $7.50
  • Fried Zucchini: $7.50
  • Fried Calamari: $8.95

Soup

  • Minestrone: $4.95

Salads

  • House Salad: Half $4.25 Full $7.50
    Fresh Romaine lettuce, roma tomatoes, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, and our homemade Italian dressing.
  • Caesar Salad: Half $5.25 Full $8.50
    Fresh Romaine lettuce tossed with creamy Caesar dressing, our homemade croutons, and freshly grated Parmesan. Anchovies upon request.
  • Caesar Salad: With chicken: Half $8.25 Full $11.50
  • Pasta Salad: Half $6.25 Full $9.50
    Penne pasta, artichoke hearts, black olives, Roma tomatoes, and fresh Parmesan tossed in our homemade Italian dressing. Served on a bed of lettuce.
  • Antipasto: Half $7.95 Full $11.95
    Italian meats and cheeses added to our House Salad.

Sandwiches

  • Meatball Parmesan Meatball Parmesan: $7.95
    Homemade meatballs topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese.
  • Chicken Parmesan: $8.95
    Breaded chicken breast topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese.
  • Eggplant Parmesan: $7.95
    Breaded eggplant topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese.
  • Shrimp Parmesan: $9.95
    Breaded shrimp topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese.
  • Sausage & Peppers: $7.95
    Sweet Italian sausage topped with marinara and sautéed peppers and onions,
  • Italian Sub: $7.95
    Italian meats and cheeses with lettuce, roma tomatoes, onions, and Italian dressing.

Calzones
Pizza dough folded and stuffed with cheeses, then topped with our homemade marinara sauce.

  • Cheese Calzone: $8.95
    Mozzarella, ricotta, and Parmesan cheeses.
    • Choose additional fillings from our pizza toppings: $.75
  • Sausage Roll: $8.95
    Sweet Italian sausage, mozzarella, sautéed bell peppers and onions.
  • Stromboli: $8.95
    Pepperoni, ham, mozzarella and American cheese.

Pastas

  • Spaghetti Marinara: $9.95
    • with Meatballs or Sausage: $11.95
  • Fettuccini Alfredo: $11.95
    Rich cream sauce with Parmesan cheese.
    • with Grilled or Breaded Chicken Breast: $13.95
    • with Shrimp: $15.95
  • Pesto: $11.95
    Pasta in a creamy pesto sauce.
  • Penne-Pomodoro: $11.95
    Fresh roma tomatoes, basil, garlic, and olive oil tossed with penne pasta.
  • Lemon Pasta: $11.95
    Mushrooms and capers sautéed in a lemon and white wine sauce with a touch of cream.
  • Meat Lasagna: $12.95
    Homemade meatballs between layers of fresh pasta, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese topped with marinara sauce.
  • Baked Ziti: $11.95
    Penne pasta baked with marinara sauce, ricotta and mozzarella cheese.
  • Spinach Manicotti: $11.95
    Jumbo tube pasta stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese, topped with melted mozzarella cheese and choice of marinara or Alfredo sauce.
  • Cheese Ravioli: $11.95
    Stuffed with ricotta, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses. Choice of marinara or Alfredo sauce.
  • Spinach Tortellini: $11.95
    Spinach pasta stuffed with ricotta, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses. Choice of marinara or Alfredo sauce.

Dinners
Served with choice of spaghetti or garlic roasted potatoes.

  • Eggplant Parmesan: $13.95
    Breaded eggplant topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  • Chicken Parmesan: $13.95
    Breaded chicken breast topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  • Chicken Piccata: $13.95
    Choice of breaded or grilled chicken breast in a lemon and white wine sauce with capers.
  • Chicken Marsala: $13.95
    Choice of breaded or grilled chicken breast in a marsala wine sauce with mushrooms, onions and prosciutto.
  • Half Roasted Chicken: $13.95
    Oven roasted chicken with herbs and spices.
  • Shrimp Parmesan: $15.95
    Breaded shrimp topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  • Shrimp Scampi: $15.95
    Shrimp sautéed in olive oil with fresh tomatoes, roasted garlic, white wine and lemon. Served with a side of pasta.

Pizza

Toppings
Pepperoni • Anchors • Pineapple • Black Olives • Sausage • Sun-dried Tomatoes • Jalapeños • Spinach • Meatballs • Mushrooms • Fresh Basil • Eggplant • Canadian Bacon • Onions • Fresh Garlic • Roma Tomatoes • Ham • Green Peppers • Chicken • Artichoke Hearts

New York Style Thin Crust
7"  Cheese  $6.95 
14"  Cheese  $10.95 
18"   Cheese  $12.95 
Additional Toppings
7" $.50 each
14" $1.00 each
18" $1.50 each 
Super Special
Six toppings of your choice
 7" $8.95
14" $14.95
18" $18.95 
Sicilian Style Thick Crust
Half Pan $10.95
Full Pan $15.95
Additional Toppings
Half Pan  $1.00 each
Full Pan $1.50 each
Super Special
Six toppings of your choice
Half Pan  $14.95 
Full Pan $19.95 
Chicago Deep-Dish
Cheesy Pan Pizza
10" Deep Pan  $13.95 
Additional Toppings
10" Deep Pan  $1.50 each
Super Special
Six toppings of your choice
10" Deep Pan   $17.95
 
Pizza by the Slice
New York Style  $2.50  
Sicilian Style $3.00
Additional Toppings $ .25 ea.

Lunch Specials
Available Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Pizza & Salad: $5.95
    Giant slice of pizza with one topping, and a small house salad.
  • Half Sandwich & Salad: $6.95
    Choice of meatball Parmesan. Eggplant Parmesan, sausage 6-pepper, or Italian sub and a small house salad.
  • Soup & Salad: $6.95
    Minestrone soup and a small house salad.
  • Spaghetti & Salad: $9.95
    Spaghetti with marinara sauce and a small house salad.

Desserts

  • Tiramisu: $4.95
  • N.Y. Cheesecake: $4.50
  • Chocolate Éclair: $3.50
  • Spumoni Ice Cream Cake: $4.95
  • Dessert of the Day (Ask Your Server): TBA

Beverages
Bottled water and canned soft drinks are available for delivery. Additional beverages are available for take out. A variety of wines and beers are available when dining in.

 

Catering

Half trays feed approximately 8 to 10 guests. Full trays feed approximately 15 to 18 guests.

Salads  Half   Full
House Salad  $18.00  $30.00 
Caesar Salad $20.00 $35.00  
Pasta Salad   $23.00  $40.00 
Antipasto Half  $35.00 $55.00 
Pastas   
Spaghetti  $25.00  $45.00 
Baked Ziti   $30.00  $50.00 
Penne Pomodoro  $30.00  $50.00 
Fettuccini Alfredo  $30.00   $50.00  
Meat Lasagna  $35.00  $70.00 
Cheese Ravioli   $30.00  $50.00  
Spinach Tortellini  $30.00  $50.00  
Pesto  $30.00  $50.00  
Cheese Manicotti  $30.00   $50.00  
Spinach or Meat Manicotti  $35.00  $65.00 
Entrees   
Eggplant Parmesan  $40.00  $60.00 
Chicken Parmesan  $45.00   $75.00  
Chicken Marsala $45.00  $75.00 
Chicken Piccata  $45.00   $75.00 
Shrimp Parmesan  $60.00  $90.00 
Shrimp Scampi $60.00  $90.00  
Others   
Meatballs   $25.00   $50.00  
Sausage & Peppers  $30.00  $60.00 
Garlic Roasted Potatoes  $25.00   $45.00   
Garlic Bread  $15.00   $25.00   
Bruschetta   $25.00  $40.00