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LaGroceria Restaurant
853 Main Street,
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: 617 497 4214
FAX:  617 864 9566

LaGroceria is "LOVE ON A PLATE. . . A VERY LARGE PLATE!"

About Us
 

In 1971 Franco Mastromauro and his two sons, Frank and Charles, opened a small breakfast and sandwich shop. Now some 30 years later, LaGroceria Italian Restaurant is nationally recognized as one of the best Italian restaurants by Gourmet Magazine, Zagat and Fodors.Though established in 1971, our menu evolves with the changing times. We now offer delicious grilled steaks, fresh fish and many specialty dishes from other countries such as- Paella, Bouillabaisse, new and delicate sauces.

The atmosphere of LaGroceria reminds you of a small country Italian trattoria. Wonderful aromas from our freshly prepared traditional home-style dishes fill the air. Your eyes will feast on the displays of our ample selections from our famous, "Tavola Calda" (Antipasti Table) or our "Live'N Kickin Lobsters"waiting for your selection.

The Family's passion pervades every aspect of LaGroceria from our corporate catering menu to our homemade pastas, fresh lobster and seafood, or our children's menu. . .

Call (617) 497-4214 or 876-4162 For Reservations!

 

OUR RESTAURANT

 
 

In 1971 Franco Mastromauro and his two sons, Frank and Charles, opened a small breakfast and sandwich shop. Now some 30 years later, LaGroceria  Restaurant is nationally recognized as one of the best restaurants by Gourmet Magazine, Zagat and Fodors. Though established in 1971, our menu evolves with the changing times. We now offer delicious grilled steaks, fresh fish and many specialty dishes from other countries such as- Paella, Bouillabaisse, new and delicate sauces.

The atmosphere of LaGroceria reminds you of a small country Italian trattoria. Wonderful aromas from our freshly prepared traditional home-style dishes fill the air. Your eyes will feast on the displays of our ample selections from our famous, "Tavola Calda" (Antipasti Table) or our "Live'N Kickin Lobsters" waiting for your selection.

The Family's passion pervades every aspect of LaGroceria from our corporate catering menu to our homemade pastas, fresh lobster and seafood, or our children's menu. . .

 

RESTAURANT REVIEWS

Now you can have the LaGroceria’s dining experience brought to your home or to your event location. LaGroceria’s catering is dedicated to providing the finest regional Italian food and professional service to a discriminating clientele. Most of all, whether the event is corporate, social, themed or intimate, we strive to make it a distinctively memorable experience for both the host and the guests.

Cambridge’s own LaGroceria Restaurant stars as set for MTV’s “MADE”

Boston Herald -a Groceria proves classics always in style

ArriveNet - LaGroceria Restaurant Celebrates 35th Anniversary.

LaGroceria Restaurant Celebrates 35th Anniversary - Expanded Mediterranean Menu Unveiled
DATELINE: CAMBRIDGE, MASS.LaGroceria restaurant, a Central Square, Cambridge landmark, is celebrating their 35th anniversary this year and has recently unveiled a new, expanded menu.

 

Date : Friday, June 23, 2006

LaGroceria is one of the first and many independently owned and authentic ethnic restaurants that make Central Square a vibrant and unique community and a destination for diners seeking exceptional food and family hospitality.

A favorite with Boston diners, LaGroceria was originally a small breakfast and sandwich shop opened in 1971 by Franco Mastromauro and his two sons, Frank and Charles. Over the years, LaGroceria has evolved into a fine dining establishment serving Mediterranean cuisine, fresh seafood and steak
dinners and freshly baked focaccia sandwiches and fresh salads at lunch.

LaGroceria has made its mark, and one worthy of "Best Restaurant" accolades from Gourmet Magazine, Zagat and Fodors.
Renowned for their excellent and innovative cuisine, LaGroceria offers anextensive selection of new recipes that are certain to please every palate.
From "Live'N Kickin Lobsters" to "Sogliola Margherita" (pan fried fresh filet of lemon sole sautéed in lemon caper sauce with artichoke hearts);"Risotto Con Capesante" (Italian Arborio rice with pan seared fresh scallops, mussels, shitake mushrooms, vegetables); "Bistecca di Manzo aiFerri" (grilled Delmonico rib-eye steak) and such regional fare as Paella and Bouillabaisse and savory delicate sauces, the Mastromauro family's passion for excellence is evident in every bite. LaGroceria's contemporary, elegant atmosphere adds to the fine dining experience.

"We're very proud to have been able to delight our customers for the past 35years. We have evolved into a Mediterranean restaurant and with our newmenu items, patrons will have an even greater selection of authentic dishes from other regions," noted Franco Mastromauro. He continued, "Our menu offers something for everyone and we're always reacting to our customers requests. Our enthusiasm and delight in preparing the finest meals for our patrons is constant. In our family, food is love, and our customers know it."

LaGroceria is "Love on a plate.a very large plate."

Established in 1971 by Franco Mastromauro and his two sons, Frank and Charles, as a small breakfast and sandwich shop, LaGroceria has grown to become a nationally recognized Mediterranean restaurant rated as "Overall Best Restaurant" by Gourmet Magazine, Zagat and Fodors.

Offering exceptional cuisine and family hospitality, LaGroceria restaurant offers authentic, freshly prepared home-style in a casual, yet elegant atmosphere.

In addition to an extensive lunch and dinner menu, corporate and special event catering is available. LaGroceria is located at 853 Main Street in Cambridge. For more information, contact (617) 497-4214 or visit

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OUR GREAT FOOD DELIVERED HOT AND FRESH

TELEPHONE (617)-497-4214 OR FAX (617)-864-9566

½ TRAYS SERVE 5-7 PEOPLE FULL TRAY'S SERVE 10-15 PEOPLE

APPETIZERS AND SALADS 
½ TRAY FULL TRAY
GARLIC BREAD GROCERIA……………………………..24.95………………………………………..49.50 
GARDEN SALAD……………………………………………25.95………………………….…………….49.95
HOT AND COLD ANTIPASTO……………………………..45.00…………………………...…………...89.00
CEASAR SALAD……………………………………………..35.00…………………….………………….69.95
CHICKEN CEASAR SALAD……………………………..….50.00……………………...………………...99.95
FRESH CRABMEAT SALAD…………………………..…....50.00………………………….…………….99.95 MIXED GREENS WITH GOAT CHEESE, HAZELNUTS, ROASTED PEPPERS.
AND TOMATO- BASIL DRESSING………………………...50.00……………………………………….99.95


FOCACCIA (SANDWICH)


½ TRAY FULL TRAY
SIRLOIN STRIP…………………………………………………39.95……………………………………79.95
CHICKEN PESTO……………………………………………….39.95……………………………………79.95
PROSCIUTTO,PROVOLONE, PEPPERS AND LETTUCE…..36.95……………………………………73.95
EGGPLANT PARMIGIANO……………………………………34.75……………………………………69.50
HOMEMADE ITALIAN MEATBALL…………………………34.75……………………………………69.50
CHICKEN PARMIGIANO……………………………………...39.95…………………………………….79.95
CRABMEAT……………………………………………………..45.00…………………………………….89.00
VEGGIE CIABATTA BRUSHED WITH PESTO FILLED WITH FIRE ROASTED RED PEPPERS, GORGONZOLA CHEESE, MIXED GREENS WITH RASPBERRY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE, CUCUMBERS AND RED ONIONS……………………………34.95……………………………………69.50


ENTREES 
½ TRAY FULL TRAY
TORTELLINI VEGETALI(TRI COLOR TORTELLINI WITH GRILLED ZUCCHINI, PEAS, MUSHROOMS AND ROASTED TOMATOES)…………………………………………………......45.00…………………………………....90.00
CHICKEN PARMIGIANO………………………………………55.00………………………………….110.00
CHICKEN MARSALA (BONELESS CHICKEN SAUTEED WITH FRESH MUSHROOMS AND MARSALA WINE)……………………………………………………………..55.00………………………………….110.00
CHICKEN VERDICCHIO (BONELESS CHICKEN SAUTEED WITH ARTICHOKES, ROASTED PEPPERS AND MUSHROOMS IN A WHITE WINE SAUCE)………………………………............................................55.00………………………………….110.00 
CHICKEN BROCCOLI AND ZITI(TENDER PIECES OF CHICKEN BREAST SAUTEED WITH WHITE WINE, GARLIC AND BROCCOLI SERVED OVER RIGATONI)………………………….......................................…..55.00………………………………….110.00
RAVIOLI MARINARA………………………………………….45.00………………..………..…………90.00
LASAGNA CON VERDURA (VEGETABLE LASAGNA)…………….............................................................….45.00………………...………………….90.00
BAKED EGGPLANT PARMIGIANO……………………….….44.75………...………………………….89.50
SHRIMP GIARDINIERA………………………………………..75.00.………….………………………149.00


DESSERTS
TIRAMISU-SERVES 15 PEOPLE………………………………………………………...49.50 

MINI CANNOLI-SERVES 10 PEOPLE…………………………………………………..25.00

ASSORTED BEVERAGES-DIET, COKE, SPRITE, SPRING WATER……...…………1.50


TO PLACE AN ORDER


To place a catering order please call 617-497-4214 or you may fax in the order to 617-864-9566. 
We recommend a 24-hour notice, but we are glad to help you with any last-minute catering needs. 
Payment for catering orders is due upon delivery, unless a house account is active. 
Catering delivery is available for free. 
Paper and plastic set-up items, such as plates, forks, knives, and napkins are included for a additional fee. The fee is $0.50 pp for 20 or more people, and $0.75 pp for less than 20 people. 

2/20/05- Prices Subject to Change Without Notice- Please confirm Prices When Ordering- Thank You!

 

OUR LUNCH MENU
 

LaGroceria Restaurant has been a favorite of Boston diners for years because of the wide variety of menu items … and because each one is prepared and served with perfection. Because of the variety on our menu, everyone in your party is sure to find just what they're looking for.

Make your next lunch an exceptional one. We recommend that you examine Our Lunch Menu beforehand, lest you find yourself overwhelmed by all the excellent options once you arrive. What catches your eye?

   
Garden Salad

$3.95

   
Garlic Bread Groceria - Tomatoes, onions, pure olive oil and fennel seed.  (Topped with cheese, add $1.00)

$4.95

   
Antipasto Fantasia - an assortment of pan fried and marinated vegetables, provolone, prosciutto and salami

$8.95

   
Classic Caesar Salad - served with toasted croutons

$7.95

   
Caesar Salad Con Polo - our classic Caesar salad with grilled chicken

$9.95

   
Mussels Chablis - Steamed in white wine and fresh herbs

$9.95

   
Grilled Chicken Honey Mustard Salad - served with romaine lettuce, tomatoes, asiago cheese, grilled onions, mushrooms, crostini and raspberry dressing

$8.95

   
Tuscan Chicken Salad - grilled chicken, fresh greens, roasted red peppers and pasta topped with tomato basil vinaigrette, asiago cheese and pesto crostini

$8.95

   
Fried Calamari and Zucchini - Served with marinaras

$8.95

   
FRESH BAKED GRILLED FOCACCIA SANDWICHES
Served With French Fries
 
   
Chicken Pesto - grilled chicken breast with pesto, mixed greens and mozzarella cheese

$6.95

   
Eggplant Parmigiano

$6.95

   
Meatball - with melted provolone cheese

$6.95

   
North End Focaccia - with prosciutto di parma, salami, mortadella, fire roasted peppers, mixed greens, melted provolone cheese and aioli sauce

$6.95

   
Roast Beef - with melted provolone, red onions, roasted sweet peppers, greens and aioli sauce

$6.95

   
SPECIALITA DELLA CASA  
   
Baked Eggplant Parmigiano - served with rigatoni

$8.95

   
Grilled Large Shrimp - drizzled with amaretto-white zinfandel sauce served with sno peas, leeks and saffron risotto

$14.95

   
Angel Hair Ai Frutti Di Mare - sautéed crabmeat, shrimp, scallops, mussels and vegetables in a garlic cream sauce served over angel hair

$14.95

   
POLLO & VITELLO  
   
Chicken Marsala - topped with melted mozzarella,  served with rigatoni

$10.95

   
Chicken Verdicchio - in a white wine sauce with artichoke, mushrooms and roasted peppers served with rigatoni

$10.95

   
Chicken Parmigiana - served with rigatoni

$10.95

   
Chicken Primavera - chicken, broccoli, peas, zucchini and tomatoes in a creamy garlic rosato sauce over rigatoni

$10.95

   
PASTA  
   
Lasagna Bolognese - Layers of fresh baked pasta, bolognese meat, seasoned ricotta and carrots

$9.95

   
Baked Homemade Ziti "Groceria" - tossed with fried eggplant, marinara sauce and parmigiano, topped with toasted bread crumbs and mozzarella

$9.95

   
Tagliatella Vegetali - fettuccini tossed with sautéed broccoli, asparagus, sno peas, chopped tomatoes, summer squash and topped with shaved parmigiano

$9.95

   
Jumbo Tortellini - filled with braised beef, veal, vegetables and grana parmigiano tossed with sauteed mushro0oms, peas, leeks and olive oil in a fresh tomato basilico sauce topped with prosciutto and shaved parmigiano

$10.95

   
Ravioloni "Bolognese" - jumbo ricotta filled ravioli tossed with sautéed bolognese meat sauce and shaved pamigiano

$9.95

   
Rigatoni or Spaghetti With Meatballs

$8.95

   
Rigatoni or Spaghetti With Sweet Italian Sausages

$8.95

   
THE CHILDREN'S MENU - served with beverage & Ice Cream  
   
Rigatoni Alfredo - "the Italian macaroni & Cheese"

$9.95

   
Rigatoni or Spaghetti And Meatballs

$9.95

   
Cheese Ravioli With Tomato Sauce

$9.95

   
Chicken Fingers With Ziti And Tomato Sauce

$9.95

   
Tri Color Cheese Tortellini - with Bolognese meat sauce.

$9.95

   

Gift Certificates are a great gift idea and are available at the restaurant.
All Prices Subject To Change Without Notice, And Are Subject To Massachusetts Meal Tax.
18% Gratuity Added To All Parties Of 10 Or More!

 

OUR DINNER MENU
 

LaGroceria Restaurant has been a favorite of Boston diners for years because of the wide variety of menu items … and because each one is prepared and served with perfection. Because of the variety on our menu, everyone in your party is sure to find just what they're looking for.

Make your next night out an exceptional one. We recommend that you examine Our Dinner Menu beforehand, lest you find yourself overwhelmed by all the excellent options once you arrive. What catches your eye?

   
APPETIZERS  
   
Garlic Bread Groceria - Tomatoes, sweet red onions, pure olive oil and fennel seed.  (Topped with cheese, add $1.00)

$4.95

   
Insalata Mista-Mixed Green Salad

$5.95

   
Classic Caesar Salad

$7.95

   
Classic Caesar Salad With Chicken

$10.95

   
Antipasto "Groceria" - A delicious array of hot and cold vegetables, cold cuts and cheese for our appetizer table.

Small - $9.95
Large - $12.95

   
Insalata Caprese di Parma - Fresh mozzarella, parma prosciutto and tomatoes

$9.95

   
Salmon Carpaccio - Fresh salmon rolled with green peppercorn, dijon mustard, served with red onions, capers and extra virgin olive oil.

$9.95

   
Fried Calamari and Zucchini - Served with marinara sauce

$9.95

   
Mixed Green Salad - Goat cheese encrusted with toasted hazelnuts, sundried cranberries, olives, cherry tomato tossed with balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

$9.95

   
Steamed Mussels - With sautéed scallions, onions and chopped tomatoes with a splash of white zinfandel wine.

$9.95

   
THE CHILDREN'S MENU - served with beverage & Ice Cream  
   
Rigatoni Alfredo - "the Italian macaroni & Cheese"

$9.95

   
Rigatoni or Spaghetti And Meatballs

$9.95

   
Cheese Ravioli With Tomato Sauce

$9.95

   
Chicken Fingers With Ziti And Tomato Sauce

$9.95

   
DINNER  
   
Chicken Parmigiano - with Rigatoni Filletto di Pomodoro

$16.95

   
Chicken Margherita - dipped in egg and cheese batter with white wine, mushrooms and fontina cheese. Served with  Rigatoni Filletto di Pomodoro

$16.95

   
Pollo "Scarpariello" - chicken, sautéed sausages, peppers and artichokes in a balsamic vinegar sauce. Served with Rigatoni Filletto di Pomodoro

$16.95

   
Pollo Fiorentina - chicken, mushrooms, broccoli, plum tomatoes, white wine, topped with capers and fontina cheese Served with Rigatoni Filletto di Pomodoro

$16.95

   
Veal Parmigiana - Served with Rigatoni Filletto di Pomodoro

$18.95

   
Veal Francese - dripped in egg batter sautéed with artichokes, caper and lemon sauce.  Served with seasonal vegetables and roasted potatoes.

$19.95

   
Veal Saltimbocca - sautéed scallops of veal topped with prosciutto, fontina cheese, mushrooms, white wine, served with seasonal vegetables and roasted potatoes.

$19.95

   
Grilled Beef Tenderloin (Filet Mignon) - topped with port wine gorgonzola cheese sauce, served with sautéed spinach in extra virgin olive oil, also roasted potatoes

$22.95

   
Gamberi Fra Diavolo - shrimp, clams and mussels sautéed in spicy sauce marinara sauce over tagliatelle

$21.95

   
Gamberi Grigliata - Fettuccine with grilled large shrimp, broccoli, onions and chopped tomatoes in garlic cream sauce

$19.95

   
Salmone Con Carciofi E Funghi - pan seared fresh salmon topped with sautéed artichokes and shitake mushrooms in a lemon and white wine sauce served with fettuccine lobster sauce.

$19.95

   
Sogliola "Margherita" - pan fried fresh filet of sole dipped in parmigiano-egg batter, lemon-caper sauce with artichoke, served with fettuccine lobster sauce

$19.95

   
Eggplant Parmigiano - Served with Rigatoni Filletto di Pomodoro

$14.95

   
Lasagna Bolognese - layers of fresh baked pasta, bolognese meat, seasoned ricotta and carrots

$13.95

   
Angel Hair Ai Frutti Di Mare "Primavera" - angel hair with sautéed shrimp, scallops, crabmeat, broccoli, zucchini and onions with fresh tomatoes and splash of cream.

$17.95

   
Homemade Lobster Ravioli -  with fresh lobster sauce and broiled shitake mushrooms

$16.95

   
Risotto Tutto Mare - Italian Arborio Rice with grilled large shrimp, scallops, mussels, shitake mushrooms, peas, scallions, splash of white wine, fresh plum tomatoes, basil and shaved parmigiano.

$17.95

   
Risotto Con Polo - Arborio Rice with sautéed chicken, zucchini, mushrooms, artichoke, roasted plum tomatoes and basil topped with shaved parmigiano

$15.95

   
Fresh Mussels and Clams Pomodoro - sautéed in a fresh marinara sauce or Mare Chiaro (garlic, olive oil, parsley, lemon) with fresh fettuccine.

$16.95

   
Tortellacci "Bolognese" - Jumbo Tortelloni Filled with Beef and Veal tossed in a Bolognese Meat Sauce

$15.95

   
   
PASTA "CLASSICS"    
  HALF FULL
     
Spaghetti Carbonara - Black pepper, egg, pancetta, prosciutto, mushrooms, onions parmigano.

$7.95

$14.95

     
Fettuccine Vegetali -  Broccoli, zucchini, sweet peas, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, olive oil and garlic.

$7.95

$14.95

     
Fettuccine Pesto - Homemade basil sauce, splash of cream, pignoli nuts.

$795

$14.95

     

Gift Certificates are a great gift idea and are available at the restaurant.
All Prices Subject To Change Without Notice, And Are Subject To Massachusetts Meal Tax.
18% Gratuity Added To All Parties Of 10 Or More!

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