Our Menus

Christini’s Ristorante Italiano is the most awarded Italian fine dining restaurant in Orlando.

Our recipes are a classical interpretation of northern Italian cuisine. Dishes are prepared using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. You will be impressed with the presentation of your meal, as our experienced staff presents each dish with astonishing attention to detail.

Christini’s has remained true to the award-winning dishes and recipes that have been served since day one. Order any dish and it will be prepared the same way it was prepared over two decades ago when the restaurant opened. Indulge your taste buds and prepare to be amazed by Orlando’s best Italian restaurant: Christini’s Ristorante Italiano.

– Antipasto – Appetizers –

Olive dal Orto di Christini’s

Christini’s jumbo olives are one of a kind and come straight from his farms

Calamaretti Fritti

Atlantic baby squid lightly dusted in seasoned bread crumbs, fried to a golden brown, served with marinara sauce

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Fresh breaded mozzarella served on a bed of tomato sauce

Carpaccio di Manzo

Center cut prime filet mignon thinly sliced, served with flakes of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil

Mozzarella di Buffala

Imported mozzarella cheese, beefsteak tomatoes served on a bed of arugula topped with extra virgin olive oil and 20-year aged balsamic vinegar

Funghi Ripieni

Mushroom caps stuffed with Italian sausage, fennel, breadcrumbs, fresh herbs and Pecorino cheese

– Zuppa – Soup –

Pasta E Fagioli

Christini’s famous classic Italian bean soup

– Insalante – Salad –

Insalata Capricciosa

Gourmet selection of baby greens tossed in a house raspberry vinaigrette, topped with roasted beets and Feta cheese.

Insalata Mista Alla Romana

The world famous Caesar salad with Christini’s own dressing

Insalata con Funghi

Baby greens served with sautéed mushrooms in our honey mustard vinaigrette

— Farinacei – Pasta —

Spaghetti al Pomodoro

The dish reflects the freshness of ripe San Marzano tomatoes flavored with fine herbs and extra virgin olive oil

Ravioli Aurora

Homemade four cheese ravioli in a light cream tomato sauce

Fettuccine Alla Christini’s

A true “Christini’s” Interpretation of Fettuccini Alfredo (Parmigiano Reggiano, butter and cream)

Linguine Alla Primavera

Seasonal fresh vegetables sautéed with garlic and extra virgin olive oil over a bed of linguine, served with Pecorino cheese

Gnocchi Bolognese

Fresh made potato dumplings served in a hearty meat sauce

Rigatoni Alla Zozzona

Rigatoni pasta served with ground sweet Italian sausage and a Parmigiano cream sauce

Ravioli di Pesce

Tender homemade ravioli stuffed with Maine lobster, scallops, crab and shrimp with a lobster cream sauce

Melanzane Parmigiana

Eggplant napoleon seasoned with four types of cheese, fine herbs and light tomato sauce

— Pesce – Seafood —

Seafood Fra Diavolo

Sautéed medley of fresh seafood served over linguine in a spicy pescatore sauce

Spigola Alla Christini

Pan seared Chilean sea bass served with shrimp risotto in a lobster tarragon sauce

Gamberoni Alla Scampi

Sautéed jumbo shrimp served over linguine in garlic, extra virgin olive oil, white wine and lemon sauce

Fish of the Day

Gluten Free Pasta Available

— Carne – Meat —

Filetto al Barolo

Prime filet mignon in a Barolo wine sauce with shitake mushrooms, pearl onions

Osso Buco D’Agnello

Slow braised Colorado lamb shank, served with orzo Milanese

— Pollo – Chicken —

Pollo al Quattro Formaggi

Chicken breast served in a light tomato sauce topped with four of the finest Italian cheeses

Pollo Al Marsala

Chicken scaloppine sautéed with crimini mushrooms in a sweet Marsala sauce

Poll Al Piccata

Chicken scaloppine sautéed in butter, white wine, lemon juice garnished with capers

— Vitello – Veal (Plume de Veau) —

Saltimbocca Di Vitello

Veal scaloppine topped with Prosciutto, fresh sage and sherry wine sauce

Vitello Con Funghi Morel

Veal scaloppine with Morel mushrooms, glazed with a dry sherry and brandy sauce

Piccata Al Limone

Veal sautéed in butter, white wine, lemon juice, garnished with capers

Scaloppine Al Marsala

Veal scaloppine sautéed with crimini mushrooms in a sweet Marsala wine sauce

Costata di Vitello Alla Parmigiana

Single, 16oz bone-in Veal Chop alla Parmigiana

Costata di Vitello

Christini’s signature 32 ounce veal chop broiled and served with Calvados apple reduction

— Contorni – Sides —

Creamed Spinach, Sautéed Mushrooms, Asparagus, Polenta Souffle

Please ask your captain for prices on daily specials and market price items. Here at Christini’s all the recipes are in the Italian tradition, personally chosen and executed by Mr. Christini. All our products are fresh and our extra virgin olive oil and olives come directly from our farm in Greece. Our Greek Jumbo Olives are available for purchase.

If you are interested in group menus for large parties, you’ve come to the correct place. Three different special menus have been prepared for your convenience that feature combinations to delight your guests.

View Our Group Menus:

Serata Romana

Serata Toscana

Serata Veneziana

For holidays and special events in Orlando, we offer special menus and dishes.

Mother's Day Menu

May 14, 2017 | $44.50 per person*

Vitello Sette Colli

Veal Scaloppine
Sauteed Peppers and Zucchini
Fresh Mozzarella
Prosciutto
Sherry Cream Sauce
Polenta Souffle

*Children under 12 half price

Father's Day Menu

June 18, 2017 | $67.50 per person*

Steak Au Poivre

Prime NY Strip
Mashed potatoes
Fresh peppercorns
Brandy cream sauce

*Children under 12 half price

Magical Dining Menu

August 29, 2017 - October 2, 2017

Antipasti

Funghi Ripieni

Mushroom caps stuffed with Italian sausage, fennel, breadcrumbs, fresh herbs and Pecorino cheese

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Fresh breaded mozzarella served on a bed of tomato sauce

Insalata Mista alla Romana

Baby hearts of romaine, classic Caesar dressing, parmesan reggiano tuille

Entrees

Vitello Involtini

Veal rollatini, Fontinella, prosciutto, spinach, in a Madeira cream sauce, served with a polenta soufflé

Snapper Livornese

Fresh red snapper in a Champagne livornese sauce with parsley potatoes

Fusilli Boscaiola

Spiral pasta with shitake mushrooms in a light tomato, dry sherry and brandy cream sauce

Desserts

Traditional Cannoli

Tartufo

Traditional Thanksgiving Menu

November 23, 2017 | $49.50 per person*

North Carolina Roasted Heritage Turkey

Traditional Stuffing

Sweet Potato Puree

Haricot Vert

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Please note that in addition to this special holiday menu, our a la carte menu is also available. *Children under 12, half price.

Christmas Menu

December 24 - 25, 2017 | $67.50 per person*

Costate Di Agnello

Colorado Rack of lamb
Whipped potatoes
Roasted baby vegetables
Mint and lamb au jus

Magical Dining Menu

New Year's Eve 2017 | $125.00 per person*

Welcome glass of French champagne upon arrival.

Primi Piatti

(choice of)

Risotto al Tartufo Nero

Creamy Italian rice with fresh imported Perigord black truffles

Ravioli di Aragosta

Maine lobster, with a lobster cream sauce

Insalate

(choice of)

Insalata Capricciosa

Gourmet selection of baby greens tossed in a house raspberry vinaigrette, topped with roasted beets and Feta cheese.

Insalata Mista alla Romana

Baby hearts of romaine, classic Caesar dressing, parmesan reggiano tuille

Secondi Piatti

(choice of)

Frutti di Mare con Aragosta, fra Diavolo

Fresh lobster and seafood sautéed over linguine in our spicy pescatore sauce

Spigola Alla Christini

Pan seared Chilean sea bass served with shrimp risotto in a lobster tarragon sauce

Costate di Vitello alla Parmigiana

Single, 16oz bone-in Veal chop alla Parmigiana

Filetto al Barolo

Prime filet mignon in a Barolo wine sauce with shitake mushrooms, pearl onions

Vitello con Funghi Morel e Aragosta

Veal scaloppine with Morel mushrooms, Maine lobster medallions, deglazed with a dry sherry and brandy sauce

Dolci

Chocolate Mousse Velvet Cake

*Taxes and Gratuities not included.

Easter Menu

April 16, 2017 | $67.50 per person*

Costate Di Agnello

Succulent rack of lamb
Mashed potatoes
Roasted baby vegetables
Mint and lamb au jus

Please note that in addition to this special holiday menu, our a la carte menu is also available

*Children under 12 half price

Lamb