Giuseppes Italian Restaurant

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5525 Old Towne Road

Williamsburg, VA 23188





Hours of Operation:

Lunch & Dinner


Closed Sunday


Giuseppe’s Italian Café is one of the locals’ favorite Williamsburg restaurants located near the Williamsburg Outlets and only a short drive from most Williamsburg Hotels and attractions.

Open for lunch and dinner Monday – Saturday you will enjoy Italian classics made on site with only the freshest ingredients. For a preview, scroll down for our dinner menu. You will also enjoy our extensive wine selection and full bar.

Dinner Menu:

Appetizers Italian Tàpas –

Traditional Antipasto – a sampling of Italian cheese, charcuterie, olives and marinated vegetables 8

Mediterranean Vegetable Medley – artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, mushrooms and tomatoes marinated in a lemon vinaigrette with feta and melted provolone cheese 6

Fresh Mozzarella – with a tomato and eggplant terrine topped with fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil 6

Sautéed Garlic Shrimp – served with fresh tomato and crostini 8

Mussels – sautéed in white wine and garlic sauce with pancetta 8

Broiled Sea Scallops – wrapped in prosciutto served with lemon herb butter 9

Calamari – flash-fried -or- sautéed in a spice marinara sauce 8

Fried Oysters – with lemon pepper olio 9

Beef Tenderloin – topped with gorgonzola butter on a bed of fresh arugula in a balsamic fig vinaigrette 9

Crab martini – marinated crab salad in a limoncello vinaigrette 9


Soups & Salads –

Giuseppe’s Lentil Soup – with andouille sausage (featured in Bon Appetite magazine!) 4

Tuscan Tomato – chunky tomato vegetarian soup with fresh herbs Caesar Salad – crisp romaine with our homemade dressing

Caesar Salad – crisp romaine with our homemade dressing 4 sm 4 / lg 8

Spinach Salad – fresh baby spinach in a sun-dried tomato dressing topped with feta, bacon, red onion, and croutons 8

Goat Cheese Salad – with watercress, walnuts, and cherry tomatoes tossed in our white truffle citrus vinaigrette 9

Fresh Arugula & Sirloin Steak Salad – with gorgonzola, red onion, and cucumbers tossed in a fig balsamic vinaigrette 10


Pizzas –

All pizzas are 9” personal size.

#1 American – tomato sauce and cheese 6

#2 Margarita – sweet basil pesto, fresh mozzarella, and sliced fresh tomatoes 6

#3 Pepperoni, tomato sauce, and cheese 6

#4 Sun-dried tomato, goat cheese, and topped fresh arugula 6

#5 Pepperoni, Italian sausage, Genoa salami, bacon, ham and tomato sauce 8

#6 Fresh spinach, bacon, red onion, and feta cheese 7

#7 Mushrooms, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, and spring onions 7

#8 Italian sausage, fresh tomatoes, onion, and green peppers 7

#9 Shrimp basil pesto olives and tomatoes 9

#10 Balsamic grilled chicken with green onions and tomatoes 8

#11 Portabella roasted red pepper and fresh mozzarella 8


Pasta –

All entrees accompanied with a house salad or homemade soup.

Fettuccine Alfredo – a classic combination of tender fettuccine topped with a parmesan/romano cheese sauce 12

Penne Puttanesca – tender pasta, capers, kalamata, black, and green olives in a spicy marinara sauce 13

Tortellini Genovese – with fresh roma tomatoes in a sweet basil pesto garlic wine sauce 13

Cappellini Bergino – angel hair pasta with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, scallions, 13

Pasta Aglio Olio – penne pasta tossed with fresh garlic, extra virgin olive oil and fresh broccoli -or- fresh asparagus 12/13

Pasta Bolognese – our traditional homemade meat sauce tossed with fresh pappardelle pasta 14

Gnocchi Santelini – with roasted red peppers and green onions in tomato cream sauce topped with feta cheese 1


Giuseppe’s Signature –

All entrees accompanied with a house salad or homemade soup.

Chicken Caprese – parmesan breaded chicken -or- veal baked with roma tomatoes and fresh mozzarella over a bed of linguini topped with marinara 17/21

Josephine – breaded chicken -or- veal baked with goat cheese and topped with picatta sauce, fresh arugula, sea salt, and extra virgin olive oil 17/19

Sausage and Peppers – italian fennel sausage, pappardelle pasta served with roasted pepper and mushroom ragu 16

Steak al Gorgonzola – 6oz petite filet atop a portobello mushroom and roasted red pepper topped with gorgonzola butter and balsamic fried onions 21

Tuna Fresco – locally caught yellow fin tuna served with a refreshing watercress and tomato salad tossed in a white truffle citrus vinaigrette, topped with crispy prosciutto 18

Scallops Spinachi – pan seared sea scallops sauteed with spinach, roasted red peppers, andouille sausage, and potato gnocchi 18

Salmon – fresh Atlantic salmon sautéed with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, capers, and olives in a white wine dill sauce topped with asparagus 18

Chesapeake Bay Cioppino – lump crab, shrimp, scallops, calamari, clams, mussels, and shaved fennel sautéed in an oven roasted tomato-saffron broth finished with an old bay butter 20

Crab Cake – lump crab cake served with sautéed summer vegetables and crispy pancetta topped with a lemon herb compound butter 19


Risotto –

Arborio rice cooked to creamy perfection.

Terra – crispy pancetta, mushrooms and baby green peas 15

Seafood – tender shrimp, scallops, tomatoes, scallions, lemon and garlic 19


Classic Giuseppe’s –

Eggplant Parmesan- layers of baked eggplant, marinara, and parmesan topped with fresh mozzarella 14

Homemade Meatballs – a combination of veal, pork, and beef simmered in our homemade marinara over pasta “just like Grandma’s” 15

Saltimbocca – baked breast of chicken -or- veal topped with prosciutto ham and melted provolone cheese over angel hair pasta in a creamy tomato basil sauce 17/21

Piccata – chicken -or- veal sautéed with capers in fresh lemon and garlic wine sauce over linguini 17/21

Pasta Primavera Bianco- tender fettuccine with fresh vegetables in lemon garlic wine sauce 15 Linguini &

Clam Sauce – baby clams with your choice of homemade marinara -or- lemon garlic wine sauce 17

Mussels – steamed New England mussels in a lemon garlic wine sauce -or- our fresh marinara sauce on a bed of linguini 17

Shrimp Scampi – sautéed gulf shrimp with roma tomatoes in a lemon garlic wine sauce over linguini 17


Desserts –

Espresso Creme Brulee- Made in house

Chocolate Decadence Torte – “More Chocolate Than The Average Woman Can Handle!”

Italian Sorbet

Cheesecake – Superbly smooth NY style cheesecake with your choice of strawberry or raspberry sauce

Cannoli – Crisp pastry shell stuffed with chocolate studded sweet Italian cheese and dusted with sugar

Spumoni – Imported Amoretto, cherry, chocolate, and pistachio gelato layered in our own kitchens

Tartufo – Vanilla and chocolate ice cream with cherries in a dark chocolate dome. Served with raspberry sauce

Bomba Exotica- Passion fruit and mango sorbet with a raspberry center, encased in white chocolate; served with raspberry sauce

Tiramisu – Italian mascarpone cheese folded with light whipped cream and marsala wine, layered with delicate coffee liqueur soaked lady fingers

Vanilla Ice Cream – with Chocolate Sauce


Beverages –



Double Espresso

Triple Espresso

Juice (Cranberry, Pineapple, Grapefruit, Orange, Apple)


Double Cappuccino

Iced Tea


Soft Drinks (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Lemonade, Ginger Ale, Mt. Dew )

Decaffeinated Espresso and Cappuccino also available


Bambinos Menu –

Penne with Marinara Sauce

Penne with our Meat Sauce (Add a Homemade Meatball)

Pizza – Cheese , Pepperoni (Ask to be cut into Kid Size Pieces)

Small Green Salad

Sautéed Chicken Breast – cut into bite size pieces with broccoli and a ranch dipping sauce