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Our dinner menu at Ristorante Mamma Gina offers only true authentic Italian cuisine. With our white linen tables and fine dining, come into Mamma Gina's for a meal you won't forget. Make a reservation right here online or give us a call!

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We reserve the right to make last minute menu changes based on stock or seasonal availability of our ingredients. We highly suggest calling the restaurant prior to your visit just to make sure that a specific dish is still available.


GF = gluten free

V = vegetarian

He = vegan


ZUPPE

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SOUPS


Zuppa di funghi
GF

Wild mushroom soup served with a touch of truffled oil

11.50

Pasta e fagioli Toscana
GF V

Blended cannellini beans and tubetti pasta Tuscan style

10.50


Minestrone alla Genovese
GF V He

Classic minestrone Genoa style

8.90


Antipasti Caldi

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Hot Appetizers


Zucchini Fritti
GF V He

Fried zucchini sticks

9.50

Calamaretti Fritti
GF

“The Best” fried calamari

14.90

Polenta “Pasticciata” al gorgonzola
V

Baked polenta and sweet truffled gorgonzola cheese

14.90

Capesante

Pan seared diver scallops served with a Lobster sauce

15.90

Tegamino di Cozze e Vongole Fresche
GF

Fresh sautéed black mussels and Manilla clams in white wine or tomato sauce

16.50

OUR STORY BEGINS WITH A DREAM IN 1956 IN FIRENZE, ITALY RISTORANTE MAMMA GINA HAS BEEN SERVING LOYAL CUSTOMERS SINCE 1956, IN FLORENCE, ITALY. I’M PROUD TO WELCOME YOU TO MY 31ST SEASON IN THE DESERT. WE CONTINUE OUR FLORENTINE TRADITION, BRINGING YOU OUR AUTHENTIC TUSCAN RECIPES USING THE ABSOLUTELY BEST QUALITY AND FRESHEST INGREDIENTS ON THE MARKET. LET US SERVE YOU AND PLEASE ENJOY YOUR DINNER. — mille grazie, piero

—CARI SALUTI E MILLE GRAZIE, PIERO

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Palm Desert, California

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Firenze, Italy

Antipasti Freddi

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Cold Appetizers

Bruschetta Mamma Gina
V He

Roasted sourdough bread topped with diced tomato, garlic and basil

8.90

Antipasto Italiano

Artisan cold cuts and cheese Tuscan style

16.50

Insalata Mamma Gina
GF

Chopped salad with lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, capers and a touch of anchovy served with our vinaigrette dressing

11.90

Caprese Mamma Gina
GF V

Served with “Burrata” or “Bufala” cheese and drizzled with our house balsamic dressing

15.50

Insalata “Romana”

Our classic Caesar Salad with shaved parmesan cheese

12.90

Carciofi “Empolese”
GF V

Fresh marinated and thinly sliced raw crown of artichoke, shaved parmesan cheese served with our lemon vinaigrette

13.90

Insalata di Mare
GF

Shrimp, scallops and calamari on a bed of spring salad and cherry tomatoes

15.90

Carpaccio di Bue
GF

Thinly sliced beef tenderloin topped with arugula ( rocket salad ), shaved parmesan cheese served with our lemon vinaigrette

15.50

Insalata “Saporita”
GF V

Spring mix lettuce, poached pear, walnuts, blue cheese, served with a kiwi and pear vinaigrette

13.90

Prosciutto e Melone
GF

Aged (24 months) Italian Parma prosciutto and melon

16.50

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PASTE E RISOTTI

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Half Portions of pasta are only available as an appetizer
Gluten-Free GF penne pasta available - Ask your server



GF = gluten free

V = vegetarian

He = vegan

Capellini al Pomodoro
V

Homemade capellini pasta with our tomato and basil sauce

21.90

Capellini "Piero"

Capellini pasta sautéed in butter and topped with a combo of our tomato, creamy spinach sauce and a scoop of ricotta cheese

24.90

Spaghetti alla Bolognese

Spaghetti with our classic fresh veal meat and vegetable ragú

24.50

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti with egg yolk and pancetta in a light creamy sauce

25.50

Risotto o Fettuccine alla Mamma Gina
V

Italian arborio risotto or homemade fettuccine with imported wild porcini mushroom sauce

26.50

Fettuccine ai funghi porcini e tartufo nero

V

Egg fettuccine in a olive oil, porcini mushrooms, and black truffle sauce

27.90

Gnocchi al Gorgonzola
V

Homemade potato dumplings with gorgonzola cheese sauce

24.50

Fusilli Anatra

Fusilli pasta with crumbled Italian sausage meat and Duck ragu’

25.50

Rigatoni allo Zafferano

Rigatoni with sausage meat and bell peppers in a creamy mascarpone cheese and saffron sauce

24.90

Linguine Mare

Linguine with our fresh seafood of the day in a light tomato sauce

28.50

Linguine alla Puttanesca

Linguine with tomato sauce, garlic, capers, black olives and a touch of anchovy

24.90

Cannelloni alla Fiorentina
V

Baked homemade crepes stuffed with fresh ricotta cheese and spinach and topped with tomato sauce and béchamel

23.90

Pappardelle alla Contadina

Egg wide fettuccine with italian sausage, bell peppers and veal meat ragú

24.90

Mezzelune alla Mantovana
V

Homemade half moon ravioli stuffed with oven-roasted butternut squash and cheese served with a fresh sage and butter sauce

23.90

Mezzelune all'Aragosta

Homemade half moon black ink ravioli stuffed with fresh ricotta cheese and lobster meat in a rosé sauce

26.90

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Melanzane al Forno
V

Baked eggplant with mozzarella, fontina and parmesan cheese

27.50

PESCE

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FISH


Capesante allo Zafferano
GF

Fresh Atlantic diver jumbo scallops on a bed of asparagus and saffron sauce, served with mashed potatoes.

33.90

Salmone "Mediterraneo"
GF

Fresh wild salmon from our grill with a sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives and capers sauce served with mashed potatoes and asparagus

31.90

Pesce Bianco di Lago alla Griglia
GF

Fresh Lake Superior White Fish from our broiler, mashed potatoes and asparagus

31.90

Brodetto di Pesce Fresco
GF

Cioppino style fish stew with calamari, lobster meat, mussels, clams, scallops and shrimp in a light saffron tomato broth

39.90

Gamberoni “Scampi”

Large Shrimp sautéed Scampi style, mashed potatoes and spinach

29.90

Branzino "Livornese"
GF

Fresh Mediterranean brazino "Livornese" with capers, olives and cherry tomatoes served with spinach* and mashed potatoes

39.90


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SIDE DISHES

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Served with entrees only.
Choose from the following dishes only
- there will be no substitutions,
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Tuscan style Cannellini beans

6.90

Sautéed Spinach "Florentine Style"

7.50

Polenta

6.90

Fusilli "Anatra" with sausage meat and duck ragú

8.90

Brussels Sprouts

8.50

Capellini Pomo

7.90

Steamed Asparagus Parma & Butter

8.90

Spaghetti Bolognese

8.50

Eggplant “Parmigiana”

8.50

Linguine Aglio e Olio

8.25

Sautéed Portobello Mushrooms

7.90

Mamma’s Sweet Peas

7.50

CARNE

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MEATS


Saltimbocca alla Romana

Sautéed veal scaloppine topped with San Daniele prosciutto and fresh sage in a "Castelli Romani" white wine reduction, mashed potatoes and spinach*

33.50

Scaloppine alla Zingara

Sautéed veal scaloppine "Gypsy" style with bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, capers in a light tomato sauce, mashed potatoes and spinach*

33.50

Osso Buco di Vitella alla Fiorentina

Fresh center cut veal shank braised Florentine style, polenta and spinach

42.90

Paillard di Vitello
GF

Veal paillard (thinly pounded and simply grilled—no sauce) topped with arugula (rocked salad) and cherry tomatoes, served with our sautéed spinach* and roasted potatoes

34.90

Costoletta di Vitella "Milanese"

Thinly pounded elephant ear-shaped lightly breaded veal chop pan fried Milanese style, mashed potatoes and brussel sprouts

42.90

Costola di vitella alla griglia
GF

“The Best” 16 oz. fresh veal chop from our broiler, roasted potatoes and spinach

44.90

Costola di Maiale "Valdostana"

Pork Chop stuffed with fontina cheese and prosciutto, lightly breaded in a Cognac and mushroom sauce

32.90

Pollo al Mattone
GF

Fresh organic chicken “under the brick” Tuscan style, roasted potatoes and spinach

28.90

Pollo “Paillard”

Herb crusted grilled chicken breast “Paillard” topped with arugula and cherry tomato salad in a light lemon dressing, cannellini beans and spinach

26.90

New York "Tagliata" alla griglia

16 oz. grilled USDA Prime New York steak sliced over a mushroom medley and garnish with roast potatoes and arugula with shaved Parmesan cheese

46.50

Filetto di Manzo al Balsamico
GF

Broiled filet mignon served with our special balsamic vinegar reduction, roasted potatoes and spinach

42.90

*steamed, chopped and sautéed in garlic and olive oil — traditional Florentine style

Prices and menu items are subject to change. Please confirm with the restaurant for up-to-date availability and pricing.