5990 University Ave,
West Des Moines,
IA | Directions50266
Menu for Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
stuffed with italian sausage, spinach, garlic, white wine and herbed butter.
tender calamari lightly breaded, fried and served with fresh marinara sauce and italian salsa.
oven-toasted italian bread topped with plum tomatoes, sweet basil, garlic and fresh mozzarella drizzled with a balsamic vinegar glaze.
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
two freshly prepared jumbo lump crab cakes with basil breadcrumbs and a red pepper aioli.
Crab And Lobster Dip
a rich, creamy blend of crab and lobster baked with spinach, artichoke and mascarpone cheese. served with herbed flat bread for dipping.
homemade spinach and ricotta cheese-filled ravioli lightly fried and served with a scallion cream sauce.
Bacon Wrapped Dates
applewood smoked bacon wrapped dates oven-roasted with a maple-balsamic glaze.
Mussels In Tomato-garlic Broth
a full pound of delicately simmered mussels in a tomato-garlic-white wine broth.
prime top sirloin thinly sliced and served raw with capers, arugula, imported asiago cheese and a dijon aioli.
Soups & Salads
Tuscan Minestrone Soup
traditional tuscan-style soup with assorted vegetables and beans.
Sherry Tomato Soup
italian-style tomato soup with a touch of sherry wine. garnished with our homemade parmesan croutons.
Lobster Corn Chowder
homemade with tender maine lobster, sweet corn, potatoes, vegetables and a touch of cream.
Chicken Florentine Soup
rich cream of chicken soup with fresh spinach and a hint of garlic.
Soup Of The Day
our chefs daily soup prepared from the freshest ingredients.
mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers and roasted red peppers tossed in our herb-garlic balsamic dressing.
a wedge of crisp iceberg lettuce topped with our homemade blue cheese dressing, crispy bacon, diced tomatoes and red onion.
Roasted Beet And Arugula Salad
fresh beets roasted with a honey balsamic marinade and served with arugula and field greens, avocado, sun-dried cranberries, toasted pistachios and whipped garlic-herb montchevré goat cheese.
romaine lettuce tossed with our homemade caesar dressing and parmesan croutons.
tender spinach leaves tossed in our sun-dried tomato-bacon dressing. topped with gorgonzola cheese, red onion and hard-boiled egg.
field greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, capers, red onion and feta cheese splashed with red wine vinegar and olive oil.
Chopped Chicken Salad
iceberg lettuce, grilled chicken, tomatoes, avocado, gorgonzola cheese, crispy bacon and red onion tossed in our special house dressing.
Filet Mignon Salad
three grilled petite filet medallions served with mixed greens, gorgonzola cheese, grilled vegetables and cherry tomatoes tossed in a red wine vinaigrette.
Seared Salmon Salad
fresh salmon fillet hand-cut by our chef and seared on iron with a fennel seed / black peppercorn crust. served over mixed greens tossed with red onion, cherry tomatoes, capers, fresh feta cheese and a lemon vinaigrette.
Venetian Chicken Salad
mixed greens tossed with grilled chicken, red peppers, carrots, gorgonzola cheese, apples, toasted walnuts and a black raspberry vinaigrette.
Pizza & Strombolifreshly prepared handmade dough. order any of the following as a pizza or stromboli. enjoy as an entrée or as an appetizer they’re perfectly sized for sharing!
spicy grilled chicken, smoked bacon, leeks, garlic-herb montchevré goat cheese and our italian cheese blend.
italian sausage, fresh tomato sauce and our italian cheese blend.
pepperoni, fresh tomato sauce and our italian cheese blend.
traditional preparation with fresh tomato sauce, basil and our italian cheese blend.
homemade sicilian meatballs, salami, italian cured bacon, caramelized onions, imported buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomato sauce and our italian cheese blend.
vegetarian with red and green peppers, onion, mushrooms, black olives, garlic-herb montchevré goat cheese and our italian cheese blend.
pasta layered with our hearty meat sauce and a three-cheese cream sauce then baked until golden.
grilled chicken, bowtie pasta, roasted red peppers, crispy italian cured bacon, caramelized onions and peas tossed in our three-cheese alfredo sauce.
Fettuccini With Lobster
black fettuccini tossed with lobster, wild mushrooms and a homemade lobster-cream sauce.
Ziti Al Forno
savory shrimp and chicken baked in a lobster-cream sauce with italian cured bacon, caramelized onions and our italian cheese blend.
Capellini Di Mare
angel hair pasta, large shrimp, scallops and calamari sauteed in a spicy tomato-vegetable sauce and topped with mussels and little neck clams.
penne pasta tossed with grilled chicken, wild mushrooms, caramelized onions and a sun-dried tomato cream sauce. finished in the oven with a topping of crispy garlic and oregano seasoned breadcrumbs.
spaghetti with a simple, fresh marinara sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil.
extra-large cheese-filled tortelloni tossed in a delicate cream sauce with a touch of basil and pine nut pesto and served over fresh marinara sauce.
Butternut Squash Ravioli
roasted butternut squash-filled ravioli tossed in a sage-brown-butter sauce with toasted walnuts, diced butternut squash and parmesan cheese.
Rigatoni Alla Bolognese
large tube pasta tossed with our hearty meat sauce, italian sausage and a touch of cream.
fresh pasta filled with roasted chicken, fresh ricotta cheese and spinach. finished with alfredo and a touch of marinara sauce.
Shrimp And Crab Cannelloni
spinach pasta filled with shrimp, crab meat, ricotta cheese and spinach. baked in a rich lobster-tomato cream sauce.
Spaghetti And Meatballs
spaghetti with our homemade sicilian meatballs and fresh marinara sauce.
Rigatoni Alla Toscana
large tube pasta sautéed with italian sausage, roasted peppers, onion and fresh marinara sauce. topped with garlic-herb montchevré goat cheese.
enjoy a half portion of any of our delicious pasta selections.
From The Farm
breast of chicken delicately breaded, lightly fried and baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. served with spaghetti tossed in our light tomato cream sauce.
parmesan-breaded eggplant, lightly fried and baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. served with spaghetti tossed in our light tomato cream sauce.
tender veal cutlets lightly breaded, fried and baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. served with spaghetti tossed in our light tomato cream sauce.
veal shank slowly braised with garlic, herbs, vegetables and white wine until fall-off-the-bone tender. served with delicate gnocchi tossed in a brown-butter-sage sauce.
tender pan-sautéed chicken breast with mushrooms, caramelized onions and a marsala wine sauce. served with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach.
pan-sautéed chicken breast simmered in our homemade sauce of balsamic vinegar, dijon mustard, rosemary, a touch of honey and portabello mushrooms. served with a medley of sautéed vegetables.
breast of chicken gently pan-sautéed then finished with a creamy lemon caper sauce. served with garlic mashed potatoes and a medley of sautéed vegetables.
an 8 oz. filet mignon grilled to perfection and served with a sun-dried tomato cream sauce, sautéed mushrooms, asparagus, oven-roasted tomatoes and garlic mashed potatoes.
Griilled Pork Chops With Parmesan-gorgonzola Butter
marinated pork chops grilled and topped with a mild parmesan-gorgonzola butter. served with a medley of sautéed vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes and a roasted garlic demi-glace.
From The Sea
Garlic Shr Imp Oreganata
oven-roasted shrimp in an oregano and garlic breadcrumb crust. served with capellini pasta tossed in a fresh tomato-basil sauce.
Potato-parmesan Crusted Tilapia
tender fillet of tilapia lightly pan-sautéed with a potato-parmesan crust and served with a medley of sautéed vegetables.
Salmon & Shrimp Milanese
fresh fillet of fennel seed / black peppercorn crusted salmon seared on iron. served with large grilled shrimp, creamy italian rice with asparagus and saffron and a lemon-basil butter sauce.
North Atlantic Cod
fillet of moist and flaky north atlantic cod seasoned with herbs and seared on iron. served over a bed of whipped cauliflower and sautéed spinach and drizzled with a lemon caper vinaigrette.
jumbo scallops seared on iron and served over an asparagus, corn and pancetta risotto with a basil-leek reduction.
Dessertsall of our desserts are perfectly sized for sharing - enjoy!
espresso and liqueur-soaked ladyfingers layered with a mascarpone mousse.
homemade custard made with tahitian vanilla beans and topped with a layer of caramelized sugar.
White Chocolate Bread Pudding
a decadent interpretation of the classic made with rich, buttery brioche bread.
decadent layers of flourless chocolate cake and espresso custard topped with whipped cream.
Key Lime Pie
our homemade florida key lime pie with a crumbled almond biscotti crust. served with raspberry sauce and whipped cream
a chocolate lover’s dream - dense chocolate cake with a rich chocolate-walnut icing. served warm with vanilla ice cream.
Warm Apple Crostata
sautéed apples with cinnamon and raisins baked in a flaky pastry crust. served with vanilla ice cream and homemade caramel rum sauce.
New York Style Cheesecake
served with fresh strawberries and whipped cream.
Lemon Tower Cake
three layers of moist lemon cake with a creamy lemon frosting. served with our homemade vanilla-lemon cream sauce and garnished with fresh strawberries.
two large pastry shells filled with sweet ricotta and finished with shaved chocolate and pistacchios.
Nutella Skillet Cookie
homemade hazelnut chocolate chip cookie dough baked in a cast iron skillet and served warm with vanilla bean ice cream.
Gelati E Sorbetto
raspberry sorbet, vanilla, spumoni or chocolate-chocolate chip ice cream.