Our menu includes daily soups, fresh pasta and gnocchi, creative salads, grilled panini, fresh baked pizza, steak and fish. We serve Italian coffee, sodas, iced tea, espresso, wine, beer and spirits. Our menu features made-from-scratch soups, sauces, dressings, breads, and gnocchi, and we rotate a large selection of Italian gelato and sorbetto, plus Mary Kay’s fabulous desserts.
Fresh Italian appetizers with a modern flare – perfect for sharing (or as your meal)
|FORMAGGIO E MIELE 11.00
A variety of imported cheeses served with honey and crackers.
ANTIPASTO SUPERIORE 13.50
ROASTED RED PEPPER SPREAD 11.00
|ARTICHOKE DIP 11.00
Mary Kay’s special recipe, now everyone’s favorite! Served warm with grilled ciabatta.
PERA E PECORINO 9.00
HONEY GOAT CHEESE WITH PEAR 11.00
PROSCIUTTO & GORGONZOLA 12.00
Insalate e Zuppa
House made dressings include our own Caesar, balsamic, honey
peppercorn, Dijon, honey balsamic, gorgonzola balsamic,
and red wine vinaigrette.
Add chicken or shrimp to any salad for $3. Steak tenderloin tips $4.
|THE NICOISE 15.00
Romaine lettuce topped with olives, asparagus, artichokes,
potatoes, tomatoes, red onion, hardboiled egg and grilled
Wild Alaskan Salmon from Dave Rogotzke served with Dijon
vinaigrette. It’s a classic, with a Va Bene taste.
TENDERLOIN & GORGONZOLA 14.00
PESTO VERDURA 11.00
|VA BENE 6.00
Mixed greens with pear, gorgonzola and candied walnuts
served with red wine vinaigrette.
SIGNATURE MISTA 5.00
ARUGULA E PECORINO 6.00
SIGNATURE ITALIAN SAUSAGE SOUP
Our pasta sauces are all made in house, from scratch,
and include San Marzano tomato, Alfredo, gorgonzola cream sauce,
basil pesto, and sun dried tomato pesto.
We also serve gluten-free pasta available upon request.
|CONCHIGLIE CON SALSICCIA E PANNA 14.00
Shells combined with Italian sausage, fresh tomatoes, and cream.
FETTUCCINI CARBONARA 14.00
FETTUCCINI E’POLPETTE DI CARNE 14.00
FETTUCCINI ALFREDO 11.00
PESTO FRUTTI DI MARE 17.00
PASTA PRIMAVERA 15.00
RIPALLO PESTO 15.00
House made potato gnocchi with your choice of our San Marzano tomato sauce or gorgonzola cheese sauce.
ARRABIATA AL PADRE RICARDO 14.00
PREFERITO DELLA CASA 17.00
NOCE E PERA 15.00
ANGEL HAIR di ESTATE 14.00
GNOCCHI DI BARBABIETOLA 16.00
Carne e Pesce
We are proud to source fresh and local ingredients whenever possible.
|WILD ALASKAN SALMON 23.00
This special salmon (wild caught by Dave Rogotzke) is pan sautéed and served with a prosecco chive reduction. Served with herb roasted potatoes and sautéed asparagus.
MAHI MAHI 21.00
Our filet of beef is prepared to your selected temperature and topped with imported gorgonzola cheese. This tender cut is served with herb roasted potatoes and sautéed arugula, pancetta, and garlic.
CAPESANTE CON RISOTTO 22.00
All our pizze are baked fresh with our house-made rosemary focaccia crust.
|CARNE OLIVA 14.00
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, Kalamata and green olives, salami, and pancetta.
Mozzarella cheese pizza topped with fresh tomato, basil, balsamic vinaigrette and field greens.
All panini are served with a side of our Signature Mista salad.
The B.L.T. our way with pancetta, lettuce, pomodoro (tomato) and mayo. Juicy, salty comfort food.
POLLO CON BALSAMIC 10.00
|CAPRESE E POLLO 12.00
Fresh mozzarella, basil and sliced tomato with roasted chicken.
PROSCIUTTO E PERA 12.00
POLPETTA DI CARNE 11.00
ITALIAN CHEESE STEAK 12.00
Brunch is served from 11am until 2pm on Saturday and Sunday only
|UOVA PANINO 10.00
Italian breakfast sandwich with scrambled eggs, roasted red peppers, provolone and pancetta. Grilled and served with fresh orange slices.
Va Bene’s Italian omelet of sautéed meat and vegetables blended with 3 scrambled eggs. Select any 3 items along with your choice of cheese. Served with fresh fruit.
|PIZZA DI MATTINA 13.00
House-made rosemary focaccia crust with our alfredo sauce, fresh bell peppers, onions, pancetta and mozzarella cheese. Topped with scrambled egg and parmesan cheese.
We serve Italian coffee, sodas, iced tea, espresso, wine, beer and spirits, plus these featured cocktails and signature martinis.
Vikre Cedar Negroni 8.00
Italian Margherita 8.50
Italian Root Beer 7.50
Italian Lemonade 7.50
Side Car 8.50
Mojito (classic or pomegranate) 7.00
St. Germain Cocktail 7.00
Espresso Martini 8.50
Baci E Abracci 8.50
Lake Superior Martini 8.50
Blood Orange Martini 8.50
Limoncello Martini 8.50
Watermelon Cosmo 8.50
Baptism by Fire 8.50