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Limoncello Ristorante - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Bruschetta Di Pomodoro
Toasted tuscan bread topped with chopped tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and basil
Melanzane All Parmigiana
Traditional roman style eggplant parmesan
Polenta E Porcini
Grilled‎ italian polenta topped with a porcini mushroom cream sauce
Cozze Al Sugo Piccante
Mussels‎ sauteed with spicy tomato sauce
Tortino Di Verdure
Grilled vegetables and gorgonzola cheese layered and finished with aged balsamic
Frittura Ortomare
Fried calamari and zucchini served with tomato sauce
Calamari Alla Piastra
Sauteed calamari and chorizo sausage tossed with arugula and cherry tomatoes
Polenta Trionfale
Grilled italian polenta topped with prosciutto, shaved parmesan cheese and truffle oil
Brodetto Di Vongole
Baby clams sauteed with olive oil, garlic, parsley and white wine
Fritto Misto Di Mare
Traditional platter of fried shrimp, scallops and calamari served with tomato sauce
(Mixed salad greens)
With gorgonzola cheese, sliced pears, walnuts and our signature lemon dressing
With apples, raisins, toasted almonds and strawberry vinaigrette
With hearts of palm, corn, cherry tomatoes, olives, aged balsamic and black truffle oil
With cherry tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil
Carpaccio Classico
Thin sliced raw filet mignon topped with olive oil, arugula and shaved parmesan cheese
Carpaccio Al Gorgonzola
Thin sliced raw filet mignon topped with melted creamy gorgonzola cheese
Carpaccio Di Salmone
Thin sliced smoked salmon with arugula, red onion, capers and lemon
(Italian arborio rice)
With artichokes and sausage in a light creamy brandy sauce
With porcini mushrooms in a light creamy cognac sauce
Crema Di Scampi E Salmone
With shrimp and smoked salmon in a light creamy pink sauce
Fusilli Alla Puttanesca
Corkscrew pasta with anchovies, capers and olives in a spicy tomato sauce
Aglio Olio E Peperoncino
Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes
Linguine E Vongole
Linguine with baby clams, white wine, olive oil, garlic and italian parsley
Porcini E Noci
Fettuccine with porcini mushrooms and walnuts in a light cognac cream sauce
Gnocchi Alla Catalana
Homemade‎ potato dumplings with italian bacon, eggplant and port wine
Penne Alla Vodka
Penne pasta with chopped ham in a light vodka pink sauce
Farfalle Primavera
Bow tie pasta tossed with mixed vegetables, olive oil and garlic
Linguine Al Salmone E Carciofi
Linguine with smoked salmon, artichokes, olive oil and garlic
Fettuccine Alla Bolognese
Fettuccine‎ with bolognese sauce, mushrooms and peas
Penne Pollo
Penne pasta with cuts of chicken breast in a sun dried tomato cream sauce
Polenta E Salsiccie
Grilled italian sausages and polenta topped with a spicy tomato sauce
Vitella Alla Parmigiana
Veal parmesan with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese
Pollo Rustico
Chicken‎ sauteed with sausage, mushrooms, potatoes and rosemary
Pollo Alla Parmigiana
Chicken parmesan with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese
Scaloppine Capperi E Limone
Veal scaloppine sauteed with white wine, olive oil, lemon and capers
Served with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Filetto Al Pepe Verde
With a light cognac and green peppercorn sauce
Filetto Ai Gorgonzola E Noci
With‎ melted gorgonzola cheese and walnuts
Filetto Ai Funghi Porcini
With a brandy and porcini mushroom sauce
Tagliata Toscana
Grilled, sliced and served on a bed of arugula and cherry tomatoes
Limoncello Ristorante is a Northern Italian trattoria and a beautiful Tuscan style setting where every meal is prepared with a passion and served with a flair for an out of the ordinary dining experience. Lovely, Al fresco dining on our seasonal garden patio. A true Italian experience direct from Italy from owner and executive chef Giancarlo Balestra. Fresh farm to table ingredients and fine imported wines. "A little sip of Italian summer. " Located steps from Congress Park in the heart of Saratoga Springs across the street from the Holiday Inn.
US$15 - US$30
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We ate there a couple years ago. The room has a slight musty smell. The patio was very pleasant. Because of the musty smell, we didn't go back. The food and the family who own (owned?) the restaurant was very nice.

Date of visit: February 2017
2  Thank francoiset737
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The food was beyond excellent and Giancarlo's suggestions proved to be spot on for our taste. Very warm and inviting atmosphere. We get to Saratoga about once or twice a year and will make Lemoncello our go to restaurant when we do.

Date of visit: October 2017
3  Thank liebo1110
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We went to dinner Saturday night with another couple. We made reservations for 7:00, one of the few places in town to take 7:00 reservations. We went early to have drinks at the bar. The specialty drinks were delicious! My favorite is the limoncello martini,...More

Date of visit: November 2016
4  Thank LisaH193
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

There is not a thing to complain about here. It's all yummy. Good food, good service, Italian decor, appropriate prices..... I'll bet you'll enjoy your meal. We did.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Pam M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

don't get there often but good every time. reasonable prices . outside seating ... good wine selections

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went to Limoncello twice this summer and both times we enjoyed the wine and the food. Service was good. Only complaint was that we had to ask for water glasses to be filled and for additional bread.. Upscale restaurants usually tend to those details. Portion...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Hasty_One
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was our second visit to Limoncello. We had a great experience the first time. This time we were disappointed. We can understand that it was a very busy time of year but the service was terrible. Ubviously understaffed, and the attitude of our Waitress...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank KathleenP3
Reviewed 12 October 2017

As the title says, not open Wednesday October 11, 2017. Walked over from my hotel room. Sign was on but entries roped off and no visible interior or exterior lights from the street. Off season hours of our of business? Have a 3 so as...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank joatmon101
John B, Manager at Limoncello Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Yes, the restaurant is currently operating on a seasonal basis as is stated on the sign on the front door as well as on our answering system and website. We hope to see you this Spring during our normal business hours. We apologize for any...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

We ate here with a group of 8 people after a Skidmore graduation. It is a nice Italian restaurant with many options. I'd recommend a reservation if you have a large party and/or are going at a busy time (like racing season or graduation time)....More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank karmen1955
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Looking for a last minute dinner last night, my husband and I stopped at Limoncello. Everyone was SO welcoming and the atmosphere was very warm and cozy. And the food was sooooooooooo delicious. The owner waited on us and he was very attentive and friendly....More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank Packyourbags
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