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Seafood

EXPERIENCE

OUR SEAFOOD

Vito Restaurant specializes in Italian Seafood dishes and is one of the best kept secrets in Santa Monica Seafood restaurants. Vito’s has been known for over 43 years as a staple of fine, traditional Italian food in Santa Monica. During these 43 years, our loyal customers have found us to also be one of the best Seafood restaurants in Santa Monica. We welcome you to try our delicious Seafood plates. We use only the freshest ingredients and Seafood to blend the fabulous tastes of Italy with the best the sea has to offer. While our customers rave about our Wild Salmon, Filet of Sole and delicious Sand Dabs, we invite you to explore all of Vito’s wonderful selections from an Italian Seafood restaurant. Welcome to Vito Restaurant!

ANTIPASTA

APPETIZERS

SCAMPI A LA GRIGLIA

Select Shrimp Sautéed in the Classic Italian Manner

ZUPPA DI VONGOLE

Fresh Clams Steamed in Tomato Sauce and Garlic

CALAMARI FRITTI

Select Baby Squid, Deep Fried

CALAMARI POSILLIPO

Select Baby Squid Sautéed with Garlic, White Wine, Black Olives, Capers and a Tomato Sauce

SALMONE AFFUMICATO

Smoked Scottish Salmon with Capers, Lemon and Virgin Olive Oil

ZUPPA DI COZZE

Fresh Mussels Steamed in Tomato Sauce and Garlic

INSALATE

SALADS

SOTTILETTE DI PESCE SPADA

Slices of Swordfish Marinated in Olive Oil, Garlic and Fresh Lemon Juice, Broiled for 20 Seconds and Served over Arrugola with Grilled Prawns Drizzled with Lemon

SEAFOOD SALAD

Scampi, Calamari and Crabmeat Marinated in an Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon Vinaigrette. Served on a Bed of Baby Mixed Greens

PASTA

SPAGHETTI PUTTANESCA

Anchovies, Capers, Black Olives and Garlic in a Tomato Sauce

LINGUINE CON VONGOLE

The Favorite! Fresh Eastern Clams, Olive Oil and Garlic in a Clam Sauce

LINGUINE ALLA PESCATORA

A Masterpiece - Clams, Shrimp, Calamari and Mussels in a Marinara Sauce

LINGUINE CON COZZE

Fresh Mussels with Garlic, Olive Oil in a Tomato Sauce

SPAGHETTI DELLA CASA

Vito's Favorite…Chopped Shrimp Sautéed with Shallots, Flamed with Cognac with a Touch of Cream and Tomato Sauce. This is Positively Scrumptious. A Hit!

FETTUCCINE AL SALMONE

Smoked Salmon and a Delightful Blend of Cream and Tomato Sauce, One of the Best in Rome!

LINGUINE CON CALAMARI

Baby Squid Sautéed with Garlic, White Wine, and Olive Oil and Finished with a Touch of Diced Tomatoes

PESCE

FISH

SWORDFISH ROLLATINI

Sliced and Wrapped Around a Mixture of Scampi, Crabmeat and Rex Sole, Baked in Aluminum Foil Pa Pillion Style with a Pink Sauce

JUMBO SCALLOPS PIEMONTESE

Pan Seared to a Nice Dark Brown and Topped with a 10 Years Old Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

EASTERN BLACK COD

Steamed with Pear Shaped Tomatoes, Black Calamata Olives, Olive Oil, Garlic, Parsley and a Touch of Cayenne Pepper

AUSTRALIAN SEA BASS

Served With a Green Sauce Made From Fresh Aromatic Herbs, Garlic, Sage, Parsley, Basil and Drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

DOVER SOLE AL FORNO

Baked and De Glazed With Napa Chardonnay Wine, Capers, Squeezed Fresh Lemon Juice and a Touch of Butter

WILD ALASKAN SALMON

Aromatic Anise, Leeks, Chopped Fennel, Sautéed in Olive Oil Until Translucent

AHI TUNA SUSHI GRADE

Broiled to Perfection with Shallots, Red Wine Vinegar, Caramelized Onions on a Bed of Spinach Sautéed in Olive Oil and Garlic

FLORIDA RED SNAPPER

Sweet and Sour Sautéed in a Citrus Sauce Made with Fresh Orange Juice and Honey, Reduced Just Enough to Cover the Fish

CATALINA SAND DABS

Finely Chopped Shallots Sautéed in Butter, Olive Oil, Dijon Mustard and Flamed with Cognac and a Touch of Fresh Cream

TRIO DI PESCE FRA DIAVOLO

Calamari Steak, Scallops, and Prawns Cooked in Plump Tomatoes, Garlic, Capers, Fish Stock, White Wine, Parsley and Crushed Red Chili Pepper

LAKE SUPERIOR WHITE FISH

In a Delicate Meuniere Sauce With Lemon Juice, Butter, White Wine Amalgamated with a Touch of Flour

SELECT FAVORITES

SPECIALS

FRESH FISH OF THE DAY

Ask Your Waiter

ZUPPA DI PESCE

The Classic Neapolitan Cioppino, the Finest Clams, Mussels, Shrimp and Calamari, Cooked with Olive Oil, Garlic, Imported Pear Tomatoes and the Natural Juices from this Euphoric Blend of Delectable Seafood

SCAMPI ALLA VITO

Specially Selected Prawns Sautéed in Garlic, Olive Oil, Lemon with the Chef's Secret Touch

CALAMARI POSILLIPO

Select Baby Squid Sautéed with Garlic, White Wine, Black Olives, Capers and a Tomato Sauce

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