Italian Soul

Italian Soul

A Soul Accent with Italian Flavor
Closed Monday
Tuesday-Sun 2p.m.-12 a.m.


405 E. 71st Street

Featuring Master Chef Shango Butler, preparing Italian cuisine with African flavor.


Homemade Cheese Sticks 4.00
Whole milk Mozzarella cheese with 6 soul seasoned Italian bread crumbs and fried to perfection, served with marinara sauce fugheddaboutit.

Calamari (fried or grilled) 7.00
Lightly battered and perfectly fried or left naked and grilled served with Diavlo (spicy) marinara sauce.

Bruschetta 5.00
Our freshly baked bread drizzled with garlic, olive oil, and Italian cheeses and topped with fresh roma tomato relish make your soul say MMMMM……..

Shrimp Scampi 7.00
Tender gulf shrimp sautéed with garlic, white wine, fresh & lemon butter served with garlic crostini bread for dipping

Full of Soul (Soulful) 8.00
Any 3 appertizers choose your favorite taste sensation

Auppe and Insalata
(soup and salad)

Soup of the day (ask us) 3.00
House salad 3.00
Fresh romaine greens, tomato, onion and cucumber with your choice of homemade dressing

Chopped salad 6.00
Fresh romaine greens topped with white turkey, mozzarella cheese, red onion and roma tomato
Soul Salad 5.00 w/meat 7.00
Fresh romaine greens tossed with pecorino cheese, red onions, black olives, mild giardiniera, roma tomatoes and croutons served with our homemade Soul Italian dressing
Caesar salad
Fresh romaine greens croutons and parmesan cheese tossed with our house dressing
Pizza 5.00 to 7.00
(our homemade pizza puffs)
Prepared to order, served w/ cheese, our signature marinara sauce, fresh herbs & your choice of vegetables and/or meat

Grilled Veggies*Turkey sausage*grilled shrimp*turkey ham*chicken breast*beef sausage*spinach

Regular 5.00
Shrimp or combo 7.00
Add Ingredient .99

Create Your Own Pasta Dish
½ order 7.00 full order 12.00
(add side salad to your meal only 1.99)

Choose your own Pasta
Spaghetti, Rigatoni, Angel Hair, Fettuccini, Farfale (bowties) or Ravioli

Choose up to 4 Veggies
Green pepper, roma tomatoes, broccoli, onions, mushrooms, garlic, eggplant or scallions

Now on the Sauce
Marinara, Alfredo, Marsala, Lemon butter, Pomodoro or Vodka

Choose your own Meats, Fish & Poultry
Chicken, ground chuck, turkey sausage (shrimp, catfish, calamari or tilapia, salmon $2 extra)
Combo add 1.99

Panino (Sandwiches)
Add salad with sandwich ($2)

Italian Turkey 5.00
Homemade Italian sausage served on fresh Italian wheat rolls with sweet peppers and provolone. We perfected an age old sausage recipe

Italian Combination 6.00
Italian turkey and sausage combined to make a melody of mouth watering tummy satisfying music served on a bakery fresh roll

Chicken Parmigiana 6.00
Sautéed chicken breast coated with our 6 soul breadcrumbs, topped with pomodoro sauce and mozzarella cheese and served on Italian roll with a side of marinara

Italian Soul Boy (Our PO-Boy) 6.00
Catfish, shrimp or tilapia fried, grilled or blackened on our fresh Italian wheat roll with romaine, onion, tomato and our own remoulade sauce served open faced

Buffasoul Chicken Sandwich 5.00
Marinated grilled chicken breast with our spicy buffasoul sauce placed on a bun with romaine & roma tomato

Grilled Veggie Sandwich 5.00
Seasoned spring vegetables grilled and served on an fresh Italian wheat roll with grilled onions and provolone

Dolci (Desserts)

Tiramisu 4.00
A delightful full Italian specialty made fresh and new for you. Look out now, coffee, cocoa, mascarpone. Way to good!

Cheesecake 4.00
Sweetened ricotta cheese in gram cracker crust—Wow! Zesty lemon zeal has been added to this wonderful classic

Small Large Bottled water $1.50
Soda $0.90 $1.50 Coffee $0.90
Lemon-ade $1.50 $2.00 Tea $0.90


Parmigiano your choice
Chicken, veal or eggplant-coated with 6 soul herb seasoned breadcrumbs, sautéed and topped with pecorino cheese, proodore sauce and melted mozzarella cheese
½ order $ 7.00 full order $12.00

Scampi your choice
Shrimp, chicken or tilapia sautéed in clarified butter with our 6 soul seasoning, garlic, scallions, and mushrooms tossed in our lemon butter sauce and served on a bed of angel hair with garlic bread. Shrimp/ Tilapia $2.00 extra
½ order $7.00 full order 12.00

Lasagna your choice
Our lasagna made from fresh pasta sheets, pomodoro, fresh basil, ricotta, parmesan and mozzarella cheese, Italian turkey sausage… You got to try this, also meatless (choose your style)

Marsala your choice
Chicken or shrimp, mushrooms, garlic and shallots reduced with marsala wine and deglazed and emulsified with butter. Shrimp $2.00 extra
½ order 7.00 full order $12.00

Florentine your choice
Chicken or shrimp virgin olive oil, leaf spinach, roasted garlic, roma tomatoes, mushroom basil and our 6 soul herb seasoning. Shrimp $2.00 extra
1/2 order $7.00 full order $12.00

Broccoli, zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, mushrooms and garlic sautéed in olive oil and toasted into marinara sauce and finished with pecorino cheese and fresh basil. Can you imagine that? Well, it’s better than that. Try it.
½ order $7.00 Full order $12.00

Turkey bacon, peas, mushrooms & garlic sautéed and married in our own asiago Alfredo sauce. A marriage made in tastebud heaven
½ order $7.00 Full order 12.00

Italian Ribeye
USDA choice charbroiled to perfection with grilled peppers& onions served with a side order of pasta—Bon Appetite!
½ order $7.00 Full order $12.00

1 comment:

s.j.simon said...

:) did you know how cheese was invented? It wasnt necessity, it was an accident, read this

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