Tessara Lunch Specials

Served Monday to Saturday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

All Items Available For Take-Out
*Reservations, Banquets and Private Room Available*

  • Lunch Specials

Appetizers


  • Oysters on the Half Shell
    $11.99
    1/2 dozen
  • Clams Casino
    $9.99
    1/2 dozen
  • Fried Calamari
    $9.99
    served with lightly spiced pesto marinara sauce
  • Baked Stuffed Mushrooms
    $9.99
    with lump crabmeat
  • Oysters Casino
    $12.99
    1/2 dozen
  • Zucchini Fritti
    $7.99
    fried zucchini with lemon and marinara sauce
  • Cozze All Angela
    $9.99
    mussels with tomatoes, leeks and white wine cream sauce
  • Bacon Wrapped Scallops (6)
    $13.99

Entrées


Served with soup du jour or salad

  • Tessara Sweet Cracker Chicken
    $11.99
    breast of chicken lightly breaded with Ritz crackers, white wine lemon sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Chicken Cacciatore
    $11.90
    on bone with white sauce over linguini
  • Rigati Con Asparagus
    $10.99
    pencil points with sundried tomatoes, asparagus and Italian sausage cubes in white wine garlic sauce
  • Pork Piccata
    $11.99
    sautéed pork with capers and garlic white wine garlic sauce, with rice and green beans
  • Broiled Stuffed Bassa
    $12.99
    stuffed with fresh lump crabmeat imperial stuffing, herbs and lemon, served with potatoes and green beans
  • Iberian Fantasia
    $14.99
    shrimp, scallops and sausage, flamed with vodka in a spicy tomato cream sauce over angel hair pasta
  • Pork Tenderloin Marsala
    $11.99
    sautéed medallions of pork with mushrooms, Marsala wine, served with rice and green beans
  • Shrimp Parmigiana (4)
    $12.99
    jumbo shrimp with mozzarella cheese and fresh marinara sauce, served with spaghetti
  • Tournedos Ala Rossini
    $14.99
    medallion of filet mignon wrapped with bacon and topped with artichoke hearts in port wine mushroom sauce, served with potato and green beans
  • Bassa Francaise
    $12.99
    bassa dipped in egg batter and lemon butter sauce, with rice and green beans
  • Broiled Fillet of Salmon
    $12.99
    with fresh herbs and lemon, served with potato and green beans
  • Crusted Tilapia
    $12.99
    tilapia lightly breaded with Ritz crackers, white wine lemon sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Tournedo Eiffel
    $15.99
    medallion of filet mignon wrapped with bacon with jumbo crabmeat, wild mushrooms, tarragon and sage in Madeira cream sauce, served with asparagus over grilled eggplant
  • Broiled Tilapia
    $11.99
    with fresh herbs and lemon, served with potato and green beans
  • Chicken Florentine
    $12.99
    sautéed chicken breast with spinach, mushrooms, garlic white wine sauce and mozzarella cheese, over angel
  • Grilled Sirloin
    $14.99
    8 oz. New York strip steak, served with potato and green beans
  • Mussels Fra Diablo
    $12.99
    sautéed mussels in marinara sauce (hot or mild), served over linguini

Sandwiches


Served with soup du jour

  • Pork Roll
    $7.99
    pork roll sliced thick with melted American cheese on a Kaiser roll, served with French fries
    Add Two Fried Eggs
    $1.00
  • Balsamic Chicken Sandwich
    $9.99
    grilled chicken breast with prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted pepper, with lettuce and tomato on Kaiser roll, topped with balsamic vinaigrette with French fries
  • Combo Club
    $9.99
    roast beef, ham, turkey and cheese with lettuce and tomato
  • Sliced Steak
    $10.99
    on garlic bread with French fries
  • New York Reuben
    $9.99
    corned beef, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, on rye bread with French fries
  • Trenton Burger
    $9.99
    handmade 8 oz. Angus beef burger with sliced pork roll, melted American cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion, served with French fries
  • French Dip Au Jus
    $9.99
    on a torpedo roll with French fries
  • Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich
    $9.99
    with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce on a torpedo roll with French fries
  • Whole Wheat Wrap
    $9.99
    grilled chicken breast with sautéed mushrooms, spinach and mozzarella cheese, with French fries
  • Cajun Chicken Sandwich
    $9.99
    charcoal chicken breast with lettuce, tomato and red onion on brioche roll, served with French fries
  • Smokehouse Burger
    $9.99
    handmade 8 oz. Angus Beef burger served with thick cut bacon, frizzled onions, melted sharp cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce, served with French fries

Tessara Lunch

  • Lunch Menu

Appetizers


  • Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil
    $5.99
    with balsamic vinegar
  • Shrimp Cocktail
    $12.99
    6 jumbo shrimp served with cocktail sauce
  • Fried Calamari
    $9.99
    served with lightly spiced pesto marinara sauce
  • Artichoke Heart with Vinaigrette
    $6.99
  • Clams on the Half Shell
    $8.99
    1/2 dozen
  • Baked Asparagus
    $7.99
    wrapped with roasted pepper, prosciutto and mozzarella in balsamic vinaigrette
  • Fried Mozzarella Sticks
    $6.99
    with marinara sauce
  • Buffalo Wings
    $7.99
    hot or mild with bleu cheese dressing
  • Chicken Fingers
    $6.99
    served with marinara sauce
    plain
    buffalo style
  • Stuffed Roasted Peppers
    $7.99
    stuffed with prosciutto and mozzarella
  • Sampler
    $8.99
    chicken gingers, mozzarella sticks and onion rings served with marinara sauce

Soups


  • Soup Du Jour
    $3.99
  • Crock of French Onion
    $4.99
    with melted mozzarella cheese
    with meal
    $3.99
  • Tortellini in Brodo
    $4.99
    cheese filled tortellini served in flavorful broth
    with meal
    $3.99

Salads


Homemade Dressings: Balsamic Vinaigrette | Bleu Cheese | Caesar | Honey Mustard | Thousand Island | Creamy Italian | Fat Free Italian | Ranch | French

  • Soup Du Jour & House Salad
    $7.99
  • Tuscany Salad
    $10.99
    sliced turkey, ham, mozzarella cheese olives, roasted peppers
  • Tuna Salad Platter
    $9.99
    with garnish & fresh fruit
  • Chef Salad
    $10.99
    grilled roast beef, ham, turkey, swiss cheese and garnish
  • House or Caesar Salad
    $7.99
    with grilled chicken breast
    $9.99
    with grilled salmon
    $11.99
    with grilled shrimp (4)
    $11.99
    with sliced steak
    $11.99
  • Mediterranean Salad
    $10.99
    fresh mozzarella cheese, olives, artichoke heart, roasted pepper and tomato, with garnish
  • Sliced Fresh Fruit Platter
    $9.99
  • Cobb Salad
    $10.99
    grilled marinated chicken breast, bacon, chunky bleu cheese, roasted peppers, romaine lettuce, olives
  • Italian Salad
    $10.99
    combination of prosciutto, mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, olives, romaine lettuce and garnish
  • Tessara Salad
    $12.99
    scallops, shrimp, grilled chicken, prosciutto and swiss cheese
  • Chicken & Broccoli Salad
    $10.99
    grilled chicken, mushroom, onion and red pepper
  • Buffalo Salad
    $10.99
    chicken tenders with buffalo sauce, bacon, tomato, cheddar cheese

Pasta


Served with soup du jour or salad

  • Penne or Spaghetti
    $7.99
    with fresh marinara sauce
    with Meatball or Italian Sausage
    $8.99
  • Eggplant Parmigiana
    $9.99
    with mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce served with spaghetti
  • Penne Siciliana
    $8.99
    sundried tomatoes, wild mushrooms, scallions and olive oil in white wine garlic sauce
  • Homemade Baked Lasagna
    $9.99
    baked with fresh meat, layered pasta, ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan cheese and marinara sauce
  • Fettuccini Alfredo
    $9.99
    with Chicken
    $10.99
  • Tortellini Con Broccoli
    $9.99
    olive oil, sundried tomatoes, broccoli and white wine garlic sauce
  • Tortellini Con Asparagus
    $9.99
    with mushrooms, tomatoes and asparagus in red wine sauce
  • Tortellini Alfredo
    $10.99
    in cream sauce
    with chicken
    $11.99
  • Lobster Ravioli
    $11.99
    4 ravioli, zucchini, red peppers and broccoli, in white wine garlic sauce
  • Ravioli Di Caprino
    $10.99
    cheese ravioli with sundried tomatoes, zucchini, tomato and cream sauce
  • Cheese Ravioli Parmigiana
    $8.99
    with Meatballs or Italian Sausage
    $9.99
  • Rigati Messina
    $9.99
    tomato, eggplant, green and red peppers and basil in olive oil, topped with mozzarella
  • Linguini with Clam Sauce
    $11.99
    with red or white clam sauce
  • Linguini ala Tessara
    $11.99
    clams, mussels, red peppers and olives with white wine garlic sauce
  • Linguini Fritti Mare
    $13.99
    mussels, scallops, clams, sundried tomatoes and virgin olive oil in a red sauce
  • Penne Vodka
    $9.99
    with prosciutto, in creamy pink sauce

Tasty Sandwiches, Wraps & Clubs


Served with french fries

  • Crispy Chicken Sandwich
    $8.99
    lightly breaded chicken cutlet served with lettuce, tomato and red onion on a kaiser roll
  • Charcoal Chicken Breast
    $7.99
    with lettuce and tomato on a kaiser roll
  • Cheese Steak
    $7.99
  • Philly Cheese Steak
    $8.99
    sautéed peppers, onions and mushrooms on a torpedo roll
  • Chicken Quesadilla
    $7.99
    with salsa
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    $6.99
    with ham or bacon
    $7.99
  • Grilled Vegetable Sandwich
    $6.99
    broccoli, zucchini, pepper, onions and cheese on rye
  • Sliced Turkey Sandwich
    $7.99
  • Grilled Portobella Mushroom
    $6.99
    with cheese on rye
  • Tuna Melt
    $8.99
    with grilled tomato and melted swiss on rye
  • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
    $8.99
    lightly breaded chicken tenders, buffalo sauce, lettuce and tomato on a kaiser roll, served with bleu cheese dressing
  • Smothered Chicken Breast
    $9.99
    with sautéed onions, mushrooms, mozzarella cheese, roasted peppers, lettuce and tomato on a kaiser roll
  • Meatball Parm Sandwich
    $7.99
    with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce on torpedo roll
  • Tessara Chicken Cheese Steak
    $9.99
    sautéed peppers, onions, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese on a torpedo roll
  • Sliced Turkey Wrap
    $7.99
    with bacon, lettuce and tomato
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap
    $8.99
    with romaine lettuce and caesar dressing
  • Philly Cheese Steak Wrap
    $8.99
    sauteed peppers, onions, mushrooms
  • Capri Wrap
    $9.99
    with grilled chicken tenders, portabella mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted pepper, and mozzarella cheese
  • Tuna Salad Wrap
    $8.99
    with lettuce and tomato
  • Turkey Club
    $8.99
    sliced turkey, bacon, lettuce and tomato
  • Tuna Club
    $8.99
    tuna salad, bacon, lettuce and tomato
  • BLT Club
    $8.99
    bacon, lettuce and tomato
  • Combo Club
    $9.99
    roast beef, ham, turkey, bacon and cheese, lettuce and tomato
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich
    $7.99
    on a torpedo roll with marinara sauce

Charbroiled Burgers


We serve 8 oz. Angus Beef Burgers. Served with lettuce and tomato on a kaiser roll with french fries

  • Hamburger
    $7.49
  • Cheeseburger
    $7.99
  • Mushroom Swiss Cheese Burger
    $8.99
  • Texas Burger
    $8.99
    bacon, cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce and red onion
  • Mexican Burger
    $8.99
    jalapeño peppers with cheddar cheese and red onion
  • Pizza Burger
    $8.99
    mozzarella cheese and fresh marinara sauce
  • Tessara Burger
    $8.99
    sautéed roasted peppers, onions, mushrooms and mozzarella cheese
  • Bleu Burger
    $8.99
    chunks of bleu cheese
  • Bacon Cheeseburger Deluxe
    $8.99
    with bacon and red onion
  • Reuben Burger
    $8.99
    with sauerkraut, russian dressing and swiss cheese

Pan-Fried Omelettes


Served with french fries

  • Fresh Basil & Tomato
    $7.99
  • Spinach, Onion & Tomato
    $8.99
  • Asparagus & Cheese
    $8.99
  • Bacon & Cheese
    $8.99
  • Broccoli & Cheese
    $8.99
  • Cheese Omelette
    $7.99
  • Egg Whites
    $1.00
    extra

Kid's Menu


For children 12 and under. Served with beverage and ice cream

  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    $6.99
  • Chicken Parmigiana with Spaghetti
    $8.99
  • Grilled Cheese with French Fries
    $6.99
  • Chicken Fingers with French Fries
    $7.99
  • Cheeseburger with French Fries
    $7.99
  • Cheese Ravioli
    $6.99
    with marinara sauce
  • Penne Marinara
    $6.99

Nutrition


Served with soup du jour or salad

  • Angel Hair Primavera
    $9.99
    served with fresh garden vegetables, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes and basil with choice of red marinara or white sauce
  • Vegetarian Delight
    $9.99
    seasoned grilled vegetables
  • Grilled Chicken Primavera
    $10.99
    served with grilled tomatoes, scallions, zucchini, eggplant, asparagus and basil

Chicken


Served with soup du jour or salad

  • Charcoal Broiled Chicken Breast
    $9.99
    marinated with fresh basil, garlic, virgin olive oil, served with rice and green beans
  • Rosemary Chicken
    $10.99
    sautéed breast of chicken with rosemary, spinach, sundried tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil served over linguini
  • Chicken Marsala
    $10.99
    breast of chicken sautéed with mushrooms and pimentos in a marsala wine sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Chicken Parmigiana
    $10.99
    breast of chicken, lightly breaded, melted mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce, served with spaghetti
  • Pollo Al Carciofi
    $10.99
    sautéed breast of chicken with wild mushrooms and artichoke hearts in white wine sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Chicken Asparagus
    $11.99
    sautéed breast of chicken, wild mushrooms, chopped asparagus and red wine brown sauce over linguini
  • Chicken Valentino
    $11.99
    breast of chicken with bacon, mushrooms, asparagus, and cream topped with fresh mozzarella over linguini
  • Chicken Française
    $10.99
    sautéed breast of chicken dipped in egg batter and lemon butter sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Chicken Bella Bucca
    $11.99
    breast of chicken stuffed with prosciutto and fresh mozzarella in a Madeira sage wine sauce, served over spinach
  • Chicken Portuguese
    $10.99
    sautéed breast of chicken with mushrooms, scallions, fresh marinara sauce over linguini
  • Chicken Barcelona
    $11.99
    breast of chicken stuffed with Italian sausage in brandy, dijon mustard and tomato cream sauce, served with rice and green beans

Veal


All Natural Veal- Served with soup du jour or salad

  • Veal Parmigiana
    $13.99
    breaded veal, mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce
  • Veal Piccata
    $14.99
    capers, garlic white wine sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Veal Marsala
    $14.99
    with mushroom in marsala wine sauce served with rice and green beans
  • Vitello Alla Genoa
    $14.99
    sautéed veal with artichoke hearts, mushrooms and white wine garlic sauce, served with rice and green beans
  • Veal & Spinach
    $14.99
    sautéed veal scallopini with sundried tomatoes, in mushroom marsala sauce served over rice

Seafood


Served with soup du jour or salad

  • Broiled Filet of Flounder
    $12.99
    served with light, spicy pesto marinara sauce and french fries
  • Broiled Scrod
    $11.99
    with herbs and lemon, served with potato and green beans
  • Broiled Lump Crabcakes
    $12.99
    with herbs and lemon, served with potato and green beans
  • Broiled Stuffed Fillet of Flounder
    $13.99
    stuffed with fresh lump crabmeat imperial stuffing, herbs and lemon, served with potato and green beans
  • Grilled Salmon
    $12.99
    served with grilled zucchini and pink peppercorn champagne sauce
  • Shrimp Scampi (4)
    $13.99
    over linguini
  • Fish & Chips
    $9.99
    served with french fries and our special cocktail sauce

Homemade Desserts


  • Cannoli
    $3.99
  • Tartufo
    $5.99
  • Tiramisu
    $5.99
  • Chocolate Mousse
    $4.99
  • Chocolate Confusion
    $5.99
  • Cheese Cake
    $5.99
  • Ice Cream
    $3.99