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Gourmet Pasta Dish


Ventura’s Longboat Key offers a great variety of Italian dishes and hand tossed pizzas. Customers are welcome to enjoy a nice view of Bishop’s Bayou, dining either indoors or al fresco.


Steamed Mussels $15
In a Garlic and White Wine sauce or Fra Diavolo sauce


Caprese $14

Fresh Mozzarella, Vine Ripened Tomatoes,
with Basil Drizzle & Balsamic Glaze


Bruschetta $14
Fresh chopped Tomatoes, Basil and Sweet Red Onion


Meatballs $14

a Scoop of Herbed Ricotta Cheese

Zucchini Fritti $13
Hand Breaded Zucchini Fried until Golden.
Served with Marinara & Garlic Aioli


Fried Mozzarella $12

Fresh Mozzarella Hand Breaded and Fried until Golden


Calamari Fritti $15

Crispy Calamari Served with Marinara Sauce

Spicy Crispy Calamari with peppers, also available


Eggplant Rollatini $15

Eggplant Stuffed with Ricotta Cheese

Topped with Homemade Marinara Sauce and Mozzarella 

Broccoli de Rabe $13

Sauteed in Garlic & Oil with Peperocino

Add: Sausage $4

Garlic Bread $6


* With dinner, our house salad is served family style for all to enjoy *

Ventura's House Salad $10

Lettuce, mixed with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Red Onion, Carrots,

and Sweet Peppers, tossed with our House-Made Signature

Italian Dressing.

Arugala Salad $10

Simple, Delicious. Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Red Onion, Shaved

Parmigiana, Topped with Lemon Vinegarette

Ceasar Salad $10

Romaine Lettuce, Croutons, Shaved Parmigiana, and Ceasar Dressing


   Soup or Bisque
          Ask your server for the Chef’s Daily selection.

From the Land


Mama Deb’s Famous Chicken Milanese $29
Alexa and Christopher’s favorite meal. Breaded, pan seared,
served with arugula salad, lemon wedge and buttered egg pasta

Chicken Parmigiana $30

Hand Breaded & Topped with Fresh Tomato Sauce,
Melted Mozzarella & Parmesan

Ventura’s Veal Chop Parmigiana $48

14 oz center cut, hand breaded, pan fried, topped withhomemade

tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella cheese.

Chicken $29/ Veal Cutlet $34*


Chicken Citera $29

Pan Sauteed Chicken Topped with Fresh Tomatoes, Spinach
and Provolone in a Lemon Butter White Wine Sauce


Chicken Cacciatore $29
Onions, green pepper, mushrooms, olive, light tomato sauce


Chicken Francaise $29
Egg Battered, White Wine, and Lemon Butter Sauce


Chicken Piccata $29
White Wine, Capers and Lemon Butter Sauce


Chicken Bruschetta $29

Hand Breaded Chicken Topped with Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Red Onions and Oregano, Drizzled with Basil Oil & Balsamic Glaze


Chicken Marsala $29

Sauteed with Fresh Mushrooms & Marsala Wine

*Served with your choice of potatoes and vegetables or past.


From the Sea


Lobster Ravioli $31
Served with our Famous Vodka Sauce


Linguine with Clams $27
White, In a Garlic and White Wine Sauce or Red,
in a Marinara sauce, Fra Diablo available


Shrimp & Spaghetti $28
Pasta topped with Gulf Shrimp in a Rich & Creamy
Scampi Sauce or in our Marinara Sauce


Fish of the day Francaise $30
Egg battered with lemon butter sauce & served
with your choice Pasta or Vegetables

Pasta Specialties


Homemade Lasagna $29

Layered Lasagna Noodles, Fresh Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, Ricotta,

Parmigiana, & Bolognese, Topped with our Homemade Bolognese Sauce

Homemade Veal Cannelloni $29

Slowly Simmered Ground Veal, Carrots, Celery, and Onion, Married

with Mozzarella, Ricotta, Parmigiana, and Spinach, Hand-Rolled and Wrapped

with a Fresh Pasta Shell, Finished with our Blush Sauce

Homemade Eggplant Parmigiana $22

Hand Breaded Eggplant Layered with Fresh Tomato Sauce,
Mozzarella & Parmesan


Gnocchi Bolognese $23

Potato Dumplings tossed with Bolognese Sauce

and a Generous Dusting of Parmigiano Reggiano

Meatballs or Italian Sausage $27
Choice of pasta


Rigatoni Fra Diavolo $21

Blush Sauce with a Hint of Spice and a
Generous Dusting of Parmigiano Reggiano


Penne Portofino $28
Chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, tomato, basil and cream sauce


Cheese Ravioli Bolognese $25
Served with meat sauce and a touch of cream

Mushroom Ravioli $25

Served with Carmalized Onion, Mushrooms and Cream

Pasta + Sauce

Spaghetti | Linguine | Penne | Rigatoni $21


Pappardelle | Gnocchi $22

Add Chicken, Meatball or Sausage $6; Shrimp $8


 Fresh San Marzano Tomato sauce

Tomatoes, Garlic & Red Chili Peppers


San Marzano Tomatoes, Ground Beef, Garlic,

Onions, Carrots, Celery & Cream
Pesto Basil

Pesto with a Touch of Cream (nut free)

Creamy Blush Sauce, Onions, Peas,
  Diced Ham, Splash of Vodka
Aglio E Olio

Garlic, Oil, Olives, Anchovy

Egg - Pancetta, Pecorino

Cheese, Cream

Fresh Homemade Pasta

Ventura’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar


daily 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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