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Assaggio Ristorante Italiano

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CUISINES
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol

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Menu

ANTIPASTI‎
Homemade Cold Antipasti
Homemade Hot Antipasti
Roasted Pepper
Prosciutto Melon
Salami and Cheese
Shrimp Cocktail
Clam Scampi
Zuppa Di Clam
Zuppa Di Mussel
Spiedini Alla Romana
ZUPPE‎
Pasta Fagioli
Minestrone
INSALATE‎
Tossed Green Salad
Caesar Salad
Chicken Salad
Shrimp Salad
Calamari Salad
CANTORNA E VEGETALI‎
Sauteed Mushrooms
Sauteed Zucchini
Italian Zucchini
SPECIALITA DELLA CASA‎
Fettuccine Alfredo
Calamari Vegetable
Calamari strips with vegetables in garlic sauce
Eggplant Parmigiana
Cheese Ravioli
Baked Stuffed Eggplant
Sausage Pepper and Potato
Sauteed‎ with garlic and olive oil
Sicilian Chicken
Linguine Chicken Anchovy Olio
Linguine Vegetable
Choice of garlic or tomato sauce
Ziti Ricotta
DAL POLLAIO‎
Chicken Cacciatore
Red wine, mushrooms, bell peppers, and tomato sauce
Chicken Saltimbocca
Eggplant, cheese, and ham with mushrooms and butter in a white wine sauce
Chicken Sorrentino
Eggplant,‎ cheese with mushrooms and butter in a marsala wine sauce
Chicken Parmigiana
Cheese and tomato sauce
Chicken Marsala
Mushroom, butter and marsala wine sauce
Chicken Oregano
Garlic, oregano, and olive oil
Chicken Assaggio
Epperoncini, roasted pepper, black olives, mushrooms, capers in a garlic butter white wine sauce
VITELLOE ALTRA‎
With choice of pasta, potatoes, or vegetables
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Frances
Breaded veal with garlic, lemon, butter in a white wine sauce
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Milanese
Breaded veal with garlic and olive oil
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Parmigiana
Veal cutlet with cheese and tomato sauce
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Saltimbocca
Breaded veal, eggplant, cheese with mushrooms and butter in a white wine sauce
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Sorrentino
Breaded veal, eggplant, cheese, with mushrooms with butter in a marsala wine sauce
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Piccata
Veal cutlet with garlic, capers and lemon in a white wine sauce
Pasta
Potatoes
Vegetables
Veal Marsala
Breaded veal with mushrooms with butter in a marsala wine sauce
DAL MARE‎
Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo shrimp with garlic and butter in a white wine sauce
Shrimp Marinara
Jumbo shrimp with garlic in a red wine and tomato sauce
Calamari Scampi
Calamari steak with garlic and butter in a white wine sauce
Calamari Marinara
Calamari strips with garlic in a red wine and tomato sauce
Calamari Parmigiana
Calamari steak with cheese in a tomato sauce
Mussel Basilico
Mussel with fresh basil, and garlic in a butter and white wine sauce
Mussel Marinara
Mussel with garlic in a red wine tomato sauce
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

Unfortunately Assaggio closed some time ago. We looked forward to having a couple of meals when visiting Borrego. They still own a restaurant in Brawley, CA. last time I checked.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Diane M
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Phenomenal Italian cuisine especially considering it was prepared by a Chinese staff. Our visitors from New Jersey ( capital of Italian cooking in the USA) were shocked to see such a place in the desert! We'll miss it.

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank Martin G
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Tried to eat here a few weeks ago and discovered its....CLOSED! Supposed to open soon with a new theme and feature gourmet burgers. Or so the guy refuelling airplanes says.

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank kenmac1
Reviewed July 1, 2016

After 11 years of gracious dining, they closed their doors and now we have to go to Brawley. Donna and Tom were always so welcoming and their food was so consistently good. They also knew what to do with chiles so I loved to order...More

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank Deserthank
Reviewed June 27, 2016

What a shame, best Italian food in borrego, at least we can still drive to brawley ca. If we want it. Location killed this gem of the desert.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank neurosarcoidism
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Prior to this meal, two of us met with the owners to see if they could accommodate 25 men for dinner. We initially tried to select two or three options to have as a buffet style meal, however, the pricing would have exceeded simply letting...More

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank IDABOBBO
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I can't understand how it has several good reviews as this was a terrible experience. On the positive side we were seated promptly. After that it went south fast. Server brought drinks and never returned to take our order until we had to flag down...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank CharN24
Reviewed April 6, 2016

The service is totally family and it shows. The food is prepared with love and you can tell they were having fun. It doesn't hurt that they have a view of the recently renovated/painted airport and runway.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank marty947
Reviewed March 30, 2016

There are only a few good airport restaurants for private pilots in the San Diego area to fly-in for more than just a "$100 cheeseburger" and this is one of them. Flying to Borrego Springs airport is fun and you taxi right up to the...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank sdsteve10
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Another annual favorite. Quick service and great food. The staff are friendly and attentive. There is a nice selection of Italian and Chinese food on the menu. Have never had a bad meal here. Restaurant hasn't changed in years.. but it's always fun to go.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank 748warrenp
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