Bella Lounge 1212 N State Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610 • 312-787-9405

Cuisine
American

Neighborhood:
Gold Coast

Takeout Available

Features
• Full Bar
• Chef's Table


Reservations
Suggested

Parking
Valet

Payment Methods
Visa, Mastercard,
Amex, Discover

Private Rooms
Yes, Please Call

Hours
Dinner
Sunday - Friday
5:00pm - 1:00am,

Saturday
5:00pm - 2:00am

Bella Lounge Dinner Menu

Bella Appetizers

Bruschetta $8
Diced Tomato, Red Onion and Basil over a Baked Crostini with a drizzle of Balsamic Vinaigrette and shaved Asiago Cheese

Shrimp Cocktail $15
Poached Shrimp served over Shaved Ice with Homemade Cocktail Sauce and Lemon Garnish

Steamed Mussels $13
Blue Lip Steamed Mussels in a Spicy White Wine Broth

Artichoke and Spinach Dip $11
Artichoke, Tomato, Spinach, Asiago Cheese and Cream Cheese with Toasted Crostini

Spicy Skewers $12
(Choice of Three)
Grilled Beef, Chicken, or Vegetable Skewers served with a Plum Chutney, Melon Salsa and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Rock Shrimp and Calamari $13
Accompanied with a Remoulade Sauce
(Choice of lightly fried or grilled)

Crab Cakes $13
Two Lump Crab Cakes over Black Beans & Anise Relish

Ahi Tuna Duo $12
Seared Blackened Tuna Slices with Tuna Tartar and a Risotto Corn Cake

Seasoned Jumbo Shrimp $15
Sautéed Shrimp, in a Guinness and Thyme Infused BBQ Sauce

Lollipop Buffalo Wings $10
Red Hot Buffalo Wings, Gorgonzola Dip, Sweet Potato Fries

Roasted Garlic Hummus $10
Roasted Garlic, Chickpeas, Sun-Dried Tomato Foccacia and Chips

Tropical Ceviche $16
Bay Scallops, Bruschetta Shrimp, Tilapia, Tropical Juice, Red Bell Pepper, Mango, Cilantro Served with Crispy Wonton Chips

Seasonal Soups

Minestrone Soup $6
Seasonal Diced Vegetables, Vegetable Broth, Conchigliette Pasta (add beef or chicken)

Lemon Chicken and Orzo Soup $7
Shredded Chicken, Orzo, Creamy Lemon Chicken Broth

Spring/Summer 2006 Salads

Bella Spinach Salad $10
Baby Spinach, Strawberries, Almonds, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Goat Cheese,
Strawberry Molasses Reduction

Not So Traditional Caesar Salad $9
Fresh Crisp Romaine, Asiago Cheese, Croutons tossed in Caesar Dressing
(add chicken or shrimp)

Ahi Tuna Ginger Salad $18
Ahi tuna laid on a bed of Greens, Cucumber, Jicama, Papaya, Almond Shavings
tossed in a Japanese Ginger Dressing

Caprese $9
with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

Spring Salad $7
Julienne Carrots, Cherry Tomatoes, Vidalia Onion, Mixed Greens, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Flatbread Pizzas

Margherita Flatbread $12
Roma Tomatoes, Ricotta Cheese, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil

Pesto Chicken Flatbread $15
Shredded Chicken, Mozzarella, Pesto Sauce

Roasted Garlic & Vegetable Flatbread $12
Roasted Garlic, Spinach, Tomatoes, Mushrooms

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread $14
Chicken rolled in spicy buffalo sauce, Roasted Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Scallions
Drizzled with Ranch Dressing

BBQ Chicken Flatbread $14
Shredded Chicken, Bacon, Red Onion and Goat Cheese
over Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce

New York Flatbread $17

Burgers & Sandwiches

Gold Coast Burger $11
Ground Angus Chuck, Portobello Mushrooms, Cheddar Cheese, Apple wood Smoked Bacon and a Sweet BBQ Sauce

Inside-Out Mushroom Swiss Burger $14
Ground Angus Chuck with Mushrooms stuffed with Swiss Cheese, Crispy Vidalia Onions

Stuffed Gorgonzola & Bacon Burger $12
Ground Angus Chuck Stuffed with Gorgonzola and Apple wood Smoked Bacon

Chicken Parmesan $14
Breaded Chicken Breast, Marinara Sauce, Mozzarella

Home-Style Turkey Burger $12
Ground Turkey, Mixed Greens, Tomato, Red Pepper Aioli

Spring/Summer 2006 Pastas

Spicy Pappardelle $17
Andouille Sausage, Blackened Chicken, Sweet Peas, Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce
Crumbled Goat Cheese

Artichoke Ravioli $18
Braised Artichoke Filled Ravioli, in an Arrabbiata Sauce garnished with shaved Asiago

Seafood Trio $26
Linguini, Mussels, Littleneck Clams, Rock Shrimp with Lemon Butter Sauce

Pasta Bolognese $15
Pasta with traditional Italian meat sauce

Meats
(ala carte)

8 oz Filet Mignon $30

12 oz New York Strip $32

18 oz Dry Aged Bone-In-Rib-Eye $36

Half Chicken $15
(grilled or golden brown)

8 oz Chicken Breast $14
(grilled or golden brown)

Seafood
(ala carte)
(All Seafood Can Be Grilled, Steamed, or Blackened)

Atlantic King Salmon $22

Ahi Tuna $28

Tilapia $19

Diver Scallops $30

Sides
Lobster Mashed Potatoes $10
Garlic Mashed Potatoes $5
Twice Baked Potato $5
Mac & Cheese $5
Sautéed Asparagus $5
Creamed Spinach $5
Sautéed Spinach $5
French Fries $4
Sweet Potato Fries $4
Lobster & Corn Risotto $9

Spring/Summer 2006 Entrees

Steak ala Bella $36
12oz. New York Strip, Plum Tomatoes, Melted Mozzarella
served with Roasted New Potatoes, Tomato Chutney, Garlic Toast Point

Gorgonzola Filet Mignon $34
Melted Gorgonzola on top of Filet Mignon over Sautéed Mushrooms,
Roasted Baby Potatoes, Steamed Asparagus, Demi-Glaze

Orange Miso Glazed Salmon $26
Orange Miso Glazed Salmon served over Sautéed Spinach,
Steamed Turnips, Baby Carrots

Chicken Vesuvio $22
Sautéed Chicken Breast, Vesuvio Style Potatoes, Sweet Peas, Lemon Herb Sauce

Chicken Parmesan $22
Breaded Chicken Breast, Marinara Sauce, Mozzarella

Turkey Meatloaf $17
Ground Turkey served in a Sage Gravy Sauce

Desserts

Orange Crème Brulee $7
Creamy Crème Brulee Spiked with Bacardi O Rum

Duet of Sorbet $9
Peach Sorbet, Strawberry Sorbet Finished with Champagne

Coconut Rum Cake $7
Buttery Pound Cake Soaked in Bacardi Coco Rum

Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake $7
Moist Dark Chocolate Brownie Layered with Bacardi Razz Rum Mousse

Peach Dumplings $12
Fried Candied Peach Dumplings, Cinnamon Ice Cream, Carmel Sauce

White Chocolate Apricot Bread Pudding $7
Vanille Royale Ice Cream and Date Sauce

Key Lime Cheesecake $7
Parfait-style Cheesecake with Sweet Raspberry Tequila Sauce on a Graham Cracker Crust

Kids Menu

Chicken Fingers $9
Fried Chicken Breast, French Fries,

BBQ Ranch Sauce Grilled Cheese $6
Potato Chips

Mini Cheese Flatbread $7

Spaghetti $8
Marinara or Butter Sauce