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Trattoria Figaro: Modernizing Italian Cuisine

Trattoria Figaro

Trattoria Figaro

Trattoria Figaro is well known for its authentic Italian ambiance, hospitality, and award-winning melt in your mouth cuisine.  Inspired by contemporary Italian dining, Mount Laurel, New Jersey’s Trattoria Figaro takes old world flavors and presents them with a new world flair creating inventive, farm-to-table-fresh dishes that cause guests to fall in love at first bite.

Trattoria FigaroReminiscent of cuisine you would find in a local mom and pop trattoria in Italy, dining at Trattoria Figaro will save  guests a trip to the dreamy European country.  Guests rave over the restaurant’s signature Ricotta and Potato Gnocchi – soft, pillowy house-made dumplings serving as the perfect base for a host of cheeses, sauces and meat.  Guests may choose from traditional offerings such as Penne alla Vodka and Bolognese or step outside their comfort zones with Zuppa di Pesce or Veal Shrimp over Risotto.

Trattoria FigaroOne thing is certain – Trattoria Figaro’s menu is bountifully versatile and constantly evolving.  Guests enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner at this popular Italian restaurant.  Brunch Menu is especially, with many contemporary versions of Italian fare including Stuffed Long Hots (Italian peppers stuffed with house roasted herb pork and sharp provolone), Cheese Steak Spring Rolls (a fresh take on the Asian spring roll but instead filled with caramelized onion, white cheddar served with cherry pepper agro-dolce dipping sauce).  Trattoria Figaro’s Brunch menu also offers more traditional Italian dishes including Panettone French Toast, Cannoli Pancakes, and Eggs Florentine.

Trattoria FigaroLunch guests may enjoy delectable starters, fresh salads, signature soup creations and artisan sandwiches including the ‘Figaro,’ (Grilled chicken with crisp pancetta, roasted tomatoes, smoked mozzarella topped with chopped romaine and Caesar dressing), entrees such as Calabrese Sausage (spicy Calabrese sausage sautéed with baby kale and cannellini beans), or specialty pizzas like the Clams Casino (Creamy garlic clam sauce topped with pepper, onions, bacon and little neck clams).

Trattoria FigaroDinner is a feast for the senses, offering a number of seafood entrees including ahi tuna, salmon, scallops; rich Italian-cooked meats including, New York Strip Steak, Pork Chops and traditional Saltimbocca.  Guests may clean their palate with dessert choosing from a number of savory offerings including pumpkin gingersnap, pies or ricotta olive oil cakes.

Feast of Seven Fishes at Trattoria FigaroFamilies and large groups often retain Trattoria Figaro to cater a variety of events or holiday celebrations.  The restaurant’s website offers a sampling catering menu which is customizable based on preference.  Holiday patrons may enjoy a 5-course prix fixe “Feast of 7 Fishes” meal at the restaurant on Christmas Eve.  This Italian tradition is referred to as La Viglia (the vigil), and is a seafood feast prepared and enjoyed while waiting for the midnight birth of Jesus Christ.  As the title implies, the Feast of Seven Fishes offers guests a seafood cornucopia complete with calamari, octopus, baccala’, and diner’s choice of tuna, salmon or shrimp with scallop risotto.  At $45/ person this classic holiday celebration ends with an assortment of homemade Italian cookies.

Vic Rubino

Dinner at Trattoria Figaro is often accompanied by live music and entertainment.  New Jersey singer Vic Rubino frequently performs the restaurant, entertaining guests with his vocal renditions of classic standards and hit songs.  Vic’s next show at Trattoria Figaro is December 20th and reservations are required.  Call (856) 778-3663 to secure your reservation.

Trattoria FigaroTrattoria Figaro continues to grow in popularity and its easy to see why.  This dining destination with a commitment to authenticity and hospitality makes it an obvious choice for locals as well as vacationers.  Since opening their doors in March of 2015, Candy Penn and her partner, Executive Chef Dave Levecchia, placed Trattoria Figaro on the growing list of South Jersey’s Hot Chefs (SJ Hot Chefs).  Join us in getting #hookedon Trattoria Figaro, a unique and authentic South Jersey dining destination.  Follow the restaurant on Facebook or visit Trattoria Figaro’s official website to learn more.

Trattoria Figaro 

3815 Church Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

(856) 778-3663

 

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Posted by Trattoria Figaro on Sunday, August 30, 2015

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5 Comments

  • […] Vic also hosts Karaoke night each Thursday night from 7:30-11:30 at Filomena Cucina Rustica in West Berlin, New Jersey.  He has performed with Frankie “Diamond” DeRosa, Patti Lattanzi & the Billy Carlucci Gang Show, and numerous others. Vic also entertains almost nightly at fantastic restaurant/lounge venues throughout South Jersey including Casa di Roma, Seven Star Diner, The Riverwinds Restaurant, Viana’s V3 Bistro, and Trattoria Figaro. […]

  • Taking a new approach to traditional Italian cuisine is always very hard, but from what I have read here, they pulled it off. Definitely worth checking out, in my opinion.

  • Can`t wait to check this place out. I was planning to go for a while now, but just did not have the opportunity. Sounds awesome.

  • I checked it out, last time I was in the area, and the only verdict that I can give is: Awesome. They have good entertainment, too.

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