We cook for your pleasure

AND OURS
STARTERS

Roasted Garlic Bread

sourdough, fresh garlic

$5.95

Calamari Fritto

cocktail sauce, roasted jalapeno aioli

$13.95

Eggplant Stack

soft goat cheese stacked between breaded eggplant, tomato-basil salsa

10.95

Fresh Baked Mozzarella

prosciutto wrapped, pesto sauce

$5.00

Fresh Baked Mozzarella and Tomatoes

pesto-vinaigrette, garnishes

12.95

Lumaca Scusa

“escargot” house garlic butter

10.95

Grilled Radicchio

prosciutto wrapped, balsamic vinaigrette

10.95

Fritto Misto Scusa

artichoke hearts, whole clove garlic, green and black olives, caper berries, onions, feta and fresh herbs

8.95

Antipasto

assorted meats, cheeses, garnishes

14.95

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

four shrimp chilled in cocktail sauce

13.95

Cream of Roasted

garlic soup, cup / bowl

3.95/5.95

Garlic Bread Scusa

melted mozzarella, fresh tomato-basil salsa

7.95

Burrata

fresh mozzarella ball, creamy ricotta center, candied garlic, fresh tomato-basil compote, balsamic glaze

13.95

Roasted Whole Clove Garlic

fresh crostini

5.95

Wine dinner menu scusa
alfresco dining
dinner scusa
Tiramisu scusa dessert

Appetizer and Dinner

SALADS

House

mixed greens, bay shrimp, spinach-buttermilk dressing

7.95

Greek

mixed greens, feta cheese, onions, anchovies, garnishes, balsamic vinaigrette

7.95

Grilled Chicken Caesar / Dinner Salad

marinated skinless chicken breast

17.95

Grilled Salmon / Dinner Salad

avocado salsa, mixed greens, lemon vinaigrette

26.95

Italian Blue Cheese

mixed greens, bay shrimp, crumbled gorgonzola, vinaigrette

7.95

Chopped Kale

black olives, red onion, tomato, red pepper, avocado, feta, lemon vinaigrette

8.95

Caesar

traditional, herb garlic crouton, shaved asiago

7.95

Anchovies

Just ask

Salad Additions

chicken +9     meatball +8     salmon +12     shrimp +12

We invite your for

PASTA PASTA PASTA

Angel Hair

fresh oregano, garlic, plum tomatoes, black olives and capers

14.95

Seafood Fettuccine

shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, salmon, alfredo sauce

31.95

Spaghetti and Meatballs

beef & pork meatballs, bolognese sauce

18.95

Fettuccine Alfredo

Traditional
Primavera or Carbonara   +3.00

18.95

Chicken Linguine

marinated, skinless chicken breast, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, basil, light sherry cream

19.95

Spinach Pasta Mediterranean

eggplant, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, feta cheese

18.95

Cappelini

angel hair pasta, light roma tomato sauce, fresh basil

14.95

Sausage and Peppers Linguine Bolognese

salsiccia, mild Italian, rich meat sauce

19.95

Scusa

SPECIALTIES

Linguine and Clams

littleneck clams, white wine, garlic

19.95

Sea Scallops Mediterranean

pan-seared, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, linguine

31.95

Classic Lasagna

Italian sausage, seasoned ground beef, ricotta and mozzarella

19.95

Grilled Chicken and Ravioli

marinated, skinless chicken breast, cheese ravioli, black olives, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, sage butter

19.95

Shrimp, Clams and Mussels Scusa

light tomato-red wine sauce, linguine, garlic bread

27.95

Fresh Salmon Scaloppine

lemon-caper butter, linguine

27.95

Eggplant Parmesan

oven roasted Eggplant, Alfredo, Pesto and Marinara Sauce

19.95

Veal Scaloppine Cut

choice of: Piccatta, Marsala, Saltimbocca, Parmesan

29.95

ENTREE

Fresh Salmon

oven-roasted, kalamata olive and grape tomato ragu, polenta cake

26.95

Calamari Scusa

sautéed calamari steak, capers, roasted red peppers, lime butter

21.95

Shrimp Scampi

fresh basil, roasted red peppers, garlic-herb butter, linguine

28.95

Chicken Pan Seared

choice of: Piccatta, Marsala, Saltimbocca, Parmesan

21.95

Chicken and Eggplant

marinated, skinless breast, layered with eggplant, caramelized onions, roasted garlic

21.95

New York Steak, 14oz

Choice Black Angus, house garlic butter

32.95

Try our homemade

DESSERTS

Sticky Bun Bread Pudding

bourboun-pecan sauce

7.95

Double Fudge Chocolate Brownie

vanilla bean ice cream, chocolate sauce, raspberry purée

7.95

Tiramisu

traditional, ladyfingers dipped in coffee and marsala, mascarpone cream

7.95

Cannoli

two ricotta and chocolate chip filled shells chopped walnuts, chocolate drizzle

7.95

Fresh Seasonal Berries

chilled zabaglione, mascarpone cream

7.95

New York Cheesecake

brûlée style, raspberry purée

7.95

Affogatto

vanilla bean ice cream, shot of espresso, whipped cream, chocolate drizzle

7.95

Spumoni Ice Cream

maraschino swirl, pistachios, candied cherries

4.95

Dessert

WINES

Port

Cockburn, Tawny, 10 year, Portugal

8

Port

Dow’s Fine Ruby, Portugal

8

Port

Robert Hall, Paso Robles

12

Korbel Brut

Sonoma split

9

COFFEE

Coffee

2.50

Espresso

single or double shot

3.95/5.95

Cappuccino

5.95

Latte

5.95

Italian Restaurant Scusa Lake Tahoe

Reservations

(530)542-0100

2543 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Sun – Thu 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fri – Sat: 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

We invite you to take advantage our our summer al fresco dining at Scusa. Sit amongst the stars in our garden & breathe in the fresh mountain air while you enjoy Italian dining Tahoe-style. We are graced with the musical presence of saxophonist Frank Benvenuto, Friday and Saturday, 6-9pm. Frank plays live jazz and loves to serenade your special occasion – special requests are welcome. Hope to see you soon.