Italian Lunch in Gainesville, Florida

Lunch Menu


  • Beef Carpaccio 13
    Seasoned, seared-tenderloin thinly sliced and drizzled with a unique Creole aioli and truffle oil. Topped with fresh Reggiano-parmesan and mixed arugula greens.

  • Crispy Portabella Fondue 12
    Portabella fries with creamy gorgonzola dip, smoked bacon, scallions and crispy mixed herbs.

  • Rosemary Barbeque Shrimp 12
    Colossal shrimp sautéed in a sweet and smoky rosemary barbeque sauce.

  • Mozzarella Malazon 7
    Imported mozzarella cheese fried then topped with marinara sauce and provolone cheese.

  • Pan Fried Calamari 11
    Served with an assortment of sautéed red, yellow, and green bell peppers.

  • Crudo di Tonno 12
    Sushi Grade Yellowfin Ahi Tuna seared rare with red pepper rouille and sun-dried tomato oil.

  • Bruschetta 11
    Vine ripe tomatoes, basil, garlic, aged parmesan atop grilled garlic bread with a drizzle of balsamic dressing.

  • Ali Casa 9
    8 Jumbo chicken wings tossed in our Lemon pepper, parmesan cheese and basil-butter wing sauce. Hot, Mild, and BBQ sauces are also available.

  • Mancini’s Antipasto Platter 18
    Italian cheeses (Fontina, Mozzarella, Bocconcini, Pecorino and Provolone). Italian meats (Prosciutto, Mortadella, Italian Sausage and Capicola). Served with pepperoncini, grapes, olives, and roasted peppers.


  • Rex’s Italian Wedding Soup 6
    A classic old-world family recipe with beef/veal miniature meatballs.

  • Minestrone Soup 6
    Fresh vegetables, beans and pasta in a light tomato broth – a vegan classic.

  • Pasta Fagioli 6 (Available Monday through Wednesday)
    White and red beans, ground beef and Italian sausage, fresh tomatoes and ditalini pasta in a savory broth.

  • Soup and Sandwich 12
    Pair any of our soups with half of one of our flavorful sandwiches


Add to Any Salad: Chicken 5, Sautéed Colossal Shrimp 6, Flatiron Steak 7, or Seared Tuna 9.

  • Wedge 9
    Quartered head of Iceberg lettuce, onions, tomatoes, gorgonzola and crispy pancetta topped with our creamy Gorgonzola dressing.

  • Caprese 10
    Thick slices of red and green tomatoes layered with fresh mozzarella slices and basil. Topped with olive oil and balsamic reduction.

  • Caesar 9
    Romaine, prosciutto, baby croutons and fresh grated Reggiano-Parmesan. (Add anchovies 2)

  • Mancini’s Salad 9
    Artisan spring mix, vine ripe tomatoes, wedge of green tomato and red onion. Served with red wine Italian vinaigrette.

  • Mediterranean 11
    Red grapes, strawberries, mandarin oranges topped with goat cheese crumbles, candied almonds over fresh spinach and served with a savory peach vinaigrette.


Served with your choice of any side

  • Muffuletta 14
    Stuffed with prosciutto, capicola, mortadella, Provolone and a signature briny marinated olive salad filled with Kalamata olives, green olives and other tasty pickled veggies.

  • Chicken Parmesan 11
    Fresh breaded and fried topped with scratch made marinara and melted mozzarella cheese

  • Tuscan Chicken 11
    Marinated and grilled chicken breast topped with buffalo mozzarella, a tomato slice, basil and balsamic reduction.

  • The Mancini’s Italian 14
    Beef carpaccio, prosciutto, capicola and sopressa topped with provolone lettuce, tomato, and red wine Italian vinaigrette.

  • Meatball 11 
    House-made meatballs simmered in tomato sauce and topped with provolone cheese.

  • Portobello 14
    Topped with gorgonzola cheese, wilted spinach, roasted peppers and pesto.

  • Sweet Sausage & Spicy Giardiniera 11
    Mancini’s Sweet Italian Sausage, sautéed with roasted peppers and onions, tossed in arrabiata and topped with melted mozzarella.

  • Eggplant Parmesan 12
    Sliced eggplant coated in Italian breading and covered in marinara and mozzarella.


Add a side Caesar Salad, Side House Salad, or a Bowl of Soup for 4 (Lobster Bisque 6)

  • Meatball Pomodoro 13
    House-made lean beef and veal meatball simmered in our house-made marinara sauce and served in a bowl of spaghetti.

  • Shrimp Scampi 18
    Colossal shrimp sautéed with fresh roasted garlic, lemon, butter, red pepper, yellow pepper, extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs and white wine.

  • Fettuccine Alfredo 16
    Sautéed in our Mancini’s cream sauce served over bed of fettuccine. (Add chicken 3)

  • Four Cheese Manicotti 14
    Ricotta, Fresh Parmesan and buffalo mozzarella cheeses wrapped in fresh pasta topped with marinara and provolone cheese.

  • Veggie Manicotti 15
    Ricotta, fresh Parmesan, buffalo mozzarella cheeses, portabella mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, red onions wrapped in fresh pasta topped with marinara and provolone cheese.

  • Pesto Chicken 17
    Grilled chicken served over cavatappi pasta tossed in our pesto cream sauce.

  • Lasagna 11
    Veal /Beef, ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan and fresh herbs over layered fresh pasta. Topped with house made marinara and fresh mozzarella.


  • Truffle Portobello Fries with Creamy Gorgonzola Dip

  • Brown Butter Broccolli

  • Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta

  • Fried Green Tomatoes

  • Mancini’s Mashed Potatoes

  • House Cut French Fries

  • Fresh Grilled Asparagus wrapped in bacon

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