Francos Italian

Continental Café and Bakery   Est. 2003

4453 Cerritos Ave. Cypress, CA. 90630

714-761-9040

Hours of Operation

Mon: Closed

Tues-Thur: 11am-3pm and 4pm-9pm

Fri: 11am-3pm and 4pm-10pm

Sat: 12-10pm

Sun: 12-9pm

Menu

STARTERS

APPETIZERS

Bruschetta 8.95

Fresh tomato, red onion, black olives, and basil pesto on our toasted bread

Crispy Crab Cakes 9.95

Served with a side of fresh tomato salad with red peppers and olives

Stuffed Mushrooms 9.50

Baked mushrooms stuffed with crab meat topped with mozzarella

Mozzarella in Carrozza 8.95

Floured bread slices are pressed around mozzarella, egg battered and deep fried.

Fried Calamari 10.50

Breaded and fried until golden served with our house tomato sauce

Fried Zuccéed in olive oil, garlic, and white wine

Steamed Clams in Garlic and Herb 11.50

Sautéed in with the chef’s white wine

Eggplant Francos 10.95

Roasted eggplant, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, capers, and balsamic vinegar

Zuppa di Mussels 11.95

Black mussels sautéed and served in a spicy tomato sauce

Fried Mozzarella 8.95

Fried mozzarella sticks served with a side of marinara sauce hini 7.95

Seasoned to perfection and deep fried

Mussels a La Poulette 11.95

Fresh mussels saut            

SOUPS

Cup     3.95     Bowl   5.95

Pasta Fagioli- Traditional pasta and bean soup

Minestrone- Vegetable soup

Specialty Soups made to order add 2.00

Straccitella- Spinach, pasta, and egg-drop soup

Tortellini in Brodo- Cheese tortellini in chicken broth

Soup of the Day- Chef's selection, varies daily

SALADS

House Salad 3.95

Mixed lettuce, mixed greens, carrots, cucumber, tomato, and red onions

Caesar Salad 4.95

Romaine lettuce with Parmesan cheese and our own Caesar dressing

Chicken Caesar 10.95

Caesar salad with grilled chicken

Shrimp Caesar 14.95

Caesar salad with tender shrimp

Antipasto Italiano 12.95

Mixed greens with cold cuts, mozzarella, and provolone in our balsamic dressing

Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad 11.95

Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, capers, Kalamata olives, basil, and balsamic vinaigrette dressing    

ENTREES

All entrees are served with a house salad or a cup of soup.

PASTA

Fettuccine Alfredo 13.95

Tossed with cream, Parmesan cheese and butter add chicken +4 add shrimp +8

Fettuccine Quattro Formaggio 15.95

Tossed in a cream sauce made with a blend of cheeses

Beef Ravioli Marinara 14.95

Stuffed with ground beef served in our marinara sauce

Cheese Ravioli al Burro 14.95

Stuffed with cheese topped with a butter-parmesan cheese sauce

Gnocchi Pesto Sauce 15.95

Potato dumplings served in our parmesan pesto sauce

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina 15.95

Potato dumplings served in a blend of pesto and tomato sauce with mozzarella and parmesan cheese

Rigatoni Broccoli Garlic and Oil 14.95

Large tube-shaped pasta served in a garlic and oil sauce with broccoli

Rigatoni Vodka 14.95

Served with prosciutto, garlic, red onions, vodka, and Romano cheese in a tomato-cream sauce

Linguini Primavera 15.95

Served in a fresh tomato basil sauce with broccoli, zucchini, carrots, green beans and spinach

Penne alla Siciliana 13.95

Served with garlic, bacon, and slices of eggplant parmigiana in a fresh tomato basil sauce

Penne Amatriciana 13.95

Served with garlic, bacon, sausage, and Parmesan cheese in a fresh tomato sauce

Spaghetti Garlic and Oil 12.95

Served in a garlic and olive oil sauce

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca 14.95

Served with garlic, olives, capers, red peppers, and anchovies in a fresh tomato basil sauce

Spaghetti and Meatballs or Meat sauce 13.95

Served in our house tomato sauce with a choice of meatball or meat sauce

Spaghetti Bolognese 14.95

Spaghetti served in tomato and cream sauce with mushrooms, beef, and parmesan cheese

Spaghetti House Tomato or Marinara 12.95

Served with our bare house tomato sauce or add garlic and basil

Capellini Pomodoro 12.95

Served with garlic and olive oil in fresh tomato basil sauce

Pasta Shells Gorgonzola 14.95

Served with mushrooms, green peas, and Romano cheese in a cream sauce

Sausage and Peppers Arrabbiata 14.95

Penne pasta served with sausage and peppers in a spicy marinara sauce

Cheese Tortellini Carbonara 15.95

Pancetta, red onions, and peas in delicious cream sauce 

Rigatoni Adriana 14.95

Cream, pesto, serrano peppers, and Italian Sausage                                                                            

BAKED

Chicken Parmigiana 14.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Eggplant Parmigiana 13.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Eggplant Rollatini 14.95

Rolled and stuffed with ricotta and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in a house tomato sauce

Veal Parmigiana 17.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Shrimp Parmigiana 18.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Meat Lasagna 14.95

Wide pasta layered with ground beef, ricotta, and mozzarella in our house tomato sauce

Stuffed Shells 12.95

Large shells filled with ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese baked in our house tomato sauce

Beef Cannelloni 14.95

Crapes stuffed with spinach and beef baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Stuffed Manicotti 13.95

Stuffed with ricotta and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese sauce

Pasta Sampler 14.95

Portions of stuffed shells, meat lasagna, beef cannelloni, and stuffed manicotti baked together

CHICKEN

Chicken Marsala 14.95

Served with mushrooms in a Marsala wine sauce

Chicken Piccata 14.95

Served in a lemon butter white wine sauce with capers Chicken Rollatini Gorgonzola 16.95

Stuffed with prosciutto, ham, spinach, mushrooms, and mozzarella in a cream sauce

Chicken Cacciatore 14.95

Chicken breast with fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, olives, and capers

Chicken Saltimbocca 16.95

Chicken breast sautéed in a sherry wine sauce and topped with prosciutto, spinach, and mozzarella

Mediterranean Chicken 18.95

Chicken Breast stuffed with crab meat, spinach and goat cheese topped with roasted red peppers and shrimp and served in a Sherry wine sauce

Chicken Sorrentina 16.95

Sautéed and topped with eggplant, prosciutto, and mozzarella in a marinara sauce

Chicken Milanese 13.95

Breaded and pan fried chicken breast served with fresh tomatoes, red onions, roasted red peppers, black olives, basil, and olive oil

Chicken Chasseur 14.95

Sautéed in olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, and shallots, in a white wine sauce

Chicken Scarpariello 15.95

Sautéed with green peppers, sausage, and potatoes in a garlic wine sauce   

MEAT

Lamb Shank 19.95

Braised with veggies, and seasoned with oregano and rosemary and served over fettuccine

Pork Chop Milanese 18.95

Breaded and served with a side of veggies or pasta       

VEAL

Veal Marsala 18.95

Served with mushrooms in a Marsala wine sauce

Veal Piccata 18.95

Served in a lemon butter white wine sauce with capers

Veal Rollatini Gorgonzola 19.95

Stuffed with prosciutto, ham, spinach, mushrooms, and mozzarella in a cream sauce

Veal Saltimbocca 19.95

Veal cutlets sautéed in a Sherry wine sauce with prosciutto, spinach, and mozzarella

Veal Sorrentina 19.95

Sautéed and topped with eggplant, prosciutto, and mozzarella in marinara sauce

Veal Milanese 17.95

Veal scaloppini breaded, pan fried, served with mashed potatoes and a side of marinara sauce

Veal Chasseur 19.95

Sautéed in olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, and shallots in a white wine sauce 

SEAFOOD

Flounder Milanese 16.95

Pan sautéed breaded fish served with veggies in a spicy pesto sauce

Flounder Oreganata 16.95

Sautéed in a garlic and oil sauce and baked with bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese

Salmon Tomato Basil or Piccata 16.95

Sautéed in garlic and olive oil and served over pasta

Tilapia Francaise 18.95

Sautéed in olive oil with a lemon-butter sauce and served over capellini with shrimp

Shrimp and Scallops Tomato Basil 18.95

Sautéed with olive oil in a garlic-basil sauce and served over fettuccine

Seafood Alfredo 19.95

Sea scallops and shrimp served over fettuccine in our homemade Alfredo sauce

Linguini White Clams 18.95

Clams sautéed in a garlic, olive oil and white wine sauce

Shrimp Scampi 19.95

Sautéed in a garlic olive oil white wine sauce

Copping 22.95

Shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams, fish, and squid in a hearty broth with garlic, and tomatoes

Crispy Crab Cakes 16.95

Served with fresh tomatoes, red onions, roasted red peppers, black olives, and olive oil

PIZZA & CALZONES

SPECIALTY PIES

10”                  14”                 18”

11.95             17.95            22.95

Works

Spinach,peppers,onions,mushrooms, olives, pepperoni, sausage, garlic, and meatballs

Vegetarian

Spinach, peppers, mushrooms, olives, onions, and garlic

Meat Lovers

Pepperoni, sausage, meatball, bacon, and ground beef

Cheese

10”           14”           18”

9.95         14.95        18.95

CREATE YOUR OWN

Select size of cheese pizza and add your toppings

Regular Toppings

10”      14”       18"

$1        $2      $2.5

Pepperoni

Sausage

Mushroom

Onion

Black Olive

Garlic

Spinach

Pineapple

Tomato

Jalapenos

Specialty Toppings

10”       14”        18"

$1.5     $2.5       $3

Artichoke heart

Bacon

Anchovies

Sun-dried Tomatoes

Fresh Mozzarella

Ricotta

Broccoli

CALZONES

Cheese 10.95

Ricotta and mozzarella cheese

Spinach 11.50

Cheese and spinach

Vegetarian 12.50

Spinach, peppers, mushrooms, onion, and olives


Meat 12.95

Pepperoni, sausage, meatball, and ground beef     

DESSERTS

Be sure to leave room for our homemade desserts made fresh daily!