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Impastato’s Restaurant – Metairie

Serving the finest in authentic foods. Sicilian-born owner/chef Joe Impastato along with wife Mica, and the family promise you a most memorable culinary experience! Our menu boasts true Northern Italian food, often with a creole twist. Everything is prepared to give you a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

About 

Joe is by no means a newcomer to the restaurant business. After more than twenty years continuous service in one of the French Quarter’s most prestigious restaurants, Joe felt that he should assimilate all of his working experience and open a restaurant of his own where not only the tourists to New Orleans could enjoy his creativity of style and impeccable service, but also afford the fine people who live right here in Joe’s home town the very same epicurean delights without having to travel all the way to the French Quarter. Joe knows what people expect from a dining experience and is fully prepared to meet those expectations.

Impastato's Menu
Menu and prices subject to change

APPETIZERS

Stuffed Mushrooms 9.50
Jumbo mushrooms stuffed with a special seafood dressing, then topped with lump crabmeat

Crabmeat Florence (in season) 9.00
Louisiana lump crabmeat baked in a light cream sauce, then topped with imported cheeses

Joanne Caldcleugh's Crabmeat Canneloni (in season) 9.95
Homeade pasta stuffed with Louisiana lump crabmeat & crawfish in a light cream sauce with special seasonings

Rickey Jackson's Crab Fingers 8.95
Tender crab fingers sauteed in a sauce of lemon, butter, Italian bread crumbs & parsley

Shrimp Scampi 7.95
Jumbo Gulf shrimp sauteed in lemon, butter, parsley & a light touch of garlic

Crawfish Nonna 7.95
Nonna's favorite recipe; crawfish blended in a cream sauce with spicy cajun seasonings

Calamari (for two) 15.00
Golden-fried squid served with a spicy cocktail sauce

Baked Oysters Heebe 8.00
Oysters in a bed of Italian bread crumbs, garlic, oregano & olive oil

Oysters Norman 7.50
Oysters sauteed in butter, imported cheeses, shallots & our own special seasonings

Fettuccine 9.00
Homemade egg noodles tossed with imported cheeses, butter, cream & fresh cracked peppercorns

Pasta Ascuitta 9.00
Homemade pasta in a light tomato gravy tossed with imported cheeses & crushed red pepper

Wendy Smith Moffett's Penne all'Arrabbiata 9.00
Mostacioli pasta tossed in a cream sauce, then topped with a light, spicy tomato gravy

SOUPS

Seafood Gumbo
Cup 6.00 Bowl 9.00

Artichoke Soup
Cup 5.50 Bowl 7.00

Oyster Soup- Mica's Own Recipe (when available)
Cup 6.00 Bowl 9.00

SALADS

Freddie's Seafood Salad (for two) m/p
Cold, cracked Maine lobster surrounded by a variety of fresh seafood tossed with extra-virgin olive oil & fresh-squeezed lemon juice

House Salad (Jim Bob Moffett's Favorite) 10.50
Green salad with hearts of artichokes, imported salami & cheeses, black olives, anchovies, tomatoes, special seasonings & our famous house dressing

Bum Phillip's Combination 10.50
Asparagus, artichokes & hearts of palm

Tom & Gayle Benson's Crabmeat Salad 21.95
Asparagus, black olives, tomatoes, artichokes & hearts of palm topped with Louisiana lump crabmeat

Tossed Green Salad 8.00
Iceberg lettuce with tomatoes & house dressing

Romaine Salad 8.00
Crisp romaine lettuce leaves with tomatoes & house dressing

Caesar's Salad (for two) 18.00
Romaine lettuce leaves tossed with our own special Caesar's dressing, then topped with croutons

PASTA

Baked Lasagna 15.95
Homemade pasta with layers of ground meat & imported cheeses

Ricotta Ravioli 14.95
Homemade pasta stuffed with spinach & imported cheeses, then topped with a light tomato gravy

Keith & Beth Depass Cappellini 15.95
Homemade pasta with tomato gravy, served with a meatball or Italian sausage

SEAFOOD ENTREES

Soft-Shell Crab Marcello 24.95
Two soft-shell crabs, golden-fried, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, crabmeat & crawfish

Shrimp Scampi Don Giuseppe 19.95
The Colonel's favorite recipe; jumbo Gulf shrimp sautéed in lemon, butter, parsley & a light touch of garlic

Brittany & Michael's Favorite Fried Shrimp 18.95
Jumbo Gulf shrimp, golden-fried

Trout Payton 19.95
Fresh speckled, breaded & pan-sautéed, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, Dry Sack sherry, fresh mushrooms, artichoke hearts, crabmeat & crawfish

Trout Marianna 17.95
Fresh speckled, breaded & pan-sautéed, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, white wine, shallots, fresh mushrooms, artichoke hearts & a light touch of garlic

Trout Marcello 21.95
Fresh speckled, breaded & pan-sautéed, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, crabmeat & crawfish

Trout Almondine 17.95
Fresh speckled, breaded & pan-sautéed, then topped with a sauce of toasted almonds

Trout Romano 17.95
Fresh fish, breaded & pan-sautéed with rosemary, garlic & Cajun seasonings, then flamed with vermouth

Steamed Maine Lobster m/p
Flown in fresh daily; steamed in Cajun seasonings, then served with drawn butter (Market Price)

FROM THE BROILER

Sonny & Dottie Hughes' Spidini (when available) 18.50
Thinly sliced baby white veal stuffed with an Italian dressing, rolled in Italian bread crumbs & olive oil, then golden-fried

Veal Payton 19.95
Baby white veal, breaded & pan-fried, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, Dry Sack sherry, fresh mushrooms, artichoke hearts, crabmeat & crawfish

Veal Marianna 17.95
Baby white veal, breaded, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, white wine, shallots, fresh mushrooms, artichoke hearts & a light touch of garlic

Veal Marcello 21.95
Baby white veal, breaded & pan-fried, then topped with a sauce of lemon, butter, crabmeat & crawfish

Eddie Parson's Favorite Veal Parmesan 17.95
Baby white veal, breaded & pan-fried, then baked with a tomato gravy & imported cheeses; served with Penne all'Arrabbiata

Veal Piccata 20.95
Baby white veal, pan-sautéed in a lemon & butter sauce

Veal Porterhouse m/p
Grilled & served with sautéed mushrooms

Veal Carville 22.95
Baby white veal, pan sauteed with tomato gravy, onions, bell peppers and Italian seasonings

Les Murray's Osso Buco 43.00
Baby veal shank, slowly roasted with garden vegetables & white wine, then served on a bed of white rice

Veal Panne 17.95
Baby white veal, breaded & pan-fried

Sirloin Strip 36.00
16 ounces of U.S. Prime beef, cooked to order

Pecan-Smoked Filet Mignon 34.00
10 ounces of filet of beef, slowly smoked over pecan wood chips, or plain broiled, if you prefer

Danny & Rory Hughes' Favorite, Rack of Lamb (for two) 34.00
U.S. Prime served with mint jelly

VEGETABLES

Fresh Asparagus (when available) 5.95
Cottage Fried Potatoes 3.95
Sauteed Mushrooms 4.95
Fried Zucchini (for two) 7.95
Steamed Broccoli or Cauliflower (for two) 7.00
Mrs. Eddie Bopp's Fried Eggplant (for two) 9.50
Maura's Eggplant Parmesan 14.95

DESSERTS

Romano's Blueberry-Banana Pie 6.95
Cannoli 6.50
Toroncino 5.95
Cassata 5.95
Spumoni 5.95
Vanilla Ice Cream 4.50
Assorted Parfait 6.50
Bananas Foster (for two) 18.00
Assorted Cheesecake 6.95
Tiramisu 5.95
Chocolate Mousse Cake 5.95
Chocolate Caramel Cake 5.95

Place Categories: Bar Dining, Cajun / Creole Restaurants, Cuisine, Entertainment, Featured Restaurant, Features and Italian Restaurants

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