Our Menu

Appetizers / Gli Antipasti

Mozzarella Sticks

Premium mozzarella covered in Italian-seasoned bread crumbs, and deep-fried.  Served with our signature marinara sauce.


Zucchini Fritte

Deep-fried zucchini sticks covered in Italian-seasoned bread crumbs. Served with our signature marinara sauce.


Garlic Bread

Classic garlic bread made right here using Clara’s own recipe.


Add marinara sauce, if you’d like!


Homemade Meatballs and Ricotta / Polpette e Ricotta

Two meatballs simmered in our delicious marinara sauce, with a dollop of ricotta cheese and pecorino romano cheese.


Meatball Parmigiana Appetizer

A generous serving of our homemade meatballs covered with our signature marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.


Pepperoni Ring

A large ring of our pizza dough stuffed with pepperoni and baked in our pizza oven! Served with our marinara sauce.


Garlic Knots

Our premium pizza dough hand-tied into knots and baked with our homemade garlic sauce.  

(half dozen – $7)  (dozen – $9)

Add marinara sauce, if you’d like – $2


Six plain knots, melted mozzarella, jalapeños, meatball slices, and diced tomatoes


French Fries / Patatine Fritte

Basket of fries


Add mozzarella cheese (cheese fries)


Fresh Salads / l’insalata Fresca

Garden Salad

Iceburg lettuce, arugula, carrots, onions, & tomatoes.

small-$8.25, large-$10.35

Salad w/Breaded Chicken

The garden salad with breaded chicken strips.

small-$12.65, large-$14.95

Salad w/Grilled Chicken

 The garden salad with grilled chicken strips .

small-$12.65, large-$14.95

Arugula Salad

Fresh arugula, shaved parmesean cheese, premium olive oil, & fresh lemon juice.


Caprese Salad

Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil, balsamic vinegar & olive oil.



Blue Cheese, French, Italian, Italian (Fat Free), Oil & Vinegar (Balsamic or Red Wine), Ranch, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard

Sandwiches / Panino

Our Hero Sandwiches "Parmigiana"

 Our meatballs, chicken cutlet, sausage, or eggplant served in a toasted roll, covered with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.


Sausage, Peppers, & Onions Hero

 Sausage, Red Peppers, Orange Peppers, Yellow Peppers, and onions served in a toasted roll. 


(With sauce & cheese – add $2)


Seasoned Ricotta, mozzarella, and pecorino romano cheeses baked inside our pizza dough.

Small or Regular


Add filling? Small – $1 or Large – $2 each.


Pepperoni, mozzarella, marinara sauce, baked in our pizza dough.

Small or Regular


Add filling? Small – $1 or Large – $2 each.

Side Dishes / Posti Laterali

Sautèed Broccoli

Broccoli florets sautéed in olive oil and garlic.


Side of Pasta

A “smaller” sized portion – Marinara – $5.75, Meat Sauce – $8.75, or Alfredo Sauce – $8.75

Side of Meatballs

 Two meatballs served in marinara sauce.


Side of Sausage

 Two sausage links served in marinara sauce.


Side of Meat sauce


Side of Marinara sauce


Side of Alfredo sauce



Neapolitan / Napoletano

A round, thin crust, hand-stretched, traditional “New York” style pizza made with our fresh dough, pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, pecorino romano cheese, and oregano

THREE SIZES – Small – 8″ ($10), Medium – 12″ ($14), Extra-Large – 18″ ($20.99)

ALSO AVAILABLE – “By The Slice” – $2.95


A 16 inch square pizza with a thick and crispy crust, our Sicilian pizza is cut into 12 square slices. It’s made with the same premium ingredients as the Neapolitan pizza.

ONE SiZE – 16″ square ($24)


Bacon, Banana Peppers, Basil, Black Olives, Broccoli, Chicken (breaded)*, Chicken (grilled)*, Eggplant (breaded)*, Garlic, Green Peppers, Ham, Jalapeños, Meatballs, Mushrooms, Onions, Orange Peppers, Pepperoni, Pineapple, Red Peppers, Sausage, Spinach, Tomato Slices, Yellow Peppers, and Zucchini.

Whole – 2.50 / 1.50 / 1.25

Half – 1.50 / 1.00 / .75

Slice – .75

* indicates a PREMIUM topping –

Whole $6 / $3 / $1.50

Half – $3 / $1.50 / $1.00

Specialty Pizzas / Pizza Speciali

Tomato & Basil

Our Signature Speciality pizza! Made with hand-sliced tomatoes instead of pizza sauce. This pizza also has fresh basil leaves and premium olive oil.

$13 / $19 / $27

Pizza Capri

Broccoli, tomato slices, onions, & sliced zucchini .

$13 / $19 / $27

Ray's Meat Pizza

Ray’s Meat Pizza – Covered with pepperoni, sausage, & meatballs .

$14 / $20 / $28

San Gennaro Pizza

Sausage, Red Peppers, Orange Peppers, Yellow Peppers, and Onions. Just like in Little Italy!

$14 / $20 / $28

Chicken Parmigiana

Topped with crispy pieces of our chicken cutlets.

$14 / $20 / $28

Margherita Pizza

Fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and premium olive oil.

$13 / $19 / $27

Clara's Favorite

Sliced meatballs, seasoned ricotta cheese, & fresh basil.

$14 / $20 / $28

Melanzana Pizza

Melanzana is Italian for “eggplant”….skinned & breaded.

$14 / $20 / $28

Pizza Bianco

Our “white pie”, mozzarella, seasoned ricotta, and pecorino romano cheeses.

$15 / $21 / $29

Pizza Spinacio

A Pizza Bianco with spinach & our special garlic & oil blend.

$16 / $22 / $30

Grandma's Pizza

A rectangle shaped pizza with the sauce on top of the cheese.  Only one size – 



Our EVERYTHING PIZZA! Pepperoni, sausage, meatballs, ham, mushrooms, onions, black olives, red peppers, orange peppers, yellow peppers, and extra cheese!

$19 / $25 / $33

Monstro Pizza

It’s our largest pizza.  It’s 22” (2 foot by 2 foot) pizza. 

$29.99 for cheese

$34.99 for pepperoni.

Pasta Dinners / Pasta Cene

All pasta dinners come with a small garden salad, bread & butter.

Spaghetti Marinara

Spaghetti with our marinara sauce.


Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti Marinara & home-made meatballs.


Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti with garlic and olive oil.


Penne with Broccoli

Sautéed broccoli with penne pasta.


Cheese Ravioli

Delicious ravioli with our marinara sauce – 


Chicken Marsala

Grilled chicken, mushrooms and marsala sauce. Served with your choice of broccoli or linguini.


Cavatappi Bolognese

Spiral shaped pasta with meat sauce.


Fettuccini Alfredo

Fettuccini pasta served in our creamy Alfredo sauce. With grilled chicken. it’s a favorite! 


Penne alla Vodka

Penne pasta in our delicious and creamy vodka sauce.


Chicken Milano

Rotini pasta and our marinara sauce, served with roasted red peppers, and strips of grilled chicken.


Chicken Arugula

Our homemade breaded chicken breast covered in arugula, diced cherry tomatoes, shaved parmigiana cheese, and fresh lemon. Served beside Cavatappi pasta in marinara sauce.


Baked Manicotti

Large tubes of pasta filled with seasoned ricotta cheese and baked in the oven.


Rigatoni Bella

Rigatoni pasta served with sliced sausage, seasoned ricotta cheese, and marinara sauce.


Baked Parmigiana Dinners/ Parmigiana al Forno

All pasta dinners come with a small garden salad, bread & butter.

Your choice of Chicken or Eggplant oven baked and served with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.  Comes with a side of spaghetti.  –


Gluten-Free / Senza Glutine

Grilled Chicken with Broccoli

Grilled chicken breast, sautéed broccoli, olive oil, garlic.


Gluten-Free Pasta with Marinara

Pasta Choices may vary. Please ask your server. Comes with a salad too.


Gluten-Free Personal Pizza

Cheese pizza on a gluten-free crust


Toppings – $1.50 each

PLEASE NOTE – Like any restaurant that handles flour and dough, Clara & Ray’s Ristorante Italiano is NOT a gluten-free environment. All menu items labeled as “Gluten Free” are offered as dining options. Diners are advised that these items may not be completely gluten-free.

Kid’s Menu / Menu per Bambini

Choose One Each Kid’s Meal comes with a fountain drink and a scoop of ice cream.


Pizza Slice: Cheese or Pepperoni

Spaghetti Marinara with a Meatball

Chicken Nuggets

Mozzarella Sticks (4) 

Hot Dog

Desserts / Dolci

We are proud to serve top-quality Breyer’s & Hershey’s Ice Cream

Ice Cream / Gelato Americano

Cups & Cones

Premium ice cream.

Regular – $5.75, Large – $8.25


Hot Fudge, Cookies & Cream Supreme, Create-Your-Own.


Kid's Sundaes

Mousey Mick, Clownface, Build-Your-Own.


Ice Cream Pie

Homemade Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Pie.

Slice – $8.25   Whole Pie – $24.00


A “made to order” ice cream sandwich made with two chocolate chip cookies and sprinkles.


Shakes, Spritzers, Floats / Frappè

Milk Shakes

 Served with whipped cream, sprinkles, and a cherry .


Sherbet Spritzers

Orange sherbet, vanilla syrup, seltzer, and whipped cream.


Root Beer Float

That old-fashioned favorite! Vanilla ice cream, and root beer.


Special Treats / Dolci Speciali


A classic Italian dessert, filled when you order to keep the shell crisp.


Chocolate Cannolo

The same as our regular cannolo, but dipped in premium delicious chocolate.



Who can resist a delicious home-made brownie?


Brownie with Ice Cream

A fresh homemade brownie with your choice of ice cream flavor (single scoop)


Cinnamon Knots

Plain knots dipped in cinnamon sugar. 1/2 dozen.



Delicious! Made with Philadelphia brand cream cheese.


Whole Cheescake


Caffe Affogato

Our Specialty! Vanilla ice cream with hot espresso poured over the top!
Served with a crown of whipped cream and mini biscotti cookie.



A coffee flavored Italian dessert. It is made of lady fingers dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar and mascarpone cheese, flavored with cocoa.


Soft Drinks / Bibite

Sodas, Teas, Juices / Bibita, Succhi, e Tè

Fountain Sodas

Fountain Drinks – Coke, Diet Coke, Cherry Coke, Ginger Ale, Root Beer, and Sprite

 $1.50 (single serving – To Go)

$3.25  (unlimited refills)

Virgil's Gourmet Sodas

All natural ingredients. Root Beer, Vanilla Cream, Black Cherry.

$3.45 per bottle


Our own special recipe. Sweet or Unsweet

$1.50 (single serving – To Go)
$3.25 (unlimited refills)

Two-Liter Bottles

 Coke, Diet Coke, or Sprite.



Simply Lemonade, Minute Maid Apple Juice

$3.25 per bottle


Regular, Chocolate, or Strawberry 


(sorry, no refills on milk)

San Pellegrino

Sparkling water imported from Italy.

$4.00 per bottle

Acqua Panna

Mineral water imported from Italy.

$3.25 per bottle

Hand-Mixed Italian Sodas / Bibita Italiano

Hand-Mixed italian Sodas

Made using sparkling water and naturally flavored syrups.


Flavors – Cherry, Orange, Raspberry, Strawberry, Vanilla

Coffee / Caffe & Espresso

We are proud to serve Italy’s most popular coffee brand – Illy

Coffee & Tea


Hot coffee, American style, Regular or Decaf.

$3.50 (with refills)

Hot Tea

 Traditional hot tea.


Espresso Drinks


A “single shot” of premium Italian coffee (1 oz).


Espresso Doppio

A “double shot” (2 oz) –


Caffe Affogato

Our Specialty! Vanilla ice cream with hot espresso poured over the top!
Served with a crown of whipped cream and mini biscotti cookie.



Premium espresso combined with steamed milk and frothed milk.


Latte Macchiato

Similar to cappuccino, but with more milk.


Beer / Birra & Wine / Vino

Bottled Beer – 12 oz


Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra.



Sam Adams Boston Lager, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager.



 Moretti, Moretti La Rossa, Peroni.


Local Craft

Varies (please ask your server).


Draft Beer – 16 oz


Domestic – Bud Light, Michelob Ultra.



Sierra Nevada IPA.


Local Craft

Varies (please ask your server).


White Wine / Vino Bianco

White Wine Glass (6 oz.)Bottle
Coppola Diamond Collection$9$32
Moscato Sutter Homes $8
Woodbridge (Robert Mondavi) $8
Coppola Diamond Collection $9$29
Spirito D’Italia $10$31
Ruffino Lumina$9$29
Prosecco LaMarca $10$38
White Zinfandel Beringer $8

Red Wine / Vino Rosso 

Red WineGlass (6 oz.)Bottle
Woodbridge (Robert Mondavi)$8$27
Coppola Diamond Collection$9$32
Woodbridge (Robert Mondavi)$8$27
Robert Mondavi Private Collection $9$28
Coppola Diamond Collection $9$29
Chianti - Ruffino $8$27
CLARETCoppola Diamond Collection$9$30
Pinot Noir -
Coppola Diamond Collection

Contact Us

(803) 951-0051


New Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday - 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday - 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday - 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  

Palmetto Plaza
5140 Sunset Blvd, Suites E & F
Lexington, SC.