Our Menu

Appetizers / Gli Antipasti

Mozzarella Sticks

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

$6

Zucchini Fritte

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

$7

Garlic Bread

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

$5.00

Add marinara sauce, if you’d like!

$1.50

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.

$6

Meatball Parmigiana Appetizer

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

$10

Pepperoni Ring

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

$9

Garlic Knots

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

(half dozen – $4)  (dozen – $6)

Add marinara sauce, if you’d like – $1.50

Knot-Chos

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

$8

Fresh Salads / l’insalata Fresca

Garden Salad

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

small-$5, large-$7

Salad w/Breaded Chicken

The garden salad with breaded chicken strips.

small-$9, large-$11

Salad w/Grilled Chicken

 The garden salad with grilled chicken strips .

small-$9, large-$11

Arugula Salad

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

$9

Caprese Salad

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

$10

SALAD DRESSINGS

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.

$11

Sausage, Peppers, & Onions Hero

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

$11

(With sauce & cheese – add $2)

Calzone

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

Small or Regular

$9/$15

Add filling? $.75 or $1.75 each.

Stromboli

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

Small or Regular

$8/$13

Add filling? $.75 or $1.75 each.

Italian Piadina

A traditional Italian sandwich served on a folded-over pizza dough flatbread. Arugula & (breaded) Chicken, or Caprese.

$12

Side Dishes / Posti Laterali

Sautèed Broccoli

Broccoli florets sautéed in olive oil and garlic.

$6

Onion Rings / Anelli di Cipolla

.Basket of onion rings

$5

French Fries / Patatine Fritte

Basket of fries

$5

Add mozzarella cheese (cheese fries)

$6

Side of Pasta

 A “smaller” sized portion – Marinara – $4, Meat Sauce – $7, or Alfredo Sauce – $7

Side of Meatballs

 Two meatballs served in marinara sauce.

$5

Side of Sausage

 Two sausage links served in marinara sauce.

$7

Side of Meat sauce

 $3.50

Side of Marinara sauce

$1.50

Side of Alfredo sauce

$3

Pizza

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″ ($8), Medium – 12″ ($12), Extra-Large – 18″ ($18)

ALSO AVAILABLE – “By The Slice” – $2.50

Sicilian

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 ($22)

Toppings

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.

$11 / $17 / $25

Pizza Capri

 Broccoli, tomato slices, onions, & sliced zucchini .

$11 / $17 / $25

Ray's Meat Pizza

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

$12 / $18 / $26

San Gennaro Pizza

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

$12 / $18 / $26

Chicken Parmigiana

Topped with crispy pieces of our chicken cutlets.

$12 / $18 / $26

Margherita Pizza

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

$11 / $17 / $25

Clara's Favorite

Sliced meatballs, seasoned ricotta cheese, & fresh basil.

$12 / $18 / $26

Melanzana Pizza

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

$12 / $18 / $26

Pizza Bianco

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

$13 / $19 / $27

Pizza Spinacio

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

$14 / $20 / $28

His & Hers Pizza

Three meats “of your choice” on one side and three veggies “of your choice” on the other side. It’s a pizza that you’ll both enjoy!!

$12 / $18 / $26

Rosa's Pizza

Cousin Rosa’s specialty – carrots and onions sautéed in olive oil – no sauce and no cheese! Available as a 12″ pizza only.

$16

Pizza GRANDE

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

$17 / $23 / $31

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.

$13

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti Marinara & home-made meatballs.

$17

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti with garlic and olive oil.

$14

Penne with Broccoli

Sautéed broccoli with penne pasta.

$14

Cheese Ravioli

Delicious ravioli with our marinara sauce – 

$15

Chicken Marsala

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

$19

Cavatappi Bolognese

Spiral shaped pasta with meat sauce.

$16

Fettuccini Alfredo

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

 $17

With grilled chicken.

$21

Penne alla Vodka

Penne pasta in our delicious and creamy vodka sauce.

$16

Chicken Cacciatore

 Small pieces of grilled chicken cooked in our marinara sauce. Served over penne pasta.

$21

Chicken Milano

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

$21

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.

$19

Manicotti

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

$17

Rigatoni Bella

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

$17

Baked Parmigiana Dinners/ Parmigiana al Forno

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

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

$22       

Also available without the pasta, salad, or bread – $17

“Make-Your-Own” Pasta / Fai La Tua Pasta

Create your own pasta specialty from the choices below. 

$24

PASTA SHAPE – Farfalle, Linguini, Penne, Rigatoni, Spaghetti (choose 1)

SAUCE TYPE – Marinara, Alfredo, Vodka, Olive Oil (choose 1)

MEAT TYPE – Breaded Chicken, Meatball, Sausage (choose 1)

VEGETABLES – Broccoli, Mushrooms, Onions, Red Peppers, Spinach, Tomatoes (choose up to 3)

Gluten-Free / Senza Glutine

Grilled Chicken with Broccoli

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

$18

Gluten-Free Pasta with Marinara

Pasta Choices may vary. Please ask your server.

$15

Gluten-Free Personal Pizza

Cheese pizza on a gluten-free crust

$12

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.

$8

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, Large – $7

Sundaes

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

$8

Kid's Sundaes

Mousey Mick, Clownface, Build-Your-Own.

$4.50

Ice Cream Pie

Homemade Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Pie.

Slice – $5   Whole Pie – $22

Chipwich

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

$7

Shakes, Spritzers, Floats / Frappè

Milk Shakes

 Served with whipped cream, sprinkles, and a cherry .

$5

Sherbet Spritzers

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

$4

Root Beer Float

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

$5

Special Treats / Dolci Speciali

Cannolo

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

$6

Chocolate Cannolo

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

$7

Brownie

Who can resist a delicious home-made brownie?

$3

Brownie with Ice Cream

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

$6

Cinnamon Knots

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

$4

Cheesecake

Delicious! Made with Philadelphia brand cream cheese.

$4

Whole Cheescake

$28

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.

$7

Tiramisu

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.

$4

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  (unlimited refills)

Virgil's Gourmet Sodas

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

$3 per bottle

Tea

Our own special recipe. Sweet or Unsweet

$1.50 (single serving – To Go)
$3 (unlimited refills)

Two-Liter Bottles

 Coke, Diet Coke, or Sprite.

$3

Juices

Simply Lemonade, Minute Maid Apple Juice

$3 per bottle

Milk

Regular, Chocolate, or Strawberry 

$3

(sorry, no refills on milk)

San Pellegrino

Sparkling water imported from Italy.

$3 per bottle

Acqua Panna

Mineral water imported from Italy.

$3 per bottle

Hand-Mixed Italian Sodas / Bibita Italiano

Hand-Mixed italian Sodas

Made using sparkling water and naturally flavored syrups.

$4

Flavors – Cherry, Orange, Raspberry, Strawberry, Vanilla

Coffee / Caffe & Espresso

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

Coffee & Tea

Coffee

Hot coffee, American style, Regular or Decaf.

$3 (with refills)

Hot Tea

 Traditional hot tea.

$1.75

Espresso Drinks

Espresso

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

$3

Espresso Doppio

A “double shot” (2 oz) –

$5

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.

$7

Cappuccino

Premium espresso combined with steamed milk and frothed milk.

$5

Latte Macchiato

Similar to cappuccino, but with more milk.

$5

Beer / Birra & Wine / Vino

Bottled Beer – 12 oz

Domestic

Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra.

$5

Premium

Sam Adams Boston Lager, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager.

$6

Italian

 Moretti, Moretti La Rossa, Peroni.

$7

Local Craft

Varies (please ask your server).

$7

Draft Beer – 16 oz

Domestic

Domestic – Bud Light, Michelob Ultra.

$5

Premium

Sierra Nevada IPA.

$6

Local Craft

Varies (please ask your server).

$7

White Wine / Vino Bianco

Glass (6 oz.)Bottle
CHARDONNAY
Woodbridge$7
Coppola Diamond Collection$32
PINOT GRIGIO
Sutter Home$7
Lumina$25
Coppola Diamond Collection$27

Red Wine / Vino Rosso 

Glass (6 oz.)Bottle
HOUSE RED$6
CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Woodbridge$7
Coppola Diamond Collection$32
MERLOT
Sutter Home$7
Robert Mondavi$25
Coppola Diamond Collection$27
CLARET
Coppola Diamond Collection$29

Contact Us

(803) 951-0051

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New Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday - 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday - 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday - 11:00 am - 9:00 pm. (No change)
Sunday - closed (no change)

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

claraandraysristorante@gmail.com