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Lido's Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

ANTIPASTI​
Fried Mozzarella
Garlic Bread, Served w/ or Without Cheese
Fried Calamari
Zuppa Di Cozze
Fresh mussels served in your choice of a spicy marinara sauce, scampi, or oreganato sauce
Antipasto Italiano
Prosciutto, fresh marinated mozzarella, olives, roasted peppers & artichokes
Shrimp Alla Tony
Shrimp sauteed in a white garlic-lemon sauce, served w/ toasted Italian bread
SALADS​
Available in small & large
Small
Large
Antipasto
Small
Large
Tuna Salad
Small
Large
Garden Salad
Small
Large
Caesar Salad
Chicken can be added
Small
Large
Greek Salad
Greek olives, onions, cucumbers, & feta cheese
Small
Large
Domenic Salad
Fresh mixed greens, calamati olives, roasted red peppers, diced tomatoes & fresh mozzarella in a honey balsamic dressing
GRINDERS​
Veal Parmigiana
Chicken Parmigiana
Sausage & Cheese
Meatball & Cheese
Eggplant Parmigiana
Salami & Cheese
Ham & Cheese
Combination Grinder
Tuna & Cheese
Broccoli & Sausage
DAL FORNO​
Baked Ravioli
Cheese or meat filled ravioli & melted cheese, topped w/ tomato sauce
Stuffed Eggplant Rollatini
Eggplant, ham & ricotta cheese, topped w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella
Manicotti
Rolled pasta sheets, stuffed w/ ricotta cheese, topped w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella
Baked Ziti
Penne pasta w/ ricotta, ground beef & mozzarella, topped w/ tomato sauce
Stuffed Shells
Large pasta shells, stuffed w/ ricotta cheese, topped w/ melted cheese, & tomato sauce
Eggplant Parmigiana
Fresh pan-fried eggplant, mozzarella & imported parmesan cheese, topped w/ tomato sauce & served w/ spaghetti or penne
Lasagna
Homemade​ pasta noodles, layered w/ sausage, ground beef, ricotta & mozzarella cheeses, topped w/ melted cheese & tomato sauce
PASTABILITIES​
Penne Alla Napoletana
Light marinara sauce w/ imported parmesan cheese
Penne Alla Arrabbiata
Spicy​ marinara sauce w/ imported parmesan cheese
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine blended in a delicate cream sauce
Fettuccine Bolognese
Fettuccine & ground beef in a light, creamy marinara sauce
Tortellini Alfredo
Tortellini, cheese or meat, blended in a delicate lido's cream sauce
Ravioli Lido's
Cheese​ or meat ravioli served w/ a special homemade tomato sauce
Tortellini Lido's
Cheese or meat tortellini served w/ special homemade tomato sauce
Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce
Spaghetti​ served w/ a delicious homemade meat sauce
Spaghetti w/ Meatballs
Spaghetti served w/ homemade meatballs & tomato sauce
Spaghetti w/ Sausage
Spaghetti served w/ Italian sausage & tomato sauce
CHILDREN'S​
For children 12 years of age & younger
Spaghetti or Penne
With tomato sauce
Spaghetti or Penne
With meatballs, sausage, or meat sauce
Meat or Cheese Ravioli
CHICKEN​
Chicken Parmigiana
Tender, lightly breaded chicken cutlet w/ mozzarella & tomato sauce. Side of penne or spaghetti
Chicken Principessa
Chicken, roasted peppers, real crabmeat & mozzarella in a sherry lemon sauce. Side of penne or spaghetti
Chicken Marsala
Served w/ mushrooms & mozzarella in a marsala sauce. Side of penne or spaghetti
Chicken Voldostana
Served w/ prosciutto, mushrooms & mozzarella in a marsala sauce. Side of penne or spaghetti
Chicken & Broccoli
Sliced​ chicken breast & fresh broccoli in a cream sauce. Served over fettuccine
VEAL​
Veal Ala Lido's
Served w/ spinach, roasted peppers & mozzarella in a marsala sauce
Veal Marsala
Served w/ mushrooms & mozzarella in a marsala sauce
Veal Monte Carlo
Eggplant, prosciutto & mozzarella in marsala sauce
Veal Parmigiana
Tender, lightly breaded veal cutlet w/ mozzarella & tomato sauce
Veal Sorrentino
Served w/ eggplant, prosciutto, topped w/ mozzarella & tomato sauce
SEAFOOD​
Linguini w/ Clams
Fresh clams over linguini w/ red or white sauce
Combination Picasso
Fresh clams, calamari & shrimp over linguini in red or white sauce
Linguini Calamari & Broccoli
Fresh squid & broccoli over linguini in a red or white sauce
Linguini Shrimp & Broccoli
Fresh shrimp & broccoli over linguini in a red or white sauce
Linguini Adriatico
Fresh shrimp, scallops & imitation crabmeat in marinara sauce
Fettuccine Alfredo Shrimp & Broccoli
Fresh shrimp & broccoli over fettuccine in a cream sauce
PIZZABILITIES​
Available in medium & large
Pesto Pizza
Homemade pesto sauce, grated cheese & mozzarella. Choose two toppings
Quattro Stagioni
Artichokes, mushrooms, ham, tomato sauce & mozzarella
Ortolana
Eggplant, fresh tomatoes, spinach, tomato sauce & mozzarella
Mappamondo
Ham, black olives, ricotta cheese, tomato sauce & mozzarella
Contadina
Broccoli, fresh tomatoes, black olives, tomato sauce & mozzarella
Arrabbiata
Sausage, hot peppers, onions, tomato sauce & mozzarella
Pizza Italiano
Spinach,​ fresh tomatoes, ricotta cheese & mozzarella. No sauce
Semplice
Olive oil, garlic, fresh tomatoes, black olives, anchovies, tomato sauce & mozzarella
Oceanica
Clams, shrimp, oregano, diced garlic & olive oil. Choose w/ or without sauce or cheese
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All reviews pasta autumn salad shrimp osso bucco antipasti grinder steak italian food large portions business lunch lunch specials family restaurant fast service prices are very reasonable my favorite sangria dominic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and staff! If you want authentic this is the place for you. Prices are great, portions are good. You'll be taking some home! Try it! you won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peggyau8
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Ate here 2 nights and didn't disappoint. The Veal Marsala was wonderful as well as the lasagna. The only problem was slow service. However, if your there to chat, they give you ample opportunity to do so.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dougfleming
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We have frequented Lido’s weekly for many years and have never had anything but great food served up by a great staff...at VERY reasonable prices. Many of the Lido’s team have been there for over a decade...treat us like family. The menu is varied and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank J2229WVbobg
Reviewed 6 September 2018

While traveling, we had supper here. Spouse had the veal parmigiana and I had the eggplant parmigiana. Both portions were very generous. Spouse said veal was excellent; eggplant so-so. I have a feeling that their specialty is the pizzas they serve. Server very friendly and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Vermadel N
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I treated my friend out to lunch at Lido’s last week. Shannon was our waitperson and she was excellent, warm and friendly. We were blown away by the $7.50 lunch specials. We each got the shrimp, sun dried tomatoes and artichokes in a creamy pink...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mary Ann B
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I gave it a three due to the fact it is not consistent. One time an excellent meal and the next so so. They need to improve that.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank greenmaple2018
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I've lived in Meriden for 17 years, but realized I rarely ever eat out in this town. Why, I asked myself. Why do I always drive into a neighboring town for dinner? Because of the overriding impression I've gleaned over the years that there are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sequencer
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints. It is casual and simple and the food is delicious. My favorites are the NY style calamari, Dominic salad, and the lobster ravioli. The sangria comes in a giant goblet and it’s the best. The service is adequate and the prices...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank HappyCTmama
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We do not usually eat in any more because the restaurant is right around the corner from home but we do take out usual fare: pizza, grinders, calimari, etc. In the past, we have not been disappointed by the foods prepared in the restaurant. This...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Alwayskissme
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Very generous portions. Good service. Standard Italian fare and pizza. Reasonably priced. Good local restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Vacati0nMania
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Im not sure, I’ve never eaten that entree. Sorry I couldn’t be more helpful.
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Call them. (203)271-1717.
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Yes, beer and wine
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