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After leaving Italy in the early 90's, Giuseppe and Fabio spent two decades immersed in the world-class culinary culture of Manhattan. Now, they've brought their Italian roots from the Big Apple to West of the Ashley.

We invite you to enjoy a delectable glass of Italian wine at Bacaro - the bar at Al Di La - before being whisked away to the Italian countryside on a gastronomic tour of the motherland.

From our delicately crafted specialty drinks to our signature fresh handmade pastas, your palate is sure to be awakened.

Dinner Menu

pizza - pasta - steak - seafood - dessert

Today's Specials

  1. Pesce Del Giorno

    $ MKT

    pan-seared pink snapper over roasted potatoes, fennel, snap peas, and carrots, with white wine beurre blanc.


  1. Zuppa Del Giorno

    $ 6.75

    creamy tomato basil soup, parmesean, basil oil

  2. Bruschetta

    $ 8.5

    fresh mozzarella, tomato salad, mescalun, citrus balsamic vinaigrette

  3. Beef Carpaccio

    $ 9.5

    wagyu beef, lemon olive oil, fried capers, and smoked salt

  4. Steamed Mussels

    $ 12.75

    charred tomato pesto, white wine, arugula

  5. Roasted Beet Salad

    $ 9.5

    arugula, goat cheese, toasted almonds, honey sherry vinaigrette

  6. Prosciutto Meatballs

    $ 9.95

    pork, beef, marinara sauce, gorgonzola cream

  7. Burrata Caprese

    $ 13.5

    cherry tomatoes, basil, balsamic reduction, smoked salt

  8. Arugula Salad

    $ 9.75

    rocket, pickled melon medley, gorgonzola, and crispy prosciutto with an apple cider bacon vinaigrette


  1. Ricotta Gnocchi

    $ 14 / 19

    ricotta and marscapone gnocchi, shrimp, grape tomatoes and basil

  2. Fettucine Bolognese

    $ 12 / 16

    fresh egg pasta, traditional ragu

  3. Tagliatelle

    $ 14 / 19

    duck confit, cremini mushrooms, crème fraiche and truffle oil

  4. Penne Vodka

    $ 13 / 17

    housemade sausage, hand-pulled mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil, spicy vodka sauce

  5. Cavatelli alla Norma (V)

    $ 13 / 17

    sauteed eggplant, mushrooms, and onions in a marsala tomato sauce, with ricotta salata


  1. Pesce Del Giorno

    $ MKT

    pan-seared pink snapper over roasted potatoes, fennel, snap peas, and carrots, with white wine beurre blanc.

  2. Chicken Parmigiana

    $ 19.5

    pomodoro sauce, fresh tonnarelli pasta

  3. Risotto del Giorno

    $ 21

    pan-fried shrimp, cherry tomatoes, arugula, and a spicy saffron seafood broth

  4. Tagliata di Manzo

    $ 31

    16 oz Delmonico ribeye, mashed potatoes, roasted carrots, veal demiglace, truffle butter

  5. Fillet Mignon

    $ 35

    7 oz black angus fillet, mashed potatoes, snap peas, carrots, red wine demiglace, and truffle butter


  1. Cannoli Siciliana

    $ 7

    fried dough filled with sweet amaretto ricotta cream

  2. Ricotta Cheesecake


    Amaretti Crust, and Blueberry Coulis

  3. Espresso Tiramisu


    Ladyfingers, Mascarpone Cream, and Cocoa Powder

  4. Affogato

    $ 7

    vanilla gelato, espresso

  5. Gelati

    $ 7

    Vanilla, Chocolate, Pistaschio


Come taste Italia!


Tuesday - Saturday :    Noon - 2:30p


Monday - Wednesday:    4:30p - 10:00p

Thursday - Saturday:    4:30p - 10:30p