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Buffo Menu

Buffo nods to classic osterias found throughout Italy, where traditional recipes and old-world cooking techniques transcend trends and are honoured throughout generations. If you’re looking for a family-style menu for groups of 8 or more, take a look at our Buffo Gruppo menu.

Dinner

soup


TUSCAN BREAD SOUP (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans, tomato, crouton

7./9.

SOUP OF THE DAY

seasonally inspired

7./9.

appetizer

for the table


ITALIAN OLIVES (V)

7.

BUFFO BREAD (V)

rosemary & sea salt forno bread, parmigiano-reggiano

5.

ARANCINI (V)

crispy saffron risotto balls stuffed with mozzarella, tomato passata, parmigiano-reggiano

10.

TOMATO & BASIL BRUSCHETTA (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

11.

MUSHROOM BRUSCHETTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

MEATBALLS

three all-beef meatballs, black pepper ricotta, pecorino romano

13.

CRISPY CALAMARI

red lentil crust, lemon, banana pepper aïoli

14.

PAN-ROASTED CALAMARI

capers, lemon, olives, tomato, white anchovies, italian lentils, brown butter

15.

BURRATA

imported burrata, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pistachios, thyme roasted grape

18.

SALUMI PLATE

porchetta, prosciutto di parma, coppa, mortadella, mixed pickles, buffo bread, housemade cherry mostarda

19.

salad


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

12.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

chickpea & italian bean salad, arugula, soft herbs, mixed nuts, citrus dressing

12.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

fior di latte, fresh basil, arugula pesto, aged balsamic
substitute with burrata (7.)

15.

pizza


MARGHERITA (V)

fior di latte, tomato passata, blistered tomatoes, basil, olive oil
add pepperoni (5.)
add burrata (7.)
add marinated chicken (7.)

16.

PROSCIUTTO

arugula, fior di latte, blistered tomatoes, prosciutto di parma

20.

MUSHROOM (V)

mixed local mushrooms, black pepper béchamel sauce, mushroom crudo, fior di latte, rosemary

19.

DUCK

duck confit, pink lady apples, fior di latte, rosemary honey, endive, béchamel sauce

20.

MEAT LOVER

tomato passata, fior di latte, italian sausage, capicola, pepperoni

24.

housemade pastas


PIMENTO PENNE

red pepper pasta, rosé sauce, fresh basil, parmigiano-reggiano
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

15.

MACCHERONI BOLOGNESE

beef & pancetta ragù, chianti, parmigiano-reggiano, parsley

18.

SEAFOOD ARRABBIATA

spaghetti, calamari, shrimp, tomato, chilies, tuscan olives

21.

LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE

fresh manila clams, white wine, parsley

21.

SPAGHETTI POMODORO (V)

italian tomato, fresh basil
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add meatball (8.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

17.

LASAGNE

beef & pancetta ragù, parma ham, tomato béchamel sauce, mozzarella, parmigiano-reggiano

23.

DAILY FEATURE PASTA

chef’s daily creation of fresh pasta, please ask your server for details

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main


STEAMED MUSSELS

san marzano tomato sauce, fresh basil, grilled bread

21.

SEAFOOD RISOTTO

squid, shrimp, clams, grilled octopus, charred onion & samphire

24.

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

mascarpone, ricotta, focaccia crumbs, pecorino romano, seasonal vegetables, penne with tomato & basil passata

24.

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA

roasted eggplant, parmigiano-reggiano, spaghetti pomodoro

24.

BRANZINO

seared fillet of branzino, swiss chard, risotto nero, poached egg

27.

MUSHROOM & ARTICHOKE RISOTTO

mushroom risotto, endive, walnuts
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add salmon (12.)

23.

GRILLED FLANK STEAK

sicilian caponata, seasonal vegetables, gremolata, oregano jus, fried fingerling potatoes or fries

29.

8oz STRIP LOIN

sicilian caponata, seasonal vegetables, gremolata, oregano jus, fried fingerling potatoes or fries

33.

BISTECCA FOR TWO

28oz roast porterhouse, rosemary, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, dressed greens, polenta

70.

SUNDAY ROAST

just like mamma used to make, rotates weekly — learn more

MP.


(V) = Vegetarian
Lunch

soup


TUSCAN BREAD SOUP (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans, tomato, crouton

7./9.

SOUP OF THE DAY

seasonally inspired

7./9.

appetizer

for the table


ITALIAN OLIVES (V)

7.

BUFFO BREAD (V)

rosemary & sea salt forno bread, parmigiano-reggiano

5.

ARANCINI (V)

crispy saffron risotto balls stuffed with mozzarella, tomato passata, parmigiano-reggiano

10.

TOMATO & BASIL BRUSCHETTA (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

11.

MUSHROOM BRUSCHETTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

MEATBALLS

three all-beef meatballs, black pepper ricotta, pecorino romano

13.

CRISPY CALAMARI

red lentil crust, lemon, banana pepper aïoli

14.

PAN-ROASTED CALAMARI

capers, lemon, olives, tomato, white anchovies, italian lentils, brown butter

15.

BURRATA

imported burrata, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pistachios, thyme roasted grape

18.

SALUMI PLATE

porchetta, prosciutto di parma, coppa, mortadella, mixed pickles, buffo bread, housemade cherry mostarda

19.

salad


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

12.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem, chopped egg, focaccia croutons
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

14.

VEGANO (V)

chickpea & italian bean salad, arugula, soft herbs, mixed nuts, citrus dressing

12.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

fior di latte, fresh basil, arugula pesto, aged balsamic
substitute with burrata (7.)

15.

ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD

broxburn tomatoes, romaine lettuce, artichoke, bocconcini, boiled egg, tonnato dressing
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

15.

pizza


MARGHERITA (V)

fior di latte, tomato passata, blistered tomatoes, basil, olive oil
add pepperoni (5.)
add burrata (7.)
add marinated chicken (7.)

16.

PROSCIUTTO

arugula, fior di latte, blistered tomatoes, prosciutto di parma

20.

MUSHROOM (V)

mixed local mushrooms, black pepper béchamel sauce, mushroom crudo, fior di latte, rosemary

19.

DUCK

duck confit, pink lady apples, fior di latte, rosemary honey, endive, béchamel sauce

20.

MEAT LOVER

tomato passata, fior di latte, italian sausage, capicola, pepperoni

24.

housemade pastas


PIMENTO PENNE

red pepper pasta, rosé sauce, fresh basil, parmigiano-reggiano
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

15.

MACCHERONI BOLOGNESE

beef & pancetta ragù, chianti, parmigiano-reggiano, parsley

18.

LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE

clams, white wine, parsley

21.

SPAGHETTI POMODORO (V)

italian tomato, fresh basil
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add meatball (8.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

17.

LASAGNE

beef & pancetta ragù, parma ham, tomato béchamel sauce, mozzarella, parmigiano-reggiano

23.

DAILY FEATURE PASTA

chef’s daily creation of fresh pasta, please ask your server for details

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sandwiches

all sandwiches are served with choice of tuscan bread soup, fries or arugula salad


CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

breaded fried chicken, marinara sauce, provolone

17.

MEATBALL

provolone, tomato passata, basil, banana peppers

17.

PROSCIUTTO

proscuitto, fior di latte, arugula, broxburn tomato, pickled onion, pesto, balsamic vinegar

17.

MEDITERRANEAN

eggplant, artichoke, red onion, pickled mushroom, ricotta, tomato jam

17.


(V) = Vegetarian
Brunch

brunch


EGGS BENEDICT

focaccia, black kale, swiss chard, ricotta, pancetta, poached eggs, olive oil hollandaise sauce

16.

FULL ITALIAN

italian sausage, roasted tomatoes, polenta hash, two eggs, focaccia

20.

BAKED EGGS (V)

mushroom, swiss chard, red wine, two eggs, bread, hash brown, passata

17.

LAVENDER PANCAKE (V)

lavender buttermilk pancake, seasonal fruits, lemon ricotta, confit lemon syrup

13.

BREAKFAST CALZONE

italian sausage, passata, provolone cheese, confit potatoes, rapini, egg

21.

SUNDAY ROAST

just like mamma used to make, rotates weekly — learn more

MP.

brunch specials

11am-4pm Saturday & Sunday


MIMOSA

orange juice, prosecco, 3oz

5.

CLASSIC CAESAR

smirnoff vodka, spiced caesar mix, salted rim, lemon, olive, 1oz

5.

PEACH OR STRAWBERRY BELLINI

peach or strawberry purée, prosecco, poured over ice, 4oz

5.

soup


TUSCAN BREAD SOUP (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans, tomato, crouton

7./9.

appetizer

for the table


BUFFO BREAD (V)

rosemary & sea salt forno bread, parmigiano-reggiano

5.

ARANCINI (V)

crispy saffron risotto balls stuffed with mozzarella, tomato passata, parmigiano-reggiano

10.

TOMATO & BASIL BRUSCHETTA (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

11.

MUSHROOM BRUSCHETTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

MEATBALLS

three all-beef meatballs, black pepper ricotta, pecorino romano

13.

CRISPY CALAMARI

red lentil crust, lemon, banana pepper aïoli

14.

PAN-ROASTED CALAMARI

capers, lemon, olives, tomato, white anchovies, italian lentils, brown butter

15.

BURRATA

imported burrata, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pistachios, thyme roasted grape

18.

SALUMI PLATE

porchetta, prosciutto di parma, coppa, mortadella, mixed pickles, buffo bread, housemade cherry mostarda

19.

salad


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

12.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem, chopped egg, focaccia croutons
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

14.

VEGANO (V)

chickpea & italian bean salad, arugula, soft herbs, mixed nuts, citrus dressing

12.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

fior di latte, fresh basil, arugula pesto, aged balsamic
substitute with burrata (7.)

15.

ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD

broxburn tomatoes, romaine lettuce, artichoke, bocconcini, boiled egg, tonnato dressing
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

15.

pizza


MARGHERITA (V)

fior di latte, tomato passata, blistered tomatoes, basil, olive oil
add pepperoni (5.)
add burrata (7.)
add marinated chicken (7.)

16.

PROSCIUTTO

arugula, fior di latte, blistered tomatoes, prosciutto di parma

20.

MUSHROOM (V)

mixed local mushrooms, black pepper béchamel sauce, mushroom crudo, fior di latte, rosemary

19.

DUCK

duck confit, pink lady apples, fior di latte, rosemary honey, endive, béchamel sauce

20.

MEAT LOVER

tomato passata, fior di latte, italian sausage, capicola, pepperoni

24.

housemade pastas


PIMENTO PENNE

red pepper pasta, rosé sauce, fresh basil, parmigiano-reggiano
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

15.

MACCHERONI BOLOGNESE

beef & pancetta ragù, chianti, parmigiano-reggiano, parsley

18.

LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE

clams, white wine, parsley

21.

SPAGHETTI POMODORO (V)

italian tomato, fresh basil
add gulf shrimp (7.)
add meatball (8.)
add marinated chicken (6.)

17.

LASAGNE

beef & pancetta ragù, parma ham, tomato béchamel sauce, mozzarella, parmigiano-reggiano

23.

sandwiches

all sandwiches are served with choice of tuscan bread soup, fries or arugula salad


CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

breaded fried chicken, marinara sauce, provolone

17.

MEATBALL

provolone, tomato passata, basil, banana peppers

17.

PROSCIUTTO

proscuitto, fior di latte, arugula, broxburn tomato, pickled onion, pesto, balsamic vinegar

17.

MEDITERRANEAN

eggplant, artichoke, red onion, pickled mushroom, ricotta, tomato jam

17.


(V) = Vegetarian
Kids

children 12 & under only


HOUSEMADE SPAGHETTI & TOMATO SAUCE (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, olive oil

8.

CHICKEN FINGERS

parmesan & breadcrumb-crusted chicken fingers, marinara dipping sauce

9.

MACCHERONI & CHEESE

housemade maccheroni, cheese sauce

10.

PEPPERONI PIZZA

mozzarella, tomato sauce

13.

brunch

available 11am-3pm Saturday & Sunday


BAMBINO WAFFLES

two waffles, whipped cream, strawberry, chocolate sauce

9.

BAMBINO PANCAKE

two pancakes, whipped cream, strawberry, chocolate sauce

9.

LITTLE ITALY

waffle, breakfast sausage

10.

Dessert

dessert


CRÈME BRÛLÉE

vanilla, biscotti

9.

TIRAMISU

traditional coffee & mascarpone cake

9.

LEMON RICOTTA CHEESE CAKE

cream cheese, ricotta, graham crust, lemon glaze

9.

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE (V)

hazelnut sabayon

10.

GELATO (V)

three scoops of gelato, please ask your server for flavours

8.


(V) = Vegetarian
Wine

sparkling

(6oz/btl)


zonin prosecco brut 1821 DOC, veneto, IT

12/46

paltrinieri piria lambrusco di sorbara DOC, IT

13/51

mumm napa, brut prestige, napa valley, CA

19/84

white

(6oz/9oz/btl)


la vite tombacco, pinot grigio, veneto, IT

10/15/38

aia vecchia, vermentino IGT, tuscany, IT

14/21/55

kendall-jackson avant, chardonnay, mendocino county, CA

13/19/49

le rote, vernaccia di san gimignano DOCG, tuscany, IT

14/21/56

kenwood, sauvignon blanc, sonoma country, CA

13/20/52

anselmi, san vincenzo, veneto, IT

16/24/63

marcel servin, chardonnay, burgundy, FR

18/27/70

rosé

(6oz/9oz/btl)


fabre en provence rosé, côtes de provence, FR

13/19/51

triennes rosé IGP, méditerranée, FR

15/22/57

red

(6oz/9oz/btl)


la vite tombacco, montepulciano d’abruzzo, IT

10/15/38

baccolo, rosso, veneto, IT

11/16/42

zonin ventiterri chianti DOCG, tuscany, IT

12/18/46

cusumano, merlot, terre siciliane, IT

12/18/48

la doncella temperanillo, la mancha, ES

14/20/52

kenwood, cabernet sauvignon, sonoma county, CA

16/24/61

poppy, pinot noir, arroyo seco, monterey, CA

17/25/66


Drinks

cocktails


PRENDIMI

lot 40 rye whisky, st-germain elderflower, prosecco, chamomile syrup, lemon juice, apple juice, 2.5oz

16.

HORSE’S HEAD

buffalo trace bourbon, amaro averna, rosemary smoked salt syrup, lemon, ginger beer, 1.5oz

14.

THE GODFATHER

laphroaig whisky, amaro averna, frangelico, cherry pipe tobacco syrup, amarena cherries, charred cinnamon, orange zest, 2oz

16.

THE BEST GIN & TONIC IN THE WORLD

tanqueray gin, cucumber syrup, pink peppercorns, juniper berries, tonic, lemon pepper bitters, 1.5oz

14.

TAKE ME HOME

lot 40 rye whisky, st-germain elderflower, amaro averna, peach bitters, chamomile syrup, lemon juice, 1.5oz

14.

BUFFO CAESAR

smirnoff vodka, walter caesar mix, chianti, lemon, cherry tomato, bocconcini & prosciutto skewer, 2oz

12.

THE GODMOTHER

smirnoff vodka, lillet blanc, disaronno amaretto, elderflower cordial, chamomile syrup, lavender bitters, 2oz

16.

SLOE TUSCAN

hayman’s sloe gin, amaro nonino, ballantine’s scotch, cherry pipe tobacco syrup, lemon juice, egg white, 2oz

16.

BLOOD & SAND

ballantine’s scotch, cocchi storico vermouth, luxardo maraschino, blood orange juice, sour cherry garnish, 2.25oz

15.

BERRIED TREASURE

el dorado rum, triple sec, simple syrup, lemon juice, dried & frozen cranberries, rosemary, 2oz

15.

FUGGEDABOUTIT

hayman’s sloe gin, laphroaig quarter cask whisky, apricot brandy, lemon, orange bitters, cherry pipe tobacco syrup, 2oz

16.

BUFFO APEROL SPRITZ

aperol, prosecco, lemon, soda, olive & orange skewer, 4oz

12.

SANGRIA ROSSO

red wine, bulleit bourbon, peach bitters, bittered peach purée, orange, apple, ginger ale, 5oz

16.

SANGRIA BIANCA

pinot grigio, vodka, apples, strawberries, orange, lavender bitters, ginger ale, 4oz

16.

happy hour

2-6pm Monday to Friday


PEACH OR STRAWBERRY BELLINI

peach or strawberry purée, prosecco, poured over ice, 4oz

5.

COMMON CROWN DRAFT ROTATING

14oz

5.

WINE

la vite tombacco, montepulciano d’abruzzo, IT, 6oz
la vite tombacco, pinot grigio, veneto, IT, 6oz

6.

negroni


CLASSIC

beefeater gin, campari, sweet red vermouth, orange zest, 3oz

14.

SBAGLIATO

hayman’s sloe gin, aperol, prosecco, sweet vermouth, chamomile syrup, bitters, orange zest, 4oz

15.

BIANCA

beefeater gin, cocchi americano vermouth, lillet blanc, chamomile syrup, 2oz

14.

BLOOD ORANGE

tanqueray gin, blood orange, aperol, cocchi storico vermouth, flamed orange zest, 2.5oz

14.

SOUR CHERRY

tanqueray gin, cocchi storico vermouth, campari, cherry bitters, charred amarena cherries, 2oz

14.

beer


BIG ROCK TRADITIONAL

330ml btl

8.

HEINEKEN 0.0 NON-ALCOHOLIC

330ml btl

8.

COMMON CROWN DRAFT ROTATING

16oz

8.

HOEGAARDEN WHEAT ALE

330ml btl

8.

COMMON CROWN ‘JOURNEYMAN’ IPA

355ml can

8.

COMMON CROWN SEASONAL

355ml can

8.

PERONI LAGER

16oz

8.

STELLA ARTOIS

330ml btl

8.

BIRRA MORETTI

330ml btl

9.

non-alcoholic


sanpellegrino

blood orange, orange, lemon, grapefruit, pomegranate & orange

4.

SODAS

coke, diet coke, ginger ale, sprite

3.5

JUICES

orange, cranberry, grapefruit, apple

5.

ESKA WATER

still or sparkling
355ml/750ml

3.5/7.5

Holiday

Holiday Prix Fixe

December 13-24

three courses 32.
two courses 27.
excludes tax and gratuity

first course


ROASTED & PICKLED BEET SALAD

prosciutto, pistachios, herbed lemon ricotta, apple balsamic dressing

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

mascarpone, spiced walnuts

second course


BRAISED BRISKET

polenta, maple-glazed brussels sprouts

CIOPPINO

squid, shrimp, clams, mussels, rainbow trout, macaroni

SPAGHETTI POMODORO

italian tomato, fresh basil

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL

tomato passata, beef meatball, parmigiano-reggiano, basil

dessert


HAZELNUT CHILI SEMIFREDDO

chocolate espresso meringue, candied hazelnuts


$1 from the sale of this menu will be donated to Mealshare
to provide one simple, healthy meal to a youth in need

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Buffo Ristorante
CF Chinook Centre
6455 MacLeod Tr. SW
Calgary, AB T2H 0K8

HOURS OF OPERATION

Lunch
Mon-Fri: 11am-3pm

Dinner
Mon-Thurs: 5pm-9pm
Fri-Sat: 5pm-10pm
Sun: 5pm-8pm

Brunch
Sat-Sun: 11am-3pm

Please note: We offer a reduced menu between 3pm and 5pm daily.

Holiday Hours
Tuesday, Dec. 24: 11am-4pm
Wednesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day): Closed
Thursday, Dec. 26 (Boxing Day): 11am-9pm
Friday, Dec. 27: 11am-10pm
Tuesday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve): 11am-9pm
Wednesday, Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day): 11am-9pm