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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

antipasti

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.

MEATBALLS

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

13.

CALAMARI FRITTI

red lentil crust, lemon, banana pepper aïoli

13.

GRILLED CALAMARI

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

15.

VITELLO TONNATO

braised veal loin, tuna dressing, caper, frisée, cherry tomato

20.

SALUMI PLATE

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

20.

insalate


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

11.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

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

12.

FENNEL & ORANGE (V)

cherry tomatoes, arugula, fennel pollen

14.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

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

15.

zuppa


RIBOLLITA (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans, tomato, crouton

7./9.

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

seasonally inspired

7./9.

bruschetta

four pieces


TOMATO & BASIL (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

11.

FUNGHI FONDUTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

ONION & PROSCIUTTO JAM

pickled red onion, marinated artichoke

11.

pizze


MARGHERITA (V)

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

16.

PROSCIUTTO

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

20.

FUNGHI BIANCO (V)

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

19.

BOLOGNA

fior di latte, tomato passata, blistered tomatoes, pistachios, shaved mortadella

19.

ANATRA

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

20.

FRUTTI DI MARE

octopus, shrimp, white anchovy, fior di latte, capers

23.

THE BUFFO (V)

whole burrata, tomato passata, parmigiano-reggiano, extra virgin olive oil

25.

housemade pastas


PIMENTO PENNE (V)

red pepper pasta, rosé sauce, fresh basil, parmigiano-reggiano

15.

MACCHERONI BOLOGNESE

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

18.

CAPUNTI NERO

squid ink pasta, calamari, tomato, chilies, tuscan olives, focaccia crumbs

18.75

LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE

clams, white wine, parsley

21.

SPAGHETTI POMODORO (V)

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

15.

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

MP.

RISOTTO NERO

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

24.

PORK CAPPELLACCI

braised pork, cappuccino & celery purée, pickled onion, green oil, pork jus

25.

pollo, pesce, carne


STEAMED MUSSELS

san marzano tomato sauce, fresh basil, grilled bread

21.

CHICKEN PARMESAN

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

24.

BRANZINO

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

27.

SALMON

mushroom risotto, endive, walnuts

29.

GRILLED FLANK STEAK

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

28.

8OZ STRIP LOIN

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

33.

BISTECCA FOR TWO

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

70.

dolce


AFFOGATO & SELECTION OF MIGNARDISES

selection of five bite-sized desserts

9.

TIRAMISU CANNOLI

three cannoli with chocolate, espresso, mascarpone & pistachios

9.

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE (V)

hazelnut sabayon

10.

GELATO (V)

three scoops of vanilla, strawberry or chocolate

8.

GORGONZOLA D.O.P. (v)

chestnut honey, fennel pollen, crostini

10.


(V) = Vegetarian
Lunch

zuppa


RIBOLLITA (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans, tomato, croutons

7./9.

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

seasonally inspired

7./9.

bruschetta

four pieces


TOMATO & BASIL (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

11.

FUNGHI FONDUTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

ONION & PROSCIUTTO JAM

pickled red onion, marinated artichoke

11.

antipasti

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.

MEATBALLS

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

13.

CALAMARI FRITTI

red lentil crust, lemon, banana pepper aïoli

13.

GRILLED CALAMARI

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

15.

SALUMI PLATE

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

20.

insalate


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

11.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

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

12.

FENNEL & ORANGE (V)

cherry tomatoes, arugula, fennel pollen

14.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

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

15.

ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD

broxburn tomaotes, romaine lettuce, artichoke, bocconcini, boiled egg, tonnato dressing

15.

pizze


MARGHERITA (V)

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

16.

PROSCIUTTO

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

20.

FUNGHI BIANCO (V)

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

19.

BOLOGNA

fior di latte, tomato passata, blistered tomatoes, pistachios, shaved mortadella

19.

ANATRA

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

20.

FRUTTI DI MARE

octopus, shrimp, white anchovy, fior di latte, capers

23.

THE BUFFO (V)

whole burrata, tomato passata, parmigiano-reggiano, extra virgin olive oil

25.

housemade pastas


PIMENTO PENNE (V)

red pepper pasta, rosé sauce, fresh basil, parmigiano-reggiano

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 (8.)
add meatball (8.)
add marinated chicken (7.)

15.

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

MP.

piadina

our sandwiches are served with choice of ribollita, zuppa del giorno or arugula salad


CHICKEN PARMESAN

breaded fried chicken, marinara sauce, provolone

17.

MEATBALL HERO SANDWICH

provolone, tomato passata, basil, banana peppers

17.

COPPA PANINO

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

17.

MEDITERRANEAN TARTINA

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

17.

dolce


AFFOGATO & SELECTION OF MIGNARDISES

selection of five bite-sized desserts

9.

TIRAMISU CANNOLI

three cannoli with chocolate, espresso, mascarpone & pistachios

9.

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE (V)

hazelnut sabayon

10.

GELATO (V)

three scoops of vanilla, strawberry or chocolate

8.

GORGONZOLA D.O.P. (v)

chestnut honey, fennel pollen, crostini

10.


(V) = Vegetarian
Brunch

brunch


BENEDICT-STYLE ERBAZZONE

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.

OEUFS EN COCOTTE (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, please ask your server for details

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 RASPBERRY BELLINI

rhubarb & peach bitters and purée, prosecco, poured over ice, 4oz

5.

zuppa


RIBOLLITA (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans, tomato, crouton

7./9.

bruschetta

four pieces


TOMATO & BASIL (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

11.

FUNGHI FONDUTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

ONION & PROSCIUTTO JAM

pickled red onion, marinated artichoke

11.

antipasti

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.

MEATBALLS

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

13.

CALAMARI FRITTI

red lentil crust, lemon, banana pepper aïoli

13.

SALUMI PLATE

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

20.

insalate


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

11.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

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

12.

FENNEL & ORANGE (V)

cherry tomatoes, arugula, fennel pollen

14.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

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

15.

ITALIAN CHOPPED SALAD

broxburn tomaotes, romaine lettuce, artichoke, bocconcini, boiled egg, tonnato dressing

15.

pizze


MARGHERITA (V)

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

16.

PROSCIUTTO

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

20.

FUNGHI BIANCO (V)

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

19.

ANATRA

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

20.

THE BUFFO (V)

whole burrata, tomato passata, parmigiano-reggiano, extra virgin olive oil

25.

housemade pastas


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 (8.)
add meatball (8.)
add marinated chicken (7.)

15.

LASAGNE

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

23.

piadina

our sandwiches are served with choice of ribollita or arugula salad


CHICKEN PARMESAN

breaded fried chicken, marinara sauce, provolone

17.

MEATBALL HERO SANDWICH

provolone, tomato passata, basil, banana peppers

17.

dolce


AFFOGATO & SELECTION OF MIGNARDISES

selection of five bite-sized desserts

9.

TIRAMISU CANNOLI

three cannoli with chocolate, espresso, mascarpone & pistachios

9.

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE (V)

hazelnut sabayon

10.

GELATO (V)

three scoops of vanilla, strawberry or chocolate

8.


(V) = Vegetarian
Kids

bambino

children 12 & under


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.

BAMBINO SANDWICH

prosciutto cotto, mornay sauce, fries

12.

PEPPERONI PIZZA

mozzarella, tomato sauce

13.

Wine

sparkling

(6oz/btl)


zonin prosecco brut 1821 DOC, veneto, IT

12/46

solco lambrusco dell’emilia brut 1824 DOC, IT

13/51

mumm napa, brut prestige, napa valley, CA

19/84

paltrinieri piria lambrusco di sorbara DOC, IT

13/51

white

(6oz/9oz/btl)


la vite tombacco, pinot grigio, veneto, IT

10/15/38

castelforte, pinot grigio, veneto, IT

11/16/42

kendall-jackson avant, chardonnay, mendocino county, CA

13/19/49

orvieto, il bianco classico DOC, umbria, IT

14/20/53

rocca di montemassi calasole vermentino DOC, tuscany, IT

14/20/55

macon chiantere, chardonnay, chiantere, FR

15/22/58

rosé

(6oz/9oz/btl)


fabre en provence rosé, côtes de provence, FR

13/19/51

copain tous ensemble, pinot noir, anderson valley, CA

14/20/53

mirabeau, classique AOC, côtes de provence, FR

17/25/66

riennes 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

silver palm cabernet sauvignon, north coast, CA

16/23/60

la quercia, montepulciano d’abruzzo, abruzzo, IT

15/22/58

carmel road, pinot noir, monterey, CA

18/27/69


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

11.

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

13.

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

havana club, 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 RASPBERRY BELLINI

rhubarb & peach bitters and purée, prosecco, poured over ice, 4oz

5.

TROLLEY 5 ‘DERAILED’ PALE ALE

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.

TROLLEY 5 ‘DERAILED PALE’ ALE

16oz

8.

TROLLEY 5 ‘THE CONDUCTOR’ BELTLINE LAGER

355ml btl

8.

HOEGAARDEN WHEAT ALE

330ml btl

8.

COMMON CROWN ‘JOURNEYMAN’ IPA

355ml can

8.

COMMON CROWN BLONDE ALE

355ml can

8.

COMMON CROWN ROTATING

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

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

HOURS OF OPERATION

Lunch
Mon-Fri: 11am-4pm

Dinner
Mon-Thurs: 5pm-10pm
Fri-Sat: 5pm-11pm
Sun: 5pm-9pm

Brunch
Sat-Sun: 11am-4pm

Please note: We offer a reduced menu between 4pm and 5pm daily.

Civic Holiday Hours (Aug. 5)

Brunch: 11am-3:45pm
Dinner: 5pm-8pm