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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.

SALUMI PLATE

porchetta, prosciutto di parma, mortadella, mixed pickles

15.

FRUTTI DI MARE

chilled octopus, tuna confit, clams, anchovies, peppers, olives

15.

insalate


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

11.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem & butter lettuce, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

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

12.

FENNEL & ORANGE (V)

cherry tomatoes, fennel pollen

14.

BEEFSTEAK TOMATO CAPRESE (V)

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

15.

BEEF CARPACCIO

shaved organic beef tenderloin, parmigiano-reggiano, romanesco, capers

19.

zuppa


MINESTRONE (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans

7./9.

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

seasonally inspired

7./9.

bruschetta

four pieces


TOMATO & BASIL (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

10.

FUNGHI FONDUTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT

toasted pistachios, orange zest

10.

pizze


MARGHERITA (V)

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

16.

NAPOLI

tomato passata, anchovies, bocconcini, mixed italian olives

18.

PROSCIUTTO

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

20.

FUNGHI BLANCO (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.

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 CARBONARA

pancetta, black pepper, egg yolk, parmigiano-reggiano

18.

SPAGHETTI POMODORO (V)

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

15.

CAPUNTI NERO

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

18.75

LASAGNE

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

23.

PORK CAPPELLACCI

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

25.

RISOTTO NERO

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

24.

pollo, pesce, carne


CHICKEN PARMESAN

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

24.

STEAMED MUSSELS

san marzano tomato sauce, fresh basil, grilled bread

21.

BRANZINO

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

27.

WILD SALMON

radicchio, shaved apples, rainbow chard, shaved fennel, roasted hazelnuts, brown butter

28.

GRILLED FLANK STEAK

sicilian caponata, rapini, gremolata, oregano jus, fried fingerling potatoes

28.

8OZ STRIP LOIN

sicilian caponata, rapini, gremolata, oregano jus, fried fingerling potatoes

33.

BISTECCA FOR TWO

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

70.

dolce


ESPRESSO PANNA COTTA

chocolate almond biscotti crumb, grand marnier chantilly, confit orange

8.

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


MINESTRONE (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans

7./9.

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

seasonally inspired

7./9.

bruschetta

four pieces


TOMATO & BASIL (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

10.

FUNGHI FONDUTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT

toasted pistachios, orange zest

10.

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, mortadella, mixed pickles

15.

FRUTTI DI MARE

chilled octopus, tuna confit, clams, anchovies, peppers, olives

15.

insalate


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

11.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem & butter lettuce, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

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

12.

FENNEL & ORANGE (V)

cherry tomatoes, 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.

NAPOLI

tomato passata, anchovies, bocconcini, mixed italian olives

18.

PROSCIUTTO

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

20.

FUNGHI BLANCO (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.

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 CARBONARA

pancetta, black pepper, egg yolk, parmigiano-reggiano

18.

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 minestrone, 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


ESPRESSO PANNA COTTA

chocolate almond biscotti crumb, grand marnier chantilly, confit orange

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


MELON & HAM

compressed cantaloupe, vincotto, shaved prosciutto

15.

LIMONCELLO YOGHURT PARFAIT (V)

greek yoghurt, fresh fruits & berries, granola, limoncello curd

12.

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.

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, poured over ice, 4oz

5.

zuppa


MINESTRONE (V)

green vegetables, pesto, italian beans

7./9.

bruschetta

four pieces


TOMATO & BASIL (V)

whipped black peppercorn ricotta

10.

FUNGHI FONDUTA (V)

wild mushrooms, mascarpone, pecorino romano

11.

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT

toasted pistachios, orange zest

10.

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, mortadella, mixed pickles

15.

insalate


ARUGULA (V)

parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic dressing

11.

ROMAN CAESAR

baby gem & butter lettuce, chopped egg, focaccia croutons

14.

VEGANO (V)

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

12.

FENNEL & ORANGE (V)

cherry tomatoes, 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 BLANCO (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 CARBONARA

pancetta, black pepper, egg yolk, parmigiano-reggiano

18.

SPAGHETTI POMODORO (V)

italian tomato, fresh basil
add gulf shrimp (8.)
add three meatballs (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 minestrone, 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.

dolce


ESPRESSO PANNA COTTA

chocolate almond biscotti crumb, grand marnier chantilly, confit orange

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.

PEPPERONI PIZZA

mozzarella, tomato sauce

13.

Wine

sparkling

(6oz/btl)


zonin prosecco brut 1821 DOC, veneto, IT

11/50

solco lambrusco dell’emilia brut 1824 DOC, IT

12/54

riondo prosecco spago nero DOC, veneto, IT

13/63

la tordera gabry rosé spumante brut, IT

14/65

mumm napa, brut prestige, napa valley, CA

19/90

white

(6oz/9oz/btl)


la vite tombacco, pinot grigio, veneto, IT

10/15/45

castelforte, pinot grigio, veneto, IT

11/16.5/50

anselmi san vincenzo, veneto, IT

12/18/58

domaine lafage, côté est, pay d’oc, FR

13/19.5/59

orvieto il bianco classico DOC, umbria, IT

13/19.5/59

rocca di montemassi calasole vermentino DOC, tuscany, IT

14/21/63

joie farm unoaked chardonnay, okanagan valley, BC

15/22.5/70

giuseppe cortese langhe chardonnay DOC, piedmont, IT

18/27/81

rosé

(6oz/9oz/btl)


planeta rosé DOC, sicily, IT

13/19.5/59

fabre en provence rosé, côtes de provence, FR

14/21/65

red

(6oz/9oz/btl)


la vite tombacco, montepulciano d’abruzzo, IT

10/15/45

baccolo, rosso, veneto, IT

11/16.5/50

zonin ventiterri chianti DOCG, tuscany, IT

12/18/54

silver palm cabernet sauvignon, north coast, CA

13/19.5/59

la quercia montepulciano d’abruzzo, abruzzo, IT

14/21/63

sasseo primitivo IGT, salento, IT

14/21/63

de forville nebbiolo d’alba, piedmont, IT

15/22.5/68

carmel road, pinot noir, monterey, CA

16/24/72

aia vecchia lagone IGT, tuscany, IT

17/25.5/77


Drinks

cocktails


BANDITO

sauza tequila, muddled strawberries, lime, jalapeño syrup, crispy basil, 1oz

11.

DA VINCI’S FLYING MACHINE

amaro averna, aperol, bulleit bourbon, lemon, rhubarb bitters, 2.5oz

14.

HORSE’S HEAD

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

14.

POSITANO CLIFFSIDE

tanqueray gin, white vermouth, lillet blanc, lime, eucalyptus bitters, 2oz

11.

THE GODFATHER

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

16.

CRODINO FIZZ

beefeater gin, orange blossom water, egg whites, half & half, lime juice, simple syrup, 1.5oz

13.

THE BEST GIN & TONIC IN THE WORLD

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

13.

FUGGEDABOUTIT

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

15.

GIOVANNI BELLINI & THE PINKY ORANGE DRESS

bulleit bourbon, peach liqueur, elderflower cordial, prosecco, lemon, bittered peach purée, 3.5oz

15.

BUFFO APEROL SPRITZ

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

12.

BUFFO CAESAR

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

11.

SANGRIA ROSSO

chianti, apricot brandy, bittered peach purée, cranberry bitters, grapefruit, soda, 4oz

12.

“HE’S A FRIEND OF OURS…”

grappa, cherry liqueur, green chartreuse, fresh & dehydrated lime, 2.5oz

15.

SANGRIA BIANCA

pinot grigio, st-germain elderflower, bittered peach purée, dandelion & lavender bitters, 4oz

12.

happy hour

2-6pm Monday to Friday


PEACH OR RASPBERRY BELLINI

rhubarb & peach bitters, 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

13.

SBAGLIATO

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

13.

BIANCA

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

13.

BLOOD ORANGE

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

13.

SOUR CHERRY

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

13.

beer


TROLLEY 5 ‘DERAILED PALE’ ALE

16oz

8.

COMMON CROWN ‘JOURNEYMAN’ IPA

355ml can

8.5

TROLLEY 5 ‘THE CONDUCTOR’ BELTLINE LAGER

355ml btl

8.

COMMON CROWN BLONDE ALE

355ml btl

8.5

PERONI LAGER

16oz

9.

COMMON CROWN ROTATING

355ml can

8.5

BIRRA MORETTI

330ml btl

9.

STELLA ARTOIS

330ml btl

9.

HOEGAARDEN WHEAT ALE

330ml btl

8.

non-alcoholic


j. gasco

elderflower, lemonade or chinotto

4.

sanpellegrino

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

4.

SODAS

coke, diet coke, ginger ale, sprite

3.5

acqua san benedetto

frizzante or naturale

7.

JUICES

orange, cranberry or grapefruit juice

5.

NYE

Menu

$39 three-course dinner
excludes tax and gratuity

SELECTION OF SALUMI

cherry mostarda, pickled vegetables, buffo bread

BRAISED PORK LEG RAVIOLI

celeriac purée, green oil, pork jus


CODA ALLA VACCINARA

oxtail, pecorino polenta

BACON-WRAPPED PORK LOIN

agrodolce sauce, umbrian lentils


CONNOLO

friggitello & eggnog filling, marshmallow fluff

TAPIOCA PEARL

prosecco, rosewater, raspberry

TORTA BAROZZI

secret chocolate torte of modena with amarena cherries & traditional balsamic

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Address

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
Daily from 5pm

Brunch
Sat-Sun: 11am-4pm

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

Holiday Hours
Dec. 24: 11am-5pm
Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 26: 11am-9pm
Dec. 31: 11am-9pm
Jan. 1: 11am-9pm