4453 Cerritos Ave. Cypress, CA. 90630
714-761-9040







Hours of Operation

Mon: Closed
Tues-Thur: 11am-3pm and 4pm-9pm
Fri: 11am-3pm and 4pm-10pm
Sat: 12-10pm
Sun: 12-9pm

 


Francos Italian 
Continental Café and Bakery   Est. 2003

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Menu

STARTERS


APPETIZERS

Bruschetta     8.95

Fresh tomato, red onion, black olives, and basil pesto on our toasted bread     

Crispy Crab Cakes  9.95

Served with a side of fresh tomato salad with red peppers and olives

Stuffed Mushrooms  9.50

Baked mushrooms stuffed with crab meat topped with mozzarella    

Mozzarella in Carrozza  8.95

Floured bread slices are pressed around mozzarella, egg battered and deep fried.

Fried Calamari  10.50

Breaded and fried until golden served with our house tomato sauce  

Fried Zucchini   7.95 

Seasoned to perfection and deep fried 

Mussels a La Poulette  11.95

Fresh mussels sautéed in olive oil, garlic, and white wine

Steamed Clams in Garlic and Herb  11.50

Sautéed in with the chef’s white wine

Eggplant Francos   10.95

Roasted eggplant, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, capers, and balsamic vinegar

Zuppa di Mussels  11.95

Black mussels sautéed and served in a spicy tomato sauce

Fried Mozzarella   8.95

Fried mozzarella sticks served with a side of marinara sauce                                    

SOUPS

Cup    3.95    Bowl   5.95

Pasta Fagioli- Traditional pasta and bean soup

Minestrone- Vegetable soup

Specialty Soups made to order  add 2.00

Straccitella- Spinach, pasta, and egg-drop soup

Tortellini in Brodo- Cheese tortellini in chicken broth

Soup of the Day- Chef's selection, varies daily


SALADS

House Salad   3.95

Mixed lettuce, mixed greens, carrots, cucumber, tomato, and red onions                      

Caesar Salad   4.95

Romaine lettuce with Parmesan cheese and our own Caesar dressing

Chicken Caesar   10.95

Caesar salad with grilled chicken 

Shrimp Caesar   14.95

Caesar salad with tender shrimp 

Antipasto Italiano   12.95

Mixed greens with cold cuts, mozzarella, and provolone in our balsamic dressing

Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad   11.95

Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, capers, Kalamata olives, basil, and balsamic vinaigrette dressing            


ENTREES

All entrees are served with a house salad or a cup of soup. 

PASTA

Fettuccine Alfredo   13.95

Tossed with cream, Parmesan cheese and butter                       add chicken +4     add shrimp  +8

Fettuccine Quattro Formaggio   15.95

Tossed in a cream sauce made with a blend of cheeses

Beef Ravioli Marinara   14.95

Stuffed with ground beef served in our marinara sauce

 Cheese Ravioli al Burro   14.95

Stuffed with cheese topped with a butter-parmesan cheese sauce

Gnocchi Pesto Sauce   15.95

Potato dumplings served in our parmesan pesto sauce

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina   15.95

Potato dumplings served in a blend of pesto and tomato sauce with mozzarella and parmesan cheese

Rigatoni Broccoli Garlic and Oil   14.95

Large tube-shaped pasta served in a garlic and oil sauce with broccoli

Rigatoni Vodka   14.95

Served with prosciutto, garlic, red onions, vodka, and Romano cheese in a tomato-cream sauce

Linguini Primavera   15.95

Served in a fresh tomato basil sauce with broccoli, zucchini, carrots, green beans and spinach    

Penne alla Siciliana   13.95

Served with garlic, bacon, and slices of eggplant parmigiana  in a fresh tomato basil sauce

Penne Amatriciana   13.95

Served with garlic, bacon, sausage, and Parmesan cheese in a fresh tomato sauce

Spaghetti Garlic and Oil   12.95

Served in a garlic and olive oil sauce

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca   14.95

Served with garlic, olives, capers, red peppers, and anchovies in a fresh tomato basil sauce

Spaghetti and Meatballs or Meat sauce   13.95

Served in our house tomato sauce with a choice of meatball or meat sauce

Spaghetti Bolognese   14.95

Spaghetti served in  tomato and cream sauce with mushrooms, beef, and parmesan cheese         

Spaghetti House Tomato or Marinara   12.95

Served with our bare house tomato sauce or add garlic and basil

Capellini Pomodoro   12.95

Served with garlic and olive oil in fresh tomato basil sauce 

Pasta Shells Gorgonzola   14.95

Served with mushrooms, green peas, and Romano cheese in a cream sauce

Sausage and Peppers Arrabbiata   14.95

Penne pasta served with sausage and peppers in a spicy marinara sauce

Cheese Tortellini Carbonara   15.95

Pancetta, red onions, and peas in delicious cream sauce     Rigatoni Adriana   14.95

Cream, pesto, serrano peppers, and Italian Sausage                                                                            


BAKED

Chicken Parmigiana   14.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Eggplant Parmigiana   13.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Eggplant Rollatini   14.95

Rolled and stuffed with ricotta and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in a house tomato sauce

Veal Parmigiana   17.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Shrimp Parmigiana   18.95

Breaded and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce

Meat Lasagna   14.95

Wide pasta layered with ground beef, ricotta, and mozzarella in our house tomato sauce

Stuffed Shells   12.95

Large shells filled with ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese baked in our house tomato sauce

Beef Cannelloni   14.95

Crapes stuffed with spinach and beef baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in our house tomato sauce 

Stuffed Manicotti   13.95

Stuffed with ricotta and baked with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese sauce                      

Pasta Sampler   14.95

Portions of stuffed shells, meat lasagna, beef cannelloni, and stuffed manicotti baked together   


CHICKEN

Chicken Marsala   14.95

Served with mushrooms in a Marsala wine sauce  

Chicken Piccata  14.95 

Served in a lemon butter white wine sauce with capers   Chicken Rollatini Gorgonzola   16.95 

Stuffed with prosciutto, ham, spinach, mushrooms, and mozzarella in a cream sauce  

Chicken Cacciatore   14.95 

Chicken breast with fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, olives, and capers   

Chicken Saltimbocca   16.95 

Chicken breast sautéed in a sherry wine sauce and topped with prosciutto, spinach, and mozzarella   

Mediterranean Chicken   18.95

Chicken Breast stuffed with crab meat, spinach and goat cheese topped with roasted red peppers and shrimp and served in a Sherry wine sauce 

Chicken Sorrentina   16.95 

Sautéed and topped with eggplant, prosciutto, and mozzarella in a marinara sauce               

Chicken Milanese   13.95

Breaded and pan fried chicken breast served with fresh  tomatoes, red onions, roasted red peppers, black olives,  basil, and olive oil

Chicken Chasseur   14.95

Sautéed in olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, and shallots, in a white wine sauce 

Chicken Scarpariello   15.95

Sautéed with green peppers, sausage, and potatoes in a  garlic wine sauce                 


MEAT

Lamb Shank   19.95

Braised with veggies, and seasoned with oregano and rosemary and served over fettuccine  

Pork Chop Milanese   18.95

Breaded and served with a side of veggies or pasta                                                             

VEAL

Veal Marsala   18.95 

Served with mushrooms in a Marsala wine sauce  

Veal Piccata   18.95  

Served in a lemon butter white wine sauce with capers 

Veal Rollatini Gorgonzola  19.95

Stuffed with prosciutto, ham, spinach, mushrooms, and  mozzarella in a cream sauce 

Veal Saltimbocca   19.95 

Veal cutlets sautéed in a Sherry wine sauce with prosciutto, spinach, and mozzarella  

Veal Sorrentina   19.95

Sautéed and topped with eggplant, prosciutto, and mozzarella in marinara sauce  

Veal Milanese   17.95

Veal scaloppini breaded, pan fried, served with mashed potatoes and a side of marinara sauce  

Veal Chasseur   19.95

Sautéed in olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, and shallots in a white wine sauce 


SEAFOOD 
Flounder Milanese   16.95
Pan sautéed breaded fish served with veggies in a spicy pesto sauce
Flounder Oreganata   16.95
Sautéed in a garlic and oil sauce and baked with bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese 
Salmon Tomato Basil or Piccata   16.95
Sautéed in garlic and olive oil and served over pasta 
Tilapia Francaise   18.95
Sautéed in olive oil with a lemon-butter sauce and served  over capellini with shrimp   
Shrimp and Scallops Tomato Basil   18.95
Sautéed with olive oil in a garlic-basil sauce and served over fettuccine   
Seafood Alfredo   19.95
Sea scallops and shrimp served over fettuccine in our homemade Alfredo sauce    
Linguini White Clams   18.95 
Clams sautéed in a garlic, olive oil and white wine sauce 
Shrimp Scampi   19.95 
Sautéed in a garlic olive oil white wine sauce  
Copping   22.95
Shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams, fish, and squid in a hearty  broth with garlic, and tomatoes   
Crispy Crab Cakes   16.95
Served with fresh tomatoes, red onions, roasted red peppers, black olives, and olive oil

PIZZA & CALZONES

SPECIALTY PIES

10”                 14”                18”

11.95            17.95           22.95

Works

Spinach,peppers,onions,mushrooms, olives, pepperoni, sausage, garlic, and meatballs

Vegetarian

Spinach, peppers, mushrooms, olives, onions, and garlic

Meat Lovers

Pepperoni, sausage, meatball, bacon, and ground beef

Cheese

 10”          14”          18”

  9.95        14.95       18.95

CREATE YOUR OWN 

Select size of cheese pizza and add your toppings

Regular Toppings

10”          14”          18"

$1            $2        $2.5

Pepperoni

Sausage

Mushroom

Onion

Black Olive

Garlic

Spinach

Pineapple

Tomato

Jalapenos

Specialty Toppings

10”          14”          18"

$1.5        $2.5          $3

Artichoke heart

Bacon

Anchovies

Sun-dried Tomatoes

Fresh Mozzarella

Ricotta

Broccoli

CALZONES

Cheese   10.95

Ricotta and mozzarella cheese            

Spinach   11.50

Cheese and spinach                           

Vegetarian 12.50

Spinach, peppers, mushrooms, onion, and olives                                               

Meat   12.95

Pepperoni, sausage, meatball, and  ground beef                                                                   



DESSERTS

Be sure to leave room for our homemade desserts made fresh daily!