First Look at Numero 28, Bringing Pizza to the UES Tonight

Photo: Michael Tulipan

Numero 28 Pizzeria Napoletana e Ristorante is popping off — tonight it opens its fourth location on the calorie-starved Upper East Side. Chef Ramon Duran is a 40-year veteran of Gino of Capri on Lexington, which closed last year; he'll resurrect some of that eatery's classics, including gnocchi with “secret sauce.” Pizza-wise, you'll find them round and square, white and red, and fired in a brick oven. A gluten-free menu will launch in a few weeks. Scope the menu below and check out the place in our slideshow straight ahead.

Menu

PIZZA

Sizes: 14 inches as a personal pie (round shape)
18 inches serves 2 people (rectangular shape)
29 inches serves 3/4 people (rectangular shape)
Note: 18-inch pizzas can be split with two different toppings and 29-inche pizzas with three different ones

PIZZE ROSSE (with tomato sauce) S M L
Marinara: tomato, garlic, anchovies, capers, oregano (no cheese) 10 19 27
Cheese: tomato, mozzarella, basil 12 21 30
Reginella: tomato, buffalo mozzarella, basil 17 28 36
D.O.C : tomato, cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, basil 18 29 37
San Daniele: tomato, mozzarella, arugula, prosciutto 18 29 37
Diavola: tomato, mozzarella, pepperoni 16 28 36
Capricciosa: tomato, mozzarella, mushrooms, ham, olives, artichokes 16 28 36
Rustica: tomato, mozzarella, green peppers, sausage 15 27 35

PIZZE BIANCHE
(no tomato sauce)
Vegetariana: mozzarella, olives, green peppers, mushrooms, artichokes 15 27 35
Bianca del Diavolo: mozzarella, ricotta cheese, pepperoni 16 28 36
Pere: mozzarella, gorgonzola cheese, pears, walnuts 15 27 35
Tartufo: mozzarella, mushrooms, truffle oil 16 28 36
5 Formaggi: mozzarella, gorgonzola, fontina, parmesan, provolone 15 27 35
Francesina: mozzarella, speck (smoked prosciutto), brie 17 28 36
Patate: mozzarella, potatoes, gorgonzola, oregano 17 28 36

Affumicata: mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, scamorza affumicata, 17 28 36
pancetta affumicata

SPECIAL PIZZA 18 29 37
Numero28: buffalo mozzarella, speck, truffle cream, mushrooms
Giulietta: buffalo mozzarella, roasted pumpkin, pecorino, pancetta
Romeo: buffalo mozzarella, artichokes truffled cream, prosciutto
Boscaiola: buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, porcini, shaved parmesan
Delicata: mozzarella, bresaola (dired beef), ricotta, cherry tomatoes, shaved parmesan

CALZONE 18
mozzarella, spicy sopressata, ricotta, eggplant

APPETIZERS

Parmigiana di Melanzane: eggplant parmigiana 9

Polpette: veal and pork meatballs in tomato cause, parmesan cheese 9
Bruschetta Originale: tomatoes, garlic, basil, olive oil 7

Bruschetta Vegetariana: tomatoes, garlic, pesto, artichokes, olive oil 8
Bruschetta Funghetta: mushrooms, garlic, parsley, olive oil 8
Carpaccio di Bresaola: bresaola, rucola, shaved parmesan, cherry tomatoes 12
Tagliere di Salumi: charcuterie of the day for two 12
Prosciutto e bufala: whole buffalo mozzarella served with prosciutto 18


SALADS
Mista: mixed greens, tomatoes 7
Rucola: arugula, tomatoes, shaved parmesan 8
Spinaci: baby spinach, cherry tomatoes, ricotta, balsamic reduction 9
Carciofi: artichokes, arugula, olives, pinenuts, shaved parmesan 9
Pere: mixed greens, tomatoes, pears, gorgonzola, walnuts 9
Caprese: buffalo mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, oregano, basil 12

SOUPS
Lenticchie: lentil soup 8
Fagioli: bean soup with ditalini pasta 8

PASTA
Penne Pomodoro: tomato sauce, basil, oregano, parmesan cheese 11
Linguine al Pesto: pesto sauce, pinenuts, parmesan cheese 13
Rigatoni Vesuviana: eggplant, ricotta cheese, tomato sauce 13
Penne Boschetto: speck (smoked prosciutto), mushrooms, truffle oil 15

PASTA FRESCA (homemade fresh pasta)
Lasagna di Carne: homemade lasagna with béchamel and meat sauce 16
Ravioli: ravioli stuffed with ricotta and spinach, butter and sage 16

Gnocchi: homemade potato gnocchi with secret sauce

DESSERTS
Tiramisu: classic Italian dessert of ladyfingers and mascarpone cheese 7
Semifreddo al Pistacchio: pistachio mousse 7

Panna Cotta: traditional Italian custard with nutella cream 7
Tortino Caldo al Cioccolato: warm chocolate cake with whipped cream 7
Pizza alla Nutella (serves 4) 15

Numero 28 Pizzeria Napoletana e Ristorante, 1431 First Ave., nr. 74th St.; 212-772-8200

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