159 Avenue O, Brooklyn, NY 11204
Penne with Marinara Sauce.
Its like walking back 50 years in time and getting the kind of treatment and food that was given to patrons once upon a time. This is the idealization of the classic Brooklyn Italian restaurant: perfection in simplicity.


catering menu

$15.95 Per Person


Choose 4 from A Plus 2 from B


  • Rigatoni Primavera
  • Ziti Sicilian Style
  • Baked Ziti
  • Ravioli
  • Manicotti
  • Ziti or Rigatoni with Broccoli, Sausage* or both
  • Ziti or Rigatoni with Broccoli Di Rabe*
  • Ziti or Rigatoni Filet Pomodoro
  • Ziti or Rigatoni Fresh Tomato
  • Tortellini Tri Color Alfredo Tripe
  • Chicken Scarparella
  • Chicken Cacciatore
  • Chicken Cutlet Parmigiana
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Chicken Francaise
  • Chicken & Sausage
  • Scarparella Sausage with Peppers & Onions
  • Sausage Pizzaiola
  • Sausage Pizzaiola with Peppers & Mushrooms
  • Sausage with Broccoli Di Rabe*
  • Veal Cutlet Parmigiana
  • Veal & Peppers
  • Veal & Mushrooms
  • Veal Scallopini Marsala*
  • Veal Pizzaiola with Peppers and Mushrooms*
  • Veal Francese*
  • Eggplant (any style)
  • Scungilli Marinara
  • Calamari En Casserole
  • Mussels (any style)


  • Rice Balls
  • Potato Croquettes
  • Sauteed Spinach
  • Sauteed Broccoli
  • Sauteed Escarole
  • Sauteed Mushrooms
  • Mixed Green Salad with Tomato

*These items are subject to additional charge.

Addition Items  (*Priced Per Tray*)

    Gourmet Selections

  • Veal Spedini Siciliana
  • Country Style
  • Shadow Special
  • Steak Pizzaiola
  • Filet Mignon (any Style)
  • Filet of Veal Oreganata
  • Filet of Veal with Vinegar Peppers, Cherry Peppers and Potatoes
  • Filet of Veal with Pepper and Onions
  • Shrimp Marinara
  • Shrimp Francese
  • Shrimp Parmigiana
  • Seafood Platter

    Gourmet Appetizers

  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Fish Salad
  • Baked Clams
  • Special Cold Antipasto (includes homemade mozzarella,
    roasted peppers, provolone salami, and prosciutto)
  • Spinach Balls

Parties Include Complete Paperware

  • Plates
  • Forks
  • Knives
  • Spoons
  • Napkins
  • Italian Bread
  • Grated Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Sternos

If Desired , We Can Supply Coffee, Cups, Cake Plates.

Once again La Palina can make almost every dish you desire, so if there is anything additional you like but have not seen on this menu, please feel free to ask one of the catering managers.