Peter DeRuvo's Davanti Enoteca Now Open for Lunch (Plus, the Menu)

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For those who missed the early August opening of Scottsdale's Davanti Enoteca, the newest home (and third location) of the Italian restaurant from Chicago-based Francesca's Restaurants Group (which also brought Mia Francesca to the Valley), you now have another reason to stop by: lunch.

Headed up by chef Peter DeRuvo (formerly of Sassi, Prado, and Cuoco Pazzo), Davanti Enoteca, which opened for lunch last week, offers a small selection of Italian-inspired lunch items plus a few with a creative twist.

Read on for the menu.

Lunch at Davanti Enoteca happens from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Sunday. A weekend brunch, which includes a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, is scheduled to start in October.

Here's the lunch menu per the restaurant's website:


porchetta + rapini + aged provolone + natural jus

campari tomatoes + fresh mozzarella + basil + oliveoil + seasalt

italian tuna + black olives + arugula + celery heart

proscuitto + salami + mozzarella + mortadella + red wine vinaigrette + giardinera + tomatoes (served hot or cold)


mozzarella + basil + tomato + olive oil + sea salt + aged balsamic

watermelon + black mesa ranch goat cheese + sunflower seeds + olive oil

shrimp + radicchio + arugula + chard beans + tomatoes + blood orange vinaigrette

roasted beets + citrus + greek feta + toasted pistachio + lambs' lettuce

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