Le Vésuvio

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3, rue Prépoise, 44210 PORNIC
Phone 02.40.82.91.77
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estelle and christophe, proprietors of vesuvio

Open every day except Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Our cuisine is homemade.

Explore our à la Carte selections...


Starters (les ENTREES)

Italian Ham @ 10,90 €

Italian Plate @ 12,90 €
(chorizo, coppa, Italian ham)

Nordic Plate @ 10,90 €
(smoked salmon, chive cream)

Beef Carpaccio @ 10,00 €
(capers, parmesan, pesto)

6 Oysters from the Bay Size 3 @ 9,60 €

12 Oysters from the Bay Size 3 @ 17,50 €

6 Snails @ 5,90 €

12 Snails @ 10,80 €

12 Stuffed Palourdes @ 10,90 €
(small, stuffed local clams)

Buissons (Pyramid) of Langoustines (12) @ 17,50 €
(large prawns)

Mixture of Oysters and Langoustines @ 18,50 €
(6 oysters; 6 langoustines)

Fish Soup @ 9,40 €

Plate of Fries @ 3,50 €

Mussels (les Moules)

All our mussels are served with fries

Marinières @ 11,50 €
(in white wine sauce)

Cream sauce @ 12,50 €

Curry @ 13,00 €

Carbonara @ 13,90 €

Bolognaise @ 13,50 €

Gorgonzola @ 13,00 €

Chorizo @ 14,00 €

Beurre blanc @ 13,90 €
(white butter sauce)

Curé Nantais @ 14,90 €
(local specialty cheese; made in Pornic with cow's milk)

Salads (les Salades)

Capri @ 11,90 €
(lettuce, tomato, tuna, egg, ham, cheese)

House @ 11,90 €
(lettuce, tomato, sweet peppers, egg, anchovy, tuna, artichoke)

Country @ 13,90 €
(lettuce, tomato, fresh bacon bits, gizzards)

Italian @ 12,90 €
(lettuce, tomato, Italian ham, Gorgonzola, olives)

Shrimp Cocktail @ 12,90 €
(lettuce, mushrooms, shrimp, thinly sliced smoked salmon, cocktail sauce)

Vesuvio @ 13,90 €
(arugula [rocket], tomato confite, grilled eggplant [aubergine], Italian ham, goat cheese roasted with honey)

Caesar Salad @ 13,90 €
(lettuce, breaded turkey breast, parmesan, crouton, egg)

Surf and Turf @ 17,50 €
(lettuce, tomato, smoked salmon, Italian ham, shrimp, foie gras [fatted duck liver]))

Warm Goat Cheese @ 10,00 €

Tomato and Mozzarella @ 11,40 €

Green @ 3,20 €

Arugula [Rocket] @ 3,60 €

Pasta (les Pâtes)

Tagliatelles with Seafood @ 13,90 €
(Tagliatelles are similar to fettuccini.)

Tagliatelles with Salmon @ 13,90 €

Tagliatelles Carbonara @ 11,90 €

Spaghetti Bolognaise @ 10,90 €

Spaghetti or Tagliatelles with Butter @ 7,00 €

Lasagne Bolognaise and its Green Salad @ 12,30 €

Veal (Veau)

Scallop of Veal Milanaise @ 17,00 €
(breaded)

Scallop of Veal Napoli @ 17,90 €
(breaded, ham and cheese gratin)

Scallop of Veal Marsala @ 18,50 €
(mushrooms, sweet Marsala, cream sauce)

Beef (Boeuf)

Grilled Ribeye Steak @ 16,50 €

Filet of Rumpsteak @ 17,00 €

Flank Steak with Shallots and fries @ 13,90 €

Sirloin @ 14,90 €

Hamburger Steak @ 11,50 €

Steak Tartare @ 14,90 €
(chopped raw beef)

Double carpaccio @ 14,90 €
(capers, parmesan, pesto)


Add one of our house-made sauces @ 1,00 €
(pepper; Gorgonzola; Curé Nantais; or shallot)


Entrecôte = Ribeye; Pavé = Rumpsteak; Bavette = Flank; Faux filet = Sirloin; Haché = Chopped(Hamburger); Tartare = Raw

Saignant = Rare; Au point = Medium; Bien cuit = Well-done

Fish (Poissons)

Fresh Seafood and Sauerkraut @ 19,00 €
(skate (ray), salmon, hake, mussels, shrimp)

Salmon beurre blanc @ 16,90 €
(white butter sauce)

Skate (Ray) sauce Vesuvio @ 14,90 €

Hake fillet @ 13,90 €

Fried Calamari @ 10,90 €
(squid)

Fish'n Chips @ 13,90 €

Served with

Veal, beef and fish dishes come with:

your choice of one among... fries, lettuce, green beans or rice

Desserts/Ice Cream

...DESSERTS...

Crème brûlée @ 5,20 €

Floating island @ 4,80 €

Chocolate cake with crème anglaise @ 4,60 €

Crème caramel @ 4,60 €

Chocolate mousse @ 4,80 €

Tiramisu @ 5,20 €

Fresh fruit salad @ 4,90 €

...ICE CREAM...

Dame blanche @ 6,50 €

Coupe Amarena @ 7,20 €
(Vanilla ice cream, Amarena cherries, Kirsch, whipped cream)

Peach Melba @ 6,90 €

Coffee or Chocolate Liegeois @ 6,50 €

Coupe Verdi @ 7,20 €
(Chocolate mint ice cream, Get, chocolat, whipped cream)

Coupe Colonelo @ 7,20

Coupe Commandant @ 7,20
(Pear sorbet, pear eau de vie)

Irish Coffee @ 8,00 €
(Hot coffee, Whisky, whipped cream)

Poire Belle-Hélène @ 7,20 €
(Pear, vanilla ice cream topped with chocolate sauce, whipped cream)

Banana Split @ 7,80 €

Coco-Boy @ 6,90 €
(Coconut ice cream topped with chocolate sauce, whipped cream)

Mystère @ 5,20 €

Mystère flambé @ 6,50 €

Coupe 2 boules @ 3,50 €
(2 scoops ice cream; ask for flavors)

Coupe 3 boules @ 4,50 €
(3 scoops ice cream; ask for flavors)