Mia Francesca Trattoria

Restaurant Raleigh
4100 Main at North Hills St.
Raleigh, NC 27609

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6 Penne Pasta Dishes that are Perfetto!

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Penne“Perfetto” means perfection in Italian, and nothing is truer for our patrons after they visit Mia Francesca Trattoria. Our authentic Tuscany Italian pasta gets always gets rave reviews from all of our guests. No fine Italian restaurant is ever complete without having an extensive pasta menu. And we offer many different kinds of delicious authentic Italian pasta, including the delicious penne dishes we serve here in North Hills, Midtown Raleigh.

Penne, given its practical design, is versatile pasta with a center and ridges that allow it to hold sauce;   Mia Francesca has several “perfetto” pasta dishes made with this wonderfully shaped penne pasta.

Here are six dishes from our gluten-free menu and all are tender and scrumptious!

  • Penne e Capesante: sea scallops, roasted baby artichokes, asparagus, white wine, spicy marinara on penne pasta
  • Penne alla Bolognese: beef, veal, pork, fresh herbs, tomato basil sauce, and Parmigiano Reggiano over penne pasta
  • Penne Aglio Olio: penne pasta sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, diced tomatoes, and sautéed spinach
  • Penne al Pomodoro: penne pasta sautéed in a spicy cherry tomato sauce with garlic, olive oil, and fresh herbs
  • Penne alle Verdure: penne pasta sautéed with wild mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, broccoli, escarole, garlic, olive oil, and pine nuts
  • Penne Amatriciana: Guanciale, Spanish onions, tomato basil sauce, olive oil, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano on penne pasta

Mia Francesca Trattoria simply has the best pasta in Raleigh!  We always serve it with the freshest farm to table ingredients.  All of our produce comes from fresh local farmer’s markets.  We are proud to continue to be an integral part of the got to be NC Agriculture program.  This program supports our community and our local Raleigh economy, and guarantees that we serve the best quality produce each and every day. Taste for yourself how wonderful our pasta dishes and our other authentic dishes are on our expansive Northern Italian menu! Remember we are just 20 minutes from anywhere in the Triangle; located just off the Raleigh Beltline (Exit 8A Six Forks Road). North Hills, the outdoor shopping area is the place to go for shopping, movie watching, pampering, and more!


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Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

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The Best Pasta in Raleigh – Mia Francesca Trattoria in North Hills

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Looking for The Best Pasta in Raleigh?

For the best pasta in Raleigh is at Mia Francesca Trattoria the Raleigh restaurant. We continue to bring the best Northern Italian cuisine to the greater Raleigh area.Best Pasta Raleigh, NC Located in the growing North Hills complex that features shopping boutiques, office spaces, a movie theatre and gym, the eatery is located at 4100 Main at North Hills street.

If the best pasta in Raleigh is what you are looking for then make every date on your calendar one to remember and enjoy an intimate, romantic dinner for two, a family gathering filled with smiles and laughter, and have entertaining lunch with friends any day of the week. If there is an occasion, Mia Francesca Trattoria is the restaurant of choice in the Triangle. We also offer the best pasta in Raleigh in private dining rooms that can accommodate various business activities and networking groups. Rehearsal dinner and wedding receptions are perfect when they are experienced with the highest level of service and culinary excellence possible.

Having the best pasta is Raleigh is reallyabout great handmade pasta! You simply have not had pasta until you have tasted Mia Francesca’s flavorful, authentic Italian pasta offerings. Our Linguine e Carpesante features sea scallops with roasted artichokes, garlic, white wine, and tomato basil sauce. Our Penne con Panchetta includes Italian Sausage with sundried tomatoes, garlic, white wine, tomato basil sauce, and Laura Chanel goat cheese. Our Gnocchi con Pesto has sautéed potato dumplings with basil pesto, pine nuts, chopped tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella. Plus we have a great Gluten Free menu – featuring gluten free pastas!

The Restaurant with the Best Pasta in Raleigh

You can also enjoy our definitive Spaghetti and Meatballs perfectly presented in a delightful tomato basil sauce. Our Spaghetti alla Bolognese showcases three hearty meats (beef, veal, and pork) along with fresh herbs, tomato basil sauce, and Parmigiano Reggiano. Our Penne Rapini offers Penne pasta served with broccoli rabe, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and shaved parmesan. Our Aragosta Cappellachi is a juicy Maine lobster filled with fresh pasta, spring peas, baby spinach, and a lovely lobster cream sauce. Last, and equally superb, is our Penne Pollo Diavola, a grilled local farms chicken breast with kalamata olives, capers, chili flakes, and spicy tomato basil.

Not Only The Best Pasta in Raleigh…

In addition to our tender and flavorful pasta, Mia Francesca Trattoria offers so much more with savory appetizers (like calamari or bruschetta), farm-fresh salads, authentic Italian pizzas (with the option to pick your own toppings for your personal taste), superior shore to table seafood, moist farm raised chicken, and mouthwatering lamb chops. Not to mention our scrumptious desserts you can enjoy with one of our choice wines or soothing coffees. We have something for everyone at Mia Francesca Trattoria!

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Visit us here: http://miafrancescaraleigh.com

Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Dolci Menu Brunch Menu | Gluten Free Menu

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525
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