Vita • Denver • 303.477.4600

Vita RESTAURANT Lunch Menu

Appetizers


Bruschetta

Tomatoes, white beans, Kalamata olives, fresh basil, Goat cheese, toasted bread & Parmesan cheese ~ 10

 

Calamari

Flash fried calamari served with house made cocktail sauce and topped with Parmesan cheese ~ 12.5


Ten Hour Pork 
House made tortilla chips tossed with ten hour slow braised pulled pork, Vita BBQ sauce, Asadero cheese, pickled jalapenos, cherry tomatoes, red onions and topped with a jalapeno & avocado drizzle   11

 

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Warm spinach & artichoke dip served with house made tortilla chips  ~10

 

Caramel & Pecan Baked Brie

A lightly fried and baked flaky Brie wedge served with apples, red grapes, crackers, caramel drizzle

and pecans  14


Mussels *

Sauteed PEI Mussels, Applewood smoked red pepper bacon, shallots and garlic tossed in our green curry and coconut sauce and served with

grilled bread points  13

 

Flatbreads

Meatball

Fresh house-made grilled flatbread topped with red sauce, meatballs, Applewood smoked bacon, red onions, Fresh Mozzarella & Asadero Cheeses

Vegetable

Fresh house-made grilled flatbread topped with red sauce, Portobello and button mushrooms, sauteed spinach, garlic, tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella & Asadero cheeses ~ 11

 

Sliders

(Choose 2 Per Order.  Served on brioche buns)

 Pork 

Ten hour slow braised pulled pork tossed in our Vita BBQ sauce and topped with pickled jalapenos

Buffalo

 Buffalo slider topped with Smoked Cheddar cheese and spicy house made pickles

Meatball

House made pork and beef meatball topped with our red sauce and Parmesan cheese

Mushroom

Marinated Portobello mushrooms topped with sauteed spinach and a cilantro pesto spread  ~ 11

 

Colossal Wings

Five buttermilk and battered jumbo sized chicken wings served with your choice of Vita BBQ sauce, Sriracha buffalo sauce, Spicy Thai sauce  13

Salads


(Add Grilled or Blackened Chicken ~ 5 / (4) Shrimp ~ 8 / (4 oz.) Pan Seared Colorado Striped Bass* ~ 8 /

(4oz.) Steelhead Trout* 7 / (4 oz.) Flatiron Steak* ~ 9)


Autumn Spinach 

Roasted butternut squash, candied bacon, gorgonzola, toasted pumpkin seeds, candied sweet potato 

vinaigrette  9


Winter Kale 
Shredded kale, apples, crushed pistachios, green onion, goat cheese, carrots, cranberries, blueberry vinaigrette 9

Four Seasons Quinoa Salad  

Spinach, quinoa, roasted butternut squash, grapes, roasted sunflower seeds, golden raisin

Vinaigrette  9


Butter Lettuce Wedge  
Half a head of Butter lettuce served with bleu cheese crumbles, Applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, and red onions 9 

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Cup 3.50 Bowl 6

 Indicates a gluten free menu item. For other menu items that can be prepared gluten free by omitting an ingredient please ask your server. * Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Sandwiches


All Sandwiches and Burgers come with choice of side spinach salad, house made potato chips or beer battered crispy french fries.  Substitute a cup of our Creamy Tomato Basil Soup ~ 1.50
Add fresh jalapenos to any sandwich 1  Avocado or Portobello mushrooms 2

 

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

 Seasoned and grilled chicken breast, spinach, tomato, onions, cilantro pesto, Provolone cheese, Brioche bun  ~ 12.50  

 

Flank Steak Gyro 

Grilled flank steak, toasted pita, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, Kalamata olives, Feta cheese, lettuce, & cucumber dressing.~ 12.5

 

Veggie Wrap
Portobello mushroom, kale, tomato, cucumber, yellow squash, carrot, Smoked Cheddar cheese, spicy bistro sauce 13

Steak Sandwich
Thinly shaved steak, onions, melted Fontina & Dijon mustard cream sauce served on a toasted roll 13

Cubano
Slow cooked & pulled pork, thinly sliced ham, Fontina, spicy house pickles, served on a toasted roll 12

Turkey Club
Turkey, Fontina, lettuce, tomato, applewood smoked bacon, spicy bistro sauce, served on Texas Toast 12.50

Wrap of the day
Chef's daily inspiration rolled in a tortilla and cooked on our flattop 11

Burgers


Substitute a Bison Burger for any burger 3
Add fresh jalapenos to any burger 1
Avocado or Portobello mushrooms 2

Lohi Burger
Topped with a spicy cream cheese, deep fried jalapenos, lettuce, tomato, served on a Brioche bun 13

Green Chili Burger
Topped with slow cooked pulled pork, house made green chili, Fontina cheese, lettuce and tomato served on a Brioche bun 13

 

Black & Bleu Burger
Bleu cheese crumbles, lettuce, tomato, blackening seasoning, caramelized onions, served on a Brioche bun 12

 

Bacon and Cheddar Burger
Cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, crispy onion ring, Applewood smoked bacon, served on a Brioche bun 12

 

Portobello Burger
A marinated and grilled Portobello mushroom cap topped with a crispy onion ring, Provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, cilantro pesto, served on a Brioche bun 13

Lunch Entrees


Risotto 

Creamy Risotto served in a butternut squash puree with nutmeg, sage, grilled asparagus and tomato 13

(Add Grilled or Blackened Chicken  5 Shrimp ~ 8 Pan Seared Colorado Striped Bass * ~ 8 or Steelhead Trout ~* 7)


Flatiron Steak 

An four ounce grilled Flatiron steak  served with crispy potato cakes with crema, house made Worcestershire and sauteed bacon broccolini  17

 

Penne Roberto

Marinated flank steak, asparagus, tomatoes, green onions & spicy chipotle cilantro pesto sauce topped with avocado and Parmesan cheese 15

 

Colorado Striped Bass * 

A pan seared Colorado Striped Bass filet served with a  sweet potato and shrimp hash, sauteed kale, and a light citrus vinaigrette sauce 17

 

Penne Monza Fresca

Sauteed chicken breast, prosciutto ham, tomatoes, green onions, fresh basil, garlic cream sauce, fresh Mozzarella & Parmesan cheeses  15

 

Pan Seared Steelhead Trout * 

Pan seared Steelhead Trout served over a bed of sauteed julienned carrots and squash with cilantro & lime rice, pickled ginger, and a sake & soy chili sauce  16

 

 

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