Vita • Denver • 303.477.4600

Vita RESTAURANT Lunch Menu

Appetizers


Bruschetta
Roasted tomato, onion, bell pepper and carrot relish served chilled on toasted bread points with a creamy Goat cheese spread 9

Calamari
Flash fried calamari tossed with a light chili oil and served with house made citrus cocktail and sambal crema dipping sauces  12.5

Ten Hour Pork 
House made tortilla chips topped with ten hour slow braised pulled pork, Vita BBQ sauce, Asadero cheese, pickled jalapenos and red onions  11
 

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

The Hunter

Fresh house-made grilled flatbread topped with red sauce, spicy elk sausage, wild boar sausage, red onions and ricotta cheese

The Forager

Fresh house-made grilled flatbread topped with red sauce, succulent shredded pork cheek, Applewood smoked red pepper bacon, mushrooms and Asadero cheese

The Gatherer

Fresh house-made grilled flatbread topped with white sauce, Portobello and button mushrooms, sauteed spinach, garlic and oven roasted tomatoes 11

 

Sliders

(Choose 2 Per Order.  Served on brioche buns)

 Swine  

Ten hour slow braised pulled pork tossed in our Vita BBQ sauce and topped with seasonal slaw

“Tatanka”

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

Sicilian

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

Shroom

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

Colossal Wings

Five buttermilk and battered jumbo sized chicken wings served with your choice of Vita BBQ sauce, Sriracha buffalo sauce, Agave Honey Jalapeno, 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.) Hanger Steak* ~ 9)


Autumn Spinach 

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

vinaigrette  9


Winter Kale 
Shredded kale, apples, candied almonds, 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 

Seasonal 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 seasonal soup ~ 1.50
Add fresh jalapenos to any sandwich 1  Avocado or Portobello mushrooms 2

11

Grilled Chicken Provolone Sandwich
Grilled Dijon & rosemary marinated chicken breast, spinach, tomato, onions, Provolone cheese   12.50

Pork Cheek Gyro
Pulled slow cooked pork cheek, tzatziki sauce, cucumber, tomato, and butter lettuce on a warm pita 12.5

 

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

Steak Sandwich
Thinly shaved steak, onions, melted Fontina & Dijon mustard cream sauce served on a steamed 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, crispy shallots, served on a Challah bun 13

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

 

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

 

Bacon and Cheddar Burger
Cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, Applewood smoked bacon, served on a Challah bun 12

 

Portobello Burger
A marinated and grilled Portobello mushroom cap topped with crispy shallots, Provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, garlic aioli,  served on a Challah bun 13
 

Lunch Entrees


Risotto 

Creamy Risotto served in a butternut squash puree with nutmeg, sage, cherry tomatoes and asparagus points 13

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


Flatiron Steak 

A four ounce grilled Flatiron steak  served with a crispy half potato and sauteed bacon Broccolini with your choice of two dipping sauces 17

Choose two sauces:  Horseradish cream sauce, House Made Worcestershire, Spicy Thai Sauce, Vita BBQ Sauce

 

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


Pork Cheek Gnocchi 

Slow braised succulent pork cheeks served over house made gnocchi with a creamy dill sauce and basil pesto 17

 

Pan Seared Steelhead Trout * 

Pan seared Steelhead, sake soy butter, sauteed seasonal vegetables, jasmine rice 16

 

Pan Roasted Chicken

Caribbean spiced and pan roasted thigh and leg, served over coconut rice with broccolini and a blackberry rum sauce ~ 16

 

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