The lunch menu at Ella's At The Airport contains a mixture of Italian - American dishes as well as some signature dishes created by Ella herself. All dishes are made with fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. Vegan and vegetarian substitutions are available at request.
The Daily Soup
Cup - $4.00
Bowl - $5.50
Ella’s Tomato Basil Bisque
Rich, creamy tomato goodness ~ always vegetarian.
Soup Of The Day
Hot, fresh & ready to eat by 11:00 each day!
Sweet local berries, fresh mint & basil, tangy pickled red onion & feta mascarpone on ciabatta toasts.
Castroville artichoke hearts, local brussel sprouts & prosciutto with spicy sriracha aioli.
Artichoke Spinach Dip & Pizza Chips
Creamy artichoke hearts & organic spinach blended with cream & cheeses; served with our fresh baked pizza “chips”
Gooey Gorgonzola Garlic Bread
Baked in the wood oven with caramelized onion, garlic butter & creamy gorgonzola…mmmmm good!
SMALL $6.95 / LARGE $8.95
*Make your salad a little heartier* add protein to your greens! Free-Range Chicken Breast $5.50, Grilled Tri-Tip $6.50, Prawns $7, Sustainable Fresh Catch
Organic fire-roasted tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh buffalo mozzarella with balsamic reduction & e.v.o.o.
Organic baby greens, dried sweet plums, ricotta salata cheese, shaved fennel, candied pecans & basil vinaigrette.
Organic arugula & spinach, roasted red bell peppers, organic tomatoes, feta cheese, crisp cucumbers, capers, ciabatta cubes & balsamic vinaigrette.
Organic baby greens, orange segments, ripe avocado, shaved fennel & goat cheese vinaigrette.
Very Berry Salad
Local berries, roasted fennel, spiced walnuts, ricotta salata & organic baby spinach wild arugula blend with basil vinaigrette.
Organic hearts of romaine, parmesan garlic croutons, pecorino romano, house Caesar dressing in roasted tomato & anchovy tapenade
Panini comes with a small side of zesty Ella Slaw or kettle chips ~ $8.95
*Add a side of fries for $3.95
*Gluten-Free Bread $1.50
*VEGAN cheese! - $2
Carved roasted turkey breast, caramelized onion, baby pickles, Swiss cheese, organic baby greens & Ella spread.
Shaved roast beef, cheddar cheese, sweet jalapeños, Ella slaw & spread.
Applewood smoked bacon, wood-fired tomatoes, ripe avocado & crisp romaine with Ella spread on fresh-baked sourdough.
Roasted eggplant, roasted red bell pepper, walnut basil pesto & fresh mozzarella with wild arugula on our fresh baked ciabatta.
Lean pastrami, sweet basil, roasted red bell peppers & Swiss cheese & Ella spread.
Roasted carrots, caramelized onion, thinly sliced cucumber, gruyere cheese & baby greens dressed in basil vinaigrette.
Fresh mozzarella, seasoned tomatoes, torn basil & balsamic vinaigrette.
Black Forest ham, caramelized onions, wild arugula with gruyere cheese & Ella’s spread on sliced nine grain.
Cup of Soup & ½ Sandwich - $11.50
Small Salad & ½ Sandwich - $11.50
Cup of Soup & Small Salad - $11.25
Mini Pizza Combo with any ½ Salad or small soup - $14.50
WOOD FIRED PIZZAS
House-made pizza dough & all ingredients, hand-tossed, thin crust, 12” in size.
All pizzas can be done on our Gluten Free crust ($2 extra)!
An Italian classic: fire-roasted tomato, fresh Buffalo mozzarella & sweet basil with Ella’s tomato sauce.
East Coast classic with thinly sliced pepperoni, mozzarella, Ella’s tomato sauce & fresh garden oregano.
Italian sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, red onion, crimini mushroom, herbed ricotta, basil pesto & Ella’s tomato sauce.
(Want it veggie style? Sub some Kalamata olives for that sausage!)
Grilled chicken breast, applewood smoked bacon, rainbow chard, Fuji apple, gruyere & crème fraiche.
The Cheese, Please
Gruyere, Mozzarella, French Feta & shaved Pecorino Romano cheese with Ella’s tomato sauce.
Roasted cauliflower, roasted artichoke hearts, shaved red onion, wild arugula, herbed cream cheese & chipotle cream.
Parmesan cream reduction, shaved carrot, roasted red bell pepper, organic spinach & grilled chicken.
Spaghetti & Meatballs
Just like it should be…homemade meatballs of pork & grass-fed beef, topped with our tomato reduction & pecorino romano cheese.
Prawns & Linguine
Herbed prawns, sautéed local organic kale, Gilroy garlic, fresh lemon, capers, Italian parsley, more garlic & chardonnay reduction over linguine.
Italian Sausage & Tomato Ravioli
Creamy Burrata cheese ravioli tossed with Italian sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh oregano, melted leeks, spicy Calabrian chiles & rich tomato reduction.
When Eggplant Fly
A Vegetarian’s delight! Spice rubbed eggplant steak, seared to perfection & topped with savory tomato & Kalamata salsa; served with green lentil & veggie hash with cucumber tzatziki. (Need this vegan? Easy, just ask your server!)
Free-range chicken breast, Applewood smoked bacon, organic greens, Gruyere cheese, creamy artichoke & spinach spread; served with an organic green salad.
Grilled tri-tip, grilled onion, cheddar cheese, spicy slaw, BBQ sauce on fresh baked Ciabatta & served with shoestring fries.
Our Grass-Fed (or Veggie) Burger
Sharp cheddar, Applewood smoked bacon, seared sweet onion, oven-fired tomato, organic greens & Burger spread on focaccia bun; served with shoestring fries.(*Need this beauty to be the best tasting VEGGIE burger around? Ask for no BACON & sub our plant-based “Veggie” patty for just $2 more!)