Appetizers (minimum order for 20 people)

[ Download printable PDF ]


Appetizer Party Only. $15.00 per person
Bruschetta $1.95 per person
Pesto, sundried tomato, roasted red peppers and romano cheese or olive tappenade and feta cheese.

Vegetable Platter and Dip

$2.25 per person

Fresh Fruit Platter

$2.95 per person

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Served with Crostini

(Serves 25) $45.00
(Serves 50) $85.00

Antipasto Platter

$3.95 per person

Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon

(serves 25) $100.00

Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes and Garlic Torte
Served with crostini

(Serves 25) $45.00
(Serves 50) $80.00

Appetizers (minimum order of 3 dozen)

Chicken Pinwheels

$15.95 / dozen
Filled with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes, topped with an herb cream sheese on crostini

Proscuitto Rolls

$15.95 / dozen
Rolled with asparagus and herbed cream cheese or rolled with melon

Stuffed Mushrooms

$18.95 / dozen
Stuffed with crab and cheese

Cocktail Meatballs

$7.95 / dozen
Choice of teriyaki, sweet & sour or barbecue sauce

Deep Fried Mozzarella Sticks

$7.95 / dozen
Served with marinara dipping sauce

Caprese Tapas

$12.95 / dozen
Crostini, fresh mozzarella, Roma tomato and fresh basil with balsamic vinaigrette

Chicken Drums and Wings

$7.95 / dozen
Choice of sauce

Primo Dinners

Choice of up to three individually plated dinners served to your guests. All dinners are served with Caesar salad, seasonal vegetables, *choice of baked potato, roasted red potatoes, or rice pilaf and focaccia bread. All dinners are served with coffee, tea or soft drink.

Choice Prime Rib*
(Minimum of 15 dinners)

market value
Prime rib with au jus and creamed horseradish.

Choice New York or Ribeye Steak*
(minimum of 8 dinners)

market value
Broiled and topped with a mushroom marsala demi-glace

Filet Mingnon and Jumbo Prawns*
(minimum of 8 dinners)

market value
Broiled 8oz. bacon wrapped beef tenderloin with jumbo prawns scampi

Grilled Prawns Scampi Style
(minimum of 8 dinners)

market value
Prawns marinated in garlic, extra virgin olive oil and lemon served over angel hair pasta.


Traditional Italian dish prepared with meats and cheeses layered with pasta and meat sauce.

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia Filet
(minimum of 8 dinners)


Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Served with a stone-ground mustard sauce.

Seafood Manicotti
(minimum of 8 dinners)

Pasta tubes stuffed with shrimp, scallops, crab and a blend of cheeses in a ricotta filling topped with a brandy mornay sauce

Fresh filet of King Salmon*
(minimun of 8 dinners)

Baked salmon topped with a lemon caper dill sauce.

Stuffed Chicken Breast Saltimbocca*
(minimun of 8 dinners)

Chicken breast suffed with proscuitto and provolone cheese, topped with a creamy pesto sauce.

Roast Italian Chicken*
(minimun of 8 dinners)

1/2 of a roast chicken marinated in olive oil, rosemary, sage and garlic

Create your own Family Style Dinner


Our chef can make your ideas into a reality.

If you have special needs, let us know--we can accommodate them.

Tureen of Minestrone Soup

Insalata (chose one)
  • Caesar Salad
  • Tossed Green Salad with House Dressing
  • Spinach Salad

Pasta with Meat or Marinara Sauce (choose one)
  • Spaghetti
  • Meat Raviloli
  • Penne Pasta
  • Rigatoni

Pasta Prima (choose one)
  • Tortellini with Meat or Marinara Sauce
  • Fettuccine with Alfredo or Pesto Sauce
  • Penne Primavera

Entree (choose two)
  • Meatballs
  • Italian Sausage
  • Chicken Entree: Cacciatore, Marsala or Herb Roasted Chicken.

Foccacia Bread
Coffee, Tea or Soft Drink

Traditional Family Style

All dinners are served on large platters to be passed around the table like Grandpa Ernesto did at his family table. All dinners are served with choice of coffee, tea or soft drink.

Italian Style I $21.95
  • Tureen of Minestrone Soup
  • Caesar Salad
  • Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Mariniara Sauce
  • Cheese or Meat Ravioli
  • Meatball
  • Herb Roasted Chicken
  • Foccacia Bread

Italian Style II

  • Tureen of Minestrone Soup
  • Caesar Salad
  • Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Mariniara Sauce
  • Meatball or Herb Roasted Chicken
  • Foccacia Bread

Pasta Feast

  • Caesar Salad
  • Spaghetti, Penne or Rigatoni with Meat or Mariniara Sauce
  • Foccacia Bread

Ravioli Dinner

  • Caesar Salad
  • Choice of Meat or Cheese Ravioli
  • Choice of Meat or Marinara Sauce
  • Foccacia Bread

Pizza Party

  • Caesar Salad
  • Assorted Pizzas

Italian Buffet


Available for groups of 25 or more. Basic menu includes one salad choice, two pasta choices and one entree choice. Coffee, tea or soft drink and fresh bread is also included.

(choose one) -- Additional choices $1.50 per person
  • Tossed Greeen Salad
  • Spinach Salad
  • Caesar Salad

Pastas / Vegetables
(choose two) -- Additional choices $2.00 per peson
  • Penne
  • Rigatoni
  • Bowtie
  • Spaghetti
  • Ravioli - meat or cheese
  • Seasonal Vegetables in Dill Butter
    • Available sauces for pasta, choose 1 for each pasta choice.
    • Meat
    • Marinara
    • Alfredo
    • Primavera

(choose one) -- Additional choices $2.00 per person
  • Roasted Italian Chicken
  • Meat Balls
  • Italian Sausage

Additional Entrees Avalable
-- $3.00 per person
  • Canneloni
  • Manicotti
  • Lasagne
  • Chicken Picatta, Marsala or Cacciatore
  • Baked Ziti
  • Herb Chicken Veloute




Cheesecake with Toppings




Dessert Bars (Special Order)


Cake Cutting Fee

$0.75 / person
Includes plates, cutting and serving


Full service bar available

You also may pre-select bottled wines from our wine list. There is a wine corking fee of $15.00 for personal bottles.

.75 L Wine (four glasses per bottle)
White Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Reisling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chianti, Pinot Griggio

1.5 L Wine (eight glasses per bottle)
White Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Reisling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chianti, Pinot Griggio

Domestic Beer (six glasses per pitcher)
Coors Light

Microbrews (six glasses per pitcher)
Widmere Hefewiezen, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Porter, IPA and ask us about our seasonal beers.

Continental Breakfast Available

$7.95 / person

Luncheon Menu
We will customize a lunch menu to fit your needs.

There is a daily rate for room rentals for seminars and meetings.

Facilities and Services

Capacity Seating from 20 to 180 people, depending on requirements: Capri Room - Seating for 25 Venice Room - Seating for 55 Monte Carlo Room - Seating for 80 total Seating for 180 people

Gratuity of 20% on all functions.

Catering Full service off premises catering available.

Types of Events Conferences, meetings seminars, luncheons, banquets, wedding rehearsal dinners.

Availability and Terms Advance reservations are recommended. We will try to accommodate last minute events when possible. A deposit is required to secure the room.

  • Bar Facilities - Host / no host full-service bar is available
  • Dance floor - available for rent.
  • Linens - Cloth linens available in limited colors at no additional cost. Special colors can be ordered for a fee.
  • Decorations - Standard decorations including helium balloons acceptable. No confetti allowed.
  • Audio / Visual - in-house state-of-the-art sound and video equipment available for rent. Projector, DVD, CD, iPod, wireless microphone and 120 inch screen.
  • Parking - Ample, free, off-street parking.
  • ADA - Meets all standards. All meeting rooms on ground level.


Accessible from Highway 217 and only 10 minutes from downtown Portland. Ernesto's is conveniently located between Jesuit High School and the AAA building on Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. We feature spacious dining rooms, a full-service lounge and gorgeous meeting / banquet rooms. Three generations of Italian recipes including pasta, veal, chicken, pizza, calzone and charbroiled steaks. you will find the service and atmosphere to be first class. [ Get directions! ]