Sardella’s Ristorante Italiano in Newport has a winning idea for Big Game “Homegate” parties this Super Sunday. “We are serving up real food for those football parties!” said proprietor Richard Sardella.  Sardella’s will be open on Super Sunday and has a full menu of Italian specialties in large family size pans. Chef Kevin Fitzgerald calls it “Real Food.”

Fans can choose from lasagna, baked Ziti, chicken or eggplant Parmigiana, pans of homestyle meatballs, cheese ravioli or tortellini, veal and peppers, gnocchi and even braised short ribs. Small (half) pans serve 10, large up to 25 guests. Sardella’s will have your choice hot and ready to take home for Big Game parties.

Big Game Homegate orders can be called in any time before Saturday morning (Feb 3) by calling (401)849-6312 or order online at then come in and pick up by party time and game time! Sardella’s Ristorante Italiano is located at 30 Memorial Blvd., West, in Newport RI.


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