52830 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48316
Parking: Lot, Private
Bike Parking: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Caterers, Take Out, Fast Food, Italian, European, Continental
Alcohol: Full Bar
Takes Reservations: Yes
Outdoor Seating: Yes
Price Range : Average
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Old School Italian ...place for sure!
No booths , 100% tables & a large earthy fireplace in the middle of one of the dining rooms.
Ive wanted to eat here since moving to Shelby Twp.
What took me so long?
Well honestly it looks pricey, yes it does, so I looked on line for the menu, the web site has been under construction for months.
So I stopped in once for a carryout menu. Got it home & the print/fonte were so small I still had no idea how much an entree would set me back.
So finally my chiropractors office manger & I discuss multiple things , which lead to hear talking about her "All Time Favorite Restaurant" Piccirilli's
So 12-20-13 I called the bride from work & said you've got a date at 6pm.
She asked how to dress, I said "Snappy/Casual will work"
Picked her up and we arrived at Piccirillis at 5:50
A SUPER Charming hostess sat us in Natalie's section , as Jan told us to request her.
Natalie enthusiastically arrived on the scene & introduced herself & inquired was it our first time & who refereed her to us?
My bride always orders a chicken dish & tonight ordered a lemon chicken pollo with capers & artichokes/mushrooms & it included a soup/salad & a large side of pasta
She remarked , this is my new favorite dish & restaurant!
I inquired about the rolatta, which my friend JAN recommended .
Well Natalie who come to find out if married to the chef & is the owners daughter in law, knew rolatta like the back of her hand
It is sheets of pasta, covered in cheese ,ricotta & mozzarella, spinach & red sauce, then rolled & cut into 1-2 inch strips like a jelly roll & served on a plate with more sauce.
It was fabulous!
And such a comfort food choice on a cold rainy/snowy night.
I upgraded my salad to an anti pasto, which is surprisingly not on the menu, but Natalie made it happen anyways . [ $5 upcharge ]
Entree's range from $11 - $18 for a majority of them, plus some pricier steak- fish options.