Chesca's Restaurant

Marrying gourmet and comfort food on Martha's Vineyard

Chesca's is a Martha's Vineyard favorite for fresh coastal Italian fare.

Gluten-Free Menu

We offer gf biscuits, pasta and even brownies!  Below is a  list of items that are or can be made gf easily!

GLUTEN - FREE  APPETIZERS

ISLAND CHEESES
Grey Barn: Prufrock, Eidolon, and Bluebird Blue. Mermaid Farm: Alpine style Nobska.  Pineapple-red pepper chutney, Asian pears, Marcona almonds and crostini  18

 

JUMBO SHRIMP COCKTAIL
three with cocktail sauce  14

 

ROASTED TOMATO, RED PEPPER and OLIVE TAPENADE
grilled zucchini and Cloumage cheese  13

 

BRESAOLA CARPACCIO
Italian air-cured beef, extra virgin olive oil, lemon, capers, arugula, and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano  15

 

STEAMED MUSSELS
Prince Edward Island rope-grown in coconut milk, ginger, white wine, lime, garlic and cilantro  14

 

HOT GORGONZOLA DIP with PANCETTA and BABY SHRIMP
without herbed crostini  14

 

(ALL SALADS ARE GLUTEN - FREE with the right dressing)

GLUTEN - FREE  SPECIALTIES

GRILLED SALMON

Faroe Island salmon, (no Thai chili barbecue glaze), chive mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables 32

 

BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIBS

red onion and bacon confit, chive mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables 36

 

WHITE CLAM SAUCE over GF PENNE

extra virgin olive oil, garlic, butter and parsley with chopped clams and littlenecks 28

 

GRILLED NORTH ALTANTIC SWORDFISH

Basmati rice, roasted corn and black beans

scarlet orange and caramelized pineapple beurre blanc 34

 

GRILLED BLACK ANGUS NEW YORK SIRLOIN

roasted shallot Chianti butter, grilled asparagus (substitute chive masshed potatoes) 38

 

SEAFOOD PAELLA

lobster, shrimp, scallops, chorizo, littleneck clams and mussels in saffron rice 38

 

LOBSTER RISOTTO

asparagus, plum tomatoes and Pecorino Romano 36

 

SPINACH and ROASTED GARLIC (SUB GF PENNE or GF RAVIOLI)

asparagus, plum tomatoes, roasted Portobello mushrooms

basil brown butter and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano 24

 

BOLOGNESE (SUB GF PENNE)

veal ragù with pancetta, Vidalia onions, tomatoes and cream 28

 

BENTO BOX sub extra house salad or sautéed vegetables and chive mashed potatoes  36

GRILLED SHRIMP lemon, garlic, olive oil and parsley 

SIMPLE   PASTAS

BAKED CHEESE RAVIOLI

gluten-free ravioli, marinara sauce, mozzarella, Cloumage and fresh basil 18

 

GF PENNE & SAUCE

marinara 16.  alfredo or tomato-basil-cream sauce 19

SIDE   DISHES

SAUTEED BROCCOLINI                       TONIGHTS VEGETABLE 6

CHIVE MASHED POTATOES 

 

GLUTEN - FREE  DESSERTS

 

BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE BROWNIE - gluten free brownie option

cappuccino ice cream, Callebaut dark chocolate sauce, whipped cream 12

 

CHEF DAVID’S CRÈME CARAMEL 10

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE - gluten free cake option

with a twist - classic yellow cake, vanilla ice cream

Grand Marnier marinated strawberries and whipped cream 12

 

SNOWBALL - gluten free cake option

vanilla bean ice cream coated with sponge cake crumbs

caramel sauce and Chilmark Chocolates’ almond-butter crunch crumbles 12

 

CHOCOLATE POT DE CRÈME

chantilly cream 11

 

ICE CREAM or SORBET

vanilla bean, cappuccino, Dutch chocolate, or hand-mixed fresh mint chip

orange sorbet  8