Cantina di Gerardo  |  St. Johnsbury, VT

Authentic Italian Cuisine

Cantina di Gerardo



If the last time you had a great Italian meal was in the North End of Boston, you'll enjoy dining at Cantina di Gerardo, located right in the heart of downtown St. Johnsbury.


Although the restaurant offers some of the best, authentic Italian food north of Fenway Park, that is not the only reason diners come back to Gerardo’s.

The restaurant fare is considered southern Italian or Neapolitan cuisine, so you will find a wide variety of pasta styles, pizzas and calzones, featuring meats and fish the chef selects himself.

 Gerardo has a stove to table format.

So do not be surprised when a steaming hot skillet arrives in front of you.


The restaurant also offers a selection of exclusively Italian wines to accompany your meal.


Gerardo's is a small family run restaurant with seating for 25. 6-8 additional seats available outside, weather permitting. May through October.


You will not go away hungry at Cantina di Gerardo’s. Owners Devorahe and Gerardo pride themselves on all of their dishes having large portions.



Bring Home Our House Marinara and Pesto

Made from the freshest ingredients and our own family recipe the Cantina di Gerardo is now making available our own Marinara and Pesto sauces.


Our sauces are available at our restaurant in St. Johnsbury, VT and a few select locations.


Bring home a taste of Italy the next time you visit the Cantina di Gerardo.


Visit us again for more from the Cantina di Gerardo, now a maker of finer Italian sauces.

$12.95 QUART




Antipasto Rustico

Selection of imported meat, fresh mozzarella, red roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, black olives, anchovies and sun-dried tomatoes.


Scallops Wrapped in Bacon

Sea Scallops wrapped in bacon sautéed in a butter wine sauce and lemon


Fresh Mussels

Mussels in the shell sautéed in your Choice of Marinara, Fra Diavlo (spicy marinara) or Scampi Sauce


Sautéed Calamari

Fresh Calamari sautéed in your Choice of Marinara, Fra Diavlo (spicy marinara) or Scampi sauce


Shrimp Scampi Appetizer

Jumbo Shrimp sautéed in a traditional garlic, butter wine sauce with lemon


Prosciutto Romano

Prosciutto di Parma with shaved Pecorino Romano Cheese, garlic and olive oil.

Prosciutto Mozzarella

Fresh buffalo mozzarella, Prosciutto di Parma, red roasted peppers, herbs and olive oil


Eggplant and Prosciutto

Baked rolled eggplant stuffed with Prosciutto sautéed in marinara sauce


Eggplant Romano

Baked eggplant sautéed in marinara topped with Pecorino Romano cheese


Caprese Salad

Fresh garden tomato with buffalo mozzarella topped with olive oil, oregano and fresh basil.


Dinner Garden Salad

Romaine topped with fresh garden tomato, green peppers, red onion, cucumbers and mushroom dressed with our own Italian balsamic dressing.


Mozzarella Sticks

Breaded mozzarella sautéed in a freshly made marinara


Mediterranean Salad

Romaine topped with black olives, red onions, red roasted peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese with our own special dressing


Dinner Caesar Salad

Fresh Romain topped with homemade croûtons, Pecorino Romano cheese and our own Caesar dressing


Add Chicken



Baked garlic bread topped with fresh garden tomato, fresh herbs and spices, olive oil and mozzarella cheese


Garlic Bread

Our fresh break baked with fresh garlic, herbs and spices, topped with mozzarella cheese


With marinara side


Side Caesar Salad or Side Pasta Marinara


Side Garden Salad


Fresh Bread and Olive Oil

Freshly baked bread with olive oil and fresh garlic, herbs and spices




Pasta Dishes Served with Caesar Salad, Bread and Garlic Oil

Pasta Marinara or Fra Diavlo

Pasta sautéed in marinara or spicy marinara sauce


Linguine Aglio e Olio

Linguine tossed with fresh garlic, red crushed peppers and olive oil


Pasta Alfredo

Pasta sautéed in cream with black pepper and Pecorino Romano cheese


Pasta Fiorentino

Pasta sautéed with fresh garden tomato, onion and spinach with crushed red pepper with a touch of marinara


Pasta Vegetale

Broccoli, assorted peppers, mushrooms, onions and eggplant over penne in your choice of Marinara, Scampi or Fra Diavlo (spicy marinara) sauce


Pasta Primavera

Fresh vegetables and penne sautéed in a cream sauce with black pepper and Pecorino Romano cheese

Linguine Putanesca

Linguine sautéed with black olives, anchovies and capers with red crushed peppers in a marinara sauce


Homemade Roasted Garlic Spinach Stuffed Ravioli


Homemade Wild Mushroom Stuffed Ravioli


     Both Ravioli Mixed


Choice of Marinara, Fra Diavolo (Spicy Marinara), Scampi, Alfredo or Pesto  Add $2.00

(new homemade ravioli may be available...ask)

Homemade Ravioli added to a dish add $6.00

Ravioli Con Porcini

Jumbo ravioli sautéed with Wild Porcini, mushrooms, crushed red peppers in a wine marinara sauce  (spicy)


Pasta with Meatballs or Sausage

Pasta tossed with fresh homemade meatballs or sweet Italian sausage in marinara

$16.95 Both $18.95

Ravioli or Tortellini or Gnocchi Marinara

Jumbo homemade ricotta filled ravioli or cheese stuffed pasta pockets or potato pasta dumplings sautéed with fresh marinara sauce

$15.95 Alfredo Add $3.00

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken sautéed in marinara with a touch of red crushed pepper, assorted bell peppers, onions and mushrooms over penne


Chicken Napolitana

Boneless chicken, breaded eggplant and mushrooms sautéed in a wine marinara sauce over pasta


Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Penne pasta with broccoli and chicken in a cream sauce with Romano cheese


Chicken Pesto

Penne pasta with chicken and mushrooms in a wine basil pesto sauce


Ziti Romano

Penne sautéed with red crushed pepper, mushrooms, onions, Prosciutto in a wine garlic butter sauce with Pecorino Romano Cheese (SPICY)


Add Chicken $19.95 Vegetables or Shrimp $21.95 Add Veal $25.95

Little Neck Clams or Mussels Over Linguine

Little neck clams or PEI Mussels over linguine in your choice of marinara, Fra Diavlo (spicy marinara) or Scampi


Shrimp Scampi

Jumbo Shrimp with mushrooms and prosciutto in a white wine Garlic butter sauce over linguine


Shrimp Alla Chef Gerardo

Jumbo Shrimp sautéed in a spicy marinara sauce served over linguine (SPICY)


Linguine Monte E Mare

Sea Scallops, Jumbo Shrimp, chicken, Prosciutto, broccoli, mushrooms, bell peppers, onions and fresh herbs over Pasta in a zesty wine garlic sauce


Tortellini Con Pesce

Homemade cheese stuffed pasta with Sea Scallops and Jumbo Shrimp

Choice of Marinara, Fra Diavlo (spicy marinara), Scampi, Pesto or Alfredo


*Gluten Free and Whole Grain Pasta Available

Please Add 15 extra minutes to your wait and $3.00 to your meal.**

*Split meals - Please add $3.00 Plate Charge*



Served with your choice of Pasta or Caesar Salad, Bread and Garlic Oil

Eggplant Parmigiana

Baked eggplant topped with mozzarella and marinara


Eggplant Marsala

Baked eggplant slices sautéed with mushrooms in a sweet Marsala wine butter sauce


Chicken Fiorentino

Chicken sautéed with fresh tomato, onions, prosciutto, spinach and crushed red peppers with a touch of marinara


Chicken Francese

Chicken sautéed in an orange butter sauce with mushrooms and artichoke hearts, white sherry and Marsala wines


Chicken Limone

Boneless chicken sautéed with broccoli and artichoke hearts in a lemon garlic wine sauce


Chicken Marsala

Boneless chicken sautéed with mushrooms in a sweet Marsala wine sauce


Veal Fiorentino

Veal fillet sautéed with fresh garden tomato, onion, prosciutto and spinach with a touch of marinara and red crushed pepper.


Veal Limone

Medallions of veal sautéed with broccoli and artichoke hearts in a lemon garlic butter sauce


Veal Marsala

Medallions of veal simmered in a sweet Marsala wine butter sauce with mushrooms


Veal Parmigiana

Veal fillet breaded and topped with marinara and mozzarella


Veal Pizzaiola

Medallions of veal sautéed in a spicy herb marinara topped with Romano cheese (SPICY)


Veal Scallopini

Medallions of veal sautéed with capers and lemons in olive oil, white wine sauce



12" Medium


Pizza Margherita

( Cheese Pizza)

Fresh plum tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil and Pecorino Romano Cheese


Choice of Additional Toppings $2.00 Each

Pepperoni, Sausage, Meatball, Salami, Onion, Mushrooms, Fresh Garlic or Ham

Choice of Additional Toppings $2.00 Each

Anchovies, Green Peppers, Broccoli, Spinach, Black Olives, Eggplant, Fresh Tomato, Sun-dried Tomato, Red Roasted Peppers, Artichoke Hearts, Prosciutto or Ricotta

Pizza Napolitan

Pizza Dough topped with Pecorino Romano cheese, olive oil, herbs, spices and anchovies. (No Mozzarella on this Pizza)


Pizza Romano

White pizza topped with herbs, spices, olive oil and Pecorino Romano cheeses, black olives, mushrooms, red roasted peppers, sun-dried tomato, artichoke hearts and mozzarella cheese.


Pizza Rustico

Fresh plum tomato sauce topped with mozzarella, mushrooms, olives, sun-dried tomato, artichoke hearts and Prosciutto


Volcano Pizza

White pizza topped with olive oil and hot red peppers, fresh garden tomato, mozzarella, artichoke hearts and prosciutto (Spicy)


Shrimp Pizza

Fresh pizza margherita with Jumbo Shrimp (Red or White)


Seafood Pizza

Fresh pizza margherita with Jumbo Shrimp and Sea Scallops (Red or White)




Enough For Two

All calzones made with mozzarella cheese unless otherwise noted, please request Ricotta if wanted ...add $2.00


Broccoli and Cheese Calzone

(Does not contain sauce)


Vegetarian Calzone

Daily availability for vegetables...Ask Inquire for adjusted price if you wish imports. Does not contain sauce.


Spinach and Cheese Calzone

Does not contain sauce


Ham, Cheese & Fresh Tomato Calzone

 Does not contain sauce


Sausage, Peppers, Onion & Cheese Calzone

Does not contain sauce


Pepperoni Pizza Calzone


Meatball Parmigiana Calzone


Eggplant Parmigiana Calzone


Chicken Parmigiana Calzone


Chicken Parmigiana and Broccoli Calzone


without sauce inside $17.95

Ham and Ricotta Calzone

Does not contain sauce


Prosciutto and Ricotta Calzone

Does not contain sauce


Side of Marinara





For Our Exclusive Italian Wine List Please Ask Your Server


Non-Alcoholic: Buckler


Budweiser  Budweiser Light


Peroni Morretti Heineken Heineken Light Magic Hat


Morretti Larossa  Peaks Organic IPA Peaks Organic Pale Ale



Expresso (Regular or Decaf)


Doppio (Double)


Cappucino or Latte (Regular or Decaf)


Flavored Cappucino or Latte


Cafe Americana






Coke Diet Coke Sprite Ginger Ale Root Bear

Other Beverages


San Pellegrino Limonatta (Lemon) San Pellegrino Arancita (Orange)


San Pellegrino Mineral Water

250ml  $3.00

  500 ml  $4.00   Liter $7.00

Italian Soda-San Pellegrino Mineral Water with your choice of flavored Torani Syrup

Ask your server for flavors $4.00





Chocolate Milk



Cantina di Gerardo

378 Railroad Street

St. Johnsbury, VT  05819

Reservations: 802-748-0598

For your inquiry or to make your reservation please feel free to contact us at 802-748-0598 or use the message field below.


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The Cantina di Gerardo

Restaurant Hours



Sunday 12-3 (closed 1 hr) 4-7:30

Wednesday Lunch 11:30-3 Dinner 4-8

Thursday Lunch 11:30-3 Dinner 4-8

Friday 12-3 (closed 1 hr) 4-8:30

Saturday 12-3 (closed 1 hr) 4-8:30


Closed Monday & Tuesday




We accept MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover, Cash and Check.  Please feel free to charge with a minimum $25 purchase.