At Mercante you’ll find authentic Cucina Italiana featuring made-to-order traditional Italian pizzas cooked in a fiery-hot stone hearth oven. We also have pastas, salads, desserts and specialty coffees.

For breakfast, try our poached egg sandwich topped with fontina fondue sauce and ham or seasonal veggies.

Location & Hours


Ponderosa Commons
6488 University Boulevard
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Pizza & Pasta

Margherita Classic | $12
Classic tomato, basil, bocconcini

Marinara Vegano | $12
Pomodoro tomato, pickled tomato, basil, arugula,vegan cashew parmesan cheese

Al Pesto | $13
Pesto, prosciutto cotto, mozzarella, gorgonzola, artichokes, pickled tomatoes

Pesto Pollo | $13
Pesto, roasted chicken, mozzarella, gorgonzola, artichokes, pickled mushrooms

Alla Salsiccia | $13
Chorizo, tomato, basil, oregano, mozzarella

Pizza Bianca | $13
Bocconcini, mozzarella, gorgonzola, parmesan and chevre cheese

Ortolana | $13
Basil, mozzarella, bocconcini, arugula, pickled tomatoes, artichokes

Prosciutto e Rucola | $13
Tomato, prosciutto, arugula, bocconcini, basil

Lasagna Bolognese | $9.55
Fresh lasagna sheets, béchamel and a traditional Ragu Bolognese

Chef’s Special | Ask your server for our feature creations.
Tortellini | $7.85

Menu and prices subject to change.

Salads + Desserts

*Salads are seasonal, please ask our servers for today’s fresh creations.

Colazione — Uova in Camicia | $4.25 (served on weekdays until 10:30am)
Poached egg topped with fontina fondue sauce with ham, on an English muffin

Insalata Caprese  
Seasonal grape tomatoes with bocconcini and basil 

Insalata di Rucola* 
Arugula, strawberries, goat cheese, pistachios, balsamic glaze

Insalata di Caesar
Romaine hearts, focaccia croutons, homemade Caesar dressing

Dolce Panino | $4.55
Gelato and Italian signature sauce served on a warm sweet bun

Tiramisu | $5.25
Ladyfingers, espresso, liqueurs, cacao, egg, mascarpone cream

Hot/iced coffee by Milano Roaster, tea, cappuccino, juice also available.

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