Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cafe Dodici’s New Year’s Eve Menu

Happy New Year!


Duck Wings  – Four wings oven-baked with a house-made BBQ glaze, served with BBQ on the side and gorgonzola crumbles 9.12

Scallops – Pan-seared on a bed of arugula, topped with prosciutto and drizzled with a balsamic reduction 12.12

Parmesan Artichoke Dip – Served warm with crunchy crostini bread for dipping 8.12

Tuscan Tray – A mosaic of Prosciutto di Parma, Tuscan salami and smoky Black Forest German salami; paired with brie en croûte, fresh mozzarella, herb-encrusted goat cheese, and mascarpone & Gorgonzola torta; complemented with Mediterranean olives, grapes and crostini bread 28.12; Meat only tray 20.12; Cheese only tray 20.12

Bruschetta – French baguette topped with our house-made pesto, chopped Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced eggplant and Asiago cheese 10.12

Baked Brie – Brie cheese encased in a puff pastry with orange-cranberry relish and oven baked 9.12


Entrees – Served with vegetables of the day and whipped potatoes

Ahi Tuna – Ruby red tuna filet pan-seared and topped with a fresh mango-ginger chutney 26.12

Duck – roasted half duckling and served with an orange-rosemary glaze 26.12

Chicken Roulades“100 things you have to eat before you die” Des Moines Register 2006. A lightly breaded breast of chicken stuffed with spinach and smoked gouda, oven-baked and topped with a honey-Dijon glaze 21.12

Ribeye – 10oz. rib eye, grilled and topped with a compound-basil butter 23.12

Filet Mignon – 8oz Filet grilled and encased in a red bell pepper with melted brie cheese 28.12

Pork Chop – Smoked bone-in Iowa pork chop topped with cherry tomatoes and Tuscan

white cannellini beans 19.12

Surf n’ Turf – 6oz grilled filet topped with béarnaise sauce and paired with a steamed lobster tail with butter for dipping 32.12

Veggie Delight –  Sautéed organic baby spinach with olive oil & pine nuts, grilled zucchini with olive oil & fresh basil, pomodoro & pepper gratin baked with herb bread crumbs, fried eggplant nuggets displayed around a brie wrapped in a puff pastry and oven-baked or mushroom stuffed ravioli in a rosé sauce with mozzarella cheese 19.12


Scottish Salmon – Hickory and apple-wood smoked salmon filet from Scotland, sustainably raised and free of antibiotics, hormones and steroids. Over tagliatelle tossed in a fresh tomato puree and creamy Asiago cheese sauce 26.12

Ravioli –  Classic spinach and ricotta cheese stuffed ravioli served with a caprese sauce made with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella or with Rossini sauce – our meat sauce coupled with cream 17.12

Chicken Lemon Pasta –  Tender bites of chicken sautéed in a lemon cream sauce with organic baby spinach over penne 18.12

Spaghetti and Meatballs – Hearty house-made Italian meatballs served over spaghetti and pomodoro sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese and oven-baked 19.12

Pesto Tortellini – Cheese stuffed tortellini in a pesto cream sauce with fresh mozzarella 17.12

Lobster Ravioli – In a red pepper cream sauce topped with a lobster tail 26.12

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Posted by on December 29, 2011 in Uncategorized


Cafe Dodici will be featured on Living Social this

Friday December 16th through Sunday December 18th, catch your chance to purchase

$30 Gift Certificates for only $15!!!!!

Visit Friday December 16th – Sunday December 18th

Purchase $100 worth of Gift Certificates directly from us at Cafe Dodici and receive a $10 certificate FREE!

Call 319 653 4012 to purchase, we will mail the certificate directly to you or to the recipient of the gift.

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Posted by on December 15, 2011 in Uncategorized


Give the gift of Dodici! Happy Holidays!

Wanda Roth is back with her vintage costume jewelry at Dodici’s Shop this Thursday Afternoon December 15th.

Visit Dodici’s Shop for your all your Holiday gift needs and desires…..Give the gift of Dodici, we have Dodici logo T-Shirts and aprons along with Himalayan salt rock lamps, Buddha boards, our famous wine decanters and many wine accessories.

We invite you to visit Dodici’s Shop and Wanda Roth this Thursday December 15th for a wonderful shopping experience.

Remember to try one of our lattes while finding the perfect gifts, or try a hot chai or European cocoa to warm up from the cold.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Dodici’s. Dine at Cafe Dodici, then head over to ring in the new year at Dodici’s Shop – we’ll be open till 1am!

To make your New Year’s Eve reservations at Cafe Dodici call 319 653 4012

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Posted by on December 13, 2011 in Uncategorized