La Contea
Opens at 10:45 AM

La Contea

$ • Italian • Comfort Food • Mediterranean
4.7
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Location and hours

7970 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Sunday
10:45 AM - 08:45 PMMenu
Monday
Tuesday - Friday
10:45 AM - 08:45 PMMenu
11:00 AM - 03:00 PMLunch Specials
Saturday
10:45 AM - 08:45 PMMenu

7970 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 • More info


  • Appetizers

    • Cheese of the World Board

      Array of selected world cheeses, Italian salami, prosciutto, and olives. Served roasted pepper sauce and crackers.
      $20.95
    • Brussel Sprouts

      Fresh Brussel sprouts caramelized in balsamic vinegar honey reduction Served with a side of house remoulade.
      $12.95
    • Arancini

      Fresh mozzarella, parmesan, and fontina cheese rolled with rice, breaded, and fried. Served with marinara sauce.
      $12.95
    • Mussels Marinara

      Blue mussels sautéed in a delicious white wine tomato sauce and served in the shell.
      $16.95
    • Fried Cheese

      Fresh Mozzarella cheese, sliced, breaded, and fried to a delicious golden brown and dusted with parmesan cheese.  Served with a side our marinara sauce.
      $12.95
    • Fried Calamari

      Freshly sliced and breaded calamari ringlets fried and served with fresh lemon wedges and marinara sauce.
      $16.95
  • Salads

    • Insalata Sensation

      $12.95
    • Blue Cheese Lettuce Wedge

      $10.95
    • Insalata Caesar

      $6.95
    • Insalata dell Casa

      $6.95
    • Insalata di Caprese

      $12.95
    • Seasonal Fruit Salad

      Fresh mixed greens with sliced toasted almonds, feta cheese, and a fresh seasonal fruit. Served with a light balsamic vinegar drizzle and sunflower seeds. Ask your server about the seasonal fruit offerings.
      $12.95
    • Farmers Market Salad

      Fresh mixed greens with sweet corn, tomatoes, feta cheese, pancetta, strawberries, and pecans. Served with a fresh house made yogurt dressing and sunflower seeds.
      $12.95
  • Soups

    • Minestrone Soup

      $6.95
    • Tomato Basil Bisque

      $6.95
    • Soup of the Day

      $6.95
  • Seafood

    • Shrimp Scampi

      Grilled Gulf shrimp served in a lemon garlic sauce in a bed of angel hair pasta.
      $24.95
    • Shrimp Florentine

      Grilled Gulf shrimp served tail on in a lemon garlic sauce over a bed of fresh zucchini noodles. (150 calories)
      $26.95
    • Lobster LaContea

      Maine Lobster claw meat served in a sherry wine pink garlic sauce. Served with your choice of cheese ravioli or cheese tortellini.
      $24.95
    • Salmon Picatta

      Seared Salmon filet covered in a sensational picatta sauce with capers and served with your choice of pasta noodle.
      $29.95
    • Grouper

      Pan seared grouper covered in a creamy beurre blanc sauce, topped with lump meat crab, and served over a bed of seared asparagus.
      $31.95
    • Red Snapper

      Blackened Red Snapper smothered in a light beurre blanc sauce with capers and cherry tomatoes and served with your choice of pasta
      $31.95
    • Shrimp Modo Mio

      Grilled Gulf Shrimp served tail on in a creamy alfredo sauce tossed with fresh spinach and tomatoes and served over spaghetti.
      $26.95
    • Red Fish

      Pan seared Red Fish served in a light lemon garlic butter sauce and served with your choice of pasta noodle. When available.
      $29.95
    • Seafood Risotto

      Maine Lobster claw meat, lump crab meat, and Gulf shrimp served in a creamy, seasoned risotto.
      $31.95
    • Trout Almondine

      Pan seared trout covered in roasted almonds and spicy creamy Cajun sauce and served with your choice of pasta noodle.
      $29.95
  • Steaks and More

    • 16oz. Bone-In Ribeye

      Grilled Ribeye steak cooked to your desired temperature and served with your choice of a side and a salad.
      $51.95
    • 8oz. Filet Mignon

      Grilled Filet steak cooked to your desired temperature with the recommended temperature being Medium-Rare; and served with choice of side and salad.
      $44.95
    • Osso Bucco

      Roasted pork shank served bone in and smothered in a sweet savory tomato reduction and served over a bed of our house made garlic mashed potatoes.
      $31.95
    • LaContea Burger

      ½ LB. burger seasoned, grilled, and served with cream cheese, bacon, mushrooms, onions, and provolone cheese on a pretzel roll.
      $19.95
    • Cheeseburger

      ½ LB. burger seasoned, grilled, and served with spring mix, tomatoes, onions, cheese on a pretzel roll.
      $12.95
  • Italian Fare and Signature Dishes

    • Parmigiana

      Breaded and fried, covered with marinara and mozzarella cheese and baked. Served with choice of pasta noodle.
      $19.95
    • Picatta

      Grilled and covered in a delicious picatta sauce with capers.  Served with your choice of pasta noodle.
      $19.95
    • Marsala

      Grilled and cover in a mushroom red wine sauce. Served with your choice of pasta noodle.
      $15.95
    • Tour of Italy

      A hearty sampling of three Italian favorites: Chicken Parmigiana, Fettucine Alfredo, and Lasagna.
      $25.95
    • Pollo Milanese

      Chicken and eggplant breaded, fried, and covered in a pink sauce. Served choice of pasta noodle.
      $25.95
    • Veal Saltimbocca

      Sautéed veal with fresh mozzarella cheese, a red wine sauce and served over a bed of fresh cooked spinach.
      $25.95
    • Lasagna

      Freshly layered and baked classic lasagna with ground beef, covered in marinara and mozzarella cheese.
      $17.95
    • Spaghetti

      Spaghetti noodles served with your choice of one of the following: Meat Sauce, Marinara, Meatballs, Sausage, Mushrooms, Alfredo, Vodka or Pesto.
      $15.95
    • Capellini Puttinesca

      Capellini pasta tossed with sliced black olives, anchovies, and capers in a fresh garlic olive oil sauce.
      $17.95
    • Linguini Carbonaro

      Linguini noodles tossed in a creamy white wine sauce with fresh egg yolk and chopped bacon.
      $17.95
    • Linguini Vongole

      Linguini noodles tossed with open shell clams, sautéed in a white wine sauce with basil, red pepper, and olive oil.
      $22.95
    • Fettucine Alfredo

      Fettucine noodles tossed in a silky rich alfredo sauce with butter and melted parmesan cheese.
      $15.95
    • LaContea Ala Vodka

      Your choice of cheese stuffed tortellini or ravioli smothered in our delicious pink vodka sauce.
      $17.95
  • Pizza Selection

    • Cheese Pizza

      $9.95
    • Build Your Own Pizza

      $9.95
  • Sides

    • French Fries

      $7.95
    • Roasted Vegetable Medley

      $7.95
    • Garlic Mashed Potatoes

      $7.95
    • Risotto

      $7.95
    • Steamed Broccoli

      $7.95
    • Asparagus

      $7.95
    • Meatballs in Sauce

      $7.95
    • Baked Macaroni and Cheese 

      $7.95
    • Sliced Italian Sausage

      $7.95
    • Meat Sauce

      $5.95
    • Marinara

      $5.95
    • Meatball

      $5.95
    • Sausage

      $5.95
    • Mushroom

      $5.95
    • Alfredo

      $5.95
  • Wraps and Burgers

    • Build Your Own Wrap

      $12.95
    • Chicken Caesar Wrap

      Crisp, chopped, romaine lettuce tossed in Caesar dressing with carved parmesan and placed in a wrap with grilled chicken.
      $12.95
    • Veggie Wrap

      Pan roasted zucchini, bell peppers, onions, olives, sweet corn, and squash served over lettuce and placed in a wrap.
      $12.95
    • Italian Wrap

      Fresh arugula topped with chopped bacon, fresh mozzarella, sweet corn, tomatoes, avocado, and grilled chicken.
      $12.95
    • LaContea Burger

      ½ LB burger seasoned, grilled, and served with cream cheese, bacon, mushrooms, onions, and provolone cheese on a pretzel roll. Served with your choice of French Fries or Baked Mac and Cheese.
      $12.95
    • Cheeseburger

      ½ LB burger seasoned, grilled, and served spring mix, tomatoes, onions, cheese on a pretzel roll. Served with your choice of French Fries or Baked Mac and Cheese.
      $12.95
  • Pasta Fare

    • Spaghetti

      Served with choice of meat sauce, meatballs (2), marinara, sausage, mushrooms, or pesto.
      $8.95
    • Manicotti

      3 cheese stuffed noodles baked in marinara with provolone cheese.
      $8.95
    • Lasagna

      Classic lasagna layered with ground beef, ricotta cheese, noodles, and marinara.
      $8.95
    • Baked Ziti

      Penne pasta tossed with marinara, ricotta cheese, and baked to perfection.
      $8.95
  • Italian Chicken Dishes

    • Chicken Picatta

      Sautéed with garlic, capers, lemon, butter, and wine. Served over a bed of noodles.
      $10.95
    • Parmigiana

      Choice of Chicken or Eggplant baked in marinara and covered in cheese.
      $10.95
    • Tour of Italy

      Sampling of chicken parmesan, lasagna, and fettucine alfredo.
      $10.95
    • Chicken Fettucine Alfredo

      Creamy alfredo sauce tossed with fettucine noodles and grilled chicken.
      $10.95
    • Chicken Cremora Mushroom

      Grilled chicken sautéed with mushrooms in an alfredo sauce.
      $10.95