In an American backyard or event space, a barbecue grill is one of the most common cooking aids. While grilled foods are delicious, it's nice to treat your party guests to something else occasionally. If your guests love pizza, then they are sure to like a wood-fired pizza even more. Many homes and restaurants in Italy have outdoor brick ovens, which helps create some of the most flavorful pizzas on the planet. A mobile brick oven is all you need to bring a little taste of Italy to your next social gathering.
A Superior Pizza
Many people agree that the taste of a wood-fired pizza is superior to a standard oven-baked pizza. In addition to the delectable smoky taste that only a brick oven can produce, there are other unique flavor qualities that come from baking a pizza over a wood-fueled flame.
The crust is just as important as the cheese and toppings to many people, and a brick oven is a great tool for a perfect crust. Since the heat is intense, it quickly seals the outside of the dough. The...more
When Austin residents think about delicious Italian food, many recall the fun times that they have had at Mandola's Italian Kitchen. Our authentic Italian restaurant offers far more than delectable pasta and authentic pizza. On your next visit, you should make certain to check out what we have to offer in our terrific Italian bakery. We offer a variety of high-end pastries, cakes and treats to make any planned celebration a success.
Mouth-watering Italian pastries at our Italian restaurant Austin
Each day at Mandola's, our skilled pastry chefs and bakers prepare a variety of different Italian pastries fresh from scratch. Our timeless, classic pastries include many different cookies, cannoli, and sweet treats. You can choose pignoli, Neapolitans or sugar cookies by the dozen. There is also an assortment of cookies such as canella, lemon ricotta, sand tarts, thumbprints and many more. Mandola’s bakery also offers assortments for catered events. These include mini Italian pastries such as mini cannoli, eclairs, mocha puffs, and assorted tartlets. If you...more
Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a large, corporate event, good food can help to make it a success. Choosing Mandola's will help you to make the right impression. People of all ages love the great, authentic Italian food and will remember your event and the food that was served fondly. Here are five perks of choosing Mandola’s catering for your upcoming celebration or corporate event.
Full preparation and setup
One of the major hassles that people have with upcoming events is the preparation and setup. When you choose to have Mandola's cater your event, we will take care of all the food preparation and setup for you. This can allow you to concentrate on the other details of your party or event while knowing that you have ordered food that everyone will love.
There is nothing quite like the wonderful scents of Italian cooking. Young children and adults alike will love the terrific flavors that are offered by the food from Mandola's. When you order catering, we freshly prepare all the items on...more
After you’ve enjoyed a mouthwatering authentic Italian meal at Mandola’s, there is nothing more satisfying than to have a rich drink from the espresso bar. The staff at Mandola’s are experts in the art of coffee making, using the best roasted coffee beans exclusively from Fontana Roasters.
There are many types of espresso drinks to choose from. Some diners like the experience of a strong double espresso, while others prefer a hot cappuccino with foam. If you’re new to the world of espresso drinks, don’t worry! Read on for this helpful guide to the world of coffee and if you have questions, just ask Mandola’s knowledgeable baristas.
Traditional Italian Drinks
Drink in a little bit of Italy with a traditional coffee from Mandola’s. It all starts with a shot of espresso, creamy, dark and rich. The flavor of the bean is so important because it’s the basis of the flavor of any espresso drink. Try a shot of espresso to experience the culinary delights of coffee. Some like it with...more
Looking for a kid friendly restaurant for your child's birthday party in Austin? Look no further. Mandola's offers an extensive menu that people of all ages will enjoy, and the restaurant's atmosphere creates an ideal place to eat with kids. Here are four reasons why Mandola's Italian Kitchen is one of the best family restaurants and a terrific place to host your child's birthday party.more
Planning a big corporate event can be a headache--especially if individuals higher up in the chain of command are planning on making an appearance. You already work hard enough in the office, so why take on extra duties when you already have more than enough on your plate? Instead of ripping your hair out trying to organize every small detail from food to decor, consider the fine Italian food caterers at Mandola’s for that upcoming company meeting or luncheon.more
Happy hour can be a great way to relax, enjoy time with friends, or catch up with your colleagues, all while taking advantage of food and drinks at affordable prices. At Mandola's Italian Kitchen, we invite you to join us for delicious drinks and a discounted food menu weekdays from 3pm-6pm. See just a few reasons to join us for happy hour this week!more
Even though lunch breaks are scheduled into many workers' daily routines, the truth is that even when breaks are factored into the work schedule, many workers use the time to do more work, scarfing down their brown bag lunches right at their desks. While the dedication is commendable, not taking an actual break that involves a short walk, fresh air, and food may not be the best strategy for maintaining your productivity and personal health at work.
Put down your tubberware and ditch the desk lunch to head to Mandola's for a delicious Italian meal for your midday break. Need more convincing? See these three reasons to take a true lunch break.more
The best holiday gifts last long after they're opened. A gift card from Mandola's is more than a present; it's a chance to create memories with the most important people in your life. Experience the heart and soul of great Italian cooking with your favorite foodie friend. Make a gift card part of a romantic dinner with someone you love. Or, treat the family to a special occasion. A gift card even solves the problem of what to get for your Secret Santa at work, or another gift exchange.
This holiday season, forget the stress that comes with finding the perfect gift. Read on to see how Mandola's Italian can make this holiday season easy with gift options for everyone on your list!more
Going out to dinner with children and finding a family friendly restaurant in Austin can be a challenge. You want someplace with delicious, reasonably-priced food that appeals to adult tastes, but still manages to be easy-going enough for the kids. Luckily, parents and children alike can enjoy a delicious meal at Mandola’s Italian. Keep reading to learn why we're proud to be one of the best family restaurants in Austin!more
Authentic Italian cuisine represents the heart and soul of Italy: friends, family, celebration, and love. At Mandola's Italian Kitchen, we strive to bring a true Italian dining experience to our Italian wedding catering services. From our experienced, friendly caterers, to the fresh, high-quality ingredients we use, our catering services are the perfect accompaniment to your special day. Read on to learn more, and contact us today to see how we can help with your wedding catering needs!more