home made7 days a weekeven our mozzarella

409 S. Talbot Street - St. Michaels - Maryland

Tel: 410-745-3081

We do not take reservations but you can reduce your wait time by calling us at
We’ll text you when your table is ready.

Remember, it’s not a reservation! It just shortens the wait…

Ava’s Pizzeria™ – Wine Bar – St. Michaels, MD
409  S Talbot Street
St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

Open 7 Days a week for Lunch & Dinner

11:30 to 9:00 Sun-Thur 11:30 to 10 PM Fri -Sat

Since opening in 2008,  Ava’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar has been awarded “Best New Restaurant” and “Best Pizza” by the readers of What’s Up Magazine as well as
“27 Points” for Food Quality from Zagat.


Everything made in house. Even our mozzarella

menu and pricing subject to change

starters & smalls

home made potato chips
choice of parmesan, old bay, or bleu cheese 5

spin dip
spinach, artichoke, crispy bowtie pasta 13

Route 33 fries
choice of parmesan, old bay, or bleu cheese 5

Damian’s wasabi oysters
panko crusted, emulsified ponzu for dipping 12

Ma’s meatball sliders
fresh mozzarella on our oven baked bread 12

house made mozzarella plate
olive oil, heirloom tomatoes, balsamic, artisan bread 11

red, white or bleu, your choice 13

New Orleans “BBQ shrimp”
rich & a little spicy, bread for sopping up sauce 13

Ma’s meatball(s)
topped with house grated parmesan 4 each

tomato bisque
finished with basil oil & parmesan 5


add meatball 4, chicken 6,
shrimp 8, fried oysters 10, seared rare ahi tuna 10

fennel & arugula
lemon oil vinaigrette, goat cheese 8

green bean & prosciutto
parmesan, emulsified ponzu, balsamic redux, basil oil 11

creamy bleu cheese, bacon, tomato & red onion 8

classic caesar
house made dressing & croutons 9

market salad
ask your server for todays selection 9

buffalo chicken salad
guac, bacon, bleu, tomato, red onion, red wine vin 15

seared rare ahi tuna salad
mixed greens, carrot,  cherry tomato, ginger vinaigrette 19

chicken paillard
arugula, fennel, goat cheese, tomato, lemon vin 14

seasonal vegetable quinoa bowl
seasonal vegetables marinated & oven roasted 13

brick oven pizza

12” pies made in our 800 degree oven

bianco (white)
house made fresh mozzarella, olive oil & seasoning 12

margherita (red)
milled tomatoes, house made mozzarella, fresh basil 12

boardwalk pizza™ (great for kids)
red pizza, blend of mozzarella & provolone 10

specialty pizza

chef’s favorite
white pizza, crispy prosciutto, arugula & balsamic redux 17

wild mushroom
oyster, shiitake, portabella, gruyere & granny smith apple 18

onion tart
caramelized onion, gruyere, crème fraîche 16

seasonal vegan
butternut squash, kale, red onion, mushrooms, red pepper, port infused cranberry 17 -add fresh mozzarella for 1

meatball breeze
white pizza with sun-dried tomato, spinach, & meatball 17

mediterranean pie
spinach, artichoke, tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olive, feta & mozzarella 17

meat, meat & meat
pepperoni, sausage, meatballs 19

pizza of the day
ask your server for todays selection 17

detroit deep dish

sicilian style but light & crispy

our blend of moss & provolone 14

cooked under the cheese 15

spinach, tomato, red onion, kalamata olive, feta & mozz 19


anchovies – artichoke – arugula – bacon – balsamic reduction – caramelized onion – charred pepperoni – extra cheese – feta cheese – fresh mushrooms – pineapple – goat cheese – fresh tomato – Italian sausage – kalamata olives – ma’s meatballs – crispy prosciutto – red onion – red peppers – roasted garlic – spinach – sun dried tomato

Gluten free menu available on request.


on our artisanal bread w/potato chips or mixed greens. Substitute fries for $2

chicken parmesan
house made mozzarella 13

James’ chicken cutlet BLT
it’s back.  bacon, lettuce, tomato, garlic aioli 14

caprese panini
house made mozzarella, tomato, basil pesto 11

Madeline’s wasabi oyster po-boy
dressed with lettuce, tomato & remoulade 14

Sonoma turkey club
fresh mozz, guac, greens, tomato, bacon, garlic aioli 12

roasted short rib sandwich
blue cheese aioli, pickled red onions 13

meatball sub
three famous meatballs & house made mozz 13

angus burger
choose any pizza topping to build your own 12

entrees & pasta

substitute gluten free penne pasta $5

chicken parmesan
house made mozzarella, spaghetti 17

chicken marsala
baby bella mushrooms, sautéd spinach & pasta 18

spaghetti & ma’s meatballs
straight-forward comfort 17

pappardelle bolognese
rich, hearty and old school 19

seasonal vegetable pasta
seasonal vegetables, changes daily 16

shrimp fra diavolo
fettuccine, fresh tomato, capers, a little heat 21

“whole 29” garlic shrimp
green beans, roasted garlic, a little heat 18

linguini & clam sauce
your choice, red or white 15

Ava’s seared short rib
glazed carrots, mashed potatoes 20

oyster rocka’fella pasta 
oysters, spinach, bacon, Pernod, a touch of cream 23

Wild Diver oysters are back!
picked by hand by our guys from Tilghman

on the half shell mp
roasted creole butter mp




eastern shore beignets 7

tiramisu 7

cupcake of the day 5

Ava’s Pizzeria

409 S Talbot Street

St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

410-745-3081 – info@avaspizzeria.com

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