MT. POCONO, Pa., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Mount Airy Casino Resort, Pennsylvania’s first ever AAA Four Diamond Award-Winning Resort, is expanding its culinary offerings with the opening of Bistecca by Il Mulino. Combining the heritage of hand-crafted pasta, local seafood and farm-fresh vegetables prepared in the classic fashion of Abruzzo’s cuisine with the comforts of a modern steakhouse, Bistecca by Il Mulino will offer diners an unforgettable meal accompanied by world-class service.

“Il Mulino has such a well-known culinary tradition and we are thrilled to open its newest restaurant, Bistecca by Il Mulino, at Mount Airy Casino Resort,” stated John Culetsu, Mt. Airy’s Executive Vice President and General Manager. “This restaurant is a great addition to the other restaurants at the resort, and offers a wide variety of both traditional and modern dishes that are sure to delight the palettes of our guests,” he stated.

Bistecca by Il Mulino offers guests the ultimate dining experience, from the ambiance to the expansive menu to the skillfully appointed wine menu. Starting out their meal, guests can indulge in appetizers such as the Grilled Octopus served with white beans and tomato to their Flatbreads and Organic Salads. The restaurant also offers a wide variety of Crudos and fresh seafood from their Raw Bar, which includes offerings such as Littleneck Clams and Oysters, Maine Lobster or Jumbo Lump Crab Cocktails.

The menu also showcases Pork, Veal and Premium cuts of 28 day aged and Prime Beef accompanied by a selection of Signature Sauces and Side Dishes or a variety of Piatti Al Forno, traditional casseroles roasted in pizza ovens. Guests can choose from options such as the Carciofi e Melanzana Melanzane which combines roasted eggplant, artichoke hearts, zucchini and cannellini beans to the Baked Ricotta Gnocchi with fresh mozzarella and basil.

Bistecca by Il Mulino’s menu specialties include dishes such as a Grilled Swordfish with a touch of honey, lemon and capers or the Bistecca Burger, which is a signature steak-blend of Black Angus Beef, topped with Applewood smoked bacon and cheddar cheese and served with a side of truffle fries.

After finishing their meals, guests can then indulge their sweet tooth a variety of dessert options, such as the Ricotta Zeppole to Tiramisu Espresso Corteccia. A variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic after dinner drinks are offered as well.

Along with the menu, the ambiance created by the layout and decor of the restaurant is fit for a first class dining experience. The restaurant has two private dining rooms, capable of holding up to 40 people each, an extensive wine rack, as well as a large bar, which features hand crafted cocktails. Dark wood furniture and dim lighting throughout each room of the restaurant creates an intimate and elegant dining environment that couples perfectly with the extensive menu.

Bistecca by Il Mulino is open Sunday through Thursday from 5:30pm to 10:00pm and Friday and Saturday from 5:30pm to 11:00pm.

About Mount Airy Casino Resort

Mount Airy Casino Resort – Pennsylvania’s first AAA Four Diamond-rated casino, boasts the ultimate gaming experience with over 1,800 slot machines and 80 table games against the backdrop of Pennsylvania’s picturesque Pocono Mountains. Luxury hotel rooms and suites serve every need while guests discover a variety of signature restaurant options, including the recently opened Guy Fieri’s Mt. Pocono Kitchen and Bistecca by Il Mulino. This all-encompassing, full service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike features an award- winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 16,000 square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; a $5 million, luxury, indoor/outdoor pool and entertainment complex – aptly called Get Wet; an outdoor summer stage that hosts summer concert series; headline entertainment at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and conference center.  Mount Airy Casino Resort, located in Mount Pocono, Pa., is less than 90 minutes from Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations, call 1-877-682-4791 or visit