“No trendiness here, just the good old-fashioned Sicilian cooking.”
– Mama Carrubba

200 SHERIDAN AVENUE, PALO ALTO, CA (650) 328-0407
MON – SAT 11:00am – 2:30pm | 5:00pm – 10:00p


Father’s Day Special

Sunday, June 17 


Carpaccio di Filetto, 18.95
Thin slices of raw steak, red onion, surfine capers, spicy mustard, Italian parsley, lemon.

Carpaccio di Salmone, 17.95
Smoked Nova Scotia salmon, served on a bed of arugula, capers, lemon zest, and avocado.


Beet Salad, 14.95
Seasoned roasted beets, balsamic reduction, feta cheese.

Cesare, 12.95
Organic Heart of Romaine Lettuce, shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano and homemade egg-less Caesar dressing.


Lasagna, 23.95
Our homemade meat Lasagna.

Pappardelle Aragosta, 29.95
Lobster tail, prawns, shiitake mushrooms, tomato, cream, green onion, tarragon.

Polpetta Ripiena, 23.95
A ‘Riace’ classic! Beef & pork meatball stuffed with mozzarella, peas, and mortadella. Served over bucatini pasta in a rich marinara.

Secondi Carne

Osso Buco, 38.95
Barolo braised & slowly baked veal shank in our homemade tomato and vegetable stew, served over ceppo pasta.

Filet Mignon, 38.95
8oz Angus choice filet mignon, red wine reduction, with side of porcini mushroom risotto and sautéed spinach.

Involtini di Pollo, 25.95
Tender chicken breast stuffed with asparagus, sharp provolone cheese and fresh herbs in a white wine butter sage sauce served with a side of potatoes and seasoned vegetables.

Secondi Pesce

Salmone Riace, 27.95
Pan seared salmon filet, tomato, artichoke, spinach, white wine served with string beans almondine and roasted potatoes.

Tonno alla Sicialiana, 31.95
Lightly pan seared tuna Sicilian-Style with roasted tomatoes, bell peppers, caramelized onions, capers and olives finished in the oven with a side of saffron risotto.


Tiramisu, 9.95
Espresso & Amaretto soaked Savoiardi, Italian mascarpone, shaved chocolate. Cannoli, 8.95 Sweet NY ricotta filled pastry shells, garnished with pistachio and chocolate

Panna Cotta, 8.95
House-made creamy Amaretto custard

Gelato of the Day, 8.95


Birra 6.50
Acqua Panna 6.00
San Pellegrino 6.00
Coffee & Tea 3.00
Espresso 3.00 Double 4.00
Cappuccino & Latte 4.00

What We Offer

Daily Fresh Menus

As Archestratus once spoke, “top quality seasonal ingredients, and flavors not be masked by spices, herbs, or other seasonings.

Style & Breath

While stressing the importance of simple preparations, at Caffe Riace we embrace our ancient traditions and culinary culture.

Tasty Meals

There’s no trendiness here, just the same good old-fashioned Sicilian family recipes passed down through the generations to Mama and Papa Carrubba.


Whether a romantic outing, a friendly gathering, or funding the next best widget, there is a place for everyone at Caffe Riace.

Authentic Cuisine

Established in 1997, Caffe Riace, a robust Palo Alto trattoria, offers conviviality, homemade specialties and family-style warmth.

Exquisite venu

Caffe Riace is a popular venue for all occasions including wedding receptions, business meetings, graduations and other special events.