“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


Mother’s Day Special

11:00 – 3:00 Sunday, May 13 


Caprese, 14.95
Layers of imported Buffalo Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and aged Balsamic.

Carpaccio di Salmone Affumicato, 14.95
Atlantic smoked salmon on a bed of arugula, shaved fennel, served with a lemon mascarpone aioli.


Agrumi & Frutti di Bosco, 13.95
Organic mixed greens, fresh seasonal berries, and caramelized almonds drizzled in a orange vinaigrette.

Cesare, 12.95
Organic hearts of romaine, shaved Parmiggiano Reggiano, focaccia croutons, and our eggless in-house Caesar dressing that you are sure to love.


Cannelloni della Mama, 22.95
Our homemade cannelloni pasta stuffed with Italian ricotta, organic baby spinach, and a pinch of nutmeg. baked in a creamy marinara sauce. one of our signature dishes.

Risotto Pescatore, 24.95
Carnaroli rice in a rustic tomato sauce with fresh Mussels, clams, tiger prawns, and calamari.


Halibut alla Riace, 29.95
Pan-seared Alaskan halibut infused with lemon, garlic and rosemary, served on a bed of pureed leeks. served with a side of rustic herb roasted potatoes.

Carré di Agnello, 31.95
New Zealand rack of lamb marinated in our signature rosemary-herb marinade and mint-infused olive oil, served on a bed of vegetable quinoa.


Tiramisu, 9.95
Espresso & Amaretto soaked Savoiardi, Italian mascarpone, shaved chocolate

Cannoli, 7.95
Sweet NY ricotta filled pastry shells, garnished with pistachio and chocolate


Birra 6.00
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.