Rafagino restaurant

THE SIMPLICITY OF ITALIAN CUISINE IN A FINE DINING SETTING





Regular Menu 

Cold Appetizers

 Bruschetta di Stagione 11.

Fresh vine ripe tomatoes, basil, garlic & olive oil on toasted Tuscan bread

Carpaccio di Manzo* 13.

Thinly sliced raw tenderloin of beef topped with baby arugula and shavings of Parmesan cheese

Burrata di Andria 14.

A fresh mozzarella pouch w/ a liquid creamy mozzarella center w/ tomatoes, arugula, olive oil & balsamic

Tagliata di Prosciutto 15.

Prosciutto di Parma w/ aged parmesan cheese & marinated olives

Tonno Tartare* 15.

Tuna tartare – Diced raw tuna & edamame (soy beans) seasoned w/ Asian spices, soy sauce, & sesame oil 

Hot Appetizers

 Melanzane alla Parmiggiana 13.

Eggplant Parmesan – Baked slices of eggplant layered with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce

Bocconcini 13.

Fresh marinated buffalo mozzarella wrapped in prosciutto, baked in our homemade balsamic vinaigrette

Cozze al Verde* 14.

Fresh P.E.I. mussels sautéed with white wine and cilantro in a seafood broth

Calamari Gratinatti* 15.

Point Judith Calamari baked with olive oil, Italian parsley, herbs and bread crumbs

Gamberoni Avolti in Pancetta e Scamozza* 15.

Shrimps wrapped in pancetta and smoked mozzarella cheese baked in our homemade balsamic vinaigrette

Salads

 Insalata Caesar - 11.

 Caesar salad topped with Parmesan cheese add grilled chicken* 19. add grilled shrimp* 21.

Insalata di Rucola con Parmiggiano 12.

Fresh arugula topped with shavings of aged Parmesan in our homemade balsamic vinaigrette

Insalata di Bocconcini di Mozzarella 13.

Caprese style salad with marinated mozzarella balls, ripe tomatoes & basil over arugula

Insalata Rafagino 13.

Mixed greens topped with cucumbers and tomatoes in our homemade vinaigrette

Insalata di Spinaci 13.

Spinach salad w/ crumbled gorgonzola cheese, roasted walnuts & cranberry raisins in a balsamic vinaigrette

Pasta

 Paella Spagnola 26.

Paella–Saffron rice w/ mussels, shrimps, calamari, chicken & chorizo in a lobster-based sauce

Ravioli di Manzo 23.

Raviolis filled with slowly braised beef ribs & ricotta cheese in a mushroom sauce

Capellini al Frutto di Mare 22.

Capellini with shrimps, mussels and calamari in a red or white seafood sauce

Penne Mare e Monti 22.

Penne topped w/ shrimps, mushrooms & prosciutto in a light cream sauce

Capellini Scampi 22.

Capellini topped with shrimps in a Scampi sauce

Capellini Carbonara 20.

Capellini Carbonara–a silky creamy sauce of eggs, Parmesan, guanciale (pork jowl) &  black pepper 

Tortellini Bolognese al Sugo di Carne 19.

4-cheese Tortellini served in a meat sauce (red wine based San Marzano tomato sauce)

Penne Primavera Aglio e Olio 17.

Penne w/ artichokes, mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes vegetable of the day and roasted walnuts in olive oil/garlic sauce

Fish*

 Gamberoni con Funghi e Prosecco 29.

Shrimps sautéed with shallots, guanciale (pork jowl)  & mushrooms in a light champagne cream sauce w/ rice &veggie

Cioppino di Liguria 27.

San Francisco’s own seafood stew of mussels, shrimps, calamari & fish over rice in a seafood-tomatoey broth

Branzino alla Lisbona 25.

Mediterrean Bass sautéed with red & orange bell peppers, onions, chorizo sausage & garlic w/ rice & veggie

Salmone alla Napoletana 24.

Broiled Atlantic salmon with cherry tomatoes and black olives in a white wine seafood sauce w/ rice & veggie

Meat*

 Cotoletta di Vitello con Funghi 29.

A 14oz Veal chop topped with mushrooms in a Barolo red wine sauce

Bistecca di New York con Salsa di Pepe 28.

Grilled NY Strip in a red wine based peppercorn sauce

Maiale Marsala 23.

Medallions of pork tenderloin topped with mushrooms and caramelized onions in a Marsala wine sauce

Salsicia alla Cacciatore 22.

Roasted Italian sausage sautéed with mixed bell peppers, mushrooms and onions in a tomato sauce

Pollo or Vitello alla Parmiggiana or Marsala or Saltimbocca or Picata/Limone 22.

For veal add 8.

Chicken/Veal Parmesan or Chicken/Veal Marsala or Chicken/Veal Saltimbocca or Chicken/Veal Picata/Limone

Melanzane alla Parmiggiana 20.

Eggplant Parmesan – Baked slices of eggplant layered with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce 

Desserts - Tiramisu, Canolli, Pannacota, Toasted almond cream cake, Lemoncello cake, Bread pudding, Cheesecake, Chocolate cake, Vanilla Ice cream with roasted walnuts & caramel sauce, Gelato, Sorbet. 10.00