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Caffe Riace

200 Sheridan Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306 · College Terrace
(650) 328-0407 · $$$ · Italian
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"371 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Fri11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sat - Sun5:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Caffe Riace, a robust Palo Alto trattoria, offers conviviality, homemade specialties and family-style warmth. One of many fine restaurants in the California Avenue section of Palo Alto, Riace is family-run. Every dish is made with honest expertise. No tricky trendiness here, just the same good old fashioned recipies mom and Moredad follow at home.Caffe Riace is also a perfect venue for wedding receptions, business meetings, graduations and other special events. If you're looking for an intimate dining experience, we offer private dining rooms, at no extra cost, that accommodate up to 20 guests. Our patio can host up to 200 guests and is a wonderful venue for warm weather events of any kind!

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Popular menu items

Bruschetta · Tiramisu · Lamb Shank · Spaghetti Carrettiera · Osso Buco

General info

Business Casual · Casual · Romantic · Elegant · Credit: Discover, MasterCard, Visa



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jul 21, 2014 · by Lilee K. from YelpOverall: 4/5Food and Drink: 4/5... I had a salmon dish with creamy risotto and vegetables, which I think was a special that day. The salmon was juicy, tender, and cooked rare to medium rare, and I loved how the whole dish had what I think was a raspberry glaze over it. I also tried a veal ravioli dish, which I … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 20, 2014 · by Riddhi R. from YelpAwesome ambiance , great food and good service. This is a kind of place that will surprise you when you find it. It's a very different kind of setup from any other Italian restaurant around. They have transformed a simple open space between two buildings and made it look and feel like you are in Italy. We … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 18, 2014 · by Julie M. from YelpLove this place and today for lunch, I took a friend for her first time.I knew she'd like the food, their tasty wine list and beautiful relaxing outdoor dining patio.What I didn't know is that we would have Edgar as our server.A warm smile, good energy and everything you'd want your server to be, Edgar was and … Full review
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Jul 17, 2014 · by Jun T. from YelpI ordered the clam linguine and there was a fly hidden away in one of my clams. After this ordeal, they did not comp my meal. Never coming back again. Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jul 16, 2014 · by Amanda C. from YelpUsed a Yelp deal here in 2013, and loved the food.Decided to suggest this place as the location for a bridal shower my sister wanted to throw for me.I can't recommend their event staff any more highly.We had about 20 people for the shower, a reserved area outside near the gorgeous fountain, and our own … Full review