800 Heinz Avenue,
Berkeley CA 94710
p (510) 841-7482
f (510) 649-5075
info@rivacucina.com



HOURS

Lunch:
Tues - Fri 11:30-2:30


Dinner:
Fri - Sat 5:30-9:30
Tues - Thurs: 5:30-9:00

LUNCH MENU // 23 Aprile 2014

 

Antipasti

ZUPPA DI CANNELLINI
Cannellini bean soup with onion, celery, carrot, herbs, vegetable broth, Parmigiano cup 4 / bowl 7

INSALATA DI SALMONE AFFUMICATO
Smoked salmon, red & green cabbage, red onion, fennel, lemon condimento 12.5

INSALATA CON BRUCIATINI
Organic baby mixed greens, crispy pancetta, gorgonzola dolce crostini, balsamico condimento 10

INSALATA DI INDIVIA
Mixed endive, grilled bosc pears, champagne condimento, toasted walnuts, ricotta salata 11

BURRATA E PENDOLINI
Cream filled fresh mozzarella, mixed greens, caramelized cherry tomatoes, balsamico, extra virgin olive oil 11

PROSCIUTTO E MOZZARELLA
Parma prosciutto, wild arugula, balsamico condimento, housemade mozzarella 11.5

CARPACCIO DI BIETOLE
Red beets, Umbrian farro, organic baby romaine, chopped eggs, Parmigiano, lemon condimento 11

Pasta

TAGLIATELLE BOLOGNESE
Fresh pasta with traditional pork, beef, and tomato ragú, Parmigiano 13

FETTUCCINE AI FUNGHI
Spinach pasta sautéed with mixed mushrooms, thyme, garlic-infused olive oil and Parmigiano 13.5

TORTELLI DI PERE E FORMAGGI
Pear, robiola and ricotta ravioli sautéed with brown butter, sage and Parmigiano 13.5

PAPPARDELLE AL BRASATO
Parsley pasta sautéed with slow-braised leg of lamb, soffritto, tomato, herbs & red wine, Parmigiano 13.5

PASTA AL NERO
Squid ink pasta sautéed with squid, prawn, bay scallop, red onion, white wine & marinara 14.5

FIOCCHI AL GORGONZOLA
Pouch shaped ravioli filled with gorgonzola and spinach, sautéed with cream, asparagus & Parmigiano 13.5



Panini

PANINO ALL’AGNELLO
Ground leg of lamb with roasted garlic and herbs, dijon mustard, caramelized onions, organic spinach 11

PANINO CON POLLO
Grilled Petaluma Farms free range chicken breast, avocado, wild arugula, roasted pancetta and aioli 11

PANINO AI CALAMARI
Grilled wild caught calamari steak with caper & parsley aioli, organic spinach 11

PANINO ALLA SALSICCIA
Housemade Italian sausage, gorgonzola dolce, grilled fennel, wildarugula, aioli 11

FOCACCIA AGLI ASPARAGI
Housemade focaccia with grilled asparagus, housemade mozzarella, spinach, lemon condimento 11

Piatto di Mare

MERLUZZO ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled herb and breadcrumb-crusted local rock cod, roasted potatoes, spinach, lemon condimento 16

 

Piatto di Terra

SCALOPPINE AI FUNGHI
Sautéed pork loin scaloppini with mixed mushrooms & white wine, roasted potatoes 16

Contorni

SPINACI AL BURRO
Sautéed organic spinach with butter and Parmigiano 5.5

INSALATA MISTA
Organic baby mixed greens, balsamico 5.5

CAVOLETTI IN PADELLA
Sautéed brussels sprouts, garlic-infused olive oil, Parmigiano 6.5

 

Dolci

TORTA AL CIOCCOLATO
Italian chocolate fondant cake 6.50

TORTA DELLA NONNA
Traditional Italian cake with lemon patisserie cream, pine nuts, almonds 6.50

PANNA COTTA
"Cooked creme" served with choice of chocolate shavings or seasonal fruit 7

 

Menu subject to change based on availablity.