Mediterranean cuisine is renowned for the way its rich ingredients inspire innovative food fighting techniques. Skillfully execute the Kebab Eye Jab or the Hummus Humdinger with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Mediterranean fusion cuisine at Raffi's on 5th in Naperville.
Raffi's is devoted to Mediterranean cuisine in all its forms, fusing the culinary traditions of Spain, Italy, France, and the Middle East on its eclectic menu of lunch and dinner options. Hearty lunches can begin with an appetizer of smoked salmon ($5.95) served with fresh dill, a swiss cheese crêpe, and yogurt-cucumber sauce and fast-forward to a grilled chicken panini ($8.95) crowned with tomato and fresh basil. Dinner comes alive with healthy, savory bon-bons in the form of grape-leaf parcels ($6.95) filled with rice, pine nuts, and currants, and flavored with olive oil and lemon juice. Stick a fist into the sea and retrieve an entree of sautéed whitefish ($18.95) served with baby bok choy and a chive beurre blanc sauce, or stay planted on terra firma with a grill plate of lamb kebabs ($18.95) marinated in red wine and tomatoes, flavored with fresh mint.
Exposed brick walls and cavernous ceilings topping out at 40 feet create plenty of space for delicious aromas and pleasant conversation. Whether dining with friends or family, you'll acquiesce to the convivial atmosphere, which is punctuated by Middle Eastern rugs and paintings of Middle Eastern rugs. A wine selection as vast as the gap between reality television and reality is also available for pairing with Raffi's variety of meat, seafood, and vegetarian meal options.
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Raffi’s On Fifth
At Raffi's on 5th, chef Silverio Rodriguez alchemizes the cuisines of France, Italy, Spain, and other Mediterranean countries into a one-of-a-kind menu. A chandelier illuminates the exposed-brick walls and Middle Eastern rugs that feed eyes, while fork tines dive into steak, pasta, and seafood dishes. By marrying the cuisines of different cultures, chef Silverio paves the way for unique food pairings—meals may travel from an appetizer of goat-cheese fondue to an entree of lamb kebabs or a daily rotating pasta entree complemented by a sprawling wine list and periodic passport checks. The restaurant also presents catering options for feeding up to 500 people.
200 E 5th Ave.
Naperville, Illinois 60563Get Directions