Welcome to Ristorante Fratello where the cuisine is inspired by the food, flavors, and family of our native home on the Amalfi Coast.

Italian Restaurant
Wine & Cocktail Bar

Serving Dinner

Tuesday — Saturday


In the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurants
2012 – 2016


1712 Meridian Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

408 269 3801


Tuesday — Thursday: 5:00 to 9:00 pm

Friday & Saturday: until 10:00 pm

Happy Hour: Tuesday — Thursday 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Closed Sundays & Mondays

Dinner Menu

salad fish fish pizza

Antipasti & Sliders

Fried Calamari Lightly fried fresh from the Bay calamari rings and tentacles 11

Caprese Imported burrata cheese, fresh slide tomato, basil, extra virgin olive oil aged balsamic. 13

Carpaccio Kobe Beef carpaccio, arugula, garlic aioli, shaved Parmigiano and herb crostini. 14

Melanzana Pamigiana Lightly fried eggplant, mozzarella and tomato sauce. 12   Fried egg additional 2

Polenta con Salsiccia Soft-style imported polenta, Italian sausage, fresh basil, tomato sauce. 12

Polpo alla Griglia Grilled Mediterranean octopus, sautéed with baby spinach, lemon olive oil, Sicilian oregano. 15

Zuppa Fatta in Casa Homemade soup -please ask the server about our soup of the day. 9

Agnello Sliders Australian ground lamb, fontina cheese, caramelized onions, mushrooms and arugula. 15

Bruschetta Four slices, of rustic made bread toasted, chopped kumato tomatoes, garlic, basil, dry Sicilian oregano, parmigiano reggiano, black lava sea salt drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. 14


Bietola Rossa Fresh salt roasted beets, candied walnuts, goat cheese, applewood smoked bacon, fresh strawberries, lemon olive oil. 10

Cesare Hearts of romaine, toasted crostini, imported Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, white anchovies, homemade Caesar dressing. 11

Positano Hearts of Romaine, arugula and spinach with red onions, tomato, Gaeta olives and red beets. In vinaigrette dressing. 11

Spinaci Organic farmed spinach, crispy pancetta, gorgonzola cheese, Roma tomato, cinnamon poached apples, toasted walnuts, vinaigrette dressing. 11


Homemade Pasta - made with the highest quality Italian semolina wheat.

Cavatelli Shell shaped pasta with broccoli rabe, seasoned homemade Italian sausage, white wine garlic, light red chili flakes sauce. 23

Fettuccine al Polpo Fettuccine, Mediterranean octopus, sautéed spinach, oven roasted sun-dried tomato, whole peeled garlic in extra virgin oil olive lemon oregano sauce. 23

Gnocchi alla Bolognese Potato dumplings, ground pork Angus ground beef, ragú sauce parmigiano Reggiano cheese. 20

Gnocchi Sorrentina Potato dumplings, imported burrata cheese, fresh basil, marinara sauce. 19

Pappardelle Vitello Pappardelle, veal ragú, sage, asparagus, porcini mushrooms, caciocavallo cheese, drizzle of white truffle oil. 24

Trofie con Salsiccia Handmade trofie, local farms red onions fresh chopped tomato spinach mushrooms homemade seasoned Italian sausages, roasted garlic white wine sauce. 24

Dried pasta - imported from Italy.

Penne al Salmone Penne pasta, smoked salmon, fresh asparagus, Grana Padano cheese with house made besciamella sauce. 23

Rigatoni Fratello Rigatoni, ricotta cheese, in-house seasoned Italian sausage, eggplant and marinara sauce. 19

Spaghetti alla Carbonara Spaghetti, guanciale affumicato (smoked cured pork cheek), freshly cracked black pepper, garlic egg and pecorino cheese. 19

Penne Rigate alla Saprese Penne pasta, cured dried tomatoes, spinach, homemade Italian sausages, domestic mushrooms in a roasted garlic white wine sauce e.v.o.o. sauce. 20


Branzino Grlled Mediterranean style sea bass, vegetables, rosemary roasted potatoes, oil olive lemon vinaigrette sauce. 33

Costole di Maiale All natural boneless pork chop, seasoned grilled vegetables, goat cheese, extra virgin olive oil lemon sauce. 25

Salmone Fresco Crispy skinned Atlantic salmon, mushroom risotto, sautéed spinach, light lemon butter capers sauce. 29

Scaloppine di Vitello All true European milk fed veal cutlet, mushrooms, white wine sauce, vegetables, rosemary roasted potatoes. 26

Costata di Vitello 14 oz bone in, all true European milk fed veal, Brussels sprouts soft polenta in veal reduction sauce. 39

Pollo alla Griglia Roasted half air chilled chicken, escarole, cannellini beans, rosemary lemon roasted potatoes. 28

Cioppino Fratello Fresh Manila clams, Mediterranean mussels, calamari from the Bay, wild scallops, mahi-mahi, cannellini beans, fregola sarda, tomato sauce. 30


Tuscan Garlic & Herbs Fries 8

Escarole & Cannellini Beans 9

Mushroom Risotto 10

Sautéed Broccoli di Rabe 9

Cannellini Beans Dip 8

Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta 9

Thin Crust Pizza

We use high quality Antico Molino Caputo “00” flour imported from Italy.

Pizza Funghi e Salsiccia Fresh mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, Italian sausages and San Marzano sauce. 19

Pizza Margherita Fior di latte mozzarella cheese, basil and San Marzano sauce. 18

Pizza Prosciutto Prosciutto di Parma, artichokes, fresh mozzarella, mushrooms, San Marzano sauce. 19

Pizza Vegetariana Artichokes, bell peppers, eggplant, mushrooms, onions, fior di latte mozzarella, San Marzano sauce 18

Pizza Boscaiola Gorgonzola, fior di latte mozzarella cheese, broccoli rabe and Italian sausages.18 ▲ Top of page

Prices and items subject to change without notice.
Available for private lunch parties. $900 minimum charge. Please call.

© Ristorante Fratello | 1712 Meridian Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125 | 408-269-3801