Ristegio’s is a New American restaurant, lounge and catering facility featuring Sushi and Raw Bar, Steaks, Seafood, Shellfish and Pasta. Handcrafted breads, premium desserts made-in house are some of the items that are available on the menu. The expertly prepared food is done by the Chef/Proprietor Richard Lanza.
The restaurant name “Ristegio’s” is derived from the names of the owners; Richard, Steven and Joseph. The family was raised in Patchogue-Medford area. All of the brothers are local businessmen. The restaurant is located in the same spot as the old Pat & Jim’s where the Chef started his first food-industry job back in the early 1980′s.
A wide range of premium liquors and cocktails using the finest and freshest ingredients; Cognac, after-dinner cordials and local handcrafted tap beers as well as imported and domestic bottle beers are abundantly available at the beautiful, spacious lounge. The elegant lounge area also has high-top banquettes for your casual dining experience. The diversified wine list includes wines from all over the world that are proudly displayed in a wine showcase in our vaulted ceiling lounge area. The overall Manhattan-style atmosphere of the dining rooms with tray ceilings done in warm earth tones, stone work and fireplaces are unparalleled in the area.
The gentle, subtle lighting offers intimate dining that enhances our patrons experience and prepares them for the comfortable, relaxed environment that should expect from Ristegio’s. Fine dining at value pricing is our specialty. In one of the two dining areas, our guests will encounter dining from experienced, well-spoken and friendly service staff. Al fresco dining can be expected in our outside patio area with it’s own bar, water features, fireplace and tasteful surroundings with occasional live music. Seasonal outdoor cocktail hours are a welcomed experience after a long day at the office. Private parties between 35 and 120+ are available.