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About Us

Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals. In those rare instances when we might not meet your expectations, I promise two things: First, that it was not for lack of effort, for negligence or merely for dereliction of duty. Second, that we will try even harder next time. We might not always succeed but we will absolutely always try. As the proverb goes; if at first you don't succeed... you know the rest.

We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.

A quarter of a century plus - Rafagino Restaurant started its 30th year in business on 01/04/2024. Thank you for being a part of our success and longevity.



9570 Old Keene Mill Rd.

Burke, VA 22015

Burke Town Plaza (at the intersection of Old Keene Mill Rd & Lee Chapel Rd)



Tue, Wed, Thu & Sun:5PM - 9PM

Fri & Sat: 5PM - 9PM

Mon: Closed


Tel - (703) 455-3095


EVENTS - Basilicata Wine Dinner -

Please join us Sunday, February 25th at 5:30pm for a 5-course wine-pairing dinner featuring the region of Basilicata.

Basilicata is a small region, mostly mountainous, situated in Southern Italy up in the Apennines Mountains halfway between Bari and Naples and with two short coastlines on the Ionian and the Thyrrenian Sea. Basilicata is the third longest constantly inhabited place in the world dating back to the paleolithic era and it's famous for its Sassi (cave dwellings).

Basilicata's gastronomy is known for its rich agricultural traditions, its soups, sausages and meatballs. The food of Basilicata is varied and delicious and the locals are masters of making something out of nothing. Olives are grown from the Ionian Sea up to the Metaponto plain. Flavorful vegetables and legumes are also cultivated in Basilicata, including Sarconi beans and Senise peppers.

Garlic, olive oil and peperoncino form the base of most sauces, to which vegetables or meats may be added.

Soups are also popular in Basilicata where the famous Wedding soup was invented.

Fish caught off its two coasts are used in a number of recipes, or conserved in salt and oil. Anchovies, tuna, sardines and salt cod are all popular. Lamb meat, pork and game meat are used in many traditional recipes. Pork sausages are common in Baslicata, including Lucanica, Soppressata and Pezzenta, which combines pork, lamb and veal meat.

The most important wines of the region are the white Fiano and the red Aglianico from the slopes of Vulture an extinct volcano with very fertile soils.

We hope you'll be able to join us as we discover this little known region of Italy.

If you'd like to join us, please call the restaurant for reservations at (703) 455-3095.


Thank you,

Paulo & Rosa


We hope you'll be able to join us.  Please call the restaurant for reservations at (703) 455-3095.


Paulo & Rosa

Eat well and drink passionately!

We would love for you to join us for a FUNtastic time!!!

We offer Gift certificates. If you are getting a gift for that someone that has everything or someone that is hard to buy for, consider dropping by or calling us for a gift certificate. We will promptly arrange for you to get one.

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