Rifugio's Country Italian Cuisine

A Farm to Table Culinary Destination

 Rifugio's Country Italian Cuisine is an Eclectic Italian Restorante well worth the drive into the countryside. Just fifteen minutes outside of Bellingham in beautiful Deming, Washington. We source local ingredients use the highest quality products able. It takes time to have a great experience. So sit down relax and enjoy. Our site will lead you through our menu, venues, specials, local events, peoples experiences and stories of food, love and life.

Note: eclectic - deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. 

Warmth & Love to all.............. Mr. Rifugio

Our Dinner Menu - Come try one or all


Pan Seared Sea Scallops & Shrimp
sea scallops + seared shrimp + capers + red onion + capers + garlic + starch

Wild Sockeye Salmon (now available & in season)
wild sockeye salmon + seasonal vegetable + starch

Wild Yellowfin Tuna
pan seared Yellowfin peppered + pan seared medium rare + seasonal vegetables + starch


16 oz Veal Chop Bone In
pan seared veal chop + seasonal vegetable + starch
+ GF

Deming Mile High Burger
1/2 lb burger + potato cake + tomato + swiss cheese + aioli
+ NO Substitutions Please
+ Ask for a Naked Burger & get no bread. A gluten free option & delicious
+ GF

Meat Loaf
herbed ground beef + sweet savory red sauce + on a bed of our starch
+ GF

Rifugio's Chicken Marsala
tender seasoned chicken + garlic + marsala wine + wild mushrooms while in season + starch

Customers Favorite New York Strip
12oz New York Strip + vegetable + starch


Not Your Traditional Cioppino
a seafood stew + Italian sausage + linguini + red sauce

House Vodka Pasta
our in house vodka sauce + garlic + cream + spices + linguini
+ add sausage $3.95

Spicy Pasta al Limetta
roasted mildly spicy whole garlic cloves + lime juice + linguini + Parmesan
+ add sausage $3

Tortellini Alfredo
tortellini + capers + red onion + garlic + cream $12
+ add sausage $3.95
+ add chicken $3.95

Chef's Lasagna
a Chef Inspired Lasagna based loosely on traditional Italian recipes (ask server for details)

Rifugio's Linguini & flattened meatball
our garlic red sauce + our gluten free seasoned flattened meatball + linguini