Special Weekend, the Holidays, & January Specials

December is finally here and we had such a great 2016 with you all! Our 2-year anniversary is THIS WEEKEND and we will be featuring the Best of RARE as our specials this weekend. We polled our fans on Facebook to see what you wanted – and we picked a few items...

Fall Menu & Wine Wine Wine!

Friends of RARE, We have welcomed the fall weather with open arms and have unleashed our fall menu.  Loaded with flavor and terrific autumnal colors, we invite you to check out our menu to review the seasonal additions.   Featured here is the Pork Tenderloin entrée:...

What is Dry-aged Meat

At RARE Italian, we are honored to have our very own dry-aging cooler right in our dining room.  The process of dry-aging meat is difficult and expensive – which is why many restaurants do not do it – but, damn, does it make a phenomenal steak.  The time and energy...

How to Make Pasta

At RARE Italian Restaurant in Fort Collins, we proudly make our own pasta from scratch each and every day. Making pasta can seem intimidating – but it’s really not too difficult if you have a bit of patience.  You can make pasta from as few as two...

RARE Supports the Italy Earthquake Center

RARE Italian Restaurant in Fort Collins Supports the Italy Earthquake Center Early morning on Wednesday, August 24th, a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy, resulting in more than 290 casualties. The hardest hit areas are Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto &...