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Restaurant Rinascimento

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Via Scura | under the Carispaq Banca, 67028 San Demetrio ne' Vestini, Italy
+39 328 1511 491
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous food, lovely owners and a great view

Went for lunch today with my family who live in Italy and are regulars at this restaurant. The owners Janie and leonardo are fantastic hosts who make you feel right at home and are clearly passionate about their food as it was beautiful. The location is stunning with great views so would highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Kate23b
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Torquay, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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96 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Went for lunch today with my family who live in Italy and are regulars at this restaurant. The owners Janie and leonardo are fantastic hosts who make you feel right at home and are clearly passionate about their food as it was beautiful. The location is stunning with great views so would highly recommend to anyone who loves great, locally... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had lunch here today. Taken there by friends who are regulars, it was our first time at the restaurant and we were really impressed with the quality of the food. The owners, Leonardo and Janey made us very welcome and the views from the restaurant balcony were wonderful. I recommend the chicken livers and the deer casserole in particular,... More 

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New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We live in NY, spend our summers in Italy and were invited by friends to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary: we had a superb meal & special celebration. Leo & Janie the owners, Leo’s Mother & Anna made it truly an unforgettable celebration. Everything is special and first class: from the moment you set foot in their welcoming and charming... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were lucky enough to be taken here by friends in the know. Fantastic food! Incredibly warm hosts Jaynie and Leonardo set in a beautiful restaurant all combine to create a simply stunning culinary experience. The food cooked by Leonardo is amazing with all the produce either home grown or sourced locally. Looking forward to a return visit next time... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were taken by friends who go frequently. The food was amazing and we lingered over lunch with excellent wine. Leonardo joined us for a beer and explained how he and his father had painted the beautiful ceiling. Can recommend this restaurant highly - leonardo is a great chef who serves produce that he grows himself and his wife jaynie... More 

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Simply fantastic. Very rare to find a restaurant where all the ingredients - fantastic food, beautiful restaurant and incredibly warm hosts in Jaynie and Leonardo - combine to provide a simply stunning culinary experience. The food cooked by Leonardo is amazing with all the produce either home grown or sourced locally.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We've just spent an afternoon being treated to a wonderful culinary experience by a lovely couple, Leonardo and Jaynie, who made us feel like guests in their own home. Each course, and indeed dish, was a fresh treat, made from home grown or locally sourced produce, full of flavour, with gorgeous textures and beautiful presentation. The wild boar and chicory... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

What a restaurant! The experience starts as soon as you step into the restaurant... Beautifully decorated, Il Rinascimento has fascinating artwork that will blow you away. The hosts go over and above their duties to make you feel comfortable and welcome (Leonardo and Jeanie both speak Italian and English). The food is exceptional: local produce is used to create traditional... More 

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Rome, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Marvellous experience. The gastronomic aspect is fab, with a style that combines traditional cooking with a modern touch, and the ingredients are top-class. Moreover, the couple running the place, the renaissance type Leonardo and his sweet Canadian wife Jaynie make everything better. And the area is very charming, with the delicious town Santo Stefano di Sassanio at 10 minutes by... More 

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Teramo
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

After our first visit we really wanted to return with some friends and the opportunity arose for us to take a long hike from Santo Stefano di Sessanio to Rocca Calascio and back. We called the day before to see that we'd be ok for a late lunch around 2pm ish and Jaynie confirmed that would be fine. Well, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Scura | under the Carispaq Banca, 67028 San Demetrio ne' Vestini, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of L'Aquila  >  San Demetrio ne' Vestini
  • Phone Number: +39 328 1511 491
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?