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Ristorante Renato

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422 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5834
+1 540-371-8228
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small, intimate full service restaurant

This is a favorite of ours. Dinner there is a romantic experience with small booths, candlelight, linen napkins and tablecloths. For lunch, it is often crowded with business people, and on weekends reservations are certainly helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Joyful1
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Took F. O. R. E. V. E. R. for the waiter to show up for our order and he was very reluctant to answer questions. Maybe because he was so rushed. The food was good, but so not special. Canned black olives on the salad - kalamata would be better. Under ripe tomato for the salad caprese. Shrimp Picatta over... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have eaten here dozens of times and have never had a bad meal or experience. The ambiance is good, food is impeccable and the service is above board

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Like I said it's bin better. Portions small, service all over the place, not knowing where everything is. Expensive, may not go back. It's a shame been in town a long time.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our experience here was not good. Maybe it is because I am Italian, but I found the food to be fair at best. The restaurant was not busy while we were there yet it took our waiter 25 minutes to bring the dessert menu we requested. Then another 20 minutes to return to our table to take our dessert order.... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a favorite of ours. Dinner there is a romantic experience with small booths, candlelight, linen napkins and tablecloths. For lunch, it is often crowded with business people, and on weekends reservations are certainly helpful.

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Three of my friends met me there for lunch. The restaurant was quiet, even though it was half full. Music played faintly in the background. We were able to chat without shouting at one another. We had a lovely table near the window, that had a translucent shade so we had privacy. The food was great. Prices were good. Would... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had an excellent meal here. I had the filet and it was nicely prepared. It's good Italian/ American fare in cozy environment. Put this place on your short list in Fredericksburg.

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Wilson, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was by far one of the best restaurant meals I have had in a long while. There were three of us. One had the Scampi Napoli. One had a chicken and mushroom entry in a brandi sauce. I had the "Salmon Renato," which was salmon, scallops, shrimp and mushrooms in a lemon/white wine sauce. We all enjoyed our meals.... More 

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Orange, Virginia
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

From the time you walk in, you see the white table cloths, the staff neatly dressed and a lovely interior. You just know the meal will be great. And it was. The waiter was on top of things but not too pushy. Food was great and large portions. Excellent bread.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went for dinner the day before Valentines. I had been told food was pricey, I'm OK with pricey as long as food and service are good. Not the case here! food was OK and service not very good. I think waiter forgot about us and when he came back his statement was "You should be ready by now" seriously??? I... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante Renato

Address: 422 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5834
Phone Number: +1 540-371-8228
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $25
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 422 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5834
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-8228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $25
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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