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Cafe Rinaldi

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426 S Main St, Old Forge, PA 18518-1609
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I'm typically a huge fan of Cafe Rinaldi, but we had a horrible experience last night & if I could, I'd give it 1/2 a star. We had reservations, but still had to wait 20 min for our table -- if that's where it ended I would have been fine with that. An hour after we ordered we were just... More 

Thank nfahey
Archbald, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Very good food and large portions. Our dinners were great. My Chicken Calabrese could have been a little spicier but overall is was great. My wife's veal was very tender. The wait staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank Phil S
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had some excellent dishes here, most notably a grilled shrimp appetizer, a manicotti entree, and veal piccata. The manicotti was as smooth as silk. Portions are generous - we saw an antipasto on another table that looked large enough for several diners to share. The pasta fagioli soup, however, was rather bland for my taste. Atmosphere was reminiscent of... More 

Thank Mary Ann H
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

I walked in and was greated by Jane I believe she's one of the owners... being an East Coast Girl I felt at home like going to my aunts house for some good ole fashioned ITALIAN FOOD:) Nice staff sat at the bar the guy bar tender wasn't very talkative more straight to the point so not your average friendly... More 

Thank Foodloverforlife
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

The atmosphere, service, and food were all very good. It is one of the few restaurants open on a Monday night.

Thank cafc328
Exeter, Pennsylvania, United States
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Best Italian Cuisine in the area! The hostess and our server Tracy were so nice, and the male servers were just as gracious. Even my service dog Baby was treated with the utmost of welcoming. The portions are incredibly huge and the food is seasoned perfectly.

Thank Tina H
Dallas, PA
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

I guess we ordered the wrong food tonight. It was Friday Pizza night and we heard Rinaldi's Cafe was a great place to eat. Seeing the wonderful menu, we were tempted to order a big dinner, but opted out for our usual Friday night pizza. This was our first time to visit this cafe and we were very impressed with... More 

Thank Hallin
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Old Forge, PA is famous for being the Pizza Capital of the World. But there's another reason why Old Forge is famous Cafe Rinaldiocated at 426 S Main St, Cafe Rinaldi has been around for more than a decade and is quite the destination spot for the out of towners and the locals. When entering Cafe Rinaldi you'll first notice... More 

Thank KlinesKorner
Washington, DC
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

Following a morning funeral our family and friends (about 30) gathered at Cafe Rinaldi for a luncheon. Turned out to be a good choice. The main food was tasty (roast beef, chicken, risoto, veggies), as we the appetizer pizza and dessert. Our host (who I believe was the owner or related to the owners) did an excellent job keeping all... More 

1 Thank Ready4MoreTravel
Blooming Grove, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

Relied on this website which is usually pretty believable. NOT THIS TIME!! Made a reservation a day in advance. Unfortunately got there right behind friends of the hostess that did not have a reservation. Obviously she gave our table to her friends and sat us in the bar room, across from the TV!! LOUD,LOUD,... couldn't converse with our daughter who... More 

1 Thank 651reginam85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 S Main St, Old Forge, PA 18518-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Old Forge
  • Phone Number: 570-451-0433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?