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Ristorante Renato

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422 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5834
+1 540-371-8228
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just went for dinner twice this month at Renato's. It has such a variety to choose from, great flavors, perfect wine choices and excellent service.

Thank catee408
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was Veteran's Day and they offered a free entree to any Vet. so , we went and had a lovely time in a small, but romantic restaurant. The lemon drop martini's were good and comparable to Ruth Chris'. The veal dishes, we both ordered different were excellent, priced and portioned well. the service was very good too. I would... More 

Thank Rosemarie K
new york, new york
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Having lived in New York for a long time, this reminds us of some of the excellent old Italian restaurants that used to dot Greenwich Village. Fortunately for us, we happened upon this in a visit to Fredericksburg. The appearance is wonderful and comfortable - proper table cloths, soft lighting, opera or Sinatra playing softly in the background, old paintings... More 

Thank bill2newyork
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We held a family dinner, on a wedding weekend, for about 20 people. We used one of their private rooms. We were very comfortable, the staff and service were excellent, and the food did not disappoint. Generally, with a group that large, you get a complaint or two. Not this time. everyone loved their meal.

Thank Beatman50
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to gather. Great food and the staff was awesome . The service was fast and accurate with the orders. We were 25.

Thank LaSoccerMom
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Our son just moved to Fredericksburg and so we had to come here, since his name is also Renato. Had a great dinner. Wine, beer, antipasto, Clams with linguini, Shrimp Napoli, Chicken with asparagus, the BREAD, salads, and yes, the tiramisu were ALL so delicious! Cute atmosphere inside as well as some great italian music playing in the background. Restaurant... More 

Thank Cindy P
Potomac, Maryland
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Renato's was highly recommended by friends who live nearby. The place was not crowded, so our problems were even more curious.We all ordered the same lunch and even made a joke about it, how that made for an easy order. After an absurdly long wait, three out of four of us got the wrong meal. Something I promise none of... More 

Thank David G
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93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We had planned on another restaurant, but this place looked so charming with its romantic tables in the 2 bay windows flanking the front door, and the menu looked great. I had the eggplant rollotini which was very flavorful and light but filling enough. Our server was great and even presented us with 2 gratis small glasses of prosecco at... More 

Thank hilaryg1
Limington, Maine
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Business dinner. We hit it on a busy night as they had 2 large parties going on. However, our food was served hot and timely. I had the Romeo Scallopini - Chicken and Veal Scallopini - very good in a wine sauce but nothing else - no mushrooms, nothing on the plate other then 2 pieces of meat. Most other... More 

Thank Jo4166
Greensboro, North Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

One of two Italian eateries in Fredericksburg. This is not the right choice. Food was okay but NOT anything spectacular. Service was terrible. While we visited on a Saturday night. Staffing was onsite but not actively engaged in the experience. Would not recommend- will not return.

Thank DinerDog

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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
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5834
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-8228

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