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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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new york, new york
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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91 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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15 reviews
14 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
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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264 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Celebrated birthdays with friends over lunch here. Happened to coincide with Summer Restaurant Week. Turns out their regular lunch specials are a better deal than the restaurant week menu because they include a salad for the same $10. Our server was friendly and helpful. The house creamy Italian dressing was very good on the fresh salad. My cheese ravioli in... More 

Thank Dawn W
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We've been going to Renato's for 20 years. Never disappointed. The staff is always friendly and professional and the food and service are first class!

Thank 2hardys

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?