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“Completely memorable night we left raving & wanting more YUM!”

Rinaldo's Casa Cucina
Ranked #3 of 65 Restaurants in Wangaratta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in the dining hub of Wangaratta's riverside precinct, Rinaldo's Casa Cucina is situated in a delightful art deco building overlooking the Ovens River. Enjoy lunch, dinner and drinks on the large under-cover deck which has heating and cooling for year round comfort. Try one of the 13 flavours of House made gelato available! Awarded Best Italian Restaurant Victoria (informal dining) 2015 in the Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence the meals at Rinaldo's reflect pride in authentic Italian cooking. We welcome you to our Casa Cucina!
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“Completely memorable night we left raving & wanting more YUM!”
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Another b'day at Rinaldos & again we were amazed!! Food, service & attention to detail was second to none. My father is diabetic and was made his own fruit based desert & just loved it. All our starters, mains & deserts were mouth wateringly sumptuous & we left Rinaldos craving the next time we go- any excuse will do! Can't thank all the staff enough for another sensational evening :)

  • Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Excellent!!”
Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

yum yum yum!!!! The pork entree off the specials and the gnocchi with beef ragu. Absolute taste sensations! Excellent service, great ambiance. Only let down was the dessert. Not up to scratch with store bought ice cream although homemade was advertised on the menu. And not entirely sure the choc cheesecake was house made either. however, I would definitely go back because the rest of the meal was 5star (or a chefs hat)!

  • Visited July 2013
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RinaldosCasaCucina, Owner at Rinaldo's Casa Cucina, responded to this review, July 14, 2013
Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience at Rinaldo's and even more pleased that you are looking forward to returning!
We are looking into the reason why that particular batch of icecream was not up to our usual high standard and have spoken with our staff regarding this.
All of our desserts are house made using highest quality ingredients.
We look forward to welcoming you to Rinaldo's again the future!
With best wishes
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Melbourne, Australia
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294 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“Oh yeah this was good”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

To be honest i am generally skeptical of rural hotels and restaurants, and yes i have lived in regional Australia and have seen a lot of regional Australia with work.

Thank goodness TA has this as number 1 or we would have not have visited it. I do like to do my own home work first and walked around the town to see what other eating options existed. Yes there are a few, however how can you not eat at Rinaldo's when the whole town is eating there!

The food is amazing. I chose the Gnocchi and it was amazing!! I rarely order this as few restaurants make it themselves. The desserts were incredible, a real enjoyable dining experience, i would have eaten here the next night we spent in town too however had other commitments.

Hopefully the other local restaurants can take a leaf out of what these guys produce and do.

I'll be back.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank taqueeney
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Benalla, Australia
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

A favourite local restaurant amongst my friends - superb food, service, staff and atmosphere. The cooking classes they offer are also excellent value and very popular.

Visited May 2013
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World citizen
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“Food was plentiful”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Rinaldo's is set in a warehouse style location with a nice rustic atmosphere and friendly staff to suit. They have a fair range of beverages available. I went with a large group and we were given multiple sharing plates including: gnocchi, risotto and a pasta dish which was surrounded in eggplant (I've never seen a dish like this before but it was very tasty). We finished the meal with very tasty chocolate mousse. The food was simple, tasty and plentiful without being a culinary sensation. The staff were industrious and courteous in doing their roles, without being outstanding. All in all this is a very good restaurant for a country town.

  • Visited April 2013
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