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Renato's Italian Restaurant

121 W Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2305
+1 864-585-7027
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
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11:30 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
121 W Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is very sad to write because Renato's had been our favorite Italian place when we stumbled upon it some 20 years ago. It has always been a place to enjoy great food, listen to the crooners sing and visit with family. We generally book...More

Thank Dinah W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Our host's declared it was 5* in Spartanburg, I emphatically agree! After being promptly served our libation by a friendly and courteous young lady, we perused the extensive choices, ably assisted by our knowledgeable server. Beginning with a house salad, Caprese and a career all...More

Thank RTinAZ
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I have dined here several times. There are quite a few dishes that are reasonable. Every dish that I have eaten at this restaurant has been delicious. I have yet to find anything on the menu that has not been very very good. The owner...More

Thank LeeH_943_57
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The restaurant is located downtown Spartanburg which makes parking a challenge. Renato's is a vibrant eatery with a the rustic look of a Tuscan eatery. I was in Spartanburg on business so I was alone for dinner. I was seated immediately, but it was ten...More

Thank BillGreensboro_NC
Reviewed 11 July 2017

While strolling down Main Street in Spartanburg deciding to grab a burger at another establishment, we stopped just short of our destination to the aromas permeating the air from Renato's. While dressed very casually, we stuck our heads in the door and were immediately welcomed...More

Thank anngrss
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Our friends from Boiling Springs introduced us to Renato's this past Friday evening. I was impressed by the chic decor in a vintage downtown location. Our waiter, Brandon, was cordial, helpful, and informative. I had the scallops over risotto. The scallops were perfectly seared and...More

Thank shagman46
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is my favorite restaurant. The food is always excellent and authentic-- whether you are ordering on the menu, or off the menu. The staff is warm, and highly professional. The owner/ chef, Renato, is from Lucca , but was raised in Campania, Italy, a...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is my favorite Italian restaurant in Spartanburg located in the heart of downtown. They have daily specials which are sure to please any pallet. The seating area is perfect for a romantic date.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We went here with seven colleagues from a variety of home countries- and tastes. The starters (recommended by the owner, not on the menu) were excellent, as were the main courses ( fish, steak). The owner was happy to meet some Europeans, the service was...More

Thank Inkomo
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to eat if one appreciates the subtleties of well prepared food. Some have described their food as bland. It is prepared in manner that does not employ strong sauces or an abundance of garlic to mask the taste of excellent...More

1  Thank Glenn S
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7 May 2017|
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Response from The-South-Carolinans | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know what they do for bdays, but the good is great and if I were you I'd just go no matter if they sing or not!
23 September 2016|
Response from TomPride | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question...?
16 July 2016|
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Response from Stan M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have, you just cannot compare chain restaurant quality with authentic one. You have to try it)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2305
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-585-7027
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