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Renato's Italian Restaurant

121 W Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2305
+1 864-585-7027
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
121 W Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2305
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had reservations at 6pm for 4 people. The restaurant was not busy. We didn’t leave until 8:50 due to the poor service. The manager turned his back and walked away on our conversation. There are many restaurants in Spartanburg- enjoy one of those!

Thank Bea S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a whim and were pleasantly surprised. The service was very good and the food was quite nice. The ingredients were high quality and fresh. The servings were large for lunch an very good.

Thank 2Bishop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Renatos several times when the father ran the place and it was truly a treat. Not so now that the son is running the place. I recommended the place to my boyfriend as a nice restaurant for a Valentines dinner so he made...More

Thank travelingprice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like this restaurant. Simply good food. I have been twice, always excellent service, well managed, the owner is the chef. The ravioli is very good. Really it is all good. If you are looking for a cheap meal, this is not the place. Especially...More

Thank Tem M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is the best Italian restaurant in the Upstate, and it's not particularly close. Renato selects top-flight ingredients and crafts smart, classic food. It can be pricey, but if you stick to conventional dishes, it can be moderate. The service has for a long time...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We had booked a table for three as a precursor to our New Years Eve celebrations. We arrived about 30 minutes early but the reception were unfazed and speedily seated us. The pre-dinner drinks were offered and the wine list was comprehensive and reasonably priced....More

Thank christopher h
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere and cuisine. Fusilli bolognese, eggplant and appetizers were very tasty. Owner/chef stopped by our table to check on meal, etc. Definitely recommend!!

Thank Graniterater1
Reviewed 28 September 2017 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 28 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
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6 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
US$15 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 W Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29306-2305
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-585-7027
  • E-mail
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