Fodor's Expert Review Ristorante Rinuccini

$$$ Kilkenny City Italian

A warm glow emanates from this Georgian town-house restaurant, where owner-chef Antonio Cavaliere is intensely involved in preparing such luscious Italian dishes as rigatoni all' arrabbiata (tubes of homemade egg pasta in a fresh tomato sauce with chili and garlic). Other specialties, such as Silver Hill Irish duckling in a fresh orange juice and Aurum liquor sauce, go particularly well with Antonio's garlic roasted potatoes—highly recommended as a side dish. A splendid all-Italian wine list complements the menu, and there's a host of delicious homemade desserts. This is one of the best Italian options in town. The restaurant accommodates overnight guests in the town house above.

Italian Intimate Lunch Dinner Dessert $$$

Quick Facts

1 The Parade
Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny  Ireland

056-776–1575

www.rinuccini.com

Known For:
  • Best Italian in town
  • Excellent Italian wine list
  • Silver Hill Irish duckling

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