Rastrelli's Restaurant

Established in 1939, Rastrelli's is proud to be one of Iowa's oldest and most historic food service establishments. Pete and Ida Rastrelli founded the Revere Candy Shop in downtown Clinton Iowa in 1939, and so began their tradition of good food and quality service at reasonable prices. After moving to our current location in the Lyons Area of Clinton in 1950, it became apparent to Pete and Ida that something new was needed so that their business they were so passionate about, could thrive and continue. They introduced pizza to Clinton in 1955, and that remains one of our featured menu items to this very day. After several renovations and expansions to the restaurant and menu over the years, we still offer regular dining and also have banquet rooms for groups as small as 25 and up to 350.

At Rastrelli's we strive to bring the best quality food possible to your table. We grind our own sausage and ground beef. We cut our own steaks. Our bread, hamburger buns and pizza dough are all homemade as well. Our sauces are all made here in house, as are our famous cabbage and pasta salads. Our salad bar also features many hand cut vegetables and homemade salad dressings, and our pastry chef creates the most delectable desserts as well. Our commitment to our customers is in the quality, passion and love we put into our food every day here at Rastrelli's.

You can't go wrong ordering one of our famous pizzas that we also ship to customers all over the Unites States. A Rastrelli's Sausage Pizza is an experience in itself! We also have plenty of other Italian and traditional American fare to please everyone in the family. Settle in with a nice glass of Cabernet or Pinot Grigio, or try one of our many domestic or specialty beers. Our bartenders would be happy to mix a cocktail for you as well. Start your dining experience with our homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, or Logs, depending on whom you ask, or choose one of our other appetizers. Create your own unique pasta dish from our selection of pastas and homemade sauces. Try one of our Italian Specialties, such as Chicken Cacciatore or Chicken Marsala. Explore the waters with our Mississippi Channel Catfish or Pacific Northwest Salmon. Enjoy one of our mouth-watering USDA Choice hand-cut steaks or our Smoked Pork Chop. Our burgers and sandwiches also have some history here, so don't be shy and indulge yourself with an Ida's Bacon Cheeseburger or our signature Italian Roast Beef.  Top the night off with our homemade Hot Fudge Sundae, a recipe that dates back to the Revere Candy Shop era. You could also share a slice of homemade Cheesecake or Tiramisu with your significant other.

Please visit our website for our full menu, specials and events, and more information about our restaurant and it's history.

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Latitude: 41.873083 Longitude: -90.181784 Elevation: 592 ft
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Hours Open

Sunday - Thursday 11:00am - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday 11:00am - 10:00pm, Sunday Brunch in the Avanti - 9:00am - 1:00pm, Pizza, Pasta & Salad Bar Buffet - Monday & Tuesday 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Seasons Open

Open year round seven days a week, closed on occasional holidays.

Price Style for this Establishment

$7 - $20

Family and Kid-Friendly Dining Notes

We are a casual/family dining restaurant. We welcome families, kids, couples, groups, travelers, boaters and bikers. Everyone is welcome!!! Our children's menu has burgers, pizza, spaghetti, chicken strips and other items kids love to eat! Healthy side options of apples and peanut butter are offered with some children's menu items. Casual attire is what most guests wear, but don't feel under dressed if people stop by in their business attire. Again, we welcome everyone!

Eco-Friendly Notes

We have installed LED lighting throughout the building. We also recycle our cardboard and our fats and oils. We have a new sidewalk, alley and parking bays that are brick with a modern storm water runoff drainage system.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Rastrelli's has been in the Rastrelli family since 1939. Mike Rastrelli is the current owner.

Accessibility Notes

Handicapped access in three places: East alley entrance to Main Restaurant, NW corner of Main Ave. & Cleveland to Avanti, Room 39 and Main Restaurant, and drive-up access to the Tuscany Special Events Center.

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