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“Once the top”
Review of Le Torte Di Renato

Le Torte Di Renato
Ranked #1 of 6 Dessert in Battipaglia
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Renato is great and gifted and made all Battipaglia proud about his talent. But the Gran Caffè has deteriorated itself big time. More his fame grew less the Grand Caffè is what it used to be. Crammed, unorganised, confusing and very average service. Better split fame from work , cake from caffe and "to be seen " attitude with the pleasure of enjoying a delicious coffee. Renato is a maestro. Whoever manages his place should rely more on their own abilities other than on founder's well deserved reputation.

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Reviewed December 28, 2015

Have you ever heard the story about the Emperor's New Clothes? If not, look it up and tell me if it's not the same as all the fuss about Renato and his torte....

Despite his new-found fame as a TV pastry chef and all the general waxing lyrical about his cakes, I found this pasticceria to be very ordinary. I used to go here many years ago before Renato became a household name and although the coffee is good, the pastries are nothing special and the cakes are over-priced, very very sugary and pretty tasteless.

Probably the magical touch is only provided by Renato himself and when I visited he wasn't there so maybe that explains the lack of pizzazz. I'm not doubting his talent...I'm sure he is a very gifted cake maker. But there are loads of (dare I say it..even MORE) gifted pastry chefs in the south of Italy and I am just wondering whether this place would still have been as popular had it remained the Gran Caffé without Le Torte di Renato...

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Reviewed April 6, 2015

During our recent visit to Italy, we drove several hours from the Amalfi Coast just to visit this charming cafe in Battapaglia and meet the master chef himself. We had ordered a custom cake for a birthday celebration and while we waited for the finishing touches to be completed, we had the great honor of meeting Renato himself and watch him perform his magic on our cake!!! it was like a dream, as if we were watching his celebrated TV show: every Tuesday at 21:10, on REAL TIME, FREE DIGITAL TV CHANNEL 31, Sky Channel 124, and 125 in HD, Channel 31 TivùSat. We indulged in some fresh pastries - which literally melted in our mouth - as our cake was lovingly placed in the container for transit. if you are anywhere near Battipaglia, be sure to visit Renato!!!!!

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Thank Morton L
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Reviewed April 3, 2015

Refinement and elegance .This is how I can define best "Gran Caffe-Le torte di Renato".The place is charming and the atmosphere is warm.The pastries and cakes are not only beautiful but they are absolutely delicious and all those masterpieces of Renato Ardovino, those exquisite pieces of art that surround you , just take your breath away.The staff is very friendly and nice. I highly recommend this place.

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