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John Felice Rome Center

All-day coffee & snack bar

Rinaldo and Nella's

For 35 years, Rinaldo and Nella Fiorini and their son Davide, and their daughter Sylvia operated the coffee and snack bar at the JFRC.  John Felice wanted the cafe to be privately run and by an Italian family.  Rinaldo and Nella served countless panini and cappuccini and shared endless memories with thousands of students. 

The Cafe is now run by a new family continuing the tradition of Rinaldo and Nella's Bar.  Students can eat, study, read, and access wireless in this quaint little cafe. 

Throughout the year, Rinaldo's is the place where a variety of social and cultural events occur. The Office of Student Life at the JFRC organizes events that include lectures on Italian life and culture, volunteer activities, movie nights, talent shows, karaoke nights and theme parties. 

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John Felice Rome Center · Sullivan Center for Student Services· 6339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
800.344.ROMA · rome@luc.edu

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