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LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant

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3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 1153
17:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to find good takeaway Pizza in GC but this place has it covered. Good service, great choice & yes awesome food. We grabed takeaway pizza headed back to our unit and struggled to knock over a Large.

Thank J P
Barbara P, Manager at LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for Ur TripAdviser Review.... We think the Pizzas are Awesome too 🍕😆 More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a soggy wet under cooked pizza and my wife had a spicy hot pasta marinara where there was no mention of chill on the menu hence My partner and I didn't eat our food and was still charged full price and the management was rude and arrogant. I would not recommend you go there!!!!!

Thank Lidio C
Barbara P, Manager at LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm Sad to hear you didn't enjoy your pizza as we are renowned for our Rustic Pizza cooked to perfection.... Regarding Pasta it may of had a secret touch added, especially unpleasant for someone who dose not like chilli.... Apologies there!! I spoke with my partner & staff serving you & if I'm not mistaken, was advised you both finished... More 

Williamstown, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

see title above=food was abundant and tasty and the entertainment sitting outside was fun. my 1 yr old grandson loved the constant noise of the trams. sam the italian owner and chef was friendly as was the waitstaff(our waitress daughter was an exchange student in florida) not the best but good and tasty would return

1 Thank Kenneth S
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Outstanding steak and all round great food. Very friendly staff and no problems with our young daughters finding something to eat. Make sure you try the garlic bread pizza and some turkish delight for free on the way out. BYO is handy with a BWS just up the road.

1 Thank PowerfulPete677
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We ate twice during out holiday, ordered a range of pastas, fish and veal dishes and all were outstanding. Staff were friendly and helpful and service was very prompt. Would unhesitatingly recommend.

1 Thank Arnon M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Food came out really quick. We were very well looked after. Food was very nice and reasonable priced Will come back again

Thank Carey R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Small, busy and a little noisy at times. But the food was so good it was all forgotten. Pasta was simply delicious, and lamb dish superbly cooked. There is a lot of love in this food. Great little spot for a catch up and casual meal.

1 Thank travisde
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

La Rustica offers small quaint dining experience, but the food is amazing. Pizzas on offer are delicious with the best pizza bases we've tasted made fresh daily on premises. I don't know what the recipe is, but it's delicious. The meal portions are plentiful, especially the pasta dishes. Both the Italian cuisine and Turkish cuisine is authentic and lives up... More 

1 Thank Kerry L
Noosa, Australia
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159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This tiny little Restaurant has food to die for (probably not the correct words to use in a restaurant review) but it was, their were six of us including two children who are very restaurant savvy, we had all ordered different meals and the uhms and ahhs coming from each was something you don't here very often. Three had pastas,... More 

1 Thank Sunshineqld
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant twice when we are in Gold Coast. Loved the service and food...Had ordered Risotto Zingarra and La Rustica pizza and the tastes are really good. Would definitely recommend and come back when in Gold Coast.

1 Thank Jennifer T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 31
Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5570 1153
La Rustica Mediterranean is a perfect partnership of 2 Italians & a Turkish In-Law- Specializing in 2 Empires Cuisines- Roman & Ottoman-Offering Dine In, Take Away & Deliveries 7 Evenings from 5pm till late Serving handmade stone cooked Pizzas- Traditional to Creative Pasta's/ 300gm Fillet Steaks/ Veal/ Chicken & Seafoods- Now with Meze/ Shish Kebabs/ Kofta/ Fresh Fish/ Heaps of Vegetarian/ Gluten Free options/ Halal options & Daily Specials Perfect for any occasion- Early Bird Family's/ Romantic Dinner/ Parties/ Conference/ Get together/ Karaoke & LCD Screen available- Functions & Festivals Parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park just behind us & walk though We look forward to having you at our place for dinner soon =)

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