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Cafe Rustica

10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
+1 831-659-4444
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (106 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here intending for a quick lunch - their food was so good that we stayed and had a long meal. We had their fish special, their steak, salad, creme brulee & tiramisu dessert, all were excellent. Portions were large but very tasty. Their wine...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and very nice atmosphere. Would highly recommend this restaurant for all types of outings.

Thank brianr3232018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here after a morning hike. Great service and tasty lunch. Had the grilled cheese and butter lettuce salad and my wife had another salad. Both yummy and just enough.

Thank GregT2750
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at Rustica many times during our stays in Carmel and Carmel Valley. Every time the food has been excellent as well as a great value. Portions on the dishes we have had are large so we often share a plate or two....More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Pizza ok not great . Owner ? Not sure but main waiter ? Very abrupt and rude .. no smile no friendly service .. we ordered 2 salads very clearly and both were forgotten . So we didn’t bother to remind him .. not good...More

Thank _jennys3489
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a bite with friends. We shared salad and two pizzas. Amazing food and fantastic service. This is certainly a must stop while in the Valley.

Thank Stephana B
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We popped in with no reservation but were made just as welcome at Cafe Rustica. In the dark night of this sleepy little town it was a little difficult to find. Inside we found a lovely adult crowd and wonderful atmosphere. I liked the fact...More

Thank mahdeeyo
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We try to lunch here each time we're in Carmel Valley...it gives us a "paws" between wine tasting, shopping as it also does for our dog! Great and innovative food and wonderful service!

1  Thank carolynn1545
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This place was excellent! Can’t believe I haven’t been before. It’s cozy, but that adds to the Italian-homey feel. We sat at the bar which I love so I can see all the happenings in the kitchen and the hustle and bustle of the restaurant....More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

An unassuming restaurant with fantastic food. Highly recommended. The butter leaf salad was good and the pizzas were both excellent.

1  Thank Alex987321
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Romabrd
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Response from jane w | Reviewed this property |
sorry for your discomfort, but that is an impossible question to answer. was it the only place you ate at that day? always contact the restaurant directly you suspect was the cause and let them know what you ate. we have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-4444
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