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Rustic Tavern

Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We liked this place for it's old-town ambiance. The menu was sort of 1970's but all the items we had were good.

Thank Kesslane
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It is with great regret that I must tell people that this little gem is no longer there. Vacant, kaput, tata for now. So let that be a lesson.....go when you were thinking about it. Now it’s too late

Thank Novelle L
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Gourmet Tavern Food, Great specialty drinks. Petrale sole, Double cut pork chop, homemade fettuccine, not your typical bar food. Delicious. Great service too.

Reviewed 6 March 2018

Having eaten at the Rustic Tavern a number of times, I concluded that the restaurant food is inconsistent. One visit I am thinking that this is a great place and I need to come back soon, and on another visit I determined it was overpriced...More

Thank markltennis
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Enjoyed a pleasant dinner with friends. Good service from our efficient waiter and good food. Wife had their ravioli which she thought was very good. I liked my salmon dish. One nice thing was the willingness to split portions as our friends were able to...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I feel a little guilty writing a less than complimentary review when I see what others have written. I believe that by letting a restaurant owner know what isnt good, you are giving them the opportunity to improve. I'll be specific. We went in this...More

Thank Graham94549
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My wife and I decide to bypass our usual favorite in the square and try the Rustic Tavern across the street. A great choice. We were warmly welcomed by the hostess and seated on the front patio on a warm afternoon. The menu offered a...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We dined here during the slow period between lunch and dinner and the service was great. We were seated immediately and our drink orders taken and delivered while we had time to peruse the menu. All menu items are made from scratch and locally sourced....More

Thank dragonrees
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Stopped in here for lunch during the Lafayette Art and Wine Festival, having never been here before. We asked for outside seating and had a WONDERFUL waitress, Allie. We selected the special for the day which we split - a reuben sandwich made with pastrami,...More

Thank hutchss
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Everything was very good here. I ordered the heirloom tomatoes bisque and I especially liked there Salmon Benedict which was delicious, nicely presented and the portions were generous. The only thing I disliked is their French pressed coffee, which was watery and weak. Otherwise, service...More

Thank Wendy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 925-385-0559
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