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Rustico Ristorante

114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-4046
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“gelato” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (49 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

Being great by a native Italian host is always a good sign at an Italian restaurant. This popular, busy restaurant in the heart of downtown Telluride is worth the wait. The food was fantastic and very authentic. From appetizers to dessert, every bite was delicious....More

Thank FLguyTampa_FL
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We live in Crested Butte CO and come to Telluride from time to time - first time ever at this place and we were very impressed. Very friendly waitress had a wine list right away and took our order - had the kids lemonaids right...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The food is great, the wait staff entertaining and the ambiance is welcoming. I love that it's right downtown and walking distance from the Gondola. Come enjoy yourself.

Thank JuliDodd
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Yes, you can get great Italian food in Telluride. This is the place. In season or off season, check it out. Modest wine selection. 8 of us went there for dinner, each one of us ordering something different. I am a pasta fan, bring on...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Well I had read somewhere that the owners brought family recipes from Italy with them, and it must be true! I have never enjoyed lasagna like this before: simple but with puffs of pasta and cheese that melt in your mouth. It was so good...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The food and service were just about perfect. I loved the pasta and the cinnamon ice cream for dessert was auperb

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We hit this restaurant during the off season. They were offering a 'local's special' which provided a salad or appetizer in addition to your main pasta meal. Salads were crisp and fresh. Ravioli was handmade and delicious. The "pink sauce" was a little too creamy...More

Thank SparkyEstonia
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I had lunch during the "shoulder season" (between summer festivals and ski season), and I may have been the only diner that day. As such, I got great service; the server enthusiastically gave me what was essentially a personal wine tasting. He suggested a mozzarella...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Another very good choice when in Telluride. All their dishes are excellent and the service is first class.

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We ate here 18 years ago and it was just as delicious now as then. Same owners, great food, nice wine list. Can eat inside or out. Wine l

Thank Lisa W
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D.G. M
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Response from DANIEL O | Reviewed this property |
No, like most ski resorts the restaurants are mountain casual.
Kathy R
21 February 2016|
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Response from Ben K | Reviewed this property |
I believe some of the dishes on the menu will be gluten free. The restaurant should be contacted for confirmation of which menu items qualify for that designation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-4046
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