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315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-594-0015
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (54 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“cavatelli” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Rustica is my favorite place in Rockland to eat! It's my first place to recommend. The bread and olive oil is the best way to start off. The salads are light, but a healthy way to get ready for all the pasta you might have...More

Thank Brianna P
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting Rockland while on vacation, had a yearning for ITalian Food. Rustica reminded us of an old Italian restaurant in NYC. The tables were covered in black and white tablecloths, and were at a good distance from each other so you could still have a...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a 100% unsolicited review. Saturday night 28 October 17, a very busy place. During the height of tourist season it has got to be a combination circus and madhouse for the staff. Our lone negative impression is in the wait for seating area...More

Thank ZnLP
Reviewed 27 October 2017

all homemade pastas so AWESOME!!!! go early because they are only open from 5 pm to 9 pm no reservations they do not need to food was to die for will make it a point to go again if in the area

Thank janice s
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I went here based on a referral from a friend and th thoroughly enjoyed the cavatelli and chicken saltimbocca special. My coworker had the parmesan risotto with tomato and asparagus which he said was excellent as well. Our server was pleasant and attentive. A nice...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner . Not fantastic but very good food. They do a nice job with the portions and homemade pasta.

Thank bfizzel
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This busy Italian restaurant feels old world with its traditional dark colors, nicely dressed tables with white linens and black overcloth and wonderfully worn wood plank floors. The wide-open room did not have the ambiance of many Italian restaurants. Portions were very large. Greens in...More

Thank cakworth
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My wife had a chicken pasta special and I had shrimp piccata. Both were excellent. The service was exceptional, the food was great and the atmosphere was quite pleasant. For a Wednesday evening, the place was buzzing

Thank John J M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

From the moment we stepped into Rustica with the wonderful aromas, we expected an outstanding meal and that is exactly what we each experienced. Prices are very reasonable and seasonings are amazing. Definitely will return on our next trip to Rockland.

Thank Peg1234
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Must be good - several locals were eating at the bar. Portions are huge - wish we had shared one appetizer and one main course. Wine by the glass was nothing special, but adequate. Waitress was covering a lot of tables but she was very...More

Thank w945106
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9 September 2016|
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Response from welshpembrokecorgi | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it was on menu. But no harm calling to see if they can make it for you.
30 August 2016|
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Response from welshpembrokecorgi | Reviewed this property |
It's not the place you want to pay just for boiled lobster. Too costly for plain lobster. Claws, about a mile down Main Street is the place to go for that, nice water view , very casual , most outdoor type place.
27 June 2016|
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Response from HereAtLast | Reviewed this property |
Only for groups of 6 or more
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-594-0015
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