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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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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Thank travisde
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

Thank Kerry L
Noosa, Australia
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265 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Sunshineqld
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Jennifer T
Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its was fantastic day lovery atmoshphere great service with smile and excellent food,its 5star for my side we really enjoy today with friends ...

Thank russelbrawn
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good honest food. WE go to Surfers around half a dozen times a year on business & you get reasonably priced, full flavoured food. Most times I have the Spaghetti Marinara & my wife has the fish

Thank janis19502016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the absolute BEST food I have come across, and I have been to many places! Food is authentic and full of flavour, cannot speak highly enough of it!! A must try for anyone visiting the Gold Coast!

Thank Belinda G
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as you walk into La Rustica, it's like being taken somewhere else- the cozy and welcoming interior and decor make you feel like you're no longer in Surfers. The food options are exactly what you would want from an Italian/Turkish restaurant and the food portions and quality are true to form and could compete with authentic restaurants found... More 

Thank Mel B
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This is a small Italian family owned restaurant that always manages to please. The veal no matter with what sauce always brings a smile to my face. It's cooked to perfection Tender and moist. The other pasta dishes are the kind mama would make and the pizza is traditionally Italian with a generous topping. F it's Italian La Rustica is... More 

Thank Doug C
Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Small but cozy with atmosphere. Menu to suit all. BYO. All our dishes were very satisfying. Veal Lemon Sauce Veal Mushroom Sauce and Pizza. My Lemon Veal was the best I have ever tasted. Good service with friendly staff. Would have given it a 5 star if the desserts had been as good as the mains.

Thank Kazarooni

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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
US$11 - US$30
Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?