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Cafe Rustica

) #1 of 25 Restaurants in Carmel Valley €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza,
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
+1 831-659-4444
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (97 reviews)
“salad” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We both had the pizza so can't vouch for the other food, but the Margherita pizza was nothing special. It wasn't bad, it just wasn't great. It was a thin crust with minimal sauce on it. Hubby had the Dynamite and he liked his. We...More

Thank tracey t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff, delicious food, solid wine list. We ate outdoors under the umbrella which created a pleasant atmosphere but several diners bought their dogs and gave them a long leash allowing the dogs to come and sniff as several tables. The dog owners thought it...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place with excellent food in the village center. We tried the thin crust pizza, it was just excellent.

Thank Adrienn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a fan of Cafe Rustica because the owners are always there to make sure your dining experience goes well. I can tell they really care. The salads and pizzas are delicious with lots of flavor. The fish and meat entrees are consistently tasty....More

Thank Aubrey S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Hands down this favorite locals spot serves fantastic meals that will leave you wanting to return over and over again. The waiters are friendly but not very engaging, which leaves you feeling like you are having a wonderful experience that is romantic and not intrusive....More

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent and the atmosphere very good. We sat inside as we were a bit cold but outside looked great too. I really enjoyed the soup of the day and my husband thought his Caesar salad was very good. Really worth a visit!1

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Went there on a Tuesday night after seeing reviews on Trip Advisor. Made Reservations. Not always required, but a good idea for this Restaurant. Wife had Spinach Salad (great), Tomato Bisque Soup (Excellent and large portion) Steamed Clams, (ample portion and great wine broth they...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nice outdoor tables, extensive gourmet pizza menu, in the middle of shopping area. We ordered two pizzas thinking they would be small, but should have ordered only one in retrospect.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Lovely meal, great service. Huge portions. Kids loved it as much as we did. Lots of choice on the menu.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have eaten here many times and every time gets better. It sits off the beaten track and hard to find but well worth the visit. You can eat inside or outside or at the bar. We ate in a large room in the bar...More

Thank John R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can we have a party of thirty? Thanks Jeff
5 November 2016|
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Response from alankehr | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant.
Mike K
Why did my wife and I get sick eating at Cale Rustica?
1 April 2015|
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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
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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