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Cafe Rustica

€€ - €€€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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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 9 year old daughter for a girls weekend in Carmel valley. Concierge recommended cafe rustica for dinner and was able to get us reservations after we checked in. Has outdoor patio with heaters but we chose to sit inside which is small and...More

Thank E T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying to find the place we ate the last time in Carmel Valley. Instead we found this gem. Great Italian inspired food. We had a salad and a pizza. The pizza was this crust wood oven perfection. We also had the bread pudding...More

Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu has not changed a lot in 20 years, but everything in it is unfailingly well prepared, always arrives hot, with fresh ingredients. Had mushroom soup (home style) , beef goulash , and lemon torte for dessert....all excellent. Often have interesting specials like duck or...More

Thank patsenoj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been there many times as well as ordered food to go from here. It is always good! No matter how busy they are they are always welcoming and the wait staff is very accommodating! Thank you Cafe Rustica!!!

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an alternative to downtown Carmel, and we were pleasantly surprised! We started with the calamari, My wife had the Sea Bass special and I had the duck, everything was tasty and well presented. A good wine list, and the dessert options...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was average. The pizza was good but they messed up the order. The Pizza is big enough to share which the waiter did not mention it to our large group. There is only beer and wine. Fish special was just ok

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Came here intending for a quick lunch - their food was so good that we stayed and had a long meal. We had their fish special, their steak, salad, creme brulee & tiramisu dessert, all were excellent. Portions were large but very tasty. Their wine...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Great food and very nice atmosphere. Would highly recommend this restaurant for all types of outings.

Thank brianr3232018
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here after a morning hike. Great service and tasty lunch. Had the grilled cheese and butter lettuce salad and my wife had another salad. Both yummy and just enough.

Thank GregT2750
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We have eaten at Rustica many times during our stays in Carmel and Carmel Valley. Every time the food has been excellent as well as a great value. Portions on the dishes we have had are large so we often share a plate or two....More

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Response from alankehr | Reviewed this property |
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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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