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Cafe Rustica

) #14 of 40 Restaurants in Basking Ridge €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza
3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2641
+1 908-647-4240
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2641
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Love the creative cocktails and great pasta. Can't miss with the pizza Grilled pizza is my favorite. Very accommodating to special requests

Thank mischygeoff
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A warm comfortable place on a cold winter evening, and the meal was excellent tonight. We were originally headed to a "sandwich and salad" chain restaurant but it was crowded over there. So, we agreed to try Cafe Rustica again. We have not been here...More

Thank Grognard72
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We sat at the Bar for a Beer and a Sandwich.The Taps we had were fresh and we chatted with the owner, Teresa, about her customers favorite dishes. We settled on a ....14" Personal Specialty Grilled Pizza #3 (grilled chicken, pesto, bruschetta tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula,...More

1  Thank Mr H
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Cafe Rustica is a traditional, family style Italian restaurant well suited to serving a good, honest meal. The dinner menu at Rustica features basic, traditional Italian appetizers, salads, soups and entrees including specialty pizzas. While none of the menu items are glamorous or uniquely innovative...More

2  Thank TeamElvis
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We recently had our daughters bridal shower at Cafe Rustica. By chance, we stopped in prior to the event and were surprised that they could host our special day. For a party of 30 people. we had the entire restaurant to ourselves on a Saturday...More

Thank dewalck
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a super pizza place. The only thing I would change are the prices, but you are paying for high-quality pizza that tastes great.

Thank kearbear1616
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I went there with my friend. I'm Italian and I asked for a risotto with mushrooms. They put everything they weren't supposed to put in. I really didn't like it. My friend got a slice of lasagna, I wasn't a big fan. Last time here.

Thank Greta B
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

A friend highly recommend Cafe Rustica, so we were anxious to try it. We were very skeptical as we approached the entrance because there was trash and a general litter all around the door. Plus, we had to walk through the smoke cloud from the...More

Thank Morog
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Café Rustica is nearby, and I meet friends there several times a year. Nice atmosphere and I'm never disappointed in their consistently good food.

Thank Mary Jane W
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here today and finally remembered to write a review. I've eaten here for business lunches, family meals and dinner for just the two of us and it's always great. Specials are always interesting and the menu has plenty to choose from. Everything is...More

Thank Dave F
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26 March 2017|
Response from Grognard72 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Their menu is accessible via Trip Advisor's menu tab / link. And, a nice copy of it is available on the restaurant's site caferusticanj. Prices vary between lunch and dinner, as is typical. They have wine, and as I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2641
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Basking Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 908-647-4240
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