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Caffe Rustica

1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1114
+1 518-523-7511
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (94 reviews)
“cioppino” (11 reviews)
“insalata” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1114
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Reviewed yesterday

The menu posted on this site is out of date in terms of prices. I would estimate that as of August 2017 the prices are about 5 to 7 dollars more per item higher. It would be helpful to followers on Trip Advisor if you...More

Thank 78JimC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by here for diner as we were walking around the village of Lake Placid. What makes the village so special is that there are so many good places to eat, and this is one of them. We both had chicken parm and it...More

1  Thank bwco
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza was above average for Lake Placid (go to Keeseville to the North Country Club, in every way as good as the East Village) but they were tiny 9" personal pies which they failed to mention. Especially since they cost $67.00 for four pies,...More

3  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told this would be the best Italian food in town and the meal exceeded our expectations! We had the veal and the eggplant arrabiata. Both were absolutely delicious. The portions were large, we had to take our leftovers home (because the meal was...More

2  Thank LikesGoodMeals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us arrived at 6pm, hoping to get a table although we hadn’t thought to make reservations. The hostess told us unfortunately they were all booked and waiting for a table of 14. She said we can wait and if they don’t show up...More

1  Thank speechtx612
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Caffe Rustica for a birthday dinner to treat my wife and our family. It was very, very good. Not cheap by any means, but quite good. I had a chicken with ham/cheese and pasta. My wife and many others had a fish...More

1  Thank metodog711
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our hotel suggested we try Cafe Rustica but on our first try couldn't get a reservation but got a reservation for the next night. This resturant doesn't disappoint. We were a party of 3 and all light eaters. We shared the salad and pizza of...More

1  Thank cbedard1350
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by our hotel and was the best meal on our vacation. We had crispy Italian bread that was perfect blend. Soft inside and crispy crust served with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. We had halibut, veal scallapini, French onion...More

1  Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Visited Caffe Rustica based on a recommendation and was not disappointed. Not a large establishment so advise you make reservations. Food was excellent and the service supurb. Highly recommended!

Thank BigWorldViews
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A diverse selection of appetizers and entrées to satisfy most all pallettes. I tried the Sicilian Spicy Meatballs and they could have been terrific, however, they were overcooked. Dinner entrée was Ravioli Carbonara of wild mushrooms, organic egg, pancetta, baby peas and a very light...More

1  Thank ldubeiws_12
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Jenny S
4 December 2016|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
I ate there. I do not know the ingredients .
Dave W
6 August 2016|
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Response from Chantal G | Property representative |
Most day's we do depending on the volume of orders going to the kitchen, the earlier the better for take out orders thank you
30 May 2015|
Response from Chantal G | Property representative |
Resort Casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1114
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-7511
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