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Rustico

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Summer Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
1224 658444
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 591
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  • 347
    Very good
  • 110
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  • 43
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quality Italian Food

Rustico is a small, traditional Italian restaurant just off Union Street. The food is good quality at a reasonable price and highly recommended. Note that the house wine is more expensive than others on the wine list, but there's a good selection to suit all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
smoboz
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Glasgow
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Rustico is a fantastic place. BUT, I visited the restaurant twice since I became vegetarian last year and had only one choice... Penne arrabiata! This is extremely poor and the reason why I am not going to go back to Rustico. Service is great though and the food tastes very fresh. But there is just not enough choice for me.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It was all satisfactory. The staff are very friendly and the small restaurant with quick wipe table covers is ok. The prices are high for the portions and really poor choice for vegetarians - nothing special.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Sat down placed wine and food order didn't even get time to chink glasses and our food was served. Tepid pasta and obviously preprepared sauce very disappointing gave this place a good review last year but unfortunately won't be returning anytime soon. Complained and told that as we didn't order a starter this was why we had a quick delivery... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Rustico is a small, traditional Italian restaurant just off Union Street. The food is good quality at a reasonable price and highly recommended. Note that the house wine is more expensive than others on the wine list, but there's a good selection to suit all.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Myself and a few work friends came here for food one night and we were not disappointed the quality was great and prices are very reasonable! We each had a starter and main course (the plates were empty) would definitely recommend this restaurant!! Amazing wines also

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We had a great family meal at Rustico last Saturday. The staff were attentive and efficient, the food was great and the house wine exceptional. The restaurant was busy and lively - just how an Italian should be. I also thought it was great value for money. Thank you Rustico.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Absolutely wonderful Italian cuisine, can highly recommend the Duck Pate, Sea Bass and White Chocolate Profiteroles! Polite and efficient staff. This restaurant came recommended to us and I will most definitely recommend to others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Don't go here if you think pizza is the typical Italian meal. You will not find pizza's here, you will find antipasti, nice meat dishes, good fish dishes, great pasta's accompanied with good Italian wines. Daily specials are typically the meal to go for preceded by the mixed antipasti. Success guaranteed. Not cheap though however Aberdeen does not have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Recommended by friends even on Friday evening we were able to book a table for three at 7pm Saturday. The restaurant looks small until you get in and realise it very big and on three floors. The staff are friendly and very professional. We like the pace of service, the food was cooked to perfection. The specials board was carried... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

This is my go to place from when it first started out. Food is always superb but now has been expanding over recent years is maybe victim of own success. Most recent visit first time ever had issue with service. Not sure if because first time been on top floor on a full house Saturday night but sure our friends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Summer Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: 1224 658444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?