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Bistro Ristorante Rucola

Berger Strasse 15, 60316 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Innenstadt)
069 - 40 59 06 89
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Ranked #334 of 1,680 restaurants in Frankfurt
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Innenstadt
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32 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
292 reviews 292 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We were staying at the Westin and thus was recommended as a good nearby pizza. I asked the waiter if he was featured in a photo on the wall and he said no, it was from 1971. I said that I was in Ffm then and always went to Pizza Petro in Sachsenhausen and he said that the photo was... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

A great place to eat with family, friends or for business, great Italian food at a reasonable price, family run restaurant been around for many years I was told. The waiters all speak English witch is good, summer time it's the best place to eat out side on the Berger strasse.i have been eating here regular for the pass 4... More

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

I don't get the fuss, this place comes highly recommended, the pizza is average, pasta so so. And the secundi platti forget about it.. Terrible open wines.....Busy with the locals though, maybe because its fairly priced, but it's nothing to get excited about

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Singapore, Singapore
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102 reviews 102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Colleague invited me to this restaurant. When we arrived I was quite skeptical as from outside it looked more like a cheap, old fashion Italian bistro in Germany i.e. not good. Now, the ambience in this case is a wrong indication of what food you can expect. As always I have asked for staff reco and ended up with octopus... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The food was excellent for the price range, the staff were very helpful and made good recommendations. On top of that the wine was also good. The reason I rated this only Average was that on top of the standard taxes and service charges added to my >200EUR bill, I found a very questionable 10EUR on my bill for cigarettes...which... More

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Milan, Italy
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

No offence but I've lived in Italy for a while and I could tell the difference between good and bad pizzas. Not only that the dough was hard, the topping was lacking the aroma of fresh ingredients. The type and the amount of cheese isnt the same as what the Italians put, let alone the authenticity of proposed menu. The... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Cloth tables , good service and great food. Pizza was $7 euro

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Melbourne Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Here they serve you with a genuine smile and nothing is a problem. Lovely restaurant on a start of a great street. Woodfire pizza oven and the Pizza was sensational, crisp and not oily, should have had more time to visit more often. Thanks for lovely lunch!

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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

I arrived in Frankfurt on a business trip, quite late at night after a delay. There wasn't much open. The aroma of fresh pizza drew me in. Within minutes, I was seated and eating a rather excellent pizza which not only staved off the hunger, but tasted wonderful. Friendly service, relaxed atmosphere and a real find.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

It is always a great pleasure to be hosted at 'Rucola' - the staff is extremely friendly and flexible. The food is excellent - nice Pizza but a lot of great food 'beyond' that. The antipasti are yummie, the pasta is great (try the one with tartufi) so are the risotti and the secondi (meat and fish). A good selection... More

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