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LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant

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3118 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 1153
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: La Rustica Mediterranean is a perfect partnership of 2 Italians & a...
La Rustica Mediterranean is a perfect partnership of 2 Italians & a Turkish In-Law- Specializing in 2 Empires Cuisines- Roman & Ottoman-Offering Dine In, Take Away & Deliveries 7 Evenings from 5pm till late Serving handmade stone cooked Pizzas- Traditional to Creative Pasta's/ 300gm Fillet Steaks/ Veal/ Chicken & Seafoods- Now with Meze/ Shish Kebabs/ Kofta/ Fresh Fish/ Heaps of Vegetarian/ Gluten Free options/ Halal options & Daily Specials Perfect for any occasion- Early Bird Family's/ Romantic Dinner/ Parties/ Conference/ Get together/ Karaoke & LCD Screen available- Functions & Festivals Parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park just behind us & walk though We look forward to having you at our place for dinner soon =)
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  • 109
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Never disappoints.

Every time we visit the Gold Coast we look forward to an evening at La Rustica. The service is always friendly and efficient and the food delicious, with highlights being the Reef and Beef and the shish. For dessert you can't go past the tiramisu. We hope this icon of Surfers continues for many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Helen B
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Every time we visit the Gold Coast we look forward to an evening at La Rustica. The service is always friendly and efficient and the food delicious, with highlights being the Reef and Beef and the shish. For dessert you can't go past the tiramisu. We hope this icon of Surfers continues for many more years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We both enjoyed our meal very much. The food tasted great, serves were generous, waitress was helpful and pleasant. Next time we will bring our own wine, but the house red was fine. Prices were reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Cozy restaurant with a great atmosphere. It was quite busy when we were there however the service was prompt. Enjoyed the mix of Italian (our favourite) and Greek cuisine.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My partner and I wanted to try something different, so we looked up on trip advisor for cuisine nearby our hotel and found this restaurant. When we arrived it looked very small from the outside, but it was a nice cosy inside dining area as well. The inside area was very uniquely decorated - photos of celebrities, money from all... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This restaurant in the heart of Surfers offers both Italian and Turkish cuisine. Even better, it's open for lunch on Sundays (not many in this restaurant strip are) and, for the icing on the cake, it's BYO. But the garlic-drenched foccacia was perfection, crusty, thin, cooked beautifully, and there was really more of it than two adults could comfortably ingest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nice staff. Great food good value for money had three different types of pasta all were good size and excellent flavours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

La Rustica Restaurant Surfers Blvd Surfers Paradise QLD. Great Mediterranean food, If you want great Italian food at an affordable price this is the place to go in Surfers Paradise, one of the good things about it is it is BYO. You must try the garlic pizza bread as an entrée.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Love the fresh pizzas from La Rustica. Don't expect a huge budget pizza topped with greasy cheese and cheap heavy toppings. Expect fresh and quality toppings with crisp/lite bases. I also really enjoyed the rocket/parmesan salad it was very crunchy and fresh. Very nice food.

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Maitland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not much to look at but wonderful little spot eat. Service was excellent, food was great. Couldn't get inside but the heating outside was great, so no cold toes. Food served at a very good pace. Can BYO, but the house wine was good, went well with the haloumi & kofta. We will be back to try the other delicious... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Table for 4, food was nice but expensive for what you get. Entree, which was their specialty, minimum for 4 people at $18pp was overly priced for what you get. Wouldn't return. Small bit of attitude from waiter as well.

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Barbara P, Owner at LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Richellege what a shame you didnt feel value in your experience at La Rustica Restaurant... I spoke with the waiter with a bit of attitude, my brother in fact, he has lots a good attitude- They sat you all at a larger comfortable table, serve you your own BYO drinks, wait for you half an hour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3118 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5570 1153

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

La Rustica Mediterranean is a perfect partnership of 2 Italians & a Turkish In-Law- Specializing in 2 Empires Cuisines- Roman & Ottoman-Offering Dine In, Take Away & Deliveries 7 Evenings from 5pm till late Serving handmade stone cooked Pizzas- Traditional to Creative Pasta's/ 300gm Fillet Steaks/ Veal/ Chicken & Seafoods- Now with Meze/ Shish Kebabs/ Kofta/ Fresh Fish/ Heaps of Vegetarian/ Gluten Free options/ Halal options & Daily Specials Perfect for any occasion- Early Bird Family's/ Romantic Dinner/ Parties/ Conference/ Get together/ Karaoke & LCD Screen available- Functions & Festivals Parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park just behind us & walk though We look forward to having you at our place for dinner soon =)
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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