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LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant

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3118 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 1153
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5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 94
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Tastey Plus

We would recommend this place to anyone looking for a perfect pizza. The food here is just yum. Authentic and lovely little restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Bazwhick
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We would recommend this place to anyone looking for a perfect pizza. The food here is just yum. Authentic and lovely little restaurant.

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Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We chose La Rustica because of the enthusiastic reviews, and had high expectations. They surpassed even those with a wonderful experience. We were celebrating and because they are friendly about BYO we took sparkling. They had lovely flutes for that, and cheerfully swapped to red glasses when we transitioned to our other bottle. The dips plate was delicious, and I... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I've been in Surfers Paradise for 4 days and until tonight my partner and I haven't had a truly decent meal and experience since we arrived. I'm a chef by trade and a baker/pastry by trade and I was truly impressed by what we ate. My partner had a pizza and I had the risotto. We felt welcomed and valued... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Thoroughly impressed with everything we ordered. Full of authentic flavour, served quickly and with great service. We chose to sit outside as it was quite warm and busy inside, a warm and family-like atmosphere. Ferrero Rocher and Turkish delight on leaving was a nice and appreciated touch. My new favourite dining go-to, we will definately be back.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I make the point of coming back to the Gold Coast just for the food here! Every time the food is outstanding, the service is fun and friendly and the vibe inside is warm and cosy. You can tell the food is made with love, very authentic and never disappointing. I would recommend to anybody!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

You need to look hard to find this place but once you do, you will be very happy. The Italian/Middle Eastern cuisine was amazing! Having Italian and Lebanese family backgrounds, this restaurant really lived up to our expectations. Authentic food and friendly service. The lady at the front rearranged the restaurant to fit us in and we were given sweets... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Every time we visit the Gold Coast we come here for dinner. It is fantastic home cooked food that caters for everyone and every taste (even my very fussy husband!). Servings are always huge. They just need to find a bigger space so we can always get a table!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

WORST SERVICE EVER! A group of friends and myself booked a table here for dinner on a friday night, and after being questioned at least 5 times about how many people exactly were turning up, were made to move twice, eventually being shoved in a corner where our chairs were back to back with the table behind us, virtually meaning... More 

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Surfers Paradise
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Four of us,all locals, booked and dined here on Friday 27th December. We'd heard about La Rustica and figured we give it a go. Well what a great local find! We were seated inside and it was pretty warm. All the outside tables were occipied otherwise that's where we would have preferred to sit. Being quite humid it was slightly... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

These reviews are a great help. My husband and I visit Surfers a lot and after checking the reviews we went to La Rustica and just loved it. Great meal lovely atmosphere and even the house red was good! Thanks we will see you again soon. Trish and Geoff

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, 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 - 9:45 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?