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LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant

3118 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 1153
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $33
Cuisines: Italian, Turkish, Vegetarian, Healthy
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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 nights 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 togethers/ Karaoke & LCD Screen available- FREE First 2 hours 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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85% Recommend
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The steak and fish were awfully great and so delicious! So good that we finished all despite the exceptionally large servings ! The taste still lingers on and how I wish I could go back there again! Missed it so badly..

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Gold Coast
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went to La Rusticated for my Mums birthday last week. It was a Saturday night they were busy and we had no problems getting served or waiting to long for our food. The service was prompt friendly and they made sure our champagne was well chilled and ice bucket was full. We shared a kofta and dip platter for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My husbnd found this Italian restaurant online and decided to give it a try on our first night in Gold Coast. The restaurant, I find is simple and quite easy to find. What amazed me most is the pasta! We had a bruschetta (fantastic flavours!!!), a pizza & tortellini (the taste of this delicious dish still lingers in my mind).... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

my husband and i had one night down the coast for our baby moon before our second child arrives next week. we were so looking forward to a lovely night in a hotel, dinner and a relaxing couple of days of peace and quiet... we looked up urbanspoon & tripadvisor to find somewhere for our special dinner and la rustica... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Friendly staff give us a good suggestion on choosing dishes. The home special pizza is really nice with a little bit spicy, which is recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Looking for something with a bit of a difference on the Gold Coast. ...we were very tired of the basic restaurants and jumped at the chance for some traditional turkish food....entree of lamb kofta was sensational, shish kebabs beautiful and my 13yo son loved the traditional spag bol. Recommend booking via phone, email didn't work for us and nearly meant... More

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110 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a small, slightly daggy looking restaurant with a pizza cooking area at the front. So my expectations weren't high. It's run by a family with both Italian and Turkish members so the cuisine has that of both countries. Whilst the food wasn't cordon bleu, it was tasty and tender and the service was modest but effective. What I... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Sadly a couple of real problems with my one experience at La Rustica. I love Mediterranean food. So hubby and I ordered a mix of Italian and Turkish. Our take away order was: Meat lovers pizza, Garlic Bread, Lamb Kofta, trio of dips and chicken shish. We made the classic mistake of not checking the bag before we drove off.... More

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12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

could not speak high enough of this place. food is amazing. flavours are magnificent. it's not pretentious, it's a quaint restaurant, family run and just superb food. we go here every time we come to the Gold Coast. great options for gluten free eating too. 10 out of 10 :) !!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We loved our dinner at La Rustica! They have quite an extensive menu so there was a lot we wanted to try but we went with - Lamb Kofta, Garlic Prawns and a classic pizza. They were all incredible but we loved the kofta so much we got two! Cute restaurant and awesome family feel. Also we were sitting outside... More

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