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Rustique Bistro

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216 S Monarch St, Aspen, CO 81611-1944
970-925-2555
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5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Was Very Disappointed in the Steak

We ate here for our nice meal in Aspen and were frankly disappointed. On the high side the macaroni and cheese, the cheese soufflé and Brussels sprouts side dishes were fabulous. If you come here just order these. Our mistake was we ordered the risotto with crab and shrimp cakes and the rib... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
gatorcindy
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Dunedin, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My wife and went to eat at the bar at Rustique. We walked in and sat a the bar, only 8 seats at the bar. The bar tender had served the 4 people seated and for 15 long minutes totally ignored us. Didn't pick up the dirty glasses and napkins, didn't acknowledge us, and we were quite shocked after hearing... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We ate here for our nice meal in Aspen and were frankly disappointed. On the high side the macaroni and cheese, the cheese soufflé and Brussels sprouts side dishes were fabulous. If you come here just order these. Our mistake was we ordered the risotto with crab and shrimp cakes and the rib eye. The risotto was standard but a... More 

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Los Angeles
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Located on a quiet corner on Monarch St. in downtown Aspen, this inviting little bistro offers French/continental cuisine, with one of the best daily specials menu I have ever seen. Featuring casual Mediterranean decor, a relaxed atmosphere and excellent service, this upscale restaurant will not disappoint those with a palate for gourmet cuisine and rational food portions. The night we... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Went for a birthday dinner and was easily accommodated. The Mac and cheese (award winning) was stellar. The Brussels sprouts are to die for. The duck confit was perfectly done and my blackberry smash cocktail was perfectly balanced. They have a great secluded patio but inside is beautiful as well. Service is attentive and awesome. Can't wait to go back.

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Arvada, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Incredible dining experience! Authentic, delicious French cuisine served in a lovely, quaint French setting. Don't forget to use their large group room in the wine cellar for your business meeting.

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Atlanta, GA
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our dinner here was one of the best meals we had in Aspen. Both my husband and I had the Steak au Poivre, which was tender and perfectly cooked. We also had Caesar salads (good, but missing the anchovies) and french onion soup. For dessert my husband had the profiteroles and I had the creme brulee. We were with a... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Katie our hostess was fabulous seating us, offering suggestions, and checking in on us for our visit. Steve at the bar served up some memorable cocktails and treated us to some special après-dinner aperitifs. Lucius served up item after item that was more delicious than the previous. We chose to order a couple handfuls of 'a-la-carte' small plates, and what... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Best restaurant in Aspen!! One of the best meals I have had in a while! The staff is wonderful and they made you feel as if you were the most important people there!! Great place, highly recommend....drinks menu also superb!!

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had friends in town and wanted to have a lovely evening on an Aspen patio with delicious food. Both were had at Rustique. I savored every bite of my Halibut entree.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

great menu and everything was excellent...number one risotto with soft shell crabs! delish!!!! carrot soup amazing... so many good choices hard to decide soy have to go back a lot.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 S Monarch St, Aspen, CO 81611-1944
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: 970-925-2555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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