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Rustico - Ballston

4075 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22217
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Ranked #158 of 697 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $20 - $30
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Randolph
Transit: Ballston-MU Metrorail station;# ART routes serving Ballston- * ART 41 * ART 42 * ART 51 * ART 52 * ART 53 * ART 62 Metrobus routes serving Ballston, * 1BCDEFZ * 2ABCG * 10B * 22A * 23AC * 25A,C,D * 25B * 38B
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews 124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Ballston is a completely uninspiring part of Arlington; it has office buildings, apartments and no green space. If you need to eat out, however, in this area Rustico is a great option. The service was outstanding. We were very well attended to by both the "beer sommelier" (I don't know what they are really called) and our server. We were... More 

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Arlington VA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The beer selection rocks but the food was really "meh". I had the Pork Schnitzel and it was way over cooked and dry as a bone. The greens and nuts just couldn't save it from its shortcomings. My friends had pizza and I can safely say that I won't be ordering chickpea crust in the future. Gluten free shouldn't be... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Our second visit to this restaurant did not disappoint. Wait staff are happy to make recommendations. From the distinctive flavors of the deviled egg & pretzel bite appetizers to grilled salads, wood-fired pizza, pork chops or scallops; you will enjoy every fresh taste. Arrive before 7 PM for happy hour pricing on wine & beer!

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Barre, Vermont, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Lots of beer choices is an understatement, if you want choices, or want to try something different they have you covered in beer selection. Good pizza, salmon, and chicken, risotto tater tots yummy.

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Leland, North Carolina
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255 reviews 255 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The last time we were here, we didn't have a reservation, and ended up dining in the bar area. On this visit, we made a reservation ahead of time, and had a nice table toward the back of the restaurant. It was the first day of their fall menu. And we were happy with the selections available. I must say,... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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201 reviews 201 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Rustico at Ballston is a few short minutes from the Metro station on Wilson Boulevard with indoor and outdoor seating. Their beer selection may not rival the "beer palace" a few blocks away, but you'll still find it difficult to make a decision about which brew to choose. Rustico offers a very wide variety of ales, hoppies, and cask drafts... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Overall very good food and the beer selection is extensive and interesting. The carrot hummus appetizer is fantastic - generous, good pita and the lamb-carrot mixture very tasty. Pizza, strangely, is not all that good. Eat off the rest of the menu and you can have an enjoyable meal. 4 stars for food, but they need to do something about... More 

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Boulder Colorado
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had the salmon BLT with the soup and salad combo for lunch. Over all I was happy with the food and the atmosphere. Very good place for a business lunch.

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Arlington, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We've been to the Slaters Lane location two years ago and having returned to Ballston recently we were happy to get the same great food, beers and perhaps even better service here. The always delicious deviled eggs were par for the course, and we added the carrot humus to the must have list this time. After killing a sausage pizza,... More 

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new york
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The beer and pizza were good, but the service was nonexistent. We had to go look for our waiter two times to order drinks. Disappointing.

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Additional Information about Rustico - Ballston

Address: 4075 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22217
Phone Number: 571-384-1820
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: American

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