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5422 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1503
510-654-1601
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Dining options: Delivery, Outdoor Seating

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Pizza

Pizza Rustica offers a few items besides pizza. The pizza is great, but we have also had the roast chicken, which was delicious too. They deliver, the prices are average for good food. I recommend it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
jeanine c
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Oakland, California
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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Picked up a Tuscan rotisserie chicken with the best sides ever, and all made fresh on-site: delightful beet salad, crunchy baby Brussel sprouts and yummy and moist French bread. Only problem: a parking space, but it's worth searching for one for the quality and selection of this place!

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Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Pizza Rustica offers a few items besides pizza. The pizza is great, but we have also had the roast chicken, which was delicious too. They deliver, the prices are average for good food. I recommend it.

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Berkeley, California, United States
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is our take-from spot for pizza! Thin crust, either corn or regular, really gourmet pizza. Takes 20-25 minutes from the phone call. They have sit down as well, which is nice enough but small. The margherita pizza, with basil leaves, is really especially excellent. Highly recommended.

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Nothing rustic about it. The crust is a little on the pastry side, flakey, not a fan of that. Add some flavorless cheese and bland sauce and there you go. $3 chianti or beer during happy hour 2-5. There are so many better options on the area. No bar. Service ok.

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I went here coz it was highly recommended by friends and colleagues and I have to admit, I was not disappointed. Pizza Rustica has something for everyone. I ate here quite a few times while on my stay in Oakland, and they have very attentive staff, the place is really clean and on the dot service. I even tried their... More 

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Oakland, California
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Rustica has a good variety of pizzas, salads, and roast chicken. The ambiance is not great to eat in, so I would suggest getting their pizza to go or using their delivery option. (They were super friendly about coming up into the hills on a Friday night.) They have 3 types of pizza crust: traditional, cornmeal fennel, and gluten free.

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San Gabriel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Can't say enough about the tasty pizza and large salads. We had a 14" tomato, fetta cheese, artichoke heart, and pesto pizza and a roasted walnut, cranberry and apple salad. The flavor was rich, not too cheesy with a thin crunchy 'peasant' crust. The salad was served with a delicious vinaigrette dressing and the one portion was PLENTY for two.... More 

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oakland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

They have great chicken -- Tuscan, Jerk, Greek style. Good big salads. I get it to go or have it delivered. The salad dressings aren't terrific, I modify them to my taste, but they aren't bad. Chickens come with very tasty bread. Chickens are $14.95, salads come in two sizes, the large being very large and the small being enough... More 

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Bay Area, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

My review is on their Pizza only. This is not my first time visiting this place. Usually I wouldn't give my thoughts on a restaurant until I've gone there more than a single occasion. I a fan favorite for Chicago style pizza. For those who enjoy the Bay Area's Zachary's and Patxi, you know what I am talking about. Better... More 

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Oakland, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

We love this neighborhood pizza/pasta/salad place - food is always great - attentive service - we prefer dining there, but when we wish to eat at home, their take out is easy and food is ready when they say it will be! They are so accommodating - they have gluten-free, dairy free options that do not interfere with the great... More 

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Address: 5422 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1503
Phone Number: 510-654-1601
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek

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  • Address: 5422 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-654-1601

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek

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