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Pizza Rustica

5422 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1503
510-654-1601
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Camarillo, California
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497 reviews 497 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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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Dayton, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Oakland, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I like this place for convenience and a dependable, fast meal.

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Oakland, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

Pizza Rustica has 2 places in Oakland. I have been to both.The one on College has a nice seating area, the La Salle Avenue has a few seats but is mostly take out and delivery ,which is what we did tonight.The pizza crust is so reminiscent of the pizza we had in Italy that I could weep.We have had every... More 

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Oak Ridge, TN
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

This cozy little place in Rock Ridge is perfect if you like variety in pizzas and salads. The price may be a bit higher than some but the ingredients are fresh and tasty. Pizza Rustica has a delicious thin crust that reminded us of the pizza we had in Rome. The restaurant is located in a lovely shopping area so... More 

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Additional Information about Pizza Rustica

Address: 5422 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1503
Phone Number: 510-654-1601
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Greek, Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza

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