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Rutabegorz Restaurant

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158 W Main St, Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 731-9807
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun and low key

Cute restaurant with a fun vibe. Grab a table, booths have seriously uncomfortable bench seats. If you go in the evening, get the cheese fondue! (Not available at lunch). And you can't go wrong with any of the soups.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Carter05
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Tustin, California
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English first
Tustin, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Cute restaurant with a fun vibe. Grab a table, booths have seriously uncomfortable bench seats. If you go in the evening, get the cheese fondue! (Not available at lunch). And you can't go wrong with any of the soups.

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Orange, California, United States
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124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Always nice here pleasant people and great food, and Healthy too! We had the Garlic Chicken Salad to split and a Quesdilla on wheat tortilla Excellent! Helpful hint check specials on table every month they have a dip and chip special for like $.45-$.50

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Riverside, CA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've been coming to this wonderful place for years, and just realized I had not written a TripAdvisor review. My last visit was 3 days ago. As always, the service was friendly and efficient. I was in a soup mood, so I ended up ordering two different kinds - Cockie Leekie and Chicken Rice Veggie. Both were terrific. My partner... More 

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EAST HAMPTON
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great vegetarian food. Mooshoo burrito was epic. Good place to meet up with friend and have a beer and good healthy food.

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Santa Ana, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love Ruta's for their homemade soups, desserts, salads! Lots of healthy & delicious options. Great if you are trying to eat healthy or vegetarian. This is not a burger place, but you can get just about anything else you could want here. Make sure you try their special appetizer always posted at the table. Very good service as well. A... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You can't find places like this on the interstate. This is the kind of restaurant that only the locals know and enjoy. Thankfully I know people in Tustin. Salads, Wraps, Sandwiches, enchiladas, tostadas, specialty and seasonal dishes. It has everything and anything one would want from vegetarian to meat eaters delight. And don't forge the Apple Pie or brownie. Its... More 

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Tustin, California, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Rutabegorz, known as Ruta's by the locals like myself, nestled in Tustin's Old Towne area looks like it landed there from Berkeley in 1968. Housed in an historic building with wooden booths that look like old church pews and old wooden tables and chairs surrounded by local artwork, much of which is for sale, Ruta's has a casual and cozy... More 

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Tustin, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We ordered the Caesar salad with chicken, delicious and HUGE. Lettuce is fresh, not the stuff that's been bagged up and stored for weeks. The oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are fabulous. There is a smaller version of the salad available, it is still large enough to full you up! On other visits we have had soup, falafel, sandwiches, etc. Never... More 

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Tustin, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Terrific food. Great place for a vegetarian. Big meals but you can get smaller ones or share. Great for take out as well. We go there as often as possible.

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Tustin, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Been going here for years for the big salads and homemade desserts. We love the BBQ chicken salad, Italiano salad, cookies, cheesecake with fresh strawberries. The service is not the fastest and the old time booths are not the most comfortable, but these things never keep us away. Love the Christmas tree and gifts mounted on the ceiling during the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 158 W Main St, Tustin, CA 92780
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: (714) 731-9807

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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