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Rutabegorz Restaurant

158 W Main St, Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 731-9807
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Ranked #1 of 251 Restaurants in Tustin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Tustin, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We call it Rutas and have been going there for many years. We tend to go there with friends and many times we bump into people we know. In other words Rutabegorz has a great thing going. Many of the entrees are big enough for 2 people and the menu has a great variety. All healthy and all homemade. Recently... More

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Newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stopped off here on a road trip. Great menu, friendly staff, quirky decor. A great find. I had a coffee drink make with icecream, and a pear and ham grilled sandwich (with apricot jam). Delicious! Hope to be be passing through again so we can try more things on the menu.

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Tustin, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have been dining at Rutabegorz for years, and I always look forward to going. My favorite soup is their Chicken Tortilla and my favorite salad is the BBQ Chicken. You would be hard pressed to finish the whole salad, so splitting with your fellow diner is a good idea. The staff is efficient and the food consistently great. Yummy!!

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A true gem in OLD TOWN TUSTIN! Great food, a wonderful staff, and prices that are easy to digest. Rutabgorz is a great place to have a casual meal. You can eat on the patio and bring your canine friend(s) or you can eat inside, either way the food will be delicious and probably good for you too! The next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This place always offers fresh food and atmosphere. It is hard to walk away from this location as it is always leaves you feeling healthy after every meal.

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Tustin, California
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20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I would rate Ruta's excellent for value for money and ambiance. We have eaten here for the last twenty years and it has remained consistent in offering large portions of healthy comfort food at reasonable prices. Unlike other Tustin eateries, e.g., Zov’s, they have not raised their prices a lot over the years. Among our favorites dishes are the Black... More

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Old-time Tustin restaurant - and we all enjoyed it. Good food and cozy atmosphere. Friendly service too.

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Tustin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Rutas is a fixture in old town with a huge menu filled with fresh and healthy dining options. My favorite is the homemade cocky-leeky soup; it's incredibly good! Another favorite is the Thai Wrap; the peanut sauce is perfection. The servers are always friendly and the atmosphere is bright and funky with kitchsy antiques aplenty.

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Great variety of menu items for lunch or dinner. Salads are large, usually good for another meal at home. Seasonal menu is always tempting though my husband and I usually stick to our favorites. Good kid restaurant as well.

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Tustin, California
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

In the 70's, I used to drive to the original Rutabegorz in Fullerton for their immense salad menu. For the past 20 years, I have been walking to Rutabegorz in Tustin for the best in flavorful, fresh & healthy food in all of Orange county. The consistency of quality has never diminished in food or service. While I am fixated... More

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