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Rustico Ristorante

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114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
970-728-4046
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Service on the Button

We booked for 14 people, 4 of which were kids under 5 years old. No problem for Rustico. They had our table ready and service started promptly with an active waiter in control of his staff. This pony tailed dynamo got our drinks and wine order going, then he did something amazing. He took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Gary R
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Plano
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Plano
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked for 14 people, 4 of which were kids under 5 years old. No problem for Rustico. They had our table ready and service started promptly with an active waiter in control of his staff. This pony tailed dynamo got our drinks and wine order going, then he did something amazing. He took everyone's complete order without writing anything... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Rustico has outstanding food. The appetizers, entrees, desserts, wine list all are outstanding. The restaurant proper (not the annex) is quaint and inviting with a rustic, frontier feel. The waitstaff is precise and professional. However, the vibe is "indulge the tourist". Although the restaurant had the laughter of families and children, the vibe was to precisely deliver your meal, ask... More 

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Telluride, Colorado
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always want to like Rustico's more. Great bar. In summer, great outdoor seating. Food is a mixed bag. Sometimes good. Sometimes cold. Sometimes no service.

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Rochester, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

While skiing or riding the gondola into Telluride, we kept hearing how great Rustic was. When we stopped in to make a reservation, we were met at the door by the owner. He was incredibly warm and welcoming. We found every member of his team to be that way as well. The restaurant has a trendy vibe. The meals were... More 

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Oakland, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

As I have noted elsewhere, it is hard to go to a restaurant (even some more expensive and pretentious ones) without being faced with the hypnotic eye of one or more (or, lately, many) TV screens demanding your attention and sucking away conversation. Thus, it was a pleasant addition to the virtues of this place, located on Main Street (East... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We make sure to have dinner at Rustico each time we visit Telluride. Beautiful patio in summer and cozy inside in the winter. Good food, good service consistently!

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Elmira, New York, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This was our Last nite in telluride with our ski group and we chose this restaurant for our group dinner . We were not disappointed . The pasta dishes were very tasteful and the special of sea bass was wonderful .i chose the asparagus soup and shrimp salad to save room for dessert. Tiramisu and chocolate mousse and cream brûlée... More 

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Divide, Colorado
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Rustico, our bill was $120.00, which includes an appetizer, two glasses of wine and dessert. We arrived early (5 p.m.) opening time, without reservations the place filled up by 6:30p.m.. The staff was wonderful, my husband loves to cook and asked to see their wood fired oven and they were happy... More 

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Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were with a group of 60+ people. Our dinner, especially the sea bass, was delicious ,as was the chocolate mousse and the tiramisu. Preparing food well for a large group and serving with a smile is a tall order, but they did it. I highly recommend Rustico.

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Very friendly stuff, great food. It was my favorite place to bring my family (including two kids) at the nd of the day The stuff was accommodating out constant requests for things (the way it usually goes with kids;) Their soups are so good after skiing all day!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: 970-728-4046

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 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?