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315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
207-594-0015
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Ranked #7 of 78 Restaurants in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The food is unfortunately over rated. I ordered the Saltimbucca which was a special on this Saturday night. The chicken was tough difficult to cut, and my iimpression was that it was previously frozen. Regardless, it certainly was not fresh. My husband had the spaghetti and meatballs which was okay but nothing to write home about. We had two appetizers... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

first time here, walked by lots of times but for some reason never been, glad we tryed it this time tho, food was very good, and the portions were good also, had the 'risotto' and it was to die for, my cousin had the same and loved it as well, everyones food was good, our only complaint was our waiter... More

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Smithfield, Maine
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had a wonderful dinner at Rustica this past Friday. The restaurant is conveniently located on the south end of Main Street in a nice old brick front building. They have a very creative Italian menu with a couple of standards like Fettuccine Alfredo and Penne alla Bolognese but the eclectic selections are what my wife and I chose. She loved... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Unfortunately this place didn't live up to the hype for my husband and I. We went in on a Tuesday evening (the place was a little more than half full) we didn't have a reservation and the host seemed a little overwhelmed. Answering the phone in the middle of greeting us and then not really knowing what to do. Our... More

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Boston, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Excellent restaurant, with a solid menu and food cooked well. Our sauteed mussels were a delight, the crispy calamari was very enjoyable as was our bacon and blue cheese pizza. Next time we are in Maine, we are going back for sure. I highly recommend it. Prices are very reasonable too.

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Palm Harbor, FL
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170 reviews 170 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Very good Margarita pizza and salads. Wine selection mediocre. Would go back - food was good.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Sausage and eggplant.... Very enjoyable. Lovely fennel flavoured sausage and lots of tomato in the sauce. The Guinness was pretty decent too.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a great place to have a meal without reservations when in Rockland. My wife and I have been several times and have not been disappointed yet. Just be careful of the drinks because they are delicious and you may walk out side ways

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Wrentham, Massachusetts, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The restaurant itself is small, with a lot of window seats. The room itself was decorated nicely. We were there on Friday night around 7 and we had no wait. The food was a bit pricey, but the portions were good size. The salad dressing was delicious. My husband had the beets and found them very good. The main entrees... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I had an opportunity to visit this past week with some friends for dinner. I have always found Rustica to be consistently very good and always have a very well executed menu. This visit was no different and I'm happy to say that they continue to offer a wonderful dining experience. I had the pasta special that was on the... More

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Additional Information about Rustica

Address: 315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
Phone Number: 207-594-0015
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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