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Trattoria Rustica

27 McKay St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Ranked #28 of 153 Restaurants in Pittsfield
Price range: $25 - $100
Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were going to find a local restaurant for dinner when a shop owner recommended Trattoria Rustica. Our GPS had a hard time locating this little gem, but we were glad we persevered. The brick and stone in this ambient restaurant gave it an old-style, authentic Italian feel. The bread was good. So was the food. Glad we found it.

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Charlemont, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It is like being in Tuscany! A real Trattoria for sure! The atmosphere is authentic, The oven is so amazing. Beautiful outdoor area.. Wonderful wines! Now to get to the foods.. just delicious real Italian food the way Grandma and Grandpa made it.. I felt like I was in Tuscany.. Everything was fresh and flavorful.. The wait staff is so... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed in this town for one night and was told about this restaurant but it was not recommended. However, we tried it and they found us a table in the corner. The place had a great atmosphere but the menu was rather restricted and more expensive than I would have expected. Food was ok without being exceptional. Our tip was... More 

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
394 helpful votes 394 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's hard to review a restaurant that takes a reservation, assures us all is well when we confirm the reservation the night before, and is then closed up tight and dark when we arrive—with a sign on the door that they will be closed the following night. Huh? We've been to this restaurant several times, never thought it was very... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I were hoping to find our new "greatest" place, since the Italian restaurant in our area closed. Local, fresh ingredients, it all sounded perfect. Unfortunately, it was far from it, and it we paid the hefty price to learn this. I do not mind paying high prices for good food, but the food was scant and pretty... More 

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New york
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Excellently prepared northern Italian food. The pork chop was juicy, tender and well-flavored. The sea bass was perfectly prepared. The skin was crispy, the flesh moist and flaky. Side vegetables and starches were also well seasoned and cooked to perfection. The service was attentive, but not hovering. The atmosphere is Italian rustic. Outdoor dining is available.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I looked at the reviews for this restaurant before deciding to give them a try - they are definitely all over the place. It seems we all agree that the atmosphere is superior. Although we originally were heading outside, when we passed a quiet table in a corner before we reached the rear of the building, my wife and I... More 

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The atmosphere of this restaurant is so promising: brick and stone walls and an intimate, inviting ambiance. Don't get your hopes up! We encountered indifferent service and food that ranged from inedible (rubbery calamari) to bland ravioli with sauce that left much to be desired. The bread was not even served warm. We ordered Pinot Grigio and received sub par... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I thought the ambience was wonderful, waiter superb. My dinner was delicious. Others were not so pleased with quality of veal dish. I use the Puttanesca (?spelling) as a test in an untried Italian restaurant so this more than passed the test. The wine list finds something to please anyone. The parking is right across the street so that is... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We'll give you the bottom line first: this was the BEST Italian meal we've ever had in the northeast! We're both in our 50s and consider ourselves to be extreme and experienced foodies and pretty darn good cooks. We started with the wine list, which was well chosen and varied yet not overwhelming, our choice was perfect. My cocktail, which... More 

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Additional Information about Trattoria Rustica

Address: 27 McKay St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone Number: 413-499-1192
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Pittsfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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