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Caffe Rustica

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Caffe Rustica
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1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946
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1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946
518-523-7511
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Fab Spot!
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2014
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cinpicton
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Prince Edward County

While resting between a hike and shopping, we were searching spots to go for supper on a Sat night while in Lake Placid. We decided upon Cafee Rustica and were pleasantly surprised by the... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 143
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Prince Edward County
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

While resting between a hike and shopping, we were searching spots to go for supper on a Sat night while in Lake Placid. We decided upon Cafee Rustica and were pleasantly surprised by the delicious food! Located in the strip plaza with Price Chopper it is off the beaten Main St path but we were ok with driving to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The food was excellent. The beet salad and salmon was right up there with the best I've ever had. Service and atmosphere was also great.

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Ithaca, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Looked on Tripadvisor and found this restaurant on our first night (this visit). Cold and snowy and felt and smelled so good once we walked in the door. Pizza of the day for my husband and lasagna for me. Both were fabulous. The service was excellent. Would definitely, and might this trip, go back again!

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stuyvesant
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I ate at Cafe Rustica last night after hearing from friends how good the food was. We were not disappointed. Portions were large, almost too large, but I don't mind having leftovers in the fridge. My husbands veal was delicious and my steak was cooked to perfection. I especially appreciated my plate being left on the table... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is our go to restaurant for a special meal when in Lake Placid. On our most recent visit, we were pleased to experience what was an upgraded and broader menu. Still, the old favorites were available. The presentation of the food was exceptional, and was delivered piping hot, just perfect! We loved the presentation in large, for lack of... More

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Charlton MA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by some visitors in the area. We were told that we should make reservations but was able to get in without them. There were quite a few open tables. The atmosphere is cozy, warm and staff friendly. The selections were pretty good and we ended up selecting the lasagna and my husband had the... More

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Cornwall on Hudson, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

restaurant is small. was full on a monday night. Service, atmosphere and especially food could not be beat. reasonably fair prices, fair sized portions. Overall excellent.

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Cornwall, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Food was excellent as was the service. I would recommend making a reservation as we had to wait to get a table.

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New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As a local, we have enjoyed many meals at Caffe Rustica. Kevin is an excellent chef and offers a varied menu that is deliciously prepared complimented with a fine selection of wine and beer. Cozy atmosphere.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Came recommended highly sadly disappointed excuses for being understaffed not our problem! 40 min wait for pizza and chicken dish! And pizza Fi ally came out uncooked! Couple next to us served steak Dinners seated 15 min after us they were embarrassed for us still not getting our food! Double charged for cocktail and through the Check across bar to... More

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Additional Information about Caffe Rustica

Address: 1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone Number: 518-523-7511
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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