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Rustic Kitchen Park Square

#64 of 2,865 Restaurants in Boston
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210 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116
MBTA Arlington
617-423-5700
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Rustic Kitchen is a lively award winning restaurant featuring New American...
Rustic Kitchen is a lively award winning restaurant featuring New American cuisine in an Old World style bistro. All of our produce, fish and meats are delivered daily and each of our authentic Italian pastas are handmade. Executive Chef Michael Kelly creates seasonally inspired menus that always source locally fresh ingredients. In New England, we are home to "The Cooking Show" filmed each Friday night in our broadcast kitchen studio.
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 158
    Excellent
  • 105
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Company dinner

Have always had a great dinner here amd this time was NJ o exception. I brought my colleagues here for a group dinner and it was fabulous. The food and service was excellent as always and we were treated to a private tour of the live cooking show studio! It was just amazing and the owners are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Diane P
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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314 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Have always had a great dinner here amd this time was NJ o exception. I brought my colleagues here for a group dinner and it was fabulous. The food and service was excellent as always and we were treated to a private tour of the live cooking show studio! It was just amazing and the owners are wonderful. Thanks for... More 

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New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great meal before a show at the Wilbur Theater. Large variety of excellent food with pleasant environment and great service.

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Leesburg, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Great staff and great food!!! They were so helpful with giving us change for the meters as well which is unheard of in boston, lol....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went to this restaurant for the first time for a birthday dinner. I waited for the rest of my party at the bar and enjoyed great service and hospitality from Hannah. We had one of the best meals I have ever had and our waitress, Kelsey, was personable and answered all of our questions about the menu like a... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Friendly service, broad choices on the menu, good wine list Noise level was a bit high because of a private room event.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

What a lucky find this was! Close to our hotel, we found this restaurant to be cozy, well lit, and the servers were extremely friendly. We started with some marinated olives, and devoured them all. Next, our waitress brought out some fresh focaccia with a warm white bean dip...delicious again! ( I don't like cheese, and asked for another bread... More 

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Capital District, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Checking in the Revere Hotel on a very cold night, we didn't want to travel far. So we dined at the Rustic Kitchen, which is attached to the hotel. We didn't have a reservation on this Thursday night at 7pm, but were seated after a brief 5 minute wait. All meals were wonderful. Companion had a shrimp and artichoke pasta... More 

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Central Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Italian food... but not in the traditional North end kind of way. I actually liked the selections. I had a short rib stroganoff with hand made pasta and a mushroom sauce. There was a variety of wood fired pizza and I wanted my husband to try the wild boar lasagna but he opted for a more sedate pasta bolognese which... More 

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Elmira, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My husband and I visited our college student daughter last weekend between snow storms in Boston. We had tickets for a late theatre show and a reservation for Rustic Kitchen at 6:45pm (which they called to confirm at 11am; evidently a mild snowstorm, at least by Boston standards, was predicted and they wanted to make sure people were coming). Due... More 

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed at the Revere Boston Commons Hotel on a frigid winters night, Rustic Kitchen was the perfect spot to stay out of the cold. The staff was friendly and helpful, menu had a lot of salad and homemade pasta options.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116
  • Public Transportation: MBTA Arlington
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: 617-423-5700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Rustic Kitchen is a lively award winning restaurant featuring New American cuisine in an Old World style bistro. All of our produce, fish and meats are delivered daily and each of our authentic Italian pastas are handmade. Executive Chef Michael Kelly creates seasonally inspired menus that always source locally fresh ingredients. In New England, we are home to "The Cooking Show" filmed each Friday night in our broadcast kitchen studio.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?