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La Rustica

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West Seattle
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4100 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 932-3020
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
Great Food in a "Rustica" Setting

In the middle of a residential area, we experienced some interesting Italian/Mediterranean fares. The place is not fancy, the bathroom even scary, but the food was really compensating. Wine was good for a reasonably priced sélection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
pferrandi
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Phoenix, Arizona
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

In the middle of a residential area, we experienced some interesting Italian/Mediterranean fares. The place is not fancy, the bathroom even scary, but the food was really compensating. Wine was good for a reasonably priced sélection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Read about this restaurant in the Alaska Airline travel magazine recently and decided to try it out when we came up to Seattle. So many wonderful items to choose from. Appetizers - we selected the oysters which was like a rockafeller , and the Caprese salad with the buffalo mozzarella. Main courses were salmon, chicken and chipino. Finished the evening... More 

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Madison, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

During a recent visit to my sister-in-law, we went to La Rustica. This was our 2nd visit to the restaurant. It is a relatively small restaurant and although we were the only people on the list arriving at 6:20 pm we waited 45 minutes. We had the lasagna cannenoli eggplant pasta tiramisu and rum cake. All were delicious including the... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We LOVE West Seattle and if it weren't for my husband's job, we'd move out there in a heartbeat. There's the Alki Beach side of the peninsula and there's my favorite side - I'm not sure what this side is called. It's the less beachy, more isolated and quieter side. The views are PHENOMENAL out here. Standing along the edge... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My friends/family live around the block from this restaurant. I was glad it was Italian. The gentleman that owns the place was there with us every step of the way. Extensive wine list, Appetizer, salad, dinner,dessert, and limoncello..... The whole thing was unbelievably incredible. Dessert was OUT OF THIS WORLD. Tiramisu and lemon tiramisu (home made by the wife) made... More 

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Colorado Springs
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302 reviews 302 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Tucked into West Seattle beach area, this little restaurant served authentic Italian food. It was great food, reasonably priced. Lovely cozy atmosphere with a great wine list! Would definitely eat here again!

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Boise, ID
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

What an adorable little, and I do mean little, neighborhood restaurant in West Seattle! We were visiting friends who live in the neighborhood, and they took us to this treasure. We tried to get in on a Saturday night but there was quite a wait, so we tried again on Sunday. Each of our party of four ordered something different... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Loved the food at this friendly family run restaurant. We had multi courses just like Italy. We will make a point of going back.

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Seattle, Washington
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153 reviews 153 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I moved to Seattle 3 weeks ago, and last night I ate @ La Rustica for the 3rd time. I generally don't repeat so often, especially with a new city to explore, but this restaurant is exceptional. The first time I ate here was during restaurant week. The Ossobuco pork shank with risotto and roasted vegetables, house salad, appetizer and... More 

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Seattle
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Family-run La Rustica near Alki Beach in Seattle is famous for its homely atmosphere and excellent classic Italian food. With no reservations accepted, diners are asked to show up early before long lines form across the street. But the wait is amply rewarded:. Once inside the rather small, cozy place, its decor measures up to the name:a deliberately rustic ambience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4100 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > West Seattle
  • Neighborhood: West Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 932-3020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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