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“Italian” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Rustic Olive

The Rustic Olive
79 Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe, Queensland 4020, Australia
07 3889 3199
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Ranked #8 of 63 restaurants in Redcliffe
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Sunshine Beach, Australia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Italian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Good authentic Italian food. Not fine dining, nor does it claim to be. Cool decor, if a little small. Have been a few times now annd will be back again

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Tasmania, Australia
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Popular Italian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

A well patronised restaurant that can be hard to get a booking in. The staff will endeavour to squeeze you in somewhere.Speedy service.The menu is the usual Italian fare and cooked averagely.
It is BYO as well. It is modestly priced. Taking everything in to consideration you will not be disappointed for what you get for the price.

Visited August 2013
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Second time around.....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Went here with hubby and friends and wanted to have Tuscan chicken again as so enjoyed the first time of having. But how wrong are we...the recipe has changed and the chicken was now served with a mass of green tasteless sauce! Most disappointed. Will consider alternative place to eat next time :(

Visited August 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Almost very good food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This is a popular restaurant with the locals and to be honest the food is fairly good.
I had the Angus Rump Steak, it was tender and cooked pretty much how I expected a medium rare steak to be cooked.
The real let down was the peppercorn sauce. It has a cream base which seems to neutralise the kick you expect to get out of the peppercorns. That, or there are so few peppercorns in the sauce that you just cannot taste them. The sauce really just tasted like cream.
My partner had a pasta and thought it was very good.
We will be going again, but I certainly won't be ordering the steak with peppercorn sauce again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Redcliffe, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Rustic Yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

First off BOOK for this is one extremely popular restaurant.......in winter they have the outdoor heaters going ......in summer well you are on the waterfront...what could be better.
I love this place....it has atmosphere ..it is a bit noisy .however.people are enjoying themselves...the food here is great....nice Italian...lots to choose from...fresh as.....when it is really busy be prepared to wait...it will be worth it....remember book first.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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