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La Rusticana

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Bakkerstraat 58, 6811 EJ Arnhem, The Netherlands
Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came back after 10 years. The food is still the reason to come here. Don't mind the 70ties interior. The service is not Italian, the people didn't find the right approach and our waiter was topping up our glasses too often, which felt unpleasant. We missed the Italian hospitality.

Thank Sandra B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a true Italy lover is this The Place To Be in Arnhem for a real and pure Italian experience, Italian family runned restaurant in the heart of Arnhem with the strange Italian "customer firendly" attitude serves the best Italian food ever. Traditional Italian interior just make you fell as in Italy

Thank Kathy S
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant with a long tradition in centre of Arnhem. It has a secluded city garden, probably the best in Arnhem. Ideal for outside dining. Certainly worthwhile going there.

Thank Jan v
Breda, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I had dinner here with my family, we are Italian and we struggle to find a restaurant that makes food as it was in Italy and not adapted to local tastes. We enjoyed the food. Also they have a good number of dishes that are gluten free.

Thank dlacamera
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The very best Italian restaurant in town! In summer you can sit on their wonderful terrace. On a sunny evening you feel as if you are in Italy . It is full with plants, a real green atmosphere . The food is excellent!

Thank Jacqueline M
Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I love the food here every time and the staff is very friendly and good at what they do and know! I would especialy recommend dining in the enclosed gardens in the summer; and having the bread (focus) appetizer (always)!

Thank jnnkh
Wageningen, The Netherlands
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is inside an old house with different types of old rooms. Rustic is the good adjective; not modern not old, just rustic (some places needed some maintenance, like the toilets in some walls). But ok, you go to a restaurant to eat. And the food was super good! Nice and simple tastes and good portions (not pretentious petite... More 

Thank GuilhermeVaz
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has formal and informal dining rooms and serves some of the best Italian food in the area. We always had a great food so we don't understand some of the complains about the quality varying. The restaurant still exists after decades, which tells much about the quality.

Thank DiBoS
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Set in the main part of Arnhem close to the shops. Warmly welcoming staff who were attentive throughout. A good and varied menu with some specials of the day as well. I started with a great selection of antipasti and then had guinea fowl as the main course. There was a good selection of desserts but I was only able... More 

Thank CSTE176
Winnipeg, Canada
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Fabulous and very attentive staff. We were a group of 12 that did not have reservations, but walked in off the street. Even though the restaurant was very busy, they put together a large table for us in minutes and away we went. I personally had the special that evening, which was a beef dish, done absolutely wonderfully. The manager... More 

Thank Yaktam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bakkerstraat 58, 6811 EJ Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Gelderland Province  >  Arnhem
  • Phone Number: 01328710581

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