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Rustico - Ballston

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4075 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203-1797
+1 571-384-1820
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good52%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tots” (11 reviews)
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Opens in 20 min
American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4075 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203-1797
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It speaks to the consistency of the kitchen staff that I’ve been to Rustico twice and had a delicious meal both times. I’ve seen the other reviews about “poor service” but I’ve never found that to be the case. The service was efficient but not...More

Thank slaterinde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beer selection but poor service. Bartender lacked training in service and cordiality. Would have been a 4 star experience with better bartender. Could have just been an off day for him but first impressions count.

Thank Paebo K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was delicious but server was inattentive and lacked personality. And that night the pizza oven wasn't working.

Thank Shea A
Reviewed May 1, 2018

If in Ballston, go here to eat. Generous portions, nice atmosphere, great staff, but above all a superior food experience. One in our party said they got the best burger ever. And another said it was their best pizza ever.

Thank Henrietta B
Reviewed April 19, 2018

A place to be seen with a wide range of "specialty" beers. Fairly shambolic hosting and superficial service; sadly the standard for Arlington. The main observation (and this has occured twice recently) is the resulting upset stomach after a simple pizza and a glass of...More

Thank Hugo S
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

I always thought of Rustico as a nice dinner out kind of place, but I have been won over by their bar. Rustico has a fantastic beer selection with hard to find international choices from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and France mixed in with regional favorites....More

Thank Turner S
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I recently took my fiancée to Rústico for Valentine’s Day and had a great time. The atmosphere is nice and the food was delightful. We had the Greek salad pizza, three little pigs burger and the gnocchi. I recommended any of the three dishes.

Thank eduardopS3645HV
Reviewed January 7, 2018

For lunch my wife and I shared an order of Butcher's Block pizza and classic caesar salad. The pizza is freshly made of natural ingredients and crust was crunchy. The combination of the sauce and Italian ingredients makes it flavorful. The salad's lettuce is crispy...More

Thank happigolacky
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Rustico has a warm, inviting atmosphere with an extremely impressive craft beer list. The food is good, but it is very standard and unimaginative for the price. You're best bet is to split a pizza and get a beer.

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

This was a business dinner with a group of 15. Our leader picked the place because she had been before. The Happy our wine special is pretty good. Our appetizers for our end of the table were pretzel bites, risotto tots, and herb and pesto...More

Thank Fairieleat2902
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4075 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203-1797
  • Public Transportation: Ballston-MU Metrorail station;# ART routes serving Ballston- * ART 41 * ART 42 * ART 51 * ART 52 * ART 53 * ART 62 Metrobus routes serving Ballston, * 1BCDEFZ * 2ABCG * 10B * 22A * 23AC * 25A,C,D * 25B * 38B
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 571-384-1820
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