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Cafe Rustica

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10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
+1 831-659-4444
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (96 reviews)
“salad” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am a fan of Cafe Rustica because the owners are always there to make sure your dining experience goes well. I can tell they really care. The salads and pizzas are delicious with lots of flavor. The fish and meat entrees are consistently tasty....More

Thank Aubrey S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down this favorite locals spot serves fantastic meals that will leave you wanting to return over and over again. The waiters are friendly but not very engaging, which leaves you feeling like you are having a wonderful experience that is romantic and not intrusive....More

Thank Kathryn O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent and the atmosphere very good. We sat inside as we were a bit cold but outside looked great too. I really enjoyed the soup of the day and my husband thought his Caesar salad was very good. Really worth a visit!1

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there on a Tuesday night after seeing reviews on Trip Advisor. Made Reservations. Not always required, but a good idea for this Restaurant. Wife had Spinach Salad (great), Tomato Bisque Soup (Excellent and large portion) Steamed Clams, (ample portion and great wine broth they...More

3  Thank JohnnieXXXXXXX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice outdoor tables, extensive gourmet pizza menu, in the middle of shopping area. We ordered two pizzas thinking they would be small, but should have ordered only one in retrospect.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal, great service. Huge portions. Kids loved it as much as we did. Lots of choice on the menu.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times and every time gets better. It sits off the beaten track and hard to find but well worth the visit. You can eat inside or outside or at the bar. We ate in a large room in the bar...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting the Carmel area, and wanted to try some place new to us for dinner. Cafe Rustica located in the Carmel Valley, had an interesting menu so we phoned in for a reservation. The restaurant is tucked away in a...More

Thank JandSmomanddad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch and ate on patio. Veggie sandwich was so good. Served with fresh fruit. Turkey melt with bacon yummy also Quick & friendly service

Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We drove to Carmel Valley on a whim and so glad we did. After a stroll along the street we happened across this restaurant, and was attracted by its lovely outside seating area. There is also an undercover outside area and a huge inside area....More

Thank Karen A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can we have a party of thirty? Thanks Jeff
November 5, 2016|
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Response from alankehr | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant.
Mike K
Why did my wife and I get sick eating at Cale Rustica?
March 31, 2015|
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Response from jane w | Reviewed this property |
sorry for your discomfort, but that is an impossible question to answer. was it the only place you ate at that day? always contact the restaurant directly you suspect was the cause and let them know what you ate. we have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-4444
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