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Rustic House Oyster Bar & Grill

920 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-4011
+1 650-394-4534
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“raw oysters” (3 reviews)
“cioppino” (2 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, American, Grill
$$ - $$$
920 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-4011
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I had a great time at Rustic House. She had fish tacos and I had a lobster roll and both were excellent. Lana the GM made sure we were happy. Call for parking advice before as Lana suggested some lots around that...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a varied menu of many items other than fish and seafood. I had the scallops and they were delicious. The lunch prices are quite high, even for the pasta dishes and the portions do not result in take home goodies. The waitperson was...More

Thank 4ntraveler
Reviewed May 14, 2018

They have $2/oyster Happy Hour specials and a Happy Hour price on beer (I presume they offer discounts on wine too). They also have BBQ oysters that are REALLY good. They cost $9 for 3, so a little more than raw on-the-half-shell, but flavored with...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great cerviche & tortilla chips. THANK YOU !! XO The staff was bustling about as the day was closing. Thanks again.

Thank Christine S
DAVID P, Owner at Rustic House Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for the review, Christine! We hope this great experience entices you to dine with us again soon.

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We went with friends late March and enjoyed our dinner very much. Great seafood and friendly staff. The appetizers fried calamari was fresh and not too battered and everyone loved the ceviche. The shrimp tacos were great and huge portion of three tacos.. my husband...More

Thank tnnrbc
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Great place, excellent service, super fresh oysters. Very good variety. Except of oysters we had amazing pasta and two very good deserts. Prices are reasonable and service is great

Thank Olga V
DAVID P, Owner at Rustic House Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 10, 2018

They're not kidding about the Rustic part. I liked it a lot. The seafood was good. Overall a nice spot for a casual dinner.

Thank TravelerJay630
Reviewed February 20, 2018

I love their food especially the prawn salad and garlic scallop pasta. Service is superb. I definitely recommend this place and will be back!

Thank Justine J
DAVID P, Owner at Rustic House Oyster Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We're so glad to hear you had a delicious meal accompanied by great service. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed January 11, 2018

The decor is rustic and the room is small. You share space for tables with a bar and some TV screens. But for a good seafood dinner, this is a very good choice! We had a variety of dishes and everyone was satisfied with portion...More

Thank Bart C
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

The service is always iffy, some times good, but if they are busy you might be ignored for awhile I guess sitting at the bar would guarantee better service Food: cooked oysters are good. Fish and chips ok. Last time the oil was burnt.... Served...More

Thank TruBritinUSA
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January 16, 2018|
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Response from TruBritinUSA | Reviewed this property |
It's no more so than any other. There is also an outside area is the weather is warm enough
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-4011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +1 650-394-4534
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