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315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Farmington, Maine
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The ricotta ball appetizer was to die for and the caprese salad was equally as good. Dinner was also great. I had a pizza that I couldn't finish, but it was very good. Wait staff was friendly and service was good.

Thank skiqueen10
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On annual trip to the Rockland/Camden area walking down main street looking for a new place to dine and came upon Rustico. What a find! Great atmosphere, bartender was prompt and informative. Caprese salad had roasted peppers that I haven't tasted since my childhood that my grandmother roasted on an open flame on stove. I had a gnocchi and shrimp... More 

Thank 959loud
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dined here instead of waiting in lines at other popular spots and are glad we did. The food here is really wonderful - full of interesting additions to classic recipes. Loved the risotto balls appetizer. I had a pizza that was delicious, but way too much for one person. Share an app, salad and pizza and you won't have room... More 

Thank svGypsySoul
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rustica has the best mussels in the midcoast Maine area. Their food is solidly fresh and well prepared for a reasonable price. I personally love their veal Marsala, which is also so much food I always bring home half for lunch the next day Wine and beer list is decent, with Funky Bow Midnight Special Coffee Porter on draft right... More 

Thank Patricia S
Any City
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not an extensive menu, but certainly adequate for us. Everything was delish, and service was very good. Highly recommended place to dine.

Thank Fred F
Mentor, Ohio
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant! The service was great and the food was incredible. We had the Chicken Parm and the Eggplant Parm. Portions were large and the food was served hot. And, again, the food was extremely flavorful. If Rustica was located where we live, we would go there at least once a month. We highly recommend!

Thank JandC313
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many times for dinner. It's always good as is the service. We especially like seafood and pasta. They excel at both.

Thank 716lynnr
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rustica makes the best spaghetti and meatballs in the USA, dethroning Testa's Palm Beach from that exalted position. I would go back there in a moment for the food. But there are those of us who enjoy a modest cocktail before dinner, and i do like a well-crafted Gin & tonic. Many bartenders who should know better drown good gin... More 

Thank studentjohn36
Windsor, Maine
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166 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of six celebrating a birthday. Each dish was fresh, tasty, and well executed. It does not get better than that. Since it is summer in Rockland, we did not feel out of place dressed casually.

Thank momoboys_12
Pompano Beach, FL
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275 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at bar and David waited on us. He was wonderful. Drinks were great! Food was tasty. Veal marsala was the best hubby has ever had. My sausage and crispy eggplant pasta dish was delish. Afterwards we stopped at a bar down the street and realized that we had left our credit card. When we called them (they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: 207-594-0015

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