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La Rustica

#149 of 3,026 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
West Seattle
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4100 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 932-3020
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was Sunday night, our last night in Seattle, and our airBnB hosts had suggested La Rustica as a spot for dinner. A short 10 minutes drive brought us to a very quaint corner restaurant, across from the beach. We waited for less than 15 minutes without a reservation and had a fabulous meal. The owner was present and visited... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been targeting this place for a couple of years, finally got the chance to go. Setting is gorgeous, ate outside (warning it can get hot sitting in the sun, even in seattle, around 6). Appetizers and bread were great and drink selection interesting. Service was good - if not great - but the main entrees really fell short -... More 

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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the delicious food, and great servers. We are from New Jersey , but La Rustica's food matches a lot of celebrity Italian restaurant we've been to in NYC.

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Thank Mabel L
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a favorite place to celebrate birthdays, Saturdays, sunshine and dinner. The food is rich, abundant and tasty. I have ordered mostly a variety of pasta dishes over the years. Chicken Marsala is a favorite. Wine is good and the service is great. Definitely recommend!

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Thank mrsdagle
vashon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We've been going there for many years, coming from Vashon and have never had even a mediocre meal---it's always plentiful and outstanding. The plate is worth taking a picture so it can be savored for a long time. Great wait staff both inside and outside.

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Thank Marian May G
Federal Way, Washington
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332 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a small restaurant, actually a converted house, so it can feel a little crowded - casual and relaxing, but not a place to go for an intimate dinner because of the size of the place - nice views if you can get a table by a window - decent wine list, Very Good Service - Very Good Food!

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Thank noworries2000
Seattle, Washington
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I just love this place!!! they make the best Risotto you could have!!! they have a great selection of wines and very nice menu with lots to choose from. Unfortunately the service is hit and miss.... sometimes is great, and sometimes the waiters are just ok...

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Thank Kahrin
Nutley, New Jersey
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147 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Window seat during sunset. While the view is a natural draw, the food matches the panorama. Baked oysters are amazing. Use the garlic bread sticks to clean up the sauce! Special: wild boar osso bucco ...very good. Tender and flavorful with the slightest gaminess to tell you it's boar. The veal wrapped prawns in the Marsala sauce were a novel... More 

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Thank RobChills
Sitka, Alaska
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Tucked away in West Seattle, GPS is helpful, the drive fun, and the food excellent. Wife and I wanted a quiet, casual evening with excellent food. We wanted to dine and visit. We got all that and more. Food was excellent, garlic bread superb, service efficient, friendly, and not intrusive. We are anxious to go back.

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Thank SRTHORWARD
Kirkland, Washington
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

the food is excellent very tasty and delicious. the servers hustle in the tiny, intimate converted house restaurant. Seating of approximately 15 tables,most 2 or 4 person, is tight. The decor is old IItalian villa style, tasteful not staid. Located on the back side of Alki Beach in a quiet neighborhood with scarce parking. The food is wonderful with generous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4100 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > West Seattle
  • Neighborhood: West Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 932-3020

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