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Rustico Taverna

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Ippodamou 3-5, Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
+30 2241 023182
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good food and good atmosphere. A romantic place with live music. Greek music and very good service!💓

Thank Christopher M
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can find RUSTICO few metres far from the end of Socratous street in the medieval town It is a very nice restaurant which join the new with the unique traditional greek kitchen. The prices were very good, the stuff is young and friendly. We also enjoyed a lot the life music

Thank eph0s
Trnava, Slovakia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are permanent visitors of Rustico for many years. We love great atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food. You have to visit Rustico, if you want to try some special greek meals, which are not in the other restaurants. I recomend farmers pork, stamna, galatas plate, vlachos plate. Kleftiko is the best in the whole town. They always offer complimentary ouzo... More 

Thank konvalinka
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful place with vine leaves growing over head. There is a wonderful atmosphere and the staff are very attentive. We visited on a Friday night so there was also live music. Try the Mezedes platter if you've not had a lot of Greek food before as this will give you a chance to try a little bit... More 

Thank Melanie C
Bream, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went in here for a much needed beer during the morning, really liked the service and the friendly attitude of the staff. One of them explained the history of the restaurant and how they prepare the food. We went back for lunch and everything lived up to our expectation. We had a sharing plate of greek starters and sardines with... More 

Thank neaveygirl
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Being on the OLD TOWN RHODES visited Rustico. I was surprised relaxed atmosphere, Greek food and hospitality of Kostas, live music.I can heartily recommend this restaurant. On the charming island pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Daniel M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were shopping in the old town in Rhodes and it was time for a light lunch. Rustico, located between two buildings and covered by a pergola type roof looked cool and attractive. The three of us had two salads and a moussaka plus cold beer. The moussaka was actually very light, perfect for lunch on a hot day. The... More 

Thank ahl7300
Gdansk, Poland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the perfect place with great international food and strong Greece energy. Friendly stuff makes the place more delicious. Frankly I recommend!

Thank Anuje
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 2 great dinners and a lunch there. Staff was really friendly and funny:) Our basics were octopus salad, tzatziki, aubergine salad, pita bread, kalamari 😊 Food is really delicious and great. Tahran'la for everything and the gift😊 Hope to see you next time again..

Thank cumcums
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place! I don't see how anybody can badly review this place. We were welcomed by the lovely manager with a generous glass of ouzo and a live Greek acoustic set taking place. Service was bang on and the food was beautiful. Would certainly go again!

Thank Maria B

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $55
Mediterranean, Greek, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ippodamou 3-5, Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2241 023182
Picture yourself enjoying a traditional Greek meal, with a small vilage atmosphere, with lush greennery overhead, walls covered with rustc farrmer's toolsand handmade pottery throughou.. This is Rustico!The taverna is situated on the corner of Hippodamou and Sokratous street a junction as the streets were created on the hippodamio system (a city were the streets are in blocks). The area is elevated and there were no archeological findings when excavations were performed thus assuming that a small forest existed which is a characteristic of elevated areas of that time.In the first christianic and Byzantine period after continuous destructions of the ancient town by the Persian, Goths and the Arabs and the town’s forced shrinkage into the Byzantine city the forest park which was destroyed by the fires was now open fields which was left as such for defense purposes since the distance was not far from the existing Byzantine defense wall

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?