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“Delighted” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rustic Oak - CLOSED

Rustic Oak
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Wallingford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Delighted”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

Recently had a family dinner/birthday get together.
I really have to say the whole evening was great!
We had a great table near the fire, the food was really good the staff was very friendly and helpful! The whole evening was just a wonderful experience!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Colpat4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Enfield, Connecticut
Level Contributor
87 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Average Food and Average Service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stopped here for lunch. When I entered, the hostess was arguing with a waitress. They finished their argument before seating me. The hostess was very cold towards me then seated me. I waited 12 minutes before a waitress came to take my order. I ordered a sandwich and the salad bar. The salad bar had the ordinary ingredients and dressings and the lettuce was wilting. The soup was barely warm. The sandwich was good but nothing outstanding.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jennifer B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
North Haven, Connecticut
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT FOOD AND SERVICE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

We have been to Rustic Oak many times and we are never disappointed. the salad bar is full of fresh lettuce and a variety of additional items to add to your salad. I LOVE their "green" house dressing.. it's sooooo YUMMY! and they have the BEST soups-- no matter what they offer for the evening, all their soups are delicious!! and they also offer the best home made bread!! (my favorite is the pumpernickel.) I won't list all the different entrees we've had because the food is always very good and so are the desserts. we've brought our friends and family and they too enjoyed themselves. the atmosphere is wonderful-- the restaurant is decorated with the different seasons!! and of course, they have a beautiful fire place that is great for those cozy and romantic dinners!! and the staff is always attentive and pleasant. You've got to try it!! you'll love it!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Pauline-Paul13
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North Haven, Connecticut
Level Contributor
26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT food and service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Another awesome dining experience! The staff is courteous and very attentive, the soup and salad bar is always full and fresh (especially the GREEN DRESSING), and the food was excellent. Chicken Williamsburg is my daughter's favorite and she won't order anything else. Her date got a pork chop that was so thick and juicy it was inhaled! I had a large sirloin that was so flavorful and cooked to perfection! This is one of our favorites and eventhough we haven't been there in a while, it was GREAT to know that the food and service remail top notch!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mermaidmammy
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Overpriced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

Food was ok, service was average, can not make a dirty martini, atmosphere did not reflect the fine dining prices.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Traci C
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