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“Excellent place in heart of Kalmazoo”
Review of Rustica

Rustica
Ranked #8 of 347 Restaurants in Kalamazoo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner
Reviewed July 13, 2014

We always stop here on our way to Chicago. The place is amazing in Kalmazoo of all places. It can get busy on weekends but believe me its worth the wait!

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Thank RonanJordi
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

Eating at this restaurant was an anniversary present. We usually don't go to places that are this expensive. This place was a real treat.

We were seated by the kitchen, so we were able to watch the cooks prepare the food. That was a lot of fun. The décor is very nice, and the food tastes marvelous. We also told them we were going to split a salad, and they delivered it to us split.

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Thank Bertram S
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Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The quality of the food was very good. Nice ambiance. The service good. They didn't hurry us through the meal.

Thank Jim_Sarasota_Florida
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Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Rustica has been my number one choice of places to eat in kalamazoo for about 4 years now. Amazing food. Good location and a classy atmosphere. Being small and located downtown, it can get really busy on the weekends but it's ALWAYS worth the wait.

We have always had great service and food. Never any issues. Most of the menu items are about $17-24 which is higher but not crazy. I think we have tried everything on the menu at least once and nothing has been disappointing.

I have two suggestions 1) try to get one of the three 2-seat tables along the glass wall by the kitchen. It's always interesting to watch the chefs cooking and preparing the plates. 2) order the pressed coffee with your dessert. It is beyond wonderful. I have tried to replicate it at home and it's just never as good.

Thank kool-kitty
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Reviewed June 7, 2014

You can expect good food, excellent service and reasonable prices. The menu changes seasonally. If you enjoy creativity in the kitchen, you will be pleased with what is offered.

Thank Foodstudy
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