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“wonderful!!”
Review of Rustico at the Log Cabin - CLOSED

Rustico at the Log Cabin
Price range: $7 - $34
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 6, 2012

So glad to see this restaurant re opened. We ate here the first week they were open and it was excellent. Takes me back years to fond memories. Although it is italian this time around, the ambiance, atmosphere and the food is perfect. I am astounded by one of the previous reviews, Walls empty, no decor? Are we sure we are talking about the same restaurant. This is one of the most beautiful buildings in town. A must see and Must dine!!! You won't be dissapointed.

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6  Thank dawgheart
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

As year round residents of Highlands, we are thrilled to have another Italian dining option. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our salads and pasta dishes. The wine list was fine and we enjoyed our selection. The pricing was reasonable and totally commensurate with the quality of the dishes. With little or no advertising ( we had to check on line to get the phone number) the place was packed on a Tuesday night and we heard nothing but positive comments from other friends that we happened to see there. Tourists at a nearby table had eaten there the night before and returned with some friends. The staff was friendly and the ambience wonderful. Glad to see The Log Cabin operating again. We will definitely be back!

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3  Thank rickandcindy
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

New Italian restaurant opened in July, so still feeling their way around. After hearing locals saying they were going to check it out, we as part-timers decided to go too. Although the owners are not Italian their take on Italian cuisine not bad. I'd say more like so far for first time visit it's okay. I noticed that they are trying to keep their menu pricing the same as Paoletti's, they are not there yet so, therefore, I believe in order to compete they should lower pricing, my opinion. We were sat by Pamela one of the owners, sweet woman. We had to ask bus girl for a wine list. We start out with the four small pieces of warmed up bread that was cold not impressive but the herb infused oil to go with nice. My husband had the mussels appetizer special very good, I had the grilled sausage, roasted peppers with rapine, (broccoli rabe), very good. Husband had the swordfish special which had what we call a puttanesca sauce, swordfish was a bit strong tasting and cut thin, he did not enjoy. I had the pappardelle con vitello, which is the egg noodles with veal osso buco ragu. The ragu was a brownish sauce, okay. We were to full for dessert but we saw other tables around us that were not local first timers like us that got biscotti, we did not get any so can't comment but did feel left out. It would have gone well to help us finish the wine we chose a Tuscan wine called Lucentte, as opposed to people I spoke with behind us that I had to tell what it was the Italian cookies were so they could enjoy them with their ice tea. All in all we will at some point try it again to see how they weather the very critical culinary people of Highlands.

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3  Thank CJW1928
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

Saw the add for this new restaurant and thought we should try it out. We got there just as they were opening. The staff was very accommodating but some things need to be done to create a better ambiance. They serve Italian and it's wonderful...from the bread with the dipping oil to the tiramisu. Food and service were great and I look forward to another trip. Sure to give the other upscale Italian place in town competition. The steak was cooked perfectly, the pasta was too. Can't say enough good things.

5  Thank BuzzNBee
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Reviewed September 4, 2014
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