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“Great Food and Good Service”
Review of Rustico Taverna

Rustico Taverna
Ranked #63 of 432 Restaurants in Rhodes Town
Price range: $6 - $58
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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
Portsmouth
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
“Great Food and Good Service”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

This restaurant is sitauted on a lillte street just off Socratous Street to the left and is a nice shaded garde area with a quantity of tables for you to dine at. This restaurant is quite popular and does get busy in the early evening. The food served is very good and at a reasonable price. Cheaper than the restuarants in the square but dearer than some others but the quality of the food served is much higher. I had a pork dish which is one of the specilaities and it was superb with a full plate to devour. The Moussaka is very good to. The drink prices are quite reasonable to. the staff are attentive to your needs and leave you alone when your dining but always on hand when you need your drinks replenished. There are fans on the roof to cool you down if you stop here in the heat of the day.
There are so many restaurants to choose from in the Old Town but this in my opinion is one of the better ones. Try it for yourself don't take my word for it.

  • Visited September 2012
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Rhodes Town, Greece
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Interesting and Tasty Cuisine”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Rustico located in the Old Town of Rhodes on the top of Socrates street. A small and cozy place with good Greek and other Mediterranean specialties. My recommendation: The Pepper steak and the Stifado. More enjoyable at night.

Visited September 2012
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York
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“Very friendly”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

We visited Old Rhodes Town Sept 2012 and this restaurant was just along from where we were staying. My partner Pam and I received a very friendly welcome as we were shown to our table. We made our choices and had a very enjoyable meal. The portions were very generous and you certainly dont leave feeling hungry. We would certainly revisit here should we ever visit Rhodes again. Not bad value for money either considering the euro!

  • Visited September 2012
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Chicago, IL
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great place to relax and dine”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

The garden is a relaxing place to dine during a hot afternoon. They have fans that make it a pleasant environment. The staff is very friendly, and moussaka was one of the best that I had in Greece.

Visited September 2012
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Zaandam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
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“fantastic restaurant”
Reviewed October 30, 2012

this nice taverna is located in the old town of Rhodes (Greece) you get the feeling sitting in a garden and the friendly staff make feel at home.
when you taste the food you know you never want to go.

thank you people from Rustico to make my hollidays special

grtz Harm

  • Visited October 2012
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