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“Absolutely fantastic”
Review of Rustico Taverna

Rustico Taverna
Ranked #84 of 475 Restaurants in Rhodes Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $59
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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
Reviewed April 9, 2014

This was by far the best restaurant my family and I ate at in the week we spent in Rhodes Town - and as we were eating out for lunch and dinner we had plenty of opportunity to try many restaurants. We actually went 3 times we enjoyed it so much. The service was so friendly and efficient, with the owner Kostas a complete delight. He makes an effort to talk to everyone and even when they were really busy and we had to wait for a table, he would make sure we had drinks and a comfortable place to wait - usually in his shop opposite which was also handy for a quick browse! We walked past the restaurant a lot on our way to and from our hotel and were always greeted by the staff as they recognised us. The atmosphere was fantastic and the food, of course, the highlight. It was delicious, authentic, and very generously portioned, with a great variety of options. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough and I would definitely go back, it really made our holiday.

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Thank Claire522
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

this was a pleasant,friendly restaurant and the service and food was 1st class very tasty and did not cost alot considering I had grilled king prawns and baked patato with salad not to forget that cold beer. then we got a free glass of ouzo so over all we had a great experince and we would difinately go back their. p.s thanks for the map it was very helpfull

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Thank Melani66
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Had a day trip to Rhodes old town, rustico was a fab place to eat and drink, the staff, food and surrounding are fab, very friendly,very clean easy going

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Thank marcus1963
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

We have been coming to Rhodes for 5 years now missed out on this place the first year but stumbled upon it the next and wouldn't ever go to Rhodes without calling in they always remember us and make us feel very welcome can't wait to come back
Gary and Dennise (the butcher) from England .
The owner even shared his meal on our first visit see you all soon

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Thank Dennise1966
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Friendly staff, but they seemed to forget you when your meal was served. Good local food.
When we paied we got "points", which would give us a free drink when we had collected enough. This gave me a negative feeling, and took down my first good impression.

Thank RenaM8
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