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Trattoria Ristorante al Rustichello

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Via Maggiore, 21, 48100, Ravenna, Italy
+39 0544 36043
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Italy is a great tourist experience because food is one of the many wonderful and memorable attractions. I love to travel in Greece, for example, which has spectacular beauty. Yet as many times as I have been there, I can hardly remember a meal (a view and/or a sunset, yes, but a meal, rarely). Yet wherever you travel in Italy,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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285 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This good Italian ristorante will serve up some local food. While there is a menu on the front door the proprietor will tell you what is on the menu that night. This may be something to do with being there is winter. We had pasta with mushrooms. For main course we tried the lamb and osso bucco.

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Somers Point, New Jersey
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186 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We were greeted by the owner who kept telling us in broken English that he’d order the foods that “Mama just make.” We had a huge Antipasto Rustichello: bruschetta, salad with shaved parmesan, cheese tarts, roasted peppers and tomatoes, and a bowl of rustic bread. We had the house red and a small carafe of white. Mama brought us three... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Recommended by a local and filled with locals. Why? The pasta, of course. Fresh, amazing, and nowhere better. Claudia was an exceptionally pleasant advisor and server. Our only regret was we didn't have another night to return.

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Cresskill, New Jersey
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a rustic family owned place just outside city walls. We were only 2 Americans, and had the pleasure of enjoying the dog and 2 year old from the family who sat behind us. No menu ( menu posted outside if you want to check first) - very sociable owner tells you what he thinks you should eat. Pastas... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just outside the city gates, this trattoria is extremely popular with the locals. The staff guide you through the choices and are happy for you to share a primo. The house wine is very drinkable and the food at least as good as many more expensive restaurants.

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Hobart
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Chaotic and noisy in a fun way, you should probably book in advance to be assured of a seat as it seems to be very popular with the locals. The food is simple but very tasty and the fresh pasta was good.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoying this lovey town of Ravenna and had the best meal of our recent trip! This trattoria has been here for 30 years and still maintains a high level of excellence both in presentation , quality and value. The pastas were homemade -- the meats excellent including our first taste of cows cheek which was served in a red sauce... More 

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Seattle
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by our near-bye B&B owner. We ate dinner there both nights we were in Ravenna. The first night the place was mobbed: a large party of German tourists had reserved one of the rooms there, and it appeared all the other rooms were full as well. The staff was running, but still courteous. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just outside the old city and is frequented by locals. The interesting thing about this restaurant is there is no paper menu or wine list which I must admit is a bit off putting as I like to read through to determine what courses to have! Having said that you just go with what the owner has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Maggiore, 21, 48100, Ravenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ravenna  >  Ravenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0544 36043

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?