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Rustico Ristorante

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114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-4046
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Houston, Texas
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rustico is by far one of my family's favorite spots in Telluride. Call ahead to make reservations, and it's usually pretty easy to get a table. I think their pasta dishes are the best; my husband loves the veal and the wine list; I also love the risotto dishes that they have. During the summer, Rustico opens it's large patio... More 

Thank Catheyn123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although Telluride is spectacular I was very challenged to find a decent cup of coffee, until I ventured to Rustico for dessert and coffee. By far the best cup of coffee in town!

Thank zeldarin
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you want delicious, hearty and elegant food, then you must try Rustico! The wine and pasta dishes are out of this world. I have traveled to Italy and the food is authentic as it gets. All the waiters/waitresses are from Italy and know the food and wine very well to make recommendations. The atmosphere is both elegant and casual.... More 

Thank Andrea H
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The only reason I didn't give this place 5 stars is I think Brown Dog Pizza in Telluride (just down the street) is just as good and less expensive. The service is also better at Brown Dog. If you are in town for an event this place tends to be a mob scene, and it appears the staff has a... More 

Thank flyfish66
California, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

“We have been coming to Rustico’s for over twenty years and each year is better than the last! The food, the service, the atmosphere…Excellent!”

Thank jmiller750
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Impeccable experience lunch or dinner, any season. Staff are diligent and do not crowd. Great menu, fabulous bar and exceptional food. Table options are limitless. Over the years I have tried everything on the menu.

Thank Karen M
Tempe, Arizona
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The food was good and the servers were attentive. My only comment was their "special". While I realize the special of the day is usually a bit more expensive, their fish special was ridiculously priced. That evening it was red snapper. I know enough about fish to say that red snapper is not an expensive fish yet they charged $43... More 

Thank travelingfamily999
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Working with Carmela and the staff at Rustico is always a dream... they are always incredible accommodating and professional, and provide our clients with exceptional "go-beyond" service each and every time. After each event, my clients always say "Rustico was perfect. The food was amazing." I'm so grateful to everyone involved!

Thank 362jmf
Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We recently hosted a rehearsal dinner at Rustico Ristorante that was noted by all guests as "excellent." The service team did an excellent job and the food was delicious! Thank you for helping us celebrate our bride and groom in a warm and wonderful setting, and helping us create such a memorable event!

Thank rmolly2014
Omaha, Nebraska
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have eaten here a few times over the years. Great service and a good wine list. Food is very good.

Thank Eric B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-4046

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