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Rustico Italiano Ristorante

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701 Lucerne Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460-3822
+1 561-547-2782
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Lake Worth, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is a gem. The owner has always recommended the perfect bottle of wine for us and the food is outstanding. Everything is fresh and delicious, as if you were eating in a restaurant in Italy. It is a small place and the service is superb. I always take out of town guests there and even the picky New... More 

1 Thank Penne52
West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, outstanding service, knowledgeable suggestions on what to order-we will absolutely return and more, recommend to others looking for phenomenal meal!

1 Thank Carrie C
Lantana, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the food, received good service The owner Nino was a very pleasant person when we met him I recommend this restaurant if you are looking for a great night out

1 Thank swinsonj
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place by GOOGLE'ing "best italian restaurant in south florida" .... and Google is right! The food at Rustico Italiano is amazing and the service is top-notch. Cuisine is authentic Italian (not the corporate American "Italian" fare you find at the chains) ... this is the real deal! The restaurant is cozy, European chic, elegant. The staff is... More 

2 Thank olivia_IMHO
New York
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sunday night special Osso Buco: not edible. Waiter did offer to exchange & they didn't charge me for it, but.......Hard to believe chef wouldn't taste an entree before making it the night's special. (This was not borderline bad--it was awful.)

Thank jdretire
Rome, Italy
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a reservation at 8.30 on a saturday night, after calling to try to eat at 7.30. Once we were there they told us to wait another hour, that means 9.30. They didn't try to give us a drink, to seat us at the bar or whatever, but the way they told us was so rude. We left and... More 

Thank fra78miami
Lohmar, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a reservation for 8.30 when we arrived they told us the table will be ready at 9.30. On the very rude and ingnorant way.

Thank doric733
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not going to be a lengthy review. It doesn't have to be. By all means do go to Rustico and do enjoy their authentic Italian cuisine served by waitstaff who have been coached to offer a most positive dining experience. My wife loves Rustico, and so do I! Mangia!

2 Thank BBragger
Palm Beach, Florida
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680 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the right size, the place was filled last night and noisy. Service was weak.....not like the last time we were there. Dinner was very good but the overall experience was just 3 stars

Thank doug100worth
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped in here by chance and had the most wonderful italian meal. We both had different 'specials' for the day and the food was all superb. Excellent service thrown in and I really recommend this anyone looking for a most enjoyable evening meal in Lake Worth.

2 Thank Philip C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Lucerne Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460-3822
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 561-547-2782

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