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315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-594-0015
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (54 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“cavatelli” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get reservations at the spur of the moment. There were six in our party. Obviously a local favorite. We found a couple of seats at the bar/lounge area while waiting. Everyone we met was friendly. We got seated a little...More

Thank Geraldine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Getting a table at Rustica wasn’t easy but we lucked out! filled with holiday revelers we thoroughly enjoyed the casual Maine vibe. The highlight of my overall excellent dinner was my green salad with warm bites of fried artichoke heart. But the, salad is my...More

Thank jenny l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time I ate here, I thought this was a 4.0 restaurant, but I'm downgrading it a bit to a 3, after eating here in January. Why? In the past, we have liked the risotto and fish dishes generally. I've tried the eggplant parmigiana...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Rustica is my favorite place in Rockland to eat! It's my first place to recommend. The bread and olive oil is the best way to start off. The salads are light, but a healthy way to get ready for all the pasta you might have...More

Thank Brianna P
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting Rockland while on vacation, had a yearning for ITalian Food. Rustica reminded us of an old Italian restaurant in NYC. The tables were covered in black and white tablecloths, and were at a good distance from each other so you could still have a...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a 100% unsolicited review. Saturday night 28 October 17, a very busy place. During the height of tourist season it has got to be a combination circus and madhouse for the staff. Our lone negative impression is in the wait for seating area...More

Thank ZnLP
Reviewed 27 October 2017

all homemade pastas so AWESOME!!!! go early because they are only open from 5 pm to 9 pm no reservations they do not need to food was to die for will make it a point to go again if in the area

Thank janice s
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I went here based on a referral from a friend and th thoroughly enjoyed the cavatelli and chicken saltimbocca special. My coworker had the parmesan risotto with tomato and asparagus which he said was excellent as well. Our server was pleasant and attentive. A nice...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner . Not fantastic but very good food. They do a nice job with the portions and homemade pasta.

Thank bfizzel
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This busy Italian restaurant feels old world with its traditional dark colors, nicely dressed tables with white linens and black overcloth and wonderfully worn wood plank floors. The wide-open room did not have the ambiance of many Italian restaurants. Portions were very large. Greens in...More

Thank cakworth
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9 September 2016|
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Response from welshpembrokecorgi | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it was on menu. But no harm calling to see if they can make it for you.
30 August 2016|
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Response from welshpembrokecorgi | Reviewed this property |
It's not the place you want to pay just for boiled lobster. Too costly for plain lobster. Claws, about a mile down Main Street is the place to go for that, nice water view , very casual , most outdoor type place.
27 June 2016|
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Response from HereAtLast | Reviewed this property |
Only for groups of 6 or more
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-594-0015
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