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Casa Rustica

1348 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7805
+1 828-262-5128
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1348 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7805
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been eating at Casa Rustica on and off for some 20 year. Currently it is nothing like it was food- wise. I had the baked eggplant...it was mushy and smothered in red sauce but burned and charred in some spots. The onion soup...More

Thank heartburn3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a Saturday night during tourist season, this place is packed and reservations are strongly suggested. It was crowded, noisy, and there's not much ambiance. The atmosphere is definitely casual. The food and service were both very good. The menu is typical Italian-American but it...More

Thank Harriet E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Casa Rustica at a spur of a moment. The restaurant we were going to in Banner Elk, Stonewalls, had lost power and we needed to find a place nearby to sit a large party. Casa Rustica graciously accommodated us. The restaurant seems like...More

Thank StanF28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined at Casa Rustica on a Thursday evening and the food was favorful and well prepared and the Jazz Combo that plays every Thursday evening was a wonderful plus. Cheerful, upbeat waiters and waitresses and a nice, warm atmosphere. We've dined...More

Thank spicerone4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Dinner for our Anniversary, was told would be good idea to get reservations so I called and spoke with someone and explained this was a very important Dinner for us. It being our 40th Anniversary. The nice lady understood and said they would...More

Thank fatboymatheny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local and tourist spot that caters to those with reservations only. We reserved ours with open table and only had to wait about 10 minutes. Note there is no bar area to wait for your table. Service was slow at first so be sure...More

3  Thank Eliza B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went with a group of about 10, service was really good, food was well prepared, and the wait staff was very nice and pretty efficient.

Thank t m
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Tipped up in this gem on Saturday evening. Without a reservation I had a 15 minute wait and the meal was worth it. Any Italian restaurant who offers my favorite appetizer, prosciutto and melon, has my heart. Their homemade sangria was top-notch with a touch...More

Thank 67Kristina
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went there with my date. Had not been in many years. We were seated very quickly. The waitstaff were very attentive. We had a garden salad which was fresh and tasty. My date had a pasta dish(sort of alfredo)-which she enjoyed. I had grilled...More

Thank seeker87
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We arrived early during a pouring downpour. We just arrived in town and did not have reservations. We were seated quickly as the restaurant filled . My wife ordered the veal piccata and I had the spaghetti. Both meals were superb.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1348 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7805
  • Public Transportation: AppalCart stops in front of restaurant use POP 105 route.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-262-5128
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Casa Rustica is Boone"s authentic Italian restaurant since 1981. We offer a wide selection of entrees including fresh pastas, chicken, veal, seafood and steaks. Our nightly specials complement our menu and our homemade desserts are not to be missed. Visit the La Bouca Lounge where the menu offers original sandwiches and flat-bread pizzas. Casa Rustica provides a cozy atmosphere in a log cabin setting. Come for romantic fireside dining or bring the whole family and enjoy our friendly and prompt service.
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