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La Rustica

#194 of 3,065 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
West Seattle
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4100 Beach Dr SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3526
+1 206-932-3020
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined there three times in the last two years. Very different meals and all of them great. (Try the lamb) Good service and good coaching on the wine selection.

Thank c5coupe
Memphis, Tennessee
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

High recommend. Great atmosphere, amazing view of Puget Sound and excellent authentic Italian food. Service was terrific, too. Also a good selection of Italian wines.

Thank LamarB
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Wow!!! Friends of ours said we should meet for dinner at La Rustica . What a treat. This restaurant in West Seattle in an old house has an unbelievable menu which usually scares me if they have so a many options, can they prepare all of them well? I can say this we had 4 different dishes and they were... More 

Thank Razorback_Ed
Issaquah, Washington
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We arrived about 6pm and were greeted by a very rude waitstaff who told us that we could wait in the car, or go home (an hours drive) or sit realllly close to the fireplace outside which she said did not work. The wait, she said would be 20-30 minutes. She was rudeness personified. This restaurant had been highly recommended... More 

Thank Lois B
North Carolina
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103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

La Rustica is an excellent Italian restaurant. I lived in Italy as a teenager and have visited often--I have high standards for Italian restaurants--and La Rustica meets them! It has lovely ambience, good service and great food. We had Italian chowder (the chef split a serving for us), I had a salmon, scallop pasta which was lovely, my husband had... More 

Thank NCSue67
Queens, New York
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice and relaxing family dinner. We ate outside as the sun was setting. Delicious bread. We ordered the branzino, lamb shank, pasta di mare, and pasta fasui for 2 adults and 3 young children. Attentive and friendly wait staff. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Mary C
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I have been to La Rustica several times with friends from Seattle and Bainbridge Island. Every time has been a culinary delight. But this last time was out of this world -- from my wife's Lasagna to my Osso Buco made with wild boar, each of the diners had a meal to rave about. As usual the... More 

Thank Martin F
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

On a whim we dropped in just as they opened. We were given a small 2 top and before you knew it the placed was packed. Our waiter was great. Prompt and very polite. This is Italian Home Cooking at its best. My Chapino was the best I every had. The home made just out of the oven was delicious.... More 

Thank Scott P
White Rock, Canada
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298 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The restaurant is located in West Seattle right on the walks next to the ocean. it has a real Italian look and feel - both of which are reflected in the menu. We had seafood pastas (the Di Mare and the Ling Capesan) and both were rich and tasty with the seafood cooked just right. The garlic bread to start... More 

Thank David U
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband and I went on a romantic date night to this little gem. It's small and cozy and the food was excellent. I could see that several others made the same error as we did and ate too much of the warm and freshly baked garlic bread they place on your table... how can you not when it's divine?...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4100 Beach Dr SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3526
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > West Seattle
  • Neighbourhood: West Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-932-3020

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