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La Rustica

4100 Beach Dr SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3526
+1 206-932-3020
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (7 reviews)
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4100 Beach Dr SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3526
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been dining at Guilio's place for many years and have never been disappointed. The calamari is to die for as well as the bread to soak up all of the squid yumminess. Good pasta dishes. The Boar is great

Thank blowfish1516
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Somewhere I have long wanted to visit, finally did with 5 other women so we could get a reservation. The service was fine, the restaurant very busy on a Friday night, so I made an allowance for that. I had the seafood spaghetti which was...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

There was a 45 minute wait when we got to the door. It's definitely worth the wait. It gave us the opportunity to walk along Alki at sunset. The ambiance was warm and inviting, and the food was exceptional. It was my first experience at...More

Thank Michelle Z
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have eaten here several times with friends. It's a small, quaint restaurant with a good selection of pastas and entrees off the beaten path of Alki Beach in West Seattle. It's easy to find parking in the neighborhood, there is no a/c however. We...More

Thank etshih
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Friends from Seattle brought us here. Only street parking. We sat outside and had a view of the ocean. I don't consider myself a food critic..as such I ordered the special a salmon pasta plate was excellent. Beer selection could be improved but we came...More

Thank Bull_Hamster
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This place is one of mine and my finances favorite date night spots. Amazing authentic pastas and desserts. Not good for large groups though. The restaurant is small. We ranted and raved about this place to my finances family and when we took them the...More

Thank Cyndi G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Our special dining spot..with friends. Fair priced, large portions, pay attention to the specials. Staff very attentive.

Thank Brian12154
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My family went here on Mother's and since they don't take reservations, we arrived at 4:30 p.m. in order to be ready for the 5 o'clock opening. There was already a line there of four other families-- a testament to their good reputation. We all...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

La Rustica has been around a long time and it shows. This is more in the classic American-Italian style. The quality is good and the portions are large. The service is very attentive. I had the Penne Puttanesca which was good. Desert was a classic...More

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

La Rustica is located on a quiet street in a waterfront Alki neighborhood slightly off the beaten path. The exterior blends nicely into the neighborhood, and the interior is reminiscent of Italy. The staff is friendly and efficient and unobtrusively ke e p drinks filled...More

Thank Sandra S
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Questions & Answers
9 December 2016|
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Response from Mabel L | Reviewed this property |
Reservation is always good, but we just walked in, and was able to be seated. We had dinner around 6.15p
Norine C
17 December 2015|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
What a WONDERFUL idea! I do not know if they have gift certificates. Try callling the restaurant as suggested above. Good luck getting a gift certificate!
Gianno W
5 August 2015|
Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
WOW! I am sorry that I did not see this question sooner. I hope you went to the restaurant and asked if they hire an interested person of your age. Many times workers begin by working in the kitchen doing dishes which is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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