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Rustico Ristorante

114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-4046
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (51 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had to come back! Main Street open air seating (or indoors) Hardly changed. Still excellent choices including Italian pizza (thin crust, not too much sauce), calamari, gelato. Really good Italian wine selection. Service was excellent

Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love going to Rustico. They have a wide selection of Italian appetizers, salads and entrees. For us, who are mostly vegan, their selections are limited but the items we choose performed well. An inventive, delightful and light green cabbage, mushroom and pine nut salad,...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I eat at Rustico every time we visit Telluride and our meals there are always a highlight. The food is delicious, the service is both warm and attentive, and the atmosphere is lovely. They have a great wine list too. I highly...More

Thank Moxie M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The food is just great and the service is fantastic. Thanks Murat!!! Downtown Telluride is beautiful,

Thank BJerome
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Italian cuisine and wines. Service was attentive and good and the meals were of a high quality. Overall the service felt rushed. This may be more of a US culture thing compared to what we are used to in Europe (and, bizarrely, particularly in Italy....More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had some good ravioli and wine after a day of skiing. The ravioli was cooked well and the sauce had good flavor. Ambiance was nice as well.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, attentive service, historic building, no wait. A great Telluride dining experience! Ask about the building’s history and the bullet holes in the ceiling!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This shop frontage is quite small but inside the restaurant is huge with 3 different areas. It was a busy night when we fronted without a reservation but they managed to fit us in. In a town where we found food & service average to...More

Thank suzyqAustralia
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I was just at Rustico to celebrate a friend's 50th birthday. There were 12 of us. We were warmly greeted by the host when we arrived and were quickly ushered to a table out of the way of others. I had called ahead to have...More

Thank jotelluride
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Went with a large group which tends to not show off a restaurant's best. Caesar salad good, lasagna very good, vegetarian rigatoni very good, tira misu very good. Service excellent.

Thank ITSkier
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Questions & Answers
D.G. M
10 July 2017|
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Response from Marym1461 | Reviewed this property |
No, Telluride is pretty casual.
Kathy R
21 February 2016|
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Response from Ben K | Reviewed this property |
I believe some of the dishes on the menu will be gluten free. The restaurant should be contacted for confirmation of which menu items qualify for that designation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-4046
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