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Rustico Ristorante

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114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-4046
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Vail, Colorado
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner in this festive restaurant was a family favorite. Big rooms with long tables surrounded by wine bottles and laughter! Disappointed to have no GF pasta option but everyone enjoyed their main courses. Only weak spot was a very bland Caeser salad-left us wondering if they were rushing a bit to meet busy holiday week crowds? Still would recommend for... More 

Thank Colleen W
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great waiter- polite and knew his menu. Good fresh homemade food. Fun atmosphere. Coat check. Crowded. Make a reservation way before your trip starts.

Thank dallasmommy
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic high end Italian dinner. The food was very well prepared. I am a food snob and loved everything we tried. My family is Italian picky and all of us were delighted with the menu, service and taste. Good wine selection. Minimal parking. Make reservations. We will definitely return to this venue when we return to Telluride.

Thank Erik B
Milan, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere at Rustico is cosy and cool at the same time. The old style fireplace, ceilings and horseshoe bar make you feel like you are really in the Old West. But the food is authentical, quintessential Italian (I would know, I come from Italy). We had the most amazing ossobuco and a great pasta alla montanara. The wine list... More 

Thank bianca c
Austin, Texas
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a reservation for dinner here after finding it on Trip Advisor. When we showed up, they could not find our reservation... but sat us right away still. The service was very good, Michael was our waiter, and he was very attentive and made great wine suggestions since all of the wines were from Italy, and we were not familiar... More 

Thank Michael B
Grand Junction, Colorado
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are not Telluride residents but have come frequently the past 20 years. We have been to Rustico many times. Not again though. Our group of seven had dinner New Year's Eve. Seated on time but then the evening cratered. Generally speaking prices here are high and wine prices are extremely high. We usually put up with it because quality... More 

Thank 5W-slopetravelers
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very popular.Food was great, service fantastic. Menu not huge but adequate. Our group had; fish, ravioli and mushroom risotto .

Thank BobCpa1965
Telluride, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in the door and were cordially and warmly greeted and promptly seated, we felt like we were arriving to the home of an old and long time friend. The atmosphere is lively and bustling and feels like a celebration is happening somewhere! The wine list is well researched and impressive, Fabulous and fantastic wines from... More 

Thank KristineRJH
Indianapolis, Indiana
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our visit they only offered a limited menu. I thought the pasta dish I picked was good, but was way over priced. I expected better menu options given the appearance of the restaurant and the price. The environment was enjoyable with a Italian mountain village atmosphere.

Thank Bryan P
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rustico was recommended by a couple locals. I hope our experience is the exception rather than the rule. A table of 14 people who arrived after we did were served before us. My son did not get what he ordered. When I went looking for my entree, our waiter told me "they are plating it now". About 15 minutes later,... More 

Thank Kevin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?