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“Great food”
Review of Rustico Ristorante

Rustico Ristorante
Ranked #10 of 226 Restaurants in Murrieta
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

We enjoy the free fresh baked bread served with an olive oil mixture.

The beef raviolies are soft, large and fresh. They have a wonderful tomato cream sauce. One of us always gets these.

Ok service and great food.

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Thank Disneydining
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

The place did not look promising as we entered but the food and service was excellent. Had planned to stop for lunch at a nearby winery when we passed this on the highway. Spurred by hunger pangs, stopped in and ended up having a very good lunch. Best, the server and chef/owner went out of their way to accommodate requests for stuff off the menu. The linguine with clams was excellent as was the Mediterranean salad. It's evident that the food is all prepared in house with fresh ingredients. Too bad we don't live nearby.
Highly recommend going if you are in the area.

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Thank Jemmapes
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

Funny...last review had terrible service. Our server was GREAT! But we were disappointed with the food after choosing this place from the reviews. Caprese salad....nothing special at all; in fact, plain tomatoes, too much balsamic and nothing special about the olive oil. The shrimp/angel hair special - almost overcooked shrimp was coated with something gooey (maybe undercooked bread crumbs?), and the angel hair was overcooked (granted, that's very easy to do, especially in an average restaurant) with too many sun dried tomatoes. The raved-about gnocchi matriciana was just ok. We had a restaurant.com cert so chose dessert, too - just ok chocolate cake sundae. $12 corkage fee, but the wine prices are pretty good if you don't bring your own.

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Thank a-travelin-foodie
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

Dinner for 5 on Friday evening. We were told that there was a 20-25 minute wait. That was OK for a Friday evening and we sat down at the bar. Then nobody talked to us for over 15 minutes. We finally snagged a server and requested service. Shouldn't need to have to demand service in a restaurant of this caliber. Food was good as usual, but we were so upset that we couldn't enjoy.

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Thank Illini_tumbler
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

I love this restaurant. The food is exceptional and a great value. Everything from pizza to seafood stuffed portabella mushrooms. Great Italian food with a very creative flare. All of the staff are charming and make it a fun experience. Love their happy hour. Starts at 3PM and goes till close. You must sit in the bar area and they have a tapas menu that you can't order from in the dining room that has some great suprises.

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Thank lcopeland
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