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LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant

3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 1153
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“kofta” (16 reviews)
“pizza” (85 reviews)
“cannelloni” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot if your looking for a quick and casual dining experience. There are several choices of Italian and Turkish meals including pizza and pasta. The meals are large and the flavours are authentic. Friendly and prompt service, will come again.

Thank 921traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We make a point of dining here as often as possible when at Surfers Paradise, food is 1st class service is excellent very friendly,DESSERTS &TURKISH delight is amazing YUM keep up great work

Thank yummy50
Barbara P, Owner at LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank U Very Much !!! WOW.....1st Class !!! That's a Big call for a Rustic little place Greatly Appreciated.... See U all soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate in a few weeks ago for the 1st time and was impressed with the food....service excellent as well. Then tried their pizzas for takeaway and they were great.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Back on the Gold Coast unexpectedly, one if the first things we did was make a reservation at La Rustica, and again it did not disappoint, the food delicious and the staff friendly, will definitely return, Reserve a table as it is a small Restaurant

Thank Sunshineqld
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this hole in the wall restaurant several years ago and just loved the food and the strangely endearing Italian:Turkish family behind it. Brought teens with us this time and we're delighted that it was the same. Excellent food and the staff were genuinely warm....More

2  Thank ThrillingMe
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner with the family. The food was great and the staff were friendly and helpful. One of those restaurants you want to try everything on the menu. Will definitely be back

Thank thetechnologist
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful family-owned restaurant in an intimate and cozy setting. Pizza is delicious and many other traditional dishes! Great vibes!!!

Thank BeItForward
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second time to this wonderful restaurant. It was a must once we we knew we'd be back on the Gold Coast. Amazing fresh big meals , beautiful friendly staff that make you feel like family . Can't wait to come back -...More

Thank sandan77
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Hard to find good takeaway Pizza in GC but this place has it covered. Good service, great choice & yes awesome food. We grabed takeaway pizza headed back to our unit and struggled to knock over a Large.

Thank J P
Barbara P, Manager at LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for Ur TripAdviser Review.... We think the Pizzas are Awesome too 🍕😆

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I had a soggy wet under cooked pizza and my wife had a spicy hot pasta marinara where there was no mention of chill on the menu hence My partner and I didn't eat our food and was still charged full price and the management...More

Thank Lidio C
Barbara P, Manager at LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm Sad to hear you didn't enjoy your pizza as we are renowned for our Rustic Pizza cooked to perfection.... Regarding Pasta it may of had a secret touch added, especially unpleasant for someone who dose not like chilli.... Apologies there!! I spoke with my...More

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Yazmin G
Merhaba! Do you cater for larger group? We have a friend get together coming up and there will be 14 of us. We are interested in doing like a banquet or share plate style. Thanks
23 January 2017|
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Response from Barbara P | Property representative |
Hi Yamine Sure we can... Contact me directly on 0410 400 662 Thank U for Ur support & Awesome comments peeps Barbara
Jezza K
Hey there , is this restaurant BYO or Licenced? Thanks Jeremy
28 June 2016|
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Response from Barbara P | Property representative |
Hi Jeremy Sorry for the delayed response... La Rustica is BYO Many Bottle shops near by... We're happy to pick up supplies for your group... Hope to see you there sometime...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5570 1153
  • E-mail
La Rustica Mediterranean is a perfect partnership of 2 Italians & a Turkish In-Law- Specializing in 2 Empires Cuisines- Roman & Ottoman-Offering Dine In, Take Away & Deliveries 7 Evenings from 5pm till late Serving handmade stone cooked Pizzas- Traditional to Creative Pasta's/ 300gm Fillet Steaks/ Veal/ Chicken & Seafoods- Now with Meze/ Shish Kebabs/ Kofta/ Fresh Fish/ Heaps of Vegetarian/ Gluten Free options/ Halal options & Daily Specials Perfect for any occasion- Early Bird Family's/ Romantic Dinner/ Parties/ Conference/ Get together/ Karaoke & LCD Screen available- Functions & Festivals Parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park just behind us & walk though We look forward to having you at our place for dinner soon =)