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Cafe Rustica

) #1 of 25 Restaurants in Carmel Valley $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
+1 831-659-4444
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (100 reviews)
“salad” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I we to lunch today and ordered the artichoke appetizer, cheese toast with salad and butter lettuce salad with shrimp. Everything was delicious but the artichoke appetizer really stood out. It was topped with onions and olives and cooked perfectly. We both...More

Thank Teri S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Rustica is the place to go if you're looking for delicious food and a fun selection of French wines. The owner is French and he is also a talented chef. I like their salads and pizzas. But, I have been with people that have...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely rustic atmosphere inside. My friend and I dined outside as the weather was so nice. I had the salmon, it was pure perfection. There are loads of restaurants in Carmel, but this one you definitely need to check out.

Thank salsatraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Farook, Ahmed & Sam make this a great place to visit. They are so friendly and welcoming. The Rustica special is the sandwich to go for.

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my first choice restaurant for lunch. The outdoor seating is lovely with plenty of choice of shade, sun, etc. The Roasted Vegetable Salad is the best. Try it!

Thank 852larryd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had the Dynamite Pizza with Italian fennel sausage, black forest ham and pepperoni, pizza sauce and mozzarella. We all liked the pizza and the mildly spicy tomato sauce. My wife ordered the Wood Oven Baked Rigatoni with mushrooms, beef bolognese sauce...More

Thank GeneralGene
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great food. Best dessert. Very busy, though. We always try to go here when the weather is nice because we like the outdoor seating.

Thank kymshenton
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The meals here are always very consistent. The butter lettuce salad is simple yet delicious. Somewhat pricey, but all of Carmel is pricey.

Thank cvtcss
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Food is excellent and the portions are large. The atmosphere is nice an cozy. Service is also good. And the prices are reasonable. Parking is usually OK. They have indoor and outdoor seating. The tables you eat on are not fancy. They are always busy...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Have been dining here for years. Always good, service is good, owner waits tables to be sure all is good. I am on a restricted diet this place always helps/adjusts the food so I can eat. My husband has eaten almost everything on the menu....More

Thank cvgirl54
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Response from jane w | Reviewed this property |
sorry for your discomfort, but that is an impossible question to answer. was it the only place you ate at that day? always contact the restaurant directly you suspect was the cause and let them know what you ate. we have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA 93924-9569
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carmel Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-659-4444
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