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Pane Rustica

3225 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629-8171
+1 813-902-8828
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (93 reviews)
“bread” (64 reviews)
“sandwiches” (41 reviews)
Closed Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3225 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629-8171
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1 - 10 of 374 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have watched this restaurant flourish over the past decade and have a tremendous amount of respect for the husband/wife owners. So many restaurants slip away from their original mission, but not this place. Our family has claimed a favorite table here, usually once a...More

Thank epolins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wow dishes were as follows: * Coconut breaded chicken nuggets * Shrimp/veggie rolls * Chocolate Succulent cookies Wish this provider could have placed a table marker of what they called each dish, so we can ask for it by name. The staff kept up...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Our group of 9 arrived for lunch at11:30 before the Friday lunch crowd and were shown to a separate dining room to accommodate large parties. You place your order at the counter after looking over the menus available at the door. I chose a chicken...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve eaten here many times and it is excellent every time. My wife and I have had pastries, burgers, fish, pizza and more. The atmosphere is nice with both the breakfast/lunch set up and the dinner set up. The service is good and the food...More

1  Thank casualdiner90
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I have to say that in all my years of dining in the local area, this was the worst dinner service. Our evening service began with a waitress who gave us a cocktail list and disappeared for roughly 20 min. When she finally arrived back...More

1  Thank samdiz2017
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Popped into Pane' Rustica for lunch with friends. We had 6 in our party. Easy to order, sat down, food came out quickly. Nice, relaxed atmosphere. Friendly staff. Stay awhile or order take-out. Grabbed some of their delicious sugar cookies on the way out and...More

Thank questtraveler01
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Set in a strip mall, this is a wonderful place for food. Our dinner was outstanding. My short ribs with a wine reduction were wonderful. My wife's veggie plate was eclectic and very well prepared. It was so good we returned for breakfast. Did I...More

Thank NewAdventurer2
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We go there a couple of times per month....and love the food, the crowd, the cocktails, etc.! The Rustica salad is a must, and the specials are always good. The Sex in the Ceia cocktail is my wife's favorite!

Thank linesidermls
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It's like an Italian Panera but way better. The food is fresh and fast. You stand in line to order and everything is authentic. They have a surprise me meal where you don't know what your getting and it just comes out. But DO NOT...More

Thank Monica E
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Pane Rustica gets my vote for Tampas best casual dining experience! Be it take-out or dine-in, I never miss an opportunity to enjoy a meal there. I've never been disappointed. Bakery goods are an added bonus. A box of the signature cookies and a couple...More

Thank kellyluvsdice
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Linda L
27 September 2015|
Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
That is incorrect. The current operating hours for Pane Rustica are: Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday-Saturday: 8:00am - 10:00pm Sunday: 8:00am - 3:00pm Monday: Closed
Linda L
27 September 2015|
Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
This is right from their website: Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday-Saturday 8:00am - 10:00pm Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm Monday Closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629-8171
    (South of MacDill and Bay to Bay)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-902-8828
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