Love this place! Warm, inviting atmosphere. Excellent food and service. Had cod chowder, perfect on cold night. Paired with excellent Chardonnay. Always come back for another fine dining experience
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This restaurant is one of my favorite downtown restaurants. Great food and service. Wait staff does a nice job of wine pairing. You won't be disappointed.
One thing missing from Rustica was capability of accepting reservations, now you can.... Anniversary dinner, everything just perfect, from the cheese board to the wine selection. My wife had the Lamb Shank and I had the duck breast, but we saved room for some dessert...More
Went for dinner (~6pm). Good/average food and service and atmosphere. The prices were too high for what we got. A little light on quantity. My ("Berkshire", I think) pork had lots of fat/gristle. Appetizers (scallops & bone marrow) were OK, a little skimpy, nothing special....More
I like everything about this intimate fine dining restaurant. The menu and food are outstanding! The service is very warm and efficient. The owner, Bill, takes great pride in the quality, presentation and local sourcing of the menu items. The experience is as good (if...More
We save going to Rustica for special occasions and again it didn't disappoint. The appetizer list changes often and last night we had the roasted broccolini with herbed goat cheese. It was delicious! My husband ordered the fish in parchment which was a fresh cod...More
I wanted to love everything about Rustica. The menu was enticing, and the food truly was phenomenal. Service was attentive and quick, and our party of three was pleased with nearly everything - except the noise. Perhaps it is a result of the building itself,...More
This is a very fine restaurant, as good as any in the BIG cities. Warm and friendly staff. Local foods and great presentations. You will not be disappointed!
My husband and I were in Kalamazoo for an anniversary weekend and stopped in for dinner on Friday evening. We loved the call ahead seating and appreciated the prompt call back to confirm. We were seated right on time when we arrived. The cheese board...More
In town on business, and needed a relaxing culinary experience by myself. Through the recommendation of a local friend, I called Rustica and enjoyed a fabulous meal, sitting at the bar. Atmosphere, service, menu, and wine selection were spot on. The lamb shank was five...More