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Rustico at the Log Cabin - CLOSED

130 Log Cabin Ln, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-0999
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
28 May 2015
“Great Italian Food in Quaint setting overlooking Downtown Highlands NC”
19 May 2015
“Rustico has Closed. But something just as good or better is there now!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
130 Log Cabin Ln, Highlands, NC 28741
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11 - 20 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2014

Here for the 2nd time. Food was worth every penny_ service was off this night. Service had been as excellent as the food at last visit, so maybe short wait staff. Our table had the delicious white bean soup, the trout,scallops,veal scaloppini and the bolognese.

Thank Peggy Y
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Had dinner with friends Friday night and food was very good, with very attentive service. Like the atmosphere on the enclosed porch. They did a very good veal ragu with tagliatelle, and my wife enjoyed the sea bass, which was a different take on the...More

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 12 September 2014

It was everything rolled into one. Had clean restrooms, bakery, groceries, coffee shop, pizza bar, wine bar breakfast bar, eat inside or outside. Seemed like this was a meeting place for regulars and local folk

Thank TeddyGa
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We were at this place last week, and everything was great, the service, the food and the atmosphere was very cozy. We highly recommended. Don't miss it.

1  Thank Bernabbott
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Make reservations if you want to eat at this gem as it fills up completely by 7. Excellent food! Try the dates as an appetizer. I had the rigatoni with eggplant and my wife had the seafood over the risotto which was also excellent! It...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Everything about this dining experience was perfect! I loved that it was a quiet atmosphere! I loathe loud restaurants and can not understand why so many blare music. Rustico's had no music and it was delightful to enjoy a meal and have conversation without the...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Log cabin is quaint but there is a porch and outdoor patio when you make a reservation. Outdoor patio was perfect on a July early evening. Food is fabulous, wine is wonderful and tiramisu perfection. Veal bolognese was beyond expectations! A must on your list!

Thank Judieelizabeth
Reviewed 23 July 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious dinner here in July. They bring you bread with an ollive oil dipping sauce, very strong garlic taste. We also ordered the dates stuffed with cheese and wrapped in proscuitto, very different and delicious. For dinner we shared...More

1  Thank Cheryl1503
Reviewed 20 July 2014

The manger called to apologize after we indicated our disappointment with service in a note at bottom of our bill. We appreciated this and will try again. Looking forward to exploring some new pasta dishes.

Thank SadieLu
Reviewed 7 July 2014

When we first visited Rustico it had opened recently and showed promise. We were impressed with the attitude displayed by the staff and the quality of the food for a new establishment. We went back recently with a party of five and the entire evening...More

3  Thank C0R1B0
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$34
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Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Log Cabin Ln, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-0999
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