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Rustic Root
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Ranked #221 of 5,225 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Rustic Root showcases a dynamic New American cuisine where dishes are rooted in tradition yet have an inventive modern flare. Our signature drink menu concentrates on timeless and iconic classics, with creative options for playful drinkers like their craft cocktail shots – sip-size versions of the classics finished with curated garnishes. The food and drink menus feature high-quality ingredients that transform simple favorites into flavorful and seasonally-infused dishes and cocktails.
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Description: Rustic Root showcases a dynamic New American cuisine where dishes are rooted in tradition yet have an inventive modern flare. Our signature drink menu concentrates on timeless and iconic classics, with creative options for playful drinkers like their craft cocktail shots – sip-size versions of the classics finished with curated garnishes. The food and drink menus feature high-quality ingredients that transform simple favorites into flavorful and seasonally-infused dishes and cocktails.
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a walked by and talked to the hostess and she told us about happy hour. The atmosphere was great and food was good and overall had a great time people watching

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Located on the busy 5th Street right in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. You can sit outside or inside. Attractive interior design. Nice touch with real flowers on each table.
Interesting food offer. Not your standard bar food like burgers or tacos. We had firecracker shrimps, roasted cornish hen and steak with frites. For the steak you can choose your steak knife out of a box. Food was tasty. Prices slightly higher than average. But it was worth the price. Good beer. Nice restaurant which we can recommend.

Thank claussie
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

The Gaslamp district is a fun opportunity to try all types of dining. We stopped at the Rustic Root for cocktails as we started out evening. Their out door mail level patio invites you with comfy couches. Servers were very attentive and friendly. Drinks were great so we stayed for 2 rounds!

Thank JATBigsky
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

We wondered into this restaurant not having read any reviews and were pleasantly surprised. We ate downstairs and sat outside watching the people go by. There were outdoor heaters, so we didn't get cold. My husband had ordered a steak. Before the meal, the waitress arrived with a wooden box and asked him to choose his steak knife - all very nice knives with different colored handles. When the steak arrived, it was on a wooden platter with a glass dome on top which was filled with steam from the heat of the steak. It was a great presentation when removed the steam all escaped. The steak was one of the best he had ever had. I had the ahi which was also delicious. Would definately eat here again.

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Thank 5Kimba5
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Delicious, delicately prepared entrees, but also pub fare-we enjoyed the chicken and fish dishes. The menu looked appetizing for all meals.
Helpful, attentive service staff.
Well prepared cocktails. Music and drinks up on the roof.

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Thank EDR53
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