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LA RUSTICA Mediterranean Restaurant

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3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5570 1153
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small Italian family owned restaurant that always manages to please. The veal no matter with what sauce always brings a smile to my face. It's cooked to perfection Tender and moist. The other pasta dishes are the kind mama would make and the pizza is traditionally Italian with a generous topping. F it's Italian La Rustica is... More 

Thank Doug C
Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Small but cozy with atmosphere. Menu to suit all. BYO. All our dishes were very satisfying. Veal Lemon Sauce Veal Mushroom Sauce and Pizza. My Lemon Veal was the best I have ever tasted. Good service with friendly staff. Would have given it a 5 star if the desserts had been as good as the mains.

Thank Karen G
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had travelled from melbourne for a family emergency and finally had time for dinner around 10pm on a Sunday night earlier this month. They were about to pack up but when they heard our story the chef agreed to cook for us. It made our day. Also excellent gluten free pizza and koftes. Our waitress was incredibly helpful and... More 

Thank Th0ms0nFamily
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had a pizza (tasty toppings & crispy base) and dessert. Happy with all selections. The staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Megan W
Dubbo, Australia
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We came here 3 years ago & decided to head back for an authentic Italian meal these holidays. That it was. Pizza, cannelloni , lasagne & salad were all very tasty , so delicious we went back a few nights later. Not a huge restaurant , so I would book in the holidays. Friendly service too. BYO also, Bws 50... More 

Thank moochharvey
Bendigo, Australia
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a walk up. (But you may need to book). Restaurant on one of Surfers main drags. It's a little tiny and we were early so with the internal booked out we took an al fresco table. Not a lot of room as the out side tables are really crammed and at times the service was done across other... More 

Thank sandilong1511
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Entree my son & I had garlic pizza which tasted burnt in some areas, I think that was because it a it has seeds on it which give that burnt taste. My son had a pizza which was ok, it needed more flavour in the sauce. I had pesto pasta which was a huge serving once again ok meal just... More 

Thank Karina M
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing! Been here several times in the last month and the food is always delicious and just tastes amazing! Staff are very friendly aswell love the atmosphere here. Would recommend to anyone and everyone

Thank IamTuke
Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Such a cute place with a lot of atmosphere. We ordered gluten free pizzas - they make their own bases here - and the meal was fantastic! We also had desserts, cassata and baklava which ended the meal perfectly. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. We'll definitely be back!

Thank scancat
Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Good was delicious.Friendly owner and staff.Pizza was fresh and everything was marvellous.Thanks for serving us fresh food.Will come again in the near future........😍👍🏽

Thank Jalil M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 30
Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3118 Surfers Paradise Bvd | Surfers Paradide, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Surfers Paradise
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5570 1153
La Rustica Mediterranean is a perfect partnership of 2 Italians & a Turkish In-Law- Specializing in 2 Empires Cuisines- Roman & Ottoman-Offering Dine In, Take Away & Deliveries 7 Evenings from 5pm till late Serving handmade stone cooked Pizzas- Traditional to Creative Pasta's/ 300gm Fillet Steaks/ Veal/ Chicken & Seafoods- Now with Meze/ Shish Kebabs/ Kofta/ Fresh Fish/ Heaps of Vegetarian/ Gluten Free options/ Halal options & Daily Specials Perfect for any occasion- Early Bird Family's/ Romantic Dinner/ Parties/ Conference/ Get together/ Karaoke & LCD Screen available- Functions & Festivals Parking at Bruce Bishop Car Park just behind us & walk though We look forward to having you at our place for dinner soon =)

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