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Rustico Ristorante

114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-4046
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“veal” (33 reviews)
“gelato” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (50 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nobody takes better care of TSRC scientists than Murat! The Telluride Science Research Center's favorite waiter!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large restaurant great service . Pizza were tasteless the fish was so dry the 2 people that ordered it could not eat it BUT...the pastas were all great absolutely delicious! Go and eat the pasta you will Leave very happy !

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I ordered the Caesar salad and fettuccini (minus the mushrooms) and my husband had the caprese salad and veal with mushrooms. We were both pleased with the meal and would go again.

Thank saratyler23
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Dined here with my daughter and had a perfect meal. Carmella is an owner and greeted us upon arrival and was friendly and gracious. We preferred sitting at the bar as it gives us a chance to interact with the folks at work. Mike behind...More

Thank NewTraveler52
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The presentation of the food was very good. The menu did not have a wide variety of food and was expensive. The restaurant was extremely loud. Food was service was excellent.

Thank rkbksh
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were there in early october chasing the colors. Remembered eating at Rustico's before and thought would give it another try. Food special was a two course meal for $25, a bit like getting the appetizer for free. Very good seafood dish served with a...More

Thank JTRICH55
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The best Telluride has to offer! The veal and artichoke dish is unbelievably tasty. Our server, Decker, was not only accommodating but charming and knowledgeable as well. He gives honest suggestions on both the food and wine. This is a "must go" in Telluride. When...More

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Traveling with friends and creating a truly memorable dining experiences can be more than a little challenging, especially in a ski town. Rustico delivers on romance, service, and food quality that is out of this world. The 4 of us by the fire drinking hand...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Quite simply, the best Italian dining experience I've had . . . ever. And this is after having eaten my way through Italy this past spring. At this point in my dining "career," there's so much more to it than the food. At Rustico, the...More

Thank Troy W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, presentation, and atmosphere! Colorado at its finest. A mix of old and new. We need to visit this place a few more times to try other menu items.

Thank tvk111
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Questions & Answers
D.G. M
11 July 2017|
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Response from DANIEL O | Reviewed this property |
No, like most ski resorts the restaurants are mountain casual.
Kathy R
21 February 2016|
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Response from Ben K | Reviewed this property |
I believe some of the dishes on the menu will be gluten free. The restaurant should be contacted for confirmation of which menu items qualify for that designation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-4046
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