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Cafe Rustica

3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2641
+1 908-647-4240
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2641
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Cafe Rustica came up on a TripAdvisor search for pizza. It had a decent enough rating and wasn't that far from where I was traveling. It appears to be a house by the side of the road, and nice, but not an upscale, fine dining,...More

Thank 14clubs
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I've dined here on multiple occasions and the food and service are consistently outstanding. I don't tend to dine on Italian food because I like my own homemade sauce and pasta but this place has amazing and tasty dishes; apps, entries and deserts are all...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizza. Overpriced dishes. $5 for an overcooked side of plain spaghetti 🤔 They should hired a delivery person for their delicious pizza. On the plus side. However I believe Basking ridge deserves a better Italian restaurant 😉

Thank pepecerro
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Love the creative cocktails and great pasta. Can't miss with the pizza Grilled pizza is my favorite. Very accommodating to special requests

1  Thank mischygeoff
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A warm comfortable place on a cold winter evening, and the meal was excellent tonight. We were originally headed to a "sandwich and salad" chain restaurant but it was crowded over there. So, we agreed to try Cafe Rustica again. We have not been here...More

Thank Grognard72
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We sat at the Bar for a Beer and a Sandwich.The Taps we had were fresh and we chatted with the owner, Teresa, about her customers favorite dishes. We settled on a ....14" Personal Specialty Grilled Pizza #3 (grilled chicken, pesto, bruschetta tomatoes, mozzarella, arugula,...More

1  Thank Mr H
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Cafe Rustica is a traditional, family style Italian restaurant well suited to serving a good, honest meal. The dinner menu at Rustica features basic, traditional Italian appetizers, salads, soups and entrees including specialty pizzas. While none of the menu items are glamorous or uniquely innovative...More

2  Thank TeamElvis
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We recently had our daughters bridal shower at Cafe Rustica. By chance, we stopped in prior to the event and were surprised that they could host our special day. For a party of 30 people. we had the entire restaurant to ourselves on a Saturday...More

Thank dewalck
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a super pizza place. The only thing I would change are the prices, but you are paying for high-quality pizza that tastes great.

Thank kearbear1616
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I went there with my friend. I'm Italian and I asked for a risotto with mushrooms. They put everything they weren't supposed to put in. I really didn't like it. My friend got a slice of lasagna, I wasn't a big fan. Last time here.

Thank Greta B
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27 March 2017|
Response from Grognard72 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Their menu is accessible via Trip Advisor's menu tab / link. And, a nice copy of it is available on the restaurant's site caferusticanj. Prices vary between lunch and dinner, as is typical. They have wine, and as I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3188 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-2641
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Basking Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 908-647-4240
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