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Caffe Rustica

1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1114
+1 518-523-7511
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1114
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to Caffe Rustica for a birthday dinner to treat my wife and our family. It was very, very good. Not cheap by any means, but quite good. I had a chicken with ham/cheese and pasta. My wife and many others had a fish...More

Thank metodog711
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel suggested we try Cafe Rustica but on our first try couldn't get a reservation but got a reservation for the next night. This resturant doesn't disappoint. We were a party of 3 and all light eaters. We shared the salad and pizza of...More

Thank cbedard1350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by our hotel and was the best meal on our vacation. We had crispy Italian bread that was perfect blend. Soft inside and crispy crust served with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. We had halibut, veal scallapini, French onion...More

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Caffe Rustica based on a recommendation and was not disappointed. Not a large establishment so advise you make reservations. Food was excellent and the service supurb. Highly recommended!

Thank BigWorldViews
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A diverse selection of appetizers and entrées to satisfy most all pallettes. I tried the Sicilian Spicy Meatballs and they could have been terrific, however, they were overcooked. Dinner entrée was Ravioli Carbonara of wild mushrooms, organic egg, pancetta, baby peas and a very light...More

Thank ldubeiws_12
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Yummy, yummy, YUM!! Locals say it's the best kept secret in town- boy are they correct!! Cute, intimate atmosphere with exceptional service and delicious food. You can not go wrong here.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Continuously pleased with the quality of service, food and experience we have when we dine at Caffe Rustica! If you are looking for "THE" spot to dine while in Lake Placid, this is your place!

Thank ADKPhotography R
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough great things about this restaurant! We decided to go here based on reviews and the fact that my boyfriend wanted Italian food for his birthday. It was a busy Saturday night and even though we didn't have reservations, we were able...More

Thank BonVoyageByBrittany
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Food was ok. Service was severely lacking. Wife ordered a slice of cake for my birthday, but they forgot it and brought the check instead. When reminded, the hostess said, "this isn't my regular night to work". My wife emailed the owner who said she'd...More

3  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had fantastic service and delicious food tonight at Caffe Rustica. I had a salad that was somewhat customized due to my food allergies. Greens, roasted pear, walnuts, goat cheese, cranberries and sliced grilled chicken. My son had one of their pizzas that he said was...More

Thank Karen B
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Jenny S
4 December 2016|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
I ate there. I do not know the ingredients .
Dave W
7 August 2016|
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Response from Chantal G | Property representative |
Most day's we do depending on the volume of orders going to the kitchen, the earlier the better for take out orders thank you
31 May 2015|
Response from Chantal G | Property representative |
Resort Casual is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1114
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-523-7511
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