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Rustico Taverna

Ippodamou 3, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
+30 2241 023182
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kleftiko” (19 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
“sardines” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Ippodamou 3, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
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11 - 20 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Just around the corner from the Suleiman Mosque this charming taverna is an airy, cool haven for drinks on a hot Rhodian day. Prices good, staff very friendly with excellent wifi. Highly recommended. Yamas!

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great food and very reasonable prices. Close to hotel. Very friendly wait staff. Wide variety of menu options.

Thank kathamty6
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

After reading alot of good reviews , we came expecting wonderful food but were disappointed, the fish was dry, the sofrito bland , the muosaka was not as we are used too in greece (boring) and the pasta was nothing to write home about.. unfortunatly....More

Thank קובי פ
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting with friends I choose this restaurant at first day and ate there 3 more times. Food is delicious stuff is very friendly and helpful to decide what to eat. After walking busy Sokratus Street a fantastic meal in restaurant garden was the best choice...More

Thank Janez B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

After spending some time visiting old town Rhodes, our party of 8 wanted to take a break from the heat and have some refreshments. We popped by Rustico because it had an open area with AC. The service was good and the atmosphere festive. We...More

Thank TheWuMan
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I visited here 11 years ago and ate my first Greek food; everything since then is judged by the standard Rustico set. Eleven years later and their food is still amazing, full of flavour and good portion sizes. The Kleftico is truly exceptional and I'd...More

Thank RoscoXI
Reviewed 20 July 2017

One of the few places we visited several times - Never once disappointed. The best is the mixed platter in every category - Fish, traditional, greek etc. Also one of the few restaurants who don't serve fries to every single meal! I tried the mixed...More

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant in the old city. Touristic, but nice to seat in the yard and eat some local food. Low prices. Good place for quick lunch.

Thank tzoni08
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The spinach saganaki was the best of our meals. Everything else was good but this was a standout. Reasonable service with price being not cheap but not too expensive either. Worth trying if you are in the area but nothing to make it stand out...More

Thank sgwedslb
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We descended on Rustico Taverna late afternoon along with about 18 other people as part of a guided tour group. This is obviously something they do on a regular basis as service ran so smoothly and the food was very tasty. It was a set...More

Thank CJChivers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ippodamou 3, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2241 023182
  • E-mail
Description
Picture yourself enjoying a traditional Greek meal, with a small vilage atmosphere, with lush greennery overhead, walls covered with rustc farrmer's toolsand handmade pottery throughou.. This is Rustico!The taverna is situated on the corner of Hippodamou and Sokratous street a junction as the streets were created on the hippodamio system (a city were the streets are in blocks). The area is elevated and there were no archeological findings when excavations were performed thus assuming that a small forest existed which is a characteristic of elevated areas of that time.In the first christianic and Byzantine period after continuous destructions of the ancient town by the Persian, Goths and the Arabs and the town’s forced shrinkage into the Byzantine city the forest park which was destroyed by the fires was now open fields which was left as such for defense purposes since the distance was not far from the existing Byzantine defense wall
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