The food was supurb and the
The food was supurb and the service wonderful. Wine list extensive. A very romantic evening to celebrate my husband's birthday. Dessert was excellent as well. Definitely the best new restaurant we have found on the Eastern shore.
3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
his was our first visit.
his was our first visit. Friends highlly recommended Rustico. We were not disappointed. The delicious (and plentiful) food, the service, the lively ambiance, all in a quaint Eastern Shore town, made this an experience we will repeat. The wine were ordered was excellent, although a bit pricey. There is a nice range of prices to suit everyone.
3/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
A most enjoyable meal in a
A most enjoyable meal in a small eastern shore town.
3/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great food and service in
Great food and service in a nicely converted home setting. A gem of a local restaurant on Kent Island.
4/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
The food was absolutely delicious!
The food was absolutely delicious! Portions are very generous as well, so the value is quite good for the prices listed in the menu. It has a beautiful decor and a warm, romantic ambiance that makes the experience even more memorable.
4/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great reasonable friendly place
Best brushetta I've ever had. Outstanding waiter. Never felt rushed
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Made a special occasion a success
We took a chance on Rustica, since we'd not been there before. Service was great, we never poured our own wine, the waitress was very attentive. The food was incredible - three of us ordered different appetizers, different salads and different entrees AND different desserts, all got rave reviews. This was a special occasion so we dressed up a little, but there were people there in more casual clothes as well. Not a place for flip flops and tshirts (which is a good thing), but not stuffy.
5/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Noisy but good food
It's tough to have a conversation at Rustico, but the food sure is good.
5/10/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great dinner with friends
Had a wonderful meal despite a very full restaurant - service
& food were very good. Would highly recommend & will be
sure to return often.
5/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Been to Rustico many times before and the food continues to be delicious.
5/31/2013 4:00:00 PM
Lunch for 8 Ladies
Table location of the lunch was excellent, quiet spot away from the other guests. You know how ladies can talk. It felt private and very special. Service was very good, consideration of another engagment was given.
6/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Good night out
Food and service were excellent . We were not rushed, but things moved along at a nice pace
6/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food was terrific....Service was great....very nice cozy restaurant. Would highly recommend!!
6/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Rustico never disappoints!
We go to Rustico on a regular basis and are always struck by the good service and delicious food. I especially love the linguine and clams with white sauce. All of the dishes are consistently delicious. A great little gem in Queen Anne's County!
6/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
We found this place a few months back and have been there at least 2 times a month now. The food is great and wait staff is very friendly.
7/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Eating lunch on the porch at Rustico was a delight. The paninis were delicious and our appetizer of fried green tomatoes was outstanding. They fried them quickly so there was no taste of grease, and the freshness of the tomatoes really came through.
Service was another story. Perhaps because we were on the porch and there is only one table out there, we found ourselves searching for our waitress at each course. Food came out slowly ( a bit longer than "leisurely dining" would recommend, and there was a very long time after we ate before we had to go inside to ask for the bill.
I would still recommend Rustico, as the food is outstanding, and if they can improve the service, or if you have time to spend, it will be a five star experience.
7/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
56 wedding anniversary
Rustico is are most favotit restaurant. We will go there for all most everything birthdays, anniversaries, or just a nice night out.
8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good value with great food
Excellent food and wine selection. The server was slow and inattentive. Food was delivered hot and fresh;However, the server couldn't remember who had ordered which dish. I would definitely return to this establishment, but would request a different server.
8/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
This was our first time here
This was our first time here so we asked our server for wine and food recommendations. Everything suggested was wonderful and just as she described. We opted to sit outside to enjoy one of the last warm nights before fall so we didn't really see the inside except walking past, it looked very nice and quaint. Can't wait to go back and try some of the other items on the menu. Make sure you try the Apple Struedel for dessert!
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
My wife and I have celebrated our wedding anniversary at Rusticos more than once, and the food, wine and ambience never fail to astound us. We will keep coming back, please keep up the good work!
Paul & Candy Mastrolia
9/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great local restaurant!
We stumbled upon this while in Kent Island this past weekend. We chose a nice bottle of Chianti, and both of us ordered the Four Course Dinner menu. We could have gotten away splitting one of them instead of each ordering 4 courses! WOW - a LOT of food! The calamari app was huge - enough for a meal. The 4 cheese plate was good, but the disappointing part was the provolone was not a chunk as expected, but sliced cheese like lunchmeat, and it tasted as such too. Salads and entrees and dessert were great. If we ever find our way back to Kent Island we will be sure to visit again!
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Rustico for special occassions
On Oct 12 we celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary with a great meal at Rustico. An easy drive from Ananpolis, we love this cute little spot that serves up great, unusual dishes and a perfect atmosphere.
10/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
The pumpkin ravioli special was divine. I would love to see it added to the regular menu!
Service, appetizers and wine were superb. A great little gem on the upper Eastern Shore!
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
As usual, our dining experience was fantastic. We are regulars for a reason. The food, atmosphere and service were superb. Our compliments to the chef and the staff. Keep up the good work!
11/2/2013 5:00:00 PM
this was my second time in
this was my second time in less than a month and once again it was delicious. It is well worth the 1-1/2 hour drive for the excellent food, ambience and service. I will definitely return and hope to bring more friends.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Picked this restaurant for a nice quiet 45th anniversary outside of metro area and was it was the right choice
service was great. Salad, dinner and deserts exceeded my expectations. Will go back even though it is a 60 minute drive
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Rustico is a charming setting with an inviting decor. People are very friendly and our server James was there at the right times and had helpful recommendations. We had a quiet table in the corner. Three of us each ordered a different item. Presentation was good and the dishes were prepared just right. Nice size portions. The sauce on the rock fish was particularly nice and a great enhancement.
11/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Asked for a romantic table
Asked for a romantic table but didn't get one. Food was ok. When I go to an Italian restaurant and order a Cesar salad and I expect homemade croutons. These were out of a bag. Cream of crab soup had no taste at all. It's MD and your on the shore, use some Old Bay or something. It was not good at all. Also the ravioli I ordered didn't taste like it had any garlic so it was very bland. Epic failure!!! I want to be able to slay vampires when I leave an Italian meal. Dessert was great. Wine list was extensive.
We went back the next day for drinks and got the flatbread in the bar. It was very good.
11/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
We stumbled upon this restaurant
We stumbled upon this restaurant last month and returned over the holiday with out of town guests. They also loved it. We will be returning on a regular basis!! Great food, wonderful service, and the place e has an amazing atmosphere.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM