Casa Rustica Restaurant

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$30 and under
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Italian
Casa Rustica is Boone"s authentic Italian restaurant since 1981. We offer a wide selection of entrees including fresh pastas, chicken, veal, seafood and steaks. Our nightly specials complement our menu and our homemade desserts are not to be missed. Visit the La Bouca Lounge where the menu offers original sandwiches and flat-bread pizzas. Casa Rustica provides a cozy atmosphere in a log cabin setting. Come for romantic fireside dining or bring the whole family and enjoy our friendly and prompt service.
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4.4based on recent ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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KevinP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've eaten here several times, and the food and service are always great.

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vipFoodie4fun
Savannah
109 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food took a while to come out but it was good. The bartender was new and very slow. A decent choice

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HappyKY
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food2service3ambience1

We have eaten here many times and it was great. This time, the place was packed, denser than any restaurant we have been in in 8 months. Compared to Stonewall at Banner Elk, this was way too many people. The prices were inflated and the quantity was skimpy. The noise level was so high it drove us out. I doubt if we will ever be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience as always. Ricky Pedroni continues on the legacy his father, Peter Pedroni, began almost 40 years ago. He’s has kept what made Casa great and has placed his mark and makes it “greater”. There’s no weakness here, service, atmosphere, food and the total value are unrivaled. Looking forward to getting back.

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vipEman
New York Area
225 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This place was hitting on every level....food and service. A reasonably priced wine list. Seemed like a family owned restaurant where the owners care deeply about the food and total experience.

Highly recommended.

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AnnieC
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience5

Food was great, but took atleast 20 minutes for our drink order....another 20 for our food order!

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vipSteveH
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and ambiance

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Henry
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

YES THEY HAVE A GOOD SELECTION OF PLATES, THE AMBIANCE IS AS GOOD AS WE CAN GET WITH ALL THE COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, FOOD WAS GOOD, WINE SELECTION SO SO,

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
15 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a pleasant dining experience & socially distanced so all in our party were at ease in the situation. Menu was varied & all our meals were excellent !

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great dinner and service. We would go again!

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JodiH
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good meal. Not crowded (due to Covid) and service was great.

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MarkelyneA
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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LReed
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

This restaurant has been in business in Boone for over 30 years. I had not been there in a long time. I found that they are resting on their reputation. The room should be updated. The pictures on the walls are ridiculously old, as are the lighting fixtures. The food was only mediocre for the price. I ordered chicken marsalla and honestly, I could have done better at home. Carrabba's would have been better.

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KathyM
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and experience! Felt very safe with current social distancing. Only issue of the night was when we walked in there was no hostess for at least 5 minutes. We had to walk on the floor and ask a server to find someone. It took a little bit longer for her to come out but then we were seated promptly.

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VanG
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We don’t get to the area often but it is a MUST visit when we do. Already looking forward to next opportunity to return

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LindaJ
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food!

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Had a reservation - showed up a few mins early. Waited almost 30 mins for our table.
Hostess was very apologetic and gave us a free appetizer.
Waitress very attentive.

JM
vipJohnM
Western NC
13 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

For the last several years Casa Rustica has been my favorite local restaurant. This past week was my first visit since the outbreak of Covid 19 and unfortunately the quality of our meals were not up to par. Dishes that we have ordered and loved in the past were very bland. In addition, my favorite alcoholic beverage tasted watered down. I'm not sure why the food quality declined, but I truly don't know if I'll return to find out if it was just an off night for this restaurant.

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BrianB
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Every time we visit Boone, this is a must stop for us. Nothing too fancy but just great Italian food. Can’t wait til the next time we’re up that way!

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vipMountaingirl
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve lived in many cities but this is the best of the best of all the Italian restaurants! I had an Italian aunt and this the real deal! AND! The manager, Christy, is the BEST! MANGIA!

MB
vipMichelleB
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

We had a 7:30 reservation and were seated right away. No one approached us for 20 min. Server was not knowledgeable about drinks or menu items. Appetizer of calamari was good. We ordered Dijon chicken (horrible sauce too sweet and strong), eggplant Parm (all breading no eggplant) and chicken Marsala. Marsala had a shirt black curly hair in it. Server was pretty nonchalant and unapologetic about it. She just asked if we wanted it taken off the bill. We sent the Dijon back also because it was horrible and we had no appetite after the hair. Bill came and we were charged for the sides that came with the meals that were taken off the bill. We will never return . Bad service and bad food.

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ChristineB
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seated swiftly with reservation, immediate service, fantastic menu and excellent food!

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RoberW
Charlotte
13 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The best lasagna I have ever had and my wife loved her salmon.

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DonnaF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Had reservation, seated promptly, was greeted, then waited 40 mins before anyone returned to take our order! This is unusual for this place as we have been many times, food always great!

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Cher2112
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

For a first date it went really well! Food was amazing the drinks were perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience2

The back room dining area is too loud. The ambiance wasn’t what I expected.

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AngelR
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Atmosphere and service was excellent and the food was phenomenal. We will definitely go back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience. Food is excellent

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MimiP
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience! The seafood was cooked to perfection. The sauces were a delight and did not overwhelm the dish.
The waitstaff were attentive but not hovering.
I will tell my friends traveling to the high country to add Casa Rustica to their dining destination list.

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RobertB
Western NC
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was good. ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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DonaldC
Western NC
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice place. Food a little pricey, but not bad. Excellent customer service.

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NoCleverName
Nashville
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Service slow; waitress forgot our drink order; restaurant looks old and dark and in need of serious cleaning. Windows and light fixtures dirty.

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JenniferC
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

This was our first time dining at Casa Rustica and we loved it! Food was excellent and our server was wonderful!

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vipMarkA
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Dimly lit and and waitress was not attentive at all.

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DuaneN
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Get the Caprese Stack as an appetizer.
Fun unique mixed drinks.

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SusanG
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Not as good as we remembered from last year while we stayed in the area.
Shrimp was flavorless. And the veal piccata has too much lemon that dominated the dish.

CB
ChristineB
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Seated right away, service came immediately. Food was as expected, delicious. Highly recommend reservations!

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KristinH
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was AMAZING!!!!!! The atmosphere was nice. Service was great and we will definitely be back!

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Riggo
Western NC
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come to the mountains every summer and make it a point to eat at the best Italian restaurant in the area

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CharlestonSCVisitor
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner celebrating our son’s 16th birthday. Our waiter was very attentive. The food was great. Loved the caprese salad with scallops. The wine selection by the glass could be better. The options were very limited.

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Casa Rustica Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (828) 262-5128.

Casa Rustica Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 1349 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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