Ruscello – Nordstrom Perimeter Mall
Ruscello is located on the 3rd floor of upscale super-regional Perimeter Mall in Atlanta, featuring our interpretation of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and the Nordstrom standard of customer service and food quality. Our menu is complimented by a full bar and wide selection of intriguing wines from across the globe.
Our Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad features crisp romaine and organic baby greens tossed with roma tomatoes, roasted corn, pumpkin seeds, jack cheese and our vibrant cilantro lime vinaigrette, made fresh daily.
First time trying any Ruscello and everything was amazing. She She was a pleasure and a sweetheart! Food was incredible!
Service was good but food has gone DOWNHILL. Used to be our favorite place - one that we all agreed on. No need to return. Wasn’t worth the money.
We had a lovely Mother’s Day lunch. Our server She She took excellent care of us.
The food here has always been delicious. I did notice a few changes to the salads on a recent visit - not as good as it had been but they added a nice roll to the side. It is a consistent winner in the Perimeter area.
Loved the soup, salmon & wine selections. Our server was excellent! I believe her name was Arial. We will be back often!
I love Ruscello, normally. It has been my go to lunch spot for years. Lately, they don’t seem to have it together. This is the second time in a row that something was not right with our experience. This time we each ordered a salad and 50 minutes later, we did not have our food. Our server, Kim, was absolutely fabulous. She checked on it and said they did not notice her ticket. That’s crazy! Kim took great care of us. My roasted vegetable salad was missing some of the ingredients but otherwise delicious..
Great service, very good food,but the server offered two cocktails as samples, then they turned up on our bill. That really spoiled the whole evening.
Delicious meal...exceptional service
Took my mom to lunch for Valentines Day. She loved it!
I ordered the salad with a chicken breast on it. The chicken was so dry and tough I could not cut it well or chew it. Blue cheese dressing is not on the menu. Romaine lettuce was very good and crisp.
Noise level was extremely high. We had to lean over the table to hear each other talk.
Although the server was attentive, her attitude was abrupt and not friendly.
I have never written a negative review like this one. I am sorry I had to do it, but I am sure the Ruscello management would like to know this opinion.
I was disappointed to learn that the classic Nordstrom cafe had been replaced by Ruscello, but overall I think it was just as good, if not better! Came for a Friday long lunch and had great service and everything we ate was delicious and fresh. Would highly recommend if you're at the mall!
She She was our waitress. Very attentive and pleasant.
Excellent food and service right inside Nordstrom on the 3rd floor - love this place.
I selected Ruscello for our department Holiday Luncheon. Oftentimes, it is quite difficult to find a restaurant that meet the needs of everyone. However, that was not the case with Ruscello! This being the first time anyone in the group dined in the restaurant, I am pleased to say, the food was delicious, the service was excellent, and everyone had a fabulous time.
Marie Shelton CAP, Executive Staff Assistant
It is a very nice place and the food was good. The service started strong but by the end of our meal, we had to find our waiter to get the check.
The service was outstanding!!! The food was very authentic Italian and they had enough choices on the menu for everyone!! I will definitely be back!
Nice salad selections. I had Arugula and shrimp salad, and it was delicious. Wish it came with a piece of small baguette.
This is one of the gazillion times that we have dined here. However, they have made weird adjustments that are not the best. I had the warm glazed chicken salad. The salad mix that they use now has more basil than lettuce. Also, the salad doesn’t come with the bread chopsticks, but two chips which does not look or taste great. On top of that, the chicken breast that you get now is smaller than half of the palm of my hand. I used to be able to finished my salad and chicken at the same time. Now, I am stuck with more salad than chicken. The bowl of tomato soup that I received as an appetizer has gotten bigger, which is great.
Vanessa, our server, was wonderful. She checked up on us frequently. I ordered a glass of rosè and was asked to show my ID. However, another group of girls came in and ordered drinks and none of them were asks. It put a sour taste in my mouth to think about the difference in treatment.
I was meeting a friend that is also a client for lunch. It is a great place to talk and the food and service is excellent. I will continue to utilize whenI need to be a the perimeter.
The food was great and the service was awesome. The lobster risotto was delicious. I’ll definitely be back
Consistently excellent. Shishi is an amazing server! It is my go-to restaurant if I want to catch up with a friend or have a business meeting because it is quiet and has a very pleasant atmosphere exclamation
Food is great but a little pricey. The menu is small and they daily specials. Tomato soup is the best
Consistently good quality.
moderately priced dinner with a delicious tomato soup starter and a lobster risotto that was very good. the ambiance was open and inviting. A reasonable choice for lunch or dinner while shopping
We stumbled across this restaurant a couple years ago, and have been regulars ever since! We love the atmosphere, the excellent service (kudos to Matthew), and the great food at reasonable prices. FYI, the brussel sprouts appetizer is a must! Since we're there so often, the only thing we would like to see are a few additions to the menu. Other than that, it's a winner in our book!
Desperately needs signage/directions that instruct visitors restaurant is INSIDE of Nordstroms (3rd Floor). Service was slow and non-intuitive (one of our guests ordered a beer, which ultimately was delivered 30 minutes later, with 2 seemingly unclean glasses). Food, however was surprisingly good and hot when delivered. Ambiance was very nice. All turned out to be an enjoyable experience.
Usually a fan but this experience left much to be desired. They were out of creme brulee and food lacked its usual flavor.
Out of chicken meatballs. The chicken in the dishes we ordered was dried out. Not freshly cooked
We love this place. Food is always delicious here. I wish you would allow a substitution of fries and side salad with a cup of soup. A lot of other restaurants have no problem substituting. When I asked for a substitution during my visit, I was told I cannot do it and have to pay extra for soup.
We have lunch here approximately once a month and everything is always excellent
Great meal. Love all of the Nordstrom Cafe's. Great salad and pizza!
We just moved our office in the Perimeter area and decided to make this our first quarterly lunch outing. All 6 employees were pleased with their meals and said they enjoyed the restaurant. I am happy because I chose it based on the proximity and ratings on yelp.
Servers were very pleasant and we had a good time. I would definitely keep it as an outing option.
For a while now, we've been regulars at your restaurant and go every week. However, my husband and I decided tonight we won't be coming back until you change your menu to be as good as it was before. Not only were some of our favorite items removed, they were replaced with things that are not nearly as tasty. What a disappointment.
my group of four people loved the restaurant and the food!
We were not familiar with this restaurant but the reviews were very good so we decided to try it for a convenient location to meet our daughter for a Valentine’s dinner. We were not disappointed. The wine was very good and the bruschetta was delectable. The rest of our meal was good as well. Service was great.
Great food, nice cocktails and the service was fantastic! Thanks
Another great lunch with work colleagues.
Excellent pappardelle pasta with chicken meatballs. She crab soup was awesome as well. Service was a bit slow at first but they picked up afterwards. Great value for the money. Party of 5 ate for $89 - and the meal included appetizers, soups and entrees!
Great each time I go, it was very cold & slightly louder this time. Love the place though & the food.