Great spot near Chicago and the vibe is cool. Prices are very affordable and portions are great.
Great cocktail choices, interesting and varied menu, greaat Tapas selection!
Environment is not so good. A lot of bugs and flies both inside and outside. Food is ok. Some mussels were not fresh.
Good selection of Spanish themed Med food. The paella was very good. Good wine selection, but a little pricey ($9-$10 per glass).
Ate outside, good service, very disappointing food. It wasn't bad, but it didn't live up to the reviews...or the bill...
This was a get together with old friends. Service was wonderful and the food was amazing. Great tapas.
First dining experience exceeded our expectations. Server was professional and friendly. Will definitely go back.
Wonderful food and great service! We love Rustico.
We dined outside and it was a lovely day with good service
Terrible unprofessional service. Server did not know what to recommend on the menu. Rushed us was visibly annoyed with the pace we were moving. And came and confronted me about a $10 tip I gave him wanting to know why I didn’t give him more all on my best friends bday. I was embarrassed I brought her there.
Not impressed with the dining experience. Was seated at a small wobbly table. Had to ask to be seated at a larger table.
Rustico is an outstanding restaurant...great food, great drinks, well informed and friendly staff!! We are regulars and we are never disappointed. The Tapas appetizers are a real treat before dinner. Try the wood fired pizza!
The food was delicious and we enjoyed our cocktails, but it was so loud I had trouble hearing the waiter.
Food is delicious, staff is wonderful. This is our go to place. Never had a bad meal here, very consistent. Unfortunately on Saturday night there were two tables near us that had a lot to drink and were really loud, voices competing with each other. Shrieky laughter. Not the restaurant's problem. Still, this is one of the best restaurants in the area.
The food was excellent on the tapas menu and we enjoyed it very much!
All the food was delicious. Service was great. The clam linguine is amazing. Great for family and groups. Will definitely be back.
We have always had wonderful service and delicious meals at Rustico. This visit was a birthday celebration and we couldn't have been happier. Our server, Luis, was outstanding, and toward the end of the night we talked to the chef and shared some of his muscato. Highly recommend.
Great food and service. Very loud and smoky. I will go back because of food
Consistently delicious food in a great atmosphere. The staff is always attentive, friendly and professional.
Fabulous menu selections. We loved all the Tapas plates; couldn’t choose so we ordered nearly everything!! Attentive service!
this place is great. I loved the food and the service.
Wonderful dinner as always. We brought friends from the North suburbs and they loved it. Great octopus, gazpacho, lamb, brazino and chicken.
Rustico is one of our favorite restaurants in Oak Park and once again the food was outstanding. However it took almost an hour to get our appetizers. The restaurant was busy but this seemed a bit extreme. I noted the table next to us received their appetizers and entrees in the same time frame so perhaps it was just an incidental mishap which can certainly happen. It won't deter us from returning but something the restaurant should take note of. The arugula flatbread is the best I've ever had and the paella, especially the Rustico paella is extraordinary as well. The pasta dishes are fantastic especially if you get the fresh pasta. Wonderful food in a great atmosphere just need to stay focused on timing.
Rustico is such a delicious dining experience, with an intimate but lively feel. Chef and the bar/wait staff are welcoming and friendly, you really feel like a VIP after you've been there once or twice. I've never tasted a dish here that wasn't excellent.
Family friendly and great for celebrating birthdays. Always great service and the cocktails are quite delicious.
Overall great experience and food. Sort of confused by the Italian AND Spanish tapas menus. There so many Italian restaurants - and the tapas are SO good. I’d love to see a focus on just the latter. But seriously no complaints!
One of our favorite places in town. Always excellent.
Service and food were VERY good. *Only issue was that the entrees were a bit late in coming and came separately for our table of 6, so those of us with food had to wait for the entire table to be served. Once they arrived, they were all very good. Another positive note: My husband paid the bill and as we all walked out, the waiter chased us down all the way to the corner, because apparently a gratuity had already been automatically added to the bill and my husband and unwittingly left another 20% tip. *That was very honest of the waiter*!! We will definitely be back
Delicious food from the Brussels sprouts appetizers to our entrees, which included braised beef, pizza & pasta. The service was attentive but not intrusive. This group of foodies with high standards was impressed!
Must go to place in Oal Park
Very nice Mother’s Day dinner. The place was packed and quite loud, but little extras like free champagne and roses for mothers made it an enjoyable meal!
Salmon and ravioli was excellent. Definitely on my list to visit again. We had a party of 15 and they were super organized an attentive to our individual needs. Some of our party are allergic to several foods, vegan and not beef/pork eaters. Something tasty on the menu for everyone.
Very good service, great food, great sangria and the restaurant is very nice. Definitely would recommend this place to a friend.
Loved everything about our visit. It was busy but my sister and I were able to visit, enjoy our meal and bottle of wine without being rushed.
Decided to check Rustico out a few weeks ago. Thought it was terrific. Decided to go back a couple weeks later with a group of 6. Everyone really enjoyed their entree selection. Portion size is generous. Delicious sauces! Not a one and done kind of place to visit. We will keep going back to work our way through the entire menu.
We visited Rustico for my birthday. All the food was very tasty and nicely presented. Service was a little slow, especially for young kids but they did have coloring sheets which always helps.
The restaurant is a little loud when crowded but we are happy when it’s crowded because we love dining here and are glad that this restaurant is successful!
Even when it’s busy the service is good and the food is outstanding!
Good food, great pasta. Interior decor is quaint and classy. The appetizer menu could use some help, however the pasta and paella are great.
Rustico never disappoints, interesting food and great service