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24, Wongaling Beach Road, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
+61 7 4068 9111
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Townsville, Australia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely peaceful, friendly venue here that allowed us to relax and enjoy the experience. Our meal was beautifully cooked and nicely presented, although the servings were not over generous. Desert was also nicely done and left us pleasantly satisfied. Service also was very good which added to the enjoyment of the evening.

Thank kjbailey2017
Arnhem, Australia
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice, the first time the pizza rusticata and garlic bread were excellent, a good choice of beers also. The second time the pizza Mediterranean was slightly over cooked, the calzone was tasty and the desserts good. The service from the husband and wife team was friendly and attentive.

Thank lisa4864
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Excellent quality. Staff willing to adapt to dietary needs. Gelato made from fresh fruit. Not open Mon or Tue.

Thank J N
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had takeaway pizza here the other night and found the owners/couple to be very nice and friendly and the pizza was ok as well. Nothing great but decent. We found it to be good for a quick meal as there aren't a great deal of good eating places in mission beach. Bit away from everything also.

Thank Jeremy198200
Arlington, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband and I have just arrived in Mission Beach, weary and ready for a good meal. We happened upon Caffe Rustica, what a lovely experience. The owners have been in business now for 14 years, and we understand why. The dinner that we had was perfect in every detail, everything is cooked to order, and the presentation was beautiful.... More 

Thank NJbeachgirl62
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Pizza was edible and tasted fresh but not much topping for the price, could have been more cheese and the tomato base didn't taste of much, felt like there was no seasoning at all. Left most of the garlic bread because it had so much butter and no seasoning again.

1 Thank aPennybug
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Foods are freshly prepared. Both pasta and pizza we ordered tasted great! You could really feel the freshness of the ingredients. We also love the deserts made in house.

Thank Huihong W
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Girlfriend and I both ordered personal pizzas (Small). They are made-to-order and nicely presented. Seems like the chef is making everything from scratch. My only tiny complaint is that my prosciutto and arugula pizza was pretty light on the arugula. They also have a small but complete wine and beer selection with choices from multiple regions. Atmosphere is also nothing... More 

Thank Ryan O
Melbourne, Australia
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166 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Delightful open-shuttered cafe-restaurant. It's simple and uncluttered in both decor and food style, delivering great Italian staples with a few more eclectic modern dishes as well. The pace is leisurely and atmosphere relaxed, and it is a perfect fit for such a beautiful place as Mission Beach, although technically it's in Wongaling Beach. Highly recommended for a casual, tasty night... More 

Thank Andrew P
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food cooked from scratch. A visit to Caffe Rustica is an absolute must when visiting Wongaling Beach.

Thank Sue Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$42
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24, Wongaling Beach Road, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mission Beach  >  Wongaling Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4068 9111
Relaxed dining in tropical surroundings.Caffe Rustica is a thirty seat purpose built contemporary restaurant constructed in corrugated iron so as to provide an alfresco feel.We provide both dine in and takeaway meals prepared with the freshest local ingredients and delivered by our friendly staff in relaxed setting. There are a dozen authentic Italian pastas and nearly two dozen types of traditional crispy-crusted pizzas/calzone; to be accompanied by a range of Italian wines and boutique beers.There are a range of desserts and gelati all made on site.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?