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Rustico Taverna

Ippodamou 3, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
+30 2241 023182
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kleftiko” (19 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
“greek salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ippodamou 3, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2017

It wasn't that it was particularly late BUT not so many Taverna's were open . Let's be honest Old Town looked like a set for 'Zombie Apocalypse' . I was grateful to find this hostelry open and there was some people eating there . It...More

Thank Kingspoon
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We recently had lunch at this restaurant. It is a family run restaurant and the staff are very friendly. The setting is lovely with grape vines overhead, very cozy. The food was delicious. Suggest the Greek salad. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Marsha E
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Firstly we were not accosted in the street to enter. Restaurant was busy quite early which suited us. Service was a little slow but food well presented, tasty and hot. Lots of cats wandering around which felt a little strange. Prices average for the town...More

Thank Ballyline
Reviewed 29 September 2017

GREAT place for a beer stop £2 euros! Staff very good , welcomed with a hand shake! Used this restaurant nearly everyday on our trip round the old town. Didnt eat but restaurant was busy with people eating ! must say food looked good etc,...More

Thank RICHARD A
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went there for a late lunch. It is open the whole day without siesta pause. Very nice place with some trees above your head. They have child seats:) Very tasty dishes, helpfull staff and chill-out atmosphere. We have tried mezedes - a mix of...More

Thank Gosia K
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The menu is a Greek with a twist, they have a few additions like most of the tourist places in the area. The staff were helpful and took our order swiftly and the food was well prepared. I had a Stefano for main and it...More

Thank S-T-Barnsley
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

First visited in 2016 on a day trip to Rhodes from Turkey and it was just outstanding, so it was a no-brained to return this year on a week-long Rhodes holiday (ended up visiting 3 times, says it all...). The setting is beautiful, both day...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

What can I say, the staff here super friendly and the food is superb. Would recommend you visit, once you do you will be back again.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh salads, calamari and fried fish was great. Nice surroundings but is a bit hot as it's open air with shade.

Thank Sairamac
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visit. delicious. Recommended !!! If we are again in Rhodes, then be sure to visit this restaurant

Thank Vosk
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Helenjen
26 October 2017|
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Response from Marsha E | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you could have take out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$59
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ippodamou 3, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2241 023182
  • E-mail
Description
Picture yourself enjoying a traditional Greek meal, with a small vilage atmosphere, with lush greennery overhead, walls covered with rustc farrmer's toolsand handmade pottery throughou.. This is Rustico!The taverna is situated on the corner of Hippodamou and Sokratous street a junction as the streets were created on the hippodamio system (a city were the streets are in blocks). The area is elevated and there were no archeological findings when excavations were performed thus assuming that a small forest existed which is a characteristic of elevated areas of that time.In the first christianic and Byzantine period after continuous destructions of the ancient town by the Persian, Goths and the Arabs and the town’s forced shrinkage into the Byzantine city the forest park which was destroyed by the fires was now open fields which was left as such for defense purposes since the distance was not far from the existing Byzantine defense wall
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