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Rustico Restaurant & Bar

Not Rated.
Rustico Restaurant & BarRustico Restaurant & Bar
BA SCORE
96
world-class

82 Ratings
Ratings: 82
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 6.85%
Taps: 32
Bottles: 250
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

827 Slaters Ln
Alexandria, Virginia, 22314-1219
United States
phone: (703) 224-5051

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @rusticoslaters

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: novabeerguy on 03-05-2006)
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Reviews by smanders:
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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

Wanted to try this place out for awhile since they had an impressive tap selection and it was close to a friend's house. Stopped in early on a Friday afternoon and were among about another half dozen people in the bar area. The decor of this place will have you looking around for about the first 30 minutes---bottles sticking out of the wall, broken glass affixed to the bar, etc. Very interesting.

The beer selection was impressive with about 30 selections in distinct categories; Crisp, Hop, Malt, Roast, Smoke, Fruit & Spice, Tart & Funky, and REAL ALE. Something for everyone in the group, to be sure.

What I wasn't impressed with were the food options. From a $10 cheese sandwich to a butternut squash soup, they just weren't selections I would typically opt for when enjoying a few pints. Oh well, to each his own. It's nice to have options and Rustico (with its impressive beer list) will remain one of ours in the future.

smanders, Oct 10, 2009
More User Reviews:
Photo of bigred89
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

bigred89, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of reebtaerG
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

reebtaerG, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of wisrarebeer
3.93/5  rDev -10.3%

I've stopped by Rustico numerous times and always enjoy the beer and food. On my last visit they had De Ranke XX ($8), Blvd Saisonbrett ($7), Jade IPA ($5), Spacewalker ($4) and several others. Not bad for a draft list.

One of our beers came out with a bit of foreign material floating in it (probably something from the beer line that dislodged) and our waitress exchanged it immediately. I wouldn't ding Rustico just because it does happen occasionally. We also were brought a beer that we didn't order and were told to keep it on the house.

Food is above average and include pizzas, hummus and other better bar food.

wisrarebeer, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of Uf0T0fU
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Uf0T0fU, Jun 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

Bvoss, Jun 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.2%

SteveBrew, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

Saudereth, May 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

duceswild, May 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3%

DavidHume, May 18, 2014
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Rustico Restaurant & Bar in Alexandria, VA
96 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.