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Pizza Rustica Restaurant & Bar

3.9
92 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Late-Night Find
At Pizza Rustica, we strive to always bring you a little more. More delicious ways to discover great times and more smiles per minute. Honest home style cooking is our obsession that we can't help. We go out of our way to bring you tasty flavours and fresh dishes that keep you craving another bite at Pizza Rustica.



Smart humble service with infectious ambiance and a fresh vibe, creates an environment where you and your friends can feel at home, relax and be free.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Café
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Hours of Operation

: Monday - Sunday: 6:00am - 4:00am
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Phone number
(416) 260-2200
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Catering
We cater to all needs from small business meetings to family gatherings.
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Cross Street
Blue Jays Way
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Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 92 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
4.0
Food
3.7
Service
3.5
Ambience
3.8
Value
Noise · Quiet
85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Not sure if this place is affiliated with one in Ottawa, but post ballgame it was a good spot to get some great pizza a short walk from the ballpark. It was a bit hectic in there, but we were seated and waited on in short order and our food arrived promptly. Nice thin crust pizzas, fresh salads and decent wine, made for a good and reasonably priced meal. Not sure when next we will be in Toronto, but would visit here again.

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1.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We made a reservation on open table on Saturday for that evening (April 28th) and we got to the restaurant they would not honor our reservation. The reason : the Blue Jays had a game that afternoon.... 😳 you are on open table or not.... not when it’s convenient for you. It was then almost 8 with all this on a Saturday trying to find a place. Very unprofessional

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

Fantastic food as usual and they will modify ingredients to suit your diet/allergies. I’ve been here many times and will keep returning. Great staff too. Renovated inside, looks very nice.
Great place before the Jays game!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The group enjoyed it and the food, though they were a bit disconcerted when they first arrived and were told that the restaurant didn’t have the reservation.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Always a pleasure dining at Pizza Rustica! The food is amazing and the service is great. It’s one of my favourite pizza spots in the city!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

We all enjoyed the food and the large portion size. Very impressed.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great atmosphere and perfect location for post-game dinner.

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1.0Dined on March 30, 2018

This restaurant needs to learn how to manage their reservations better. Made a reservation prior to a Jays game but staff was unable to get other patrons who'd been there for hours to leave, thus opening up tables for those of us with reservations. We left without eating. Maybe they shouldn't accept reservations for game day. Also host was arrogant and rude.

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

We hadn't been to this restaurant in a while, but made a reservation for after the Blue Jays baseball game. Very convenient location. Glad we made a reservation -- when the game was over, the place filled up quickly with fans. Shared a "create-your-own" pizza & meat lasagna. Both were very tasty and enough to share, for 2 people.

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2.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Had a group of 20 (instant 18% gratuity) so service was non-existent. I had to pour everyone water, get the menus myself, and once when I made eye contact with the manager and beckoned him over, he completely ignored me. The worst service I’ve ever experienced.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Been coming here for years. Best thin crust pizza in the City.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was great and our server was great but the ambience was a bit uncomfortable- it seemed like several staff members were fighting amongst themselves openly in the front of the restaurant, which was distracting and awkward

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3.0Dined on February 1, 2018

The food and service from the staff was great. Towards the end of our dinner, the manager came in and started to yell and swear at his staff. It was very inappropriate to do that in front of customers. It also made me and my friend feel uncomfortable. We really wanted to leave once he started. The experience and service before the manager arrived was excellent. I want the manager to know that his team is doing a good job and if you need to discipline them, please do it in private so the customers in the restaurant does not have to hear or see. Thanks.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Had a wonderful pre concert meal prior togoing to Glen Gould Theatre. Started of with glass of syrah & the mushroom salad to share, it was wonderful a big bowl but gone in no time. My husband had the jambalaya fettuccini & i had the vegetable lasagna which came piping hot nice large portions. I then had a cappuccino & my husband had hot tea both came nice & hot a perfect ending to our meal. We got to the concert in time. Service was good.

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1.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Terrible service, table not ready for 15 minutes even with reservation, food quality poor. Will not return.

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Have a great pizza and pasta and price is good!
The service is very good and the atmosphere pleasant.

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3.0Dined on December 24, 2017

We had heard good things about Pizza Rustica but weren’t really impressed. My wife ordered a soup that never showed up; the sauce for the pasta tasted like it was something out of a can; and the panzerotto wasn’t overly tasty. Recommendation to avoid.

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Made a reservation for supper with The kids following Disney On Ice. There were a few other families with the same idea. The food came out quickly and they were quite attentive to my children despite not necessarily being a "family" restaurant.

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3.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Food was pretty good but the service was slow. There were only 3 active tables and the server was very inattentive. 2/3 of the tables had young children <10 years old and the server had no idea how to speak to children. She referred to my daughter as “the child”

I ordered a Diet Coke and was provided a dirty cup and the server was not really understanding that a clean cup was required.

Just overall bad attitude by the wait staff

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

We were three adults and 4 children after a matinee show. The food was good and service attentive and friendly.

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5.0Dined on November 17, 2017

Pizza Rustica was very accommodating of our group which I appreciated. The pizzas were good, lots of variety, and no issues with substitutions.

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4.0Dined on November 15, 2017

Pleasantly surprised, wasn't expecting much when we walked in but server attentive, not overbearing. Tried the calamari to nibble on, not greasy, nice and light and we both had pasta. Both pretty good. Would definitely pop back before a show again, might try the pizzas as their takeout business booming and they looked good.

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3.0Dined on October 30, 2017

This was a delightful experience. We were going to a concert , and thought this is not far from ACC, 5 min Uber drive. They have vegan options and good tasting pizza, nice light crust and even vegan toppings :) The server Doug was a polite waiter and attentive to ours needs. Nice time out. Only downfall is that you don't get a lot of food for the price, but the taste is definitely there . Would be nice to have some bread or a soup to start

Cheers !

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4.0Dined on October 21, 2017

Repas pré-marathon

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4.0Dined on October 20, 2017

The service was excellent and the food was terrific! I’d recommend it for lunch or a casual dinner

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3.0Dined on August 27, 2017

Great pizza and soup. Panini's - pass. Pleasant staff and reasonably fast service.

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5.0Dined on August 18, 2017

Great food! Had the rustica pizza and good wine. Disappointed to find they no longer have their mussels on the menu but other than that, great food and outstanding service!

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5.0Dined on July 30, 2017

This restaurant is a great place to stop by and eat. The pricing of the food was not expensive. I love the option of customizing your own pizza with the ingredients being near top-notch. Dessert was a treat. Overall great food, great service and nice seating. :)

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Had an amazing lunch deal. Great atmosphere and waitress was great.

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3.0Dined on July 21, 2017

Very friendly, good food.

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4.0Dined on July 21, 2017

Good food, fast and friendly service, had our kids with us.

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3.0Dined on July 3, 2017

Food was average. Service was friendly but not overly competent.

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2.0Dined on July 1, 2017

The restaurant was not busy when we arrived but it still took forever to recieved a pear and gorgonzola pizza! Our server also forgot to bring us napkins and delivered the pizza before giving us plates. Lastly, I had to retrieve hot sauce and condiments on my own as he never returned after we asked for them.

Wouldn't recommend unless you have time to kill.

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1.0Dined on July 1, 2017

Horrible service. - no cutlery or napkins and server was non Existent. Food was mediocre at best and NOT worth the price.

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2017

Good food! Awesome pizza!!! Friendly staff!

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3.0Dined on June 23, 2017

Food ingredients were such poor quality. Calamari was what I would expect at a cheap chain restaurant - definitely not fresh. So chewy. They used regular mozzarella on a margarita pizza which is supposed to have buffala mozzarella. Basil wasn't fresh and they put tomato sauce on top of the cheese which made no sense.

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2.0Dined on June 23, 2017

We had a 5:30 reservation for 6 so we could get to a special event, showed up on time and were told to wait in line. The guy with the list said it would be about 5 minutes. After 10 minutes I had to ask again and explain that we had to be on our way by 7. I was then told that they weren't sure they would be able to seat us. After another 15 minutes and after loosing my cool a bit, they found a table for 4 and another for 2. Not what we came for. I myself asked the people sitting at the table for 2 beside us if they would mind switching and they most gratiously did. The food was good and we did end up with an AMAZING server who helped us forget about the rocky start. Be mindful if you make a reservation and need to be somewhere at a particular time!

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4.0Dined on June 23, 2017

We had pizza and it was very good... thanks!!!

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5.0Dined on June 4, 2017

We were looking for a location near buy the hotel and found this place. It was great. The appy was fantastic and the food was made the way we like it. Nice find.

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4.0Dined on June 2, 2017

Amazing food, especially the pizza! Quick and friendly service. Server offered great recommendations.

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