“Warm, vivacious and adamantly unpretentious, Rustico was designed with good times in mind.” That statement greets diners to the website of Rustico Restaurant and Bar, and regulars of this Arlington eatery say it’s right on the mark. In fact, Yelp reviewers regularly praise Rustico for its atmosphere, which is simultaneously sophisticated and relaxed.
The ambiance isn’t the only thing worth noting here, however. Rustico boasts a roster of more than 400 beers, as well as a menu of American fare favorites. Hearth-fired pizzas, hearty burgers, thick-cut pork chops, and quality steaks all receive high praise, along with the carrot hummus and risotto tots as starters.
Rustico regularly plays host to special events, including tap takeover nights from some of the nation’s best breweries, so be sure to check the online calendar for the current schedule before heading over from The Maxwell!
Rustico Restaurant & Bar
4075 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22203