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Cucina Rustica

174 Gore Creek Dr. (Willow Bridge Rd.) Send to Phone
970-476-5011 | Menu
Year-round lunch and an opulent breakfast buffet, and, during ski season, very good Italian dinners.
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Breakfast & Lunch daily year-round, Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Cucina Rustica Restaurant Review

: Cucina Rustica serves breakfast and lunch year-round and dinner during ski season. The restaurant announces its quality with solid Euro-country furnishings, a stone fireplace and fine artworks. The breakfast buffet includes fresh juices, berries and other fruit; a continental-style array of cold cuts, house-made muesli and house-baked breads, rolls and pastries; and hot standards such as sausages and pancakes. At dinnertime in winter, the restaurant morphs into an Italian eatery. A nightly buffet of antipasti features authentic cheeses (including hand-pulled mozzarella), meats and roasted and pickled vegetables. Among the array of fresh pastas, house-made gnocchi and risottos, we recommend the fusilli with shiitake mushrooms, basil and Parmesan. Typically hearty main dishes including braised and glazed shank of Colorado lamb are aptly accompanied by the primarily Italian wine list. Although the place feels family-friendly, dinner service is not really geared for younger children.

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