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Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica

849 Monterey St. (Chorro St.) Send to Phone
805-541-9922 | Menu
Whether meeting for happy hour, a business lunch or a special occasion, you’ll enjoy seasonal Italian fare.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica Restaurant Review

: Giuseppe’s Cucina Rustica multi-tasks with success: you can count on this downtown establishment for festive happy hours, an express weekday lunch, an authentic Italian dinner or a leisurely weekend brunch. Seasonal specials might include local roasted king salmon or peach gelato, but tried-and-true favorites span from osso buco, wood-fired pizza with house-made sausage, to pappardelle alla ragù (which is aptly described as “gulp down” pasta). For dessert, go for some of the gelati, or tuck your fork into a cannelloni or cheesecake. There are many local labels and some solid Italian picks on the ample wine list, plus Peroni on tap and a full bar. Note: This restaurant was formerly located at 1010 Court St.


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