Rustico Italiano Ristorante is the brainchild of Head Chef and Owner, Nino Annunziata. Originally from the Isle of Capri in Italy, Nino has made Lake Worth his home and opened Rustico Italiano in 2000. Rustico Italiano is the premiere, hot-spot in town for the best tasting and most authentic Italian cuisine youíll find this side of the Atlantic Ocean. Nino is a hands-on owner and makes sure heís involved in every aspect of the restaurant from A to Z. Not only does he act as Head Chef, but he also goes out and does the shopping for the restaurant every morning picking his own produce and fish and inspecting quality and price. He even preps the food, preps the front of the house, and even finds time to greet and welcome guests. Upon walking into Rustico Italiano, you know youíre about to experience something one-of-a-kind.The restaurant has many different signature dishes, all of which customers rave about. One of the most popular is the Buffalo Shank Osso Bucco, served in a Barolo wine reduction with mushrooms and risotto. Another favorite is the scratch-made Ravioli that comes in a variety of different flavors. Two of the most popular styles are the Ravioli Al Tartufo, tossed with truffles butter, Grana Padano cheese, and truffles sauce, and the Ravioli Formaggi, homemade five cheese ravioli in light marinara sauce. Make sure to save room for one of their sinfully delicious desserts as well. A fan favorite is Rustico Italianoís Tiramisu that is so authentic and fresh that every bite provides customers with a true glimpse of real Italian living. Italian customers even say that every bite reminds them of their parents and grandparents cooking.In addition to the topnotch cuisine, Rustico Italiano also has an amazing selection of wine. With over thousands of bottles, thereís something to please everyone. Bottles range in price, style, and flavor, so ask your waiter for suggestions on what will pair best with your meal!All in all, Rustico Italiano Ristorante is the perfect place to enjoy a family meal, fun night with friends, or romantic dinner date. The atmosphere is warm and inviting with a personable, professional, and hardworking staff. Nino ensures that with every visit to Rustico Italiano you will feel at home and well taken care of. The restaurant is very popular, so it is wise to call ahead and make reservations. The next time youíre in Lake Worth and craving a savory, homemade Italian meal, make sure to stop by Rustico Italiano Ristorante – you wonít be disappointed!
701 Lucerne Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33460