Honors & Awards

Wine Spectator
Awards of Excellence 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Best Award of Excellence 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2009, 2010

Reviews & Notices

"We were thrilled to have the opportunity to experience a delicious meal at Rustico, giving the food rave reviews. "
Sports Illustrated - March 2005

“With Chef Paolo Canclini, you’re getting traditional Italian food”
Better Homes and Gardens - December 2004

“A restaurant any city in America would be proud to posses"
Wine Spectator - September 2002

“Rustico, Comparable to New York or Cortina, Excellent, above suspicion”
Gulliver (Italian Travel Magazine) - November 1999

"Rustico Ristorante is a strong contender for the title of best place I've ever eaten in ski country. If you go to Telluride, especially with a group, try it. Tell Paolo the Orlandoans sent you…"
Orlando Sentinel - February 1998

"New Italian restaurant has plenty to please the palate…"
Telluride Daily Planet - January 1997