Rustico Restaurant

Published December 14, 2017

Ballston definitely has no shortage of great restaurants and bars. In fact, on Wilson Boulevard alone, between N. Quincy Street and N. Randolph street, you can enjoy Taylor Gourmet, Buzz Bakeshop, Sweetgreen, Bruegger’s Bagels and, located in The View Luxury Apartments, Mike Isabella’s Kapnos Taverna, Yona and Pepita Cantina. In addition, located in Two Liberty Center, there is the popular Rustico Restaurant and Bar:

Rustico Restaurant and Bar’s website states:

“Rustico is an exuberant neighborhood restaurant driven to deliver a one-two punch of honest, robust cooking against a backdrop of amazing beer. Warm, vivacious and adamantly unpretentious, Rustico was designed with good times in mind. With a cache of over 400 beers, a bustling bar scene and a passionate kitchen committed to its craft, Rustico’s a restaurant to visit with family and friends time and time again.”


In addition to their great atmosphere, Rustico has been featured in several publications including:

  • Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Cheers Magazine
  • The Washington Post
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Washingtonian Magazine
  • Imbibe Magazine
  • USA Today
  • Food Arts Magazine
  • New York Times

The article links can be found on Rustico’s website here.

Rankings for the restaurant from different publications include:

  • 75 Best Bars
  • 50 Best Restaurants
  • 100 Best Places to Drink In The South

Be sure to stop by sometime to enjoy brunch, lunch, dinner or desserts, not to mention their fine draft, bottle and wine menus.

Rustico Restaurant and Bar is located in the same building as The Shooshan Company’s offices – Two Liberty Center at 4075 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia. Parking is available in the same building (turn on N. Randolph Street).