TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Address: 216 S. Monarch St., Aspen, CO
Rustique Bistro is a bistro style restaurant that serves dinner to the local Aspen area. The restaurant boasts a bar area that is full of friendly locals who are ready to talk and mingle with you. While here, you will know that you’re in an establishment that cares about its patrons. Rustique Bistro has won many awards for their food, the atmosphere, and more. When you order a plate from here, you are receiving an entrée that was constructed just for you. Using fresh ingredients, the restaurant prides itself on presentation and care for each and every plate they bring to the table.
What They’re Known for: Their food. The food here is upscale and classy. You can try a variety of different style dishes that utilize only the best ingredients. One of the locals’ favorites is the petite steak au poivre pommes puree. The dish features a tender steak served with crunchy and crisp vegetables. Another favorite is the pulled short rib beef risotto with pine nuts and roasted tomatoes. The beef short ribs are the kind that seem to melt in your mouth. The risotto itself is creamy and cooked to perfection with just enough bite. Order to your personal preference, and you’re bound to love every ounce of food on your plate.
What to Watch for: The atmosphere. The restaurant is more of an adult style restaurant and not traditionally designed with kids in mind. While here, you can enjoy a romantic and delicious meal with your loved one or spouse. Also, keep your eye on the time as the restaurant can fill up quickly.