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Readers' Choice Winner: Cucina Rustica

The Italian eatery won 28 percent of the vote in Oxford Patch's "Readers' Choice" contest.

Oxford Patch readers have  and named Cucina Rustica their favorite place for Italian food in Oxford.

The restaurant, owned by Vesel Emini on Oxford Road since 2003, has an extensive restaurant featuring appetizers, seafood, salads, pizza, pasta, entrees, grinders and a kids' menu. Private parties and catering options are available.

and please rate the restaurant, as well as others in our directory. The restaurant won 28 percent of the votes, or 22 votes, and Rose's Family Restaurant was a close second with 23 percent, or 18 votes.  

Oxford Patch commenter "Connecticut Yankee" said:

"Cucina Rustica serves consistently tasty cuisine. Their pizza and pasta dishes are excellent! Friendly staff and a comfortable, casual atmosphere are perfect for a relaxing meal."

Next week Oxford Patch is looking for the “Readers’ Choice: Best Preschool.” Voting begins at 5 a.m. on Monday.

Editor's Note: An Internet poll is not the most ideal vote-collection system in the world, as we all know. That's why we always strive to be 100 percent clear with our readers at Patch that this is not in any way a scientific poll. Our readers' choice features (formerly "Best of") are designed to be a fun and completely friendly expression of our collective passion for great food, great service or a great product, all close to home. It's also a fantastic way for small and medium business owners -- the lifeblood of our local economy -- to show how much they appreciate their customers.  We take a look at comments, reviews as well as the poll, not just any one aspect, in communicating back to readers who among the group of businesses may rise to the top in readers' minds. And even if one business mobilizes more "votes" over another, everyone comes away with a lot of visibility, great displays of loyalty and, best yet, our corner of the web now has a great deal more information about local businesses. We live and shop here too, so if anyone wants to learn more about how they can interact with their customers on Patch or have any suggestions for future readers' choice features, don't hesitate to reach out to your Local Editor Paul Singley at paul.singley@patch.com.

John Doe April 01, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Thats amazing since there are hardly ever any cars in the parking lot

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