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Rusty Rudder

113 Dickinson Street & The Bay, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
302 227 3888
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Ranked #24 of 37 Restaurants in Dewey Beach
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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- Aug 26, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Traverse City, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Used to be you could walk in, sit down and call your own seat.Now you need to be seated. A bit too formal for the rudder! Always the best place to see the Island Boys and Love Seed Mama jump!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

The food and drinks are excellent outside on the docks. The frozen drinks are amazing! The spring rolls were delicious. I would return.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I was here for lunch two days in a row in August. We saw a fierce and fabulous game of volleyball played on the beach and watched the Bay and people on paddle boards and jet skis. The cocktails, wine, burgers, sandwiches and salads were all great and inexpensive. I ordered a turkey club and also had a salad with... More

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ny
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife, her sister and I went there for lunch since we've seen the billboard for years. We sat inside, very quiet. We ordered a bunch of stuff: Artichoke/Crab dip: very good. Wedge salad: they loved it. Seafood fries: Very tasty. Chicken tenders: very good, but one was undercooked. I ordered the Fried Oyster Po Boy and it was very... More

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Washington dc
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

The food was terrible. The service was 10 times worse I will never be coming back. plus the music is overpowering can't hear anything. I understand forgetting a meal but then bring out something that's not even accurate. Absolutely terrible place, save yourself don't come here.

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Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice place. Friendly staff.they told me what i could eat offt their buffet was gluten free.Go early so you can get the early bird special. I dislike the parking, the pass two years you have to pay up front for parking, then they give you a voucher for it after you have eaten.It is hard when you don't carry alot... More

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Millburn, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Apprehensive to take my child, due to the reviews, but it turned out fine. He had a burger on the child's menu & enjoyed the music. My blacked grouper sandwich was good. The waitress (Maria asked if I wanted the chips that go with it, I asked potato chips or French fries, she said I can give you either, I... More

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Sat on the deck, gentle breeze, mid 80s, lovely view over the bay. Service was quick and friendly. I had the field greens salad, plenty of walnuts and cranberries, lightly dressed with a mild vinaigrette dressing. Ordered grilled chicken topping, generous serving of nicely done chicken breast. Husband had cream of crab soup, very tasty, and club sandwich. Very large... More

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Oneida, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

For years (late 80's until 2004) our family vacationed at Rehoboth Beach and always dined at this restaurant nearby, and until the last couple times we were there we enjoyed it. The kids are now grown and out of the house, so my wife and I were vacationing by ourselves at Fenwick Island and we decided to give the Rusty... More

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Harwood, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place was absolutely the best!!!! Everything was fresh and hot and delicious!!! Atmosphere was great facing the water and staff was outstanding !!! Will go there as much as possible!!!

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