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Rusty's Bistro

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1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
727-595-1611
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Our award-winning chef prepares a variety of scrumptious soups, exotic...
Our award-winning chef prepares a variety of scrumptious soups, exotic main dishes and delectable desserts. Rusty's Bistro dinner features a prime rib buffet with only the finest center cut tenderloin. If this isn't what you crave, indulge yourself in one of our nightly chef's creations. To accompany all of our dishes is a selection of over 30 wines. Available by the glass or by the bottle, pair up your award-winning dinner with favorites like: Francis Ford Coppola, Claret, 2001 and Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale, Ruffino, Italy, 2000 to name just a few. Further relax with good company as you enjoy our live jazz piano in the evenings. Rusty's is open for dinner daily starting at 6:00PM.
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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Food

We loved the food here and would come again. We usually do not eat seafood, but at this restaurant the smell of food is so rich and spices that we had to try it. This place would not disappoint.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Jackquito
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We loved the food here and would come again. We usually do not eat seafood, but at this restaurant the smell of food is so rich and spices that we had to try it. This place would not disappoint.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband was really wanting crab legs for dinner. After driving into Clearwater, dealing with finding a parking spot and trying to get into Crabby Bill's (2-3 hour wait) we gave up and just headed back to our hotel. Stopped in Rusty's around 9:00 pm and were surprised to hear they had all you can eat crab legs and prime... More 

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Hubbard, Ohio
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Good food. Nice presentation. Food a little pricey but very good! Service was excellent recommend the mobile burger. We asked for chips with them but got French fire s. No big deal

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Fresh fruit and fresh squeezed OJ. A good variety of options to please most eaters. Food was on par with other hotel restaurants.

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Plano, Texas
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We are so lucky to have stumbled across Rusty's as we were checking into the Sheraton Sand Key. We had dinner there the first night, and everyone working there had a great attitude and really made our meal special. The food was also delicious. You can tell that they have a good head chef - even the kids' hot dogs... More 

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GREEN BAY
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I wasn't overly satisfied with either meal here. I had the breakfast buffet and it was a big selection of eggs, sausage, bacon, french toast, fruit, breads, cereal, etc. It was nothing special though. Came with orange juice and coffee. Pretty bland food for that. All in all, I would probably get in a car and travel a little ways... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Don't forget eating at Rust's, even if you don't stay at the Sheraton. Fabulous buffet (22.00) with lots of choices but the prime rib is to die for...so don't fill up on a lot of other stuff!! Humbolt calamari appetizer should not be overlooked either (on menu). Tasted as good as Abalone. Prices are extremely reasonable. Service impeccable.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I actually dined here twice during our stay in Clearwater! We were guests in the hotel and we didn't feel like leaving for dinner, so we thought we would try Rusty's. Honestly, I wasn't expecting such a fabulous meal. It was amazing!! We each started with am appetizer. Shrimp cocktail for my husband and the caprese salad... More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I never ate at Rusty's Bistro for dinner and only went their for breakfast. Every different breakfast I tried had it's own unique flavour. The staff were exceptional; they were friendly, helpful and always made you feel very welcome.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Best part, when my daughter and I split meals, they made each plate look fantastic. The service was wonderful.

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Additional Information about Rusty's Bistro

Address: 1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: 727-595-1611
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:30 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: 727-595-1611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients

Description

Our award-winning chef prepares a variety of scrumptious soups, exotic main dishes and delectable desserts. Rusty's Bistro dinner features a prime rib buffet with only the finest center cut tenderloin. If this isn't what you crave, indulge yourself in one of our nightly chef's creations. To accompany all of our dishes is a selection of over 30 wines. Available by the glass or by the bottle, pair up your award-winning dinner with favorites like: Francis Ford Coppola, Claret, 2001 and Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale, Ruffino, Italy, 2000 to name just a few. Further relax with good company as you enjoy our live jazz piano in the evenings. Rusty's is open for dinner daily starting at 6:00PM.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am

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