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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/Brunch, 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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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 11
    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
prime rib buffet

pleasant decor, excellent server, above average food. known for their prime rib buffet for $23, a great deal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Sally C
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Vermilion, Ohio
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vermilion, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

pleasant decor, excellent server, above average food. known for their prime rib buffet for $23, a great deal.

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Hagerstown, MD
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82 reviews 82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I got 2 breakfasts here-one was scrambled eggs, bacon and toast, plus juice. Today was French Toast and juice. Service was great, but thought it was pretty pricey. Each were about $16. Pretty high for a breakfast. Friend got the breakfast buffet, which she said was really good and plenty of selection, and was $15.95.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We had one dinner here and we both had the filet mignon.. Wow..tender and delicious. I also had the crab cake....yum!!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We usually stay away from hotel restaurants but took a chance on Rusty's. Food was excellent as was the service.

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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Staff was tops, selection and food -- awesome. Turkey, prime rib, pork roast, lamb, crab legs, cheeses, fruits, salad bar. One thing -- the desert wasn't buffet, they asked what you preferred and served you, however the waiter brought one of each to sample. My daughter wasn't hungry for her cheese cake so the waiter asked if she wanted it... More 

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Troy, Michigan
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120 reviews 120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Fresh and varied with long time favorites. I love the varieties offered from traditional scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon to the biscuit filled egg/meat option. Fresh fruit, juices, and more are available for the buffet price. Slight charge for tea or coffee, but worth it

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The breakfast buffet was fantastic. There were 2 choices - Continental buffet was a large variety of fresh fruits, meats and cheeses. Also yogurt, granola, a large variety of bread items and fresh squeezed orange juice. For @ $4 more you can add the eggs, potatoes and meats. The staff was very friendly and Michelle, our waitress the first morning... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Good food and very child-friendly. The staff were very friendly and obliging, particularly the women who served breakfast.

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Food was good, but the service was great, l appreciate all the staff isn't young kids, these 40plus staff are very friendly and not in any rush to have you get up..always felt at home.

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Lake Mary, Florida, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great food and prices. Friendly staff... The food selection was nice and I recommend the buffet that for the price and selection was perfect. Highly recommend!

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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: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?