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Rusty's Bistro

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1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
727-595-1611
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, 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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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Amazing Interactive Dining Experience

30 or so business group experience that Chef John Harris created and was amazing!!!! The tables prepare their own meals, with the guidance of the executive chef and his staff. For a company event, I can't recommend this experience enough. Just do it!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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English first
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110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

30 or so business group experience that Chef John Harris created and was amazing!!!! The tables prepare their own meals, with the guidance of the executive chef and his staff. For a company event, I can't recommend this experience enough. Just do it!!!

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Bethpage, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We loved everything there, stayed for 5 days and ate there 3 nights! Great Lobster, Prime Rib and Filet Mignon!! Amamzing service and so yummy!! We miss it and miss Walter already!!!!!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

On a weekday evening we decided to stop in to Rusty’s Bistro at the Sheraton on Sand Key, since we had never been there. The restaurant is very nice, with a pleasant atmosphere and live music when we were there. They had a prime rib buffet for $23, which looked good, but we opted to have some small plates instead.... More 

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Skillman, New Jersey
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Reasonably priced breakfast at Rusty's (Adults $16, Kids 11-under $6 or something like that). There's no made to order eggs but the selection is decent for the price - lots of fruits, cereals, yogurt, grits/oatmeal etc. Servers are friendly and fulfill other special requests - some with a nominal charge.

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Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

They have a very nice buffet. Had biscuits and gravy, one of my favorites. Quick, priced right for a hotel and good service.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Excellent service. Very good breakfast buffet and noteworthy dinner prix fixe options. The decor is nice but some of the furniture can be updated as some looked worn out.

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Enjoyed breakfast buffet, Kim served us, great service, dinner buffet and fresh lobster was the special amd worth every penny......good tasty, beautiful interior decor, Walter served us dinner, what a gentleman and excellent service, definitely will be returning :-)

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?