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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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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Hotel restaurant ever

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Heather B
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Savannah, Georgia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 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 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Cumberland, WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Ate breakfast here twice - good hot food but spendy. Waitstaff friendly but morning staff wasn't very motivated. I guess since we had a free breakfast buffet coupons we weren't their top priority

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Buffalo, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We only had dessert but is was delicious vanilla cake with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Good assortment of tazo tea. Good service.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We bypassed the breakfast buffet but it looked really good. I definitely recommend the breakfast burrito- it was outstanding. Fresh orange juice was great. The staff were ok- very busy and it took about 15 mins to get our check. It is a bit pricey but located in a resort hotel that is to be expected.

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Yorba Linda, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were staying at the Sheraton and since we had a car, we had gone out to eat one night but decided to check out this place for the deserts. And we were really happy we did! Mouth watering molten cake and a lovely strawberry shortcake is what our family ordered but we could have ordered everything on the menu!

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Vermilion, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business

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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