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42874 Woodward Ave, West Bloomfield, MI 48304
(248) 239-3663
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better "Chain store" experience

Food is tasty but, even though there are lots of "comfort food" options, wouldn't be mistaken for homemade. Good menu and prices are as expected. Our group of four had three meatloafs and a tilapia "blue plate special". The meatloaf meal was tasty and the portion size was just right. The lime... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Linda C
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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Food is tasty but, even though there are lots of "comfort food" options, wouldn't be mistaken for homemade. Good menu and prices are as expected. Our group of four had three meatloafs and a tilapia "blue plate special". The meatloaf meal was tasty and the portion size was just right. The lime tilapia was very good with the salsa and... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Service and food excellent, great value for money. Was a tad noisy for our liking but that could have been because there appeared to be a boy's night out going on! Would definitely go back though.

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Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a great restaurant/pub. It has a great atmosphere. It is super clean, they have a large bar area, also tables throughout restaurant and also many high top roomy booths. They have a really nice private conference room for meetings or a private event. They hevae a large menu. The burgers are awesome and perfectly cooked. They are very... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

While in town for business, stopped in here two nights ago to have a beer and watch the basketball game. Excellent beer selection on tap, many craft brews to choose from. Carlen, bartender, was great! Always had my next beer ready, knowledgeable about her beers on tap! Def would visit here again!

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Troy, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My whole family loves the Rusty Bucket. We love the variety on the menu, the very nice, but casual atmosphere, the great food and the friendly and efficient service. That's why we go out of our way to go to the Rusty Bucket. On Sunday, they have the best Hot Browns outside of Kentucky. What's a Hot Brown? Try one... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our family stopped in for dinner and had a tasty meal. We got to test out the variety of their menu. We had a fish dinner, salad, pizza and children's pasta dish and everyone left happy. The restaurant is clean and well cared for. While this was a family meal, it was nice that they had several TV's on so... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stopped here based on the recommendation of a friend. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. The menu was very varied so I asked for a recommendation from the menu. The server was spot on too! Food came out quickly, was hot and was pretty good. Would stop at again.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had a board meeting and decided on this location with their separate room. Worked out great as we were able to turn the music off, close the door and get to business. Great beer selection and the waitress was very respectful of our need for quite with a conference call, but accommodating to our needs for appetizers and drinks. We... More 

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Michigan
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It was my first visit to a Rusty's Bucket.....probably will be the last! The food was mediocre at best, and overpriced. Service was not attentive, our waitress did not stop by again until we were done, water glasses were left unfilled . Our party of eleven was seated in a private room off to the side, it was nice to... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went to the Rusty Bucket because the place we intended to go had a power outage. Our booth was comfortable, but the restaurant is very loud. Since conversation was the main purpose of the trip I was disappointed. I ordered fish tacos. They came piled high with a red cabbage slaw that tasted like it had no dressing. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42874 Woodward Ave, West Bloomfield, MI 48304
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  West Bloomfield
  • Phone Number: (248) 239-3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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