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Rusty's Bistro

1160 Gulf Blvd, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
+1 727-595-1611 ext. 3204
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“prix fixe” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Service
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LOCATION
1160 Gulf Blvd, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coldest night of the year so far in this beach resort hotel, no view, they were closing early no people stirring around. Service really good, very few customers, good bar , and food listing of things from the bar, small nice menu, all the basics...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pepperjackm
Giana_RB, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to know you enjoyed everything. This is the time of year that is very quiet before people begin traveling for the holidays. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m usually not a pancake person. But the pancakes here at Rusty’s is sooooooo addictive to me. During my week here, I’ve eaten this same meal twice. It’s just that good!! The omelette was delicious. I ordered my omelette with spinach, peppers, spinach and mushrooms...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ciara_p_rn
Giana_RB, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How wonderful! We are pleased you enjoyed everything and hope to see you for dinner as well on your next trip. I will share with our chef, I'm sure he will be delighted to hear about this.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious and the service excellent. A very elegant but relaxed atmosphere. They are very accommodating for single travelers.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dmda18
Giana_RB, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your 5 STAR review with us. We hope to see you soon! Maybe for the holidays?

Reviewed October 26, 2018

We stayed at the Sheraton Sand Key in July 2018, we ate at this bistro three times, each time hoping that the ambiance might be better and the food more exciting, but no, they do all you can eat seafood and steak nights and at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chefLondon
Giana_RB, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

We appreciate the feedback. As we are transitioning there will be many changes to the ambiance of the resort. As for originality we do have a creation made nightly by our Chef de Cuisine, Christopher Frakes. As we do appreciate the recognition of our awarded...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We had never been to Rusty even though it is witin walkong distance. It is inside Sheraton hotel and close to other hotels and condos.Parking is plentiful. Food is good we shared a New York strip steak $$$. Well prepared and served. The waiter was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chuckebuck
Giana_RB, F&B Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your 5-STAR review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Staying at Sheraton Sand Key for a conference, we decided to eat at hotel restaurant for first full conference day just for convenience. What a great surprise! I am shocked to say this was the best filet mignon I have ever had. When the lady...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ttanebo
Giana_RB, F&B Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks for the 5-STAR review! I will personally inform our chef, I am sure he will be delighted to hear that was the best filet you've ever had. Please, come see us again sometime!

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Partook in this year’s Clearwater Beach Restaurant week and so glad my friends suggested we try Rusty’s! The Menu was great, the food delish and the service was fantastic. For 30.00 the food was not sampling but a full meal. It is inside a hotel...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ral6917
Giana_RB, F&B Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

We aim to please with our portions! Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner at Rusty's for @ClearwaterBeachRestaurantWeek! Great meal and ambiance with beautiful piano music in the background. Thank you Chef John and the staff at Rusty's! Definitely a must-do on your list!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Emilfv
Giana_RB, F&B Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your 5-STAR review! I will share your thanks with our staff and Executive Chef, John Harris.

Reviewed September 4, 2018

Hot and cold buffet, eggs your style, with great service and style. Fresh fruit, many breads, even grits!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rob H
Giana_RB, F&B Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

40th Anniversary dinner and all was too good to describe. All you can eat Prime Rib, Crab legs, Claim chowder and more. All prepared in small portions and piping hot each trip to the buffet. About $38 but more than a meal, an experience. Piano...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank whoDeanie
Giana_RB, F&B Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for the wonderful 5-STAR review! We absolutely adore hosting intimate event dinners and appreciate you choosing us for such a special evening. We hope to see you for your next anniversary!

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Questions & Answers
starfrazier
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Giana_RB | Property representative |
We have a prime rib of beef buffet available on select evenings. The prime rib of beef is also a part of the Saturday evening buffet but only features seafood on Saturdays.
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Angela B
March 11, 2017|
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Response from DNapoleon | Property representative |
Yes, we have many options and all the servers have been trained. Actually anyone of our culinary staff would be pleased to assist you with any questions.
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pah c
March 3, 2017|
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Response from DNapoleon | Property representative |
Yes Martin is still, with us, he is very much an asset to not only Rusty's Bistro also too the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. He works every night except for Monday and Tuesday. I shared your comment and he looks forward to your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $35
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1160 Gulf Blvd, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-595-1611 ext. 3204
  • E-mail
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 to pair with your award-winning dinner. Further relax with good company as you enjoy our live piano in the evenings.
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