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Rusty's Bistro

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1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
+1 727-595-1611
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 am
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Sarasota,Florida
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We dine in Clearwater Beach at least once a year. We had not been to Rustys in several years. We are glad we revisited it. Our meals were excellent. Just the right amount of well prepared dishes. Also excellent service. We will return.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I used this restaurant four times in the space of two days and found it to be most enjoyable. Although we had breakfast vouchers the buffet breakfast each morning offered a very good selection of hot and cold breakfast items. The evening buffets were excellent value and offered a very good choice.

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GREENBUSH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a buffet person, but this one was awesome, seafood and prime rib. Our waiter, Walter was very professional and attentive!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sampled both dinner and breakfast options here and it's ok. For both there's plenty of choice all nice and fresh. For dinner the unlimited prime rib is lovely and very tender. There's also braised lamb, sesame chicken and a grouper stew. All very tasty and served with fresh veg and potatoes. The breakfast options are the usual hot buffet... More 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

had breakfast here and the food was lovely and plentiful, staff were great and attentive. great choice of hot and cold food

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice during a recent stay. We ended up having the buffet both times and it far exceeded our expectations. The variety of food was terrific and the quality was wonderful. I can't recommend Rusty's enough!

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Pacific Northwest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We went one morning while staying at the Sheraton and my honey had the breakfast buffet. He seemed to enjoy the selection and the coffee I had was good. I thought the price was a bit spendy. We also went to dinner one night. My honey again chose the buffet and had prime rib. I ordered the herb/ potatoe crusted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

This place has the best food I have ever eaten (I often plan my trips around where I am going to eat...I LOVE food). I have eaten here a couple times with the most recent being our rehearsal dinner. The service, food, wine and atmosphere were perfect. We had crab cakes, calamari steak (not your typical fried calamari...way better), Caesar... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We attended a rehearsal dinner a few nights ago, which had a fixed menu with a few different options to choose from. My husband got the steak and I got the fish and we split both. They were pretty good. Service was what made the experience - everyone very nice and helpful!

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DNapoleon, Manager at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your dinning experience in Rusty's Bistro. Check out Rusty's Bistro Facebook page to see dishes we offer from our menu and the daily Chef's Creation. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We were tired after a long week of the "Orlando Park" life so we tried the restaurant in the Hotel. It was delicious. The Seafood Scampi and the Steak and Cake was perfect. Some of the best food that we've had in Vacation. Martin was our server and very attentive. Knowledgeable about the wine list. I wouldn't wear shorts but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-595-1611
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?