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Rusty's Bistro

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1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
+1 727-595-1611
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Miller Place, New York
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at the hotel we saw the menu and decided to try it we were so glad we did. The service was excellent and so was the food. We ordered a calamari appetizer that was so good we ordered a second. Everyone loved their meals.

Thank Terry S
Columbia, Tennessee
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here mainly because the other breakfast joint close by had a long line. We ordered from the breakfast menu and were pleasantly surprised with the overall quality of the meal. We actually came back and ate two more times during our trip. Great view right on the water, with all the convenience of a grocery store, and... More 

Thank rickeysouth
Rapallo, Italy
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don't usually eat at hotel restaurants however we are glad we did this time. The food was excellent with a good variety of choices. I cannot say enough about the staff. Excellent service.

Thank Traveling153
Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often times restaurants within hotels tend to be not very good. Rusty's is an exception. The food was very well prepared and they have dinner offerings of both a prix fixe and a la carte menu . The menu itself is quite varied and they have an excellent wine selection. Service was attentive and friendly. We also had breakfast at... More 

Thank Alan17584
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose the prix fixe option. The Cesar Salad was well dressed, the Parmesan tuile was chewy and the cheese on the salad was the preshredded kind verses the shaved kind. It tasted fine, but not what I expected in a nicer restaurant. My entree of bowtie alfredo was nice. It was rich, so I couldn't eat that much of... More 

Thank Sarah G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much better than most hotel restaurants. Food presented well, several unique choices, and the service was friendly and fast.

Thank DrTravel1
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We stayed at the Sheraton Sand Key and were tired on our first night at the resort, so we decided to be lazy and eat in the hotel. What a pleasant surprise to find that the service was superb, food was amazing, and wine selection terrific. This is not your average hotel restaurant. This place is somewhat pricey, but very... More 

Thank Mary C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I had the breakfast buffet one of the mornings that I was there for a conference. All of the food was pre-prepared. It was good - not great. Staff was friendly. I had the soup/sandwich bar in the deli/sandwich shop at the hotel a couple of times. Every soup I had was very good and the salad bar was fine.

Thank MinniHack55
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 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.

Thank photokap
Taunton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

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.

Thank Robin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 am
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?