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Rusty Spoon

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Mon, 7/22
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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RUSTY-TAILS‏
The Kentucky Red
Makers Mark, ginger syrup, averna, orange bitters & fresh lemon
Rye Negroni
High West Double Rye, Campari, sweet vermouth, twist of lemon
Crisp Cucumber Martini
Effen cucumber vodka, St-Germain liqueur & fresh squeezed lemon & lime juice
Lemon Verbena Mojito
Florida Orange
4 Orange‏ Vodka, agave nectar w/ muddled fresh mint, lime & orange
Silver Spoon
Beefeater "24", St-Germain liqueur, mint
Dark & Stormy
Gosling Bermuda Black Rum, Gosling's Ginger Beer & lemon
Draft
Guiness
Smuttynose Robust Porter
FIRST PLATES
Carpaccio
Tenderloin of Beef, horseradish cream, local greens, roasted beet & Toasted Baguette
Oysters On the Half Shell
Butter Poached Local Wild Clams
Garlic, Parsley, Pale Ale & Toasted Baguette
Charred Local Squid & Octopus
Local rocket,‏ shaved fennel, pomegranate seeds & oil cured olives
Butcher's Plate
Whim of the Chef w/ House Made Condiments
Lake Meadow Eggs
Stuffed w/ loads of herbs, house pickles & oven dried tomatoes
Rusty O-Rings
Buttermilk Soaked Sweet Vidalia Onion Rings w/ local black water dry porter Dipping Sauce
"Haystack"
Shoestring Potatoes w/ Three Sauces
Shiittinonion Soup
5 Onions, Roasted Double Chicken Stock, Topped w/ croutons & Melted Gruyere
LEAFY GREENS‏
"Lake Meadow"
Tender Spinach, red cress & Escarole hearts w/ Lake Meadow Soft Cooked Egg & Sautéed Chicken Livers tossed w/ Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Caesar
Baby Hearts of Romaine w/ Housemade Caesar Dressing, Crisp Croutons & Shaved Pecorino Cheese
"The House"
summer Lettuces‏ & Our Own Aged Red Wine Vinaigrette
Crudités
A Taste of The Season
HANDHELDS
Rusty Fish & Chips
Seasoned w/ Old Bay, Quick Fried w/ Slaw & Really Chunky Tartar Sauce
Slow Braised Lamb
Jamison Farm Lamb, sweet onion & golden raisin jam w/ House Made Ricotta Salata on Toasted Moroccan Bread
The "55"
1/2 lb of Grass-Fed Beef Stuffed w/ Bacon & Gruyere, Smothered w/ Onions, Rusty Aioli & Housemade Pickles on a Soft Roll
PASTA‏
Fall Lasagna
Wild & cultivated mushrooms, wilted spinach, mushroom Brodo & shaved pecorino
Handcut Ribbons
Palmetto Creek whole hog & beef ragu, blistered tomatoes, wilted greens & pecorino
SUSTENANCE
Please note that these items are served during dinner hours only.
Grilled Grassfed Culotte Steak
Creamy potato Gratin, oven dried beefsteak tomatoe & salsa Verde
"Dirty South"
Stew of Canaveral Head-On Shrimp, Local Snapper, wild Clams w/ Tomato & Peanuts in a Rich Shrimp Broth & creamy grits
Lake Meadow Young Poussin
smashed sweet potatoes, Brussel sprouts, bacon bread crumb w/ maple mustard glaze
Slow Braised Jamison Farm Lamb Collar
lentil Falafel, Waterkist cucumber salad & Charlie's arugula w/ house made flat bread
SWEET FINISH‏
Rusty Doughnuts
Stuffed w/ Something Yummy
Grown-Up S'More
Graham Cracker, Milk Chocolate, Marshmallow
Red Grapefruit Bundt Cake
Whipped Cream, Candied Zest & Rum Glaze
Seasonal Crisp
Oatmeal, Brown Sugar & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Whim of The Chef
Seasonal & Delicious
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Asian
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to heed the warning on the menu that requested changes to menu items will be met with a polite decline. I brought 2 business companions to this Church Street Station because they both appreciate a farm-to-table restaurant. One of us ordered a hand-held...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank maryrD2304IT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional Service all around. Chef Kathleen & her Husband run a top quality Gastronomical destination here. Food was all around First Class.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tpkchef
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

A true farm to table concept restaurant. There are so many wanna-be’s, but this is the real thing. Fresh, fun, well presented. Well educated staff makes a huge difference and enhances the dining experience ( you want hear anyone call your”dude” in here). I hope...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bobward757
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner here with the family served by Molly who was fabulous, I really very much enjoyed my dishes but as I had the lamb without bread there really wasn’t enough of it and I was hugely disappointed when I’d finished it because it was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Essextravellots
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

I have had The Rusty Spoon on my list for quite some time, and I was looking forward to a lovely dinner there. It has a nice ambience, and the staff is pleasant. I appreciate that all of their food is farm fresh. We did...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sweetjaz2002
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

I ordered the pasta with beef. Nine bowtie pastas, I counted them. No soup, no salad, no bread. Nine pieces of pasta. We were told, "its by weight" so there you go. Next time your making pasta, pull out nine pieces and this is the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank davidlY4942FP
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Nicely located in what would be the liveliest area or Orlando Downtown. Had a beer and a burger - the burger was delicious and served with fresh salad. Good service, decent as price.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Anfrist
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Nice spot on Church Street in downtown Orlando. The food was good as was the service. They have some good small plates to pick on - the O rings and haystack fries were very good. The 55 burger is on my list of top burgers...More

Date of visit: March 2019
4  Thank rustyjtravel
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Drove all the way here, menu sounded amazing & my friend recommended it. The kitchen actually closes at 9:30, not 10 & they hang a cheesy paper note on the door right at 9:30. Misrepresented business hours are an inexcusable and poor management decision. Sorry...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed March 4, 2019

It's close to my office in downtown Orlando, so I have visited on a few occasions. I've never found the menu or the service to be inspired. On my last visit in March 2019, the server did not appear to have proper training and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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davidlY4942FP
March 24, 2019|
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Response from davidlY4942FP | Reviewed this property |
It's true, $27 for the Buckwheat pasta. I was told, "Its by weight". C'mon man.
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Rhonda T
June 27, 2018|
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Response from 604judyu | Reviewed this property |
One possible explanation would be their goal to provide the freshest ingredients available. Their menu rotates for that reason. What is on the list one day, could be different the next. Any printed menu shown is a sample... More
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