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Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
1130 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2257
+1 317-566-3463
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“wings” (4 reviews)
“meatloaf” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1130 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2257
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

I have not been disappointed by the service or the food but I have never had a alcoholic drink in the place.

Thank Walter T
Reviewed April 16, 2018

The food here can be hit or miss but M-F from 3-6 they have 1/2 price appetizers. I have had the quesadilla before and it was not very good. Last time I had the bucket bites. It was 4 mini-burgers and fries and they were...More

Thank tanda367
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Met friends here on a Saturday night. It was busy but the service was fine and our food came out in a timely manner. This is a great place to gather/ O suggest the tenderloin sandwich. I almost always order this if it is on...More

Thank SmokiesJunkie
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Hoosiers should flock to this restaurant and pub for one of the best tenderloin sandwiches in town! Hand breaded and not pounded paper thin, the pork was tasty and breading was just right. This Hoosier is thrilled to have found it. Hubby had the meatloaf...More

Thank Hoosier109
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Great restaurant close to home. Food is very consistent and service is good. I visit at least once a month and love the fish and chips.

Thank Xtravelbug60
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Just an all-around great place to go socialize eat good food be happy and merry!! Moved here two and a half years ago then coming ever since always will have a lot of good people here Asian tuna wrap is great from 3 to 6...More

Thank scott c
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Fish and chips(w/fries) And Stella Draft was Great! Low key atmosphere was nice :) Fast greeting at door w/booth available, Fast Service

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed March 4, 2017

The Rusty Bucket is part of a chain based in Ohio. The type of food and it's taste are really common to chain restaurants where everything kind of tastes the same. The service is just okay too. I always get the feeling that the people...More

1  Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

We go out to eat often & enjoy trying places where we haven't been before. The Rusty Bucket had been recommended by a friend who lives nearby, so the next time we were in the area we met there for an early dinner. It was...More

1  Thank 83,154
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Went here with some other couples for lunch. Food was good. We had the wings and a pizza. Wings were alright but pizza was good. Service was excellent.

Thank ShooterfromChambana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1130 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2257
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-566-3463
  • E-mail
It's what every neighborhood needs. A fun, fast, and friendly place to dine, celebrate, or just hang. And be all of those things to families, children, singles, grandparents, students and business people. That's the thinking behind the concept of the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. And it's what you'll find in every corner of each and every one. From the menu - a combination of updated familiar favorites designed to delight food lovers of every type and age - to the warmth of the naturalistic decor, underscored by a staff that embodies Genuine Hospitality, Rusty Bucket feels immediately familiar and comfortable to anyone that walks in. It's where your neighborhood eats, drinks & laughs.
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