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The Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

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42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5033
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was up for the Woodward cruise, car festival, called over to the Bucket for some dinner with the family, large enough menu to suit all tastes, everyone enjoyed there dinners, 2 had the fish and chips ( COD & fries) 1 had salmon, 1 had 8oz Burger with bacon and cheese, + fries, all were served by helpful staff, will... More 

Thank Maggiesues
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in at the height of lunch hour to a packed restaurant. Seated immediately. Good waiter. Burger was excellent, fries okay. While it is to be expected at a "pub and grub", it was incredibly noisy. Thankfully, the sound on the TVs was off. I would return.

Thank twidgetbeth
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bar, tables and multiple TV screens and you have a very average sports bar. Staff outfits are drab. The food is good but the atmosphere is depressing.

Thank Roger F
Pontiac, Michigan
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I were hungry and wanted to try something different. We decided to stay close to home. The restaurant is in a good location. Between Pontiac and Bloomfield Hills, MI. on Woodward Ave near Square Lake Rd. It was around 9PM, on a Friday night. It was not too crowded but service was a little slow. I think... More 

Thank Gladysreesmith
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a meeting her recently and it was a disaster. The food and service is great but the wifi is awful. For a sports bar this has the worst internet wifi I have ever experienced. Business and fantasy drafts should never take place here because it isn't possible. The wifi is nonexistent and can't support the customer.

Thank Mcnabsco
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner before a concert. Their happy hour specials are great, $8 pizzas as many toppings as you'd like! 1/2 price apps and a bunch of drink specials. Loved the atmosphere and the patio is amazing, if I lived here we'd be in all the time. Service was great, food was good and they have an awesome craft... More 

Thank Amy M
walled lake
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Fun place, easy seating with outdoor patio. Service was very good, lots of menu choices and the BBQ chicken salad was excellent!!

Thank laura d
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A good sports bar needs lots of big TV's, and GOOD FOOD. This place qualifies on both counts. They never seem to rush you, even when busy. And, this is a major consideration for a one drink light eating couple. Sometimes the glass empties and the game have a few minutes left. Our going back depends on 'the rush' which... More 

Thank Russ K
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant at least 10 times and I finally decided to write a review. The food is good for tavern food but the service is consistently lousy. We have noticed a decidedly less busy restaurant over the last year and I am thinking this is the reason. Last night we were seated promptly. Then after ten... More 

Thank Gail K
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The food here is always good, great fried pickles! The staff is friendly. Nice outdoor area as well.

Thank Pam M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5033
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone Number: 2482393663

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?