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Rusch's Bar and Grill

American, Bar, Pub
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22 Lebanon St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1104
(315) 228-2122
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for a football camp at Colgate University and after sitting out in the hot sun for 4 hours, we were ready for air conditioning and some good food. We ordered the sampler appetizer platter, the best part of that was the potato skins and the spicy sauce that came on the side. I ordered the philly... More 

Thank krissy5872
Sparta, New Jersey
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in town we had dinner here. I would say it was a good solid dinner with good service. The Restuarant was full of locals which j always like when visiting a new town. If you want a good place to have a good meal hen check his one out. It was during the olympics for our visit so j... More 

Thank piercka1
Herndon, Virginia
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son who lives in Hamilton, brought us here for supper; he eats here about once a week. The menu has lots of choices, and service was fast and friendly. The dining room is fairly small, so I expect it may be crowded when the college is in session.

Thank Anne C
Pearl River, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Have to have the Rusch chips!!! Omg. So delicious. Homemade potato chips. The broccoli cheese soup was the best I have ever had. The turkey panni sandwiches couldn't be beat. They were like thanksgiving dinner on a sandwich.

Thank tmom99
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Horrendous service. It took us 20 minutes to get two drinks and we are still waiting for our water. The Cobb salad featured rotten green eggs and overipe avacados. When I told the waitress it was bad she said sorry about that and charged us. Find someplace else to eat. This place stinks out loud and you will be lucky... More 

Thank mamakimbo
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I'm sorry I don't get the great reviews of this place. It was average, extremely salty pub food. Our nachos had cheese that wasn't melted. My burger was average. I would definitely not rush back. Maybe popular with college kids? A million TVs, so a good spot to watch sports, I would imagine.

Thank PeterLLLL
Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon during an upstate Spring snowstorm. My husband has stopped here before while traveling, this was my first time. The homemade soups were delicious, roasted chicken noodle and pizza soup. My husband had the Reuben Panini and I had the Spinach Dip pizza. My pizza was definitely burnt but tasty (the waitress has offered to... More 

Thank Iamfromphilly
Pepperell, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a visit to Colgate. First of all, don't let the outside scare you away. It looks like a dive, and I expected a college bar with sticky floors. It turned out to be a very clean and modern sports bar with huge tvs everywhere. We sat at the bar for lunch and were served by the owner.... More 

Thank DAVE B
Montpelier, Vermont
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We were visiting and ate here because it was recommended by our host. The food was fresh and tasty. The service was very attentive and friendly. Great selection of locally brewed beers. The place has a very comfortable vibe. We tend to dislike TV's in a restaurant, but these are high enough that they weren't too obnoxious. Good value.

Thank GreenMountainGirls
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96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Went here with a large party. The service was great and friendly. Food was descent and tasty. Had a few college kids in from Colgate who made the place lively. Overall good experience.

Thank Clickchicky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Lebanon St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (315) 228-2122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?