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Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

Reserve a Table
Wed, 1/23
8:00 PM
2

Menu

BLUE PLATE SPECIALS‏
Available all day
$10.49
Gary's 3-Way
Not what you think! Spaghetti smothered w/ our texas sirloin chili & topped w/ cheddar cheese, sour cream, onion & fresh diced tomatoes, served w/ garlic cheese bread
$13.99
Pasta Bolognese
Pappardelle pasta‏ covered w/ gary’s family bolognese sauce, fresh herbed whipped ricotta & served w/ garlic cheese bread
$13.29
Beef Stroganoff
Tender slow-roasted pulled beef, button & morel mushrooms tossed w/ pappardelle pasta & morel cream sauce. Topped w/ sour cream & scallions, served w/ garlic cheese bread
$12.99
Braised Pork Tacos
Slow roasted, fork tender pork served over black beans & a jalapeño onion sauté w/ fresh guacamole, salsa, sour cream, radish salad & warm flour tortillas
$14.29
Tequila Lime Tilapia
Blackened & served w/ steamed broccoli florets, atop black bean corn salsa w/ fresh squeezed lime juice
$12.99
Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp sauteed w/ white wine garlic butter sauce, fresh herbs & tomatoes tossed w/ spaghetti & grated parmesan & served w/ garlic cheese bread
$9.99
Bucket Hot Brown
House roasted turkey breast, thinly sliced & piled high on texas toast, covered w/ a creamy parmesan sauce & topped w/ sliced tomato & bacon
STARTERS
$7.79
Deep-Fried Pickles
Batter-dipped spears‏ w/ ranch dressing for dippin’
$7.99
Spinach Con Queso
A blend of spinach, white wine & cheeses, served piping hot w/ tortilla chips
$8.49
Bucket Bites
The house specialty. Mini burgers on potato buns w/ grilled onion, yellow cheddar cheese & topped w/ pickle chips
$8.59
Pork Potstickers
Pan-seared, w/ sweet chili & ponzu sauces
$8.99
Mussels
Fresh mussels sautéed in white wine, shallots, roasted tomatoes finished w/ garlic butter & served over our house made focaccia bread
$9.29
Chicken Fingers
Hand dipped,‏ served w/ BBQ or honey mustard sauce
$9.99
Bucket O’ Shrimp
The bucket’s peel n’ eat shrimp - one half pound in spicy old bay seasoning, served chilled w/ a fresh lemon wedge
$8.79
Hummus
Something light to start. Served w/ grilled pita, marinated tomato & cucumber salad & side of tzatziki sauce
$9.79
Double Stacked Quesadilla
Twice as‏ nice. Blackened chicken, pepperjack & cheddar cheese, folded w/ black bean & corn salsa & served w/ sour cream, fresh guacamole & salsa on the side
The fan favorite! All served w/ crisp celery sticks & bleu cheese dressing
FRESH SALADS‏
$4.79
Wedge of Iceberg
Topped w/ tomato, bacon, chopped egg & your choice of dressing
$4.99
Double Nickel Salad
Your neighborhood favorite! Mixed greens topped w/ our special dressing, chopped bacon bits, bleu cheese crumbles, tomatoes & red onion
$11.49
Double-Double Nickel Chicken Salad
$13.99
Thai Steak Salad
Teriyaki marinated grilled beef tenderloin, crisp greens, udon noodles, mixed asian vegetables, pineapple & grilled bok choy all tossed in a soy ginger vinaigrette & topped w/ candied peanuts & cilantro
$12.49
Blackened Salmon Salad
Baby spinach, mixed greens w/ fresh strawberries, candied pecans, sliced red onion & bleu cheese crumbles tossed in a honey vinaigrette dressing
$4.99
Chicken $+11.49
Salmon $+13.49
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, crispy kale, house made sourdough croutons tossed in a creamy parmesan dressing
$11.49
BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad
Mixed greens, tender pulled BBQ chicken breast, tortilla strips, corn, pepperjack cheese, black beans & tomatoes tossed in cilantro ranch dressing & drizzled w/ BBQ sauce
SOUPS CROCK OF SOUP
$5.29
Texas Sirloin Chili
$4.99
French Onion Soup
Ask your‏ server for soup of the day
SIDES‏
Mashers
Tomato Cucumber Salad
Sautéed Garlic Spinach
Cottage Cheese
Sticky Rice
French Fries
Cole Slaw
Roasted Carrots
Broccoli Florets
Skillet Beans
SANDWICHES
Served w/ a pickle & crispy, seasoned fries
$8.99
Chicken Finger BLT
Topped w/‏ bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo
$8.99
Turkey Club
Sliced turkey piled high & topped w/ tomato, lettuce, bacon, sliced cheddar cheese & mayo on texas toast
$8.99
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Panko crusted chicken breast slathered in joe’s regular sauce, topped w/ crumbled blue cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato & mayo
$8.99
Philly Cheesesteak
Shaved prime rib, red & green peppers, mushrooms, onions, provolone cheese & philly sauce
$8.99
Italian Torpedo
Grilled italian sausage topped w/ cappicola ham, salami, provolone, mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion, pepperoncinis & italian dressing
$10.49
Asian Tuna Wrap
A light & fresh option. Soy marinated yellow fin tuna w/ wasabi mayo, sweet rice, marinated bean sprouts, peppers, cucumber, red onion & carrots w/ ponzu sauce for dipping
$8.99
The Reuben
New york deli-style w/ 1/2 lb. Of corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese & 1000 island dressing on grilled rye bread
$8.49
Rusty Bucket Chili Dogs
Two jumbo grilled hot dogs served on toasted buns w/ dijon mustard, diced onion & topped w/ our sirloin chili, shredded cheddar cheese & served w/ our homemade chili pepper relish
$9.49
Fish Sandwich Beer-Battered
Atlantic cod w/ tartar sauce, lettuce, american cheese, tomato, onion & cole slaw
MAIN PLATES‏
$11.29
Meatloaf Made Fresh Daily, Stacked
Atop our mashers & covered w/ BBQ gravy & onion rings. Served w/ green beans & oven roasted carrots
1/2 rack $13.99
Full rack $20.99
Backyard BBQ Ribs
Lightly smoked memphis-style ribs slathered w/ our bucket BBQ sauce & served w/ french fries & cole slaw
$12.99
Fish ’N Chips
Not just for fridays! Plenty of beer-battered coldwater atlantic cod, french fries & cole slaw
$8.99
Macaroni ’N Cheese
A comfort food favorite. Swiss & american cheeses w/ elbow macaroni. Topped w/ panko bread crumbs & oven-baked until golden brown. Served w/ garlic cheese bread
$15.49
Pan-Seared Salmon Hand-Cut
Filet seasoned w/ a soy glaze, served w/ sticky rice & stir-fried vegetables
$13.69
Chicken Parmesan Seasoned Panko
Crusted chicken breast topped w/ marinara sauce, provolone cheese & served w/ pasta alfredo, served w/ garlic cheese bread
$14.29
Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
Served w/ skillet beans, sour cream mashers & roasted garlic cream sauce
$18.29
A pint of your favorite bucket draft $+19.99
Tavern Steak & Ale
18 oz. Porterhouse seasoned & cast iron seared, served w/ bucket fries & garlic sauteed mushrooms
$12.99
Pesto Chicken Pasta Spaghetti Sauteed
With garlic, white wine, olive oil, fresh baby spinach, mushrooms & oven roasted tomatoes. Topped w/ a pesto marinated grilled chicken breast & served w/ garlic cheese bread
$12.99
Roasted Chicken
Pan-roasted boneless chicken breast served w/ sauteed garlic spinach, sour cream mashers & skillet gravy
HAND PATTIED BURGERS
All burgers served w/ crispy, seasoned fries. Whole wheat bun available upon request
$9.59
Rusty Bucket Burger
Lettuce, tomato, onion, sweet pickle relish, mayo & american cheese
Burger Blues (Take a Burger)
$9.99
Elvis Velveeta Burger
Dripping w/ velveeta cheese, grilled onion, lettuce, tomatoes, sweet pickle relish & mayo
$9.99
Patty Melt
A diner classic – w/ grilled onion, 1000 island dressing & swiss on rye
$9.99
Gary's Belly Buster
Watch out – this has the works! Fried egg, mayo & american cheese
$10.29
Double Bacon Cheddar Burger
For the bacon lover in you!! Our ground bacon & beef burger topped w/ caramelized onion, cheddar cheese & more bacon w/ lettuce, tomato & roasted garlic aioli
$9.59
Veggie Burger
Slightly spicy, crispy black bean burger w/ provolone cheese, roasted red pepper relish, romaine hearts & a lemon basil aioli
$9.19
California Turkey Burger
Whole wheat bun w/ swiss cheese & fresh avocado mayo served on the side
DESSERTS‏
$5.29
Triple Chocolate Cake
Ooey-gooey!!! Homemade chocolate cake topped w/ edy’s vanilla bean ice cream & caramel sauce
$5.29
Sticky Bun Bread Pudding
Baked custard & cinnamon bread topped w/ caramel & candied pecans, served w/ edy’s vanilla bean ice cream
$4.99
Cookies & Cream
Done our way – a chocolate chip cookie topped w/ edy’s vanilla ice cream, caramel & chocolate sauces, pecans & whipped cream
$4.29
Root Beer Float
A cold, frosty mug of draft root beer topped w/ edy’s vanilla ice cream
About
Rusty Bucket is a casual American restaurant and tavern, a gathering place where people come to share laughter, smiles, and great conversation over food that makes everyone happy. Satisfying and familiar, the menu is classic American fare, thoughtfully prepared from scratch by each location's Executive Chef. Cocktails are considered a craft, made-to-order by highly-skilled bartenders. From barrel to glass, no short cuts are taken with the carefully selected beer list. The perfect draft is guaranteed. Join us for lunch, grab a drink after work, bring the kids for dinner - we've got a seat for you!
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

The food was good for lunch. The fish tacos were spicier than I expected but tasty. The location was a bit off the beaten path and under construction all around it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank monica-grace
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We were searching for a place to stop and their name caught my attention. Stopped here for lunch. Nice comfortable place with good atmosphere, was a bit dark inside though. Menu was typical, nothing new popped out at me so went with safe clubhouse. Food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dambanker
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Had to come back for a business mtg. While server was excellent food is just not good. One friend’s salad she couldn’t finish as it was mega salty. Yes, salad. Fried food very greasy. Maybe hire a real chef instead of line cooks and spiff...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mitzi301
Reviewed January 20, 2018

TripAdvisor never steers you wrong, we came her based on the reviews and both had excellent meals, I had the Pork Schnitzel and my buddy had a burger. Good food, friendly staff and quick service ensures that I will be back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jonbeerotten
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Colleagues and I eat here every so often, I've also been to other locations. All the same, okay but nothing to rave about. Chain (Cameron Mitchell) needs to spiff up the menu, very few changes for many years, surely some new soups or salads can...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Mitzi301
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Am currently in Columbus, OH with other work associates from around the country. It was time for lunch but we wanted to go to a place close to the office and was "fast" for a sit down restaurant. We saw the sign for the Rusty...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank GKBrash
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Rusty Bucket is a great local standard for patio meals, good drinks and eats. There are several locations around Central Ohio. My favorites: sliders are terrific, steak and the double nickel salad. Tonight we split a build your own pizza. Tomato bisque soup and chili...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Suzichka
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

The Rusty Bucket is relatively new to the Clintonville area of Columbus. RB is a very nice Sports Bar with very good food. I have been there several times and will continue going back when I'm in Columbus, Ohio.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank walterk529
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Met a friend for lunch. Expected the place to be packed with a wait but was able to get right in. BBQ Chicken salad was quite tasty. A nice reasonable place in Clintonville to have a nice lunch.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank SPG-BA
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We ordered the spinach con queso dip. It was TERRIBLE. The chips were too thin and weak to scoop up any of the dip - they would just crack. Even worse, the spinach wasn't chopped. The consistency was terrible - imagine eating 5 inch long...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Response from SPG-BA | Reviewed this property |
They have several different salads. The one I had at lunch was a bbq chopped chicken salad and it was tasty. Check out their website for their menu and the latest offerings.
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