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Rusty Bucket

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$$ - $$$
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2812 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton Mall, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
+1 937-436-2426
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Union, Ohio
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169 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here last week to check it out. Our server was Cory and he is above par. Any and all questions we had he had the answers maybe because he has been there 8 years. I got the meat loaf it was very solid but too much BBQ sauce on it. They cook it in BBQ sauce and when... More 

Thank mocpgc
Centerville, Ohio
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2,264 reviews
1,486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,598 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tis a Grand October day. My CTS is due for the annual maintenance, and my Cadillac dealer loans me a new Cadillac XL5. I am inclined to drive two miles to Rusty Bucket_Dayton Mall for lunch. My wife absolutely will not consider Rusty Bucket_Dayton Mall. She does not “do sports bars.” She does not ever goto a restaurant called the... More 

Thank SavantIII_11
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy this location for a fun and casual lunch spot near the Dayton Mall. It is worth checking out if you are hungry or love watching sports around the bar.

Thank chris92009
Cincinnati, Ohio
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Had early dinner before comedy show at the Funny Bone. The place was empty, but the service was slow. We ordered two sandwiches because we were in a hurry. The food arrived after 20 minutes and was tasteless. Someone forgot to use salt and pepper on my Philly Cheese steak sandwich. My wife didn't like her fish tacos. Couldn't wait... More 

Thank VRT900
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at my recent trip to the Rusty Bucket. Food and service was excellent and the patio seating allows for a great people watch venue

Thank Mortgageman9000
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We're from out of state and stopped here for dinner based on reviews on this site and were not disappointed. Service was excellent, good atmosphere, and the food was great too. We had the buffalo chicken sandwich and the meatloaf and thought both were great and also had huge portions. Jerrica is an excellent server and was very friendly. Will... More 

Thank Brian C
Bedford, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a troupe onsite and first came with a group of 10 for dinner. Beautiful bar/restaurant area with plenty of seating. Good food, all options and great local beer options. Nice and relaxed, clean, professional, no pretensions and super friendly service. Recommended for any business group looking to eat well, laugh, relax after a long day. Came back twice... More 

Thank jm2r
Dayton, OH
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We went to the Rusty Bucket for the first time on a Saturday evening. We were very pleased with the visit. Our perception was that it would be a little pricey, but the prices were actually very reasonable. We sat out on the patio, which was well covered and had shades to prevent too much sun in the evening. The... More 

Thank C_and_B_Dayton
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped in around 4 for a late lunch early dinner. Menu is wide service was very good all in all not a bad place to go to

Thank thunderous
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Always great service and the food is delicious!!!! Highly recommended!! They have a great happy hour with half price pizzas. So good!!

Thank Jeff A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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 - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2812 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton Mall, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-436-2426

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