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Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
2692 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208-1321
+1 513-841-2739
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average38%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
4 days ago
“Typical Chain Food and Service”
3 weeks ago
“Service stinks”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2692 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208-1321
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I ordered the Monday Blue Plate special which was spaghetti noodles with their beef chili on it. They call it their 3-Way (like other Cincy-chili-places), but there was so little actual chili that I literally counted 4 beans and the sauce was minimal, yet greasy...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peel and eat shrimp were decent, atmosphere is warm and cozy; service was terrible. Young woman who actually sat down with a table of friends behind us WHILE she was on the clock whenever she felt she was caught up enough to do so. Her...More

Thank 837kelleyd
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We ordered... took not time to get drinks, he pushed us to order so we did upon his next visit... we realized after someone dropped us our appitizers that our server disappear to do his out work... pizza and veg burger took 18+ minutes during...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

We went here last weekend and had great service and good food while socializing with friends. Our server was fantastic, very attentive and easy-going. Good prices and easy parking.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Ate the veggie burger that's cooked with black bean, yellow corn & red paprika. So, tasted kind of very much black bean. However, good atmosphere & very friendly waitress!

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed April 11, 2017

What a great bar/restaurant! Great atmosphere and great food. I especially loved the cod sandwich! Absolutely one of the best fish sandwiches I have ever had. Nice size piece of cod, lightly breaded, mild and flaky on rye. YUMMMMY

Thank Debbi E
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Rusty Bucket is a good, fun place to go for both lunch and dinner. The service is always decent and the food is good. There's just nothing that really separates from other American chains. I am, however, a big fan of the Italian Torpedo. It's...More

Thank KFCincy26
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Liked the atmosphere and the food. Went with family/friends and had a good time. There were some interesting menu items.

Thank OhioCincinnatiBubba
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Somewhat formulaic. Very good sandwiches. Good for a relatively quick lunch. On average fairly caloric.

Thank Jabrd
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Met a business associate for lunch today. First time. Nice waiter - greeted me right away - got my tea. Knew we were meeting so was attentive, but not over-bearing. Took a while to get our food, but they were quite busy. Anyway, I ordered...More

Thank Penny S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
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: 2692 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-841-2739
Casual tavern chain with a sports-bar atmosphere serving comfort-food favorites & a long beer list. In Rookwood Commons Shopping Mall
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