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“Very good restaurant”
Review of Rusty Pelican

Rusty Pelican
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Ranked #41 of 2,405 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: N. Rocky Point Dr./Courtney Campbell Causeway
Transit: There is shuttle service provided from all the major hotels in the area, that will bring you directly to our doorstep. Including, The Sailport, The Double Tree, The Chase Suites, and The Holiday Inn.
Largo, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very good restaurant”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Food, service and ambience all work together at this waterfront restaurant overlooking Tampa bay. Generous cocktails. Interesting hor'ourves. I recommend the seafood stuffed artichoke caps. Swordfish was delicious thought a bit salty. Perhaps because it was blackened. My dining companion had cioppino. Lots of seafood in a tasty sauce. We will return.

  • Visited July 2014
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Naples, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“What a Fantastic Restaurant on Tampa Bay”
Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Their grouper dinner with green beans and carrots was unbelievably delicious!! The key lime pie is yummy , yummy. Our waitress was so friendly and efficient . This restaurant is very clean, and the view out of their windows at Tampa Bay is so relaxing and fun to see while you are eating. You definitely will love Rusty Pelican when you are in Tampa, FL !!!!

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Thank foodiecat01
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RAHWAY
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“great food and great service with beautiful view”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

the service was superb, the food excellent as well as great drinks. the servers were more than accomodating and informative an the place beautiful. have been ther before and still a great place.

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank MATTHEW D
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Tampa, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
162 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Eat while enjoying the nice view of the bay”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

I went here for lunch and enjoy it. Food was good, server was attentive, and the view was awesome. There weren't many people at the time (maybe because it was on a weekday) which made it even better. I will suggest this place for a quick bite.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Tresleches
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Mountain View, California
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“2nd time there for a family wedding--superb!”
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Such a lovely location--day or nite views are wonderful for bar and dining customers These folks did a bang-up job on 2 weddings for my cousins (4 yrs ago and 2014). Gazebo on the water for the ceremony--and inside for the reception. Water views all around us. Bar-tender is PROFESSIONAL level and nice. Friendly service. Wedding food was excellent.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Linda J
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