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Rusty Bucket - Sarasota
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
We had a good meal and Patrick was an awesome server. Be sure to try the new mushroom pizza.
Waiter was nice, timely, and responsive but was not wearing face cover consistently.
Food was great, server was nice. They forgot my sauce that was supposed to be on my burger because I ordered it bunless, but then I mentioned it and she brought it on the side, so that was good :)
Always polite service and never disappointed in the food. Gluten free beer and menu options.
We sat at a high top in the bar area. The bartender was VERY good. Knew everything about the menu and had a great personality. We’ll be back.
My favorite restaurant! Great food and service.
Mark the bartender was very enjoyable. Entertaing and helpful. Will make a return visit.
Service was awesome, margaritas were great and the food was yummy! Burger, pizza & fish tacos, everyone was happy!
Our server was great and the food tasted awesome. Can’t wait to go back and try something else.
Their spinach dip was a lot more cheese then spinach!
It’s is definitely a Tavern then a Restaurant
We love Rusty Bucket! The beer is cold and the food is delicious.
Excellent as usual. Even with limited menu, the food was very good and the service outstanding. The drinks were cold and the atmosphere was friendly. Will definitely go back.
We always enjoy going to Rusty Bucket! Like sitting on patio bringing our Yorkshire Terrier. Felt safe with proper distancing between tables! Drinks are always delicious and food tasty! Service is always excellent!
Even though they have a smaller menu right now, food was very good. Service was quick and very good.
I loved this place. It always grabs my attention when we drive by and i decided to take my family there. Itpeople were there but it was a casual and fun atmosphere. Service and food was top notch.
Not as good as it was but for just re-opening I can give them a pass. They still have Happy Hour which is half off all appetizers and two for one well drinks!
always take guests here for their first time, good menu, service and value
The steaks were cold and served 10 minutes after the other meals. Awful
We enjoy a casual dinner there with good service and the best buffalo chicken sandwich any where.
The acoustics was atrocious!!! We couldn't even hear our friends. I don't know what you can do to change it, but it is annoying yelling to each other! LOL Maybe the back room would be quieter, but I did not go in or maybe I needed more to drink. Ha! The Philly sub I had was quite different, but very good. My wife's salmon was really large and cooked just like she asked for. The pizza's looked great on the other table. Maybe you all should come down to central Sarasota and set a restaurant so we don't have to drive so far. We won't be coming that often, but will be back for sure. Walt
Overpriced and average food. Tight quarters too.
Always great service and food! We love the fact you can get a reservation.
Very slow service on a not so busy night. Luke warm food as well. Will not return.
There were 8 in our party. The drinks were good and the food even better. It’s the second time this week that we are at this RB. Liked the salmon so much wanted to have it again and they could take a party of 8. Not easy on a Saturday night I Sarasota.
My wife and I were pleasantly surprised! We went with another couple, and all four of us really enjoyed the service by Samantha and all the entrees, including meatloaf, beef Stroganoff, a Reuben and a pork tenderloin sandwich. This was our first time there; we'll be back.
Our server was exceptional!
Everyone was friendly and helpful.
Great experience and we will be back.
Good family night out
Good food...good service...nice place....reasonable prices
Music was at a good level and not intrusive. Waitress was awesome. Food hit the mark
Good habinero wings and pizza, chicken parm good! Nice portion, meat loaf was small and round like a burger and edges were burned and hard, BUT was still it was good.
A surprisingly good find! Very good food with a nice selection of menu items, all at a good price. Everyone in our group was pleased with their entree. Definitely on the return visit list!
The menu would be great for folks who love fried food and plain tasting dinners. The meatloaf was very much like a burger shaped in an oval over a small portion of mashed potatoes. OK place to have a beer or a drink while watching sports on one of the tv's. The waiter was well trained and pleasant - he accommodated our requests to substitute side dished and was efficient in remembering everything.
Very polite and friendly. As our grandson said we have to come back twice next year to try the chicken parm and chili.
We have been here fairly often with friend for Friday dinner. This wee service was quite a bit slower than normal. There was also a very loud group next to us which was challenging but otherwise an okay visit.
Good food, average service and responsive manager. Would definitely go back
Our group enjoyed the Rusty Bucket, however, the acoustics are bad, and we had a hard time carrying on a conversation. However, we did have a large party (10) so that was part of the problem too.
The food and service were excellent, I would definitely recommend it, with the stipulation that if you want a quiet place this isn't it.
Our reservation worked and we were seated right away. The food did not come out to the table together, the grilled cheese kids meal was last, and the sides for multiple plates were not correct. The ribs were overcooked so badly the waitress sent us home with another rack because they came out of the kitchen as we were paying our check. The drinks on our table were empty more ty han they were full. The best part of the meal was our drinks from the bar.
Food and service are always great! We love the relaxed atmosphere at Rusty Bucket.
Coming back again next week for my birthday! Really enjoyed our first visit.
Great place to grab a bite and, only if interested, watch a game. Outdoor seating makes it even better.
Rusty Bucket - Sarasota offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (941) 355-6666.
Rusty Bucket - Sarasota is rated 4.4 stars by 99 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.