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Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park

16520 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4569
+1 239-437-1870
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“crab balls” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
16520 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4569
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park
1. Fresh Shucked Oysters
"We both love ice cold, oysters on the half shell."
PETUNIA1985
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2. Delicious Food
"the best fried shrimp, wings and cheeseburgers of any place around"
rseibert123
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3. Live Music!
"There is live music and a good sized dance floor."
Sharon A
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We have enjoyed many great meals here; fish dip is excellent & the dry Caribbean rubbed wings are the best around.

Thank Jane P
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for the review!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar with my wife to drink, eat dinner, and watch the NCAA basketball semis. We had the gronk soup (clam & conch chowder), chicken wings, a burger, and house salad - all were very good. Derrick our bartender was excellent. We had...More

Thank Mike S
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

It was our last stop of the evening for the gals night out. We enjoued drinks along with a friendly bartender who made our evening enjoyable.

Thank lmkelber
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Great to hear it! Thanks for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for some apps and drinks. We had the happy hour special wing dings, they weren't the usual Sysco / Florida Food Svc chicken bites. I liked that they weren't super fried, they almost had a Chik-Fil-A kind of coating which I really liked....More

Thank 33186plum
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for the review! Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great people definitely recommend this place to anyone and everyone. Everyone welcome

1  Thank mgreen32
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Arrived at about 8:30pm Monday evening and although the Monday specials finished at 8pm , John who had greeted us and serving agreed we could still order then. Which meant we could get a dozen oysters to start. So Great service which continued throughout. The...More

Thank smiffy1265
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

You = Great Thanks for the great review!!

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent lunch and environment. Very clean and our waitress Haley was fantastic. She had great recommendations and the food was great. My husband had the Mahi fish tacos and I had the Red Grouper platter with rice and broccoli, The food was so fresh and...More

Thank Yvonne D
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks for your review. We will see you soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We have visited here at least twice while vacationing in April. Super casual and they usually have live music. A lot of restaurants in the area have their own version of "boom boom" shrimp and Rusty's version was fabulous (just wish there was more of...More

Thank Kim L
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for being a great customer! See you soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Went in for dinner not wanting anything real fancy as I had really nice meals the 2 previous nights. Was greeted by waiter and he called me by name all night! Could easily see all the lics as it appeared everyone knew everyone. Ordered pretzels...More

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Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed everything.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

I was with the party of 8 that received "seriously bad service" that was submitted previously.I was appalled on how my friends were treated. I know restaurants can be busy but this was unacceptable. 6 of us got our meals ALL at different times. 1...More

Thank mdrdrr
Atom M, Public Relations Manager at Rusty's Raw Bar and Grill - Island Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

We already followed up with the original review and provided him with a gift card to cover the whole table. This is the third review referencing this experience, which is quite unusual. Thanks for taking the time to let us know again and we apologize...More

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None of my restaurants are on the water even Cape Coral Is just about a block away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16520 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33908-4569
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-437-1870
  • E-mail
Description
Rusty's Raw Bar & Grill is a laid back and local spot with five locations in Estero, Island Park, Cape Coral, and coming soon FTM by Daniels and I-75, and Naples. We offer a casual dining experience and welcoming staff. Enjoy live entertainment, daily drink deals, and a wide variety of menu items including fresh seafood and hot-off-the-grill dishes. Rusty's has something to satisfy everyone's taste buds.
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