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The Rusty Hook Tavern

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Daily Ceviche
Red onion, sweet potato, lemon lime, leche de tigre
Tuna Crudo
cucumber, seasame seeds, pickled ginger, wasabi soy
Salmon and Crab Tower
avocado, Meyers lemon, Cucumber, Poke sauce
Crispy Brussel Sprouts
bacon, balsamic, cashew tahini crema, raisin
Buffalo Cauliflower
raisin, blue cheese cream, lemon crumbs
Graham Cracker Calamari
Pickled Jalapeño, Onions, Calypso sauce
Pork Belly
peanuts, spiced lentils, kimchi, apple bacon chutney
Steamed Mussels
Spicy Italian sausage, Sofrito, Harissa Tomato Sauce
Roasted Little Neck Clams
Bacon, Garlic, Fennel, Tomatoes
Ahi Tuna Nachos
Spicy Kimchi Slaw, Guacamole, Seasame seeds, Poke sauce
Daily Roasted Vegetables
Coconut, Ginger and Lime Rice
House Mashed Potatoes
House or Caesar Salad
Seafood Spaghetti
shrimp, calamari, mussels, clams, calabrian chili, lemon gramolata
Spicy Rigatoni
Italian sausage, broccoli rabe, garlic, tomato, lemon
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Lobster Tail, Shrimp, Penne pasta, Chili crumbs
Cheetos Crusted Mahi
cabbage, pickled pineapple, calypso sauce
Blackened Shrimp Tacos
House Kimchi Slaw, Blackened shrimp Chipotle Sauce, Mango Salsa
Rusty's Burger
cheddar, bacon, ‏ lettuce, pickled tomato, BBQ peppercorn sauce
Double Mac Burger
bacon, carmelized onion & peppers, mac n cheese, creamy cheese sauce
Chicken Caesar Salad
Bacon, Parmesan Cheese, honey Pretzel Crisp
Caribbean Coco Shrimp salad
Greens, Tomatoes, cucumbers, Red Onions, Plantains, Mango salsa
Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl Salad
Seasoned Rice, Kimchi slaw, avocado, Ginger Seasame
Served with Market Vegetable and Coconut Lime Rice
Yellow Tail Snapper Fillet
Grilled, lemon caper sauce
Fried Grouper Fillet
Crispy cornmeal crusted, tartar sauce
Grilled Wahoo
Blackened, mango salsa
Baked Mahi-Mahi
Crab crusted, coconut ginger broth
Grilled Swordfish
sesame ginger soy
Daily Whole Fish
Served Whole, ‏ Head, Tail and all, Grilled with Lemon caper sauce or Fried with sweet chill Glaze
Wood stone Baked Mariners Platter For Two
Whole Fresh Fish, Mussels, Clams, shrimp, Sausage, potatoes, corn
Served with Chef's Potato & Green Beans Succotash
12oz Pastrami rubbed Ribeye
Porcini mushrooms cream sauce
10oz. Flat Iron Steak
Green tomato salsa verde and aged balsamic
14oz. Pork Porterhouse
figs and Walnuts Port wine sauce
Moroccan Half Chicken
Preserved lemons, ‏artichoke and olive tapenade
Rack of Lamb Provencal
Bordelaise Red Wine Sauce
Surf & Turf
10 oz Flat Iron steak, Crab Stuffed Lobster Tail, Salsa Verde and Lemon Butter Sauce
US$15 - US$30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
American, Bar, Seafood, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were here for a birthday celebration. Food was excellent, service was spot on, the place was comfortable with a nice touch of elegance. Sadly the night we went it was too chilly to sit outside, a shame since the restaurant is on the intercostal....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lorids733
Reviewed 5 days ago

Quaint spot on the intercoastal....we sat outside. The fish (I had the snapper) was outstanding and so was the service. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank elh53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was Becky and she was awesome! She was very attentive and helped us with drink recommendations and if certain meal substitutions were ok. She even ran back to the kitchen to check for us which was very much appreciated. We sat out on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TracieJ23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the place, the food, the view! Very good attendance to! We ordered the “Fresh fish of the day” and it was delicious and really fresh! The calamari was delicious to!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank moniquecasadolucena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went here twice during our 10 day stay in the area. Both times they were out of things on the menu... not talking about specials but basics like Shrimp tacos. The service was a little slow but the food was good. I got the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CloseToHomeblog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the ambience and the service is simply AMAZING!! We spent 3 nights in Pompano Beach out of a 2 week Florida vacation and had dinner twice at The Rusty Hook. We are a Swedish family (2 adults, 2 13-yr olds, 1 10-yr old...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lollo555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great setting. The best calamari I ever had. The food was fresh. I would definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Judith R
Reviewed 15 November 2018

I called to confirm we could bring our small dog with us to the outdoor patio. They neglected to mention the one table they permitted animals, overlooked the parking lot, which made us feel unwelcome. The prices were upscale but the food and service were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Camper65982815121
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We have been checking out waterfront restaurants and The Rusty Hook came up on the list. The outside patio seating overlooks the neighboring hotel pool with kids screaming and loud music blasting from various speakers, so inside seating might be better for a relaxed dining...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GoGlobalMan
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We were 4 abd one of use choose to eat pork and the other 3 took pasta fruita di mare. Definitively, the pok won the palm!!! So dellicious and juicy! We have to go back to taste it again, but this time... All of us....More

Date of visit: November 2018
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28 October 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Cost is 15-30 per entree. The food is very good and the view is great. Well worth the cost for dinner. We have been there twice and will go back again soon.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Andreasw25 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, don't know
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Response from georgekO9706XU | Reviewed this property |
I've made reservations there before. Simply call their restaurant and they'll assist.
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