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Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

€€ - €€€American, ,
400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
+1 614-890-3663
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ahi tuna wrap” (4 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rusty Bucket never fails. The food is always good. We really like the fish sandwiches with no cheese. That is one of our favorites. The peel and eat shrimp is delicious. You cannot go wrong with any of their salads. Then there is the...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this location many times. Double nickel salad always good. I like the Joe’s Regular wings, but today they were especially good.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love the chicken fingers. The french fries are good, nice and crispy. The only thing I miss is real sweet tea! I just order water or Diet Coke. But best of all ——- is or strawberry shortcake! Simply amazing!!!

Thank islandvistabeach506
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Went for happy hour and quiet surprised of the choices. Staff friendly and helpful. Food was good and hot, good drinks. Menu looks like it had quite a choice of items, and a nice kid's menu.

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The fish and chips basket is decent, with white, flaky fish and an unremarkable beer batter coating. The fries are just okay. The small dollop of slaw is mediocre. The place was attractive except for a slight smell of dirty mop water upon entering. The...More

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Visiting this popular spot for a business lunch recently was planned for convenience as it is located a short hop off I71 north of Columbus. I was impressed with the decor and optional seating inside and out. Now there was a strong storm during that...More

Thank finsterErie_PA
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We had a large party meet here for lunch. This place was so accommodating. They put us on their patio area and made us one big table. We had the whole area to ourselves. The service was attentive and fantastic. Big props out to both...More

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a loyal customer of the Rusty Bucket for years. Everything I’ve eaten there is delicious and the food and service are consistent. I am very loyal also because I crave their Blackened Salmon salad. It’s delicious!

Thank alinnis03
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Restaurant had a good variety of food and there was no wait on a Saturday. I got the triple dipper which was soup, salad and 1/2 of turkey club. Food was good although the french onion soup was too salty. My husband enjoyed the fries....More

Thank Ladygracie
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Good family friendly restaurant (small kid friendly). Good selection and service also nice patio for relaxing dinner.

Thank carol b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986 (Formerly Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Westerville
  • Phone Number: +1 614-890-3663
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Rusty Bucket is a casual American restaurant and tavern, a gathering place where people come to share laughter, smiles, and great conversation over food that makes everyone happy. Satisfying and familiar, the menu is classic American fare, thoughtfully prepared from scratch by each location's Executive Chef. Cocktails are considered a craft, made-to-order by highly-skilled bartenders. From barrel to glass, no short cuts are taken with the carefully selected beer list. The perfect draft is guaranteed. Join us for lunch, grab a drink after work, bring the kids for dinner - we've got a seat for you!
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