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Rusty Bucket

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2812 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton Mall, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
+1 937-436-2426
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met at the Rusty Bucket for a friend's birthday dinner. There were 10 in our party. The restaurant was very accommodating for our party!!! We were able to put two tables together and it was great!!! Our server was fantastic and somehow managed to keep up with us all. I ordered the Blueberry Bella as a drink and it... More 

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Thank balzermv
Chicago, Illinois
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In town for business, and we stumbled into this place, mostly because of the unique name. VERY impressed with the food and service. Suggest the sweet chili wings, and the Bucket Trio which is a half turkey club sandwich, and choice of salad and choice of soup; had the lobster bisque and double nickel salad. Nick was our server and... More 

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Thank travelingDuo02
Tallahassee, Florida
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105 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a little hesitant about this place since sports bars aren't really known for their stellar food or service but I was dead wrong. Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and it was pretty busy but we were seated right away. I ended up getting the Philly Cheese steak, which was surprisingly good. Our Server, Kendra, took great care of... More 

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Thank winelover128
Union, Ohio
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170 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped in here last week to check it out. Our server was Cory and he is above par. Any and all questions we had he had the answers maybe because he has been there 8 years. I got the meat loaf it was very solid but too much BBQ sauce on it. They cook it in BBQ sauce and when... More 

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Thank mocpgc
Centerville, Ohio
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2,315 reviews
1,525 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,671 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Tis a Grand October day. My CTS is due for the annual maintenance, and my Cadillac dealer loans me a new Cadillac XL5. I am inclined to drive two miles to Rusty Bucket_Dayton Mall for lunch. My wife absolutely will not consider Rusty Bucket_Dayton Mall. She does not “do sports bars.” She does not ever goto a restaurant called the... More 

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Thank SavantIII_11
Ohio
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I enjoy this location for a fun and casual lunch spot near the Dayton Mall. It is worth checking out if you are hungry or love watching sports around the bar.

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Thank chris92009
Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had early dinner before comedy show at the Funny Bone. The place was empty, but the service was slow. We ordered two sandwiches because we were in a hurry. The food arrived after 20 minutes and was tasteless. Someone forgot to use salt and pepper on my Philly Cheese steak sandwich. My wife didn't like her fish tacos. Couldn't wait... More 

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Thank VRT900
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at my recent trip to the Rusty Bucket. Food and service was excellent and the patio seating allows for a great people watch venue

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Thank Mortgageman9000
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We're from out of state and stopped here for dinner based on reviews on this site and were not disappointed. Service was excellent, good atmosphere, and the food was great too. We had the buffalo chicken sandwich and the meatloaf and thought both were great and also had huge portions. Jerrica is an excellent server and was very friendly. Will... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had a troupe onsite and first came with a group of 10 for dinner. Beautiful bar/restaurant area with plenty of seating. Good food, all options and great local beer options. Nice and relaxed, clean, professional, no pretensions and super friendly service. Recommended for any business group looking to eat well, laugh, relax after a long day. Came back twice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2812 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton Mall, Dayton, OH 45459-3748
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-436-2426

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?