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Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
+1 248-239-3663
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar for casual meet up. On this occasion it was for a business dinner. Stayed at bar and had nice pub grub. Would recommend.

Thank bazzarush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu here is somewhat limited. Although I live close by, there is nothing that makes me want to go here, as none of their food items really stand out. They do have a large selection of tap beers, but most of the taverns around...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Three tries and hamburger was not as ordered BUT, they did comp with a gift card. Server must have apologized 10 times. Group of 7 might have been a challenge.

Thank bookworm101
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Can never get in anywhere in nearby Birmingham so this is always a fallback especially if you have a bigger party. Big place. Free parking lot. Too loud though. Service is slow even when they aren't that busy. Food is pretty good for bar food....More

Thank greeneyecutie76
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Large GF menu. Not a dedicated facility. Burger came with gf bun. Broccoli was brown and appeared to be spoiled. Food tasted ok but did not sit well with anyone in our party, not even gf people. Service was extremely slow food took a very...More

1  Thank GiaTruPyt
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Have gone here for lunch a few times. The food is good but service is slow. Don’t expect to be in and out in an hour.

Thank Olivia O
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I have been here twice with colleagues from work. It's obviously a bar and they offer a good selection of drinks, including craft beers on draft, but the food selection is quite good as well. I had the Fish and chips which was as good...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We have a monthly dinner club with a couple of neighbors, and it was our turn to pick so we chose the Rusty Bucket. Food was really good, and the service was very good. One of our group like to "play" with people, but our...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Such a laid back atmosphere, great service, and so many tasty food options. The quesadillas are amazing!

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Fun atmosphere with a tasty menu with several choices. Very delicious drinks, good service and no trouble waiting to be seated. I did call ahead for a reservation as we were visiting on a Saturday night.

Thank Colleen T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 248-239-3663
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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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