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Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
+1 614-890-3663
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
400 Polaris Pkwy, Westerville, OH 43082-7986
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered two taco salads with specific restrictions for each. RB accommodated us with absolutely no hassle! We love the varied menu and order various items according to our mood! Service is always great with very friendly wait staff taking great care of us! It's...More

1  Thank gls52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the tuna wrap. Seared tuna and wasabi. Good stuff. Monster desserts. Good beer choices. Oh and daily blue plate specials.

1  Thank Mtcpe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy the atmosphere at the different Rusty Bucket locations throughout Franklin County. I rarely deviate from two dishes (taco salad and the codwich). The food is fresh and always prepared to my satisfaction. The iced tea is a bit expensive and refills are few...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We love dining at the Rusty Bucket! The menu has good variety, and the food is consistently good. I especially love the meatloaf and Gary's 3-way chili spaghetti! We love the many choices for kids meals, too - more (and healthier) options are available than...More

2  Thank JuliaH70
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good menu with many excellent choices of meals. . Casual fun restaurant with a full bar. Wait staff are friendly, prompt in serving you and professional. Specials of the day are available. Onion soup and the peel and eat shrimp are very tasty and properly...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Got seats at the bar and bartender came over immediately to take our order. She suggested done drink specials after taking our order, and it saved a few bucks. Food was great and ordering was prompt, as was delivery was quick.

Thank John R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Just had lunch there today with a friend. Love the Double Nickle salad! Food and service are great. Lots of things to choose from to make everyone happy. Servers are friendly and not intrusive. I would recommend to avoid the traditional lunch time of noon...More

Thank N P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Generally good food. I always got the Mahi Mahi fish tacos, but they recently changed it to just fish tacos and they now use a cheaper fish, which is inferior and does not taste nearly as good as the Mahi Mahi that everyone liked. Very...More

Thank haroldf356
Reviewed 10 July 2017

An enjoyable place to meet up with friends for lunch, happy hour, dinner, etc. Most locations have outside seating as well. The food is above average with pretty large portions. If you have little girls, the Easton location provides special chairs for their American Girl...More

Thank victoriabC9168AV
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Rusty Bucket is a great little tucked away hang out spot. They have a good beer selection, and the best fried pickles ever! Warning: If you like the keep the roof of your mouth intact, wait a good 5-10 minutes before attempting to eat...More

Thank angiet278
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
It's what every neighborhood needs. A fun, fast, and friendly place to dine, celebrate, or just hang. And be all of those things to families, children, singles, grandparents, students and business people. That's the thinking behind the concept of the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. And it's what you'll find in every corner of each and every one. From the menu - a combination of updated familiar favorites designed to delight food lovers of every type and age - to the warmth of the naturalistic decor, underscored by a staff that embodies Genuine Hospitality, Rusty Bucket feels immediately familiar and comfortable to anyone that walks in.
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