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The Rudder

128 River Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075-3418
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
128 River Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075-3418
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's a Friday night... expect a busy crowd.... waiting only 45 minutes for a table- not bad. Then wait 2 hours for food. Unbelievable. We ordered apps after our meals by 35 minutes and got those before our meal. Not worth it. Music is so...More

Thank ng4uk
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great location and withe of the lake and the marina. Lot of outdoor seating as well as indoor. Great bar and service. The food was a little above average nothing to knock your socks off. Place was packed and lively on a Saturday night. The...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The food was good but the atmosphere was even better. I nice place near the lake with outdoor seating a full bar and live music. I had the fish tacos and I cannot complain. Everyone at our table enjoyed their meal. I will visit this...More

Thank Tuppstuff
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Love the setting of this restaurant on the water at Anchor High Marina. Options to sit inside or out, arrive by car or boat. Live music at night. Friendly staff. Fish tacos and blackened grouper are favorites

Thank 615kriss2016
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this place is the location. The food is really bad and so is the service. Bummer

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped by for a drink sitting at the outside bar and patio area. Very busy with friends meeting after work. A bit on the high end for happy hour but always fun!

Thank KC1953
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great spot on the water. Inside and outside seating, live music. Great food and friendly staff. Highly recommend visiting this place.

Thank funcamper23
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I usually like eating there but recently the waitress serving on the back deck was very cold, the spinach dip was burnt, asked her to get me some food to feed the fish never got it. As well to, still had food on my plate...More

Thank vanimal2017
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I go here every time I visit my sister! It has tables surrounding the lake and there are boats and pretty houses for the view. They also have fish and turtles that you can feed (they give you cherrios if you want to feed them)....More

Thank kathy r
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place is an oasis! The setting is vibrant and colorful and the staff is friendly and interactive. Hank was our server and he treated us like a family that had visited his home. Everyone was happy with their food and that is a feat...More

Thank Zena K
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9 July 2015|
Response from EyeSeeUMyWay | Reviewed this property |
I have been here many times & I don't believe they cater to those who are gluten free... most of the apps are deep fried. . And I have never seen any markings specifying gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 River Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075-3418
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sumner County  >  Hendersonville
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