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Rusty's Backwater Saloon

1715 W River Dr W, Stevens Point, WI 54481-9018
+1 715-341-2490
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bloody marys” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (7 reviews)
“fish fry” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1715 W River Dr W, Stevens Point, WI 54481-9018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have tasty burgers, and Bloody Marys. They have other tasty sandwiches as well. Super laid back place.

Thank pointer2016
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Rusty's has a wide variety of customers, from families with kids, young adults and some older people. The decor is well worn and friendly. It has above average pub food and much of it is very, very good. Rusty is proud of his Bloody Mary's....More

Thank Aggravatedtraveler
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Good Bloody's and yummy food. Surf and turf burger👍Was looking for a place to grab lunch, would like to come back on the Bike, Nice ride...

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Kid friendly and always new stuff to look at outside. We boat here all the time in the summer. Best bloody Mary's in the state.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at Rusty's for a fish fry and it was as good as in the past. The fries were very crunchy but good, they reminded me of shoe string potatoes. They do have a menu for someone who wants something other than fish although...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Rusty's is amazing! If you considered stopping and haven't, then you need to make this a must stop!! We drove 1.5-2 hours out of our way to stop here! Excellent Bloody Mary's (they are known for them!), great beer (spotted cow on tap!), great food...More

Thank Adie8
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It has been years since we have eaten here, but it was close to our friend's house and "new" to us. Pulling into the parking lot looked a bit like a junk yard with the buses, campers, and cars or whatever was parked in the...More

1  Thank john1234999
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Rusty's is my favorite place to go for a great Bloody Mary in Stevens Point. The Saloon is on the river, plenty of room to park, the facility has plenty of seating with a simple menu with great sandwiches, etc. If you love Bloody Mary's,...More

Thank Laurel60304
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not huge, but right next to the Wisconsin River. Very good prices and the sandwiches we had were huge! Interesting variety. Cute fireplace. I would go back!

Thank KerryLP
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is always a must for Bloody's when I am in the area...I seriously think they may be the best bloody I've had. Food is good too. Great lightly battered cheese curds.

Thank lovetotravelusa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 W River Dr W, Stevens Point, WI 54481-9018
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Stevens Point
  • Phone Number: +1 715-341-2490
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