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Rusty's Bistro

1160 Gulf Blvd, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
+1 727-595-1611 ext. 3204
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (27 reviews)
“prix fixe” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Southwestern, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
1160 Gulf Blvd, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the buffet at the hotel on a Thursday and the food was incredible. The salad options were very tasty, but the meat was so flavoursome! You must try the Carolina chicken thighs, possibly the nicest piece of meat I have ever tasted! The service...More

Thank Ryan C
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. I will share your kind words with our staff and we look forward to your return!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took four people, all from Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma. They pounded that buffet. The crab legs just kept coming. Great service, wonderful food.

Thank jimvet1826
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Rusty's on a number of occasions during our recent stay. We found the staff very helpfull and accomodating. The food was excellent, and well prepared, and the service exemplary. We had evening meals on a number of occasions as well a breakfasts....More

Thank VladM7
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to your return and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed May 8, 2018

We had a great time -- party of 14 people celebrating Birthday's. The food was excellent and our service was pretty good. One of our party had the buffet - which is large ... the rest of us ordered from the menu. Will definitely keep...More

Thank eaf1Nj
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for the review! We are so happy you all enjoyed yourselves and we appreciate you spending such a special occasion with us at Rusty's Bistro. We will look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Love this place it's a definite must have the food was fabulous I can't wait to go back again when I'm in town was on a business meeting with our friends and the staff and food was excellent

Thank vintagegems28
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are very happy to hear everything was perfect for you and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Came in for dinner with my family and had the buffet, asked the chef if there were nuts in any of the cold salad bar area due to an allergy I have and they could not tell me nor did they even enquire with anyone...More

Thank dubsurfer89
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

It is unfortunate that your experience was not up to expectations. Our staff have all been trained on food safety and there should not have been any disregard to your question. I hope you return for another try sometime, we have plenty of dishes that...More

Reviewed March 30, 2018

I had a friend visiting from Canada so we booked a table at Rusty's. What a great choice I made. We had a wonderful evening. The food was fantastic and the service from Martin our server was the best ever. The prices were very reasonable...More

Thank uklass1058
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Thank you for your review! We will share your regards with Martin and appreciate you taking the time to mention him. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed March 22, 2018

My wife and I tried Rusty's Bistro 3 mornings for breakfast and 1 night for Dinner, Breakfast was good apart from pre made scrambled eggs but dinner was very nice.

Thank Jakeylad
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you for your kind review! We appreciate you joining us so frequently and look forward to your return.

Reviewed March 7, 2018

I would say there is nothing special about the food. It is located on-site of a hotel but I think they are overpriced and underwhelming.More

Thank NWGAL61
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

We appreciate the feedback. It is unfortunate you did not enjoy your meal. We do have an a la carte menu as well as our buffet that is quite competitive with pricing in our area. We hope next time you join us you will give...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Our group of 4, not staying at the hotel, chose's Rusty's Bistro based on TripAdvisor reviews as an alternative to other beach-adjacent places that were either already booked or wouldn't take reservations. We were pleasantly surprised at the calm, comfortable ambience with white tablecloth service....More

Thank DiningOutinTampaBay
Giana L, Food & Beverage Administrative Assistant at Rusty's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you for trying Rusty's Bistro and leaving us your review! We hope to see you again and please note that Saturdays our buffet features crab legs with more seafood options but still includes the prime rib of beef as well.

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Questions & Answers
starfrazier
June 13, 2018|
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Response from eaf1Nj | Reviewed this property |
Am not 100% sure ... I believe they have a buffet every night but not sure about the 'seafood' tag...
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Angela B
March 11, 2017|
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Response from DNapoleon | Property representative |
Yes, we have many options and all the servers have been trained. Actually anyone of our culinary staff would be pleased to assist you with any questions.
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pah c
March 3, 2017|
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Response from DNapoleon | Property representative |
Yes Martin is still, with us, he is very much an asset to not only Rusty's Bistro also too the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. He works every night except for Monday and Tuesday. I shared your comment and he looks forward to your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Friday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1160 Gulf Blvd, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-595-1611 ext. 3204
  • E-mail
Description
Our award-winning chef prepares a variety of scrumptious soups, exotic main dishes and delectable desserts. Rusty's Bistro dinner features a prime rib buffet with only the finest center cut tenderloin. If this isn't what you crave, indulge yourself in one of our nightly chef's creations. To accompany all of our dishes is a selection of over 30 wines. Available by the glass or by the bottle to pair with your award-winning dinner. Further relax with good company as you enjoy our live piano in the evenings.
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