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Danny's Rusty Nail Restaurant

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Dumbuoy Lane, Warracknabeal, Victoria 3393 Australia, Australia
+61 3 5394 1811
18:00 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 15:30
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 20:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Unfortunately This Restaurant Has Had A Troubled Past As It Has Gone Through Many Hands, But When It is Operating It Is A Great Place To Explore As The Owner Has Built It Himself From Re-purposed Materials And Has A Great Many Decorative Australiana Items And Decor, If In The Warracknabeal Area Be Sure To Check It Out It Should... More 

Thank Joann O
Yarra Junction, Australia
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Noticed sign on highway, checked on google open Sunday 12-3pm. Decided to give it a try. Sadly after driving back along the highway from town centre and along a country road we found it all CLOSED. Pity restaurants using the web can't update their sites.

Thank Pefdrobob
Warracknabeal, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Great to see good numbers turn up at the Rusty Nail, as there was an excellent crowd there adding to the atmosphere of this remarkable establishment. The smorgasbord spread was fresh and tasty and offered a great variety. Not sure a karaoke show was entirely appropriate for a family gathering, and as usual with these things being too loud. Overall,... More 

Thank DavidJ59
Horsham, Victoria, Australia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I think they were busier than they were expecting. The atmosphere is fantastic, very rustic and interesting. I had rung and made a reservation, but when we arrived and finally got some service there was no record of my booking, she found a table out side on the veranda that was quite nice. After about 1 hour we received our... More 

1 Thank Stephen H
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713 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 630 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Celebrated a family gathering here and our table was the biggest I have seen ....probably from an old boardroom or estate. The whole restaurant was crammed with eccentric, whimsical and historical items which would take hours to absorb. The bush setting and the outdoor knick knacks were in another league of their own....what a place. However, being a Saturday night... More 

1 Thank Globebugs
Warracknabeal, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

We found the new owners at the Rusty Nail extremely welcoming. They are very friendly and the meal we had was excellent. Hazelnut crusted rack of lamb was well regarded by two of our group, it was a little rare for my liking but spot on for those that ordered it. I'd recommend anyone who likes lamb well cooked to... More 

2 Thank DavidJ59
Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

Fan-bloody-tastic Restuarant!!! Your eyes will never get bored. There is so so so much to look at, within the restuarant and in the grounds. Very family Friendly, Danny was just fabulous with the kids. And the Food!! It took me a while to decide as it all sounded so good but decided on a "Feather and Fin" - Chicken with... More 

2 Thank Amber H
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2010

I have been to Danny's Rusty Nail Restaurant a number of times over the years. The place is just amazing. Danny has always been so accommodating every time we have been there and he has such a passion for the restaurant. There are trinkets and bits of memorabilia in every possible space available. I could spend all day just looking... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2009

I was dragged out here, slightly unwilling. What kind of joint are you going to find a couple of kilometres outside a small country town and then another KM down a dirt road? What will you find there? The best bloody restaurant you'll ever find, thats what! Danny's Rusty Nail is a relatively new building, although you would swear it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dumbuoy Lane, Warracknabeal, Victoria 3393 Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Warracknabeal
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5394 1811

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