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Rusty Bucket

Certificate of Excellence
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2812 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton Mall, Dayton, OH 45459
+1 937-436-2426
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes they have great food. I like to relax after a long week and to have a Red Sangria on their heated patio. Well I must say my husband and I both enjoy very much!

Thank Brownie526
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this restaurant. Has a nice atmosphere, the servers are very nice. It's very clean. I had a shrimp pasta it was really good. My husband had a steak and he loved it. We would definitely visit another one. This is the second one we have tried

Thank loree k
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We met at the Rusty Bucket for a friend's birthday dinner. There were 10 in our party. The restaurant was very accommodating for our party!!! We were able to put two tables together and it was great!!! Our server was fantastic and somehow managed to keep up with us all. I ordered the Blueberry Bella as a drink and it... More 

Thank balzermv
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

In town for business, and we stumbled into this place, mostly because of the unique name. VERY impressed with the food and service. Suggest the sweet chili wings, and the Bucket Trio which is a half turkey club sandwich, and choice of salad and choice of soup; had the lobster bisque and double nickel salad. Nick was our server and... More 

Thank travelingDuo02
Tallahassee, Florida
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Was a little hesitant about this place since sports bars aren't really known for their stellar food or service but I was dead wrong. Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and it was pretty busy but we were seated right away. I ended up getting the Philly Cheese steak, which was surprisingly good. Our Server, Kendra, took great care of... More 

Thank winelover128
Union, Ohio
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175 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped in here last week to check it out. Our server was Cory and he is above par. Any and all questions we had he had the answers maybe because he has been there 8 years. I got the meat loaf it was very solid but too much BBQ sauce on it. They cook it in BBQ sauce and when... More 

Thank mocpgc
Centerville, Ohio
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2,352 reviews
1,551 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,728 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Tis a Grand October day. My CTS is due for the annual maintenance, and my Cadillac dealer loans me a new Cadillac XL5. I am inclined to drive two miles to Rusty Bucket_Dayton Mall for lunch. My wife absolutely will not consider Rusty Bucket_Dayton Mall. She does not “do sports bars.” She does not ever goto a restaurant called the... More 

Thank SavantIII_11
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I enjoy this location for a fun and casual lunch spot near the Dayton Mall. It is worth checking out if you are hungry or love watching sports around the bar.

Thank chris92009
Cincinnati, Ohio
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had early dinner before comedy show at the Funny Bone. The place was empty, but the service was slow. We ordered two sandwiches because we were in a hurry. The food arrived after 20 minutes and was tasteless. Someone forgot to use salt and pepper on my Philly Cheese steak sandwich. My wife didn't like her fish tacos. Couldn't wait... More 

Thank VRT900
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123 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at my recent trip to the Rusty Bucket. Food and service was excellent and the patio seating allows for a great people watch venue

Thank Mortgageman9000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2812 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton Mall, Dayton, OH 45459
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-436-2426

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?