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Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern

42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5033
+1 248-239-3663
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5033
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After the newness glow wore off , this typical chain restaurant showed its true colors , with poor quality of food and even poorer quality service . I would not put this bucket on your list of places to eat . There are much better...More

Thank jamesfS3724OQ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the cod sandwhich and it was delicious. I recomend it, the food was good, service could improve but overall great place to have lunch.

Thank Juan G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a table for 10 on a Friday night, so might expect some delay. However, we waited a long time for our cocktails with both drinks and food coming at staggered and delayed intervals so that one or other of the party was always...More

Thank Talamhgirl
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Sat on patio, had great food. Great prices. Fast refills. Good location off Woodward. I will return.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

When the rusty bucket opened a year or so ago I looked forward to having a tavern-like establishment in the neighborhood. Turned out that the menu was rather ordinary, the food nothing to write home about and the service was on the slow side. On...More

Thank pyrolithos
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Restaurant first came to our attention when we visited its origins in Dublin, Ohio. Bloomfield location has always provided good tasting food at reasonable prices in comfortable surroundings.

Thank Henry Z
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The bucket has decent pub food,lots of TV's and good drink deals mid-week. Like Whiskey Wednesdays. Food is served fairly quickly, the wait staff is friendly.

Thank 828jamespb
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Friendly,noisy "neighborhood" restaurant. Family friendly. Great variety on menu great quality food. Fun place to watch assorted sports. Service has always been great.

Thank 127Dancer
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner. In town for a tournament. We got right in and seated on a Saturday evening. Mac and cheese was ok..the taste of beer overpowered it. If you're not a fan of beer you won't like this dish. Fries and sandwiches were good....More

Thank Sugarfoots
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Simple menu offering a range of American favorites. Food normally well prepared and of good quality and good value. We have had a few occasions when the service has been erratic and it seems that more training and supervision of wait staff would be a...More

Thank polymath2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42874 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5033
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 248-239-3663
It's what every neighborhood needs. A fun, fast, and friendly place to dine, celebrate, or just hang. And be all of those things to families, children, singles, grandparents, students and business people. That's the thinking behind the concept of the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. And it's what you'll find in every corner of each and every one. From the menu - a combination of updated familiar favorites designed to delight food lovers of every type and age - to the warmth of the naturalistic decor, underscored by a staff that embodies Genuine Hospitality, Rusty Bucket feels immediately familiar and comfortable to anyone that walks in.

It's where your neighborhood eats, drinks & laughs.