Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern Announces New Menu Items, Online Reservations Available Now

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January 14, 2019
Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern Announces New Menu Items,
Online Reservations Available Now
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern (Rusty Bucket) is excited to announce new menu and catering items, as well as the added convenience of online reservations – now available for all party sizes.
“From the start, Rusty Bucket has been committed to breaking the mold for casual dining by providing high-quality food and upscale drinks served with our signature hospitality every time,” said Gary Callicoat, president, Rusty Bucket. “We are thrilled to be evolving our menu to refresh our fan-favorite comfort dishes while adding even more convenience to enhance guests’ experiences and appetites.”
Introducing new menu items
Rusty Bucket has refreshed the following menu items, which are available starting today at all locations:
  • Bucket Bites – mini burgers on potato buns with caramelized onions, American cheese and topped with pickle chips.
  • Baja Fish Tacos –served blackened, topped with pico de gallo, green cabbage, avocado lime drizzle, fresh cilantro and served with Cuban style black beans and rice.
  • Mac n’ Cheese – Swiss and American cheeses melted with heavy cream and Blue Moon white ale; tossed with jumbo elbow macaroni; topped with kettle cooked potato chips, scallions, and diced tomatoes; served with garlic cheese bread.
New catering sides have also been added including: Coleslaw, Fruit, Broccoli, Roasted Carrots, Mashers, Quinoa Farro Salad, and Italian Pasta Salad.
Added convenience
Rusty Bucket is also pleased to announce it is one of the first casual restaurants to offer online reservations, making it easier for parties of all sizes to reserve seating at their local Rusty Bucket in advance, including putting their party on the waitlist.
“Offering online reservations year-round will make it even easier for our guests to celebrate special occasions, enjoy a date night for two, host a business meeting, or get together with family and friends,” said Callicoat.
In addition to making online reservations, Rusty Bucket continues to innovate by offering other digital options for guests, including the purchase of e-gift cards. Individuals can instantly send a gift card in any amount from $5-$100 by email.
Rusty Bucket is making it easier to enjoy their nationally recognized menu by offering an exclusive third-party delivery partnership with DoorDash. With one easy click, guests can get their favorite Rusty Bucket meal delivered right to their door. When ordering, guests pay for the price of their food, any local taxes, and a minimal delivery fee with optional tip for the delivery person. Rusty Bucket also introduced online ordering and a mobile app earlier this year.
“Whether you dine in or dine out, we are happy to serve our guests with an exceptional meal to enjoy every time that is convenient for them,” said Callicoat.
For more information, to locate a Rusty Bucket, or to make a reservation online, please visit
About Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern:
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Rusty Bucket, a sister company of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, was founded in 2002 and currently operates 23 locations in Ohio, Michigan, Florida, Indiana, North Carolina and Colorado. Rusty Bucket is a nationally-recognized brand with recent accolades, including Technomic’s Top 500 Leading U.S. Chain Restaurants, FSR 50’s Top 10 Fast Growing, High-Performing Chains, and ranked on Restaurant Business’ Future 50 list. Rusty Bucket was also named by Nation’s Restaurant News as a 2014 Breakout Brand.
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Diane Hurd, Inspire PR Group, 614.532.5279

Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern | January 14, 2019