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Rusty Pelican

2425 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1437
+1 813-281-1943
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (82 reviews)
“stuffed grouper” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2425 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1437
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to rusty pelican for our 12 yr anniversary last night. The drinks were phenomenal especially the smoked old fashioned. Jade was our server, and her service was so excellent. She was very friendly with a great sense of humor, and genuinely a kind...More

Thank rmath364
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely phenomenal!!! One of the best brunches in Tampa Bay. Courtland made me the best omelette I ever had. Relaxed atmosphere for a wonderful Sunday meal....right on the water. Definitely be back often.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant close to our hotel and selected the Rusty Pelican. Good choice! I ordered the seafood grill and my wife ordered stone crab claws. Both were the best meal we had in the Tampa area. Josh ( our waiter )...More

Thank Kingsville_Mike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not expected such a nice place when I saw the name was the Rusty Pelican, however the atmosphere was wonderful and the food was amazing. We made a reservation online ahead of time which was super easy and we ended up getting a...More

Thank brianna2319
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night was our first time dining in at the Rusty Pelican (We have been here for lots of weddings). We were able to get a spot by the water despite no reservation. Our waitress Gabi recommended the grouper for entrees. What a great meal!...More

Thank _clarksond322
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rusty Pelican offers a great selection of seafood dishes as well as traditional breakfast treats (eggs, waffles, etc.). The brunch was amazing especially with a lovely view, bottomless mimosas and excellent service.

Thank Jelena V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous location but strange to have hunting lodge feel for place on the water. Had the air of being tired. The server was excellent and attentive. I had oysters that were delicious followed by a Tuna special which was pretty average. Maybe it was just...More

Thank nickmI4176UD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I had our 40th anniversary dinner here last week. I earlier made a reservation and requested a window table. When we arrived we were promptly seated and drink orders were taken. Once the drinks arrived we ordered the escargot tart appetizer and...More

Thank Myirishpa
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Our family had a wedding there and it couldn’t have been any better. The staff was efficient. The food was plentiful and delicious. The view stunning. I would book an event there in a heartbeat.

Thank purcellstravel
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The STAFF was great, Jad, Amanda and Jason were AWESOME. the food was great, but the roomand service were even better. Thank you for making my moms birthday and retirement brunch such a relaxing and great experience.

Thank Susan T
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13 May 2017|
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Response from GloBullEduc8tor | Reviewed this property |
It is business casual, but many guests dress up a bit.
6 November 2016|
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Response from lindawC2475UO | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. The last time I was there people were dressed casually (shorts) but most people has on business casual type dress.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2425 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1437
    (N. Rocky Point Dr./Courtney Campbell Causeway)
  • Public Transportation: There is shuttle service provided from all the major hotels in the area, that will bring you directly to our doorstep. Including, The Sailport, The Double Tree, The Chase Suites, and The Holiday Inn.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-281-1943
  • E-mail
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