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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (85 reviews)
“stuffed grouper” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2425 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607-1437
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredible location right on the water, perfect location for sunsets. Service was great, not rushed in any way! Started with cocktails his was smoked manhattan that smelled amazing even across the room! I had a frozen rum runner - plenty of rum! We shared the...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlimited champagne or champagne mimosas. Every type of food from a to z. Fresh seafood, made to order omelets, fresh fruit. All types of breakfast meats. The grits were unbelievable. Went back for seconds. Belgian waffles were light and fluffy. We will return. Best brunch...More

Thank Darlene M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was highly recommended by our hotel concierge and it did not disappoint. We sat at the bar but had a fabulous water view. The cocktails were unique and refreshing. I ordered the swordfish and my husband opted for the grouper. Both were as fresh...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous venue, with awesome views. Staff attentive during the ceremony but sadly not for reception Good food but disappointing not to receive a glass of wine with the meal, which I now understand was ordered. Also a coffee would have been lovely afterwards. Guests weren't...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 30 April 2018 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 26 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 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 22 April 2018

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
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Questions & Answers
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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