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Rusty's Backwater Saloon

1715 W River Dr W, Stevens Point, WI 54481-9018
+1 715-341-2490
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef stick” (6 reviews)
“bloody marys” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1715 W River Dr W, Stevens Point, WI 54481-9018
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 22 April 2017

It has been years since we have eaten here, but it was close to our friend's house and "new" to us. Pulling into the parking lot looked a bit like a junk yard with the buses, campers, and cars or whatever was parked in the...More

1  Thank john1234999
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Rusty's is my favorite place to go for a great Bloody Mary in Stevens Point. The Saloon is on the river, plenty of room to park, the facility has plenty of seating with a simple menu with great sandwiches, etc. If you love Bloody Mary's,...More

Thank Laurel60304
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not huge, but right next to the Wisconsin River. Very good prices and the sandwiches we had were huge! Interesting variety. Cute fireplace. I would go back!

Thank KerryLP
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is always a must for Bloody's when I am in the area...I seriously think they may be the best bloody I've had. Food is good too. Great lightly battered cheese curds.

Thank lovetotravelusa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food served fresh and by a great staff. Nice relaxing atmosphere and great show by the bartenders making their famous Bloody Marys. Well worth the stop.

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped at Rusty's while camping in Stevens Point for one of their world famous Bloody Mary's and decided to grab a bite to eat as well. My husband's burger was excellent, as were his sweet potato fries. My assorted veggies were deep fried to...More

Thank Voice1234
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stopped here for a quick bite to eat after a long bike ride. Don't be alarmed by the fact it is in the middle of nowhere and is surround by old vehicles. Enter and see it looks like a common Wisconsin bar, but here,...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A rustic experience with a lot of character. A frequent stop of ours. You can come by boat or by car. Reasonable menu for all ages. Many varieties of beer on tap. Excellent bloodies. However, it is too rustic for some people as the owner...More

Thank Wenzday1
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Needed a destination for a motorcycle ride and Rusty's was it. Has been a number if years since we have been here. Thankfully nothing gas changed. A true roadhouse, backwoods experience. My wife had the huge bloody Mary complete with beef stick, fresh garlic and...More

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you're looking for healthy, this is NOT the place to go. Nearly everything on the menu is DEEP-FRIED. However, they have the best bloodies you can imagine and come fully stocked with a cheese, beefstick, pickles, peppers, etc. The food is your typical bar...More

Thank KSlegs12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 W River Dr W, Stevens Point, WI 54481-9018
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Stevens Point
  • Phone Number: +1 715-341-2490
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