Just like the lunch menu, Rusty Rudder’s dinner selection offers an irresistible combination of starters, salad, sandwiches, entrees, and platters. For starters, the tuna promises to delight the palate and pave way for the rest of your evening dining experience. This selection features fresh yellowfin tuna with soy pickles and house kimchi. The seared tuna comes with wasabi aioli and pineapple hoisin toppings. Another interesting starter that is often overlooked is the pimento cheese dip featuring homemade pimento cheese accompanied with house pickles and french baguette. Other starters on the dinner menu include crab dip, seafood fritter, smoked tomato bisque, barbeque shrimp, and calamari, among others.
On the salad side, you should try the wedge salad, which features blue cheese crumbles, a drizzled, balsamic reduction, bacon, tomato, and onion. The roasted beet and goat cheese are also worth considering, it features yellow and red beets with toasted almond, a smoked pepper vinaigrette, and goat cheese crumbles.
If you are craving a sandwich, you might want to order the Charleston Hot Chicken. This sandwich selection features paprika and cayenne spiced deep-fried chicken breast served with house pickles on a toasted brioche bun. A classic cheeseburger is also a great option. This selection features lettuce, house pickles, onion, tomatoes, and any cheese of your choice. If you would like a vegetarian option, then the veggie burger is for you. It is in house ground and with seasonal vegetables and features a balsamic reduction, tomato, onion, arugula, and goat cheese.
As for entrees, an excellent option is the fried waffle chicken, which features a chicken breast that’s waffle encrusted, and with a mustard glaze topping. It is served over collard greens and pimento cheese grits. The blackened chicken alfredo is another fantastic selection. This selection is served with cajun alfredo sauce, mushroom, tomato, and roasted red pepper. If you would like something with a touch of shrimp, the shrimp linguine is for you. This selection features sauteed shrimp, spinach, asparagus, and tomato served in s white wine butter sauce. Sides include roasted Brussel sprouts, sauteed spinach, mashed potatoes, collard greens mac and cheese, hand-cut fries, and grilled asparagus.
The Rusty Rudder in Mt Pleasant is ideal for hanging out with family and friends and features an extensive menu selection that takes into mind different diners such as kids and vegetarians. All in all, the restaurant offers an experience that does not disappoint your palate.