3563 N Highway 17 Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
843-388-3177 , info@rustyruddermtp.com
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Dinner is served daily 4pm - 10pm.

Dinner Starters

Peel-n-Eat Shrimp


1/2 pound of local shrimp tossed old bay. (GF)

Crab Dip


Baked lump crab dip with warm pita chips.

Smoked and Grilled Wings


Smoked, grilled and flash fried wings in your choice of sauce or dry rub served with celery and ranch or blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo, Sriracha Lime, Pineapple Hoisin, Alabama White, Sticky Molasses BBQ, Pineapple Hoisin, BBQ (dry), Old Bay (dry),Garlic Parmesan (dry) or Ranch (dry)

Tuna Nachos*

Pineapple hoisin marinated sashimi yellowfin tuna over fried wontons with kimchi, seaweek salad and wasabi aioli.

Pimento Cheese Dip


Homemade pimento cheese served with roasted red peppers and warm pita chips.



Sesame breaded calamari and hot peppers with a wasabi aioli and Thai chili sauce.

Crab Stuffed Fried Green Tomatoes


Green tomato & crab dip stacks deep fried then topped with pork belly burnt ends, feta cheese and smoked tomato bourbon glaze.

Pork Belly Burnt Ends


Piled high with sticky molasses bbq sauce and house bbq chips.


Dressing: Ranch | Blue Cheese | Maple Mustard | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Smoked Pepper Vinaigrette | Raspberry Vinaigrette | Russian
Protein: Chicken $6 | Shrimp $7 | Salmon $9 | Crab Cake $12 | Yellowfin Tuna $14 | Grilled Portobella $4 | Sliced Brisket $8

Garden Salad


Tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, carrots and house made croutons.

Wedge Salad


A quarter wedge of iceberg topped with blue cheese dressing and crumbles, balsamic drizzle, tomato, red onion and chopped house smoked bacon. (GF)

Spinach and Arugula


Fresh berries, blue cheese crumbles, bacon, red onion, pecans and raspberry vinaigrette. (GF)

Roasted Beet Salad


Sliced red beets, red onion, feta cheese and house bbq chips with a smoked pepper vinaigrette. (GF)

Skillet Mac-N-Cheese

Chili Mac


Homemade chili, pickled jalapeños, green onion and sour cream.

Brisket Mac


House smoked brisket topped with sticky molasses bbq sauce and onion straws.

Piggy Mac


House smoked pulled pork topped with mustard BBQ sauce.

Charleston Hot Chicken Mac


Charleston hot chicken strips topped with ranch dressing and onion straws.

Baby Back Mac

Smoked baby back rib meat off the bone with green onions.

Traditional Mac


Creamy blend of Havarti, American, Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses.


Served with your choice of 2 sides
Baby Back Ribs - $14 (¼) | $18 (½) | $24 (Full)
Brisket - $18 (½ lb)
Pulled Pork - $15 (½ lb)
Big Boy Platter - $32 (1/2 Rack Ribs, ¼ lb Pork, ¼ lb Brisket)


Jamaican Jerk Chicken Breast


Marinated chicken in our house jerk sauce topped with mango chutney and served with red rice and collard greens. (GF)

Pan Seared Salmon*


Topped with a bourbon maple glaze and served over pecan rice pilaf with fresh seasonal vegetables. (GF)

Seafood Risotto


Salmon and mushroom risotto topped with a citrus & herb marinated shrimp skewer.

Cajun Alfredo Pasta (Choose Chicken or Shrimp)


Blackened chicken or shrimp with roasted red peppers, tomato and mushrooms in a Cajun alfredo sauce over hand rolled garlic chive linguine.

Shrimp & Grits


Sautéed shrimp, alligator andouille, roasted red peppers, corn, tomato and green onion over grits with a chipotle cream sauce. (GF)

Lowcountry Crab Cakes


Lump crab cakes topped with grilled peach salsa and chipotle aioli over red rice with fresh seasonal vegetables.

Grilled Tuna*


Pineapple hoisin glazed tuna topped with seaweed salad over kimchi fried rice.

Sweet Tea Pork Chop*


Sweet tea brined 12oz bone-in pork chop topped with grilled peach salsa over potatoes au gratin with fresh seasonal vegetables. (GF)

Fried Platters

Served with cole slaw, your choice of side and cocktail or tartar sauce.
Fried Flounder | Fried Oyster | Fried Shrimp | Single Item: $19 | Choice of 2: $24 | Choice of 3: $28


Flounder Sandwich


Fried flounder topped with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion on a toasted brioche bun.

*Classic Cheeseburger


8 oz burger topped with American cheese, homemade chili, cole slaw and house pickles on a brioche bun.

Rudder Melt*


8oz. burger with "Charleston hot" seasoning, pepper jack cheese, bacon and onion jam, on Texas Toast.

Charleston Hot Chicken


Cayenne and paprika spiced deep fried chicken breast with house pickles on Texas toast.

Grilled Portabella Sandwich


Marinated and grilled portabella cap with feta cheese, arugula, tomato and onion jam drizzled with a balsamic reduction.

Brisket Philly


Thin sliced smoked brisket on a split top Philly roll with grilled onions and melted cheese sauce.

Smoked Pastrami Reuben


Thick sliced house smoked pastrami piled high with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on toasted rye.

House Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich


½ lb of smoked pulled pork on a brioche bun topped with house pickles and cole slaw on a brioche bun.

Sides $5:

Fresh Seasonal Vegetables


Brussel Sprouts

Hand Cut Fries


Red Rice

Collard Greens

Potato Salad

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