3563 N Highway 17 Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
843-388-3177 , info@rustyruddermtp.com
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Lunch is served daily 11am – 4pm.

Lunch Starters



Flash fried in a sesame breading with hot peppers. Topped with a wasabi aioli and served with a sweet chili sauce.

Slider Trio (add a side for 5)


Crab cake, bacon jam cheeseburger, and pimento cheese BBQ pork belly

Peel-N-Eat Shrimp


½ pound of local shrimp tossed in old bay (GF)

Crab Dip


Lump crab baked with a light cream sauce and parmesan cheese. Served with a French baguette.

Pimento Cheese Dip


Homemade pimento cheese served with a French baguette and house pickles.

Smoked and Grilled Wings

Smoked and grilled wings served with celery and your choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing.
Tossed in your choice of:
Buffalo, Atomic, Sriracha Lime, Pineapple Hoisin, Alabama White, Sticky Molasses BBQ, Jerk, Seven Pepper (dry)
Old Bay (dry),Garlic Parmesan (dry) or Ranch (dry)

Soup & Salads

Dressing: Ranch | Blue Cheese | Honey Mustard | Balsamic Vinaigrette | Smoked Pepper Vinaigrette | Honey Citrus Vinaigrette
Extras: Chicken $6 | Shrimp $7 | Salmon $9 | Crab Cake $11 | Tuna $14 | Portabella $4 | Fried Oysters $8

Garden Salad


Mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, carrots and corn bread croutons. (GF)

Spinach and Arugula


Roasted butternut squash with bacon, pecans and goat cheese. Tossed with a honey citrus vinaigrette.(GF)

Roasted Beet Salad


Red and Yellow beets with onion, toasted almond, goat cheese crumbles and a smoked pepper vinaigrette.(GF)

Southern Chopped Salad


Egg, bacon, tomato, shredded cheese, and cucumbers tossed in a maple honey mustard dressing and fried chicken tenders.

Wedge Salad


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

Skillet Mac-N-Cheese



House smoked pulled pork topped with a mustard bbq sauce.

Brisket Mac


House smoked brisket topped with a sticky molasses BBQ sauce and fried tobacco onions.

Charleston Hot Chicken Mac


Charleston hot chicken topped with ranch dressing and fried tobacco onions.

Prime Rib Mac


House smoked prime rib with sautéed mushrooms, onion jam and a demi-glace.

Traditional Mac

Creamy blend of Havarti, American, Cheddar and Monterrey jack cheeses.

Fried Platters

Served with cole slaw and your choice of side.
Fried Flounder | Fried Oysters | Fried Shrimp | Single Item: $19 | Choice of 2: $24 | Choice of 3: $28

Burgers, Sandwiches and Entrées

Served with your choice of side. Substitute chicken on any burger.

Brisket Philly


House smoked brisket topped with mushroom, onion, smoked gouda cheese and chipotle mayo on a toasted hoagie roll.

Smoked Salmon Rachel


Pastrami seasoned smoked salmon topped with cole slaw, Swiss cheese and a smoked pepper vinaigrette on toasted rye bread.

Meatloaf Sandwich


Homemade meatloaf served open face on grilled Texas toast. Topped with a chipotle ketchup and fried tobacco onions.

Crab Cake Sliders


Pan seared crab cake sliders (2) topped with tomato, arugula and a chipotle aioli.

Charleston Hot Chicken



Locally sourced chicken breast deep fried in a cayenne and paprika spice on a brioche bun with house pickles.

Jerk Chicken Sandwich


Topped with a grilled pineapple chutney and pepper jack cheese.

Flounder Sandwich

Topped with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion.

House Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich

Topped with Cole slaw and house pickles.

Classic Cheeseburger


Topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and your choice of cheese.

The Ultimate BBQ Burger


Topped with American cheese, bacon jam, house smoked pork belly, ground pork rinds and homemade sticky molasses BBQ sauce.

Seared Tuna Sandwich


Pineapple hoisin glazed yellowfin tuna topped with kimchi slaw and a wasabi aioli.

Rudder Melt


8 oz. burger covered in out Charleston “hot” seasoning and topped with house smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese and onion jam. Served on texas toast.

Grilled Portabella Sandwich


Grilled marinated portabella cap topped with goat cheese, arugula, tomato and onion jam. Finish with a balsamic reduction.

Sides: $5.00

Collard Greens

Grilled Asparagus

Seasonal Quinoa

Grits or Pimento Cheese Grits

Hand Cut Fries

BBQ Street Corn

Brussel Sprouts


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