Local Meets Contemporary Cuisine

Fresh caught local seafood, innovative fare, and unforgettable tastes – The Rusty Pelican of Tampa Bay offers a culinary experience for the books. With expansive menus for every meal, The Rusty Pelican offers something for everyone to enjoy – from fresh seafood to beautiful Midwestern cuts of meat. Enjoy something new with our Chef’s Daily Selections that highlight delectable dishes featured by our top chefs.

The wine selection and pairings at The Rusty Pelican are unmatchable, having been honored Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence” every year since 2003. Plus, with an extensive list of premium flavored vodkas, and an exotic list of tropical drinks, dining at the Rusty Pelican offers lively libations to fit every mood. Live entertainment featuring our grand piano begins evenings at 6:00 p.m.

Lunch is available Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner is served Monday – Thursday, 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday – Saturday, 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Brunch is served 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Sunday. Happy hour runs Monday – Friday, 4:30 p.m. to  7 p.m.


2425 N Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607


Phone: 813-281-1943

Mon - Thur: 11am - 3pm
Fri & Sat: 11am - 3pm
Mon - Thur: 4:30pm - 10pm
Fri & Sat: 4:30pm - 11pm
Sun: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Sun: 10am - 2:30pm

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About Specialty Restaurants Corporation (SRC)

SRC, founded in 1958 by World War II Army Aircorp veteran, David C. Tallichet Jr., has been an industry leader for more than 50 years with a portfolio of 21 award-winning restaurants throughout the United States, including distinguished restaurants such as Orange Hill in Orange County, Castaway in Burbank, Proud Bird in Los Angeles, Rusty Pelican in Miami, Florida, Whiskey Joes in Tampa, Florida and countless others. All of SRC’s restaurants are in beautifully appointed locations that offer breathtaking panoramic views of city skylines, waterfronts or airports. Renowned for their extensive special events capabilities, the SRC portfolio also includes Specialty Events and SRC Event Group featuring on and off-site event production, coordination and design services. Specialty Events is a full-service event planning service for the SRC restaurants providing flawless, unforgettable celebrations from an intimate casual dinner for two to a corporate retreat or an elegant dream wedding. For more information visit, or

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