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The Rudder

The Rudder serves a variety of American staples such as crab cakes, Buffalo wings, beef stew, meat lover's pizza, ribeye sandwiches, and shrimp platters. Patio deck with lake views is dog friendly. Visit Website

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BringFido Guest Rating

The Rudder has received a rating of 4.2 out of 5 bones by 5 canine critics on BringFido.

  • Jimmy
    May. 14, 2021
    Awesome Atmosphere

    Great food, friendly staff and really dog friendly!

  • Heather
    May. 14, 2021
    Awesome Dog Friendly Restaurant!!!!

    If I could give them 10 bones! Can’t get a more dog friendly restaurant! We will certainly be back!

  • Diana
    Sep. 6, 2020
    Baily Loved The Vibe Of This Place

    First time at this place with our dog and it was beautiful weather to eat on the patio as a family! Great food and service from Jordan S...! Would highly recommend for people and dogs!

  • Greg
    Jul. 12, 2019
    Awesome Evening At The Rudder

    Such a great environment and extremely dog friendly! All the servers have come up and loved on my pup, brought him his own water bowel. We caught Friday afternoon happy hour and appetizers, the drinks are strong and the crab dip is legit.

  • Sharon
    More than a year ago
    Can't cook a simple hamburger

    1st one burnt 2nd one raw

    Also very slow service from kitchen

    Took over an hour for everyone at our table to get their food

    WILL NOT return

    McDs has better hamburgers

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