Welcome to Rusty Hooks Dockside Grill!

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All of the following items are freshly prepared while you sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular views from our dining areas.

All seafood items are wild-caught and cut in-house.
Our steaks are also freshly cut in-house. Chicken and burgers are always fresh, never frozen. Our shrimp is peeled and deveined in-house daily.

Consumer Advisory * These items are offered raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Menu options and prices subject to change with Market.

Full Menu

Appetizers

DOCKSIDE SEAFOOD FRITTERS

10.95

Our twist on a Bahamian favorite – local fresh seafood rolled in batter, deep fried and served with rémoulade dipping sauce 

DRUNKEN MUSSELS

14.95

Steamed and served in a white wine cream sauce with french bread

LOCAL STEAMED CLAMS

14.95

Local (when available) clams steamed and served with choice of garlic butter or cream sauce and French bread 

RUSTY’S CRAB DIP

15.95

Hot and spicy crab dip served with your choice of french bread or large pretzel, celery and Carrots 

JUMBO STEAMED SHRIMP

1 LB 30.95
½ LB 16.95

Steamed peel-n-eat shrimp seasoned with Old Bay served with house-made cocktail sauce  

BUFFALO SHRIMP

14.95

Grilled shrimp prepared in our buffalo sauce and bleu cheese with french bread 

CHICKEN WINGS

15.95

Buffalo, BBQ, Old Bay, Lemon Pepper, Fire Hot or Jerked (16.95). Served with choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing and celery and carrots for dipping 

FRIED PICKLES

9.95

Pickle chips breaded and fried served with a side of ranch dressing

ONION RINGS

8.95

Thick slices of beer battered fried onion rings served with rémoulade dipping sauce 

*Oysters on the Half Shell (Raw Oysters)

MKT

Raw Oysters by the half dozen or dozen, served on the half shell with housemade cocktail sauce, mignionette, horse radish and crackers.  Also available steamed. Ask your server about today's selection. 

Soup & Entree Salads

CREAM OF CRAB SOUP

Cup 9
Bowl 13
Get It To Go! Quart 37

“Carolina’s Best!”

HOUSE SALAD

11.95

Fresh mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, red onions, olives, walnuts and crumbled bleu cheese  

CAESAR SALAD

Large 9.95

Fresh romaine, croutons, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, and tossed in our house made Caesar dressing 

BUFFALO CHICKEN SALAD (LUNCH ONLY)

13.95

Crispy chicken tossed in buffalo sauce served over romaine, tomatoes, onions and cheddar cheese served with house made blue cheese dressing 

SALAD TOPPINGS:

4 oz Crab Cake 18.95, Fried Oysters 14.00, Shrimp 11.00, Chicken Breast 8.00, Salmon 12.00, *Captain Robert’s Catch Market Price, Avocado 2.00

Salad Dressings

House-Made Ranch, House-Made Bleu Cheese, House-Made Caesar, Honey Mustard, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Entrees

DOCKSIDE TACOS

Fresh Catch MKT
Shrimp Old Bay Dusted 18.95
Chicken Grilled or Jerked 16.95

Our signature dish! Two tacos served with mango-salsa, cabbage-jicama slaw, cotija Mexican cheese, fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime with a side of fresh avocado, Pico de Gallo and house made Texas Caviar
Gluten free corn tortilla available for 3.00 extra

JUMBO CRAB CAKES

Single 33.95
Platter (2) 59.95

6 oz jumbo lump Maryland crab cakes delicately seasoned with no filler broiled and served with a choice of two sides  

*CAPTAIN ROBERT’S FRESH CATCH

Market

Fresh seafood selections off our local boats with Chef’s special touch! Choice of two sides. 
Add-Ons: Lump Crab 17.00 Shrimp 11.00

JERKED CHICKEN

25.95

Our twisit on Caribbean Jerked Chicken served over rice pilaf with choice of one side

*CHEF’S RIBEYE

32.95

10 oz. Char-grilled Prime Angus beef served with two sides 
Add-Ons: Lump Crab 17.00 Shrimp 11.00

JUMBO SNOW CRAB LEGS

Market

1½ lb. steamed jumbo snow crab legs served with fries and house-made slaw

CAJUN SHRIMP PASTA

26.95

Fresh shrimp served over linguine in a Cajun cream sauce with French bread

*TUNA AND SALMON POKE BOWL

25.95

Sashimi Grade Tuna and Salmon tossed in Soy and Sesame Sauce. Served over rice pilaf with cucumbers and avocados. Drizzled with Sirachi aioli. 

FRESH ATLANTIC LEMON CAPER SALMON

28.95

Blackened or Grilled. Prepared with a lemon caper compound butter and served with choice of two sides.

FISH FACTORY PLATTERS

Fish & Chips 24.95
Oysters 28.95
Shrimp 24.95
Chicken Tenders 19.95

Served with fries and slaw.

Fish & Chips = lightly battered Altantic Cod, fried

Oysters = lightly battered, fried

Shrimp = choice lightly battered, blackened or grilled

Chicken Tenders = fried 

 

Side Options

Rice Pilaf, Broccoli, French Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Onion Rings, Housemade Slaw, Texas Caviar, French Bread

Additional Sides 3.50

Small Mixed Green or Caesar Salad

Substitute Small Mixed Green Salad or Caesar Salad $3.00

Add Small Mixed Green Salad or Caesar Salad $6.95

Sandwiches

All sandwiches served with a pickle and choice of fries or slaw.

​Extras: Additional Cheese 1.00, Bacon 1.00, Avocado 2.00

* CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE

15.95

½ lb. hand patted beef burger flame grilled with lettuce, tomato and onion topped with your choice of American, Cheddar, Provolone, Pepper Jack, or Swiss cheese 

Picture is shown with mushroom and bacon add-ons

*BOURBON BARBECUE BACON BURGER

17.95

½ lb. hand patted beef, burger flame grilled with house-made bourbon barbecue sauce, bacon, tobacco onions, lettuce, tomato topped with cheddar cheese

SHRIMP BURGER

21.95

Grilled shrimp burger (7 oz.) served with lettuce, tomato, onion and house-made remoulade sauce

FRESH CATCH BLT WRAP

MKT

Grilled or Blackened Fresh Catch Fish in Spinach Wrap with Bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado aioli

SALMON BLT SANDWICH

18.95

Grilled or blackened salmon, served with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and citrus aioli

CHICKEN BREAST SANDWICH

14.95

Grilled chicken breast served with grilled pineapple, swiss cheese, bacon and bourbon barbecue sauce 

CLASSIC PO BOY (LUNCH ONLY)

Shrimp 17.95
Oyster 18.95

Choice of Shrimp (fried, grilled or blackened) or Oysters (fried) on with lettuce, tomato, onion and house made rémoulade.  

BEACH TURKEY BURGER (LUNCH ONLY)

14.95

Hand patted seasoned turkey burger topped with lettuce, tomato and onion 

RIBEYE STEAK SANDWICH (LUNCH ONLY)

15.95

Thinly sliced ribeye, sautéed onions, jalapenos and provolone

“Little Matey’s” Menu

Served with drink and 1 side 9.95

Ages 10 & Under Only Please

CHICKEN TENDERS

SHRIMP BASKET

BURGER

Gluten Free Items

APPETIZERS: Crab Dip with gluten free chips or veggies, Clams in butter, Steamed Shrimp

SALAD: All dressings

ENTREES: Crab Cakes, Jerked Chicken, *Ribeye Steak, *Captain Robert’s Catch, Crab Legs, Salmon

SANDWICHES: All sandwiches (with the exception of fried po boys) with substitution of Gluten free bread 3.50

TACOS: Any taco on Gluten free corn tortilla 3.50

SIDES: Mixed greens salad, broccoli, slaw and Texas Caviar

 

DESSERTS

Key Lime Pie

6.95

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

7.95

Specialty Cheesecake

7.95

Ask your server about today's cheesecake options.

Beer List

On Draught

Lighthouse Lemonade, Tito’s Vodka on Tap

Wicked Weed Pernicious (Asheville, NC)  India Pale Ale   ABV 7.3%     IBU 70

Terrapin Luau Krunkles (Athens, Ga) IPA  ABV 6.5%   IBU 38

Wicked Weed Fresh Dr. Dank Hazy IPA (Asheville, NC) Wheat Beer ABV 7.1%  IBU 65

HiWire Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Marzen (Asheville, NC) ABV 6%  IBU 25

NoDa Hop Drop N Roll (Charlotte, NC) IPA ABV 7.2% IBU 81 

Blue Moon Belgian White (Golden, CO) ABV 6.2%   IBU 0

Corona Premier American Light Lager ABV 4%  IBU 7 

Red Oak Bavarian Lager (Greensboro, NC)  ABV 5%  IBU 20

Landshark (Belize) American Light Island Style Lager ABV 4.6%  IBU 15

Signal Fire Session IPA Wrightsville Beach Brewery (Wrightsville Beach, NC) ABV 5%  50 IBU

Miller Lite (Milwaukee, WI) 4.2% ABV 10 IBU  

Yuengling Lager (Pottsville, PA) ABV 4.5%   IBU 16

OMB Captain Jack German Pilsner The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (Charlotte, NC) ABV 4.9%   IBU 27  

Puppy Drum Pale Ale Wrightsville Beach Brewery (Wrightsville Beach, NC) American IPA ABV 4.9%  IBU 41 

Dogfish 60 Minute New England IPA (Milton, DE)  ABV 6%   IBU 60 

Oskar Blues Hazy Blues New England Hazy IPA (Brevard, NC) ABV 7% IBU 0

Kona Brewing Bigwave (Hawaii) Golden Ale ABV 4.4% IBU 21

Sycamore Brewing Beach Candy IPA (Charlotte, NC) ABV 6% IBU 0

Sycamore Brewing Caribbean Stout (Charlotte, NC) ABV 7% IBU 0

Pompano Porter American Wrightsville Beach Brewery (Wrightsville Beach, NC) ABV 6.1% IBU 21

Highland Hazy Heights New England Hazy IPA (Ashville, NC) ABV 7.5% IBU 0

Mango Cart Wheat Ale (San Diego, CA) ABV 4% IBU 10

New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA (Asheville, NC) ABV 7% IBU

Domestic Bottles

Bud Light

Budweiser

Coors Light

Miller Light

Michelob Ultra

Pabst Blue Ribbon

Bold Rock Carolina Apple GF

Ranch Water Seltzer: Original, Spicy, Rio Red Grapefruit, Prickly Pear

Sercy Hard Seltzers: Dragonfruit Pear, Strawberry Pineapple, Huckleberry Lemon, Watermelon Acai

Import Bottles 

Amstel Light

Corona

Corona Premiere 

Amber Dos Equis

 

 

Guinness 

Heineken

Red Stripe

Stella

Specialty Drinks

Dockside Margarita     17

Patron, Cointreau, and sour mix, with a Grand Marnier floater and squeeze of lime 

Off the Hook Bloody Mary    16

Tito’s, House-made Bloody Mary mix, Blue Crab Claw, Shrimp, Bacon, Bleu Cheese Olives, Celery & cucumber

Rusty Sunset   12

Absolut Mandarin, Cointreau, cranberry & orange juice

Intracoastal Runner   8

Malibu Coconut Rum, Blue Curacao, pineapple juice & soda water

Captain’s Punch   14         

Gordian Knot Rum, Pina Colada Mix, Strawberry Daiquiri Mix, sour mix, lime juice, bitters and a Malibu floater

Hooked Margarita   11

Jose Cuervo Gold, Triple Sec, sour mix, and a squeeze of lime

Dark and Rusty   12

 Gordian Knot Rum, Ginger Beer & lime juice

Cosmo on the Waterway   12

Absolut Citron, Cointreau, lime & cranberry juice

Key Lime Pie Martini   10

Pinnacle Whipped Cream Vodka, pineapple juice, orange juice, and cream with graham cracker rim

Island Hopper   9

Malibu Coconut Rum, Myers Dark Rum, Pina Colada mix, pineapple juice & grenadine

Lighthouse Lemonade  11.5

Tito’s Vodka in our House-made Lemonade served on tap in a souvenir cup

White Wines

Chardonnay        

Sonoma Cutrer, Somona County, CA         12/46

Singing Tree, Russian River Valley, CA  12/46

Clos Du Bois, California      9.5/36

Sauvignon Blanc

Invivo X, Marlborough, New Zealand      12/46

Nobilo, Marlborough, New Zealand       9.5/36

Chenin Blanc

Dry Creek, Sonoma County, CA 9/34

Rose

Champs de Provence, Provence, France   12/46

Moscato

Mènage à Trois, California        8.5/32

Pinot Grigio

Seaglass, Santa Barbara County, CA 9/34

Ruffino ‘Lumina’, Delle Venezie, Italy      8.5/32

Sparkling

Riondo, Prosecco, Italy Split     8 split/28

 Red Wines

Carbernet Sauvignon

Hindsight Vineyards, Napa Valley   52 

Hilltop, J Lohr, Pasa Robles, CA  13/50

Goldschmidt ‘Katherine’, Alexander Valley, CA   12/46

J Lohr Seven Oaks, Pasa Robles, CA    10/38

Malbec

Septima, Mendoza, Argentina                    8.5/32

Distinct Reds

Ruffino, Chianti, Italy    8.5/32   

Rhiannon Red Blend, CA     8.5/32

Pinot Noir

Rainstorm, Williamette Valley, Oregon   12/46

Mark West, CA    8.5/32

House Wine By Sycamore Lane, California    7.0

Chardonnay

Pinot Grigio

White Zinfandel

Cabernet Sauvignon 

Merlot

Non Alcoholic Beverages

Pepsi

Siera Mist

Mountain Dew

Pink Lemonade

Sweet & Unsweet Tea 

O’Douls

Becks 



Diet Pepsi

Ginger Ale

Diet Mt. Dew

Sobe Water

Coffee

Red Bull

Tonic