SouthPark’s Sharon Square will add the Rusty Bucket & Tavern to its restaurant options next summer.
The Ohio-based eatery will take a 4,800-square-foot space, complete with a courtyard and fire pit for outdoor dining.
It will be Rusty Bucket’s first location in North Carolina.
Sharon Square is a mixed-used development at Sharon and Fairview roads that is being developed by Pappas Properties and Allen Tate Co.read more
It offers the feel of a neighborhood grill, with a menu of familiar dishes. All menu items are prepared from scratch with fresh ingredients.
That includes sandwiches such as the Buffalo Chicken sandwich, Asian Tuna wrap and the Rusty Bucket chili dogs as well as a variety of burgers and pizzas. Entrées include pan-seared salmon, meatloaf, ribs and Mahi-mahi tacos. The restaurant also offers variety of soups, salads and sides.
“Rusty Bucket’s food and execution are tremendous, and its fun, casual concept will be a great compliment to our current restaurant tenants,” Peter Pappas, CEO and founder of Pappas Properties, said in a news release.
Rusty Bucket & Tavern has 17 locations in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Florida.
Keith Rogers of Restaurant Development Advisors and Dave Tschirhart and Adam Williams of Legacy Real Estate Advisors represented Rusty Bucket in the transaction. Brian Roth of Pappas Properties marketed the property for the landlord.