Nestled in Lake Norman’s "hot spot", The Rusty Rudder boasts some of the best seafood and stunning views around. With a large boat dock and sprawling outdoor patio, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a local paradise. Their unique menu features a mix of southern favorites and delectable seafood dishes – fried pickles and a lobster roll anyone? Don’t worry if seafood isn’t your thing, "The Rudder" (as the locals call it) has got you covered. With over 32 entrees, including specialty burgers, wraps, and sandwiches – you’re sure to find something you love!
As if it could get any better, The Rudder also serves up liquid gold in some of the best locally brewed beers and a decadent wine list. What pairs perfectly with beautiful lakeside lounging and a frosty cold beverage? Live music of course! Come listen to some of our local favorites with live music every Friday and Saturday night, all year long. For more information and a list of upcoming events, visit their
The Rusty Rudder
20210 Henderson Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
Open M-F at 11AM
Open Sat and Sun. at 10AM
20210 Henderson Rd. off of exit 28 on I77
Between markers D6 and T2
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