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Rucker Johns - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 10 - US$ 20
CUISINES
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner

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Menu

FIRST THINGS FIRST‎
$7.99
Fried Calamari
Calamari dusted w/ flour & deep-fried. This delicacy is served w/ our homemade marinara sauce on the side
$7.99
Boneless Buffalo Bites
When it comes to this new appetizer there are no bones about it. We take the tenderloin of the chicken, cook it to perfection & then toss it in our famous wing sauce. Served w/ celery sticks & blue cheese dressing.
$7.79
Guacamole $+0.99
Nachos Grande
A large plate of crisp tortilla chips smothered in our homemade chili & topped w/ lots of grated cheddar & monterey jack cheeses. Topped off w/ tomatoes, scallions & jalapeño peppers for the brave, w/ sour cream on the side.
$11.99
Kicked Up Nachos
It’s the best of both worlds! We take our nachos grande & top it off w/ our famous kicked up shrimp. This is a staff favorite!
$4.49
Basket of Croissants
Flaky‎ all-butter croissants topped w/ our own honey butter. Let these speak for themselves.
$4.29
Bowl of Chili
Homemade & spiced just right. We’ve added cheddar & monterey jack cheeses, onion & jalapeño peppers as a topping to create that real authentic flavor.
$7.49
Chicken Tenders
The tenderloin of the chicken breast, lightly battered & fried to perfection. Served w/ our own honey mustard dressing & BBQ sauce for dipping. You won’t be able to pass this one up.
$6.99
The Sensational Potato Skins
we do these Mexican or American style. ask your server for details.
$8.99
Crab & Crackers
Hot crab dip at its best. A tasty blend of fresh crab meat, cheeses & seasonings. Served warm w/ our special chips.
$6.49
Rj's Fried Mushrooms
We take only the freshest mushrooms, lightly batter & deep-fry them to a golden brown. Served w/ our own special tiger sauce. This appetizer is polly’s choice!
SALADS & SUCH‎
$6.49
Grilled chicken $+2.00
Rj's House Salad
Served in a frozen bowl; crisp, cold salad greens topped w/ chopped tomatoes, eggs, real bacon & homemade croutons. Served w/ choice of homemade dressing.
$8.99
Rj's Spinach Salad
Our version of a traditional favorite. We start w/ fresh spinach & real bacon, eggs, fresh mushrooms & homemade croutons. We serve this w/ our own blend of hot bacon-honey mustard dressing. Red delicious apple wedges complement this salad.
$8.99
The Chef
Crisp‎ salad greens topped w/ grated cheddar & jack cheeses, ham, turkey, tomatoes, real bacon & homemade croutons. With choice of dressing.
$9.49
Key West Salad
A tropical blend of fresh melons & fresh fruits in season. Complemented w/ choice of chicken salad or low fat cottage cheese. Our creamy orange dressing served on the side.
$11.99
Seared Tuna Salad
Rj’s ginger teriyaki seared tuna atop a bed of freshly mixed spring greens topped w/ chopped apples, dried cranberries, roasted red peppers, chopped red onions, feta cheese & finished w/ fried wonton strips. Served w/ a raspberry vinaigrette dressing on the side.
$8.49
Deb's Chicken Salad
Just like mom’s. Homemade chunky chicken salad served on a bed of crisp salad greens, chopped tomatoes, eggs & green pepper rings w/ choice of dressing on the side. P.S. Don’t even ask for this recipe, she’ll never tell.
$9.49
Grilled Cajun Chicken Salad
Start‎ w/ our crisp salad greens & pile on monterey jack cheese. Add chopped tomatoes, homemade croutons & of course our delicious strips of rj’s cajun grilled chicken breast. Your choice of homemade dressing. (Ranch is delicious & cajun catalina is daring. )
$6.49
Grilled chicken $+2.00
Hail Caesar
This one is tossed traditional style w/ crisp romaine lettuce, freshly grated parmesan cheese & topped w/ rj’s homemade croutons. It’s sure to make a hit w/ your palate.
$9.49
Grilled BBQ Chicken Salad
Start w/ our crisp salad greens & grated monterey jack & cheddar cheeses, real bacon, chopped tomatoes & homemade croutons. Topped w/ a tender grilled BBQ chicken breast & your choice of dressing.
$8.99
Soup & Salad
The ruckerjohn’s house salad served w/ our delicious soup of the day.
BACKYARD CLASSICS‎
Regular 10 oz $19.99
King 14 oz $22.99
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
Prime Rib Au Jus
A thick slice of slowly cooked, aged beef served au jus. Available after 4pm & all day sunday.
$19.99
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
The Ribeye
Top choice aged ribeye cut in-house. The flavor of this steak will always make it a favorite.
$19.99
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
The Blackjack Special
Take our ribeye, tennessee’s favorite sour mash whiskey, selected spices & the result will make even granny grin.
$Market
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
Bucky's Filet
Choice tenderloin filet char-grilled to your liking. Tender just begins to describe this steak.
$12.49
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
Grilled Pork Chops
Two center-cut pork chops, cut in-house, ladled w/ BBQ sauce & chargrilled.
$15.99
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Tender danish pork ribs. Slow roasted & char-grilled to suit anyone’s taste. Truly heaven on a bone…enjoy!
$15.99
Sautéed mushrooms & onions $+0.99
Lightly battered shrimp $+4.99
Skewer of BBQ shrimp $+4.99
Combo Classic
For those who can’t decide or love it all! Go for it w/ your choice of two (2) of the items below
All backyard Classics are served w/ a choice of two side items
Spice up your meal w/ an order of lightly battered shrimp or a skewer of BBQ shrimp, add $4.99.
OODLES OF NOODLES‎
$11.99
Chicken $+2.00
Shrimp $+2.00
Fettucine Alfredo
Served w/ creamy alfredo sauce & topped w/ parmesan cheese & parsley.
$11.99
Chicken $+2.00
Shrimp $+2.00
Tomato Basil
This was a special that became a favorite, so now it’s an item. We start this dish w/ extra virgin olive oil, chopped tomatoes, garlic, scallions & simmer w/ seasonings. Served w/ steaming hot linguine.
$13.99
Cajun Chicken Alfredo
This penne pasta dish features a char-grilled cajun chicken breast served w/ our creamy alfredo sauce, artichoke hearts, fresh mushrooms, & bermuda onions. Talk about a show stopper!
$13.99
Shrimp Beurre Blanc
Steaming hot linguine topped w/ our buttery wine sauce & a touch of garlic. Add shrimp, chopped tomatoes & scallions & you’ve got a winner.
$12.99
Stuffed Eggplant
Thinly sliced eggplant lightly breaded & stuffed w/ a blend of cheeses, baked & served on a bed of angel hair pasta then topped w/ our chunky tomato basil sauce.
HEN PEN‎
All hen pen entrees are served w/ a choice of two side items
$12.49
Mushroom Chicken Grill
A boneless & skinless char-grilled chicken breast, topped w/ monterey jack cheese, homemade creamy mushroom sauce & a dollop of sour cream.
$12.49
Chicken Tender Platter
A large portion of those wonderful, juicy chicken tenders. These will take care of any appetite.
$12.49
Island Chicken
A real taste of the islands. A marinated chicken breast char-grilled & topped w/ pineapple salsa. This is a chicken dish fit for beach combers & waist watchers.
$12.49
Crystal Coast Chicken Grill
A‎ marinated breast of chicken basted in BBQ sauce & grilled carolina style. Topped w/ virginia baked ham & melted monterey jack cheese.
$12.49
Texas Chicken
The‎ cousin to our famous texas burger. A boneless, skinless breast of chicken smothered w/ our homemade chili, grated cheddar & monterey jack cheeses, chopped tomatoes, scallions & finished off w/ a dollop of sour cream.
SURF'S UP‎
All seafood items are served w/ two side items unless otherwise indicated.
$14.99
Rj's Famous Lightly Battered Shrimp
Delicately battered & deep-fried to a golden brown. This is not your average fried shrimp platter. They will melt in your mouth.
$Market
Carolina Crab Cakes
This is our recipe. Tender & juicy, made w/ jumbo lump crab meat. Have them sautéed or deep-fried.
$14.99
Rj's Skewered Shrimp
Two skewers of large shrimp ladled w/ BBQ sauce & laced w/ bacon. We grill these up just right for everyone’s taste. Dare to try your shrimp fixed differently.
$17.99
Hickory Seared Tuna
We take our yellowfin tuna, dust it w/ a hickory molasses spice blend & serve it w/ a honey citrus dipping sauce. This rj’s favorite could not be any better!
$15.99
Shrimp & Grits
Stone-ground cheddar cheese grits topped w/ shrimp sautéed in a parmesan garlic sauce then finished off w/ tomatoes, mushrooms, applewood bacon & scallions. Served w/ a side salad & french bread.
$Market
Catch of the Day
We always aim to serve the freshest fish available. Ask your server about today’s topping to add the kick of flavor you might desire. It’s your choice!
PIZZAS OFF THE GRILL‎
$8.49
Cheese…Cheese…and More!!!
If you just want pizza…then this is the one! Our delicious hand stretched crust w/ that grilled flavor is the perfect match for our tasty marinara sauce loaded down w/ mozzarella & parmesan cheeses. The kids will love this one.
$9.99
The Meat Lover
Take our grilled crust, homemade marinara & load it up w/ italian sausage, pepperoni, ham, bacon & mozzarella cheese. Here’s a recipe sure to please any meat lover!
$9.99
Shrimp Pizza
Shrimp boat’s a comin’. There’s pizza in sight! No kidding here! Top a grilled pizza crust w/ creamy alfredo, shrimp, chopped fresh tomatoes & scallions. Then cover all w/ mozzarella cheese. You’ll “sea” what we mean.
$9.99
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Are you ready for a chicken wing without the bone? Well here it is. Our grilled crust topped w/ sultry wing sauce, tender chicken breast, celery & covered w/ mozzarella cheese. Just a warning here! You may still be licking your fingers after this treat!
$9.99
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Our grilled, hand stretched crust is only the start for this yummy down home carolina style pizza. We then cover it w/ rj’s popular BBQ sauce & marinated chicken. Top it w/ fresh sliced mushrooms & chopped red onions. We finish w/ our special touch; adding bacon, cheddar & jack cheeses. You will definitely “crow” over this choice.
$9.49
Spinach Pizza
We cover the wheat crust w/ alfredo & fresh spinach leaves; add fresh sliced mushrooms & chopped red onions for a mouth-watering experience. But…we don’t stop there!!!! Shredded mozzarella cheese & chunks of feta cheese is like “icing on the cake.”
BURGERS WITH MORE‎
$7.99
Bacon $+99.00
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
American Burger
A traditional favorite served on a toasted bun w/ cheddar cheese, pickles, mustard, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes & sliced bermuda onion.
$8.49
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Carolina Burger
Served on a toasted bun w/ our homemade thousand island dressing, monterey jack cheese, applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato & sliced bermuda onion. A dollop of sour cream tops this specialty off.
$7.99
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Texas Burger
No buns about it…this oversized burger is served topped w/ our homemade chili, grated cheddar & monterey jack cheeses, chopped tomatoes, scallions, finished off by a dollop of sour cream. But remember no bun!
$7.99
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Mushroom Burger
Served on a toasted bun topped w/ monterey jack cheese & our homemade creamy mushroom sauce w/ sour cream on top.
$8.49
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
BBQ Beach Burger
Served on a toasted bun, shredded cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce, applewood bacon & complemented w/ grilled onions.
SANDWICHES/WRAPS‎
All sandwiches & wraps are served w/ a choice of one side item. With baked potato, add 99¢, available after 4pm only. Substitute salad 1.50.
$8.49
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Cajun Shrimp Wrap
This is a wrap shrimp lovers will “dive” for! We start w/ a flour tortilla & load it w/ spicy sautéed shrimp, applewood bacon, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes & red onions. Then finish w/ cheddar & jack cheeses & ranch dressing. That’s a wrap!
$8.99
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Shrimp BLT
Why not take an old classic one step further. Start w/ bacon, lettuce & tomato; pile on sautéed shrimp, melted monterey jack cheese & mayo. Served on grilled bread.
$8.49
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
The Ultimate Club Sandwich
Its name says it all! Turkey, ham, jack & cheddar cheeses, tomato, lettuce & bacon piled high on toasted whole grain bread w/ our own honey mustard dressing.
$8.29
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Tuscan Turkey Sandwich
Thinly sliced turkey on freshly baked italian bread w/ our tangy remoulade sauce, mixed spring greens, tomatoes, red onions, drizzled w/ our homemade raspberry vinaigrette & covered w/ monterey jack cheese.
$8.49
Bacon $+0.99
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
A breast of chicken served on a toasted bun. Melted monterey jack cheese & BBQ sauce set this one apart. Served w/ mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato & pickles.
$8.49
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Rj's Philly Steak Sandwich
From the southside of course, ribeye steak grilled & topped w/ melted monterey jack cheese, sautéed onions & mushrooms.
$10.49
Baked potato $+0.99
Salad $+1.50
Grilled Fish Sandwich
It’s a sandwich you will soon be coming back for. Make your choice of fish & we will stack it on delicious grilled bread layered w/ green leaf lettuce, sliced tomatoes, red onions, caper mayonnaise & splashes of rj’s vinaigrette dressing.
SIDES‎
$2.99
Homemade Soup of the Day
$1.99
Creamy Coleslaw
$1.99
Honey Butter Cinnamon Apples
$1.99
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
$1.99
Rj's Fries
$1.99
Fresh Veggies
$1.99
Wild Rice
$1.99
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
$1.99
Sweet Potato Fries
$1.99
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Good variety of food. Our group of six each ordered something different and were pleased with what we ordered. The crab cakes appetizer was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Great service. Welcoming atmosphere. We'll definitely come back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank keesies
Reviewed 15 June 2018

I am a regular customer at Rucker Johns in Winterville, NC and I usually dine with my same group of friends. On past occasions the service has always been excellent but on this particular occasion it was exceptional. My friends and I had experienced a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank grettalk
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent. Cost was not bad. Paid that and much more for horrible food at chains like Chili’s. Split a large prime rib and they split everything into 2 plates for us. Food exceeded our expectations. Salads were fresh, prime rib delicious, and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank KarenJ213
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Typical chain resturant, but still good food and service. Great soups and salads. Their burgers are huge and tasty.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bogeyjoe
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We recently had a grandchildrens birthday celebration there and the choices of food covered the very diverse age groups and meal choices well and the food was very good. Even had two brownie and ice cream deserts for the two kids birthday celebration. Great restaurant

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank T1957WOjohns
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My husband and I have gone here multiple times. The food is great and the presentation is wonderful. My husband said he should take a picture of his meal before he eats it! Lol I love their burgers the best and my husband loves everything...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I another great Pittsburgh Steak Salad. This is the only place in town that knows how to make them. Perfect service too.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TomKucera
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Another good consistent place to eat in Greenville! Although part of a regional chain, I eat here a lot because these folks get it!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank staceywilson77
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I stop by a few times a month on my way home for a beverage and to get something for supper......last night was shrimp-n-grits and fried catfish was on the specials board. FANTASTIC as always, service is fast, atmosphere is relaxing and welcoming. The manager...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank sushi292
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If your looking for variety this is the place. Great service. Great food. Make sure you ask for a Pittsburgh Salad. Not on the menu but they will make it for you. The best in town.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank TomKucera
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