The Rusty Onion

The Rusty Onion

6654 Carmel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
980-219-7079

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Menu
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Build Your Own Pizza

Build Your Own Pizza

Classic cheese or create your own pizza.

$10.95

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Build Your Own Gluten Free Pizza

Build Your Own Gluten Free Pizza

$13.00

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Specialty Pizza

Hot Carnivore Pizza

A combo of meatballs, Italian sausage, and pepperoni under a juicy layer of melted mozzarella, and crispy, crunchy bacon bits sprinkled on top.

$14.95


Great Balls of Fire Pizza

Hearty tomato base with our delicious meatballs, red onions, tomato slices, roasted red peppers, and mozzarella cheese.

$14.00


Presto Pesto Pizza

Pesto base with fresh spinach, tomato slices, mushroom mix, basil sprinkle, and mozzarella cheese.

$14.00


Ooh Yeah Pizza

Tomato base with fresh spinach, artichokes, pineapple, and jalapenos. Topped with mozzarella cheese.

$14.00


Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Goat cheese, grilled chicken, blue cheese crumbles, mild buffalo sauce, red onions, and cheddar cheese.

$14.00


Supreme Pizza

Pepperoni, sausage, mushroom mix, green peppers, and onions.

$14.00


Bianca Pizza

Classic white pie with our garlic or EVOO sauce and tomato slices, spinach, and mozzarella cheese.

$14.00


Mac & Cheese Pizza

Béchamel crème cheese sauce and noodles topped with cheddar.

$14.00


BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ chicken, cheddar cheese, red onions, and cilantro.

$14.00


Cheese Steak D-Light Pizza

Hand-ground in house Philly beef, caramelized rusty onion blend, mushroom mix, topped with cheddar cheese.

$14.00


Eye-Talian Stallion Pizza

White sauce base with prosciutto, salami, bacon, olives, artichokes, fresh garlic, provolone, and mozzarella cheese.

$14.00


Shroomin’ Fun Guy Pizza

Our mushroom and rusty onion mix with goat cheese and roasted garlic spread topped with mozzarella, arugula, and white truffle oil.

$14.00


Greek Pizza

Sliced tomatoes, red onions, kalamata olives, banana peppers, mozzarella, and crumbled feta cheese topped with Yia Yia Margaret's famous greek vinaigrette.

$14.00

appetizers
Appetizers

The Rusty Onion

Sautéed caramelized onions served with our zesty Italian cream dip and flatbread chips.

$8.75


Boneless Tenders

5 hand-breaded tenders, tossed in your choice of sauce: mild, buffalo, bbq, bee sting, Italian, 911, Barbalo, honey hot, honey bbq, spicy teriyaki. Served with choice of blue cheese or ranch and celery and carrots.

$9.50


Tuscany Bread

Sliced ciabatta loaf, basil pesto and fresh spinach with mozzarella cheese topped with our homemade bruschetta mix and balsamic glaze.

$8.95


Fried Mozzarella Sticks

6 mozzarella sticks served with a side of marinara.

$8.95


Cheese & Bacon Fries

Our hand-cut fries smothered with melted nacho cheddar cheese sauce and bacon crumbles. Served with choice of ranch or blue cheese.

$7.95


Queen City Wings

Jumbo-sized wings fried and tossed in your choice of wing sauces: mild, buffalo, bbq, bee sting, Italian, 911, Barbalo, honey hot, honey bbq, spicy teriyaki. Served with choice of blue cheese or ranch and celery and carrots.

$7.60


Knotted Up

Light and fluffy garlic knots with fresh herbs and parmesan cheese and a side of marinara.

$4.00


Fried Calamari

Fresh fried calamari served with a side of marinara

$10.25


Nachos Royale

Chips, ground beef, jalapeños, olives, salsa, and melted cheddar.

$9.50


Fried Pickle Sticks

Served with ranch or blue cheese and spicy aioli.

$7.95

salads
Salads
Dressings: balsamic vinaigrette, blue cheese, caesar, ranch, 1000 island, honey mustard, Yia Yia Margaret's famous greek dressing.

House Salad

Romaine, red onions, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and croutons.

$4.25


Popeye Salad

Fresh baby spinach, gorgonzola crumbles, mushrooms, candied walnuts, red onions, bacon.

$6.95


Funky Chicken Salad

Your choice of grilled, blackened, or breaded chicken breast served over romaine lettuce, sun-dried tomatoes, cucumber, and pepperoncini, with cheddar jack cheese.

$11.95


Greek Salad

Romaine, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, sun-dried cranberries, and crumbled feta cheese. Served with our Yia Yia Margaret's famous greek vinaigrette.

$6.95


Dear Brutus Salad

Romaine topped with croutons and sprinkled with shaved parmesan. Served with our house-made caesar dressing.

$5.25


Buffalo Chicken Salad

Fried or grilled. Mild or buffalo chicken breast on top of romaine, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, bacon, blue cheese crumbles, and blue cheese dressing.

$11.95

sides
Sides

Rusty Onion Rings

Homemade onion rings served with house-made chipotle aioli sauce.

$4.95


Mac & Cheese

Béchamel crème cheese sauce and noodles topped with cheddar.

$4.95


Meatballs

$1.75


Hand Cut Fries

Your choice of regular or sweet potato fries hand-cut and seasoned.

$4.50


Steamed Broccoli

$4.95

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Calzones & Stromboli

Four Cheese Calzone

Romano, mozzarella, parmesan, and ricotta cheeses.

$9.00


Sausage Calzone

Our four cheese calzone with sausage, green pepper, onions.

$10.95


Meat Lovers Stromboli

Pepperoni, sausage, meat balls, bacon, and mozzarella cheese.

$11.95


Build Your Own Calzone

$8.00


Build Your Own Stromboli

$8.00

sandwiches
Sandwiches
All sandwiches are served with choice of hand-cut fries, sweet potato fries.

Sandwich Of Brotherly Love

Hand shaved in house Philly beef or chicken topped with sautéed mushrooms, onions, and green peppers, topped with provolone cheese, and roasted red pepper mayonnaise. – or try it the “Philly Philly” way with cheese sauce.

$10.55


One Clucking Good Sandwich

Grilled marinated chicken breast, with roasted red peppers, red onions, smoked provolone, lettuce, and basil pesto mayonnaise. Served on a bun.

$10.55


BBQ Bacon Chicken Sandwich

Fried or grilled chicken breast dipped in bbq sauce and served with cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, and tomato on a bun.

$10.55


The Rusty Onion Burger

1/2lb Angus beef grilled and topped with grilled onions, mushrooms, bacon, swiss cheese, and red pepper mayonnaise. Served on a bun.

$10.95


California Chicken Sandwich

Marinated chicken breast, with bacon, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion. Served on a bun with an avocado spread.

$10.55


Chicken Pita Sandwich

Sliced chicken breast with lettuce, tomato, onion and topped with Yia Yia's famous tzatziki sauce.

$9.75


Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Fried or grilled chicken breast dipped in our mild or buffalo sauce and topped with blue cheese crumbles on a bun with lettuce and tomato.

$10.55


Eye-Talian Sandwich

Fresh italian cold cuts, cappicola, prosciutto, salami, provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion, and balsamic vinaigrette served hot on a hoagie.

$10.75


Hippie Burger

A black bean patty topped with spicy aioli, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion.

$9.75


Meatball Classic

Traditional style meatball sandwich served with melted mozzarella cheese and covered in our marinara sauce.

$9.95


Auggie's Cheeseburger

1/2lb Angus beef grilled and topped with pepper jack cheese, bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Served on a bun with our bbq sauce.

$10.95


Gyro Pita Sandwich

Sliced gyro meat with lettuce, tomato, onion and topped with Yia Yia's famous tzatziki sauce.

$9.75

entrees
Entrees
All entrées are served with choice of side salad (house or caesar) and table bread

Portabella Pie

Portabella mushroom cap stuffed with artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and mozzarella. Baked and served on a bed of arugula drizzled with a balsamic glaze.

$10.95


Meatball Ravioli

Meatballs served with our traditional marinara sauce over ravioli with parmesan cheese.

$13.95


Chicken Parmesan

Breaded & fried chicken breast on top of angel hair pasta, topped with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.

$14.95


Eggplant Parmesan

Lightly fried fresh eggplant layered and topped with our marinara and mozzerella cheese served with spaghetti sautéed with mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and marinara sauce.

$11.95


Chicken Penne

Blackened chicken breast, sautéed green peppers, and onions tossed in a gorgonzola cream sauce.

$14.95


Cheese Manicotti

Three hand-rolled manicotti tubes filled with creamy ricotta cheese and topped with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.

$12.95


Smothered Chicken

Marinated chicken breast with bacon, sautéed mushrooms, onions and melted provolone cheese on top of angel hair pasta.

$12.95


Homemade Lasagna

Delicious meat lasagna with layers of pasta, Angus ground beef, ricotta and romano cheeses with marinara and topped with melted mozzarella.

$13.95

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For The Little Sprouts
All kids’ meals are served with a tea or soft drink.

Kid's Rusty’s Ravioli

Cheese ravioli with tomato sauce and 2 meatballs.

$6.95


Kid's Pasta

Served with marinara or butter.

$5.95


Kid's Cheese Flatbread Pizza

$5.95


Kid's Pepperoni Flatbread Pizza

$5.95


Kid's Grilled Cheese

Served with hand-cut or sweet potato fries.

$5.95


Kid's Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders

3 tenders and a choice of hand-cut or sweet potato fries.

$5.95

drinks
Drinks

Coke

$2.50


Diet Coke

$2.50


Dr. Pepper

$2.50


Sprite

$2.50


Fanta Orange

$2.50


Ginger Ale

$2.50


Lemonade

$2.50


Sweet Iced Tea

$2.50


Unsweet Iced Tea

$2.50


Coffee

$2.50


Pellegrino Bottled Water

$2.75


Acqua Panna Bottled Water

$2.75

kids-drinks
Kid's Drinks

Kid's Milk

$1.75


Kid's Chocolate Milk

$2.25

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