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Rhett's River Grill & Raw Bar

2335 Seminole Ln Ste 100, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22901-8303
+1 434-974-7818
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
“crab cakes” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2335 Seminole Ln Ste 100, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22901-8303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We make it a habit when traveling south to stay overnight in Charlottesville just so that we can have dinner at Rhett's. We love to start with Blackened Sea Scallops Bruschetta, which is as good as it sounds and follow that with delicious Southern Fried...More

Thank NanaKiki48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a nice dinner Friday night. Reserved a table, had appetizer of tasty fried green tomatoes. Starr hill "the love" beer was cold and a good local choice. She had a delicious salmon entree and I had the special rock fish....More

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Shrimp and Grits. Great staff, very attentive. Well prepared scallops. Delicious brunch. Have not indulged in the dessert selections but they look wonderful!

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here a few times when traveling to Charlottesville. Can get busy for dinner but never have had bad service. The food is great keeping in mind a majority of the menu is seafood. The ribs and barbecue platter is fantastic. Was completely surprised...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 16 January 2018

The place was busy. We were seated fairly promptly. Half of the place seems to be a bar, the back half is more like a well used diner. The menu is very tiny for non-fish eaters. And, lots of deep fried or greasy items are...More

Thank windows_out
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A friend and I ate here tonight and we had a good meal. We both enjoyed our food and our server Bridget was excellent. The only thing I had hoped for was a couple more televisions throughout the restaurant in order to enjoy the football...More

Thank wofiii
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

When we are in Charlottesville, we try to stop at Rhett's. My wife has allergies and they always accommodate her needs. They have a good section of entrees and everything we have eaten is excellent.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We found this place on the internet as the closest place with seafood and the reviews looked OK so we drove about 15 minutes to get here. About 3:20, the sign said open, there were no customers and we could see two cooks in the...More

Thank mccourt49
Reviewed 7 November 2017

1:30 Lunch. seated. Quick service. Tasty food. Intelligent wait staff. With recommendations of people's favorites, her personal experience. Had the Cajun chicken sandwich. Good fries, good drinks. Easy pay and parking and out the door.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The the front of the place and the overall plaza is very nice and attractive but didn't seem like the place to go. But we are glad we tried it. We had raw oysters to start and they were very cold and tasted fresh. Then...More

1  Thank greg v
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Questions & Answers
Loretta S
8 August 2016|
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Response from ChrisRC2017 | Property representative |
Every Thursday night we have 75cent raw and steamed oysters.
Cathy E
9 June 2016|
Response from CaptMancuso | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any connection to Rhett's but their webpage shows they do provide catering: Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2335 Seminole Ln Ste 100, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22901-8303
    (29 North)
  • Public Transportation: Public bus stops up the road.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-974-7818
  • E-mail
Rhett's River Grill offers the freshest in seafood and Certified Angus Beef. We feature items like 12oz bone-in Ribeye, NY Strip, Ribs, Duck, Pasta dishes, Asian glazed Salmon, Crab cakes, steamed Shrimp, Mussels, Crab legs, Bay Oysters and succulent Scallops. Rhett's also offers a full line of sandwiches at lunch and an unbeatable Sunday brunch. We are open 7 days a week and offer a limited menu between lunch and dinner daily from 2:30pm to 5pm. Rhett's has dining for groups and special events. We offer casual dining in warm family friendly atmosphere. So come into Rhett's today with a group of friends or with someone special for a cozy dining experience. Rhett's also has a full bar and offers carry out and catering services. Tuesday nights are all you can eat Crab legs, Wednesday nights two entrees and half price bottle of wine, Thursday nights 50 cent raw or steamed Oysters and on Sunday nights kids eat free with adult purchases.
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