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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
“crab cakes” (33 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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2335 Seminole Ln Ste 100, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22901-8303
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend, daughter and I went to Rhett's for the all you can eat crab legs today. Yesterday (Monday) I had called to see how much an 8 year old would cost for the all you can eat. The man "Joe" said $45. I said...More

Thank Teri J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In May 2018, my husband and I went to this restaurant for the second time since January. It was just as good as the first time! In January, we had the calamari and a bowl of the she-crab soup - both delicious and both in-house...More

Thank ZonaBear
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This place had dishes for $25 and up. The food was not worth the price. Taste like frozen food.... nasty. Don’t eat here

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Fried green tomatoes appetizer is the right one. Awesome. Linguine, catfish dinner and the Surf and Turf special were our choices and all excellent, we'll prepared, great presentation. Wait staff was efficient and attentive. Reminded ourselves to come back more often.😊

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Ordered my favorite seafood, fried oysters. I’m picky, used to fresh oysters in Nags Head in October. These at Rhett’s were excellent. Properly lightly breaded juicy and crispy, sweet and fresh. They were as good as I’ve had on the coast. Being solo I sat...More

Thank halcho
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My mother and I were recently visiting Charlottesville and took a chance at Rhett’s River Grill. We both had a bowl of she-crab soup and shared fried green tomatoes and smoked sea scallops. Very tasty! Our waitperson was great, relaxed friendly service. Recommend.

Thank Jmulia
Reviewed 6 March 2018

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 4 March 2018 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 4 March 2018 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 22 February 2018

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
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Questions & Answers
Loretta S
7 August 2016|
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Response from ChrisRC2017 | Property representative |
Every Thursday night we have 75cent raw and steamed oysters.
Cathy E
8 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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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