Rhett

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$31 to $50
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American
All guests enjoy complimentary valet parking for up to 2 hours when dining at Rhett.

Located on the historic River Street in downtown Savannah, Rhett serves inspiring American cuisine. We are a hub of taste from food to culture to service, offering classic american comfort food such as pecan crusted french toast, fried cauliflower, Rhett BLT and Steak au Poivre; all served with a welcoming smile.

Rhett is a casual yet refined restaurant where wearing a shirt and shoes affords you excellent service. We strive to create a sense of familiarity. Rhett is a place where you can be yourself and be comfortable connecting to the surroundings of Savannah. We thrive on bringing people together in the spirit of great food and good conversation.

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$45 Three courses Thanksgiving Feast served from 11am to 9pm : 1st course CRISP GREENS or CORN SPOONBREAD or FRIED CAULIFLOWER or FRIED GREEN TOMATOES or ARUGULA SALAD 2nd Course:TURKEY BREAST or PORK CHOP or HANGER STEAK or RISOTTO or SEARED TROUT/Desserts:Pumpkie pie/Pecan pie/Chocolate triffle

Thursday, November 28, 2019

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MM
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The experience that we had at Rhett was a bit mixed. Our appetizer board with ham, pimento cheese, etc, was average. There were 5 small, thin crackers on the board for two of us to share. That was almost comical. Those 5 crackers were supposed to be enough for our pimento cheese (even though there were only 2 tablespoons of it), some shaved ham, 1/2 cup of fish dip, and deviled eggs. When we asked for more crackers, the kitchen sent out 5 more tiny, thin crackers. That made us laugh and wonder if there was a cracker shortage.

The wedge salad wasn’t a wedge. It was a salad of romaine lettuce, which was overly dressed in an avocado dressing. My hamburger was the best thing about the meal. It was cooked the way I ordered it, and the flavor was very good. French fries were delicious!

Our meal at breakfast was better than at dinner. Orange juice was fresh, coffee hot and flavorful, and omelettes were very good. Our favorite food at breakfast were the potatoes with thinly sliced grilled onions.

It’s extremely convenient to have a restaurant in the hotel that offers more than a quick, average buffet. With a few improvements, Rhett could attract a crowd of diners who come to the hotel for a wonderful dinner instead of just eating there because they’re staying at the hotel.

OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Very slow service and not a big selection. Waited over an hour for food and did not looked very busy.

JS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Well done

Rhett
Responded on October 16, 2019

Glad you loved the food Justin! Thanks for the 5 stars

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DT
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Brunch was ok but expected more for some reason based on dinner menus.

OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Yelp reviews were a bit misleading. The menu was creative and sounded good, but the actual execution was lacking. The best things we had were the spoon bread appetizer and the cornbread. The pork chop had large sections which were actually inedible. The brisket was flavorful but dry. The server was helpful and friendly, but pretty inexperienced. Bartending seemed fairly limited.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience2

Took 20 mins to get coffee and had to track down the waitress multiple times even though we were one of two groups in the restaurant. Awesome breakfast sandwich, but not sure it was worth it unfortunately.

Rhett
Responded on September 20, 2019

It is disappointing to hear that it took so long for your coffee. We pride ourselves in creating a great dining experience and obviously we fell short this morning. I am glad that your breakfast sandwich was tasty. Hopefully you'll give us another shot!

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f
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food, and our bartender (Chris) was really great company.

m
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Found this place highly rated on Yelp. As soon as I realized it was in a hotel I should have just backed away slowly, but I had seen the Pastrami Benedict on the menu and wanted it, so in we went. What a disappointment. Service was really half-assed, couldn't get our own server's attention so ended up having the hostess and maybe a manager? help us out when we needed something (like a fork and the check). The food looked good but had zero taste. Really bland. My poached eggs were hard which in a Benedict should really be runny and I overheard the girl sitting next to us (they were less than a food away due to their cozy seating arrangements) say her eggs were overcooked as well. All this on a tasteless burger bun. If the chef reads these reviews, my suggestion is to use more seasoning and put it on a bread that actually tastes good on it's own instead of relying on the flavor of the pastrami and egg. Even my Chai Latte was awful and I'm not super picky about my chai - how do you even do that? Do yourself a favor and go elsewhere. They did a nice job designing the restaurant but need to change who is in the kitchen. I am a food tourist, so when I travel I spend a lot of time looking for a place that will be interesting and I usually do a good job of finding great food. This was a personal fail and I hate that we wasted a meal on this place.

Rhett
Responded on July 6, 2019

We appreciate your feedback although it is not positive it is crucial for businesses to hear the negatives. This information can only help us grow. We have shared this review with our entire staff including our Chef. Guest response is the most important and for that we Thank you! I sincerely apologize for your disappointing experience.

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M
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect family brunch!! Grits - biscuits - egg sandwiches - omelette- chicken sausage - we were in Heaven!!

Rhett
Responded on June 26, 2019

Thanks for dining with us here at Rhett!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We came across Rhett on Yelp and decided to give it a try. It was a bit of a challenge to find due to the construction in the area , but we did finally enter through the hotel and took the elevator down to the restaurant. It is a well appointed and trendy location.
We ordered the mussels and Chicken Paillard Salad. The mussels were fantastic and you can't beat the price for the serving size. The salad was slightly disappointing. It is more like a pan fried chicken cutlet with a small side salad. The flavors were good, but I was expecting a larger salad since it is listed under the salad section of the menu.
Overall it is a great place to dine. We will be back trying other options on the menu.

Rhett
Responded on June 26, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We will pass it along to our Chef. We appreciate your input and please come see us again!

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GT
Nashville
5 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening with friends. Wonderful food, prompt service, and a great atmosphere. Nice little gem

m
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed brunch with our son and his girlfriend. Rhett is located near construction but we had no problem finding parking or the restaurant. Very modern and upscale decor. Delicious brunch choices! Service was very attentive without being intrusive. Would highly recommend!!

E
Atlanta
31 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Very disappointing evening meal. Service was not professional at all. Could not explain dishes in any shape of form. Choice of food was uninspiring. No fish dishes except some cod soup. Still don’t know what it was. Having said that my mussels were ok and my frenchfries were good. Ambiance was non existing. Only one more table was occupied.

Rhett
Responded on May 21, 2019

Thank you for your review. It saddens me that you did not care for your meal or service here at Rhett. Please reach out to me directly as I would like to further the conversation in regards to your experience. Your feedback can only help us grow, even if it isn't positive. Thank you, Suzette 912.544.4575

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JK
Jacksonville
17 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rhett was everything you would want in a night out on the town. The food and service were excellent. Chef's Steak au poivre was the best ever. Our lovely server, Denise, was highly skilled and full of personality. She made our evening fun. Elegant restaurant and reasonably priced.

Rhett
Responded on May 21, 2019

So glad you chose us! I'll make sure Denise see's this lovely review.

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MA
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious cocktails and food within a beautiful environment that provides great service.

Rhett
Responded on May 21, 2019

Thanks for dining with us!

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s
Atlanta
53 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We selected this restaurant for Mother's Day Brunch b/c it offered both breakfast and lunch at the same time, and that would keep all my people happy. The restaurant is inside the Alida hotel; park upstairs and valet, it's free. Inside it's an elevator ride down to ground level. it's a cute restaurant; well done and typical of new restaurants these days w/ the open concept, bar, etc.

So for the food? It is just going to depend. Two of us ordered the boursin cheese and spinach and chive omelette and it was underwhelming. The cheese was too much and cooled the eggs so that it was basically lukewarm. Breakfast potatoes it came w/ were fine but the menu stated it was a side salad. I didn't bring this up. We started w/ biscuits that were delicious and easy to share; it came as 2 and four ppl could eat those two w/ no problem. My son's egg sandwich on an english muffin was delicious! He got fries w/ it (I know.) and they were good too. My husband's burger was good too. Just nothing to write home about. They are only 6 months or so open, so they clearly have some kinks to work out. I would say they really need to look at their menu and maybe take it down a few notches, offer less, but offer what they do, well.

The staff we met were fine. So our server was fine; not extraordinary but attentive. The Manager however was amazing; she got it and when we had to send an order back, she not only took that meal off the ticket, but brought extra fries to compensate for the delay.

I might try it again, I am not sure. I said I would recommend it but there are a lot of really amazing places to eat in this city and I just need the reviews on this to improve before I go back.

Rhett
Responded on May 21, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We do hope you come back.

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K
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and aesthetic, great downtown location with cool features for friends visiting Savannah. We had the macaroni for an appetizer (AMAZING), I had the wedge salad and added chicken (SO GOOD), and my husband had the BBQ shrimp! Everything was great! Would definitely recommend to family and friends!

Rhett
Responded on May 13, 2019

Thank you for dining with us here at Rhett!

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R
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Nice menu...very much over priced. Would eat elsewhere in city when visiting.

EB
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

The service was terribly slow even though the restaurant was not busy. The food was a huge disappointment with the steak being incredibly tough with no flavor at all. Too expensive a dish to serve that way. We will not be returning to Rhett.

Rhett
Responded on April 21, 2019

Thank you so much for your feedback. We have just approached our 6 month marker here at Rhett were we strive to create a great experience and quality tasted food. Obviously we fell short when you dined with us. We hope that you will give us another shot. Please feel free to contact me directly and I will gladly make you a reservation. Suzette Restaurant Manager 912.544.4575

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V
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are Vegan and they were very accommodating! Stunning food, delicious too!

Rhett
Responded on April 21, 2019

So glad you had a great experience!! Please come see us again

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A
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

delicious food, interesting choices, great service.

Rhett
Responded on April 21, 2019

Thank you for joining us!!

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HT
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved the burger. Shrimp and crab roll was excellent as well. Nice atmosphere.

Rhett
Responded on April 21, 2019

Thanks for dining with us!

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BR
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent service. Cauliflower appetizer was delicious as was our entrees.

Rhett
Responded on March 29, 2019

Hello, I am so glad you were served great food along with great service. We encourage our staff to make every encounter with our guests memorable. We hope you choose to dine with us again soon. Thanks,

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OT
Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Loved the atmosphere, enjoyed the food

Rhett
Responded on March 29, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide quality food and service to each guest. We hope you return again soon. Thanks,

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LF
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience3

Floor Manager was rude and should not be in customer service. Kitchen took an hour to bring appetizers and main course came out half hour after that. When main course arrive they were not cooked thoroughly. As we had clams and steak we were not comfortable eating these dishes since they were not prepared properly.

Also a strange thing to note the entire restaurant was using plastic disposable cups because ‘they ran out of glass...’

Finally to end our long experience at Rhett, another customer puked in the middle of the restaurant. It was poorly cleaned leaving chunks all over the floor for a nice dinner view.

Do not recommend this place for date night.

Rhett
Responded on March 20, 2019

Good Morning, First of all, I would like to apologize for the experience you had at Rhett Restaurant. We strive to provide excellent food and service and we sincerely apologize if we were unable to provide you this experience this past weekend. We were using plastic disposable glass this weekend for safety reasons since it was St Patrick's day weekend. Please ask for Arthur the next time you are coming back, i would like to take care of you. Thank you for your feedback Director F&B

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L
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We went for lunch and were pretty disappointed with our experience. I was told the mac and cheese entree was large enough to share between two people, but what I received was hardly more than an appetizer portion. I ended up having to order a second entree. Overall, the food was just average and not worth the amount we ended up spending. Water was served in plastic cups you'd find at a diner, and the cocktails came out in small plastic cups as well (maybe this was due to it being St. Patrick's Day weekend?). The restaurant has a really cute vibe and I loved everything else at the Alida, but this experience really just fell short for us.

Rhett
Responded on March 20, 2019

Good Morning, I'm sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience and hope that you will give us an other chance to convince you that we strive to provide excellent food and service. We were using plastic glass this weekend for safety reasons since it was St Patrick's day weekend. Please ask for Arthur the next time you are coming back, i would like to take care of you. Thank you for your feedback Director F&B

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SS
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food and service were great! My only complaint would be it’s hard to find the restaurant. Could’ve used some signage.

Rhett
Responded on March 17, 2019

Hi Susan, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. I agree that we are a little hard to find but we are definitely worth the hunt. We strive to provide quality food and service so we appreciate that you recognized it. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks,

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DL
Savannah
4 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Super underrated it was great! Leyda was amazing!

Rhett
Responded on March 10, 2019

Hello, Thank you for choosing Rhett. I'm glad Leyda took great care of you, we will make sure she gets the credit she deserves. We hope you return again soon. Thanks,

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OT
Tampa
4 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jontoye was a terrific server with a wonderful smile and attitude. She lit up when she described the pecan encrusted French Toast.

Rhett
Responded on March 3, 2019

Hello, Thank you for choosing to dine with us. I am happy to hear Jontoye took such great care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Thanks,

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M
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great meal in a cool spot. I highly recommend Rhett for dinner.

Rhett
Responded on March 3, 2019

Hello Mike, Thank you so much for the recommendation. I appreciate that you noticed our unique ambience and hope you join us again soon. Thanks,

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S
Charleston
53 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Limited menu but the food was quite good. Our server was lovely. Will definitely go back.

Rhett
Responded on March 2, 2019

Good afternoon, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Rhett. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and I am excited to let you know we are currently working on adding a few new items to our menu. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks,

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AG
Los Angeles
48 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Found reviews of Rhett online and they seemed highly rated. Location is not easy to find and actually drove by it twice. Minimal diners should have a been a signal. Inside decor is very nice and open. Service as good but food was fair at best. Vegetable appetizer was the best item we had here. The entree was overcooked and dry. Did not stay for desert based upon meal. Not sure why it was rated so high

Rhett
Responded on April 4, 2019

Hello, I would like to apologize for the experience you had at Rhett. I would love to invite you back to show you that we strive to provide quality food and service. Please ask for a manager the next time you are in Rhett so we can make sure you have a great experience. Have a wonderful day

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A
Savannah
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was very quick. Servers were very friendly. Food was phenomenal, as well as the cocktails. Will be visiting again.

Rhett
Responded on March 2, 2019

Hello Ashley, I really appreciate you choosing to dine with us at Rhett. Serving delicious food and drinks with a friendly smile is at the top of our priorities. We look forward to you returning again soon. Thanks,

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an amazing find. The cauliflower app, mussels, celery root, and burger were outstanding. Even the side salad was delicious. Service could not have been more well timed or friendly.

Rhett
Responded on March 2, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your kind words. We really take pride in offering quality food and service. Please come dine with us again soon. Thanks,

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OT
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

No thanks. Slow service and we are live of 2 or 3 tables being served

Rhett
Responded on March 3, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to rate us. I am disappointed to see the two star rating. We pride our selves on providing excellent food and service. As a teachable moment I will be sure to use your feedback to improve our team. I hope you reconsider and choose to dine with us again. Thank you,

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RR
Savannah
32 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For a recently opened restaurant, service and food quality were surprisingly good. Our server, was outstanding and anticipated our needs. We share the fried cauliflower which was delicious. I then had the spinach omelette for my lunch entree. The omelette was average, but the fried potatoes and caramelized onions that accompanied it were off the charts delicious.

Rhett
Responded on March 2, 2019

Good afternoon, I am so happy to hear you had a great experience at Rhett. As a fairly new restaurant it really means a lot to hear you noticed the quality in the food and service. We look forward to you dining with us again. Thanks,

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A
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent fresh food which was delicious. Denise was a wonderful server, very attentive and efficient.

Rhett
Responded on March 3, 2019

Hello, Thank you so much for dining with us at Rhett. We work very hard to provide quality food and service. Please come back and see us again soon. Thanks,

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JH
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went on a Thursday night and there was only two other people sitting at the bar, unfortunately there is construction going on and not much signage to the restaurant. However, we loved chatting with the bartender and the food was outstanding. The decor is very nice, it has great potential.

Rhett
Responded on March 3, 2019

Hi Jack, I am happy you chose to dine with us despite the construction. The construction can be a bit challenging at times but we stand out with our extraordinary food and service. Please come back and see us again soon. Thanks,

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AK
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rhett offers a great dining experience. They were not busy on the night we dined, but we also went at a later time. It's a nice restaurant with a special feel while also being casual and unpretentious. The portion sizes are ample. We expected them to be smaller but were pleasantly surprised. The food is creative but not too over the top that you're unsure of what you're eating. Service was great and attentive. We also ordered drinks that were delicious and fairly priced. We will definitely be back and will bring friends with us next time!

SL
New England
18 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent dinner at Rhett. I had the Fried Cauliflower appetizer and it was fabulous - not deep fried but sautéed so it wasn't greasy or heavy. Just delicious! For my main course, I had the Celery Root Dumpling - since I am vegan, they made it without the puree on the bottom - but it again was delicious. I definitely will be having it the next time I am in Savannah. My husband had the Chicken Paillard, which he also loved. The chicken was well seasoned and cooked and the salad was also very good. Service was attentive and the prices reasonable for the quality of the food. Highly recommend!!!