Service was great, as was the food.
The staff was friendly and prompt.
Really enjoyed the restaurant. Great food and service. Didn’t appreciate the auto 15% tip added to the bill. I normally tip 20 when I get very good service but really take exception to the practice of automatically adding. I didn’t add the extra 5%
We ate here our first night in St Augustine and it made me wish I was a native and could come back again and again. The food was cooked perfectly and presented to us promptly. The waiter gave us lots of good suggestions. I had the shrimp and lobster pasta and my husband had the beef Wellington. Both were delicious.
We have dined at Raintree over the years and have always been glad for it. Many of the staff have been there for years which attests to the incredible service. I've always felt it is more of a locals' restaurant than a tourist destination, and I've always appreciated the ability to make a reservation. Too many restaurants have diminished the dining experience by not doing so. We had an exceptional meal with special visitors on a day when the weather was an issue and everything was flawless. Thank you once again, Raintree.
Food was Excellent as was the service. Lovely home setting for a restaurant too.
we were on vacation staying at the doubletree and could walk to this wonderful old cozy house.
Unfortunately it was raining because the patio looked amazing.
Service outstanding and food delicious. would try to eat there anytime in St Augustine
From the moment I stepped in, and to the moment I left the experience was fabulous!
The food was to die for..... more like orgasmic!
Raintree did not disappoint. Excellent ambiance, food and service.
The food was great and the staff was very attentive. All around a wonderful experience
We went because a friend recommended - never again. Disappointed because we didn’t realize there was a limited menu because of It being Easter. Not that big of a deal, everyone still found something but the food was barely mediocre, the portions were small/certainly not worth how much was paid. Service.... we all were certain our waiter was high.
Everything about our dining experience was amazing - we were seated as soon as we arrived, our waiter was helpful, friendly and efficient, the atmosphere was relaxing and comfortable and the food was superb. The four people in our party all ordered something different and each one of us raved about our meal. The whole experience made our Easter dinner memorable.
We had Easter Brunch here. I would say it was just ok. With the breakfast items you got a buffet and with lunch you didn't. I opted for the Benedict Arnold - poached eggs, sausage patty and mushrooms with sauce. I got 5 mushrooms - why bother - they were not canned mushrooms. The buffet included rolls that looked seriously good, but were incredibly hard, a lobster bisque with very little lobster, the smallest mini muffins ever, and butter cookies from a tin! It has a nice ambience but it step up the food.
We had brunch. I had quiche and the crust was so soggy I couldn't eat it. My husband had Croque Madam. He ordered the egg over easy and it was cooked over hard. These aren't complex dishes so I don't know why they can't get it right. Buffet was just OK. Lobster bisque soup was way too salty. The ambiance and service was excellent. Our waiter was attentive and very personable.
My wife and I had an awesome dinner at Raintree. We had fresh Flounder and Eggplant. Both were excellent and our server was outstanding.
Raintree is a very big restaurant, capable of accommodating you even in very busy times. Their food is generally high quality, but their menu is becoming a bit stale and their execution uneven. It used to be excellent always; now it varies.
We had a great meal. Laszlo was an excellent server and we had a super table. Very nice evening.
This was our 2nd visit to st. Augustine and we made it a point to dine here again. The food, atmosphere, and service was as good as I anticipated. My husband enjoyed his lamb chops and I had the Mahi grilled. The accompaniments were delicious as well. I highly recommend this restaurant.
Food very average, nothing special for the price
Excellent food and ambiance. Travis the waiter was outstanding. 5 stars
Some friends came down from Jacksonville to help us celebrate our 40th anniversary. All four of us loved the menu selections, sangria, beer and dessert. We loved the ambiance, historical atmosphere and big picture windows with views. We can't wait to go back again!!!!
Our visit was delightful. Raintree was lovely and reminded of stepping back in time in some of the inns I have experienced in Saratoga, or upstate NY. The menu had many options and our party of 4 was very pleased. I had the Beef Wellington which was delicious and I would definitely order again because it is so rare to see it on a menu. All of us had dessert and the Bread Pudding was the winner in our opinion. We would definitely visit again.
Overall was very good however we sat inside and was very noisy which was kind of hard to hear the other couple we were with. Service was very good and friendly.
Food was very good as well. Will definitely come back and eat here again.
Courtesy van picked us up at our bed & breakfast and brought us back. Everything we had was wonderful. Five nights in St. Augustine eating at the best restaurants and this was memorable dinner, and Raintree the one restaurant we would recommend.
Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Six of us had different entrees and we all had superb food. Great that we could use their shuttle back to our hotel. Would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.
The brandy peppercorn steak was the I ever had! Desserts were too sweet! I think it's hard to make a dessert that is not overdone on sugar. It seems like chefs get close but can't restrain themselves on sugar. We would buy candy if that is what we wanted. It's not. A very good place that has regained my attention and I will gravitate my dinners out to the Raintree again.
Good job to the management and staff of this romantic establishment. You will not be disappointed and I highly recommend then.
Travis, our server, did an incredible job and had great recommendations. Food was outstanding as was service. Very reasonably priced too. cj
It was our 30th anniversary and they made us feel welcome and special. Food was great as well
Wonderful ambience, lovely food, the service was good but not highly professional. Very nice place. The banana cinnamon crepe for dessert was very, very good!
My husband and I had the beef wellington and peppercorn fillet, one coffee and a chocolate molten cake. Food was just ok so I think the $109.00 (15% tip included) price was truly not worth it.
Good food. Time spent to complete the dining experience was longer than desired.
We have been to this restaurant numerous times and have never had a bad experience or a bad dinner. When visitors come to town, this is a destination that we tend to bring them.
We enjoyed our experience, as usual. But we were not in the porch area which is more quiet and a table of 8 very noisy diners was audible and quite disturbing throughout our meal, making conversation for us and our guest quite difficult. Next time we will request to be seated in the porch area -- or bring ear plugs. Our waiter, Charles, was very attentive and knowledgeable.
15% gratuity added to bill. Crappy server still earned 15% no incentive to do better.
Food was very good. Service was okay. Beautiful restaurant in a nice location. I did find it odd 15% gratuity is added to the bill for two people (of course I add the balance to make 20%).
We love dinning here. I really really do not like their policy of adding a 15% tip to your bill automatically. We’ve never been unhappy with service and we are generous tippers. 20% or better. Twice we have forgotten that the 15% was already added and we tipped an addional 20% on top of that. Please leave the tip amount to the discretion of your customers or encourage your servers to remind customers that 15% has already been added to the check
The restaurant is located in an old Victorian home in the historic area in St Augustine. There was plenty of parking around back and they had both outside and indoor seating. It was a little chilly out, so we chose indoor seating. I wish I'd known they had an indoor terrace for dining because I would have requested that when I made my reservation. We ate at 6pm on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was busy, but not noisy. Appetizer and salad were served quickly. We did have a bit of a wait for the entree, but I say that only because we are impatient eaters. :) The whole dining experience from arrival to departure was under an hour. We both had the filet mignon which was devastatingly good and melted in your mouth. I would also recommend the charcuterie board and the chocolate mousse. Eric, our waiter, was attentive without being annoying. Prices were on the high end of moderate but not unreasonable. Excellent value for the money.
Raintree is expensive, but pretty par pricing for the area in terms of food; ten-dollar cocktails, otoh, are way over-priced. The french fry appetizer with bacon & blue cheese is divine. Two of us had really excellent sauteed flounder with mediocre side vegetables. Excellent creme brulee. We split our check, so a 17% gratuity was added--a stupid practice, because it annoys people, and the waitron is thus deprived of the 20% a pleased diner might leave. We wouldn't have, in this case, though. Our server never shared her name and appeared to find her job an immense chore.
We really liked the restaurant's ambiance and felt like we were dining in an old house overlooking the outdoor terrace. The food was outstanding and the portions were perfect! We had escargot and I ordered the warm salad and the blue cheese encrusted filet which was so tender you could cut it with a fork. My husband ordered the lamb which was also amazing. We were celebrating a milestone and were so very pleased with our experience!
Usual lovely time. Attentive service. Good food. Great ambience. One of the best in St Augustine.