Rye Bar & Southern Kitchen
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Amazing food and staff💛
Needs a larger menu selection of different foods because it is slim
We were really excited to meet our family friends and celebrate our recent engagement at Rye.
However, it was quite the disappointment. I had looked up the menu several times before going so I already knew what I wanted to order. But, since it was the Bluegrass Festival they had changed their menu. Not too big of a deal, except til we realized what 3 out of 4 us wanted to order was actually available that night because we saw plate after plate of it being walked by us, after we had already ordered.
The service was VERY slow. It took at least 20-30 minutes before I received the cocktail I ordered. And then because waiting on our dinner took even longer, my cocktail was gone before our food finally arrived.
Our server was very kind, but I think just out of his element or something that evening.
For the price we paid (our bill was well over $100) it is just very disappointing for what we received so far as service and experience.
Excellent food and service, particularly at an extremely busy time for the Bluegrass Festival. Rick is the best food serve in Raleigh!
Unless you want to wait 20 minutes to get greeted and over an hour to get your food don’t go.
Good food. great ambiance. Staff was friendly and helpful. Helped make a special evening better.
Seated right away and server was perfect! A little loud but there was a large group there. Will definitely go back!
Made the reservation through open table, but was told there would be a wait significantly passed our reservation time. We eventually left because we were tired of waiting.
Restaurant seemed short staffed. Waited long time for food to be served and then waited again to receive a check. On the positive, food was good.
The food was great and affordable! Setup was nice, it was a little bit noisy but the environment was lovely and staff were nice. Greatly recommended
Smoked Salmon tasty, but undercooked. Kitchen recooked it in a timely fashion. Rice was okay, but prefer smaller portion. Wife had rubbed skirt steak which was flavored well. Brunswick stew was slightly smoky and preferred not having beef in the stew by default. This was an okay value for restaurant week.
Took some time for food to come out. When it did, it was delicious. When I realized it was inside of a hotel, was a little disappointed.
Wonderful atmosphere, friendly & professional staff. Mac n cheese was amazing, as well as the scallops! The ribs were so great, the meat fell right off the bone. Would come here again in a heartbeat. One of the best meals in Raleigh!
Was having dinner with a friend. Server Beth was attentive and helpful. Great menu and food was delicious.
The restaurant was almost empty and our waitress couldn't be bothered with us. This was at 6:30 and the other staff proceeded to break down tables and stack dishes and glasses on the next table during the entire meal, knocking down chairs and slamming plates like it was 10:30 pm and they were closing. Food was ok and overpriced.
I was very disappointed at this restaurant. I’ve been before and it was good this trip it was average. About 1/3 of the menus wasn’t available. The service was fine but not great. Really don’t think I’ll go back.
Out of basics. Made substitutions without asking. Brunswick Stew was soup.
The restaurant is in the Marriott downtown, and is quite open to the rest of the lobby. There was apparently a convention in town, and a (I gathered) larger than normal number of restaurant patrons. The staff handled the surge well, but there was an initial few minutes of confusion that led to us being marked as no-shows in opentable. All resolved, though.
The food was quite good. We ordered the fried spareribs as an appetizer, and I had the gumbo. No complaints, and just the right balance of flavors and textures.
Enjoyed the experience overall.
We ordered the meatloaf and salmon entrees. Both were well prepared. Restaurant was very busy and wait staff was understaffed for the number of customers. Using Open Table helped us avoid a 60 minute wait.
We were in a very noisy dining room. Could not hear each other talk at a normal level.
Workflows were not very efficient with staff.
We love this place but it's not as vibrant as it used to be. Maybe it's location? The food was better in the past but it's still good. The atmosphere is nice and the service top notch.
I liked the atmosphere, the staff were friendly, and the location was PRIME!
Food was absolutely delicious and the service was great. We had leftovers for several meals after (portions were huge) and the key lime pie for desert was the best I've ever had. Highly recommend!
Great food, good service. The max&cheese is great. Good value for the food you get. Friendly waiter.
I want to give a special thank to the hostess/waitress ann pulling double duty but very attentive to our needs. She did an excellent job and if i come back i would request her services. We were unsure what to order and she was very knowledgeable of the menu and its items. Overall great service.
I didn't realize this was a hotel based restaurant, but a great variety of southern foods well crafted. Very good service. We will do this again.
Chad was a great server, very attentive without being overly so. The food and drinks were attractive and delicious. I recommend the risotto!
We booked the rye restaurant for dinner since we were attending a event at the duke center. We were greeted and shown-en to our table. The waitress came by right away and took our drink orders. She returned with them in just a few minutes. We ordered appetizers which were the deep fried ribs which were very good. Our dinner order was taken at 6:40 pm. We waited till 7:45 and no food. We noticed the restaurant was under staffed, tables were not being bussed and there was only 2 waitress, and they running around. Because our show was at 8pm we payed the bill and left.
I am unable to rate the food because we never got our dinner but the waitress was very good . The problem was with the kitchen staff for not being organized and unable to do there job. The is very uncommon for a Marriott hotel to be this was.
We may try them again., or maybe not
LOVE the place
The atmosphere is very relaxing and the people were very curious and showed kindness
The food was phenomenal but the portions were tiny and expensive.
Nice, spacious, and modern. Server seemed new, but was nice enough. Everything came out nicely and on time.
Went for business lunch with group. Overall good but very loud. The budget vs menu choice is a little confusing.
We had a little wait for our meals, but it was worth it! Staff was friendly and helpful, food was outstanding. Will definitely be back!
Great place to eat, especially if you are going to a performance at the Duke Energy Center. Staff works very hard to accommodate you if time is of the essence.
Perfect, enjoyed my food
I had a business meeting and it went perfect in terms of ambience and noise as well as service,
Great food. Wonderful waiter: knowledgeable, friendly, did not rush us.
Loved the restaurant! Weird vibe with it being attached to a hotel, as there was a party and many loud guests. The food was amazing though. Get the sweet potato hush puppies!
Food was surprisingly good. I had the gumbo and I really enjoyed it. Our party of nine was served quickly by a very nice waitress. They accommodated our last minute additions to our group and that was much appreciated.
It was an hour between the time we ordered and got our food....5:15pm on a Thursday. My chicken was well overdone...probably sitting under the heat lamp for a long period of time.
Good food - reasonably priced. Great service. Couldn't fit in dessert!