About Rhett's Restaurant
Rhett's Restaurant, Catering, and Personal Chef - Specializing in Southern Gourmet Cuisine. We offer an indoor bar area, dining room and outside courtyard. Please specify where you would like to sit.
Southern, Vegetarian, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm. We offer a limited courtyard menu and happy hour drink specials from 2:30 to 4:30 daily. Regular lunch and dinner menu, dinner "Just a Taste" small plate menu.
Between Broad and Bennett
$30 and under
Courtyard music on Friday and Saturday night, weather permitting.
Downtown area, parking is on street.
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Rhett's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Have been to Rhett's several times when ...
Have been to Rhett's several times when visiting my daughter who lives in the area. They have southern based dishes that are tasty and nicely prepared. Corn bread fried oysters and fried green tomatoes for appetizers, pecan fried trout and shrimp and grits for entrees are our favorites. Good, friendly service.
We were visiting Souther Pines for a few ...
We were visiting Souther Pines for a few days and had a fabulous dinner when we were in town. My husband and I were celebrating our 25th anniversary. Our waiter Sam was AWESOME!!!
so friendly and personable. The food was outstanding HIGHLY recommended you try.
I went on to open table to make a reserv ...
I went on to open table to make a reservation they were very accommodating when I had to change the appointment. When we arrived they set us at the bar the restaurant was in the back with limited amount of tables approximately 10 total and you had to make very early reservations to sit in the back. Had we known we would have called and suggested to have our reservation for the back area. Open table is not the best way of making reservations it would be better to call.
The food was really good the staff was extremely helpful the service was excellent the ambience was not what we had expected. While sitting at the bar area when the door opened, the cold air would come in so it was really cold sitting in that area.
My suggestion would be to call while making a reservation and let them know you want to sit in the back area versus sitting in the bar area.
The fried green tomatoes were amazing! ...
The fried green tomatoes were amazing! The goat cheese on my spinach strawberry salad was the best I've ever tasted, so creamy and Rhett said it's made locally. Dessert was delicious, macaroni again the best I've had. We were a party of 5 and everyone loved their meal. It's nice that Rhett walks around chatting with the guests. Sitting outside was the perfect atmosphere. This is our third time eating at Rhett's and have loved everything. I highly recommend this quaint restaurant.
Fantastic meal. The Lobster Bisque was o ...
Fantastic meal. The Lobster Bisque was outstanding, the Lamb Chop appetizer was very good, but the MVP was the best Shrimp & Grits I've ever had. Put that all together in an outside seating with great live music and this meal was the best I've had in the Pinehurst/Southern Pines area. We will absolutely be back!
Fresh, delicious, fun
We had a fabulous dinner at Rhetts and will be back soon! Service was great, menus (there are many) are interesting and seasonal, outside dining was fun with live music, and the food was superb. I had shrimp and grits, my husband had steak, and we each had fabulous salads, good wine, and fresh homemade cookies for dessert. We met and chatted with Rhett, a personable and talented chef, who runs the restaurant and also does catering. Highly recommend!
Fantastic service, unbelievable local food!
We had great service, and the chef checked on us several times throughout our meal. All staff members were super friendly and the food was absolutely delicious. We chose to eat outside by the water fountain but the fans kept us cool, even though it is June in North Carolina!!! We recommend the house made cake- different flavor everyday but we've never been disappointed!! My favorite is their strawberry cake with basil-lemon icing. YUM!!!!
Do Not Miss This One!
After a few disappointing meals at places that were recommended, we just happened to pick this one by chance. What a pleasant surprise when we were served the best meal we had the entire trip! This is a must do if you are in the Pinehurst area!
We had a great time at Rhett's. They see ...
We had a great time at Rhett's. They seemed to be having a staffing issue so service was a bit slow but they were utilizing everybody to try to keep the customers happy. We really didn't mind the slow service as we were outside and enjoying the great weather and ambiance ! Looking forward to going there again!
Fried green tomatoes and pork dish were ...
Fried green tomatoes and pork dish were outstanding. The pea salad served with the mahi mahi was bland though the mahi itself was delicious. Restaurant is very cute and outside seating was perfect. They had live music that was just right, just loud enough so conversation was still possible.
My fiance and I were looking for somewhere to meet with our minister to discuss our upcoming wedding. This place was something we stumbled upon as neither us or the minister are from this area. We got there for an early meal (5 PM) and we were promptly seated. The restaurant is in a unique location within Southern Pines, and it made for a unique venue for the meal and meeting. The food was very well prepared, and the menu consisted of great locally connected food items. Our waitress was new, and it showed, but it did not take away from the evening. Food was fairly priced for what we got and the presentation. Overall we enjoyed it, and would come back.
Wine Dinner was Amazing!
We had a fabulous time at Rhett's wine dinner. The wine was fantastic, the food was savory and cooked to perfection, and the atmosphere was very romantic for Valentine's day. They had a rose at every table, and our names on the menu which was so sweet. The ribs were incredible, I am so glad I got those, and the cheese plate was our favorite! We love this restaurant, it has such quality local grown food, and Rhett, the owner himself explained every dish to us. We will definitely be back!
This restaurant never disappoints. I bro ...
This restaurant never disappoints. I brought friends tonight who had not yet experienced the restaurant before and they all loved it.
From our charming and knowledgeable waiter to the amazing food, this restaurant is one you don't want to miss.
The garlic and rosemary pork rinds call your name with a snap, crackle and pop. They are SO good, you will not stop talking about them. Make sure you share because the bowl is huge!!
This is our FAVORITE spot when we are in town... Can't wait for our next visit!!
Glad we tried this place!
The food was amazing! We noticed that a lot of the ingredients were locally grown and everything tasted so fresh! Our waitress was eager to help us find the perfect dish for each of us and was very informative. We will definitely be going back! Delectable food!
We LOVE Rhett's and are always amazed at ...
We LOVE Rhett's and are always amazed at the menu selection and preparation. Service and attention to detail are top notch. Chef/owner often greets customers and makes guests feel very welcome.
Although I always try to order something new each time, I always have to start with the garlic and rosemary pork rinds! Pure heaven!!
This is a MUST stop whenever we are in town
We were greeted by a friendly staff pers ...
We were greeted by a friendly staff person, we were seated promptly at our reservation time. The waitress was knowledgeable about the items on the menu & cheerfully answered our questions. The food was very delicious and the fruit that was a side, was fresh and quite delicious as well. I will go to Rhett's again.
Birthday lunch for our 86 years young Mother was a success. Unfortunately it was too hot for her to eat by the fountain outside.
The pulled pork sandwich, fried green tomato sandwich, gouda mac and cheese, and the sweet potato fries were all hits!
A lovely evening
My husband and I really enjoyed our meal this past Saturday evening. The server was also excellent! We appreciated Rhett coming to our table to see how everything was! We will definitely be back! The music of Tom Bernett added to our lovely evening out
Outside dining a plus!!
All seven of us appreciated the use of pictures via a handheld tablet. Unique and great to see exactly what we ordered.
One of the favorites at our table was the lobster bisque. So flavorful. All of our dishes were a little on the cool side and some felt they lacked some spice. I had the delicious soft shelled crab appetizer. It was a little on the cool side. A perfect portion after gathering for drinks before dinner at a friend's home.
The setting was delightful. Loved the music played by Tom. Made us all want to dance.
Question is could you handle 14 at one time? Our group meets on each Friday evening and it is hard to find a restaurant that can handle that many at once. We are tired of the chains and was wonderful to dine at a locally owned established. All in all we will be back to try some more of Rhett's dishes.
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