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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

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15 Huntington Rd, Athens, GA 30606-3184
+1 706-613-0045
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Athens, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rafferty's has a sizeable loyal following: the restaurant, and the bar, are seldom empty as a result. We seem to be among the many people who love to eat there regularly-- we often see the same people there. The range of menu options and specials is good, the food is predictably and consistently good, and the service is excellent. Families,... More 

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Thank dianelorraineb
Loganville, Georgia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time. We were glad someone suggested Rafferty's. LOVE the croissants and the cheese fries were good. Enjoyed the grilled salmon but not a fan of tarter sauce. Everyone else enjoyed the BBQ chicken, ribs and chicken fingers. Morgan did a great job keeping our drinks full. The pace of the meal was great, which allowed time... More 

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Thank sbbriwn95
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a broke college student in the 90's, this was one of my favorite places to eat as a reward. My roommate & I always got House Salads with Hot-Bacon Mustard Dressing & split a California burger! The Croissants with Honey butter were like dessert. To this day when in the area we pop in for a meal & I... More 

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Thank Toonsy
Columbia, South Carolina
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94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service were pretty good;however you might want to rethink sitting outside. I am really not sure what they would do about the flies, but there are lots of them. Not very appetizing to see them landing on practically everything. On the upside, the wait staff was really trying hard and had great attitudes. :)

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Thank Amy G
U>S>A>
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped here during visit to Daughter at U Ga. Might mention acces a little difficult for first timer. Must make turn on Huntington before the property. If you drive past, there is a road that is deceiving, it is actually access to highway. Very pleasant experience ... Atmosphere, food, and service. We were fortunate to have a very rare, 5... More 

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Thank ThomasGordon
Washington, Georgia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service was great and the food was awesome. Extremely nice atmosphere.This was not my first visit to Rafferty's - every visit have had the same consistency.....Great!

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Thank Kimmy217
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here while in town based on their good rating on Trip Advisor. Well, we were blown away by how great this food was! My wife got some salmon which was very good. My steak was incredible. Honestly one of the best steaks I have ever had! They also have these warm croissants that are drizzled with... More 

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Thank indychickenman
Monroe, Georgia
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113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Being on a business trip in Athens, I ate at Rafferty's and was pleasantly surprised. It was Monday evening and there was little to no "Wait time" - I hate to wait to eat. My party was seated and the server was there almost immediately. The server was friendly and courteous. Our meal arrived and it was prepared exactly as... More 

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Thank Hubert B
Athens, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

They have a cobb salad which is a very generous portion. Salad dressing is available also gluten-free.

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Thank julesjunk
Loganville, Georgia
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257 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Walked right in. Place smelled delicious. Potato soup is too die for. Salad is the bomb. Cowboy sirloin was perfect. Service was great. My only complaint. Servers all standing around having very personal conversations that I had to listen to while trying to visit with my dinner guest.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Huntington Rd, Athens, GA 30606-3184
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-613-0045

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?