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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Shelly makes the best top shelf margarita! Steaks are high quality and great value. Midwestern chain with only 12 locations. They make you feel welcome. Highly recommend! Close to Turfway Park. Horse crowd hangout. Lots of tv's!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 9 July 2022 via mobile

We had prime rib & chicken fingers. Although it was a very busy evening, food was delivered timely & hot. Throughly enjoyed the meal.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 24 May 2022

Got into town around 5 pm and was very hungry. Rested in our room for an hour then looked for a nice place to eat. Glad we chose Rafferty. All the Raffertys in our hometown had closed so we were a little apprehensive about going...there. Glad we were wrong. We loved our favorites Prime rib sandwich with fried mushrooms. Excellent! The waiter was great and helped us pick an ale to go with our meal. So happy with our meal.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 18 January 2022

I was in the mood to eat prime rib, and did an internet search of all the local restaurants. I was surprised to find that only two had prime rib on the menu, and only one Rafferty's served it on a weekday. It had been...a long time since I had eaten at Rafferty's so I decided to try it. It was a great decision. The prime rib was excellent, cooked perfectly to medium rare, was very tender, and was a large portion about an inch thick. The flavor was great. I also had a loaded sweet potato which was very good, and the house salad with the house honey mustard hot bacon dressing. It was one of my favorite salads ever. I had the Apple Walnut Crunch for desert, and it was also delicious. The portions were so big that there was plenty to take home for another dinner later in the week. I will definitely go back to eat at Rafferty's again soon.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 25 October 2021 via mobile

Okay. Waited approx 35 minutes but not unexpected on a weekend. No place to sit. Told we can sit in our car. Food was ok. Pricey for quality of food.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

My wife and her two sisters had lunch at Rafferty’s. We did not have reservations and the wait was going to be almost 30 minutes so we sat at the bar. Nathan was the bartender and he was awesome. My wife and I just wanted...appetizers so we ordered the deep fried, breaded mushrooms and the nachos. The mushrooms were excellent and lots of them. The nachos were also very good, but, a huge serving. We should have only ordered one of them. Onessister ordered the lunch special of a half of a salad and a half of a club sandwich. The half salad was great and was about the size of a normal salad. The club sandwich was huge and delicious. Finally, the other sister ordered a gluten free salad with chicken and two kinds of dressing. She loved it. Nathan was fantastic. Besides helping us with our orders and keeping our glasses filled, he had a few minutes to talk with us. He was also very helpful in boxing our many leftovers. We would be happy to go back and sit at the bar again.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 17 September 2021 via mobile

I had the Jackson Hole Filet, it was so delicious! I also had the potato soup which also tasted great. This was my second visit, I enjoyed the Jackson Hole Filet so much, I had to get it again!! Nathan was my server, both times,...he did a phenomenal job making sure I had drink refills when I needed them! I am looking forward to my next visit!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 6 July 2021 via mobile

Met a couple for lunch we hadn’t seen one another for 25 years or so. So much, much to catch up on. My husband had the House hamburger which he said was perfectly done and a sweet potato. I had the chicken salad and soup...of the day, which was broccoli cheese. All the food was YUMMY! We were seated promptly and our waiter was attentive and patient with us. We were there for 3 hours and never once got “the look” for over staying.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 15 June 2021

I haven't been to the Rafferty's in Florence in a long time, but remember it being very good. Went today for lunch. Was seated quickly. All staff were very friendly. Had an attentive, impeccable waiter. Had the bacon cheeseburger burger with slaw and mashed potatoes....The burger was perfectly cooked, and it and toppings were all si good. The slaw was very good with the freshest cabbage. The mashed potatoes were wonderful, well cooked and seasoned. As the waiter said, the sweet tea was drinkable, which it was, not syrupy sweet like most restaurants. The restaurant was clean and tidy, inside and out. I'll definitely drive by the other restaurants to Rafferty's again! Thank you!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 17 April 2021 via mobile

Came to Cincinnati for weekend recruiting trip for potential new job. Potential new boss and I went out to dinner. Chose Rafferty’s as it was close to hotel. Not too bad of a wait(25 minutes). Service was on point. Food was above average. Portion sizes...very good. Meal was very enjoyable and atmosphere was very good. Restaurant was clean. Tim Toepfer Spring Hill TNMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 22 March 2021

After three days of overeating beef my son and I opted for a fish dinner and found a good one at Rafferty's. My son ordered the grilled salmon with broccoli and I had the grilled Mahi Mahi with broccoli. Each meal was prepared to order...and delicious. We were seated in the bar area and away from others for Covid protection. Restaurant staff observed proper masking and most patrons were Covid compliant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 9 February 2021

OverviewMenuReviewsPhotosAbout Reviews from the web Restaurantji 3.9/5 170 votes Sirved 3.7/5 346 votes MenuPix 3/5 8 votes Google review summary 4.2 (1,673) Google reviews Sort All to go 11 delivered 4 prime rib 35 croissants 29 +6 Christy Jones Christy Jones 2 reviews 7 minutes...ago This was the worst experience I have ever had at this raffertys. First my daughter ordered an alcoholic lemonade their were fruit flies in her drink. The waiter took her drink away and asked if she wanted another one and she said no please bring me a water he never brought her anything after that I got up and went to the bar for her water. Second my steak was supposed to be well done the first time they brought it out it was rare when I pressed it there was blood still coming out so finally I motioned for the manager to come over to please recook it. The second time it came back medium the manager never came back to check if it was ok or if my daughter was ok nothing. I had to flag another waitress from another table to come over to see her opinion on how my steak was cook she said medium now remember I ordered a well done steak. So the croissants had a hair in them at this point I was so pissed I didnt eat or say anything else I just wanted my check to leave.so the manager never came back the waiter never came back until he rudely placed our check down and the manager so kindly took off the food that was messed up because of them and still gave me a sixty dollar check. She should have comped our entire meal. Least to say our regular trips to Raffertys will not happen again I will not be back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 February 2021

Stopped for dinner as everywhere we called had a waitlist. Ordered apps first -Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese and Nutty Honey Buttered Croissants. The mac & cheese was actually good, but the croissants left something to be desired. This app had potential, but it was...sorely lacking in the honey-butter and nuts. Croissants were buttery and soft, but not much of anything else. I got the BBQ Backyard Burger. Typical burger, but the bbq sauce on it was not very good and the burger had shredded cheddar cheese on it which was sparse and not melted. This was the first time I ever received cheese on a burger like this. Someone ordered their ribeye and it has a lot of gristle and fat on it. It also was a bit one note on the seasoning.....salt. Another guest order chicken noodle soup, but received potato. They did say it was good. Got dessert to go, but then decided to eat it there. One of the desserts was packaged up frozen. Server seemed peeved that I had questioned why they would serve frozen desserts whether I was taking them home or not. Overall, not my worst experience, but I'm not sure service or food was good enough for a return visit.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 18 November 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner while we were passing by because of the reviews looked like this was a good place. We were seated and it took some time for our server to come over. Once the server came over and took our drink orders and...food orders, it went downhill from there. Our glasses were empty most of the time it seemed like numerous servers were helping out ours because he was never around. We ordered soup, pork chops, ribs and a sandwich. The soup was good but cold. The sandwich was about the only thing that saved this meal it was excellent. The pork chop and ribs were just so so for the cost it just was not worth it.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

I wasn’t so sure about ordering a filet here. Let me tell you, the filet with Cajun butter was phenomenal. Wow, I can’t believe how great it was! Whoever cooked This steak....I thank you!!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from donmB1021BZ | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can. They have certain areas for large groups.
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Online menu says prime rib is available after 4pm. It's on the menu so it looks like daily
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Rafferty's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4