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Rae's Coastal Cafe

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3208 West Wimbledon Drive, Augusta, GA 30909
706-738-1313
Today
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 44
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Why Did We Wait So Long???

Living in the Augusta area, we had heard about Rae's Coastal Cafe for the last 3 or 4 years, but never manged to dine there until last night for my wife's birthday. Now we are wondering why we waiting so long. It is definitely a strong 4, even a 4.5 in my Trip Advisor book. Staff is very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Augusta_Chuck
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Augusta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Augusta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Living in the Augusta area, we had heard about Rae's Coastal Cafe for the last 3 or 4 years, but never manged to dine there until last night for my wife's birthday. Now we are wondering why we waiting so long. It is definitely a strong 4, even a 4.5 in my Trip Advisor book. Staff is very friendly and... More 

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Martinez, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It's been a while since I visited Rae's Coastal a Restaurant. My wife and I had a wonderful Sunday lunch. She had the New Orleans style shrimp and loved it! I had the grits and shrimp which was very good. We will be be back. It's off the beaten path, but well worth t he time to find, just ask... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

There is no way you would find this place unless you are either a local or use trip advisor, but it is definitely worth the stop. Don't get put off if it seems like you are heading into an apartment complex, you are in the right place. It is not an expansive menu, but the food is fresh, the staff... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

There is definitely a different vibe at Rae's Coastal Café, which has always been one of my favorites. There are new servers...and much less attentive and competent than previous staff. I was there a few days ago, and one of the servers was sitting at a customer's table chatting with him for a majority of the time that I was... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Happiness abounded finding them open on Sunday night when my mouth screamed shrimp and grits and so many restaurants were closed. I sat at the bar. The locals were very friendly, as were the waitstaff. The bartender steered me to the shrimp and grits amongst the choices we discussed and my mouth was uber happy. Creamy grits with perfectly cooked... More 

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Long Island, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My wife and I went for dinner while attending the Master's. We were met by the owner at the door and greeted like old friends. The staff was friendly and attentive. Setting was comfortable and relaxing. Food was excellant. We started with a couple of Key lime Pie Martinis which were outstanding. ( a must).We shared Chicken Wings, Shrimp Pate... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

So it's a bit of a quest to find the restaurant and it isn't, admittedly, much to look at on the outside. However... The food was amazing. I had the grilled salmon and the only thing wrong with it is that I wish there'd been more. My mom had the prime rib and it was MASSIVE, so there was plenty... More 

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Augusta, GA
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My friends and I gather at Rae's for every birthday lunch. It is a fun place with terrific service and great food. They have the most wonderful salad and you can top it with fish or chicken. It is so good, I just sometimes have to go other times. We do plan another birthday as we sit there and have... More 

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Mt. Pleasant
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I was in Augusta visiting friends and trying desperately to remember the name of my favorite lunch place from 15 years ago. Finally after a few hints, my friend remembered and we returned for an early dinner and it was just a great as I remembered. I love the atmosphere and the owner greeted every customer. Next time I visit,... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My mom and I love to go to Rae's for lunch. The food is very good (especially the fried onions!!!) and the service is WONDERFUL!!! My mom is somewhat handicap and the staff is always so helpful and kind in getting her in and out. Rae's is a bit out of the way, but totally worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3208 West Wimbledon Drive, Augusta, GA 30909
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Augusta
  • Phone Number: 706-738-1313

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?