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The Rainey

104 N Railroad Ave, New Albany, MS 38652-3325
+1 662-539-7732
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Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good0%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“gulf” (2 reviews)
“upscale” (2 reviews)
Closed
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
104 N Railroad Ave, New Albany, MS 38652-3325
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not restaurant repeaters....especially when out of town. My husband and I had a perfect Thursday night dinner experience! The catfish was the best we've ever had,.... so we ordered it again on Friday. It was just that good!! They serve up fresh, delicious...More

Thank namtarts
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We dined on a Friday night with friends. They were sold out of the fish special, but no problem. We all had Comeback Shrimp for an appetizer and they were great. Large wild-caught Gulf whites with a comeback sauce that made you want to come...More

Thank Reuben P
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thanks so much for the 5 stars, Reuben! We are so glad to hear your group enjoyed The Rainey. And we appreciate the feedback on the sparkling water - good idea. We'll pass this along to management. Come back to see us soon!

Reviewed September 14, 2018

Loved this smallish bar and restaurant in New Albany. Looking for an early dinner, happened on the Rainey. Sat at the bar and had great conversation with the staff. Ordered a Honeysuckle Mojito and a Kick up the Heat Margarita from their custom cocktail menu....More

Thank Nanabam
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thanks so much for the 5 stars, Nanabam. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the cocktails, shrimp and grits and the onion rings. Come back to see us soon!

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our booth seat with the color-changing wall fireplace beside us. Everything was well-prepared and delicious. Ordering the fresh catch was a wise choice. Though expensive, learning each week’s catch is line-caught by an individual fisherman in the Gulf and driven up to the restaurant...More

Thank M8059PJjennifers
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Jennifer, thanks so much for the 5 star review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the fresh fish at The Rainey as well as the atmosphere. We hope you can dine with us again soon!

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant offers a flight of beer if you would like to sample different beers but doesn’t have a wide variety or many beers to choose from. Our field flowers (fried mushrooms) arrived at room temperature. They’re usually really hot at other restaurants. I originally...More

1  Thank ridicul0usness
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thanks for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear we didn't meet your expectations - this experience is not typical for The Rainey, nor acceptable. We do hope you give us another chance to show our true colors. Thanks again.

Reviewed July 18, 2018

The food was excellent and very friendly great service. Both of our meals were excellent. I had the catfish and my husband had a hamburger. Both were cooked to perfection. The restaurant is upscale but the food is worth the price. Although I would consider...More

Thank Linda B
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us, Linda! Thank you so much for the kind words and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

Stopped in New Albany to visit a friend. He mentioned we needed to check out The Rainey as he though the food was excellent. This is a person who had done quite a bit of fine dining, especially in LA. As it turned out, this...More

Thank Rick C
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you, Rick! We're so glad you enjoyed your dining experience at The Rainey. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous setting, amazing cocktails, delightful food and great service. Foodies will be pleased! We sat at the bar with Tony and Cheyenne. They will steer and treat you right.

Thank myeaumy
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you for the kind words! Come back to see us!

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

The inventive food at this small town restaurant blew me away - from the buffalo quail wings to bison lasagna - if you’re a foodie in MS, you’ve GOT to check this place out!

Thank Cory J
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you, Cory! Glad you enjoyed it. Come back to see us!

Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Food is better than anywhere else in a 100 mile radius, Owners care about your experience, but do not relent at charging you full price. Bar offers the essentials, but could have more diversity in wines and spirits--however, for a county that was "dry" for...More

Thank hughnclayton
TheRaineyNA, Public Relations Manager at The Rainey, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words. Come back to see us!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 N Railroad Ave, New Albany, MS 38652-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  New Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 662-539-7732
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Description
The Rainey brings forth a new generation of southern cuisine with local ingredients, fresh produce, and creole influences. Located in the heart of historic downtown New Albany, we strive to stay connected to the roots of great cooking. A casual fine dining atmosphere elevated with a southern twist, we're always serving up delicious, handcrafted cocktails and a good time!
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