Last Updated on March 16, 2024
Written by CPA Alec Pow | Content Reviewed by Certified CFA CFA Alexander Popinker

Rafferty’s is an American restaurant with several locations around the country. This particular chain is specialized in serving Southern dishes which are prepared fresh, from scratch. The restaurant is particularly well-known for its consistent food quality, hearty meals, and steaks.

People keep coming back to Rafferty’s for the great dining experience, with excellent service and tasty food. If you are planning to go to Rafferty’s, you can get an idea about how much you should budget for this experience by looking at the table below where you will find their latest menu prices.

Item Size Price

Starting Line

Batter Fried Mushrooms $8.49
Hot Fingers $8.69
Rafferty’s Supreme Nacho $8.99
Chicken finger Filets $8.49
Good Ole Boy Cheese Fries $8.99
Fried Cheese $8.49
Soup of the day $4.69
Sampler Platter $12.99

Hen House

Salad add on $3.59, Salad substitution 2.29

Chicken Pasta Alfredo $12.99
Chicken Finger Filet Platter $12.99
Kona Chicken $12.99

Smoke House

One Lb. Hickory Smoked Baby Back Barbeque Ribs $17.99
West Texas BBQ Chicken $12.99
West Tennessee BBQ Platter $12.49
Big Memphis BBQ Sandwich $8.99

Hand Helds

Salad add on $3.59, Salad Substitution $2.29. A 3% surcharge is added to all carryout orders.

Ranch Chicken Wrap $8.99
New York Strip Sandwich $12.99
1/2lb. American Cheeseburger $8.99
Ultimate Club Sandwich $8.99
Bluegrass Special Sandwich $8.99

Meat Locker

Jackson Hole Filet $20.99
Big Hom Prime Rib $19.99
Little Hom Prime Rib $20.99
Prime Rib Sandwich $14.99
Black & Bleu 16oz. Bone in Strip $19.99
Rib Eye Steak $18.99
Classic Marinated Rib Eye $18.49
Cowboy Sirloin $15.99

House Favorites

Deep Dish Lasagna & House Salad $14.49
Salmon Caesar Salad $10.99
Pork Chops $14.99


homemade dressings: fat free catalina, hot bacon, vinaigrette, mustard honey/hot bacon, mustard honey, sweet orange, 1000 Island, bleu cheese, garlic ranch, fat free ranch

House Salad & Soup $9.99
Frisco Salad $9.99
Chicken Finger Salad $9.99
Chicken Salad Croissants & Soup $9.99
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad $9.99
The Chef $9.99
Sunshine Chicken Salad $9.99
House Salad $6.49

Kids’ Menu

Kid’s cheeseburger & kid’s Beverage $4.49
Kid’s Mac n Cheese & Kid’s Beverage $4.49
Kid’s Chicken Fingers & Kid’s Beverage $4.79


White Chocolate Banana Cream Pie $5.79
Apple Walnut Crunch $5.79
The Brookie $5.79
The Best Cheesecake $5.79

Brand History

Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar was founded in 1981 by Dan Davis. The first restaurant was located in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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The restaurant was very successful and over time ended up opening new locations in the Southern area. Nowadays there are 12 Rafferty’s restaurants located in states such as Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The business continues to grow and expand all over the United States by opening two to three new stores every year.

Our review

The Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar provides a relaxing and rustic atmosphere, with a décor that brings you back in time to the period when the first location was opened. The customers can see how their meals are prepared as there is an open kitchen.

The Rafferty’s menu includes a wide variety of items, so every customer can find at least one meal to like. The food is always well seasoned, prepared with the freshest ingredients, and served warm.

The customers’ favorites are the chicken tenders and the steaks, but also the fries. The chicken tenders are fried golden brown and breaded perfectly.

Be prepared to pay anywhere between $15 and $20 for a steak. You can choose between the Cowboy sirloin, the Jackson hole fillet, the classic marinated rib eye, the black & blue 16 oz. bone-in strip, the rib eye steak, and many more. Side items include roasted garlic mashed potatoes, creamy coleslaw, cottage cheese, homemade French fries, steamed vegetables, and others. These cost around $6 each.

Rafferty's Menu ItemsIf you want a meal with a lower number of calories, you can order one of the Rafferty’s salads that cost around $12 each. You will be able to choose between the chicken finger salad, the grilled chicken Caesar salad, the house salad, or the Frisco salad, to name a few.

Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar favorites are the pork chops, the salmon Caesar salad, and the deep-dish lasagna & house salad. Be prepared to pay for anywhere between $10 and $15 a dish from this list.

If you are craving something sweet, you can order one of the Rafferty’s desserts, which cost around $7. The options include cheesecake, white chocolate banana cream pie, apple walnut crunch, and others.

There is also a menu only for kids under 12 years old, which includes food items such as chicken fingers, mac ‘n cheese, French fries, and cheeseburgers. Expect to spend around $6 on a kid’s meal.

In case you are hungry and in a hurry, you can stop at one of the Rafferty’s restaurants and buy a “Hanh held” such as the ranch chicken wrap, the American cheeseburger, or one of their sandwiches. Expect to pay anywhere between $10 and $12 for one of these.

Rafferty’s staff is welcoming and friendly, but also very efficient. You will not have to wait too long to be seated and you will get your order at the table pretty fast.

Rafferty’s FAQs

At what time does Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar open?

Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar opens every day at 11:00 a.m. Though it may vary from one location to another and it is recommended to check the schedule of the restaurant you are interested in on their official website.

At what time does Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar close?

Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar closes at 09:00 p.m. from Monday until Saturday and at 08:00 p.m. on Sunday. But again, it depends on the location and the day of the week. So, you should verify this information on the official website of the company.

Who founded Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar?

Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar was founded by Dan Davis.

Where was the first Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar opened?

The first Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar was opened in 1981, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

How many Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar locations are there?

According to the restaurant’s official website, there are 12 Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar locations.

What is Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar motto?

The motto of the company Rafferty’s Restaurant & Bar is “No unhappy guests, not even one”.

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