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Dougs Place

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660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
+1 770-382-9063
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Tue 06:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in the mood for the typical lueplate special (aka Meat & Veggis) Sothern Style this is the place where locals, contractors, and retires go. Entrees change buy the day of the week such as Fried Chicken, Meat loaf, etc. My favorite is the Chicken Livers which I do not normally eat, but here they are baked and... More 

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Thank Joel H
Smyrna, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Doug's Place is a rustic. out of the way, down-home restaurant that serves good home cooking served by energetic and accommodating staff members.

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Thank gharris2017
Newnan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling from GA. To Kentucky and stopped on for dinner on a Friday night. Doug's was busy, but we got seated immediately, ate and we're back on the road within an hour. Food was awesome and even had live blue grass music. Would definitely stop back in while traveling.

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Thank Debra B
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I grew up small town so I know my fair share of Mom and pop restaurants; while some of the food was great others were ok at best. I had the country fried steak and gravy the steak had so much burnt grill gristle left on it it left a horrible taste..then the "gravy" they put on top was made... More 

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Thank Melissa S
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,122 reviews
900 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,033 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

we took a chili dog tour in 3 cities eating at 4 different drive ins sampling chili dogs. of the 4 doug's came in 2nd place. it was a delicious chili dog. toasted bun, fresh and hot, premium weenie, nice thick chili that rode the bun well, french's mustard, and fresh cold onions made this a grand chili dog. service... More 

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Thank Bbqman3341
Rome
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Just left Doug place. Worse service I've ever had. Our waitress was sitting down talking with a bunch of boys. My husband had to flag her down to get butter for his baked potato, by that time his steak was half eaten . I was out of tea for half of my meal and it never got refilled. Our waitress... More 

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Thank Dana C
Cartersville, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great Lunch Menu. I ordered the vegetable soup and cornbread. the rest of our party had the meat and 3

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Thank Parnick J
Cartersville, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Recently I took my grand kids for dinner, they wanted the chicken tender meal. After paying, I noticed I was charged 50 cents for each meal. I requested why the additional charge because it was not posted on the menu. I ask to speak to the manager and was told that were not there. The cashier said we always add... More 

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Acworth, GA
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The biscuits are like grandma's. The southern gravy is yummy!! The streak-o-lean a bit salty but I like it like that. Eggs done right. Coffee piping hot. Juice tasted like it was just squeezed. An all around good meal.

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Thank Teresa M
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Good food. The meatloaf was a generous portion and tasted great. Melt in your mouth biscuits and better than grandma's friend okra. Friday night gospel. Always crowded so go early. Locals favorite.

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Thank Christie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Emerson
  • Phone Number: +1 770-382-9063

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?