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The Rookery

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543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
+1 478-746-8658
11:00 - 22:30
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were told about this place while traveling through Macon, GA. It took a little to find it but it was well worth the effort. It was very busy for a Monday night (so that should tell you something). I enjoy craft beers and they had a nice selection as well as the big name brews (for my wife). The... More 

Thank stephencQ9993YW
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding lunch at The Rookery! My wife and I had the Turkey Reuben and it was delicious. Finished the meal off with the Jimmy Carter Milkshake! Peanut Butter with Banana Ice Cream and topped off with a slice of bacon! It was the bomb!

Thank Todd S
Canton, Georgia
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Note to management, Kyle D is one of the best waiters I have ever had. We were there St. Patrick's Day and he was cool, calm, in a great mood and was on top of service! Our table had and I can recommend the Grilled Pimento Cheese, Fries, Onion Rings, Chicken Fingers and without a doubt the Double Chocolate Shake.

Thank SGI_Beachman
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I eat here quite often. The food is always wonderful and we always enjoy ourselves. Only downside is being downtown ,parking can be hard to find

Thank QueenWorthy
Macon, Georgia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Macon is a very different place. A mixture of old and new produce a unique experience for those willing to explore a bit. Love Rookery's ambiance. The service was excellent and staff knows how to take care of their clients. Everyone was happy with their food and the bill for 5 plus beer was under $80. We'll definitely return.

Thank mrspotts12
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want the best burgers in Macon Ga the Rookery is the place to go! They are usually busy, but seating happens fairly quickly. My favorite is the Allman Burger (bacon, mushrooms, and Swiss cheese). Their hand cut fries are the best, they taste like fries you cut and cook at home. Their fried mushrooms are the best I've... More 

Thank ShaunFoust
Warner Robins, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always excellent service and great food. Get there early or you'll be waiting a while. Great downtown feel and location.

Thank toyforrunr
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rookery is unique to Macon. I've been twice and enjoyed it both times. I've tried two of their specialty sandwiches---once the Fried Green Tomato BLT (need I say more?) and the "King Bee" which features chicken tenders, pimento cheese, and honey mustard wrapped in a flour tortilla (I opted to skip the hot sauce). The slaw is delicious as... More 

Thank Cindy E
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy. Waited 45 mins but worth the wait. Great service and amazing food! A/c was too high and cob webs on front chandelier are my only negatives.

Thank Mouhtourism
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best burger I've ever had. Such a great variety. The specials are always top notch. The owner is dedicated to using fresh ingredients. Highly recommend the Walden Greenback, but really can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank hotfatchick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-746-8658

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?