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The Rookery

$$ - $$$American, ,
543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
+1 478-746-8658
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (241 reviews)
“onion rings” (56 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a great burger with a large selection of appetizers. Get the onion rings. Long wait on weekends. Get a glass of wine.....

Thank kcf426
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking for something different on our vacation so decided to give this place is try as we driving through Georgia. We started with fried green tomatoes and they were the best I have had in a while. I had the Big O burger...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and had a good experience. The pattymelt, burger, and chicken fingers were good; the fries and chocolate milkshake were yummy. Peter took excellent care of us. We'll stop in next time we are in Macon.

Thank TheSfamily4
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here several times, but being from out of town, we always like to call ahead and check the wait time. We have waited twice before to be seated and just wanted to get an idea of the time period. So we called...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our visit here he had the Big O and jimmy carter burgers and the milk shakes were off the chain. We had the pumpkin and blueberry. Beer battered fries were amazing. We are already planning next visit. Thanks 🙏 for an amazing experience.

Thank Bradley T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had the Jimmy Carter burger with Jelly, she stated it's was worth every calorie, her pants will be tight but she doesn't care. I had the Orange Crush Chicken sandwich, best chicken sandwich I ever had.

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rookery on Cherry St. in Macon is an awesome place to enjoy a well prepared meal in a truly unique setting. This eclectic venue prepares exceptional dishes with kindness and care. A varied menu is sure to provide a dish, sandwich or meal to...More

Thank Ernbo6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food I ordered was not bad but nothing special, so let's call it very good. But the rest - the atmosphere, the service, the crowd - it all made a good bar.

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a tremendous burger of the month I ate! You must if you love burgers visit here when in Macon. Had Burger of the Month which began with tomato jam on the bun, then arugula, then burger with a white cheese, topped with two peppery...More

Thank Travelgal0886
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband and I have eaten here a few times and always have a great meal. This last visit was soup of the day which was a chicken noodle with some zip (they wouldn't tell us what the seasoning was) but it was delicious, fried...More

Thank ConDMedic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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