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The Rookery

€€ - €€€American, ,
543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
+1 478-746-8658
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (513 reviews)
“onion rings” (70 reviews)
“moon pie” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fried green tomatoes awesome Jerry Reed burger awesome Onion rings Price good Servers are always so nice.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Minklehole
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Go and enjoy - good food - very informal & youth oriented... and loud. The specialized burgers are all top shelf great... service is always quick with attentive wait staff as well. No complaints - other than noise - but I’m old - and what...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on the way from Savannah to Atlanta on New Years Eve. We read the good reviews and were looking for a place to get a good veggie burger. The place has character, and the service was good. The food was just okay. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got takeout from here on the way through town! The fried mushrooms were soooooo good! We got the Jerry Reed burger and the Allman burger. The Jerry Reed burger was definitely the more tasty of the two! For sides we chose the beer battered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LoriAnne84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere for a burger at this centrally located Macon, GA restaurant, in the heart of a rejuvenated downtown area, and establishment has increased its space through expansion next door. Outside sitting area gets to soak in historic Cherry St.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank david j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I tried a sample of a craft beer with a taste of coffee not for me, so I ordered one of my go to beers Yuengling! Second my nephew ordered some fried dill pickle spears it wasn't bad just not for me. I prefer...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrGoodwrench3
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant about 2 years ago and was sorely disappointed, I went back last week at the request of friends. I am glad I did. The food was very good as well as the service. I had the steak sandwich and it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dnr1202
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in the area several years and have been trying to get here. The fried pickles, fried green tomatoes, burgers and battered fries were great. The shakes were out of sight! Everyone should try this place. I will go back again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ericalmiller
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We had a burger and appetizers. It s really a great place, nice location and good food. Not really for vegetarians, no vegan food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 844mareenm
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I had the opportunity today to finally eat at the Middle Georgia Legend known as the Rookery. It was a very unique setting that was inviting and intimate. There were numerous tasty sounding dishes on the menu. Everything was prepared fresh. I went with a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KF821
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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