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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
“burger” (488 reviews)
“onion rings” (64 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 1 week ago via mobile

We were passing through Macon (had never visited before), and decided to drop in to The Rookery for lunch — we found it on the maps app. I’m so glad we did because it was such a pleasant stop. The downtown area is really quaint...More

Thank MicWM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time eating at the Rookery and boy we were not disappointed! We ordered the Market plate and Fried Mushroom for an appetizer. Hubby had the grilled pimiento cheese sandwich and I had the Black n blood salad substituted with Caesar salad....More

Thank LarrJann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is awesome! Fun and upbeat with a diverse staff (the host without a bra really added to the vibe)...has anyone such as management talked to her? Lol! Also, the server next to us explaining that he was sorry to his table, "that I'm...More

Thank Maegan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Manage to get a table within about 15 to 20 minutes on a Saturday night. Whole family of five order different burgers and all were very happy with what they chose him. Where does well done and all slightly different and excellent sides. Kids were...More

Thank Jf56176
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a quick bite before catching a show. Food was really good as was the service. Good value, I think. Loved the décor. I would go here again.

Thank lorideloach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting macon and this was recomended by a local. It did not disappoint! The Rookery Salad was great.

Thank cynthiaasmith55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came recommended by people at the Visitors' Center and they were spot on. A Macon icon, great food and superb service made this a perfect choice for a late lunchl.

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family meal, started with apps-- market sampler, cheese board, and fried pickle spears. We ate everything! Cheeses were yummy, chicken salad, tasty and crostini's right size. Pickles crispy and pimento spread spot on! Burgers were juicy and fries were good. No room for dessert. Service...More

Thank FreqTrav704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the well rated burgers and we weren't disappointed. Awesome burgers and hand cut fries. Onion rings appetizer were also really good.

Thank nhlefty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, no doubt about it, but we've eaten far better burgers at cheaper prices. The coleslaw was utterly flavourless and instantly forgettable. The cherry milkshake had a good flavour but was smothered in that horrible squirty cream, which made it cloyingly sweet and sickly....More

Thank Pennies-from-Devon
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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, Special Occasion Dining, 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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