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The Back Burner Restaurant

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2242 Ingleside Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2032
+1 478-746-3336
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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North Carolina
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

traveled from central florida, staying overnight in macon, while heading further north on I-75. homey feeling in the dining room. good variety of delicious choices-appetizers and main courses-compliments to the chef. waiter service was helpful, excellent and attentive-couldn't ask for more. complicated to find the restaurant if not familiar with macon. check directions before heading out, and double check GPS,... More 

Thank Terry C
Lizella, Georgia
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a down to earth person and I like my food the same way...simple. This place is quaint and the food is good but EXPENSIVE and FANCY.

Thank bippik
Bradenton, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too many restaurants choose either great food and small portions or great portions and average food. The Back Burner exceeds expectations on both fronts!! We had Grouper and Sea Bass, pork tenderloin, New York Strip and chicken parm- everyone was thrilled with the quality of preparation and portions. So good!! And both bottles of wine we chose hits across the... More 

Thank dlokes
Macon, Georgia
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good service food and drinks in a small city that sorely needs nice restaurants. The list of nice places in macon is short and the Back Burner is near the top of the list. Their lobster special is fantastic. And the seafood trio works each and every time.

Thank jjorlando
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here early one day for brunch. Took my son and we had the eggs benedict.Although the restaurant is not really kid-friendly, we both enjoyed our meal. I went back later for dinner on a date and had the boar which was very tasty. The duck ask an appetizer was good although slightly cold. The other appetizer was a... More 

Thank TwinkleShiningStar
Elk Creek Ky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stop for lunch or dinner every time we pass thru Macon. They have a nice selection of wines including the Vouvray we had last week. The Back Burner gets 4 stars in Moe's Dining Guide.

Thank MillerTimeRanch
Macon, Georgia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived with reservations no wait as expected. Limited menu (no snails) but all entrees and appetizers were very good service excellent. A good evening on a holiday for all of us.

Thank dbelafsky
Macon, Georgia, United States
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194 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent French bistro frequented by Maconites and a few visitors in the know. The new owners are even more talented than the original owners! Every item on the menu has been excellent and the portions are good size. You don't leave hungry, 5/5. Service: Friendly, helpful, and can be a little slower at busy hours, 4.5-5/5. Decor: Attractive small but... More 

1 Thank H S G
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Visited several times before and Jason is great, food is good as well. Service this time with another server was less than desireable, not seated where we were told we would be. After waiting on several occasions for attention was lectured by another server in a very unprofessional manner. If not for anticipating a good meal we would have paid... More 

Thank Dick F
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Uggghhh..well, the service was good and the staff is friendly and the ambience is nice. But then there is the meal. Steak was awful. Supposed to be NY Strip..not sure what it was...bland. My husband's salmon was also bland but he liked the risotto. Dessert was mediocre, at best. We did like the scallop and crab cake appetizers. Should have... More 

Thank Beachgirl E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$39
American, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2242 Ingleside Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2032
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-746-3336

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?