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The Back Burner Restaurant

2242 Ingleside Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2032
+1 478-746-3336
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood trio” (11 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2242 Ingleside Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2032
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

As usual, Back Burner was a wonderful place to eat. The wait staff were very attentive, and the food was excellent. My friend and I both had Cajun fish topped with crab, potatoes O'Brien, lobster bisque, and we shared a piece of the multi-layered caramel...More

Thank CarolHopperBader
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This has been one of the two best restaurants in Macon, in my opinion, but has had a change in ownership. The menu has undergone changes as well as the quantity and quality of the recipes. A good to very good meal is available but...More

Thank H S G
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Went out and love in the city, but never been here. Awesome service and even better food. We had grouper, and sea bass. Grouper was better than the bass. Lobster looked amazing so next time it will be lobster. It’s an old house converted in...More

Thank cbsr2003
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This is and has been one of the if not the best restaurants in Macon. The food is excellent, staff wonderful, owners amazing. It is a must for any occasion or if you are a New comer to Macon

1  Thank B7530ANnancys
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The food and service are both wonderful. lots of choice, such a great menu, my favorite is the homemade cinnamon rolls!

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Drive north from Florida every year and spend a night in Macon. Try to experiment with Macon restaurants. Got in late but 1842 Inn got us in during the week. We had been there before but couldn’t recall our experience. Tonight was special. May have...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My wife and I went with another couple to the Back Burner on a recent Saturday night and were truly wowed by the quality and value. My wife and I had, respectively, rack of lamb and paella and both were terrific, up with the very...More

1  Thank WithAnchovies
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I have probably been to the Backburner at least 10 or more times since the new owners, Julio and his wife, have taken over. In my opinion, he took a good thing and made it better. The Backburner is reliable and always does the trick...More

1  Thank MaconTravel
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to celebrate our anniversary and it was great from start to finish. They set the mood as soon as you walk in with friendly service, and a great romantic atmosphere. We enjoyed the brie appetizer and had the pork loin...More

Thank cfc2612
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Visited here the first time for a dinner party. The staff was friendly and courteous. The food was good and the wait wasn't long at all considering the size of our group. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mr G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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