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Daphne Lodge

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Hwy. 280, Cordele, GA
229-273-2596
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5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cozy S. GA restaurant

Lovely on a rainy evening just outside the park. My wife had the signature fried catfish and I had the smothered quail. Both were excellent. Attentive and welcoming servers. The owner greeted us at the door. A very nice, comfortable setting with very good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
John B
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Savannah, United States
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Savannah, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely on a rainy evening just outside the park. My wife had the signature fried catfish and I had the smothered quail. Both were excellent. Attentive and welcoming servers. The owner greeted us at the door. A very nice, comfortable setting with very good food.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Tasty, friendlily southern hospitality at its best! My family and I plan and time our drive to and from Florida to make sure it includes a stop at the lodge. Even my daughter who normally won't touch fish can't get enough of their southern fried cat fish - hit you need to eat it with your fingers. Their deep fried... More 

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Madison GA
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163 reviews 163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Wish we'd found this place three years ago; can't imagine anything better in Cordele. Trying to be good, we had both types of grouper & they were wonderful; baked might be a bit better. Salad was good with a nice choice if homemade dressings. Even the steamed broccoli was good. Key lime pie was really good. The reminder of our... More 

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Americus, Georgia
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31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ate there last week, and as usual it was great! Over the years that we have eaten at Daphene, it has always been consistently good food and good service. Family run and they evidently have a great kitchen staff as well. I like the fried catfish dinner that comes with grits, slaw, and hushpuppies! The wait staff is always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Driving home from florida we decided to stop at exit 101 for the night. At Daphne Lodge we had a great meal complete with southern hospitality.

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Perry, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have heard about this little restaurant for years, but never had an occasion to try it. Given its remote rural location, I was not expecting a real special dining experience, but boy was I surprised. We were greeted at the door like family and they seated us right away (we had reservations). The service was excellent and the food... More 

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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327 reviews 327 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Looking for something beyond the standard chain fare, we picked this place out of the hat based on the listings in Trip Advisor, AAA, and the hotel restaurant guide. About 8 miles or so west of town, nestled in the woods. Midweek in October is not the most active time so it was not crowded. The staff was welcoming and... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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69 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Oh boy! This is one to yell about. This was one of the best meals we have had. We ordered two aps, crab fingers and crab soup. I have no idea what crab fingers were, they are teeny little crab pices like straws with a small small tast of crab. Very good. The soup was a cream and butter and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Family owned, excellent service, amazing food!! Would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Their oysters and blue chips are delicious. They also have one of the best filets I have ever had!

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Cordele, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I got taken to this restaurant for my birthday and Christmas and it was so romantic for me and my husband. We enjoyed the food, quietness of it and it even has a place where parties can be held. There was a church party going on in the other room. Loved it and will go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hwy. 280, Cordele, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cordele
  • Phone Number: 229-273-2596
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?