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Daphne Lodge

Hwy. 280, Cordele, GA
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Ranked #2 of 48 restaurants in Cordele
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Of course after reading reviews we had to start off with onion rings as appetizer. Quite frankly paired with a cold beer I should have stopped there. Perfectly battered and sweet. But we had to try the specialty...catfish. 3 very large whole fish, crisp and flakey delish served with ok slaw and hush puppies and above average creamy cheese grits.... More

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Valdosta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Daphne's is the ONLY place to have dinner in Cordele! Wonderful owners and staff, extensive wine and beer list, and the food is all homemade and so so delicious! Five stars for this timeless place!

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Debary, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was , by far, the best place on the trip.These people know how to cook and how to decorate. The place is gorgeous. Not near town, but worth the drive. Great service also. Must do.

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Nashville, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We both enjoyed our meal here. Very friendly waitress and management. I would update the decor. Everything good and great service.

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Macon, Georgia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is one of he best meals our family has ever had! We started with the fried pickles and onion rings as appetizers. Hands down - BEST ONION RINGS EVER!!! The fried pickles were excellent too. The salads came next and were large portions and not just your basic lettuce and tomato variety! The homemade dressings were awesome too. After... More

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Madison, South Dakota
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285 reviews 285 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We went here for dinner to celebrate Mother's Day and a birthday. We had a reservation but got there substantially early and the owner didn't miss a beat and seated us immediately even though it was a busy Friday night. It was obvious that there were plenty of locals there, but we were made to feel like family. The food... More

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Demorest, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

We ate at Daphne Lodge after riding the train in Cordele, Ga. We were staying at The Winsdor in Americus. This place was awesome! I am a Mississippi girl but have lived in Georgia for 24 years and it's hard to find good catfish here....but finally!!!! A restaurant that has amazing catfish and not greasy! My husband had the oysters... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary with a great dinner at Daphne's. This was my first experience here but my wife has dined here three or four times. My wife ordered the only thing she has ever ordered here. She loves the catfish which comes with cheese grits and she loves the hush puppies. We also ordered onion rings... More

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Ellaville, Georgia, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My parents, me, my uncle and aunt all went to dinner on one of my parents last nights here.There is no real waiting area inside and it took almost 10 minutes to sit us even though there was plenty of tables and really no wait. The decor and atmosphere was incredible! I felt right at home. I love the candles... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My wife and I had the most romantic and excellent meal at the Daphne Lodge. I was impressed with the selections and the quality of the food as well as the host/owner who took extra care to make our visit extra special. The Daphne Lodge is a diamond, gleaming in the rural south and offers food on par with the... More

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