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All 68 Dahlonega Restaurants

Cool Breeze - The Oar House

3072 Highway 52 East Mile Marker 18, Dahlonega, GA 30533
+1 706-864-9938
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Ranked #22 of 68 Restaurants in Dahlonega
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Casual fine dining on the banks of the Chestatee River. Lunch and dinner as well as Sunday brunch. Open 11:00 am daily. Open until 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday, 3:30 on Sunday and 10:00 on Friday and Saturday. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday.Full service bar as well as extensive wine and beer list.Impeccable service amid a beautiful setting.
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English first
Cleveland, Georgia, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had 7:30 reservations but did not need them. There were plenty of tables. Yet we had to wait over 10 minutes in the lobby before anyone acknowledged us. They could use a hostess or maybe the owner could have said hello and offered a drink. The food was excellent. The stuffed dates were an amazing creation. The split pea... More

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Lilburn, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We had a pleasant lunch at the Oar House. Since it was chilly fall weather, we sat inside with a view overlooking the patio and the river. Our server was very prompt and was attentive to our table. We also adored her true Southern accent. Two of us got the grilled talapia sandwich, which was excellent. The home made fries... More

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Cleveland, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Grea food in a beautiful setting. We went for lunch during the week, and had a relaxed, delicious meal. We began with crab cakes (made by hand and served with a delicious horseradish sauce on the side). They were delicious, although a bit pricey for the serving size. While enjoying those we also enjoyed an excellent botle of Chardonnay, reasonably... More

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Venice, Florida, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Had a fabulous crab cake that was more than enough for one. Vegetables were fresh from the garden and bread was awesome. Well worth the visit. Country setting.

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Acworth, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our first visit, beautiful setting on the river outside, equally nice inside. I had a reuben which was excellent. My husband had a pretty tough veal parmigan sandwich. Server was great but it took almost 30 mins to get our food and there were only 5 other tables ??? I will go back for dinner to enjoy some of the... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Enjoyed a quiet evening sitting by the river eating dinner. The tables were had a lovely scenic view. The food was very good (So good we went back the next day for lunch!) We started with the Chorizo stuffed dates. We ordered 1/2 an order and that was plenty for us. I had the Prime rib which was cooked perfectly... More

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Cumming, GA
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went with another couple on a Friday night for the first time and found this to be a great place for dinner. Atmosphere inside and out, food quantities are generous and everything cooked perfectly. Had appetizers, crab cakes and spinach/artichoke dip, excelled quality, trout and chicken dishes. Can't say enough of the great experience. Servers were very attentive. Not sure... More

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Ate here with a group of 10 during the week. Get ready for some large portions! The food was decent, but the service was very slow. We probably waited 20 minutes to get our checks and 20 more to get them back after paying. It's a little pricey, but the atmosphere it great and outside the beautiful. Gratuity is automatically... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Wow! Was there 15min., was passed by the servers over & over. Was NEVER even spoke to. NO be with you in a minute, Sorry we're short handed, don't waste your time or money. NOTHING! ! ! So we left & spent our money @ Corkscrew Dining. So Glad we did! WON'T EVER COME HERE AGAIN & DON'T RECOMMEND YOU... More

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Gainesville, Georgia
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This old river house has been converted in to a restaurant. The air conditioner worked the day we were there. I got the impression that all food were cooked to order, so there was a 20 minute wait for our diner. I think the hostess should have provided bread on the table as we sat down. The crab soup was... More

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