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660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137
770-382-9063
Today
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Tue 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Country Cook'n

Very good country food. Service is great, food is great and you'll be happy. Good 'ol happy food. Kind of off the main road but definitely worth the trip. Also, has a very good breakfast menu which is served all day - open hours. If searching hours, make sure you call - hours on the website... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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  • Families with children
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Very good country food. Service is great, food is great and you'll be happy. Good 'ol happy food. Kind of off the main road but definitely worth the trip. Also, has a very good breakfast menu which is served all day - open hours. If searching hours, make sure you call - hours on the website or not accurate. They... More 

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Cartersville, Ga
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Gotta have a true Southern Dinner? Then you gotta have my Doug's. From the classic country fried steak to the smoked ribs, you can expect a satisfying meal. I should know our family has been enjoying Doug's Restaurant for many years. Choose your meat then veggies. Don't forget to order dessert. They taste homemade like grandma's.

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Decatur, Georgia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Very popular destination for my friends and I. We often ride our motorcycles to Doug's for the great, simple food and friendly service. Everything is cooked fresh and the vegetables taste like they've been cooked that day. Service is always warm and friendly. Jessica and Samantha are especially top notch. Worth the 40 mile ride for a great meal every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I have never been disappointed with anything at Doug's! My favorite is the fried okra! We drive from Dallas Ga to eat here and it's worth it!

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Danville, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Wonderful Southern diner. Great food. Friendly people. Quick service. Easy to find off of I-75. Be sure to save room for dessert.

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Cartersville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff in very friendly and fast service. Easy to get to from I-75 or Red Top State Park.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Southern home cooking in what appears to be an old general store. Exit 283 on I-75; turn off on road 293 in Emerson. We went for a late Sunday lunch and the place was mobbed! Good quick service in spite of the crowd. Wide variety from roast pork to fried chicken - and even chicken livers! About a dozen meats... More 

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Dacula, Georgia
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272 reviews 272 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Love Doug's place. This is a country cooking kind of place, and they do it up right. This is a full service restaurant, in an old building in downtown Emerson, just west of I-75. You will love it if you love good country cooking. Unique ordering system (see if you can figure it out the first time you go), and... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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321 reviews 321 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great service, friendly and fast---that just sets the tone for good home cooking. I can recommend the corn, okra and the pinto beans---just like home. A wonderful throw-back to a good small town dining experience.

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Lithia Springs, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This a great place if you are between Acworth and Cartersville, Ga. Good food at reasonable prices. Great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Emerson
  • Phone Number: 770-382-9063

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?