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The Rookery

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543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
+1 478-746-8658
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
First visit

Pub/restaurant located downtown. Burgers and shakes named after famous people. Good atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff. Will visit again when in Macon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
SRGreen754
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Thomasville, Georgia
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Thomasville, Georgia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Pub/restaurant located downtown. Burgers and shakes named after famous people. Good atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff. Will visit again when in Macon.

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McDonough
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had a bit of a problem parking, because th city had some parking places closed right outside the door. Did find a place around the corner, but had a bit of difficulty pushing my husband in his transport chair over the rough and uneven pavement. Server, Haley! Was awesome. Very friendly,news the menu side out. We had fist and chips... More 

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Taarnby, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Rookery is my husband and I favorite restaurant in Georgia, they make the best burgers, so good and you can get them made however you want. Really awesome staff! And they always have a lot of craft beers, which is always a bonus. Really cool place. If you haven't been there yet, go right now! Just kidding but definitely... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love the Rookery. It is worth the drive to Macon just to grab a burger (and the pimento cheese app... And a shake.... Ok and maybe a beer) here! But the burgers are the best. And please splurge on the local beef. It'll be worth it!! The service is great, the people are great... But the food is what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a very eclectic environment full of positive vibes and good times. Can't go wrong with any burger on the menu. Definately try this place.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

OK, this has become a habit when I visit Macon on business! I've tried lots of things on the menu now, from the salads to chicken salad sandwich to burgers and apps, and everything's been excellent. Plus you can't beat the blast of A/C when it's steaming outside! Seriously, leave room for one of their shakes for dessert - you... More 

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nashville, tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped here for dinner on way to beach. Located in downtown Macon. Wait was about 45 min in a Friday night. Parking was scarce. Burgers were great, service was wonderful. Cool place. Played fun music. Glad we stayed and waited. Would definitely go here again!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

On a leisurely drive home from Atlanta we discovered this place after we were intrigued by their billboard promising Allman burgers and Jimmy Carter shakes. It took about ten minutes from I-75 to get to downtown Macon where the restaurant is located. Although it was a weekday, we were easily able to find parking near the restaurant, (free for two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you're ever in the Macon GA area, a must stop is The Rookery. The place has a very funky vibe well suited to the city. There are burgers named after famous residents like Jimmy Carter, Ray Charles, and the Allman Brothers to name a few. I had the pub style fish and chips which were awesome! Highly recommended

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Many visits to the Rookery and many more in the future. Excellent food and always great service. Fresh, fun and delicious. A Macon must do.

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Additional Information about The Rookery

Address: 543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
Phone Number: +1 478-746-8658
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 543 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201-2710
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-746-8658

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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