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The Back Burner Restaurant

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2242 Ingleside Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2032
478-746-3336
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A symphony of fine dining, with a few missed notes

Tucked away in a wooded area, this restaurant with a curious name offers many culinary delights. Upon entering, the decor is simple and elegant with fresh cut flowers on each table, tasteful paintings adorning the walls and soft jazz music in the background. We booked an early 05:30 dinner and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Charles P
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Redondo Beach, California
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Redondo Beach, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Tucked away in a wooded area, this restaurant with a curious name offers many culinary delights. Upon entering, the decor is simple and elegant with fresh cut flowers on each table, tasteful paintings adorning the walls and soft jazz music in the background. We booked an early 05:30 dinner and were the only ones there. But by the time we... More 

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Hawkinsville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I were looking at the nearby shops and decided to go to lunch. We passed this restaurant on the way downtown were we were going to eat. We had forgotten about the Cherry Blossom Festival going on and the restaurants were packed. We decided to go back to The back Burner, and we are glad we did!... More 

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Macon, Georgia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

So the restaurant has a new flare now. The first thing that strikes you when you walk in is the new décor. it is more " up to date " and makes it feel so much cleaner. we went there last Friday night and it was extremely busy but we were sat promptly and our server ( Kyle ) took... More 

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Macon, Georgia, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

New owners with pretty much the same food. Special of lobster is greatly over priced. Got sea bass which was not fresh. Got the escargot which was excellent. Same old tired wine list. They need to spruce up the menu and wine list if you are going to charge that much for only just satsifactory food

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We only discovered this place last month and have already been back twice. The food is plated beautiful and taste even better. The lobster bisque soup is the best I have ever had. A little expensive but it keeps the craziness you have to deal with at other places away.

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Macon, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My family and I recently ate at The Back Burner for lunch. I had been many times over the years, for lunch, and had always had a good meal there. However, this most recent excursion topped all other dining experiences I have had at The Back Burner. We had a party of eight people and I do believe one of... More 

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Augusta, GA
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food is very good, and the atmosphere is nice, but it seems a little pricey for the product. Nice wine list.

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Macon, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've been to many French Fine Dining restaurants in my day. Normally, I would write a detailed review about my experience. To be perfectly honest, it's not worth my time or money. My salad had so much water on it, I didn't even drink from my water glass. The saffron sauce tasted like White Wine Sauce, the lobster was over... More 

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Macon, Georgia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We have moved about a year ago from Asheville, NC and discovered this place through friends from church. We absolutely LOVED IT !!! The food was amazing and the service was good as well. My wife ordered the Gazpacho and I had the crab cakes. My wife said it was the best Gazpacho she's ever had and my crab cakes... More 

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Macon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Always delicious. The crab salad rocks. Filet with cracked pepper is yummy. Price is a little high but worth it at the first bite

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2242 Ingleside Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2032
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: 478-746-3336

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
  • Cuisine: Continental
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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