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Austin's Firegrill and Oyster Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
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2817 Old Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707-1513
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the shrimp and lobster fettuccine alfredo and it was great. A little spicy for my taste but I didn't let it go to waste. Our waitress was about to pop but she was awesome.

Thank Donna M
Leesburg, Georgia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in early yesterday for dinner. The James was our server and he was good. The drinks came quickly. The Fried Pickles are a must try. I ordered the Gumbo and it was spicy and wonderful. My wife had the Smothered Chicken and commented on just how good it was. This place is a must try if you are... More 

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Back to Albany for business and I always tend to stop at Austin's while in town....today was no exception. Late lunch and they did not disappoint me with their brisket panini and the home made mac & cheese. Definite comfort food! They're known for oysters and Wednesdays are Wing night. Staff is friendly and priced right for good food and... More 

Thank PACherylL
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Been here twice and can't complain. The grouper dishes I had were amazing. A friend with me had the steak he also said was amazing. We went for oysters but they were out due to the flooding in Louisiana. But will definitely be back. The staff was very friendly and helpful and the service was great. Great food.

Thank fshrmn26796
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I've fallen in love with their oysters Rockefeller, that's usually why I go there and what I order, the drinks and atmosphere are usually pretty nice too.

Thank Candace J
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Food was a bit pricey and service was slow and lackluster. Not busy for a Sun night so no waiting. 14 oz ribeye was cooked well and had wonderful flavor. Appetizers well proportioned. Stuffed baked potato was good but way over priced for what showed up, could have just been a side. Good but too pricey to return.

Thank Sara R
Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

First time in Albany and wanted to try some local favorites. Ordered catfish fingers and fried shrimp. Yummy. Waitress was attentive though place was a little busy on a Monday evening. Wish the tables and floors and menu was a little cleaner. I don't like touching grease when things about what to order 😖

Thank Elect_nginear
Albany, Georgia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Good local place to eat. Good hamburgers, Bbq sandwich is very good. Oysters the last time we went were very good but have had not very good ones on the past depends on what they get fresh that week I guess. Good wings too!

Thank jenjenpeek
Haines City, Florida
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169 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We showed up with a party of 12 (including 4 kids and 2 toddlers) and were treated to a feast. From oysters to chicken to excellent BBQ, it was all terrific. Our server was charming, knowledgeable, and very receptive to the little ones. The only negative I can think of is that we don't live in the area...

Thank John H
Atlanta, Georgia
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237 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

Impressive place. I did not expect to find this in Albany. I sat at the bar and ordered pulled pork and smoked chicken. Came with a choice of two sides (there were many to choose from). Complete with three house-made BBQ sauces. Delicious. The portion was huge. I couldn't finish it. It was Thursday and the place was packed. Obviously... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2817 Old Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: 229.883.4482

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?