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The Oar House

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3072 Highway 52 E, Dahlonega, GA 30533-5650
+1 706-864-9938
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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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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Monroe, Georgia
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

you never know what you'll get here other than inconsistancy. it can be a great dining experience or not worth a dime. the service can be point on, or non existent. food quality can be great, or like alpo.....never the same experience twice. hopefully someone will come in and take this place UP to its potentail but it sure isn't... More 

Thank MonroeTom
Dahlonega, Georgia
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2014

Went to the Oar House on Thursday evening ( 18th December) for an anniversary dinner. The whole place was dark. Nobody there, nothing happening. So we went to another great Dahlonega restaurant for dinner. I made enquiries on Friday, and was told that on Wednesday this week, the place closed. Remaining food in the kitchen was shared amongst staff, and... More 

2 Thank Rodhake
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

I recently went to Cool Breeze for dinner with my husband and another couple. We chose it for the description on the sign as "Casual Fine Dining." There was nothing fine about anything we had or experienced! The bottle of wine we ordered was not brought to our table. Our waitress said she had opened it for us and we... More 

4 Thank BFBi
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2014

Went for dinner on a nice October night and asked to sit outside by the water. If they would just clean it up out there it'd be so nice! But we overlooked it and enjoyed the evening. The food was good,...but for the price it wasn't as good as I hoped. And the waitress came over and asked if we... More 

1 Thank KristenReigart
Cleveland, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

3 Thank Kevin C
Lilburn, Georgia
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156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Reba100
Cleveland, Georgia
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank Rebecca R
Venice, Florida, United States
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91 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Gordon S
Acworth, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank bjngroup10
The Villages, Florida
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank hckhbellfoodie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3072 Highway 52 E, Dahlonega, GA 30533-5650
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-9938
We are an Event Venue on the River. Groups, Weddings, Corporate events or any event

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