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J. Peters Grill & Bar

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) #1 of 23 Restaurants in Lavonia $$ - $$$ American,
95 Owens Dr, I-85 Exit 173, Lavonia, GA 30553-6326
+1 706-356-1178
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“house salad” (15 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
95 Owens Dr, I-85 Exit 173, Lavonia, GA 30553-6326
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and good wait staff. Food is large portion and cooked to perfection. I can only find one thing wrong and that is a large dining room that echoes are reverberate noise to where it is hard to have a conversation if one table...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were traveling to Florida and stopped for the night. The restaurant was very close to where we were staying so we decided to try it. The server was pleasant but not hovering. The salmon was wonderful, not too dry and the steak was cooked...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I like to sit at the bar and eat dinner when I'm traveling. I not a big fan of bars that aren't made from wood. The steel that this bar was made from felt cold & impersonal to me. Little wall decoration. I had hoped...More

Thank thetinman56
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the food at J. Peters. Always delicious and they offer a good variety. We typically eat in the bar area as the dining room is very loud. Good service and good food.

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed right next door at the Hampton Inn & Suites, so this restaurant was very conveniently located. It was good. My husband and I both got the special for the night which was a 12oz ribeye, which was good. Kinda big for me as...More

Thank pattiveal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't expect much, but was pleasantly surprised. Good food for my and my 5 yr old. Price was OK and was overall a good experience.

Thank peeshCharleston_SC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to eat, however it can be a little noisy. The food is good and service is generally good but not excellent.

Thank Ernest R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good, nothing exceptional. The service is good, nothing exceptional. But the NOISE IS RIDICULOUS! No ambiance, overhead music is turned up too loud, and there is nothing on the walls or between the tables to help mute the all the noise and...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long trip, we checked into our hotel and were pleased to see the restaurant next door, as from the outside looking in, it appeared we were in for a great meal and an even better atmosphere. Boy were we wrong!!!! Walking in, we...More

Thank Honesty1000
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

If you like a dining experience where there is so much noise that you have trouble hearing others at your table then this is for you! The combination of high ceilings, large open area and not much in decorations make this possible. The food was...More

Thank J P
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Mary H
October 3, 2015|
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Response from lorired | Reviewed this property |
I'd ask for the manager.
Mary H
October 3, 2015|
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Response from Biglo119 | Reviewed this property |
If I had a complaint about the order, I would start with the server...If they could not help, I would elevate it to the manager...then the owner and/or the Better Business Bureau. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Owens Dr, I-85 Exit 173, Lavonia, GA 30553-6326
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Lavonia
  • Phone Number: +1 706-356-1178
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