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$5 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews onion rings salad steak homemade croutons prime rib fried lobster alfredo wings pear tree awesome food nice restaurant cold plates an early dinner our server did a great job special menu pricey side an excellent meal
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Reviewed August 6, 2020

We just had one of the best diners in a very long time. We got there during happy hour and they had a special menu. Cheaper prices on the onion rings (a must so good) and toasted rav (yeah just as good as the rings)....Wife got the petite prime rib( not petite at all, wow great size), I got the kabobs and let me tell you, the seasoning was spot on and the cook perfect oh and melts in your mouth, amazing. We also got salads, very good, and to top it off the the chocolate gooey cake thingy with was delicious. We just happen to be staying over night here in Macon and decided to give them a try, its worth the two hour and half drive from the house alone. Give this place a try, you will love it.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 1, 2020 via mobile

A bit on the pricey side. Food is awesome, especially the onion rings and fried lobster bite$$$. Steak was very good, prime rib was a little chewy.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 5, 2020

Great steaks, shrimp, and lobster. Also wonderful cheesecake, onion rings and salad dressing. Nice variety of salad dressing, sandwiches, and desserts.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 23, 2020

Loved service, food and atmosphere. Food was excellent and quick. Crab rangoon were the bomb and entree was superb. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 22, 2020 via mobile

Still the same great food but renamed The Pear Tree after the original restaurant in nearby Bevier. Had my favorites—Tenderloin, Onion Rings and salad. Servers wore masks and gloves and tables were well spaced.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020

Four of us went to AJ’s for lunch last week. Atmosphere was nice and casual. Our server did a great job. The girls had salads which looked great and came with homemade dressing. The guys had prime rib sandwiches. They were fantastic.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed October 19, 2019

We ate an early dinner here at the recommendation of a friend and enjoyed it. We weren’t blown away by anything, but enjoyed our onion rings, chicken Alfredo, salads and pork tenderloin sandwich with fries. I think we’d order different things next time, but what...we had was good. House salad dressing and croutons were great. I couldn’t stand the Caesar—anchovies in dressing maybe-ugh. I didn’t care for the fries, but others might. Looked like they had a great menu, many options. We got one item off the 2-5 earlybird menu and that was nice—chicken Alfredo with salad side and little dessert (we choose homemade ice cream with raspberry sauce). Service was great, portions big, prices reasonable. We’ll be back on other drives from KC to Hannibal, but try other items.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 20, 2019

We were out for a drive and ended up on Macon so we decided to stop at AJ's for lunch. The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and our waitress was excellent! can't wait to go back

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

One of the best small town restaurant experiences that I’ve ever had. Other than their branding issue - they are known as both AJ’s as well as The Pear Tree - which caused me confusion when arriving at the restaurant, this place is fabulous. Their...salad and homemade croutons are extraordinary, and their tenderloin sandwich is better than places that specialize in them. My server Audrey was friendly, attentive and professional, and added to the experience. If you are anywhere around Macon at mealtime, it would be a mistake not to stop in.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

As we travel we like to find local places to eat. Finding the Pear Tree was Like finding a diamond in the rough. From the exterior you would have no idea that food is as awesome as it is. But the interior is very nice....We started with their onion rings, which they are well known for. The breaded tenderloin and salad entrees were plentiful and delicious. Will definitely stop again when going through Macon.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Mike V
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Bonnie R | Reviewed this property |
The web site does not specify if you have to or not but does say the following; We offer two ways of making a reservation at AJ's. Phone: Call us at 660-385-1500 during business hours. Text: Text us at 660-415-7316 and... More
Mike V
November 21, 2017|
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Response from davidaQ158IX | Reviewed this property |
Yes and if it's a weekend around dinner time you might want to make one
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