About Downtown Grill - Macon
The Downtown Grill - Macon is an English Steakhouse that specializes in prime cut Black Angus steaks, fresh pasta dishes, fish fillets and decadent desserts. This fine dining restaurant also features a well stocked bar that includes a vast array of scotches and bourbons. We also offer an extensive wine list by the glass or by the bottle and a large oak cigar humidor.
Macon, GA 31201
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Mulberry and Cherry, 2ND AND 3RD
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary Valet Parking
Private Party Facilities:
Private upstairs dining room that will accommodate up to 50 people.
Private Party Contact:
Richie Jones: (478) 742-5999
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine
Downtown Grill - Macon Ratings and Reviews
I visited this restaurant while in town to visit family at Christmas. The hostess, Anna, gave great directions over the phone and when we arrived she ushered us to our table as well as 3 other guests who arrived a bit later. She represented the restaurant well and gave a pleasant start to the evening.
Our waiter, Adam, was FANTASTIC. His recommendations were spot on to the point that we just asked that he make most of the choices for us...IE "Adam just bring me something good" or "just tell the bartender to mix me something unique". He provided gentle humor throughout the night and at other times when we were deep in conversation he would float unto and away from the table without us noticing he was there.
His recommendations were all delicious. The tuna and the mussel appetizers were devoured quickly. The filet with blue cheese and filet with shrimp scampi were slap ya mama good. And the orders of various chicken dishes were all great. The worst part of the meal is leaving the restaurant and realizing I may have to coordinate schedules to be sure I get the same waiter next time.
We had not been to Downtown Grill since the decor had been renovated. The new decor is very pleasing. The food was very good as was the service. The only reason that we don't go more is the fact that you have to navigate the cigar smoke in the front room to access the dining room.
Took my wife for our anniversary date to Downtown Grill and was not disappointed. Cozy and romantic atmosphere with wonderful food. I had the aged ribeye, which was a special, and it was one of the best steaks I have ever eaten at a restaurant. My wife ordered the grilled chicken and it was melt in your mouth kind of good. I know as she let me try it. We both had grilled broccoli and the button mushrooms as our sides and were very pleased. The mushrooms were especially tasty. I am now looking to make reservations for a return trip so we can explore the menu and add this to our favorites.
The service was great. Our waiter had all of the specials memorized and was able to answer questions about every appetizer, entree, and dessert we had. The food from the menu was good but not necessarily up to its price. Had I let the waiter tell us the entree specials I have no doubt it would have been amazing. The tables are a little close if you’re trying to have a romantic evening because the parties around us were quite loud...I’d like more seclusion for special occasions. There were a few ceiling tiles damaged and light fixtures missing that need attention and take away from the overall ambience of the restaurant. Overall I thought it was a nice change from the chain restaurants and would recommend it to others. 4 our of 5 stars.
In town for business. This place was recommended by a friend. Food was delicious. I ordered the blackened fresh catch of the day. Cocktails were delicious. Server was very knowledgeable and super friendly. The only negative was the seating was to tight for 5 individuals. Other than that is was a great meal.
The food was delicious. We had the seared tuna app and it was awesome. The steak was cooked a perfect medium. The fish diablo was amazing. Our waiter was superb. The silk pie was the bomb. Our drinks were perfect. We wanted to enjoy a stogie but no one to help us the bartender was away for awhile so we left. Great ambiance.
The food was great and so was the service. The feel is of old town upscale dining. Very Nice. The specials are always great and they can accommodate special request. Our second time here recently. The only drawback is that you have to enter and leave through the bar which is a smoking area. We usually take my mother with us and she is very sensitive to smoke. If there are several people smoking at the tables that you walk by, this can be a problem.
First impression was nose full of cigar smoke. Why the cigar bar is first thing you smell/see is crazy. You wait for table in smoked full room. Get past that section and rest is good. Food was good and so was service. Be a top notch place if they get rid if smoking area.
Overall the dining experience was good, but because of the smoking bar bar you had to walk threw we almost left before being seated because the harable cigarette oder , it took our breath. Fortunately the dining room was free of that oder so we stayed.
We probably will not go back because of this.
Everything was great about this place. Bar is energetic if you're in to that; dining area is quiet (which I enjoy). Service excellent. I highly recommend the blue cheese or the goat cheese stuffed filets. Mussels are a great appetizer. Price is up there, of course, but definitely worth it.
Went for daughters 21st birthday and 6 of her fellow Geico interns. Wine menu great. Our experience from drinks to dinner (too full to try dessert) was excellent. Everyone tried something different and preparation was amazing. Blake, our server, was phenomenal!!! Only critique, we did not get briefed on what was on cheese board (which was excellent) and bread 🍞 service tad slow (but absolutely fresh. Finding was bit challenging too but we will be back!
Our food and room were exceptional. The main problem we had was the service. There weren't enough wait staff our night. We waited over an hour for our drink order to be delivered. Our appetizers were a little after that. We arrived at 7 and weren't finished eating until 10. Luckily, we were all local people, and know the reputation of Downtown Grill. Our waitress was apologizing the whole night. I don't feel it was her fault. I will return as I hope this was just an unusual circumstance.
We haven't visited the downtown grill in quite some time. My only compliant is the food just could have been a lot warmer. My husband had one of the fish specials of the evening and we both had the mashed potatoes for one of our side dishes and they were only lukewarm.
This reason is why we haven't visited in a long time and it seems to still be an issue. Our service was outstanding.
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