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Downtown Grill - Macon

4.4
334 reviews
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$30 and under
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Steakhouse
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(478) 742-5999
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
Private upstairs dining room that will accommodate up to 50 people.
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Private party contact
Richie Jones: (478) 742-5999
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mulberry and Cherry, 2ND AND 3RD
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet Parking
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine
What 334 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

I ordered the nightly special, which was "Elk" and my wife ordered the Maple Leaf Duck Breast. The food was tasty and served timely, however I was a little disappointed in the toughness of the meat. I have done a little research and found that it is typically tender, as in the rib-eye range - mine was more like a choice NY Strip. The duck breast was a little on the cold side as the "leaves" are cut fairly small resulting in a very quick cool down. The taste was acceptable.

As with most restaurants of this style, the ambiance and environment was excellent as was the service. I would recommend but I would say stay with the more popular menu items like the filet, rib-eye or seafood.

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ElizabethA (Savannah)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Never been to the Downtown Grill but heard nothing but great things about it. Let me say we loved every minute we were there. Great atmosphere, food was amazing, and service was on point. Will definitely put this on our list of top places to eat.

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Didn’t like the cigarette smoke and smell from bar area. You have to walk through this area to dine.

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tonys (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Was looking for an upscale restaurant in Macon to treat our Mercer College Student. The food was just ok. I had the shrimp and grits. Disappointing. Portions were small as well. Expected more from the food. The server was good and very helpful.

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BillS (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Excellent service. Was not that impressed with the standard menu but the daily specials were very interesting and all of us chose from them. One order of mussels for three of us was plenty. The only course that was simply pedestrian was the salads. Very good wine list.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

The food was not prepared well. I had veal and it was rubbery my friend had pork and it was overcooked. Very disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Great romantic dinner with delicious food!
Service was wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

I love Downtown Grill. Drinks are superb and the meal spectacular. None of the entrees were disappointing from the salmon to the cowboy steaks. Service is the best around. Our server was attentive, patient, and had a great sense of humor.

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DaveD (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

The chef is simply the best chef south of Atlanta.

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vipGlenn (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
2.0  Dined on December 6, 2017

I made a reservation for my teams holiday dinner. We waited an hour past the reservation time to be seated. They were out of baked potatoes and grit fritters. Our waiter did not introduce himself and the food was medicore. Very dissapointed.

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Cher (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on December 5, 2017

Restaurant smelled like old dirty ashtrays. Limited menu. Service was slow. Quality of food was overpriced. Scallops were very gritty.

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vipMaryJane (London)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

Great ambiance and food! Outstanding service and all around great evening!

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OpenTable Diner (Savannah)
4.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Excellent food and server was great. Great resturant!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Anniversary Dinner
Wife Ordered Snapper only to be told later they had run out. Very disappointing

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent as,always highly recommended

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

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.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

I always enjoy my night out and amazing service and delicious food at Downtown Grill!!! Great date location, business meeting spot or just everyday dining😁

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