In April 2016, we opened The Magnolia Room at Macon to accommodate private parties and to expand our current restaurant. We have the ability to seat up to 50 people for a Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner event and we can accommodate anywhere from 70-80 standing for a cocktail or mix and mingle event.View Private Dining Details
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Mon - Fri 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM
I took my 22 year old son here for some Father’s Day quality time. We loved it. Service was terrific and fun. The menu is rich in choices. We had the tomato/fennel soup, the short rib, and sides of Brussel sprouts, collard greens and Mac’n Cheese. Everything was terrific. This is a neighborhood gem.
Fabulous neighborhood spot! Great for drinks and bites with friends, especially if you can grab a table outside.
The menu is small and not a lot of choices that we liked. So we combined starters and sides with one main course.
Service was excellent. Drinks quite fine.
But the bill really mounts up. Too expensive for our taste with so few choices.
Food was simple and delicious! Lovely atmosphere- like a Parisian cafe. They didn't rush us and we could have spent all day just sitting there drinking coffee and reading. Will definitely be coming back!
Amish chicken was slabs of extremely dry chicken. I had to order a side dish to make it even palatable.
Noise level very high.
A fantastic neighborhood gem. Perfect for dinner before a movie at the Avalon.
Had a great time. Food was delicious as always.
We had a good experience overall at Macon. My companion is pescatarian and found the menu somewhat limited. A lot of bacon is used, even in several of the vegetable side dishes. Food was good, and staff were friendly and accommodating.
Everything was great. My partner and I celebrated his birthday and we had a great time at the Magnolia Room
The food was wonderful! Everything was flavorful, and looked amazing.
Despite saying it was my husband’s 77th birthday restaurant paid no attention
Generally excellent experience. Food and service were great. They also get having children in the restaurant; far from common for DC.
Went for Mothers Day Brunch, and the food and service was delightful. Brunch here is nothing fancy, but it is a step up from a typical neighborhood restaurant. We had great grits (Anson Mills--the best) and eggs and wonderful biscuits. Very reasonably priced. We love this place.
This restaurant didn’t have much to recommend itself. We were seated by the kitchen and the expediter was loud and argumentative with the wait staff. Service was friendly enough but very slow. The kitchen staff was cooking in a way that can best be described as above their skill sets. There were other issues, but we just tried to make the best of an evening with good friends.
First time here - loved the ambiance and super friendly service. It was not crowded and took awhile to get our food, and then it actually wasn't hot - it was still warm, but not hot, which was weird since we waited so long and we were almost the only table being served at that point. We were there for brunch - great coffee, great Bloody Mary, great fried okra, yummy bacon (if cool), great steak and eggs, yummy biscuits...Liked the menu and loved the feel of the place. Will give it another shot because other than food temp, all was great. I would give it a try and we are also curious to go back for a dinner.
I came with my "foodie" friend to celebrate her Birthday for Saturday Brunch. We chose to sit at the bar and were greeted by our bartender/server Gokul (sp?). He made our Birthday celebration memorable! Gokul and my friend immediately began to share knowledge and experiences of food and libations. As Brunch got busier, our attention turned to our food and beverages but Gokul still gave us excellent service. Our Brunch fare was excellent and was topped off by a delectable serving of cake and ice cream with a lighted candle!
My husband and I had great service here on a recent Saturday night. The menu had changed since a visit in March, and I expressed disappointment over a slight change on the Bistro Filet. Our waiter was really nice about it and offered to try to re-create the herbed butter as best he could. He brought that along with the seasonal relish it now comes with.
In general, we've always had a good experience at Macon, but this time the service went above and beyond and I wanted to say thanks!
Great cocktails with house-made syrups & infused liquors. Definitely going back to try other concoctions. Loved the warm biscuits with honey butter & pepper jelly. Pork-belly confit was perfectly crisp outside & tender inside but a little too salty. Unfortunately the cauliflower soup was yet ready. Skate wing was a generous serving & I enjoyed it to the last bite. My gracious server was well informed & helpful for a thoroughly enjoyable dinner.
From the start through the end we absolutely loved everything. I made a last minute reservation and didn’t regret it. The brunch menu was simple with delicious choices. We will be back. Merçi beaucoup!
The food was great but the service was incredibly slow. It took 30 minutes before anyone even came to take our drink order. I think they were very understaffed. That said, once we got our food it was great. We loved the goat cheese salad and fried chicken in particular.
Good as usual
Didn’t love the lobster and grits. Grits were yummy, but the sauce and okra wasn’t for me. Loved the risotto, burger, hush puppies and mill & cookies.
The short ribs were so soft, that I sent my knife back to the cook with the waiter...I didn't need it! I could just tease it apart with my fork. Perfection.
This is one of my favorite places in upper NW. Trully a gem and transports me to the South and my beloved New Orleans - biscuits, okra, deviled eggs. If you want some comfort with a chic ambience - GO!
Our server Ivan was excellent. The food was mediocre with not of enough variety.
Bread should always be served when salads are ordered.
We have visited Macon, multiple times. The food is always good. It is not amazing, but reliable. I think it is a bit overpriced. It is a great addition to the neighborhood, with a relaxed, and energetic ambience.
Another great meal at this neighborhood gem. Beautiful kir royales, delicious biscuits, salad and brunch fare. We are so lucky to have Macon in walking distance!
The food was great. Venison was on the menu-- always a hit with me. Our servers were attentive without hovering, and the service overall was very efficient. Another plus-- I ordered a glass of wine and the pour was very generous. I look forward to going back another time!
This was my first time and it was wonderful. The cocktails were delicious and venison cooked perfectly. I could tell that the raviolis were handmade. We didn’t have dessert but the people next to us raves over the milk and cookies. It was crowded in tight quarters so be aware. Also we went on Sunday night and parking was challenging. Will take the metro and walk next time.
Was better before. They changed the menu and I miss the old one
The food was awesome!
Our server was great!
We’re definitely coming back and also sharing with our friends how good it was.
Food was excellent! Newer kitchen group producing delicious dishes. Just experienced best meal we have had there. Great ambiance. Must go!!!!
The service was outstanding. Our waiter was very accommodating to our various food restrictions and was very kind and professional. Love this restaurant. I am only sorry that they removed the roasted mushroom that they used to have on their menu....maybe it was seasonal and they’ll have it back 🤞🏻🤞🏻
We discovered Macon by accident 3 years ago and have been regulars ever since. A fantastic fusion of French and American Southern cuisine. The cocktails are killer, the food never disappoints!
Nice menu, food was a bit too salty for us. Good wine list and ambiance
This time of year (it's been REALLY cold) - it's my go-to place for short ribs and anything they do with grits. I love this establishment and hope they stick around for a very long time.
The lobster starter was quite spicy with no warning on the menu description. I told my sister and she said my brother in law had the same experience on a previous visit. Hot sauce should be a choice not a surprise. I am not supposed to eat it as per docs orders! Otherwise delicious!