Eat Local

FOJ, An Eatery

4123 Forsyth Road Macon, GA 31201

Husband and wife team, Natasha and Carl Phillips, set out to realize their dream in November of 2007, when they opened a small juice and smoothie bar attached to a local fitness facility. By 2014, they had outgrown their inaugural space and moved FOJ, An Eatery to their current location on Forsyth Road. [...]

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El Sombrero Mexican Grill and Bar

4646 Forsyth Road Macon, GA 31210

Working in his father’s restaurant outside of Atlanta, and later in Macon, Ernesto Aguirre learned the ropes at an early age. He moved to Macon in 2001 and by 2006, he opened El Sombrero, serving delicious family recipes made from scratch, daily. Adding more variety, Ernesto expanded his culinary skills to include specialty dishes that incorporate his wife Paula’s Cuban heritage. [...]

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Brasserie Circa

4420 Forsyth Road Macon, GA 31210

Inspired by classic French and European fare, Circa offers an upscale neighborhood setting, perfect for an intimate lunch or dinner with friends. Lunch favorites include entrée salads, signature sandwiches, pastas, and seafood. [...]

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Just Tap’d

488 1st Street Macon, GA 31201

Just Tap’d is a casual pint café and upscale craft beer superstore located in the heart of Downtown Macon. For a neighborhood gathering place to meet new friends or spend time with family, Just Tap’d has plenty of seating, both inside and out. [...]

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Ocmulgee Brewpub

484 2nd Street Macon, GA 31217

Ocmulgee Brewpub embodies a return to an era of community when food was sourced naturally, Macon citizens were explorers seeking new frontiers and, most importantly, people enjoyed well-crafted fermented beverages! [...]

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The Brick

1305 Hardeman Avenue, #100 Macon, GA 31201

Located in the historic College Hill district in Macon, The Brick keeps things simple with great food and friendly, hometown hospitality. [...]

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La Bella Morelia

524 Mulberry Street Macon, GA 31201

An authentic Mexican taqueria serving tacos, tortas, sopes, burritos and more, La Bella Morelia has a history as a sought-out Macon destination. [...]

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The Grey Goose Player’s Club

4524 Forsyth Road Macon, GA 31210

Established in 1989, Joe Hernandez has carried on the tradition of this iconic Macon eatery since 2005. Joe’s Cuban mother had him cooking at an early age, and he discovered that he liked experimenting in the kitchen. Grey Goose is a true family affair. [...]

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Miramar Raw Bar and Tapas

4420 Forsyth Road #150 Macon, GA 31210

Miramar—Spanish for “of the sea”—joined Macon’s dining scene in 2020 as a brand new raw bar and tapas concept in Vineville Crossing on Forsyth Road. [...]

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Kudzu Seafood Company

512 Poplar Street Macon, GA 31201

Growing up in Mobile, Alabama, Lee Clack developed a love for preparing and eating Gulf Coast seafood. Inspired to bring the Gulf Coast experience to Middle Georgia, Lee and his wife, Macon-native Kelley Wrigley, took the leap into the restaurant scene in Downtown Macon in 2015. [...]

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Fall Line Brewing Co.

567 Plum Street Macon, GA 31201

Fall Line Brewing Co. is the third established brainchild of Kaitlynn and Nate Kressin. Kaitlynn was born and raised in Macon, and husband, Nate, graduated from Middle Georgia State University. [...]

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Parish on Cherry

580 Cherry Street Macon, GA 31201

Parish on Cherry brings that good ole Cajun food to Cherry Street in Macon! Their delectable menu of New Orleans favorites is a crowd pleaser for sure! With drink specials, Sunday brunch, live music and a kid-friendly atmosphere, you can enjoy Creole goodness seven days a week! [...]

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Amici Macon

1510 Mercer University Drive Macon, GA 31204

Where in town can you get both perfected pizza and wow-worthy wings? Amici Macon, of course! Located on Mercer University Drive, Amici is footsteps from Mercer University’s football stadium. The owners, Jonathan Bob Ewing and Jon Joiner, pride themselves on delivering a fun atmosphere with delicious comfort foods and great service. [...]

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370 Cherry Street Macon, GA 31201

Everyone loves to go to that special place “where everybody knows your name,” and in Macon, that place is Cashman’s. In this cozy gastro pub, you’ll be greeted like a friend. Owners, Ron Whidby and Jeremy Cash, pride themselves on the atmosphere they’ve created where friends are treated like family, and family is treated like friends. [...]

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Fish N’ Pig

6420 Moseley Dixon Road Macon, GA 31220

There are two things that most all Georgians love… sitting on the deck with friends and eating delicious food. If YOU’RE one of those many folks, AND you’re in Macon, you’re in LUCK! Fish N’ Pig, a lakefront restaurant just outside of Macon’s city limits, has it all! [...]

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Macon Beer Company Taproom & Kitchen

458 Second Street Macon, GA 31201

The moniker “Taproom and Kitchen” truly limits the experience you can have there. Yes, you can drink and eat. But the drinks…oh, the drinks! [...]

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Kinjo Kitchen & Cocktails

497 Second Street, Suite A Macon, GA 31201

Chelsea Hughes, owner of Kinjo Kitchen + Cocktails, has worked in the restaurant industry since she was 17 years old. She’s always loved traveling to big cities and experiencing the dining scenes in those places. [...]

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Fresh Air Bar-B-Que

1164 Highway 42 S Jackson, GA 30233

When you bite into the deliciousness served at Fresh Air, you get real, old-school barbeque… from hams that have been slowly smoked overnight… served next to homemade, red, vinegar-based sauce… with a side of Brunswick stew… and maybe some coleslaw… all prepared from recipes handed down through FOUR generations of family owners. THIS is what makes Fresh Air so special. [...]

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Homestead Bakery and Coffee

3780 Northside Drive, Suite 150 Macon, GA 31210

After losing their Idaho home in a house fire, Janette and Parker Fife moved to Macon in January of 2020. They were tired of Idaho winters, and they wanted to start a life somewhere warmer. [...]

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Acres & Oak Kitchen

4420 Forsyth Road, Suite 180 Macon, GA 31210

Take the night off with dinner from Acres & Oak Kitchen… a familiar business to Macon with a brand new name. Formerly known as The Casserole Shop, all of the cuisine at Acres & Oak Kitchen—appetizers, salads, entrées, sides, desserts—is ready to heat and eat… no prep work, standing at the stove or grocery shopping required. [...]

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Dawson's Kitchen

3360 Brookdale Avenue Macon, GA 31204

If you’re looking for your “meat and two,” come on over to Dawson’s Kitchen, where you can get that and SO much more! In addition to serving delicious, Southern-style soul food, they have a deli with readyto-go favorites, a bakery with cakes like Grandma makes and a market with the freshest local produce in town. [...]

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Fatty’s Pizza

344 2nd Street Macon, GA 31201

Do you just adore a slice of hand-tossed pizza, with your favorite toppings, made just for you? We’re talking the sorta flimsy, New York style pizza with buffalo milk mozzarella, fresh toppings and zesty, homemade marinara? YES? Well, get yourself over to one of Fatty’s locations TODAY. At Fatty’s, EVERY slice is made to order and served up hot, EVERY time. [...]

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Romo’s Pizza

4123 Forsyth Road Macon, GA 31210

This tiny bit of poetry, written by Romo’s co-owner Natasha Phillips, describes the heart and soul of Romo’s Pizza. She and her husband, co-owner, Carl, had always dreamed of starting another new venture together… [...]

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Oliver’s Corner Bistro

496 Second Street Macon, GA 31201

Since 2017, Matthew and Nikki Hammock have been serving up lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. After years working for local “mom & pop” places, the husband and wife team finally fulfilled their dream of opening Oliver’s Corner Bistro in Downtown Macon. [...]

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Taste & See Coffee Shop and Gallery

546 Poplar Street Macon, GA 31201

The goodness that is the Taste & See Coffee Shop and Gallery came to be in 2013 when owners, Bryan Nichols and Kevin Reaves, put their heads together to solve a couple of problems. [...]

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The Back Burner

2242 Ingleside Avenue Macon, GA 31204

Originally from Puebla, Mexico, a city known for its rich culinary heritage, Chef Julio Rosas started out humbly, working as a dishwasher, before making his way to working the line in some of the finest kitchens in Macon. [...]

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