A look at some popular restaurants

September 30, 2012 

Bibb County

AMERICAN

Nu-Way Weiners

430 Cotton Ave., Macon

(478) 743-1368

6016 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 474-5933

Nationally famous red hot dogs, chili and slaw

Johnny V’s

5854 Columbus Road, Macon

(478) 474-0488

1530 Rocky Creek Road, Macon

(478) 781-9684

Breakfast, juice burgers, chili dogs

Dolce Vita

484 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 257-6440

Bloody Mary bar at Sunday brunch, homemade desserts

The Rookery543 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 746-8658

Movie star hangout, grass-fed burgers, outdoor dining

Market City Café502 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 257-6612

Breakfast specialties, banana pudding, great salad

Francar’s Buffalo Wings

1365 Linden Ave., Macon

(478) 474-7333

Great area, six sauce choices, fried okra

Grey Goose Players Club

4524 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 471-0987

Nice atmosphere, chicken livers, Goose burger

Michael’s on Mulberry

588 Mulberry St., Macon

(478) 743-3997

Buffalo chicken sandwich, high quality food and service

Northside Cheers

3852 Northside Drive, Macon

(478) 474-5006

Hangout of movie stars, bar comfort food

Fountain of Juice

3045 Vineville Ave., Macon

(478) 755-5000

1602 Montpelier Ave, Macon

(478) 238-6151

Expensive but good, organic items

Sid’s Sandwich Shop

1510 Forsyth St., Macon

(478) 746-2772

338 Second St., Macon

(478) 746-1772

Sandwiches and subs

Harpin’s

3378 Brookdale Ave., Payne City

(478) 742-5252

Mick Jagger’s former chef, great quiche, crab and corn soup

Joe D’s on Ingleside

2329 Ingleside Ave., Macon

(478) 745-4118

Pimento cheese, chicken salad and supper salad

Zander’s Deli

1568 Forest Hill Road, Macon

(478) 474-1062

Under $10 per entrée

ASIAN

Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

3086 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 477-5728

Upscale décor, large portions

Ming’s Restaurant

4650 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 405-7885

Fair prices, hot and sour soup

Hong Kong Restauran

t5936 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 471-0979

Sweet basil chicken, sweet and sour soup

Sunrise China

6255 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 471-0101

Fresh ginger shrimp, lovely décor

Lucky China

4221 Mercer University Drive, Macon

(478) 476-8012

Chicken lettuce wrap, curry rolls

Hong Kong Garden

4349 Hartley Bridge Road, Macon

(478) 785-8852

Crab rangoon, fantail shrimp, pot stickers

Hong Kong Express

610 North Ave., Macon

(478) 745-7975

Most entrees under $10

Sakura Japanese Restaurant

846 Shurling Drive, Macon

(478) 746-9774

Big portions, cheap prices

Shogun Japanese Bar & Grill

900 Burrus Road, Macon

(478) 743-3100

Habachi fun, sushi bar

Taki6255 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 475-1888

Habachi, sushi, nice ambience

Tokyo Alley

574 Mulberry St. Lane, Macon

(478) 743-9449

Famous noodle salad, teriyaki ribeye, cozy location

Mikata Japanese Steakhouse

2972 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 471-7573

Hibachi, sushi, ninja special

Ninja Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse

575 Mulberry Street Lane, Macon

(478) 238-6331

Quaint alley location, green tea ice cream

Shoki Japanese

3850 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 405-9331

Habachi, bento boxes

Sushi Love

4524 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 330-6599

Georgia’s largest sushi conveyor belt

Lemongrass, a Thai Bistro

442 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 257-6464

Sushi, lovely presentation, specials drinks

Pho Saigon

3076 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 477-1117

Noodle bowls, bubble tea, fried rice

BARBECUE

Georgia Bob’s

4921 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 257-6710

Known for barbecue and chicken salad

Satterfield’s

120 New St., Macon

(478) 742-0352

Eclectic atmosphere, mac-n-cheese, banana pudding

Fincher’s

3947 Houston Ave., Macon

(478) 788-1900

5627 Houston Road, Macon

(478) 781-6998

Old-style barbecue joint, barbecue choice of astronauts

High on the Hawg

1678 Bass Road, Macon

(478) 254-7504

St. Louis ribs, smoked chicken, homemade desserts

Smok’n Pig

3661 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon

(478) 476-8227

Large servings, mac-n-cheese, collards

Joe-Bear’s & Sons

3096 Napier Ave., Macon

(478) 787-6016

Smoky, big portions, ribs

Fresh Air Bar-B-Que

3076 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 477-7229

Great sauce, pulled pork, Brunswick stew

JL’s BarBQ

5001 Brookhaven Road, Macon

(478) 788-1989

Smoky specialties, pork sandwiches

Tucker’s Barbecue

4591 Broadway, Macon

(478) 788-9940

Car service, Pig Special, great fries

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

4684 Presidential Parkway, Macon

(478) 477-7787

Onion rings, corn nuggets, fried okra

CaribbeanTropical Flava

5201 Houston Road, Macon

(478) 784-0660

Jerked ribs, oxtails

J&F Caribbean Delight

1686 N. Atwood Drive, Macon

(478) 476-1108

Beef patties, worth looking for

FINE DINING

Natalia’s

201 N. Macon St., Macon

True Italian, top-notch setting and service, great bar area

Downtown Grill

562 Mulberry Street Lane, Macon

(478) 742-5999

Steakhouse, relaxed atmosphere, great service

Marco Ristorante Italiano

4581 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 405-5660

Authentic Italian, worth the price, great bar

Tic Toc Room

408 Broadway, Macon

(478) 744-0123

Tapas, martini menus, great atmosphere

Back Burner

2242 Ingleside Ave., Macon

(478) 746-3336

Very quaint house, French chef, 12-layer cakes

Edgar’s Bistro

5171 Eisenhower Blvd., Macon

(478) 471-4250

Restaurant for the culinary school

GREEK

Greek Corner Deli

587 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 254-3059

Gyros, hummus, bakalava cheesecake

Papouli’s Mediterranean Café

121 Tom Hill Sr. Blvd., Macon

(478) 474-0204

Gyros, spanakopita, hummus

Metropolis Curry and Kabob

2460 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 464-0247

Gyros, Indian, vindaloo

INDIAN

Taj Indian

5033 Brookhaven Road, Macon

(478) 785-8540

Great staff, lunch buffet, good prices

ITALIAN

Mirko Pasta

1693 Bass Road, Macon

(478) 477-4002

Freshly made pasta, homemade bread, great coffee

Adriana’s Café

359 Third St., Macon

(478) 742-2255

Lunch specials, Italian specialties

MEXICAN

Hacienda Vieja

4640 Presidential Parkway, Macon

(478) 471-7775

Table-made guacamole, fajitas, live music on Fridays

Caliente’s Burrito Shop

6255 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 471-8110

Build your own giant burrito, fresh salsa

El Sombrero

3555 Mercer University Drive, Macon

(478) 471-6040

4646 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 257-6617

610 North Ave., Macon

(478) 750-8159

Burritos, tacos, chips and salsa

Margaritas Mexican Grill

4969 Presidential Parkway, Macon

(478) 757-1300

1602 Montpelier Ave., Macon

(478) 254-7707

6020 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 477-2410

5451 Bowman Road, Macon

(478) 477-8833

Great salsa and chips, Juarez burritos, homemade sangria

Barberitos

4921 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 254-5802

Gluten-free, vegan friendly

Acapulco

523 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 738-0028

Downtown’s Mexican restaurant

Tacos Dos Amigo

s3896 Pio Nono Ave, Macon

(478) 781-8989

Authentic Mexican, guacamole bar

PIZZA

Ingleside Village Pizza

2395 Ingleside Ave., Macon

(478) 750-8488

Legendary pizza, sandwiches and salads

Guiseppis Pizza & Pasta

120 Tom Hill Sr. Blvd., Macon

(478) 477-7400

Fresh pizzas and salads, calzones, meatballs

Jennoely’s Olde Style Pizzeria

321 Cotton Ave., Macon

(478) 744-9880

Pizza, wings

Johnny’s New York Style Pizza

6255 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 405-3232

Thin crust, Bronx bomber, garlic knots

DiGiorgio’s Pizza

5978 Zebulon Road, Macon

(478) 474-0000

Cheap pizza by the slice, Hawaiian shaved ice

Greek Corner Pizza

4420 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 254-7060

Salt dough pizza crust, hummus, Greek salad

PUBS

Shamrock

342 Rose Ave., Payne City

(478) 750-1555

Great seafood nachos, shepherd’s pie, suds on tap

Bearfoot Tavern

401 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 743-4645

Sports theme, South-western, chicken finger hot dog

Billy’s Clubhouse

1850 Forest Hill Road, Macon

(478) 477-0717

Under $10 per entrée, steak and fries

Hangar Bar & Grill

5630 Houston Road, Macon

(478) 781-9468

Bar food, big portions

Wager’s

3914 River Place Drive, Macon

(478) 475-4114

Bar food, hamburgers, drinks

Rivalry’s Sports Bar and Grill

3986 Northside Drive, Macon

(478) 474-0606

Burgers, free wi-fi, outdoor dining

SEAFOOD

Jim Shaw’s Seafood Grill

3040 Vineville Ave., Macon

(478) 746-3697

Fantastic seafood, shrimp and grits, porch bar

Fish ‘N Pig

6420 Moseley Dixon Road, Macon

(478) 476-8837

Great seafood, barbecue, unique location

Steve’s Corner Café

3955 Arkwright Road, Macon

(478) 254-7291

Fried shrimp, coleslaw, Cajun chicken sandwich

Pier 97 Seafood & Grill

2830 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 471-8333

Seafood platter, fish and chips, grilled tilapia

Fish House II

3467 Napier Ave., Macon

(478) 475-1391

Local fried fish

Saleem’s Fish Supreme

2198 Pio Nono Ave., Macon

(478) 788-8600

Neighborhood legendary fried fish

SOUTHERN

Jeneane’s at Pinebrook

4436 Forsyth Road, Macon

(478) 476-4642

True Southern experience, fresh veggies, menu changes daily

Jeneane’s Café

524 Mulberry St., Macon

(478) 743-5267

Southern businessman institution, homemade desserts

Bear’s Den1191 Oglethorpe St., Macon

(478) 745-9909

Fried chicken, fresh veggies, yummy mac-n-cheese

H&H Restaurant

807 Forsyth St., Macon

(478) 742-9810

Allman Brothers heyday hangout, veggies, mac-n- cheese

S&S Cafeteria

2626 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 746-9406

Quintessential Southern cafeteria, sweet potato pie

Dawson’s Kitchen

3360 Brookdale Ave., Payne City

(478) 742-9852

Fresh veggies, homemade desserts, mac-n-cheese

Cox Café

694 Lower Poplar St., Macon

(478) 745-7171

Hidden location, mac-n- cheese, sweet tea

Molly’s Café402 Cherry St., Macon

(478) 744-9898

Frilly decor but substantially good food

Good to Go

1019 Riverside Drive, Macon

(478) 743-4663

Lunch only, sliders, potato croquettes

HOUSTON COUNTY

AMERICAN

Mike’s Hot Dogs and Hamburgers

823 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins

(478) 328-7346

All-beef hot dog, homemade chili

Nu-Way Weiners

1215 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins

(478) 923-5335

1762 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 929-4941

Nationally famous red hot dogs, chili and slaw

McCall’s Taste to Remember

1001 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 328-7604

Collard green soup, homemade sandwiches and desserts

Wellston Diner1801 E. Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 328-1111

Excellent mac-n-cheese, homemade Southern food

Bare Bulb Coffee

1117 Ga. 96, Kathleen

(478) 787-3482

Great coffee and sandwiches

The Swanson

933 Carroll St., Perry

(478) 987-1938

Fried chicken and Southern food

Oil Lamp Restaurant

401 General Courtney Hodges Blvd., Perry

(478) 988-2643

Good service, delicious desserts

ASIAN

Saigon Noodle House

402 Ga. 247, Bonaire

(478) 225-2537

Vietnamese, pho, lemongrass chicken

Thai Pepper

1806 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins

(478) 225-2609

Authentic, tom ka coconut soup, panang curry

Zen Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

4086 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 333-3152

Lots of ambiance, hibachi show

Anna’s Asian Café

1117 Ga. 96, Kathleen

(478) 218-0418

Nice atmosphere, good service

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

3035 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 953-6612

Lovely décor, hibachi grill, sashimi

Genji japanese Steakhouse

2907 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 971-1449

Potstickers, hibachi scallops, makisushi rolls

Peking Garden

3070 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 971-1822

Mongolian beef, kung pao chicken

Dai-ichi Japanese Restaurant

733 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins

(478) 225-9677

Calamari steak, plum wine

Seoul House Korean

128 Manor Court, Warner Robins

(478) 923-3179

Bi-bim-neng-myon, good prices

Benson’s Steak and Sushi

1289 S. Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins

(478) 287-6809

Yellowtail sashimi, quality steaks, rainbow catfish

Sushi Thai Restaurant

2624 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 923-0898

Bruce Lee roll, caterpillar roll, crunchy shrimp roll

BARBECUE

Martin’s BBQ

102 S. First St., Warner Robins

(478) 922-0800

Fresh daily, brisket, ribs

Georgia Bob’s

1208 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins

(478) 971-1341

Pork skins, chicken salad, great french frie

sWhite Diamond Grill and Barbeque

497 Ga. 247, Bonaire

(478) 922-8686

Burgers, Brunswick stew, fried pickles

MEXICAN

El Jalisciense

115 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins

(478) 328-0099

Nice atmosphere, carnita tacos

El Bronco

2067 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 328-0344

Fried tilapia (head on!), great service

Tacos and More Loncheria

1238 S. Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins

(478) 988-0215

Authentic menu behind the cash register, carne guisada

El Cotija

109 Margie Drive, Centerville

(478) 971-4031

Live music, $1 draft nights, authentic Mexican

La Cabana

402 Ga. 247, Bonaire

(478) 329-8386

Authentic, cheap, great service

PIZZA

Atlas Pizza

3035 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins

(478) 333-3400

Tasty crust, huge portions, great Greek

My Father’s Place

2507 Moody Road, Warner Robins

(478) 929-0504

Family atmosphere, huge breadsticks, homemade pizza

Allen’s Stone Baked Pizzeria

115 Margie Drive, Warner Robins

(478) 971-2604

Butcher’s Best pizza, whole or by-the-slice, wings

Two Guys and a Pie Pizzeria

402 Ga. 247, Bonaire

(478) 225-9922

Subs, pasta, cannoli

Meldino’s Pizzeria

103 Gunn Road, Centerville

(478) 953-2200

Reasonably priced pizza

SEAFOOD

Snellgrove

632 N. Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville

(478) 953-2953

Home-like setting, catfish, scallops

CUBAN Cuban

Emilio’s Cuban Café

402 Ga. 247, Bonaire

(478) 225-9490

Excellent Cuban sandwich, plantains, tres leche cake

PEACH COUNTY

AMERICAN

Lane Southern Orchards

50 Lane Road, Fort Valley

(478) 825-3592

Captain Jack’s Crab Shack

107 Chapman Road, Byron

956-7728

Seafood and steaks

Drugstore Deli100 E. Heritage Blvd., Byron

654-6037

Great sandwiches

Nu-Way Weiners3510 U.S. 341, Fort Valley

825-8220

The South’s favorite hot dogs

ASIAN

Happy Wok II

6009 Watson Blvd., Suite 420, Byron

953-0432

Standard Chinese fare

BarbecueGeorgia Bob’s

140 Cane River Drive, Byron

(478) 257-6570

Spacious restaurant, great chicken salad

MEXICAN

Casa Mexico

311 Ga. 49, Byron

(478) 956-3044

Grilled chicken tacos, green enchiladas

Tapatio

600 Vineville St., Fort Valley

827-0250

Good food, good service

El Ranchito

311 Vineville St., Fort Valley

825-1417

Authentic Mexican food

CRAWFORD COUNTY

AMERICAN

Turners Hot Wings Shack

1234 U.S. 341, Roberta

(478) 836-1800

Hot wings

SOUTHERN

Cee Cee’s Family Restaurant

86 E. Agency St., Roberta

(478) 836-4629

Barbecue, Brunswick stew

Kuntry Kitchen

509 E. Crusselle St., Roberta

(478) 836-9322

Steak, shrimp, catfish

Lockett Kuntry Cooking

443 Main St., Roberta

(478) 885-2345

Packed with locals, authentic country food

JONES COUNTY

AMERICAN

Shooters

300 W. Clinton St., Gray

(478) 986-7894

Best burgers in Gray

Steve’s Corner Cafe212 W. Clinton St., Gray

(478) 986-0551

Steak, seafood, good prices

ASIAN

China Sea Garden

300 W. Clinton St., Gray

(478) 986-8000

Shrimp egg roll, fried wontons

BARBECUE

Old Clinton Barbeque House

4214 Gray Highway, Gray

(478) 986-3225

Featured on TV, tomato and vinegar-based barbecue

Buck Wild BBQ

241 Ga. 22 East, Gray

(478) 986-6782

Free wi-fi, kid-friendly

MEXCIAN

La Fiesta

304 Pecan Lane, Gray

(478) 986-2229

Fiesta nacho feliz, inexpensive

SEAFOOD

Franny’s Kitchen

511 Greene Settlement Road, Gray

(478) 986-2783

Great seafood, good atmosphere

MONROE COUNTY

ASIAN

Hong Kong Palace

465 Tift College Drive, Forsyth

(478) 994-0973

Menu items are better than buffet, mu shu pork

Lucky Café

306 Harold G. Clark Parkway, Forsyth

(478) 992-8989

Chinese food, sandwiches

BARBECUE

This Little Piggy

866 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth

(478) 994-0618

Pork chops, fried catfish

MEXICAN

El Tejado

310 Cabiness Road, Forsyth

(478) 994-1425

Great cheese dip, fast service

PIZZA

Jonah’s on Johnston

26 E. Johnson St., Forsyth

(478) 974-2007

Quality crust, meatball pizza, cheesecake-stuffed brownie

SOUTHERN

The Prime Palate

22 W. Main St., Forsyth

(478) 974-0800

Like eating at Grandma’s, homemade comfort food

Gloria Soul Foo

d224 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Forsyth

(478) 994-0120

Fried chicken, mac-n-cheese

Grits Cafe

17 W. Johnston St., Forsyth

(478) 994-8325

Upscale fine Southern dining

Whistle Stop Cafe

443 McCrackin St., Juliette

(478) 992-8886

Famous in the movies, known for fried green tomatoes

TWIGGS COUNTY

SOUTHERN

Good Fryday Cafe

13864 U.S. 80, Jeffersonville

(478) 945-6286

Chicken, fish

Robinson Fried Chicken

225 Solomon Drive, Jeffersonville

(478) 945-6654

Fried chicken, fries

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