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Dougs Place

660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
+1 770-382-9063
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“biscuits” (12 reviews)
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660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after a baseball game at Lakepointe. My wife and I had the fried chicken and vegetables. The food was great. It was an interesting visit. Seemed to have a lot of history there.

Thank Stan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Doug's Place regularly. Breakfast serves up Bisquits that are as light as air along with the whole southern plate of eggs, grits, bacon and even some fresh melon if in season. Sunday lunch, or "dinner" here in the south, can have you...More

Thank 601phyllisn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passed by around lunchtime today and decided to stop. Very good prices and variety. I had pinto beans, silver queen creamed corn, fried okra, and cornbread. It was all delicious. Friendly wait staff. Quick service considering the place was packed.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Doug;s place has been around for a long time and the building shows it's age. The parking lot has large potholes and some is still gravel. BUT this is the kind of place you want to come to get good old southern food. I personally...More

Thank Tom_PGR
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Food very tasty. We had fried chicken--very little batter and large pieces. Many veggies to pick from. I had fried green tomatoes, okra and turnip greens. The biscuits are as good as any I've ever had.

Thank rosestar
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Looks like it was a country store or service station with an enclosed front porch and enclosed lean to added. It has four eating areas (not exactly dining rooms) on two levels. Food choices: five entrees, eight vegetables, three desserts and drinks. These differ each...More

Thank william s
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Got called at 9am and heard, "let's go to Doug's for breakfast", so off I went. Met two friends and walked into a true Southern restaurant. First, they have chairs and benches for people who might be waiting ( we had no wait) on the...More

Thank E3008Pink
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for the typical lueplate special (aka Meat & Veggis) Sothern Style this is the place where locals, contractors, and retires go. Entrees change buy the day of the week such as Fried Chicken, Meat loaf, etc. My favorite is...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Doug's Place is a rustic. out of the way, down-home restaurant that serves good home cooking served by energetic and accommodating staff members.

Thank gharris2017
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Traveling from GA. To Kentucky and stopped on for dinner on a Friday night. Doug's was busy, but we got seated immediately, ate and we're back on the road within an hour. Food was awesome and even had live blue grass music. Would definitely stop...More

Thank Debra B
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Shelby C
She said she ate there on Sun.; aren't they closed on Sunday?
3 November 2016|
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Response from Rhonda S | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sundays. We have eaten there twice for Sunday lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Emerson
  • Phone Number: +1 770-382-9063
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