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Dougs Place

660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
+1 770-382-9063
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“biscuits” (10 reviews)
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660 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137-2059
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 21 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 22 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
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I grew up small town so I know my fair share of Mom and pop restaurants; while some of the food was great others were ok at best. I had the country fried steak and gravy the steak had so much burnt grill gristle left...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

we took a chili dog tour in 3 cities eating at 4 different drive ins sampling chili dogs. of the 4 doug's came in 2nd place. it was a delicious chili dog. toasted bun, fresh and hot, premium weenie, nice thick chili that rode the...More

Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Just left Doug place. Worse service I've ever had. Our waitress was sitting down talking with a bunch of boys. My husband had to flag her down to get butter for his baked potato, by that time his steak was half eaten . I was...More

Thank Dana C
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Shelby C
She said she ate there on Sun.; aren't they closed on Sunday?
4 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
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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