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Waterfall Grille

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140 Cateechee Trl, Hartwell, GA 30643-4985
+1 706-856-4653
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Anderson, South Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant can be very hit or miss. When it is a hit it is a big hit but when it is a miss it is equally a huge miss. The staff and chef turnover frequently in the menu can vary quite often. It is a local favorite because it is very beautiful and has lovely views of the golf... More 

Thank Laura K
Augusta, Georgia
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Had a wonderful Sunday Brunch at this upscale restaurant after a weekend of bicycle touring in the mountains. It was a perfect way to relax after a busy weekend. The brunch special was very tasty and the service was good.

Thank mlorahga
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A very relaxing, but elegant restaurant at the Cateechee Golf Club. The waitress was wonderful and checked out the special of rib eye steak for how much fat was throughout the steak - we decided to try some other entrees. The shrimp and grits were great with a creamy sauce and shrimp cooked gently so they were very tender. The... More 

Thank Dorothy S
Elberton, Georgia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I visited the Waterfall Grille at Cateechee on a Thursday night in early October. The restaurant was not busy at all, but I didn't mind that because it provided a quiet atmosphere for conversation. Most of the activity was at the bar which was in a separate space from the dining area. Our waiter was extremely nice and attentive. The... More 

Thank Toni K
Atlanta, GA
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is part of the Cateechee Golf Club. We visited recently - one had the pecan encrusted salmon; the other had grilled Asian chicken. The service was very good and the food ample and good. The beer and wine selections are excellent. For Hartwell this is about as good as it gets.

Thank KDJinATL
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Waterfall Grille is an upscale restaurant with great food, variety, unique dishes and selections, that is very affordable. They offer "half" portions for every entree dinner they make if you want to save money and not "pig-out". LOL. Still great portions. The chef is local and trained. They have a great wait staff. They treat you with respect and are... More 

Thank Chuck K
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The quality of food has really gone down. So disappointed. We used to be regular customers. Our prime rib was mostly fat and there were other issues. Too bad.

Thank dreid762
Hartwell, Georgia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We had a private room for the whole family. Food was good and service more than adequate. We have also been there for a church banquet, as well as a wedding reception. They do a good job with large functions.

Thank 1182Mjv
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

The Waterfall Grille is a regular spot for myself and several other motorcycle riders. During the cool months, we avoid the mountains and take advantage of great places such as Waterfall Grille. They offered some great crab cake sliders and some delicious baked potato soup. We are always able to call ahead and let them know we are coming, and... More 

Thank Steveflhtc07
Lavonia, Georgia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

The interior is well-appointed country club dining but in a relaxed environment. No need to don your best duds to enjoy dining here. We had steaks that were cooked perfectly to our order. The seasoning on the steaks was nicely salted and spiced. Baked potato was large and fluffy. Loaded potato items served on the side. The salad overflowing with... More 

Thank Pam3289

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Cateechee Trl, Hartwell, GA 30643-4985
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hartwell
  • Phone Number: +1 706-856-4653

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?