Dovetail - Macon

4.9
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1231 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Locally Crafted, Southern Inspired
Dovetail is a farm to table concept utilizing local herbs, cheeses, vegetables and proteins when available.

Starters: $5 - $18
Small Plates: $13 - $20
Entrees: $18 - $40

We have an incredible craft cocktail program with seasonally rotating menu cocktails and nightly specials as well as a fully stocked bar, with a diverse selection of whiskeys, wines, and craft beers.
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1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dovetail is very tasty, delicious food in a beautiful but modern setting downtown. It’s in an old historic building that has been renovated. The food is of excelllent quality but a little expensive.

GP
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place. Highly recommend

ML
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, Dovetail had spectacular food, wonderful service, and the perfect atmosphere for our anniversary dinner.

E
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner with several good friends

S
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place. I was traveling for 7 weeks and visited once or twice a week. Thank you Dovetail for taking good care of me. Kimberly.

PB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Unbelievable flavors in every dish
Fresh
Smart
Staff amazing
Drive out of your way for this one. We came from Minnneapolis!

MK
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Original menu improving every time we come.
Excellent classic and original cocktails selection.
Will come again and recommend others to come

JK
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything on the menu is so well paired and thought out . Delicious every time !!

TB
1 review
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I got there late and then my so. Was even more late, and I was seated immediately and served in a very timely manner. The food was unique and delicious. I enjoyed my meal very much.

A
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE this place. Farm to table, delicious, excellent service, reliable excellent experience EVERY TIME!

TW
Memphis
3 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Brunch with the wife on Sunday.

OT
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite Macon restaurant. Never disappoints.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food as always. The put ups are a must. Nothing disappoints

AU
Hawaii
8 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Dovetail is wonderful. We were there for late night dining, and the crowd was somewhat eclectic. I also think the portions may have gotten smaller for a “large plate”. Overall still a delightful dining experience.

g
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot for drinks and dinner in downtown Macon. Great wait staff.

BH
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful experience. The food was imaginative, delicious and inexpensive for the quality. Staff were all unfailingly welcoming, knowledgeable and made us feel valued. The manager stopped by our table and truly cared about our experience. The cocktail and spirit selections were outstanding! Love this place!

DH
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly a gem. Bar knows what they are doing. Excellent food and service was on point.

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent dinner at Dovetail. Everything was superb.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always!

TP
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to dovetail before. I chose to come back for my birthday, it was a great night. Bartenders are always awesome, food is always superb will definitely come back again!

H
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service and food. Very attentive waitress and staff. Sunday brunch was great and really enjoyed our experience.

WM
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice, but limited menu, but based on doing a few things very well. Well prepared and served. Generous portions. Very tasty.

R
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding dinner and service at Dovetail. They continue to produce a great experience. Two of us had bison short rib and it could not have been better. We’ll be back for sure

S
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Atmosphere, food and wait staff are phenomenal. We visit every time we are in town.

JB
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The layout was nice and the staff was great. The server had knowledge of everything on the menu. The food and drinks had a great quality taste which made for a great eating experience.

OT
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best dining experience and food either of us has ever had. Our waitress was lovely and was able to answer any question we had about the menu and gave us excellent recommendations on what to try. We will definitely be back soon!

KB
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service, and drinks!! My husband and I rarely get out (we have 2 young children) and this was the PERFECT spot for our dinner date. A little pricey, but definitely worth it!

JW
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, ambiance and service rivals the best I’ve ever had!

L
New England
13 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dovetail remains one of our favorite restaurants in Macon. Too often in many farm-to-table restaurants, chefs try to create dishes try to be too creative without really knowing which ingredients really go together and which don't. The offerings at Dovetail, however, are always perfectly conceived--delightful combinations. In addition, service is superb! I can't wait to return.

OT
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always such a wonderful experience from celebrating special occasions to business meetings. Always wonderful! Kevin is always so accommodating and spectacular!

TS
Richmond
13 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All around excellent. What a jewel for Macon

KB
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent choice for a business dinner or getaway with friends and family. You can't go wrong here! Food is great service is excellent.

A
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome farm to table local restaurant above the Rookery. Great ambiance, delicious food, and great service!

VM
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was top notch for what we were celebrating. We will be back, and will recommend to others.

JR
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Filet and Sea bass entrees were prepared perfectly.

KA
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve told multiple people to go to dovetail. It’s delicious. By far the best “fancy” restaurant in downtown Macon. Worth the money. So relaxed and quiet. Went for my anniversary and my fiancée’s birthday and they made us feel so special.

AB
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. I always enjoy the scallops atop risotto. My hubby liked the shrimp and grits, but will likely order something different the next time we visit...it was a different take on the classic dish and he wasn’t a huge fan. The service was wonderful and they made it a very special evening by comping a the dessert for our anniversary, so nice! Will definitely be back!

AV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

I always enjoy our time here. However, this last time our server was not so personable. I believe his name was Dillon. Although, he said he didn't like introducing himself to stay anonymous; whatever that means.

JP
Louisville
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Dovetail really excels in service. Waiters take the time and effort to describe almost everything on the menu on detail. It was a lovely experience.

OT
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with an outstanding service is the perfect place for having a dinner with good friends.