Nearby Tastes

Venture just a few miles out of Byron, Georgia and you’ll find some amazing flavors served up at restaurants throughout the region.

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GeorgiaBob's Barbecue Company

Whether you eat at GeorgiaBob’s in Byron or at one of their locations in Macon, Milledgeville, Perry or Warner Robins, you’ll enjoy the same traditional Southern-style barbecue that has been served here since the 1920s.

  • 4921 Riverside Drive
    Macon, Georgia
    (478) 257-6710
  • 116 W. Hancock Street
    Milledgeville, Georgia
    (478) 295-0696
  • 107 Perimeter Road
    Perry, Georgia
    (478) 224-1227
  • 120 Howland Avenue
    Warner Robins, Georgia
    (478) 287-2108
  • 1882 Russell Parkway
    Warner Robins, Georgia
    (478) 971-1341

Greek Village

For a little Mediterranean flavor, locals highly recommend the Greek Village, where everything is home made fresh, from stuffed cabbage to spinach pie to dolmades and baklava. Opa!

1801 Watson Boulevard
Warner Robins, GA 31093
(478) 518-0093

H&H Soul Food

H&H has kept Macon’s most diverse clientele well-fed since 1959 with delicious, stick-to-ya-ribs soul food and is most famous for its founders’ unique friendship with the Allman Brothers Band.

807 Forsyth Street
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 621-7044

Lane Southern Orchards’ Peachtree Café & Bakery

Plan to come during peach season for this cafeteria’s freshly-made ice cream or pie, and take home a few boxes of peaches. Or come the rest of the year for their amazing Southern-tea brined fried chicken, fried pecan-crusted catfish, backyard smoked pulled pork, or tomato-and-mayhaw jam glazed meatloaf, among other yummy entrees.

50 Lane Road
Fort Valley, GA 31030
(800) 27PEACH

Oil Lamp Restaurant

For made-from-scratch, home cooking served cafeteria style, start your assembly line of deliciousness, sit down and enjoy.

401 General Courtney Hodges Boulevard Perry, GA 31069
(478) 988-2643

Owens Boarding House

Serving Middle Georgia with great Southern family style home cookin' for 60 years, Owens Boarding House recently was voted one of the Macon Telegraph’s “Best of the Best” restaurants in the region.

106 Young Avenue
Warner Robins, GA 31093
(478) 923-9108

Skipper John’s

This tiny take-out gem in Perry, Georgia serves all types of fried seafood, but it’s the chicken that hungry folks line up for – old fashioned Southern fried chicken at its finest.

1210 Macon Road
Perry, GA 31069
(478) 987-3192

The Swanson

When you visit The Swanson you are immersing yourself in over 200 years of local history. The home-style cooking in a casual antebellum setting is warmly reminiscent of days gone by. Famous Southern classics like fried green tomatoes and Nana's bread pudding are served with numerous contemporary classics

933 Carroll Street
Perry, GA 31069
(478) 987-1938

Yoder’s Deitsch Haus

About 30 miles south of Byron and 14 miles west of I-75, Yoder’s Deitsch Haus, in the Mennonite community around Montezuma, Georgia is legendary for its pot roast, fried chicken, creamed corn, pickled beets, turnip greens and other Southern staples served cafeteria style. And the desserts…oh my!

5252 Highway 26 E.
Montezuma, GA 31063
(478) 472-2024