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Barney's Restaurant - CLOSED

206 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
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Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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92 reviews from our community

79% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
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152 reviews 152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

While visiting Mayberry-Mt. Airy, we happened into Barney's. We each got the daily special with two sides. My companion had the Salisbury steak and I, the chicken and dumplings. We each got sides and they were good. I especially enjoyed the baked apple side as well as the fried squash. Great selection on the menu as well. Get here 11:00... More

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South Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We ended up at Barneys for a late afternoon dessert. The prices were very reasonable and the servings were very generous. Hubby got banana split and gave it a ""very good." I had ice cream - two scoops in a bowl which looked more like 3+! Servers checked on us as if we had ordered a 5-course meal instead of... More

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East Tennessee
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147 reviews 147 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Located in downtown Mt. Airy, Barney's has the photos of Deputy Barney Fife on the walls and Barney's is a part of the Mt Airy community's efforts to memorialize and honor the town that was the basis for so many of the Andy Griffith Show's characters and places. Barney's is a basic diner that was crowded with a mix of... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Enjoyed lunch today at Barney's after touring the Andy Griffith Museum. Country fried steak with gravy real mashed potatoes and a wide variety of choices as sides. Served with cornbread or dinner rolls. I tried the North Carolina soda Cheerwine tastes like cherry coke. Service was fast and definite diner atmosphere.Too full to try desserts but had homemade cakes,pie and... More

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Matthews, North Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were in Mount Airy for the day only. About 1 1/2 hours from our home. It was about lunch time and were getting hungry. We had our little Yorkie with us and had to order the sandwiches to go. We ordered a Barney burger, grilled cheese and two grilled chicken and cheese. We walked a couple of blocks after... More

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High Point, North Carolina, USA
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

good sandwiches and burgers reasonably priced. We sat at the counter and got to see the homemade cakes under glass get sliced up for the customers. They have good old fashioned milk shakes. Service was fast and friendly. No line while we were there so if you can"t get in to Snappys go down the street and get a taste... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I ate here on Sunday. We were surprised how drastically different Main Street looks on Sunday vs. Saturday. When we walked around on Saturday the street was packed with people. We got here on Sunday around 11:30 and were surprised how quiet everything was. The same held true with the restaurant. When we walked in there were... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The food was very good. My wife had a cheeseburger and thought the meat was fresh not frozen. Bacon club was great. No credit or debit cards but they let you know upfront and an ATM is around the corner. Nice small town atmosphere.

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Good grill food at great prices. We often eat here for a quick lunch. Daily specials, usually homemade veggies and a meat like meatloaf or chicken and dumplings. The cakes and pies are really good. Very good prices.

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North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We should have just went to Miss Angels Heavenly Pies first..but was told by a local they preferred the pies at Barney's so we got a chocolate and coconut pie. It was good but not wonderful. You can tell they are homemade though. Good in a pinch but I know I like the cakes at the other place mentioned but... More

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