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All 73 Mount Airy Restaurants

Barney's Restaurant - CLOSED

206 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Step back in time when restaurants were basic with a few tables and stools at the bar. Service was friendly, menus and portions smaller and there was always a daily special. This is the type of place where you allow yourself to enjoy it for what it represents. It is not so much about the food as the atmosphere. We... More

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Muncie, Indiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ate lunch here. It's like an old fashioned soda fountain/café like on Andy Griffith Show. Great service and food. Prices are good.

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Long Island, NY
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95 reviews 95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I enjoyed their spaghetti and had a milkshake. Good prices and friendly service. Menu had a lot of choices. Right in the middle of town.

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Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
160 helpful votes 160 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
45 helpful votes 45 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
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
293 helpful votes 293 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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