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Bluebird Diner

244 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC
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Ranked #24 of 73 Restaurants in Mount Airy
Cuisines: American
Description: Famous diner featured on the Andy Griffith show. Most popular food choice is the porkchop sandwich. This porkchop is so tender it's like eating pie. Best meal of our 3 day trip!
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Description: Famous diner featured on the Andy Griffith show. Most popular food choice is the porkchop sandwich. This porkchop is so tender it's like eating pie. Best meal of our 3 day trip!
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The carolina Burger was great messy but great hamburger with slaw and chili yum....nice service and very interesting to see...

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greensboro, nc
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90 reviews 90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very disappointed that the establishment was closed today. Mt. Airy was busy with shoppers as this is a tourist town. About the only place open was Barney's and Walkers Soda. Pls consider being open next year. Several shops were even closed that are usually open. If this trend continues we will discontinue our day trip to Mt. Airy on Labor... More

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Madison, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We sat down at 5:40 pm to grab a bite before heading to see a show down the street. There was a car show going on downtown that night, so place was pretty full. Waitress came out and took our drink orders within a reasonable time, same with our food order. Then the wait began. This place closes at 6... More

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

You may find this to define the "greasy spoon". Mayberry atmosphere, but perhaps biggest attraction is the many testimonial cards and letters posted throughout. Food is good enough, but the extra seasoning may come from nostalgia in the air.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stopped in for a burger. Was home made and loved that it wasn't sopping in grease. Very healthy portion too. Best baked tater I have had! Very attentive wait staff. Loved all the memorabilia under the glass on all the lunch tables. Ice cream looked yummy too.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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90 reviews 90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The pork chop sandwich was great. The server was friendly but slow. The atmosphere was enjoyable. Loved my trip to Mayberry.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I wanted to eat at the diner that Andy & Barney always referenced in The Andy Griffith Show. So we stopped in for a late (by Mt Airy standards) dinner. They had the fried porkchop sandwich on special and since I didn't get to eat at Snappy Lunch, I decided to go with that. It was delicious. I added chili... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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222 reviews 222 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stopped by mid afternoon for a scoop of ice cream. They were kind of busy so we sit at the counter and were waited on and served very quickly. Placed seemed very clean and the menu looked pretty good. The next time we are in the area we plan to stop by for a meal.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Burgers are good, your usual mom and pop diner. The meal was very good! Good burger, fries and soft drinks. Delicious milkshake

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Stop for lunch mainly because of the name. Ordered Philly Cheese and it was in a small roll . Wife ordered Philly Steak and it was Steakums with mostly onions. Very sad. With name a person could be average with food and service and do well. Unfortunately I don't see that happening.

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