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Bluebird Diner

244 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC
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Ranked #28 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
Madison, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
35 helpful votes 35 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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208 reviews 208 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I hate to even give it 1 star. Lousy service, wrong food then cold fries and the place was quite dirty.

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Wooster, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Very friendly restaurant and actually the entire town!!! Good and plentiful food. Outside seating for those who bring there dogs, even a water and treat bowl set up for the pooches.

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