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Billy's Barn Restaurant & Lounge

1790 Thompson Memorial Dr., Salem, VA
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Ranked #2 of 83 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: $3 - $15
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Established in 1969, Billy's Barn has long been a favorite of locals and travelers alike. We offer friendly service and delicious meals at an affordable price. Our philosophy is to welcome you to our restaurant with a genuine appreciation of your business. Come see old friends, or make new ones!
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If this is the second highest rated restaurant in Salem, then Salem is in a third world country. Seriously, the atmosphere is non existent in the restaurant side. The food is pretty good, but my beef stroganoff lacked seasonings and sour cream, with a very thin sauce. But the value is fairly good. I just wonder what would happen if... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visited on Wednesday evening when the line dancing instruction takes place. I felt like we were I a movie. Great people watching. The mainstay on the menu is chili. Basic bar menu and great beer selection. Give it a try!

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Staying in nearby hotel and had read reviews. Clerk at the hotel said we could be picked up and brought to the restaurant. After a long day of driving it was welcome. The ribs were excellent and others in party had good things to say about their food. They have an avocado ranch dressing which should be on store shelves!... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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104 reviews 104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I have been to this area many times before and had never discovered this place...I'm so glad I checked Yelp this time! Atmosphere: it's definitely barn themed from the outside! The front parking lot is pretty small, but there's parking off to the side and I assume some in back. It's half country bar and half restaurant, literally. I went... More 

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Me and my significant other stopped here to eat before going to a concert at the Salem Civic Center. We ordered the special which was a burger and beer for $9.00. We also ordered the seasoned fries topped with cheese, onion, green peppers, jalapeno peppers and black olives. Everything was delivered hot, fresh, and delicious (except the beer which was... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Service, food, and the atmosphere. Had the house special which is hamburgers, and home made steak fries.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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134 reviews 134 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

2/3rd's is devoted to bar/pool table/dance floor & live music. We came pre music & ate on the smaller side. Food better than expected. I got the fillet special w/demiglace, which was brown gravy (hey, we're in Southern Appalachia). They were great a make a Strangoff without garlic for my wife. They had a musician playing a synthesizer with show... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was recommended by the hotel front desk manager as we were looking for a restaurant nearby. When we drove up, I said oh no! What the heck, let's try it. We first enjoyed a pint of beer from a local brewery.....delicious . I never order steak and only have a small piece if my husband's when he orders it.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Very good service and close to the hotel we stayed at. Lots of options for food, decent prices, great burgers and a friendly atmosphere. So much to our liking that we ate there 3 times on a recent visit to the area.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate at Billy's last Sunday night. We had cheeseburgers and they were delicious, some of the best we've had lately. They have Specials through the week, the one we had on Sunday night was a $5 cheeseburger, a great value. The waitress, Erin, was great, very friendly. The restaurant decor is basic but nice and the place has a... More 

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Additional Information about Billy's Barn Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 1790 Thompson Memorial Dr., Salem, VA
Phone Number: 540-728-0270
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 15
Cuisine: American

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