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316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
540-389-5999
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Today
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Established in 1969 as a family business, renovated and reopened as a...
Established in 1969 as a family business, renovated and reopened as a family business in 2011. Friendly service serving delicious American food.
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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing French onion soup and sandwiches

I had a French dip and a bowl of French onion soup. The sandwich was great and the French onion soup was even better. Service was fast and our glasses were always full even though it was a busy Saturday. Husband had a huge calzone which he enjoyed and I tried, it was rather good, and again, HUGE... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Meg B
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Kingston, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent. Out hotel staff recommended it and it did not disappoint. I had the waitress choose my meal for me and she even gave me the history behind what I ordered. Very thoughtful.

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

As we were travelling through Virginia we tried to stay in Roanoke, but all the inns were filled. I used my trustee droid and found a hotel in Salem. We were looking for a really good meal. We were referred to Mac N Bob's. Our waiter must have been in the business at least a week; he was frazzled and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Mac and Bob's is an institution. Great food, and service. Love it when we walk in and sit at the bar and they already know what we want, even though we only come in once a month. The Garlic Parmasean wings are just slightly crispy and are AWESOME. Love the outdoor eating area.

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Salem VA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The service was very good; waitstaff was very attentive. The food is very imaginative and lots of it!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I had a French dip and a bowl of French onion soup. The sandwich was great and the French onion soup was even better. Service was fast and our glasses were always full even though it was a busy Saturday. Husband had a huge calzone which he enjoyed and I tried, it was rather good, and again, HUGE. Decent value... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Been going to M&Bs for several years. Service is normally hit and miss. Went last night with my husband and sister. Didn't have to wait too long for service, but when our order came it was partly incomplete from how we placed it. Their chicken tenders and phiilly cheesesteak are a couple of their better items. Not unusual for some... More 

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Finksburg, MD, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This restaurant is huge-and dirty. The floors were disgusting, the walls in the bathroom were grody. Food was mediocre, fries were cold - although the waiter was kind enough to bring us another order that was hotter. Wait staff were nice enough but we won't be back.

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Maryland, USA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stopped in following a lax game. Fun atmosphere! We were greeted promptly and sat in the larger dining room. My hubby had the calzone after many great on line reviews. It was delicious, but be warned; it is huge! I had the shrimp stirfry. The veggie were crisp and really well done, with plenty of large-size shrimp. Also enjoyed a... More 

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NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We traveled to Salem for a family function and found this restaurant perfect for a large group. The staff was ver accommodating and there was a rather extensive menu to please a variety of palates. We also returned to the bar area and found it warm and friendly.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Honestly, I have only ever gotten the calzones here so I truly cannot speak to anything else. I don't know what they do but it is almost a melt-in-your-mouth calzone. Then some of their homemade ranch on the side, that is amazing too! I cannot speak highly enough of their calzones. I have always had comfortable experiences here with servers,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 540-389-5999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Established in 1969 as a family business, renovated and reopened as a family business in 2011. Friendly service serving delicious American food.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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