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Famous Anthony's

1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
540-389-4502
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Ranked #27 of 83 Restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Salem, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food is good and prices are fair. The servings are stingy, though. I swear, I believe they even count how many stings beans and french fries to serve.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We try to stop at Anthony's whenever we travel the I-81 in VA. Good, comfort food at reasonable prices. Usually fairly busy with local regulars as well as travelers. Big portions. Order almost anything you would get at a national chain, but feel the local flavor.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Went there for breakfast. It has a nice atmosphere and the staff is friendly. The food wasn't the best, but it wasn't bad either. Also, I wasn't done eating yet when the waitress brought the bill, which made me feel a bit like we were supposed to rush out. Other than that it wasn't too bad.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Probably the best breakfast place in Salem. That being said, most of it is pretty average breakfast food, but still delicious! Lunch is good too - their mozzarella sticks are to die for and are the best I've ever had. Everything is very low cost and generally pretty good, but don't expect too much out of it.

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Salem, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good food... Good service...Great price! Love to eat breakfast there on weekdays. Nice and relaxing atmosphere before you head off to work.

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Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We've always had great service. The food is priced fairly. The food isn't GREAT, but not bad either. I do like that there is plenty of seating even when it's busy.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a local "chain" of restaurants. Best for breakfast. Make a very good sausage omelet and have a bunch of daily specials for a fixed price. Nice spot to take a bunch of kids on Sunday night as kids are free. Lunch and dinner are low cost, high quality but nothing fancy. Always good service.

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West Rutland, Vermont
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

At dinner there because the menu looked family friendly. We had the fish and chips which was very good. And a burger which was less than appealing. Very dried up. Asked for no tomato and no onion, both of which were served anyway. The cottage cheese tasted like the refrigerator. Wouldn't go back for dinner.

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Salem, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We eat there quite often & always feel we get a good meal for the price. Service is always good too.

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Sandston, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My wife and I and some friends were in the area recently and rather that eat in the motel lobby we decided to try a local restaurant. The motel desk clerk recommended Famous Anthony's. We were not disappointed. The menu had a large variety and the service was good. Save some room for the LARGE Sticky Buns.

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