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  • English first
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English first
Seminole, Florida, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Heard this place was great from hotel clerk, but just nothing special. Server was great. Food was just generic.

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Salem, Virginia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just good food at a good price. We went for lunch. The soup and salad WITH a drink was only $7.19. Good service too.

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Salem, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As far as I can tell the restaurant is just there to justify a separate bar that allows smoking. The food and the service were terrible.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Big biscuits, delicious Belgium waffles.. plenty of coffee. The service provided was excellent. The restaurant was not too far from I-81.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

While enroute via I-81 & seeking a local restaurant vs. the "national chains", Famous Anthony's rated a "5" serving an opened, large biscuit covered with gravy, pork loin & eggs just right along with plentiful coffee refills. True this may not be the most healthy cholesterol free breakfast, it was a welcome retreat from the usual cardboard sold elsewhere! Easy... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Address: 1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
Phone Number: 540-389-4502
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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