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Famous Anthony's

1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
540-389-4502
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Ranked #24 of 83 restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
117 reviews 117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 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
2 reviews
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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Roanoke, Virginia, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nothing wrong with the food here but its just average. We go there maybe once or twice a month normally for breakfast.

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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My advice to anyone is stay away. You'll get higher quality food at a fast food restaurant. The salad was the best part and the only part I ate. They listed BBQ Chicken on the menu, it was probably a four ounce frozen thin piece of chicken breast and overcooked and slapped with a cheap BBQ sauce. I put what... More

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Greer, South Carolina, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Whenever we stop in Salem, we look forward to Henry's Smokehouse. It is now closed and we had to scramble for another place to eat. We settled on Famous Anthony's. The service was good and the food average. I had the steak with onions. It was a little tough but tasty. My wife had some kind of wrap. She liked... More

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