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1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
540-389-4502
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Breakfast Reasonable Price

My husband and I go there once a week for breakfast only. Good breakfast specials for reasonable prices...many include beverage. Stay away if the parking lot is full. The service is very slow when busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Susan A
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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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English first
Owensboro, Kentucky
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This restaurant has to one of the very worst we have ever eaten at. The fish dinner I had was no fresh I have had better frozen from a bag. Granddaughter's spaghetti was a bowel full of noodle with about 2oz. of sauce. They have a 2 can dine for $12.99 special. Monday's kids eat free... except if you get... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It started when we sat down. They had 4 different beers to choose from and the waitress had to go ask what they were. Ordered a single cheeseburger for me and my wife ordered a BLT, white toast and a plate of onion rings to be delivered with our meals. Onion rings were delivered came out first, a few minutes... More 

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Le Roy, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Family friendly and clean. Good cooked to order food. Steak was cooked just they way I ordered it. Average prices. Staff were very nice. My server kept checking to make sure everything was fine. Online menu for review.

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I go there once a week for breakfast only. Good breakfast specials for reasonable prices...many include beverage. Stay away if the parking lot is full. The service is very slow when busy.

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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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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 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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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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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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Additional Information about Famous Anthony's

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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 540-389-4502

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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