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English first
Salem, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 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
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
131 reviews 131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Address: 1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
Phone Number: 540-389-4502
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
Cuisine: American

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