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Barney's Restaurant

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American, Diner
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206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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East Elmhurst, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finally got a waitress after a long wait and when we asked her to tell the us about the specials and sides her responses were that they were on the board which was half a room away and blocked by other diners. The grill cheese had one slice of cheese on the bread and the hamburgers were small and... More 

Thank 508barbarao
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sweet potato casserole with baked apples and chicken and dumplings were excellent. Topped off with a big hunk of corn bread. Called me stuffed. I enjoyed the meal so good. My sister and I added this top our "best eats list". Sweet people working there too.

Thank Karen B
Glenwood, Arkansas
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the better choices for a plate lunch with vegetables. Good service. Hersheys Ice Cream. We noticed several locals eating there.

Thank DKB863
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best chicken salad sandwich I believe I have ever eaten! It was made with fresh cooked chicken not canned and fresh tossed white bread! The desert we had was very good a apple cobbler.

Thank Monzingo1
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A couple of the locals said the food was good here, and that it is one of the places the locals eat. The waitress was very friendly and nice. The food is just meh... It is home-cooked food. The chicken and dumplings were highly recommended. We ordered a chicken and dumplings plate with 2 sides and a breakfast plate of... More 

Thank AmIndian7
Kendall, Florida
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I drove from Boone NC to Mount Airy just because I read about all the Andy Griffith things going on there. When I was younger my father and I spent forever watching the Andy Griffith Show. Coincidentally, many people said he reminded them of Sheriff Taylor or Matlock. We tried a few stores, got hungry and decided... More 

Thank celainej1
Galivants Ferry, South Carolina
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barney's was my milkshake stop on the way out of town. People were friendly and peach milkshake was delicious. No debit cards accepted. Cash or check only.

Thank southerngirlpam
Harriman, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited Barney's Cafe in April 2016. The chocolate cake was DELICIOUS. The slice was huge and was a bit more than I should have eaten but I didn't want to waste a crumb. The price was incredible too. Will definitely get chocolate cake on my next visit.

Thank Sandra H
Stafford, Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I give it an extra star for the nostalgia and being open at 6 am. Being an early traveler it is hard to find tourist spots opened early in the morning. Barney's is an exception. The food was average and the prices cheap. Being there early I was able to see regulars who frequent the place before all the tourists... More 

Thank MTE1000
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service and reasonable prices. The food was yummy comfort food. There was s good variety. It is a family friendly nostalgic place.

Thank I3293OAchristineb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: 336-786-8305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?