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Barney's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

REcommended by locals. Didn't disappoint. Menu choices limited for someone who is gluten intolerant but the salad I had was fine. My wife had hotdogs and kraut, a special of the day, and she was satisfied. We ate rather later (almost 2 pm) and it was filled, mostly with local folks, which is always good sign

Thank Terry P
Depew NY
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100 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stepping back into the 1960's this restaurant is quaint and filled with memorabilia of "Barney Fife". We went for lunch and had "Barney Burgers". The service was quick and the food was great! The burgers were homemade and were delicious! I recommended this restaurant for a great lunch while visiting Mount Airy, NC.

Thank 9Buffalolady20
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are taking a tour of downtown Mt. Airy this is a place to get a bite to eat if you just want something simple and good; I especially like their hamburgers. The prices are very reasonable, and it just has that feel of life back in the good old days. I have always found the service to be... More 

Thank Melinda C
Richmond, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG the best meal in town, loved meatloaf ! Must eat here for the best home cooking and desserts! Came later in day but still open and great service for all.

Thank Rhonda W
michigan, usa
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78 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in during lunchtime and in our case it was not crowded mid week October. The menu is diner food so if you are looking for upscale or gourmet, this is not the place so set your expectations correctly. Service was gracious and when my wife was trying to decide between two entrees, the server went back and got... More 

Thank ldwheels
Anacoco, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good foot, very crowded since it was during Mayberry days. We ate at the counter and had the pork chop sandwich. very tasty and tender.

Thank kathy d
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited today and I'm glad I hadn't read the reviews before. We both ordered Barney Burgers and had a basket of fries. All of our food was freshly prepared and tasty. Our servers were prompt, courteous and most gracious. There was a side named cornbread casserole which I was curious about. Our waitress explained what it... More 

Thank Jennifer and Ke... W
Buffalo, NY
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was great fun to visit this place for lunch. Good food and friendly people. Burgers, etc. Old nostalgic place.

Thank Jeree
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As always, great service, excellent meal choices and desserts. We were seated fast. Familiar staff faces are a plus!

Thank Donna S
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

A cute retro restaurant, just like you would imagine would be in Mayberry. . This is a burger place, typical menu, hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, even bologna sandwich. I thought the menu price was good.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?