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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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Muncie, Indiana
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ate lunch here. It's like an old fashioned soda fountain/café like on Andy Griffith Show. Great service and food. Prices are good.

Thank Janet R
Mesquite, Nevada
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138 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I enjoyed their spaghetti and had a milkshake. Good prices and friendly service. Menu had a lot of choices. Right in the middle of town.

Thank colonialmist
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280 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

While visiting Mayberry-Mt. Airy, we happened into Barney's. We each got the daily special with two sides. My companion had the Salisbury steak and I, the chicken and dumplings. We each got sides and they were good. I especially enjoyed the baked apple side as well as the fried squash. Great selection on the menu as well. Get here 11:00... More 

2 Thank Margaret F
South Carolina
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158 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We ended up at Barneys for a late afternoon dessert. The prices were very reasonable and the servings were very generous. Hubby got banana split and gave it a ""very good." I had ice cream - two scoops in a bowl which looked more like 3+! Servers checked on us as if we had ordered a 5-course meal instead of... More 

1 Thank bwodom
East Tennessee
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157 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Located in downtown Mt. Airy, Barney's has the photos of Deputy Barney Fife on the walls and Barney's is a part of the Mt Airy community's efforts to memorialize and honor the town that was the basis for so many of the Andy Griffith Show's characters and places. Barney's is a basic diner that was crowded with a mix of... More 

1 Thank Cheapseater
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Enjoyed lunch today at Barney's after touring the Andy Griffith Museum. Country fried steak with gravy real mashed potatoes and a wide variety of choices as sides. Served with cornbread or dinner rolls. I tried the North Carolina soda Cheerwine tastes like cherry coke. Service was fast and definite diner atmosphere.Too full to try desserts but had homemade cakes,pie and... More 

1 Thank psa954
Matthews, North Carolina
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were in Mount Airy for the day only. About 1 1/2 hours from our home. It was about lunch time and were getting hungry. We had our little Yorkie with us and had to order the sandwiches to go. We ordered a Barney burger, grilled cheese and two grilled chicken and cheese. We walked a couple of blocks after... More 

1 Thank Evan S
High Point, North Carolina, USA
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

good sandwiches and burgers reasonably priced. We sat at the counter and got to see the homemade cakes under glass get sliced up for the customers. They have good old fashioned milk shakes. Service was fast and friendly. No line while we were there so if you can"t get in to Snappys go down the street and get a taste... More 

3 Thank DIANE K
Davidson, North Carolina
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159 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I ate here on Sunday. We were surprised how drastically different Main Street looks on Sunday vs. Saturday. When we walked around on Saturday the street was packed with people. We got here on Sunday around 11:30 and were surprised how quiet everything was. The same held true with the restaurant. When we walked in there were... More 

5 Thank SteveMatthewP
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The food was very good. My wife had a cheeseburger and thought the meat was fresh not frozen. Bacon club was great. No credit or debit cards but they let you know upfront and an ATM is around the corner. Nice small town atmosphere.

2 Thank Tom S

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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, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?