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Mac and Bob's

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316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
15403895999
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Variety of seating areas including outside patio. Buffalo wings are great, and I'm from Western NY. Great calzones.

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Thank SteveLyndeJ
Salem, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family loves to go to Mac & Bob's for breakfast. They think it is the best in Salem! They also have a great lunch & dinner menu. Their Katie Salad is delicious and one of my daughters favorites. My favorite is their pimento cheese sandwich. It is grilled on sourdough bread. Their calzones are delicious and huge. Yummy!

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Thank Cynthia K
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and we're glad you love the breakfast! Thanks for the four stars! More 

Salem, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always friendly atmosphere. Great salads but calzone is a must! Same owners since the beginning providing consistently good food.

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Thank Judy H
Sevierville, Tennessee
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Traveling through interstate 81, and stopped at this restaurant. Philly steak and cheese was awesome. Best I've had in months. Service was slow at 2:00 pm. The food was so good it was worth the wait. Ashley was a very friendly and attentive waitress. Will return when travelling that way again.

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Thank Marvin S
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

Thanks for a great rating! Hope you're travelling through again soon! More 

Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow wow wow, the service was so fast we were out of there in 50 minutes. Didn't have to wait for nothing. We had pasta and meatballs it was very good and very hot. We ask for more sause and she brought it right away. Buns were steaming when she brought those too. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank prnana55
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is clearly aging after all these years. Average food and conservative on pouring alcoholic drinks.

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Thank 7continents1972
Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I each had a hamburger which was very good. We also noticed some folks at a nearby table were having some delicious looking chicken strip platters. We hope to return!

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Thank tmaxhanna
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We hope you return as well! More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Mac and Bob's too many times to count over the years. I haven't been as much lately and had heard that the quality of food had find down. When my friend and I arrived a few minutes before noon, we were greeted warmly and seated immediately. A quick scan of the menu revealed old favorites and several... More 

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Thank Cathi M
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

We're so happy you came back again! We're glad everything went well and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Thanks for the five stars! More 

Salem, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy stopping be Mac and Bob's for a cold beverage and good food. Wait staff are friendly and very responsive to our need. Highly recommend.

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Thank lifeisgoodatthelake
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

Thanks for the five stars! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Gaithersburg, MD
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40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I were very hungry after 7 hour drive, arrived about 9 pm Picked this place due to TripAdvisor reviews. Shared a pizza and dessert (creme brûlée). Pizza was better than expected! Dessert was great too. Wait staff was super friendly and attentive. I appreciated waitress checking several times to refill our sodas. We are not big sports bar... More 

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Thank luv2fly77
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your dinner with us and we look forward to seeing you again! Thanks for the 5-star review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 15403895999
Description
Opened in 1980 as a 10 stool pub and has grown into a 330 seat restaurant with outdoor dining, indoor and outdoor bars. Famous for huge, great-tasting calzones. Wide range of menu items including steaks, salads, burgers, seafood, sandwiches, and pasta dishes. Offering 35 craft beers on tap, featuring local Virginia beers.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?