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Mac and Bob's

American, Bar
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316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great omelettes, French toast, and grit cakes. The sausage gravy is awesome... although sometimes it's too salty. The staff has always been quick to fix any problems. I live their salads too, and try their nachos appetizer! I also enjoy their pork bbq tacos! This is my neighborhood hangout.

Thank Grace C
Salem, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't go wrong with a Salem landmark. Good beer and American Food selection, my son especially likes the burgers. If the weather is cooperating, ask to sit outside.

Thank WildBill64
Salem, VA
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been many times to this local establishment. I'm not a big fan, but normally it's the choice of friends and why I attend.

Thank luvpstcard
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am a local and have been eating here for over 20 years. Probably the best restaurant in Salem. Great atmosphere with plenty of tables and booths.

Thank I4VT
Columbia, South Carolina
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice, family restaurant. They have a very diverse menu and a great beer list including local brews. The staff is friendly. The decor is full of local sports memorabilia. We ordered the pizza which was good, but nearby tables ordered some delicious looking sandwiches and the calzones looked awesome.

Thank CarolinaConclave
Charlotte, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a late lunch after touring the Roanoke College campus. Mac and Bob's is right near the campus. Service was excellent! The menu is loaded with stuff that I wanted to try (Calzones, Sandwiches, incredible salads, burgers and a fantastic selection of craft beer). I ended up getting a Black and Blue burger with Cajun spice. The best... More 

Thank Ken K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Though there were 20 of us including children.... the waitress was patient and accommodating... Kitchen was slow but because of her demeanor I will visit again....

Thank Narrissa P
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in Salem on a road trip. Chose Mac and Bob's because it was the only place open on a Monday night. We ordered a steak and salad with chicken fingers. The steak was a little overcooked and the chicken fingers were cold, but it wasn't bad. The beer selection was good. You get 2 samples per person. We ate... More 

Thank gimpaloof
Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived and were seated right away. Waitress was very friendly and helpful as this was our first time there. Menu provided a normal selection of apps and main course. Food was good and price was very reasonable.we had the special that was a seafood dish and it was GOOD. The presentation of the steak was awesome . Options for... More 

Thank pecks1
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

Thanks for the four star review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the stuffed French toast and a side of home fries while my wife had a western omelet and home fries. Wife couldn't eat all of hers and I could have had a second plate full (only because it was that good). I left my sunglasses there and came back 10 hours later and they had them and returned... More 

Thank Jakersz7
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review! We're trying to build our breakfast business and your rating will definitely help. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $25
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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
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?