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1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3114
+1 540-389-4502
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Salem, Virginia
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us went in for a Sunday breakfast and were greeted/seated immediately. Our server came over after a few minutes and took our order. The fresh hot food arrived just a few minutes later. Between us we had gravy biscuits, eggs, apples, grits, and a pancake. Everything came out looking and tasting wonderful! We all really enjoyed every bite... More 

Thank Dennis M
Long Beach Island, NJ
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Flounder blah. Pulled pork no big deal. Food just warm. Service was good. Place was noisy and crowded with families on a Saturday night. We filled up, but not on good food.

Thank rwa
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229 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped into this busy place. While not exceptional we thought it very good both on quality and especially value. All the burgers were great and I had the crispy waffle fries which I'd recommend. Service was OK for a very busy night, Id definitely visit here again.

Thank Will_HInverness
Inverness, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is a great family restaurant that has lots of space for large groups. There is a huge menu with loads of selections, and prices are very inexpensive. Servings are a bit small, decor is very worn and a bit dirty, but all in all, we would go back again.

Thank Orlandogal307
New Castle, Virginia
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Love all the choices for breakfast,lunch and dinner,quick,good and a wide assortment to choose from.Breakfast ,pancakes,eggs or waffles,lunch has sandwiches,wraps and has salads,dinner has an assortment of meals.

Thank Victor A
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Found on TA good food omletes really great very economical and good services . ordered cinnamon rolls at end of breakfast I ordered two and us four shared those would eat there again.

Thank REX R
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Local family style restaurant with a large selection of food choices lots lunch choices including subs soups salads and wraps. Our waitress was friendly. The whole place was clean including bathroom. Children's art is on the walls and we enjoyed that touch.

Thank Cathy H
Abingdon, Virginia
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a great place to get a nice breakfast. I ordered the gravy and biscuits with a side of bacon and it was absolutely delish! I will definitely be stopping back by in the near future!

Thank lab201
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Might want to skip Famous A's from now on. The restaurant was so cold I was uncomfortable the whole time. The salad was delivered when the meal was delivered, instead of before. The portions have also changed since the last time we visited. The salad was about a third of the size it used to be. The cheese steak sandwich... More 

Thank chrsdunb
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in by chance and were more than pleased. Anthony's looks non-descript from the outside, but the food and service more than made up for it. Our waitress, Karen, was beautifully friendly and made the entire experience lovely. Try a signature omelette- you will not be disappointed!

Thank Deanna H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3114
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-389-4502

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