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Famous Anthony's

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1716 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
+1 540-389-4502
7:00 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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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Salem and stopped at Famous Anthony's on the recommendation of a friend. We weren't disappointed. Our server was exceptionally friendly and attentive. My spaghetti was tasty and my friend's steak, though a bit overcooked, was still good. Prices were very reasonable for the serving size. I'd consider our experience diner-style food with five-star service! We will... More 

Thank MtMcGee
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Not a very friendly wait staff and it was not busy. Paid extra for onion rings and only got a small portion. Food was ok did not seem famous.

Thank Kathy W
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Was very much welcomed, and made to feel, comfortable. Was there with DIL and 2 grandkids. Food was tasty and satisfying. Service was lovely and business was hopping. Looks like a good bit of "regulars" visit this place as wait staff were calling people by names. ... their names...

Thank Holly H
Roanoke, Virginia
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297 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Good variety of food (sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken tenders, chili, spaghetti, etc.) that will suit most everyone in a party. Works well for large groups with a focus on value. Kids meals a bit overpriced (but free with adult entree on Saturdays), soup a bit salty. Tends towards fast service.

Thank regiontravelreturns
Salem, Virginia
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41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

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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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 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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226 reviews
173 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
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 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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41 reviews
32 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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37 restaurant reviews
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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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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • 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?