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“great steaks”

Billy's Barn Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #5 of 105 Restaurants in Salem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch
Description: Established in 1969, Billy's Barn has long been a favorite of locals and travelers alike. We offer friendly service and delicious meals at an affordable price. Our philosophy is to welcome you to our restaurant with a genuine appreciation of your business. Come see old friends, or make new ones!
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“great steaks”
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Out of tthe way local place,but the food and prices were great! Its a little dark but the service was good

Visited November 2013
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English first
Salem, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great local spot!”
Reviewed December 4, 2013

If you're looking for a nice local spot, this is a great place to try. The family that owns this owned it "back in the day" and just recently brought it back to life.
One unique feature is that there are two distinct sides to Billy's Barn. When you walk in you chose to go to the right, which is the restaurant side (with a small, but full bar) or to the left, which is a full bar side complete with dance floor, stage for bands, DJ booth, and so on.
The food is good, the servers tend to be really nice, and management is spot-on.
This is definitely a place to go see live music. One really great service they offer is a van/shuttle service within a reasonable distance. Very cool.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Carrie C
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Salem, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“All around amazing! ”
Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim tonight having recently moved to Salem and let me tell you it was AMAZING. Ashley was our server and she was by far the best server I have ever had. The food was absolutely delicious and you could tell it was made fresh. If you are thinking of stopping here then you definitely need to because you won't be disappointed. We will DEFINITELY be back!

2 Thank Stephanie-Wimbish
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Winter Haven
Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great Little Hideaway”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Needed to get off I-81, to eat, after driving for 7 hours, saw this place and thought what the heck, getting out of the car, we began speaking to this man, about the restaurant, he didn't boast or anything, he just said if you are hungry and you like great food, you have come to the right place, come to find out he was Billy!!! Our service was great, our portions over the top, decor cozy, and everyone else downright friendly!!! We had nachos as an appetizer, they make their own nachos, we had a delish salad, ribs, it was terrific!!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Janine H
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Melbourne, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2013

As you can imagine a place called Billy's Barn does not have a exquisite ambiance, but the food is well worth a visit. Recommended by the front desk at the La Quinta nearby we had some excellent pork chops, with apple dressing and pulled pork sandwich. The bowl of chili my husband started out with would have been enough.

Visited August 2013
Thank SayJota
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