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Barney's Restaurant

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American, Diner
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206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
+1 336-786-8305
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40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice little café to grab something to eat. They have sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs etc...they also have ice cream and various home made desserts! There is also Barney Fife memorabilia on the wall. The food was good and VERY reasonably priced. You do need to know that they only accept checks or cash. NO debit/credit.

Thank Dana M
Twin Cites, MN
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

An OK place for lunch. We had the home-made vegetable beef soup which was very good. The grilled cheese sandwich that came with it was just average. An "interesting" spot was the restroom with its very low ceiling. I'm 5'8" and almost hit my head.

Thank TannerTwinCites_MN
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you want a place to grab lunch this is the place. Great hamburgers and the plate lunch specials are great. Who doesn't like meatloaf. Breakfast is also a good deal. I just like the relaxed feel they people and place gives you.

Thank Randy S
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Daily specials worth a try. North Carolina beef stew appears to be more like beef soup; was tasty anyway. Check out the desserts too.

1 Thank Jammy5252
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The pictures on the wall of Barney were interesting and funny. The restaurant was exceptionally clean. The breakfast was at best disappointedly average.

1 Thank med5566
Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great menu variety with down-home cooking and staff was very friendly. Prices reasonable. Will definitely visit again!

1 Thank jarod d
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Quick service. Old downhome style resturant. Nothing fancy. Will fill you up. I had the meatloaf and my husband had chicken noodel soup. Both good.

Thank Jazzybari
Greensboro, North Carolina
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Had desert with family. Staff was ver nice and accommodating. Had cake that was not great average. Would stop here or recommend over snappys as they had a larger menu

Thank summerfield4
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I eat at Barney's 3 or 4 times a week. They have delicious homemade breakfast, and a great variety of lunch and dinner items; almost anything you could want. Sandwiches, burgers, plates, fries, salads, and delicious homemade cakes and pies. Plus hand-dipped ice cream and milkshakes too.

Thank tojessup
Peachland, NC
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great little restaurant. I came up during the 60's and we had small burger joints like this. Go in, get your own table, order a cheeseburger with everything on it. Can't beat it. Good prices...

Thank 99billyw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-786-8305

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