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Barney's Restaurant

206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
+1 336-786-8305
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (24 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
“club sandwich” (8 reviews)
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American, Diner
206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Barney's was my milkshake stop on the way out of town. People were friendly and peach milkshake was delicious. No debit cards accepted. Cash or check only.

Thank southerngirlpam
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I visited Barney's Cafe in April 2016. The chocolate cake was DELICIOUS. The slice was huge and was a bit more than I should have eaten but I didn't want to waste a crumb. The price was incredible too. Will definitely get chocolate cake on...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I give it an extra star for the nostalgia and being open at 6 am. Being an early traveler it is hard to find tourist spots opened early in the morning. Barney's is an exception. The food was average and the prices cheap. Being there...More

Thank MTE1000
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service and reasonable prices. The food was yummy comfort food. There was s good variety. It is a family friendly nostalgic place.

Thank I3293OAchristineb
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Gotta love the atmosphere of eating at the counter of a real old fashioned cafe. Now I have been there and done that. Food was good, but not great. I had the Barney Burger. It was good, but the bun wasn't toasted as advertised, the...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Many pictures of the cast of mayberry and of Barney. Staff friendly and attentive. Had a peach milkshake and a bacon lettuce tomato sandwich. Food was very good. Paid total of 6 dollars ca not go wrong with those prices

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good food, friendly people and cheap!!! Loved it! We had breakfast which was a lot of food. Pics of Andy Griffith show were on walls. Good ole southern hospitality.

Thank holysmoke26
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Barney's is a sweet little old time diner. Our server was super sweet and attentive. The food was very tasty and reasonably priced. The homemade chocolate pie and coconut pie was awesome!

Thank Emimee
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had the fried bologna sandwiches. Haven't had those since I was a kid!! delicious and only $2 per. Really fast and friendly service

Thank NanaK27
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We were hungry and stopped here for lunch because the good place had just closed. They had the worst frozen patties I have ever had in a hamburger. The fries were gross and the frozen kind. The onion rings were burnt. The fried steak was...More

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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