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The Derby Restaurant

1901 S Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5843
+1 336-786-7082
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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1901 S Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5843
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visit Mt. Airy on occasion and this day we decided to eat at the Derby. I have read about their fried chicken so I decided to give it a try. The chicken was delicious and all of the sides complimented it...More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband got the 1/2 fried chicken and I got the chicken tenders. Both were hand breaded & came out piping hot. Super juicy and amazing. Their coleslaw is some of the best I've ever had! The mashed potato are instant which is not our...More

Thank April B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I've lived in the area for a few years and somehow had never made it here. That's a shame. The decor features pictures from the last 8o years that this place has been in business. I love the options given for the daily specials. I...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Dont let looks fool you.This plase was awesome. And you cant beat the price. I ordered Ham was great and the specials come with 3 sides. All great. Mac and cheese awesome wife loved the fried zucchini. She ordered fried chicken. I am not a...More

Thank simoneauarthur
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We arrived in Mt. Airy just in time to walk main street and find a dinner spot. Our first night in the area and we had passed the Derby and then came back to have a meal. I enjoyed my hamburger steak and potatoes with...More

Thank dancer62va
Reviewed 17 October 2016

As soon as we first walked in the AC hit us. It was freezing in there but we decided to try the food. I got the baked chicken over rice but I would had never guessed that the chicken would have bones in it. It...More

Thank Trish7772
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We've been visiting Mt. Airy annually for over 10 years and we ALWAYS look forward to dining at The Derby. Good, Good country cooking, wide variety, very friendly and prompt service all in an nostalgic setting. Love the fact that this place has been in...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was another visit to the Derby with different people. Numerous choices, excellent food and great service.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We four adults were visiting Mount Airy and heard about this restaurant so decided to visit. It looked like a good many locals were having lunch there. The food was plentiful, ready for us quickly, and generally a good value for the money. My husband...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Derby was suggested by a local couple, and we could not have been happier! Good food, good prices, great service. Waitress knew we were not from the area, maybe it was our Baahston accent, but, made sure we knew about the specials. Offered us...More

Thank zootsE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 S Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5843
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-786-7082
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