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Barney's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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206 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
+1 336-786-8305
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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Thank Jammy5252
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank med5566
Richmond, Virginia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank jarod d
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

REcommended by locals. Didn't disappoint. Menu choices limited for someone who is gluten intolerant but the salad I had was fine. My wife had hotdogs and kraut, a special of the day, and she was satisfied. We ate rather later (almost 2 pm) and it was filled, mostly with local folks, which is always good sign

Thank Terry P
Depew NY
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100 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stepping back into the 1960's this restaurant is quaint and filled with memorabilia of "Barney Fife". We went for lunch and had "Barney Burgers". The service was quick and the food was great! The burgers were homemade and were delicious! I recommended this restaurant for a great lunch while visiting Mount Airy, NC.

Thank 9Buffalolady20
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you are taking a tour of downtown Mt. Airy this is a place to get a bite to eat if you just want something simple and good; I especially like their hamburgers. The prices are very reasonable, and it just has that feel of life back in the good old days. I have always found the service to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030
  • 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?