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“Be hungry!”

John Boys B BQ and Dairy Bar, Inc.
Ranked #10 of 48 Restaurants in Elkin
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

We had lunch with friends here all having a good meal with LARGE portions. I had chicken tenders from the specials. There were several fried tenders and so moist! The French fries could have been done a little more. A very busy restaurant with friendly staff and fast service. Great value for the amount of food we received.

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Reviewed 13 March 2013

My wife and I accepted an invitation for lunch at John Boys in February and "wow" were we surprised. This old time timefast food restaurant (over 20 years in Elkin) has been transformed into a family-friendly, sit-down restaurant that is a cut above the norm. First off, when you walk in to the lobby, you notice an extensive menu that lists meals in excess to the normal hamburgers and hot dogs (which are great). The menu includes platters like ribs and chicken. Every day there are at least 5 specials, priced at $3.99, that includes a meat (or fish), plus 3 sides. We had chicken tenders, coleslaw, hush puppies and fries, and it was excellent. Our companions had catfish and they had enough to take home for a second meal - plus fantastic peach cobbler. The service was great - they take your name when you order and give you a number, which they call out when your order is ready. You get your own drinks and seat yourself. Refills are free. The only downside is the overpowering smell of fried food - but I can live with that.

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1  Thank Hughes V
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