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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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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“burger” (37 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
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American, Diner
206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The sweet potato casserole with baked apples and chicken and dumplings were excellent. Topped off with a big hunk of corn bread. Called me stuffed. I enjoyed the meal so good. My sister and I added this top our "best eats list". Sweet people working...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

One of the better choices for a plate lunch with vegetables. Good service. Hersheys Ice Cream. We noticed several locals eating there.

Thank DKB863
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This was the best chicken salad sandwich I believe I have ever eaten! It was made with fresh cooked chicken not canned and fresh tossed white bread! The desert we had was very good a apple cobbler.

Thank Monzingo1
Reviewed 31 July 2016

A couple of the locals said the food was good here, and that it is one of the places the locals eat. The waitress was very friendly and nice. The food is just meh... It is home-cooked food. The chicken and dumplings were highly recommended....More

Thank AmIndian7
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I drove from Boone NC to Mount Airy just because I read about all the Andy Griffith things going on there. When I was younger my father and I spent forever watching the Andy Griffith Show. Coincidentally, many people said he reminded...More

Thank celainej1
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
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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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