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Barney's Restaurant

206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
+1 336-786-8305
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (24 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
“club sandwich” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. The staff was friendly and attentive. Food was good. Had chicken salad and fries. My wife had the club sandwich which she liked.

Thank chillntyme
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went in but the restaurant was to hot and was mostly sandwhiches, which wasn't what we were looking for especially with the heat.

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stopped here for lunch on a Sunday, when there are very few options for dining downtown. The place will take you back to the fountains of your childhood. Short-order menu, with homemade desserts under glass on the counter. Good, attentive (and patient -- took us...More

Thank Nhampton
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We finally got a waitress after a long wait and when we asked her to tell the us about the specials and sides her responses were that they were on the board which was half a room away and blocked by other diners. The grill...More

Thank 508barbarao
Reviewed 13 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 10 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 26 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
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Restaurant Details

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