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Mac and Bob's

$$ - $$$American, ,
316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
+1 540-389-5999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“calzone” (64 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Mac and Bob's while traveling through the area. The menu was varied, and it was hard to decide what to order. Everything sounded great. I got fish tacos. They were good in a very "nothing special" way, but they were fresh and tasty,...More

Thank intrepidmother
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Let me start by saying the hostesses were exceptional- friendly and helpful! Restaurant is in a great central location and easy to find off interstate. We were seated on patio on a Sunday afternoon and wanted to watch football. Hostess asked which game and quickly...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was started two graduates of the Roanoke College in the early 1990's as a small, 10 seat eatery and has grown over the years to a fairly large restaurant seating over 300. The outdoor seating area in the back is very well done...More

Thank noraden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, atmosphere and service! This is a restaurant I feel comfortable taking children to. Lots of options for all picky watershed

Thank S6065ZYteresal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by a hotel front desk employee. There was plenty of parking and the staff was friendly. However, ordering a well known cocktail was a hassle as the bartender did not know how to prepare the drink so we waited and waited...More

Thank Bobbie7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sweet potato pancakes are out of this world! There is a great selection of salads and sandwiches, too!

Thank Cain-Kelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just moved for a time to the Roanoke-Salem, Virginia area. First evening here, close to my residence, Mac & Bob's. Very courteous staff. Decent prices. Service good. A bit slow to remove dirty plates. Very tasty meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Wine bottles priced...More

Thank Judith J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose this place, mainly because of the draft beer choices. And was not disappointed. And the food was great.

Thank muffins333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughter lives in Salem and took us here for dinner. Our waiter was very attentive. Food was very good -- I could have done with just the salad and been happy. The only issue was that we were supposed to have received silverware upon...More

Thank MikeEcsedy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby had Cuban sandwich, I had the pimento cheese fried green tomato sandwich, we split a creme brulee for dessert. We swapped halves of our sandwiches so that we both got to try both sandwiches. The Cuban has stronger flavors, with a great mustard, salami,...More

Thank Ann C
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26 February 2015|
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Response from Needleworker | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they have eggs available at breakfast and they would be gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 540-389-5999
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Opened in 1980 as a 10 stool pub and has grown into a 330 seat restaurant with outdoor dining, indoor and outdoor bars. Famous for huge, great-tasting calzones. Wide range of menu items including steaks, salads, burgers, seafood, sandwiches, and pasta dishes. Offering 40 craft beers on tap, featuring local Virginia beers.
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