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Barney's Restaurant

206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
+1 336-786-8305
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“burger” (31 reviews)
“cornbread” (10 reviews)
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American, Diner
206 N Main St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-3810
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We stopped in just to try the $2 homemade desserts. We had chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. It was TO DIE FOR. Absolutely delicious. The staff was super friendly and, when I asked for our receipt for my daughter's scrapbook, even went out of their...More

Thank vsl7
Reviewed 1 April 2016

On our way back to OHIO and we had to stop in Mayberry to see this town. Watched this show all of the time. We actually got to Mayberry after 5pm, so we had limited access to stores etc. But, we decided to have dessert...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing and the service was great as well. Quaint little diner with tables and bar counter, several great choices on the menu. Excited about going back tomorrow for lunch.

Thank Jacq555
Reviewed 30 March 2016

My parents and I ate lunch at Barney's on Easter Monday. The special was a chicken salad sandwich on your choice of white, wheat, or sour dough bread. All three of us ordered the special which came with your choice of chips with "fruit" or...More

2  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Enjoyed the Barney burger and onion rings. The pictures on the wall were wonderful. Everybody enjoyed it.

1  Thank Cyndi G
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We always stop here for a grilled cheese sandwich/vegetable beef soup when we are in the area. It's a charming little place with friendly small town people who immediately treat you like family.

1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why this says its closed BC we ate there on 2-27-16. It was great food and friendly people. They don't accept credit tho so make sure you take cash. I'm pretty sure there is an ATM in there tho. They have fast...More

1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Had the pork chop sandwich everyone seems to rave about and homemade vegetable beef soup. The pork chop was greasy and it's breading was blackened. The soup was tasty but the beef was ground beef. It tasted like a less-expensive version of Campbell's Veg. Beef....More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Good homestyle cooking, Meatloaf with 2 sides, Baked apples, Mac N cheese.. Soup and grilled cheese.

1  Thank HoopsterB
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We stopped here on our visit to Mt. Airy (Mayberry). The restaurant is located in the downtown area and exhibits lots of posters and memorabilia of Mayberry, including signed posters from Barney Fife. It's a typical 'old time' downtown restaurant, with friendly staff and quick...More

1  Thank SrPbear
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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