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Mac and Bob's

316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
+1 540-389-5999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“calzone” (72 reviews)
“salad” (58 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
316 E Main St, Salem, VA 24153-4323
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've eaten at Mac and Bob's many times when I am stopping by on my travels. This is the first time that I have ordered take-out. The service as great! They had my food ready in a reasonable amount of time but what impressed me...More

1  Thank bonniebs25
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for such a nice review. I plan on posting this review at our pick up window so our staff can see it ( it will not be seen by the customers). We try hard to make sure our to go orders are accurate....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the cod sandwich with tomato and lemon-dill aoli and potato chips for the side. While the sandwich was delicious, they were a bit skimpy on the sauce, and the fish fillet was not huge. I thought it was a bit pricey at $9.50...More

Thank woolander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our meal, but I can't say it was above average. The menu has something for everyone and pricing is reasonable. The higher end aspect is the tap selection.

Thank FZ S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mac & Bob's is a great place to stop for a sandwich or some comfort food. Good service and delicious food!

Thank Hotrod_Hammer
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a strong word of mouth reputation, and it's located very conveniently with nearby free parking. We dropped by for lunch and I got the Cuban sandwich. The balance of flavors was excellent and the server did a terrific job taking care of...More

Thank copperdragon66
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the nice review. I am EXTREMELY happy our staff went the extra mile to take of you and your guests. I will share your review with them. Thanks again. Bob Rotanz co owner.

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is my second time visiting in two days. Everything is delicious, even the salad dressing! The grilled vegetables, weren’t just grilled, they were in a light broth of herbs and oils that made them perfect. Really! I’m on Keto, and they didn’t blink an...More

Thank amybeff
Bob R, Owner at Mac and Bob's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Amy for one of our nicest reviews we ever received. I am glad you like the way we prepare our vegetables. It really is a nice choice for a side besides some of the more unhealthy choices like fries or chips. I am...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I have been totally addicted to this place!! Excellent server by Jai and best food I’ve had in a while! Thankyou!!

Thank melissa s
Reviewed 1 July 2018

My son and I met a friend here for lunch. Mac and Bob's is a perennial Salem favorite and we have eaten here many times. I love their calzones and that is what I ordered, but changed the kind of calzone from the ham and...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

6 of us .. server was super nice and on point... wish I could remember her name to give her props...we had a range from sandwiches to seared tuna... everything came out on time and tasted great! They have a great beer selection also!

Thank aliciafurrow
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This place is one of our family favorites. Great calzones and pizza...and the best ranch! It’s always a fun place to go right after a snow...it’s a Salem tradition!

Thank bryanzmomma
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27 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
USD 9 - USD 25
Drinks, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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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