A Guide to the Restaurants in Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy is a gorgeous city nestled in Surry County, North Carolina. Located along the Ararat River, the city boasts of wondrous views, a quaint rustic lifestyle and warm local hospitality. There are plenty of things to do while staying at a Mt. Airy inn. The Mt. Airy Museum of History, Squad Car Tours, Downtown Cinema Theatre and the Mt. Airy Bowling Lanes are just few of the many things that will keep you occupied while you're here. You'll also adore the offerings from the top-rated restaurants in the city.

13 Bones
502 S. Andy Griffith Pkwy.
Mount Airy, NC 27030-4028
(336) 786-1313
www.eat13bones.com

This place first welcomed customers in 2009. Despite being new in Mt. Airy, the restaurant's casual hometown ambiance and commendable food draws crowds from all over. The name comes from the house special, baby back ribs, which includes up to 13 bones to be considered a full rack. The baby back ribs are the main specialty of the kitchen, but you can also order from a wide array of choices that include steaks, seafood, pork, chicken and sandwiches. Start your meal with mouthwatering appetizers like cheese sticks and homemade chips. Have a healthy meal with the house salad topped with mixed shredded cheese. The main courses are also divine. Some of the must-try dishes include blackened chicken, Philly cheese steak, grilled tuna and blackened pineapple red snapper.

Old North State Winery
308 N. Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030
(336) 789-9463
www.oldnorthstatewinery.com

Your stay at a Mt. Airy Bed and Breakfast won't be complete without a visit to the Old North State Winery. This is especially true if you're a wine connoisseur and your itinerary includes at least a trip or two to a famous winery. It actually used to be an 1890s mercantile building that was revamped to be a restaurant and winery, so there is a lot of history in the place. The restaurant also has a tasting room where you can sample the wines for free and browse the gift shop to buy gourmet wine gifts and souvenirs.

308 Bistro
308 North Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030
(336) 786-8600
www.308bistro.com

Customers love 308 Bistro for its diverse menu. For starters, try the 308 mozzarella sticks served with olive oil marinara dip and the Italian favorite, tortellini en brodo. Salads are also recommended. You will enjoy the 308 Bistro grand chef salad, which is made of fresh green leaf salad with ham, cucumbers, onions, green peppers, cheese, turkey and more. Main courses include Bistro beef tips, Bistro Florida seasoned shrimp, crab cakes and more.

Snappy Lunch
125 North Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030
(336) 786-4931

At Snappy Lunch, one of the most famous dishes is the tenderized loin chop covered with sweet-milk, battered and fried to a golden crisp. Customers love not only the taste but also the large servings that are enough to fill any appetite.