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The Tavern in Old Salem

736 S Main St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5331
+1 336-722-1227
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
736 S Main St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5331
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved the Tavern in Old Salem! I pretty much wanted to order one of everything on the menu. It's all so fresh...and delicious!

1  Thank addygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history, great food, and/or slowing down to appreciate the company of friends or family - you'll love this tavern. You're immersed in the way things were, and it sure is relaxing! Both staff and food were excellent. We will be back.

Thank PGHinCLT
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the kind hostess (whose name I didn't catch), to Bryan the bartender/manager, to our waiter Mason, everyone was so helpful and friendly! The neighborhood and the restaurant itself are quaint and cozy. Delightful experience all around! And of course, the food was amazing!

Thank Tennesseine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly one of the best meals I've ever enjoyed...so pleased I brought my mother here during her visit. Excellent food and wonderful service in a comfortable atmosphere. Must see/do while in the Winston-Salem area.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and great atmosphere, it is nice to step back in time and relax over a home cooked meal. Been there several times and have never been disappointed.

Thank caleb s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Salem Tavern is really a treat. You can just put yourself in imagination mode just thinking about how it was when the Moravians first lived in Old Salem and what the actual atmosphere may have been like way back when! I love this restaurant...More

Thank Craig and Cindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to dine here for our Anniversary and boy were we glad we did. I am a very very picky eater. I normally dislike at least one or two things on my plate but not here. I loved everything. We started...More

Thank tayabaldwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food wonderful service reasonable price. Leasure dining great atmosphere, wonderful setting, historic setting.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Brookstown inn about 6 o'clock in the evening. We had reservations in old town at the tavern for 730. We decided to walk from the inn to the tavern it was maybe a 10 minute walk. Therefore, we had about 45...More

Thank stewytravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch waiting about 30 min to be seated. We were seated outside even though tables were available inside. It was cool but the flies were bothersome. Brad was our server and did an excellent job. I didn't not enjoy the fried...More

Thank SEVicki
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Nearby Attractions
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1,010 reviews
.23 km away
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.44 km away
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1.38 km away
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.67 km away
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Questions & Answers
4 May 2017|
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Response from Lori K | Property representative |
Brunch is served only on Sunday beginning at 11am.
MaryChris A
17 April 2017|
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Response from Lori K | Property representative |
Yes! We love dogs and they are very welcome in our patio area!!
Teri S
15 March 2017|
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Response from Lori K | Property representative |
Tavern guests often leave their cars n the parking lot all day as they tour Old Salem! All the streets in Old Salem are public streets and you can also park wherever you can find a spot available. You do not even have to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 S Main St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5331
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-722-1227
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Built in 1816, the tavern has 5 intimate dining rooms and a small full service bar. Waitstaff dresses in historic costume during the day.Dine by candlelight in the evening.
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