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Sweet Potatoes

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529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
336-727-4844
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 328
    Excellent
  • 123
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Black Theatre Festival

I took my family to Sweet Potatoes during the Black Theatre Festival. Everyone's dish turned out perfectly. We all enjoyed the entire experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cathy T
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my family to Sweet Potatoes during the Black Theatre Festival. Everyone's dish turned out perfectly. We all enjoyed the entire experience.

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Thank Cathy T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there to enjoy the sunday brunch with another couple and each of us ordered something entirely different. After enjoying our own orders, we all took bites of each others selections and everything was outstanding. We will definitely make this our go to place when we are in this area again.

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Thank Greg S
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here before a play in downtown Winston Salem. Explained to server we were pressed for time, WOW she was great, said let me see what you can get without to much wait. I had some of the best meatloaf I have ever had. My wife had an equally amazing plate of veg.'s. Let me be honest I do... More 

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Thank 569williamo
Mebane, North Carolina
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185 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Found ourselves in downtown Winston and of course checked Trip Advisor and decided to try. The fried green tomatoes & okra basket was yummy but a lot of it. The Bayou special was delicious. All of the sides were great Mac & Cheese, mashed potatoes and the biscuits & molasses. The bartender even recommended one of my now new favorite... More 

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Thank rjr88
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this place on our anniversary. First of all the wait staff were amazing with making us feel important. Then the food was great with amazing plate presentation. I would recommend this place for anyone who wants a quiet, romantic atmosphere.

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Thank Kisha S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. I have been a Triad resident for 6 years and have never eaten at Sweet Potatoes until today. I should've listen to my friends and come sooner. The food was knock you out-superb. Our waiter, James, was fantastic. Can't wait to go back. Only downside is there's only about 15 tables (so it's small), and they don't accept reservations.... More 

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Thank Tanya C
Lexington, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real treat in downtown Winston-Salem. Meals were great (bayou bowl, fish & shrimp, stuffed trout, catfish ), well prepared and served with style and humor by James, our server. Make time to visit this restaurant!!!

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1 Thank Tom L
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely give five stars, but everything was great! I was with a group of 7, mid afternoon on a Saturday. We got seated fairly quickly, a nice surprise given the size of the place. We were greeted and had conversations with several different people from the restaurant while waiting - I can't say I ever experienced that. Felt like... More 

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Thank olivefinder
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit for my family for a birthday lunch. The decor is warm and inviting, the wait staff is incredibly accommodating, and the food was to die for. New and creative takes on traditional soul food. Our waiter was James and he was the icing on the cake. Although, all the wait staff was friendly and helpful. We will... More 

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Thank Cathy H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a dark room and the seating is incredibly close together both at the bar and at the tables. You have no privacy and can easily hear or participate in the conversations of the people sitting at the tables next to you. The food is typical southern food and no real complaints with it. It just wasn't anything special. Aside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 336-727-4844

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?