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Skippy's

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624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2730
+1 336-722-3442
Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout
Description: Skippy's is a one of the most popular lunch places in the beautiful...
Skippy's is a one of the most popular lunch places in the beautiful downtown of Winston Salem. We are a very small place, so we get crowded quickly and at times, seats may be challenging to get. All food is cooked fresh to order so we ask that you be patient. You can be sure that the staff at Skippy's does their very best to ensure that you and yours have an enjoyable experience !
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great little hotdog spot

We were taken here by family while visiting. They swear by the place and I can see why. The hotdogs and pretzel buns were delicious along, the hand cut fries were good but slightly over cooked. The atmosphere is casual, and almost looks like the place is closing down but is also part of the charm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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North Kansas City, Missouri
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North Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were taken here by family while visiting. They swear by the place and I can see why. The hotdogs and pretzel buns were delicious along, the hand cut fries were good but slightly over cooked. The atmosphere is casual, and almost looks like the place is closing down but is also part of the charm. I will gladly eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

They have ruined my life.... I can't eat a hot dog any place else. Their's is absolutely the best! Seating can sometimes be a little dicey but if you'll relax and be patient, seating will magically open up while you wait for your order. Be sure to order a basket of their hand cut fries to go along with that... More 

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Advance, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is the best hot dog you will ever put in your mouth. A large frank is split down the middle and laid in a beautiful soft pretzel bun. Heaven in your hands. Then in your stomach.....

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I love Skippy's. I have loved them since they first opened in The Pavilions shopping center. Now that they are downtown I get there less frequently--but as a fluffy chick that is probably a good thing. I have never had anything but a hot dog all the way (mustard, slaw, chili, and onions) and a side of fries. I probably... More 

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Northern Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

As a Philly native, I was excited to try Skippy's soft pretzels especially after reading the good reviews on here. We arrived at 2:15 PM on a Saturday and they were OUT of pretzels! Since that is what we came for, we were quite disappointed. The woman behind the counter was friendly but nonchalant about it. So we ordered cheese... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Skippy's is a small restaurant in downtown WS. All of their sandwiches and hot dogs are made on pretzel buns and they also sell the pretzels individually. If I had to rank my favorite restaurant in WS it would definitely be Skippys, their food is fantastic, hands down. However, I find it to be a little bit of a hassel... More 

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Ararat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is the best hot dog I've ever ate the place is small but staff is very friendly and the food is great it's one of my favorite places to eat in Winston Salem

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

hot dogs in pretzel buns with a wide variety of toppings.....Its a little hole in the wall kind of place that does a fantastic business

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Every week, I look forward to a trip to downtown Winston-Salem for one of the most special meals I will enjoy all week. Skippy's Hot Dogs is my destination. I've never had a hot dog like it anywhere. Everything is done right. I always order the Reuben dog with freshly grilled sauerkraut, cheese, a good strong mustard. All on fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Nathan's all beef dog on the toasted pretzel bun needs to be ordered "All the Way" They will put chili, cheese and cole slaw on yours and it is really is a great filling value.

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Additional Information about Skippy's

Address: 624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2730
Phone Number: +1 336-722-3442
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 8
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2730
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-722-3442

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs

Description

Skippy's is a one of the most popular lunch places in the beautiful downtown of Winston Salem. We are a very small place, so we get crowded quickly and at times, seats may be challenging to get. All food is cooked fresh to order so we ask that you be patient. You can be sure that the staff at Skippy's does their very best to ensure that you and yours have an enjoyable experience !
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?