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West End

West End has one section of shops going around a curve...you will find a theatre, restaurants... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Charm, beauty and good eats.

Tucked away at the end of 4th is a lovely gem of a neighborhood. It has restaurants, a park and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Fourth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

First off our GPS took us too far East but instead off giving up we persevered and just kept driving in circles until we hit on what we figured had to be the West End area. I know they are trying and I certainly don't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

West End has one section of shops going around a curve...you will find a theatre, restaurants, antique shops, a consignment shop, a bridal shop, even gelato! There is Sea Products (great seafood shop) and the Urban Colony (check our their honey!) In the vicinity, there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Curious791551
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Tucked away at the end of 4th is a lovely gem of a neighborhood. It has restaurants, a park and historic homes. well worth a drive through.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A C
Reviewed November 10, 2017

This is a very quaint activity! Visits in the summer a best, dine at 4th Street Filling Station, yes, ti used to be a gas station, now its a restaurant with atmosphere. High brick walls with climbing vines make the patio area a unique spot....More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank HarvestDream
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We were hoping for a few less boarded up, closed businesses on 4th street. We walked from Spruce to Main. They can make it great, but if almost feels as if the area is struggling. We had a homeless person approach us as we sat...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Janice G
Reviewed September 13, 2017

West End is first and foremost an eclectic neigbhorhood just off of downtown where houses are in high demand. Hilly streets are the norm which is just a bit of an annoyance. The little West End shopping district sports the best consigment shop (the snob...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank djscruggs
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Grace Park, restaurants (fine dining, upscale, family types), bars, shops, people watching....it's got it all!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sheila W
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Be sure to take this tour with Dan. He was very informative with a sense of humor. We were on a road trip for our anniversary and decided to try this. So glad we did. We learned so much on this tour about the history...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank mary1michael
Reviewed July 25, 2017

This area has been and is being regentrified. There are some really nice "southern bell" homes and the old Sears building has been made into a large office building. There are some nice green spaces and a couple of parks. It is not, however, the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank bsnestrvler
Reviewed July 17, 2016

West End is the oldest and closest neighborhood to downtown Winston-Salem. Many of the older houses are still standing and have been renovated. The yards are mostly well-kept and neat, with flowers and trees. It's worth a drive or a walk through to see the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Eng-Lib
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Chad T
March 28, 2018|
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Response from bsnestrvler | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but here are some links I found that might help. I do know that there was a company doing Segway tours as recently as 2 months ago. Meet at 871 W 4th Street (in front of Bernardin’s) Reservation recommended... More
November 10, 2017|
Response from bsnestrvler | Reviewed this property |
Most cities have a Planning Committee that handles zoning. Or the West End may have their own historic committee(or similiar). There are down sides to being in some designated areas, such as all exterior (some places even... More