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J. Pepper's Southern Grille

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841 Old Winston Rd, Kernersville, NC 27284-7144
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Walkertown, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been over a year since we've been due to poor service. Went in for brunch today and the food was excellent however the service and cleanliness need much improvement! Staff not friendly and seem unhappy which is what we felt over a year ago. Also when we arrived they had been open an hour, our chairs had food in them... More 

Thank Tanwilltravel
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to meet clients, or enjoy a meal with family. They have a great selection and everything I have tried has been superb. Wait staff is very attentive and the bar is a friendly gathering spot.

Thank Wanda S
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We took my boss out to lunch on his last day and this place is awesome!!!!! Went with 8 men and myself(the only female) and not one person had a complaint about their food. Several of the guys ordered the Cuban sandwich lunch special, a burger, crab cake sandwich, fried green tomato BLT, fried pork tenderloin plate everything was great.... More 

Thank Kathryn B
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately did not know there were shells in my elderly mom's crab cakes until we left. She's not good at speaking out about certain things. My steak was cooked to perfection. My husband's steak was overdone. Many son had the pasta special with grouper which was good

Thank Tammy F
Kernersville, North Carolina
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This place has continued to fare well. The locals like it, it's usually packed at the normal dinner times. But the food is always worth the wait. The staff is excellent but the hostesses sometimes leave a bit to be desired and sometimes bring the ratings down. Most of the food is from locals as well. We have never tried... More 

Thank tonydA9356WR
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Ate here with my wife on our anniversary. Had the Mahi Mahi special on suggestion from our waitress. It was exceptional although you should ask price first if it bothers you, It was about $6 higher than other entrees. They also have a good selection of craft beers.Service was ok , a little slow. Overall a nice experience, will return... More 

Thank Richard A
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

J Peppers used to be a wonderful place to eat with excellently prepared food. We even had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner there a fews years back. The past two visits were terrible and the foid we could not eat. Prepared incorrectly, served cold and soggy and tasted terrible. This past week we never made it to the food. Service... More 

Thank NCKate
Kernersville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I have eaten here several times and its always been Sundays at lunch. The food has always been really good. They serve biscuits before your meal with jelly. The last 2 visits we noticed the menu had changed to a brunch style on Sundays. We liked the menu before better so we decided to not come back Sundays unless we... More 

Thank taltice
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Had family dinner at J Peppers on Saturday evening and came away full and satisfied. The menu includes many typical southern dishes done in modern style. There were 3 in our party and I had the meatloaf with smashed potatoes and green beans. My wife had the pork chop with sweet-potato fries and green beans and my Daughter had the... More 

Thank Steve F
Greensboro, North Carolina
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125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The food here is good; nothing outstanding. But, their prices are out of line for what you get. The service was average when we visited; perhaps a little slow. That may have been due to it being a Friday night and they were busy. There are actually several others places in the area that are just as good and much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 Old Winston Rd, Kernersville, NC 27284-7144
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kernersville
  • Phone Number: 13364974727

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