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Bib's Downtown

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675 W 5th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2704
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know they do a good business but then, most of the BBQ restaurants in the area do as well. I think the most disappointing part for me is they're quite pricey for average tasting food. It's not bad by any stretch of the imagination but I found it to be less than the hype some folks had built it... More 

Thank Ted K
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very conveniently located in downtown, so walking distance from any hotel. Cool atmosphere, very 60's. Ribs were very good, pulled pork was ok, a little on the dry side. A beter variety of hot sauces would be appreciated. Service was warm and attentive.

Thank culinarymatters
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are downtown we know we are stopping by Bib's. Excellent BBQ, excellent customer service, and a beautiful venue for a celebration. I hosted my husband's retirement party here and it was a wonderful experience. Our guests enjoyed the atmosphere and of course the food. The Hickory Room has a lot to offer for any decor. If you want... More 

Thank marlondenise614
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bibs is where we head when we are craving bbq. You order at a counter and food is brought to your table. The atmosphere is bright and airy and there are a few tables on the sidewalk in front. I had the pulled pork sandwich, green beans, red slaw. My husband likes the smoked turkey. Portions are just large enough... More 

Thank happywhenitsgood
Advance, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What in the world is going on at Bib's? After a very disappointing visit in the spring and not returning since then, another couple and our family decided to give them another try and visited at 5:30 p.m. on a Saturday evening. Guess what? They were completely out of brisket and pulled pork! Bib's seems to have fallen apart since... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Combo platter of smoked turkey and pulled pork with mac and cheese and greens for sides were all as good as everyone said it would be. The wife had the brisket, also very good. The dining room is typical bar b q, very plain with the usual rolls of paper towels on the table. Order your food at the counter... More 

Thank Retailer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The The restaurant was fairly full when we arrived at 12:45 on a Friday afternoon however we did not have to wait in line. I ordered the quarter pound pulled pork platter, it came with white or red coleslaw, hush puppies, Texas toast and a side. I had never heard of red coleslaw, but it is made with barbecue sauce... More 

Thank FoodFunSun2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Loved it as always !! Finally tried the banana and Oreo pudding. Jack said "Oreo pudding is gorgeous" !! Normally get the Brisket which is great also.

Thank John B
Timberlake, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food. You'll not find better bbq which is a food not something you cook on when you're on the patio. The sides are delicious and the desserts are over the top. You will be back.

Thank Brock K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The play is the real deal! Amazing BBQ and sides, great Burgers and Wraps too. They have something for everyone. The sweet tea is good too.

Thank Michael D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 W 5th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2704
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 13367220007
Located in Downtown Winston-Salem, NC

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