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Willows Bistro

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300 S Liberty St, Suite 125, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5201
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite seafoods is scallops. I had been given a heads-up on the scallops at Willows, that they were excellent. They were better than that. Much better. Willows presented three very large scallops cooked perfectly and with such a flavor that Willows shot to the top of my scallops chart. The food ordered by others at the table... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're coming in for Sunday Brunch, don't let the hours posted on the door fool you. Sunday Brunch here starts at 10:30am, as their website states, though their hours on their door state they open at 11am. My friend and I waited in our car for about 10mins before we saw other people arrive and simply walk in the... More 

Thank Tracy F
Boston, Massachusetts
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636 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great find. They seem to put a lot of care into their food and their menu. It's full of interesting combinations, local ingredients and they haven't just thrown on a caesar salad on the menu. We came at the very end of lunch so it wasn’t that busy. I had a fried green tomato BLT with goat... More 

Thank Kipp7272
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time tonight! Half price wine on Mondays started with a shrimp risotto with lots of shrimp the to a perfectly cooked ribeye great service a great time

Thank John F
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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402 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Pulled in to Winston-Salem and this was a suggestion for Brunch... Had Mimosas and two brunch specials thatchers creative and tasty... Venison and eggs over potato and butternut squash hash and lamb neck gnocchi ... Great service and cool art on the walls in an old train station...

Thank DocHarrisHHI
Winston-Salem, NC
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250 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We have had mixed experiences here in the past but just had a quite good experience for a causal dinner at an outdoor table. Lighting was poor and could have used a candle...or more. Service was prompt and appropriate. We were served a baked Brie starter, on the house, that was very good. Our meals, a scallop special small plate,... More 

Thank NCtravelerWS
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Arrived here on a Thursday evening for a bite to eat. Hostess and servers were pleasant and helpful. Food was average with no standouts either way.

Thank jsheiry
Clearwater, Florida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

A bistro with light menu and assorted beverages featured good food, charming atmosphere in a historic building.

Thank Rosanne B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

10 of us ate here last night while in town for move in weekend at Wake Forest. Our server was awful from the start, taking 30 minutes to offer us a drink... From there it only got worse. After waiting an hour for our meals I approached the hostess and asked if we could speak to a manager, and she... More 

Thank Denise2801
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I often eat here for lunch. You can choose to eat outside or inside and the servers are friendly and helpful. I love their grilled salmon salad and also the shrimp risotto and have never had a bad meal here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 S Liberty St, Suite 125, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5201
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 336-293-4601

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