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Sweet Potatoes

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529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son recently moved to Winston-Salem and we made our first trip out for a visit. Being from Wisconsin, we wanted to try some true Southern comfort foods and the menu at Sweet Potatoes looked like it fit the bill. We ordered a couple sandwiches, Fried Green Tomato, Lettuce & Bacon and The Turkey Burger with Collard Greens and 3... More 

Thank tripaddict50
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall a good experience We met with friends and many had good allergies The menu and staff accommodated all requests The best meals were the appetizers and desert My main course was wonderfully presented but short on flavor Great drinks and gluten free options Expensive

Thank Joe A
Lake Forest, Illinois
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were on a college visit to Wake Forest Univesity in search of where student might roam off campus. This probably is not the area (it is in the arts area, so maybe that will be a plus for others). We took a spot at the community table and really enjoyed the experience, meeting new travelers and some locals. Food... More 

Thank Bartleymon
Lexington, North Carolina
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice cozy (small) place. Didn't have to wait for a table and we went on a Saturday evening (late). Waiter was super nice, but he was pretty busy flirting with the table of ladies next to us. Had to wait on refills multiple times, but he was great otherwise. Food was amazing! Give it a try.

Thank Heather P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a pretty unique restaurant. As the name implies they specialize in everything sweet potato. The fried chicken was very good and their house sauce on the side adds a nice kick. My only complaint is the biscuits were too dry.

Thank jpmaydak
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taveling and staying in Winston Salem, NC. Others suggested this spot, and we are glad they did. Rainy Friday evening, and the place was packed. An hour wait at least, for the two of us. Or, we were offered two seats at the "Community Table", which we took. I recommend that experienc to anyone. We sat with three... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't recall another time when we went to a restaurant for lunch and enjoyed it so much that we decided to return the same day for dinner. If you enjoy southern food, get to Sweet Potatoes as quick as you can. Every dish we tried, from appetizers to desserts, was outstanding. The pimento cheese appetizer was a hit in... More 

Thank Brian0ntheGo
Na'alehu, HI
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunchtime, hectic crazy busy, but staff very warm and attentive. Each member of the party thoroughly enjoyed their choices: fried green tomato BLT, fried bologna sandwich with pimento cheese and of course fried oyster salad. Worth the wait and fed my food soul.

Thank zana07
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate supper at Sweet Potatoes on Saturday. I had the BBQ Shrimp and creamy grits, they were wonderful, I will ordered them again next time. For an appetizer we had the collard dip, I could have eaten the whole bowl. The food is amazing, the service is wonderful and so friendly.

Thank e i massey
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376 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent lunch or dinner location. Great service and food, good fun atmosphere... they make everyone feel like family. Good drinks and excellent wine list.

Thank GSO-Mike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 336-727-4844

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Vancouver, Canada
5 months ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina

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