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Sweet Potatoes

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529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
+1 336-727-4844
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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Winston-Salem, NC
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

"Changing the world one bite at a time" is their slogan, and the people at Sweet Potatoes want to live up to it! Their menu reveals that they obviously believe dining should involve adventure, and so do I! A friend and I went for lunch around 11:30 on a Saturday morning. We had a bit of trouble finding parking on... More 

Thank KtbC_NC
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

ate there dec 4th what a great little place wait staff very nice and the fried pork skins and fried orka were out of this world had fried chicken for lunch all i can say is soul food at the best

Thank fuzz17
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Loved the jazz music playing in the background. We were seated right away and enjoyed the fried green tomato BLT with side of sweet potato fries. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank GlobeBiker141
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AMAZING and well worth the wait. We take all of our out of town guest here. Just wish it was bigger!

Thank Hannah K
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sweet Potatoes for an early dinner, and it's a good thing we did. We were seated promptly but by the time we left, the line was out the door. The food is that good. Mostly comfort food. Delicious.

Thank practical
Orange Park, Florida
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service every time. This was my third time to Winston Salem and I have made it a point to eat hear each time. Don't I repeat don't miss this one if you visit Winston Salem. Get there as soon as they open for quick seating.

Thank Van P
Jacksonville, Florida
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These two ladies (and staff) will make you desire to come back for more [we come here to eat every time we're in town]. The atmosphere is wonderful and in a great location downtown, where you can do some window shopping before dinner. And don't forget to purchase their cookbook, so you can attempt to recreate this delicious cuisine.

Thank Victoria T
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fried green tomatoes were soggy and not crispy. Okra couldn't hold its coating. Service is awful. There was a beautiful table at the window and the host took us to the back by the bathroom. Gross!!! I requested the front and was reluctantly taken there. This is the second time we have eaten here and the only thing good was... More 

Thank Margarista
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little spot. Went for lunch with my husband and two teenage kids based on excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. We each had something different and loved it all. Tried things we never had before, like fried green tomatoes and fried okra (yum!). Options for vegetarians. My daughter and I both had the Dirty Rice salad and LOVED it.... More 

Thank Joanne M
East Bend, North Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know where to start in describing Sweet Potatoes. Chef Stephanie and Miss Vivian have taken basic Southern soul food and turned it upside down. They have created some of the best dishes bar none. But I'm getting ahead of myself. First off, you can't call for reservations, so my advice is to get there well in advance of... More 

Thank David F

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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: +1 336-727-4844

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7 months ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina

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