We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2119 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-1655
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 116: English reviews
Saint Cloud, Florida
Level Contributor
391 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

instead a cool hip local neighborhood restaurant offering a nice selection of fish dishes. I particularly liked the fried oysters and my cioppino was nice, except for the rubbery piece of cod ! Service was very friendly and prices more than reasonable. They also have a great selection of beers. It's not smart, jeans & t-shirts are the wear of... More 

Thank BritBoyInFL
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a date and the food was awesome. Service was quick and friendly. Great outdoor seating and good selection of fish and seafood. Parking can be tricky in this area.

Thank Colt W
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Fish bones has a easy going style. A neighborhood hotspot with great food. Everything came out hot fresh & fast. We had a little of everything thing.

Thank Tracey E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Motorcycled into the city to a B and B within a short walk to restaurants and market. Found Fishbones to be bustling with people of all ages, packed on a Monday night, efficient and attentive waitstaff despite a full house. Numerous specials, reasonable prices, outdoor terrace if wanted, large bar with small tables. Excellent choice of fish and styles of... More 

Thank buschal
Bowie, Maryland
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Overall, the experience was very good at this neighborhood eatery located not far from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. The food was served in a timely manner and was very good and the price reasonable for a party of four. The wait staff was excellent and very accommodating. One originally ordered plate was exchanged for another order which appeared... More 

Thank Keith R
Greensboro, North Carolina
Level Contributor
123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Really enjoyed Fishbones. Small local restaurant near UNC-Greensboro. Fun bar, nice outside dining area, and great food! Super value for the menu, fresh seafood (we had the grouper and flounder daily specials), and a very nice/reasonably priced wine list. Price/quality combination can't be beat!

Thank CtownRon
Greensboro, United States
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Another local favorite! Bypass all the big expensive restaurants and go local! It looks like one of the neighborhood bars near UNCG, but the food is delicious and the service is great. Be prepared to wait during busy hours or plan around them. I was so surprised the first time I went here. I wasn't expecting much but bar food.... More 

Thank Joanne D
Easley, SC
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I met a client and his wife at this restaurant, and was very pleased with the food, drinks, and service. This is obvious a local diner, and if I lived there, I would frequent this restaurant often.

Thank PVTiger
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

The food and drink selection were great. i had the sw chicken burrito. The cabbage in the burrito really makes the difference. The beer selection is incredible for such a small place. The staff was great as well. were going back

Thank Am3031
Craftsbury, Vermont
Level Contributor
34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We enjoyed the blackened catfish and fish tacos both very good, especially the catfish. Good size potions and reasonable price. Funky little space with good seating to watch the world slowly go by.

Thank VTTandem

Travelers who viewed Fishbones also viewed


Been to Fishbones? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2119 Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403-1655
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: 336-370-4900

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Fishbones staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?