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Wine Merchants & Vin205 Wine Bar

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American, Wine Bar, French, Seafood
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205 S Stratford Rd, Suite N1, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1871
+1 336-765-8175
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a recommendation to try their Poutine for lunch. I have to say, it was good. My partner seemed to have more meat than I, but it was still very tasty. Limited menu, but it's based on pairing with wine. Server seems pissed, and had a 'tude', but did answer questions about the menu when pushed. 3rd person... More 

Thank Mike P
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Foothills Brewing refugees that have taken over Vin 205 and Wine Merchants have dramatically improved both sides. The classical French training​ of the chef was well represented in my flavorful salmon and spinach omelet covered with crispy, hot match stick "hash browns", which are unique in WS, I think. The watermelon on the side was ripe and crisp and... More 

Thank Scott W
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Love the wine selection and 1/2 price by the glass on tap wine is a good selection, too. The food is mediocre, not well prepared and over priced.

Thank AdamandEllensMom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Good value, good wine list, delicious charcuterie plate to start! The Joyce Farms chicken reminds me of the delicious roasted chicken found in a Paris bistro. The rich bread pudding with nuts and raspberries was warm and full of rum flavor...highly recommend!

Thank Steve S
Mocksville, North Carolina
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Vin 205 several times, enjoyed their wine bar and buy wine frequently from the Wine Merchant. I love what they are doing here and while the wine store is fairly small they carry some very nice selections. I have always been happy with the food I have ordered and their flights of wine on tap are... More 

Thank 19Paulbagpipe
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem! It reminds me of New Orleans....not in the food but the friendly atmosphere. The food however is top quality all around! We were a little hesitant to eat here for dinner, but wow we were so happy we did! On top of the great food we were able to buy high quality wine at store... More 

1 Thank joseph1971
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were really pleased with the wine here. We ordered a wine flight and a few glasses of wine -- all were excellent. The bartender also made good recommendations based on our likes and dislikes. We also got the cheese and charcuterie appetizer and were pleased with the selections. I would highly recommend trying this place out -- yes, it's... More 

2 Thank amandabrie
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner excellent cobia and seared tuna! Good wine and beer specials and we were treated to the dark chocolate covered bacon dessert. It was to die for! The chef, Alexandria Caesar created tasty dishes and personally visited our table. Kudos to her and her delightful staff.

1 Thank mxtennis
Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It really doesn't get much worse than this. We went for lunch and waited 27 minutes for our food, even though there were only two other parties in the restaurant. We ordered our soft drinks and when they were brought to us the waiter said "Oh, we're out of ice." Hmmmm... It might have been nice to know that ahead... More 

Thank GboroGram
Clemmons, North Carolina
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We enjoyed our lunch, first visit to this restaurant. The food was quite good. The garlic shrimp is very close to the Pil Pil that we love in southern Spain. Arugula, pear, blue cheese salad was excellent. None of the wines on the list were familiar to us, but the chardonnay we selected was very nice. We did have problems... More 

1 Thank freestyle27012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Wine Bar, French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Stratford Rd, Suite N1, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1871
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-765-8175
We are a wine and craft beer bar and restaurant. We have 16 wines and 20 beers on tap, as well as hundreds of wines by the bottle and beer by the bottle and can. We have live music on Fridays and some Saturdays. It is a small, intimate, boutique-style restaurant with friendly service and knowledgeable staff.

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