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Sweet Potatoes

529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
+1 336-727-4844
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“potatoes” (290 reviews)
“fried okra” (63 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
529 N Trade St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2914
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food, service, and facility were outstanding. There is not an adequate adjective to describe the fried chicken and sweet potatoes mash perfection. Fried okra was amazing! We will definitely be back next time we are in town!

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I find the negative reviews very hard to believe! Service was great and the food was phenomenal! Sweet potato biscuits with molasses...shut your mouth!

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweet Potatoes is a great restaurant to eat! They have so many ways of preparing collards and sweet potatoes that I've never thought of. I ordered the collard dip! Tasty food and a great environment to listen to jazz as one eats. The owner is...More

Thank gloristines
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG!!! This place is fantastic! This restaurant was recommended to us by a local (we were just in Winston-Salem for a college tour) & the food was out of this world! Great prices, the wait staff was very friendly & gave great recommendations on the...More

Thank AnneMWO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have only eaten at this restaurant for Sunday brunch and enjoy it everytime! It is quite crowded and can be a long wait at times, which to me tells you that it is delicious. I love their sweet potato biscuits and their stone ground...More

Thank missego1407
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us had lunch at Sweet Potatoes last Saturday. We all loved our food: the Mambo sauce on the chicken sandwich was tasty and made me sweat, Phils's Favorite Catfish platter was excellent, as were the salmon and curried chicken salads. Good variety in...More

Thank rabass00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was ok. I was not at all impressed! My chicken dish was cold and did not appear to be freshly fried chicken

Thank thestackfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just give Sweet Potatoes an average rating because I have to say I enjoyed my visit. The atmosphere is wonderful! But the new southern style food is just a bit of a disappointment.

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant for a number of years, and never have I been disappointed. The ambiance is warm and cozy. The jazz music provides a relaxing atmosphere and the wine selection always amazes me. The food is quite tasty and the vegetarian...More

Thank Seasonedtraveler080
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have tried to get to Sweet Potatoes many times but just could not figure it out so finally made it for lunch and it was worth it. Seriously, order anything with sweet potatoes in it and you be pleased. Staff is nice and busy...More

Thank FredS2008
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Questions & Answers
19 January 2017|
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Response from Victoria T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to take so long, but yes, if your children are friendly to restaurants and other customers 😉
3 May 2016|
Response from Tonetta C |
No. They didnt when I last ate there over the summer.
25 April 2016|
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Response from NFC_food_guy | Reviewed this property |
Lunch should be fine. They cater more to the after work crowd.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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