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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

History Museum
“13 Miles away. A Historic buildings with paid tours, shops, and restaurants. Such accurate records were kept that clothing has been handmade according to the instructions for actors! Step back in time to the 1700's”
  • 27 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Foreign, indie, documentary & festival films in 2 80-seat theaters, with beer & wine refreshments.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“If you come to Winston, visit Krankies for breakfast, lunch or dinner and try out one of their great coffees or beers. (I prefer breakfast or lunch here!)”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Tomatoes Pie & Tomato Bisque are favorites. Reasonably priced, delicious food. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent local selection and twists on traditional recipes. Weekend brunchers, expect a wait.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is probably the most popular coffeeshop in W-S! They make fresh bread and pastries daily. They also serve beer and wine.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“ IMAGINE, CREATE and PLAY!Our MissionTo create a compelling destination for our community to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts.Our VisionNurturing children’s imaginations, creativity and love of reading by bringing stories to life”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Foothills is a local brewery with award winning brews and great food. They have live music and events.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“One of my favorite running trails- It's about 7 miles around the beautiful lake. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Only the best Tex- mex this side of Texas. The margaritas are amazing. A great outdoor space too. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great hangout spot after work and on weekends! They have a great indoor & outdoor space with plenty of games and food trucks. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Old Salem is a smaller version of Williamsburg. Beautiful area with restaurants, and museum learning. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great Irish Bar! Outdoor seating, excellent servers and bartenders. This is where I go for a Ruben, Pub Chips and a Smithwicks!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the place to see and be seen. Great for charcuterie and a bottle of wine. Occasional live music. I like this place.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Love their food and the atmosphere. Cool place to hang out and relax. Located in downtown Winston-Salem. Make sure to try the Big Truck Taco, one of my favorites! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fun, downtown restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Many agree this is one of the best pizza places around. ”
  • 11 locals recommend