Best Brunch Restaurants In Winston-Salem In 2024

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Egg, chicken, spinach, and bacon on toast with a bloody mary.
Now this looks like a tasty brunch option! But where in Winston-Salem can you get this?

There are many wonderful restaurants in Winston-Salem, though not so many serve brunch! Here is a list of favorites, some of which offer Saturday and Sunday brunch, and some serve extras like Bloody Marys and mimosas!

1703 Restaurant

This fine dining restaurant offers classic brunch items every Sunday 10:30am – 2pm. They offer a diverse, unique spin on the classic brunch items, as well as a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees. The menu changes weekly. Check the brunch menu for updates on Sunday mornings.

6th & Vine

  • Address: 209 W. 6th St., Winston-Salem, NC.
  • (336) 725-5577
  • Brunch Menu (select the “Brunch” tab)

Saturday and Sunday brunch 11am – 3pm. Reservations are recommended.

In the heart of the Arts District of Downtown Winston-Salem, this favorite night spot also offers Saturday and Sunday brunch for the morning after, serving up the likes of shrimp & grits; crab cake benedict; portabello, prosciutto and goat cheese omelet. Limited outdoor seating. Vegetarian and gluten-free friendly.

Rooster’s: A Noble Grille

This restaurant is known for its delicious food and great service.Rooster’s offers brunch on Saturday, 11:30am – 2:30pm, and Sunday, 10:30pm – 2:30pm. Its brunch menu includes such items as Créme Brulee French Toast, ham and Gruyere cheese friattata, and NC shrimp and grits.

East Of Texas

  • 907 S Broad Street, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-422-7076
  • Brunch Menu

East Of Texas, a great Tex-Mex restaurant serving brisket, chopped pork, quesadillas, and much more is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch on Sunday, 10am – 2pm. Unique menu and great drinks on the brunch menu.


Friday-Sunday Brunch, 8am – 2pm. Reservations recommended

Located in the historic Shaffner Inn, Founders has a weekend brunch that is a favorite with residents. It has antique decor and fun mismatched china. The brunch menu offers dishes such as Classic Eggs Benedict, Smoked Salmon Benedict, French toast, and pancakes. Enjoy a delicious Mimosa or exceptional Bloody Mary with your meal. Brunch is served Friday-Sunday from 8am – 2pm. Reservations are recommended especially for Saturday and Sunday.

The Katharine At The Kimpton Cardinal

  • 401 N. Main St
  • (336) 761-0203
  • Brunch Menu (scroll down for the breakfast/brunch menu)

This elegant restaurant found in the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in the historic RJ Reynolds building downtown blends traditional French brasserie fare with southern cooking. The Katharine offers brunch Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm.

Read Our Review Of The Katharine

Midtown Café & Dessertery

Midtown Cafe Dessertery, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Address: 151 S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27104
  • (336) 724-9800
  • Brunch Menu

Sunday – Thursday 7am – 8:30pm; Friday & Saturday 7am – 9:30pm. Reservations are recommended.

Another “breakfast all day” restaurant, this family-friendly brunch spot near Thruway Shopping Center often has a wait. Midtown Café serves up classics: banana crunch pancakes, sweet potato pancakes, Belgian waffles, crepes and French toast along with great sandwiches and soups. Vast outdoor seating available in warmer months. (Sorry, no Bloody Marys or mimosas.)

Milner’s American Southern

This restaurant on Stratford Road offers just what it says it does – a new take on many of your Southern favorites in a warm and inviting space. Milner’s serves brunch Sundays, 11am – 1:45pm. Reservations recommended.

Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro

Mozelle's Bistro Winston-Salem, NC
  • 878 W. Fourth St
  • (336) 703-5400
  • Brunch Menu (select the “brunch” tab)

This downtown gem serves up brunch Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm with a Southern flair. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but we especially love the tomato pie. Mozelle’s is a local favorite offering such delights as Mozelle’s Benedict with candied bacon, collards and chorizo gravy on a brioche bun with cheese grits or a grilled pimento cheese and bacon sandwich on sourdough with a cup of tomato bisque. Lovely outdoor dining available. Mimosas are served sometimes. Reservations recommended.

Old Fourth Street Filling Station

Old Fourth Street Filling Station, Winston-Salem, NC

Enjoy Sunday brunch: 10am-3pm by the fireplace or on their beautiful patio with a variety of choices from Southern favorites such as biscuits & gravy; Carolina crab cake sandwich; and shrimp & grits, to Lobster Rockefeller Benedict, and caramel apple French toast. Reservations are recommended.

The Porch Kitchen and Cantina

Showcasing fresh tex-mex and a great assortment of breakfast and lunch options, The Porch also offers delicious bloody Mary’s and margaritas. Sunday Brunch is served 11am – 3pm. Reservations are recommended.

River Birch Lodge

River Birch Lodge, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Address: 3324 Robinhood Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
  • (336) 768-1111
  • Brunch Menu

Saturday brunch 11am – 3pm; Sunday brunch 9am – 3pm. Reservations are recommended.

A sister restaurant of Midtown Café and Dessertery, River Birch Lodge restaurant offers Saturday and Sunday brunch with an atmosphere of “mountain casual dining” and a lovely patio. Menu includes items such as Eggs Benedict, Belgian waffles, and veggie frittata. Bloody Mary’s and mimosas available through their full bar. Gluten-free dishes, sliced bread, and buns are also available.

Village Tavern

Hanes Mall

  • 2000 Griffith Rd
  • (336) 748-0221
  • Menu (click on the “Brunch” tab)

Reynolda Village

  • 221 Reynolda Village
  • (336) 748-0221
  • Menu (click on the “Brunch” tab)

With two locations in Winston-Salem and lots of seating, this fully-featured menu never disappoints to have something for everyone. A variety of brunch cocktails are available, as well as wine, beer, and craft brews. The Hanes Mall (Griffith Rd) location is a great choice if you are dining with kids. Sunday Brunch is served 10am- 3pm, and brunch drink specials include $2 off Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, and brunch cocktails are available all day. They have a gluten-free menu. Outdoor seating is available. Reservations recommended.

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Camino Bakery

Camino Bakery, Winston-Salem, NC

This hot spot in the heart of downtown offers a full coffee bar, fresh-baked morning glory muffins, almond brioche, cinnamon buns, and quiche, as well as $5 mimosas on Sundays! Sidewalk seating is available.

  • View Menu (items available may vary based on location)

Downtown (4th St) Location

  • Address: 310 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem, NC
  • (336) 721-9990

Brookstown Location

  • 300 Marshall St SW, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • (336) 721-9990

Baptist Hospital Location

  • South Tower, Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27157
  • (336) 716-7184

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