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J. Pepper's Southern Grille

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American, Bar, Grill, Seafood
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841 Old Winston Road, Kernersville, NC 27284-7144
+1 336-497-4727
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Stoney Creek NC
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have met friends here several times and give the restaurant four stars . However our most recent visit was good but not up to previous levels . First, they've changed presentation of the outstanding pimento cheese dip with less jelly . Friends crab cakes not great . Service was good but a longer wait for food than we've experienced... More 

Thank jhammer3
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My meal started with a question about the special for Wednesday night Tapas. The server knew nothing about it and had to go ask. Upon returning she kinda stated what they were, but I'm not sure if she understood it. We asked the price but she had no idea what it was. She also listed the other nightly specials so... More 

Thank Mat T
Management response:

Good Morning Mat T, First and foremost, we appreciate your recent visit to our establishment and for choosing J. Peppers as your dining destination for your evening. At J. Peppers, we take pride in providing and delivering an above and beyond dining experience through genuine guest service and authentic southern cuisine. We take full responsibility when we fall short in... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

JPeppers is a good family friendly restaurant with a big variety on the menu. It is worth a visit if you are in Kernersville.

Thank LDW1023
Management response:

Good Morning LDW1023, We appreciate your recent visit to J. Peppers and we have every hope that you will join us in the future. As a family friendly restaurant, we strive to ensure that every member in your party is given the utmost guest service and has the opportunity to experience our twist on southern cuisine. Our sincerity in our... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the recommendation of a friend, yesterday we had brunch. We arrived at 1:00pm, and it was not a good experience I'm afraid. Unable to order a jalapeno appetizer due to lack of ingredients, not even luke warm eggs benedict...even after our server brought some supposedly warm hollandaise sauce...it was still cool. And we had to wait for a whole... More 

Thank DaleTiffany1954
Management response:

Good Morning, On behalf of J. Peppers, I would like to apologize for your recent visit and below satisfactory experience. At J. Peppers, we pride ourselves in delivering authentic guest service and traditional southern cuisine. However, when we do not meet the expectations that we pride ourselves in, we know that it affects the guests overall view of the experience.... More 

Kernersville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just ok. I've eaten there three times. Several members of my family really love this place. I try, but I'm just not impressed. The prices are a bit steep for what you get. I tried shrimp and grits last time. The grits were hard and grainy, as if they hadn't cooked long enough. The sauce was thin and salty. The... More 

Thank lindy7772016
Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Loved the grit cakes,chicken pot pie,meatloaf,etc so many favs here...Love that I get something from the norm, they even make the fried chicken taste better,Wow, something here for all,there will be something on the menu for ya likes, and it will be good...

Thank 9CLINE
Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I had two business lunches there recently and both were very good, A very nice atmosphere, friendly greeting as soon as we walked in, seated promptly, and great service throughout the visits. I had the Club Sandwich the first time with the sweet potato fries. The sandwich was very large, tasty, and the sweet potato fries were outstanding. The second... More 

Thank Ken A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very good selection of brunch items. Generous portions. Very tasty southern cuisine. Good service. Weekly menu is broad with good selection of salads, sandwiches, and entres.

Thank Roger D
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We ended up at J.Pepper's Southern Grille by accident. We were supposed to meet down the road at a place with a similar name. It was pouring rain and I pulled into the crowded parking lot of J.Peppers on Old Winston Road, not realizing I was at the wrong place. (After a few confused texts, we realized that I mistook... More 

Thank Jessica T
Greensboro, North Carolina
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242 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The service is great and so is the food. Fried green tomatoes are awesome! I can't wait to go back again.

Thank BeachGirl0214

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
American, Bar, Grill, Seafood
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 Old Winston Road, Kernersville, NC 27284-7144
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kernersville
  • Phone Number: +1 336-497-4727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?