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Bib's Downtown

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675 W 5th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2704
+1 336-722-0007
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
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Martinsville, VA
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is great. Centrally located in old Winston in an old Firestone Tire bldg. It should not have been on our tour of Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours. It is not gourmet. Just ordinary. Slaw is not east and not west. Barbeque Pork was good. The main saving grace was the hushpuppies. they had something special about them, but I... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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131 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here with some friends and was really impressed by the friendliness of the staff. Great pulled pork and sides. Probably better for lunch than dinner but would happily return

Thank Dougie G
Leesburg, Florida
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good. Family of 6, 4 adults, 6 meals and a bottle of wine. Total tab around $105. I had the ribs and they were good, not exceptional. Everybody was ok with the food but not raving about it. It was recommended by the hotel staff. I was disappointed in the style. Go to counter order and pay... More 

Thank john m
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We visited Bibs on a food tour of Winston-Salem. The tastes that we had were very good, but the people at the table next to us had some WOW food--ribs, fries with cheese, burgers that required two hands to hold. I will be going back!

Thank 426Teri336
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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138 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This edition of Exciting about Eating takes us back to Winston-Salem and to Bib’s Downtown, a BBQ joint whose owner, Mark Little, won the 2013 BBQ Pitmasters and is a regular on the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) competition BBQ scene. As a KCBS BBQ Master Judge, I have enjoyed BBQ at numerous establishments. I always appreciate good que and... More 

Thank Ernie and Dora H
Lincolnton, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A family member decided to host a pre-wedding dinner by arranging with Bibs to furnish a buffet of assorted meats and vegetables. There were chicken fingers for the youngsters and baked chicken, pulled pork and ribs for the hungry adults. Several types of slaw, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese and spicy beans were included. All of the food was excellent,... More 

Thank Sam A
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The sandwiches, no matter which you choose, are wonderful. From the mouth-watering aroma when you walk in, to the attention to quality of the menus items, Bib's is a winner. I would be happy to eat here 3 times a week!

Thank cbmo48
North Carolina, USA
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54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I had business downtown and decided to take in dinner at Bibs. I ordered the 2 piece smoked chicken, seasoned fries, and cole slaw. Sweet tea to drink. Chicken came as 2 white meat chicken quarters. Unfortunately both pieces of chicken was lukewarm in temperature and dry. I was expecting a hot piece of chicken that was not dried out.... More 

Thank CarolinaMatt
Lexington, North Carolina
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Went with my family. I recommend the corn on the cob highly. It was sweet and juicy. The hush puppies were interesting, a flavor we couldn't decide though. All of the meats everyone enjoyed, however pick your sides wisely.

Thank Marguerite F
Martinsville, Virginia
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331 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

As you enter the restaurant, the server/food runner greets you and welcomes you to Bib's. There are several combos that do not appear on the menu and she was very helpful to the newcomers who had lots of questions You cannot miss the huge banner proclaiming that Bib's won at the Pitmaster's Cookoff in 2013 so you KNOW you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 W 5th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2704
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-722-0007
Located in Downtown Winston-Salem, NC

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