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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 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
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Leesburg, Florida
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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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133 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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323 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 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 

Thank Treehouse-2000
Lexington, North Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Bibs is a very airy and bright place. Their customer service was very good. They greeted me when I walked in and constantly during my dining. It was never too much and wasn't an annoyance. The food was excellent and well prepared. I will definitely be going back.

Thank nowatkins
Lewisville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went with family on BILs recommendation. My BBQ ribs were dry and not worth what I paid for them. Won't be going back. Too many other good places nearby to find good BBQ.

Thank Karen C

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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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?