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Krankies Cafe

211 E 3rd St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-4166
+1 336-722-3016
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
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08:00 - 00:00 Hours
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211 E 3rd St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-4166
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Went with family. I got the steak frites special and it was good. Steak was over cooked and salty, fries were different than ordinary. My son got the chopped salad with fried chicken and green goddess dressing. That was the bomb. The dressing was house...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bff N
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Krankies is a great place for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. If you enjoy a good cocktail they also have those as well. Fair warning... they are super busy on Sundays for brunch and during that time the service can be subpar, but well worth...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aeliztf
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

All the makings are there for a good chicken sandwich but the chicken itself is just super bland. Fries are pretty good, but they need to find a salt shaker or more seasonings for the chicken. Nothing you couldn’t get somewhere else.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brooke L
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Sunday brunch with unique twists on classics. French toast with real baguettes makes this a real French dish. Vegetarian Eggs Benedict with vinegar soaked collard greens makes this a real Southern twist. Hot tea in huge European style coffee cups.Good service; funky loft like atmosphere...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martha T
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Don't let the name fool you, we had great non-cranky service here. Small menu but everything looked amazing. Sat outside and had the most amazing biscuit with fried chicken, texas petes, and honey. AMAZING. Coffee was not great, but the french fries at breakfast (!?!)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nickisee
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I have been a patron of Krankies for 9 years...so they must be doing something right. It has this really rustic look with that nice artsy vibe. Workers are super nice. The coffee is excellent and the food is even better. Enjoy a your meal...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ladylapoet
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Bartenders so friendly and helpful! Cocktails carefully made with fresh ingredients. Corn fritters with house made ranch are incredible!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Julie H
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Coffee and food. Not too many coffee shops that have good food but this place is the exception. Right downtown and very convenient when staying here. And the coffee is great too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Larryv501
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Whoever refurbished the old factory that Krankie's is in did a wonderful job. I love old buildings like this that have been repurposed. The wide open dining area is a great place to meet friends or family. The place seemed very clean. That said....the coffee...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Krankies is known for its excellent coffee. So when my husband & I were in WS we decided to eat breakfast there. The food was great but the actual coffee we had was not. We were shocked because our daughter brings us bags of coffee...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E 3rd St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-4166
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-722-3016
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