Winston's Grille

★★★★★
  • 6401 Falls of Neuse Rd

    Raleigh, NC 27615

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  • 919-790-0700

About Winston's Grille

Hours
Mon. - Thu. 11am - 10pm;Fri. 11am - 11pm;Sat. 5pm - 11pm;Sun. 11am - 9:30pm

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One of the joys of being a published author is that you frequently return to your favorite places just to be sure they are outstanding before you mention them in your current book. When my husband and I returned to Winston's, I was

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One of the joys of being a published author is that you frequently return to your favorite places just to be sure they are outstanding before you mention them in your current book. When my husband and I returned to Winston's, I was

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To the Winstons Grille folks: Thanks so much. Fantastico....Again! \r
Over many years - The Very Best! Took some out-out-town guests from Richmond, VA. Great food, superb atmosphere - staff always top notch, friendly. It is what dining

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To the Winstons Grille folks: Thanks so much. Fantastico....Again! \r
Over many years - The Very Best! Took some out-out-town guests from Richmond, VA. Great food, superb atmosphere - staff always top notch, friendly. It is what dining

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Absolutely great food and staff. I had a really bad expierience at a salon by this restaurant and they truly made my night better. I would highly recommend it and I will be back.

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Absolutely great food and staff. I had a really bad expierience at a salon by this restaurant and they truly made my night better. I would highly recommend it and I will be back.

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I just visited Winston's for the first time and I was so impressed! The restaurant is beautiful and has a great ambience. The service is outstanding. We were greeted at the door by friendly, smiling staff and every single staff member we

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I just visited Winston's for the first time and I was so impressed! The restaurant is beautiful and has a great ambience. The service is outstanding. We were greeted at the door by friendly, smiling staff and every single staff member we

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I feel very comfortable walking into Winston's and have always received great service! The food is exceptional as always and even their salads are better than most! Such a great selection of food as well. Highly recommend.

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I feel very comfortable walking into Winston's and have always received great service! The food is exceptional as always and even their salads are better than most! Such a great selection of food as well. Highly recommend.

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This place is always crowded for lunch- parking can be difficult, but you'll see why. Everything on the menu is great and fresh, Restaurant atmosphere is very clean and classy. You might be surrounded by a bunch of rich older folks, but

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This place is always crowded for lunch- parking can be difficult, but you'll see why. Everything on the menu is great and fresh, Restaurant atmosphere is very clean and classy. You might be surrounded by a bunch of rich older folks, but

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I read all the reviews, so I thought it was going to be exceptional. Or at the very least, really good. It was suburban fare that tries too hard to be creative than just really good. Penne with chicken, not as good as Bertolli in a bag.

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I read all the reviews, so I thought it was going to be exceptional. Or at the very least, really good. It was suburban fare that tries too hard to be creative than just really good. Penne with chicken, not as good as Bertolli in a bag.

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Come experience what the North Ridge Country Club crowd already knows: Winston's Grille is the best food in North Raleigh! The mahogany wood and soft booth seating create a refined luxurious atmosphere! The large open kitchen allows

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Come experience what the North Ridge Country Club crowd already knows: Winston's Grille is the best food in North Raleigh! The mahogany wood and soft booth seating create a refined luxurious atmosphere! The large open kitchen allows

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Simpson's Steak and Seafood has been my premier choice for special occassions. After closing due to owner retiring we found Winston's Grille and absolutely love it. High Praise and Recommendation. Their food is great, service is excellent and the atmosphere is relaxing.

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Simpson's Steak and Seafood has been my premier choice for special occassions. After closing due to owner retiring we found Winston's Grille and absolutely love it. High Praise and Recommendation. Their food is great, service is excellent and the atmosphere is relaxing.

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Winston's Grille is one of our favorite spots for a date night or a special occasion. Their food is great, service is excellent and the atmosphere is relaxing.

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Winston's Grille is one of our favorite spots for a date night or a special occasion. Their food is great, service is excellent and the atmosphere is relaxing.

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I have been to Winstons tons of time and unlike any restaurant I have every been to, every time at Winstons is amazing. The best service, the best food, and such beautiful lighting/ artwork. Anyone and everyone should give Winstons a try!

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I have been to Winstons tons of time and unlike any restaurant I have every been to, every time at Winstons is amazing. The best service, the best food, and such beautiful lighting/ artwork. Anyone and everyone should give Winstons a try!

Pros: Food/ Service/ Ambiance

Cons: What are the drawbacks?

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We recently took some out of town relatives to Winston's for dinner since we needed a private room so that all could participate in the conversation. Everyone loved Winston's! Our meals arrived very quickly and the service was outstanding. The food was also delicious. You should definitely try this place!

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We recently took some out of town relatives to Winston's for dinner since we needed a private room so that all could participate in the conversation. Everyone loved Winston's! Our meals arrived very quickly and the service was outstanding. The food was also delicious. You should definitely try this place!

Pros: Excellent service, private room

Cons: none

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My girlfriend took me to Winston's for my birthday this year and it was the best meal I had all year! Our waiter, Taz, was entertaining and a very enjoyable part of the evening. My food was excellent. I had enough left over to take home and eat the next day. It was as good then as it was the first night. We topped the evening off with the Bananas Foster. It was the most delicious thing I have ever tasted.

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My girlfriend took me to Winston's for my birthday this year and it was the best meal I had all year! Our waiter, Taz, was entertaining and a very enjoyable part of the evening. My food was excellent. I had enough left over to take home and eat the next day. It was as good then as it was the first night. We topped the evening off with the Bananas Foster. It was the most delicious thing I have ever tasted.

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I love Winston's Grill. It is a great place for a Sunday Brunch or a nice evening out on the town. There salmon is fantastic!!!! They have outdoor which is great for those warm summer evenings.

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I love Winston's Grill. It is a great place for a Sunday Brunch or a nice evening out on the town. There salmon is fantastic!!!! They have outdoor which is great for those warm summer evenings.

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Be prepared....this place is relatively expensive....but don't let that scare you away. They have the best tuna steak and tuna steak salad around! The calamari was excellent. Their steaks are juicy and prepared perfectly! The garlic mashed potatoes...exquisite! You are better off making reservations just in case. It gets very crowded. I've had top quality food every time I've gone. Service is off and on depending on how busy it is, but the food is great!

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Be prepared....this place is relatively expensive....but don't let that scare you away. They have the best tuna steak and tuna steak salad around! The calamari was excellent. Their steaks are juicy and prepared perfectly! The garlic mashed potatoes...exquisite! You are better off making reservations just in case. It gets very crowded. I've had top quality food every time I've gone. Service is off and on depending on how busy it is, but the food is great!

Pros: Tuna Steaks, food in general, great food!

Cons: Pricey

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My husband and I love Winstons because of its casual atmosphere and great service. We love to try new wines and they have a new Chilean wine called COLORES DEL SOL. I got the Chardonnay and my husband got the Merlot. They were both FANTASTIC! Not your typical Chardonnay or Merlot which is what we liked, a great price and very easy to drink, what more could you ask for!

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My husband and I love Winstons because of its casual atmosphere and great service. We love to try new wines and they have a new Chilean wine called COLORES DEL SOL. I got the Chardonnay and my husband got the Merlot. They were both FANTASTIC! Not your typical Chardonnay or Merlot which is what we liked, a great price and very easy to drink, what more could you ask for!

Pros: Great wines!

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Don't bother with this place. We went there on Valentine's Day and were very disappionted. Bad service and overpriced/mediocre food. It took 25 minutes before anyone took our order and that's after I had to flag a busboy down to get our waiter/waitress. If the waiter/waitresses weren't too busy BSing with each other, there wouldn't be us unhappy customers. Another customer left yelling how bad the service and food was as well. We wanted to complain about the service, but the manager, I think his name is Adam, just quickly apologized but didn't do anything. I will never be back.

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Don't bother with this place. We went there on Valentine's Day and were very disappionted. Bad service and overpriced/mediocre food. It took 25 minutes before anyone took our order and that's after I had to flag a busboy down to get our waiter/waitress. If the waiter/waitresses weren't too busy BSing with each other, there wouldn't be us unhappy customers. Another customer left yelling how bad the service and food was as well. We wanted to complain about the service, but the manager, I think his name is Adam, just quickly apologized but didn't do anything. I will never be back.

Cons: Slow waiter

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I do not have one negative thing to say about Winston's. The food is always great, the service is great and it's always a pleasurable experience. I try to hang out here once or twice a month at the least. We almost always sit in the bar area or at the bar and two of my favorite bartenders are always on point. :) Winston's has what I can best describe as a casual elegance. I feel comfortable dining here in jeans, work clothes, or even dressed up for a night out. I have yet to find a better crab dip anywhere (and I try crab dip at any restaurant that has it, no matter what). The Black & Bleu salad is my favorite salad on the planet and the b/f is obsessed with the French Dip. All desserts and ice cream is homemade and fabulous! If you have no food in the fridge or you're looking for a new restaurant to try or if you just want some good food and drinks - Winston's is where you should go for sure. Oh....and reasonably priced too!

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I do not have one negative thing to say about Winston's. The food is always great, the service is great and it's always a pleasurable experience. I try to hang out here once or twice a month at the least. We almost always sit in the bar area or at the bar and two of my favorite bartenders are always on point. :) Winston's has what I can best describe as a casual elegance. I feel comfortable dining here in jeans, work clothes, or even dressed up for a night out. I have yet to find a better crab dip anywhere (and I try crab dip at any restaurant that has it, no matter what). The Black & Bleu salad is my favorite salad on the planet and the b/f is obsessed with the French Dip. All desserts and ice cream is homemade and fabulous! If you have no food in the fridge or you're looking for a new restaurant to try or if you just want some good food and drinks - Winston's is where you should go for sure. Oh....and reasonably priced too!

Pros: service, location, great food, great prices, can accomodate large and small groups

Cons: nada

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To the Winstons Grille folks: Thanks so much. Fantastico....Again!
Over many years - The Very Best! Took some out-out-town guests from Richmond, VA. Great food, superb atmosphere - staff always top notch, friendly. It is what dining out is all about. K. Humphrey

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To the Winstons Grille folks: Thanks so much. Fantastico....Again!
Over many years - The Very Best! Took some out-out-town guests from Richmond, VA. Great food, superb atmosphere - staff always top notch, friendly. It is what dining out is all about. K. Humphrey

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We have been going to Winston's off and on for many, many years now (when we lived in Chapel Hill, we didn't go as frequently due to the drive). I've been several times recently, and I've been amazed how the quality of food and service has remained consistently great over all these years. Even with updates to the decor and menu over time, I know that when our family goes there, we'll leave having had a great experience.

The service is great - the wait staff are well-trained and very friendly. As far as the food goes - I tend to get a daily special, and some of my recent favorites are the meatloaf (great comfort food meal, especially in the winter), the shrimp and mango salad, nut crusted tilapia, pumpkin cheesecake... and my old menu standbys are the crab dip, calamari, chicken salad (best in town, if you like grapes in your salad!), "black and blue" salad, sesame tuna salad, gumbo, triple crown, and ribs. My husband loves the filet, pork loin, and french dip. I've tried their ice cream, too, which is to die for. Boy, this is making me hungry... Gotta figure out when I can go next!

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We have been going to Winston's off and on for many, many years now (when we lived in Chapel Hill, we didn't go as frequently due to the drive). I've been several times recently, and I've been amazed how the quality of food and service has remained consistently great over all these years. Even with updates to the decor and menu over time, I know that when our family goes there, we'll leave having had a great experience.

The service is great - the wait staff are well-trained and very friendly. As far as the food goes - I tend to get a daily special, and some of my recent favorites are the meatloaf (great comfort food meal, especially in the winter), the shrimp and mango salad, nut crusted tilapia, pumpkin cheesecake... and my old menu standbys are the crab dip, calamari, chicken salad (best in town, if you like grapes in your salad!), "black and blue" salad, sesame tuna salad, gumbo, triple crown, and ribs. My husband loves the filet, pork loin, and french dip. I've tried their ice cream, too, which is to die for. Boy, this is making me hungry... Gotta figure out when I can go next!

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At Winstons Grille, I have had some of the best service I have ever had anywhere. The triple crown and the Filet were super. Great taste and timely service. The atmosphere was very pleasant and my family and I had a really good experience. I recommend Winstons for a good family night out.

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At Winstons Grille, I have had some of the best service I have ever had anywhere. The triple crown and the Filet were super. Great taste and timely service. The atmosphere was very pleasant and my family and I had a really good experience. I recommend Winstons for a good family night out.

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Winstons is the most reliable dining experience in town. I know I can go there for a great piece of fish or steak, but at the same time Winstons offers such a wide range, I can simply go there for a great app with a nice bottle of wine. Great for all occasions!

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Winstons is the most reliable dining experience in town. I know I can go there for a great piece of fish or steak, but at the same time Winstons offers such a wide range, I can simply go there for a great app with a nice bottle of wine. Great for all occasions!

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We stopped in one night while driving around. There was no wait at 6pm, so we were somewhat skeptical about quality of the food. Man were we wrong, it was outstanding and every single item that we ordered was probably the best we have ever eaten. Service was as professional and friendly. Prices were on the higher end, but well worth every penny. I definitely would recommend giving them a try.

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We stopped in one night while driving around. There was no wait at 6pm, so we were somewhat skeptical about quality of the food. Man were we wrong, it was outstanding and every single item that we ordered was probably the best we have ever eaten. Service was as professional and friendly. Prices were on the higher end, but well worth every penny. I definitely would recommend giving them a try.

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My family and I have recently moved to Raleigh and were looking for a place to make our "regular" thursday night spot. We've definitely found it! We have been to Winston's the last three weeks in a row and couldn't be more pleased with our experiences. From the moment we walked in, we received a warm welcome followed by incredible service. My husband has fallen in love with the Ribeye, which has been cooked to perfection every time, and myself with the Sesame Tuna Salad. The atmosphere is comfortable and the service has been spectacular each visit. The staff has already learned our names and greet us when we arrive. I haven't seen a restaurant this committed to customer service in a long time and it doesn't hurt that their food is incredible!!

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My family and I have recently moved to Raleigh and were looking for a place to make our "regular" thursday night spot. We've definitely found it! We have been to Winston's the last three weeks in a row and couldn't be more pleased with our experiences. From the moment we walked in, we received a warm welcome followed by incredible service. My husband has fallen in love with the Ribeye, which has been cooked to perfection every time, and myself with the Sesame Tuna Salad. The atmosphere is comfortable and the service has been spectacular each visit. The staff has already learned our names and greet us when we arrive. I haven't seen a restaurant this committed to customer service in a long time and it doesn't hurt that their food is incredible!!

Pros: Customer Service and Great Variety of Menu

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I've eaten here with my family twice now and both times were substandard.
The restaurant is on the loud side. My filet migon wrapped in bacon was burnt to charcoal consistency and lacked any kind of presentation. The side dish was plain and seemed lost on the plate. The menu is unimaginative and bland. Maybe it's good for a burger but don't expect fine dining. I'd also say it is more like three $ and you don't get nearly the dining experience for that kind of money.

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I've eaten here with my family twice now and both times were substandard.
The restaurant is on the loud side. My filet migon wrapped in bacon was burnt to charcoal consistency and lacked any kind of presentation. The side dish was plain and seemed lost on the plate. The menu is unimaginative and bland. Maybe it's good for a burger but don't expect fine dining. I'd also say it is more like three $ and you don't get nearly the dining experience for that kind of money.

Pros: Plenty of seating. Easy parking.

Cons: Food poorly cooked. Dishes unimaginative.

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Winston's is one of our favorite restaurants. We usually to go Winston's with friends on Fridays, so we always make reservations because there is often a wait on the weekends. They have yummy specials - two of our recent faves were the shrimp & grits and salmon with a vanilla/Chardonnay reduction. The regular menu items are also fresh and tasty (we love the salads, burgers, Reubens, and cashew salmon). The desserts are so delicious, it's hard to choose between the homemade ice cream and the bananas foster or key lime pie! Combine this great food with the friendly, attentive staff and you have a restaurant that earns lots of loyal customers.

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Winston's is one of our favorite restaurants. We usually to go Winston's with friends on Fridays, so we always make reservations because there is often a wait on the weekends. They have yummy specials - two of our recent faves were the shrimp & grits and salmon with a vanilla/Chardonnay reduction. The regular menu items are also fresh and tasty (we love the salads, burgers, Reubens, and cashew salmon). The desserts are so delicious, it's hard to choose between the homemade ice cream and the bananas foster or key lime pie! Combine this great food with the friendly, attentive staff and you have a restaurant that earns lots of loyal customers.

Pros: Delicious food, cozy atmosphere, friendly staff

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Went to Winston's on Falls of the Neuse saturday nite after the movies(went to see The Queen at the Rialto first). anyhoo the same old song was sung, "sorry there are no available tables."
So we said that we would eat at the bar but if a table became available while we had a drink-let us know, as we would prefer that. Well, had a drink and then ordered sandwiches figuring that would be good at the bar. A few minutes later- GUESS WHAT? Yes a table had been found! A miracle! The sandwiches were excellent and a great value for the price. Their hamburger is still the best in town. However, we would have liked a more leisurely dinner with wine, salad, entree and dessert, so thank you snobby hostess who told us there were no tables- you saved us a bundle of money!

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Went to Winston's on Falls of the Neuse saturday nite after the movies(went to see The Queen at the Rialto first). anyhoo the same old song was sung, "sorry there are no available tables."
So we said that we would eat at the bar but if a table became available while we had a drink-let us know, as we would prefer that. Well, had a drink and then ordered sandwiches figuring that would be good at the bar. A few minutes later- GUESS WHAT? Yes a table had been found! A miracle! The sandwiches were excellent and a great value for the price. Their hamburger is still the best in town. However, we would have liked a more leisurely dinner with wine, salad, entree and dessert, so thank you snobby hostess who told us there were no tables- you saved us a bundle of money!

Pros: Clean, good food and good service!

Cons: Table dance

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Hadn't been to Winstons in quite a while. It has been much remodeled (probably years ago), but the food is as great as it always was. We sat outside and it was a nice setting. We had a Fresh Tuna appetizer which was perfect. I had a crab and Shrimp pasta dish, very unique and tasty. My wife swears by the Black and Blue Salad. I liked it too. I would give Winston's top marks and recommend it to anyone looking for a classy restaurant with a diverse menu.

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Hadn't been to Winstons in quite a while. It has been much remodeled (probably years ago), but the food is as great as it always was. We sat outside and it was a nice setting. We had a Fresh Tuna appetizer which was perfect. I had a crab and Shrimp pasta dish, very unique and tasty. My wife swears by the Black and Blue Salad. I liked it too. I would give Winston's top marks and recommend it to anyone looking for a classy restaurant with a diverse menu.

Pros: Atmosphere, Location, Food

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Winstons is a comfortable, inviting restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. In addition to a delicious regular menu, there are specials each week. The entrees are always cooked to perfection, and the chef and staff cater to meet your preferences without any difficulty at all. Whether you go for the steak, seafood, salad, or choose a special, the chefs always serve an excellent meal at a good price. Desserts are great too, especially the tuxedo cake and the cheesecake selections. Don't miss the pumpkin cheesecake around the holidays!

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Winstons is a comfortable, inviting restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. In addition to a delicious regular menu, there are specials each week. The entrees are always cooked to perfection, and the chef and staff cater to meet your preferences without any difficulty at all. Whether you go for the steak, seafood, salad, or choose a special, the chefs always serve an excellent meal at a good price. Desserts are great too, especially the tuxedo cake and the cheesecake selections. Don't miss the pumpkin cheesecake around the holidays!

Pros: Great value, Outdoor dining, Fun bar for cocktails

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Winston's is a restaurant where anyone can go and feel comfortable. We have been eating there for years and always get great food and great service. We recently had a Christmas party there and reserved a private room for the occasion. Nothing but praise for the waitstaff and the chefs. They made us feel like we were the only ones dining! They have nightly specials which are always a treat and the desserts are made in house. Our favorite dishes and desserts are the Crab Dip, The Black and Bleu Salad, Shrimp Rigatoni, the Bananas Foster....or the Tuxedo Cake...or the Cheesecake...they are all so good! We highly recommend a visit to Winston's. You'll be back again and again!

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Winston's is a restaurant where anyone can go and feel comfortable. We have been eating there for years and always get great food and great service. We recently had a Christmas party there and reserved a private room for the occasion. Nothing but praise for the waitstaff and the chefs. They made us feel like we were the only ones dining! They have nightly specials which are always a treat and the desserts are made in house. Our favorite dishes and desserts are the Crab Dip, The Black and Bleu Salad, Shrimp Rigatoni, the Bananas Foster....or the Tuxedo Cake...or the Cheesecake...they are all so good! We highly recommend a visit to Winston's. You'll be back again and again!

Pros: atmosphere, service, great food

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I have been going to Winstons for over 10 years and have never had a bad meal or experience! The staff remembers you and are always pleasant! My favorites are the black and blue salad and their crab dip is the best in town! Now that it is officially spring, remember Winstons for dining outside!

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I have been going to Winstons for over 10 years and have never had a bad meal or experience! The staff remembers you and are always pleasant! My favorites are the black and blue salad and their crab dip is the best in town! Now that it is officially spring, remember Winstons for dining outside!

Pros: reasonably priced, great atmosphere, outdoor patio

Cons: always great!

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We went to Winston's for the first time since they have remodeled not knowing what to expect. We had an WONDERFULLY attentive bartender that waited on us for both dinner and drinks. He was SO eager to make sure we had a great time. The food was good, the salad wonderful. Overall would recommend! P.S. EXCELLENT BLUE CHEESE!

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We went to Winston's for the first time since they have remodeled not knowing what to expect. We had an WONDERFULLY attentive bartender that waited on us for both dinner and drinks. He was SO eager to make sure we had a great time. The food was good, the salad wonderful. Overall would recommend! P.S. EXCELLENT BLUE CHEESE!

Pros: atmosphere, wait staff/Bartender, Blue Cheese!

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winston's is a good restaurant i think overall! don't expect alot of jazz w. their menu. it is straightforward. but the food i have gotten has always been above average. the calamari there is really good. they also make good soups. if you want a good meal with no extra effects, winstons is not a bad choice. the wait staff are very friendly and attentive too!

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winston's is a good restaurant i think overall! don't expect alot of jazz w. their menu. it is straightforward. but the food i have gotten has always been above average. the calamari there is really good. they also make good soups. if you want a good meal with no extra effects, winstons is not a bad choice. the wait staff are very friendly and attentive too!

Pros: consistent, friendly wait staff, nice atmoshphere

Cons: unexciting menu, but good food

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Four months back my wife and I were searching for a restaurant that had low/no wait and good food. We drove by Winston's and said "lets try it". Service/food was good and reasonable. It was what we were looking for. We said "we'll be back" and we have, with and without children, dinning inside and outside. FYI with 3 children / 2 adults & beverages, total bill w/tip was under $52 .
and guess what? We'll be back

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Four months back my wife and I were searching for a restaurant that had low/no wait and good food. We drove by Winston's and said "lets try it". Service/food was good and reasonable. It was what we were looking for. We said "we'll be back" and we have, with and without children, dinning inside and outside. FYI with 3 children / 2 adults & beverages, total bill w/tip was under $52 .
and guess what? We'll be back

 

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