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First St Draft House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1500 W 1st St, Winston Salem, NC 27104
+1 336-722-6950
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Winston-Salem, NC
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did takeout tonite vs usual eat in. Thai chicken wrap good as always and tried the black and bleu steak sandwich. Sandwich a bit grisly. But, the real shock was the up charge $1 for fruit, not mentioned on the menu, as well as the $1 and $4 discrepancies, respectively, for the wrap and sandwich, not accurate on the online... More 

Thank Brian M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This place is one of Winston-Salem's best kept secrets. While it is very small inside for eating, it has a great patio if the weather is nice. It has an excellent beer selection and all the food I've had from here has been good and prices very reasonable. I HIGHLY recommend the crab cake sandwich. It's the best crab cake... More 

Thank maverick1024
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Went for Sunday brunch. Food was fine (we had a sausage omelet and breakfast burrito), but not outstanding. They do have a varied beer list though, and prices are good - it would be hard to find a cheaper brunch option in town. Still, I'd only go back for a beer, not an omelet.

Thank Bethany S
North Carolina
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

So I've been here many times. We remembered the food fondly, but it disappointed tonight. The menu said "Hand breaded chicken breast", but what I got was chicken tenders. The item description said Buffalo Chicken Sandwich but it came with no sauce and the bun was so thick all I could taste was bread. On top of all that- I... More 

Thank BizTravelerNC
Raleigh, North Carolina
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94 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had the wings and the Thai Chicken Wrap - both scrumptious - we continue to visit this restaurant - it is friendly, and the food tasty

Thank Michelle H
Galax, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Super fast, nice, and very well priced.Looking forward to the food. Good atmosphere with the sports on the TV

Thank Timmy D
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Great food. Fun atmosphere. Went there during a business trip and the service was fast. The drinks were great too.

Thank Cierra F
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

I used to come here quite often, and although good, I probably took it for granted. It got late the other night and most local restaurants were either closed or close to closing, so I decided to visit my old hang out. I was very glad I did !!! The food was once again delicious and reasonably priced. There were... More 

Thank Frank d
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We were there for lunch and had a couple of great burgers! I had mine with lettuce, tomato & mayo. This is what I always order so that I can compare "apples with apples". My husband had cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles & bacon. Our burgers were very flavorful. It was cooked as ordered and came with a side of fries.... More 

Thank Kathy B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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151 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

We stopped by on a Sunday for lunch. No wait staff in the patio area on Sundays. We had a veggie burger with a side and a pimento sandwich with a side. The veggie burger was smothered in cheese and had no discernible flavor that would make anyone order a second. The waiter brought a pasta salad instead of ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 W 1st St, Winston Salem, NC 27104
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-722-6950

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