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Skippy's

624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2730
+1 336-722-3442
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicago dog” (10 reviews)
“fries” (30 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2730
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My coworkers and I ate here for lunch. Great burger (2 patties) on a pretzel bun. Fries are handcut and very plentiful with the combo. Some had the spicy hot dog which they said was very good. Good place for downtown when workers have an...More

Thank 28412traveler
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We loved Skippy's once upon a time. We have tried to love it again in the hope that the new owners could maintain the tradition of a great hotdog. Unfortunately, we have given up hope. We visited for the last time yesterday. Apparently a lot...More

Thank NCtourist
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Skippys is an institution. Previous owner got sick and the whole community of restauranteurs pitched in to keep it running. WHO DOES THAT!? Owner died, but new ownership reopened and is carrying the tradition forward with a new expanded burger, hot dog and brat menu....More

Thank djscruggs
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Every time I go to Skippy's I think to myself, " am I going to get a table?" Somehow, it always works out -- maybe because it doesn't take long to eat a hot dog. Especially these hot dogs. The pretzel buns are unique yet...More

Thank renaissancemannc
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Skippy's just recently reopened under new ownership since the previous owner had to leave due to illness. The pretzel buns are still there and the unique menu is mostly intact. But, it really isn't the same with the new ownership. The taste wasn't of the...More

Thank davidkX2580XE
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The owner became severely ill a few weeks ago and had to close the restaurant so he could receive treatment for his illness, so he went home in Virginia to be near his family. As a result and the fact that he is a really...More

2  Thank Frank d
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Due to owners illness, Skippy's is out of business. I went here at least once a week for the great hot dogs & pretzels. Will definitely miss this place.

Thank Kent K
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I get the hot dogs all the way. They have pretzel buns, which are pretty good. I recommend stopping by. It is a small place though.

Thank Tamara G
Reviewed 7 February 2016

You might be able to tell through some of my other reviews, that I go out of my way for a good hot dog. We had tried to go to this place last year and the wait time was over an hour. So we passed...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

OMG! Hole in the wall on 4th St downtown Winstom Salem. A W-S institution. Quality meat hot dogs with fresh baked pretzel bun baked in house. Great fries and friendly service. A must visit if you are anywhere close by!

Thank Randy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 624 W 4th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2730
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-722-3442
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Description
Skippy's is a one of the most popular lunch places in the beautiful downtown of Winston Salem. We are a very small place, so we get crowded quickly and at times, seats may be challenging to get. All food is cooked fresh to order so we ask that you be patient. You can be sure that the staff at Skippy's does their very best to ensure that you and yours have an enjoyable experience !
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