Old North State Winery

4.8
138 Reviews
$30 and under
Winery
Old State Winery presents an elevated dining experience nestled amongst the surrounding mountaintops of North Carolina. World-renowned Chef, Chris Wishart, has crafted a menu lush in variety and rooted in quality ingredients. With a mix of classic comfort foods and refreshing departures from the norm, deciding what to order can be difficult. But we invite you to come try. Reserve your table today.

The winery is open 5 days a week with tasting tours available throughout the day.

Dining is available for lunch and dinner featuring locally grown and freshly prepared specials by world-renowned chef, Chris Wishart.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 138 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting Mt. Airy and happy we chose Old North State for dinner. We made reservations and arrived a few minutes early and we were seated right away. Had the fried green tomatoes app which was very good. I ordered the crab cakes and hubby had the NY Strip. Both were excellent- his steak was cooked perfectly. Drinks were yummy the bread pudding for desert was delicious. Wait staff was great!

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TiffanyM
Greensboro
8 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious fresh food, wonderful wine, and great wait staff and bartenders.

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WillS
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was Excellent, Food well prepared, overall an awesome experience...went for Lunch...would like to go for Dinner and do a Wine Parring with a Group.

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CathyR
Raleigh
12 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the special of the day; blackened catfish. I ordered it without the bread as it came as a sandwich. It was outstanding! Cooked and seasoned perfectly! Their Bare Bones Chardonnay was an excellent compliment to my meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
12 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was terrific! Morgan was a fantastic server! We had a great time!

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DarcyB
Savannah
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a nice variety of selections for lunch, service was great. We would visit again while in the area and recommend the restaurant to others while leaving.

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BarbaraB
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was great. Loved the casual and comfortable atmosphere. We'll definitely be back!

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WILLIAMB
Greensboro
2 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is our fourth or fifth meal over the last few years. The experience and the food have remained well above average . The prices are well below what you would expect for the quality of the food and the thoughtfulness of the servers. The distance between tables is ample. You don’t feel crowded. The menu seems to change frequently to interesting dishes you wouldn’t expect . I had a shrimp stir fry with an observation that the rice would have tasted better to me if the rice had actually been fried. It was more like boiled or steamed rice. Overall The dish needed a little more flavor for my palate. My wife had the beef version of the stir fry. It had a very good flavor although the bite I had the beef was tough. My wife enjoyed hers. The other folks at the table enjoyed their dishes with one saying the fried oysters were the best she had eaten., The burger looked great. We did not have desert but a piece of coconut cake looked delicious on the way to a table.
Mt Airy is fortunate to have such a quality restaurant. The history of the building brings back good memories because my mother dragged me to Belks as a kid. I’m very happy the building has been preserved.

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TerryB
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Two words describe our lunch experence. Five Star

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Business
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Out of a certain wine I normally order. It is a winery after all.

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LairBear
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an all-round great experience. All good. We'll be back.

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vipcindy
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovele food and atmosphere
Our first time but we will definitely be back

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RodC
Tampa
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food and cocktails in Mt. Airy. The best upscale dining experience for many miles around.

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WhitneyB
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

We have really loved going to Old North in the past, but feel the past few trips the flavor was not there. For the price, we feel like it should be kicked up a notch.

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MayberryMommy
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, very professional. The Chef is outstanding! Food preparation is always perfect; presentation is photo worthy! There is no better restaurant in Mount Airy than Old North State Winery!

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and drinks were excellent. Service was great!

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LarryBinNC
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Old North State never disappoints. Excellent food, service, and easy-going atmosphere. It’s good to see the manager helping out.

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BrendaC
Greensboro
2 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Nice restaurant. Nice you can make a reservation being Mt Airy can get crowded. Little expensive. Lunch menu was just ok. Would have liked more selection. I just really enjoyed it years ago when you could order at the counter and you had things on display, especially when you had small pies (key lime) and such for sale.

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vipMelissaK
Charleston
19 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great server delicious crab cakes. My husband is still dreaming about the French fries and the fried green tomato blt.

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Libbie
Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was very good. Wait staff were friendly, helpful, and timely. Highly recommend this venue for a meal!

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ChristaM
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I both had the cheeseburgers with bacon, French fries and a delicious macaroni and cheese. The meal was served quickly and cooked to perfection. I had the autumn leaf wine which was just right— not too sweet or too dry.
Terrific atmosphere and good food!

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DaleR
Savannah
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the meal and the service. On our next visit, we were thinking of doing the
Chef's Table where the meal is a 7-course meal with wine pairings for the different courses.

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LauraH
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy Old North State. Delicious food and wine. Live music. Nick was a great server!

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JuliaA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

The staff was friendly, food was delicious and atmosphere was perfect!

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WilliamB
Western NC
4 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and the meal was very good. Really nice place for a couple and great wines

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MarkM
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Great ambiance. Will return again.

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Promadge
Greensboro
11 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance and great food. Service was impeccable.

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OpenTable Diner
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Service and ambiance was great, we tried several
Glasses of the house Riesling and it was delicious. The food was above average, but not an outstanding value for the pricing. Was happy to support a local business, but most likely wouldn’t dine again with this same menu. Will buy wine by the bottle though!

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CarolM
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A friend of mine was visiting from TX and I took her to ONS for lunch. Everything was excellent and we really enjoyed our visit. The food, service, wine, everything was excellent. I’m looking forward to visiting again soon!

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RebeccaW
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place! We live in Virginia and always look forward to a trip to Mt Airy and lunch at ONS! It is in a perfect spot...on Main St along with all of the Mayberry/Andy Griffith loving folks! The food is always great! They never disappoint!

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ShelbyB
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great wine. Great atmosphere. I highly recommend.

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vipToniT
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service! We sat outside on a beautiful day- deck sits next to the parking lot so the view isn’t that great but we enjoyed our drinks and meal which were outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
Greensboro
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and wine. I love the live music.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Very enjoyable. Would have been 5 stars across the board except it was a little cool inside with too much air movement. Food was delicious and fairly priced. We’ll definitely go back.

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AmyH
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding experience this past weekend at Old North State winery. Excellent atmosphere and ambiance. Friendly and accommodating staff. Delicious food, our waitress made some great recommendations. Good wine prices, huge menu of craft cocktails and beers. Great attention to detail. For example, my husband and I split a wedge salad before our meal. They thought to separate it into 2 plates without me having to ask. Those small details make a difference! We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

OLd North State winery is our go-to restaurant and winery when we are near Mt. Airy. We have never been disappointed with the wine or menu offerings. We do enjoy the crab cakes and spring roll choices! The staff is always very attentive and knowledgeable. We will continue to dine the ONSW at every opportunity.

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vipPBfoodie
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was so great to visit this restaurant again. It was my first restaurant outing in over a year and I felt very safe. The Seared Scallops accompanied by mushroom ravioli and roasted Brussels sprouts was incredible. And the chocolate ganache was a perfect ending. ❤️

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KerryF
Greensboro
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our visit today for lunch, service was excellent and food was delicious. Very clean and inviting atmosphere. We will definitely plan to visit again.

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Cathy
Tampa
9 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was very good!!! The staff were pleasant and knowledgeable. We had bar cocktails before dinner. The bartender was very funny and were were able to converse with local patrons from an acceptable social distance. Covid protocols were followed.

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FishHippyForLife
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very Good food and service. Haven't run across this level of customer service in a long time!

FAQs

Old North State Winery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (336) 789-9463.

Old North State Winery is rated 4.8 stars by 138 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.