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About Rooster's A Noble Grille

North Carolina chef and restaurateur, Jim Noble founded Rooster’s: A Noble Grille with the intention of being relevant without being trendy and to impress without being pretentious. That commitment has carried us through two decades and continues to lead us on today.

Knowing that simple food is harder to execute given there is nowhere to hide the flaws, we go to great lengths to source quality ingredients from local farmers and purveyors. We then take all the time necessary to develop their flavors —using both European and modern techniques—always working from scratch.

Our menu features tried and true staples like our spit­-roasted chicken cooked over open fire as well as progressive daily​ specials and elevated bar bites featuring Executive Chef John Bobby’s latest experiments inspired by the seasons and regional ingredients.

At Rooster’s, you’ll always find something new served with an honest commitment and consistently warm care.

380 Knollwood St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Southern, French, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Thruway Shopping Center

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(336) 777-8477

Website:
http://www.roosterskitchen.com/locations/a-noble-grille-winston-salem/

Catering:
For information on catering and sales please contact Nick Allen at nick@noblesrestaurants.com or (336) 777-8477.

Parking Details:
They offer designated spaces in front of the restaurant as well as covered deck with handicap access.

Executive Chef:
John Bobby

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

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Rooster's A Noble Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

service

4.4

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4.2

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96% would recommend it to a friend

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Notable Wine List (22)
Fit for Foodies (21)
Good for Birthdays (21)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Local Ingredients (15)
Business Meals (13)
Worth the Drive (11)
Casual (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Healthy (9)
Romantic (9)
Authentic (8)
Fun (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Seasonal (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Happy Hour (5)
Live Music (4)
Organic (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Cozy (3)
Great Beer (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tapas (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
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 (Greensboro)·Dined 3 days ago

There is a an unhurried pace for your meal here. Our server Wendy was gracious and left us plenty of time for ordering and eating. The Friday night vibe was energetic, but not too noisy or boisterous. The food was fantastic, the portions a reasonable size, and the range of choices was nice. The only problem is that I couldn't possibly order everything I wanted.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

the barbecue chicken is to die for. the shrimp and grits is a great plate. the Brussel sprouts are over the top and the beans are great. Great place and will be back

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We made a reservation and they put us right beside the kitchen. There were people shouting all around us the whole time. The service was very disjointed. There was clearly some sort of conflict between our server and the food runners.
The salads are TINY and they are ok. Nothing creative.
I️ got a basic salad with salmon. He asked me how I️ wanted my salmon prepared and I️ said “medium well.” It was completely over cooked. Not ok for a $16 piece of salmon and a handful of lettuce.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The staff really followed through on my special requests and made the evening very enjoyable. They went above and beyond to do so and made us welcome until we left! Top notch experience. Thank you!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Late-night Find
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Food was very good at Rooter's Noble Grille but the service was terrible!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

A very nice evening with a friend visiting from Europe. Excellent wine and beer choices.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We patronized this restaurant for over 20 years. Things have changed drastically, and not for the better. When we returned this weekend it was an epic fail. Despite our OpenTable reservations, we were seated in a backroom for "overflow" (according to our hostess). Each table in this room had a different server who was also waiting on tables in the main restaurant. Service was slow to non-existent. My husband was given a glass of water that was less than half full, with the promise that they would return to fill it. It took 20 minutes and more than one server passing with the water pitcher to finally get that to happen. We were served cocktails and bread, then our server disappeared into the main room. We were there for over 40 minutes with out placing our food order, though we tried to get someone's attention. When the waitress finally returned, we asked for the check, which they waived. We left and reclaimed our evening by getting dinner at a different restaurant. We will NOT be going back.

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·Dined on October 30, 2017

35th Anniversary Dinner. Party of 6. Great Food and Fantastic Service. Noble's is by far the best dining experience in the city.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great dining experience and wonderful service. Our group of 8 enjoyed and we will be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Organic, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Excellent service.
Wonderful menu and creative and healthy dishes. A real treat.

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We love everything about this place and the service was outstanding!

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I have been to 2 locations in Charlotte so far and the food, service and ambiance is consistently outstanding. N.C. version of NYC Danny Meyer's establishments. Nicely done!

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This place is always top drawer. Consistant....that is the word. Nobles is ever consistant with food you will enjoy, exceptional wine list. ambiance and atmosphere.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was my second time to visit within a week, and while the overall experience was topnotch, there were a few minor missteps: a piece of sinew in the beef tartare; not completely tender short rib; and room temperature apple pie to name three. While the flavors were excellent, the improperly prepared/delivered dishes did detract from meal, and it's not what we've come to expect from Noble's. That being said, every restaurant has off nights, and as such things go, this was a minor blip. I wrote a review on their FB page, and the manager immediately contacted me. You can't ask for more than that. We'll be back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

As always, Nobles/roosters ( never understood the new name) was great...smiles as u walk in, John the manager, our old friend, gives the resturant a special touch, servers are knowledge and professional, last but not least the food is very good and always consistent...

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Delicious food and fabulous, friendly service! Loved the pan-seared flounder, beets, and oyster salad!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Key West)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We were disappointed. The waitress brought the salad with the meal. The flavor wasn't very good.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Topnotch, as usual. I've come to expect excellence from Noble's over the past decade plus, and last night was another prime example of why I keep returning. For the two of us, the dishes were tomato bisque, beef tartare, oxtail ravioli, duck confit, chocolate/Nutella brownie, and bread pudding. Each was superb with the bisque and confit being the best of the bunch, though my 17-year old daughter might argue for the brownie. Service was efficient and friendly, and again the wine offerings by the glass were among the best in Winston-Salem--in particular, I had a glass of Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough and a Pinot Noir from Oregon. The pacing of the meal was also spot on as I don't like to be rushed when I'm out for a nice meal. My lone criticism to service was that the server should have alerted us that the bread pudding would take 20 minutes if we were interested in dessert. I figured as much from prior experience; however, others might not know it and might balk at waiting an extra 20 minutes. Overall, we had a superior meal and experience. Chef Bobby continues to show why he is such a superstar!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We always have a great time during our visit for the highpoint market show. All 3 dinner nights are spent here because it’s the best restaurant in Winston Salem.
John, the GM is the best who keeps the restaurant run smoothly and the quality of food at its highest. He makes the experience memorable.

Best regards,
Sam and Hien Caliendo

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Salads and Entrees were great; dessert was fair. The brownie was average and a bit dry. Service was slow. It took over 2 hours.

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Amazing salmon dish for myself, amazing filet mignon dish for the wife, and another patron at our table had a pork chop dish that he couldn't stop raving about.

We've never had a bad experienced here, yeah, a little pricey, but you get what you pay for.

Tremendous.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

This was my daughters 16th birthday
celebration. The staff was knowledgeable, helpful and attentive. We did however not care for our table placement directly in front of the kitchen line. It was rather loud, distracting and hot. Next time we will request a quiter table.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great venue, fabulous food and outstanding service. I highly recommend Noble's.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on September 29, 2017

I've been here many times over the years...and the food is good. We had to wait 20 min for a server to take a drink order...I had a reservation and had to wait to be seated and that was ok, but I don't understand the lack of service. Seems that no one knew who was supposed to have our table, so they walked around and over us for quite sometime but one server noticed we had been seated a long time and came over to check on us and then went and found someone to take care of us. This isn't the first time that has happened to me at Nobel's and I have to say it's very disappointing to have it happen again. For the money I spent, I will be really inclined to take my business elsewhere in town. I'll admit I'm not a regular there and maybe if I had been it would have been different...but I can be ignored elsewhere and it not cost me $200.00. SO the food is good, but you can get ignored there on a Friday night...

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Always delicious. Nice range of items- to share, for a quick bite, or for a lingering meal. Fall salad and shared wood fired pizza was a great choice this time

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Lisa was outstanding. The best restaurant I've been to in Winston Salem! I would recommend 10/10.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Organic, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 22, 2017

We enjoyed Roosters atmosphere, food and drinks. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on September 20, 2017

We had a lovely meal on a very busy Wednesday evening at Nobles. The bar was lively, our waiter Patrick was very informative, he made great food and wine suggestions.

We settled on a Cote du Rhône and started off with a stuffed squash bloom appetizer. We split a generouse portioned filet mignon so we could stick around for the Nutella brownie.

Everything was wonderful start to finish. I would highly recommend Roosters.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Casual, Live Music, Bar Seating, Tapas, Authentic, Special Occasion, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Vegan, Fun, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on September 16, 2017

My wife and I dined outside on the patio. Waitress seemed to be covering too many tables, but worked so hard and provided very good service. I had the hanger steak. My wife had the bbq rotisserie chicken. We split the pick 4 vegetable plate for our sides. Food was excellent. Will definitely return.

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

We made reservations on-line for Saturday Night- Dinner was delicious and our waiter encircled us with delightful attention through our our meal- We spotted a few friends across the room who were dining out as well- Made us feel like we were in a neighborhood restaurant. Loved our experience! Beth Bennett

Tags: Romantic, Casual
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 (Western NC)·Dined on September 2, 2017

We love Nobles! We were celebrating a big birthday with 18 of us. From the moment we arrived we were treated like valuable guests and given a wonderful evening!!!! Thank you Nobles for taking care of us!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

The service was GREAT!! The meal was very good and tasty. The only negative would be was that the Caesar salad did not have much taste or maybe could use some more dressing. The last time that was at this restaurant was probably 5 or more years ago. Really liked the change with Roosters.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Noble's is the BEST! Creative menu - great atmosphere - wonderful staff (notably Hannah & Jennifer!) - we always come here for our (almost weekly) date night!

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Anniversary Dinner

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Food was great as always. I think they lost our ticket because there was an hour between salads and entrees. Fortunately we were not in a hurry but it did affect the overall experience. But we love Noble's and will return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

The wine list was great. The food choices were superb and our waiter (Zach) was wonderful with helping us to choose items we'd love. The presentation was beautiful and everything we ordered came out in a timely manner - not too fast, not too slow. We ordered the lamb ribs and the gouda plate as appetizers; the lamb was so tender and fell right off the bone. The gouda plate had a variety of components that allowed for a spectrum of combinations; I fell in love with gouda in a whole new way. When we first sat down, I was a little uncomfortable that other diners were somewhat close by, but it turned out that we never felt crowded or uncomfortable, so that wasn't really a problem. After we finished dinner, we hopped over to the bar to enjoy dessert and had a fun time with the bartender and other folks at the bar. It was the perfect date spot for us; we'll be back.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Romantic, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Went for a birthday lunch. Not busy, maybe 30 people total. The wait staff and kitchen staff seemed a little off their A game. Wrong temps on steak for us and raw burgers at table next to us. Wait staff kind of fumbled their way thru entire service. Over 120.00 lunch for 2 and nothing was really great or worth recommending. Hopefully this was just an off day and not representative of overall operations. Would give a second chance eventually.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Dined at Rooster's for my birthday lunch with my hubby and it was delicious!! You can't beat the Fried Oyster Salad. Our server, a beautiful and sweet girl named Marie, was outstanding!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Excellent service, attentive and knowledgeable. Food had interesting combinations of flavors, well prepared and presented. Excellent by the glass wine selection.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Great selection for wine and the menu had a variety for all tastes.

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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