Ryan's Restaurant

4.8
2273 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
Enjoy the panoramic view of large oaks and a rolling stream from the many window-side tables, or the large, starlight deck. Or, savor the intimate atmosphere from a comfortable sofa, and in the winter, the warmth of a crackling fireplace.

Ryan's Chef creates a tantalizing selection of appetizers such as jumbo lump crabmeat, steamed mussels in garlic butter and white wine, and oysters Rockefeller. Entrees range from thick, juicy steaks and prime rib to the finest grilled fresh fish and live Maine lobster. Choose from the menu or a superb selection of specials offered nightly. Add a cappuccino and a freshly made dessert to seal the dining experience.

The restaurant has been locally owned and under the same management since 1981. Ryan's has been awarded the Wine Spectator's "Award of Excellence" and is often featured in national publications. Recently awarded the DiRoNa Award for Distinctive Fine Dining
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BR
Greensboro
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Entering in you feel an early style steakhouse feel with great views. The service was terrific, the food was nothing special. For the money there may be better options in the area.

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d
Greensboro
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent cut of meat but slightly overdone

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K
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The prime rib was very good. If I could do it all over again I would say get the ribeye. It's the best.

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TB
Greensboro
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great place with great food and service. Really enjoy going there.

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TC
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful evening as always at Ryan’s. Service excellent , steaks superbly cooked (get the Au Poivre)! Sea Bass was perfect. Consistently about the best fine dining in Winston-Salem.

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KW
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great steaks as always. Love the crabmeat cocktail.

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SG
Greensboro
11 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our food was yummy and the service and ambiance never disappoint

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JJ
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ryan's is Consistently Perfect. We had Lobster Tail & Filet, Again Cooked to Perfection. When I eat Steak or Lobster anywhere else, afterwards I always say. (Ryan's is Better).

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m
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent meal and service was just as great! To top it off we were seated next to a fireplace over looking the nature outside. A perfect night out to celebrate a birthday!

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MJ
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

We were seated in the upper area overlooking the deck. This area isn't as nice as the downstairs areas. The waitstaff was courteous and prompt to our dinning experience. My asparagus wasn't cooked well done and was a bit cold. I have been to Ryan's several times and this wasn't as good as times before. We were celebrating an event for our granddaughter.

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L
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Belated Valentines dinner. Delicious as always. Great service.

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GS
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Fantastic as always. Perfect restaurant to use as a value gauge against other steakhouses and trendy spots. Always worth the trip, beautifully situated behind the old Reynolds mansion.

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TF
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a fine dining experience. The food was excellent; the staff was very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great view; service was excellent. One of the best steaks I’ve had. Very enjoyable evening!!

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RC
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was virtually perfect. We had a table in the quietest part of the restaurant...our server was outstanding...and the food was wonderful. This isn't the first time we've been to Ryan's, and it's always been very good - but this was our best experience ever. I'm still daydreaming about it.

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TH
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All 8 in our party were so pleased with the food, and the service. I started with the Heirloom Cherry Tomato Caprese ...so good. The Arugula Salad was a refreshing change of pace. Loved the crunchy sweet pecans and the tangy bite of the Fire roasted Red Pepper vinaigrette. Filet and Lobster tail the best I ever had, melt in your mouth...so tender. And top it all off with the Crème Brule for the perfect ending. Looking forward to our next visit.

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S
Raleigh
10 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always delicious! It is a wonderful place to go for a birthday, anniversary or just an amazing dinner out.

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SF
London
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely experience. We were seated in a smaller room instead of the main dining area which was a big plus for us. Although there were other diners in the room, it felt somewhat private. Both food and service were excellent. Pre-dinner salad was very fresh. My partner ordered lobster which was perfectly cooked, and I ordered grouper which was very good. Finished off the meal with a nicely flavored cheesecake. Food quality at this restaurant is excellent.

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S
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was lovely! We sat at a quiet table by the window, and enjoyed a beautiful view, excellent service, and a delicious dinner!

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h
Greensboro
17 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding food, service and atmosphere! Highly recommended!

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AL
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant in Winston-Salem,excellent food and service all the time.I always have a great experience

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KS
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best restaurants in the Triad. A fine selection of various meats leaves me desiring to return for additional fare. We definitely plan on returning real soon. The chocolate martini was absolutely delicious, would have had another but had to think about driving home safely. The staff is exceptional, very friendly and attentive to all your needs.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing dinner! Will return.

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RK
Greensboro
6 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding as always! The food and service are top notch.

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JT
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful birthday dinner with my husband...amazing food...outstanding service...
Can't wait to go back...

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b
Greensboro
4 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our meals were excellent. Dean, our server was spot on, there when we needed him but not hovering.

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KC
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ryan's NEVER EVER fails our expectations, we absolutely LOVE the old steak house atmosphere, it is exactly what we are looking for and the food is AMAZING every time.

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BO
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Always delicious and the best service. The Lobster was overcookrd but still yummy. Everything else was perfect!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Good overall

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OT
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food, service, and ambience! Great place date, friends gather, or special occasion.

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Y
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant wasn't really good, from the time we walk in to the time we left. Just one small thing, if the bar have seats and people want to eat,just offer.

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OT
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome meal with awesome service. Well worth the money. Making plans for future visits.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Will definitely go back.

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BJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic as always!! We are never disappointed when we share our special dining experience at Ryan’s.

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KR
Richmond
16 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

always consistently wonderful - both service and food

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P
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant in Winston Salem, you can never go wrong by eating here !!!

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T
Greensboro
6 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Ryan’s! They have a broad range of choices and the food is always consistently well-prepared. The grouper was exceptional!

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ZC
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was delicious and the service was on point.

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J
Phoenix
9 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

it was my wife’s birthday they made it very special for her.

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MW
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Grouper and Mahi Mahi were cooked to perfection, service was excellent and the half priced bottles of wine capped off the evening!

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