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Ryan's Restaurant

4.8
1891 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
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  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday -Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(336) 724-6132
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jon Willis
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Private party facilities
Two room available for private parties. The smaller ones seats a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 36. The larger room has a minimum of 35 and can handle up to 48. Both rooms have windows and fireplaces and the smaller one has access to our outside deck. Please call for more information or to book a private room.
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Private party contact
Manager on Duty: (336) 724-6132
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Large private, well lit parking lot with numerous handicap parking lot
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Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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5.0Dined 15 hours ago

Flawless. As close to a perfect dining experience as I’ve ever had. Will definitely be back as often as possible.

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5.0Dined 18 hours ago

Great service, great food, will be coming back

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Amazing food. Had the pepper steak. .

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

My favorite fine dining steak house in Winston Salem.
Love to come here. Brought my girlfriend here for her prom dinner and she loves it! Can’t go wrong!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Ryan's is always exceptional. The staff are friendly and attentive. The food is always great. Best fine dining in Winston-Salem.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We were late and could not reach rest. to tell them,our fault not theirs. Despite that we were seated at the table we wanted with a beautiful view and quiet. Dean our wait person was supper,told us about and served us a tasting of a new wine which was outstanding. We were going to theater so we had time restraints which Dean managed wonderfully. Food was just outstanding,service was special table was for four and had a terrific view. What a special place to go. Our Winston go special place. Thank you

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Incredible—- as usual!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The food was fantastic and the service was exceptional. Our waiter made phenomenal recommendations and despite the busy night, was extremely attentive and friendly. Overall, a great experience. Also, the bacon wrapped scallops are to die for.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We have celebrated several occasions here and have always been quite pleased. We were celebrating my Dad’s 80th birthday. This was a smaller group but my 18month old nephew was present. I was never led to believe that babies were not preferred when reservations were made. My nephew got fussy one time and his parents were getting ready to take him out when the hostess happened to be walking by and actually asked them “to leave “. We found this highly offensive and quite rash. His parents were taking care of the issue and would have kept him out of the restaurant if need be, we are all aware of the fine dining experience. However this was handled poorly and put a damper on our celebration.... a softer more sympathetic approach would have been more palatable. This will give us pause next time we decide to celebrate!!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This place was incredible! Great service and even better food! Highly recommend the brussels sprouts with bacon and blue cheese. My steak was overcooked (but still delicious) but the server insisted on taking it back. The owner immediately came over and apologized. Next, the server brought me a cup of yummy soup while I waited for my new filet. They brought me a brand new meal (new side as well) AND brought my mother another steak and side just for waiting. It was incredible!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Delicious! Ryan’s always makes for a great meal. The service is top-notch and the food is amazing. Great ambiance. Can’t wait to return.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Amazing service and food. It was our first time going to Ryan's. We really enjoyed it. Great window view! Excellent dessert. Amazing for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We had a wonderful birthday dinner! Our server, James, was very attentive, pleasant and made our dining experience delightful!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

A very nice evening with great food and great service.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Excellent food and service. The wait time was nominal. The dessert was absolutely wonderful!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We loved our dinner at Ryan’s! Wonderful service and perfect table by the window. We would definitely return if we find ourselves in Winston Salem again.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Service and meal were outstanding!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great food and service.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great service by James. It was a bit noisy for our taste.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

My husband and I went for our one year wedding anniversary. The restaurant was beautiful and the food was amazing. There was nothing on our table that we didn’t love. The service was just as great. James was very attentive and made sure we had everything we needed. I would highly recommend for any special occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

A great restaurant that is a favorite. Perfect atmosphere with great views. The food is unsurpassed and service is excellent from the time you arrive to the time you depart. Dana was our server and we want her every time. She responded to our every need and was engaging at the right time . Thank you!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Our meal was wonderful and the wait staff was professional. We sat at a table this time but our favorite spot is in the bar.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Consistently good; steaks cooked as ordered; scenic location, good service

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Had a great time as always. Awesome steak. Very knowledgeable staff. Great wine list.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

The food was amazing as always! We love to come here for dinner with friends!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Such a beautiful setting with great food and service. Fabulous martini selection.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Int eh area for a show at the LJVM Coliseum and Ryan's is very convenient. Reservations were easy. Service was outstanding, friendly, informative and laid back. No rush on anything! Food was out of this world. Split the filet and lobster tail which was plenty for two with adding in an appetizer! We will be back!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Great experience a must try

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Our favorite place to dine. Great service and great food.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Birthday dinner

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Outstanding service and food quality.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Our favorite place to eat. Love it.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Had a delicious meal at Ryan's. Service was impeccable and the food was outstanding. This is my new favorite restaurant. I wish they had an outdoor patio, that would be perfect.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We were 2 couples celebrating our combined birthdays (within several days of one another). We had a wonderful meal in lovely surroundings. The service was excellent. We would highly recommend Ryan's. We have gone there whenever we want to have a special night our or for a celebration.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Food, ambience and service were excellent. We had halibut which was delicious. We almost always get steaks here but did not regret our choice of halibut.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Outstanding servers and management make this a great restaurant. Exceptional food. We look forward to visiting again soon.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We enjoyed our meal - excellent food, great service, and an anniversary to remember!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Usually this restaurant is exceptional but unfortunately it was average this time. Appetizer was not served correctly and by the time the crackers were requested and delivered the baked Brie had begun to harden - and the apples were soaked in water and had no taste. The sea bass was soaked in butter and quite greasy
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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Ryan’s never disappoints. The food is outstanding. Salmon, scallops and grouper were ordered and cooked perfectly to specification. Another of us had the steak au poivre and said it was wonderful. Our waiter was great and even kept us posted on a basketball game that we hated to be missing! We only wish we didn’t have to drive from Greensboro!

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Haven’t been in a while and it didn’t disappoint. Food and Service was exceptional as I wouldn’t expect any thing less.

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