Trade Street Diner
Waitress kind and personable. However, needed to flag down for service. Just did not check on us. Do not like when wait staff is rushing.
This was my first time. Two friends joined me and we all liked the food a lot.
Excellent service, food was very good, location represents downtown Winstin-Salem and people were so welcoming! We were there for a college visit for my daughter and she fell in love with the whole city!
The appetizers (pimento cheese and the shrimp we outstanding. Unfortunately my entree (toasted chicken) was dry and not nearly as good as our server said it was. Otherwise it was a very good experience and we would return. The scallops looked good.
This was our 1st trip to Trade Street Diner, but will definitely not be our last. The food was outstanding - fresh-made redskin potato salad, best collards ever, and the most tender and moist fried chicken breast. The service was also just right -- attentive without being overbearing. Our new favorite!
Great food and outstanding service! What else could you ask for?
Food was just OK. Expected it to be more creative and upscale. Music was loud and not a style pleasing to a wide variety of customer.
I have no complaints about the food. It was great. However, we were entertaining guests from out of state and we were disappointed with our server. We had to drag info out of her about the menu, and wanted to hear details about the specials and she knew little to no info regarding them. But the worst part, after we ordered dessert, she promptly brought us our check! Even before our dessert was served. So wrong. And we made the best of it, but since we made reservations, we were let down that our table was first one by the door on a cold evening. Our guest wore her winter coat for entire dinner. So ideally a nice table further back and a good server, would have rated 5 stars. Again, we enjoyed our food.
Great evening! Six of us new to restaurant. Everyone loved their meal! Great service.
Great food! Attentive staff, we will be back!
I had the Moroccan Lamb Shank and my wife had the Fish Special - Red Snapper with low country red rice. Both dishes were delicious and the presentation was very nice. We enjoyed a warm reception upon arrival and service was excellent. Will be returning to try some of their other interesting offerings.
We met friends for dinner. We enjoyed the evening. The service was excellent, Sam was our waiter. The food was cooked to order and very flavorful.
Nice place to enjoy your friends and get a good meal. Small but cozy. Friendly staff !
Cozy, bar type food and place. Highly recommend the basil and elderflower martini. The menu offers unique food options and is overall very good.
Dinner was great, sever this night seemed annoyed and rushed us. Check was delivered while still eating and wine in our glasses!
Lamb shank was awesome!
Great dinner, server was fantastic!
Great food and great service definitely recommend for everyone
Great! The menu is interesting in a very good way. Great wine/drink list. Service was excellent.a cozy spot in Trade Street.
Service, as said was very good. Drinks were good . Date got the special of the day and I got the salmon. We both felt that our dishes were too salty. We could not distinguish other tastes due to the saltiness. BUT the fish was cooked well apart from that.
We had dinner here with another couple for Valentine's Day first time we've ever been here. I would highly recommended, food mouth-watering, service impeccable. You must try!!!
Food was excellent, everyone was more than happy with their choices. Service could have been a little better, our waiter disappeared for an extended period. Food came out quickly once ordered. The vegan soup was wonderful and I all but licked my plate from the Salmon with spinach.
Our server was helpful and so engaging! Food was amazing!!
Our first time at Trade Street Diner. Our lunch was delicious! We will come back.
We went with 2 other couples and enjoyed our experience very much. The food was delicious...we had the special of Morracan lamb shanks which were prepared perfectly and delicious. The wait staff did a wonderful job, even with a busy restaurant. The young man was pleasant, very attentive and did a great job! We will definitely return to try some other entrees!
Trade Street is a good value. We went there for Sunday brunch. I had a brunch item - goat cheese and vegetable omelette that came with hash browns and fresh fruit. My omelette was too salty but the veggies and cheese were very good. The other two people in my party had burgers which they said were just ok; nothing special. We had to wait longer than expected given that they weren't that crowded for someone to take our order and then to bring the food out. However, our server was helpful. We won't rush back but it was OK.
Wonderful meal. Great variety. Large servings. We had never been for dinner, only lunch and we were not disappointed.
Excellent catfish, great collards and dirty rice. Here for the Big Eats. Huge portion of coconut pie for dessert.
Previously one of our favorites but our dinner was not up to par. Oysters in oyster salad were too heavy, over cooked & greasy. Tuna tartar lacked any taste but did improve with added lime & an Asian sauce. My lamp shank was served with cubed roasted potatoes & brussel sprouts but the sauce was mixed all over them. On the good side, the Crab Cakes are delicious.
The s’mores cheese cake had no taste. I hope things improve because it’s a neat place. Our waitress was good.
This was our 3rd time dining at Trade Street Diner. Every meal has been excellent, our New Years Eve meal was exceptional. The price point is perfect for regular visits. We love this restaurant and highly recommend it.
I love Trade Street Diner. For the first time I had a mediocre meal (spinach salad with fried oysters - the dressing was tasteless). And the service was bad. Perhaps it was the server's first time. We will return though because usually the food is fabulous.
I've always enjoyed the Trade Street Diner, but on this night, the food was only fair. We were a group of seven and most of us felt the same way. Salads were heavy on lettuce/spinach and light on the featured ingredients. Mine was under-dressed. Service was good.
The reason to go back - the HUSHPUPPIES. I'd go just for those. They are amazing!
Delicious Sunday brunch with outstanding service. Great downtown location near Mast General Store. I look forward to trying lunch or dinner, but we will definitely return for brunch.
First time at the diner and we were very pleased with the quality of our food (crispy salmon, fried catfish and an appetizer plate of a very yummy crab macaroni and cheese dish!) and the service was excellent!! Will definitely go back!
We love Trade Street Diner! The service is excellent with delicious food and an attentive staff. All of our experiences there have been good, and we will definitely be regulars as we live downtown.
The Trade Street Diner is not a diner but a full fledged very good restaurant. We were there in November and I cant recall what we had but it was very good. Service was excellent and friendly. The chocolate dessert was creamy and wonderful. Just right. The steak frittes were very good and prepared just right. Near the convention center with shopping and other activities.
Sorry. I usually write reviews sooner. The restaurant is very good!
Great food and great service. Definitely will return.
We had brunch. The waffles were cold and the bacon was burned...not a good experience
A pleasure to walk in to a familiar face (manager) as he greeted us and took us to our table. Our waitress Kat was very nice but didn’t seem too attentive to our needs. We waited and watched patiently for 20 min. for 2 drink orders. Luckily the manager made them. The chef corrected my in-law’s order with no problem. Kat did not make any entree/brunch suggestions nor seemed excited to be there nor to help us. This is not our first time dining at Trade street diner and would like to visit again just wanted a friendlier person to wait on us. Customer service is key and it doesn’t hurt to put a smile on your face.