Old Salem Tavern Restaurant, Winston-Salem, NC REVIEW

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant in the village of Old Salem in the heart of Winston-Salem, North Carolina is a treasure. The building was built in 1816.  It is an incredible atmosphere to enjoy a delicious meal in this setting. This restaurant is family owned and operated making it a special atmosphere and the food is outstanding especially after a day of exploring the Old Salem Museums and Gardens.

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

"Old Salem Tavern Restaurant is upscale casual dining in a historic setting. 
This family operated restaurant features dishes inspired by the Moravian families living in Salem in the 19th century.We serve locally farmed food, craft and draft beers, wine, and mixed drinks in an upscale casual environment. Waitstaff wearing historic Moravian attire serve during the day. Dine by candlelight in small intimate dining rooms for a romantic and memorable evening."             
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Our server was the Owner's Son. He was so friendly and knowledgable about the history and the wonderful menu. He made great suggestions.
Old Salem Tavern Restaurant©

We were served "Mama's Pumpkin Muffins" which were delicious with the sweet cream butter. Great starters after our day of touring.

Mama's Pumpkin Muffins Old Salem Tavern by CarolinaMama©

The lunch menu was wonderful. It was hard to make just one choice. Since I have the love for Paris and a great Croissant, I chose the Chicken Salad Croissant.  It was the best I have ever tasted.

Chicken Salad Croissant Old Salem Tavern by CarolinaMama©

We checked out the menu on the way into the restaurant.

Our boys loved the Burgers and fresh cut french fries. You can see they like some sauce, too.

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant

The simplicity of dining at in times gone by. Here is our little table totally adequate with fresh flowers. I love the pewter. 

The Chicken Salad Croissant with Sweet Potato Fries was so worth the splurge. And it was a complete second meal. The portions are generous. This was lunch!

Honey Mustard & Pecan Chicken Salad Croissant

Chicken Croissant with Sweet Potato Fries by CarolinaMama©

The Southern Pecan Pie was outstanding! We loved it! So glad we saved room for a few bites of this. 
It got us in the mood for Thanksgiving ... in August. :) 

Southern Pecan Pie by CarolinaMama©

One of the boys got the Southern Banana Pudding and he has a new favorite! 
It was wonderful and fresh. 

Banana Pudding Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

Here is a view of the ambiance of the restaurant. It gives you a great example of how it was so many years ago. 

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

We love how they have preserved the history and spirit of Old Salem here at the Tavern Restaurant.

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

The antiques of the 19th Century are authentic.  Here is a view as you wait for your seating at the Restaurant. It was a wonderful experience for our boys to discover the Moravian culture at Old Salem Tavern Restaurant.

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

 Here we are at our table with the authentic maps and the amazing foods.

Old Salem Tavern Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

Check out the Old Salem Tavern Dinner Menu as well.

You can follow Old Salem Tavern Restaurant on Facebook here. 

Warmly, Carolina Mama

FTC Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Old Salem Tavern and Visit Winston-Salem. All opinions are my own. 

Old Salem Tavern and Restaurant by CarolinaMama©

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