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Kid-Friendly Spots to Eat & Drink in Winston-Salem

You can still have a fun night out as a parent! No need to stress about finding a babysitter – just bring the kids with you to one of the many kid-friendly spots to eat and drink in Winston-Salem.

Updated May 2024


West Salem Public House
West Salem Public House


West Salem Public House

ADDRESS | 400 S Green St.

West Salem Public House is the perfect spot for those craving coffee, beer, wine, or baked goods. The fenced outdoor area is a parent’s dream, offering a safe space for kids to play freely.

PRO-TIP: Their outdoor string lights make this a great spot for taking photos!


East of Texas

ADDRESS | 907 S Broad St.

East of Texas offers a delectable Southern brunch, Tex-Mex lunch, and specialty cocktails. It has a spacious outdoor porch and lots of specials and events happening throughout the week. Your kids can enjoy bocce ball, board games, ladder toss, and more in their enclosed outdoor space.

BONUS: Kids get cotton candy with their meal!


The Porch Kitchen and Cantina

ADDRESS | 840 Mill Works St.

The Porch is an excellent place to enjoy tacos, salads, rice bowls, or margaritas. It features charming string lights, vibrant decorations, outdoor seating, and a lively atmosphere. The outdoor space is set away from busy roads, allowing kids to play freely without safety concerns.

WHAT TO ORDER: We hear great things about the Texas Pete Chicken Flautas.



ADDRESS | 633 N Liberty St.

There’s so much to do at ROAR! Bowl a strike in the Bowling Boutique, swing away in full virtual simulators, groove to live music on the Lawn, play arcade games, or enjoy mini putt. Adults can relax with a drink while kids explore every corner of ROAR. The outdoor area is securely fenced and features inflatable games for added fun.

BONUS: Don’t forget about The BUNKR, an e-sports and video gaming lounge in ROAR’s lower level!


Cugino Forno / Incendiary Brewing Company

ADDRESS | 486 N Patterson Ave.

Cugino serves up a diverse selection of artisanal pizzas using ingredients sourced directly from Italy. Pair your pizza with a beverage from Incendiary Brewing Company next door and watch your little ones play in The Coal Pit, a large outdoor space.

NOTE: Please keep an eye on your kids and be respectful of other patrons.


Camel City BBQ

ADDRESS | 701 N Liberty St.

Savor mouthwatering pulled pork and brisket at Camel City BBQ while your kids enjoy playing arcade games. Additionally, the restaurant boasts an outdoor deck terrace, providing an ideal spot for dining with your kids without worrying about disturbing fellow diners.

BONUS: The kids menu features the BBQ Sandwich so that the whole family can enjoy the BBQ experience!


Need ideas on how to get your kids out of the house? Check out our guide to kids activities in Winston-Salem!


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