Mellow Mushroom - Winston Salem | Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Mellow Mushroom - Winston Salem
Exceptional based on 16 ratings
Type: Restaurant

314 W Fourth St
Winston-Salem, North Carolina United States 27101 [ print map ]
336 245 2820 | food menu

Hours: Sun - Wed 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM; Thu 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Fri - Sat 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Taps: 32 | Bottles: 12

Mellow Mushroom - Winston Salem

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16 reviews for Mellow Mushroom - Winston Salem
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  54%
 Selection  71%
 Food  74%
 Value  65%
 Overall  65%
 Rating  71%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
NachlamSie  (550) Denver, Colorado | September 16, 2006
Well, itís got the typical Mellow Mushroom feel. This location, like most in downtown areas, can get very, very crowded and loud. The beer selection is thorough and the hustling waitress in the bar area took good care of us, the business considered. I finally at a Shroom again here, dining on a very tasty and reasonably priced toasted BLT club. This is a definite stop on a downtown trip to W-S.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
GT2  (536) Carlsbad, California | November 12, 2012
Next door to Foothills, which we went to after Sexual Chocolate because it was such a nightmare to get food served to us that day. This place has a much more diverse tap list than Foothills and carries 4-5 Foothills beers on tap. So you get the best of both worlds. Pizzas were decent, filling, odd topping. Ambiance is trippy, uncomfortable. Service was below average. Probably has the best tap list in Winston-Salem.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao  (222) Iowa City, Iowa | June 28, 2006
Chain pizza joint in downtown Winston-Salem. Draught beer selection is pretty good, but several of them are from Foothills Brewing, which is just down the street. There are several other North Carolina micros and some others that are worth noting, like Old Dominion New River Pale Ale. Pizza and sandwiches are decent.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Butters  (180) Richmond, Virginia | August 7, 2008
Very cool place with a good selection of drafts. I was very surprised to find such a selection of good beers, both regional and national, in such a hip little restaurant. I really loved their pricing structure: $3.50 a pint, for beers under 7% abv. $5 per pint for beers over 7%. Very attractive prices. The pizza was different than what Iím use to, but completely enjoyable as well. The decor was nice and the service was pleasant. I certainly recommend hitting this place up before making your way down the street to Foothills.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
Zeswaft  (113) Seattle, Washington | May 19, 2006| Updated October 6, 2006
I went in there twice without ever ordering anything because there were outrageous waits. One time the half filled restaurant had over an hour wait for food. third time back we got food and it was quite good. strange atmosphere but i like it. Hippy fucks working there had a huge attitude problem. food was excellent. Tap selection hands down the best in W-S. The likes of Great Divide Old Yeti, dfh aprihop and 90 minute, lots of victory, just excellent beers i canít find on tap even in chicago. I got the foothills seeing double ipa and it was almost flat. the bartender offered to get me a 90 minute but i wanted something i hadnít had before. it was still pretty good. another new fun place in the shit-hole of W-S. A most stop. about 1/3 mile from city beverage.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Onenote81  (74) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | April 20, 2012
Iíve been here a few times, but never gave it a review. Alot of the times the service is hit or miss, but todayís stop was stellar. I sat at the "bar" and the guy working there was quick and helpful. Got the steak and cheese calzone. Excellent. Iíve always been pleased with the food whenever Iíve stopped at one of these places. This specific íShroom has 32 beers on tap. Nice! I saw some from Rogue, Avery, DFH, Starr Hill, SN, Bellís, Foothills, Natty Greeneís, etc. It looked as if the brews came out in frosted glasses. Seriously?! With a stellar lineup like they had, Iím surprised they stooped so low. Ah well. Still a great place to stop for a great beer. Recommend.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Scubatrip  (36) Annandale, Virginia | January 21, 2006
Itís a branch of the national chain. I was excited that it was coming to town, but after going there, Iím less enthusiastic. Yes, they have over 30 beers on tap, but I canít say it lived up to its hype. The atmosphere is very hippie-ish, which would be expected from the chain. The bar area is rather small, which will undoubtedly detract from its appeal to the bar-crowds in Winston-Salem. Thereís really no place to congregate in the bar area, which means Iíll most likely frequent this establishment on weekdays when itís not too crowded. The only reason this Mellow Mushroom got a 13 overall from me is because it has the largest on-tap selection in the city. The food is great, but Iíd call this place more of a restaurant with good beers than a good bar with good food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
biznizness  (25) Mooresville, North Carolina | December 22, 2009
Used to be a lunch spot during school... awesome pizza and a nice selection of beers. Service was always good and friendly here, and the bar is a pretty nice place to hang out. Not the best Mellow Iíve been to but definitely not the worst.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
doboy  (24) Morehead City, North Carolina | March 15, 2012
Beer was good, food was good, sdervice was a little slow.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Veeve  (22) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | December 18, 2006
so Iíve been frequenting mellow mushroom for some time now. its a good place to go after work during the summer and its a good place to start your evening on a weekend. its not the liveliest place in the world nor is it my scene but its definetely a place to get a good beer on tap. of the 30+ beers there is a favorite brewer or style for everybody to enjoy. though at first they werenít circulating new beers in often enough or at all really, now it seems every couple of weeks a few beers have gone and you are still wanting more of them b/c they were sooo good and a few new beers have popped up to try. right now they have unibroue maudite on tap. Iím newly obsessed with the unibroue brewers after meeting them at a NYC festival. they also have brooklyn monster ale which is awesome. along with flying dog, magic hat, chimel, old dominion, avery, foothills, natty greenís and many other good brewers. it does have a hippie feel - the decor includes psychodelic mushrooms painted on the walls above bar and the bathrooms which are splash painted. the outdoor sidewalk seating is great for dining on a beautiful night. the service is SO SLOW. I canít stress that enough. so come knowing you are going to relax and have incredible pizza and good beers and itíll be worth the wait. you may be tempted by a calzone, but trust genny - just pizza and beer will do the trick.

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