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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown BrewpubFoothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
BEER AVG
3.85/5
Based on:
40 Beers
2,211 Reviews
Place Score: 94
Reviews: 103
Visits: 193
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: n/a
Taps: 10
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

638 W 4th St
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101-2730
United States
phone: (336) 777-3348

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @foothillsbeer

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Reviews: 103 | Visits: 193
Reviews by cvstrickland:
Photo of cvstrickland
4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Foothills Brewing is a pleasant bar with attentive staff and great beer. Even while suffering the crushing madhouse that briefly was the 2009 Sexual Chocolate release, the servers and bartenders never missed a beat, keeping food and drinks coming with frantic pace. Their performance was impressive, to say the least.

The place is attractive-looking and features plenty of wood in the decor, and has available ten beer taps pouring quality products that are second to none. Foothills is dog-friendly, and Fido is welcome to join you at the bar.

Despite the size of the crowd in attendance, Brewmaster Jamie worked the room like a pro, shooting the breeze with customers, greeting familiars and strangers with equal gusto. My only knock on Foothills is that it allows smoking inside, but I suppose that can't be helped in a town built almost entirely from the dollars of old-time Big Tobacco. Besides if it bugs you that much, growlers are available so you can get your brews and go. A fun visit I'll definitely repeat my next time in the area. (1,045 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Treyliff
3.93/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Went here for the BA Sexual Chocolate release. The release event was awesome, one of the best I've been to and well organized. Plenty of space inside the brewery/restaurant, friendly staff and good beer, no complaints here! (224 characters)

Photo of ryanhooks81
4.9/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Drive up to the bba sexual chocolate release this weekend. Super well run. Let us as soon as possible. Drafts were quick in coming. Giant sausage and buscuits were inexpensive and desperately needed. (199 characters)

Photo of rw1992
4.06/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.86/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Went for the BA Sexual Chocolate release. Brewpub was busy. Lots of diners. Beer selection wasn't as big as I'd hoped, but they had the BASC on tap prior to the release which was nice.

Two rooms. Wood tables with a long bar. Has a back room past the kitchen where they held the bottle share. More like a warehouse than an actual room.

Service was ok. Beertender kinda passed over people a few times, but they were semi-busy.

Overall, not bad. Seen better, seen worse. About average. (496 characters)

Photo of ColdOneKev
4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Stopped in on our way from Raleigh to Asheville on a Sunday afternoon. The whole neighborhood was pretty quiet and there was plenty of space in the dining and bar area. Very friendly waitstaff. Nice variety of food to choose from. We brought our one year old daughter and felt very comfortable having her there. Had the IPA of the Month for July. It was excellent. I wish we could've stayed longer. Definitely recommend this to anyone in the area. (447 characters)

Photo of bawaddell
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of VinceMig
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of W_Des
4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.25

Foothills is a Winston Salem staple and they make some damn good beers. They usually have a pretty good selection of stuff on tap and you can fill growlers and get bottles to go. The service has been up and down everytime I've been there. If you are a regular or semi regular it's pretty good but sometimes you just kind of sit around without anyone to tend to you or fill up your water.

The food is ok. It's standard pub food with some unique offerings from the chef. I think the calamari and loaded fries are the best apps on their menu. The Cuban, fish and chips and caesar salad have all been ok. Overall a great place for beer especially on celebrations like Sexual Chocolate release! (691 characters)

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4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of BigGold
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of edhizdeid
4.48/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of BGsWo22
4/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of David63Olson
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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4.53/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of VeganUndead
4.11/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Beautiful location, great vibe and service, decent portfolio (60 characters)

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3.68/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

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4.64/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.8/5  rDev +13.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub in Winston-Salem, NC
94 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.