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Winkler Bakery

) #2 of 28 Dessert in Winston Salem #12 of 559 Places to Eat in Winston Salem ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
525 S Main St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5327
+1 336-721-7302
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pound cake” (21 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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10:00 - 17:00All hours
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525 S Main St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5327
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Reviews (165)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be ready to walk up some irregular steps-all the buildings in Old Salem but worth the effort to see women dressed in period clothing which could get pretty hot in summer with the big wood fired brick oven going. They weren't actually baking when we...More

Thank msburddawg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watched our meal of cake be made and went and bought surprises to go home always a wonderful true lesson to boot

Thank Outlanders
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wonderful bakery, don't miss out on these fresh eats. Try the Sugar Cake- you won't regret it. It also helps the Old Salem Museum and community! win-win.

Thank eac1196
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Winkler's Bakery is an Old Salem tradition and the best place to buy sugar cake and Moravian cookies. Very small but historically interesting with volunteers explaining the bakery's origins.

Thank Poodleparent
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We got the Moravian Sugar Cake fresh out of the oven. Absolutely out of this world yummy...but recommend getting it when it hasn't been out of the oven too long. We had left overs and the cake got a little stale. It's very sugary, but...More

Thank LindaE576
Reviewed 22 April 2017

You can see the workers in old world costumes preparing fresh bread right out of the wood fired ovens. They crusty bread with thyme was yummy and we enjoyed the thin ginger cookies and Moravian sugar cookies. Find these goodies and more packed up in...More

Thank golfikrols
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Step into history at Old Salem and partake of some of the delicious treats from the Winkler Bakery. Educational and interesting as this peek into the past is, it is more fun to taste the traditional treats that come out of its ovens. Be sure...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

We live out-of-state so had only one chance to visit. We were there on a weekday afternoon and there was no wait. Since there was only the two of us we made only one purchase so it is difficult to judge overall quality of the...More

Thank MIgal1981
Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you are visiting Old Salem, NC, you cannot consider your trip there complete if you have not visited Winkler Bakery. The atmosphere with the old wood fired, open hearth over, the stash of freshly baked goodies and the friendly staff make it a must...More

Thank Mizzou1965
Reviewed 13 March 2017

You cannot go wrong with a visit to the Winkler Bakery. We walked in just as the bakers were removing bread from the historic oven. You will love the bread, cakes, and cookies

Thank Jim J
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Restaurant Details

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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 S Main St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-5327
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-721-7302
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