Yadkin Valley Wineries with Restaurants
So many restaurants, so little time. The Yadkin Valley is home to several hundred restaurants, with new eateries opening their doors every month. Between vineyard tours and wine tastings, it’s difficult to jam everything in, but that’s no excuse to skip a meal. There are too many delightful dishes to enjoy at vineyards and wineries with restaurants.
True, many wineries offer nibbles, noshes, and tidbits, possibily some artisan bread or imported cheese or maybe an antipasti plate, but for those looking for something more substantial, there are wineries with restaurants in the Yadkin Valley that offer whatever you’re craving for.
At the End Posts Restaurant at JOLO Vineyards enjoy a caprese appetizer, a refreshing salad, and a heartier entree. Maybe, Mediterranean lamb lollipops with a Pomme puree and apricot rosemary glaze or possibly lobster ravioli with JOLO’s Pink cream sauce, shallots and parmesan snow.
The Harvest Grill,, located on the grounds of Shelton Vineyards, offers upscale dining with a bistro style atmosphere. Featuring a menu that their chef has deemed 'sophisticated comfort food', the Harvest Grill has been awarded the Triple A three diamond rating for it's food, service and decor.
At Herrera Vineyard Restaurant you can order anything from authentic Mexican fautas or enchiladas, to New York Strip steaks, to seared lemon pepper salmon and butterflied rainbow trout.
Old State Winery Restaurant presents an elevated dining experience with a lush menu crafted by world-renowned chef Chris Wishart. The winery menu is a mix of classic comfort foods and refreshing departures from the norm.
The luncheon menus change seasonally at The Bistro at Childress Vineyards. The menu reflects the best ingredients the area has to offer at that time. Be sure to check back often to see what is new at the Bistro!
No trip to the Yadkin Valley is complete without visiting the Kitchen at Elkin Creek Vineyards. Every Sunday they feature made-to-order, brick oven pizzas. Try one of their specialty pizzas or build your own just the way you want it. Dough is hand-made each week, and each pizza is hand-crafted just for you. We recommend that you call ahead to reserve a space.
Some of the best lunch spots in the Yadkin Valley are so relaxed that wait service isn’t on the menu. Don’t mistake that for meaning the food isn’t as great. Food trucks have arrived on the scene in the Yadkin Valley, with locally based trucks making appearances at several wineries.
Laurel Gray Vineyards is pairing varied tastes with their award-winning wines with a rotating food truck schedule. Enjoy finger licking good BBQ, gourmet crepes, Creole dishes, Southern dishes, or soul street food.
Every Sunday during the summer months, Medaloni Cellars, hosts Mix Grill, a food truck specializing in fresh salads, salmon and pork tenderloin and even hot dogs for the kids.
An unforgettable dining experience verges on the commonplace in Yadkin Valley when visiting a vineyard restaurant. Still, do a little research before your visit: it would be a shame to miss out on a romantic bistro, a lively pub, or a farm-to-table inspired eatery. Dine with friends, someone special, or the family. They Yadkin Valley offers wineries with restaurants options for every taste.