Hearty Salads

When you want a salad that will make you actually feel full, these places have some excellent options.


Village Tavern – Reynolda Village

Located in the charming Reynolda Village, this Village Tavern location serves old school charm with its welcoming bar. It’s very popular with the locals and is exceptionally crowded on Wake Forest Parents’ Weekend. Delicious, classic American food with a great patio.

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Alma Mexicana

Alma is known for its fresh cocktails and seriously delicious apps and tacos. A fun place to grab a bite with friends!

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West End Cafe

Their menu has something for everyone and it’s a place where you’ll feel like a local, even if you’re not. Their salads and sandwiches are easily the best in town with the absolute freshest ingredients. Portions are generous too, so you’ll never leave hungry.

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Yamas Mediterranean Street Food

Casual but so, so delicious! The gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options are clearly marked.

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It’s a chain, but it’s another much-needed healthy option in the city. Great for grab & go. Try the Grain Bowls!

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The Porch

Great Tex-Mex food! They offer a twist to the traditional Mexican restaurants in town. Known for the “Tres Amigos”” – a combo of dips including salsa + guac + queso – and their margaritas

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