Winston-Salem Chain Grocery Locations, 1925-2001

  • This spreadsheet covers Winston-Salem and parts of Forsyth County only. Although some suburban locations may be included, it is not meant to cover all suburban stores in the area.
  • The spreadsheet is only designed for accuracy through 2001. Stores open after this date may not be included. The 2006 column is primarily for reference as to the current occupants and status of older stores, although some newer ones may be included.
  • Listings are compiled from Winston-Salem city directories, with various newspaper articles, property records, and personal knowledge as auxiliary sources.
  • Updated February 2007.
Address City 1925 1930 1935 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1986 1990 1995 2001 2006 Notes
1200 18th N Winston-Salem                   Save-Way               Eighteenth Street Save-Way
900 1st W Winston-Salem   A&P                             Piedmont Opera Built 1895 (CoWS). Same as 100 S. Green. Demolished 2007.
1425 1st W Winston-Salem             Kroger Kroger Kroger   Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair         1421 (1960). Buiilt 1952 (CoWS)
1530 1st W Winston-Salem       A&P A&P A&P Big Bear Big Bear                   Built 1945 (CoWS)
1136 21st E Winston-Salem               Horne-o-Plenty Horne-o-Plenty               Demolished  
115 3rd E Winston-Salem A&P                               Demolished  
126 3rd E Winston-Salem           Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair             Demolished 122 (1955).
127 3rd E Winston-Salem   A&P                             Demolished  
312 4th E Winston-Salem A&P A&P                             Demolished  
1402 4th E Winston-Salem   Jamison                             Demolished  
501 4th W Winston-Salem     A&P                           Demolished  
717 7th E Winston-Salem   A&P                             Demolished  
751 Avalon N Winston-Salem           Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair                   College Village Plaza. Built 1948 (CoWS).
3100 Bowen Winston-Salem                     A&P              
126 Brookstown Av Winston-Salem             Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair               Probably same as 126. Office.
152 Brookstown Av Winston-Salem   A&P                               Office
1154 Brookstown Av Winston-Salem A&P                                 Check address
122 Burke Winston-Salem   Piggly Wiggly                               Numbers changed
1603 Centerville Winston-Salem A&P                                  
514 Cherry N Winston-Salem       Big Star Big Star Colonial Colonial                   Demolished Open 10/27/38. Closed 5/24/58.
601 Cherry N Winston-Salem A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P                     City Market
601 Cherry N Winston-Salem     Kroger Kroger                           City Market
601 Cherry N Winston-Salem   Jamison                               City Market
601 Cherry N Winston-Salem         Big Bear Big Bear Big Bear Big Bear Big Bear                 City Market
1301 Cherry N Winston-Salem             Save-Way Save-Way Save-Way Save-Way             Demolished  
2810 Cherry N Winston-Salem                   Big Bear Food World Food World Super X Food & Drug         Open Spring 1966.
300 Chestnut N Winston-Salem     A&P A&P                         Demolished  
1136 Clemmonsville Rd E Winston-Salem               Save-Way                    
1200 Clemmonsville Rd W Winston-Salem                             Bi-Lo Bi-Lo Southern Family SF closed Sep 2006
2200 Cloverdale Av Winston-Salem               Colonial Colonial Colonial             Demolished  
2209 Cloverdale Av Winston-Salem                   Kroger Kroger Kroger Kroger Kroger Kroger   Subdivided Built 1968 (CoWS)
2281 Cloverdale Av Winston-Salem                   Zayre Zayre Zayre Zayre     Harris Teeter Harris Teeter Kroger in 1996, HT open 6/9/99. Built 1968 (CoWS)
811 Corporation Pkwy Winston-Salem                 Big Bear Big Bear Food World           Auto Zone Open late 1963/early 1964.
1201 Corporation Pkwy Winston-Salem                 Kroger Kroger Kroger Kroger         Subdivided Subdivided. Built 1960 (CoWS). Center open 9/27/60.
1289 Corporation Pkwy Winston-Salem                 Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair     Big Lots Built 1960 (CoWS) Center open 9/27/60.
4021 Country Club Rd Winston-Salem                 Stop & Shop Big Bear Food World Food World Harris Teeter       Seth’s Gallery of Floors Market Basket Stop & Shop (1965). Open 4/64. Sold to Big Bear 5/66.
4828 Country Club Rd Winston-Salem                     Food Town Food Town Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion    
5035 Country Club Rd Winston-Salem                   Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie             Built 1969 (CoWS)
5049 Country Club Rd Winston-Salem                             Harris Teeter Harris Teeter    
150 Grant Hill Rd Winston-Salem                                 Harris Teeter  
100 Green S Winston-Salem     A&P                             Built 1895 (CoWS). Same as 900 W. 1st. Demolished 2007.
592 Hanes Mall Winston-Salem                           Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion    
105 Hawthorne Rd S Winston-Salem     A&P                             Built 1920 (CoWS)
118 Hawthorne Rd S Winston-Salem           Kroger                     Demolished  
119 Hawthorne Rd S Winston-Salem   A&P                               Built 1920 (CoWS)
1415 Hawthorne Rd S Winston-Salem               Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Lion    
3088 High Point Rd Winston-Salem                 Stop & Shop Big Bear Food World Food World Food World Food World     Church Built 1960 (CoWS). Open 7/63. Sold to Big Bear 5/66.
Highland Oaks Center Winston-Salem                                 Food Lion  
401 Jonestown Rd Winston-Salem                           Kroger Kroger Harris Teeter   HT open 7/7/99.
420 Jonestown Rd Winston-Salem                     A&P   Thriftimart          
703 Jonestown Rd Winston-Salem                           Food Lion        
440 Liberty N Winston-Salem     A&P                           Demolished  
515 Liberty N Winston-Salem A&P                               Keur Serigne  
522 Liberty N Winston-Salem Piggly Wiggly Piggly Wiggly                             Clean Daze  
538 Liberty N Winston-Salem       A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P           Demolished Open 10/38. 538-542 (1950).
905 Liberty N Winston-Salem           Big Bear Big Bear Big Bear                 Demolished  
1329 Liberty N Winston-Salem           Colonial Colonial Colonial                   Built 1948 (CoWS)
1350 Liberty N Winston-Salem A&P A&P A&P                              
1353 Liberty N Winston-Salem   Pender’s Pender’s Pender’s Pender’s                          
2321 Liberty N Winston-Salem             Horne-o-Plenty                      
319 Main N Winston-Salem     A&P                           Demolished  
336 Main S Winston-Salem   Pender’s                             Demolished  
525 Main S Winston-Salem A&P   A&P A&P                         Demolished  
536 Main S Winston-Salem   Jamison                             Demolished  
924 Main S Winston-Salem           Kroger Kroger Kroger                 Old Salem Library  
1105 Main S Winston-Salem           Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair                    
1546 Main S Winston-Salem             A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P           Dize Window Fashions Built 1954 (CoWS)
3501 Main S Winston-Salem               Colonial Colonial Colonial Big Star Big Star           Open 5/28/58.
500 Martin Luther King Dr Winston-Salem                           Food Lion Food Lion      
75 Miller Winston-Salem                               Whole Foods Whole Foods  
10479 NC 109 Winston-Salem                               Food Lion Food Lion  
12201 NC 150 Winston-Salem                               Food Lion Food Lion  
1499 New Walkertown Rd Winston-Salem                             Bi-Lo Food Lion Food Lion  
7760 North Point Blvd Winston-Salem                       Big Star Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion 7770 Silas Crk Pkwy Ext (1980)
1381 Old Mill Rd Winston-Salem                             Lowes Lowes    
1243 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem   A&P A&P                              
1312 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem             Kroger Kroger Kroger Kroger Kroger             Built 1954 (CoWS)
2201 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem             Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair                  
3501 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem                         3 Guys          
3505 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem               Colonial Colonial Colonial Big Star Big Star Harris Teeter Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Center open 10/30/58.
3599 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem               A&P A&P A&P A&P             Center open 10/30/58.
3740 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem                   Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair         Adjacent to King’s: may have been subdivided into Food Fair around 1964-1966.
4200 Patterson Av N Winston-Salem                     Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie          
1965 Peace Haven Rd Winston-Salem                               Harris Teeter Harris Teeter 1955 (2006)
635 Peters Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                 A&P A&P A&P Food Town Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion La International  
2550 Peters Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                 Clark’s Clark’s Cook’s Cook’s Food Fair           Built 1962 (CoWS)
2690 Peters Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                       Food World Harris Teeter Harris Teeter Harris Teeter Harris Teeter   2688 (1990 on)
3197 Peters Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                             Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion  
5034 Peters Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                                 Lowes  
1 Pine Ridge Plaza Winston-Salem                     Lowes Thriftimart Thriftimart Lowes     BB&T 2800 block, Reynolda Rd, across from Reynolda Manor. Built 1972 (CoWS). Closed 1992.
2701 Pinebrook Plaza Winston-Salem                       Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie       Zayre Shopping Center, N. Patterson @ Germanton
833 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem     A&P                           Rourke Upholstery  
853 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem   Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria Basketeria             West End Opera House  
1214 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem               Stop & Shop Stop & Shop               Subdivided/If Its Paper Open 6/26/59.
2818 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem                 Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie   Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair   Subdivided Built 1962 (CoWS). WD open 2/24/63.
2890 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem                 Colonial Colonial Big Star         Lowes Lowes Built 1962 (CoWS). Colonial open 11/14/62. Converted to Big Star by 1971. Lowes open 1997.
3604 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem                       Big Star Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion      
3800 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem                               Food Lion Food Lion  
3804 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem                   Food Fair                
3830 Reynolda Rd Winston-Salem                     Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair      
3336 Robinhood Rd Winston-Salem                 A&P A&P A&P Food Town           A&P listed as 3304 earlier. Open late 1963.
3372 Robinhood Rd Winston-Salem                 Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Lowes Lowes   Open late 1963? New building for Lowes, 1994.
3450 Robinhood Rd Winston-Salem                         Kroger Kroger Kroger   ACE Hardware Kroger closed 7/99.
3474 Robinhood Rd Winston-Salem                               Harris Teeter Peak Fitness Kroger in 1996-1999? Check to see
5379 Shattalon Dr Winston-Salem                             Food Lion Food Lion    
5399 Shattalon Dr Winston-Salem                                 Food Lion  
951 Silas Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                             Lowes Lowes Lowes  
1925 Silas Creek Pkwy Winston-Salem                       Family Mart Kroger Kroger Kroger     Kroger open 9/82, closed 1/31/98
118 Stratford Rd S Winston-Salem             A&P A&P A&P A&P A&P           Demolished  
280 Stratford Rd S Winston-Salem               Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Fresh Market Fresh Market Fresh Market Fresh Market Fresh Market closed 2007.
385 Stratford Rd S Winston-Salem                   Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie         Demolished  
420 Stratford Rd S Winston-Salem                             Harris Teeter Harris Teeter Harris Teeter Same site as 420, different building?
422 Stratford Rd S Winston-Salem                         Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie       Same site as 422, different building?
200 Summit Square Winston-Salem                             Lowes Lowes Lowes  
438 Trade N Winston-Salem Basketeria Basketeria                             Demolished  
612 Trade N Winston-Salem           Food Fair                     Golden Flower Tai Chi  
1415 Trade N Winston-Salem                 Horne-o-Plenty Horne-o-Plenty                
1431 Trade N Winston-Salem               Horne-o-Plenty                    
5037 University Pkwy Winston-Salem                           Kroger Kroger Harris Teeter   HT open 7/7/99.
5960 University Pkwy Winston-Salem                         Harris Teeter Harris Teeter     Big Lots Built 1974 (CoWS). Big Star pre-1986?
Vineyard Plaza Winston-Salem                                 Food Lion  
514 Waughtown Winston-Salem             Colonial Colonial Colonial               Goodwill Built 1950 (CoWS)
900 Waughtown Winston-Salem               Winn-Dixie                 Apparently demolished  
1000 Waughtown Winston-Salem                 Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie       Food Lion Food Lion  
1205 Waughtown Winston-Salem                 Horne-o-Plenty                  
1236 Waughtown Winston-Salem                     Food Town Food Town Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion      
1540 Waughtown Winston-Salem   A&P                               Number changed?
2303 Waughtown Winston-Salem   A&P                               2303-2305. Number changed?
3015 Waughtown Winston-Salem                     Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie     5-Star IGA  
458 West End Blvd Winston-Salem   A&P                             Apparently demolished  
3508 Yadkinville Rd Winston-Salem                             Harris Teeter Harris Teeter Harris Teeter  
5285 US 158 Advance                               Food Lion    
3627 Clemmons Rd Clemmons                       Thriftimart Thriftimart Thriftimart Bi-Lo Bi-Lo Southern Family SF closed Aug 2006
4150 Clemmons Rd Clemmons                               Harris Teeter Harris Teeter  
2448 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd Clemmons                       Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Food Fair Food Fair Food Lion Food Lion 2456 (1990 on)
2509 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd Clemmons                           Lowes Lowes Lowes Lowes 2501 (2001 on)
2671 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd Clemmons                   Heffner’s Heffner’s Heffner’s Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion     2667 (1980 on)
1430 River Ridge Rd Clemmons                                 Food Lion  
438 US 158 Clemmons                   Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie              
3625 US 158 Clemmons                         Lowes          
328 Bodenhamer Kernersville                           Winn-Dixie        
346 Main N Kernersville                     Food Town Food Town            
617 Main N Kernersville                         Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion Food Lion    
163 Main S Kernersville                   A&P                
614 Main S Kernersville                               Lowes    
814 Main S Kernersville                       Thriftimart Lowes Food Lion       816 (1990)
815 Main S Kernersville                         Food Lion Lowes Lowes Lowes    
831 Main S Kernersville                           Food Lion        
838 Main S Kernersville                             Food Lion      
930 Main S Kernersville                           Food Fair Food Fair      
971 Main S Kernersville                                 Harris Teeter Kroger in 1996?, HT open 6/2/99.
980 Main S Kernersville                               Food Lion Food Lion  
305 Mountain W Kernersville                   Bi-Rite Bestway Bestway            
931 Mountain W Kernersville                   Little Bear                
535 Nelson Kernersville                           Lowes Lowes Lowes Lowes  
Old Greensboro Rd Kernersville                   Little Bear                
1325 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd Lewisville                       Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair Food Fair      
1335 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd Lewisville                               Food Lion    
177 Lowes Foods Lewisville                               Lowes Lowes  
6455 Shallowford Rd Lewisville                     Heffner’s Heffner’s Food Lion Food Lion        
6750 Shallowford Rd Lewisville                             Food Lion Lowes    
6810 Shallowford Rd Lewisville                               Food Lion    
189 Hickory Tree Rd Midway                               Winn-Dixie    
1388 Salisbury Rd Midway                               Food Lion    
1101 Yadkinville Rd Pfafftown                               Food Lion    
4615 Yadkinville Rd Pfafftown                               Food Lion    
758 Bethania-Rural Hall Rd Rural Hall                     Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie            
1050 Bethania-Rural Hall Rd Rural Hall                             Food Fair      
1101 Bethania-Rural Hall Rd Rural Hall                             Food Lion      
770 NC 65 Rural Hall                           Food Lion        
1050 NC 65 Rural Hall                           Food Fair   Food Lion    
1220 New Rural Hall Rd Rural Hall                   Big Bear                
5690 US 52 Rural Hall                     Food World              
3008 Old Hollow Rd Walkertown                             Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie    
5800 Old Hollow Rd Walkertown                     Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie Winn-Dixie          
5180 Reidsville Rd Walkertown                                 Lowes  
1072 Main N Walnut Cove                             Food Lion