WINSTON-SALEM – The Distinguished Restaurant of North America (DiRoNA) Award, one of the oldest and most prestigious awards for fine dining, was given to Ryan’s Restaurant at 19 Coliseum Drive the Award for Achievement of Distinction in Dining.

Only 650 restaurants have been added to this list.Ryan's Restaurant in Winston-Salem, NC 2017 Newly Awarded DiRoNA Restaurant

“DiRoNA is excited to announce its first awarded restaurant in Winston-Salem,” said Scott Breard, DiRoNA executive director. “Ryan’s Restaurant is more than just a great steakhouse. With is cozy yet private setting, Ryan’s offers a menu that is as pleasing as the wooded ravine its picturesque windows overlook. A wide variety of steaks are matched with an equally exciting list of classic and seasonal entrees, all complimented with a wine menu that is sure to create the perfect pairing. We are very proud to welcome Ryan’s Restaurant to DiRoNA.”

Nestled deep in a wooded setting just minutes from downtown Winston-Salem and Wake Forest University, Ryan Restaurant has opened in 1977. The restaurant has been locally owned and under the same management since 1981.

To contact Ryan’s, call 336-724-6132 or visit

Founded in 1990, DiRōNA was established to promote the fine dining industry and offer recognition to award winners across North America. DiRōNA provides a forum for education, networking, philanthropy and marketing benefits for the distinguished dining community.

Source: Carl Wilson, News & Record

Photo: Courtesy of Ryan’s Restaurant