About WP Kitchen + Bar - Greensboro
WP Kitchen + Bar is Wolfgang Puck’s newest restaurant concept serving globally-influenced fare in a family-style format. Inspired by how the acclaimed chef dines and entertains at home, the menu boasts a seasonal offering of small plates, fresh salads, pizzas and handmade pastas as well as a variety of seafood, steak and other proteins. Located in Friendly Center, the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner beginning at 11AM daily.
American, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Sun-Mon – 11am-9pm
$31 to $50
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Restaurant located in Friendly Center with free parking lot for the restaurant and complimentary valet.
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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WP Kitchen + Bar - Greensboro Ratings and Reviews
This was my second time to WP and it was ...
This was my second time to WP and it was just as delicious as the last time. Only issue was our waitress was here and there and assumed we were done, gave us three separate checks and walked away. We were all together and we wanted a dessert but after receiving our bill prematurely we decided to go somewhere else for dessert.
Not what it used to be...Service, as alw ...
Not what it used to be...Service, as always, was great. Unfortunately, the food wasn't. Both wife and I had wood fired pizzas. Crust was thin and soggy. Too much grease. The menu for this new concept is different, and not very tasty. We were there on a Friday night, and the place was dead. When this first opened several years ago this place was always packed on Friday and Saturday nights. They need to bring back some menu items that were great from the original menu (truffle fries, goat cheese pizza), and also make the portions worth the prices, or drop the prices. Cheese ravioli used to be a very large portion of 8 or 9 pieces, now its 5 or 6. They need to change up the menu more often, improve the wine & beer menu as well.
Probably won't be back, which is too bad, because the ambiance & service is great - they just need the food & value to improve.
Love WGP everytime we come. Had my famil ...
Love WGP everytime we come. Had my family at the restaurant for my birthday and my sister's birthday. We always enjoy the craft pizzas - truly artisan style! But if you really want to splurge on your diet, get the truffle fries. I order them everytime!
We really enjoyed our dinner here. The m ...
We really enjoyed our dinner here. The menu offered a wide variety of choices so everyone was happy with their meal. Calamari some of most tender I have had. Blue Cheese Potato chips were ridiculously good. Pizzas are great of course but we were equally please with seafood, dinner sizes salads and my husband raved about his burger. Said it was cooked just right. Add this to your favorites list in Greensboro.
New menu continues to disappoint.
We've been longtime customers and we had high hopes for the new concept but unless something chances drastically, it will be a while before we go back. They have one seafood pasta on the menu and it's pretty bland. The pork schnitzel was tough and the mustard sauce was just ok. I don't know if they have a new chef but that dish was not the same. I ordered a side salad and had to return it because it had absolutely no taste. The second one was better but not great. They've priced themselves out of what I consider reasonable for the food. I've left disappointed before but nothing like Saturday night. The only redeeming factor is the wait staff. Paul normally waits on us but was not there. The other staff were very attentive as are the house managers. If they could get a menu that worked.
We are not familiar with restaurants in the area and felt this choice would be a safe bet. The restaurant's claim to bring out each meal when ready to 'savor every bite at its best' is confusing. All 8 meals came out together and 7 were over-cooked. Price and quality are not in alignment. No complaints with the salads, desserts and wine and the environment was nice.
The waitress was pushy, the food was over priced.
I went in with a friend to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant has been updated. The cost was very expensive for a normal neighborhood restaurant. The waitress was push, made us feel like we needed to hurry. She was older , and was miserable.
temporary low review
Would have rated this visit higher except for mix-up on the dessert order. We had to wait over 20 minutes for it to be delivered and we were ready to leave. The manager came by before we ever said anything and apologized for the delay - and offered the dessert for free. Our problem was we went 20 minutes with no word from anyone. It was a generous solution, but did not change the fact that we were left with no word for a long time. This was unusual and it still remains one of our regular places to go.
WP "wow place"
Very relaxed and comfortable. Greeted promptly and seated right away. Expanded menu is quite varied and more complete now. Would suggest doing the same with the wine list. Three of us ordered three different pizzas so we could have take-homes. Made for nice lunch the next day. My wife and I are regulars but a first for our daughter. She can't wait to go back.
Nice, new and simple
There was no "wow" factor here, but the food was really good. The serving staff seemed very disorganized, delivering food to wrong tables and not keeping track of who ordered what. Hopefully that will improve as they get used to their new environment. The space is very chic; we'll definitely be back to check out the patio area, which was closed for a private party during our first visit.
My wife and I usually get the fennel sausage pizza. I tried the chicken pasta this time and it was perfect, the sauce wasn't heavy and if was well seasoned. We also love the truffle fries. Craft beer selection is nice and I always love the overhead music playing.
The "format change" is a little shaky. ...
The "format change" is a little shaky. The food wasn't as good as in past visits but the prices are definitely higher. My experience mirrored comments I had heard from others. Hopefully, these are just growing pains and will be resolved with a little more time.
Dinner experience review
My wife and I dined at Wolfgang Puck's for the first time recently. We like to try new (for us) restaurants and we hadn't been there before. As we walked in, the place seemed nice enough. The ambiance was average or slightly above, but nothing special. We were seated and we began to browse the menus. One of the first things I noticed was the price of a glass of beer -- seven dollars! Quite high for this area. The dinner prices were high as well -- so I expected that the food would be quite special. It was good, slightly above average, but not deserving of the high price. (I had pasta; my wife had salad and wood oven roasted root cellar vegetables with golden raisins -- which came without the raisins; we both had wine.). The service was better than average (although the servers forgot to bring the bread that I requested and it had to be re-ordered). We don't mind spending a few bucks occasionally for a top quality meal at a fine dining establishment, but I wouldn't rate WP as such an establishment. The food, atmosphere, and service were good but not commensurate with the price.
Busy. Delicious. Pricey.
We enjoyed a birthday dinner here with delicious fish entrees, vegetables and dessert. The food presentation is beautiful and entrée portions are ample. Vegetables are an add-on and they were good, but a small portion. Desserts were also small portions (not enough to share) but lovely presentations and tasty. The restaurant was packed and service was friendly, but slower than we expected. If you like a lively restaurant and $50 per person (with no beverage other than water) is OK with your budget, you'll enjoy dining here.
Great Service & Amazing Food
The service at WP was incredible. Beginning with the hostess, to the waitress, to the manager stopping by more than once. The food was outstanding, I ordered the seafood linguine and Brussel sprouts and I cannot tell you another place that has better Brussels. They were out of this world. Will definitely be back the next time I am in Greensboro!
My husband and I dined here for Valentine's Day, and I don't think we could've made a better choice. We both ordered steak frites for our entree; the steak was wonderfully cooked and very tender, and the fries were good as well. The homemade steak sauce was beyond delicious. Hands down, this is one of the best meals I've had in a long time, but the desserts we had got this restaurant a guarantee that we will be back. I had the creme brûlée and my husband had the apple tart, both were sheer heaven on a plate. This place is moderately pricey, but well worth it!
I thought the new menu looked great and all the food we had was yummy! The waitress was great and very friendly. We sat outside which was heated but there was a draft near the ground so my feet were freezing, thank goodness I had boots on. But other than that it was a wonderful dinner!
It was great! So glad they were able to ...
It was great! So glad they were able to accommodate our group of 14 on the patio! Even though it's winter, the patio had been enclosed (plastic) and there were heaters! It was very comfortable!
Sand that some of our favorite appetizers are no longer available though! (Goat cheese dip)
I was disappointed with the new menu and wine list
I think more attention needs to be paid to the food presented. The plate my pizza was served on was not appropriate and the bottom of the pizza was soggy right from the beginning. It made have been caused by being under the lights too long.
Need to try again
First visit since they change concepts to WP Kitchen + Bar. I expected a more dramatic change in the menu. Keep a lot of items and added some entrees. Appetizers and salads are pretty expensive. There is no small salad that you can order with an entree -- so if someone else doesn't want to share, you are stuck with a larger $10 salad. Food overall was good and the server was attentive. Overall doesn't seem that much different -- but higher. They said they were up scaling but they have a ways to go to get there. We will try it again. We have always liked it.
New but not necessarily better.
Ate lunch at Pucks before Christmas with friends and it was enjoyable as always. Out lunch on the 12th was my first with the new format and menu. While the food was certainly delicious (I had the fennel sausage pizza), I missed some of the former menu items, like flatbread; and the way the menu is laid out, I found it difficult to read. I'm sure I'll return at some point, and maybe some of these new things will have been evaluated.
Not as good as it used to be.
I've been here a handful of times but not since the rebranding away from Wolfgang Puck's pizza kitchen.
Previously I was very impress by the atmosphere, great service, and the food. In the past it's felt like a very hip place where you'll pay a little more than usual for basic food done very well. It was fun and the management was very involved.
Some of that experience remained but the atmosphere has changed to be what I'd call a bit more 'ritzy'. There's a very small parking lot that is smaller than most fast food places. For some reason I can't understand, there is a valet. It just felt pretentious.
Secondly, the menu is still mostly the same with lots of pasta and pizza. However, if you want to get something else like I have in the past, you'll check the bottom of the menu. I thought, ok, this is probably 50 to 75% more money but I'll get a vegetable and that will be great. Only, no, the sides are all a la cart. So instead of paying $13 for my whole meal, I'm suddenly paying nearly $30 for roast chicken and veggies. It's a strange choice to have such a huge price jump in the menu.
So you would probably expect great service but you'd be wrong. Our waitress took 10 minutes to greet us. She took 15 minutes to get us drinks and 30 minutes to get us bread. Our drinks went empty.
I wish they'd bring the old atmosphere back. It was fun, hip, and money well spent.
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