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Greensboro Suburb: Jamestown

Welcome to Jamestown, a picturesque small town where the stores are local, the atmosphere is quaint, and the people are humble.

Jamestown is a suburb of Greensboro and High Point, ideal for those looking for a vibrant community within a small town. The town is just three square miles and is home to around 3,700 people. The atmosphere is more relaxed and quiet than other towns surrounding Greensboro. Within Jamestown, everything is nearby – schools, parks, shops, restaurants, banks – you name it. It takes 15-20 minutes to reach the Piedmont Triad’s major cities: Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point. The restaurants and cafes are known for delicious food that attracts patrons from neighboring areas.

Aerial of Jamestown

What is there to do in Jamestown?


High Point Lake Park

📍 602 W Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

High Point Lake Park is a year-round park featuring a seasonal amusement park and swimming pool with slides and a children’s area. The park has an Aquatic Center, a Marina for fishing, Rides & Amusements, (train, carousel, mini golf, and tour boat rides), and trails.

Eat & Drink

The restaurants and cafes in Jamestown are known for delicious food that attracts patrons from neighboring areas.

Southern Roots Restaurant

📍 119 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

An eclectic American menu with Southern twists served in a laid-back but cheerful bistro space.

Menu Recommendations: Warm Gouda Pimento Cheese and Seafood Gumbo

The Full Moon Oyster Bar

📍 103 W Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

The Full Moon is a few hours from the coast, but they serve some of the freshest seafood in North Carolina!

Menu Recommendations: Alligator Pie, Snow Crab Legs, Oysters, and homemade desserts

Black Powder Smokehouse

📍 302 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

A barbecue restaurant serving artisan smoked meats and homemade sides with small-town hospitality.

Menu Recommendations: Brisket, Chopped Pork, Mac & Cheese, Greens, and BBQ Beans

Simply Thai and Sushi Bar

📍 122 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

Simply Thai is the local place for authentic Thai cuisine and sushi.

Menu Recommendations: Drunken noodles and Tuna Love Bites

Namaste Lumbini Restaurant & Bar

📍 727 W Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

Namaste Lumbini is an Indian restaurant with Nepalese and Tibetan influences. 

Menu Recommendations: Chicken Tandoori, Butter Chicken, Tikka Masala, Naan

The Deck

📍 118 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

Energetic bar offering drink specials, outdoor seating, live bands, and open-mic nights.

Potent Potables

📍 2115 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

Potent Potables has various draught and packaged beers and wine. When there’s a good food truck outside it’s the best of both worlds! Enjoy the huge collection of board games while you’re there.

Kindred Coffee & Kitchen

📍 116 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

A mother-and-son owned coffee shop and eatery nestled in the center of town.

Cakes by B’s Blue House

📍 113 E Main St, Jamestown, NC 27282

Cakes by B’s Blue House Bakery is a made from scratch bakery serving fresh pastries and sweets daily. They also serve locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks.

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