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Ivan's Restaurant

2024 Old Mocksville Rd, Salisbury, NC 28144-9068
+1 704-637-2000
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Ranked #2 of 133 restaurants in Salisbury
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Fine Dining in a Relaxed and Casual Atmosphere
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I used to frequent this place often, however since moving out of town, I came back as a celebration. I had 3 friends with me, for one of my friends this was his first time here. I told him how great the place was, only to have make excuses later. There was a big private party in the backroom, and... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Consistently one of the best tasting steaks around! They season it just right and put just enough char on the outside to give a slight crunch. Even on a medium rare! A little off the beaten path, but full service and friendly staff. Start off with the half onion loaf (plenty for 2) as an appetizer. Rustic/local decor and you... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great drinks and a huge menu to choose from...I was told to stay with the steaks and was not disappointed. Now that I know how to get there from I-85, I'll be back when passing through once more. Smith and Wollensky without the formality is a favorable comparison...lots of families enjoying themselves there too. I will be back.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Ivan's is one of our favorite spots for a drink or for dinner. The best steak in the region, hands-down. I typically don't like to order steak when out to eat, because it always disappoints. However, I often find myself craving Ivan's steak with a side of asparagus, paired with one of their lemon drop martinis. If you're in Salisbury,... More

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Hillsboro, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We recently visited our son who lives in Salisbury and had dinner at Ivan's. We had a good experience here. The service was attentive and the food was very good. This place is nothing fancy, so I wouldn't consider it as a romantic place to take a date. That being said, I really can't say anything negative about our experience.

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Lebanon, New Jersey
Top Contributor
774 reviews 774 reviews
663 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I made the mistake of trying something other than steak in a steak place. I asked waitress if she thought the pork chops were a good non-steak choice, she said they were very good. She was wrong. They were dry, tough, and lacked flavor. We shared some appetizers - most of them were not so great. Service was great though.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife and I recently went to Ivan's for a steak dinner. Top quality meat cooked to perfection. No need for any "steak sauce" when you eat here. Friendly atmosphere. The male waitstaff was a bit slow though.

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Concord, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Excellent food, great service and awesome atmosphere! Ivan's is truly a hidden gem. This is my new favorite restaurant.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

In these days of chain restaurants, it is wonderful to find an independent one that serves great food. I love prime rib and theirs always is tasty and perfectly prepared. Service is friendly and prompt.

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Sterling Heights,MI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I go with a big group every year on business in January. Often we have ended up with this group (40+) at Ivan's. And everytime we do I wonder why we have ever ended up anywhere else. In a group that size you might expect a filet to slip a little on temperature, moistness, something. But not one time was... More

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