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The Bell Tree Restaurant and Tavern

Downtown Southern Pines, Southern Pines, NC
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Cuisines: American
Description: Huge selection of specialty burgers amongst other "bar foods" offering Beef, Lamb and even Bison selections of meat. The Lamb Greek styled burger was my favorite.
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Description: Huge selection of specialty burgers amongst other "bar foods" offering Beef, Lamb and even Bison selections of meat. The Lamb Greek styled burger was my favorite.
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English first
Pinehurst, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Save your time and your money, ordered a side salad and Brie Burger with sweet potato fries. Salad was literally 8 pieces of bagged lettuce and 1 cherry tomato cut in half with 1 slice of onion, ranch dressing with watery! Sweet potato fries were dripping with oil, dry burger and if that wasn't bad enough I walked to the... More

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Nothing went wrong just wasn't impressed didn't have a pub atmosphere food was average beer wasn't fresh

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Typical pub menu - well presented and delicious food. Very popular. Pub ambiance. Rather dark insde..

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We ate lunch there today during Springfest, a large outdoor craft event that draws thousands of people. As a result, the restaurant was very busy. Still, we only had to wait about 15 minutes for a table, and we requested to be seated on their outside rear patio area - which was a longer wait because it was a beautiful... More

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I went late at night, and I was hungry so I tried the food. Tasted like something that came out of my high school cafeteria. Too bad I graduated high school almost 8 years ago. The desserts are very disappointing as well. Drinks were good.

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Pinehurst
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Bell Tree had a coupon for a free St Patrick day shirt if you came between 4:00 and 6:00 pm on St Patricks day. We arrived at 5:00 pm. We both ordered a draft beer and asked for a medium shirt. We were first told they were out of them and we could have a white New England Patriot shirt... More

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Ok, so I live in the area and have gone to the Bell Tree several times over the years. Like another reviewer said, "I'm always surprised when I read a poor review of a place I like." To me the Bell Tree has been a consistent place. The Black Bean Burger is the absolute best non-meat burger I've ever had... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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199 reviews 199 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I am always surprised when I read poor reviews of places I like. I know sometimes there is just an "off night". We have been to the Bell Tree over the years we have had a home in this market. It is always consistent. Buffalo chicken dip is a must have. I like the shrimp and grits, get the half... More

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North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Cute restaurant with a pub type atmosphere. Staff was very friendly, but the food was a disappointment. My husband and I were delighted to see bison burgers offered on the menu. We both ordered them medium rare and they came out well done. My french fires were not completely cooked and my husband's onion rings were over cooked. When we... More

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I usually can go with the flow and it really takes a lot for me to have a bad experience. This is the third time I have visited Bell Tree and it just keeps getting worse. Most of the time the service and patio make up for the terrible food. Tonight we had the nachos which were warm chips with... More

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