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Ironwood Cafe

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2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-255-0000
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice Brunch!

After several new friends suggesting that we try this place we finally had time and inclination. It turned out that it was as good as everyone said. We did brunch today and EVERYTHING was great. Service, food, and ambience...all good. And the Creme Brûlée, outstanding! I think this will turn into... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
LomaPartidaJon
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Loma Partida,, Panama
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Loma Partida,, Panama
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

After several new friends suggesting that we try this place we finally had time and inclination. It turned out that it was as good as everyone said. We did brunch today and EVERYTHING was great. Service, food, and ambience...all good. And the Creme Brûlée, outstanding! I think this will turn into our go to place.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

One of the best eateries in a perfect location easily reached from Southern Pines and Pinehurst. Ask for corner seating if conversational hearing is an issue.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had a wonderful lunch there not too long ago and dinner shortly after that. The lunch was great, dinner was fine. I think some of the others felt the same way even though I know most folks like the Ironwood Cafe

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My first time at Ironwood was last week (Feb. 2015) and I was very surprised with the food and service, both were excellent. I never expect much in Pinehurst and have been traveling there to play golf for over 30 years. My friend suggested Ironwood and I was actually shocked to find such a great place after overlooking it for... More 

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North Carolina
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The early bird menu has better prices and free salad or soup. The food is great, servicer attentive. The restaurant is not crowded early, so that helps. The wine prices are above average, running at 9 to 11 / glass. A nice place for special occasions or casual dining.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Pleasant Monday lunch. Pea soup and Cuban sandwich was tasty and well prepared. Fried chicken thighs and collards, nicely seasoned and hand breaded.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We've eaten there four times, and all four resulted in great service and good food. We always choose the early bird, because the price is good, and service is quick earlier. They have a wide variety on the menu for every taste, which is great for me, since I'm gluten free, and have no trouble finding something besides salad and... More 

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Enjoyed an excellent dining experience for my mom's birthday. Plenty of variety from their seasonal menu. It made for tough choices. Filet Kabobs, Lasagna and Roasted Chicken dishes were beautifully prepared and delicious. Service was pleasant and professional by Jesse. My favorite in Southern Pines/Pinehurst area! If I remember what we had from two months ago...rest assured. Go Ironwood!

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ironwood is a favorite, always a good meal. The staff is always super friendly. If I had one complaint its the lack of draft beer.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Five of us went, ages 15 to 76, and all of us were pleased with dinner. Inside and outside dining. The food and the service were excellent!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: 910-255-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?