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Ironwood Cafe

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2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-255-0000
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 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
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 49
    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
Great food -- and / but ....

Ironwood is a lovely restaurant with superb food, nice wine list and very centrally located. I booked dinner here for our golf group and it was an excellent choice. The one drawback we experienced was that they were hosting a party on the outside patio and they wanted to keep their doors to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Bob G
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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164 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Ironwood is a lovely restaurant with superb food, nice wine list and very centrally located. I booked dinner here for our golf group and it was an excellent choice. The one drawback we experienced was that they were hosting a party on the outside patio and they wanted to keep their doors to the patio open which caused a cold... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Dined at the Ironwood Café on Midland Road for lunch with a colleague. First visit for both of us. I was delighted with the ambience, especially being seated next to the fountain. The chairs are comfortable, the main room is large and open with high ceilings, and the décor is sort of Mediterranean. The menu is varied with soups, salads... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

The Ironwood is a favorite with our entire family and everyone we know. From the outdoor heated and covered patio to the casual indoor area, all tables are well placed. The cuisine is American - farm-raised beef and many local providers, plus the owner prides himself on hand-cutting all the steaks. All dishes are expertly prepared and served, and in... More 

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love, love, LOVE this place! It is our favorite place to have brunch with friends. The restaurant is beautiful with a choice of eating indoors or on the patio. I have always eaten indoors but the patio has a view of the garden. There is a "restaurant bird" that hangs out at the register or on the patio when the... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Ironwood Cafe has never disappointed us. We have gone many times both with the kids and without and the meals are always fresh, delicious and classic. Service is very good.

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Canfield, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Excellent menu with plenty of choices. Impeccable customer service. Chef personally delivered well prepared food to our table. We always feel welcomed and not hurried. Steak and winter stew were excellent.

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

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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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

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