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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
5:00 pm - 9:00 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
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 97
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Local Favorite

First time in the Pinehurst area. Several locals recommended this restaurant and how correct they were!!!! Great service along with great food. There is a young man working at the restaurant named Cruise that has a great personality and is a huge plus for the restaurant. We will dine there again... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Charles L
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Lexington, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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175 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lexington, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

First time in the Pinehurst area. Several locals recommended this restaurant and how correct they were!!!! Great service along with great food. There is a young man working at the restaurant named Cruise that has a great personality and is a huge plus for the restaurant. We will dine there again when we return to this beautiful area.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is great restaurant in the Pinehurst area. We had Seabass and enjoyed it along with the mashed potatoes and finished the meal off with crème brûlée and coffee. Interestingly enough, there is a garden outback but it appears there's no one who knows how to attend it properly. The basil needs fertilizer and the garden looks like it needs... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Came by with the family for an early dinner and was surprised by the great prices and food available for the early bird. Really looking forward to returning.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have eaten dinner here before and always loved the food. We had a large group, about 10 couples and the service was very good. I had the tuna tartare with avocado which was delicious. Then I had flounder stuffed with crabmeat and wrapped in bacon with a nice sauce. It was tasty but I found the fish to be a... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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361 reviews 361 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I look forward to returning to Ironwood Cafe! What a great place to dine outside. My soft shell crab appetizer was memorable and tasty! The brie plate was also excellent. My husband really enjoyed the fettucine alfredo with shrimp. It's always nice to see a restaurant growing its own herbs and ingredients in a garden.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We go to this restaurant once a year and it has pretty good quality food especially when compared to what else is available locally. We went to the Mothers Day buffet this year and it was a little underwhelming. Selection consisted of one table of traditional continental style breakfast, one table of seafood selections, and a third table of chicken,... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Loved it. Great service, great food. We played golf and had good time all day. Comfortable outside dining.

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Pinehurst
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I went to this restaurant twice in April. The food is delicious,the portions are good sized and the atmosphere is great. You can sit outside or inside. I went with a friend one time and my husband the other time. It is perfect for a date or to meet a friend. Best burger in town too!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Came back here after staying away for awile....and boy was it great... Had the Pork Ossa Bucca...fantastic...actually best I've ever had... Moist juicy.. The best... The early bird cannot be beat... Why it wasn't full to capacity.... Great service all I can say is a well prepared meal .....wife had Duck and felt same way.... Thankd

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Lebanon, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited Ironwood many times and always enjoy the service and fine food. Highly recommend to anyone traveling through the area.

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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?