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Carolina Dining Room

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80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-9251
+1 910-295-6811
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had two experiences (breakfast and dinner) at The Carolina Dining Room and both were tremendous. The ambience of the restaurant is exquisite. The staff is superb and the food fantastically delicious. The breakfast buffet is sizable, varied and tasty. Gary, the pianist (yes, at breakfast) was entertaining, friendly and even played our request (Happy Birthday). Dinner later that night... More 

Thank Darlene P
Robbins, NC
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A golfers paradise to stroll the halls of the Carolina Hotel and then to eat at the Carolina Room. A lot of golf history is portrayed through pictures at the Carolina Hotel. Beautiful front porches with rocking chairs just inviting you to sit and rest while you view the manicured landscape around the hotel.

Thank TMabe
Bay Shore, New York
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221 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are on the MAP, and I suggest it, The food and service here is excellent The Southern Buffet Breakfast is over the top. Omelets, pancakes, waffles, lox, bagels, sweet cakes, biscuits and gravy, fruit cereal, etc., etc. My only suggestions is that staff should be waiting for you when you exit with wheelbarrows so you can hop in... More 

Thank golf472
Temecula, California
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very good meal with business guests while staying at the Carolina Hotel. The service was excellent. We had a large group at three tables which worked out very well. The best part of all was the service. Our servers were excellent.

Thank davidwladue
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, delicious food. We really enjoyed Gary Brown's piano playing during breakfast buffet...absolutely delightful!

Thank Ginger V
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more needs to be said about breakfast at The Carolina? It is high quality food that you would expect from a classy resort with solid service. Have the custom made omelette and grab that extra slice of bacon.

Thank moorg
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just had a fabulous meal (vegetarian). Gnocchi and a Caprese salad with strawberries! Everything from the bread to the salad to the entree was delicious. The service could not have been better. My husband had a wedge salad and salmon, also very good. The wine was cold and they brought a chiller to keep it cold.

Thank Lynn L
Kernersville, North Carolina
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came to check out Pinehurst, look at the golf courses, check out the Pinehurst Resort and have lunch. It was quite delightful. For under $40, tip included, we shared a turkey club on ciabatta bread...very tasty. They did not skimp on the turkey, and it was large enough to share, along with a fruit plate which... More 

Thank Claire W
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly one of the best dining experiences in Pinehurst. Service is exceptional and the food wonderful.

Thank W1520IEjamesf
Leesburg VA
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Had an outstanding dinner in the Dining Room. Service was terrific, excellent menu, food prepared as request. And desserts were wonderful. Key lime pie was huge with 8" high merilgine.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $50
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-9251
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pinehurst
  • Phone Number: +1 910-295-6811
Step back in time in Pinehurst's most expansive dining room, offering breakfast and dinner daily. Executive Chef Thierry Debailleul's amazing menu features hand-selected aged beef and signature dry seasoning rub for our steaks and chops. Menus change seasonally, invoking the fresh flavors of the area and our local farmers' picks.
The legendary breakfast buffet is known as the best in golf, and with good reason. Piano music sets the tone as you feast on made-to-order omelets, fresh fruit and Southern favorites.

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