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Ashten's Restaurant

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American, Contemporary, Fusion
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140 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387-5530
910- 246-3510
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ashton's is where we go for a birthday or other celebration. It feelsbsmall and intimate, but there's more to it than the front dining area. Because hardly anyone gets dressed up in this golfing area, it is fairly casual, but not, probably, shorts. A small bar makes excellent cocktails, and the wine list is extensive. Almost all the food is... More 

Thank lenjohns6
Southern Pines, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family went there for the first time and right away noticed that the dining room was too dark for it to be comfortable and we would've liked more lights. For appetizers, I ordered a salad which was deserves praised for being fresh and seasonal. The salad was good overall but I found there to be too much dressing. My... More 

Thank LocHoc
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an unexpected over the top foodie experience! Everything about this restaurant was just absolutely perfect. The atmosphere, the service, the fancy but casual ambiance, and the FOOD were such n incredible and memorable experience. We ordered so many different things and not a single item was less than amazing! If you want a Carolina foodie experience that you... More 

Thank cherylkramp
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food using local farm items - veggies, meats, etc. Great drinks. Great service. Great for a romantic evening. A really nice dining experience!

1 Thank margeh853
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

My hubs and I live in Southern Pines and wanted to have a phone-free date night we could walk to. Ashten's is perfect. The atmosphere is cozy and the locally sourced food was delicious. I had a vegetarian curry dish with naan. It was pricey, but truly worth every penny for how good the food was. Can't wait to try... More 

Thank Emily B
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

New Chief, new menu. Ashton's used to be my favorite, not so much anymore. We went with a group and all thought, just okay. The prices are higher on both food and drinks. The menu no longer offers a good middle price entree, nor do they offer soup. The fish and chips needs work. The fish is delicious, but one... More 

Thank Patty E
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The food is good, the cocktails are great, and the service is excellent. We had lamb (slightly overdone from my request for "medium") and fish tacos. Great cocktails and a delightful charcuterie board.

Thank Jeremy F
Naples, Florida
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We spent a month in the Southern Pines area and visited Ashtens three times. Two of those were on Taco Tuesday - absolutely amazing! Each week is a different chef inspired taco creation that is made with local farm to table fresh ingredients. Our local draft beer and chocolate nut martinis for dessert completed the experience! We will definitely return... More 

Thank Hugonaples
Wilmington, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I like the feel of the lounge with a warm fireplace and plush sofas. The service at Ashtens is a 10/10. The food is local and always changing. I find the menu a bit perplexing to figure out because the language is fancy and the sides for the entrees are not the norm. I had the fish tacos to insight... More 

Thank stephsmith2015
Pinebluff, NC
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This small, beautiful restaurant takes food seriously Farm to table. Seasonal aperitifs. Loved my cold, crisp Spring Thyme libation. Meat and cheese starter was nice to share. My daughter had salmon and I had pork schnitzel. Both were well executed. Since it was my birthday we split a creme brûlée. Great choice. Service was sensitive and not intrusive. Recommended highly.

Thank UNCWparent

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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
$10 - $35
American, Contemporary, Fusion
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 E New Hampshire Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387-5530
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: 910- 246-3510

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