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Ironwood Cafe

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2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-2927
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All 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
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Reservations for 6 at 7:00 Sat. night. Promptly seated inside at a comfortable corner table. Service was cordial at a leisurely pace to be expected on a busy but not full Sat. I ordered a house gin martini with in-house stuffed blue cheese olives. It was a fine drink and I had a 2nd since I was not driving. I... More 

Thank dandharp
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My brother has a new grandchild and I flew to NC to experience this wonder of life. After a day of flying and driving, chatting, checking into accommodations, etc, we needed good food, a peaceful setting and time to chill. As we drove up, we could see the setting is beautiful. (see photo) The restaurant a tasteful venue. April served... More 

Thank thetone3
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Birthday dinner with wonderful food and great service. One guest had specific dietary needs and the server and chef were very cooperative and even prepared an appetizer not on the menu that met dietary needs. Everyone was very cooperative and professional.One of the top restaurants in the area.

Thank Lee F
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant for the first time with two guest. The menu was exceptional and the service was impeccable. Look forward to return in the near future.

Thank Justice3321
Pinehurst, NC
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the atmosphere at Ironwood. The staff ,the food the ambiance. It's all wonderful. We dine here for special occasions, brunch after church or girl's night out! You won't be disappointed.

Thank TravellinMomNC
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this one. Great lunch, white table cloths, Nice bar. This is a spot that everyone will enjoy

Thank supsol
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Ironwood. Sat on the spacious patio. Service was great and the food was delicious. Had swordfish and steak-both were exceptional. Highly recommend.

Thank Katherine K
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363 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ironwood Cafe is my go-to restaurant in the Sandhills area when visitors are in from out of town. The restaurant is easy to get to and offers a vast array of parking spaces scattered among the pines. The cafe also has a lively bar scene so it's less staid than other high-end choices in town. The dining room is... More 

Thank PilotMike2009
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 2 weeks ago

The immediate vibe here is lively, busy, hip, but not overly so. Appealing to grown ups, but not "for retirees only." Really nice bar, where you can be served food and well made cocktails. Food is always good, a bit high end, and service is just the right amount of friendly. Families are welcome earlier in the evening, but children... More 

Thank lenjohns6
Chicago, Illinois
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606 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Odd we don't come here that often. Maybe because the parking lot is always full. For mom's birthday we made a reservation. Even busy on a Sunday night. Maybe more locals. Get the lobster bisque. Osso busco good. Summer pasta refreshing. They brought creme Brulle for the birthday. Not a cheap meal.

Thank Ellis_NC_IL

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-2927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: 910-255-0000

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