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Carolina Dining Room

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80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374
+1 910-295-6811
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I often go here often for Thanksgiving lunch. The presentation is beautiful, the waitstaff is gracious and the atmosphere is beautiful. We try to go every holiday (Thanksgiving, Mothers Day, Easter) just to enjoy a relaxing and luxurious meal. I use to go often for brunch, but haven't been in awhile. The brunch was always outstanding.

Thank priscillag2u
Oxford, NC
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276 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at the Carolina for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast buffet is indeed, as some have said, the best meal in golf second only to the Masters Champions dinner. The dinner menu has changed some from past years and offers more variety. The steaks were high quality with a good flavor. The corn muffins are not to be missed.

Thank NCSmokey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great service and a fantastic meals. Our friends we delighted. They came back and invited another couple to join us. Once again, it was a enjoyable evening with service that welcomed us to enjoy and good that was just right!

Thank MikeBrammer
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

one of the best places to go. nice place to take a date.the food is always great and the staff really welcomes you

Thank REREfeb
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You're really just paying to hear a piano in the background and to say you came here. We came on a Monday morning for breakfast and the service was sub par, the waffles were more crunchy than toast, and way overpriced for the quality.

Thank brandibk
Raleigh, North Carolina
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139 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Each time I eat here, I am reminded that it is far more than a meal; it is a full experience. We unfortunately had a late reservation, the only thing available for a party our size, so we missed out on their signature key-lime pie. It's a must-try if you get a chance. My ribeye was good, just a little... More 

Thank kldj13
McLean, Virginia
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The food was gourmet. We had a scallops entree and a chicken dish. Both were accompanied by a delicious vegetable side that was delicate but very flavorful. The side salad was very generous with a fantastic dressing. I wish I had chosen something different than the creme brulee for dessert. I felt that was a bit dry.

Thank pattideb
Manteo, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Everyone was very friendly, service professional and the food was excellent for dinner. Would go back.

Thank judy775
Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

You can't get a bad meal at this restaurant I love taking vantage of the wine list if you buy the wine next-door which they own they will not charge a corkage fee Great food great waitstaff you got to go there

Thank Mark W
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The daily breakfast buffet has large variety of excellent foods. The wait staff is very helpful and courteous.

Thank Jim C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 50
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374
  • 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?