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Iris at NC Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-664-6838
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“frittata” (4 reviews)
“black rice” (3 reviews)
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10:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us had a Sunday brunch today (2017-10-08). The restaurant dining area is not particularly large, so a reservation seems to be a wise idea on a Sunday (we arrived at 12 PM). Some of us dined here a few times prior (read as...More

Thank WessexFreeCloud
Reviewed 7 September 2017

You can always feel confident regarding restaurants in art museums & this was no exception. Wonderful service & selection of entrees. This is a beautiful museum in a lovely location. The exhibit on Race was the highlight. I hope many, many more art museums can...More

Thank adora01
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have always enjoyed eating here. The menu changes frequently and we always find something delicious!

Thank Bojj80
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Very upscale but small restaurant. Not for a big crowd. Outstanding food and drink. Wait staff was outstanding. Lovely setting surrounded by art.

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Good local and seasonal food. Beautiful decor. Service is attentive. Prices are reasonable. Portions are just right.

Thank Jodi V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have eaten there many times and have never had a bad meal! The service is a bit lacking so you may want to not be in a real big hurry when you go.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food and experience here are always lovely. It's a small menu but includes gluten free for those so inclined. The desserts are amazing and the ambience is relaxing and fun. Not a great environment or menu for my 6 year old, but he can...More

Thank juliacan
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The restaurant is very clean. It is a good place to sit after viewing the artwork and have a drink or a bite. The staff is friendly, and the ingredients are decent quality.

Thank Chirine F
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Saturday brunch with the family including lemon poppyseed waffles and mimosas. Creative food like sausage and crawfish omelette served in an artsy environment. Service is also good. We started with Iris lunch then toured the museum which made for a nice family day. Although not...More

Thank qmiller1
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Had Sunday brunch at Iris and thoroughly enjoyed the meal and also had great service. Started with iced tea and a grande latte and very tasty mini scones. We order the build your own omelette which comes with nicely roasted red potatoes and the lemon...More

Thank Karl T
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Questions & Answers
Sunil D
4 February 2017|
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Response from Patticakes123 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would call the number at NCMA and usually will have a direct line to Iris. Unless ypur party is large, you can normally just walk in. That's what I've done & I'm a member. Hope this helps you.
13 December 2015|
Response from marievRochester_NY | Reviewed this property |
Agreed, they were very cool -- but no, I'm afraid I didn't check for a brand. I'm sure if you emailed the restaurant, somebody would be able to let you know.
Lauryn M
11 July 2015|
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Response from mrmachine | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you need reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-664-6838
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