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Ironwood Cafe

2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-2927
+1 910-255-0000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (6 reviews)
“kabobs” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-2927
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting cuisine and interior decor with many specialty dishes. We had steak, chicken and a shrimp dish. All were very tasty. This is one of the few dining options on Midland Road, and popular among the locals.

Thank Researchalot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and great atmosphere! Servers are attentive but not overpowering. Order the White Sangria - very light and tasty!

Thank Lee Ann P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the selection. Some interesting dishes. We had a 5pm reservation. There was a meeting still going. But once it ended the atmosphere was present.

Thank Vi S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If outside dining is open, go for it! Dining room decor is lovely, but noisy--hard to hold a conversation.

Thank paulaboyer2
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Loved the garden and outdoor seating! My kids really enjoyed walking around the garden. They had the mac n cheese and it was really good! Great service and tasty food!

Thank Kris1412
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Good menu and good food. Steaks are great. The service is very very good We had tenderloin kabob ,super

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Cute spot. They did seat us prompt and the staff seemed friendly. I found it odd that our dining cloth was extremely wrinkled - not that that is a huge deal but it was the first time I've attended a "fine" dining restaurant that had...More

Thank RaeRaeY
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great fun evening dining restaurant. The food was prepared to perfection and the wait staff very attentive. Great experience.

Thank NeverAgainTwo
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Was in Pinehurst for business meeting and caught up with some old friends at the Ironwood. Val, the bartender was great. Made really really good cosmopolitans. Dinner was good too. Perfect portion size and everything on my plate was tasty and prepared to perfection. I...More

Thank Txguy7527
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We took my Mother In-Law to the Ironwood Café for her 90th birthday. We sat outside by the fountain. Very good service and meal. We had arrived before 6pm so we were able to order the early bird menu. They have a variety of items...More

Thank Dave15122
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Lori S
8 April 2017|
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Response from Roy C | Reviewed this property |
Well, on Mother's Day, I pointed out to my wife a guy at the next table who was wearing a T shirt and shorts. I did not think it was appropriate, not on Mother's Day, but who am I?
Patti B
6 July 2016|
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Response from Bucky53 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but it's always best to call ahead to any restaurant to make a reservation.
26 June 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-2927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: +1 910-255-0000
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