We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ironwood Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-2927
+1 910-255-0000
11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 300: English reviews
Wilmington, North Carolina
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food at this restaurant was good but the steak I got was not prime beef as advertised. I would say it was maybe choice. When I questioned the server she said it was black angus beef and prime. I told her that being black angus does not make it prime beef. Maybe I got a bad cut but the... More 

Thank terry s
Level Contributor
72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've lived in this area for over 10 years, and over that span have eaten at this restaurant probably a dozen times. It gets good ratings, granted, but recently, they have jacked up the price of their food so that dinner salads start at $21 and entrees go for $30-40. Nothing else has changed. Just the price. I enjoy quality... More 

Thank Bill M
Long Leaf Pines Rv park
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Good food pricey but worth it Kabobs good value Check it out 👌 Good value Recommend to all Can be hard to find

Thank bobthefoodover
Charlotte, North Carolina
Level Contributor
40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had heard great things about Ironwood Café but figured it was just golfers. I had out of town guests so took them to Ironwood. Very high end inside but casual dining outside under a commercial tent. The steaks were the best I've ever had. They grow many of their own herbs and you could tell from the high quality... More 

Thank DarethaH
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
286 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This restaurant is always able to take normal menu items and make them delicious with simple twists. They don't have crazy items that nobody understands, they take an eggs benedict, cook it perfectly, use high quality ingredients and add a simple twist somewhere in the item. The outdoor patio is great, there is a large cover to keep the shade... More 

Thank Patrick R
Level Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The food is as good as I have had anywhere. Love the atmosphere in the bar and in the outside patio. Service was excellent - all the staff was friendly. Don't miss this restaurant if you are in the area.

Thank Celeste J
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Ironwood with solid service and excellent food. Ate outside with heat lamps. Wonderful selection of food, wine, and beer. Would go again any time.

Thank Sarah R
South Carolina
Level Contributor
37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We all (12) really enjoyed the ambiance, food, service and the total experience. What a wonderful dining establishment to happen upon when in Pinehurst. The menu is diverse and beautifully prepared. The next time in Pinehurst we have already agreed that this is the first restaurant that we will go to.

Thank tourdirector1
Level Contributor
31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with the variety of offerings. All the food seemed expertly prepared and Visually appealing. The restaurant has extensive outdoor seating a beautiful garden atmosphere. Service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Mark B
Level Contributor
35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Food and service were great. Love the uniqe take on breakfast originals-like the red velvet waffle n chicken. Nice for special occasion.

Thank BAP1976

Travellers who viewed Ironwood Cafe also viewed

Southern Pines, NC

Been to Ironwood Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ironwood Cafe and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
5 months ago
Pinehurst, North Carolina
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Ironwood Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?