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Ironwood Cafe

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2176 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387
+1 910-255-0000
17:00 - 20:30
Open now
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Sun 11:30 - 14:00
15:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Sanford, North Carolina
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited on New Years even when they had a fixed price 3-course meal. There were 10 entree choices plus soup/salad and dessert. This was our first visit. I had the Chilean Sea Bass, my wife had a roasted chicken, and my son the filet mignon. The lobster bisque was good, but not the best we have had. I had... More 

Thank Jerry M
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our recent dinner was somewhat disappointing. The service was pleasant but the quality of the food was lacking. The menu did not have any interesting starters. As a main dish, I ordered the "goat cheese chicken"; it was pretty dry, and did not have the flavor of a real free range chicken; the romesco sauce that came with it tasted... More 

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Carthage, North Carolina
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, portions on the smaller side and pricey. It's a pretty place. Service adequate but value for dollar not there. I won't rush back. Left hungry.

Thank Mbronkar
Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 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
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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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
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290 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 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
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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
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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

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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
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: +1 910-255-0000

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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?