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Carolina Dining Room

80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-9251
+1 910-295-6811
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lox” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
“ribeye” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-9251
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At least for us Americans. They have it all - from fresh fruit to smoked salmon with fixings and bagels - grits - oatmeal, eggs chef right there for special orders, bacon and sausages, cheeses - whew! Superb! And a constant wait staff - elegant...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Often the staff are friendly but I have yet to have a meal that blew me away. I have also waited long times between courses...it is a disappointment and very expensive, far beyond what it should be. There are a number of restaurants in Southern...More

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went early because of bad weather, and we had gracious service, very professional.( It 's refreshing to have such pleasant wait staff who are intelligent and trained well. ) The food, service and decor are first class. Lovely .Pinehurst. I could only hope the next...More

Thank Patti B
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The room itself is lovely. It gets worse from there. The water tastes funny, the bread is dry, there are too many fillers. I never want rice, risotto or potatoes again. There is gravy slathered on everything and the portions are huge. I ordered a...More

Thank Sylvia315
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The buffet is totally exceptional. A step back in time to when personal service was the norm. Atmosphere is terrific, with a piano player providing wonderful ambiance. The breakfast buffet has everything you could possibly want. Coffee was wonderful.

Thank 5_PA_travelers
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The breakfast buffet is one of the best to be had. Huge selection of well prepared foods. Nothing too salty or greasy, omelettes are prepared perfectly. Smoked salmon is a nice treat along with fresh delicious fruits. Great service in a grand and palatial dining...More

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Reviewed 1 May 2018

While enjoying a 4 night stay while playing golf at Pinehurst we stayed in The Carolina Hotel. Our package included Breakfast and Dinner. There can’t be a better breakfast anywhere. Everything under the sun is there. I loved the custom made eggs over my Corned...More

Thank Johnsorich
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Carolina dining room is great for breakfast and dinner. The breakfast buffet is amazing with classic foods like eggs benedict and eggs cooked to order to specialty items and fresh fruits. The dinners are incredible. The menu varies with the season so it changes...More

Thank dtb61
Reviewed 13 March 2018

You cannot find a better breakfast buffet than at the Carolina Dining Room. Everything was absolutely delicious, great variety, great service.

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

It’s ok for what it is Wedge salad was ok Food all served warm verging on cold Tried a steak it wasn’t that good pretty tasteless but edible none the less . Breakfast buffet is quite good Pinehurst do pretty boring tasteless edible food with...More

Thank orange5255
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George S
13 June 2015|
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Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hi George, The dress code is dress slacks and dress shoes for men; corresponding attire for women. Tasteful denim is allowed. Thanks. We look forward to hosting you. Best, Sarah Guest Relations Manager
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George S
13 June 2015|
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Response from patrickkgolfer |
Do you have to stay at one of the resort properties to dine here?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$50
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-9251
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pinehurst
  • Phone Number: +1 910-295-6811
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Description
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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