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Ironwood Cafe

2176 Midland Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28387-2927
+1 910-255-0000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2176 Midland Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28387-2927
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit and it was even better than the first !! Such a variety and it’s hard to believe that each dish has been perfected and delivered hot, fresh and so very flavorful ! Their signature lobster bisque is awesome but so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

A gem located among pine trees with gravel driveways. Favored by locals and the golfing crowd from the many nearby golf courses. Locals use it for special occasions. The golfers for a better and different meal than their country clubs offer. Pricey but fits in...More

Thank MRRomanSC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant always impresses me with its delicious food, wonderful service, and lovely patio. Brunch is available on Sunday. There is also an "Early Bird" offering during the week, but contact the restaurant for times. The calamari is one of my favorite appetizers and the...More

Thank priscillag2u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very romantic spot for dinner! We ate outside...lights were dim...they had portable heaters, which weren't needed the night we went. The outdoor fountain was a nice touch...gurgling softly in the backgound. Our waitress was personable, attentive and professional. The food was prompt and VERY tasty!...More

Thank Tre H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know that you could ask more from a dining experience. The atmosphere was great. Service was spot on. The food - wow! One of the best meals I have ever had. You can not go wrong with any dish here! The pairings were...More

1  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very close to a 5-star rating. We took an extended family of 7 to dine here and the service, atmosphere, and seating were outstanding. The filet and salmon entrees were outstanding and the kabobs were good but not as good as the other entrees. All...More

Thank CoalOhio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pricey food, very tasty but limited menu choices. They grow all the herbs they use in food prep. Birthday dessert provided, too.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in Pinehurst home shopping and were told of the Ironwood Cafe. What a wonderful place, food was great, service excellent and a lovely environment. We will become requlars!

Thank Bob Y
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great dinner and atmosphere! Highly recommended. One of the best places in Pinehurst. Outside sitting is great and they have heaters and it’s covered.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant hidden amongst the trees of Midland Road this great restaurant is a frequent haunt of those who are lucky enough to live in the area. Good food, friendly service and nice collection of wines by the glass. I highly recommend the « ants on...More

Thank EricPerlinger1
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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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2176 Midland Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28387-2927
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pinehurst
  • Phone Number: +1 910-255-0000
  • E-mail
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