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Mrs Lacy's Magnolia House

405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“chicken salad” (17 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
11:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Soups
$$ - $$$
405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I understand I'm a solo diner, and I understand it is during lunch time, but to wait over 20 minutes for a grilled chicken salad and then not to have my server return again was disappointing. The salad was fine, but I honestly could have...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived in Sanford for 5 years and this was my first time trying Mrs. Lacy's. It was for my daughter's graduation lunch. Everything was perfect. The food was delicious, the setting was intimate, and the service was excellent. I now see what all the...More

Thank Kyle R
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I attended a luncheon with about 20 people. The waitress delivered our food perfectly and everyone was pleased with their food. She also managed to take our payments unobtrusive while we talked. We all payed separately.

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I've eaten at Mrs Lacy's numerous times and have never been disappointed. If you have never been to a proper tea Room this is the chance to experience one. The food is really good and the deserts are divine. The service is spot on! You...More

Thank yolandag930
Reviewed 17 March 2017

First of all, my wife & I have to drive an hour to get here...and it's worth it! Fantastic atmosphere in an old house. Service is great, your food gets to you in record time usually, and food is great. Highly recommended!!!!!!

Thank Art_Brock
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I take regular day trips from our location in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina and this week's trip was to Sanford, NC to vist the Endor Iron Furnace. I did a search for good restaurants in the area and...More

Thank TheKinseyReport
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have never had a bad item at this location. The desserts are to die for. Two concerns: Their hours are quite limited and the parking is atrocious. The restaurant is in an old house, which is part of its charm, but it is really...More

Thank Danette F
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Don't let the "tea room" part scare you guys off. They have good, healthy food that even guys I know admit they enjoy. It's a great place to have a shower or birthday party (upstairs) and feels very down home yet elegant. That's hard to...More

Thank tammyb2442015
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A fantastic spot for a hearty lunch in Sanford. Although very busy, the service is quick and with a great smile. It is only open for lunch hours, and not on Sunday. The food is great and prices very reasonable. It will fill you up.

Thank abegosh
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Wow excellent service and food. This old house ambience was great . We recommend the shrimp chowder and loaded backed potato.

Thank D'Wayne H
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4 February 2016|
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
Although I've never been there with a group, I believe that they have a separate room for special occasions. Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 9197708038
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