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My wife and I visited this restaurant ...
My wife and I visited this restaurant after our wedding, and we have returned every anniversary since. We look forward to dressing up and enjoying the delicious food and attentive service this restaurant offers. They offer to take a Polaroid for special occasions, and we have them lined up on the fridge as a wonderful timeline of our ... read more
Gerald S. via yelp.com - May 22, 2020
Food and service was outstanding. Best steak we have ever had!!
TinaE via opentable.com - Mar 14, 2020
The steaks were cooked to perfection and were tender and delicious. Best meal in Pinehurst. Great staff.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Mar 9, 2020
This is one of the best steakhouses in the Sandhills of NC. However, as it is one of the few steakhouses in the tony Pinehurst area, I feel their pricing is a bit aggressive. Service in the wine cellar area is always a real treat (we're always greeted immediately by the General Manager) and the ambiance perfect for a friendly family ... read more
RooneyD via opentable.com - Mar 9, 2020
I ordered the exact dinner, :Land and Sea: as I always do when I show up at the Prime Steakhouse for a special occasion. This time the filet was not as before, but I ate half of it anyway. Just remember that Quality Control is extremely important!
jerryr via opentable.com - Mar 1, 2020
This does really feel and look like a nice place however the price you pay isn't equivalent to the food you get. Don't get me wrong the food isn't bad but you do leave feeling like you overpaid. You can have a very nice time there but the bang for buck equation feels a little off.
Dylan Jamieson via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
Southern Prime never fails to deliver excellence from start to finish. It has become our favorite place for dinner ... read more
CherylS via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2020
We went here for our first anniversary. They madeEverything very special for us! The food was delicious and made out night perfect!
TammyC via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2020
The food as always, was fabulous. Service was disappointing. Our table of four ordered three salads. I asked for the Chop Salad minus bacon. My salad came with bacon, the other two had no dressing. We had to ask a couple times for the dressing. Mine finally came out correct. The other issue, our friend ordered the special of t ... read more
Tami via opentable.com - Feb 23, 2020
It was a great experience. A great dining pleasure. I had the scallops. Some of the best I have ever eaten. Service..Food..Ambiance.. all 5 💥 ... read more
don coley via google.com - Feb 22, 2020
Great atmosphere and very good service.
xavierb via opentable.com - Feb 22, 2020
Nice little place in southern pines. Enjoyable for a special meal. It was sweet of them to add the extra touch to dessert since it was our anniversary. Also, got sat in an area to feel a little more special. Obviously, get a steak, it's what they are known for and they're very tasty. Service overall was good too.
Airca Cox via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
In town for a funeral service and happened upon this restaurant. Truly enjoyed our evening. Very extensive wine list with a price point for everyone. My husband had filet and lobster tail, he said it was good. I had filet which was a tab undercooked but flavorful and tender. Service was excellent. We plan dine here again when we are ... read more
Denny via opentable.com - Feb 17, 2020
Great service and food!
OscarS via opentable.com - Feb 17, 2020
Wonderful and service and food was great!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 16, 2020
My husband made reservations about a month in advance for Valentine’s Day. Greeters welcomed us and escorted us to our table promptly. I noticed that everyone else got a rose after being seated, but we did not. Food is expensive. But you are paying for quality. Position sizes are decent. Atmosphere inside is calm and beautiful. Even ... read more
Taylor Knisely via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
We had a great experience at Southern Prime. The ambiance was really nice- it’s a beautiful restaurant. Our steaks were perfectly cooked and the lobster mac ‘n cheese was out of this world.
Randy Watkins via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
Great atmosphere, setvice, and food. Can't wait to go back soon.
Sonya Dakin via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
Our server Billy was amazing. He really made sure we had a wonderful time. He gave many positive suggestions!
AshleyB via opentable.com - Feb 14, 2020
Dinner at Southern Prime Steakhouse
Great experience for dinner with business associates. We ate in the bar and the service was great. Good wine list at reasonable restaurant prices. Had the 6 oz filet and it was very good. Sides were good but the cherry cobbler (w/ice cream) was maybe...More ... read more
johnkY7416RH via tripadvisor.com - Feb 11, 2020
Food was great service excellent will definitely go again.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 1, 2020
Beautiful restaurant in the heart of Southern Pines. Warm greeting at the door was a nice touch. Great ambiance. Service could’ve been a little better but what was most disappointing was the food. My husband and I both ordered the filet medium rare...my husband even joked about don’t overcook it or we’ll be sick! His was the land an ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Feb 1, 2020
Simply amazing Anniversary. Staff made sure we enjoyed our time. Food was great as always ... read more
Hollings04unc via opentable.com - Feb 1, 2020
Always a great meal with nice atmosphere. Steaks were cooked perfectly, service was top notch, and the overall experience was pleasant.
TimothyS888DecoSales88888 via opentable.com - Feb 1, 2020
Above and Beyond
We were in town for my mother's memorial service, arriving from Portland, OR, Seattle and Boston. Friday we found out many cousins from Gastonia and Virginia were coming that day and we wanted to get together for dinner. In the early afternoon we called Southern...More ... read more
Betsy H via tripadvisor.com - Jan 29, 2020
Lovely atmosphere, good service, adequate menu, great wine list.
alice glass via google.com - Jan 27, 2020
Absolutely Awesome!
Called to make reservations for Mother's 92nd Birthday. Mike Smith the owner answered the called and couldn't have been more accommodating! Table was decorated tastefully for a subtle birthday decor. Abby our waitress was absolutely awesome, we are definitely asking for her when we return....More ... read more
AmyandAlexL via tripadvisor.com - Jan 26, 2020
Our server Christina was fantastic. She was there when needed but, did not intrude. Overall, excellent.
charlesb via opentable.com - Jan 26, 2020
Absolutely amazing place to have Dinner, Date night or just a gathering with some friends. The Waiters are professional, friendly and check on you when needed but don't overwhelm you and interrupt your conversation. Bathrooms are very nice and most important clean. A feel of luxury and a getaway from the norm. Just a beautiful plac ... read more
Eva de la Vega via google.com - Jan 25, 2020
Fantastic waitress ... read more
JerryL via opentable.com - Jan 25, 2020
Celebrated my birthday there.  Four ...
Celebrated my birthday there.  Four of us had dinner.  Food was very good. Excellent loobster bisque, very good fillet.  Crab dip was excellent.  Overall, a very goood experience. Considering we live in the area and this was our first visit, Avery good choice.  We will be going back.
George L. via yelp.com - Jan 23, 2020
It was delicious. I am actually going back next week with friends.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jan 22, 2020
Best meal
Just happened to see this place walking by. Very impressive exterior. Got a reservation that night. Really nice inside. I had the scallops and it was fantastic! Our waiter was not friendly at all tho. The girls up front were nice but too into their...More ... read more
luvacationing via tripadvisor.com - Jan 21, 2020
Great service, great food wonderful atmosphere made even better by incredible waiter's.
John Johnston via google.com - Jan 17, 2020
Very good dinner. My steak was cooked as requested.
James Cobb via google.com - Jan 11, 2020
It was absolutely fantastic! Austin was so kind and made our special evening even better. Will definitely recommend and will be back for more of the filet mignon! This place is great!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jan 11, 2020
As long as I have been coming to Southern Prime the service is always exceptionally slow. And because your server is not the person delivering the food to the table if you need anything extra you have to wait additional time to get the complete service. The back room is too bright affecting the ambience. My husband received a slic ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jan 11, 2020
Is the Chef New?
It was my birthday and we had reservations for six, but two could not make it. The staff, especially the hostess and waitress, were terrific. The large table would have made it difficult for the four of us to converse, so they re-seated us, which...More ... read more
Roy C via tripadvisor.com - Jan 7, 2020
Excellent experience
Our son and daughter in law were visiting after Christmas and we were looking for a nice place to visit and enjoy dinner out. Southern Prime exceeded all our expectations! The service was excellent. Very attentive but not intrusive. The noise level was very subdued...More ... read more
cristicrouch via tripadvisor.com - Jan 3, 2020
Good food, good service ... read more
MichaelW via opentable.com - Jan 1, 2020
We went here for pur anniversary dinner and it was a superb choice Atmosphere is clssic for fine dining from big door entrance, fine decorations and table decor. Staff was outstanding and very attentive, waiters were a delight. Now food is outstanding to say the least. Flavors, portions and meat were prepared to perfection (we had si ... read more
Ricardo Fraticelli via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
I had never been to this restaurant before, but decided to try it for my wife and my anniversary dinner. I am so glad we came here! The meal, the ambience, the service was outstanding. The manager, Austin, made the experience extra special for us! This restaurant will now be our new go to restaurant for top-quality meals and overall ... read more
USNchap via opentable.com - Dec 28, 2019
We had a lovely experience at Southern Prime. Our steaks were amazing, and the service was outstanding!
KimberleeH via opentable.com - Dec 24, 2019
Christmas with familu ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 23, 2019
Best dinner! Our server was super friendly and very knowledgeable. The food was amazing. My husband and daughter got the sirloin and I got the filet. We also got the crab dip as an appetizer. And their lobster mac & cheese for a side is out of this world. Just a wonderful experience!!!!
LoriD via opentable.com - Dec 22, 2019
Graduation Dinner
The food and service were both terrific. We we a little disappointed that we didn’t get the table in the wine room we reserved.
RB7524 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 22, 2019
Love it!
Katherine Griesser via google.com - Dec 22, 2019
The food and service were outstanding. Also, since it was our anniversary, there were a few extras: the table cloth was sprinkled with some star glitter, there was a delicious, complimentary dessert and photo. Overall, it was a memorable evening with absolutely no glitches. Great experience.
hikerjim via opentable.com - Dec 21, 2019
Love this place; one of my favorite go-to date night venues.
Char Sal via google.com - Dec 21, 2019
This was the first time we were ...
This was the first time we were in the area and we arrived in town about 6:00 PM for an event the next night so we looked online for a place to eat and found Southern Prime.
The reviews looked pretty good, nice pictures of food and the building so we figured we'd try it.
We made a reservation through Open Table for 6:30 PM an
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Brian M. via yelp.com - Dec 19, 2019
I had an amazing time with good fitness! Food was amazing!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 18, 2019
Great service, wonderful ambience,
Great service, wonderful ambience, but really average food for such prices! Steak was seasoned well, but over cooked and my wife’s scallops took so long (didn’t come out the same time as my steak), I just went with it. Lobster Mac and Cheese is a...More ... read more
CTopher81 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 16, 2019
Graduation ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 14, 2019
GREAT FOOD AND EXPERIENCE I HAD THE STEAK AND LOBSTER IT WAS WELL PREPARED.
JohnN via opentable.com - Dec 14, 2019
The dinner was amazingly delicious! The staff were very friendly. Great place to celebrate a Birthday! Nice, Quiet atmosphere. We will definitely be back.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 12, 2019
I wish I lived closer to this restaurant ...
I wish I lived closer to this restaurant. It's beautiful, the ambiance is wonderful, large menu, great service! Our waiter, Bill, was newer, but very polite and helpful. We started with the lobster bisque which was not overly thick or creamy, but instead velvety smooth and one of the best seafood soups I've ever had. The French onion ... read more
Jackie C. via yelp.com - Dec 12, 2019
I rarely write reviews but wanted to share that this restaurant was extremely nice. The building is absolutely beautiful. The food and service were great. I’ve read some bad reviews and have no idea why! We were there off season on a Tuesday night. The food was seasoned very well, and the menu selection was fantastic. The lobster bis ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 10, 2019
Birthday dinner. Great food and they even took a picture and gave us the picture in a card! Would highly recommend and plan to return as often as possible when in town!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Dec 8, 2019
Even though we had an issue with our server (he basically forgot about us after the meal was served) I thought the restaurant was excellent. I had a small filet which was both seasoned and cooked excellently ... and a side order of the lobster mac n cheese which was also very good. I thought the ambiance was quite nice, it is a ver ... read more
Greg via opentable.com - Dec 7, 2019
Mike and his staff are always ready to please Great food and a wonderful atmosphere.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 30, 2019
I may give them a second chance but the prime rib I ordered was as tough as leather. Even their big steak knife had trouble cutting it. I couldn’t chew it or swallow it for fear of choking. The one piece I happened to taste was also flavorless. They promised they’d remove it from our check and then didn’t. Which we didn’t notice ... read more
CaroleP via opentable.com - Nov 30, 2019
Missing the Warm and Fuzzies
Straight down the line average. Decent decor small dining area. At first glance you notice the menu is somewhat limited straight forward dishes nothing creative. Like wise the pricing looks to be decent for an upscale À la carte menu and then the steaks come...More ... read more
249fredb via tripadvisor.com - Nov 29, 2019
Straight down the line average. Decent decor small dining area. At first glance you notice the menu is somewhat limited straight forward dishes nothing creative. Like wise the pricing looks to be decent for an upscale À la carte menu and then the steaks come with a starch and house vegetable also. Hard to tell really. 7.00 is fa ... read more
fastfreddieb via opentable.com - Nov 29, 2019
we dine at Southern Prime every Thanksgiving We love it ... read more
KenJ via opentable.com - Nov 28, 2019
Great place! Wonderful decor! We had a lovely booth and our waitress, Abby, was excellent and super-fun! The food was delicious - I had the salmon and my fiancé had the sea bass. We had a wonderful dining experience and will definitely go there again. Thank you for the meal.
TammiR via opentable.com - Nov 28, 2019
Amazing experience.Surpassed our expectations for Thanksgiving. This will be our new Holiday tradition. Well Done!!!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 28, 2019
Beautiful restaurant with lovely ambiance and very mediocre food with a waiter that seemed very preoccupied ... read more
RobertW via opentable.com - Nov 28, 2019
We visited this resteraunt on Thanksgiving Day. The ambiance was nice, our server was friendly. We would like to return to celebrate a special occasion.
FrankR via opentable.com - Nov 28, 2019
Ricoooo ... read more
May Lucero via google.com - Nov 27, 2019
Great selection of food Attention to details Enjoyed the evening!!!
JerryL via opentable.com - Nov 24, 2019
Excellent food and service. Southern Prime is our favorite place for any occasion ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 24, 2019
Sat in the wine room...great service, owner, staff...well priced wine...has wine locker that if I was local I would have been all over...prime rib served a little over what I asked..enjoyed everything else did not really mind ... read more
Eddie via opentable.com - Nov 24, 2019
Great food, great atmosphere, great service.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Nov 24, 2019
We went for our 22nd wedding anniversary. I ordered ribeye, my wife ordered 6 oz filet mignon cooked to medium. Her steak came medium rare, they took it back to cook some more, still came out medium rare. So then fixed her a new steak, came out medium rare once more. The whole time I'm setting there waiting, food getting cold, they o ... read more
Jack Sondag via google.com - Nov 23, 2019
Always a treat for us when we go there. Food is well prepared and served promptly.
Malcolm48 via opentable.com - Nov 23, 2019
Best steakhouse in the pines. Hands down. If you want the real classic steakhouse experience this is the place. If you want A1 steak sauce and your steak well done go somewhere else and save yourself and the fine people of this establishment the trouble.
Adam Franks via google.com - Nov 20, 2019
Table seating was excellent, food was fresh and made from scratch and service was great.
Chris via opentable.com - Nov 17, 2019
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