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This has long been a favorite of ...
This has long been a favorite of ours, our "go to" for special occasions. The food and service have always been excellent and well worth the high prices. We love the fact that the Sandhills has a high class steakhouse that compares with those from large cities. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. I hope that the drop in qualit ... read more
Darroll B. via yelp.com - Aug 2, 2020
Had a great time for my wife's birthday! Will definitely be going back!
AllenF via opentable.com - Aug 2, 2020
The atmosphere is very welcoming and the service was exceptional. The steak was cooked perfectly and I look forward to my next visit.
BlueCollar via opentable.com - Aug 1, 2020
We haven't been out to a restaurant in months but felt comfortable going to Southern Prime. It's large and the seating is well-spaced. The service, as always, was excellent as was the food!
OscarG via opentable.com - Jul 29, 2020
Loved eating here!!! The service, food and atmosphere were wonderful.
ElaineG via opentable.com - Jul 25, 2020
I went to Southern Prime twice ...
I went to Southern Prime twice during a week-long trip.  It was excellent both times.  The second time was incredible because I ordered the lobster tail, and they surprised me with TWO lobster tails!  They said they felt bad because the first one was less than the ten ounces on the menu, so they decided to just give me two.  Lol.  Wh ... read more
Andrew W. via yelp.com - Jul 24, 2020
Excellent steakhouse. Highly recommend ... read more
Paul via opentable.com - Jul 20, 2020
Ok..need more options ... read more
April J White via google.com - Jul 15, 2020
It was alright, for as expensive as it was I hoped the service would be better. The food was good however our steaks came out way over cooked. Someone who wasn’t our server dropped them off and by the time we cut into them he was gone. It then took another 10-15 minutes for our server to come back to the table to ask how everything w ... read more
Victoria Rosado via google.com - Jul 15, 2020
Got the sirloin medium, was overcooked (picture was the least cooked part). The food was delicious though! Calamari fries for the appetizer was good too ... read more
Ted Cohen via google.com - Jul 12, 2020
Amazing food ... read more
Modern Street HEMI Shootout MSHS via google.com - Jul 12, 2020
Service excellent as always. Simply a very pleasant dining experience.
PaulaS via opentable.com - Jul 11, 2020
Every last morsel was mouth watering. We believe you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.Our waiter was knowledgeable, attentive and a sweet soul.We will definitely be back!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jul 11, 2020
Excellent food and service. Very attentive to your needs. My steak was cooked perfectly as were the shrimp. We are regular customers and they treated us very well for our 50th Anniversary. I recommend for a very nice night out with your loved ones.
RickB via opentable.com - Jul 7, 2020
The staff was attentive and the food was exceptional.
AlejandroV via opentable.com - Jul 5, 2020
Pleasant dinner, quiet Sunday Evening. Great steaks and Salmon.
Chef via opentable.com - Jul 5, 2020
Great atmosphere and great food ... read more
Scott Henry via google.com - Jul 3, 2020
I truly enjoyed my dinner here. The only problem was that they cooked my steak incorrectly twice. The waitress Emilee was fantastic. She was knowledgeable and helpful. After my steak was cooked incorrectly, she apologized multiple times and the manager Austin came to apologize and made sure everything was perfect after. It was a g ... read more
Holly via opentable.com - Jul 3, 2020
Nice place for fine dining, casual atmosphere, great service.
TinaS via opentable.com - Jul 3, 2020
Great evening! Excellent service and food. Highly recommend.
SarahM via opentable.com - Jul 2, 2020
This was our second year coming to celebrate our anniversary. The food is amazing, our server was personable, knowledgeable, and did a fantastic job! We’re looking forward to our next visit!!!
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jul 2, 2020
Restaurant was in a beautiful building and was nicely decorated. The food was delicious. Our server, Cameron, was very attentive and knowledgeable about the selections. We had a very good experience and will visit again.
MarkC via opentable.com - Jul 1, 2020
This atmosphere here is always wonderful, this was my first time for brunch just the two of us and are already making plans for next weekend. We have eaten here on the dinner menu and the experience was wonderful as well come guarantee you won’t be disappointed the staff are always friendly ... read more
OrlandoL via opentable.com - Jun 29, 2020
Amazing food, outstanding service! Thank you Abby!!!
Dan Schubert via google.com - Jun 26, 2020
We love SP and have made it a tradition for our anniversary. The only small thing that was not as great as usual... they didn’t have our reservation... some glitch maybe? Anyway, they were able to seat us right away since we came early in the evening and everything was great. They go out of their way to make a special celebration ... read more
KarenanneP via opentable.com - Jun 26, 2020
We were recommended by friends to Southern Prime as we were looking for a great place to celebrate our 33rd anniversary. The food was very good. The service, all were kind and friendly but not up to what I would expect from a fine dining establishment. My wife's steak was not prepared as she ordered, it happens. The worst part, no on ... read more
Timothy Rhine via google.com - Jun 21, 2020
Our meal was excellent and the service from Nick was outstanding!
JenniferV via opentable.com - Jun 21, 2020
We were visiting the area during the Covid phase 2 time. Tables were 6 ft apart, staff in masks and gloves but the experience was still wonderful. We dined in the wine room which had great romantic lighting and was quiet. The food was amazing. Husband got the lamb chops and I got the filet. Both cooked to perfection! Baked pota ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jun 21, 2020
Such a lovely establishment. We go there for special occasions and every visit is so special.
PhyllisH via opentable.com - Jun 21, 2020
Perfect atmosphere for a quiet date with your loved one. Excellent food and service make for a great time.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jun 20, 2020
Excellent food and excellent service!!! I had a special, the Sea Bass, and my wife had the Scottish Salmon. The Sea Bass was one of the best pieces of fish I've ever eaten and my wife says hers was "A ten!" Even the salads (wedge and house) were outstanding. We topped it off with a nice bottle of red wine (Cabernet) and a chocolate l ... read more
DanH via opentable.com - Jun 20, 2020
Sea bass and steak was perfect. Traffic in front of our booth was a little heavy and noisy but the food and service was great.
Klaus via opentable.com - Jun 17, 2020
My wife and I have eaten at SP several times and this visit was one of the best. It was our 5th wedding anniversary and the staff set a special table, wished us a happy anniversary at every opportunity, and took our picture with a wonderful chocolate lava cake....All this may seem rather ordinary, except, we never asked them to do a ... read more
Grambo via opentable.com - Jun 14, 2020
Went there for our Anniversary. They did a great job. Our table was decorated, complimentary dessert, and a photo. Couldn't have had a better evening.
Jamie Reece via google.com - Jun 13, 2020
We were celebrating my husbands birthday. The server Rami was amazing! Very friendly, professional and astute. My husbands lobster was over cooked initially and then it was under cooked. The chicken dinner was plain. It was our first time there , so we will try it again. We are new to the area. My husband is considering scheduling bu ... read more
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jun 11, 2020
Everything was delicious from the appetizer to the desert. Very friendly staff.
TinaD via opentable.com - Jun 11, 2020
The evening was to celebrate my Queen’s birthday.The food was great as well as the service.
OpenTable Diner via opentable.com - Jun 11, 2020
Carmen provides us a world class experience! Thank you. Kris ... read more
KrisK via opentable.com - Jun 9, 2020
Fantastic!!! The food was delicious and the service was awesome!!!
Jill via opentable.com - Jun 7, 2020
Southern Prime is fabulous! From the restrained upscale decor and atmosphere to the top-notch service to the very fresh, very delicious meal. They have an extensive wine/cocktail/beer list. You will not be disappointed with an evening spent here!
Foodgoddess via opentable.com - Jun 6, 2020
We enjoyed our 31st anniversary there. Food was awesome,friendly server and I especially liked the music and ambiance of outdoor seating. To make it extra special, we received a complementary dessert and photo to commemorate the evening. We will definitely be back.
MaxG via opentable.com - Jun 4, 2020
Awesome experience. Will definitely go back. Zero complaints.
HeatherC via opentable.com - May 30, 2020
Great dinner. Everything was delicious and service great!
RoseannM via opentable.com - May 30, 2020
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
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