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Elliott's on Linden

4.5
706 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
When philosophy and action proceed hand-in-hand, something extraordinary happens: a guiding principle is formed.

For Chef/Owner Mark Elliott, that principle is to serve the best and freshest locally produced agrarian products to his guests. It's a principle that was formed in Mark's childhood, and as a young apprentice chef in Southeastern England. Mark would further develop a deep connection to the green grocer, the baker, the fish monger, the butcher, the cheesemaker. Daily sourcing for the kitchens provisions was a way of life.

From this restaurant's first days, Chef Elliott has forged relationships with regional farmers to obtain their produce, livestock and artisan products when they are at the peak of freshness.

Today, Chef Elliott continues to serve guests cuisine crafted from the fresh ingredients that the area's farmers have to offer. It's a principle we live with every plate we serve.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Southern, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(910) 215-0775
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mark J Elliott
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Catering
Elliott’s catering is unmatched in making sure your event is perfectly catered & tended. Personalized menus & direct interaction with the chef are always the standard when planning your event. Everything you need is provided so you can focus on the more important matters at hand. Attentive staff & cuisine matching that of the restaurant ensure your guests have a memorable time.
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Cross street
HWY 5
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 706 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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food
4.2
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good although a bit pricey. Very nice atmosphere and the server was informative about the history of the restaurant and chef. We were visitors from out of town and pleased to find such a unique place to visit.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Food always very good and menu in the top 2 in the area for interesting offerings. Never have had a bad meal, service has been uneven in the past but much better now. Very good wine list and more offering by the glass than is typical in So Pines/Pinehurst. Colton is a great bartender - fun to eat at the bar if available.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Awesome place! Top shelf.

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2.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Took hour and a half for main entree to get to our table 🙄

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Joan was a great server and very attentive! Food was great!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

What a delightful find. We r new to the Pinehurst area and are thrilled to have such a high quality dining venue. The cedar plank salmon was delicious and cooked perfectly. Chicken and waffles, yummy!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Delicious dinner! Attentive service and pleasant ambiance.

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

I have been to Elliot’s 3 times now and 2 of the 3 have been below average. This is one of those times. The food is usually fantastic and was again today but the service leaves much to be desired. They were clearly understaffed and the amount of excuses dropped to explain the “frazzled” nature of the staff was tiresome. The staff needs a strong manager and that is clearly lacking in Elliot’s. I’d recommended sitting at the bar there as they seem to be on the ball there.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Elliot's on Linden is a really nice place for great food and unique wines. Service is always good too. Christopher waited on us and was excellent!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Second time here and I had another fabulous meal. It was St Patty’s day so it was a little loud but people were hanving fun and everyone seemed to be in a great mood. The menu had quite a few options to choose from and there were many specials as well. I had the salmon and it was amazing. If you have never dined at Elliott’s, please do yourself a favor and go. You won’t be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

There were four of us in our group and we all felt the experience was outstanding. When in Pinehurst or Southern Pines this is the place to go. The salmon, elk, filet, and pork were all excellent. The service was great too at both the bar and table. Our only disappointment was that there were out of the black bass but the other entrees more than made up for it. I highly recommend Elliott's.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Food was great

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Wonderful dining experience. The flavors in the food were some of the best we’ve ever had. Amazing!

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Professional staff and food excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

I live in southern pines which in my opinion, is not far at all from Elliotts, but apparently some people feel that is a little bit of a drive, It was well worth the drive. It truly was a dining experience. From the atmosphere, the waiter, the appetizer, the entre and of course the drinks, it really was a great, great meal.
I am new to this area and I’m always looking for someplace new to dine. I drove by your restaurant about a week ago and it just looked so inviting. So I made a reservation through open table.
My family is coming to visit me next weekend and I am definitely making a reservation at Elliotts.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Awesome food and service. Always consistent in their delivery. Definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

My husband and I were in Pinehurst celebrating out 29th wedding anniversary and decided to try Elliotts on Lindin for dinner. We both had excellent meals..including appetizer, salad and main course. They gave us a nice table for our occasion and our waitress was a sweet delight!
I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We like to go to here when we are in town, every 3 months or so, for a nice quiet dinner. Never disappointed , always something interesting and new to try. Great service, can’t wait to come back in May!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

A perfect evening for a family dinner at Elliott’s. The food was delicious, wonderful presentation and there was a gluten free option. Everything was just wonderful! A special evening made even better with the fantastic dining experience. Jackson was a great server. He made good recommendations, was patient and very attentive. Again, a perfect evening!!!

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3.0Dined on February 23, 2018

I think we hit them on an off night. There were only a few tables filled, but despite that, it took so long to get our drinks that the appetizer arrived before the cocktails. And then dinner came out as soon as we finished the appetizer. We were seated and fed within 45 minutes. A whirlwind for a nicer dining experience. The food was great though. I would try it again!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I’ll start with areas to improve. Parking is extremely tight. Beware if you drive a large truck as you’ll find it extremely hard to maneuver. Service needs improvement too. Our waiter was extremely forgetful. Started off by bringing me the wrong beer, then failing to bring me the tea I ordered as well. Forgot to order one of our desserts, and forgot to bring a to-go coffee to one of our party members. He also forgot to come and get our payment after he dropped the check off. Unacceptable for a restaurant of this caliber.
The good: the food was absolutely amazing. I originally ordered the elk steak only to find out the were out of it. I opted for the lamb instead. It was wonderfully tender and flavorful. All our party enjoyed their meals. Dessert was also well done. I had the goat cheese cheesecake...awesome.
The seating was a bit cramped, but not to the point of being uncomfortable. They also had a nice fire going out front if you wanted to hang out afterwards. Despite the poor service, I’d definitely eat here again simply because the food made up for it.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Fantastic restaurant! Great food, wine, and atmosphere!!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We had a reservation for 745 pm on Valentines day. The hostess was completely overwhelmed and was not keeping track of the online reservations with the patrons that walked in. We waited over 30 minutes to be seated while watching empty tables sit idle. Once seated at the table, we noticed that it wasn't prepared with napkins and silverware. Our waiter was inexperienced and it showed with his lack knowledge of the menu and setting the table and uncorking the wine bottle. The food was great as always. Truly disappointed as we have always enjoyed our overall experience at Elliot's. We will return and recommend Elliots' but it has lost some points with a loyal customer.

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Waited over an hour to get seated even though I had reservations

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Lovely service, excellent food, really welcoming and relaxed but elegant surroundings.

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5.0Dined on February 6, 2018

Excellent food and service. This was a birthday dinner. Our server was attentive and very knowledgeable of menu.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

My fiancé and I wanted a nice location to catch up with some friends who were driving in from out of town. I thought it was important that the meal be worth the drive. The restaurant was packed when we got there. But it was a fun bustling environment. Once we got seated, we started with some wonderful calamari and gnocchi appetizers and it only got better from there. . . I had the filet, my fiancé had the salmon and my friend trieds the taco special. All of us loved every bite! The food here is just top notch! You can't go wrong!

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5.0Dined on January 29, 2018

We had a wonderful evening, great food in a charming and lovely restaurant. We have eaten at Elliotts before and have never been disappointed. Everything was excellent.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

The food was excellent as always. The staff was friendly and inviting. A pleasant dining experience.

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Greeters could not sort out our table. They made a big deal about water choice and napkin choice That service was good. Rest of service ok but very unorganized. Food was good.

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2.0Dined on January 20, 2018

The staff seemed very overwhelmed and flustered. It was a busy Saturday night, which should not be an unexpected event for an established restaurant. The staff acted as if everyone walked in at one time, without reservations. Unfortunately, when the staff acts anxious and on edge, the dining experience will feel that way also.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Elliott's on Linden is our favorite restaurant in the Pinehurst area. The food and ambiance will never disappoint.

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

The table was small for six adults. It was weird that in an empty restaurant we were squashed at a small table, we really needed more space.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Special time with friends. Celebrating life!

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We were seated in the room where they have art work which is quieter than the main dining area, but not as special - a plus and a minus on New Year's Eve. It was a bit drafty and we had to go through an area that is being remodeled to get to our seats. The view of the renovation from our table detracted from the ambience.

Service was slow largely because our server would disappear for significant amounts of time. Once our order was taken, the food came out fairly quickly and was very good.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

The service, food and ambiance well all great. Really liked the starters.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Always perfect! Robert and Ian (?) at the bar are always worth visiting. Love Jesse in the dining room as well! Thank you for another perfect Christmas Eve dinner.

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

We celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary at Elliots and the meal was beyond fabulous! The wait staff was attentive and accomodating. I would highly recommend this restaurant for an evening out.

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4.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Wonderful evening at Elliott's on Linden again :) First time having Robert as our waiter and so enjoyed him - very knowledgeable , personable and accommodating .

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

Elliott’s exceeded my expectations!!! Absolutely loved my seating arrangements my server, the host, the chef, and Everything about my most recent experience there!!! I will definitely be back

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