Restaurant IRON

4.8
1889 Reviews
$31 to $50
Southern
Executive Chef, Alex McPhail has returned to his hometown after 6 years studying under some of the finest chefs in the industry in New Orleans. Taking culinary tips he picked up at Commander’s Palace, Restaurant August & the Roosevelt Hotel, Alex has created a dining environment unlike any other nearby.
Restaurant IRON serves Southern contemporary cuisine fueled by local vegetables and herbs from the creative minds of true Southerners. We aim to bring together fresh local and regional specialties with the finest flavors and ingredients to deliver a dining experience you won"t soon forget.

Experiences

  • Champagne Tasting Dinner

    $175.00 per person

    Dec 5, 2021 only

    We invite you to enjoy a five course tasting dinner prepared by Chef Alex McPhail. Each course will be paired with its own champagne, selected by our house sommelier. Doors open 5:15pm, the first course will be served at 5:30pm. Our in-house sommelier, Hilary, has been preparing all year for this event and we are looking forward to celebrating the holiday season with this special dinner! Price is $175 a person and includes champagne OR champagne cocktail pairing. Worried that your honey or dinner guest doesn't enjoy bubbles? Don't worry, we have options for non drinkers and cocktail or wine lovers as well. All pairing selections will be available to order during the event.
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Elaina
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Their food is so amazing & filling. I really enjoyed my dinner & they even printed a menu that says “happy birthday” on it. Staff were all super friendly and attentive.

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DonnieG
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was Delicious ... beautiful to eat with your eyes and very tasty!

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JeffB
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The Filet was overpriced but very good. Outdoor dining was nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The food is great but the service wasn’t

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Marissa
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

I’m sure the food is amazing, but the service was so terrible that we ended up leaving before anyone took our order. Nobody came by after we were seated for what seemed like forever. We didn’t even have someone pop in and say “we’ll be right with you.” In my opinion, if I’m going to pay $70 for a steak, I would like to have an excellent service experience. We left and ended up going to another locally owned steak restaurant in town, and had a delicious steak at a fraction of the price. I won’t be returning here. First impressions speak volumes.

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ThomasC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal and service. They made our anniversary dinner exceptional.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been coming for years and the food and service experience is absolutely first rate. The menu is inventive and changes at least seasonally. The culinary, bar and service teams are friendly and supremely professional. Thanks to all! Great meal and great experience! Thanks

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10kenbank
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I LOVE the Iron Goddess! Delicious drink!
The atmosphere is very elegant & sophisticated.

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HDiaz
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall2food3service5ambience1

My wife and I went for her birthday. The ambience was quite poor. We sat outside and it was so quiet we can hear the other couples conversation quite well and and they could hear ours. Too pricey for what it was.

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PhillipA
Las Vegas
13 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best meal we have had in several years. Fish was cooked perfectly and the topping was wonderful. Also had Caeser salad that was lovely. Will be returning to Iron the next time we visit Pensacola.

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vipterryf
Tallahassee
82 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Love this place but tonight my steak was way over cooked and my wife’s lamb was covered in cheese to the point the lamb had no flavor but cheese . I’ll be back but the new chef needs better control of his kitchen

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OpenTable Diner
Mobile
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We enjoyed our first visit to Restaurant Iron and we will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Iron never disappoints. Chef Alex was off last night and yet his staff carried on expertly. They are artists that take pride in their work and you can tell. I’m always blown away by the menu. I’m still thinking about that escargot and gnocchi. Thanks Iron!

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vipDowntown
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience4

The food was good, but we received poor value for the price we paid. Everyone in our party mentioned how they preferred our meal the night before (elsewhere) compared to Restaurant IRON. The wine by the glass filled only 1/3 of the glass. The steak was raw next to the bone. We were offered a gluten free menu AFTER we ordered, even though I had made a special request.

While the food was good, the portions left you wanting more, but not willing to pay the exorbitant prices. It was just a disappointment for $450.

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ShaunaL
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants I’ve ever had the pleasure of dining at. The atmosphere, service and food were astounding. I would highly recommend

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vipRaistlynthufir
Tallahassee
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it. Great quality and interesting food. Great service. Wonderful cocktails.

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vipMrsStosh
Jacksonville
18 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent appetizer of escargots and gnocchi. Interesting entree offerings. Reasonably priced cocktails and wine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Here in town visiting, my friend and I always enjoy going out for a good meal together. This was the perfect place. For starters we ordered drinks and the jalapeño cornbread, baked fresh. For entrees we ordered the airline chicken and redfish. Everything was cooked perfect, had great flavor, and was served hot. Overall the visit was great, I highly recommend.

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MontyL
Mobile
3 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service and food. Very wine list and pairings.

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EricaC
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Restaurant Iron! Iron is where we come for my husband and my birthdays! They always make it special for us and it’s always a great meal!

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viplisa28
Atlanta
34 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Iron always provides a memorable experience. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly and the food is fresh and delicious across the imaginative/interesting menu.

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Kati
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an incredible experience! Everything we tasted was delicious, and our server, Nick, was wonderful. It was a special evening, and we certainly will be back.

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WilliamH
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful people and place. Everyone was so nice, atmosphere was so inviting.

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome menu and immaculate service. Great evening.

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GB19
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, friendly and knowledgeable servers, and vibrant atmosphere. Black Garlic Escargot & Gnocchi was phenomenal! Crispy Fried Oysters & Pork Belly was nearly its equal. Must try the Jalapeno Corn Bread. Creole Dusted & Seared Red Fish and Herb Marinated Airline Chicken were both very good (although chicken could have been cooked a bit less). Had a lemon sour tequila drink (Iron ???) with whipped egg whites was one of the best tequila drinks I ever had.

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hts1257
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Anniversary. We asked for and were given table #1. Service and food were exceptional as always.

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MeganM
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the best experience here. Lovely staff. Amazing food. From drinks, appetizer, main, and dessert.. we had the best time.

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vipKurtK
Tallahassee
22 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was excellent. The new Fall menu is to die for!
And our server Danielle was outstanding!!!

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Neal58cobra
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food is very good . Great time and great service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, food, and experience. With each interaction , each employee made an effort to make our anniversary celebration special. They even custom printed “Happy Anniversary” on our menus. I will definitely make this more than a special occasion destination.

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CarlaB
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful way to celebrate our Anniversary, the meal was outstanding and the service the same

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KarenP
Mobile
4 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing from creative cocktails to the amazing meal to delicious dessert.

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KathleenF
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy going to Iron. The food is always outstanding and the service is just as great!

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NworB
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The Lamb Neck Melt was delicious!! My husband tried a New York Strip and it wasn't as much of a hit. But we will definitely be back to try new menu items.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience. Food great. New menu choices were tasty. Nice to be able to eat outside with Covid.

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere here is awesome. The food is what you expect at a fine dining restaurant but the room isn’t so stuffy. Our waiter was very attentive but not overly distracting. We will definitely be back

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AmieR
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

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MarkK
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Restaurant Iron is always a go-to restaurant when celebrating special occasions as it never disappoints. The food was superb and the service top-notch. Taylor made sure to keep us completely satisfied with our experience. The wine list has a wonderful range of varietals and the pricing is very reasonable for the selections. We will continue to consider this establishment as a 5 star when dining out.

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pcola
New England
24 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food....unique flavors....fabulous desserts... very good drink menu
Small menu executed with the finest ingredients and great flavors
Never disappointed

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vipJonD
Charlotte
10 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Based on the reviews, had high expectations. Food was good but not great. Biggest letdown was a $62 filet that had the texture of a sirloin. Left somewhat disappointed.

FAQs

Restaurant IRON is rated 4.8 stars by 1889 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.