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Iris at NC Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-664-6838
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“frittata” (4 reviews)
“black rice” (4 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe has a limited menu of acceptable food. There is both table service and a self serve selection of prepared sandwiches and salads. Somewhat overpriced but since the museum itself is free the total cost of an outing is reasonable.

Thank LER26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was very busy but well worth the wait. They called my cell phone when my table was ready. The food, as my daughter says, is amazing. My granddaughter had the scrambled eggs, bacon, and waffles. My salad was very fresh and perfect. Eating...More

Thank carolyng570
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Iris is my favorite restaurant in Raleigh. The service is outstanding and the food is fabulous. Iris is open for lunch Tuesdays through Friday; dinner Friday night; and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. The menu changes seasonally and the dessert menu changes monthly. I've dined...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I've visited this restaurant on many occasions but only for Sunday brunch. We chose this restaurant for dinner because we had tickets to a hockey game on Friday night and needed a restaurant in close proximity to the PNC Center. We had an absolutely amazing...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I wish the were open more nights for dinner! Had a spectacular four-course Valentines meal there. Very impressive! No full bar, but they will make you a vodka drink, if you like.

Thank HomoQuiScitOmnia
Reviewed 10 January 2018

You do not have to enjoy museums (NC is a great one) to eat at Iris. While we are regulars to the museum and hit Iris every time - we also make reservations just for this simple, elegant, wonderful food at reasonable prices without going...More

Thank drbork52
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

NCMA is a large state operated gem in Raleigh. The large garde containing many Rodin sculptures is worth a visit, but the museum is home to art from many geographical locations and styles, you can’t stop with Rodin. Except for special collections ther for one...More

Thank asburydan40
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I have been here numerous times. This time, a friend of mine and I had a Thursday lunch here. I arrived earlier before the restaurant opens. The good thing is that the MOA store is right next to it, so I spent some time there...More

Thank WessexFreeCloud
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I went to lunch at Iris with a group of women after touring the museum on a Saturday. I highly recommend the Turkey and Cambozola sandwich. There is something about the blend of flavors of the bread, sweet and tangy condiments, cheese and turkey that...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Conveniently located inside the museum, but off to the side. Modern feel. Good food at a moderate price. Worth a stop during your outing at this excellent museum.

Thank Lucas4
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Sunil D
4 February 2017|
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Response from Patticakes123 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I would call the number at NCMA and usually will have a direct line to Iris. Unless ypur party is large, you can normally just walk in. That's what I've done & I'm a member. Hope this helps you.
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marciabarham
13 December 2015|
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Response from marievRochester_NY | Reviewed this property |
Agreed, they were very cool -- but no, I'm afraid I didn't check for a brand. I'm sure if you emailed the restaurant, somebody would be able to let you know.
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Lauryn M
10 July 2015|
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Response from mrmachine | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure you need reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-664-6838
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