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About Elliott's on Linden
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.
Pinehurst, NC 28374
American, Southern, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 9:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Mark J Elliott
Private Party Facilities:
Bring your party to Elliott’s! Accommodations for up to 60 are easily provided. Customized menus, for sit down dinner or hors d oeuvres for your cocktail party are happily provided & served with the elegance & style you expect from Elliott’s.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Elliott's on Linden Ratings and Reviews
What a great find! You need to like great food and wine to go there. The staff was very polite , attentive and helpful but not too formal so you felt relaxed. We were the last night of a golf trip and never consider the buffets or chains - at least as long as I am in charge of reservations. We like to go local establishments with a good wine list as a must. This fit the requirements. There was Elk as a first time dish for a couple of guys. A special was Halibut and it was special. The wine bar is really unique and have only seen it in larger cities where the dispensing is well controlled so that wine is not decanted too long. Being able to get a "tasting" pour only encouraged the trial of wines previously undiscovered. There was no rush. It is casual dining, but the guy with his hat on looked out of place. I could see this as an impressive stop for a date, telling your wife she is special, or impressing a client.
Elliott's never disappoints! Their wine list is extensive and has offerings from modest to indulgent budgets. The chef uses seasonal ingredients, many of which come from the garden behind the restaurant. The menu choices range from the traditional to the creative. The plank salmon and rabbit pot pie are signature dishes to try.
Our waiter was good. Service was slow. The chef came out to ask how the food was and that was a very nice touch. Two of my companions had been there for lunch before and had the salmon. We were told that it was unavailable, along with our request for the dinner calamari appetizer. This was disappointing, but we were fine with it. My complaint is regarding the online reservation system. When I reserved, we requested a 1:30 reservation for 5. There seemed to be nothing available. So we made it for 4 at 12.30..much earlier than we actually wanted because we are a 45 minute drive from the restaurant. We were all shocked to find that the restaurant was practically empty when we arrived with one group of 5 older women having lunch. The companions who had recommended this restaurant were apologetic as they had two previous dining experiences that were very positive. My suggestion is if you are going to do online reservations, please try to be accurate regarding availability. We were given the impression that the restaurant was fully booked because we were unable to get the reservation we requested.
THE WAIT STAFF MANAGED OUR LARGE PARTY OF NINE VERY WELL. SOME HAD TO EAT AND RUN AND OTHERS COULD LINGER OVER DINNER. THE TIME PREPARATION FOR CERTAIN ENTREES WAS EXPLAINED. I WILL WAIT FOR THE RABBIT WHEN I HAVE UNLIMITED TIME. MmANY OF US HAD THE TRADITIONAL SALMON SPECIALTY; IT WAS DELICIOUS
Another most discriminating gourmet meal from what has now become our favorite restaurant. The mache rosette blend salad was exceptionally tasty followed by an interestingly prepared (and presented) surf/turf entree accompanied with green beans and baby carrots. Afterward we were treated to an extensive buffet of pastry delights. Overall, this was a wonderful investment of our time and money. We'll be back soon!
I took a friend and my 93 year-old dad there for Easter brunch/lunch. They had a prix fixe menu. Dining began with a charcuterie board, then several choices for appetizers and entrees. A dessert table, complete with chefs making crepes and bananas foster, was the final course. Between the three of us, we had three of the appetizers and entrees. They were all expertly prepared and artistically presented. My dad ate every drop of his lobster bisque, steak, and two bananas foster. The service, as usual, was excellent. This was our third Easter in a row, and we are never disappointed. They are always patient and kind to my dad.
The salmon on the cedar plank for excellent! My son and hubby had steaks and they ate every bite. The mac n cheese was creamy and cheesy but it had truffles . Yeck. Just keep it classic and stay with the basics on this one. The tiny teeny baby itsy bitsy biscuits were so strange. We each received just one. Nothing else just one and they were size of a quarter. Just an odd presentation but they were tasty! We liked the vibe and decor . Certainly going back to try some other items on the menu ! 👍🏼
Can't say enough good things. Only been twice in last year since moving back here. The wait staff is the best of the best. Always so friendly and helpful. Food is beyond wonderful!! Wine is great. Would so like to make this our Friday date night place but just a little pricey for that. But can't wait to go again. Even our 20 year old picky son loves it.
Love the atmosphere at Elliott's On Linden. The corner table by the window is a great spot for private conversation. Our daughter had a memorable cocktail there a few years ago and the great waiter, Jack, brought the bartender over so she could describe it. He made a serious effort and she said it was pretty good. Because I have a shellfish allergy and several entrees come with shellfish, I've found the chef to be very accommodating when I need to change something for my meal.
FABULOUS: ELLIOTT'S! Always the best restaurant in Moore County, Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen. Best service. Local produce is prepared in the most creative way. Wines and beers are excellent. Elliott's is our choice for an outstanding meal and when we want to show off our local cuisine to visitors or for special occasions.
The cocktails were excellent; my wife will not shut about the silver fizz. The cheese tray was varied and delicious. Entrees were elk, waahoo and pork chop; all were perfect. We were too full for dessert but the D-i-L had a Mexican Coffee and that was a happy lady.
This was after the Cabaret at Sandhills and made a perfect ending for a delightful day.
My wife and I had a most enjoyable birthday celebration in this lovely setting in Pinehurst. The service was almost immediate and particularly personal. The food was perfect, and the evening a great success. This is a special place in a beautiful setting staffed by professionals. What a joy!
The waitress was very flighty and confused. We ordered a bottle of wine and they were out of it. Started to order salad with the white asparagus, they just ran out of it, and it wasn't even 7:30. We waited over an hour for our entrée after we finished our salad. I ordered the Salmon cooked on a plank. Took two bites only to fine it RAW! My husbands rice was very sticky. They did not charge me for my meal was what is appropriate. It was a very disappointing evening and we will not go back. Will not recommend it either.
My wife loved the Silver Fizz and my martini was prepared by a Master.
The Starter was an adventure in tastes, mussels, curry brittle and something else whose name I don't remember, but it was scrumptious. Everyone else had striped bass and I had the rack and I heard no complaints, in fact there was little conversation.
I live next door (Pinewild) and have been dining there for 12 years and have never had a bad meal.
Our first visit here (2/18/17) was exceptional! Robert was our server and he made our dining experience such a pleasure! He was very knowledgeable about the menu, gave us plenty of time to make our decisions, and checked on us throughout our meal to make sure we were completely satisfied. The food was outstanding! We can't wait to come back. Many thanks Robert for making our visit so enjoyable!
We made our "reservation for two" nearly a month in advance yet were seated next next to the bar area. It was incredibly loud and all the tables were in the "traffic area" of the staff. We asked to move and they reluctantly agreed after some discussion. Then we were moved to another area, but next to the kitchen and right next to a large group. It was an early reservation and there were several other tables for two open across the room. Entire experience was just terrible. Before any drinks or food was served we informed our waiter that we had to leave. He was very kind and gracious.
Everything was great until the chef kept screaming from the kitchen "Service!" That's all we kept hearing the entire evening. Very disappointing considering the money we spent there. If I want to hear the chef yelling at the servers, I'll go to a diner and pay A LOT LESS.
It was an hour before we got our entree and another 50 minutes went by before we got our dessert after ordering it. We were told that it had been given to someone else, sorry for the wait. We were disappointed in the time it took to receive our food, and also the lack of professionalism with which our dessert order was handled. Offering to take it off the bill at minimum would have been sufficient. We look forward to dining at Elliot's with our family on Christmas Eve and on a date for our anniversary but we may consider eating somewhere else after this experience.
We've been to Elliot's a few times and have always been happy with the food but not this time. The pork bellies were so salty, it was like dining on a deer salt lick. Horrible. The server was kind enough to let the chef know and take it off our bill. The choices for dinner the night we were there were not our favorites. It would have been great to have the restaurant website up to date so we could view the menu beforehand. We did that and were excited for some of the items listed only to find they were not available on that evening. According to staff, they don't update the website regularly (what a shame). Next time, we plan to call ahead to find out what is on the menu so we can make a decision to dine or not. We'll go back but maybe for lunch next time.
The waitstaff was so helpful! I'm new to the area and they set me up with different events happening at the restaurant and local hangouts. The food was absolutely amazing I strongly recommend the Cobb Salad split between two people for an appetizer and the salmon special.
My first time at Eliots. Made a reservation 6 weeks out for 6 people. When the 4 elderly members of my party arrived, they were seated in the bar, even when told they had a reservation. Elderly people cannot hear in a bar atmosphere. When asked about a certain beer in the menu, our waitress explained her medical condition that prevented her from drinking beer. Service was slow and not attentive. At the end of our dinner, I noticed several menu specials posted the bar. The waitress never mentioned these specials. Would not return here.
The menu was interesting. The service was outstanding. The calamari was extremely tender and the scallop appetizer was very flavorful. We had the opportunity to sample wine before ordering a glass. The filet Mignon melts in your mouth and our friends gave the cedar planked salmon rave reviews. The kitchen did a great job of getting our food out quickly despite the full restaurant on New Year's Eve.
Our meal was very disappointing. The bok choy salad was delicious, but everything else was mediocre, at best. The chopped salad was lettuce and little else. The tuna tartar tasted like soy sauce had been poured over it straight. Even the creme brule was uninspired. When I go to a restaurant and spend over $100 for 2 people, I expect special food. I will not be returning to Elliot's.
We have continued returning to Elliot's as it has quickly become our favorite place in the Southern Pines area. Being from Chicago I'm used to a certain quality of restaurant and EoL goes above and beyond that expectation. Wonderful food, seasonal and fresh, and a caring wait staff. We will keep coming back!
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