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Mrs Lacy's Magnolia House

405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“chicken salad” (18 reviews)
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American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is friendly, comfortable and relaxing. All of the desserts are to die for, the place is decorated like Victorian and it is in a old home. Love it and the owner also, Faye.

Thank Bobbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met friends for a surprising lunch at this little gem. Never expected it to be crowded, yet it just added to this special day. Unsweetened Raspberry Tea was served in individual glasses with an extra pitcher on the table. It was delicious. Menu had many...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I understand I'm a solo diner, and I understand it is during lunch time, but to wait over 20 minutes for a grilled chicken salad and then not to have my server return again was disappointing. The salad was fine, but I honestly could have...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Sanford for 5 years and this was my first time trying Mrs. Lacy's. It was for my daughter's graduation lunch. Everything was perfect. The food was delicious, the setting was intimate, and the service was excellent. I now see what all the...More

1  Thank Kyle R
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I attended a luncheon with about 20 people. The waitress delivered our food perfectly and everyone was pleased with their food. She also managed to take our payments unobtrusive while we talked. We all payed separately.

1  Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I've eaten at Mrs Lacy's numerous times and have never been disappointed. If you have never been to a proper tea Room this is the chance to experience one. The food is really good and the deserts are divine. The service is spot on! You...More

1  Thank yolandag930
Reviewed 17 March 2017

First of all, my wife & I have to drive an hour to get here...and it's worth it! Fantastic atmosphere in an old house. Service is great, your food gets to you in record time usually, and food is great. Highly recommended!!!!!!

1  Thank Art_Brock
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I take regular day trips from our location in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina and this week's trip was to Sanford, NC to vist the Endor Iron Furnace. I did a search for good restaurants in the area and...More

1  Thank TheKinseyReport
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have never had a bad item at this location. The desserts are to die for. Two concerns: Their hours are quite limited and the parking is atrocious. The restaurant is in an old house, which is part of its charm, but it is really...More

Thank Danette F
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Don't let the "tea room" part scare you guys off. They have good, healthy food that even guys I know admit they enjoy. It's a great place to have a shower or birthday party (upstairs) and feels very down home yet elegant. That's hard to...More

1  Thank tammyb2442015
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4 February 2016|
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
Although I've never been there with a group, I believe that they have a separate room for special occasions. Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330-4208
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 9197708038
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